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*Assistant Professor, Term *
*Media Studies Department, University of San Francisco*

Job Summary: The Department of Media Studies at the University of San
Francisco invites applications for a full-time term Assistant Professor
position to begin fall semester 2018. This position seeks candidates from
the field of journalism. This is a one-year term position with an option to

Job Responsibilities: The successful candidate’s teaching responsibilities
may include introductory and advanced newswriting and reporting classes,
feature writing, investigative reporting and journalism ethics. The
candidate will also be in the rotation to teach the civic media course and
is encouraged, but not required, to develop new specialty reporting courses
(for example, social media and database reporting skills, political
reporting, health and science reporting, editing). The teaching load for
this position will be determined at either three or four 4-unit courses per
semester. In addition, depending on the teaching load, the successful
candidate can be expected to engage in service to the department, college,
and University.

Minimum Qualifications: The University of San Francisco is seeking a
seasoned journalism practitioner: a news writer or editor with at least
five years of recent newsroom experience who is prepared to teach
undergraduate journalism students with a wide range of interests and skill
levels.  Candidates with skills in multimedia reporting and writing for
various formats would be particularly attractive. A minimum of a master’s
degree in journalism or a related field must be completed by August 2018.
The program expects to see evidence of the candidate’s engagement in
diversity and inclusion through their journalism, teaching and professional
service. Experience teaching at the university level and an understanding
of and commitment to support social justice and the mission of the
University of San Francisco are required.

Application materials should be submitted electronically as separate PDF
documents to http://gnosis.usfca.edu/search. Applicants should submit a
cover letter summarizing interests, teaching philosophy and qualifications;
a resume outlining recent professional journalism and teaching experience;
three recent examples of their published reporting, and evidence of
teaching ability (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations). Three
references must also be provided.  Additional materials may be requested
later in the process.

Any questions can be sent to [log in to unmask]

Any remaining elements that cannot be submitted electronically should be
mailed to:
Teresa Moore, Chair Media Studies Search Committee
Department of Media Studies
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street, Kalmanovitz Hall Rm. 103
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Applications should be received by April 2, 2018 in order to ensure full

The University of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer.  The university does not discriminate in employment,
educational services, or academic programs on the basis of an individual’s
race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age
(except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status,
medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related), disability, or
other bases prohibited by law, and will provide reasonable accommodations
to individuals with disabilities upon request.  We particularly encourage
minority and women applicants for all positions.