Towson University

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION
Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies
Assistant Professor, Journalism and New Media

Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in journalism and new media in the Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies beginning August 2018. PhD in journalism or related fields. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be complete by February 1, 2019. Demonstrated success or potential to teach journalism courses with an emphasis on mobile and web site development, visual communication and multimedia storytelling techniques. Demonstrate the potential to develop a strong body of scholarship. Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Teach courses such as Digital Publishing, News Reporting, News Editing, Feature Writing and Broadcast Journalism. Opportunities might exist to teach other courses in the applicant’s area of specialty, such as Media Criticism, Research Methods, Media Ethics or Media Law. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. COFAC-N-3110

Application Process
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Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a research statement, three letters of recommendation (send under separate covers) by October 1, 2017, to Dr. Thom Lieb, chairman of the Towson University Journalism Faculty Search Committee, at tujournfacsearch@towson.edu. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

About Kysh Brown