Artistic Assistant or Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism

Chapman University's nationally recognized Dodge College of Film and Media Arts seeks applications for a non-tenure track Artistic Assistant / Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism, beginning August 2019. 

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Now ranked #5 among western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman University has gained national recognition for its commitment to excellence through innovative research and teaching. 

Dodge College is ranked #6 in the nation among film schools by The Hollywood Reporter. The broadcast journalism program is part of the B.F.A. in Broadcast Journalism and Documentary, in which students learn the art of reporting and shaping non-fiction stories for broadcast. More information about Dodge College of Film and Media Arts is available at

The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman can be found at

Required Qualifications
1) Journalist and television news producer/director experience.
2) Significant experience at the national and local levels, including work on a variety of platforms/channels including network news, local news, and online media. 
3) Directed and/or produced significant work that has achieved national recognition. 

The ideal candidate will also have a solid understanding of the demands of investigative journalism and know the production demands of field reporting as well as live newscast production, as these are key parts of the position's requirements. Previous college teaching and research or professional publication will be considered a bonus.

Faculty duties include teaching beginning and advanced courses at the undergraduate level, mentoring students, program development and service to the school and university. The teaching load is six courses per academic year, plus one additional interterm course every other year, in addition to continued professional work and/or research and scholarship. Duties also include networking with local news sources for Chapman News as well as bringing in guest speakers and visiting faculty from the field of broadcast journalism, and helping to promote the program. 

Contact Information:
Qualified applicants should electronically submit a Chapman University faculty application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of professional recommendation to:

Dr. Nam Lee, Search Chair
C/O Academic Jobs Online at

Inquiries should be directed to Please use "Broadcast Journalism Position” as the email subject line.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate. 

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.