January 21, 2015
Ohio University’s Vice President for Research and Creative Activity division invites applications for a Communications Specialist. We seek an individual who will be responsible for the strategic management of events, special programming and communications that support undergraduate and graduate research, scholarship and creative activity at Ohio University. The individual will create and implement strategies to raise awareness of opportunities, increase participation in programming and recognize the successes of engaged participants.
Responsibilities will include managing the Student Expo, Science Café and Café Conversation series, professional development workshops and other related activities. The individual also will coordinate digital and print communications and marketing initiatives for undergraduate and graduate student research, scholarship and creative activity. The Communication Specialist will manage student employees and volunteers.
The Vice President for Research and Creative Activity division (www.ohio.edu/research) promotes Ohio University’s research mission to advance excellence in the search for new information, knowledge, understanding and creative endeavors. By managing the university’s investment in scholarship and its relationships with external sponsors, including the protection and commercialization of intellectual property, the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity staff help advance and promote the scientific, scholarly and creative achievements of the faculty, staff and students.
Ohio University, a public university, is classified as a Doctoral/High Research Activity institution, enrolling more than 32,000 students (www.ohio.edu). Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio, which is an historic college town with a modest cost of living in southeastern Ohio in the foothills of the Appalachian mountain range.
Please use this link to view full posting details and apply online: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/12976
Applicants must attach a letter of application, a resume and professional references. Position will remain open until filled; for full consideration, please apply by Feb. 5, 2015.
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cross-Platform Data Visualist/Infographics Designer – 0406423
The School of Media Arts & Design (SMAD) at James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for a tenure-track or renewable-term assistant/associate professor position beginning in August 2015.
We seek a student-oriented colleague with expertise in the emerging specialty of data visualization and infographics across platforms such as web, video, print, and mobile. Professional experience in a persuasive or storytelling environment is preferred. The successful candidate will contribute to our upper-level visual communication design courses and to our foundations area. The successful candidate should also be able to teach other courses in her/his area of media expertise.
SMAD provides one of the finest media production facilities in the country. Its media labs offer instructional workspace for creating graphics, animation, audio, video, websites, and apps.
SMAD has four concentrations: Converged/Interactive Media, Integrated Advertising and Corporate Communication, Digital Video and Cinema, and Journalism. Our faculty represent a blend of professional and academic interests. The school has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors. For more information about our program, go to http://www.jmu.edu/smad.
JMU is a vibrant university of more than 20,000 students. It is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main Street community of about 50,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The university is approximately one hour from Charlottesville and two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. JMU has been ranked as the South’s top, public master’s level university for 17 of the past 21 years by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, go to http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/.
All SMAD faculty are engaged in teaching, service, and research or creative activities. An MFA or Ph.D. is required for a tenure-track appointment; ABD applicants with the degree near completion will be considered. A master’s degree is required for a renewable-term appointment. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.
To apply, complete the online faculty profile and upload the required cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at https://joblink.jmu.edu/ (search for posting number 0406423). In your cover letter, please include the URL of your online portfolio.
Screening of applications will begin February 20, 2015 and continue until the job is filled.
James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.
Rock Island, Illinois
The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication Studies. Ph.D. is strongly preferred, although ABD will be considered. Position is open to experienced colleagues at all levels; rank is dependent on qualifications. The college has a rich and active tradition of engagement with its community and the world; the department has a rich tradition of providing leadership to the college and to its interdisciplinary programs. As a result, we are looking for colleagues who are broadly educated in the field, and appreciative of the role of communication in a liberal arts education. The department participates actively in the college’s interdisciplinary General Education program, and we will encourage our new colleagues to design and teach courses there. The department’s current curriculum is richly diverse, and we are open to adding courses that reflect our new colleagues’ strengths and passions. This position requires expertise in organizational and strategic communication that informs corporate and nonprofit practice: communication technologies, public relations, crisis management, building sales and/or donor relationships, training and professional development, ethics and social responsibility, and leadership. This individual will oversee the college’s certificate in nonprofit leadership development which is housed in our department. The teaching load at the college is seven courses over three terms; first year teaching load is typically six courses. Questions about this position should be directed to the Department Chair, Ellen Hay, email@example.com. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois is one of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents. Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed. Details about Augustana, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org/.
To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation to: Search #112-15 Comm St, LD, C/O Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 or submit materials via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately. To assure full consideration, application materials should arrive by February 13, 2015.
