The School of Journalism at the University of Montana is now accepting applications for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 T. Anthony Pollner Distinguished Professorships.

Applicants should have a national reputation in journalism and an interest in mentoring aspiring journalists. Successful candidates will teach a semester-long course relating to his or her specialization and will work closely with the staff of the school's student newspaper, the Montana Kaimin.

Recent Pollner professors have included: former New York Times reporter William Glaberson; Hank Stuever, a television critic at the Washington Post; news design consultant Ron Reason; Chris Jones, a two-time National Magazine Award winner and writer-at-large for Esquire magazine; Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Eli Saslow, Tamara Jones, John Woestendiek, and Maurice Possley; and AP international photo editor Sally Stapleton.

The Pollner Professorship offers a stipend of $40,000 for the semester.

To apply, please send a letter of interest that includes a course topic proposal, a resume, names and contact information for three references, and links to relevant professional work to Carol Van Valkenburg at

Only those applications arriving before February 1, 2018, will be considered. Please indicate in the email subject line whether you are applying for the fall or spring professorship.

For more information on past Pollner professors and their experiences at UM, click here

We look forward to receiving your application!