Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Journalism Studie
Company: Emerson College
Posted on: October 12, 2018
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Journalism Studies Employer's Department of Journalism seeks a JournalismStudies scholar focusing on media and society with a particularemphasis on marginalized populations. He or she would use the lensof journalism history, law, practice or policy to enhance researchand practice involving the interplay of journalism andunderrepresented communities. This position is full-time in an openrank (assistant or associate professor), tenure-track/early tenure.The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-dayorientation August 22 & 23, 2019. Employer is committed to an active, intentional, andongoing engagement with diversity-in people, in the curriculum, inthe co-curriculum, and in the college's intellectual, social,cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses aframework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes thatinstitutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversityin all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historicallyunderrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.---- The journalism curriculum is designed to educate future leadersin journalism and media who are self-reflective, analytical andacademically courageous enough to identify trends, seek additionaltraining and adapt stories to the way citizens want to engage withinformation. Journalists operate in an ethnically, culturally andracially diverse world with local and global connections. Someonewho studies journalism with a critical perspective and an emphasison this world's diversity and interconnectivity can add to theeducation or those who will be communicating news and informationin rigorous and dynamic ways. As such, a Journalism Studies scholar is key to the department'sinterest in developing lifelong learners. This individual couldadopt existing courses such as Discovering Journalism, CriticalPerspectives, and Law and Public Policy for Journalists. She or hemight develop new courses that would blend journalism history, law,or policy research into news reporting and producing practice. Thisfaculty member would be expected to help the department raise therigor of its program and cultivate high-caliber research skills instudents by developing courses in required conceptual course levelsin students' sophomore and junior years. He or she also would helpdevelop more courses that meet its Advanced Journalism DiversityCourse Requirement, which calls for greater focus on diversity andunderserved communities as part of overall learninggoals.-- The ideal candidate must have a Ph.D., and journalism teachingexperience. A portfolio of professional work and experienceteaching online would be a plus.-- Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, contactinformation for three references (not to be contacted withoutapplicant's written approval) at the following link: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/17347. This position is open until filled and the review ofapplications will begin immediately.-- Employer is the nation's only four-year institutiondedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in aliberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center ofthe dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity tomajor publishing houses, arts institutions and research centers.The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands.Employer enrolls over 4,446 graduate and undergraduatestudents from more than 52 countries and all 50 states. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Journalism - Assistant Professor, Location: Boston, MA - 02116
Keywords: Emerson College, Boston , Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Journalism Studie, Education / Teaching , Boston, Massachusetts
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