The Department of Media, Journalism and Film in the Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Communications in Washington, D.C. seeks candidates for three (3) Assistant Professor/tenure track positions. Starting in August 2020, successful candidates will teach, conduct scholarly research and/or pursue creative work in Film/Television production (Directing/Editing or Producing/Scriptwriting) or Broadcast Journalism, and provide service to the university and the wider community.

Application deadline is January 17, 2020.

Qualified candidates should have a M.F.A., M.A., M.S., related master’s degree or Ph.D; at least three years of professional experience; prior teaching experience/documentation; a portfolio of creative work and/or scholarly writing; a list of three academic and/or professional references; a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae.

For more information about these positions, visit  and contact Search Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Montre Missouri (Film/TV) or Prof. Jennifer Thomas (Journalism).

The Howard University Department of Media, Journalism and Film provides a professional and supportive scholarly environment informed by the African American experience in which students learn to become exemplary practitioners, leaders and entrepreneurs who serve the profession and society. The department strives to graduate students empowered with the skills and tools necessary to understand and address social, political, economic and cultural injustices, particularly involving African Americans and other people of color.

Please visit the Cathy Hughes School of Communications website for additional information about the School and the University, recognized by the United States Department of Education as one of the nation’s HBCUs, or Historically Black College or University.

Posted November 27, 2019