The School of Communication at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment in the Journalism Division beginning August 29, 2022. The School of Communication seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion of those historically underrepresented individuals in higher education. Women, underrepresented individuals and people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have five years or more of professional journalism experience. College teaching experience is preferred. A master’s degree is required. Instructors must have experience in contemporary journalism practices in data journalism, including proficiency in newsroom tools such as R and/or Python, and be able to teach basic reporting skills courses as well as media studies courses. Candidates should have a portfolio of work to show data journalism skills. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.
Candidates will be evaluated on these competencies:
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