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August 29, 2014

Ohio State University

Department: School of Communication and School of Environment & Natural Resources
Position:
Environment/Risk/Science Communication
Rank:
Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (tenured)

Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in the area of environment/risk/science communication. The successful candidate will have ¾ FTE appointment in the School of Communication and ¼ FTE in the Environmental Social Sciences specialization within the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR). The tenure home will be within the School of Communication.

Candidates should employ an empirical, social scientific research approach focused on communication processes in decision-making within the context of environment, energy, science, and/or risk. Successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate and graduate communication courses within their specialty area in both the School of Communication and the SENR. The School of Communication is developing a new minor focused on health, environment, science, and risk communication. Successful candidates will have opportunities to contribute to the university-wide Energy & Environment Discovery Theme (http://discovery.osu.edu) and the Behavioral Decision Making initiative (http://bdm.osu.edu). They will also be eligible to participate in the Environmental Sciences Network (http://esn.osu.edu/) and the Environmental Science Graduate Program (http://esgp.osu.edu/) at the Ohio State University.

The School of Communication (http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu) is committed to original and substantively important social scientific research and is regularly ranked among the top communication research programs in the country. We seek colleagues who will help us continue this tradition and can envision research projects and courses that will be attractive to graduate and undergraduate students from within the major, and speak to the interests and needs of non-majors. We have recently renovated a number of research labs and teaching facilities to support quality research and teaching (http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu/graduate-soc/research/research-space.html). All of our tenure track positions involve research, teaching, and a service component.

The School of Environment and Natural Resources (http://www.senr.osu.edu) is an interdisciplinary academic unit dedicated to the use and management of natural resources in an economically efficient, environmentally compatible, and socially responsible manner. Faculty in SENR within the Environmental Social Sciences specialization investigate environmental problems from such perspectives as psychology, political science, public policy, and sociology, and work collaboratively on cross-cutting research initiatives through the Environmental and Social Sustainability Lab (http://ess.osu.edu).

Qualifications: Candidates must be in communication or a related social science field. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn the Ph.D. prior to August 2015. To be considered for the Associate Professor level, applicants must have established a strong record of publication in top-tier journals as well as evidence of effective teaching. We seek candidates with graduate coursework, research, and/or professional experience in environment/risk/science communication and familiarity with environmental, energy, and/or natural resource issues. Complementary research and teaching interests in other aspects of communication theory and research are highly attractive but not essential.

About Columbus: The OSU campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (seehttp://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available athttp://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions: To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than October 10, 2014. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least one research manuscript. ABDs/post-docs should submit three letters of reference; those who hold a current assistant or associate professor position should submit the names of three references to the relevant OSU School of Communication posting at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4399. Please be aware that we are conducting three searches in 2014-2015. Be certain to select the specific position(s) in which you are interested. Informal queries may be made to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Nathanson (nathanson.7@osu.edu), but all applications must be made through www.academicjobsonline.org. Additional information about the School and the University is available at http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.

Ohio State University

Department: School of Communication
Position:
Social Media (Strategic/Organizational Communication)
Rank:
Assistant Professor (tenure track)

Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and teaching focuses on the implications of social media for strategic and/or organizational communication. Candidates should employ an empirical, social scientific research approach, and may ground their research interests in any of a variety of areas of communication, such as health, political, interpersonal, or mass communication. Candidates may also be interested in the university’s emerging programs in Data Analytics and other university initiatives, including the new undergraduate major in Data Analytics (https://data-analytics.osu.edu/) within the College of Arts and Sciences, OSU Discovery Themes (http://discovery.osu.edu/), and the Behavioral Decision-Making Initiative (https://bdm.osu.edu/)

The School of Communication (http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu) is committed to original and substantively important social scientific research, and is regularly ranked among the top communication research programs in the country. We seek colleagues who will help us continue this tradition and can envision research projects and courses that will be attractive to graduate and undergraduate students from within the major, and speak to the interests and needs of non-majors. We have recently renovated a number of research labs and teaching facilities to support quality research and teaching (http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu/graduate-soc/research/research-space.html). All of our tenure-track positions involve research, teaching, and a service component.

