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August 31, 2015

Louisiana State University

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
(Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Relations/Tenure-Track)
Manship School of Mass Communication

The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Public Relations and Strategic Communication. The anticipated appointment date for this position is Fall 2016.

This position provides the opportunity to develop new courses while engaging in an active research environment. The School is enhanced by support from its Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs. In addition, the School fosters a lively and productive research environment through many funded professorships available on a competitive basis. The School also offers unparalleled research facilities such as its Public Policy Research Lab, a state-of-the-art Media Effects Lab, our Digital Media Initiative and a new Social Media Lab that opened Spring 2015. More information about the Manship School is available at www.manship.lsu.edu.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Public Relations and Strategic Communication; serve in a leadership role among the faculty and will be comfortable teaching and incorporating digital technologies in the classroom.

Required Qualifications:
Assistant Professor: Ph.D. in Mass Communication or related degree (A.B.D. candidates may be considered).

Associate Professor: Ph.D. in Mass Communication or related degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional experience in Mass Communication, Public Relations or related field; potential for external grant funding; successful research records in Public Relations or related disciplines.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin is September 15, 2015 and will continue until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #030313

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59890

Syracuse University

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Tenure-track/Tenured faculty – Public Relations

The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Public Relations (PR) to begin in August 2016. Position rank is negotiable. This professor will provide leadership in our public diplomacy specialization, where students earn a M.S. in Public Relations from Newhouse and a M.A. in international relations from the renowned Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in communication or a related field, or equivalent professional designation. Professional experience in public diplomacy and/or international public relations/public affairs is highly desired. Candidates should have a record of industry thought leadership demonstrated through professional work, engagement in international affairs/public relations, high profile speaking engagements, published news articles or opinion pieces, an active scholarly agenda, or through applied creative productions. The successful candidate will teach courses in public relations and will help further research and define the discipline of public diplomacy. This position expects a variety of service duties, especially working with master’s public diplomacy students. The candidate is expected to quickly become a leader within the Public Diplomacy Program and eventually serve as its director.

For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open positions, enter Job#071931. Cover letter, C.V, and a list of four references with names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers must be attached.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Assistant Professor of Journalism (Public Relations)

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Department of Journalism seeks an Assistant Professor in Public Relations (tenure-track) – an exciting opportunity for teaching, scholarship /professional activity and development, and service for our new public relations major. Candidates should demonstrate capabilities to teach public relations, as well as strengths in writing, integrating technology in the classroom, and working with student groups. We are the state’s only PRSA-accredited school with an award-winning PRSSA chapter.

This position requires a doctorate in a communications area or relevant field, and/or significant professional public relations experience. Consideration also will be given to those with a master’s degree in communications or a relevant field. Professional experience in strategy and execution of strategic communication, particularly related to public relations, welcomed.

Application review will begin Sept. 15. For full job description, courses and how to apply: https://www.uwosh.edu/hr/employment/assistant-professor-of-journalism-061a.1516

For more information about the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, which the Sierra Club ranked third among America’s Greenest Universities in 2015: http://www.uwosh.edu/about-uw-oshkosh/

Our university is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. Employment will require a criminal background check.

August 28, 2015

University of Oklahoma

ENDOWED CHAIR IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION/ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma has been on a sharp upward trajectory in scholarship and teaching in strategic communication in the past 10 years. We are seeking a senior scholar at the associate or full professor rank for an endowed chair in public relations to join our committed faculty and our bright and creative students in August 2016.

We are looking for an individual who can teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in conceptual areas related to public relations as well as core conceptual/theoretical and methodological courses in the graduate program. The successful candidate would play an active role in mentoring students through master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations. Proven success in obtaining external funding for high-impact research projects and/or demonstrated interest in working with research teams across campus is highly desirable. Opportunities and resources abound for collaboration on research with the support of a campus research leadership committed to bold thinking and interdisciplinary initiatives.

A Ph.D., substantial teaching experience and a substantial record of scholarly achievement are required. Professional experience in public relations is preferred.

Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are particularly urged to apply. The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2015, and will be accepted until the position is filled. For details on applying and information about our vibrant college, university and city, go to: http://www.ou.edu/content/gaylord/people/openpositions.html

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION/PUBLIC RELATIONS

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma seeks a gifted teacher and collegial scholar at the Assistant rank to join our internationally recognized public relations program in a college and university that prize excellence in both teaching and research. The appointment begins in August 2016.

Candidates must demonstrate success as a teacher in this teaching-intensive tenure track position, which carries a 3-3 teaching load. Teaching will account for 60 percent of the position with the remainder split between research/creative/professional activity and service. An interest in working in interdisciplinary teams for research/creative/professional activity or teaching innovation is highly desirable. Opportunities and resources abound for collaboration on research and development of creative approaches to teaching.

A master’s degree and professional experience in public relations are required. Preference will also be given to people who can teach in both advertising and public relations, but may have research/creative/professional interest in one discipline or the other. A Ph.D. is also a plus.

