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Journalism & Mass Communication Tenure-Track (Rank Open)

Journalism & Mass Communication Tenure-Track (Rank Open)

Point Park University’s School of Communication is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in Journalism & Mass Communication, to begin the Fall of 2012.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in basic news writing (including print, broadcast, and online) and media ethics.  The successful candidate must be qualified to chair graduate thesis committees and supervise independent studies as well as perform other faculty responsibilities such as research, student advising, and service.  Rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience.


A doctoral degree in a communication field is required, as is substantial professional media experience, demonstrated familiarity with journalism and new media platforms, and university teaching experience.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and transcripts of all university work, and a list of the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of four professional references. Mail application materials to: Steven Hallock, Director, School of Communication, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or shallock@pointpark.edu.  Timely electronic copies are encouraged.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About the University

Point Park University is located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. Faculty and students benefit from a broad, storied, and dynamic professional media environment.  The University’s School of Communication provides 600 students with a versatile, sustainable, professional communication education through sound academic coursework and significant, multiplatform, experiential learning opportunities.  The School’s curriculum represents broad set of specialties: journalism, public relations & advertising, and visual and interactive communication.  For additional information, visit the Point Park University web site, http://www.pointpark.edu

Position is contingent upon funding approval.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.