Special Assistant Professor of Journalism

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Special Assistant Professor of JournalismSchool/Division:The Lawrence Herbert School of CommunicationOffice:Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public RelationsFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra 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.Description:The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication seeks a full-time faculty member for a spring semester “special” appointment to teach in our Journalism program.

The Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations has an immediate opening in Spring 2021 for a full-time special assistant professor to fill a faculty leave and teach three undergraduate courses in basic and digital journalism for the spring semester. Courses include Digital Storytelling Tools, Online Journalism, and Advanced Social Media.
Qualifications:The ideal candidate should have the ability to teach courses in basic and advanced mobile journalism, analytics, social media, and data journalism. College-level teaching experience a must. Candidate should have at least a master’s degree in Journalism, Documentary Production, Media Studies and Production, Communications, or a related field.

Minimum Requirements
•Master’s degree in communication, journalism, or related degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
•Professional experience in journalism
•College-level teaching experience
•Excellent research and writing skills
Application Instructions:To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vita or resume to:
Jeffrey S. Morosoff, Chairperson
Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations
111 Hofstra University
322 Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Hempstead, NY 11549
Email:[email protected]

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 01/04/2021Posting Number: 896761




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Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 4/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time