Assistant or Associate Professor in Journalism (tenure track)

Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Posted
Mar 06, 2018
Ref
R00021054
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Journalism to join our faculty.  Applications are especially encouraged from individuals with professional experience. 

 

 

Responsibilities

Teach two courses each semester (undergraduate or graduate) in digital media concepts and skills. Teach courses in journalism focusing on creative, diverse and ethical storytelling in a multimedia world. Teach the necessary writing, visual and investigative skills that allow for production of stories across platforms in the school’s core undergraduate and graduate curricula.

Supervise Master’s theses and PhD dissertations, as well as Master’s degree non-thesis projects such as documentaries.  Mentor undergraduate and graduate students, engage in service activities, and demonstrate interest in contributing to diversity and the internationalization of the college and university.

Produce independent scholarly research in journalism studies.

 

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Mass Communication, Journalism or a related discipline (A.B.D. candidates may be considered but PhD must be conferred prior to appointment start, or temporary Instructor appointment may be considered).

 

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Mass Communication, Journalism or a related discipline and experience studying sports or health communication or diversity research, and professional experience in media-related field.

 

Additional Position Information

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. 

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

 

The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University seeks to produce the next generation of media professionals. The School is home to the best program in the country in the study of media and public affairs, offering the only PhD program devoted exclusively to mass communication and public affairs. The program is enhanced by support from the school’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, LSU’s Public Policy Research Lab, the Media Effects Lab and our state-of-the-art Social Media Analysis Creation Lab.  More information about the school is available at: www.manship.lsu.edu.