Assistant/Associate Professor of Mass Media Studies
The Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations anticipates an opening in Fall 2019 for a tenure-track appointment for a full-time assistant or associate professor to teach undergraduate courses in mass media studies.
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Qualifications: Candidates should have a PhD, teaching experience, and evidence of an active research agenda. The successful applicant should have a demonstrated ability to teach courses in media management along with courses from among the following: media research, theory, media literacy, sports, history, popular culture media & social media or new distribution channels (e.g. mobile and online streaming). Candidates who have professional experience in, or whose scholarly work focuses on, media industry perspectives, media management and leadership, media economics, information technologies, competitive strategies, and corporate responsibility are also encouraged to apply.
Compensation and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with excellent benefits. The position is subject to financial availability.
Application Process: To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vita or resume to:
Department Personnel Committee
Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations
111 Hofstra University
322 The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Hempstead, N.Y. 11549
Email: [email protected]
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative, staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
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