U Utah Asia Campus: Journalism (South Korea)

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Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Journalism , University of Utah Asia Campus, Songdo, South Korea. Deadline: Open until filled; posted May 28, 2021.

The Department of Communication at the University of Utah invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor (Lecturer) position in Journalism effective August 23, 2021. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher dedicated to cultivating informed and ethical students who are ready to enter the workforce as well-prepared professionals. The standard annual teaching load for lecturers at the UAC is 3-3-1 (three courses in the fall, three courses in the spring, and one course in the interim period or summer). The successful candidate must be willing to teach courses such as: Introduction to News Writing, Media Writing, Digital Journalism, Specialty Reporting, Magazine Writing, and Visual Editing. It would also be beneficial for the candidate to be able to teach Mass Communication History, Media and Society, Principles of Visual Communication, Mass Communication Law, and/or Media Ethics. 

Position located at the Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, South Korea. All courses taught at the UAC are in English. Successful candidates for the position should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline and evidence of teaching excellence.

U Utah Asia Campus: Visual Communication (South Korea)

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Assistant Professor (Lecturer, Non-tenure track), University of Utah Asia Campus, Songdo, South Korea. Deadline: November 15, 2020.

The Department of Communication at the University of Utah invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor (Lecturer) position effective January 1, 2021. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher dedicated to cultivating informed and ethical students who are ready to enter the workforce as well-prepared professionals. The successful candidate must be willing to teach courses, such as video production, principles of visual communication, visual theory, media generally, introductory courses, intro to speech, communication theory, and communication and/or media history. Teaching in strategic communication is a plus. Additionally, depending on the candidate selected, an administrative component may be possible.

Position located at the Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, South Korea. All courses taught at the UAC are in English. The standard annual teaching load for lecturers at the UAC is 3/3/1 (three courses in the fall and the spring respectively and one course either during the winter or the summer). Successful candidates for the position should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline and evidence of teaching excellence.

U Utah Asia: Dean of Faculty (South Korea)

“JobChief Administrative Officer and Dean of Faculty, University of Utah Asia Campus, Incheon, South Korea. Deadline: Review begins December 15, 2019; open until filled.

The University of Utah Asia Campus located in South Korea is an extended campus of the University of Utah. The UAC is in its 5th year of operation and has experienced tremendous growth and development since inception. We are seeking a dynamic and engaging leader to serve as the next Chief Administrative Officer and Dean of Faculty to continue this upward trajectory. The CAO-DOF is responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership in the overall operation of the UAC. This position is also responsible for the oversight of all UAC Faculty and will work to create a vibrant intellectual environment for student success.

The UAC-DOF coordinates directly with leadership from the Salt Lake campus to ensure the continued growth and success of the UAC and more importantly maintaining a direct connection between the two campuses. The CAO-DOF partners with local Korean government officials, alumni and other stakeholders to ensure sustainability of the campus, and to ensure that the UAC is compliant with all Korean laws. This position is responsible for leading the implementation of academic curriculum, providing leadership to the faculty and managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered at the UAC.

U Utah Asia Job Ad (South Korea)

Lecturer Position in Communication (non-tenure track) at University of Utah

The University of Utah’s Department of Communication seeks a lecturer for its Utah Asia Campus (UAC) to commence January 1, 2017.  Depending on experience, appointment may be at the assistant, associate, or professor-lecturer level.  The teaching load is 4 courses or sections per semester.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (A.B.D. considered) in communication and experience with US higher education.  Excellent teaching ability is required.  All courses are taught in English.  Housing for US citizens will be provided by the IGC (Incheon Global Campus).

Two programs in communication, strategic communication and journalism, are offered at the UAC.  Strengths in one of these two areas is most desirable, but abilities to teach outside these areas is also desirable.  Core courses at the UAC include Analysis of Argument, Principles of Public Speaking, Introduction to News Writing, Theoretical Perspectives in Communication, Intercultural Communication, Introduction to Media Business & Ethics, Visual Communication, Digital Journalism, Video Production, Principles of Advertising, Cross Cultural Documentary, Communication, Visual Editing, Strategic Communication Theory & Practice, Magazine Writing, Mass Communication Law, PR Cases & Campaigns, and Media Ethics.  Other, more “elective” communication courses are taught as well.

Established in 2014, the UAC has a growing presence in Songdo, South Korea.  A new building, solely for the University of Utah on the Incheon Global Campus, was occupied this year.  Built on reclaimed land, the campus is 30 minutes from Incheon International Airport, a major gateway and transportation hub for East Asia.  Seoul may be reached by bus, subway, or taxi, and is less than an hour away by car.

Formal review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter highlighting teaching experiences and credentials; a CV; a writing sample; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of three references that includes contact information.  To apply click here.  Questions about the position may be directed to Kent A. Ono, Department Chair and Search Committee Chair, at Kent.Ono[at]Utah.edu.

The Department of Communication is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365. Full benefits are provided for both same sex and different sex couples. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.