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Journalism Professor & Chair  « Position Deleted on 1/11/2009 »

Institution: Regent University
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Category:
  • Faculty - Communications - Broadcast Journalism
  • Faculty - Communications - Journalism
  • Faculty - Communications - Public Relations and Advertising
Posted: 11/11/2008
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Department: Journalism
Chair, Journalism Department
Position: Journalism Professor
(Rank: Open)

Regent University is an accredited Christian university with a commitment to scholarly integrity and academic excellence. The successful candidate should have demonstrated excellence for graduate or undergraduate-level teaching, as well as a proven record of professional accomplishment. This position requires either a Ph.D. with extensive teaching experience or an advanced degree and a distinguished career in the media industry. A candidate with a mix of professional and academic accomplishments is preferred.

The successful departmental chair candidate will have considerable leadership aptitude and some curricular development experience. Teaching responsibilities cover a variety of M.A. and B.A. courses, some of which may be found on our website at www.regent.edu/communication .

Candidates should possess a leading edge approach to research and pedagogy in the world of interactive journalism and public relations. The candidate should be well versed and able to demonstrate familiarity with the foundations of news gathering, editing, and presentation.

Strong leadership skills and evidence of a strong and mature spiritual life are essential for the successful departmental Chair candidate.

This department's converged media curriculum integrates strong professional and academic approaches to teaching. Faculty members regularly teach distance sections of assigned on-campus courses. The ideal candidate also will take an active role in student advising and departmental activities.

Application Procedure:

This position is effective fall 2009. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must subscribe to statement of Christian faith. Submit faculty application at https://www.regent.edu/admin/hr/new_faculty_application.cfm. Submit letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching ability, names of three references, samples of professional work and succinct statement concerning integration of faith and teaching to:

Dr. Norman Mintle
Search Committee
School of Communication and the Arts
Regent University
1000 Regent University Drive COM 240
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464-5041

Regent University does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race, gender, color, or national or ethnic origin. Qualified minorities and women are strongly encouraged to become candidates for these positions.
Regent University does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race, gender, color, or national or ethnic origin. Qualified minorities and women are strongly encouraged to become candidates for these positions.