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Date: 10-05-2021

Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Position in Journalism

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer position in the Department of Communication and Media Studies, to start January 2022. The position is split between our Manhattan and Bronx campuses, with office space provided at both. This is a full-time, salaried position, with opportunity for ongoing renewal as a full-year position beginning in September 2022.

The ideal candidate will be a resourceful, responsive teacher-practitioner of multimedia journalism, proficient in one or more of the following areas: digital storytelling, audio or video narrative, data journalism, mobile reporting and production, data visualization, or participatory media design. Candidates must have teaching competency in multimedia production, including digital content consistent with current journalistic practice. Beat area topical expertise a plus. Lecturers will teach undergraduate courses in the various types and stages of journalistic reporting and storytelling across media platforms from introductory to advanced and will advise undergraduate students in course selection and career development. There is potential to teach in our Public Media MA program in our multi-platform journalism concentration. We are especially keen to receive applications from candidates with experience covering social justice issues and/or communities of color.


  • Master’s Degree in Journalism, Communication or related field, or significant professional experience
  • Professional experience in journalism, including a solid grounding in contemporary journalistic challenges, standards, practices, and ethics
  • Previous university teaching experience
  • Competency in a minimum of one multimedia production area
  • Commitment to mentoring and advising students
  • Ability to advise campus media outlets desirable
  • Candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to equal opportunity and experience in multicultural environments preferred

To Apply

Submit application electronically via INTERFOLIO

Include (1) a cover letter with qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae with the names of three references; (3) up to three samples of journalistic content (one of which can also be a piece of academic writing); and (4) teaching evaluations from relevant university courses.


Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is a


Date: 08-16-2021

Non-Tenure Track Teaching Postdoc

Applications are invited for a non-tenure track teaching postdoc position in the Department of Biological Sciences at Fordham’s Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx for Fall 2021. This position has an initial appointment of one year with the possibility of renewal contingent upon performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the department.

Teaching postdoc duties consist of teaching three (3) sections each semester. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in some area of Biological Sciences and have shown potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. The Department of Biological Sciences values diversity among its members, is committed to building a diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Further details about positions and our department may be found at

Applicants should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Address the cover letter to Dr. Steven Franks, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Date: 04-19-2021

Fordham University
Graduate School of Education
Programs in School Psychology

Position: Assistant Professor of School Psychology (Tenure Track)

Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching in the Master's, Advanced Certificate, and the APA-accredited PhD Programs in School Psychology. The successful applicant will also be expected to establish and maintain a comprehensive agenda of research and scholarship in the area of integrated behavioral health, with particular attention to intervention services for children who are ethnic minority and historically underrepresented in healthcare and school systems. The candidate will also be expected to provide effective mentorship to promote graduate students’ professional competence, skill development, and research, including doctoral dissertations; contribute to initiatives and activities in the division and university, and pursue external funding for research, teaching, and service. Furthermore, given our multicultural emphasis, applicants should possess a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an APA­ accredited program in school psychology
  • Commitment to diversity and excellence in graduate preparation;
  • Established record of (or demonstrated ability to establish) a comprehensive and sustained agenda of research, scholarship, and grants in culturally-relevant school psychology, and prevention;
  • Competence to make major contributions to instruction of graduate-level courses in consultation and counseling.
  • Skills to serve as an academic adviser and research mentor for graduate students;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and students across the college and university;
  • Potential to provide service to schools, professional associations, and other agencies;
  • Must hold licensure as a psychologist in New York.

Preference will be given to candidates who also have:

  • Strong evidence of scholarly writing for publications and/or grant proposal writing;
  • Competence in teaching a division-wide course in the biological bases of human behavior;
  • Evidence of success in prior graduate instruction, program development, student mentoring, and dissertation advisement;
  • Experience with instructional technology applications and distance delivery methods for graduate education;
  • Successful outreach activities with educational and other agencies and service to national school psychology associations.

For more information contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Yi Ding, Program Director.

To Apply: Submit letter of intent, curriculum vita, statement of current, future research plans, and names and contact information of three references. Materials should be sent to:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position begins September 2020.

The School Psychology Program at Fordham University is a part of the NCATE-accredited Graduate School of Education. Located in Manhattan, the program is committed to addressing educational issues that arise in a diverse community of people ranging from the economically disadvantaged to the wealthy. It is a large community that demands many varied psychological and educational services and requires sensitivity and understanding of the special needs of those whose cultural backgrounds and/or language skills make their receiving quality education a challenge.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located in Manhattan and Westchester County, Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education is committed to urban education and to increasing faculty diversity.  Fordham’s Graduate School of Education is NCATE accredited and the School Psychology programs are nationally recognized by the National Association for School Psychology and by the American Psychological Association. Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,500 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. Fordham University is an independent Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition. Diversifying its faculty and curriculum is at the heart of the mission and vision of Fordham University. We are committed to an application process accessible to individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.