Professor of Practice
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Descriptive Title: Professor of Practice
Budget Title: Lecturer
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Minimum of four years full- or part-time experience practicing journalism on the web, either in a professional setting or teaching, or a combination of both, that demonstrates the skills necessary to teach coursed related to online journalism. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant software applications and/or programming languages. Experience interacting with diverse communities. Demonstrated interpersonal skills compatible with team teaching and collaboration. Candidates must meet these requirement, as evidenced in the addendum described in "Application Procedures," below, to move forward in the search.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The position focuses on teaching. The successful candidate will be asked to teach three classes in digital journalism per semester. One will likely be an introductory class in digital journalism. More advanced courses would focus on specific skill sets that the instructor possesses.
School of Journalism: The School of Journalism, establish in 2006, the only school of journalism in the New York State higher education system (SUNY). In addition, to its core undergraduate program of about 300 majors and minors, the School of Journalism house the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers, and the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting. It is the academic home of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. The School of Journalism trains all its students in multimedia journalism. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Education in Journalism.
Special Notes: This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2017.
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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, a cover letter, resume/CV and a one-page addendum outlining the applicant's specific skills, knowledge and experience related to teaching online journalism to:
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384
For a full position description, or application procedures visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs
(Ref. # F-9749-17-03)
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