Senior Lecturer of Communication and Journalist in Residence

Kennesaw, GA
Jul 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Senior Lecturer of Communication and Journalist in Residence
School of Communication and Media

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure track Senior Lecturer of Communication and Journalist in Residence faculty position in the School of Communication and Media.

Position Responsibilities:
To operate and grow an award-winning news laboratory, a collaborative partnership between leading news organizations in the Southeast and some of the state's top university journalism programs. Based at Kennesaw State University, the collaborative investigative reporting initiative has a dual mission: making the vital work of investigative reporting affordable for news organizations and increasing diversity in professional newsrooms. In training a new generation of diverse investigative reporters, the news laboratory promotes community engagement and brings marginalized voices into the public debate. This position will accomplish these tasks through teaching a four-credit hour class per semester.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience:
Qualifications include an earned master's or doctorate in Communication, Journalism, or related discipline, or its foreign equivalent with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. Success in fund-raising and grant work should be demonstrated.

The Journalism and Emerging Media major is one of four programs within the School of Communication and Media, with approximately 200 students. The School serves more than 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students through its diverse and expanding curriculum. The School of Communication and Media offers a B.S. in Journalism, a B.S. in Communication, a B.S. in Public Relations, a Master of Arts in Integrated Global Communication, and a Graduate Certificate in Digital & Social Media. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest college at KSU enrolling more than 7,000 students in 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. For a detailed description of the university, college and department, please visit our home page at You may also visit the School's home page at

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.