The Division of Psychology & Communication Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences at Alfred University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Communication, or an appropriate field (ABD considered). Preference will be given to candidates with industry and teaching experience in multi-platform journalism, digital storytelling and news writing, media law and ethics, and others based on candidate's area of expertise. The ideal candidate should teach students how to use contemporary media production tools and engage in interdisciplinary collaboration within a small liberal arts program. AU has a long history of social justice, preference will be given to those whose research emphasizes the dynamic relationships among race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and other identities.
The ideal candidate will advise and bridge course curricula to the student-run newspaper and encourage the development of content for the new Media Lab. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching and advising at the undergraduate level and establish a research program that can lead to publication. Typical teaching load is 12 credits per semester (3 courses at 4 er. each).
Application Process: Please submit 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) statement of scholarly interests; 5) three letters of recommendation sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, and 6) course evaluations. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 30, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.