Journalism Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Position ID:UMass-Journalism-BJML [#2214, 42382]
Position Title: Broadcast Journalism Multimedia Lecturer
Position Location:Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States [map]
Subject Area: Journalism
Appl Deadline:2013/04/15 finished (posted 2012/11/27, finished 2013/06/17, listed until 2013/03/01)
Position Description:    

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The Journalism Program, Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, seeks a lecturer to develop and teach a series of courses in television/video/multimedia journalism to be offered in a state-of-the art broadcast newsroom, located in a new building scheduled to open in Fall 2014. The lecturer will help lead our expansion of the broadcast program and will teach six courses per year, most in the broadcast curriculum. The lecturer also will help students produce content and programming for distribution on campus Web and broadcast platforms and will contribute related academic service. We seek a colleague with broad professional and teaching abilities, who can help students develop basic and advanced cross-platform skills and a contextual and critical approach to the field. 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 and significant professional experience. The position begins Sept. 1, 2013, and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Online applications are strongly preferred. Please submit a letter of application and a resume to 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 search committee will begin reviewing applications on Feb. 18, 2013. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(413) 545-5931
University of Massachusetts
130 Hicks Way
Bartlett Hall Room 108
Amherst MA 01003

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