Posted December 19, 2017

Knight Chair in Digital Editing and Producing/Professional Practice Professor – University of Missouri


Columbia, MO


The Missouri School of Journalism, the world’s journalism school, is currently seeking an outstanding editor to serve as our endowed Knight Chair in Digital Editing and Producing.

This renewable, benefit-eligible, nine-month faculty position carries the academic rank of Professional Practice Professor (non-tenure track), and will serve as the Knight Chair in Digital Editing and Producing.


• At least ten year of journalism experience, with a national reputation and evidence of significant journalistic work in the areas of digital editing and producing
• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

Application Process:

Please visit the MU’s Human Resources website ( to access the online application system. Please reference job number 24964. Required application materials are a resume, a cover letter that includes your vision for the Chair, and a list of at least three references. Applications must be made online and will not be considered without all application materials. Review of applications will begin in February 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position is fall 2018. Deadline for priority review is January 20, 2018.

For questions, please contact Mike McKean, Search Committee Chair, at

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Office of Accessibility and ADA Education at 573-884-7278 or

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