Assistant Professor, Term, Media Studies (Journalism)

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Assistant Professor, Term, Media Studies (Journalism)

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The Department of Media Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time term Assistant Professor position to begin fall semester 2018. This position seeks candidates from the field of journalism. This is a one-year term position with an option to renew.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate’s teaching responsibilities may include introductory and advanced newswriting and reporting classes, feature writing, investigative reporting and journalism ethics. The candidate will also be in the rotation to teach the civic media course and is encouraged, but not required, to develop new specialty reporting courses (for example, social media and database reporting skills, political reporting, health and science reporting, editing). The teaching load for this position will be determined at either three or four 4-unit courses per semester. In addition, depending on the teaching load, the successful candidate can be expected to engage in service to the department, college, and University.

Minimum Requirements:

The University of San Francisco is seeking a seasoned journalism practitioner: a news writer or editor with at least five years of recent newsroom experience who is prepared to teach undergraduate journalism students with a wide range of interests and skill levels. Candidates with skills in multimedia reporting and writing for various formats would be particularly attractive. A minimum of a master’s degree in journalism or a related field must be completed by August 2018. The program expects to see evidence of the candidate’s engagement in diversity and inclusion through their journalism, teaching and professional service. Experience teaching at the university level and an understanding of and commitment to support social justice and the mission of the University of San Francisco are required.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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Posted: 3/7/2018
Application Due: 4/4/2018
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