Director of Publishing Program and Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor of Publishing

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Posting Number: F001278 Academic Title: Director of Publishing Program and Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor of Publishing Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor Administrative Title: Director of Publishing Program Discipline Humanities Specialty: Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 07/01/2018-06/30/2021 Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2018 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) at the George Washington University invites applications from qualified applicants for this full-time fiscal year faculty position as the Director of the MPS in Publishing Program at the rank of instructor, assistant or associate professor. This is a non-tenure-accruing, renewable faculty position offered with an initial appointment term of up to three years. Appointment can begin as early as July 1, 2018.

CPS's Publishing program is designed for current and aspiring professionals. Some students include post-bachelor and post-graduate students who have earned their degrees in other disciplines but desire careers in publishing. Current publishing professionals can sharpen their skills and expand their knowledge through high-level coursework. The master's degree in Publishing integrates traditional print with digital publishing topics, including editorial acquisitions, production and design, copyright law in print and cyberspace, marketing, distribution, management and business. Courses are taught by nationally and internationally recognized leaders in print and digital publication. The program offers two tracks: students can complete the program fully online or at the Graduate Education Center in Alexandria, VA, where classes are offered in the evenings.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching publishing-related courses at the graduate level at the Graduate Education Center in Alexandria, VA and online (no fewer than 12 credit-hours per year); advising students and managing enrollment; performing administrative duties related to the operation and marketing of the Publishing program; fostering the growth and visibility of the program; forming partnerships with local industry; and developing and implementing new initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have: 1) a master's degree or above in publishing or a related field; 2) demonstrated excellence in teaching both online and in class; 3) relevant professional experience and expertise in the field of publishing; 4) demonstrated administrative/management experience; 5) experience with curriculum development.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please complete the online faculty application and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and provide the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on March 23, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a master's degree or above in publishing or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Can you demonstrate excellence in teaching both online and in class?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have relevant professional experience and expertise in the field of publishing?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated administrative or management experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience with curriculum development?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3





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Posted: 5/2/2018
Application Due: 6/8/2018
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