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The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota is part of the College of Liberal Arts and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Journalism and Mass Communication. Founded in 1922, the School has been ranked in several national surveys as among the foremost journalism schools in the United States.

The Hubbard School is ideally situated in one of the nation’s most dynamic and creative metropolitan regions. The Twin Cities region is home to major media institutions, strategic communication (advertising, public relations, interactive/digital communication) firms, and Fortune 500 companies. This allows the Hubbard School to forge innovative partnerships and collaborations between industry and the academy in both research and teaching. The Hubbard School is also strongly committed to community engagement and advancing an understanding of cultural and individual diversity in society (e.g., diversity related to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status).

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication - Advertising

The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin fall semester 2022 (August 31, 2022). We are seeking an outstanding scholar with research and teaching interests in advertising. Appointment will be 100%-time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). Appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, depending on qualifications and experience and consistent with collegiate and University policy.

Qualifications
Successful candidates will demonstrate promise of developing a program of high-quality empirical research in advertising; teaching excellence both at the graduate and undergraduate levels; and a capacity for, and commitment to, establishing linkages with the profession and related academic departments. Ongoing outreach to regional, national or international professional communities is expected.

Candidates for the position must possess an earned Ph.D. in Communication, Mass Communication, Advertising, or a closely related field by August 2022 and a record of original scholarly research. Candidates at all experience levels (including ABD candidates and advanced assistant professor candidates) will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who complement existing Hubbard School faculty.

Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work and relevance to the position in advertising, evidence of research ability, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and strength of recommendations. Meaningful professional experience in advertising or a closely related field and the capacity to contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of a rapidly evolving curriculum in strategic communication are desirable.

About the Job
The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in the area of advertising and contribute to the broad strategic communication curriculum.

Faculty in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research or creative activity that includes publication, exhibition, or performance; develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise students; and contribute service appropriate for the rank of the appointment to the School, College, University, and profession.

The Standards for Promotion and Tenure in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication are available.

The Workload Principles and Guidelines for Regular Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts are available.

We are committed to attracting candidates from historically under-represented groups knowing that diversity enriches the academic experience and provides a base for innovation.

About the School
The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota is part of the College of Liberal Arts and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Journalism and Mass Communication. Founded in 1922, the School has been ranked in several national surveys as among the foremost journalism schools in the United States.

The Hubbard School is ideally situated in one of the nation’s most dynamic and creative metropolitan regions. The Twin Cities region is home to major media institutions, strategic communication (advertising, public relations, interactive/digital communication) firms, and Fortune 500 companies. This allows the Hubbard School to forge innovative partnerships and collaborations between industry and the academy in both research and teaching. The School is also strongly committed to community engagement and advancing an understanding of cultural diversity in society (e.g., diversity related to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status).

For inquiries regarding the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, please contact Dr. Elisia Cohen, Professor and Director of the School, by email: [email protected], or call the School at 612-625-1338.

About the College of Liberal Arts
Established in 1868, the College of Liberal Arts supports the University of Minnesota's land-grant mission as home to disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts values diverse cultures, experiences, and perspectives as key to innovation and excellent education.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to intellectual freedom, the pursuit of new knowledge, and the belief that the liberal arts are the foundation of academic learning. CLA prepares students to be independent and original thinkers, innovators in their chosen fields; to create meaning in their lives and in their life's work; and to become productive citizens and leaders in their communities and the world.

How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online.

Please see the University of Minnesota Employment system to search for Job ID #342473 or search by title: Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication – Advertising

To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have an opportunity to complete an online application, and to attach (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your research program and its influence on the field, and your teaching experience and interests in courses in the HSJMC curricula, (2) your curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of three references as an additional document through your “My Activities” page. No references will be contacted before the search committee chair notifies candidates.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. 

For position description questions or specific questions related to the search, contact Professor and Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jisu Huh, by email: [email protected]

Review of applicants will begin on October 11, 2021. This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Diversity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Learn more about diversity at the U.

Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Teaching Assistant/Associate Professors of Digital Strategy/Storytelling

The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites nominations and applications for three or more, renewable full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions to teach in digital strategy/storytelling areas of the School’s curriculum:

  1. Digital strategic communication: The Hubbard School is looking for at least two people who have helped grow professional organizations (agency, nonprofit, corporate, etc.), with a track record of elevating digital creative content, mentoring diverse and talented staff and training the next generation of digital strategic communicators. The candidate will be responsible for teaching three classes each semester, including one or more of the following: Digital Strategy in Strategic Communication; Media Planning; Digital Content for Brand Communications; Professional Writing for Strategic Communication; or Advertising Strategy and Creative Development; Strategic Communication Campaigns; and/or Advertising Strategy and Creative Development. The ideal candidate may also teach and develop new curricula in the area of social media strategy, management, and analytics.
  2. Digital and multimedia storytelling: The Hubbard School is also seeking an expert in multimedia storytelling to teach students fundamental and advanced digital storytelling strategies. The candidate will be responsible for teaching three classes each semester, including one or more of the following: Multimedia Production and Storytelling; Interactive and Data Journalism; Magazine Editing and Production; News Reporting and Writing; Advanced Multimedia Storytelling; Digital Content for Brand Communications; or other advanced classes. Depending on the candidate’s skills, the candidate may also develop new curricula or special projects courses in the area of mobile multimedia storytelling, multimedia editing, or multimedia strategic communication. 

These 9-month contract faculty positions are benefit-eligible, renewable and carry the academic title of Teaching Assistant Professor (non-tenure track). Appointment at the rank of Teaching Associate Professor (non-tenure track) may be considered for a candidate with advanced teaching and professional experience. The anticipated start date for the positions are August 2022; though the School may have one opening that begins January 2022.

We are seeking three or more outstanding professionals with teaching and mentoring interests in digital strategy, strategic communication branding and campaigns, or multimedia storytelling to provide mentoring to the School’s students working in the strategic communication or multimedia storytelling sequences, providing career-development training for students in advanced classes, and teaching three classes per academic term. Contract teaching professors are also expected to be actively engaged in regional, national or international professional communities, demonstrate an understanding of curriculum development and assessment relevant to their professional expertise, and participate in mentoring students for professional careers. 

Successful candidates will be passionate about training students to be strategic communicators and/or multimedia storytellers who can think critically, write clearly and ask tough questions in a fast-paced world; who are both deeply skilled in digital strategy or multimedia storytelling and accustomed to training professionals in the areas of digital advertising, branding, or multimedia storytelling or reporting; creative, engaged, and willing to embrace new methods and media. Applicants should be proficient in teaching digital brand communication techniques, multimedia storytelling, or strategic branding and campaign communication and engaged in relevant professional societies. 

Minimum required qualifications:
A B.A. in Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication or closely related field with 5 or more years of professional experience; or a professional M.A. or PhD in Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication or related field with 2 or more years of professional experience, will be considered for these teaching faculty position openings. 

Meaningful professional experience is required, and candidates are encouraged to document their teaching and professional experience and/or industry engagement relevant to the position in their application letter. Experience with teaching, training and/or mentorship is required. The Hubbard School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred candidates will have a track record of creative excellence teaching traditional and digital creative skills to enhance digital storytelling, brand strategy, or digital content strategy; ethical judgment and skill to teach students how to make tough calls and work with diverse audiences; demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in both professional practices and as contributors to an inclusive working and learning environment. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating: 
•    Five years of major-market regional or national experience planning and producing digital content or campaigns, or equivalent experience
•    Exceptional storytelling skills that integrate multimedia elements such as text, video, photo, graphics and data
•    Experience writing and/or editing digital content and utilization of AP style and/or have expertise in social media promotion and distribution, web metrics and SEO
•    Familiarity with new and emerging tools, content management systems and technologies for digital storytelling

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, list of three professional references, and a brief teaching statement describing your teaching experience and philosophy. 

References will not be contacted before candidates are notified during the finalist stage. 

Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. 

About the Hubbard School
The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota is part of the College of Liberal Arts and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Journalism and Mass Communication. Founded in 1922, the School has been ranked in several national surveys as among the foremost journalism schools in the United States.

