Professor of Practice
The Department of Journalism & Communication invites applications for a Professor of Practice in Journalism to begin January 2014 or August 2014, depending on the schedule of the candidate. The professor will teach three courses each semester. One of those courses each semester entails advising the print and digital versions of the campus newspaper, published twice weekly since 1894. Experience with advising college newspapers is required and experience with design and administration of content management systems is a plus. Other courses may include writing for media, editing and reporting.
The candidate should have relevant professional and teaching experience. A relevant Ph.D. or Master’s degree is required by appointment start date. This non-tenure-track position has an initial appointment of three years and is renewable upon completion. Salary and benefits are highly competitive.
The department has served a small undergraduate program of superior quality since 1927. It has six full-time and five part-time faculty. With major programs in journalism and journalism/science and environmental writing, it enrolls about 150 majors and minors. http://www.lehigh.edu/journalism. The department is also active in numerous interdisciplinary initiatives in global studies, environmental studies, health, American Studies and more.
Lehigh University ranks 38 among national universities in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report ratings and is in the most competitive category in both Peterson’s Guide and Barron’s Profile of American Colleges. Lehigh is located on a scenic, 1,600-acre campus in historic Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania, adjacent to Allentown and Easton, and about one and one-half hours from New York and Philadelphia. The Lehigh Valley is an attractive place to live and work with reasonable cost of living, easy commuting, good schools and abundant cultural activities.
Application requirements can be found at the submission site, Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2666.
The review of applications will begin August 15. Deadline for applications is September 15. The chair and faculty will be available to discuss the position at the August AEJMC conference in Washington, DC. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Jack Lule, Department Chair and Chair of Search Committee, Department of Journalism & Communication: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Please also see Lehigh Work/Life Balance for Faculty: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.html.
Department of Communications
Assistant Professor of Communications
Elizabethtown College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Communications. This is a tenure track, nine-month position beginning in August 2014. A terminal degree in Communications or related area expected, but ABDs will be considered. Those with previous college teaching and professional experience are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also have an established research agenda and a portfolio of design work. The college follows the Teacher-Scholar model and course workload is three 4-credit courses per semester; maximum class size is 35 students. Internal funds and grants are available for scholarship and professional development.
Primary teaching responsibility will be in the area of visual communication and design. Secondary areas of interest might include: public speaking, international communication, and/or multi-media story telling. Please note that the Department delivers a generalist curriculum and faculty members are expected to be able to teach in multiple areas. The Department seeks candidates with dynamic teaching skills who are able to incorporate experiential and active learning pedagogies into their teaching. Faculty members are also expected to advise students and provide service to the college.
Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,900 students more than 47 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. Driven by its commitment to Educate for Service, Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives and nurtures the capacity for lives of purpose and leadership as global citizens. For more information, consult http://www.etown.edu.
To apply, candidates should send a letter of interest, the College’s faculty information form, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to:
Attn: Human Resources
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
For more information visit: http://www.etown.edu/offices/human-resources/
Applications will be reviewed beginning August 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Elizabethtown College is seeking candidates who will enhance the diversity of its faculty, staff, and administration.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, MULTIPLATFORM JOURNALISM
The Department of Journalism and Multimedia Arts at Duquesne University seeks to hire a tenure-track, Assistant Professor for the Multiplatform Journalism position beginning in August 2014. The candidate will teach Multiplatform news reporting, news writing, and editing, Web, and a variety of digital applications. The candidate will also teach students to shoot and edit video, and possess hands-on familiarity with Abode Creative Suite and other state-of-the art digital storytelling programs such as MediaStorm. This position will require hands-on instructional expertise in the lab, the field and in our recently upgraded multimedia studio. We are more interested in candidates with Print/Web/Backpack/Video journalism experience as opposed to on-air/affiliate broadcast news reporting. Our new Multiplatform Journalism curriculum can be found on the JMA department Web site.
Terminal Degree (Ph.D. or MFA) required. Ph.D. candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2014.
Applicants should be prepared to upload their complete application to email@example.com. A complete application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an outline of teaching goals showing the range and interests of the candidate, and three letters of reference.
Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at the AEJMC Conference, August 8-11, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Applicants will work within a Teacher/Scholar model and must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University as well as show respect for the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.