New Mexico State University: College Assistant Professor – Las Cruces, NM

Author - August 8, 2017

This College Assistant Professor position requires teaching courses in print and online writing and editing, print design, multimedia techniques, and advising students while participating as a member of professional organizations and serving on college and university committees. Additional responsibilities include advising a students’ Society of Professional Journalists chapter, supervising students’ online newspaper kokopelli-nmsu.com, the department’s annual alumni magazine Scoop, and social network publications.

This news editorial and multimedia college faculty Assistant Professor should have professional and teaching experience in print and online journalism, visual communications, plus expertise in social media. Qualified candidates will have skills in writing and editing in traditional and online media, print media design, Web production, multimedia (images, audio, and video), and social network design. This faculty member is expected to be an effective teacher while being engaged in service activities for the college, the university, and the professional communities.

Required Qualifications

  • MA.
  • Minimum 10-year industry experience in the following areas; print and online journalism, multimedia production, writing, editing, and publishing.

Special Requirements of the College Assistant Professor Position

  • Applicant must be able to teach news editorial and multimedia. Must have a thorough knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the use of multimedia as a means of publishing news stories via web platforms.

General Information of Campus and Unit
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment of 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.

Job Title College Assistant Professor
Department Contact Title Associate Professor/Search Chair
Department Contact Email rpmellen@nmsu.edu
Appointment Status Regular, Full-time
Target Salary Rate $44,000

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