Qualifications: Candidates must be in communication or a related social science field. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn the Ph.D. prior to August 2015. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of publication in top-tier journals as well as evidence of effective teaching. Complementary research and teaching interests in other communication areas are highly attractive but not essential.

About Columbus: The OSU campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (seehttp://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available athttp://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions: To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than October 1, 2014. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least one research manuscript. ABDs/post-docs should submit three letters of reference; those who hold a current tenure-track position should submit the names of three references to the relevant OSU School of Communication posting at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4402. Please be aware that we are conducting three searches in 2014-2015. Be certain to select the specific position(s) in which you are interested. Informal queries may be made to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Nathanson (nathanson.7@osu.edu), but all applications must be made through www.academicjobsonline.org. Additional information about the School and the University is available at http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.

Ohio State University

Department: School of Communication
Position:
Communication Technology
Rank:
Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate (tenured) Professor

Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in the area of Communication Technology. Candidates may focus on computer-mediated communication (CMC), human-computer interaction (HCI), or specific subareas of communication technology, such as psychological aspects of user experiences, the effects of digital representations, or research specific to certain contexts of digital communication.

The School of Communication (http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu) is committed to original and substantively important social scientific research, and is regularly ranked among the top communication research programs in the country. We seek colleagues who will help us continue this tradition and can envision research projects and courses that will be attractive to graduate and undergraduate students from within the major, and speak to the interests and needs of non-majors. We have recently renovated a number of research labs and teaching facilities to support quality research and teaching (http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu/graduate-soc/research/research-space.html). All of our tenure-track positions involve research, teaching, and a service component.

Qualifications: Candidates must be in communication or a related social science field. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn the Ph.D. prior to August 2015. To be considered at the Associate Professor level, applicants must have established a strong record of publication in top-tier journals as well as evidence of effective teaching. Complementary research and teaching interests in other communication areas are highly attractive but not essential.

About Columbus: The OSU campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (seehttp://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available athttp://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions: To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than December 1, 2014. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.   Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least one research manuscript. ABDs/post-docs should submit three letters of reference; those who hold a current assistant or associate professor position should submit the names of three references to the relevant OSU School of Communication posting at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4401. Please be aware that we are conducting three searches in 2014-2015. Be certain to select the specific position(s) in which you are interested. Informal queries may be made to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Nathanson (nathanson.7@osu.edu), but all applications must be made through www.academicjobsonline.org. Additional information about the School and the University is available at http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.

Florida State University

Assistant Professor, Media Technology Innovation and Effects Research

The School of Communication at Florida State Universityseeks an Assistant Professor in the area of media technology and effects research. The ideal candidate will be an empirical scholar who examines innovative uses of media technology and/or who conducts innovative media effects research. Expertise in the latest advances in statistical analysis is particularly desired.

The ideal candidate will add depth to our work in media psychology, political communication, and/or environmental/health communication campaigns; share a commitment to socially relevant scholarship; and value interdisciplinary collaboration.

A completed Ph.D. in communication or related discipline is required by the appointment start date in August 2015. Competitive applicants will demonstrate a record of scholarly publication, potential for externally funded research, and evidence of effective teaching.

Applications must include (1) a letter of interest detailing research and teaching interests, (2) a current CV, and (3) contact information for three academic references.  Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job #37749). Application review begins on October 15, 2014.

Direct questions about the position to Arthur A. Raney, Search Committee Chair, araney@fsu.edu; 850.644.9485.

More information about the School, its faculty and programs, and the position itself can be found here: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.

Florida State University is an equal employment opportunity employer.

University of St. Thomas

The Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of St. Thomas seeks innovative candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of visual communication and visual storytelling. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications, he or she would teach from among the following courses:

Visual Communication, Design Concepts in Communication, Writing and Designing for the Web, and Graphic Design Studio.
OR
Visual Communication, Digital Imagery and Sound, Multimedia Reporting, Radio Production, Videography: Television Production in the Field, Advanced Multimedia Reporting, and Advanced Video Production.

