The Department of Journalism in the Roy H. Park School of
Communications at Ithaca College is currently accepting
applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position to
begin August 2024.
The Journalism Department is especially interested in candidates
with a demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following
areas: community journalism, data journalism, multimedia
journalism, and/or coverage of underrepresented populations.
Successful applicants will demonstrate proven abilities in
teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate students,
maintaining a robust research agenda and performing school, college
and community-wide service.
Ph.D. in journalism or a related field preferred. Candidates who
possess a master’s degree, significant professional journalistic
experience and successful college teaching experience will also be
considered. Rank dependent on qualifications and experience.
Candidates should demonstrate their capacity to inform their
teaching with scholarship, to forge relationships with industry
professionals and to contribute to a multi-disciplinary faculty
community. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an
ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and
interests of a culturally diverse student population, and that
reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of our students. We
also seek candidates who have relevant experience and a record of
professional engagement with groups and communities
underrepresented in the academy.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/
and attach a complete CV/Resume; Cover Letter that should include a
discussion of scholarly interests and professional experience in
journalism in general; Statement on Teaching Philosophy; evidence
of research and teaching at the undergraduate level, as well as a
list of three references with contact information. Review of
applications will begin October 1, 2023. To ensure full
consideration, complete application should be received by September
Ithaca College is building a diverse academic community and
encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience
that contributes to the diversity of the College is
Visa sponsorship may be provided for this position.
Hiring range: $60,100- $79,950, dependent upon discipline,
qualifications and experience.
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of
approximately 5,000 students, we strive to be at the forefront of
the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative
learning experience that makes students ready for the personal,
professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be
a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We
encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and
staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their
fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with
unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of
individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and
professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a
vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn,
succeed, and excel.
When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a
number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be
adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive,
results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively,
demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics,
take initiative, value personal and professional development, and
show that they will engage in the college.
Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes
region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque
Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center.
Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a
college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of
Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to
live in the United States.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu