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Assistant Professor - Journalism & Media Studies
Lehman College, CUNY


Date Posted Jul. 30, 2018
Title Assistant Professor - Journalism & Media Studies
University Lehman College, CUNY
Department Journalism & Media Studies
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date upon appointment
 
  • Bronx, NY
    United States
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Journalism
 
 

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning Spring 2019. Candidates must have an active record of research/scholarship and/or professional or creative media work, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This is a tenure-track appointment that is a teaching-intensive position (9 to 12 credit hours per semester). This position requires teaching excellence, a strong commitment to student engagement and productivity in publication, scholarly research and/or significant professional media activity. Faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment, student recruitment and retention, as well as in the origination of multimedia journalistic content produced by the Department of Journalism and Media Studies. This position requires a strong commitment to teaching excellence, student engagement, department collaboration and professional media activity if applicable.

The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. The teaching load is 21 hours (7 courses) per year and although the college is predominantly teaching focused, faculty at Lehman are active in research, scholarship and creative works. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Teaching is reduced for junior faculty over the first five years for scholarly development and all faculty are actively encouraged to seek external funding. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship support.
QUALIFICATIONS
This appointment requires a Ph.D. in a field directly related to media or a terminal degree in Journalism or related-media field with significant experience as a professional journalist and/or media professional in related fields that include, but are not limited to radio, television and textbased media. Candidates should also have a broad knowledge of media study and practice that will enable them to teach across the department majors as needed. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, a demonstrated track record of scholarship or media achievement, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Candidates will be expected to have a prior track record of successful teaching at the university level.
COMPENSATION
Commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

For technical issues:
Contact the service desk by email: service.desk@cuny.edu. If you can, provide screenshots. Please do not provide your User Account password; it is not needed to investigate any issue.

For other questions:
For questions about the content of any job posting, please contact the Human Resources department: Recruiting@lehman.cuny.edu.
CLOSING DATE
The review of applications will begin September 1, 2018 and continue until a candidate is identified.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Lehman College, CUNY
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  • 7189608940

 

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