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October 1, 2014

University of Arizona

School of Journalism

TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR for Science and Environmental Journalism

The University of Arizona School of Journalism invites applications for the position of assistant professor, tenure eligible, who will teach and conduct research in science, environmental and/or health journalism. The school is located in the Sonoran Desert, a unique environment where cutting-edge researchers seek answers in global sustainability, space science, climate change, and water resource management.

Candidates should have professional experience in science, environmental and/or health journalism. Candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching, as well as collaborating with faculty within and outside the school to conduct social science research or, in some cases, noteworthy journalistic publications. Candidates must have a doctorate in journalism, science, environmental studies or a related field. 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 the university. Also desirable is experience in multimedia journalism, broadcast journalism or media law. Position responsibilities include research or professional activities, teaching two classes per semester (with the possibility of reducing course loads through grants) and service to the school, university and profession.

The school offers a theoretical and practical curriculum, including rigorous training in writing, reporting and ethics for about 500 undergraduate students and 25 master’s students. The school is proud to focus on journalism, crossing all media (print, broadcast, online, etc.), with specialties in global journalism, public affairs journalism and science/environmental journalism. Faculty, including tenured research-active faculty, have extensive professional experience and are committed to fostering a free and robust press. The school’s courses have produced magazines and apps in science journalism, led by such faculty as Carol Schwalbe, a former National Geographic editor honored nationally for her innovative teaching. More information about the school is at http://journalism.arizona.edu/

We will begin reviewing applications on Oct. 15, 2014, and will continue reviewing until the position is filled. The selected candidate will start in August 2015. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

For full details and to apply online, go to www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=213793, Job #: 56553.

For additional information about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Carol Schwalbe, at cschwalbe@email.arizona.edu

Stephen F. Austin State University

Stephen F. Austin State University’s Department of Mass Communication invites applications for an assistant professor of broadcasting position. This full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position is to begin Sept. 1, 2015.

Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate-level classes. An ideal candidate would be able to teach multimedia production, television studio and field production, scriptwriting, and other related areas of broadcasting. The ability to teach quantitative research methods would be an asset. The successful candidate should have knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects and other related video-production software. The successful candidate would be expected to teach courses in a new online master’s degree in mass communication and maintain an active research agenda that contributes new knowledge to the discipline and to the graduate program.

The preferred candidate must hold a Ph.D. or M.F.A. in mass communication or related field; ABDs will be considered, but the candidate must be able to demonstrate that the degree will be completed within the first year of employment. Professional experience in the television industry is a plus. The successful candidate must possess a commitment to maintaining an active scholarly/creative agenda and participate in advising, recruitment, service and committee work at the department and university level.

To apply, submit your application online at http://www.sfasu.edu/personnel along with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of teaching effectiveness, samples of scholarly work, copies of all transcripts and five references with complete contact information. Questions may be directed to Dr. John Hendricks at (936) 468-4001. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh announces the opening of a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, effective August 2015. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. He or she will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world.

The ideal candidate will have a commitment to bridging theory with practice and will have expertise in teaching one or more of the following areas: Social Interaction, Social Media and New Technology, Strategic and Corporate Communication, Health Communication, Public Discourse and Political Communication.

Responsibilities Include: Teaching from among the following courses: Health Communication, Political Communication, Communication Theory, and Research Methods in Communication. Duties include being an active scholar, advising students, and service to the department and university. Opportunities to teach courses in successful applicant’s area of interest available. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication Studies, Media Studies or related field; ability to teach existing courses offered by the department; ability to develop specialty courses to complement and develop existing programs in the department.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience and/or expertise in multimedia, web and online teaching is advantageous.

SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity.  As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.

Salary: $48,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Materials received by December 1 will be guaranteed full consideration. To be considered for the position you must provide a complete application and materials. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/5696 and provide a resume/CV; unofficial transcripts; cover letter of interest; evidence of teaching effectiveness; record of scholarly works and a list of three current references with contact information. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

 

The University of Tampa

Assistant Professor of Journalism

The Department of English and Writing in the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Journalism to begin in August 2015. This position requires a dedicated, proven teacher of digital reporting/writing and multimedia journalism and storytelling. Experience teaching First Year Writing (or sophomore academic writing) is sought.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Journalism or a related field and solid experience as a professional journalist. Teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester, typically in three four-credit-hour courses. Five courses during an academic year will be in Journalism and one in First Year Writing.

The successful candidate will maintain a record of scholarly/creative work through publications, student advising, and service to the department, college, university, and broader community. Service obligations will include a role in administering the growing Journalism Major as well as possible advising duties for the Minaret, the University of Tampa student newspaper and its website.

For details and to apply, please go to: https://jobs.ut.edu

Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, an academic writing example and a work sample (one or more examples of professional journalism attached as a single document not to exceed 5 MB).

Note: Applicants should provide a link(s) to their digital multimedia work in their cover letter or CV.

In addition, applicants will be requested to enter name and email address for three (3) reference providers.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University encourages applications from underrepresented group members.

September 29, 2014

Kennesaw State University

Assistant Professor of Communication

Kennesaw State University (suburban Atlanta, GA) invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication with a focus on Public Relations.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in communication, or related discipline or its foreign equivalent, with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and scholarship along with a well-articulated research agenda. Professional experience in public relations is strongly desired. Collegiality and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary department are essential. Responsibilities include teaching required and elective public relations courses, contributing to the teaching of other communication courses, maintaining a program of scholarly research, and performing service duties. A particular need is in teaching required undergraduate PR courses, such as PR Writing, PR Cases, Crisis Communication and PR Campaigns (our capstone course), and advising student organizations including our PRSSA chapter. Candidates will be expected to provide service to the university and the wider community.

