Job Opening: Multimedia Journalism Professor at Missouri School of Journalism

The Missouri School of Journalism invites applications for the position of assistant or associate professor (professional practice) in multimedia journalism. The person selected will teach and coordinate the School’s new sophomore-level required course in Fundamentals of Multimedia Journalism.

The ideal candidate would have experience in teaching or curricular design and a background in designing multimedia for journalism and/or strategic communication Web sites. Familiarity with common computer programs used in these endeavors – including Flash or HTML5, Web-design programs and audio-video editing programs – is essential. Familiarity with still and video cameras and other devices used in producing such media also is needed.

Screening of applicants will begin April 26, 2010, and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of interest, a resume and a list of references. Applications may be sent electronically (preferred) to, or by mail to Elizabeth Hardt, Staff Assistant to the Dean, Missouri School of Journalism, 120 Neff Hall, Columbia, MO 65211. If sending the application electronically, please send as a Word or PDF attachment with candidate’s last name as title. Please reference position number 100100.

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.