Loyola University Maryland

The Department of Communication (http://www.loyola.edu/communication) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at Assistant Professor rank beginning the fall semester 2018. Candidates should possess (1) the Ph.D. in an appropriate field; (2) broadcast experience and academic credentials to teach journalism and multimedia production in a comprehensive communication program geared toward professional communication; (3) potential for outstanding undergraduate teaching in our comprehensive undergraduate program as well as our M.A. program in Emerging Media; (4) an agenda for peer-reviewed research publication in the candidate’s interest area(s) that can lead to tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise undergraduate students, serve on departmental and university committees, become involved in professional and academic groups, and support the university’s Catholic/Jesuit mission. To apply, please go to www.loyola.edu/careers to submit your letter of intent and CV. Application review will begin on Oct 9 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department offers undergraduate specializations in Journalism, Advertising/Public Relations, and Digital Media. Courses are taught in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. The typical teaching load of 3 courses per semester is reduced one course in the first semester of teaching. Loyola offers numerous internal grant programs for research and curricular development, including a guaranteed summer research grant for the summer after the first year of teaching, plus funding for faculty travel, and tenure-track research leaves for fourth year faculty applying for outside research grants.

Loyola University Maryland is a selective liberal arts university in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university is committed to intellectual excellence and social justice as it prepares students for a diverse and changing world. Recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States, Loyola has a beautiful historic Evergreen campus in Baltimore and Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls over 4,000 students in its undergraduate programs and about 2,000 students in its graduate programs.

Loyola is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and seeks applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.

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The University of Maryland

The University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism is seeking a full-time, professional track faculty member experienced in news interaction design and development to teach courses and lead our curriculum in the areas of digital design, interactive journalism and web development. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in innovative digital design/development to undergraduate and graduate journalism students. The candidate will also work collaboratively with students and other faculty members to produce interactive journalism projects and innovative digital experiences published through the college’s news organization.

The preferred candidate is someone who expresses their creativity through code and has hands-on experience building digital interfaces and data visualizations that communicate information in compelling and memorable formats. In addition to teaching and developing a range of courses, the successful candidate will engage in service to the college and university and pursue creative, scholarly or professional activities relevant to the discipline.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional experience as an interaction designer/developer or a digital designer/developer
  • Mastery of principles of digital design and user-centered design practices
  • Fluency in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, version control tools
  • Experience working with common frameworks and libraries for user interaction, web design and development, data visualization and cartography
  • Experience designing for mobile and desktop devices
  • Experience with graphic design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator, and others)
  • Strong creative portfolio of digital design and development projects
  • Basic ability to analyze data (in Excel or similar)
  • Commitment to continual self-improvement and learning new skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or other advanced degree
  • Teaching experience (including part-time, conference workshops and workplace training)
  • Experience working for a news or media organization
  • Experience with advanced data acquisition and analysis (R, Python, MySQL workbench or similar)
  • Experience with Python or PHP
  • Experience in mobile app development.
  • Experience with, or demonstrated interest in, designing and developing visual experiences on emerging platforms (such as virtual reality, augmented reality, digital voice assistants)
  • Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and link to an online portfolio of digital design and development projects. To apply, visit: http://ejobs.umd.edu


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