[Air-L] APSU Job Listing

Jim Parker drjparker at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 15:57:40 PST 2013

*Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, *Department of
Communication seeks to fill a tenure-track position.

*Assistant Professor in Print and Web Journalism*: Doctorate in a
communication-related area is necessary for this position. ABD accepted if
degree requirements completed by date of hire (August 2013). M.A. in
communication or journalism* is* required for the position. The primary
teaching assignment of undergraduate and graduate courses in print and web
journalism. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach
multi-platform journalism, computer-assisted reporting, desktop publishing
(InDesign), copy editing, and other journalism-related courses. Other
duties include academic advising, supervision of graduate student research
papers and theses, and oversight of a student organization. The successful
candidate is expected to carry on an active schedule of scholarly research
and/or creative activity appropriate to the primary teaching assignment.
Three (3) years of print and web journalism required. Online teaching is an
essential component of this position. The successful candidate will be
expected to take an active role in the online M.A. program in corporate
communication including the advising of graduate students and the
supervision of research projects and theses. Candidates for this position
should visit our M. A. program website at http://CCMA.APSU.edu, review the
graduate classes we currently offer, and identify in their letter of
application additional courses they could teach at APSU.

*Information for the position: Position is open until filled. Review of
applications will begin Feb. 2013. Please go to  *
http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty/currentjobopenings *for
additional information and online process.  All applicants must use the
online application process.  All positions are full-time nine-month
beginning August 15, 2013. *

The Department of Communication is very active on and off-campus. The
department operates a 24/7 radio station and 24/7 cable channel. The
department broadcasts university events including sports, concerts, public
forums, student productions, and other activities. The department has over
500 undergraduate majors and 100+ graduate students. The MA program in
Corporate Communication is completely online through 8-week terms. All
faculty members teach both online and on-campus courses each semester.

Each University instructor is an integral part of a local, institutional
framework for the cultivation, explication, development, and criticism of
knowledge and ideas in the applicable discipline. Each instructor seeks to
teach ably, to pursue research and write well, and to engage in public
service related directly to the applicable discipline or the general good
of society. The goal in all these endeavors is to balance tradition and
innovation, knowledge and criticism, rationality and sensibility, so as to
improve the intellectual and cultural lives of students, colleagues, and
the community.

*Austin Peay State University, a TBR institution, is an AA/EEO employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,
disability or age in its program and activities.*

Each applicant must include the names and contact information for three
references, one of which must be from your most recent or current employer,
with your application materials. If you would like to additionally attach
Letters of Recommendation to your online application, letters must be dated
one year or less from the date of your application. You may attach your
letters of recommendation in the "Optional Documents" section under the
"Letter of Reference" tab.  Letters of recommendation may be sent by email
to “facultyapplications at apsu.edu” or hard copy to “Austin Peay State
University, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 4507, Clarksville, TN  37044”
with your name and desired position clearly indicated after your online
application is completed.

If granted an interview, unofficial transcripts will be required of
applicants and official transcripts will be required of the selected
candidate before the candidate will be offered a position. So as to not
delay the interview process for this position, it is highly recommended
that you attach unofficial transcripts in PDF format to your online
application in the "Optional Documents" section under the "Unofficial
Transcript" tab before finalizing and submitting your application.

You will not be able to attach your letters of recommendation, unofficial
transcripts or any other supplemental document(s) nor modify your
application after it has been submitted.

Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

Please refer all questions to facultyapplications at apsu.edu

Applications taken online only at https://jobs.tbr.edu


*Austin Peay State University, a TBR institution, is an AA/EEO employer.***

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