Fixed-term Multi-Year Faculty in Advertising and Public Relations
The College of Communications and the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Penn State University seek an experienced communications professional to teach a variety of AD/PR classes. We are looking for an individual who enjoys the art of teaching and working with a faculty group that maintains a high degree of collegiality, collaboration, and professionalism. Strong writing and organizational skills will be necessary to teach introductory advertising and PR classes, and experience with buying and selling advertising on a number of platforms (including digital) will be important for teaching media planning. The candidate should demonstrate a firm understanding of advertising and PR functions and responsibilities, strategic campaign design, standards of measurement and required skills.
Experience developing creative material including graphic and web design would be ideal. Experience managing agency talent desired but not required. Successful candidate will be able to locate advertising and PR practices in the context of the broader media and marketing landscape. Minimum 4 years of industry experience required; individuals with classroom teaching experience preferred, online teaching experience a plus.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration please submit application before February 1, 2015. Application review will begin January 5, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Industry experience is a plus, but not required. Master’s degree required, Ph.D. in a communications discipline preferred.
To apply, candidates must complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and along with three letters of recommendation.
Apply to job 54581 at http://apptrkr.com/564898
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.
Assistant Professor – Public Relations (tenure track)
The Department of Media and Communication Arts, at the City College of New York (CCNY), seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track) for its Public Relations Track of the MPS in Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) program as well as the BA program in Advertising/Public Relations.
The successful candidate will be expected to be among the anchor professors in the newly launched BIC graduate program, serving as lead faculty member and overseer of the PR track. In this capacity, s/he will develop course syllabi, coordinate track courses into the overall curriculum, integrate discipline content into foundation and capstone courses, and be able to teach graduate courses in the track such as PR Branding Issues, PR Influentials, and PR Internal Communication as well as foundation, electives, or management track courses such as Research and Awareness, Leadership, Ethics, and the Law, Relationship Building, and BIC Campaign Practicums. As overseer of the BIC PR Track, administrative duties will include student advising, recruitment and admissions, and student portfolio development as well as serving as the industry liaison and fundraiser to the program. Undergraduate teaching assignments may include: Introduction to Public Relations, PR Writing and Media, Corporate Communications, Market Research, Social Media Strategies, Media Ethics and Senior Workshop. S/he will conduct research/scholarship and/or create a professional portfolio, write and update curriculum, provide academic advisement to students, network with industry professionals and academic public relations programs, recruit adjuncts, and serve on departmental, division, and college-wide committees.
Ph.D. or equivalent in public relations/communications in areas of expertise or related fields required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
All candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of professional agency, corporate, marketing or related experience with a successful industry track record in the areas of corporate communications, strategic planning and tactical execution, branding, and/or media relations, with knowledge of PR relating to social media and digital. Presentation experience and a working knowledge of digital PR applications/measurement essential. Active membership in related industry associations a plus. College teaching experience strongly recommended.
To apply, please view the job posting (Job ID 12266) at http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsearch.html, and follow all instructions.
Lindenwood University’s School of Communications invites candidates for a 12-month, full-time, Assistant Professor position in the journalism program. Applicants should possess professional reporting and teaching experience, with an emphasis on multimedia, cross-platform journalism.
Areas of teaching will include courses in the core of the journalism program, with a focus on various levels of reporting, visual communication, and online and mobile journalism. In addition, applicants will be expected to bring fresh ideas and demonstrate leadership skills. Experience with and teachable knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS, and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
This position also requires student advising responsibilities, and the successful candidate will play a prominent role in the student weekly newspaper, The Legacy, as well as the student news website, Lindenlink.com.
Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree in one’s field, teaching experience, and professional journalism experience.
Examples of professional and scholarly work will be requested after an initial interview.
LU’s School of Communications includes majors in Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations: Corporate Communications, Interactive Media and Web Design, Journalism, and Digital Cinema Arts. With four student media outlets, KCLC-FM, LUTV, The Legacy newspaper, and Lindenlink.com, students have diverse opportunities for experiential learning.
Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin Feb. 2015.
Visiting Professor of Journalism
We’re looking for an extraordinary journalist whose creative abilities can guide and inspire our students to success in high-impact, innovative projects.
The Department of Journalism in the new College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a Visiting Professor of Journalism, beginning August 2015.
In June the university approved the creation of the CMCI – the first new college at CU in more than 50 years. It is designed for collaborations among faculty and students in journalism, information science, media design, communication, advertising, public relations and related fields. The Journalism program, nationally accredited since 1948, will continue to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has now added a Ph.D. in Journalism Studies. It is the home of NewsTeam Boulder (a semiweekly local, student news broadcast), the web-based CU Science Update, the CU News Corps (where faculty guide students in long-form investigative work), the internationally acclaimed Center for Environmental Journalism and numerous other journalism projects. For more information, visit http://www.colorado.edu/cmci/.
