[Air-L] Faculty position - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bates, Benjamin J bjbates at utk.edu
Tue Sep 28 10:44:54 PDT 2010

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville




The School of Journalism and Electronic Media
(http://www.cci.utk.edu/jem) at the University of Tennessee is seeking
an outstanding teacher and scholar to join the faculty as assistant
professor in August 2011.  


We are looking for a person who can teach journalism skills across
multiple media platforms. The candidate should have media experience,
teaching experience, and a demonstrated record of research and
publishing capabilities. Preference will be given to candidates with a
background in emerging media and the ability to teach in at least one of
the following areas in addition to journalism skills classes: media
ethics, media law, international/intercultural communication, or media
management.  A Ph.D. in the field is required at the time of


Faculty members are expected to teach, be active scholars, and carry out
service activities in the school, college, university, and profession.


The School of Journalism and Electronic Media is one of four schools in
the College of Communication and Information. JEM is an
ACEJMC-accredited program, and is an active participant in the College's
MS and Ph.D. programs.  The School houses student media that include
Scoop Magazine (http://issuu.com/scoop), WUTK-90.3 FM
(http://www.wutkradio.com), and the Tennessee Journalist (tnjn.com), a
student-run news website.  The successful candidate will join a
converged journalism program with specialties in news, magazine, media
management, science communication, visual communication and sports


The University of Tennessee in Knoxville is the flagship university in a
five-campus state university system and is a Carnegie 1 research
institution. Nestled at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains along the
Tennessee River, Knoxville is within a day's drive of many major
metropolitan areas, including Atlanta and Chicago. The metropolitan area
has a population of 650,000, and the city is the home of Scripps


To apply please send a letter of interest describing your professional
and academic experiences and scholarly interests, a CV, and a list of
four names as references to the JEM Search Committee, School of
Journalism and Electronic Media, 333 Communications Building, The
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0333. Review of
applications will begin September 30, 2010.


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and
employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive
equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or
covered veteran status.


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