The ideal candidate also will be able to teach the department’s introductory core courses in speaking and writing, or the department’s capstone core course in communication ethics. Interest in teaching in the university’s new Film Studies program is a plus.

Teaching load is three courses per semester. One course release per academic year is offered for advisers of TommieMedia.com, the university’s multimedia student-operated news organization.

Candidates should submit a vita and cover letter. In their cover letter, candidates should put an online link to their visual communication portfolio, which can include information graphics, advertising designs, videos and examples of non-linear editing, website design, digital photography and/or photojournalism.  In addition, candidates should submit evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarship goals. Candidates should complete the reference section of the application.  No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate.

Screening of applicants will begin October 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Ph.D. or MFA in journalism, communication or a related field is preferred. ABDs nearing completion of the Ph.D. will be considered (with initial appointment at the rank of instructor). The candidate also must have skills in graphic design and web-based and new media technology, or skills as a videographer, video producer or photojournalist in a television, film or multimedia environment. Demonstrated college- or university-level teaching experience is also required.

This position requires a clear commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising, an active and productive research agenda, and service to the university that will enable the successful candidate to meet University of St. Thomas criteria for promotion and tenure at the appropriate time.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university.  Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity.  The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action.  In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/z7q5p42

August 27, 2014

Georgia Southern University

Department of Communication Arts
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Georgia Southern University’s Department of Communication Arts invites applications for (1) a lecturer in public relations, (2) two tenure-track positions in multimedia production, and (3) one tenure-track position in film.

Georgia Southern University is a member institution of the University System of Georgia and a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship, and service. The University serves more than 20,500 students and offers more than 100 campus-based and online degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Our 900-acre, park-like campus in Statesboro, Georgia, is not far from historic Savannah and Hilton Head Island

The Department of Communication Arts is home to five majors: Communication Studies, Multimedia Journalism, Multimedia Film and Production, Public Relations, and Theatre. It is a vibrant, innovative department that stresses faculty collaboration and cross-disciplinary instruction. The department occupies a newly renovated building with studio, editing/lab, classroom, and office spaces. The curriculum is designed to address the changing nature of the industries into which the program’s graduates seek employment. The ideal candidate for this position will be expected to contribute to experiential learning within a multidisciplinary context and enhancing the research profile of the department.

The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/facstaff/employment/. Screening of applications begins in October of 2014, and continues until the position is filled. Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

Stanford University

FELLOW, STANFORD STORYTELLING PROJECT
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE)

Stanford University is seeking a full-time Fellow for the Stanford Storytelling Project, an arts program within the Oral Communication Program in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. The initial appointment will be for the 2014-15 academic year, with the possibility of re-appointment. Salary range is $50-59k, depending on start date.

The Stanford Storytelling Project (SSP) provides students opportunities to develop skills in the narrative arts through a range of courses and projects. SSP sponsors courses, grants, events, a weekly workshop, and an award-winning radio program featuring stories produced by students. SSP explores in particular the power of performed stories, live or recorded, from myth and memoir to research-based narratives. More information is at storytelling.stanford.edu.

The SSP Fellow will offer instruction in oral, audio, and multimedia storytelling craft in a variety of settings across the university and will support the activities and initiatives of SSP. Major duties include developing and teaching courses, designing and delivering workshops, training SSP student staff, mentoring students, and collaborating with faculty to design storytelling course components.

Requirements include:
Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in a field focused on narrative craft such as English, Creative Writing, Performance, or Documentary Studies. 2-3 years experience teaching college-level courses, mentoring others in creating stories for recorded media or live performance, and some form of media production. Qualified applicants must also have demonstrated knowledge of oral and/or multimedia storytelling forms, trends, and programs, understanding of up-to-date pedagogy in teaching narrative craft, and the organizational and leadership skills to help manage workshops and/or media production.

For a more comprehensive job description and to apply, please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/25649.

Stanford University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Louisiana State University

School of Mass Communication
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TENURE-TRACK)
(Assistant/Associate Professor in Journalism)

The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate professor in Journalism to join our faculty in August 2015.

