The CMS Department is Seeking Instructors!

The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University is currently seeking experienced instructors to teach one or more of the following undergraduate and postgraduate courses at its Lincoln Center campus in the Fall semester 2021.

COMC 3232 L01: Class, Taste & Mass CultureCampus: Lincoln CenterSchedule: Mondays & Thursdays: 2:30 – 3:45Max enrollment: 35 undergraduate students

JOUR 4767 L01: History of Women’s Magazines Campus: Lincoln CenterSchedule: Mondays – 11:30 – 2:15Max enrollment: 19 undergraduate students (typically Seniors)

PMMA 5001-L01: Public Interest Media: Theory & PracticeCampus: Lincoln CenterSchedule: Wednesdays – 5:30 – 7:30pmMax enrollment: 35 postgraduate students***Owing to increased enrollment, an adjunct instructor is sought to co-teach this class alongside the assigned professor. Syllabus writing is not required but the instructor will be required to grade assignments, support student learning and undertake lecturing duties as required. 

PMMA 5003 L01: Strategic CommunicationCampus: Lincoln CenterSchedule: Mondays – 5:30 – 7:20Max enrollment: 25 postgraduate students***Owing to increased enrollment, an adjunct instructor is sought to co-teach this class alongside the assigned professor. Syllabus writing is not required but the instructor will be required to grade assignments, support student learning and undertake lecturing duties as required. 

In most cases a pre-existing syllabus will be made available to instructors, although it is expected that instructors will update and modify courses to fit with the current learning environment as well as recent developments in the relevant field.

LOCATION & MODALITY 
The above teaching is scheduled to take place at the university’s Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan and the university is anticipating that classes will be taught in person in Fall 2021.
The Fall ’21 semester begins on 1st September 2021.

CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY
Applications are invited from experienced instructors who have a graduate qualification in the relevant field (Masters or equivalent). While a PhD is not mandatory, we look favorably on applications from those who hold a doctorate, or are later stage doctoral candidates. Selected candidates will be invited for a short (remote) interview in June/July 2021, at which time they will be asked to discuss their previous teaching experience and explain how they would teach one or more of the above-listed course(s). 

To apply to teach one or more of the above courses please send a curriculum vitae and covering letter indicating your experience, qualifications and preferred classes to Prof. Sharif Mowlabocus: smowlabocus@fordham.edu

WORKING AT FORDHAM
Fordham University offers a competitive rate of pay and adjunct instructors are invited to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which represents non tenure-track faculty at the university. Full details of pay schedule, benefits and policies can be found at https://www.fordham.edu/info/28368/info_for_adjunct_faculty

ABOUT FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, offers its students a highly dedicated faculty, a heady intellectual atmosphere, emphasis on ethics and social justice, and respect for all individuals, religions, cultures, and creeds. Fordham students spend over one million hours per year engaged in community service. With over 15,500 students, Fordham’s Carnegie classification is Research University (High Research Activity)—one of just 99 universities in America to receive this designation. 

In 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked Fordham’s undergraduate program 66th in the nation among all universities and 49th in the nation among private universities, placing it among the Tier 1 national universities. The 2019 Princeton Review ranked Fordham’s student newspapers and campus radio station among the best in the nation. Fordham also scores highly on many other lists of the world’s top universities. 

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. 

Fordham is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.