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Company: University of Arizona
Position:
Professor of Practice for Global Journalism
Location:
Arizona
Job Status:  Part-time
Ad Expires: 
February 10, 2013
Job ID: 1460224

Description:

University of Arizona School of Journalism

Professor of Practice

for Global Journalism


The University of Arizona School of Journalism invites applications for a part-time assistant, associate or full professor of practice (non-tenure track) who will lead in the development of and direct a new Center for Global Journalism and teach journalism classes.  The person would report to the director of the School of Journalism and assist in developing and securing funding for new programs in support of research and educational projects about global journalism.

The center’s mission is to foster excellence in international journalism through research, education, and training of journalists in the U.S. and abroad in the midst of intensifying repression against journalists working in a global media landscape. The center seeks to strengthen media rights and help journalists empower citizens of the world become better informed about their communities, governments and environment. The position will be .50 full-time equivalency, which provides full benefits including medical, dental, and tuition waivers for graduate courses, as well as for dependents.

Duties and responsibilities include researching and writing grants, teaching one or two courses per semester (with the possibility of reducing course loads through grants), developing global journalism programs, working collaboratively with faculty, and developing partnerships with journalism organizations. Rank is dependent on qualifications.


Required skills and experience include a bachelor’s in journalism or relevant field, strong writing and communication skills in English, ability to collaborate with faculty within and outside the school to create new initiatives in global journalism, enthusiasm about teaching journalism, and knowledge, experience and/or contacts in international journalism. Preferred skills and experience include a master’s degree or higher in journalism or relevant field, verbal and written fluency in foreign languages such as Spanish, Arabic, or French, experience in researching funders, writing grants and program coordination, and experience in international media development.

 

The School of Journalism is unique in its commitment to JUST JOURNALISM, particularly specialties in global journalism, public affairs journalism, and science/environmental journalism. Faculty – including research-active faculty – have extensive professional experience and are committed to fostering a free and robust press that provides citizens the information they need to self-govern. We are dedicated to the mission of providing accurate, in-depth information to the public at a time of widespread disinformation and celebrity-focused pablum. If you share these values, join us! More information about the school is at http://journalism.arizona.edu/

 

We will begin reviewing applications on Feb. 1, 2013, and will continue review until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W.D.V.

 

Apply online at www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=206872, Job # 51593.

 

For additional information about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Celeste González de Bustamante, at celesteg@email.arizona.edu

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