NAJA Job Board

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University of Arizona School of Journalism
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The University of Arizona School of Journalism invites applications for a part-time assistant or associate professor of practice (non-tenure track) who will lead in the development of a new Center for Global Journalism and teach journalism classes. The global center’s mission is to foster excellence in global journalism through interdisciplinary research, education, and training of journalists in the U.S. and abroad in the midst of intensifying repression against journalists working in a global media landscape. The position will be roughly three-quarters full-time equivalency, which provides full benefits including medical, dental, and tuition waivers for graduate courses, as well as for dependents. Duties and responsibilities include researching and writing grants, teaching two courses per semester (with the possibility of reducing course loads through grants), developing global and regional journalism programs, working collaboratively with faculty, and developing interdisciplinary partnerships with journalism organizations, the campus community, and funders. Required skills and experience include a bachelor’s in journalism or relevant field, strong writing and communication skills in English, ability to collaborate with faculty within and outside the school to create new initiatives in global journalism, enthusiasm about teaching, and knowledge, experience and/or contacts in international journalism. Preferred skills and experience include a master’s degree or Ph.D. in journalism or relevant field, verbal and written fluency in foreign languages such as Spanish, Arabic, or French, experience in writing grants and program coordination, and experience in international news media development. The School of Journalism is unique in its commitment to just journalism, particularly specialties in global journalism, public affairs journalism, and science/environmental journalism. Faculty – including research-active faculty – have extensive professional experience and are committed to fostering a free and robust press that provides citizens the information they need to self-govern. Half the faculty have extensive experience in practicing journalism abroad. More information about the school is at
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We will begin reviewing applications on Oct. 15, 2013, and will continue review until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W.D.V. For full details and to apply online at,Job #53519. For additional information about the position, please contact the search committee chair Maggy Zanger ([email protected]).