Journalism Professor Wanted!

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH IN JOURNALISM

The Department of English at Loyola Marymount University seeks a visiting assistant professor of English to fill a one-year position in journalism to begin in Fall 2014.

Experience in the profession, a strong portfolio of publications, a terminal degree in journalism or a related field, and a record of successful undergraduate teaching experience are preferred. We seek candidates with experience in and critical knowledge of the technology and content of New Media, as well as a concern for the ethical issues that confront journalists in the digital era. The teaching load is four courses per semester, including required journalism classes for majors/minors and possibly a general education course. During the second semester there could be the potential for teaching upper division speciality courses.

As part of an intercultural, student-centered institution, the English Department promotes teaching diverse course content using inclusive/critical pedagogies.

Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding candidates who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution, actively working to promote an intercultural learning community.  Women, people of color and members of the LGBT community are encouraged to apply.  For more complete information about Loyola Marymount and the Department of English consult our website at: http://bellarmine.lmu.edu/english/.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy to Chair of Visiting Search Committee, Professor Rubén Martínez, via electronic submission at ruben.martinez@lmu.edu by 5:00 PM on March 31, 2014. An email acknowledgement will be sent to applicants verifying receipt of their initial application materials. Full dossiers will be requested of selected candidates. We will conduct interviews on campus at LMU in Los Angeles during the month of May, 2014.

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