The Department of Journalism in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for an assistant professor of instruction (non-tenure track) faculty position focused on multimedia storytelling, to begin July 2019.
The successful candidate will teach multimedia storytelling. A strong record of excellent university-level teaching is desirable, with experience in multimedia in the service of news and journalism, preferably in diverse settings. Especially helpful is experience with high school outreach or internship supervision. An advanced degree is preferred. Although the primary role of this position is teaching in our undergraduate and master's programs, many of our teaching faculty members are supported and celebrated when they produce scholarship or continue their professional work.
The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication is one of the largest comprehensive colleges of communication in the nation, enrolling nearly 3,000 undergraduate students and more than 100 graduate students. The university community includes nearly 40,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple University is a diverse, Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia, the country’s fourth largest media market. For more information about the department, college, and university, please visit Klein.temple.edu. The Klein College was the 2018 recipient of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Equity and Diversity Award, honoring the college's commitment to inclusion. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.
The journalism department has over 400 undergraduate majors. The department offers a newly redesigned Masters in Journalism program. Our commitment is to journalism excellence, as well as to staying connected to the rich multicultural tapestry of Philadelphia, a city that is also the birthplace of American democracy. The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.
Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2018.
Multimedia Journalism Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
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