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Missouri taking applications for new Reynolds chair

February 2, 2009

The Missouri School of Journalism invites nominations and applications for the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism. This new endowed position, funded by a gift from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, will:

  1. Develop and teach new courses at the undergraduate and master’s level in business journalism.
  2. Work with other Missouri faculty, including the SABEW Chair in Business Journalism and faculty at the Trulaske College of Business, to develop curricular and extra-curricular programs for students interested in careers in business journalism.
  3. Collaborate with the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism and other Reynolds business journalism chairs around the country in training and research programs aimed at improving the practice of business journalism.
  4. Work with the staff and fellows of the Missouri School of Journalism’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute on programs aimed at improving coverage of the new-technology industry.

Missouri is looking for talented journalists with the best track records in the country in covering business. The salary will be highly competitive. Missouri anticipates the appointment will be at the rank of full professor, professional practice (continuing non-tenure track).

Application screening will begin in March 2009 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications must include a letter of interest, a C.V. or resume and a list of professional references. Applications may be sent electronically (preferred) to hardte@missouri.edu, or by mail to Elizabeth Hardt, Executive Staff Assistant, Missouri School of Journalism, 120 Neff Hall, Columbia, MO 65211. If sending application electronically, please send as a Word or PDF attachment with candidate’s last name as title.

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