Instructors of Journalism

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Instructors of Journalism
Additional Information

The Department of Journalism in the College of Communication, Information, and Media has approximately 1,000 majors. The department is housed in state-of-the-art facilities with the latest professional technology in the classrooms and labs ( including the $1 million Holden Strategic Communication Center and Unified Media Lab facilities, which are home to departmentally supported student media and strategic communication agencies.

Appointment Type Non-Tenure-track/Contract
Length of Appointment PT Semester

The Department of Journalism invites applications for part-time instructors. Instructors will be hired on an as needed basis for fall (2018), spring (2019), and summer 2019 to teach courses in advertising, journalism, public relations, graphics and/or photojournalism.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in advertising, journalism, public relations, mass communications, or another field relevant to the classes taught by the time of appointment.

Master’s degrees in other disciplines with extensive professional media experience will also be considered.

Candidates must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree from an accredited college or university in advertising, journalism, public relations, mass communications, or another field relevant to the classes taught; five years teaching experience; three years professional media experience.



Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check.
Positions Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department Journalism:400030
Department Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201500229F
Number of Vacancies As needed
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Posting Date 03/05/2018
Applications Accepted Through Date 06/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

Although the option to upload transcripts is available, original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Master's Transcripts