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Adjunct Instructor - Media Criticism & Journalism @ UC Blue Ash

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Date: Apr 14, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College Electronic Media Communications department invites applications for our Adjunct-Instructor-Media Criticism & Journal pool of candidates, from which part time faculty will be selected for upcoming terms (as needed).


eMedia MCJ Adjunct Faculty responsibilities include: teaching a variety of freshman and sophomore level eMedia courses, depending on the candidate’s expertise. We are actively seeking Adjunct Faculty with experience and/or interest in teaching fully online courses. Courses to be staffed are in three major groupings. Group 1 – includes media studies courses: Media Criticism, Media Aesthetics & Criticism, Media Scriptwriting, and Media Assets & Law. Group 2 – includes media journalism courses that require instructors with at least bachelor’s level coursework in journalism/photojournalism and/or documented professional experience in the field: Survey of Media Journalism and Introduction to Photojournalism. Group 3 includes media history courses that serve as general education requirements in historical perspective and fine arts, and require instructors with graduate credits in art history, media/photo history or film history/studies: American Cinema, World Cinema, History of Photography and History of Animation. Adjunct faculty members will be expected to (1) use our course management system (Blackboard) and any textbook-specific systems; (2) hold regular office hours; and (3) participate in at least one professional development workshop per year. All courses in this program will be online offerings. Teaching is assigned on an as-needed, semester-by-semester basis.


Minimum Qualifications:  A master’s degree in media technology, media or film studies, or a related field is required for Group 1 courses. Media Assets and Law requires a JD degree with focus in intellectual property and/or media business. Group 2 courses require at least bachelor’s level coursework in journalism and/or documented professional experience in the field. Group 3 courses require the above with at least 18 graduate credits in art history, photo or media history, and/or film history/studies.


Ideal Qualifications:  A minimum of 5 years of experience in professional media design and production or photojournalism and writing with 1-2 years of successful college teaching experience (preferably with experience in teaching online).


Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at Please include a cover letter of interest specifying the courses and/or disciplines in which training and experiences provides qualifications to teach, and a CV/Resume.  All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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