The English Department within Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Chapman University seeks a non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of the Practice of Journalism beginning August 2019.
Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research, and innovative teaching. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. More information about Chapman University is available at http://www.chapman.edu.
The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman can be found at http://www.chapman.edu/diversity.
M.A. or M.S.J. preferred but will accept a B.A. with significant professional experience.
5-10 years professional journalism experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of packaging content for print, web, and social media. We are specifically looking for experience with WordPress publishing, social media strategies, writing photo captions and hashtags, producing Instagram stories, copyright and image attribution, basic photography (still and video) , basic editing, Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign, Finalcut Pro or Adobe Premier or equivalent, and Google analytics.
College/University teaching experience and/or experience supervising and editing reporters in the newsroom.