Dept seeking candidates for tenure-track positions in Journalism/Photojournalism

August 18, 2014

San Francisco State University

Tenure-Track Position: Photojournalism effective Fall 2015

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. Generous health, retirement and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits

Required Qualifications: M.F.A, M.J. or M.A. in a relevant discipline and significant professional photojournalism experience, a strong portfolio, evidence of leadership in the field of photojournalism, and evidence of excellent teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, have skills in and the ability to teach, in addition to photojournalism courses, design, online journalism, multimedia production and/or social media.

Duties: Desirable candidates to join the award-winning photojournalism sequence will come with a track record of published high-quality scholarly or creative work and the ability to teach introductory photography courses and advanced photojournalism courses. Development of new courses welcomed. Teaching, scholarship and service to the university community, which includes actively engaging in the life of the Journalism Department; serving on department, college and university committees is also required. The University provides support of both research and teaching projects. We value collaborative work among other departments and the journalism profession. A firm commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds is expected.

Information about the B.A. in Journalism can be found at the department’s website: http://journalism.sfsu.edu/. For information about San Francisco State University, go to http://www.sfsu.edu

Application Materials: In a single PDF document, submit a letter of application, a current CV, a sample syllabus for an advanced photojournalism course, and a work portfolio. Please also include three current professional or academic letters of references. Letters may be included in the PDF or send directly to the department.

Send PDF and letters to:
Cristina L. Azocar, Ph.D.
Chair, Journalism Department
cazocar@sfsu.edu

Initial review of applications will begin early October.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.


San Francisco State University

Tenure-Track Position: Tenure-Track Position: Journalism with an emphasis on effects, history, law, ethics, or similar, effective Fall 2015

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. Generous health, retirement and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication, or a related discipline at time of hiring with a strong record of scholarly publication, professional journalism experience and the ability to teach a course in the social impact of journalism.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach across the undergraduate journalism curriculum, including both skills-based and theory courses and the potential to generate external funding.

Duties: Ability to teach some of the following: Reporting, Investigative Journalism, Magazine Writing, Public Journalism, News Media Law and Ethics, Feature Writing, Opinion Writing, Magazine Publication Lab. Development of new courses welcomed. Teaching, scholarship and service to the university community, which includes actively engaging in the life of the Journalism Department; serving on department, college and university committees is also required. The University provides support of both research and teaching projects. We value collaborative work among other departments and the journalism profession. A firm commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds is expected.

Application Materials: In a single PDF document submit a letter of application, a current CV, a sample syllabus for a course in the social impact of journalism. Please also include three current professional or academic letters of references. Letters may be included in the PDF or send directly to the department.

Send PDF and letters to:
Cristina L. Azocar, Ph.D.
Chair, Journalism Department
cazocar@sfsu.edu

Initial review of applications will begin early October.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.