Assistant/Associate Professor of the Practice

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas seeks an accomplished professional to teach courses mainly in all facets of media planning, buying and tracking – including digital and social media – starting in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field such as advertising or public relations, and bring energy and knowledge of the best current professional practices. Teaching experience at the university level is highly preferred. The ability to develop and teach online courses and certificate programs is a plus. The chosen candidate will receive a renewable appointment as an assistant or associate professor of the practice.

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to its climate of diversity. Candidates from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Kansas is a major educational and research institution with 29,000 students on five campuses, 2,600 faculty members, and service centers throughout the state. Lawrence, a vibrant small city of approximately 100,000 residents, hosts of a variety of art galleries, theaters, concert venues, bookstores, and unique ethnic restaurants. The city frequently is a Top 10 entry in compilations of the nation’s top college towns. Kansas City, with its own thriving arts, dining, and sports opportunities, lies 40 miles east of Lawrence on Interstate 70.

For a complete position description and to apply, please go to  Please submit a cover letter, a resume with three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Past teaching evaluations, if available, should be included. Review of applications begins May 14, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date. Please direct questions to The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.

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