Columbia University

Newsday/David Laventhol Visiting Professorship

The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time, visiting professorship (rank to be determined) for one semester (fall or spring term) during the 2018–2019 academic year.

As the Newsday/David Laventhol Visiting Professor, the incumbent will stress diversity in media issues; contribute to the Master of Science program, which may include teaching a foundational Reporting or Writing course, a course in data or video journalism and/or a seminar in his/her specialty area; supervise masters’ projects; and advise students. S/he may also contribute to the Master of Arts program as well as the dual degree journalism and computer science program.

Applicants should have a substantial publishing record as well as experience as a teacher, writer and editor. Demonstrated experience with video journalism or qualitative and quantitative reporting, including but not limited to methods in data collection, analysis and visualization, is preferred. The School embraces diversity and seeks candidates with the ability to work with and attract dynamic and diverse groups of faculty, staff and students.

To qualify for this visiting professorship, the candidate must currently hold an appointment at another academic institution. A bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree preferred.

This one-semester position will begin no earlier than July 1, 2018, pending administrative approval.

To apply for this position, and to submit letters of interest and curricula vitae for consideration, please visit the following link:

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a community diverse in every way: race, ethnicity, geography, religion, academic and extracurricular interest, family circumstance, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background and more.

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