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October 16, 2019

George Washington University

Position Announcement- Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Journalism & Mass Communication

The School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to begin as early as Fall 2020.

Responsibilities include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including courses in journalism theory & practice, comparative media systems, and the future of journalism; conducting a successful program of research; advising students; and performing department and university service.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have: a Ph.D. in field related to media and public affairs such as political science, communication, sociology or closely related field by date of appointment. Applicants must have demonstrated publication record, professional recognition and leadership, as well as teaching record.

Application Procedure: Complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/70460 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, sample publications (or works in progress), a statement of current and future research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of recommendation should be sent by email to the chair of the search committee, Prof Janet Steele (jesteele@gwu.edu). Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The George Washington University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among the faculty. We strongly encourage underrepresented groups including women and persons of color to apply.

An internationally recognized center for research and teaching in political and international communication and journalism, The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs is a dynamic, interdisciplinary program based in the heart of Washington, D.C., where media, public affairs and politics intersect. We offer two undergraduate majors (journalism/mass communication and political communication) as well as an MA degree in media and public affairs focused on strategic political communication. We also offer an MA degree in global communication jointly with the Elliot School of International Affairs. More information on the School can be found at http://smpa.gwu.edu/.

University of Florida

Creative Lecturer

Join the faculty of U.S. News and World Report’s 7th ranked U.S. public university at an exciting time of growth and opportunity. The Advertising Department in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) invites applications for a Creative Lecturer position (either nine- or 12-month appointment) with expertise in creative advertising to begin summer or fall of 2020. The Department seeks to strengthen its creative curriculum; therefore, candidates with demonstrated experience in strategic and creative thinking, concept/big idea development, copywriting, visual communications, creative execution for multichannel campaigns, and/or new/emerging/nontraditional media are particularly desirable. Previous teaching experience at the university level is a plus.  Special consideration will be given to applicants with recent, established, award- winning advertising work with national or multinational brands. This position is ideal for someone who has worked as a senior-level creative and is ready to transition into a new role that emphasizes mentoring students in creative and conceptual problem solving. Effective candidates will enjoy guiding and coaching students in a classroom environment.

Applicants must have a bachelor or master’s degree in communication, design, marketing or related field, and will have a strong advertising portfolio featuring work for notable brands.  Five years or more of experience in creative advertising is required.

Detailed information and application instructions can be found via  https://jobs.ufl.edu/.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

University of Cincinnati


Appointment begins FALL 2020
Position: TT Assistant Professor
Public Relations and Social Media Analytics/Environmental Communication

Description: The Department of Communication is seeking a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Public Relations with an emphasis in Environmental Communication. We seek a colleague whose research and teaching addresses environmental communication/social justice efforts and public relations, and who can teach social media analytics.

Required Qualifications: To be considered, candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Communication or related field by start date of the appointment. Candidates should also have initiated a research program resulting in publications and presentations, and demonstrate potential for teaching courses in environmental communication and public relations, including social media analytics.

To Apply: Qualified applicants should provide a cover letter addressing position qualifications, academic vitae, writing sample/s, teaching philosophy statement and evidence of teaching accomplishment, along with three letters of reference to https://jobs.uc.edu/ and search for job #40069. Deadline for receipt of application materials is December 31, 2019. The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College, Media & Communication- Tenure-track, Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2020. Our curriculum is dedicated to the integration of media analysis and media production for social justice in a liberal arts setting. We seek a teacher-scholar who is committed to enhancing our culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and will complement existing faculty strengths. The Media and Communication Department mission statement can be found here: https://www.muhlenberg.edu/academics/mediacom/missiongoals/

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in qualitative, ethnographic, and/or community-based approaches to media, including documentary in all audiovisual forms, digital, print, and/or audio-based media such as radio and podcasting. We are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in the following areas: ethics of media representation; representation and underrepresentation in popular media; postcolonial and decolonial studies; intersectional queer and transgender politics of race; critical race theory; alternative forms of cultural production; public sphere studies; racism and antiracism; media activism; class and racial disparities in media access and adoption. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, or a related field by August 2020.

The successful candidate must combine teaching excellence and innovative pedagogy with an intellectually compelling research agenda as well as a commitment to Muhlenberg’s General Education Curriculum goals such as diversity and global engagement, community-based learning, integrative learning (including, but not limited to, interdisciplinary collaboration), and the cultivation of curiosity. The 3/3 teaching load will include required courses such as Media & Society, Documentary Research (ethnographic research course in media), Media Theory & Methods, and the Honors Seminar (a year-long capstone course for advanced students) along with electives in the candidate’s field of specialty.

Candidates should upload their complete applications as a single pdf file. A complete application will include: 1) cover letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) contact information for three references, and 5) a statement describing experiences supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and ways in which the candidate can contribute to Muhlenberg’s goal of becoming a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable community. Candidates selected as finalists will be provided with a confidential email address for the submission of recommendation letters.

