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  • Jim Parker
    *Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, *Department of Communication seeks to fill a tenure-track position. *Assistant Professor in Print and
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 28, 2013

      Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, Department of Communication seeks to fill a tenure-track position.


      Assistant Professor in Print and Web Journalism: Doctorate in a communication-related area is necessary for this position. ABD accepted if degree requirements completed by date of hire (August 2013). M.A. in communication or journalism is required for the position. The primary teaching assignment of undergraduate and graduate courses in print and web journalism. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach multi-platform journalism, computer-assisted reporting, desktop publishing (InDesign), copy editing, and other journalism-related courses. Other duties include academic advising, supervision of graduate student research papers and theses, and oversight of a student organization. The successful candidate is expected to carry on an active schedule of scholarly research and/or creative activity appropriate to the primary teaching assignment. Three (3) years of print and web journalism required. Online teaching is an essential component of this position. The successful candidate will be expected to take an active role in the online M.A. program in corporate communication including the advising of graduate students and the supervision of research projects and theses. Candidates for this position should visit our M. A. program website at http://CCMA.APSU.edu, review the graduate classes we currently offer, and identify in their letter of application additional courses they could teach at APSU.


      Information for the position: Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin Feb. 2013. Please go to  http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty/currentjobopenings for additional information and online process.  All applicants must use the online application process.  All positions are full-time nine-month beginning August 15, 2013.


      The Department of Communication is very active on and off-campus. The department operates a 24/7 radio station and 24/7 cable channel. The department broadcasts university events including sports, concerts, public forums, student productions, and other activities. The department has over 500 undergraduate majors and 100+ graduate students. The MA program in Corporate Communication is completely online through 8-week terms. All faculty members teach both online and on-campus courses each semester.


      Each University instructor is an integral part of a local, institutional framework for the cultivation, explication, development, and criticism of knowledge and ideas in the applicable discipline. Each instructor seeks to teach ably, to pursue research and write well, and to engage in public service related directly to the applicable discipline or the general good of society. The goal in all these endeavors is to balance tradition and innovation, knowledge and criticism, rationality and sensibility, so as to improve the intellectual and cultural lives of students, colleagues, and the community.


      Austin Peay State University, a TBR institution, is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program and activities.


      Each applicant must include the names and contact information for three references, one of which must be from your most recent or current employer, with your application materials. If you would like to additionally attach Letters of Recommendation to your online application, letters must be dated one year or less from the date of your application. You may attach your letters of recommendation in the "Optional Documents" section under the "Letter of Reference" tab.  Letters of recommendation may be sent by email to “facultyapplications@...” or hard copy to “Austin Peay State University, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 4507, Clarksville, TN  37044” with your name and desired position clearly indicated after your online application is completed.


      If granted an interview, unofficial transcripts will be required of applicants and official transcripts will be required of the selected candidate before the candidate will be offered a position. So as to not delay the interview process for this position, it is highly recommended that you attach unofficial transcripts in PDF format to your online application in the "Optional Documents" section under the "Unofficial Transcript" tab before finalizing and submitting your application.


      You will not be able to attach your letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts or any other supplemental document(s) nor modify your application after it has been submitted. 


      Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.


      Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@...


      Applications taken online only at https://jobs.tbr.edu





      Austin Peay State University, a TBR institution, is an AA/EEO employer.


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