California State University, Los Angeles

Tenure Track Journalism Position
College of Arts & Letters

Department of Television, Film and Media Studies
Assistant Professor of Journalism

Starting Date: August 2018

Minimum Qualifications:
1) Earned MA, MS, or MFA degree in Journalism or closely-related discipline from accredited institution required;
2) Minimum three years of professional experience in multi-platform, digital journalism;
3) Successful university-level teaching experience, and;
4) Ability to demonstrate commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Supervision of university-based student-driven online, broadcast and print journalism platforms;
2) Record of research, scholarly and/or creative activity involving students;
3) Earned Ph.D. in journalism or related disciplines from an accredited institution;
4) Demonstrated experience and/or training in visual, audio and print news production, including graphic design and animation;
5) Demonstrated experience and/or training with Adobe CC, Adobe Clips, ENPS, R, as well as related or similar software used to produce news content, and;
6) Ability to communicate in multiple languages.

Required Documentation:
Submit: 1) letter of application specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) list of three professional references, and; 4) University Application for Academic Employment (found here). Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Review of applications begins December 20, 2017, and continues until position filled.

Email applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:
Prof. Jon Beaupré; Search Chair – Journalism
(323) 343-4211

University of Southern California


The Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California invites nominations and applications for the position of Professor of Journalism and Director of the School of Journalism. The ideal candidate will be a nationally and internationally recognized practitioner or scholar with an interest in academic experience, have an impressive record as an institution-building administrator or management experience with large organizations. Candidates are also expected to meet School and University standards for full tenured professors.

A successful candidate will possess the qualifications necessary to assume responsibility for the direction of the School of Journalism. The Director will oversee graduate and undergraduate degree programs in Journalism and Public Relations. The qualified candidate will be responsible for developing, in conjunction with the faculty and the Dean, the School’s evolving mission, goals, and long-range strategic plans. He or she will provide leadership in academic and professional communities; promote public and scholarly inquiry on the future of Journalism and Public Relations; understand the diverse and evolving digital landscape, encouraging critical thinking, experimentation and innovation; and will help the School invent new field-defining practices for public-facing digital communication professionals. Additionally, the Director will promote and support teaching and scholarly research; lead recruitment of new faculty, support professional growth and encourage collaboration within current faculty.

The candidate should be passionate about the role that Journalism and Public Relations play in defining public life and recognize that the changing media and societal landscape calls for forward-thinking, innovative, ethics-based education in both fields.

In order to be considered for the position, all candidates must apply via the Careers at USC website at this link Click Here where you will find the full job description. Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three references. The cover letter should be addressed to the School of Journalism Faculty Search Committee, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, California 90089-0281. Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.

Review of applications will commence on November 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information regarding accommodations is available by contacting

University of Southern California Annenberg

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking to recruit distinguished professionals and scholars for tenured positions on its journalism faculty. Professional candidates should have earned a national reputation through news coverage on both legacy and digital platforms and/or work as managers or entrepreneurs. Scholars should hold advanced degrees, have important publications in a field relevant to journalism practice or journalism studies and, preferably, a background in journalism.

Candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching and developing new curriculum at all levels of study. A track record of successful teaching experience is preferred; however, journalists with minimal teaching experience but a distinguished track record in the field are nevertheless strongly encouraged to apply. Moreover, candidates should provide evidence of plans to make ongoing contributions to their fields. The School expects its faculty members to continue to be highly productive and to have a major impact on their fields through their professional work and research.

For full job posting and requirements, please see job link below. To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by January 15, 2018; applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience. Relocation assistance may be available. Applications should be submitted through the USC Jobs site at the following URL:

“USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.”

University of California, Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s interdisciplinary Media Studies program is seeking one or more candidates to fill full-time, one-year lecturer positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. Media Studies at Berkeley is one of three major programs in the Office of Undergraduate & Interdisciplinary Studies.  Expected start date is July 1, 2018.

For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials go to:

Please direct questions to: Jean P. Retzinger, Interim Director, Media Studies or (510) 664-7684

The University of California, Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

Azusa Pacific University

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor – Journalism and Digital Media
Position Tracking Number: F128
Department: Communication Studies
Location: Azusa, CA

Description: Azusa Pacific University’s Department of Communication Studies invites applications for an open rank, full-time faculty position which will teach introductory and advanced skills and theory classes in journalism, media studies, and public relations, an emphasis on digital media and the evolving impact of technology. Additional opportunities may include coordinating the journalism program. Position begins Fall 2018.

Specialization: Digital journalism, digital media, cross-platform media, social media, multimedia reporting, interactive storytelling, digital storytelling.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Journalism, Media Studies, or related area, a commitment to teaching excellence in liberal arts, and an active scholarship agenda

Additional Information: Successful candidates will align with Azusa Pacific University’s Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: To review a complete job description and to apply, visit Review of applications begins November 15, the position will remain open until filled.