TWO tenure-track Assistant Professors: Multimedia Journalism and Screen Studies at Fordham University

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TWO tenure-track Assistant Professors: Multimedia Journalism and Screen Studies at Fordham University

The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for TWO tenure-track Assistant Professors, to commence September 1, 2016.

Applications for both positions are due on October 20, 2015.

Multimedia journalism with research specialization in media, race and
ethnicity: The ideal candidate will be a scholar-practitioner, prepared to apply historical and critical insights to the teaching of practical and theoretical multimedia journalism courses. Field expertise in media, race and ethnicity with potential focus on alternative and advocacy journalism, social justice reporting, and related areas would be particularly welcome, as would candidates with expertise in bilingual media and multilingual scholarship related to the Global South. A robust research agenda, and solid understanding of journalistic challenges, standards, practices and ethics is required. Practical experience and ability to serve as an advisor to student media outlets preferred.  The position will be based at Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus in Manhattan.

Ph.D. required by June 30, 2016.  We ask that candidates submit applications electronically via INTERFOLIO at apply.interfolio.com/31824 .  Please include (1) a cover letter with qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) Up to three samples of scholarship, and (4) three letters of reference. For specific questions, please contact Claudia Rivera, Assistant to the Chair, at criver[email protected]

Screen Studies: The ideal candidate should have a specialization in film and television studies within the context of media convergence and globalization.  Applicants whose work focuses on social movements and activist media are particularly welcome. The candidate should have a robust research agenda, evidence of teaching excellence, and the ability to contribute to Fordham’s Jesuit core curriculum. The position involves teaching both at Fordham’s Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses.

Ph.D. required by June 30, 2016 in cinema studies, media studies or a related field.  We ask that candidates submit applications electronically via INTERFOLIO apply.interfolio.com/31823 .  Include (1) a cover letter with qualifications, including approach to teaching and scholarship; (2) curriculum vitae, (3) Up to two samples of scholarship; (4) three letters of reference; and (5) a one-page summary of how you define yourself as a screen studies scholar. For specific questions, please contact Michelle O’Dwyer, Assistant to the Chair, at [email protected]

Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds.  Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds; it is an equal opportunity employer.

This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners

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