Adjunct Faculty - Multimedia Journalism

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Adjunct Faculty - Multimedia Journalism

Ref. No.: Adjunct JRMC-3

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. AUC is an English-medium institution.

Job Description:

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Cairo invites applications for adjunct professor positions in multimedia journalism in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Experienced candidates are being sought to teach undergraduate courses in digital reporting and storytelling, data journalism and visualization. Candidates must utilize current industry standard multimedia and social media production applications in a classroom and field setting.

Highly qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


Minimum academic achievement of MA in said or related discipline; Minimum 10 years work experience in said or related field; Teaching experience preferred in said or related discipline; English proficiency is a must.

Candidates will teach but not be restricted to:

JRMC 2201 Mass Media Writing. Study and practice of basic writing, editing, and reporting techniques used in the international print media; newsroom practices to develop listening, reading, writing and editing skills.

JRMC 2202 Multimedia Writing. Cross-media study and practice of writing and reporting for print, broadcast, Internet.

JRMC 2203 Mass Media Ethics and Responsibility. Critical analyses of media laws and professional philosophies, standards, and practices in journalism, public relations, advertising, and other fields of mass communication. Discussion of ethical and practical considerations and dilemmas in different professional and social contexts.

JRMC 4402 Reporting and Writing in Arabic. Advanced principles and practice in reporting and writing in and from Arabic

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

a) A detailed CV including full publications list; b) A letter of interest; c) Any relevant supporting documents d) A completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); e) One reference letter to send directly to [email protected]


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Posted: 9/1/2020
Application Due: 9/18/2020
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