Assistant Professor: University of Connecticut

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013 2:36 PM
    Message # 1212463
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    Position Summary

    The University of Connecticut Journalism Department seeks a visual journalist with experience in photography, videography, online production, multimedia presentation and visual editing for a tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2013. The department, an ACEJMC accredited program in a new facility, is a professional news-editorial program within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. This position expands on current multimedia offerings, which are offered across the curriculum. Responsibilities will include: teaching the skills, theory and ethics of visual journalism to undergraduate majors, publishing visual journalism or research about visual journalism, advising students and participating on departmental committees.

    Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in journalism or a related field; 10 years of significant professional experience as a visual journalist; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrable ability to teach the skills, theory and ethics of visual journalism; experience in a converged media environment; and knowledge of appropriate software.

    Preferred Qualifications: Additional experience; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level; demonstrated ability in data visualization or print or online design; the ability to contribute through research, teaching or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.  Demonstrate ability in photography, videography, online production and multimedia presentation.

    Appointment Terms
    Tenure-track, 9-month appointment.
    Last modified: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 2:48 PM | Shefali Kulkarni

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