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Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University

Open Position: Teaching Artist-in-Residence

Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University 


Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for the Teaching Artist-in Residence in its Department of Communication and Media Studies, to commence September 1, 2014. The position is for two years (non-renewable), teaching three courses each semester. The Teaching Artist-in-Resident would likely spend one semester at our Rose Hill Bronx campus and one semester at our Lincoln Center Manhattan campus each year.

For this appointment, we seek a talented educator and media practitioner with a record of achievement in the area of writing for the media. Candidates with specializations in writing for the news and/or opinion media, magazine writing, screenwriting, writing for television programs (drama, comedy, etc.), writing for radio/audio, writing for digital and/or online media, etc., are welcome to apply.

Submit application electronically via INTERFOLIO:
(1) a cover letter with qualifications
(2) curriculum vitae
(3) up to three samples of written work
(4) evidence of teaching ability such as prior syllabi and teaching evaluations
(5) the names and contact information of three references. 

Deadline: April 20, 2014

For inquiries, contact:
Jacqueline Reich
Chair, Department of Communication and Media Studies
Fordham University
441 E. Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

The Department of Communication and Media Studies faculty represent a wide range of academic backgrounds, areas of scholarship, and professional interests. Serving over 600 undergraduate majors, the department offers programs in Fordham College at Rose Hill (Bronx), Fordham College at Lincoln Center (Manhattan), and the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (Manhattan, Bronx and Westchester). Located in New York, Fordham is ideally situated for the study of media, benefiting from the city’s vast resources. Students access a wide range of professional internships. More information about our department can be found at

Fordham University. With over 14,500 students, Fordham's Carnegie classification is Research University (High Research Activity). In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked Fordham's undergraduate program 57th in the nation, placing it among the Tier 1 national universities, and the editors of Kaplan/Newsweek's 2008 edition of How to Get Into College Guide included Fordham University as one of the "25 Hottest Schools in America.” Fordham offers its students a highly dedicated faculty, a heady intellectual atmosphere, emphasis on ethics and social justice, and respect for all individuals, religions, cultures, and creeds.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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