The Department of Journalism in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of CIncinnati seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to conduct research in one or more of the following areas: minority journalism; urban affairs reporting; diversity and news media. Teaching responsibilities would be in multimedia news reporting based upon candidate interest/expertise and departmental need. The teaching load will be 2/2 with an active research agenda leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals and national conference presentations. The ideal candidate would have an interest in advising our growing Association of Black Journalists student chapter.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication, or an appropriate related field is required at time of appointment, anitcipated to be August 15, 2018.
We will begin reviewing applications November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu (Search Requisition #22862). Applicants must complete our online application, and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page diversity and inclusion statement summarizing your contributions or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion as they relate to teaching, research, and/or mentoring, along with the name and contact information for 3-to-5 references.
We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. UC is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and is dedicated to work-life integration.
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