The School of Journalism at the University of Montana is taking applications through January 30 for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 T. Anthony Pollner Distinguished Professorships
The fall 2015 professorship has reporting and writing as its primary focus. The focus of the spring 2016 professorship is visual storytelling, online journalism or the business of journalism.
Applicants for either professorship should have a national reputation in journalism and an interest in mentoring aspiring journalists. The successful candidates will teach a course relating to his or her specialization and work with the staff of the student newspaper, the Montana Kaimin.
Recent Pollner professors have included former New York Times reporter William Glaberson; Hank Stuever, television critic at the Washington Post; design expert Ron Reason; Chris Jones, a two-time National Magazine Award recipient at Esquire, and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Eli Saslow, Tamara Jones, John Woestendiek and Maurice Possley.
The stipend is $40,000
PLEASE APPLY ELECTRONICALLY
Send a letter of interest that includes a proposal for a course topic, a resume, names and contact information of three references and links to professional work to
Please indicate in the email subject line whether you are applying for the fall 2015 or spring 2016 professorship.
For more information and a list of all previous Pollner professors, go to journ.umt.edu.