Campus Description: Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 603 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region''s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Descriptive Title: Associate/Assistant/Full Professor
Budget Title: same as above
Department: School of Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Required Qualifications: B.A. Seven years of full time experience working as a professional journalist with a minimum of three years'' experience reporting in the areas of science, health or environmental reporting. Three years of teaching journalism at an institution of higher education.
Preferred Qualifications: B.A. in a science discipline. M.S. in journalism or M.S. in a science discipline. Two additional years of professional experience as a science reporter. Two additional years'' experience teaching science, health or environmental journalism. Experience in curriculum development. Experience in multi-media journalism and/or social media. Administrative experience in an academic setting. Experience in working with diverse student populations. Fluent in a second language.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Stony Brook University School of Journalism is seeking a Professor of Journalism with special expertise in science, health or environmental journalism, or a combination of these disciplines. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate journalism courses, as well as working closely with the school''s Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, which offers graduate-level courses in communication for doctoral and masters students in the sciences. The candidate also will work with the Dean on curriculum development and special cross-disciplinary projects. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with some of the top scientists in the country. Stony Brook is a leading research university and a member of the AAU. The campus houses a School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and a School of Medicine. It also helps manage nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.
The School of Journalism is one of the most innovative in the country and the only School of Journalism in the New York State public system of higher education. It enrolls about 300 undergraduate majors and minors. In addition to the Alda Center, it boasts a new masters'' program, the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting and the Center for News Literacy, which each semester teaches hundreds of students across all academic disciplines how to become more discriminating news consumers. The School, with a collegial, highly-experienced faculty, is located 60 miles east of New York City, with ready access to professional opportunities and student internships.
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date: Fall 2014.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:
Science Search Chair (8524)
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/15/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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