Magazine Writing Assistant or Associate Professional Practice Professor

University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri School of Journalism in Missouri

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 10, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Journalism: Magazine Writing Assistant or Associate Professional Practice Professor. The Missouri School of Journalism invites applications for a position in magazine writing to begin August 2014. The full-time non-tenure track appointment will be at the rank of assistant professional practice professor or associate professional practice professor, depending on qualifications. Either a nine-month or twelve-month appointment is available. Teaching assignment: Candidates will teach magazine writing classes and one or more specialty writing classes such as service journalism, lifestyle journalism, critical reviewing or a reporting class for both undergraduate and graduate students. Instruction will range from short front-of-book articles to longer narratives and include how stories are presented in digital formats. Assignments will be targeted for publication in Vox Magazine (an award-winning city magazine published at the School) or one of its digital platforms. Qualifications: Candidates must have a master's degree and will be evaluated on professional and or teaching experience in the magazine field. Application screening will begin in January 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please provide a letter of interest, a C.V. or resume and a list of at least three professional references. Please visit to access the online application system. The job ID number is 12197. Email Elizabeth Hardt ( with any questions. The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity, and it is expected that successful candidate will share this commitment. MU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.