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Mon February 10, 2014
Station Manager and Professional Practice Assistant Professor
Utah Public Radio is looking for a professional practice assistant professor and station manager (non-tenure track) at Utah State University in Logan. The new professional practice assistant professor/station manager will teach two courses in intermediate and advanced radio production, one each fall and spring semester.
UPR is a member of NPR with six full-power stations and 30 translators and within a half-day’s drive of eight national parks and covers the entire state of Utah outside Salt Lake City. The station is committed to innovation and providing practical experience to the best of the next generation of those interested in public radio through UPR’s expanding student intern program.
Utah Public Radio is licensed to Utah State University, a nationally ranked land grant research institution 80 miles north of Salt Lake City in Logan. UPR is part of the Department of Journalism and Communication (JCOM) and an integral part of its academic mission.
UPR's program focus is NPR news/public affairs and classical music with folk music and variety programming on weekends. The candidate will work in conjunction with and report to the head of the Department of Journalism and Communication at USU. JCOM is located in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
UPR is located on the campus of Utah State in northern Utah's Cache Valley. Utah State University offers competitive salaries and outstanding medical, retirement, and professional benefits that were recently ranked second among the nation's land grant universities.
Living in Utah offers residents interested in the outdoors access to a range of diverse climates and environments. The Beaver Mountain Winter ski resort, Cache National Forest hiking trails, Bear Lake and the Logan River are popular Northern Utah recreation sites. Southern Utah is known for its red rock wonders found at Zion National Park, Lake Powell, and along Moab mountain biking trails. Logan is an attractive, affordable, safe community that provides an outstanding living-learning lifestyle. lt is also the center of a thriving arts community and home to the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre, the Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Caine Lyric Theatre, and the Chamber Music Society of Logan.
Utah State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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