Assistant Professor of Digital News Media/Production
WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY PO Box 5838 Winona, MN 55987-5838
State University Faculty (Unclassified IFO)
Digital News Media/Production and other Mass Communication courses.
The incumbent would be expected to teach courses that would include, but are not limited to, Audio & Video Production, Print & Web Production, News Editing, and other required and elective courses in the department's Journalism option and academic core.
The incumbent would be expected to supervise student digital news and information production for the department.
Instruct courses in varied locations, at varied times, and via various media commensurate with department and university needs.
Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement to enhance knowledge of field.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study in the field to enhance teaching abilities.
Contribute to student growth and development including student advising.
Support Winona State University's mission to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. Provide service to the university and community including the program, department, college, university and greater community.
Terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in Mass Communication, Journalism, Media Studies or closely related field
Demonstrated professional experience and/or accomplishment in digital news media/production.
Such experience could include, but not necessarily be limited to, online, streaming, mobile, and other contemporary delivery platforms.
Demonstrated successful higher education teaching experience in digital news media/production
Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching.
Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Journalism, Media Studies or closely related field
Direct experience and/or demonstrated accomplishment with at least two of the following:
Print media (newspapers, magazines)
Broadcast media (television, radio)
Internet and streaming media (video channels, online publication, websites, zines, etc.)
Credentials and expertise to teach a range of courses in the department, employing the full range of its resources, facilities, and technologies.
Skills/ability to integrate technology to
A cover letter which addresses the qualifications listed previously;
Curriculum Vitae/ Resume;
Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate);
Contact Information for at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.
At least three letters of reference.
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