Assistant or Associate Professor (2 positions)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

Position Information

Working TitleAssistant or Associate Professor (2 positions)DepartmentJournalism & Mass Comm-0908Requisition NumberF_190116Posting Open Date08/02/2019Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)09/03/2019Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDescription of Work

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in journalism, produce nationally-recognized research or creative activity and contribute service to the college, the university and the journalism profession. The successful candidate will have a master’s degree and 10 years of professional experience in digital or multimedia journalism or a related field. We are particularly interested in a candidate who has significant experience in digital-first journalism, a proven track record of professional achievement, teaching experience and who will continually help re-invent our curriculum as an ongoing part of their own commitment to continued professional work and development.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in journalism, mass communications or a related field at the associate level. A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field will be considered at the assistant level. Ten years of professional experience in journalism with an emphasis is digital-first or multimedia journalism or a related field; hands-on experience using multimedia storytelling tools; evidence of successful teaching; a defined research or creative activity agenda; and demonstrated leadership skills are also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in journalism, mass communications or a related field; 15 or more years of professional experience with an emphasis in digital or multimedia journalism or a related field; technical expertise in one or more of the following: computer-assisted reporting, DSLRs, audio equipment, mobile video, other multimedia storytelling tools or Adobe Creative Cloud; evidence of successful teaching at the college level; online teaching experience; evidence of published scholarly work or creative activity and experience in a leadership position.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review RequiredCriminal History Background Check RequiredNoPosted SalaryHow to Apply

Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. Attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience and qualifications; and a list of three references with complete contact information.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

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Mary Kay Quinlan

Job CategoryJob Category (old)Faculty Tenure/Tenure LeadingJob Type9 Month Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?NoIf Temporary, indicate end datePlanned Hire Date08/17/2020Appointment End DateSupplemental Questions

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    1. Letter of Interest
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. List of References
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