Journalism and Media Ethics
Washington and Lee University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking a senior colleague to hold the John S. and James L. Knight Chair in journalism and media ethics, beginning in Fall 2014. Teaching applied ethics has been a fundamental component of the department’s curriculum for four decades. We seek a colleague who is eager to ensure that our curriculum addresses the challenges of digital media. In addition to teaching courses in applied ethics, the new chair holder will also promote and advance scholarship in the academy and the journalism and mass communications professions. Our new Knight Professor will also work closely with the university’s newly established interdisciplinary Roger Mudd Center for Ethics. An extensive academic or professional background in ethics, an advanced degree and leadership in the journalism or mass communications professions are required. The Ph.D. is desirable but not required.
Washington and Lee University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin on Oct. 1, 2013.
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications is the nation’s only accredited journalism program in a highly competitive liberal arts university. Detailed information about the University is available at www.wlu.edu and about the department at www.wlu.edu/x52070.xml. For further information or to submit an application contact Dr. Brian E. Richardson, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 24450-0303; 540-458-8430; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking tenure-track assistant professor to teach mass communications at Emory & Henry College beginning in Fall 2013. Ph.D. required. The department produces nationally competitive graduates from a broad-based curriculum where all students learn basic skills and theory in writing, audio, video, and graphic design in addition to taking foundational and theoretical courses. Students work with the department’s television operation, at the college’s 9,000-watt FM station, and write for newspaper and online outlets. The ideal candidate will have teaching and professional journalism experience but enjoy a generalist’s approach to mass communications. Must be able to teach the introductory mass media and society course, media writing/editing courses, and advise student media in Web journalism. Web design and social media experience are highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes in the college’s interdisciplinary core curriculum.
Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is a small, prestigious, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in Emory, Virginia. With a collegial, interdisciplinary faculty, strong community ties, and a nationally recognized commitment to civic engagement, Emory & Henry has long been known as one of 44 schools in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives and has a two-time Forbes ranking among the top 25 faculties in the nation.
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of academic/professional recommendation to Dr. David P. Haney, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Emory & Henry College, P.O. Box 947, Emory, Virginia 24327-0947. Application materials may be e-mailed to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Emory & Henry is an equal-opportunity employer. Candidates from under-represented ethnic and racial groups are encouraged to apply. Website: www.ehc.edu.