Assistant Professional Practice Professor

Assistant Professional Practice Professor

Missouri School of Journalism

The Missouri School of Journalism, the nation's premiere institution of journalism education, seeks an experienced multimedia journalist to teach photo, video and audio storytelling and editing skills. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position that carries the academic rank of assistant professional practice professor.

Our students are some of the brightest and most ambitious journalism students in the world. We're looking for a qualified person to teach them how to tell powerful and effective stories using video, photo and audio techniques and strategies. This job involves both classroom and clinical (newsroom) teaching in classes at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels.

In addition to storytelling and technical skills, applicants must have an understanding of audiences and multiple platforms, and be able to supervise students working for a variety of media outlets, including the Columbia Missourian, a daily newspaper; Vox, a monthly magazine; KOMU-TV, an NBC-affiliate; KBIA-FM, an NPR affiliate, and other publications and platforms. Applicants should be comfortable working on deadline, and capable of advising students seeking internships and careers.

Successful candidates must have a minimum of five years' experience as a practicing journalist with skills and interests in multimedia reporting, editing and story production. Design skills and teaching experience are advantages.

Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

To apply, applicants must include a letter of interest, a C.V. or resume and list of professional references. Please visit to access the online application system and reference job opening 29622.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

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