Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) – Journalism (23-24)



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Job description

Job ID: 114046

Rank: Instructor/Professional LecturerCollege/School: Chicago, IL – College of Communication

The College of Communication seeks candidates for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty position teaching two face-to-face journalism courses per quarter in downtown Chicago and advising the DePaulia student newspaper. Applications reviewed beginning May 12 with expected start date July 1.

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach journalism courses related to reporting, writing, and editing, along with any specialties and skills the successful candidate would bring
  • Advise the award-winning DePaulia student newspaper (including Spanish-language La DePaulia), manage personnel, oversee its budget, and make strategic decisions about its business operations
  • Understand and have a history of engagement with Chicago’s diverse media community with insights into how to partner with local media
  • Contribute service to the Journalism Program needs on initiatives for students and faculty and collaborate as necessary
  • Seek opportunities for professional development to keep journalism industry knowledge and skills current

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree plus significant professional journalism experience (5+ years) strongly preferred. Experience in print and/or digital local newsgathering preferred. Bachelor’s degree plus significant professional journalism experience (5+ years) and instructor-of-record university teaching experience will be considered.
  • The candidate must have demonstrated experience in teaching and mentoring students or early career journalists on project work based on constructive feedback. Post-secondary classroom teaching experience highly desired. Some basic skills or work history in accountability or investigative journalism preferred. Spanish language skills are a plus.
  • DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Apply online

Please include a short statement (1-2 pages) explaining why you are qualified for this position and interested, a list of three references (contacted for finalists), an updated CV/resume, and links to any relevant professional work.

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