May 16, 2013
Professor of Practice
The Department of Journalism & Communication invites applications for a Professor of Practice in Journalism to begin January 2014 or August 2014, depending on the schedule of the candidate. The professor will teach three courses each semester. One of those courses each semester entails advising the print and digital versions of the campus newspaper, published twice weekly since 1894. Experience with advising college newspapers is required and experience with design and administration of content management systems is a plus. Other courses may include writing for media, editing and reporting.
The candidate should have relevant professional and teaching experience. A relevant Ph.D. or Master’s degree is required by appointment start date. This non-tenure-track position has an initial appointment of three years and is renewable upon completion. Salary and benefits are highly competitive.
The department has served a small undergraduate program of superior quality since 1927. It has six full-time and five part-time faculty. With major programs in journalism and journalism/science and environmental writing, it enrolls about 150 majors and minors. http://www.lehigh.edu/journalism. The department is also active in numerous interdisciplinary initiatives in global studies, environmental studies, health, American Studies and more.
Lehigh University ranks 38 among national universities in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report ratings and is in the most competitive category in both Peterson’s Guide and Barron’s Profile of American Colleges. Lehigh is located on a scenic, 1,600-acre campus in historic Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania, adjacent to Allentown and Easton, and about one and one-half hours from New York and Philadelphia. The Lehigh Valley is an attractive place to live and work with reasonable cost of living, easy commuting, good schools and abundant cultural activities.
Application requirements can be found at the submission site, Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2666.
The review of applications will begin August 15. Deadline for applications is September 15. The chair and faculty will be available to discuss the position at the August AEJMC conference in Washington, DC. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Jack Lule, Department Chair and Chair of Search Committee, Department of Journalism & Communication: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Please also see Lehigh Work/Life Balance for Faculty: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.html.
May 14, 2013
DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM
Tenure-track faculty position available August 15, 2014, in the nationally recognized advertising sequence in the ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism, which is housed in state-of-the-art facilities with the latest professional technology in the classrooms and labs. Responsibilities: teach primarily undergraduate courses in advertising principles and strategy, campaigns and creative skills; conduct and publish scholarly research in related areas; provide counsel to the award-winning American Advertising Federation student chapter. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree or higher in advertising, communications, marketing, strategic studies, or related field; clearly defined scholarly research plan; working knowledge of creative and digital media usage; ability to work across various communication disciplines. Preferred qualifications: doctoral degree or terminal degree in related field; substantial undergraduate teaching experience; solidly defined scholarly research record with corresponding publications; relevant professional advertising-related experience.
Send letter of application, current vita, transcripts of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for three references to: Professor Michael Hanley, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or to email@example.com. Electronic submission is preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)
The Department of Journalism seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.
May 13, 2013
Department of Communications
Assistant Professor of Communications
Elizabethtown College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Communications. This is a tenure track, nine-month position beginning in August 2014. A terminal degree in Communications or related area expected, but ABDs will be considered. Those with previous college teaching and professional experience are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also have an established research agenda and a portfolio of design work. The college follows the Teacher-Scholar model and course workload is three 4-credit courses per semester; maximum class size is 35 students. Internal funds and grants are available for scholarship and professional development.
Primary teaching responsibility will be in the area of visual communication and design. Secondary areas of interest might include: public speaking, international communication, and/or multi-media story telling. Please note that the Department delivers a generalist curriculum and faculty members are expected to be able to teach in multiple areas. The Department seeks candidates with dynamic teaching skills who are able to incorporate experiential and active learning pedagogies into their teaching. Faculty members are also expected to advise students and provide service to the college.
Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,900 students more than 47 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. Driven by its commitment to Educate for Service, Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives and nurtures the capacity for lives of purpose and leadership as global citizens. For more information, consult http://www.etown.edu.
To apply, candidates should send a letter of interest, the College’s faculty information form, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to:
Attn: Human Resources
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
For more information visit: http://www.etown.edu/offices/human-resources/
Applications will be reviewed beginning August 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Elizabethtown College is seeking candidates who will enhance the diversity of its faculty, staff, and administration.
