Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy

Position ID:Duke-Sanford School of Public Policy-PATTERSON [#17709]
Position Title: Eugene C. Patterson Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2021/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/12/02, finished 2021/04/19, listed until 2021/06/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University seeks applicants for the Eugene C. Patterson Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy, an endowed chair in the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy. 

We seek a renowned media practitioner (e.g. editor, producer, reporter, media organization leader) whose work demonstrates commitment to an independent, high-integrity, and inclusive news ecosystem that serves the public interest. Applicants with a focus on one or more of the following areas will be given strong consideration: opinion journalism, international reporting, innovative forms of journalism, newsroom leadership, media ethics, and accountability journalism. We also seek candidates who embody the spirit of Gene Patterson, a courageous editor in the American South who spoke out against racism. The Patterson Professor will be an inspiring mentor and compelling teacher who will lead undergraduate courses in journalism and public policy. Additionally, the Patterson Chair will play a key role in the research and policy engagement activities of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application that describes their journalistic contributions and other relevant work experience, and explains why they are interested in joining the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke. The letter, along with a CV and the names of three references, should be submitted to Bill Adair, chair of the search committee, via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17709

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications submitted by January 15, 2021, will be guaranteed consideration. 

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Further Info:
Sanford School of Public Policy
Box 90239
Durham, NC 27708

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