Application review begins on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please click here: http://bit.ly/m3diacom

Muhlenberg College is a selective liberal arts college of 2200 students with a strong tradition of excellence in undergraduate teaching. Muhlenberg is located in the diverse and vibrant urban environment of Allentown, PA, about 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of Manhattan. An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the latest updates to the College’s Diversity Strategic Plan at this link: http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/aboutus/president/initiatives/diversityatmuhlenberg/.

For additional information, please contact the Search Committee Chair:
John L. Sullivan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Media & Communication
Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104 USA

High Point University

The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University is seeking candidates for two open rank positions. Full job descriptions available on online application.

The optimal candidate should be able to teach introductory through advanced sports production classes and have experience directing live multi-camera news programming and sporting events.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree required. Terminal degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and industry techniques used in producing multi-camera news and sports programs.
  • Proficiency with the operation of studio/multi-camera equipment
  • A balance of industry and teaching experience.
  • Proficiency in production industry accepted editing software, including Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

Application Deadline
Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2019.

To Apply
Applicants should apply online:

Attach the following documents as one file:

  • A cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications and fit for the position
  • CV with professional and academic history
  • Examples of innovative and effective teaching (if applicable)
  • Samples of sports production work
  • Email and phone contact information for three references

Only complete packages electronically submitted will be considered and reviewed. High Point University is committed to excellence and diversity, is an EOE, and can interview only those who are qualified to work in the USA.

For additional information regarding this position, contact Dr. Bobby Hayes (bhayes@highpoint.edu).

This is a position for a new major in social media, and we’re looking for a person who specializes in visual content for social media (as opposed to written content, blogs, tweets, etc.). The optimal candidate for this position will teach the technical and aesthetic aspects of digital media production. This includes photo, graphic, and audio/video content.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree required. Terminal degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability of principles, practices and industry techniques used in producing electronic, print, motion graphic, video, and social media messages.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Premiere.
  • Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with creation and dissemination of social media, video, and other electronic media products.

Application Deadline
Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2019.

To Apply
Applicants should apply online:

Attach the following documents as one file:

  • A cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications and fit for the position
  • CV with professional and academic history
  • Examples of innovative and effective teaching (if applicable)
  • Sample of media and design work
  • Email and phone contact information for three references

Only complete packages electronically submitted will be considered and reviewed. High Point University is committed to excellence and diversity, is an EOE, and can interview only those who are qualified to work in the USA.

For additional information regarding this position, contact John Mims (jmims@highpoint.edu).

October 15, 2019

Salve Regina University

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Communications/Public Relations/Social Media

The Department of English, Communications and Media at Salve Regina University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor with a start date of September 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will combine expertise in public relations and social media with a generalist’s ability to teach courses in media studies and media writing. The ability to develop new courses on topics such as strategic communications, digital content strategies, public relations research, global communications, and strategies for cause-related nonprofits is desired; professional experience in public relations would be a plus.

A Ph.D. in communications, public relations, or a related field is required as is successful college-level teaching experience. ABD applicants considered, but all degree requirements must be complete by August 2020. The university’s teaching load is 3-4.

We seek a colleague who is committed to helping students build practical skills and whose experience, research and/or pedagogy will contribute to a curriculum that emphasizes experiential learning and integrates the university’s Mercy mission.

Applicants must apply online by providing a cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Salve Regina University, as a comprehensive Mercy, Catholic University, welcomes people of all beliefs and encourages students to work for a world that is harmonious, just, and merciful.  In your cover letter, please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, leadership, and service might serve to support the University’s mission and its commitment to diversity, dialogue, and lifelong learning. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

The review of completed applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Apply Here: https://salve.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=114007

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

The English & Communications Department of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), the Commonwealth’s public liberal arts college, seeks candidates for a tenure-track appointment, Assistant Professor in Multimedia Journalism, to begin Sept. 1, 2020.

The candidate will teach a 4-4 load within our new Communications major and the core curriculum. We seek candidates with a broad background in online and print journalism who can offer introductory and advanced production courses from a cultural studies perspective. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to help develop and teach a range of courses in convergent journalism and contribute to an evolving digital media curriculum that emphasizes exceptional writing, delivery skills, and intercultural communication.

This position includes serving as an adviser to the campus student newspaper, The Beacon, and its online edition. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the business operations of a campus newspaper and the ability to supervise a student business and advertising sales staff.

We welcome applications from candidates who have interests and expertise that will expand and enhance the diversity of courses and subjects we teach in the department. The ideal candidate will feature a pedagogy that affirms the diversity of our student body and the values of a public liberal arts college.


  • Ph.D. in media, communications, journalism or a related field. ABDs with a firm date of completion will be considered.
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, or related design software.
  • Professional journalism experience and knowledge of audio and visual production is strongly preferred.

Apply at: http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=116396

Columbia University in the City of New York

Graduate School of Journalism
Project Editor, Voting Rights Reporting

The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time, temporary Project Editor, responsible for shaping and overseeing an ambitious investigative project to be carried out by a team of fellows of the Journalism School, directed under the supervision of Columbia Journalism Investigations editor Kristen Lombardi, with support from several school faculty members.

