Position Title: Associate Professor - Race and Identity - Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism
Job ID: 22509
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date: July 21, 2021
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Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, founded in 2006, has become nationally recognized for its innovative programs. The only public graduate journalism school in the northeastern U.S., it prepares students from diverse economic, racial, and cultural backgrounds to produce high-quality journalism. As the profession rapidly reinvents itself for the digital age, the Newmark J-School is at the forefront of equipping the next generation of journalists with the tools to find stories and tell them effectively - using print, broadcast, visual, interactive, and social media. The school offers two master's degree programs: a Master of Arts in Journalism and the nation's first M.A. in Engagement Journalism.
The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism is seeking an experienced journalist who reports on issues of race to serve as a tenure-track associate professor to begin in January 2022. The successful candidate needs to have a strong track-record of journalism that focuses on anti-racism, social justice and inclusion, recognizing the harm that some news coverage has done to various communities of color. Additionally, they may produce work that examines the impact of racism on the practice and institution of journalism. The successful candidate should have a clear journalistic agenda that continues to explore race and its intersections with other aspects of society. Finally, the successful candidate should have a record of collegiate journalism teaching informed by D.E.I. framework.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Develops and teaches courses related to areas of expertise;
- Provides strong mentoring to students;
- Advises students each semester
- Develops and maintains an active portfolio of innovative journalism projects;
- Participates actively in public and professional service; participates in service related to the life of the School;
- Engages in a practical, hands-on program of teaching; and
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in journalism or a field relevant to the professional work, and contributions to the field. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
A preferred candidate should have: - Ten (10) years of professional journalism experience and demonstrated commitment to reporting from a variety of perspectives. - Evidence of teaching experience. - Strong belief in informing, engaging, and fostering communities. - Possess skills that are current and competitive as the news industry rapidly changes. - Evidence of a clear agenda for continued journalistic work. - Demonstrated record of cultural competency. - Brings enthusiasm and strong pedagogy to teaching.
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The following are all required: - CV/Resume - Cover letter explaining your qualifications - Links to examples of professional work - Contact information for three (3) professional references (name, title, organization, phone number, and email address).
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