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Asst Professor of Practice in Hispanic MediaLubbock22512BRMedia and Communication Position DescriptionContributes to the university’s mission through teaching in an area of expertise, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program.Major/Essential FunctionsThe College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University seeks an Assistant Professor of Practice in Hispanic Media. The position is affiliated with the Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication which studies and offers programs in Hispanic and international/intercultural communication. This position will be hired as a media and communication generalist who will offer courses in Hispanic and multicultural media as well as core courses. We seek an energetic master teacher who will support the Institute, mentor students, and assist in managing Institute initiatives such as external grant applications and programs and projects, including the International Journal of Hispanic Media ().Appointment begins Fall 2021.TEACHING, RESEARCH AND SERVICE:Instructional duties would comprise 70% of this position’s overall assignment, equating to a teaching load of six courses (3-3) per nine-month academic year, with the opportunity to teach additional courses during summer or intersessions for additional compensation. Teaching may include bilingual classes. The remaining 30% of the position would include professional currency and service duties assisting primarily with the Harris Institute but also with general program building, as well as diversity-related initiatives within the college. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. The position will reside with our undergraduate MCOM area and be of teaching service to all departments in our college.Required QualificationsApplicants must have a completed M.A., M.S. Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree by May 30, 2021 in a media-related discipline, an established record of professional industry experience related to Hispanic media, and college-level teaching experience as instructor of record. Position may require teaching in Spanish so Spanish fluency is expected.Preferred QualificationsPreferred qualifications for applicants include experience in teaching courses related to Hispanic media, experience in the media industry and/or community development, and background in academic publishing. Experience working with grant applications to government or private entities is also welcome. The ability to review manuscripts in fluent Spanish is a plus. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.To apply, visit workattexastech.comAs an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.Copyright ©2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-30208ff39a3abc478ddb63b8c460ce5fTracking

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