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Employment Opportunities

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Journalism/Electronic Media - Faculty Position (11114)  

To Apply Online
  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

The Communication Arts department at Salisbury University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Journalism/Electronic Media beginning in fall 2015.

Primary Job Duties: Teach undergraduate courses in our growing journalism and media production tracks. This includes electronic news writing with emphasis in radio news, broadcast management, and other assigned courses demonstrating a variety of skills in these areas. Salisbury University faculty members are expected to demonstrate appropriate levels of scholarly activity, student advisement, effective teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Communication or related field, with strong preference for candidates with a Ph.D. If ABD, candidate must complete doctoral degree within one year of hire. Hands-on instructional expertise in a lab setting, a radio station environment, and within multimedia studios.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in the management of internships and practicum will be a plus, as will experience in writing and producing radio news and features.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: In addition to professional experience in electronic journalism, candidates should have knowledge of non-linear editing software (i.e., Pro Tools, Avid and Adobe Creative Suite) and the ability to incorporate interactive and social media into classes. This will require hands-on instructional expertise in a lab setting, a radio station environment, and within multimedia studios.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1.) a letter of interest, 2.) curriculum vitae, 3.) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4.) a statement of research interests appropriate for an undergraduate institution and 5.) the names and phone numbers of at least three professional references.

Note: All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via E-mail. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Dr. Darrell Newton at

Applications received by October 1, 2014 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2015.

This position is based in Salisbury Maryland. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution within the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s magazine. SU has 388 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,600.

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall; Tel. 410-543-6426.