[Air-L] UGA Faculty Position in Digital & Broadcast Journalism

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Mon Nov 4 07:48:37 PST 2013

Faculty Position in Digital and Broadcast Journalism
Department of Telecommunications
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication


The Department of Telecommunications of the Grady College at the University
of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital and
Broadcast Journalism to begin August 2014.
Academic Rank/Salary - Assistant Professor. Appointment will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary competitive.

Responsibilities - The Department of Telecommunications seeks someone with
outstanding theoretical and applied expertise in digital journalism across
multiple platforms, including television. The successful candidate will
have demonstrable potential to produce scholarly research of the highest
standard and is expected to become a leader in his or her specialty area.
We are particularly interested in the research areas of digital journalism,
news, social media, and management, but we welcome other research interests
as well. Applicants should have the ability to teach the concepts and
practice of digital journalism including writing, reporting, and producing
for online, mobile and television distribution. The ideal candidate will
have professional newsroom experience.
Qualifications - A Ph.D. in communication or related field is required.
Candidates should have a demonstrated record, or the clear potential to
develop a strong program of scholarly research, and the potential for
excellence in teaching. Ability to mentor and direct masters and doctoral
students also is required. All successful candidates must be able to serve
on graduate student committees and have the ability to direct theses and

Screening of applications will begin December 10, 2013, and will continue
until filled.

To Apply - To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, contact information for three references, transcripts from your
terminal degree program, and teaching evaluations to: Dr. Itai Himelboim,
DBJ Search Committee Chair, Department of Telecommunications, Grady College
of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
30602-3018. Email: itai at uga.edu (706) 542-5118.

Learn more about the Department of Telecommunications and the Grady College
at www.grady.uga.edu. Georgia is well known for its quality of life both
outdoors and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). The University of Georgia (
www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea institution located 70 miles northeast of
Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com).

The University of Georgia is an AA/EEO/ADA Institution

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