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November 21, 2014

University of Oregon

School of Journalism & Communication
Posting 14553
Director and Professor, George S. Turnbull Center (Portland)

Position Announcement

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) seeks an outstanding Director and Professor to lead the school’s George S. Turnbull Center, located at the University of Oregon Portland. The Turnbull Center Director plays a key intellectual role in the SOJC and is a member of the School’s leadership team. The incoming director will hold the rank of Professor as either an untenured Professor of Practice or as a tenure-related Professor, depending on experience, credentials and scholarly or creative work plan.

The Director serves as the chief administrator and strategic leader of the Turnbull Center, which comprises two professional master’s programs (strategic communication and multimedia), an intensive undergraduate internship program, scholastic journalism outreach, and the new Agora Journalism Center, the gathering place for innovation in communication and civic engagement. The Director reports directly to the SOJC dean, supervises four resident faculty and two full-time staff, and works in collaboration with appropriate SOJC administrative personnel to oversee SOJC Portland-based outreach and programming. Responsibilities include managing the SOJC’s Portland budget and seeking external funding for Turnbull Center programming; coordinating Turnbull Center activities; representing the SOJC in diverse public and professional communities; developing marketing and branding strategies for the Turnbull Center and its programs; serving as the SOJC’s liaison to the University of Oregon Portland management team and related committees; and serving as the Turnbull Center’s lead liaison to the Eugene campus. The Director is expected to produce scholarly or creative work and teach and advise at the graduate and undergraduate levels in Portland as appropriate to rank and administrative load.

The successful candidate will have an advanced degree, a record of leadership in higher education or the media professions, a creative and entrepreneurial vision, and the ability to build and foster collaborative and diverse communities. Experience in development, experience establishing academic/professional partnerships, a strong record of scholarship and/or professional or creative activity, and university-level teaching or the equivalent will be highly valued. Candidates should be committed to enhancing democracy, public knowledge and civic life while exploring new approaches to and pushing the boundaries of journalism and communication. Successful candidates will share our commitment to supporting and enhancing a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning and work environment.

To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by December 18, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Please send a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5080. Finalist must successfully complete a criminal background check.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

University of Connecticut

The Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut invites applications for Professor and Department Head.  The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of professor, and will engage in teaching, research, and service. Applicants should demonstrate effective leadership in a diverse community of faculty, students, and staff, and be an articulate and vigorous spokesperson for the department’s scientific and educational missions. The department’s research profile is particularly strong in quantitative analysis in several areas of communication.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, a proven record of excellence in teaching, distinguished publications and achievements in their research specialty, evidence of strong administrative experience and managerial skills, and a deep commitment to promoting diversity.

The university is located between Boston and New York City. Direct inquiries to Maryann Markowski (Maryann.Markowski@uconn.edu). To apply, use Husky Hire (www.jobs.uconn.edu) and submit a cover letter, CV, copies of relevant publications, and statements on teaching, research scholarship, leadership, and diversity. Please submit three letters of reference to Maryann.Markowski@uconn.edu. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

To see the full ad posting: http://coms.uconn.edu/jobopportunities.html

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Full time, tenure track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2015 in the Communication Arts Department to teach undergraduate courses in digital video entertainment/news/video game production, editing, social media, and broadcast and online media management, and other courses as needed. FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport. The successful candidate must possess an appropriate Ph.D. (an MFA with significant professional experience will be considered), be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and support the Mission of the university. Preference will be given to candidates with significant experience teaching a wide range of digital media courses using a variety of contemporary production and editing tools. Duties will include studio supervision; research and creative work encouraged.

To apply, please submit: a letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement on the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville (available at www.franciscan.edu); evidence of teaching effectiveness (including evaluations); professional portfolio (including samples of video production); official transcripts; and three letters of reference. All materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. David Schaefer, Chair, Search Committee, via bbrehm@franciscan.edu or physically c/o BJ Brehm, Academic Affairs, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1235 University Blvd., Steubenville, OH 43952. Review of completed applications will begin on November 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

For additional information, http://www.franciscan.edu/EmploymentListings/.

EOE.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information

Full Professor: Information and Communication Technologies and Social Life
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is the fastest-rising university in the world’s Top 50 and ranked 39th globally. NTU is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities while its Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information ranks 6th internationally among communication and media programmes. The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information seeks a Full Professor with a strong record of high-quality research published in leading journals and a commitment to mentoring the next generation of communication and information scholars.

We are casting a broad net, looking first and foremost for an outstanding scholar to join our dynamic faculty. The ideal candidate has an active research programme in or closely related to the study of information and communication technology (ICT) in online relationships, technology-assisted education, online marketing, organisational communication, knowledge management, ambient intelligence, and/or digital law and ethics.

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is a vibrant global leader in communication and information research and education. Recent hires and a high level of support reaffirm the School’s pre-eminence in the disciplines under its aegis. Singapore is a vibrant cosmopolitan city/state with good weather, low crime, rich cultural attractions, exceptional food, and proximity to numerous points of interest in Southeast Asia.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, selected publications, and the names of 5 referees] by 31 December 2014 to:

The Search Committee
Nanyang Technological University
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building
Singapore 637718

Email: faculty-recruit@ntu.edu.sg

Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Professor in ICT and Social Life” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

Initial review of applications will begin in mid-December 2014 and applications must be received by 31 December 2014. The candidate is expected to start work in July 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

November 20, 2014

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, Georgia

Assistant Professor of Communication and Rhetoric Studies: Tenure-track, starting Fall 2015. Specialization in new media and society, with emphases in digital storytelling, public relations, and other related areas.
Ph.D. and teaching experience required along with a coherent research agenda.

