DePaul University: PROVOST: COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION: JOURNALISM
Chicago, IL – College of Communication
Jan 18, 2022
The College of Communication is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty position teaching courses across disciplines, including in Journalism and Media and Cinema Studies.
The successful candidate will:
- Teach courses in news documentary, social justice reporting, media ethics, audio and video production across areas of the College.
- Advise the student chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.
- Expand contacts and connections for engagement with Chicago’s diverse media community, extending beyond news and public relations organizations.
- Provide opportunities for collaboration on grant funding from Chicago-area major foundations.
- Increase opportunities for students to work on professional media projects in all phases of development, production, and distribution as a bridge to jobs, careers, and independent media productions.
Master’s degree plus significant professional communication experience (5+ years) required.
The candidate must have demonstrated experience in teaching and mentoring students on project work based on constructive feedback. Post-secondary classroom teaching experience highly desired.
DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.”
Please include a short statement explaining why you are qualified for this position, a list of three references (contacted for finalists), an updated CV/resume, and links to any relevant professional work.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martical status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Safety and Security Statement – Clery Act:
A copy of DePaul University’s Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request. The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at http://publicsafety.depaul.edu .
Title IX Statement:
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz. Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required COVID-19 Vaccination:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a medical or religious exemption, please email email@example.com
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
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