The application deadline is 11/15/2014: https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/1614

Ball State University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – GRAPHICS
DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM
MUNCIE, INDIANA

Tenure-track faculty position, with an emphasis in journalism graphics and visual journalism, available August 21, 2015, in the ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in information visualization and graphics reporting, web design and coding, and visual communication; actively pursue creative endeavors for external peer review and/or publish scholarly research in journalism graphics, visual journalism or related areas; serve on department, collegiate, and university committees as assigned; perform other duties as assigned by the department chairperson. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree or higher in journalism, visual communication, mass media, communications or related field by time of appointment; three years professional experience in multimedia journalism or visual communication with a design or journalism graphics emphasis; ability to teach web design and coding for journalism, including HTML5, CSS and Javascript; defined scholarly research and/or creative endeavor plan. Preferred qualifications: terminal degree in journalism, mass media, communications or related field; more than three years of professional visual communication experience; undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience; record of creative endeavors with successful peer review or a scholarly research record with corresponding publications; experience with additional coding languages specific to visual communication design.

Send cover letter, current vita, digital portfolio relevant to interaction design and/or information visualization, transcript of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for at least three references to: Jennifer George-Palilonis, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 (jageorge2@bsu.edu) as electronic submission is encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)

The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

The Department of Journalism seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Ball State University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – MAGAZINE MEDIA
DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM
MUNCIE, INDIANA

Tenure-track faculty position, available August 21, 2015, in the ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in magazine writing, feature writing, long-form writing, digital storytelling, editing, and emerging media platforms and related graduate courses; possibility of teaching in related areas; actively pursue creative endeavors for external peer review and/or publish scholarly research in magazine media or related areas; serve on department, collegiate, and university committees as assigned; advise student media publications as assigned; potential to serve as magazine media concentration coordinator, leading curriculum development and student recruiting; perform other duties as assigned by the department chairperson. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree or higher in journalism, mass media, communications or related field by time of appointment; at least one year of professional experience in magazine or feature journalism with experience using emerging media platforms, which may include producing multimedia stories, Web writing, or writing for mobile apps; demonstrated scholarly research or creative endeavor agenda. Preferred qualifications: terminal degree in journalism, mass communications or related field; more than three years of professional magazine writing, feature writing, or long-form journalism with new media experience; record of creative endeavors with successful peer review or a scholarly research record with corresponding publications; record of successful teaching in on-campus and online courses at both undergraduate and graduate level classes.

Send cover letter, current vita, portfolio of relevant magazine media, feature writing or long-form work, transcript of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for at least three references to: Brad King, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 (jbking@bsu.edu) as electronic submission is encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)

The Department of Journalism seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Marist College

Marist College invites applications for a Lecturer of Advertising to begin in fall 2015. Candidates should be advertising experts with an interest in teaching courses in writing for advertising, advanced copywriting and the broadcast commercial. There are over 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. This will likely include two sections of writing for advertising or the broadcast commercial. Responsibilities also include other courses from the department’s offerings with a focus in the creative emphasis of the advertising concentration. Faculty perform service to the department, including advising students.

Industry experience required—a strong working knowledge of the overall advertising process, industry, and creative/strategy development cycle—and advanced degree preferred. 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. Professional creative advertising account experience is desirable. Candidates with an interest or experience in integrated strategic communication or new media are especially encouraged to apply.

Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York’s historic Hudson River Valley.  Situated on 210 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,787 traditional undergraduate, 799 full and part-time graduate and 543 continuing education students. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and extension sites throughout New York. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review’s The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron’s Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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, and persons from other under-represented groups.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Marist College

Assistant Professor of Communication/Public Relations

Marist College invites applications for a tenure-track position in communication with an emphasis in public relations at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin in the fall of 2015. Candidates must be able to teach a range of courses from the public relations concentration, which has recently been revised to reflect current innovation and practice in the field. There are more than 800 communication majors at Marist across five concentrations, making it one of the largest and most dynamic departments on campus. Public Relations is the largest of these concentrations and is poised for continued strength.

Courses may include introductory courses in communication and teaching in Marist’s online M.A. in communication and/or M.A. in integrated marketing communication. Interest in teaching in Health Communication or Communication Technology is a plus. Faculty conduct research/professional activity and perform service to the department, including advising students. Successful candidates will also work with Marist’s vibrant PRSSA chapter and its student run public relations firm.

Ph.D. in communication or relevant field. Professional experience in public relations is a plus. Ideal candidates will have college teaching experience.

Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York’s historic Hudson River Valley. Situated on 210 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,787 traditional undergraduate, 799 full and part-time graduate and 543 continuing education students. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and extension sites throughout New York. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review’s The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron’s Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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, and persons from other under-represented groups.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

Syracuse University

Assistant/Associate Professor – Social Media

The Communications Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is offering a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant/associate professor rank in the area of Social Media beginning in fall 2015. The Department is looking for candidates with extensive experience using social media and other digital and mobile technologies in professional, commercial or educational contexts. The Department is seeking to add an innovative and outstanding professor who can bring national visibility to the School through research and writing, whether it is for the academic, consumer or professional media, across a variety of platforms. Relevant professional experience using social media to engage audiences in the fields of journalism, advertising, entertainment media or public relations is also of interest.

The ideal candidate can teach a cross-section of undergraduate and graduate communication students the tools and technologies of social media as well as conceptual and strategic issues surrounding social media for communication uses; s/he will already be extensively using social media in strategic ways. This position has a yearly five-course load. A master’s degree is required, and Ph.D.s are encouraged to apply.

For full description and online application instructions, go to https://www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open Positions enter Job #071378 in the space after “Keywords.”

Applicants should include:

  • Cover letter,
  • resume or vitae
  • A list of four references with name, title, address and email/phone contact information.

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with full consideration given to those received by November 3, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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.