Assistant or Associate Professor in Broadcast and Multimedia
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The Department of Journalism in the School of Communication at
Emerson College is hiring full-time tenure track assistant or
tenured associate professor in Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism
to join the department in the Boston campus. The appointment begins
August 24, 2023 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 24 &
Emerson College believes the pathway to achieving inclusive
excellence and fostering a campus climate where everyone can thrive
is only possible in an authentically inclusive, diverse, equitable,
accessible, sustainable and socially just environment. As a
community of storytellers, we continually strive to cultivate a
community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to
unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals
from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life
experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.
The faculty member in this position will be expected to enhance
visual storytelling with video/audio across the department's
learner-centered curriculum and with its co-curricular
organizations. For this tenured/tenure track position, the
department is looking for an experienced academic and/or
practitioner in daily and long-form television news who can teach
broadcast news writing and producing, and who can extend their
video journalism skillset into other multimedia formats.
The position is expected to support existing courses in audio/video
reporting and producing, multimedia news producing, TV news
producing and reporting, news magazine and documentary and
long-form multimedia storytelling. This person will also help to
enhance the department's use of video and audio news formats across
creative and dynamic emerging media practices. This faculty member
would help in determining and implementing new technology tools,
from cameras to audio recording equipment to graphics and
production facility connections.
This faculty member's teaching can also be open to experimenting
and exploring new interactive and immersive stories for on air and
online (e.g. 360-degree video, VR/AR). They are encouraged to
develop courses that could extend the department's Advanced
Journalism Diversity offerings as well as collaborative enterprise
journalism work. Members of historically underrepresented groups
are encouraged to apply.
This faculty member would be expected to have a research/creative
portfolio that looks at and can provide insight into the next wave
of broadcast journalism, possibly relating to news documentary
work, freelance videography, video and animation or other new video
journalism opportunities. Their research/creative portfolio would
be expected to translate to the classroom in ways that provide
Emerson journalism students with fundamental skills, flexibility
and adaptability to visual storytelling formats, enhancing the
discipline through their work.
Candidates must have a Master's degree (Ph.D. or terminal degree
highly preferred), should demonstrate a record of successful
teaching at the college level, and an online portfolio of
professional work that demonstrates broadcast and/or digital news
expertise. Candidates should also demonstrate an emerging
trajectory of research and/or creative practice in their
To apply, please submit the following:
- Curriculum vitae
- Cover letter indicating teaching philosophy and professional
orientation, with a focus on teaching diverse students/interacting
with diverse communities
- Summary of teaching evaluations (if available)
- Contact information for three references (not to be contacted
without applicant's written approval)
Please note, in the job application where there is the "CV/Cover
Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the
required materials listed above. You can upload each document
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Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022 and will continue
until the position is filled.
Emerson College enrolls over 5,800 graduate and undergraduate
students from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. Its main
campus is located in the dynamic, multicultural city of Boston. The
college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands.
Emerson's commitment to inclusive excellence is supported by a
range of resources such as the Office of Internationalization &
Equity, the Social Justice Center, and the Center for Innovation in
Teaching and Learning.
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