Journalism instructor, program coordinator

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Date PostedMarch 08, 2018
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Journalism Instructor and Program Coordinator

George Mason University

Online posting:

The Department of Communication at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia invites applications for a full-time, 9-month Term Instructor position in Journalism. The initial term of appointment is for one nine-month contract (August 2018 through May 2019) with contract renewal contingent on satisfactory performance.

Review of applications will begin February 15 and will continue until this position is filled for the Fall 2018 semester. For full consideration, applications must be received by March 15, 2018.

The selected candidate will teach three journalism courses per semester and will coordinate all journalism offerings, including serving as director for two journalism-related programs (minor in journalism, minor in sport communication). Coordinator duties include monitoring journalism course rotations, selecting and supervising part-time faculty, textbook selection, journalism student advising, outreach, liaising with the Office of Student Media, and other formal service to the department, college and/or University, the nature of which is negotiated with the Department Chair.

Required Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in communication or related field.
  • Current experience in and familiarity with the Washington, DC metro area media/journalism market.
  • College or university teaching experience.
  • Significant professional journalism experience.

To apply online for position # F7741Z, please log on to Click on the Create Application link; check the faculty application box and click go. Create a user name and password and enter. Fill in personal and reference information. Complete the application form and attach relevant documents (cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for three references are required). For more information, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Tim Gibson, at

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