The University of King’s College School of Journalism is a leader in the development and teaching of a converged multimedia journalism curriculum. The school offers four programs: a minor in Journalism Studies; a four-year Bachelor of Journalism (honours); a one-year postgraduate Bachelor of Journalism and a Master of Journalism with a specialization in either investigative reporting or new ventures.
The School of Journalism is seeking candidates for a new three-year limited term position at the level of assistant professor. This faculty member will teach digital production skills and reporting skills to students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced multimedia journalist who is fluent in using social media for content distribution and conversation and has a background in video reporting. This candidate will be interested in smart phone technology and have a solid understanding of how traditional skills are applied to mobile platforms. Experience with Final Cut and Audacity are strong assets.
Ideal applicants will have a graduate degree, extensive experience in the news industry and a record of success as a mentor in the field or as a teacher in the classroom. The ideal candidate will be expected to participate broadly in the academic life of the college and will have a research interest related to the evolution of the news industry.
Interested candidates should send a full c.v., three references, samples of work and evidence of teaching or mentoring success to:
School of Journalism,
University of King’s College,
6350 Coburg Road, Halifax Nova Scotia,
Applications will be considered beginning Jan. 20 and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will begin teaching in July, 2012.
The University of King’s College has an employment equity program
and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities,
members of visible minorities and women.
Members of designated groups are encouraged to self-identify.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents
will be given priority.