The School of Communication at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment
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.

A master’s degree related to Journalism is preferred. The position requires multimedia digital skill sets, as well as deep journalism experience and could include some weekend courses. The successful incumbent will teach three courses per semester in Journalism, including, but not limited to, Digital Skills (video, audio, web,) Writing for Communication, Backpack Video Journalism and Reporting/Advanced Reporting. All faculty are expected to hold a minimum of 2 hours/week of office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/107852. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations, as well as a statement of past and/or future contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and service. Please contact Aisha Green, Faculty Coordinator, 202-885-2133 or aisha@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. Learn more about the School of Communication at http://www.american.edu/soc/.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’ genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.

American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. To ensure the health and safety of our community, American University requires that all faculty and staff are vaccinated for Covid-19. To learn more about American University’s health and safety directives please click here. https://www.american.edu/hr/how-we-work/vaccinations.cf

Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.