June 17, 2013
Media Studies: Tenure Track Faculty Position
The Department of Media Studies at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor to teach undergraduate media studies courses in a student-centered environment, beginning August 2014.
The School of Communications emphasizes a commitment to academic excellence, diversity, inclusiveness and shared governance and embraces the teacher/scholar model of higher education. The School has approximately 1,000 undergraduate students in journalism, public relations, media studies, and film, video and interactive media. The School offers graduate programs in journalism, public relations and interactive communications. The Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center at Quinnipiac University is a state-of-the-art instructional facility that includes a high definition television studio and post-production facility.
Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university with 6,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.
We seek a colleague to instruct and coordinate multiple sections of either a freshmen-level survey of media industries and trends or a sophomore-level media history course, each of which is required of all majors in the School of Communications.
Also, the position requires the ability to teach one or more of the following courses for media studies majors: Media Management; Media Research Methods; Sports, Media and Society; and/or other areas that complement our existing offerings.
Additional responsibilities include developing and/or maintaining an active research program leading to scholarly publications, advising and mentoring students, and participating in departmental, school and university committees.
Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants
Preferred qualifications are a Ph.D. in communications or related field and experience teaching undergraduate media studies/communications courses. Advanced ABDs with a verifiable anticipated completion date prior to August 2014 also will be considered. Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and scholarly promise are required.
Review of applications will begin September 15, and continue until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted electronically and must include:
- an application letter summarizing relevant experience, teaching philosophy and research agenda;
- curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references;
- recent teaching evaluations.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community, and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication
The Department of Communication at West Texas A&M University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Mass Communication beginning January 2014. A master’s in Mass Communication or a related field is required for appointment as an instructor, fixed term. A Ph.D. in Mass Communication or a related field is required for appointment as an Assistant Professor, tenure track. Broadcast professionals who are considering embarking on a new career in fulltime teaching and research are encouraged to apply The successful applicant should have an established record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level and expertise in teaching a variety of mass communication courses at the undergraduate level (such as, but not limited to, introduction to mass communication, media design, media writing, news reporting and anchoring, digital news production). Experience with online course development and delivery and 2 to 5 years media industry experience in broadcast news is preferred. Applicants should indicate evidence of research in an area of expertise, commitment to media convergence, the ability to assist/advise student organizations as needed, and a willingness to assist with academic advising and service on departmental, college and university committees.
The Department of Communication has an enrollment of over 300 students in both Communication Studies and Mass Communication. Excellent facilities within the Department of Communication include an HD-TV studio, a news studio, computer labs for media design and media writing, and an FCC-licensed radio station. For more information about the university and the department, please see our website at www.wtamu.edu.
The following materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. Trudy Hanson at email@example.com:
1. Transcripts from all universities attended (digital copies are acceptable for the application process)
2. Three letters of recommendation
3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. student evaluations, peer evaluation)
4. CV listing all research, instructional experience, and professional service experience
5. A sample of video production (Applicants may send a web link to their work)
Review of materials begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Texas laws require that males age 18 through 25 be properly registered with the Selective Service System in order to be eligible for employment. West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.
AD #2 — Assistant Professor in Health Communication
The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Health Communication in July 2014. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field. ABDs are encouraged to apply, but a Ph.D. degree is required by date of appointment. The successful candidate should demonstrate a clear promise of research excellence in health communication. We are interested in candidates who explore health communication using participatory and culture-centered methodologies or approaches. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in Health Communication and Communication Management/Public Relations, and work closely with the Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) at NUS. CARE is a global hub for health communication research that uses participatory and culture-centered methodologies to develop community-driven health communication solutions.
Application deadline: September 30, 2013. For application info, please visit http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/jobs.html
AD #1 — Associate Professors in COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT AND MEDIA STUDIES
The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to fill two positions in July 2014:
Associate Professor in Health Communication and/or Communication Management. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. We are interested in scholars who approach communication through new and emergent media perspectives and value diverse research methods. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in health communication and communication management/public relations, and play active roles in developing the Department’s graduate program and mentoring graduate students.
