The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Journalism beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2023.
The successful candidate will be expected to: maintain an appropriate level of research productivity for their rank, help to build on already existing instructional capabilities of the journalism program, and will have taught or have an interest in developing courses or have a research specialization related to one or more of the following areas: race, class, culture, ethnicity, diversity, misinformation/disinformation international journalism, or sports journalism. The ability to teach courses in areas such as Multimedia Journalism, Visual Journalism, Magazine and Feature Writing, Broadcast Journalism or Sports Journalism is a plus. Candidates should indicate in their cover letters the courses they are qualified to teach. A full listing of journalism-related courses and their descriptions are available online: https://bulletin.auburn.edu/coursesofinstruction/jrnl/
The successful candidate also will have taught or have an interest in developing distance or online journalism courses and/or study abroad opportunities. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the School, College and the professional journalism community, teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.
We are particularly interested in candidates who advance our commitment to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.