Assistant Professor in Digital Media and Emerging Journalistic Practices

Department of Journalism and Media Communication

Colorado State University

Starting fall 2018

Colorado State University seeks an entry-level assistant professor (tenure-track) with primary research interests in digital media and emerging journalistic practices.  The candidate’s research focus should emphasis one or more of the following areas:  digital storytelling, content marketing and entrepreneurship, news production and innovation, and audience engagement and media analytics.  The successful candidate will carry a 2/2 teaching load, including undergraduate courses in advanced digital journalism and communication concept and skills courses, and graduate courses in his or her research area.

Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. or advanced ABD status, a demonstrated research program related to digital media and emerging journalistic practices, professional communication experience complementing the department’s converged curriculum, demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, and the ability to advise M.S. and Ph.D. students and to mentor undergraduate students.

Application materials include a letter of application with a statement of research focus, a curriculum vita, publications or conference papers demonstrating scholarly engagement, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references.

Colorado State is Colorado’s land-grant institution situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, one hour north of Denver. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2017.

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 CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.