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Assistant Professor, Journalism

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Professor, Journalism
Faculty Type Tenure Track
Office/Department Communication
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date:
Position Duties

The Department of Communication (http://www.loyola.edu/communication) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at Assistant Professor rank beginning the fall semester 2018. Candidates should possess (1) the Ph.D. in an appropriate field; (2) broadcast experience and academic credentials to teach journalism and multimedia production in a comprehensive communication program geared toward professional communication; (3) potential for outstanding undergraduate teaching in our comprehensive undergraduate program as well as our M.A. program in Emerging Media; (4) an agenda for peer-reviewed research publication in the candidate’s interest area(s) that can lead to tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise undergraduate students, serve on departmental and university committees, become involved in professional and academic groups, and support the university’s Catholic/Jesuit mission.

Essential Duties of the Position:
1. Teach journalism courses with a focus on journalism, multimedia, media writing & production.
2. Pursue an agenda for peer-reviewed scholarly publication.
3. After the first year, advise students.
4. Service to the department and university.
5. Ability to contribute to Loyola’s Catholic/Jesuit mission.

Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in an appropriate field.
2. Demonstrate successful teaching at the college level
3. Record of professional broadcast & production experience
4. Agenda for peer-reviewed research publication in area of research interest.
5. Ability to contribute to the Catholic/Jesuit mission.

Preferred Qualifications

Interest in online and graduate-level education.

Job Posting Date 06/28/2017
Priority Application Deadline Date
Job Close Date
Anticipated Start Date 08/24/2018
University Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

Diversity Statement

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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