Experience and desire to mentor undergraduate and graduate students, including students of color and/or diverse socio-economic backgrounds, is desirable. Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are encouraged to apply. The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. For details on applying and information about our vibrant college, university and city, go to: http://www.ou.edu/content/gaylord/people/openpositions.html

Louisiana State University

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track)
(Assistant/Associate Professor in Political Communication)
Manship School of Mass Communication

The Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University are seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Political Communication beginning Fall 2016. The successful applicant will hold joint appointments in the Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Political Science or related discipline; professional achievement in the field of politics and/or government.

ABD candidates will be considered at the Instructor level.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience in political science or media in a university setting.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application review will begin on September 1, 2015 and will continue until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #034185

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59563

Northern Kentucky University

Department of Communication
Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Journalism for fall 2016

The Department of Communication at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor of journalism, to begin in August 2016. The successful candidate will teach communication law and some combination of the following: introduction to mass media, news writing, multi-platform reporting, copy editing and design, digital publishing, visual journalism, advertising, communication history, or media research. It is preferred that candidates be familiar with evolving modes of reporting/producing news (ENG, video and audio production, etc.). An understanding of the rapidly changing journalism profession is essential. Applicants should be willing to help shape the program’s curriculum to meet the future needs of journalism.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, teaching effectiveness, a program of research or creative activity, and service. Moreover, the successful candidate will be expected to provide direction and guidance for advancing the University’s strategic priorities of inclusive excellence and commitment to student retention and graduation. A doctorate in mass communication or a related field is required. ABD candidates are welcome to apply, but they must have their doctorate completed by the time the appointment begins in August, 2016.

The Department of Communication is part of the College of Informatics (http://informatics.nku.edu/), which focuses on the convergence of new information-related technologies and includes the Departments of Computer Science and Business Informatics. In addition to journalism, the department offers majors in public relations, electronic media and broadcasting, media informatics, and communication studies, and it also offers a master’s degree in communication. The College of Informatics is located in Griffin Hall, a new facility with state-of-the-art technology and includes integrated media labs, a research lab, and the Digitorium, a flexible large-scale teaching and interactive space. NKU, located eight miles south of Cincinnati, is a metropolitan university that values multiculturalism, civic engagement, and learner-centeredness. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.nku.edu/.

All potential candidates must apply for this position at https://jobs.nku.edu. The appropriate listing can be found by clicking on “Full Time Faculty.” Applicants will need to register at the site and upload a letter of application, vita, summaries of the quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations from the most recent 2 years (if available), and the contact information for three references. Only the references of our finalists will be contacted. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by September 28. Questions regarding the use of the website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu. Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chairperson, Dr. Brad Scharlott at scharlott@nku.edu. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

It is Northern Kentucky University’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons and to take the necessary actions needed to recruit, employ, train, promote, and retain qualified faculty and staff, including members of protected groups. The University is committed to intercultural competence, inclusive excellence, and initiatives that advance the success of underrepresented groups. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic, or veteran status, is prohibited.

Georgetown University

Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies (scs.georgetown.edu) invites applications for a full-time Faculty Director position within the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Journalism.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in a related field and five or more years of relevant industry and/or teaching experience. The Faculty Director will work collaboratively with the Senior Associate Dean, and be responsible for curriculum assessment and course development; hiring and training adjunct faculty; and advising students. Additionally, the Faculty Director will maintain a faculty role (as Assistant or Associate Professor of the Practice depending on qualifications and experience) and teach two core courses (6 credits) each fall/spring and one core course (3 credits) each summer.

This is a non-tenure track, full-time, benefits-eligible, renewable, twelve-month faculty appointment. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following application materials as attachments in a single email with the Subject Line “Faculty Director: Journalism” to scsdpc@georgetown.edu:

  • A cover letter summarizing qualifications;
  • Unofficial transcript from doctoral-granting institution;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Copies of syllabi for two courses;
  • Teaching evaluations (recommended); and
  • Contact information for five professional references.

The Master of Professional Studies in Journalism program at Georgetown University immerses students in the world of modern media in Washington, D.C., where politics, culture and journalism intersect. Our program gives students the edge they need to be adept and adaptable journalists in the digital age. We teach students how to report and tell stories within a framework of ethics and responsibility and with an eye toward entrepreneurialism. Students will have the chance to learn from and network with industry leaders and D.C. media insiders, while gaining the practical knowledge and skills necessary for a successful journalism career now and in the future.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Stony Brook University

