U Utah: Journalism: Race, News & Community (USA)


Assistant Professor of Journalism: Race, News and Community, University of Utah, UT, USA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted 22 September 2022).

The Department of Communication at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Journalism: Race, News and Community effective July 1, 2023. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in journalism, communication, media communication, or a closely related discipline or interdisciplinary program (ABD will be considered). The Department of Communication seeks applicants whose research, teaching, service and praxis focus on journalism and race in the U.S. The successful candidate will engage with—and facilitate academic and professional conversations about—critical topics such as newsroom diversity, inclusive and fair reporting, sourcing, community engagement, community journalism and racial justice, structural racism in the news media industry, vernacular news media and cultural power, anti-racist news practices, and solutions journalism. Also important is teaching journalism students skills to report responsibly on race. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach several journalism courses ranging from hyperlocal reporting of diverse communities to cross-disciplinary communication and race courses, including graduate-level courses.

U Utah: Race & Communication (USA)


Assistant Professor in Race and Communication, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Deadline: Review begins October 15, 2021, but open until filled.

The University of Utah’s Department of Communication, located in the College of Humanities, seeks a scholar whose research, teaching, and service expertise in race and communication complements and expands our existing strengths in Critical Cultural Studies; Communicating Science, Health, Environment, and Risk; Digital Media; and Rhetoric.

They invite applications for this tenure-track position from scholars and scholar-activists who have an outstanding research record (or the promise of such a record) in areas of communication focused on race and ethnicity theoretically anchored by frameworks that may include Chicanx and Latinx; Mestiza consciousness; critical race and post-colonial inquiry; Middle Eastern, South Asian, or African studies; Pacific Islander; indigeneity; intersectionality. The successful applicant may also study race and communication in myriad contexts such as sport; science and technology; media, popular culture, or digital media; public health; environmentalism; globalization. They invite applicants who will innovatively expand the Department, including those who diverge from the parameters of the position description.

U Utah Job Ad: Latinx/Indigenous Communication (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor in Latinx/ Indigenous Communication, University of Utah. Deadline: October 1, 2018.

The University of Utah’s Department of Communication, housed in the College of Humanities, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Latinx/Indigenous Communication, effective July 1, 2019. We seek a scholar whose research focuses on the intersection between communication and Latinx and/or indigenous studies, and also aligns with one or more of our areas of emphasis (Critical/Cultural, Rhetoric, Digital Media, CommSHER, and Interpersonal).

The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record (or the promise of such a record) in communication from a critical, qualitative, and/or quantitative methodological perspective. Areas of research could include:
*  racial identity, discrimination, targeting and/or tokenism;
* immigration, refugee, border, transnationalism, and/or globalization studies;
*  feminist, queer, and/or disability studies;
* decolonization, settler colonialism, and/or postcolonialism; economic, health, environmental, workplace, and/or educational discrimination; and/or social activism, equity, access, inclusion, and empowerment.

U Utah Asia Campus job ad (Korea)

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at University of Utah Asia Campus

The University of Utah’s Department of Communication invites applications for one to two non-tenure track lecturer positions in Communication beginning July 1, 2016, for appointment at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, Korea. Songdo, Korea, is about an hour southwest of Seoul and close to the Incheon International Airport. The UAC is a campus of the University of Utah. All non-language courses are taught in English.

Lecturers will teach courses from the following list of courses offered at the UAC: 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. An abbreviated description of these courses may be found online.

Successful candidates will be excellent teachers. The standard annual teaching load for lecturers at the UAC is 4/4. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in Communication (A.B.D. candidates will be considered) or a terminal degree in a closely related discipline or interdisciplinary program and a record of, or demonstrated potential for, teaching excellence.

Formal review of applications will begin April 8, 2016 and will 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. Apply online.

Questions about the position may be directed to Kent A. Ono, Department Chair and Search Committee Chair.

Postdoc U Utah in critical comm pedagogy

Postdoctoral Fellow in Critical Communication Pedagogy
University of Utah, Department of Communication

The Department of Communication at the University of Utah seeks to appoint a postdoctoral fellow for the 2014-2015 academic year, with possibility for renewal. The fellow’s primary obligation will be to conduct research in the fellow’s area of expertise and to pursue publication of that research. Possible research areas in which successful candidates might work include: critical pedagogy, critical race theory, postcolonial studies, and race and media. In addition, the fellow would be expected to provide instructional mentoring of current graduate instructors and teach two existing courses. Possible courses include: Teaching Speech and Communication, Teaching Mentorship, and Media and Diversity. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by the time the appointment begins. Applicants should have a degree in communication or a related field (e.g., education). In order to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 15, 2014. Application materials include a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. To apply click on this link. Please direct any and all questions to Kent A. Ono, Department Chair, Department of Communication, University of Utah.

The University of Utah is a member of the Pac 12. The Department of Communication has a long and distinguished tradition of excellence in graduate education. Our nationally acclaimed graduate program is the driving force of our department. As an integrated communication department, we provide training across a range of areas, with particular strengths in the following areas: Media and Communication Technology; Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk; Rhetoric; Critical/Cultural Studies; and Organizational/Interpersonal Communication.

The Department is committed to removing barriers individuals from underrepresented groups have traditionally encountered; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success.  The University of Utahrecognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator.  Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided.  The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Full benefits are available to same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners.

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