Department of Communication, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-COMM-LEC [#11310]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Journalism / Communications
Appl Deadline:2018/07/02 finished (2018/06/18, finished 2019/01/06, listed until 2018/07/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Stanford University's Department of Communication seeks an innovative journalist-coder with deep data skills to become a Lecturer in the Journalism Program. The successful candidate would teach courses in topics such as data journalism, data visualization, and computational journalism at the undergraduate and master's level. The Lecturer would also contribute to, help devise, and lead projects associated with the Stanford Computational Journalism Lab.

Applicants should have extensive experience in public affairs reporting and in using data to generate and tell stories. Also essential are a strong ability to code and an interest in doing research to help support accountability journalism.

The Lecturer position involves an initial appointment for two years, with possibility for renewals. The anticipated starting date is September 1, 2018.

Applications received by July, 2 2018 will receive full consideration. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and up to six work samples (copies or links) at . The cover letter should discuss why teaching at Stanford and helping to build a program that fuses computation and journalism would be a natural next career step.

Questions should be addressed to James Hamilton, Hearst Professor of Communication and Stanford Journalism Program Director, at

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Stanford University, Communication Dept.
450 Serra Mall, Bldg 120, Room 110
Stanford, CA 94305-2050

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