Distinguished Lecturer - Journalism (Film and Media Studies)

New York, NY
Mar 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Film and Media Studies Department at Hunter College of the City University of New York invites applications for a Distinguished Lecturer in Journalism beginning in Fall 2017.

The department has over 600 full-time students majoring in two programs of study at the undergraduate level: one in Film and the other in Media Studies. Students who wish to study journalism major in Media Studies with a concentration in Journalism. This 36-credit major is composed of analytical and production courses that offer a liberal arts approach to reporting and writing multimedia news.

Responsibilities: The Distinguished Lecturer will teach multiplatform journalism to undergraduates. Teaching opportunities could include introductory to advanced multimedia news writing and reporting courses, Online Journalism, Mobile Journalism, and Data Visualization Journalism.

Additional duties include student mentoring and advising, curriculum development, collegial participation in departmental and college service activities and an ability to maintain subject proficiency.

Distinguished Lecturers are experienced practitioners or teachers who hold full-time, non-tenure track position with a maximum appointment period of seven years, subject to annual reappointment.


Bachelor's degree and a record of achievement in a profession or field of expertise related to teaching assignments. Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree or Ph.D. in Journalism or equivalent, a demonstrated ability to teach multi-platform journalism at the university level; professional journalism experience; and a demonstrated willingness to work with students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

The preferred candidate will have professional experience in multimedia journalism with an emphasis on cross-platform and emerging media storytelling, data visualization and mobile journalism as well as a successful record of teaching effectiveness at the university level.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Open until filled with review of applications to begin March 22, 2017.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Distinguished Lecturer - Journalism (Film and Media Studies)

Job ID: 16458

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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