Journalism Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Position ID:UMass-Journalism-PROF [#2205, 42381]
Position Title: Professor/Department Chair
Position Location:Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States [map]
Subject Area: Journalism
Appl Deadline:2013/04/15* finished (posted 2012/11/27, updated 2012/10/16, listed until 2013/03/30)
Position Description:    

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 Ph.D. is preferred, and significant professional experience. The position begins Sept. 1, 2013, and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed beginning Feb. 15. Online applications are strongly preferred. Please submit a letter of interest addressed to Prof. Karen List, Search Committee Chair, and a resume 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 is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
http://www.umass.edu/journalism/
(413) 545-5931
 
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