Visiting Assoc. Professor
University Of Miami Miller School Of Med - Miami, FL

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The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

The School of Communication at the University of Miami welcomes applications for a five-month Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor to serve as Visiting Knight Chair beginning on June 17, 2013 for its Knight Center for International Media.

The successful candidate will work with undergraduate and graduate students and faculty at the University and at partner schools across South Africa on a documentary multimedia project. The successful candidate will engage in guest lectures, discussions, seminars, workshops, and other interaction with the School’s graduate students and faculty, and participate in similar projects of the Knight Center.

Candidates should have Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience in multimedia journalism. Familiarity with communication research is desired, but not required. The following areas will be emphasized when evaluating candidates: 1. Experience in international reporting, or authoring scholarly publications on issues related to the role of communication in promoting social justice, advancing human dignity, and implementing civil rights; 2. Expertise in one or more aspects of multimedia reportage, including video, audio, photojournalism, information graphics, data visualization, design, social media, mobile media, analytics, SEO and coding; 3. International teaching, research or service experiences; 4. Evidence of success in managing team journalism initiatives; The position will be housed at the University’s Coral Gables campus but will also include field work in South Africa.

The University of Miami School of Communication is founded in the fundamental values of freedom of speech, press and belief, and is constantly moving forward with a visionary purpose. The University is a private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world.

The Knight Center for International Media in the School of Communication at UM focuses on innovative forms of journalism and communication, particularly those using digital technologies and measuring impact, to catalyze sustainable positive change in the lives of people and community, locally and globally.

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE , position #046667. Deadline for applications is Friday, March 1, 2013. For more information, contact Knight Chair in Visual Journalism, Rich Beckman, at, and Interim Director of the Knight Center.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applicants from minority candidates and women.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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