The University of St. Thomas’s (Twin Cities, Minnesota)
Department of Emerging Media, Journalism Program invites
applications for Tenure Track Faculty, Assistant Professor, Dept.
of Emerging Media, Journalism Program. The position would teach six
courses or their equivalent per year in the practice and theory of
journalism and journalism/media ethics at the undergraduate level,
advise students in media internships, and interact with the
professional journalism community in the Twin Cities and the upper
Midwest. The courses in journalism and journalism ethics could
include: Media Ethics, Digital Media for the Common Good,
Introduction to Journalism, and Media Literacy. The teaching load
will include joining the six-member advising team for the
award-winning student media production TommieMedia.com. This is a
full-time position with the University of St. Thomas in the
Department of Emerging Media, Journalism Program in St. Paul,
Review of applications will start immediately and will continue
until July 25, 2021. Screening interviews will be conducted
by phone, followed by campus visits for the finalists.
Application materials must be submitted online at http://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/. Emailed materials
will not be accepted. Candidates will be asked to create an
applicant profile and upload the required documents (listed below).
Applicants should upload (1) a CV, (2) evidence of teaching
effectiveness, (3) a research sample (upload into the "Description
of Research Agenda" field), (4) a one page statement of teaching
philosophy, and (5) a graduate transcript. At this time,
please do not upload any documents beyond those requested.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of
St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who
think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the
The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of
diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal
opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications
from a diverse applicant pool.
Candidates must have completed their PhD (U.S. or foreign
equivalent) in Journalism, Mass Communication, Communications and
Media or Closely related field. The Successful candidate will
have college or university-level teaching experience. Applicants
with teaching or research interests in media ethics, including
familiarity with eastern and western ethical philosophies, will be
given careful consideration. The ideal candidate will show evidence
in his/her scholarly work, teaching or professional experience of
an interest in and ability to bring diverse perspectives to bear on
the practice of journalism.