The Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton invites applications for a continuing, non-tenure track lecturer in digital communication analytics to begin in the Fall 2020 semester.
This full-time faculty member will play an essential role in the dynamic, interdisciplinary Master of Science in Digital Communication Analytics program within the Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism. The anticipated instructional needs include, but are not limited to, teaching courses in social media analytics, data visualization, data wrangling and statistical analysis and developing new courses. An ideal candidate is committed to teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and working collaboratively with other Mayborn faculty to improve the program.
Candidates are expected to carry a course load of 4 classes per semester and participate in departmental service activities. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The Mayborn School of Journalism is ACEJMC-accredited with Texas’s only accredited journalism master’s program. We are located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, in the fifth largest media market in the country. We enroll approximately 1,100 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students. Graduates have won national and international awards, including Cannes Lions and Pulitzer Prizes. The school offers students multi-platform professional opportunities and is home to an award-winning student newspaper, the North Texas Daily (www.NTDaily.com), a community-access television station, an online radio station, and student-run photography and advertising/public relations agencies. The school also hosts the nationally acclaimed annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. We offer study-abroad programs in the United Kingdom, Japan and Mexico.
Established in 1890, the University of North Texas is ranked as a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Classification. Enrolling over 39,000 students and offering 100 bachelor’s, 83 master’s and 37 doctoral degree programs, UNT is a catalyst for creativity, fueling progress, innovation and entrepreneurship for the North Texas region and the state.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is closed. Please contact Professor Koji Fuse at Koji.Fuse@unt.edu with questions about the search.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. – By the time of appointment, candidates must have a master’s degree (or higher) in data science/analytics or related field, or a master’s degree (or higher) in other disciplines with extensive professional experience in digital communication analytics.
- Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to convey technical topics to non-specialists.
- Experience in analyzing social media data and large unstructured datasets.
- Commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse population of students.