Lecturer in Journalism and Media Studies

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of Journalism and Media Studies

Part-Time Lecturers (Adjunct Faculty) for the Undergraduate Program in Journalism and Media Studies (Fall 2020)

Department SC&I-Journalism & Media Stds

Salary Salary per Credit

Posting Summary

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies seeks part-time lecturers for its undergraduate program in Journalism and Media Studies. Please see the description of our program at https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/academics/undergraduate/journalism-and-media-studies-major and the list of courses we offer at https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/academics/courses?courses=&program=28. Within your cover letter, please let us know which courses in our program you feel most prepared to teach. Please submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three references. You may also upload any evidence of your teaching experience such as sample syllabi or course materials, results of student instructional ratings, or published work.

Posting Number 20FA0393

Posting Open Date 03/27/2020

Posting Close Date 11/02/2020

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelors degree required; masters degree preferred; doctoral degree welcome. Professional work experience is typical for our part-time faculty.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Overview

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 22,500 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) on the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus houses a dynamic community of scholars who conduct engaged research and teach in the areas of communication, information science and information technology, journalism, librarianship, media studies, organizational and health communication, public relations, and other professional practice areas. SC&I has about 2,500 enrolled students and teaches thousands of other Rutgers students in our five undergraduate programs, two masters degrees, an interdisciplinary doctoral program, and non-degree continuing education programs. We value our culture of collegiality and work hard to support the success of our full- and part-time faculty, staff, and students. For more about the school and its activities, see: comminfo.rutgers.edu.

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) helps students learn the craft of finding and reporting the news, as well as making other types of media, using cutting-edge tools and technology. The department’s courses also aid students in learning to evaluate and understand the wide variety of media forms that permeate their lives. Students gain a grounding in the history, ethics and values of journalism that can prepare them to be media producers during an exciting time of innovation while learning to analyze media systems and power in ways that help them become better-equipped citizens and community members.

Statement

Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/114086

Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)

Location Details

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Pre-employment Screenings

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Optional Documents
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing Sample 1
  • Transcript (Unofficial)
  • Teaching Interests
  • Other Document