Job Opportunity: Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism at Oakland University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism at Oakland University

The Department of Communication and Journalism is seeking a visiting assistant professor in journalism for a non-tenure track appointment. This is a one-year contract beginning August 15, 2015. The teaching obligation will be introductory courses in public relations and journalism. The teaching load is three courses per semester. In addition, service to the department is required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a B.A. degree in communication, journalism, or related area and have multiple years of experience in their professional field, such as public relations, advertising, or journalism. Applicants will be expected to maintain exposure to current trends and facilitate their application to the curriculum. Applicants with graduate degrees in communication, journalism, or similar areas and experience teaching undergraduate courses are preferred.

To apply, please submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter and evidence of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references electronically at: by July 15, 2015, for full consideration.

Inquiries should be directed to Mr. Garry Gilbert, Department of Communication and Journalism, Oakland University, 316 Wilson Hall, Rochester, MI 48309 or via email

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners