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Department: 480502 - HR UTS/UNC Partnership
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The senior researcher will oversee and coordinate the Chair's ground-breaking research, documenting news deserts and developing sustainable business strategies for news organizations in the U.S. The ideal candidate should have advanced analytic skills, honed in the government or business sector, and the ability to translate critical thinking into articles and presentations that pass academic muster but are written and delivered in a journalistic style that will a range of audiences (academics, professionals and community activists). Prior management experience – or a willingness to lead and manage others, including junior analysts, freelance writers/researchers, interns and undergraduate and students – is a must. The ideal candidate should also have experience with Sakai and teaching at the university level so they can co-teach a pilot experiential course on news deserts.
The ideal candidate should also have experience with Sakai and teaching at the university level so they can co-teach a pilot experiential course on news deserts.
The ideal candidate should have advanced analytic skills, honed in the government or business sector, and the ability to translate critical thinking into articles and presentations that pass academic muster but are written and delivered in a journalistic style that will a range of audiences (academics, professionals and community activists).
a strategic-thinker and excellent team-player who can manage up, down and sideways to ensure deadlines are met on time with a superior product.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 48AJ86
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