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Tenure Track Faculty, Journalism Program

University of St. Thomas
Minnesota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jun 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 This is a full-time position with the University of St. Thomas in the Department of Emerging Media, Journalism Program in St. Paul, Minnesota. EOE

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 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 common good.

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.

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