The Hubbard School is ideally situated in one of the nation’s most dynamic and creative metropolitan regions. The Twin Cities region is home to major media institutions, strategic communication (advertising, public relations, interactive/digital communication) firms, and Fortune 500 companies. This allows the Hubbard School to forge innovative partnerships and collaborations between industry and the academy in both research and teaching

About the College of Liberal Arts
Established in 1868, the College of Liberal Arts supports the University of Minnesota's land-grant mission as home to disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts values diverse cultures, experiences, and perspectives as key to innovation and excellent education.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to intellectual freedom, the pursuit of new knowledge, and the belief that the liberal arts are the foundation of academic learning. CLA prepares students to be independent and original thinkers, innovators in their chosen fields; to create meaning in their lives and in their life's work; and to become productive citizens and leaders in their communities and the world.

How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online through the University of Minnesota’s employment system.

To be considered for this position, please visit the Find a Job page of the University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources website. Search by the Job Posting Title: Teaching Assistant/Associate Professors of Practice - Hubbard School or by job opening ID 342473.

To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have an opportunity to complete an online application, and to attach (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your research program and its influence on the field, and your teaching experience and interests in courses in the HSJMC curricula, and (2) your curriculum vitae or resume. 

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. 

Diversity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Learn more about diversity at the U.

Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Program Director for Professional Education and Teaching Professor of Strategic Communication

The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time Program Director for Professional Education to direct its professional master’s program in strategic communication and help develop other professional program educational opportunities for the school. Responsibilities will include recruitment, instruction, program design as well as program expansion into other professional need areas such as health communication and executive education. The position will report to the Director of the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication and be a thought-leader for the School and broader Twin Cities community in the area of strategic communication.
 
The Program Director for Professional Education is responsible for the overall growth and success of the MA in Strategic Communication degree program, which includes achieving enrollment targets, innovation within the program, student and faculty satisfaction, the reputation of the program in the market, and budgetary oversight. The Program Director also provides leadership for the School’s professional education activities, and serves as a teaching professor of strategic communication. This position is also responsible for instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level with leadership of the Professional M.A. in strategic communication. The program focuses on advanced professional study of communication strategy, planning, evaluation and creative content management. Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring students and service to the school and the university. The successful program leader and director will:
•    Establish strategic direction for professional educational programs in the School, in line with the School’s strategic goals related to recruitment, retention, graduation, expanding hi-flex learning modality options, and improving diversity, equity and inclusion in professional strategic communication education. 
•    Create goals for professional education programmatic growth in line with the mission of the School and the environment including competing programs.
•    Offer effective administrative management of the existing professional M.A. in Strategic Communication program.
•    Identify and monitor important metrics of the professional programming success, such as, program rankings, student satisfaction scores, student learning and career outcomes
•    Actively lead program marketing, recruiting and admissions activities in coordination with staff.
•    Provide visible leadership to applicants, current students and alumni. 
•    Teach up to two classes per semester in the School at the graduate or undergraduate levels
•    Represent the School and Program to various internal and external constituents such as University partners (the Registrar, Financial Aid, Development, etc.), current students, alumni, recruiters, donors and corporate partners.
 
40% Classroom instruction and curriculum supervision and the undergraduate and graduate level.
•    Teach up to two courses per academic semester plus the Professional M.A. Program Capstone courses in May and summer terms.
•    Serve as the primary back-up point of contact and instructor in substitute for part-time instructors; supervise part-time instructors on curricular matters.
•    Contribute to the ongoing development, assessment and delivery of a rapidly evolving curriculum in strategic communication
 
10% Student Advising, both at the undergraduate level, including formal supervision of internship for credit programs (JOUR 3996), informal career advising at the undergraduate and graduate level. Program planning at the undergraduate level, and Capstone paper advising for the Professional M.A. Program.
 
