Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism


The Department of Communication and Journalism at Oakland University invites applications for a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position. This is a one year contract appointment beginning August 15, 2019.  Successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in the areas of public relations and strategic communication, journalism and maintain an active research agenda, and provide leadership and service within the department, college, and university.


Teaching responsibilities would include teaching quantitative methods and basic courses in public relations and journalism and the teaching load is three courses per semester. The ideal candidate will strengthen our existing curriculum, and will be expected to maintain exposure to current trends and facilitate their application to the curriculum.


Required qualifications include: a graduate degree in humanities.


Interested applicants must submit 1) a CV, 2) a cover letter, 3) transcripts, (4) a diversity statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion; and (5) three references to the following website:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to Garry Gilbert (

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