Visiting Assistant Professor in Journalism (one-year position)
URSINUS COLLEGE invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Journalism beginning Fall 2018. The Media & Communication Studies Department seeks candidates with expertise in news writing, sports media, multimedia journalism, and/or media ethics. The successful candidate for this one-year position will teach a 3/3 load, as well as advise the Grizzly, our weekly student run newspaper, which currently appears in both a print and an on-line edition. MA with relevant experience or Ph.D. preferred; journalists with extensive experience will also be considered. Classes begin on August 27, 2018. New Faculty are expected to participate in a two-session new faculty orientation, which will take place one and two weeks prior to the start of classes.
Submit a letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of published writing, and request three confidential letters of recommendation including email addresses of referees. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material; http://apply.interfolio.com/50682. Additional information about Ursinus College may be accessed on our web site: http://www.ursinus.edu. The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1650 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Ursinus College is an EO/AA Employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to all aspects of employment.