Faculty Fellow

Boulder, CO
Mar 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Who we are:

The CEJ was established in 1992 by the Journalism and Mass Communication program at the University of Colorado Boulder to enrich public understanding of environmental issues by elevating the quality, range, and depth of coverage by journalists. The center does this by helping seasoned and emerging journalists enhance their knowledge of the scientific, economic, political, and social aspects of these issues.

Position description:

Enhance your journalism skills and deepen your understanding of environmental science and policy. Apply for the 2017-2018 Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism (Faculty Fellow) positions. Five individuals will be chosen. Fellows will audit University of Colorado courses, participate in weekly seminars and other events, and work on a research project. These positions are offered by the Center for Environmental Journalism, University of Colorado Boulder.

What we can offer:

The program covers tuition and fees, including a recreation center pass, and provides a $56,000 stipend. Employment begins at the start of the Fall 2017 semester and runs through the end of the Spring 2018 semester. All University breaks and holidays will be observed.

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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 9.0px Helvetica} What we require:
- US citizens who are full-time print, broadcast and online journalists with a minimum of five years of professional experience are eligible. Applicants may include reporters, editors, photojournalists, producers, videographers, multimedia journalists and full-time freelancers. Prior experience covering the environment is not necessary.
- Applicants must also have at least a BA or BS college degree.

Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Application deadline is March 1, 2017. Each applicant will be required to provide the email addresses for three (3) professional references. References will receive an email request to provide a confidential recommendation letter for the applicant. References will be given ample time to provide these letters once contacted. Only the five (5) final candidates will need to provide unofficial college transcripts after May 1, 2017. If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at www.cu.edu/cu-careers: 1. Cover Letter 2. Resume 3. Professional Autobiography, Study plan & Project 4. Three samples of your professional work. For more information on the application requirements and felllowship information, visit The Center for Environmental Journalism at http://www.colorado.edu/cej/.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10349 - Journ-Ctr,Environ Journalism

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Mar 4, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Center for Environmental Journalism

Posting Contact Email: cej@colorado.edu

Position Number: 00730388


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