Journalism Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Position ID:UMass-Journalism-BL [#2903, 43222]
Position Title: Broadcast Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States [map]
Subject Area: Journalism
Appl Deadline:2013/09/23 finished (posted 2013/08/02, finished 2014/02/07, listed until 2013/11/01)
Position Description:    

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The Journalism Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a lecturer to develop and teach a series of courses in broadcast journalism. This is not your typical broadcast position. We are expanding the broadcast experience to include multi-platform offerings in our state-of-the-art newsroom located in a new building, scheduled to open in Fall 2014. The lecturer will help lead 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 department 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 January 1, 2014, or no later than June 1, 2014, 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 September 23, 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:
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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
(413) 545-5931
108 Bartlett Hall
30 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9269

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