The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks an adjunct instructor, to teach âJOUR 201: Culture of Journalism: Past, Present, Future,â in Fall 2021.
JOUR 201 covers a history of journalism for undergraduates. It asks the questions: Who made news, who covered it, and why were certain communities, events and movements covered? Why were others not the object of media coverage? Who packaged the news and what impact did that have on the way information was relayed?
Applicants should have at least three yearsâ experience working in a related field. Teaching experience is desirable. A strong candidate demonstrates a thoughtful understanding of current issues in the industry, including equity and inclusion in journalism.
Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae through USCâs job site.
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The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism prepares students to inquire, innovate and lead at the global crossroads of media, technology and culture. The schoolâs academic rigor, experiential learning opportunities, unparalleled network and state-of-the-art facilities allow students to develop intellectual, professional and ethical depth as they engage with expert faculty. As an epicenter for critical conversations among scholars, industry leaders and cultural icons, USC Annenberg prepares students to advance the fields of communication, journalism and public relations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.