American Society of Magazine Editors

Daniel H. Renberg Chair, Northwestern University

Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications seeks to hire a full-time faculty member (open rank) with expertise in media coverage of sexual and gender minorities for the Daniel H. Renberg Chair. The search is open to academics and journalists.

Candidates who are journalists will be expected to produce exemplary coverage of sexual and gender minorities (in any medium) and provide thought leadership surrounding media treatment of these communities. No advanced degree is required for candidates who have distinguished themselves through the quality of their journalism. Preferred candidates will have ten years or more of experience producing high impact journalism or analysis and several years of teaching at the university level.

Academic candidates will be expected to conduct and publish innovative research and also engage in thought leadership on gender minorities, sexuality, and media. Medill is a professional school, and thus the successful candidate will be able to integrate theory and professional practice, making research actionable for professionals. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, a record of high impact research in the core areas, and a strong teaching record.

Candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to continue producing first-rate journalism or research, and to perform professional service within the school, university, and community.

Those eligible for appointment on clinical, tenure-track, or tenured basis will be considered.  Appointment will begin either on June 1, 2018 or September 1, 2018. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a full CV, and key pieces of professional work/academic research.

These materials should be submitted online no later than September 30, 2017 at the following address:

Jenna Braunstein
Northwestern University
1845 Sheridan Rd.
Fisk Hall Rm. 204
Evanston, IL 60208

Northwestern University is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

To apply, click here.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Evanston, Illinois