Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism

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Assistant/Associate 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 at Hofstra University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations to teach in the journalism track starting September 1, 2021.Qualifications:Preferred candidates will have earned a Master’s degree in journalism or related communication degree. We seek candidates who are knowledgeable about best practices and modern tools for multiplatform digital storytelling that includes visual, mobile, data, and social media, and possess professional journalism experience in current newsroom practices. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of the value of journalism and media storytelling in presenting the narratives of underserved and marginalized populations. The candidate must have prior teaching experience with a substantial body of academic and professional work and should be able to teach a variety of journalism courses. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of the ethical, economic, and technological challenges facing the changing media landscape and should demonstrate innovative approaches and leadership to address them within an undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The ideal candidate embraces the highest ethical standards and is committed to reflecting diversity and inclusion within their syllabi and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and staff.

Candidates for tenure-track appointments are expected to establish a successful record of academic scholarship and industry-related professional output as well as participate in service and committee work for the Department, the School, and the University.
Application Instructions:Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, samples of recent work, and three letters of reference to Jeffrey Morosoff, Chair, Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations at the email address [email protected]Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 03/11/2021Posting Number: 897682




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Posted: 3/12/2021
Application Due: 6/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time