University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Assistant/Associate Professor - Journalism and Digital Media

United States

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Journalism and Digital Media


Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Journalism and Digital Media

ID: 1751 Department: College of Humanities and Sciences Type: Full-time Faculty Post Date: 05/04/2023 Position Available Date: N/A

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The University of Mary Hardin Baylor's College of Humanities and Sciences seeks a Journalism Professor for its Department of Communication and Media Studies, beginning in late July of 2023. Persons from all academic ranks are encouraged to apply. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

The Communication and Media Studies Department in the College of Humanities and Sciences offers undergraduate degree programs in Speech Communication, Mass Communication and Film Studies.

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (7 miles), Waco (42 miles), Austin (60 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities : Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development and student recruitment and advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community. While primarily a teaching institution, UMHB recognizes and rewards research, publication, and other forms of scholarly attainment.

Specific Responsibilities : Teach undergraduate courses in Communication (especially Mass Communication), Journalism, and related subjects. Full-time faculty members typically teach 12-14 hours per semester with three course preparations. In addition, this position will administer The Bells, the student newspaper of UMHB, in both print and online editions, which is factored into faculty load. Expertise in production of digital audio and video is a plus. Responsible for assessment and ongoing curricular revision to meet the changing demands of twenty-first century media specialists. This includes supporting and developing intersections and cross-listings with other programs in the division, particularly with UMHB's English, Film Studies, and Art programs.


  • A terminal degree in Communication, Journalism or a related field is preferred.
  • Media work experience commensurate with a terminal degree will be accepted. Tenure track requires terminal degree in hand.
  • Experience with management of student media (print, video and online) is a plus.
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential.
  • Must be active, committed Christian.
  • Salaries and Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance for employees, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

    Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled.

    To Apply: Please click the “Apply Now” link to apply for this position.

    Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at https:// about.umhb.edu/our-mission . In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

    For information regarding employment at the University of Mary Hardin- Baylor, please visit ourCareers Site.

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    Job details


    Assistant/Associate Professor - Journalism and Digital Media


    University of Mary Hardin-Baylor


    United States


    May 27, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Associate Professor/Professor


    Computer Science,Literature,Social Science

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