Associate Professor in Media Studies/New Media. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. We seek a colleague to conduct teaching and research in one or more of the following specializations in New Media: (a) Freedom of Speech, Regulation, and Control, and (b) Public Discourse and Public Participation. We are interested in scholars with a record of research or a research interest in Asian contexts.
Application deadline: August 31, 2013. For application info, please visit http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/jobs.html
June 7, 2013
Coordinator of Interactive Media Projects
Elon University’s School of Communications invites applications for the position of coordinator of interactive media projects. The full-time, 12-month position requires interactive media experience in either a professional or academic setting and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
The coordinator of interactive media projects also interacts with the undergraduate program in the School of Communications in these ways: assist with training workshops, produce e-portfolio webinars, be involved in the creative side of Live Oak Communications student agency, and support the school’s programs such as the Imagining the Internet Center and the Open Government Coalition.
About the School: The School of Communications is home to more than 1,100 students in six undergraduate and master’s-level programs with 60 faculty and staff members. The school also has full-time staff to coordinate internships, student media, video projects, and career services. Elon is one of only 18 private colleges and universities in the nation with a communications school accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). For more information about the School of Communications, visit http://www.elon.edu/communications.
About the University: Elon University is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution of approximately 5,500 undergraduate and 700 graduate students in the heart of North Carolina. U.S. News & World Report named Elon the No. 1 master’s-level university in the South with “an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.” Elon’s graduate programs are likewise models of excellence offering stimulating intellectual communities built on close interaction with faculty. Elon is known for its small classes, international focus and advanced technology. To learn more about Elon, please visit the university website at http://www.elon.edu.
To apply: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a letter of application, résumé, a list of three references, and any other material considered relevant. All materials should be sent electronically to David Copeland, graduate program director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups.
Dean, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
SIU Carbondale has available the position of Dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts beginning July 1, 2014. The successful candidate must possess an earned terminal graduate degree in an appropriate discipline appropriate to the College; an outstanding publication record and an extensive record of success in securing external funding; a distinguished record of teaching, research, and service consistent with the expectations of a tenured Professor at a Research University: High Research Activity; at least two years of academic administrative experience and leadership skills at the level of department chair or other academic leadership position of similar responsibility; experience in budget, planning, personnel, student matters, promotion and tenure review, program reviews or specialized accreditations. Applicants must also demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills; the ability to articulate effectively the College’s mission to students, faculty, alumni, external funding agencies, and other decision-making bodies; demonstrated ability to develop and sustain collegial and productive relationships with on- and off-campus constituencies, funding sources, and fundraising sources on behalf of the College; and a commitment to high standards in education, cultural diversity, and equal opportunity. This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation that includes a criminal background check.
Applications must be received in the Provost office, the deadline is November 15, 2013, or until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately following the deadline for applications and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants (nominations will be accepted) must submit letter of application addressing qualifications, a current curriculum vita, a personal vision statement for the position, and the names, addresses, phone number, and email address for five references to: Dean, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts Search, Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Attn: Melba Ziegler, Anthony Hall Room 125, Mail Code 4305, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1265 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901, Telephone: 618-453-5744, Email: email@example.com. Electronic submissions are preferred. For more information: www.siu.edu/jobs.
SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.
College of Media and Communication
Assistant Professor of Practice Position Available for Fall 2013
[Requisition Number 88791]
The College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University seeks a full-time assistant professor of practice (9-month academic year) beginning Fall 2013, or earlier if so desired.
Job Description: We seek a proven professional in a media-related field who can teach undergraduate classes in media management, entrepreneurship, sales, and additional media-related and professional communication courses. Required qualifications include expertise in one or more of the following areas: strategic communication, media operations, media management, and media entrepreneurship; additional expertise in digital, mobile, and/or social media preferred. Candidates with professional experience in multiple areas of media and communication will be given preference as will candidates with previous collegiate teaching experience. Candidates for the position are expected to have a minimum of 10 years distinguished professional experience in one or more of the following areas: strategic communication, advertising, public relations, journalism, telecommunications, social media, or marketing. Minimum requirements include an M.A. or M.F.A. in a media-related field or the substantiated equivalent in professional experience. Appointments may be renewed annually.
