University of Hartford Seeks Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Journalism and Media

The University of Hartford’s School of Communication seeks an energetic Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor with expertise in journalism and media for a one-year fulltime position to begin August 2012.

Candidates must be capable of teaching courses in journalism and media, and should have collegiate-level teaching experience. Preferred candidates will also be able to teach courses in any of the following: reporting, digital journalism, multimedia or television production, new media, media studies, or other areas of communication. A Master’s degree is required. A Ph. D. or ABD in communication is preferred, as is relevant professional experience.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. The full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu

More information about the School of Communication is available at http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/cmm. Email in PDF form a letter of application, vita, and names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) for three references to Professor Harvey Jassem, Search Committee Chair, at Jassem@Hartford.edu. Please put “Media Journalism position” in the subject line.

Screening begins March 30, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.