WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
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SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & BROADCASTING
The nationally recognized School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track assistant professor position in broadcasting beginning August 15, 2013. The successful candidate will be expected to teach media survey courses as well as act as general manager and media advisor to the student radio station - WWHR-FM.
The successful candidate will be an accomplished student media advisor who is able to inspire students to excel. Duties include: Manage and advise WWHR-FM, a student-staffed-and managed 1300-watt campus radio station; teach classes in radio performance, media writing and other courses related to the major and contribute to the School's national reputation through the publication of scholarly research. Responsibilities also include service to the profession, School, and University.
Qualifications: Terminal degree appropriate to the appointment and a documented history of scholarly achievement. Applicants should have experience managing a student radio station and a record of successful teaching at the university level.
Western Kentucky University is a leading American university with international reach serving 21,000 students. WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky located 110 miles south of Louisville and 60 miles north of Nashville.
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Applicants should provide a letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position along with a teaching philosophy statement, curriculum vita, copies of all graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation to:
Student Radio Search Committee Chair
PCN # 996217
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Boulevard #11070
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1070
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
WKU is a dynamic comprehensive university committed to the promotion of regional stewardship and student engagement. Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
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