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October 23, 2014

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Corporate Communication/ Public Relations

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. The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at NTU is seeking for an outstanding and innovative scholar to build a programmme of research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses on such topics as corporate communication management, communication leadership, media relations, strategic communication analysis and insights, media and marketing, and corporate business management.

Having a focus on the use of social media and other emerging communication platforms will be a bonus. In addition, the ideal candidate would be able to cross traditional boundaries either in terms of sub-discipline, focus of research, or method (qualitative/quantitative).

A PhD in a relevant discipline is required for this tenure-track Assistant Professorship.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. NTU Singapore offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/TermsandConditions/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure
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, teaching and research statements, names of three potential referees and evidence of teaching effectiveness] by 17 November 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 Assistant Professor in Corporate Communication/ Public Relations” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

Review of applications will begin in late November 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start work in July 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Loyola Marymount University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH IN JOURNALISM

The Department of English at Loyola Marymount University seeks an assistant professor of English to fill a tenure-track position in journalism to begin in Fall 2015. A terminal degree in journalism or a closely related field (or equivalent), successful undergraduate teaching, a record of hard news publications, and experience in the profession are required. Experience in and critical knowledge of the technology and content of multiple media, and a concern for ethical issues that confront journalists in the digital era are required. We are looking for a candidate qualified to help us strengthen and increase the visibility of our social justice grounded English Minor in Journalism at LMU. Interest in teaching courses that could be cross-listed with any of our interdisciplinary programs such as African-American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, or Environmental Studies, would be a plus. The normal teaching load would be two or three 4-unit courses per semester (2-2-2-3 courses per semester over two years), including core courses and journalism courses for English majors, for English Minor in Journalism students and for Journalism Certificate students. As part of an intercultural, student-centered institution, the English Department promotes teaching diverse course content using inclusive/critical pedagogies.

Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding candidates who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution, actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Members of the LGBT community are encouraged to apply. For more complete information about Loyola Marymount and the Department of English consult our website at: http://bellarmine.lmu.edu/english/.

LMU offers a pre-tenure sabbatical and opportunities for research and course development grants. We also have a Rental Assistance Program and a Housing Assistance Program to help faculty purchase affordable housing.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy to Linda Bannister, Chair of Search Committee- TT Journalism, Department of English, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Suite 3800, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659 by November 15, 2014. Full dossiers will be requested of selected candidates. We will conduct interviews by Skype in December 2014.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Communication Studies – Media

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Communication Studies invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in August 2015. We are seeking candidates who have the ability to teach courses and conduct research in one or more of the following areas: communication technology, social media, and/or digital culture. Candidates with professional experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

Primary teaching responsibilities for this position will involve teaching courses within our media emphasis area including, but not limited to, Introduction to Communication Technology, Living in the Digital Age, Digital Video Production, or Strategic Social Media. In addition, we are interested in candidates who have a demonstrated ability to teach and develop courses in one or more of the following secondary teaching areas: digital design, broadcast production, audience research, public relations, advertising, or writing for the media. Candidates are also expected to contribute to the development and delivery of the general education program.

Successful candidates for these positions must: (1) Demonstrate an ability to develop and teach courses in the primary media emphasis area; (2) Demonstrate an ability to develop and teach courses in one of the secondary areas of specialization listed above, including general education; (3) Articulate a scholarly agenda that complements department needs; (4) Exhibit the potential to meet Department, College and University requirements for tenure & promotion; and (5) Possess a Ph.D. in communication by August 2015 (ABD may be considered).

The Department of Communication Studies values faculty who combine excellent teaching with active scholarship and a commitment to service. We seek individuals who like to teach, who are comfortable with communication technology, and who value a collegial atmosphere.

Candidates should apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa. Along with a completed application, candidates should include a current vita, a list of at least three references with contact information, graduate transcripts, and sample teaching evaluations. Finalists for this position must successfully complete an on-campus interview including a teaching/research demonstration. Please address inquiries about this position to Dr. Philip A. Thompsen at pthompsen@wcupa.edu.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The university is part of the State System of Higher Education and is a public, regional, comprehensive institution serving over 15,000 students. The university is located in the town of West Chester, Pennsylvania, 25 miles west of Philadelphia. Libraries, museums and hospitals are nearby, as are New York City, Washington D.C and the Atlantic Ocean.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

Elon University

New faculty position in Corporate Communications

The School of Communications at Elon University seeks an assistant or associate professor with corporate communications experience, effective August 2015. This is a new faculty position as a result of continued growth in the school.

