Emerson College

One-year Term Faculty | Data Visualization, Data-Driven Storytelling, and Civic Media

The Department of Journalism in the School of Communication at Emerson College seeks to fill a full-time, one-year, non-renewable, non-tenure track teaching position (“term faculty”) specializing in journalistic projects involving data visualization, data- driven storytelling and civic media in connection with the undergraduate and graduate programs in Journalism and the graduate program in Media Design. The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 26 & 27, 2019.

The ideal candidate will have a portfolio of work in data visualization, design and civic- oriented work that intersects with journalism practice and inquiry. Candidates with experience in participatory and human-centered design methods, and journalism practice and research that focuses on innovative design practices, especially with underrepresented communities, are preferred.

At a minimum, candidates must have a Master’s degree in Journalism, Digital Design, Communication, Civic Media, or in a related discipline. Candidates should demonstrate a record (or promise) of successful teaching at the college level.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references who we may talk to directly. Applications and all materials must be submitted through our applicant tracking system at the following link: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/19348.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Kysh Brown