40% Professional M.A. Program Administration, including scholarship allocation, curriculum evolution, faulty advising and recruitment, planning and executing biannual Forums and budget management.
•    Review/recommend curriculum content in coordination with faculty and the HSJMC Director
•    Monitor developments and trends in the professional communication field through reading, participation in professional organizations, publications, public speaking and network development within the community
•    Help with the selection and hiring of adjunct instructors as warranted to deliver select courses
•    Responsible for the intellectual leadership and administration of the Strategic communications M.A. Program. 
•    Manage development of appropriate budget, curriculum, faculty and applicants.
•    Identify advisory board members and lead meetings to ensure currency and responsiveness of curriculum to industry needs
•    Develop an annual report detailing the program's accomplishments and challenges.
•    Act as the central communications point for all matters relating to the program. 
•    Recruit potential students and advise prospective students on features of the program, overseeing the process and tracking applications
•    Help identify possible career placement opportunities for graduating students
•    Work with DGS Assistant on admission decision letters and responding to queries from prospective students, university employees and the general public.
•    Liaison to the professional communications community
•    Seek promotion opportunities with the news media, professional associations, area corporations, agencies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. 
•    Oversee the development of marketing materials such as brochures, web site, press releases and presentation/speeches in coordination with the HSJMC Communications manager. 

10% Professional M.A. program marketing and Key audience relations including establishing key marketing strategies, planning and executing prospective student enrollment marketing and recruiting activities, meeting with donors and potential donors. Industry professional outreach.

Required Qualifications:
•    Master’s degree in a relevant field and at least 8 or more years of directly related professional experience; a Bachelor’s degree with 10 or more years of directly related professional experience
•    Demonstrated expertise teaching in strategic communication or related fields (e.g., marketing communication)
•    Knowledge and direct service experience in educational and human service development and/or delivery

Preferred Qualifications
•    Executive leadership and/or managerial experience in the Twin Cities or similar large-metropolitan professional strategic communication community preferred.
•    Demonstrated expertise teaching professional master’s students in strategic communication or related fields (e.g., marketing communication, business, communication).
•    Experience in emerging areas of health care strategy, medical device marketing communication, brand content management, digital analytics/strategy, and/or crisis communication are desirable.

This is a 100%-time, annually renewable (continuing) 12-month position subject to the Administrative policy for Professional and Administrative Employees. The salary target range is $85,000-92,000, depending on education and experience.

About the Hubbard School
The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota is part of the College of Liberal Arts and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Journalism and Mass Communication. Founded in 1922, the School has been ranked in several national surveys as among the foremost journalism schools in the United States.

The Hubbard School is ideally situated in one of the nation’s most dynamic and creative metropolitan regions. The Twin Cities region is home to major media institutions, strategic communication (advertising, public relations, interactive/digital communication) firms, and Fortune 500 companies. This allows the Hubbard School to forge innovative partnerships and collaborations between industry and the academy in both research and teaching.

About the College of Liberal Arts
Established in 1868, the College of Liberal Arts supports the University of Minnesota's land-grant mission as home to disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts values diverse cultures, experiences, and perspectives as key to innovation and excellent education.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to intellectual freedom, the pursuit of new knowledge, and the belief that the liberal arts are the foundation of academic learning. CLA prepares students to be independent and original thinkers, innovators in their chosen fields; to create meaning in their lives and in their life's work; and to become productive citizens and leaders in their communities and the world.

How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. Please see the University of Minnesota Employment system to search for Job ID #342376 or search by title: Program Director for Professional Education and Teaching

To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have an opportunity to complete an online application, and to attach a cover letter and your resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. 

Diversity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Learn more about diversity at the U.

Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Race, Journalism, Media and Democracy

As part of a continuing commitment to build a culturally diverse intellectual community and advancing scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education (including, but not limited to, individuals from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (“BIPOC”), and others), the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce its participation in the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, made possible by the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, the Office of Equity and Diversity, and the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.

As part of the University of California Partnership for Faculty Diversity, the goal of the University of Minnesota program is to offer a rewarding postdoctoral or post-MFA experience that includes the possibility of a transition to a tenure-track faculty position after two years. The university seeks applicants whose research, practice, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education and at the University of Minnesota.

About the Positions
At the University of Minnesota, postdoctoral associates are academic employees who conduct research and/or advance their artistic praxis and are supported by a network of mentors who will welcome fellows to the our schools/departments, partner with them on advancing their research agenda/body of work, expose them to new research techniques and/or practices, work towards their full integration into the program, and
connect them to resources beyond their home departments.

