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April 16, 2014

Millersville University

Millersville University’s developing Digital Journalism program seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the instructor/assistant professor level beginning in August 2014. The ideal candidate will have relevant scholarly agenda, demonstrated experience using digital journalism tools, and demonstrated expertise in one or more areas: digital multi-media writing/journalism; digital design; visual applications for digital journalism; data-driven journalism; computer-assisted journalism, multi-media reporting, and digital video/audio production.

For more information about the position and its required and preferred qualifications and to apply, go to https://jobs.millersville.edu and create a faculty application.

Applicants are required to upload a letter of application, current vitae, transcripts, a portfolio of related work and contact information for three professional references, at least one of which should address the candidate’s effectiveness in teaching. Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 24, 2014.

An EO/AA institution

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University of Arizona

School of Journalism
Professor of Practice for Broadcast and Digital Journalism

The University of Arizona School of Journalism invites applications for a two-thirds-time assistant professor of practice, non-tenure eligible, who would provide key teaching and support for broadcast and digital media. The person would assist in the development and coordination of the school’s media publications, as well as teach courses in broadcast and digital journalism.

Candidates should have significant professional journalistic experience in broadcast news, with the ability to teach broadcast writing and production, including related technologies (e.g., Final Cut Pro), as well as basic digital and innovative storytelling. Candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching, as well as collaborating with faculty within and outside the school to create new journalism initiatives within the context of digital transformation. Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in journalism or related field, or be working toward a master’s degree. They must have strong visual, writing, editing, and communication skills in English, and the capacity to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies on campus and outside of the university. Position responsibilities include teaching three classes per semester, with a focus on school media classes, and service to the school, university, and profession. All students are required to complete a school media course, which includes a newspaper, magazine, TV show, and news service covering communities of the Southwest (more information at http://journalism.arizona.edu/media). Preferred skills including the ability to write and speak fluently in Spanish.

The school has integrated digital media throughout its curriculum, including classes in multimedia and entrepreneurial journalism, and wishes to expand online opportunities for students while maintaining rigorous training in writing, reporting, and ethics. Faculty – including tenured research-active faculty – have extensive professional experience and are committed to fostering a free and robust press. More information about the school is at http://journalism.arizona.edu/.

We will begin reviewing applications on April 22, 2014, and will continue review until the position is filled. The selected candidate can start beginning August 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W.D.V. For complete details & to apply online, go to: www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=211545. For additional information about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Kim Newton, at newtonk@email.arizona.edu.

University of Massachusetts Boston

Communication Department
Chair Hire 2014

The University of Massachusetts Boston welcomes applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professor to serve as Department Chairperson beginning January 15, 2015. The department and undergraduate major is housed in the College of Liberal Arts. Launched in the spring of 2013, the program has already grown to over 230 majors and 30 minors. We are looking for a capable, enthusiastic leader with a track record of managing department growth, in terms of both enrollment and in the recruiting and retention of new faculty.

Candidates should possess an earned PhD in Communication and a research program that intersects with our current strengths in communication technology, media, interpersonal, health, or intercultural communication. Previous administrative experience at the level of chair or program director is desired, as is experience in the development and implementation of new courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

The candidate will lead the continued growth of a department that serves a diverse student population at a university committed to its urban identity. The ideal candidate will further the social scientific research perspective of the department, in a way that encourages research collaboration between faculty and undergraduate students. Opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaboration may exist between this position and the CLA Departments of Psychology or Sociology, McCormack Graduate School of Public Policy, and/or College of Nursing and Health Sciences, depending on areas of research expertise and interest. Department chairs are expected to teach one course per semester.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is hired. All materials must be submitted electronically; hard copy applications will not be considered. Please submit a cover letter, C.V., research statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness at umb.interviewexchange.com. Three letters of support should be sent to Martin Hansen at martin.hansen@umb.edu.

UMass Boston is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

UMass Boston extends full benefits to all employees, spouses/same-sex domestic partners, and dependent children.

Florida International University

POSITION DESCRIPTION

THE POSITION: Chair of Advertising and Public Relations, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu.

Responsibilities:
The Chair is the senior academic and administrative officer of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, reporting directly to the Dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Chair is responsible for setting strategic and operational directives for the department. Duties include class scheduling, hiring adjunct instructors, mentoring faculty, coordinating assessment of student learning, financial reporting, producing reports, and overseeing the work of faculty. In those roles, the Chair is responsible for developing an effective and collegial environment within the department, and directing an overall plan that supports excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Requirements:
The School is seeking a Chair who holds a combination of professional, academic and administrative credentials within the fields of public relations and/or advertising. Minimum qualifications include demonstrated successful administrative experience in an academic, business, or professional setting, and evidence of scholarly and/or professional achievement that may merit a tenured faculty appointment, preferably at the rank of professor in public relations or advertising. The School is firmly committed to preparing students for a changing communications environment, and this person should be conversant in new media technologies.

