School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
George S. Turnbull Portland Center
The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication seeks an instructor for its George S. Turnbull Portland Center for the 2009/2010
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academic year. This is a full-time, nine-month, renewable appointment, based in Portland, beginning on September 16, 2009. A part-time summer appointment is attached to the position, beginning on August 1, 2009.
The instructor will arrange internships and supervise students in the Portland Senior Experience program, and teach undergraduate courses in public relations and graduate courses in our strategic communication professional master’s program. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree, a professional background in communication, and university teaching experience. Familiarity and connections with the Portland media market are preferred.
The School of Journalism and Communication
The School offers doctoral and master’s programs in communication and society as well as professional master’s programs in news/editorial, magazine, strategic communication and literary nonfiction. The undergraduate program serves more than 1,400 majors and pre-majors in four majors: advertising, communication studies, journalism and public relations and approximately 80 graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs. Accredited by ACEJMC, the School is nationally known for its commitment to teaching excellence. In 2006, the School opened the George S. Turnbull Center in Portland, where it offers undergraduate and graduate classes, workshops and seminars for students and for the professional community. More information is available through our web site at: http://jcomm.uoregon.edu.
The University of Oregon Portland
The University of Oregon’s Portland programs include journalism and communication, architecture, digital arts, product design, law, business, and continuing education. They are
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housed in the White Stag Block, a refurbished, 103,000-square-foot facility, in the city’s Old Town Chinatown district, which is LEED Gold certified and has been honored for both sustainability and historic preservation. The Portland metro area is noted for its high quality of life, vibrant cultural environment, and access to outdoor activities, including the scenic Oregon Coast and the Cascade Mountains.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 24, 2009. The search will remain open until position is filled. Please send a letter of interest and qualifications, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Alan G. Stavitsky
Senior Associate Dean and Professor
Director, George S. Turnbull Portland Center
University of Oregon Portland
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
The University of Oregon is committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community. We are an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.