We seek an outstanding faculty member with a Ph.D. in a communications field and 5+ years of professional experience in corporate communications for tenure track, and will consider a master’s degree with senior-level corporate leadership experience for continuing track.

Elon faculty are teacher-scholar-mentors who contribute meaningful service to the school. Teaching assignments could include courses in the Strategic Communications major (public relations concepts, strategic writing, corporate publishing, communication research, strategic campaigns); core courses such as Communications in a Global Age and the Great Ideas: Issues and Research course; and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. The school welcomes knowledge of interactive media related to strategic communications.

Elon’s nationally accredited School of Communications is home to more than 50 full-time faculty members and 1,150 students – 20 percent of Elon’s student body. Students select among majors in Journalism, Strategic Communications, Cinema & Television Arts, Communication Design, Media Analytics, and Sport & Event Management. The school also offers an M.A. in Interactive Media and is partnering with the business school on a new M.S. in Management with a corporate communications track to begin in 2015-16. To learn more about the School of Communications, visit http://www.elon.edu/communications.

Elon is a dynamic private university known as a national model for engaged learning. Elon features small classes, an international focus and outstanding technology. The university attracts 10,000 applicants a year for 1,500 seats in the incoming class and ranks first among master’s-level universities in the South in the U.S. News rankings. The university is located between Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill to the east and Greensboro and Winston-Salem to the west on a campus that is a designated botanical garden.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be received by November 14 to be assured of consideration. Email a letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for four references to corpcommsearch@elon.edu. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Georgia State University in Atlanta

Managers of TV Cultural Affairs Channel
Television Post-Production Manager Position

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applicants for three positions at the rank of academic professional for implementing a recently expanded television production partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). Application reviews will start September 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled, with a goal that the person hired will start sometime in October 2014. Requirements include extensive television production and managerial experience; preference will be given to applicants with experience in university- or public broadcasting-related production environments and to those who have a successful record of grant writing. A graduate degree is preferred.

The three positions’ duties closely connect to implementation of an agreement between GSU and Georgia Public Broadcasting, which makes a GPB digital sub-channel available to the university that will carry statewide educational, arts and cultural affairs events across the GPB broadcast network and its statewide-contracted cable outlets. GSU will provide GPB with 12 hours a day of this programming; statewide partners will submit programming that will be post-produced at GSU, and GSU film crews will tape original content that will be formatted for airing. Statewide broadcast starts June 1, 2015.

The Television Post-Production Manager will coordinate production teams that include graduate and undergraduate students planning for media industry careers, and so a record of effective mentorship and collaborative teamwork is also strongly preferred. If the candidate has an advanced degree in production (M.A. or M.F.A.) then the position can be negotiated to connect to limited teaching, but instruction is not among the position’s required duties. The person hired is expected to work with GPB and University officials to assure GSU compliance with the partnership contract, with FCC licensure requirements (such as consistency with our shared educational mission, accessible closed captioning, rules governing appropriateness of content), and consistent with the technical specifications required by GPB of final packaged content. The person will be expected to collaborate to develop and sustain community partnerships.

Television Post-Production Manager. Anticipated duties: (a) work under the Managing Director to negotiate content partnerships with Georgia educational, arts, and cultural affairs organizations; (b) coordinate the selection and post-production of content of high professional quality and meriting statewide distribution, in part by supervising student post-production teams; (c) work collaboratively also to make final content available on streamed and web-based portals (so that programming can be archived to the cloud, and audiences assisted in locating content through a GSU-developed website and search engine).

Application Procedure: Applications should include a letter of application and CV, degree transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, and candidates from other traditionally under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Address applications to Dr. Doug Barthlow, Search Chair, Department of Communication, Georgia State University, 25 Park Place NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30302-5060.

For more information, contact Dr. Doug Barthlow at dbarthlow@gsu.edu or Dr. Greg Lisby, Chair, Department of Communication, at glisby@gsu.edu.

Georgia State University in Atlanta

Managers of TV Cultural Affairs Channel
Television Production Manager

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applicants for three positions at the rank of academic professional for implementing a recently expanded television production partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). Application reviews will start September 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled, with a goal that the person hired will start sometime in October 2014. Requirements include extensive television production and managerial experience; preference will be given to applicants with experience in university- or public broadcasting-related production environments and to those who have a successful record of grant writing. A graduate degree is preferred.

