Aqui fica o anúncio em inglês retirado do site de recursos humanos da universidade de Michigan: The School of Journalism at Michigan State University is searching for candidates for the prominent Knight Chair for Environmental Journalism. We seek an internationally respected scholar or journalist committed to expanding the 13-year-old Knight Center for Environmental Journalism and developing a strong international program of research, teaching and outreach.
The successful candidate will be expected to serve as director of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism and should have a record that warrants appointment as a full professor. The Knight Center is one of the few such centers in the world. It aims to improve public understanding of environmental issues through education, outreach and research about environmental journalism and the environment around the globe. It trains journalism students, professional journalists and citizens how to communicate about complex environmental issues. In addition, the Center faculty members work with world-class MSU scholars in diverse environment-related areas including climate, bioeconomy, water and sustainability.
MSU’s School of Journalism houses a vibrant faculty that integrates nationally known scholars and journalists who offer a digitally based professional curriculum and nationally ranked interdisciplinary graduate programs. New media research and design is an emerging area of excellence in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and opportunities abound for collaboration and program building within the College and University.
The School of Journalism is housed within MSU’s world-renowned College of Communication Arts and Sciences and is located in East Lansing, Michigan. The College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University, established in 1955, was the first such college in the country. Today, with more than 4,000 students, it is one of the largest and most respected. The College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University combines a research-intensive faculty with a strong professional mission to prepare students for rewarding careers and emerging technologies, and to influence the professional practice of communication globally.