The Manship School seeks to produce the next generation of media professionals. The School is home to the best program in the country in the study of media and public affairs, offering the only Ph.D. program devoted exclusively to Mass Communication and Public Affairs. The program is enhanced by support from the school’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, LSU’s Public Policy Research Lab, the Digital Media Initiative and the school’s state-of-the-art Media Effects Lab. A new Social Media Lab is under construction. More information about the school is available at: www.manship.lsu.edu.

We seek a candidate who can teach courses in Journalism focusing on creative, diverse and ethical storytelling in a multimedia world. Successful applicants also will be able to teach digital-media concepts and skills. Knowledge of on-line techniques such as computer-assisted reporting is a requirement. The candidate must teach the necessary writing, visual and investigative skills that allow for production of stories across platforms in the school’s core undergraduate and graduate curricula.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Journalism or a related discipline (ABD candidates also may be considered); three years of professional experience in media-related field. Additional Qualifications: Five years of professional experience in media-related field.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #026456.

LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER.

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58092

Louisiana State University

School of Mass Communication
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: Wendell Gray Switzer Jr. Endowed Chair in Media Literacy
(Wendell Gray Switzer Jr. Endowed Chair in Media Literacy)

The Manship School has the only Ph.D. program devoted exclusively to mass communication and public affairs. The program is enhanced by support from the school’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs and LSU’s Public Policy Research Lab. The LSU administration has designated the Manship School as one of its priority programs, making the Manship School the only college-level unit on campus to receive that designation.

The school serves a diverse student body with wide-ranging academic and professional interests and, as such, we welcome applications from individuals with varied academic and non-academic professional backgrounds. The school is committed to fostering a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. More information about the school is available at: www.manship.lsu.edu.

The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University seeks a distinguished scholar or a distinguished professional to fill the Wendell Gray Switzer Jr. Endowed Chair in Media Literacy, the first chair of its kind in the country devoted to teaching and researching news literacy. This position, which begins in August 2015, will further strengthen the school’s national leadership in media and public affairs.

The Switzer Chair will perform several key roles: teach and design media literacy courses for students across the LSU campus; conduct research in media literacy; and offer outreach through the creation of state and national symposia and workshops focused on media literacy.

In addition to joining the Manship School as a member of the faculty, the Switzer Chair serves as a fellow in the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs. The Switzer Chair is expected to serve as a national leader in media literacy training and to produce research that advances media literacy scholarship.

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs harnesses the intellectual muscle of the school and other units on campus by expanding teaching and research resources to help solve practical problems and to elevate the level of civic discourse in the state and nationally. The center’s agenda includes the annual Louisiana Survey to inform scholars, policymakers and business leaders; a Public Policy Fellows Program that brings in national experts to tackle topics of concern to our state; and the John Breaux Symposium that annually seeks to facilitate good decisions about issues of contemporary concern by exploring the central question of how well the public is informed.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Mass Communication or a field related to media literacy. Candidates with a BA or MA degree in a related field may also be considered with at least ten years of professional experience in media.

Additional Qualifications: While not required, applicants with a proven history of attracting grants and contracts are strongly urged to apply.

Title, rank and salary are commensurate with credentials/experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check and drug test. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #005981.

LSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER.

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58176.

Pusan National University

Tenure-track Position in Communication Studies

Department of Communication at Pusan National University invites applicants for a tenure-track position in the field of communication studies. The scope of communication studies is open to research interests of applicants. A Ph. D. degree in journalism or persuasive communication and native speaker fluency in English are essential. The initial contract is four year and starts from March 1, 2015. The starting annual salary will range from US $47,000 to US $53,000. Housing is provided for the first four years.

All the application materials must be submitted by October 15, 2014.

Applicants should send application materials, including curriculum vitae, a letter of self-introduction, two letters of reference, a copy of Ph. D. dissertation and scholarly articles published for the last three years to the department chairperson at the following address:

Sungwook Hwang
Associate Professor
Department of Communication
College of Social Sciences, Pusan National University
63 Beon-gil 2, Busandaehag-ro, Geumjeong-gu,
Busan 609-735, South Korea

Email: hsw110@pusan.ac.kr
Fax: (+82-51) 512-0945