Successful candidates are expected to be effective teachers and to advise a student organization. The position will require participation in professional organizations and service on college and university committees. The candidate is expected to stay active in the professional community (e.g., write for trade publications, network with professionals) and maintain up-to-date skills and professional competencies. Funding for professional development is available.
Application Procedure: Candidates should apply online at https://jobs.texastech.edu/. Applicants will be asked to provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, a list of three references with addresses and phone numbers, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should include work samples or a link to an online portfolio with their submission. The requisition number for this position is 88791. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected.
Search committee chair is Kevin Stoker, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, College of Media and Communication. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-834-2277.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples. Texas Tech University is an EEO/AA/ADA institution. Please visit our website for more information: www.depts.ttu.edu/comc
June 3, 2013
Communication (Journalism), Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
The Department of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Kearney invites applications for a position as an assistant professor of journalism with expertise in video and digital cinematography. Related courses include Video Production, Electronic Cinematography and TV Workshop. Other courses could include Digital Storytelling, Advanced Video Production, Writing for the Media, Web Site Design, Mass Media and Society, or Global Media Literacy. Familiarity with current software, including Adobe Premiere and Adobe Creative Suite is imperative. We are seeking a candidate who understands how journalism and digital media fit together in a converged newsroom. Practical experience with new media is required, and online teaching is a plus.
Required: A master’s degree is required. M.F.A. or Ph.D. in the field is preferred. An M.F.A., ABD, or Ph.D. candidate is eligible for a tenure-track appointment. The faculty member will be committed to undergraduate education by advising students and a student organization, serving on committees, and maintaining an active interest in research/creative activity and service.
Start Date: January, 2013. Competitive salary and benefits.
Applications received by September 1, 2013 will receive full consideration.
Review continues until position is filled. For more information and to apply visit http://unkemployment.unk.edu – follow instructions to complete the on-line Faculty Application. In addition attach a cover letter and vita. Also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: Judy Spivey, Office Associate, Department of Communication, UNK, 2508 11th Avenue, Kearney, NE 68849. Direct questions about the position to: (308) 865-1574; Direct questions about the on-line application process to (308) 865-8655 or email@example.com.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Advertising and Public Relations
Lemke Department of Journalism
The University of Arkansas has an opening for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor to teach in the advertising and public relations sequence of the Lemke Department of Journalism each fall and spring semester. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach at least two of the required sequence courses including Advertising Principles, Public Relations Principles, Media Planning and Strategy, and/or Public Relations Writing. In addition, the candidate will serve as sequence academic and student club advisor.
Minimum requirements: A master’s degree in advertising/public relations, communication, mass communication, marketing or closely related field and prior university teaching experience. Experience with student advising and student club mentorship a plus.
Preferred qualifications: A Ph.D. with an emphasis in advertising and/or public relations. Candidates with a master’s in advertising and/or public relations or closely related field, and professional experience may also be considered.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Applications will be accepted for review until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, addresses, and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Ignatius Fosu, Associate Professor/Search Chair
Lemke Department of Journalism
University of Arkansas
116 Kimpel Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701
May 29, 2013
The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication & Information Sciences seeks an outstanding colleague for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 15, 2014. An earned doctorate is required by date of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate high potential to establish a strong scholarly research program. Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required.
Ability to teach undergraduate advertising management is necessary. Other teaching interests must include advertising strategy and research courses, such as media planning, advertising campaigns, consumer insights and basic research methods. We welcome globally diverse perspectives in our curriculum, as well as expertise in emerging media environments. Teaching opportunities are also possible in the department’s one-year and two-year master’s program, as well as the college-wide doctoral program.
Salary is open and based on qualifications. To apply, upload application, vita and cover letter at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu.
Three letters of recommendation are also required. Letters should be mailed to Dr. Lance Kinney, Search Committee Chair, Box 870172, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of applications will begin September 15, 2013. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. Lance Kinney (firstname.lastname@example.org).