University of Kansas, William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Lawrence, KS

Audience and community engagement.  If those terms define your professional work, and you are eager to share what you know with the next generation of journalists, then we have a job for you.

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas seeks applicants for the Knight Chair in Audience and Community Engagement for News, an endowed chair carrying the title of full Professor of the Practice.

We seek an experienced and innovative media professional with demonstrated commitments to understanding and engaging audiences. The successful candidate will be able to create approaches to connecting media and audiences, inspire solutions to such issues as media deserts and information inequality, and develop community engagement in an ever-changing media world. We encourage the application of candidates who share our vision of communities as more than places on a map.  We also welcome a colleague with visions of audience engagement that create sustainable economic models.

The Knight Chair in Audience and Community Engagement for News will be an enthusiastic and energetic contributor in the classroom and to the School’s outreach and journalism services, and will serve as a liaison to local, state and national media and professional organizations.

For more information, and to apply, go to http://employment.ku.edu/jobs/14370BR. Please attach a resume, a cover letter addressing how you meet or exceed the required and preferred qualifications and a list of three professional references to the online application. First consideration will be given to complete applications received by the June 1, 2019 review date. Please direct questions to journalismsearch@ku.edu.

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