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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Posted: 07/16/2021
Assistant Professor
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking an assistant professor of media law to join our award-winning journalism program starting in August 2022. The successful candidate will have a JD or a Ph.D. in journalism, mass communications or a related field; professional experience; and demonstrated teaching ability at the college level. We are particularly interested in a candidate with a contemporary research agenda with evidence of or potential for external funding. 
Minimum qualifications include a JD or a Ph.D. and 5 years of professional experience in journalism, law or a related field. Preferred qualifications include 10 years of professional experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. 
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in advertising and public relations, broadcasting, journalism and sports media and communication. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research and complete internships with recognized agencies and companies in leading markets. 
Employment begins in August 2022. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for the position, go to, requisition F_210089 and click on the “Apply to this job.” Complete the information form and attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience and qualification; and a list of three references with complete contact information.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation. See