The successful applicant should have a proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all constituencies in a multicultural environment. Experience in administration, budget management, personnel management, and strategic planning is preferred. A terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher education in one of the disciplines or professions of the School is highly preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for at least three references, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy. Using Mozilla Firefox please go to the web site: http://jobsearch.fiu.edu, using keyword “Public Relations” or “507464” and posted “Anytime” for more information and to apply, or contact Meira Langsam at (305) 919-5674 (langsamm@fiu.edu).

FIU AND THE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION:
Founded in 1965, Florida International University (FIU) is one of Florida’s 11 state universities and Miami’s first and only four-year public research university. The University is ranked by the Carnegie Classification System as Research University-High Research Activity. The University is currently accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. FIU is located in the vibrant and diverse urban center of Miami, Florida. Florida is a national leader in the artistic disciplines. It ranks third nationally in number of artists, actors, and fine artists, in the workforce and fourth in number of architects, designers, photographers, musicians, dancers, and singers. Miami hosts internationally acclaimed cultural events throughout the year, including Art Basel, The Hispanic Theatre Festival, and Design Miami. The city is also home to FIU’s own Frost and Wolfsonian Museums, the Miami Art Museum, the New World Symphony Orchestra, the Florida Grand Opera, and the Miami City Ballet.

Located on FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) parallels and anticipates the transformation of the communications landscape. From multimedia labs to study abroad programs and global learning initiatives to unique and innovative media partnerships, students are prepared to become digital and global communicators.

The SJMC (http://journalism.fiu.edu/) is increasingly recognized as a leading school of communications in the region, graduating award-winning communicators who have garnered such top industry awards as Pulitzer Prizes, Clios, Silver Anvils, Emmys and Addys, while building on a strong foundation of language and multimedia skills, and writing excellence. SJMC produces broadly-educated, critical thinkers, who understand, decipher, and interpret global and multicultural issues in the fields of journalism and mass communication. Upon graduation, students are equipped with a diverse portfolio of professional work and the confidence to compete for any number of jobs ranging from editors, reporters, photojournalists, researchers, copywriters, publicists, communication specialists, lobbyists, and video bloggers serving public, private and non-profit organizations around the world.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at FIU offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate courses focused on providing skills and aptitudes to succeed in today’s expanding world of media, including web-based, interactive and digital communications through rapidly evolving, highly technical and field-specialized content. Teaching methods blend traditional best practices and ethical foundations with relevant skills and hands-on experiences needed to produce global communicators and media revolutionaries in the 21st century. SJMC is at the forefront of pioneering programs.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer.

April 4, 2014

Southwest Minnesota State University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION (RADIO/TV)

SMSU invites applications for a full time, fixed term position of Assistant Professor of Speech (Radio/TV) to begin August 2014. Faculty member will teach courses in Broadcasting (Television & Digital Media Production, Newswriting, Editing, etc.) and Essentials of Speaking and Listening (basic public speaking). Serve as primary supervisor of the student-run campus television station, Radio/Television Club and student chapter of the National Broadcasting Society. Supervise student productions including sports broadcasts, newscasts and feature programs. Assist the program in the redesign of the major curriculum to reflect current industry demands and consult on the creation of a major or minor in sports media management.

The complete job description listing responsibilities and qualifications for this position along with information regarding the online application process can be viewed at http://www.smsu.edu/Administration/HumanResources/neogov.cfm. Review of the files will begin April 28, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at: www.SMSU.edu.

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Eastern New Mexico University, Portales

Department of Communication
Instructor of Communication

The Department of Communication at Eastern New Mexico University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month position to begin in August 2014.

Responsibilities include serving as the news director for KENW (on-campus PBS affiliate) and producing student-staffed, daily newscasts during the academic year.  In addition, the instructor will oversee practicum sections in public relations and other media produced by the department, and teach 1 (3-credit) traditional undergraduate course per semester, advise students, and execute other duties as assigned by department chair.

Basic qualifications: Undergraduate degree in communication or related field; Managerial experience in television broadcast news including news gathering and creation of news packages.

Preferred qualifications: Graduate degree in communication; Experience in new media and journalism; Post-secondary teaching experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to build upon the collegial and mutually supportive relationship between the department and KENW, serving as both an educator and as a news professional.

