UCB j-school seeks podcasting lecturer for the fall semester, deadline April 15

Hey talented audio/podcasting folks! The UC Berkeley J-School (my alma mater) is looking for a lecturer to teach podcasting in the fall. Application deadline April 15. Details below. -mia

The Graduate School of Journalism is recruiting a lecturer in the Radio /Audio program beginning Fall semester, August 2016.


Required Qualifications: Minimum of five years professional radio/podcasting experience.

Recommended Qualifications: Teaching experience at college level or higher. The ability to facilitate publishing student work on a professional outlet.

Course description: This course is designed to bring students, who are already familiar with basic radio/audio/reporting and production, to a new level of expertise and to learn the dos and don'ts of podcasting. Past instructors helped students create a podcast called "The Bell Curve." http://thebellcurvepodcast.tumblr.com/

The new instructor can either build on the existing structure or work with the students to create new podcasts. It's anticipated that students will produce a minimum of three episodes of a podcast during the semester. Students should receive instruction on the mechanics of setting up an RSS Feed and all parameters for creating and marketing a successful podcast.

Applications are due April 15, 2016.


To be considered, you need to formally apply for the position through the university's academic recruitment website.


Enter the portal through "Applicants"

Enter "Journalism" in the search bar and our open lecturer recruitment should come up right away.

Upload your CV including a summary of teaching experience, broadly defined as:

  • Delivering instruction in a university or college classroom;
  • Providing mentoring in the field for which you are applying;
  • Editing the work of others in the field for which you are applying;
  • Guest lecturing in the field for which you are applying.

The statement of teaching needs to include the time you spent in each activity (i.e. “I led a week long workshop on radio in March 2012.”)

In your cover letter, please include a few sentences on what the course might look like if you were teaching.

You will be contacted if your experience is a match for what we need.

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