The Department of Journalism + Media in the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) at Florida International University seeks applicants for a full-time, non-tenure earning Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Professional Practice in Digital/Multimedia Journalism.
The Department’s teaching philosophy is to educate through immersive learning opportunities. We are seeking an experienced and energetic professional to engage with students in our newly built Media Hub and remodeled broadcast studio to produce high-quality, multimedia student packages and projects for publishing on our digital platform—the South Florida Media Network.
The successful candidate will have a passion for integrating storytelling, journalism and technology, and have a portfolio of current work in digital journalism, data-driven storytelling, short and long form writing and multimedia production. We are looking for someone who can teach students traditional and digital journalism, writing, multimedia production, web publishing, data-driven and social media strategies.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about mentoring next-generation journalists and have the capacity to identify trends and emerging platforms that will enable future reporters. As our program is recognized for developing innovative community-based programs and projects, the candidate will have a portfolio that demonstrates the resourcefulness of enterprise journalism.
This is a full-time, nine-month, multi-year, non-tenure earning clinical professional practice appointment (initial appointment of three years) and is renewable upon mutual consent. This position requires a master's degree in Journalism or a related relevant field. Current experience reporting across media, and excellence in teaching in an academic environment, are preferred.
A letter of interest (maximum two pages) that summarizes the candidate’s professional background, teaching experience, and administrative experience.
Portfolio of relevant teaching and professional work in PDF format not to exceed 10 MB. The portfolio may include links to online work.
Names and contact information of three references. They will be contacted if the applicant is shortlisted.
To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by February 21, 2020. Review will continue until the position is filled. Direct any questions to Allan Richards, Chair of the Search Committee, via email at: [email protected]. The initial appointment will start in August 2020.
Internal Number: 520461
About Florida International University
Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 stud...ents in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, [email protected], the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/