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Assistant Professor - UConn Department of Journalism
Main Duties:
The University of Connecticut Department of Journalism invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. The successful candidate will have strong journalism credentials and will be expected to contribute to the knowledge and advancement of journalism at a regional and national level. Teaching duties will include courses in core areas, such as news writing or ethics, and advanced courses in a specialty area. The faculty member must be able to work in a multimedia environment. He or she will be expected to publish journalism or journalism-related research in leading publications, be active in professional organizations, advise students, and participate in departmental committees. The faculty member will be expected to contribute through research, teaching and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience. The Journalism Department has a news-editorial focus, preparing students to become intelligent, responsible and articulate journalists across a variety of platforms. Our program is ACEJMC accredited and has a converged curriculum. We have eight faculty members and150 journalism majors and pre-majors located on the Storrs campus. We are committed to the belief that diversity is an essential component of responsible journalism.
Required Knowledge:
Minimum Qualifications include: A Master’s degree in journalism or a related field; at least 10 years of significant experience as a reporter or editor for a professional news organization; excellent reporting, writing and oral communication skills; a substantial record of publication for professional news organizations or publishers; and experience working in a multimedia environment. Preferred qualifications include: Additional professional experience, demonstrated excellence teaching at the university level. Appointment Terms: This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position, starting in August 2018.
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Application Process:
To apply: Go to our position at for more information and to complete an online application. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.