The University of British Columbia Graduate School of Journalism seeks to appoint a full-time tenure-track instructor to teach in its innovative graduate program, complementing the School’s core strengths in digital, international, science, environment and public policy journalism as listed on its website: www.journalism.ubc.ca.
Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Journalism or a related discipline, a minimum of five years experience in teaching at a university level in journalism and/or communications courses at the undergraduate and graduate level (including the supervision of graduate theses), in addition to previous professional experience in journalism specializing in audio storytelling. Candidates are expected to provide high-quality journalism instruction, as well as show potential for contributing to innovation in journalism pedagogy. Candidates should also have experience and knowledge of emerging practices in audio storytelling and the use of audio in multimedia journalism. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of teaching and service, provide pedagogic leadership, and help facilitate the School’s internship program. The School offers concentrations in key areas of journalism, as well as academic specializations across disciplines. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications and inquiries should be addressed to: Peter Klein, Acting Director and Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Graduate School of Journalism, 6388 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2.
Application deadline: June 10, 2012
Applications must include: letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and addresses of at least four referees. The anticipated start date for this position is: July 1, 2012.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.