Assistant Professor of Journalism and Media, Tenure Track
The Communication, Journalism and Media Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Journalism and Media at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2020 (pending final budgetary approval).
This position has a specific focus on the current status, character, and influence of news/journalism in a rapidly changing media environment. The ideal candidate will help further integrate the media and journalism majors in the department. Candidates should be able to teach and do research in one or more of the following areas: the news media and politics; journalism in an age of disinformation campaigns and fake news; the news media and digital activism. Successful candidates will be expected to direct a productive research program and publish their research in peer-reviewed journals.
Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential. Faculty responsibilities include a total teaching load of five courses per academic year. Service to the Department and the University through committee membership and student advising also is required. A Ph.D. in Communication and Journalism or in a related discipline must be in hand by July 1, 2020.
Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following elements: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) graduate transcripts; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) statement of research interest and published work and/or recent sample of professional work; 6) sampling of course syllabi and recent student evaluations of teaching; and 7) three letters of reference (sent electronically to Maureen Dooley at email@example.com ). Deadline for applications is November 22, 2019.
Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in downtown Boston, and is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. To learn more about Suffolk University visit our website at www.suffolk.edu .
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About Suffolk University
Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus' Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have incredible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it's museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops. At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student's promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.