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Full Time Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice/Journalism

The English Department in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Chapman University seeks a non-tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice/Journalism, beginning August 2019. Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. More information about Chapman University is available at

This job requires teaching upper-division and introductory level workshop courses in the practical aspects of reporting, writing and editing, specifically: Beginning and Advanced Digital Design for Journalists; Digital Reporting Workshop for Journalists; Digital Editing Workshop for Journalists; Digital Magazine Workshop for Journalists. The instructor will also supervise student internships.


DURATION: Permanent


Kristen Laakso
(714) 997-6750


  •  Five- 10 years professional journalism experience
  • Some college or university teaching with student evaluations
and/or experience supervising and editing reporters in the newsroom.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of packaging content for print, web, and social media, specifically: WordPress publishing; social media strategies; writing photo captions and hashtags; producing Instagram stories; copyright and image attribution; basic photography (still and video); basic editing; Photoshop; Illustrator; InDesign; Finalcut Pro or Adobe Premier or equivalent; Google analytics.
  • Master’s degree preferred but will accept B.A. with significant professional experience.


Deadline: March 26, 2019

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: 

Dr. Joanna Levin, Department and Search Chair
C/O Kristen Laakso at 

Please use “Journalism Faculty Position” as the email subject line. Applications submitted by March 26, 2019 will receive first consideration. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.