Assistant Professor of Journalism

Employer
Wartburg College
Location
Iowa, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Broadcasting, Public Relations & Advertising
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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POSITION: Assistant Professor of Journalism

DEPARTMENT: Journalism & Communication

STARTING DATE: Fall Term 2022

QUALIFICATIONS:        

REQUIRED:

Master’s degree in journalism, sports journalism, sports media, or a related field; College-level teaching experience or five years professional experience in any of the following: journalism, sports broadcasting, sports writing, and editing, sports information, or a closely related field; Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver introductory and upper-level courses in journalism and sports media; Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

PREFERRED:

Ph.D. in journalism, sports journalism,  sports media, or a related field; Prior experience teaching courses in journalism and sports media; Prior experience teaching courses in multi-media journalism, strategic sports communication and media, social media strategies, strategic media relations, sports writing and announcing; Prior experience working in multi-media journalism, sports broadcasting, sports writing and editing, or a closely related field; Demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Wartburg College and the Department of Journalism & Communication welcomes applications for a full-time Assistant Professor to teach courses in our multi-media journalism and sports media emphases to join the department fall 2022. Candidates with experience in sports broadcast and writing are encouraged to apply. The ability to teach other courses in the Journalism & Communication department, including its core curriculum-are expected. The Sports Media emphasis covers areas such as, sports journalism, sports broadcasting, sports announcing, sports marketing, and sports information.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses each semester, teaching one course in the May term.  The successful candidate will also engage in academic advising, service to the department and other related student work in sports broadcast/student media. Primary teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level courses in multi-media journalism and sports media.

SALARY: Competitive

CONTRACT: Nine-month, contract; tenure track.

APPLICATION: Nominations or application package (Letter of application that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy,  and contact information for three current references) should be sent electronically to: HR@wartburg.edu  For specific questions contact Penni Pier, Chair of Search Committee at penni.pier@wartburg.edu. Further information about the College and the city of Waverly may be found at http://www.wartburg.edu.

 

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