This is a full-time, temporary, benefits-eligible position from fall 2019 until January 2021. The exact start date will be negotiated at time of offer.

The project concerns voter rights and disenfranchisement in the United States. The work will be national in scope. The reporting will rely on the collection and analysis of data and documents and other investigative techniques to identify patterns and connect dots on this topic. The project requires an editor with substantial field and leadership experience, as well as knowledge of the American electoral system. The successful candidate will have completed to high standard more than one long-term, impactful investigative project. The successful candidate will also have a record of collaboration and management of reporters who are in the early stages of their careers.

The principal responsibility of the Project Editor will be to develop, oversee and participate in complex field and data investigative reporting by postgraduate fellows and other collaborators, to identify the project’s most promising leads. The Editor will be responsible for steering reporting and writing toward a successful conclusion—most likely in the form of a series of locally based reports, done in collaboration with professional news outlets, accompanied by rich digital and graphic content.

The successful candidate will work from the Journalism School, although travel may be required.

To qualify for this position the candidate must have a minimum of 4–6 years of related experience.  A bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree preferred.
To see the full description and/or to apply for this position, please visit the following link: http://opportunities.columbia.edu/cw/en-us/job/503627?lApplicationSubSourceID=

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran and is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Wayne State University

POSITION: The Department of Communication at Wayne State University invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Digital and Emerging Media Production. The Department seeks an innovative storyteller whose creative practice intersects with a range of new and traditional media platforms. This position will begin no later than August 18, 2020. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students, have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, creative work, research, and service. The candidate will support our essential media production courses and develop new digital and/or emergent media courses that speak to their own areas of interest. The candidate will be an engaged member of the university community as well as promote diversity and inclusion.

QUALIFICATIONS: A terminal Degree (M.F.A. or practice-based Ph.D. with extensive production experience) in New Media, Digital Media, Film/Video, or related discipline.  Two years of college teaching experience is  required as is an active record of media-making and peer-reviewed exhibitions and/or screenings at the national level.

APPLICATIONS: A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of diversity, links to at least three samples of creative work, and three professional references (including names, addresses and contract information) must be submitted through the WSU Online Hiring System at https://jobs.wayne.edu, referencing posting # 044677

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position may be directed to:

Kelly Donnellan, Chair
Digital Media Production Search Committee
Department of Communication

University of South Carolina

School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at University of South Carolina invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions as we continue a trajectory toward preeminence in teaching and research addressing “data, media and society.” Over the next two years, we plan to hire up to six new faculty, primarily in the areas of big data, media analytics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI) and data storytelling.

  1. Tenure-track open-rank faculty position in Advertising. For this position, we seek candidates with expertise in creative strategy with skills in using big/little data, analytics and social media to develop strategic advertising campaigns. Visit here for more information.
  2. Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mass Communications. For this position, we seek candidates with a research focus in computational social science and expertise in big data. Work in big data includes analyzing and drawing rigorous inferences from large complex data sets which involve social and digital media sources and other electronic data bases. Visit here for more information.
  3. Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Visual Communications. The ideal candidate will augment our program in one or more of the following areas: user- experience & user-interface (UX/UI) design strategies, data analysis & visualization, and/or visual social media communication. Visit here for more information.

Our diverse, engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment within the school. In addition, a rich potential for collaborative and interdisciplinary connections in big data and artificial intelligence exists across the university. The university’s new Institute for Artificial Intelligence lists more than 45 faculty members already engaged in some form of AI research; these researchers hail from journalism and mass communications, library and information science, education, social work, public health, engineering and computing.

The College of Information and Communications
The College of Information and Communications is home to two nationally recognized schools, the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the School of Library and Information Science. The college provides outstanding teaching, research and community outreach. As such, it is one of only a few universities to combine its communications and information science programs, two rapidly evolving — and converging — fields united by a shared belief that information accessibility is the cornerstone of self-governance. The College has approximately 1,800 undergraduates, 400 graduate students, and more than 100 faculty and staff members. New assets available to faculty and students in both schools include: the Social Media Insights Lab and the Biometric and User Experience Lab. Both are designed to facilitate the study of issues related to data, media and their impact on society.

The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina in Columbia is the major research institution of the University of South Carolina system and its largest campus, enrolling approximately 35,000 students. The university offers over 320 degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional program levels. Founded in 1801, it is among America’s oldest and most comprehensive public universities and is one of only 32 public universities to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s top-tier designations in both research activity and community engagement. South Carolina’s capital city is currently undergoing a number of urban revitalization projects and offers residents a growing range of artistic, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

All applicants must fill out an online application at USC Jobs: Candidates should be prepared to upload a CV, letter of application, personal statement, names, phone numbers, and email addresses of letter writers, and any additional materials that demonstrate educational and academic experience. Letter writers should provide signed letters on letterhead addressed to the respective Faculty/Assistant Professor Search. All application materials must be received no later than December 1, 2019. For more information about these positions see job listings.