Instructor of Journalism

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Instructor of Journalism

Additional Information

The Department of Journalism in the College of Communication, Information, and Media has approximately 700 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students. The department is housed in state-of-the-art facilities with the latest professional technology in the classrooms and labs ( including the Holden Strategic Communication Center and Unified Media Lab facilities, which are home to departmentally supported student media and strategic communication agencies.

Benefits and Community


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Length of Appointment

PT Semester


The Department of Journalism invites applications for part-time instructors. Instructors will be hired on an as needed basis to teach in spring (2021), and summer (2021), to teach courses in advertising, journalism, public relations, graphics and/or photojournalism.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in advertising, journalism, public relations, mass communications, or related field relevant to the classes taught by the date of appointment.

Master’s degrees in other disciplines with extensive professional media experience will also be considered.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree from an accredited college or university in advertising, journalism, public relations, mass communications, or related field relevant to the classes taught; five years teaching experience; three years professional media experience.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.



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The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Doctorate Transcripts

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