Course Instructor: DMJN308 BR Advanced Data Journalism and Investigative Research
Wilfrid Laurier University
Brantford, ON, Canada
25d ago

Faculty / Academic Area : Faculty of Liberal Arts

Department : Digital Media and Journalism

Term :

September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Days / Times :

Mondays 11 : 30 a.m - 2 : 20 p.m.

Campus : Brantford

Hours per week / Hours Total : 3 / 36

Anticipated Class Size :

Additional Course Requirements :

Position Summary :

This course builds on JN208 to enable students to apply data journalism techniques to develop the research and analytical skills required for investigative and long-

form journalism. Students will employ basic quantitative and computer-assisted research skills to acquire, analyze and critique data available publicly and via freedom of information requests.

Students will develop and pitch stories with quantitative dimensions and prepare data visualizations.

Qualifications - Required : Master's Degree

Qualifications - Other :

  • Research in relevant scholarly discipline or relevant professional experience is an asset.
  • Prior teaching experience at the college or university level is an asset.
  • Salary : Undergrad Stipend - $8100.00

    Application Deadline : June 8, 2018

    Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
  • Required for External Applicants

  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)
  • Candidates are strongly encouraged to provide a Cover Letter and Teaching Dossier.

    Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered

    To Apply : Address Applications to :

    Address Applications to : Dr. Kenneth Werbin

    LBJNHires wlu.ca

    This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

    Posted on : May 24, 2018

    Posting Ends : June 8, 2018

    Please Note :

    For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-

    time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23 : 59 local time of the date on the posting.

    Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-

    identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

    To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Tania Iezzi, tiezzi wlu.ca, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts.

    All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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