The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking a non-tenured assistant professor of practice to teach a variety of mass communications courses and lead scholastic media organizations beginning August 16, 2024.
The successful candidate will teach journalism or related courses each semester, ranging from introductory-level to advanced courses, with a mix of conceptual and skills-based topics. Some graduate-level teaching is possible in our master's program. In addition, this position will be responsible for partnership with the Nebraska High School Press Association, leading workshops and events with high school and middle school students interested in media.
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in advertising and public relations, broadcasting, journalism, and sports media and communication. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized agencies and companies in leading markets.
As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Master's degree or a commitment to earn a master's degree in journalism, mass communications, or a related field within the first three years.
Interest and ability to work with high school media.
Experience working in journalism and/or teaching media writing across platforms, non-profit management, or event planning.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.