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June 24, 2016

SUNY Cortland

Visiting Assistant Professor/ Instructor
Communication Studies Department

SUNY Cortland seeks applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor/ Instructor in the Communication Studies department. The successful candidate will teach courses in advertising, including Mass Media Advertising, Interviewing Principles and Practices, and other courses in the undergraduate curriculum according to the instructor’s expertise and the needs of the department, especially in the area of public relations and advertising. Course load is four courses per semester.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Communications or related field. ABD with designated date of completion may be considered; mastery of subject matter is required as demonstrated by such things as advanced degrees, licenses, honors, awards, and reputation in the subject matter field; scholarly ability as demonstrated by the publication of scholarly materials reflecting current developments in a particular area of expertise or the production of professional/artistic creations that achieve recognition through external review; effective interpersonal skills to engage faculty, staff, and students in a collegial and collaborative manner; effective written and oral communication skills. The Department seeks a person able to teach the theory and praxis of advertising.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in undergraduate teaching

For application instructions and to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

June 22, 2016

West Texas A&M University

Assistant Professor/Instructor
Mass Communication

The Department of Communication at West Texas A&M University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Mass Communication, beginning Spring, 2017, but with the option to move the starting date to Fall, 2017. A Masters in Mass Communication or a related field is required for appointment as an instructor, fixed term. A PhD 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 are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant should provide evidence of successful teaching or mentoring.  The successful applicant would teach undergraduate courses (such as, but not limited to, introduction to mass communication, television news reporting and anchoring, sports broadcasting practicum, digital news production). Two to 5 years of professional media industry experience is required. Applicants should have a commitment to media convergence, the ability to assist/advise student organizations, and assist with academic advising and serve 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 thanson@wtamu.edu:
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, letters from students)
4. CV listing all research, instructional experience, and professional service experience
5. A sample of media 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/Male/Female/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Lehigh University

The Department of Journalism & Communication invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position dedicated to research and teaching in community journalism with particular emphasis on Latino communities.

In collaboration with the Latin American Studies program, we seek a teacher and scholar who has the background, interests and skills to effectively engage the scholarly community as well as our students and the citizens of our distinctive locale, the predominantly Latino South Side. An ability to teach professional classes in reporting and editing is strongly preferred. The candidate should have relevant professional experience. Ph.D. is required by appointment start date.

The candidate will teach two courses per semester, advise students, participate in departmental and program service, and conduct an active research program. Upper-level classes likely would cross list with Latin American Studies. Salary and benefits are highly competitive.

The Department of Journalism & Communication has offered a small undergraduate program of superior quality since 1927. Alumni are in the top ranks of American journalism. It has seven full-time faculty. With major and minor programs in journalism, science and environmental writing, and mass communication, the department enrolls about 100 majors and minors. Latin American Studies is a growing program that offers an undergraduate minor, Pre-doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships, and a Latin American film series and lecture series. Participating faculty are drawn from throughout the college. More information can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu/journalism and https://las.cas2.lehigh.edu/.

Lehigh University is a research 1 university, ranks in the top 50 among national universities in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report ratings and is in the most competitive category in both Peterson’s Guide and Barron’s Profile of American Colleges. Lehigh is located on a scenic, 1,600-acre campus in historic Bethlehem in a region of eastern Pennsylvania known as the Lehigh Valley. It is about 90 minutes from New York and Philadelphia. The Lehigh Valley is an attractive place to live and work with reasonable cost of living, easy commuting, good schools, and abundant cultural activities.

Applicants should apply at Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7406

The site will have instructions for the easy upload of all materials by candidates and references. Required materials are cover letter, vita, statements on research and teaching, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin September 23 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Jack Lule, Department Chair, Journalism & Communication: jack.lule@lehigh.edu.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Please see Lehigh Work/Life Balance for Faculty: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.

June 20, 2016

Georgetown University

Georgetown University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of dean of Georgetown College. The dean is the academic leader of Georgetown College, the oldest school within the university, home to 26 academic departments and 12 interdisciplinary programs across the arts and sciences. Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, materials should be received by September 23, 2016.

Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at http://www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent via e-mail to Georgetown’s consultants Jean Dowdall, Robin Mamlet and Elizabeth Bohan at GeorgetownCollegeDean@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.

June 13, 2016

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Position Announcement
Assistant Professor (contract faculty position)
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
College of Liberal Arts

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) invites applications for a 100%-time, nine-month, contract faculty position at the rank of assistant professor for academic year 2016/17 (08/29/2016 – 05/28/2017).