Associate Dean
School of Journalism

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

The School of Journalism, established in 2006, is the only school of journalism in the New York State higher educational system (SUNY). In addition to its core undergraduate and graduate program of about 300 majors and minors, the School houses three innovative Centers: the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers; the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting; and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Students work in a state-of-the-art, multi-media newsroom. In May 2015, the School was granted national accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Descriptive Title: Associate Dean
REF#: F-9503-15-06
Budget Title: Associate/Full Professor
Faculty Position
Department: School of Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Responsibilities & Requirements: The School of Journalism is seeking a high-energy Associate Dean with a strong record of scholarship, teaching and academic administration to further build the overall competitiveness and quality of its recently ACEJMC-accredited undergraduate program and its young graduate program. A priority will be to help encourage/grow and oversee scholarship, creative activity and research among the school’s accomplished practitioners and tenure-track faculty. The successful candidate will be mentor junior faculty, work across disciplines with research colleagues in other Departments and contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty through his or her own work. The successful candidate will also administer and grow the school’s Master’s program and work closely with the Dean on strategic initiatives and fundraising. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Help build the school’s scholarship, creative activity and research by mentoring faculty, developing support structures, seeking interdisciplinary collaborations with other Departments and identifying funding opportunities.
  • Grow graduate student enrollment and the quality of the program. Oversee recruitment strategies, identify faculty candidates, develop curriculum, and compile metrics to gauge success.
  • Teach on average of two classes per year in the graduate program.
  • Work with the Dean on fundraising initiatives, including securing research grants for the Alda Center and the Center for News Literacy.
  • Work with the Dean on key strategic initiatives, including building and analyzing key metrics related to assessment, diversity, academic and professional success, scholarship activity and comparison to peers.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Journalism, Communications, or in a discipline that has been combined with an academic or professional career in Journalism or Communications, such as Social Science. Minimum five years of experience in academic administration. Demonstrable record of scholarship, creative activity or research. Minimum five years of full-time teaching experience. Record of building new or innovative academic programs. Experience interacting with diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a professional news organization. Experience working in academic administration of a graduate program. Experience mentoring faculty, students or colleagues. Additional teaching experience. Awards for teaching excellence. Demonstrable record of interdisciplinary scholarship or research. Record of successful fundraising for individual projects or in support of an institution.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date: January 2016.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Search Chair
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3384

For a full position description, or to apply online, visit http://naplesd.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/987ddc6b836068648525659c0072eafa/f52716630d3eb30a85257e5a006412b0?OpenDocument (Ref. # F-9503-15-06).

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f56rt4cxdn

August 27, 2015

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Assistant Professor Sports Communication

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to join our award-winning college starting in August 2016. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, broadcasting, journalism, marketing, mass communications or a related field; strong professional experience in sports communications; and demonstrated teaching ability at the college level. We are particularly interested in a candidate who will help build and strengthen our emerging sports communications program. The ideal candidate will have evidence of academic-industry partnerships and expertise in one or more of the areas listed below.

• Sports Journalism
• Sports Broadcasting
• Sports Communication
• Sports Marketing/Promotion

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D., on the date the appointment begins, in advertising, public relations, broadcasting, journalism, marketing, mass communications or a related field; a record of publication of scholarly and/or creative work; evidence of successful teaching at the college level; evidence of professional experience in sports communication; and evidence of academic-industry partnerships.

Preferred qualifications include significant professional experience in sports communication; evidence of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching experience; online teaching experience; evidence of published scholarly work in relevant peer-reviewed journals; a record of external support for research and/or creative work; experience with curriculum development; evidence of strong academic-industry partnerships; and evidence of strong leadership and entrepreneurial thinking and accomplishments.

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized companies in leading markets. Based upon their education, experience and Nebraska work ethic, our graduates are employed with recognized industry-leaders across the country.

We invite applicants from qualified candidates who share our vision of excellence. Employment begins August 2016. Review of applications will begin on 08/15/15, and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for this position, go to http://employment.unl.edu. requisition F_150146 and click on the “Apply to this job”. Complete the form and attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and publications; a sample of publications, current research, evidence of teaching ability; and a list of three references with complete contact information.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Assistant Professor

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to join our award-winning advertising and public relations sequence starting in August 2016. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in advertising, marketing, mass communications or a related field; strong professional experience in advertising or a related field; and demonstrated teaching ability at the college level. We are particularly interested in a candidate who has an active and contemporary research agenda, and demonstrated evidence of top peer-reviewed research publications in contemporary advertising or marketing communications with evidence of and potential for external funding. We are interested in a candidate who will help build and strengthen the advertising program. The ideal candidate will have evidence of strong academic-industry partnerships and expertise in one or more of the areas listed below.

• Digital communication
• Creative strategy
• Strategic user experience platforms (“owned media”)
• Web and digital design
• Content strategy

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in advertising or a related field; evidence of successful teaching at the college level; a record of publication of scholarly and/or creative work and evidence of service contributions to an academic program.

Preferred qualifications include strong professional experience in advertising or a related field; evidence of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching experience; online teaching experience; evidence of published scholarly work in relevant peer-reviewed journals; a record of external support for research and/or creative work; and evidence of strong leadership and service contributions to an academic program.

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized companies in leading markets. Based upon their education, experience and Nebraska work ethic, our graduates are employed with recognized industry-leaders across the country.

We invite applicants from qualified candidates who share our vision of excellence. Employment begins August 2016. Review of applications will begin on 08/15/15, and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for this position, go to http://employment.unl.edu. requisition F_150138 and click on the “Apply to this job.” Complete the form and attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and publications; a sample of publications, current research, evidence of teaching ability; and a list of three references with complete contact information.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.