Specialization: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Mass Communications
Rank: Adjunct Professor, Renewable Contract, Pending Budget
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications is conducting a search for adjunct lecturer(s) in the fields of advertising, journalism, public relations and mass communications for the fall 2019 semester, with possible extension to spring 2020 and beyond. Next fall, the School will be debuting an updated curriculum for all of its disciplines with specific growth in the fields of Marketing Communications (MarCom), news documentary, science and technology journalism, human rights and social justice reporting, sports journalism and emerging media technologies. Those with significant magazine experience are also welcome to apply to oversee our student magazine productions. The School hopes to fill its various programs with experienced media professionals looking to inform the next generation of practitioners.
Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:
or mass communications.
For more information about our programs and the courses we offer, please visit our department website at:
Preferred: Master’s degree in Advertising, Design, Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, or related field, OR a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Design, Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, or related field, AND significant professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 19, 2019
Instructions for Applicants: Review of applications will begin (Feb. 1, 2019) and will continue until the course assignments are filled. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and List of References. Please send application materials and direct all questions to Dr. Phylis Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, San José State University. Preference will be given to those applicants from the Bay Area.
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