If you have a graduate degree, a professional background in communication, and university teaching experience, consider applying for an instructor position at the University of Oregon’s George S. Turnbull Portland Center.
The university is looking for someone for the 2009-2010 academic year. This is a full-time, nine-month, renewable appointment, based in Portland, beginning on Sept. 16, 2009. A part-time summer appointment is attached to the position, which begins on Aug. 1, 2009.
The instructor will arrange internships and supervise students in the Portland Senior Experience program. He or she will also teach undergraduate courses in public relations and graduate courses in our strategic communication master’s program for professionals. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree, a professional background in communication, and university teaching experience. Familiarity and connections with the Portland media market are preferred.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 24, 2009. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest and qualifications, resume, and contact information for three references to
Alan G. Stavitsky
Senior Associate Dean and Professor
Director, George S. Turnbull Portland Center
University of Oregon Portland
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
School of Journalism and Communication
The School of Journalism and Communication offers doctoral and master’s programs in communication and society, as well as professional master’s programs in news/editorial, magazine, strategic communication and literary nonfiction.
The undergraduate program serves more than 1,400 majors and pre-majors in four majors: advertising, communication studies, journalism, and public relations.
Accredited by ACEJMC, the School is nationally known for its commitment to teaching excellence. In 2006, the School opened the George S. Turnbull Center in Portland, where it offers undergraduate and graduate classes, workshops, and seminars for students and for the professional community.
The University of Oregon’s Portland programs include journalism and communication, architecture, digital arts, product design, law, business, and continuing education. They are housed in the White Stag Block, a refurbished, 103,000-square-foot facility, in the city’s Old Town Chinatown district, which is LEED Gold certified and has been honored for both sustainability and historic preservation. The Portland metro area is noted for its high quality of life, vibrant cultural environment, and access to outdoor activities, including the scenic Oregon Coast and the Cascade Mountains.
The University of Oregon is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community. We are an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.