Faculty Position in Journalism & Design

New York, New York, United States

Job description

Requisition Number: 0106071487
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Position Status: Full-Time
Department: ELC/Writing/Faculty

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at the New School invites applications for a full-time, one-year fixed term faculty position in Journalism + Design, with a targeted start date of Fall 2018. The teaching load is five courses per year, with the expectation of an advising caseload.

The successful candidate will play an integral part in developing and enriching Journalism+Design’s innovative curriculum. The program—now in its fourth year—integrates design methodologies and design thinking with the traditional tenets of journalism, in order to prepare undergraduates to enter the workplace at the forefront of current best practices. All hiring is subject to the Provost’s budgetary approval.

Candidates should have a strong journalism background, demonstrating depth in reporting and digital storytelling across a broad range of media. A demonstrated ability and experience in design methods and design thinking is a strong plus. Candidates should be creative and imaginative, as well as committed to rigorous instruction and the core values of journalism. Further, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for innovative, collaborative journalism and embracing new technologies.

Eugene Lang College promotes active learning through small seminar discussion classes. Candidates should feel comfortable in a liberal arts setting and be excited to work closely with undergraduate students. The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran or marital status. The New School is committed to actively recruiting a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates to apply who are from groups underrepresented in US higher education.

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualifications: An ideal candidate would possess an MA in Journalism, or the equivalent professional media experience. Recognized scholarly and professional work; demonstrated successful undergraduate teaching experience; ability to contribute to curriculum development for journalism in a liberal arts environment.

How to apply

Review of applications will immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send, via our online application system https://careers.newschool.edu/: a cover letter describing experience and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a third document containing your statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position, and a list of references.
Please do not include additional materials at this time.