Open Rank - Digital Media

Indiana University - Journalism in Indiana

Deadline January 15, 2014
Date Posted December 3, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Digital Media/Journalism: Indiana University's School of Journalism on the Bloomington campus seeks candidates for an open-rank tenured/tenure-track position to teach and conduct research in digital media, with an emphasis on data journalism, digital design and development, or social media as platforms for journalism, beginning Fall 2014 or Spring 2015. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant academic field by their starting date, a well-established program of research and publication, including a demonstrated ability to obtain grant funding, a commitment to rigorous and innovative teaching, and a record of appropriate service. Other desirable qualifications include the ability to work collaboratively within the School and with scholars in other disciplines on campus and internationally, and significant professional media experience.Screenings of applicants will begin on Jan. 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit a vita, names and contact information of three references, and a statement of interest in the position to Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Emily Harrison, School of Journalism, Indiana University, 940 E. Seventh Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7108 or The School of Journalism, which is accredited by ACEJMC, is located in the scenic college town of Bloomington. We enroll approximately 700 undergraduate students and 90 graduate students. Our faculty and students have won many national and international awards, including the prestigious Hearst student-writing awards and top research paper awards at the AEJMC and ICA national conventions. The School of Journalism's field-experience courses, which take students to a range of locations abroad, reflect its strong commitment to an international education. Indiana University is home to an award-winning student newspaper, the Indiana Daily Student; a public-television station, WTIU; an NPR affiliate, WFIU; and other media. The School of Journalism hosts student chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Public Relations Student Society of America, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Society for News Design, Online News Association, Journalists for Human Rights and other organizations. The School of Journalism is in the midst of an exciting transition to a new Media School that will combine its traditional strengths with academic programs in such fields as electronic media and film studies. The Media School, which will launch officially in Fall 2015, already has a commitment for an interdisciplinary program with the IU School of Informatics and Computing, the largest informatics program in the United States. Indiana University is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds.

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