ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF THE PRACTICE OF JOURNALISM, College of Communication
August 30, 2018
Boston University's College of Communication invites applications for a non-tenure track Associate Professor of the Practice of Journalism. The duties are to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in journalism, with an emphasis on broadcast journalism. This faculty member will lead efforts to prepare journalists at a time of profound change. We are looking for someone with a combination of skills, including a commitment to the highest standards of journalism as well as an interest in the innovations necessary in the digital age. The BU Department of Journalism, the largest in New England, is a comprehensive program that offers instruction in all media platforms.
Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with departments specializing in Film and Television, Journalism, Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations. COM's student population exceeds 2200 students annually, including undergraduate and Master's level students. The college integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. Our faculty is a blend of traditional academicians and widely experienced professionals. Located in the
A successful candidate should have the following:
A distinguished career as a journalist, including a record of sustained excellence. Recognition at the regional or national level is desired.
A master's degree is preferred; a doctorate is desirable but not required.
Ability to teach skills courses as well as courses in ethics, international reporting and / or policy.
Experience in mentoring and management is a plus.
Experience in an academic community, including teaching, is a plus.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 2021/H2918
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