Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism & Communication

Wartburg College

ANNOUNCED:          August 2020

POSITION:                  Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism & Communication

DEPARTMENT:            Journalism and Communication

STARTING DATE:        Fall Term 2020 

REQUIRED:

  • Master’s degree in journalism, sports media, or a related field.
  • College-level teaching experience or five years professional experience in any of the following: journalism, sports broadcasting, sports writing and editing, sports information, or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver introductory and upper-level courses in journalism and sports media.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups.

PREFERRED:

  • Ph.D. in journalism, sports media, or a related field.
  • Prior experience teaching courses in journalism and sports media.
  • Prior experience teaching courses in multi-media journalism, strategic sports communication and media, social media strategies, strategic media relations, sports writing and announcing.
  • Prior experience working in multi-media journalism, sports broadcasting, sports writing and editing, or a closely related field.
  • 5Demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  Full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to teach courses in our multi-media journalism and sports media emphases for fall 2020.  Renewable for up to six years.

Specialize in Multi-Media Journalism and Sports Media. Teach other courses in the Journalism & Communication, including its core curriculum. The Sports Media emphasis covers areas such as sports marketing, sports broadcast, sports information, announcing, and writing.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses each semester, teaching one course in the May term. Engagae in academic advising. Advise the student-run newspaper, “The Trumpet”.  Primary teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level courses in multi-media journalism and sports media.

SALARY:                    Competitive

CONTRACT:              Nine-month, titled

APPLICATION:           Nominations or application package (Letter of application that addresses the required and preferred qualifications, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy,  and contact information for three current references) should be sent via email.  

WARTBURG COLLEGE is a selective liberal arts college of the ELCA, nationally recognized for community engagement. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented ethnic and minority groups.

Application Instructions:

 For specific questions contact Penni Pier, at penni.pier@wartburg.edu.  

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