Assistant Teaching Professor - School of Media and Communication - Journalism and Media Production
Bowling Green State University
Location: Bowling Green, Ohio
Higher Education Institution
The School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University is seeking to fill a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. Start date is August 7, 2023.
Duties include: Teach courses in state-of-the art video reporting, video editing, writing for electronic media, television & video production, multimedia reporting; teach other courses depending on qualifications and program need; develop new courses in digital journalism and media production; and provide service to the School, College, and University.
Only complete applications will be considered. Application materials must include: (1) a letter of application, (2) current curriculum vitae that includes courses taught and when, the vitae should also list places worked, duties of positions held, and time in each position, (3) statement describing both teaching and professional experience and how the experience informs teaching, (4) names and contact information of three individuals who will provide current letters of reference (dated within the past year) with at least one letter that speaks to teaching ability and at least one that speaks to professional skills, and (5) copy of transcript showing the highest degree earned. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts, examples of work in digital format, and to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment being made.
Application deadline: Position is open until filled, but for fullest consideration, please submit a complete application-by February 3, 2023. For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
For additional information, contact Dr. James Foust, Search Committee Chair, School of Media & Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, [email protected].
Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly
Minimum qualifications: Completion of the requirements for a Master’s degree in Journalism, Media Studies, or related field (e.g., Communication, Technical Writing); at least three years of experience teaching media production or journalism courses as the instructor of record at the college level; demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. positive teaching evaluations); at least five years of experience in a professional media production setting, such as a public or commercial broadcast new station.
Preferred qualifications: Experience supervising and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds; demonstrated effectiveness teaching both online and face-to-face courses in journalism or media production (e.g., teaching awards, positive teaching evaluations).
Bowling Green State University is a nationally ranked public university committed to redefining student success in a high-achieving, innovative environment. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, highlighting the University’s commitment to its faculty and staff. Serving as the core of the University’s academic community, more than 800 full-time faculty members are engaged in teaching, research and creative activities, with over 2,000 full-time staff members to support the operations and education of over 20,000 students. Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.