The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Journalism beginning August 16, 2024. Appointment rank will be contingent upon qualifications.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an appropriate level of research productivity for their rank and help to build on already existing instructional capabilities of the journalism program. The successful candidate will have taught, 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, social media, mis/disinformation and/or sports journalism. The ability to teach courses in areas such as Solutions Journalism, Sports Journalism, Magazine and Feature Writing, Social Media Writing/Reporting, Visual Journalism or Editing and Design is a plus. 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.