Klein College: Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Practice

Temple University, Klein College Department of Journalism
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Technology & Design, Teacher Education, Professional Fields, Journalism
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Department of Journalism

Klein College of Media and Communication

Temple University

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant 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 to journ@temple.edu.  You may also direct queries to the head of the search committee, Dr. Logan Molyneux, at logan@temple.edu


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