Qualifications

We seek an outstanding instructor with teaching interests in journalism and/or mass communication. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication, mass media or a closely related discipline with an emphasis in journalism/ mass communication/ mass media by the start-date of the appointment. Meaningful professional journalism experience and the capacity to contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of a rapidly evolving curriculum in journalism/ mass communication/ mass media fields are highly desirable.

For the complete position description and application instructions, please go to:  University of Minnesota employment page

June 9, 2016

Endicott College

Endicott College is a Baccalaureate, Master and Doctoral Degree granting institution located on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Endicott enrolls more than 2600 undergraduates and 2650 Doctorate, Master and Professional Studies students on its Beverly Campus. The College also has regional campuses in Gloucester and Boston, as well as campuses in Madrid and sites in six international locations.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, BROADCAST AND DIGITAL JOURNALISM – Using a project-oriented, hands-on approach, the candidate will help students navigate the digital world of journalism by introducing them to emerging multi-media platforms and developing their investigative research, broadcasting, and digital newswriting skills. Provides hands-on instruction in varied journalistic practices including investigative, beat, and sports reporting and encourages exploration of issues of local, national, and global importance. Teaches four courses per semester. Advises and mentors up to 25 students. Maintains an active professional development and scholarship agenda. Qualifications include relevant professional experience in broadcast journalism and digital media required; Master’s degree in journalism/communication required; Ph.D. preferred; (ABD candidates will be considered.); Hands-on experience with varied journalistic practices (e.g., broadcast, sports, beat, investigative); Proficiency in digital media technologies; Must keep current with emerging media platforms; Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three references to humanresources@endicott.edu.

June 8, 2016

University of Memphis

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Advertising

The Department of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis seeks to hire an outstanding faculty member for a tenure-track assistant professor in advertising to begin August 2017. We are looking for a dynamic individual who will teach courses in our undergraduate advertising major and graduate courses in the integrated strategic media emphasis. Courses include creative strategies, principles, branding, media, research and campaigns. This individual is expected to bring cutting-edge ideas and creativity to the department, should be well versed in advertising trends, and would be expected to have an active research agenda and take a leadership role in development of the advertising curriculum. Willingness to mentor students for the National Student Advertising Competition and to advise the student chapter of the American Advertising Federation is a plus. Candidates are expected to demonstrate research in strategic media. Other expectations include academic advising and departmental, university and community service. A Ph.D. in communication or related discipline is required; ABD with a firm completion date will be considered.

Screening will begin Sept. 1, 2016, and may continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant will join the faculty in August 2017. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at workforum.memphis.edu. If you have questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Sandra Utt, 901-678-2401 or sutt@memphis.edu. We will be meeting candidates at the August 2016 AEJMC Minneapolis Conference Job Hub, so please request an appointment if you plan to attend.

University of Memphis Department of Journalism and Strategic Media:
We are a dynamic, ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism and Strategic Media that works hard to offer our students the knowledge and skills to compete successfully in the changing media landscape, while retaining a strong focus on the core values of quality journalism. The department has three undergraduate majors, Advertising, Journalism and Public Relations. In 1995 we pioneered the first online journalism/mass communication master’s program in the nation and continue to offer our M.A. and public relations B.A. online as well as on campus. Home to award-winning campus newspaper The Daily Helmsman, the student-run integrative communications agency Meeman 901 (housed in the U of M Crews Center for Entrepreneurship), an active American Advertising Federation student chapter, the peer-reviewed Newspaper Research Journal and two international exchange programs, the department celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2008. Journalism and Strategic Media is one of six departments in the College of Communication and Fine Arts.

Memphis, Tennessee:
Memphis is at the center of America’s heartland, a commercial and transportation hub made famous by the Mississippi River, by railroads and by FedEx. It is also a crossroads at the cusp of the Delta, a mixture of urban and rural, black and white, country and soul, gospel and secular. Not surprising, it is the birthplace of rock n’ roll and the home of the blues. Memphis boasts a diverse population of nearly 700,000, in a metro area of more than 1 million, thriving arts and music scenes, nationally recognized parks and libraries, and—oh, yes—world-famous barbecue.

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.

June 6, 2016

United International College (Zhuhai, China)

Public Relations and Advertising Program

United International College (UIC), a consortium between Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University, invites applications to join our International Faculty in a full-time teaching position to begin in September 2016. Located in Zhuhai, a southern Chinese city known for its excellent environment, UIC is committed to advancing the globalization of higher education and is known for its innovative initiatives in liberal arts education in China.

