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One of the earliest communication programs in the country, the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Journalism & Mass Communication is also one of the best. We ground our teaching in the liberal arts, preparing students not just for the jobs of today, but for the ever-changing media landscape of tomorrow. From the heart of a world-class university, we create critical thinkers, problem solvers, researchers and innovators.

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication seeks a full-time Assistant Professor beginning August 21, 2023, with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in mass communication research and teaching and an emphasis on media, race and ethnicity.

The successful candidate will work to proactively support the expansion of diversity in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and contribute to an inclusive, fair, and equitable environment.

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The UW SJMC is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion through our scholarship and everyday practices. Through our daily work as academics and educators we have asserted our commitment to making this world a safer, more productive, more equitable place for everyone.

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Kathryn McGarr headshotMcGarr, KathrynAssistant Professor
Hernando Rojas headshotRojas, HernandoDirector, School of Journalism and Mass Communication; Helen Firstbrook Franklin Professor of Journalism
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