We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media.
Tracking ID#: F008222
POSITION: : The Department of Journalism, Public Relations & New Media invites applicants for The Fred Hartman Distinguished Professor of Journalism. This chair will hold a three-year appointment.
QUALIFICATIONS: The Hartman Professor will work to extend the visionary legacy of Fred Hartman by sharing his commitments to the news industry, entrepreneurship and social justice. The applicant should have a distinguished record in a journalism-related field such as print, broadcast, advertising, public relations and/or new media. A distinguished career in academic journalism also will be considered if the applicant has a prodigious record as a scholar. A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred but not required. We are seeking a candidate who can inspire students in the classroom with insightful teaching and motivational lectures and projects. Additionally we seek an applicant who can engage our alumni base into enthusiastic participation in advisory council, donor and employment opportunities for our current students and graduates.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The holder of the Hartman Chair will teach courses based on scholastic background; engage in outreach to alumni through professional and/or academic meetings and personal contact; enhance an already-established national reputation, and elevate the visibility of the journalism, public relations and new media department.
RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2012 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 30, 2012.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application that addresses research and teaching interests (on the latter please discuss fit with current courses and/or suggestions for potential new ones), current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and two or three academic writing samples. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Doug Ferdon, Search Committee Chair
Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
One Bear Place #97353
Waco, TX 76798-7353
Materials may be submitted electronically to: Doug_Ferdon@baylor.edu.
Baylor is a Baptist University affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.