South Carolina seeks business journalism professor
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina is inviting applications for the Baldwin Business and Financial Chair in Journalism.
We are interested in candidates with a national / international reputation and a record of professional achievements and expertise in both business journalism and the business of journalism and mass communications.
The chair will be housed in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The successful candidate will be prepared to lead a program that goes beyond journalism to build alliances with faculty and students from various disciplines across the campus and beyond.
The chair will be committed to teaching on the undergraduate and graduate level, lead curriculum development across disciplines in business and financial communications and inspire both outstanding research and practice in the field.
The school has dual academic and professional tenure tracks. Academic-track candidates must have the earned doctorate, a proven research record and professional/teaching experience. Professional-track candidates must have a master’s degree and significant professional experience, including leadership positions in journalism or mass communications. Teaching experience is preferred.
Applicants should electronically send a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references and at least one sample of scholarly or professional work. The applicants should also include a statement of teaching philosophy and contributions to diversity. The application materials should be prepared in a single PDF and emailed to the search committee chair.
The search committee’s review of applications will begin in January 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will begin no sooner than August 2017.
Applications, nominations or questions may be addressed to:
Professor Ernest L. Wiggins
Chair – Baldwin Business and Financial Chair in Journalism Search
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208