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St. Bonaventure University Assistant Professor of Digital Journalism in Remote, New York

Assistant Professor of Digital Journalism

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Assistant Professor of Digital Journalism


Remote, NY

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Full Time



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The Jandoli School of Communication ( at St. Bonaventure University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor who could develop courses and teach in our online graduate programs in digital journalism and sports journalism, beginning in the fall of 2022.

The assistant professor of digital journalism develops courses and teaches in our online graduate programs in digital journalism and sports journalism. The successful candidate will teach online courses for both programs, with an emphasis on digital journalism courses. Candidates with experience in digital storytelling and visual storytelling will be strongly considered. The position can be fully remote.

In addition to teaching and pursuing a scholarly or creative agenda, a successful candidate will advise students; contribute to course development; participate in school-wide assessment, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, and accreditation efforts; and provide service and outreach for the Jandoli School, the University and community. They will also have the opportunity to teach during the summer for additional compensation

An applicant for the position should possess the following qualifications:

  • A terminal degree in journalism, communication or a related field. We will also consider candidates making substantial progress to a terminal degree.

  • Significant professional experience in digital journalism that will inform teaching is required. Candidates demonstrating multimedia journalism experience dealing with global and/or multicultural stakeholders may be given greater consideration.

  • An active research and/or writing agenda emphasizing professional activity that shows promise of publication.

  • Teaching experience, particularly online classes.

  • A track record of creativity and innovation.

  • A demonstrated awareness of inequities and challenges faced by underrepresented students and faculty and a vision for how his/her work will contribute to St. Bonaventure‚Äôs values of compassion, wisdom and integrity, including the respect, dignity, and individual worth of others.

Examples of Duties

The faculty member will teach courses in accordance with the schedule of classes and following the approved course descriptions and curricular guidelines established by the Faculty and approved by the Dean and the Provost. Non-teaching assignments will include instructional development; academic advising and assisting students; participating in Departmental and University-wide activities; serving on committees and task forces; and other appropriate responsibilities as described in the Faculty Status and Welfare Handbook.

SCHEDULE: This is an appointed faculty position as governed by the Faculty Status and Welfare Handbook. Days, occasional evening or weekend hours as required.

In accordance the Faculty Status and Welfare Handbook:


  • Teaching, including the preparation of course syllabi and classes, the preparation and grading of examinations, the supervision of laboratories and other practica, and the direction of theses, honor projects, and independent study work.

  • The maximum instructional load for teaching faculty during the academic year is:

  • Nine (9) credit hours in each of the fall and spring semesters for each person holding the rank of Professor.

  • Twelve (12) credit hours in each of the Fall and Spring semesters for all persons holding the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor.

Academic Advising:

  • Post and observe office hours for purposes of academic advising and student consultation. Meet with students as needed by appointment.

  • Advise and assist students during the ongoing registration process.

  • Maintain general knowledge of degree requirements, programs and course transfer information.

Institutional Service:

  • Participation in activities (usually through committee work) designed to advance the mission and quality of the University, School, and Departmental programs. Assignments to routine committee work will be made in consideration of other demands placed on the faculty member by the University.

  • Attendance at Department, School, and general Faculty and University meetings including commencements, convocations, and other official University exercises.

Professional Growth and Development:

  • Maintain a program of personal and professional development appropriate for areas of responsibility.

  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic disciplines.

  • Research, publication, and professional activity within one's field of specialization or otherwise directed towards the University's mission.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Additional duties as assigned by the Provost and/or the Dean.

Typical Qualifications

A terminal degree in journalism, communication or a related field, or making substantial progress to a terminal degree.

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