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University of Massachusetts Amherst
Company Website:
Massachusetts - Amherst
Job Type:
Full time
Ad Posted On:
Monday, December 03, 2012
Ad Expires:
Monday, January 07, 2013
Journalism Chair

About the Job

Journalism Chair

Department of Communication

University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Journalism Program, Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a visionary chair as it returns to departmental status in a new state-of-the-art building opening in fall 2014. The new chair will provide strong, collaborative leadership as Journalism refines its multiplatform curriculum to prepare undergraduates as writers, reporters and critical thinkers in a fast-changing field. Successful candidates will have the professional and academic experience to warrant appointment to Professor with tenure, will continue to publish academically and/or professionally and will teach a course each semester. The program is especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in a multicultural educational environment.

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Journalism or a closely related field, though a PhD is preferred, and significant professional experience. The position begins September 1, 2013, and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Online applications are strongly preferred. Please submit a letter of interest addressed to Prof. Karen List, Search Committee Chair, and a resume by January 15, 2013, to academicjobsonline.org, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2205. Alternately, paper applications will be accepted, though please do not submit online and on paper. Send paper applications to: Donna Vanasse, Program Administrator, Journalism Program, 108 Bartlett Hall, UMass, Amherst, 01003.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
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