Open Positions (2): Lecturers in Multimedia Journalism Practice Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track Lecturer positions in the Department of Communication and Media Studies, to start September 1, 2018.  Both positions are identical: one will be based at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan and the other at the Bronx campus.  These are one-year positions with the possibility of renewal.

The ideal candidates will be teacher-practitioners of multimedia journalism, proficient in one of more of the following areas: digital storytelling, data journalism, mobile reporting and production, audio or video narrative, participatory or community-based media design, and data visualization.  Candidates must have teaching competency in multimedia production, including digital content and the use of digital computing tools consistent with current journalistic practice.  Lecturers will teach undergraduate courses in the various types and stages of journalistic reporting and storytelling across media platforms from introductory to advanced, and will advise undergraduate students in course selection and career development.  There is potential to teach in our Public Media MA program in our multi-platform journalism concentration.

Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Journalism, Communication or related field
  • Professional experience in journalism, including a solid grounding in contemporary journalistic challenges, standards, practices and ethics
  • Previous teaching experience on the college level with competency in a minimum of one multimedia production area; mobile and data-driven reporting strategies highly desired
  • Commitment to mentoring, advising students, and advising campus media outlets

Submit application electronically via INTERFOLIO. apply.interfolio.com/50254

Include (1) a cover letter with qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae with the names of three references; (3) Up to three samples of journalistic content; and (4) teaching evaluations from relevant undergraduate courses.  DEADLINE: MAY 2, 2018.  For specific questions, please contact Claudia Rivera, Assistant to the Chair, at crivera51@fordham.edu.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds.  Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

Moreover, Fordham believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.  As our student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of economic, social, and cultural backgrounds is preferred/welcome.