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February 8, 2016

Coker College

The Coker College Department of Communications, Language and Literature is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Communications (with the possibility for a tenure-track position) beginning August, 2016. The primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • teaching assignments that may include the main campus, satellite campuses, and online instruction
  • advising/mentoring students
  • serving on Department and College committees
  • other responsibilities as defined by the College

The Department is seeking a collaborative colleague who is passionate about teaching; dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas for new and innovative courses and programs; and committed to actively contributing to Coker College’s mission. The ideal candidate will assist in shaping a communication curriculum that will give a defining edge to Coker College graduates. Currently, the department is teaching courses in a variety of areas, including journalism and new media, public speaking and persuasive communication.

Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate in communication studies or comparable field. We seek a communication generalist, with expertise in strategic communication and an interest in new media. The ideal candidate would teach the core courses in the major, which include public speaking, mass communication and communication theory.

This is a full-time, 9-month position with competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate will report to the Chair of the Department of Communications, Language and Literature.

To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and contact information for three professional references to resumes.communications@coker.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as No. 5 for value among colleges in the Southeast region.

Coker College, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.

February 5, 2016

University of Central Florida

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor or lecturer faculty position in the Mass Communication program beginning Fall 2016.

The successful candidate for the position shall minimally possess an earned Master’s degree for instructors or an earned doctorate for lecturers in Mass Communication or a related field from an accredited institution by the time of appointment. A terminal degree from an accredited institution that has been conferred by hire date is preferred.

Instructional duties include a willingness and capacity to teach at the undergraduate level in the Mass Communication program, including subjects among the following: Mass Media, Social Media as Mass Communication, Contemporary Media Issues, Visual Communication, Principles of Advertising, Journalism Readings, and Journalism Ethics. Depending on the candidate’s professional experience, the selected candidate will likely be asked to teach one skills course in journalism, advertising, public relations, or broadcast production. The instructional assignment is four courses each academic semester (“4-4”), with three courses at UCF’s Lake Mary campus and one on UCF’s Orlando campus; many of these courses will be taught in a fully online format.

Other typical responsibilities include appropriate service in student advising (academic and career), internship supervision, participating in the academic life of the school (e.g. attending faculty meetings, graduations, assessment of student learning, etc.), as well as serving on various committees as appropriate for an instructor or lecturer in the school.

External service expectations include work with appropriate academic disciplinary bodies and professional organizations.

Preference will be given to candidates who have instructional experience teaching upper-level undergraduate communication courses in Mass Communication, previous experience in teaching online or web instruction, and professional experience in Mass Communication.

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.jobswithucf.com and complete an online application. In addition to the online application, candidates must attach a curriculum vita (CV), a cover letter, and three (3) academic or professional references (include name, mailing address, email address and phone number for each reference).

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at the same time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

NSC strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. For more information about the school and its program, visit http://communication.cos.edu.

UCF, the nation’s second-largest university with more than 63,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other locations. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information, visit http://www.ucf.edu.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

For more information about this position, please contact Ms. Debbie Doyle at debbie.doyle@ucf.edu.

February 4, 2016

West Virginia University

Harrison/Omnicom Visiting Professor in Data Marketing Communications

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks a dynamic and innovative visiting assistant or associate professor for the Harrison/Omnicom Endowed Professorship to support instruction and course development in a new Data Marketing Communications master’s degree program.

Candidates must have significant industry experience and a current working knowledge of data marketing communications trends, platforms and industry best practices. Subject matter expertise in both communications and quantitative data analysis is required. While a terminal degree (Ph.D. or DBA) is preferred, candidates with a master’s degree and significant, specialized and relevant experience will be considered.

This position will lead the development of all graduate-level courses in the Data Marketing Communications master’s degree program. In addition, the selected candidate will teach graduate courses in the area(s) of his/her specialty.

Interested qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file including: 1) application letter, 2) academic vita or resume, 3) academic transcripts, and 4) names of three references and their contact information. Applicants must apply online at jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Applications received by March 1, 2016, will receive first consideration; however, application reviews will continue until the position is filled.

The WVU Reed College of Media is an ACEJMC-accredited program with more than 1,200 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The university has approximately 30,000 students and is located in Morgantown, WV, about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA. Morgantown has received a number of national rankings in recent years, including “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its quality of life; one of the “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest Small City by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; one of the “Best Cities for Jobs” by MSN Careers; one of the 50 best places to launch a small business by CNNMoney.com; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes.

WVU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of a NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality. The University is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

February 2, 2016

Northwestern University

School of Communication
Lecturer Position in Strategic Communication and Persuasion

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University’s School of Communication seeks a full-time lecturer with expertise in strategic communication and persuasion for a position to begin September 1, 2016.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of achievement in teaching in areas related to strategic communication and persuasion; a thorough and broad education in communication theory and research; and preferably an earned doctorate in communication or a related field. In addition, we seek a candidate that aspires to a career that is focused on university teaching and that would consider a long-term relationship with the program attractive.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses in the professional MS program in Communication and supervise graduate capstone projects.

