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Assistant Professor/Three Year Term

Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Three Year Term
Department: English
Term of Assignment: Three-year term
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:
Salary: Competitive
Travel: No travel

Brief Statement of Duties
The candidate will teach in the English Department’s minor program in print journalism and NMU’s interdisciplinary multimedia journalism major, and advise the student newspaper—The North Wind. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate classes in newswriting and reporting, feature and magazine writing, print layout and design, and journalism practicum. This is a campus-based position.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree

Discipline / Degree Area: Communication, Journalism, or a related field

Required Specialized Training/Certifications: Record of publication in the journalism field.

Required Minimum Work Experience: Work experience as a journalist.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Preferred qualifications: college or university teaching experience, demonstrated commitment to professional/scholarly/creative engagement and service, ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and good interpersonal skills.

Additional Desirable Qualifications


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV and unofficial transcripts.

Contact Information:
James McCommons - Chair,

Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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