On-line application process at: www.enmu.edu/jobs/.

Please include: Letter of application, CV, names and contact information (including email addresses) for five references, and unofficial transcripts, as well as examples of professional work (DVDs or URL links).

CD/DVD may be sent by mail to: Communication Search, Human Resources, ENMU Station 21, 1500 S. Avenue K, Portales, NM 88130.

E-MAIL/TELEPHONE INQUIRIES TO: hr@enmu.edu 575.562.2115.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Must pass a pre-employment background check. ENMU is an EEO/AA/Title IX Employer.

The ENMU Department of Communication, housed in the College of Fine Arts, offers both B.A. and B.S. degrees with emphases in Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcast Journalism, and Broadcast Production, as well as a minor in Communication Studies. The Department’s graduate program offers an M.A. degree in Communication with course offerings in rhetoric and social change, media criticism, and interpersonal/family communication. For more information visit our website at http://fine-arts.enmu.edu/?page_id=57.

Humber College

School of Media Studies and Information Technology (Ontario)

Professor, Bachelor of Journalism
POSITION SUMMARY:
The incumbent will be required to teach courses in the school’s journalism degree program. Duties include; delivery of curriculum, designing and developing courses and the regular revision of course outlines; contributing to the overall direction of the program; assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program to potential students and developing and maintaining strong industry ties.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants should possess a post graduate degree, PhD preferred, and a minimum of 5 years related industry experience in the field of journalism combined with a proven record of teaching in a post secondary environment. Other qualifications include: current experience in the creation of digital content; an understanding of social media and its application to journalism; experience with current broadcast and web-based technologies.

To apply for this positions visit http://hrs.humber.ca/careers.html
Email basil.guinane@humber.ca with any additional questions

Professor/Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Digital Communications
The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the coordination of the program. Duties include: mentoring contract faculty, scheduling of courses, assisting in the marketing of the program and the recruitment of students, advising students, assisting in the facilitating of course delivery, along with supporting the college program review process. The coordinator will also help in the management of industry relationships and facilitate annual advisory committee meetings, as well as assist with internships/placements.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants should possess a post-graduate degree, PhD preferred, as well as relevant professional skills/credentials along with a minimum of 5 years related industry experience combined with an understanding of and experience in the teaching/learning profession. The ability to teach a variety of digital communications courses in the areas of technology and theory is required.

To apply for this positions visit http://hrs.humber.ca/careers.html
Email basil.guinane@humber.ca with any additional questions

Professor/Program Coordinator Public Relations degree
POSITION SUMMARY:
The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the coordination of the program. Duties will include: mentoring contract faculty, scheduling of courses, assisting in the marketing of the program and the recruitment of students, advising students, assisting in the facilitating of course delivery, along with supporting the college program review process. The coordinator will also help in the management of industry relationships and facilitate annual advisory committee meetings, as well as assist with internships/placements.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will hold at a minimum a Masters degree in a related field (Ph.D preferred) from a recognized post-secondary institution, as well as relevant professional skills/credentials, accompanied by 8-10 years of related public relations/corporate communications experience along with a highly successful post-secondary teaching background. An ability to teach a variety of public relations courses including writing and social media would be an asset.

To apply for this positions visit http://hrs.humber.ca/careers.html
Email basil.guinane@humber.ca with any additional questions

Professor/Program Coordinator, Public Relations Advanced Diploma
POSITION SUMMARY:
The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the coordination of the program. Duties will include: mentoring contract faculty, scheduling of courses, assisting in the marketing of the program and the recruitment of students, advising students, assisting in the facilitating of course delivery, along with supporting the college program review process. The coordinator will also help in the management of industry relationships and facilitate annual advisory committee meetings as well as assist with internships/placements.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will hold a Masters degree from a recognized post-secondary institution as well as relevant professional skills/credentials, accompanied by 8-10 years of related public relations/corporate communications industry experience along with a highly successful post-secondary teaching background.

To apply for this positions visit http://hrs.humber.ca/careers.html
Email basil.guinane@humber.ca with any additional questions

Saint Louis University

Temporary Assistant Professor of Public Relations

The Department of Communication at Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking candidates for a temporary non-tenure track position in public relations, for the 2014/2015 school year. Position would start August 2014. We invite applications from candidates who focus on the theory and practice of public relations.

Duties include a 4/4 teaching load that will include public relations courses in the department’s advertising and public relations concentration (e.g., PR Writing, Integrated Communication Campaigns), courses in the department’s undergraduate core, and a course release each semester for serving as the faculty advisor to the PRSSA chapter.

