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Part-Time Lecturer, Journalism Ethics and First Amendment Law
New York University
Location: Washington, DC
Internal Number: 110143
NYU is committed to providing a campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity that inform academic excellence. NYU's Washington, DC Academic Center is seeking a local, part-time lecturer to teach an undergraduate course, "Journalism Ethics and First Amendment Law." The course will be under the sponsorship of NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in the College of Arts and Science.
The course is expected for Spring 2023 (late January to mid May). The class meeting pattern for this 4 credit course will be discussed with qualified applicants during the interview process. In addition to the time required for course preparation, classroom instruction, and assessment, the instructor is required to hold a minimum of one set 60-minute office hour per instruction day, during which the instructor will be available to meet with students. The instructor must be prepared to deliver course content remotely if conditions do not allow in-person instruction.
The instructor role includes all preparation, delivery, and grading. Using Washington, DC as a learning tool (e.g., a guest speaker, an excursion) is an expectation for the course. Courses are to be intellectually challenging in content, and rigorous student assessment is required. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who share NYU Washington, DC's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who can contribute to the diversity of intellectual life at our site.
This lecture course provides a critical examination of the development of ethical standards for journalists and an understanding of the need to balance absolute freedoms of speech and press with other societal rights. It's a course about journalistic ethics and how such professional notions of fairness, objectivity, responsibility, and credibility intersect with law – and how they don't.
About NYU and NYU Washington, DC:
Founded in 1831, New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University has degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai and operates 12 global academic centers, along with research programs in more than 25 countries. NYU Washington, DC is one of NYU's global academic centers where students can participate in study away while earning credits towards their degree. To learn more about NYU Washington, DC please visit the website: https://www.nyu.edu/washington-dc.html
All part-time instructors are expected to have a Ph.D. or terminal degree in the area of their teaching. Qualified applicants will ideally have 2-3 years of experience teaching at the university level. In some instances, significant professional expertise and experience in a relevant field may be suitable. The salary will be based on equivalent and appropriate part-time faculty rates for the course and location.
Best consideration by August 22, 2022. All applications must be made online through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/110143. Applications must include a cover letter and an updated CV. In the cover letter, please highlight any relevant experience you have in teaching.
Consideration for applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed jointly by NYU Washington, DC and NYU New York. The salary will be based on equivalent and appropriate rates for the course. Terms and conditions will be discussed with the successful applicant.
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