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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Digital Journalism

The Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor who could develop courses and teach in our online graduate programs in digital journalism and sports journalism, beginning in the fall of 2022. The successful candidate will teach online courses for both programs, with an emphasis on digital journalism courses. Candidates with experience in digital storytelling and visual storytelling will be strongly considered. The position can be fully remote.

In addition to teaching and pursuing a scholarly or creative agenda, a successful candidate will advise students; contribute to course development; participate in school-wide assessment, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, and accreditation efforts; and provide service and outreach for the Jandoli School, the University and community. They will also have the opportunity to teach during the summer for additional compensation

An applicant for the position should possess the following qualifications:

•       A terminal degree in journalism, communication or a related field. We will also consider candidates making substantial progress to a terminal degree.
•       Significant professional experience in digital journalism that will inform teaching is required. Candidates demonstrating multimedia journalism experience dealing with global and/or multicultural stakeholders may be given greater consideration.
•       An active research and/or writing agenda emphasizing professional activity that shows promise of publication.
•       Teaching experience, particularly online classes.
•       A track record of creativity and innovation.
•       A demonstrated awareness of inequities and challenges faced by underrepresented students and faculty and a vision for how his/her work will contribute to St. Bonaventure’s values of compassion, wisdom and integrity, including the respect, dignity, and individual worth of others.

If interested, please tell us your story at Candidates will be asked to submit a CV and cover letter at this time. Candidates selected for interviews will be required to submit further documentation.

About the University
Founded in 1858, St. Bonaventure is a Catholic university dedicated to educational excellence in the Franciscan tradition. We are committed to the constant pursuit of distinction in our undergraduate and graduate programs, our innovative liberal arts core and all of our courses of study.

At St. Bonaventure University, we come to know our students on an individual basis and become their mentors. We strive to bring out the best in every individual. As an academic and spiritual community, we endeavor to prepare our students for the challenges they will face in their professional careers as well as in their personal lives. True to our Franciscan heritage, we encourage students to manifest our values through lives of citizenship and service. 

St. Bonaventure University is located in the scenic enchanted mountain region in Western New York, approximately 75 miles south of Buffalo NY.    St. Bonaventure is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educational institution.  It is guided by the principle that equal opportunity means more than equal employment opportunity, and that access to facilities and services shall be available to all people regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression. This principle is applicable to every member of the St. Bonaventure community, both students and employed personnel at every level, and to all facilities and services.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with St. Bonaventure University requires successful completion of a background screening.