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March 5, 2015

University of Canterbury

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Advocacy Communication
Department of Media and Communication
College of Arts

The Department of Media and Communication is seeking to appoint a continuing (i.e. permanent), full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in advocacy communication, and welcomes applicants with a research, teaching and professional background in professional communication, strategic communication, integrated communication and public relations.

Candidates must possess a PhD in a communication-related field, as well as some professional experience, and will have strengths in the use and analysis of digital communication tools with a focus on the changing media landscape.

Please visit our vacancies website for more details about this position: https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is 19 April 2015

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Associate Professor Linda Jean Kenix, Head of Media and Communication, on lindajean.kenix@canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

March 4, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder

Visiting Professor of Practice in Design

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a visiting professor of practice position in the area of media design to begin August 2015. This position will have a one- or two-year, non-renewable term.

The ideal candidate will be a nationally or internationally recognized design professional or academic with strong connections to industry. We are looking for a visionary who can help us build our design curriculum, particularly at the graduate level. Preference will be given to candidates who have some teaching experience at college level and those who can connect us to potential donors, advisory board members, and other key people in the area of design. The visiting professor will teach two courses per semester, play a key role in building our master’s program in Media Design, and serve on various committees. Please note that for this particular position the university’s “one-sixth rule” limits the total consulting activities or outside/non-university jobs to 19.5 days a semester.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

Review of applications will begin April 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, go to www.jobsatcu.com/postings/96684. The applicant will submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter that makes a case for why the candidate is a good fit for the position, and contact information (email address and phone) for three references.

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) offers a BS in Strategic Communication, an MA and a PhD in Strategic Communication. For more information, see the entry for Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Design at http://www.colorado.edu/cmci/.

CU Boulder is a research university with about 25,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains yet only 27 miles from Denver with its highly diverse population and lively media scene, Boulder is often named one of the most desirable places in America to live.

March 3, 2015

Ursinus College


URSINUS COLLEGE invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism beginning Fall 2015. The Media & Communication Studies Department seeks candidates with expertise in print journalism, online journalism, and/or broadcast news and writing for the media. The successful candidate for this one year position will teach a 2/3 load including print journalism, online journalism and media writing, as well as advise the Grizzly, our weekly student run newspaper, which currently appears in both a print-and an on-line edition. Candidates must hold an MA with relevant experience or Ph.D.  Degree must be completed by the date of appointment. Classes begin on August 31, 2015. New Faculty are expected to participate in a one-day new faculty orientation, which takes place the previous week.

Submit a letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of published writing, and request three confidential letters of recommendation including email addresses of referees. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material; (http://apply.interfolio.com/28966). Please see our full ad: https://www.ursinus.edu/live/profiles/1485-visiting-assistant-professor-in-digital-journalism/templates/details/profiles-jobs.php.

The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications on March 31, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Western University

Asper Fellowship in Media (formerly the CanWest Global Fellowship)

Deadline for receipt of applications — April 30, 2015 or until position is filled.

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) at Western University invites applications for the Asper Fellowship in Media. The role of the Fellow is to promote public discussion of a range of issues related to the nature of Canadian media. The Fellow is normally in residence for one term, to be negotiated: for the coming year, either September through December 2015 or January through April 2016. The successful applicant will receive a stipend of $20,000 which includes benefits for the term, and up to $10,000 to support research activities during the tenure of the fellowship. The amount available to support the fellow’s research will depend upon the scope of the proposed project and an approved budget, to be determined in consultation with the FIMS Assistant Dean (Research).

During the term of the Fellowship, the Asper Fellow will teach one half course in his or her area of expertise in one of the Faculty’s programs and will be engaged in a significant media-related research project that will lead to public dissemination. We anticipate that this position will appeal either to visiting academics or to journalism/media/communications practitioners who would value an opportunity to engage in teaching and scholarly reflection relating to some aspect of media. We also anticipate that the successful applicant will be a distinguished leader in the area of journalism/communications/media studies who will use the opportunity of the Asper Fellowship to enrich teaching and scholarship in media at Western. Expertise or research interests in public sector, nonprofit, or NGO communications; media relations; social media; or analytics would be considered an asset.

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies is a vibrant, expanding, interdisciplinary Faculty with more than 40 full-time faculty members and 23 non-academic staff. It currently offers an undergraduate program in Media, Information and Technoculture (MIT) with an enrolment of approximately 1,000 students, and graduate programs in Journalism and Communication, Media Studies, Popular Music and Culture, Library and Information Science, and Health Information Science. Information about the Faculty can be found at http://www.fims.uwo.ca. The Faculty of Information and Media Studies is one of twelve Faculties/ Schools in Western University, a research intensive University of more than 24,000 full-time equivalent students.

Interested candidates are to complete a form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf.
And submit such with their curriculum vitae, sample publications, names and addresses of three references, and a cover letter outlining their interest in the position on or before April 30, 2015. Submissions should be sent to:

Dr. Thomas Carmichael, Dean
Faculty of Information and Media Studies
North Campus Building
Western University
London, ON, Canada N6A 5B7
Phone: (519) 661-3542

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

February 27, 2015

Penn State Erie

Assistant Professor of Advertising

The Communication department at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in advertising beginning August 2015. Candidates should have college teaching experience and a record of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential for scholarly achievement. Professional experience is desirable.

