HSJMC Fellowship in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity/Adjunct Instructor
The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for new fellowship positions. This new fellow as adjunct instructor position is dedicated to support new curriculum development and community outreach by distinguished fellows working on issues related to strategic communication/journalism, and inequality. These new fellows as adjunct instructors are intended to enhance our teaching and outreach capacities and our ability to mentor and recruit diverse undergraduate and graduate students. The overarching goal is to bring instructional excellence in the field of strategic communication and journalism and “competency for building and sustaining ,” as recommended by the University’s Task Force on and the Unit’s strategic plan. 6-12 fellows will receive up to $2500 per semester to:
Work with an HSJMC instructor to develop a plan through the semester with a goal to develop ongoing and sustained depth and engagement with students commensurate with your expertise and experience.
Commit to three days of student engagement per semester to execute that plan tied to a course or courses.
Engagement may include working with students on assignments, conducting master classes on topics related to the main course or developing parallel material that complements the core professional course assignments. In all cases, you and the instructor will map this out ahead of the semester in keeping with the course goals.
Participate in one mentoring breakfast, lunch or dinner with students per semester.
Participate in our Professional Development Day in the spring and/or similar event in the fall, which includes lunch and a panel.
This is a part-time instructional position starting fall semester 2020 (8/31/2020 to 1/13/21). The appointment will be made at the rank of teaching specialist, consistent with University policy. This position may be renewed, subject to satisfactory performance and available funding.
Bachelor’s degree and documented professional achievement in a relevant field. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience working on issues related to strategic communication, journalism, equity and diversity.
Demonstrated excellence and leadership in the strategic communication and/or journalism professions and documented success in engaging diverse and inclusive communities in their professional work.Teaching experience at the college level in relevant area of discipline or evidence of interest and success in professional training and development.
Equivalency Statement: Substantial demonstrated and successful professional experience in journalism, strategic communication/advertising, or public relations may be substituted for the B.A. degree. Substantial demonstrated and successful professional experience may be demonstrated by both of the following: (A) twelve (12) or more years of demonstrated and successful professional experience in journalism, strategic communication/advertising, or public relations; (B) evaluation by a faculty committee that the professional achievement of the candidate constitutes equivalency with the required qualifications.
Internal Number: 340473
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