[Air-L] Job Ad: Assistant Professor in Journalism, North Central College

Stephen Macek shmacek at noctrl.edu
Wed Nov 2 17:07:55 PDT 2011

JOB AD: Assistant Professor in Journalism 
Department Of English
North Central College
North Central College invites applications for a permanent, full-time,
non-tenure track  position to begin in September 2012.  The position
will start at the rank of assistant professor and is eligible for
promotion.  A higher starting rank may be considered for suitably
qualified applicants. The successful applicant will be a
forward-thinking, new media journalist able to teach students to think,
research and write cogently and create supporting media for multiple
delivery platforms.  The position includes supervision of the college*s
award-winning print and online student newspaper and the opportunity to
coordinate the reconfiguration of existing curricula across the college
in print journalism, broadcast communications, and interactive media
studies into a program of multi-media based journalism for the future. 
Applicants should exhibit the potential for excellence in undergraduate
teaching and advising and a strong commitment to creative, professional
and energetic leadership in a rapidly evolving field.
Requirements: Professional experience and a Master*s degree in
journalism required, PhD in journalism or related communications field
Send letter of application describing journalistic and teaching
experience with a curriculum vita to Dr. Martha Bohrer, Chair,
Journalism Search; c/o Office of Academic Affairs; North Central
College, 30 N. Brainard Street, Naperville, IL 60540.  Review of
applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the position is
filled.  Preliminary phone interviews will be conducted in November
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive
liberal arts institution of 2700 students, located in Naperville, 30
miles west of Chicago, with convenient Metra train access to Chicago and
its many networks and resources that serve the campus community. The
College*s suburban locale, home to 145,000 people and a vibrant local
downtown, is one of Money magazine*s *Best Places to Live.* See
http://www.northcentralcollege.edu/ for more information about North
Central College and the department.  Applicants who would enrich the
diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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