About Northwestern, the School of Communication, the Department of Communication Studies, and the Masters of Science in Communication
Northwestern University is one of the world’s leading research centers, a top-ranked choice for graduate and undergraduate study across the arts and sciences, and a leader in professional education in business, law, and medicine. Its School of Communication—with roughly 1200 undergraduates, 130 doctoral students, and 300 professional graduate students—is the third largest undergraduate school in the university; the School’s instructional staff has 100 tenure-track faculty and 60 non-tenure track faculty. Communication Studies is the largest of the five departments in the School; its program focuses on organizational communication, media and technology studies, public culture, and health communication. The MS program in Communication is a 32-year old, professional masters program that attracts students from a number of industries. The curriculum focuses on the themes of managing complexity, collaborative leadership, and elegant communication. Students can earn their degree in one-year on Saturdays or through a hybrid in person/online 1-year program.

Applications and timeline

Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of three confidential references online here.

For full consideration, applications should be received no later than March 15, 2016. Review of applications will begin shortly after that date and continue until the position is filled.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Syracuse University

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
John Ben Snow Professor

Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications seeks an internationally known scholar for the position of John Ben Snow Professor, an endowed chair, beginning in the fall 2016. The successful candidate will conduct research primarily in the area of news, broadly defined. A wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches will be considered.

The successful applicant will articulate a clear vision for the future of the John Ben Snow Professorship in relation to the Newhouse School. Desired areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to, processes and effects of news; production and consumption across platforms; news across cultural contexts; among others.

The successful applicant will have a record appropriate to the rank of Professor, with an exceptional, ongoing research agenda. The ability to secure grant funding is desirable. S/he will have a track record of dedicated teaching, and considerable experience mentoring graduate students and advising doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses. A Ph.D. is required.

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication has an international reputation for excellence and is home to approximately 1,900 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. The School is housed in a 250,000-square-foot, three-building complex that includes state-of-the-art classrooms, a 300-seat auditorium, a research center, an executive education wing, a café and many spaces for formal and informal meetings and collaboration among students, faculty and staff. An $18 million renovation of Newhouse 2 was completed in Fall 2014 and includes a new Studio and Innovation Center. This provides the school with a cutting-edge media facility that gives students the best possible preparation for careers in the communications industry. Beyond this, our school continues its tradition of attracting the best and brightest. This year’s incoming freshmen earned an average 3.9 GPA and ranked in the top 15% of their graduating classes.

The Newhouse School encourages candidates to apply who will help us broaden the diversity of our faculty. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For full description and online application instructions, go to https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/63144. A cover letter, resume or vitae and names, addresses, and information for four references must be attached online. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, feel free to contact Brad Gorham or Hub Brown, Search Co-Chairs, Communications, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. Emails: bwgorham@syr.edu or hwbrown@syr.edu.

Marist College

Marist College invites applications for a full-time position to teach in the B.A. in Media Studies and Production major which includes two concentrations: Television & Film and Interactive Media & Game Design as well as a new major with the School of Computer Science and Math in Games and Emerging Media. The position is tenure-track and will start in the 2016-17 academic year.

The position carries a teaching load of 21 credits a year, service to the college responsibilities, and expectation of continuing research and/or creative work in the candidate’s area of expertise leading to tenure and promotion. Courses that need to be covered include Introduction to Media Studies, History of Electronic Media, and more specialized upper level theory courses in television, film and/or interactive media, Capping, and the required sophomore level Writing for the Media course as well as Introductory and Advanced Screenwriting. Ability to teach production or the introductory course Digital Toolbox would be a plus.

Qualified candidates for the position will hold a Ph.D., M.F.A. or other terminal degree in Media Studies, Communication, or a relevant field, and have teaching and/or professional experience. Candidates with significant work toward degree completion may be considered. Candidates with significant professional experience in media or writing/production are encouraged to apply.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.


Marist College

Marist College invites applications for a Lecturer of Journalism to begin in fall 2016. Candidates should be journalism experts with an interest in teaching courses in digital journalism, introduction to journalism and feature writing. There are more than 800 communication majors at Marist across five concentrations, making it one of the largest and most dynamic departments on campus. Prospective hires should be interested in helping foster the growth and development of our students and curriculum.

The Professional Lecturer will teach four sections per semester – most likely classes in digital journalism, introduction to journalism and feature writing, with the possibility of sports reporting or sports broadcasting. Perform service to the department, including advising students.

