Employment Category: Fulltime-Regular
The Department of Journalism in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College is currently accepting applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in the Sports Media degree program, a multidisciplinary undergraduate degree combining conceptual and applied aspects of journalism and media production.
The Journalism Department is especially interested in individuals with a proven scholarly record in peer-reviewed publications, who will introduce exciting new forms of journalistic practice to the curriculum such as data-visualization, collaborative and multi-platform theory and practice, while also possessing strong fundamental investigative journalistic skills in research, reporting, and writing. We seek candidates with the expertise to teach courses in: 1) journalism and sports theory and practice; 2) new media theory and practice; 3) social, cultural, political and critical aspects of journalism and sports, 4) sports media industry trends and practices. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach undergraduate special topics courses within their specialization. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach courses at the graduate level in the Executive-style Masters in Communications Innovation program.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com and attach a complete CV/Resumé; Cover Letter which should include a discussion of scholarly interests and professional experience in journalism in general and sports media in particular; Statement on Teaching Philosophy; and Evidence of Research and Teaching at the Undergraduate level. The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant's references upon final submission of their application.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, complete application should be received by January 31, 2017.