University of Nevada, Reno

Assistant Professor of Global Media Studies

The Reynolds School of Journalism, a fast-growing program with great momentum, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of global media studies for fall 2018. The Reynolds School has built a reputation for curricular innovation, entrepreneurial learning and strong support for faculty research.

Our globally-focused concentrations include Spanish-language media, political economy, health communication and public and community media production. We seek a scholar and teacher who can build global, transnational or comparative perspectives into one or more of these areas of strength, and can engage international partners.

The selected candidate will hold a doctorate and have demonstrated potential for university teaching, as well as for a program of scholarship or creative activity related to global media studies, in line with the tenure expectations of a research university. Media experience and the ability to teach core and/or professional courses are valued.

Diversity is central to the mission of the Reynolds School. Our faculty, staff and students strive to foster an environment that is conducive to exploring, engaging and expressing diverse perspectives and is respectful of diverse identities. Candidates must be prepared to address how their work contributes to advancing these goals.

The scenic University of Nevada, Reno campus, in sight of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. Reno is a recreational paradise, chosen by Outside Magazine as one of the 25 Best Towns of 2017, with world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, kayaking and bicycling. The area is home to an emerging technology sector, with a vibrant food and arts scene.

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