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August 23, 2016

SUNY Cortland

Assistant Professor (Advertising)
Communication Studies Department

The State University of New York College at Cortland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Communication Studies Department starting Sept. 1, 2017. The successful candidate will teach and conduct scholarly research/creative activities in the theory and application of Advertising. Specific obligation will include teaching 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. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching. Additionally, the assistant professor will engage in research and other scholarly activities; provide service to the department and college; and provide academic advisement and mentoring to students.

Required qualification include a PhD in Advertising 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; and effective written and oral communication skills. Preferred qualifications are experience in undergraduate teaching and/or relevant industry experience.

For more detailed information and to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu Candidates will be required to attach a letter of application summarizing qualifications and research interests; a curriculum vita; the names of three references (with letters to be supplied on request); official academic transcripts will be required at time of appointment. Review of application will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Department Chair, Communication Studies Department, SUNY Cortland, PO Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045.

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. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and have interdisciplinary degree programs in the areas of Multicultural Studies.

SUNY Cortland

Assistant Professor (Presentation Skills)
Communication Studies Department

The State University of New York College at Cortland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Communication Studies Department starting Sept. 1, 2017. The successful candidate will teach and conduct scholarly research/creative activities in the theory and application of presentation skills. Specific obligation will include teaching courses in presentation skills, coordinating all sections of Fundamentals of Public Speaking, leading the college-wide program in Presentation Skills, and to teach other courses in the undergraduate curriculum according to the instructor’s expertise and the needs of the department. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching. Additionally, the assistant professor will engage in research and other scholarly activities; provide service to the department and college; and provide academic advisement and mentoring to students.

Required qualification include a 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; and effective written and oral communication skills. Preferred qualifications are experience in undergraduate teaching and/or relevant industry experience.

For more detailed information and to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu Candidates will be required to attach a letter of application summarizing qualifications and research interests; a curriculum vita; the names of three references (with letters to be supplied on request); official academic transcripts will be required at time of appointment. Review of application will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Department Chair, Communication Studies Department, SUNY Cortland, PO Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045.

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. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and have interdisciplinary degree programs in the areas of Multicultural Studies.

August 19, 2016

DePaul University

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Journalism

The College of Communication at DePaul University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to join the Journalism Program beginning September 2017.

Candidates should have experience teaching university journalism courses with a desire to contribute to curricular innovation in visual communication, such as photojournalism, video storytelling, layout and design, infographics, and data visualization. An established research agenda that informs the applicant’s teaching and contributes to the further strengthening of the journalism program is required.

Based in Chicago’s downtown Loop, DePaul’s Journalism Program emphasizes experiential learning. Applications are strongly encouraged from candidates with experience working with diverse student bodies and who embrace the university’s emphasis on using Chicago’s urban setting as an educational laboratory.

Apply online only at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/932.

DePaul University, Chicago

College of Communication
Assistant Professor of Advertising

The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks an applicant for a tenure-track assistant professor position in advertising to begin August 2017.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach basic and advanced courses in advertising and offer expertise in such areas as creativity, account planning, advertising strategy, account management, digital media strategies, advertising sales, copywriting and/or art direction, Latino media and communication, and/or health communication. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, growing faculty who direct and support innovative and expanding B.A. and M.A. degree programs in public relations and advertising. We seek individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and the drive to help us raise DePaul’s national profile in public relations and advertising education. Applications are strongly encouraged from people with demonstrated success in working with diverse student bodies.

Our location in the heart of Chicago, the nation’s third largest media market, provides an unparalleled opportunity to forge strong working relationships with key industry professionals and to offer students cutting-edge, pre-professional training.

A Ph.D. in advertising, mass communication, or a related field is required. ABDs will be considered, but applicants must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment. Professional industry experience is desirable. Excellent research support available. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please visit the following link to complete the application form: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu

You will need electronic copies of: 1) a cover letter that addresses your interest in and qualifications for the position; 2) a current CV; 3) contact information of three references; and 4) one or more examples of published research.

Any materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be sent to:
Maria De Moya, Chair
Advertising Search Committee
DePaul University
College of Communication
1 E. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

August 17, 2016

National University of Singapore

JOB OPENINGS

Tenure Track Assistant Professor (6 Positions)

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates for six tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research in one or more of the following broad areas.

Position 1. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Public Relations and Strategic Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) public relations, corporate communication, strategic communication, and/or digital and social media. A thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice related to public relations and/or strategic communication is required.