The three positions’ duties closely connect to implementation of an agreement between GSU and Georgia Public Broadcasting, which makes a GPB digital sub-channel available to the university that will carry statewide educational, arts and cultural affairs events across the GPB broadcast network and its statewide-contracted cable outlets. GSU will provide GPB with 12 hours a day of this programming; statewide partners will submit programming that will be post-produced at GSU, and GSU film crews will tape original content that will be formatted for airing. Statewide broadcast starts June 1, 2015.

The Television Production Manager, will coordinate production teams that include graduate and undergraduate students planning for media industry careers, and so a record of effective mentorship and collaborative teamwork is also strongly preferred. If the candidate has an advanced degree in production (M.A. or M.F.A.) then the position can be negotiated to connect to limited teaching, but instruction is not among the position’s required duties. The person hired is expected to work with GPB and University officials to assure GSU compliance with the partnership contract, with FCC licensure requirements (such as consistency with our shared educational mission, accessible closed captioning, rules governing appropriateness of content), and consistent with the technical specifications required by GPB of final packaged content. The person will be expected to collaborate to develop and sustain community partnerships.

Television Production Manager. Anticipated duties: (a) work under the Managing Director to identify opportunities for recording educational, arts, and cultural affairs events across Georgia of wide potential interest; coordinating and assigning crews for recording in the field to be edited and packaged for broadcast; (b) supervise and train student crews in the field.

Applications should include a letter of application and CV, degree transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, and candidates from other traditionally under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Address applications to Dr. Doug Barthlow, Search Chair, Department of Communication, Georgia State University, 25 Park Place NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30302-5060.

For more information, contact Dr. Doug Barthlow at dbarthlow@gsu.edu or Dr. Greg Lisby, Chair, Department of Communication, at glisby@gsu.edu.

Georgia State University in Atlanta

Managers of TV Cultural Affairs Channel
Managing Director Position

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applicants for three positions at the rank of academic professional for implementing a recently expanded television production partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). Application reviews will start September 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled, with a goal that the person hired will start sometime in October 2014. Requirements include extensive television production and managerial experience; preference will be given to applicants with experience in university- or public broadcasting-related production environments and to those who have a successful record of grant writing. A graduate degree is preferred.

The three positions’ duties closely connect to implementation of an agreement between GSU and Georgia Public Broadcasting, which makes a GPB digital sub-channel available to the university that will carry statewide educational, arts and cultural affairs events across the GPB broadcast network and its statewide-contracted cable outlets. GSU will provide GPB with 12 hours a day of this programming; statewide partners will submit programming that will be post-produced at GSU, and GSU film crews will tape original content that will be formatted for airing. Statewide broadcast starts June 1, 2015.

The Managing Director is responsible for coordinating the administrative operations and outreach to university, metro Atlanta and statewide contributors. The position is to be the main liaison with GPB and takes responsibility for assuring the programming delivered will be in compliance with FCC and GPB requirements. The person is responsible for budgeting and budget tracking, maintenance of records, grant reporting and tracking. The Managing Director is responsible for guiding the two full-time staff employees, establishing and implementing personnel policies for staff and the graduate and undergraduate student crews. The position requires strategic planning ability, strong communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of constituencies; knowledge of marketing strategies, techniques and processes is a plus. The ideal candidate should have knowledge and understanding of all facets of digital television production operations, methods, facilities and equipment. The Managing Director will develop funded sponsorships, underwriting partners and grant funding streams and should have a comprehensive understanding of fundraising strategies and methods used by non-commercial broadcasters.

Application Procedure: Applications should include a letter of application and CV, degree transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, and candidates from other traditionally under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Address applications to Dr. Doug Barthlow, Search Chair, Department of Communication, Georgia State University, 25 Park Place NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30302-5060.

For more information, contact Dr. Doug Barthlow at dbarthlow@gsu.edu or Dr. Greg Lisby, Chair, Department of Communication, at glisby@gsu.edu.

