Visiting Professor of Multimedia Journalism at Indiana University Southeast

Visiting Professor of Multimedia Journalism – Journalism & Media

The School of Social Sciences at Indiana University Southeast seeks candidates for a visiting assistant professor of multimedia journalism position in our Journalism & Media Program, to begin in January 2022 and continue during the 2022-2023 academic year.  The successful candidate will also serve as director of student media, serving as faculty adviser to The Horizon, our award-winning multiplatform student news organization, and Horizon Radio, our internet radio station. Teaching expectations for this position will include the student media practicum course, offered every semester, in which students create content for The Horizon. Other potential courses include those relating to online and multimedia journalistic storytelling, and journalistic writing and reporting. Required qualifications: A master’s degree in journalism, mass communication, or closely related field. At least three years of experience as a journalist, public relations professional and/or a similar professional communications role.  
Preferred qualifications: A terminal degree in journalism, mass communication, or closely related field. Post-secondary teaching experience. Experience and/or interest in teaching online and using experiential and high-impact teaching methods.

Reviews of applications will begin on Monday, November 22 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, a portfolio of professional work samples, a copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a diversity statement, a list of three references, and if available, evidence of teaching effectiveness. Questions can be directed to search committee chair Dr. Adam Maksl at

This is a position in a growing program that is the only one of its kind in the Southern Indiana/Louisville service region. Our Journalism & Media Program includes bachelor’s degrees and minors in both Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication/Public Relations, and our students regularly engage in experiential learning opportunities through student media and organizations, including a nationally award-winning multiplatform student news organization and Internet radio station. A high percentage of IU Southeast students remain in the region after graduating, and we seek a candidate who can help students translate valuable journalism and public relations skills into a variety of potential careers. As a regional campus, our mission at IU Southeast involves significant community interaction, so a track record of engaging with local professional partners is a plus.

Indiana University Southeast is one of eight campuses of Indiana University.  It is a residential campus of about 4,000 students located in New Albany, Indiana, which is within the Louisville, Kentucky greater metropolitan area.  The metro area of about one million people has a thriving arts, music, and dining scene as well as excellent nearby recreation areas.
Indiana University Southeast is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, applicants with disabilities and members of other under-represented groups.

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If you are interested in one of the positions, please contact Dr. Yunmi Choi at for more information. 

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