The instructional language at UIC is English.

Preferred qualifications:
• Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, communication, new media or a closely related field. ABD also considered.
• Or, Master’s degree with significant professional experience (10+ years) in strategic communication, including knowledge and practice in new/digital media.
• Prior teaching experience at the college or university level.
• An interest in Chinese culture and society is a plus.

The position will include teaching undergraduate courses, supervising capstone projects, advising students, and providing service to the department and the university. Teaching duties include one or more of the following areas: New media, creative design (Adobe Creative Suite skills in conjunction with creative theory), writing for the media, or introductory courses in public relations and advertising.

Academic ranks as professor, associate professor, or assistant professor will be offered based on individual qualifications. Salary level is internationally competitive.

Review of applications begins immediately until the position is filled. Information on the college is available at http://uic.edu.hk/en. Please apply online at http://uic.edu.hk/en/hr/jobs/job-vacancies/teaching-positions. Questions may be directed to Program Director of the Public Relations and Advertising Program, Dr. Fan Hu: fanhu@uic.edu.hk.

June 3, 2016

Auburn University

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Public Relations

Position: The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Public Relations beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2017.

Responsibilities: The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Public Relations, such as Foundation of Public Relations, PR Case Studies, Media Writing, Social Media, Research Methods, Style and Design in PR Messages, Strategic Communication and/or PR Campaigns. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in collegiate teaching and evidence of integrating digital media elements into PR courses. The candidate will advise graduate students on theses and projects.

The successful candidate should be able to contribute to one or more of the following areas: ability to teach the Adobe Creative Suite; video or audio production and editing; print or Web design; and/or has taught or has an interest in developing online PR courses.

Applicants may offer other areas of teaching and/or research specialization, such as international, corporate, sport, political or non-profit Public Relations. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the School, College and the scholastic and professional PR community. The successful candidate will be involved in the PR divisions of national organizations, such as PRSA, AEJMC and/or NCA.

Requirements/Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Public Relations, Mass Communication or related field. Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered. However, appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor requires the earned doctorate by the August 16, 2017 start date. If the candidate fails to complete the degree by the designated date, the position will revert to an instructor position. The offer will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2018. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

Application: Please go to this website to apply for the position: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/

Review of applications will begin Oct. 3, 2016, and continue until a candidate is selected.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. The university’s enrollment of 25,912 students includes 20,629 undergraduates, and 5,283 graduate students. The School of Communication and Journalism has almost 1,000 students in its four undergraduate majors and master’s program (www.cla.auburn.edu/cmjn).

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.

Auburn University

Associate Professor and Associate Director of Public Relations

Position: The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Associate Professor of Public Relations and Associate Director of the Public Relations program beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2017.

Teaching and Research Responsibilities: The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Public Relations, such as Foundations of Public Relations, PR Case Studies, Media Writing, Social Media, Research Methods, Style and Design in PR Messages, Strategic Communication and/or PR Campaigns. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching PR courses. The candidate will advise graduate students on theses and projects.

Applicants may offer other areas of teaching and/or research specialization, such as international, corporate, sport, political or non-profit Public Relations. Professional PR industry experience is highly desirable, as is an interest in contributing to online education. The successful candidate will be involved in the PR divisions of national organizations, such as PRSA, AEJMC and/or NCA.

Associate Director Responsibilities: The Associate Director serves as an administrative contact point for the undergraduate Public Relations program and reports to the School Director. The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills and experience in curriculum development. The candidate will teach three courses per year, schedule the PR courses and PR faculty teaching assignments, coordinate the review of the applications to the PR major, recommend and submit curriculum changes when needed, meet with PR majors and prospective students as needed, supervise part-time PR faculty, coordinate PR alumni relations, supervise the PR advisory council, assist with accreditation and assessment reports, oversee and manage PR’s portion of the School’s website and all program-related social media sites and other miscellaneous administrative tasks as requested by School Director.

Requirements/Qualifications: The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Public Relations, Mass Communication or related field. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

Application: Please go to this website to apply for the position: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/

Review of applications will begin Oct. 3, 2016, and continue until a candidate is selected.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. The university’s enrollment of 25,912 students includes 20,629 undergraduates, and 5,283 graduate students. The School of Communication and Journalism has almost 1,000 students in its four undergraduate majors and master’s program (www.cla.auburn.edu/cmjn).

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.