The Department of Communication and Journalism is seeking a visiting assistant professor in journalism for a non-tenure track appointment. This is a one-year contract beginning Aug. 15, 2019. The teaching obligation will include courses in public relations and journalism and the teaching load is three courses per semester. In addition to teaching, service to the department is required. Minimum qualification is a graduate degree in humanities. Desired qualifications include evidence of a developing research agenda and/or scholarly publication, experience in a professional field, such as public relations, communication, advertising, or journalism, and/or experience teaching undergraduate courses in one or more journalistic areas (such as public relations). Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Graduate degree in the humanities.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
Internal Number: 16072
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