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Instructor in Journalism and Communication (Digital Publishing and Technology)
Posting 14107
School of Journalism and Communication
University of Oregon

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon seeks an Instructor in Digital Publishing and Technology (Advertising) to join a faculty committed to the future of journalism and communication in the public interest. We seek a colleague who will work across programs to facilitate digital innovation in the school.

The instructor will be a resource for assisting students and faculty in developing abilities in new media, digital presentations, Interactive PDF, podcasting, and ebooks. Responsibilities would include developing solutions for professional development on many levels. The Instructor would teach Digital Publishing courses and workshops on the UO main campus in Eugene and at the SOJC Turnbull Center in Portland. 

Successful candidates will have substantial professional experience in digital publishing, the ability to teach journalism software seminars to SOJC students and special content seminars to professionals at the UO and in Portland, the ability to advise student publications, and a strong interest in developing new media programs and web/distance learning classes. Master's degree in a relevant field is required. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience may substitute for an advanced degree. 

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse learning and work environment.  Employment begins September 16, 2014.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by May 13, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, portfolio (link to online is fine) and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4018.

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and Media Studies minor; and supports the interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional M.A. degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication. The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013, is launching the Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. With more than 2200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO and UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities. 

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 


 

 

Instructor in Journalism and Communication (Design and Creative Content Development/Advertising)
Posting 14109
School of Journalism and Communication
University of Oregon

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon seeks an Instructor in Design and Creative Content Development/Advertising to join a faculty committed to the future of journalism and communication in the public interest. We seek a colleague who will serve as Creative Director, helping students develop portfolios in the intersection of conceptual development, writing, design and art direction.

This position calls for agency experience in developing an array of creative work and creative team management.

This instructor develop coursework in creative team management and executing work in multiple media, provide creative direction for portfolio development for writers and art directors, and teach courses in portfolio development and writing design concepts.  Master's degree in a relevant field is required. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience may substitute for an advanced degree. 

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse learning and work environment.  Employment begins September 16, 2014.  To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by May 13, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, portfolio (link to online is fine) and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4019.

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and Media Studies minor; and supports the interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional M.A. degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication. The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013, is launching the Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. With more than 2200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO and UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


 

 

Chair for the Center in Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement
School of Journalism and Communication
University of Oregon

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) seeks a leader who is dedicated to creating the future of journalism and civic engagement as the inaugural Chair in Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement. Candidates should be committed to enhancing democracy, public knowledge and civic life while exploring new approaches to and pushing the boundaries of journalism and communication. The Chair will join a faculty in SOJC’s Portland and Eugene locations.  The Chair will play an integral role in the development and operation of SOJC’s new Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement.

The ideal candidate will be excellent at collaborating to generate and implement new ideas in an ever-changing media landscape. The candidate will be dedicated to developing and building strategic alliances for media innovation. The candidate should fully understand the process of creation, production, and distribution of knowledge in the public interest.

Candidates will have a demonstrated knowledge of, and participation in, innovative initiatives in journalism and communication; the potential to successfully seek external funding for new initiatives; a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students as well as public and professional communities representing diverse backgrounds; and demonstrated potential for a program of scholarship or creative activity that fully engages in national and international discussions about the future of journalism and public engagement.

Bachelor’s degree with significant relevant experience required. Advanced degree preferred. In exceptional circumstances, extraordinary professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for the required degree.

Employment begins September 16, 2014 for a 1-to-3 year renewable contract. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by April 9, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Please submit a letter of interest, CV and contact information for three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3944.

The SOJC is the only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest. With 2100 undergraduates and 115 graduate students, the school is one of six professional schools at UO. UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies; professional M.A.s in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication; undergraduate majors in advertising, journalism, media studies, public relations; Honors Program; and Media Studies minor; and supports the interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor.

The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013 and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.