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Pro Tem Instructor/Professor of Practice SOJC - Eugene Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 5, 2024

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Pro Tem Instructor/Professor of Practice SOJC - Eugene Open Pool

Job no: 531993

Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Journalism/Communication, Instruction

Department: School of Journalism and Communication
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants (Updated)

For full consideration, please submit the following documents:

- A Resume/CV

Department Summary

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, the School of Journalism and Communication offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional master's degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism, and Strategic Communication. As a community of media and communication scholars, journalists, strategic communicators, and content producers, we believe in the importance of diverse representation, inclusion, and anti-oppression as vital components of education and communication. With more than 2,200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO. The SOJC aims to foster responsible citizens, scholars, and innovative professionals who understand the value, richness, and strength of a diverse community.

Position Summary

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) seeks applicants for its Instructors and Professor of Practice positions for our open instruction pool. The pool is for part-time, temporary, limited-duration teaching appointments, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. Potential courses may include undergraduate classes in multimedia, reporting, advertising, broadcast, online journalism, public relations, photojournalism, design, media studies context courses, and other related subjects in the SOJC portfolio.

Successful candidates will have professional experience related to a field in the School of Journalism and Communication, demonstrated ability of quality teaching, and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled. Some courses may have the option to be remote/hybrid depending on programmatic needs and field of study.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree (in exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience may substitute for an advanced degree).

    Professor of Practice:
  • Terminal degree in a relevant field or significant professional experience and extensive background in the field, equivalent to that of a tenured professor (normally 12 years).

    Professional Competencies

  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
  • Substantial professional experience in the subject to be taught.
  • Experience teaching in a classroom setting, creating and delivering training programs, or other related experience in instruction.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum development and instruction.
  • A record of excellence in establishing and maintaining partnerships with professional stakeholders in the field.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

    To apply, visit


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