Stony Brook University

Professor of Practice

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Descriptive Title: Professor of Practice
REF#: F-9749-17-03
Budget Title: Lecturer
Faculty Position
Department: Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of four years full- or part-time experience practicing journalism on the web, either in a professional setting or teaching, or a combination of both, that demonstrates the skills necessary to teach coursed related to online journalism. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant software applications and/or programming languages. Experience interacting with diverse communities. Demonstrated interpersonal skills compatible with team teaching and collaboration. Candidates must meet these requirement, as evidenced in the addendum described in “Application Procedures,” below, to move forward in the search.

Preferred Qualifications: Please note: Candidates’ CV will be ranked based on these qualification; we do not expect an individual candidate to possess them all. Experience designing or implementing multimedia and/or interactive journalism packages. Experience designing or implementing mobile journalism application for newsrooms. Experience with user experience/user interface for news (News UX/UI). Experience using one or more programming languages, specifically HTML5, Python, JavaScript. Proficiency in data journalism. Additional classroom experience teaching journalism courses. Current professional journalistic work. Awards for journalistic and/or digital endeavors. Advanced degree.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The position focuses on teaching. The successful candidate will be asked to teach three classes in digital journalism per semester. One will likely be an introductory class in digital journalism. More advanced courses would focus on specific skill sets that the instructor possesses.

School of Journalism: The School of Journalism, establish in 2006, the only school of journalism in the New York State higher education system (SUNY). In addition, to its core undergraduate program of about 300 majors and minors, the School of Journalism house the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers, and the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting. It is the academic home of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. The School of Journalism trains all its students in multimedia journalism. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Education in Journalism.

Special Notes: This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2017.

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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, a cover letter, resume/CV and a one-page addendum outlining the applicant’s specific skills, knowledge and experience related to teaching online journalism to:
Search Chair
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384

For a full position description, or application procedures visit:
(Ref. # F-9749-17-03)

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

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Columbia University/Pulitzer Prize Board

Pulitzer Prize Administrator

Columbia University and the Pulitzer Prize Board are seeking a Pulitzer Prize Administrator, for full-time appointment, starting between July 1 and Sep. 1, 2017. The Pulitzer Prize Board annually awards twenty-one highly distinguished prizes in journalism, arts, and letters. In addition, the Pulitzer Prize Board provides study fellowships to young journalists and hosts seminars on Pulitzer-prize winning journalism in order to broaden and deepen public understanding of journalistic excellence. The Pulitzer Prize Administrator supports the Pulitzer Prize Board in its awarding of the Prizes and safeguards and enhances the integrity of the Prizes through oversight of all stages of the Prize process. Serving as the spokesperson for the Board, the Administrator reflects the mission of the Pulitzer Prizes and executes the overall strategic plan as directed by the Board.

Columbia University and the Pulitzer Prize Board seek an individual of wise judgment and tact, committed to excellence in journalism, arts, and letters, who is prepared to be a champion of the mission and vision of the Pulitzer Prize Board. The Administrator supervises the entry process, manages the jury system, organizes Board meetings and the annual award luncheon, and supports the work of standing and ad hoc Board committees. The Administrator answers inquiries about policies and practices from the press and the public; presides at award announcements, ceremonies, and press conferences; and makes other public appearances on behalf of the Prizes.

The Administrator reports to the Board Chair and President of Columbia University.  The Administrator supports the Board’s ongoing effort to identify significant trends and issues that might prompt changes in the Plan of Award or other rules, guidelines, or procedures. The Administrator oversees ongoing efforts to keep the website ( dynamic and to capture Pulitzer history in a user-friendly archive.

The ideal candidate will be a vigorous advocate for the Pulitzer Prizes. Candidates must demonstrate keen understanding of journalistic excellence and be highly attuned to the shifting media landscape. Candidates will also have genuine interest in, meaningful exposure to and experience with contemporary arts and letters. In addition, the successful candidate will have proven success as a leader with administrative responsibility. Extraordinary communication and interpersonal skills are critical. Evidence of sound judgment and even temperament in a highly sensitive environment required.

Salary will be competitive.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV or resume, list of references and employment application online

Nominations and inquiries may also be sent to: Review of candidates will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Manhattan College

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track *Search Extended*

Manhattan College’s Communication Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member, at the assistant professor level, to join and participate in the building of our dynamic and still relatively new undergraduate program.  We are looking for someone who will guide our concentration in journalism, but who is also a communication generalist.  In addition, we seek someone committed to the balance of theory and practice, given our commitment to the liberal arts tradition and the College’s Lasallian tradition and to take advantage of our location in the northernmost borough of New York City.  By theory, we mean theory that connects our discipline to the liberal arts, to ethical practice in the media/mass media industry, to the use of media by citizens and consumers, to media’s impact on individuals and society/culture, and to the role of journalism within a democratic political system.  By practice, we mean someone with either or both a record of professional experience and a willingness to work and network with the industry in Manhattan to create internship and career opportunities for our students.

The successful candidate must be willing to teach basic courses as well as courses in journalism, and will serve as advisor for our student newspaper, The Quadrangle (for which s/he will receive either course release time or a stipend).  The candidate must also be committed to steering our students across the frontier of our digital future, with respect to the changes and uncertainties digital media present for the news industry and journalistic practice, and the consequence of these changes and uncertainties for the provision and necessity of news in a democratic society.

Finally, we are particularly interested in a candidate who would be interested to teach core courses in our program including ethics in mass communication, media theory and research, and our capstone senior thesis course.

Ph.D. in journalism expected.  Record of publication and commitment to teaching a must.

To start Fall 2017. Applications will be considered until 15 March 2017.

Please send a cover letter and CV via e-mail to, apply with the application link below, or by mail to the Communication Department, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, New York 10471-4098.

Application Link:

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

Syracuse University

Professor (Open Rank) and Director, Communications@Syracuse (Faculty)

The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applications for an open rank professor who will also serve as the Faculty Program Director of the School’s online master’s program. Faculty title and rank will depend on the candidate’s interests and qualifications — either a tenure-track, tenured or Professor of Practice (PoP) appointment. Prior experience teaching online and prior management or academic administration is a plus. The successful candidate will oversee an expanding online graduate program and work with the other leaders in the Newhouse School to develop and execute a coherent shared strategy for this program. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

Communications@Syracuse is a fast-growing, innovative online program launched in 2015 and now serves more than 200 students. The online M.S. in Communications program offers working professionals new digital skills and a specialization(s) in either Advertising, Public Relations or Journalism Innovation. The award-winning Newhouse faculty have crafted an engaging curriculum that strives to reimagine media so students can gain new insights into the digital tools and systems changing the industry.

To learn more about the Newhouse School, our faculty, students, and our online master’s program, visit Visit, Job # 072990 to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately. Priority consideration deadline is February 28, 2017. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.