KOMU-TV Asst Pro Practive Professor (2 positions)

The Missouri School of Journalism in Missouri

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 27, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

KOMU-TV Assistant Professional Practice Professor (two positions)


The Missouri School of Journalism and its unique television teaching laboratory invite applications for two positions. The full-time, non-tenure track, 12-month appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professional Practice Professor.


Qualifications:  Bachelors degree in journalism, communication or a related discipline and five years of television newsroom experience as a reporter or producer or both.


Assignment: Duties include a minimum of 30 hours per week in the KOMU-TV (NBC-affiliate) newsroom supervising the work of student reporters, anchors, newscast producers and videographers. Duties also include classroom teaching and service to the journalism school and the University.

Application Process: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hiring is expected to be completed in the spring or summer of 2014, with a start date as soon as possible. Applications must include an academic CV or professional resume, the names of three references in the field of television journalism, and a cover letter explaining the candidate's interest in teaching and in students, and opinions about teaching television journalism. This cover letter must also include an analysis of the television news profession's transition from solely broadcast to broadcast and digital/internet news platforms. Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system. The job ID number is 12818. Email Elizabeth Hardt (hardte@missouri.edu) 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.



How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/