Instructor/Assistant Professor Journalism

Announcement is hereby made for a 10-month, full-time, tenure track appointment beginning the Fall 2017 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden.  Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. 

This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College. 

Job Description:

The English Department on the Ammerman Campus currently seeks an instructor to teach courses in Journalism and take part in curriculum development and assessment, particularly as they pertain to the Journalism program.  In addition to teaching and office-hour responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to serve on departmental, campus, and college-wide committees.  The College seeks faculty who value the opportunity to form mentoring relationships with our students. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching and to professional development. They will also demonstrate openness to pedagogical innovation, including, but not limited to, the integration of technology and distance education into the curriculum. Duties will include:

  • Teaches assigned courses in accordance with the description published in the College catalog and the approved course outline.
  • Engages in assessment of college-wide learning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in courses.
  • Participates in academic advisement and curriculum development.
  • Demonstrates scholarly work in the discipline.

Minimum Qualifications: 

A Master's Degree in Journalism, with teaching experience at the college level is required; community college teaching experience is preferred.  Experience as a professional journalist is preferred.

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