May 10, 2013
Journalism and Media Ethics
Washington and Lee University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking a senior colleague to hold the John S. and James L. Knight Chair in journalism and media ethics, beginning in Fall 2014. Teaching applied ethics has been a fundamental component of the department’s curriculum for four decades. We seek a colleague who is eager to ensure that our curriculum addresses the challenges of digital media. In addition to teaching courses in applied ethics, the new chair holder will also promote and advance scholarship in the academy and the journalism and mass communications professions. Our new Knight Professor will also work closely with the university’s newly established interdisciplinary Roger Mudd Center for Ethics. An extensive academic or professional background in ethics, an advanced degree and leadership in the journalism or mass communications professions are required. The Ph.D. is desirable but not required.
Washington and Lee University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin on Oct. 1, 2013.
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications is the nation’s only accredited journalism program in a highly competitive liberal arts university. Detailed information about the University is available at www.wlu.edu and about the department at www.wlu.edu/x52070.xml. For further information or to submit an application contact Dr. Brian E. Richardson, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 24450-0303; 540-458-8430; firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 8, 2013
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, MULTIPLATFORM JOURNALISM
The Department of Journalism and Multimedia Arts at Duquesne University seeks to hire a tenure-track, Assistant Professor for the Multiplatform Journalism position beginning in August 2014. The candidate will teach Multiplatform news reporting, news writing, and editing, Web, and a variety of digital applications. The candidate will also teach students to shoot and edit video, and possess hands-on familiarity with Abode Creative Suite and other state-of-the art digital storytelling programs such as MediaStorm. This position will require hands-on instructional expertise in the lab, the field and in our recently upgraded multimedia studio. We are more interested in candidates with Print/Web/Backpack/Video journalism experience as opposed to on-air/affiliate broadcast news reporting. Our new Multiplatform Journalism curriculum can be found on the JMA department Web site.
Terminal Degree (Ph.D. or MFA) required. Ph.D. candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2014.
Applicants should be prepared to upload their complete application to email@example.com. A complete application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an outline of teaching goals showing the range and interests of the candidate, and three letters of reference.
Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at the AEJMC Conference, August 8-11, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Applicants will work within a Teacher/Scholar model and must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University as well as show respect for the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.
Broadcast Journalism Instructor
The School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. announces the availability of a one-year, non-renewable term appointment at the rank of Instructor or Professorial Lecturer, depending on education and experience, beginning in August 2013. Candidates must have significant professional journalism experience (five years or more) and at least a master’s degree. University-level teaching experience is highly preferred.
Qualifications: Candidates should have significant professional experience (five years or more) in broadcast journalism, with radio or television experience that includes writing, reporting, and editing. Ideally, the person would be comfortable teaching video shooting and non-linear editing such as Final Cut Pro. Also highly desirable is knowledge of multimedia skills and online writing. Teaching will include skills classes and media studies courses in the university general education program.
Expected teaching load: The position has a six-course teaching load, including classes in the school’s innovative weekend MA programs in Interactive Journalism and/or Media Entrepreneurship.
Application process: Materials may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions should include a letter of interest, a resume or curriculum vita, as well as course syllabi and evaluations from any previous teaching experience. Three letters of reference should be sent to the committee under separate cover.
American University is an AA/EEO institution, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
May 7, 2013
Assistant Professor, Journalism & Mass Communications
Tenure track or term appointment (depending on experience and qualifications)
Starting Fall 2013
Primary responsibilities include the following:
* Teaching four courses a term (which may include multiple sections of the same subject). These may include courses in traditional mass media, digital media (including non-linear editing), audio and video production; online journalism and desktop publishing; and photojournalism.
* Serving as an academic adviser and mentor to students.
* Assisting in curriculum development and review.
* Participating in departmental, college, university and professional development activities.
* Maintaining membership in professional organizations.
* Engaging in scholarly or other professional activity.