Position 2. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Health Communication
We seek an engaged scholar with demonstrated expertise in health communication broadly defined. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: culture and health, health campaigns, health promotion, health information seeking, patient-provider communication, health risk perception and behavior, social support, e-health, and/or health care advocacy.

Position 3. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Organizational Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in organizational communication, leadership, and/or new communication technologies. In particular, research and teaching interests in gender, diversity, and organizational culture in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are desired.

Position 4. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in New Media and Political Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in– activism, elections and campaigns, power and politics, collective action, social movement, civic engagement, public opinion, and/or political psychology and behavior.

Position 5. Assistant Professor in Qualitative Communication Research Methods
We seek a scholar with expertise in qualitative research methods in communication. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: health communication, organizational communication, digital media studies, social change communication, development communication, science communication, and/or performance studies.

Position 6. Assistant Professor in Critical/Cultural Studies and New Media
We seek a scholar with expertise in critical/cultural studies of new media. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: digital rhetoric and digital humanities, cultural studies of new media, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, and/or digital ethics.

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS and ranked first in Asia, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is home to cutting-edge multi-disciplinary scholarship on digital media studies. Remuneration and work support provided are internationally competitive.

Please submit: (1) Research and teaching interest statements, (2) Curriculum Vitae including publications and teaching experience, (3) names, affiliates, and contact details of PhD supervisor and three other references, (4) selected copies of up to 2 journal/conference articles or book chapters representing best work. Please indicate CLEARLY on your application the position you are applying for. These appointments are set to commence in 2017.

A Ph.D. in Communication or relevant fields is required. Candidates who are at the ABD stage and can show clear evidence of PhD completion are also welcome to apply. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. Review of applications will begin on 31 August 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Enquiries and applications should be sent to Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmcareer@nus.edu.sg.

August 16, 2016

Ohio University

Assistant Professor in Audio, Digital and Video Media
E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is seeking an assistant professor in digital media with an emphasis in audio/video for the 21st century. The successful candidate will have professional experience that enables him or her to teach undergraduate and graduate courses reflecting the modern demands of a news industry that has an increasingly digital and mobile focus.

The successful candidate will be on the tenure track and will be expected to produce a strong record of scholarly research and/or professional creative activity. The E. W. Scripps School is invested in this candidate’s creative and academic success through start-up funding, generous travel allowances to attend conferences, potential graduate student research assistants, and access to advanced labs and other equipment. This candidate will be expected to serve on thesis and dissertation committees.

In addition, the school offers state-of-the-art teaching facilities, many international opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, and a collegial, teamwork-oriented work environment. Our undergraduate students are academically oriented, many of them coming from honors programs in high school. Our graduate program, which includes master’s and Ph.D. students, provides additional teaching, mentoring, and research opportunities.

A Ph.D. in journalism, communications or a related field is required. A.B.D. will be considered but the Ph.D. must be in hand within one year of appointment. Applicants must be A.B.D. by the time of application.

We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

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.

Apply by September 16th, 2016. http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/19995

James Madison University

Assistant / Associate Professor – Advertising Copywriting and Media Production – 0407513

The School of Media Arts & Design (SMAD) at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track or renewable-term assistant/associate professor position beginning in August 2017.

SMAD seeks a student-oriented colleague to teach creative advertising, including advertising copywriting and other courses in his/her areas of expertise. The successful candidate will also teach introductory skill courses in Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign, web and/or video production in the department’s foundation course sequence.

SMAD has four concentrations: Converged/Interactive Media, Integrated Advertising and Corporate Communication (IACC), Digital Video and Cinema, and Journalism. IACC will be replaced by a newly developed Creative Advertising concentration in fall 2017. SMAD 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 www.jmu.edu/smad.

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.

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/.

To apply go to http://JobLink.jmu.edu, reference posting number 0407513 and submit the faculty profile, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a list of 3 professional references. Screening of applications will begin September 15, 2016 and continue until the job is filled. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation.

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.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/vkjtkkpks2

University of Puerto Rico

Río Piedras Campus

TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING

The School of Communication at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, announces a search to fill a full time, tenure track faculty position in the area of Public Relations and Advertising, to begin in January 2017.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Organizational Communication or very closed related disciplines from an accredited university; professional and research experience in Advertising. The candidate must also have scholarly articles in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations or Organizational Communication; skills in use of social network ; proficiency in Spanish and English; teaching experience at the university level.

