The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks a highly qualified adjunct instructor to teachÂ JOUR 407: The World of Podcasting.
JOUR 407 is an entry level podcasting course that gives students the theoretical and practical framework to produce a non-fiction narrative podcast. The centerpiece of the course is having students formulate a podcast idea, learn how to pitch it and produce a pilot episode. Students will learn how to record and edit high quality audio, conduct interviews, write for audio, create a narrative story using script, ambient/archival sound and music. Students will also learn about the business of podcasting, including marketing, promotion, distribution and monetization. Applicants should have a strong background in the production side of non-fiction narrative podcasts; guest speakers can be used for expertise in other areas. This course requires the instructor to be hands-on with students as they produce their episodes.
Requirements for consideration include a minimum of B.A. or B.S.Â Previous teaching experience is desirable. Applicants must be available Wednesdays, 2-5:20 p.m.
Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae through USCâs job site.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.