* Taking on other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
* Master’s degree in Journalism/Mass Communications.
* Significant professional experience in the mass media.
* Three to five years of full-time teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
* Ph.D. in Journalism/Mass Communications.
* Significant participation in research projects, participation in scholarly activities of learned societies, and professional consulting service.
Apply online at: https://careers.centralstate.edu/postings/2529. Official Transcripts will be needed at time of interview. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded under “Other Documents” in the Required Documents area.
Closing date: May 31, 2013.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Lemke Department of Journalism
The University of Arkansas is seeking a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor to teach 2 sports journalism courses each Fall and Spring academic semesters. Courses include Introduction to Sports Television Production I and II (Studio and Remote Sports Production), Sports Journalism and Advanced Sports Journalism (Techniques and principles of sports coverage, and relationship to mass media).
The Instructor will teach in the Lemke Journalism Department, and will work closely with the Department of Athletics in coordinating the RazorVision Academy student production team, to produce live and taped programs and events for distribution through RazorVision, Athletics’ exclusive online and video demand portal (and other television partners). The successful candidate must be able to work a non-traditional schedule.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s in journalism or related field. Video/TV Production experience, strong communication skills, prior University teaching experience or related proficiencies, and demonstrated knowledge of NCAA sports.
Preferred Qualification: Master’s in journalism or related field.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Additional summer teaching appointments are possible, but contingent on available funding and demand.
The appointment begins August 2013. This is a nine-month appointment with opportunity for renewal on an annual basis.
Review of applications will begin May 28, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, addresses, and contact numbers of three references to:
Larry Foley, Professor/Search Chair
Lemke Department of Journalism
University of Arkansas
116 Kimpel Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
May 6, 2013
The Missouri School of Journalism is seeking a managing editor for its multimedia news product, Global Journalist. We invite applications for a full-time (30 hours/week), benefit eligible position. The position begins no later than August 1, 2013.
While The Missouri School of Journalism has been defining journalism excellence for over a century, it is committed to defining the future. The “Missouri Method” is renowned for its “learning by doing” approach in which students are given real world experience through hands on work at the school’s professional news outlets and partners: NPR Affiliate; KBIA-FM; NBC affiliate KOMU-TV; the digital first newspaper, The Columbia Missourian; Missouri Business Alert; the weekly City magazine, Vox,; and the Global Journalist.
The internationally recognized Global Journalist (www.globaljournalist.org) covers global issues and the challenges to a free-press around the world. Its converged newsroom produces digital, broadcast, print, mobile and social media content for local and global audiences.
About the job: The managing editor will oversee and manage the publication of news and information on the Global Journalist’s website, mobile and social media, e-book, and print platforms. The editor will partner with the executive producer of the Global Journalist weekly radio program airing on NPR station KBIA-FM.
In addition to overseeing the daily and weekly content for digital and print platforms, the managing editor will work with the Global Journalist executive editor and KBIA executive producer in developing the strategic direction for the Global Journalist.
This position includes teaching newsroom-based courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. The students in these courses, working with professional journalists and experts from around the world, produce content for the Global Journalist.
The successful candidate will have:
- Experience as a practicing journalism professional in print, broadcast, or digital platforms
- An understanding of global issues and free-press issues.
- A desire to teach, mentor, and inspire the 21st Century’s next generation of journalists
- Demonstrated news management and editorial skill
- A proven commitment to journalistic excellence and quality standards
- A curiosity about the emerging information tools and trends and an enthusiasm to experiment and innovate
- A demonstrated ability to incorporate new ideas and technologies
- Great people and communication skills
- The ability to collaborate with students and fellow faculty
The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years industry experience. A master’s degree is preferred. Prior teaching experience is a plus.
Application screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications must include a letter of interest, a C.V. or resume and a minimal of three professional references with contact information. The cover letter and C.V. should detail specific professional experience and skills; teaching experience, and digital platform/ technology/software familiarity.
Please visit to apply: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff/index.php.