Responsibilities
:

  • teach undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars in the areas of Advertising and Communication;
  • supervise thesis and professional practices;
  • conduct research and publish in their areas of specialization;
  • participate actively in School committees, activities and projects, as well as those at the Río Piedras Campus;
  • develop proposals seeking external funding;
  • comply with all other obligations of a teaching job covered by the bylaws of the University of Puerto Rico.

Deadline to receive documents- September 30, 2016. Applications must send: 1) a cover letter describing their academic philosophy and vision of public relations and advertising, research, creation, teaching and publication; 2) evidence of their research, publications and creative work; 3) official academic credentials of all their degrees; 4) curriculum vitae; 5) three recommendation letters to:

Comité de Personal
School of Communication
University of Puerto Rico
Río Piedras Campus
PO Box 21880
San Juan, PR 00931-1880
Send a copy to: escuela.comunicacion@upr.edu

Published in compliance with the University of Puerto Rico by laws as amended Certification 160 (2014-2015) Art. 65.  The University of Puerto Rico is an equal employment/affirmative action employer.

American University

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Race, Media and Communication
School of Communication

The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in School of Communication beginning August 1, 2017.

Qualifications:
The School of Communication is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment focused on Race, Media and Communication. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and collegial community of scholars, professionals, and creators in the School, with an appointment in one of SOC’s four divisions: Journalism, Public Communication, Film and Media Arts, or Communication studies. Candidates should have a track record and established trajectory of high-impact scholarly, professional, and/or creative work that focuses on the intersections among race, media and communication; significant experience teaching about race and the media at the University level is preferred. Experience mentoring members of diverse communities is highly valued. The successful candidate will be skilled in both theory and practice, and demonstrate the ability to work across divisions with expertise in a specific area such as data broadcast, online media, or visual media.

Responsibilities:
Tenure-track faculty are expected to conduct scholarly, professional, or creative work. Most tenure-track faculty carry a 2-2 teaching load. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: https://apply.interfolio.com/36706. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three references, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent creative, professional, or scholarly published papers or working papers.  Please contact Aisha Green, aisha@american.edu, if you have any questions.

Salary and benefits are competitive.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital.  For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. Learn more about the School of Communication at http://www.american.edu/soc/.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

August 15, 2016

Texas A&M University

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION
OPEN RANK POSITION IN HEALTH COMMUNICATION

The Department of Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for an open rank position (full, associate, or assistant professor level) in Health Communication starting September 1, 2017. We are seeking applicants with the promise of national and international prominence in one or more of the following five areas: (1) e-health or m-health technologies; (2) health promotion and behavior change; (3) health care quality and outcomes; (4) health disparities or inequalities; or (5) genetics. Applicants should have a strong background in either quantitative research methods or mixed methods.

Health communication members of our faculty engage in interdisciplinary, grant-funded research collaborations addressing questions with both substantive theoretical and practical implications. We seek a colleague who will help us continue this tradition and can teach health communication and research methods courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants should be interested in contributing leadership toward the further development of undergraduate and graduate health communication programs in the department.

Texas A&M University offers health communication scholars a suite of communication research labs along with a number of excellent opportunities for collaboration, with scholars from the College of Medicine, the School of Public Health, the Department of Health & Kinesiology, and the interdisciplinary program on genetics. The Public Policy Research Institute (PPRI) and Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy offer possible collaborations in the areas of health and health policy. In addition, Texas A&M’s location is not far from Texas’ large metropolitan areas permits collaboration with scholars from other universities, including the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

The department offers the PhD, MA, BA and BS degrees, and has 24 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, more than 45 graduate students, and over 1200 undergraduate majors. Further information regarding the department is available at: http://comm.tamu.edu. Texas A&M is a research-intensive flagship university with more than 59,000 students, including 10,000 graduate students, making it the sixth largest university in the United States. The student body includes 26% African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian or Alaskan Native students, as well as approximately 5,000 international students from 130 countries. We seek candidates who can teach effectively in a diverse and global classroom. Texas A&M ranks among the top universities nationally in total research expenditures (with more than $800 million dollars per year). Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is deeply committed to enhancing the diversity and excellence of its faculty and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. A PhD or other doctoral degree is required in communication or a related field such as psychology, public health, health education, or health services. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to the department through excellence in teaching, research, and service. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, no more than two publications, and names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Richard Street (r-street@tamu.edu), Department of Communication, 4234 TAMU, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4234. Phone: (979) 845-5500; FAX: (979) 845-6594 (emailed applications are preferred).

Co-Chairs: Richard L. Street, Jr. & Johanna Dunaway, Committee Members: Antonio LaPastina, Jennifer Lueck, Emily Rauscher