Responsibilities include teaching courses (3/3 load) in new media and society, public speaking, and professional communication; teaching in the University core curriculum; and student advising. The qualified candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching from a liberal arts perspective, stressing excellent writing skills, theoretical understanding, and critical analysis. We are seeking candidates who will take advantage of the learning opportunities our Atlanta location offers.

Oglethorpe University is a selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1000 students (for more information, see www.oglethorpe.edu). To assure full consideration, forward electronically a letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and curriculum vitae with three letters of reference to facultysearch@oglethorpe.edu. Inquiries may be made to Dr. Seema Shrikhande, Search Chair: sshrikhande@oglethorpe.edu. Application screening will begin on December 15 and will continue until the position is closed. EOE.

Niagara University

The Department of Communication Studies at Niagara University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Media Studies to begin in fall 2015.

Responsibilities: Candidates should be able to teach a variety of courses in both digital journalism and multimedia production, with a focus on how these media can be used to promote social justice. The teaching load is a 3/3, with a maximum class size of 35. An active program of research, potential for scholarly publication, and service to the university, the profession and the community are expected. The successful candidate is expected to participate in departmental and university duties, including student advising and committee work. A Ph.D. in a Communication or Media Studies discipline is required by the time of appointment.

About the Department: The Department of Communication Studies at Niagara University has a curriculum built on principles of social justice and seeks to instill in its students the important contribution that mass media can play in bettering the human condition. The program is designed to give students a strong background in both the liberal arts and professional approaches with respect to mass media. Niagara University, founded in 1856, is a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian community. The University overlooks the Niagara River on the U.S.-Canada border, just north of Niagara Falls, NY, and is in close proximity to Buffalo, Rochester, and Toronto.

To Apply:
To view complete application instructions, please visit: https://jobs.niagara.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=1842.

Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2015.

Please direct any questions regarding this position to Dr. Doug Tewksbury at dtewksbury@niagara.edu

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Clery Act, a copy of the annual security report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety

University of Oregon

School of Journalism & Communication
Posting 14552
Papé Chair in Electronic Media

Position Announcement

The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks a nationally recognized leader in scholarship related to broadcast journalism and emerging media. The ideal candidate will have a profound understanding of the professional world and trends in digital journalism. We are looking for an outstanding scholar who can bridge theoretical approaches with professional practice, and who will enter the school as either an associate or full professor. The chair will teach graduate and undergraduate courses related to her or his research and, if applicable, professional practice. A Ph.D. is required.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2015. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by December 17, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching and research portfolio (link to online is fine) and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5081

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, the SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and media studies minor; and supports UO’s interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional M.A. degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication. The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013, recently launched the Agora Journalism Center, based at the Turnbull Center in Portland, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. With more than 2200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO and UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

University of Oregon

School of Journalism & Communication
Posting 14551
Assistant Professor in Journalism & Communication – Reporting

Position Announcement

The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks an assistant professor in journalism to teach reporting. The ideal candidate will have strong professional experience in producing stories for multiple platforms, and be engaged in scholarship that informs theory and practice in emerging media. A Ph.D. is required.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2015. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by December 17, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching and research portfolio (link to online is fine) and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5082

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, the SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and media studies minor; and supports UO’s interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional M.A. degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication. The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013, recently launched the Agora Journalism Center, based at the Turnbull Center in Portland, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. With more than 2200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO and UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Kansas State University

Kansas State University’s A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks its R.M. Seaton Professional Journalism Chair, a nine-month appointment renewable annually for up to five years for a candidate with relevant professional experience. R.M. Seaton, a long-time Kansas journalist, established the chair to link newsroom and classroom to effectively educate future journalists.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in multimedia journalism, visual or documentary storytelling, or photojournalism, and raising the School’s professional status through professional and/or creative journalistic work.

Review of applications begins Jan. 16, 2015, until the position is filled. See http://jmc.k-state.edu/news-events/20141027-seaton.html for a full position announcement.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. A background check is required.

Rochester Institute of Technology

The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applicants to apply for a tenure track Assistant Professor in its Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Photojournalism program. Appointment begins August 2015.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• MFA with photojournalism focus preferred for tenure track appointment. A MS and MA degree with professional distinction (awards, prizes, publications) may also be considered for tenure track appointment. A BFA or BA in photojournalism with equivalent professional experience with distinction may be considered for non-tenure, professional rank.
• Minimum of five years professional experience in field of photojournalism with a substantial record of professional accomplishment in interactive multimedia.
• Portfolio must demonstrate following required expertise:
– Thorough professional knowledge and experience of web design, graphic design, information architecture and visualization, and multi-platform usability.
• Strong demonstrated abilities in picture editing, including layout and design, and basic management experience.
• Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Minimum of three years of teaching experience at the college or university level.
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

TO APPLY:
Detailed job description, application requirements and deadlines on at http://apptrkr.com/546542. Search: BR1385.

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