The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank to begin in August 2013. We would welcome a new faculty member who brings expertise on data-driven journalism, data visualization, social network analysis, or other similar areas, as well as theoretical expertise in studies areas including but not limited to digital media, law, ethics, history, and/or journalism studies. The successful candidate will be able to provide evidence of teaching experience and a clear agenda for scholarly research. The Ph.D. is preferred.
The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism, 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 some 700 undergraduate and graduate students. A Master of Journalism program offers professional training to full- and part-time students. Departmental faculty holding the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication doctoral program in Mass Media and Communication.
Temple University, located in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth largest media market, is a major research university with more than 38,000 students on regional and international campuses. Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator where diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength.
Applicants should submit:
- a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues
- curriculum vitae
- statement of teaching interests/philosophy
- statement of research/professional activity philosophy
- names/contact information of at least three references
Review of applications will begin Oct. 15, 2012.
Department of Journalism
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080