Requirements: Documented teaching experience and excellence and an ability to build networks within the professional community. Additional consideration will be given to individuals who also have a record of professional experience. M.A. required.

Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with about 200 undergraduate majors, 40 minors, 15 M.A. students, and 18 full-time faculty members. We have an undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional application of communication research within five different concentrations: advertising/public relations; journalism and media studies; leadership, organizing, and relating; communication, culture, and community; and communication studies. Our masters’ program emphasizes three areas of shared interests: culture and public dialogue, media studies, and organizational communication. The department has a Communication Media Center, Studio Production Suite, and several computer labs to support student learning related to technology and production.

Saint Louis University serves approximately 13,000 students. The main campus is in an ethnically diverse city neighborhood that features a major performing-arts district and a wide array of cultural institutions. All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement and a research statement; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references. For additional information, contact Dr. April Trees, atrees@slu.edu, Search Chair.

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

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

March 28, 2014

University of Missouri

KOMU-TV Assistant Professional Practice Professor (two positions)

The Missouri School of Journalism and its unique television teaching laboratory invite applications for two positions. The full-time, non-tenure track, 12-month appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professional Practice Professor.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or a related discipline and five years of television newsroom experience as a reporter or producer or both.

Assignment: Duties include a minimum of 30 hours per week in the KOMU-TV (NBC-affiliate) newsroom supervising the work of student reporters, anchors, newscast producers and videographers. Duties also include classroom teaching and service to the journalism school and the University.

Application Process: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Hiring is expected to be completed in the spring or summer of 2014, with a start date as soon as possible. Applications must include an academic CV or professional resume, the names of three references in the field of television journalism, and a cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in teaching and in students, and opinions about teaching television journalism. This cover letter must also include an analysis of the television news profession’s transition from solely broadcast to broadcast and digital/internet news platforms. Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system. The job ID number is 12818. Email Elizabeth Hardt (hardte@missouri.edu) with any questions.

The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity and it is expected that successful candidate will share this commitment. MU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

 

March 27, 2014

Western Michigan University

The School of Communication at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Media Production. The position begins August 2014, pending budgetary approval. Ideal candidates will have significant experience in the creative production of professional video and multimedia content. The successful candidate should be on the forefront of production technologies. Candidates who have an earned doctorate in communication, film/media studies or a related field OR an M.F.A. or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with significant professional experience are encouraged to apply. Desirable qualifications include prior media industry experience. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and evidence of a record of continuing or promising scholarly/ creative activity are also required. Experience mentoring students of color and/or diverse socio-economic backgrounds as well as mentoring graduate students is desirable.

The School, University, and Community
The School of Communication at Western Michigan University embraces the philosophy of engaged scholarship. We have a nationally-recognized masters program and 20 tenure-track/tenured faculty actively engaged in student mentoring, who have national and international research and creative activity records. Our graduate program exemplifies a program that engages students in public scholarship, providing transparent criteria for student success, and employs the best practices such as teamwork, interdisciplinary approaches, and mentoring. Our undergraduate curriculum serves 1,200 students in seven majors and in two minors.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activity. WMU is a campus of 25,000 and continues to expand its research mission through the inclusion of students at all levels in research endeavors. It is an institution that attracts and retains leading scholars with national and international reputation for innovative research. Both the University and the School maintain a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and to retaining the friendliness and personal attention that often are associated with smaller institutions.

Kalamazoo is located only two and half hours by car from Chicago and Detroit and only 45 minutes from the beaches of Lake Michigan. It is located in one of Michigan’s designated research corridors, maintaining a strong life sciences/biotech presence and supporting two leading medical centers. The community offers an array of cultural events, entertainment, and all-season recreation. Kalamazoo is also the home of the Kalamazoo Promise, a university scholarship program offered to all Kalamazoo Public School students that covers up to 100% of tuition and mandatory fees to any Michigan public institution of higher learning.

Applications
Review of applications will begin March 25, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should visit http://www.wmich.edu/hr/careers-at-wmu.htm to apply. Online applications should include: a) curriculum vita and b) letter of application which addresses the candidate’s fulfillment of qualifications, including summary of research/creative activity program, summary of teaching experience, and pedagogical philosophy. Graduate transcripts, summary of teaching evaluations, representative examples of research and/or creative activity, and three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. Heather Addison, Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Western Michigan University, 1903 W. Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5318; Fax: (269)-387-3990; Tel: (269)-387-3138; heather.addison@wmich.edu; http://www.wmich.edu/communication.

WMU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer consistent with applicable Federal and State law. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Candidates who bring diverse perspectives to the school through their research and teaching and have successful experience mentoring students of color are strongly encouraged to apply.