Endowed Chair in Journalism
Position Announcement – Updated 05/04/2015
The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks a scholar engaged in leading research exploring journalism in the digital age. The ideal candidate offers a research agenda that will help guide the future of journalism, particularly as it relates to electronic news and emerging media. We are looking for an outstanding scholar who can bridge theoretical approaches with professional practice and who will enter the school as either an associate or full professor. The chair will teach graduate and undergraduate courses related to her or his research and, if applicable, professional practice. Ph.D. preferred. The successful candidate will hold the title Papé Chair in Electronic and Emerging Media.
We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning and work environment. Employment beginning date is negotiable. To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials by October 30, 2015. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching and research portfolio (an online link is fine) and contact information for three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5081. This position is subject to a criminal background check.
The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, the SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and media studies minor; and supports UO’s 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, recently launched the Agora Journalism Center, based at the Turnbull Center in Portland, 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.