Industry experience required—a strong working knowledge of journalism and digital journalism—and master’s degree minimum with Ph.D. preferred. Interest in sports reporting or sports broadcasting a plus. Ideal candidates will also have college teaching experience. Qualified candidates will have ability and interest in teaching on-line courses in the master’s programs, as well as the College’s campus-wide First Year Seminars. Candidates with an interest or experience in new media and digital journalism are especially encouraged to apply.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.


University of Iowa

School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Post-Doctoral Fellow Ad

The Fundraising and Philanthropy Communication Certificate program administered by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa invites applications for a two-year post-doctoral research fellowship. Responsibilities include: (1) Develop a research program in a field related to fundraising and strategic communication; (2) Assist in the administration of the Certificate Program; (3) Assist in the organization of a bi-annual fundraising and philanthropy communication conference; (4) Teach 1 course per semester in the area of fundraising and strategic communication.

This is a 9-month academic appointment beginning August 15, 2016.

This fellowship is designed to foster the career of a scholar who has recently received his or her Ph.D. degree, by permitting them time to pursue their research while gaining mentored experience as teachers and members of the School.

Therefore, a Ph.D. in hand or verification that all requirements for the degree have been met prior to employment is required. The successful candidate’s dissertation should be in an area of inquiry related to fundraising and strategic communication. College teaching experience is preferred.

Applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ (requisition #2526). Electronic attachments to the application should include: a curriculum vitae or resume, examples of scholarly work; and the names, affiliations, and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on March 7, 2016.

Located in Iowa City (population 70,000), The University of Iowa is the state’s flagship educational institution with more than 31,000 students and 1,700 faculty. The University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with more than 600 undergraduate majors and 40 masters and doctoral students, is housed in the Philip D. Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building and features the Moeller Media Research Lab. The School is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the largest of the university’s 11 colleges. Visit the School’s website at http://clas.uiowa.edu/sjmc/ for more information.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Indiana Wesleyan University

Visiting Journalism Faculty

The Division of Communication & Theatre at Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Professor position in Journalism. The faculty member will advise students in the IWU ONE digital newsroom with campus and community news sources, The Sojourn (iwusojourn.com) and GrantCOnnected.net, as part of the instructional load and may teach additional courses in newswriting, media history, law and ethics, digital culture and design, as appropriate to his or her professional expertise. Division faculty also participate in the general education curriculum of the university through courses involving public and interpersonal communication, media literacy and writing.

Applicants should possess evidence of teaching excellence and active scholarship as well as clear dedication to the ideals of liberal learning and an educational philosophy based on the centrality of Jesus Christ and the integration of faith and learning. Especially welcome are applications from those who bring diverse ethnic, racial, and international perspectives to their scholarship and teaching.

The ideal candidate will have an appropriate terminal degree in hand by start date or be ABD and have made significant progress on a dissertation. Professional journalism experience and prior teaching experience are desired. Please review the full position description at https://indwes.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=296.

Texas Tech University

Associate Dean for Faculty Success
Requisition #6317BR

The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University is looking for a proven scholar who can mentor, motivate, and inspire faculty success and development. We invite applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Success. The associate dean will oversee faculty recruitment, retention, mentoring, peer reviews, tenure and promotion, and annual reviews. Qualified candidates must have a record of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. They also must have the academic qualifications necessary for an appointment with tenure at the rank of full professor at Texas Tech University. The position is not specific to any one college department or discipline, but qualified candidates are expected to have the academic experience necessary to teach and conduct research in areas covered by our discipline writ large.

This is a new position made possible by the growth of the college’s faculty, academic offerings, graduate program, and commitment to research and teaching excellence. The College of Media & Communication is home to 55 full-time faculty members and four academic departments – Advertising, Communication Studies, Journalism and Electronic Media, and Public Relations. The college enrolls some 1,500 undergraduate majors and 150 graduate students in its Ph.D. program and three MA programs. It also houses:

  • The Center for Communication Research, one of the country’s premier media research facilities with cutting-edge technology to study media consumption and response, including eye-tracking and psychophysiology/biometric labs, a continuous-response dial testing theater, focus group room, and in-home simulation lab.
  • The Thomas Jay Harris Institute of Hispanic and International Communication, promoting better understanding of Hispanic-related and international media communication through research, teaching, and community outreach and supporting on-campus initiatives as well as external activities and collaborations related to its mission.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin February 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/. You will be asked to provide a CV, graduate transcripts, a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers, and a letter of application detailing your experience as an administrator, scholar, and teacher. The Requisition Number for the position is 6317BR. Queries should be directed to Dr. Kevin Stoker, Senior Associate Dean and search committee chair, at kevin.stoker@ttu.edu or call 806-834-2277.

Recognized by the State of Texas as an Emerging Research 1 University, Texas Tech University enrolls 35,000 students. The university is located in Lubbock, a city of 240,000 that is known for its high quality of life, affordable real estate, and friendly people.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.