Professional-In-Residence (Lamar Visiting Scholar)

Louisiana State University in Louisiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 16, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


(Lamar Visiting Scholar)

Manship School of Mass Communication

Louisiana State University


The Lamar Visiting Scholar will teach one class per semester and will interact/engage with faculty and students on various research and/or creative projects.  The focus of these projects will fit the background and expertise of the Lamar Visiting Scholar and could result in journal publications, a white paper, a symposium created in partnership with the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs and/or creative activity tied to the research such as blogs and social media streams.

Required Qualifications:  Masters degree (terminal degree) in Journalism, Political Science or related field; exceptional candidates who do not possess the terminal degree but who have a Bachelors degree and 10+ years of high-level professional experience in media, political communication or related field may be considered.


Additional Qualifications Desired:  Master's degree (terminal degree) in Journalism, Political Science or related field; 10+ years of related professional experience; wide range of mass communication or political experiences will be considered.


This is a one-year position from August 2014 to May 2015. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application deadline is May 30, 2014, or until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: Position #014981




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