The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) School of Communication seeks an outstanding Emerging Media Studies tenure-track Assistant Professor to advance the School’s commitment preparing students for careers in the diverse and multi-platform media environment. A Ph.D. in media communication or related area is required. The appointment begins August 14, 2023.
This faculty member may teach undergraduate courses such as Introduction to Media Communication and Journalism, Media History, Communication Law and Policy, Media Ethics, Global Media, Communication Research as well as classes related to the applicant’s interests. This position may also teach graduate courses in our Master of Arts program such as Foundations of Communication; Qualitative or Quantitative Research Methods, Political Media and Communication; and/or Popular Culture and Visual Rhetoric. Experience teaching face-to-face and online courses preferred. Applications should demonstrate an ongoing commitment to serving a diverse student population. Some professional experience is preferred. Typically, a tenure-track faculty member will teach three courses per semester with reassigned time for research and/or creative activity.
Located within the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM), the School of Communication emphasizes collaborative and entrepreneurial relationships with undergraduate and graduate students. The School has creative leadership, transparent communication, and a collegial faculty and staff. With a metropolitan mission, UNO serves a diverse student body with a large number of first-generation college students and is also actively engages with the community in myriad ways. UNO is a doctoral granting urban and metropolitan midtown campus located in a growing and vibrant midwestern city. Omaha is frequently listed among the best mid-size cities for quality of life. To learn more, check out the UNO and Omaha Guide, https://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-support/uno-and-omaha-guide.pdf and UNO Community Engagement, https://nufoundation.org/give/university-of-nebraska-at-omaha/community-engagement-center/.
Applicants must apply online at:
https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings see Assistant Professor, Emerging Media Studies, 2022F-00162. Please include a cover letter, CV (including contact information for three academic or professional references), teaching philosophy statement, research statement and a statement indicating how you work with diverse student populations. Review of materials will begin November 15, 2022 and will continue until position is filled.
For more information about this position, please contact School of Communication Director Heather Hundley at HHundley@unomaha.edu.
The University and School of Communication has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among the faculty and staff. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.