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University of Miami Published: September 26, 2018
Coral Gables, Florida
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Position: Assistant Professor in Emerging Media and Digital Journalism (Tenure-Track)

Location: University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

The Department of Journalism and Media Management at the University of Miami is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of new, emerging media and digital journalism.  This position is to begin in Fall 2019. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, such as an MFA, or provide evidence they will have completed all requirements for the degree by August 2019.

An active research agenda, ideally combining journalism and journalism studies with subjects related to new and digital media, is required.  We seek a thriving scholar and educator who contributes to the department’s courses and research profile. The school and department offer research funding and course release to support this activity. The Department is open to a variety of methodological approaches.  Ideally, the candidate will have a solid background in journalism practice or related communication experience to draw upon in teaching.

Applicants should be able to teach courses in one or more of the following subject areas: data journalism, computational journalism, and interactive data visualization.  The successful candidate may also teach subjects related to their area of expertise in the School’s doctoral program and will be expected to mentor graduate students and serve on dissertation and thesis committees.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please apply online  and include a cover letter outlining your research agenda and teaching interests, curriculum vita, and at least three references.

Any questions regarding the position should be directed to the Department Chair for Journalism and Media Management, Samuel A. Terilli, at [email protected] .

The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research.  The university is a Carnegie Research I university and a vibrant, multicultural campus located in an international city with abundant opportunities to research the dynamics of journalism in a global information society.

At UM, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. We strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work and learn for all. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.