Chapman University, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Position ID:Chapman University-Dodge College of Film and Media Arts-APBRJL [#21412]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Broadcast Journalism
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/03/20, finished 2022/08/24, listed until 2022/09/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Job Title

Assistant or Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism, Non-Tenure Track,  August 2022





Dodge College of Film and Media Arts




General Information

Chapman University seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in broadcast journalism for its nationally recognized Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, beginning August 2022.


Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #124th among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. Dodge College is ranked #4 in the nation among film schools by The Hollywood Reporter. More information about the university and Dodge College is available at


Chapman University is dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, and ongoing engagement with diversity and inclusion in people. We create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty and are committed to strengthening our culture represented by the multi-ethnic opportunities drawn from the marketplace. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at


  A bachelor’s degree is required; a MA or other terminal degree is preferred. Previous teaching experience is  

  preferred. The successful candidate will have significant professional experience working in national and/or local television newsrooms, as well as on digital and social media platforms. The successful candidate will be produced significant work that has achieved national and industry recognition. 


   We seek a candidate with multimedia journalism experience who can teach students the storytelling skills   

   needed today:  cross platform writing, videography, editing, social media.

   Ideally, the candidate will also have a solid understanding of investigate journalism as well as the production demands of field reporting and live newscast production.





   The successful candidate will teach four courses in both the fall and spring semesters, which could include an

   introductory class for freshmen, and a capstone class of juniors and seniors that produces a weekly newscast

   seen live on local cable, as well as other classes. 


   Other responsibilities include acting as an academic advisor to students studying broadcast journalism and 

   documentary, and serving on Dodge College faculty committees.

Contact Information

Qualified applicants are required to submit a Chapman University faculty application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, portfolio or reel of professional work, and three letters of professional recommendation online at Academic Jobs Online:




Please direct any inquiries about the position to Suzanne Lysak, Search Chair at Use “Broadcast Journalism Faculty Position" as the email subject line.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.


Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866