The University of Michigan
Department of Communication Studies
Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professorship in Journalism
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Michigan seeks applications for the Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professorship in Journalism for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Howard R. Marsh Endowment provides funds for a one-semester or one-academic year visit from either a distinguished academic scholar who studies journalism and news media or an eminent professional journalist. The individual selected for this appointment will contribute to the education of students in the Department and College of Literature, Science and the Arts who are studying long-range factors affecting the ability of the news media to perform their functions in a democratic society.
The Marsh Visiting Professor will teach two courses per term, engage in additional dialogue with students and faculty, pursue current professional or scholarly interests, and contribute to the direction of the Howard R. Marsh Center for the Study of Journalistic Performance. The Center, located in the Department of Communication Studies, supports scholarly research on democratic functions of the news media.
Applicants for the Howard R. Marsh Visiting Professorship should send a vita, evidence of teaching excellence, a brief summary of the courses you propose teaching, and three letters of recommendation to: Marsh Professor Search / The University of Michigan / Department of Communication Studies / Room 5370 / 105 South State Street / Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285.
Applications must be submitted by February 2, 2015.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.