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Associate Professor

Founded in 1947, the Philip Merrill College of Journalism has approximately 600  undergraduate and graduate students and approximately 50 faculty and staff. Merrill is located just 10 miles from the White House and was chosen as one of 12 top journalism schools that took part in the prestigious Carnegie-Knight Initiative.
Position Summary: 

The Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, is  seeking an Associate Professor.  This faculty member will be the college's leader in  investigative reporting education. Her/his responsibilities will include teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. This person is also expected to continue to research and publish/broadcast at, or near, the highest levels in the field. Service to the college, the greater university and the profession also are required.


The successful applicant must qualify for tenure at the rank of full or associate professor. Applicants must have significant (10+ years) professional experience in investigative reporting and editing, ideally on local, national and international stories. Also required is a record of service to the profession (i.e. active in professional associations) and significant (5+ years) teaching experience, ideally in the "teaching-hospital" method. Applicants must possess significant experience in curriculum development, incorporating traditional and emerging technologies. Finally, applicants must have attained national and international stature, as befitting Merrill and the University of Maryland's rankings.  A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred, although a high level of research and publications may also qualify.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.    

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