Canisius Employment Opportunities


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Work type: Faculty
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Faculty

Assistant Professor of Journalism

Canisius College is seeking an Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate journalism courses.  This is a tenure-track position to begin in August 2018 for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The undergraduate Journalism program at Canisius has three areas of concentration: narrative journalism; multimedia journalism; and sports journalism and broadcasting. The college is a partner in an agreement with ESPN3 to provide live-stream programming of college games, and the Journalism program offers classes for students to fulfill those production and on-air roles. The program’s narrative journalism concentration works in collaboration with the English Department’s Creative Writing program, and the multimedia journalism concentration works in collaboration with the Digital Media Arts major, expanding student learning opportunities.

A master’s degree in Journalism or related field and professional experience in at least one of the three concentration areas is required.  Previous college level teaching required.  Evidence of ability to teach introductory and advanced level undergraduate journalism courses and an ongoing program of scholarship/publication is required. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and a commitment to departmental and college-wide service.

Please include your letter of application, vitae, three professional work samples, and the names and contact information for three references to the Chair, Department of Communication Studies. 

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

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