Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Summary: The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Journalism to begin in August 2018. The assistant professor must have a teaching and research concentration in, and a commitment to, mass communication and journalism. We seek excellence in scholarship befitting a major research institution and expertise in visual journalism, especially, but not limited to, photojournalism and multimedia journalism. The Grady College celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015 and is home to the Peabody Awards and the National Press Photographers Association. In addition to its undergraduate programs, Grady College also confers doctoral and master's degrees. Learn more about the Department of Journalism and the Grady College at www.grady.uga.edu. Georgia is well known for its quality of life, and for outdoors, urban, cultural and arts activities (http://www.exploregeorgia.org/). Athens, the home of UGA, is consistently rated as one the nation's best college towns. The University of Georgia is a land grant/sea institution located 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com). More information about UGA is available at www.uga.edu.
Minimum Qualifications: A PhD or MFA in mass communication or a related field expected by the time of hire, and required within nine months of hire. Evidence and strong promise of sustained research productivity required, as is the ability to mentor and direct graduate students.
Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in journalism is preferred.
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Employee Percentage: 100%
Location od Vacancy: Athens Area