School of Media & Strategic Communications

Fitchburg State University Asst. Professor Position Open

The English Studies Department at Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, MA is pleased to announce that we are hiring a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor to teach journalism and other professional writing courses.  We are ideally looking for a candidate who will focus on teaching journalism and online college newspaper classes, writing in online media and other professional writing courses within the candidate's area of expertise.  Desirable sub-specialties include:  writing for digital and social media, social justice journalism, community journalism, and journalistic ethics.  Other subspecialties are welcome.

The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in hand by June 2018 and should be prepared to teach four courses per semester, including journalism classes and college newspaper and first-year writing courses.  This is a full-time, 9-month Benefited MSCA Position beginning September 1, 2018, with salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and the MSCA Bargaining Agreement.

This is the link to the full announcement: and we have attached it as a PDF as well.  The deadline for applications is January 12 2018.