Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy - NRR

Position ID:Duke-SSPP-NRR-DWC [#16217]
Position Title: Media and Ethics
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2020/04/08help popup (posted 2020/03/31, listed until 2020/04/08)
Position Description:    

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Adjunct Instructor Position in the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy 

Overview: DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy, Sanford School of Public Policy 

The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy is Duke University’s hub for the study of journalism. Founded in 1973, the DeWitt Wallace Center (DWC) is part of the Sanford School of Public Policy, and shares in the School’s mission of teaching, research, and policy engagement, with the goal of putting knowledge in service to society. Through a large undergraduate teaching program, faculty and student research, and events programming, the DeWitt Wallace Center supports the study of the interaction between news media and policy; watchdog and accountability reporting in the U.S. and around the world; and the media’s role in democracy. For more on the DeWitt Wallace Center, see: https://dewitt.sanford.duke.edu/ The Duke Sanford School of Public Policy’s mission is to improve lives by researching the most pressing public policy issues and preparing students for lives of leadership, civic engagement and public service. With top-ranked graduate degree programs, the Sanford School is committed to research that matters, teaching that empowers and inspires, deep engagement with the policy world, and to building a diverse and inclusive community. For more information on the Sanford School of Public Policy, see: https://sanford.duke.edu/ 

The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy, in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, is seeking applicants for an adjunct instructor position in the undergraduate journalism program, to teach a fall semester course on media ethics. This non-regular-rank, non-tenure-track position is designed for a qualified, practicing journalist to build students’ skills in applying knowledge to real-world circumstances. Candidates should have experience in journalism and be able to teach an undergraduate course. Preferred candidates will have university teaching experience, a strong commitment to working with students in the classroom and on projects, and high personal motivation and responsibility toward maintaining the integrity of the learning environment and process. 

The Adjunct Instructor will:
  • Teach full-semester undergraduate level course
  • Prepare syllabus that includes course objectives, readings and assignments 
  • Grade assignments and provide written and verbal feedback on a timely basis 
  • Respond to student questions and issues related to the class; hold office hours 
  • Provide final course grades within the University required timeframe 
  • Use Duke University email address for course/Duke related correspondence 
  • Follow Duke University parking regulations 
  • Abide by Duke professional standards, including Duke's Harassment Policies and the Consensual Relationship Policy Protect the confidentiality, privacy, and security of student, staff, business, and other confidential, sensitive, electronic or proprietary information of Duke University from any source and in any form (spoken, paper, electronic, etc.) that is created, accessed, used, or disclosed by/to you


Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
https://sanford.duke.edu/
email
919-613-7348
 
Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford Box 90241
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

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