Lecturer (Journalism)

The Department of English at Brown University seeks to appoint a journalist in the Nonfiction Writing Program at the rank of Lecturer. This is a three-year renewable term, effective July 1, 2022.

The Nonfiction Writing Program constitutes a significant track within the English Department undergraduate concentration. By combining academic writing, creative nonfiction, and journalism within one innovative program, it seeks to train readers, writers, and critics across the range of nonfiction genres. The program offers introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in academic writing, journalism, and other creative nonfiction forms (memoir, personal essay, historical narrative, travel writing, science and environmental writing, cultural criticism, and digital nonfiction).

Journalists whose published writing and teaching interests are concerned with matters of race and racial policy, race and gender, race and class struggle, and/or global influences on these subjects are especially encouraged to apply. Those with experience with evolving means of content creation and dissemination, including digital media/platforms, media literacy, and/or contemporary journalism ethics and theory are also especially encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: MA in journalism; or BA in journalism and an advanced degree in a related field and evidence of teaching journalistic writing at the post-secondary level. Completed applications consist of letter of application and C.V. Applicants must apply
online to: http://apply.interfolio.com/98138 (For assistance with Interfolio, please contact the Customer Support Team at (877)-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com.) Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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