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Assistant Professor of History/Media Institutions
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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Posted:
August 6, 2013
Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary:
Open
Type:
Full-time - Experienced
Category:
Other - Academic/Faculty
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
With a flagship campus in the heart of the Twin Cities, and four coordinate campuses across Minnesota, the U offers just the right learning environment for every student.
Duties/Responsibilities: Faculty in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active research program, teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute service appropriate for the rank of appointment to the department, college, University, and profession. For information on faculty workload principles and guidelines in the College of Liberal Arts, visit: http://www.cla.umn.edu/admin/curriculum/Workload.html.

Required/Preferred Qualifications: The School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites nominations and applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in History/Media Institutions to begin fall semester 2014 (08/25/2014). Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). Appointment will be made at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, consistent with collegiate and University policy. Salary is competitive.Successful candidates for this position will show outstanding promise of sustaining a vigorous program of original research and publication with potential for external funding; show promise of excellence in graduate-level teaching and advising (both M.A. and Ph.D.); demonstrate the capacity and commitment to teach undergraduate academic topics courses and professionally-oriented journalism skills courses such as, the development, roles and influences of the press and media institutions in relation to legal, social, political, economic, and technological processes, events and trends; the meaning of journalism in American life; global or comparative studies of press performance. Meaningful professional journalism experience and the capacity to contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of a rapidly evolving new-media focused professional journalism curriculum are preferred qualifications. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Journalism, Mass Communication or relevant discipline by the date of appointment. Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, b) relevance of their scholarly research to the department's academic priorities and fields of inquiry, c) evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and d) strength of recommendations.

Internal Number: 238_113404
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