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St. John's UniversityLocation: Jamaica, NY 11439 Document ID: AB375-4HWL Posted on: 2018-05-3005/30/2018 Job Type: Full-time
Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, B.S. in Journalism Program
Assistant Professor of Mass Communication
B.S. in Journalism Program
College of Professional Studies
Tenure Track Appointment
The Division of Mass Communication is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, specifically to support the B.S. in Journalism degree program, commencing September 1, 2018.
St. John's University was founded in 1870 is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today's global society. Students come from nearly 50 states and close to 120 foreign countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John's has three residential New York City campuses; an academic center in Hauppauge, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference. For more information visit http://www.stjohns.edu
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 4000 students in 28 undergraduate and 4 graduate level programs. For more information visit http://www.stjohns.edu/cps
The Journalism Program of the Division of Mass Communication delivers a BS in Journalism. Faculty focus on key areas of skill development in writing for various media as well as an intellectual grounding that enables students to ask informed questions, to evaluate evidence for competing sources, facts and theories, to think critically, to work ethically, and to produce stories. For more information about the Program, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/college-professional-studies/programs-and-majors/journalism-bachelor-science
Responsibilities: This is a teaching-intensive position (9 to 12 credit hours per semester) with opportunities for research reductions after the first academic year. Research productivity is important, but secondary to teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment, and other activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in journalism or a closely related field is required. The ideal candidate will display the potential for research in modern journalistic trends such as multimedia journalism, data journalism, social and traditional media and their relationship to journalism, the future of journalism, and/or the evolution of media technology. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience teaching graduate courses, have a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals, and/or possess relevant industry experience.
Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy and be able to integrate technology into their teaching pedagogy.
To Apply on line: Submit your letter of interest and CV to Professor Alla Baeva, Chair, Division of Mass Communication, on line. Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruiting process. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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