Journalism: Full Time Faculty - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Journalism Department in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable term appointment at the instructor or assistant professor level, starting in August 2014.  

The Department of Journalism is a part of Quinnipiac’s School of Communications.  The School emphasizes a commitment to academic excellence, diversity, inclusiveness and shared governance and embraces the teacher/scholar model of higher education.  The School has approximately 1,000 undergraduate students in journalism, public relations, media studies, and film, video and interactive media. The School also offers graduate programs in journalism, public relations and interactive communications.

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities byU.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.


The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester, advise students, and perform limited school and university service obligations.  Teaching areas will include multimedia journalism, with an emphasis on public affairs reporting, community reporting, and covering government and politics.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should have a Master's degree or higher in journalism or a closely related field, a minimum of 7 years professional journalism experience, and recent and relevant teaching experience at the college or university level. 


Application materials should include cover letter and curriculum vitae.  Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application.

The committee will request portfolios and work samples after applications have been reviewed. 

Interested candidates should submit their materials by January 31, 2014.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Job Code 2013-1421

Keyword Phrases

  • Journalism - School of Communications
  • Journalism: Full Time Faculty
  • Diversity
  • New Programs
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  • Journalism
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter