The School of Journalism at Michigan State University seeks a fixed term Professor of Practice for immersive journalismproduction. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the field of journalism as a storyteller, editor and visual communicator, with expertise in photography preferred. Candidates must also have potential for external funding in their area of expertise. The candidate will share our vision for an exciting future for journalism and will teach our students to be world-class immersive journalists.
Our innovative colleague has the potential to be an exemplary teacher of dynamic and imaginative immersive and interactive skills for news. It is preferred that candidates will have an MFA or other terminal degree in journalism or a related field by August 15, 2018.
Doctorate -A terminal degree, such as an MFA or Ph.
Professional experience and current journalism industry knowledge are requirements.
Award-winning professional experience and a stellar teaching record is a desired combination. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the field of journalism as a storyteller, editor and visual communicator, with expertise in photography preferred. Candidates must also have potential for external funding in their area of expertise.
Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit electronically the following:
1) Cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position.
2) A curriculum vita.
The search committee will begin considering applications April 9, 2018. The search closes when a suitable candidate is hired. Please direct any questions to Dr. Howard Bossen (firstname.lastname@example.org), School of Journalism, Michigan State University.
Internal Number: 493094
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