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Open Rank Professor - Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Internal Number: 424676
Department Name: 8M100: School Of Journalism and Media
The Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky's School of Journalism and Media seeks a dynamic, forward-looking director to foster innovation and sustainability in rural journalism. This is designed as an open-rank (Extension Title Series, tenure-eligible, 9-month assignment) faculty search with an anticipated start date of Aug. 16, 2023. Tenure-eligible means candidates must first meet the prescribed criteria per Administrative Regulation 2:3 and statements of evidence to be granted tenure. This faculty position will also have an administrative appointment as Director of the Institute.
The Institute, first staffed in 2004, was created to help rural journalists define the public agenda in their communities through strong reporting and commentary, especially on issues that have local impact but few good local sources of information. Now that the digital challenge is decimating rural news media, the Institute is freshly focused on sustaining rural journalism that serves democracy. It recently held the National Summit on Journalism in Rural America, which asked,
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.