The Department of Journalism in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a non-tenure-track faculty position focused on video journalism. Primary teaching responsibilities will include audio/visual newsgathering, video editing, broadcasting, and/or documentary videography. Teaching load is four courses per semester.
The ideal candidate will have recent news experience shooting digital video and editing with state-of-the-art audio and video software. This position provides an opportunity for leadership in advancing the curriculum to prepare students for tomorrow’s digital media landscape. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and professional work. An advanced degree is preferred.
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.
The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old, with 15 full-time faculty members who teach more than 500 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism.
Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth largest media market. Klein College is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our PhD, MA, MJ and MS degrees.
The university community at large includes nearly 38,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (highest research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal-access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.
Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or 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 Oct. 1, 2016.