University of Toledo

Multimedia/Broadcasting Journalist Lecturer Job Description

The Department of Communication at the University of Toledo seeks applications for an instructor position in multimedia/broadcasting journalism.  Teaching responsibilities will primarily focus on journalism in a television studio and multimedia lab environment. Candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate multimedia courses such as reporting, video production, and digital newsroom. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to curriculum development emphasizing cross-discipline integration of new media technologies and multi-platform journalism. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four to five courses per semester and advise a student media group.  A start date of August 2017 is expected.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in communication or related field
  • Professional experience in broadcast and/or online journalism, or a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience managing student productions for public dissemination.
  • Knowledge of television and multimedia tools and web technologies.
  • Previous teaching experience.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.utoledo.edu under the “Faculty” tab (Posting# 0600394).

Application materials must include the following materials only:

  1. A cover letter articulating your professional journalism experience in broadcasting
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Links to two examples of published work and creative works
  4. Three references with personal knowledge of the applicant’s experience and qualifications related to this position

Consideration of applications will begin February 8, 2017 until the position is filled.

Questions can be directed to:
Dr. Jackie Layng, Search Committee Chair at Jacqueline.layng@utoledo.edu

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

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