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[ecrea] Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor in Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon

Sun May 11 23:00:03 GMT 2014

Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor in Journalism and Communication (Media Studies) -- 2 positions

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School of Journalism and Communication
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication seeks two outstanding Visiting Assistant/Associate Professors to join our faculty, carry out scholarly research, and teach in both our undergraduate and graduate programs. The ideal candidates will have a track record of research and university teaching experience in the field of media studies and share our demonstrated commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Only candidates with the Ph.D. degree in relevant fields will be considered.

We seek colleagues with strong research and teaching interests in areas such as

   * Media Ethics
   * Communication Law
   * Gender, Media, and Diversity
   * International Communication
   * Media and Society
   * Media History

Candidates with expertise in ethics and/or law and research interests in new media are especially encouraged to apply. An ability to teach across the areas listed above is also particularly valued. New faculty will teach and advise in our Media Studies area, which includes the School's core context courses (listed above) in large-lecture format at the undergraduate level and seminar format at the upper-division undergraduate and graduate levels. These courses are required of all students in our four areas of concentration: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Media Studies. New colleagues will also teach and advise in our master's and doctoral programs in Media Studies.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2014. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by June 4, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching portfolio (link to online is fine) and three letters of recommendation to

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and Media Studies minor; and supports the interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional M.A. degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication. The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013, is launching the Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. With more than 2200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO and UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

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