The goal of this Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position in the Hubbard School is to provide advanced research and training opportunities studying contemporary problems in media and democracy, race and news media, non-profit journalism and/or journalism and social media platforms.

This is a 100% research position that is renewable as part of the President’s Postdoctoral Program for two years. The successful candidate will be considered by the Hubbard School for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position for the 2024-2025 academic year.

When applying for the University-wide position, please specify your field and interest when applying to the position in the Hubbard School, with an understanding that the Hubbard School is particularly interested in fellows who can leverage their specific expertise in concert with other members of the Minnesota Journalism Center, Center for the Study of Political Psychology, or other similar interdisciplinary centers within the College of Liberal Arts.

Applicants will not be expected to teach in their area of expertise but may do so by overload assignment after the first term of the fellowship year. Ideal candidates will demonstrate the potential to teach media and democracy-related courses in the School, including but not limited to diversity in media.

Please a) specify the Hubbard School and b) your chosen departmental faculty mentor from among our faculty in your application. Email your questions regarding the specific Hubbard School program opportunity to Director and Professor Elisia L. Cohen: [email protected]

Eligibility and Evaluation of all PPFP Applicants to the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota:

  • Preferred applicants will have completed their MFA or doctoral degree in their field within the past ten (10) academic years and no later than August 31, 2022.
  • The primary criterion for selection is evidence of scholarship and creative work competitive for a potential tenure track appointment in the postdoc’s department/school.
  • An important secondary criterion is the support of the proposed department/School and mentor to host the fellow, and the extent to which the candidate’s research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education and at the University of Minnesota.

Award Details

Salary: No less than $55,000, varies by department, plus health benefits

$4,000 research funds, $500 for travel to system campuses, $1000 for travel for the fellow and mentor for PPFP events (per year)

Office space and computer

School mentoring and workshops

Offer of a tenure-track position at the end of the fellowship, subject to satisfactory performance

Application
For full consideration, please be sure to include the following materials in your application:

Thesis abstract (for PhDs) / Artist Statement (for MFAs) – one page

Research Proposal (for PhDs) / Creative Research Proposal (for MFAs) – 700-1,000 words (not including references and citations) - this can be the project you would like to work on over 2 years

Education and Background Statement – 500-700 words describing your personal background and contributions to diversity and equal opportunity through your academic career; relevant professional/non-traditional academic experience should be included

Curriculum vitae

Sample of work – sample publication or unpublished paper for PhDs, please limit to 35 pages (not including references and citations) / Images of creative work for MFAs (PDF and please use Slideroom)

Please also contact the specific department/school contacts about this opportunity and to identify an appropriate mentor.

How do I apply & what are the deadlines? (Please note UMN’s PPFP deadline has been extended to November 30, 2021)

Closing Date: November 30, 2021, 11:59p. Review of applications will begin immediately.

About the College of Liberal Arts
Established in 1868, the College of Liberal Arts supports the University of Minnesota's land-grant mission as home to disciplines in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. With 31 departments on the Minneapolis campus, it is the largest college in the University of Minnesota system. The College of Liberal Arts is committed to intellectual freedom, the pursuit of new knowledge, and the belief that the liberal arts are the foundation of academic learning. CLA prepares students to be independent and original thinkers, to be innovators in their chosen fields, to create meaning in their lives and in their life’s work, and to become productive citizens and leaders in their communities and the world.

About the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota is part of the College of Liberal Arts and is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Founded in 1922, the School is among the foremost journalism schools in the United States supporting an undergraduate B.A. program; a professional M.A. program in strategic communication; and a master’s and doctoral program in mass communication.

The Hubbard School is located in Murphy Hall, a state-of-the-art facility built for cutting edge teaching and research. With more than 27,000 square feet across five floors, Murphy Hall boasts state-of-the-art multimedia classrooms; a 144-seat multimedia auditorium; a Digital Media Studio; labs for imaging, graphics and communication design; the Digital Information Resource Center/Sevareid Library; the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law; a multimedia conference center; an eye-tracking research lab; and focus group facilities.

Diversity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Learn more about diversity at the U.

Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the United States, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, communication agencies, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.