Assistant Professor - Magazine Publishing

Location
Boston
Posted
Dec 11, 2012
Closes
Jan 10, 2013
Contact
Mr. Emerson College
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
The Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Magazine Publishing to teach a range of magazine publishing courses. The initial appointment is for the 2013–14 academic year beginning August 28, 2013.

The college seeks a passionate, dedicated magazine professional committed to teaching multiple aspects of magazine publishing to undergraduate and graduate students who will become leaders in the publishing industry. The candidate should have a masters degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience), familiarity with developing technologies as they relate to magazine publishing, experience with both print and online publishing, and the ability to develop new courses reflecting an evolving industry. The candidate should present evidence of successful teaching inside or outside the academy. Significant professional magazine experience, including writing, is preferred. Applicants with experience at emerging or innovative publications are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing (WLP) offers four degree programs: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Publishing and Writing, and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Publishing courses are a feature of both the undergraduate and M.A. programs. Alumni from our programs go on to enter the publishing world in a range of positions and fields.

Emerson College, located in the center of Boston, is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts. The college enrolls approximately 3,200 full-time undergraduates and nearly 1,000 full and part-time graduate students in its School of the Arts and School of Communication.

Emerson College values and has placed an institutional priority on multiculturalism in the campus community. Through its constantly evolving curriculum it seeks to prepare students for success in an increasingly multicultural society. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and staff from diverse backgrounds. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Emerson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages diversity in its workplace.

Applicants must fill out an online application form at http://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/5548 that must a letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample (maximum 15 pages), links to relevant professional work, and three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and continue until an appointment is made.




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