Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Journalism

The Department of Journalism at Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for a renewable, non-tenure-track assistant professor of practice focused on video journalism with experience in broadcast newsrooms. The start date for the position is July 1, 2022.   

The successful candidate will have experience in broadcast journalism and the ability to teach video journalism courses with an eye toward the future. Candidates should be proficient in writing, shooting and editing news video and have experience coaching students in these skills. Candidates will be expected to teach the department’s core audio/visual newsgathering class and multimedia capstones, among other broadcast journalism courses. Professors of practice are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching through classroom instruction and related pedagogical activities, as well as continued engagement and recognition in their professional fields.

Klein College of Media and Communication was the 2018 recipient of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Equity and Award, honoring the college's commitment to inclusion. Candidates who have experience with diverse populations, particularly Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) communities, are preferred and should highlight these experiences in their applications.

The Department of Journalism has about 340 undergraduate majors and offers an undergraduate major and minor; it is home to a Master of Journalism program as well.  Some of the faculty members contribute to the department’s MJ program, Klein’s interdisciplinary MS in communication for development and social change and a PhD program in media and communication.

Klein College of Media and Communication is among the largest comprehensive colleges of communication in the nation. The college enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate students and more than 100 graduate students. Temple University’s community at large includes over 40,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. For more information about the department, college, and university, please visit http://Klein.temple.edu.

Temple is classified as an R1 Carnegie Research University: highest research activity. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community. COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

Applicants should submit the following:

  • a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and
  • names and contact information for at least three references.

Review of applications will begin  on March 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications and inquiries to journ@temple.edu.  You may also direct queries to the head of the search committee, Dr. Logan Molyneux, at logan@temple.edu