Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism

Oklahoma, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 11, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Media & Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism. Candidates should have a demonstrated expertise in data journalism. Candidates who have additional professional journalism experience, teaching experience or academic scholarship related to business reporting, digital media platforms, health care journalism, political reporting, or race and multicultural reporting will be given preference. Responsibilities could include teaching undergraduate courses in the multimedia journalism major and in the SMSC core, as well as graduate level courses. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda of scholarly research and publication.


Application requirements
Candidates with a Ph.D., other appropriate terminal degree, or ABD with the expectation of completing the terminal degree within one year of employment are preferred. Candidates with a master’s degree and substantial professional experience also will be considered. Candidates with a strong multicultural background or international experience are encouraged to apply.


About the School of Media & Strategic Communications

The School of Media & Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University is nationally recognized for producing outstanding practitioners in all mass communication areas and has been continuously accredited by the ACEJMC since 1948. It is one of the largest programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the largest college at OSU.


About Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for success. Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 36,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 24,000 on its Stillwater campus, with students from all 50 states and 118 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 245,000 students who have made a lasting impact on Oklahoma and the world.


Application procedure

Review of applications will begin January 23, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. This position is contingent upon available funding.  To be fully considered for this position, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references via email to Melissa Coldiron at


Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions.  For more information, visit https:///


For more information about this position, you are welcome to email the director of the school, Dr. Craig Freeman, at

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