Professor of the Practice of Emergent Journalisms

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Professor of the Practice of Emergent Journalisms

New Orleans
Open Date:
Feb 23, 2021

The School of Liberal Arts seeks to hire a colleague in the instruction of new forms of journalism production for the very popular coordinate major program in Digital Media Practices. The DMP program is an innovative and growing area at Tulane whose mission is to educate our students in the art, craft, and technology of this inherently interdisciplinary field. Our creative students seek a holistic approach to media production in the context of their liberal arts disciplinary training. Our program offers intensive, hands-on production experience in courses dedicated to film and audio production, screenwriting, documentary filmmaking, cinematography, color-grading, digital art, theater, media theory, and film analysis. DMP focuses on the development of individual talent and skills within a collaborative and professional working environment while encouraging our students to be creative and thoughtful practitioners in the world of media.


The successful candidate should have expertise in podcasting, interactive journalism, story mapping, or other emergent genres directed at digital publics. The candidate must be prepared to teach courses in new media journalism, such as research and story development, podcast production and development, or journalism for the web.  We are especially interested in candidates who are prepared to work collaboratively and bring innovative new ideas and approaches as we develop curricula and the future of this program. Ability to find creative ways to connect students to candidate‚Äôs contacts in the industry would be valued

Application Instructions:

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 9-month non-tenure track position at the rank of Professor of Practice. Contracts are eligible for renewal, without limit, and appointments are renewed on escalating 3-, 5-, and 10-year terms. Teaching load is 3 courses per semester with the expectation of service to mentor students as they move into a range of professions in media.   

Review of applications will begin March 29th 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio:

Required materials include a cover letter describing qualifications and interest, a current CV, a teaching statement, and sample syllabi.  In addition, please provide names and contact information for three professional references when you complete the online application.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Ana Lopez, Chair of Communication, School of Liberal Arts ([email protected]).





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Posted: 3/1/2021
Application Due: 4/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time