A Ph.D. is required for appointment to the tenure track; however, ABD candidates with evidence of significant degree progress will be considered. The position requires excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as involvement in college and departmental service. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in advertising, as well as courses that would complement our broad-based major in communication which balances theory and skill development in speaking, writing, and media technology/production. Such areas might include: communication/media theory, global mass communication, media production, social media, media and society, and/or media effects.

Penn State Behrend, located in Erie, PA, is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State University. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, with an enrollment of over 4,350, Penn State Behrend offers its students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college and major, please visit our website (www.behrend.psu.edu).

Review of applications will begin March 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Please have three references email letters of recommendation to Nathan Carter at nrc5069@psu.edu.

Apply to job 56021 at http://apptrkr.com/585668

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.


Bowling Green State University

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 2016. We continue developing and implementing coursework to respond to industry demands and the state’s desire for graduates who are skilled in converged media technology and new media journalistic content production. We seek a visionary colleague who can contribute to these efforts and bring imaginative approaches to teaching and research. He or she should approach teaching and research with a focus on the vital issues of the day concerning the evolution of journalism. We desire to attract candidates who are studying emerging media and its relationship to journalism, citizenship, and public affairs.

The preferred candidate will have hands-on experience producing journalistic content for multiple platforms and the ability to teach students the technologies necessary to succeed in a converged media environment. He or she must have the ability and enthusiasm to teach core journalism skills classes. He or she will have the expertise to teach multimedia reporting classes and/or web design and data visualization. The candidate will be familiar with strategies needed to produce online news content use of web and the use of social media analytics for mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms. Familiarity with the full range of Adobe products is desirable.

Additionally, experience teaching law, diversity, feature writing, or still photography classes would be a plus.

Successful candidates for the position must have Ph.D. in journalism or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered. The preferred candidate will have university teaching experience, professional journalism experience, and an interest in professional community involvement.

A completed application must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and at least three current and original signed letters of recommendation. The application cover letter and CV (including references names and contact information) must be received by September 15, 2015, and may be sent on paper or electronically as a Word document or pdf to crosend@bgsu.edu. Recommendation letters must be on paper and received September 15, 2015. Finalists must provide transcript evidence of highest degree. Paper applications and reference letters should be addressed to: Carman Kinney, Department of Journalism and Public Relations, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0233. Inquiries can be made of Dr. Kathy Bradshaw, Chair of the Search Committee, at kabrads@bgsu.edu. BGSU hires only individuals authorized to work in the United States and requires a background investigation be done for newly hired or rehired employees as a pre-condition of employment.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

University of Akron

The School of Communication at The University of Akron invites applications for a non-tenure track, renewable College Lecturer – Public Relations position to begin August 31, 2015.

The successful candidate will teach public relations courses such as PR Strategies, PR Writing, PR Cases and other public relations or communication courses as needed. Applicants must hold an earned MA degree in Communication or related field. Interest to enhance the school’s online course offerings required. Teaching and or professional experience in Public Relations is strongly preferred. Applicants with an earned PhD preferred.

For complete details and to apply please visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs. Job ID# 8541.

When submitting the online application please be prepared to attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts and names with contact information of at least 3 references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching evaluation or a supervisors) review of teaching. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, or status as a veteran.

University of Akron

The School of Communication at The University of Akron invites applications for a non-tenure track, renewable College Lecturer position to begin August 31, 2015. The successful candidate would teach classes in social media and others fitting their expertise such as introduction to communication, multiplatform production and other courses in organizational communication, leadership, health communication, and public relations.

Applicants must hold an earned MA degree in Communication or related field and should have professional experience involving social media. An earned PhD in Communication or related field with an emphasis in social media is desirable. Ability or experience in university teaching preferred.

For complete details and to apply please visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs. Job ID# 8539.

The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees. The university endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of students, employees and visitors on our campus. As such, the University will conduct a pre-employment background check for all applicants selected for employment. Open until filled.

February 24, 2015

Mercer County Community College

Instructor/Assistant Professor - English/Journalism [Full Time] – Tenure track instructor sought with expertise in teaching all levels of English composition, developmental through college as well as journalism. Position includes advising student newspaper. Master’s in English required; doctorate preferred. College teaching and journalism (including New Media) experience preferred. Interest or experience in online teaching desirable. Compensation commensurate with education and experience; position will remain open until filled; position to start August 2015.

Job Code: RSie-121914. For more details and to apply, please visit our website: at: https://jobs.mccc.edu


American University in Bulgaria

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Bulgaria has two one-year positions for AY 2015-2016. AUBG is small residential liberal arts university, operating in English, located in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

Position 1: a full-time, one-year visiting teaching position in journalist writing. Teaching load is 3/3.

The successful candidate will possess the following:
(a) Masters degree in journalism, mass communication, or related field and significant professional experience required; a doctorate desired;
(b) Experience teaching courses including media writing, writing and reporting, and advanced writing courses.

Position 2: a part-time, one-year teaching position in multimedia journalism and topics related to social media. Teaching load is 2/2 or 2/3.

The successful candidate will possess the following:
(a) Masters degree in journalism, mass communication, or related field; significant professional experience preferred;
(b) Experience teaching courses including multimedia journalism, and topics related to social media.

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, student evaluation scores, a writing sample and the names of three professional references with contact information to journalism@aubg.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit http://www.aubg.edu/jobs for a complete job description. Visit http://www.aubg.bg/journalism-and-mass-communication-department for further information about JMC at AUBG.