Klein College of Media and
Professor of Practice
The Department of Journalism in the Klein College of Media and
Communication at Temple University invites applications for a
non-tenure-track assistant professor of practice focused on
multimedia journalism and/or emerging platforms. The start date for
the position is July 1, 2022.
The successful candidate will have a teaching profile in at
least one of the following areas: video journalism, audio
journalism, multimedia work in emerging formats, augmented reality,
virtual reality, 360 video, immersive reporting and/or video for
social media. We are looking for someone with a particular interest
in using some or all of these technologies in the service of news
and journalism, preferably in diverse settings. Candidates will be
expected to teach courses focused on the future of journalism as
well as the department’s core audio/visual storytelling class and
multimedia capstones. Professors of practice are expected to
demonstrate excellence in teaching through classroom instruction
and related pedagogical activities, as well as continued engagement
and recognition in their professional fields.
The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication was the 2018
recipient of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass
Communication Equity and Award, honoring the college's commitment
to inclusion. Candidates who have experience with diverse
populations, particularly Black, Indigenous, People of Color
(BIPOC) communities, are preferred and should highlight these
experiences in their applications.
The Department of Journalism has about 340 undergraduate majors
and offers an undergraduate major and minor; it is home to a Master
of Journalism program as well. Some of the faculty members
contribute to the department’s MJ program, Klein’s
interdisciplinary M.S. in Communication for Development and Social
Change and a Ph.D. program in Media and Communication.
The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication is among the
largest comprehensive colleges of communication in the nation. The
college enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate students and more than
100 graduate students. Temple University’s community at large
includes over 40,000 students in the region and at several
international campuses. For more information about the department,
college, and university, please visit http://Klein.temple.edu.
Temple is classified as an R1 Carnegie Research University:
highest research activity. Temple University is an equal
opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to
achieving a diverse community. COVID-19 vaccinations are required
for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or
medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).
Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter
indicating interest and relevant professional and academic
background, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching
interests and philosophy, and (4) names and contact information for
at least three references. Review of applications will begin on
December 6, 2021, and will continue until the
position is filled. Please submit applications and inquiries
You may also direct queries to the head of the search committee,
Dr. Logan Molyneux, at email@example.com.