Department:School of Journalism & Communication Rank:Instructor Annual Basis:9 Month
Review of Applications Begins Applications will be reviewed as need arises.
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a letter of interest indicating specific teaching requests, a personal statement of teaching philosophy, names and contact information of three professional or academic references, and a current resume or CV.
Department Summary The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) is a stand-alone accredited research and professional school serving approximately 2,200 undergraduates and 100 graduate students both on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene and at the George S. Turnbull Center in Portland. Degrees offered are the BA, BS, MA, MS and Ph.D., as well as a minor in Media Studies. The school also supports the interdisciplinary major in Cinema Studies and interdisciplinary minors in Multimedia and Native Studies. The SOJC employs approximately 125 individuals as faculty and staff, 51 graduate teaching fellows, and 50 student employees. The School is one of the oldest journalism programs in the nation, founded in 1916.
Position Summary The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) seeks applicants for its open instruction pool. We anticipate needs in multimedia, reporting, writing, editing, advertising, broadcast, online journalism, public relations, photojournalism, design, and other subjects. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding and performance.
Successful candidates will have substantial professional experience in the subject to be taught and either demonstrated or strong potential for teaching excellence. They also will have a firm commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Minimum Requirements • Master's degree (in exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience may substitute for a degree)
Professional Competencies • A firm commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. • Substantial professional experience in the subject to be taught. • Demonstrated or strong potential for teaching excellence
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