This position will have a one- or two-year, non-renewable term. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, a record of leadership in innovation and experimentation in emerging forms of journalism, and a portfolio of projects that have won national recognition. This professor will teach two courses per semester in his/her areas of specialization, as well as engaging in his or her own creative journalistic projects. This professor will also contribute to the foundational curriculum, outreach and collaborative spirit of the new college.
Applications must be submitted electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/94226. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume with links to professional work, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 10, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Salary is negotiable and nationally competitive.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individual with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individual with disabilities by contracting the ADA Coordinator at email@example.com.
The School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago seeks a new Assistant Professor or Instructor in advertising. This new colleague would help anchor our new advertising creative major.
Candidates should have a strong background in creative work in advertising and ideally would be able to teach courses such as Creative Concepts, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, Advertising Design, Branding and Positioning, Copywriting, and portfolio courses.
Chicago is the third largest media market and home to international advertising and communication agencies where there are many opportunities for creative-oriented internships and employment.
REQUIREMENTS: The appointment may be at an instructor or assistant professor level, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant. Candidates with a record of teaching and working with students are preferred.
For the assistant professor (tenure track) appointment, the candidate should have earned the PhD in a related field, have significant professional experience in advertising creative and digital media and have the potential to be an outstanding teacher and productive scholar.
For the instructor appointment (renewable multi-year contract), the candidate should have earned a Master’s degree in a related field, have significant professional experience in advertising and digital media and the potential to be an outstanding teacher and a leader in service to the profession.
Initial review of applications will begin Feb. 15, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at www.careers.luc.edu with a letter of application describing their experience and interests and a current curriculum vitae.
Applicants should send materials related to teaching experience, a portfolio with samples of research or professional work, and a personal statement on teaching and research. A list of three references is also required. Application materials and letters of recommendation should be sent to Pamela Morris, Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60611.
Loyola University Chicago School of Communication enjoys a new facility, including a state-of-the-art convergence studio; a collegial faculty distinguished by a mix of professional and academic achievement; and location just steps away from the nation’s leading ad agencies and media outlets. A graduate program in Global Strategic Communication will be launched in Fall 2015.
For further information about Loyola University Chicago and the School of Communication, consult the University Web site: www.luc.edu. Loyola University Chicago is a Jesuit Catholic university, an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer, with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor of Communication (Public Relations)
The Department of Communication seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach Public Relations courses. Preferred candidates should have earned Ph.D. at the time of appointment which begins August, 2015.
The department is seeking a dynamic scholar to take leadership coordinating cross-disciplinary research teams in health communication-related projects involving the university’s new Interpersonal Immersive Simulation Center. Teaching areas include but are not limited to public relations principles and practices, information campaigns, corporate communication and/or health communication. The candidate will mentor students and advise the PRSSA chapter. The candidate should have expert knowledge of social media and its use in the field of public relations and be an active researcher seeking internal and external grants.
Qualifications: A completed Ph.D. in Public Relations/Communication/Mass Communication (or a closely related field) is required. Applicants must have evidence of or potential for a program of scholarship and excellent teaching at the university level.
Interested candidates should submit an online application, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference. To view and apply for this position please go through The University of Toledo’s HR site at: https://jobs.utoledo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=189321.
Specific questions should be directed to search Chair Dr. Sumitra Srinivasan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin February 16, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
EOE/Minority/Female/Individual with Disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Three Advertising Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Department of Advertising
The Department of Advertising in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University is seeking to fill three non-tenure track assistant professor positions in advertising, effective Fall 2015.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to be an outstanding teacher of undergraduate advertising courses. Preference is for applicants who demonstrate strong professional experience in advertising, and significant experience with digital advertising is highly desirable. A Ph.D. or at least a master’s degree in advertising, communication, or relevant discipline is highly preferred.
Advertising has over 500 undergraduate majors in one of four tracks: copywriting, art direction, research and management/media planning. The successful candidate will teach four classes each semester. For more information about our curriculum, please go to www.temple.edu/smc/advertising.
Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication; in addition to Advertising, departments in SMC include Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication, along with a shared bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J. and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2015, and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of courses you have taught or would be qualified to teach, student evaluations of recent courses taught, if applicable, and contact information for at least three references to:
NTT Search Committee
Department of Advertising
School of Media and Communication
300 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Professor Dana Saewitz, Interim Department Chair of the Department of Advertising, at email@example.com.