October 22, 2014

University of Florida

College of Journalism and Communications
Department of Advertising

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Lecturer, Creative emphasis

The Advertising Department at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications invites applications for one position, which will either be a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor OR a nine-month Lecturer with expertise in creative advertising to begin August 2015. The Department seeks to strengthen its creative curriculum; therefore, candidates with strong experience in creative strategy, art direction, copywriting, creative execution for multichannel campaigns, and/or new/emerging media are particularly desirable. Ability to teach Adobe Creative Suite skills alongside creative theory a plus. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have ability to teach and/or research in digital or social media.

Qualifications: The Assistant Professor applicant must have a Ph.D. in communication or related field and a record of or potential for original research in advertising, communication, or relevant field. ABD applicants will be considered with an effective research record and teaching experience, and the expectation of completion of a Ph.D. degree by August 2015. The University is particularly interested in recruiting diverse candidates to meet the needs of its diverse student population. The Lecturer applicant must have a master’s degree (M.F.A., M.A., M.B.A.) in communication, fine art, or relevant field and will have an impressive advertising portfolio featuring work for notable brands. Previous teaching experience desirable.

Responsibilities: The successful Assistant Professor candidate is expected to teach two courses per semester in undergraduate creative advertising courses and/or graduate level advertising/mass communication curriculum. The faculty member will advise undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other Department and College service activities, contribute to diversity and the internationalization of the College, and conduct scholarly research or national juried creative activities. The successful Lecturer candidate is expected to teach four undergraduate creative advertising courses per semester and potentially develop new undergraduate creative courses for the curriculum. Applicants should also demonstrate the potential to engage in professional creative work and is required to remain continuously engaged with the advertising industry. This position further requires service duties including, engagement in governance, student ad club advising, a potential advisory role in the College’s new strategic communication agency, and other Department and College service activities.

The University of Florida, one of the most comprehensive public universities in the nation, is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission’s list of leading research universities. UF’s students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University of Florida seeks applications and nominations from a broad spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. The “Government in the Sunshine” laws of the State of Florida require that all documents related to the search process be available for public inspection.

Application materials for Assistant Professors should demonstrate a strong record of scholarship in advertising, health communication, digital, social media, or related areas, and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising. Preference will be given to candidates who present evidence of excellence in teaching, potential to secure internal and external funding, supervising student work toward the completion of theses and dissertations, and willingness to collaborate in research and on funded grants with peer faculty in the College, Media Properties, and across campus. Application materials for Lecturers should demonstrate a strong portfolio of creative advertising for a diverse range of products and services. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in digital/social media and professional experience working on national accounts. Additional preference for either position will be given to candidates with extensive credentials in distance and online education or executive training and those who can contribute to the internationalization effort in the College.

Application Procedure: This position will be open until a successful applicant pool is established. To view application instructions and complete an online resume, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu/. The requisition number for the Assistant Professor vacancy is 0906807. The requisition number for the Lecturer vacancy is 0906810. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional/academic references. In addition, Lecturer applicants should submit a portfolio of their professional work. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Questions can only be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Robyn Goodman, P.O. Box 118400, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-8400 or rgoodman@jou.ufl.edu.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2014, and continues until the position is filled.

October 21, 2014

California State University, Fresno

Vacancy # 12380

Broadcast Journalism – Assistant Professor
(Tenure-Track)

Teach undergraduate courses in broadcast journalism which may include: journalism writing, editing, reporting, and producing news for the broadcast media within an environment that includes broadcast, cable, and online distribution. Other courses may stem from the candidate’s specific area of expertise and the department’s needs. The successful candidate will be part of a team of faculty, staff, and students involved with the department’s media operation, which includes the campus cable television station, radio station, campus newspaper, and student media. In this regard, the successful candidate will oversee the department’s broadcast news and public affairs program. This successful candidate will understand news production for studio and the field to guide students who produce content for online publication and podcasts. The successful candidate will lead the department’s broadcast journalism studies and serve as the advisor to broadcast journalism students.

Required Education: 1) An earned Master’s Degree in broadcast journalism or a media-related field from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required.

Required Experience: 1) Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level; 2) National or international broadcast journalism experience; 3) Evidence of peer reviewed scholarship or creative works; 4) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin November 28, 2014. Open until filled. For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/532551

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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 2015.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach basic and advanced courses in advertising and offer expertise in such areas as account planning, advertising strategy, account management, digital media strategies, advertising sales, creativity in advertising, copywriting, art direction, Latino media and communication, or other specialties. 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, visionary program building, 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. 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:
Kelly Chu, Chair
Advertising Search Committee
DePaul University
College of Communication
1 E. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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