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February 22, 2017

Butler University

Assistant/Associate Professor in Journalism and Sports Media

Position Overview

The Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism at Butler University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in Journalism and Sports Media, beginning Fall 2017. The deadline for applications has been extended to March 31, 2017. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching multimedia journalism and sports media courses. The ability to mentor students during Butler athletic events is required.

A terminal degree in Journalism or a closely related field is required. The teaching load will be 9 credit hours per semester, and this position requires an active program of scholarly or creative pursuits.

The Sports Media program is a fast growing and innovative major. Students have the opportunity to work on the production of local sporting events, and internship opportunities abound in the Indianapolis area with professional and amateur sports organizations, including the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers, the Indiana Fever, the Indianapolis 500, and the NCAA national headquarters.

More information about the Sports Media program is available at https://www.butler.edu/sports-media.

To Apply
Applicants must submit:

  • Completed Butler University Employment Application form available at https://www.butler.edu/sites/default/files/employee_application_form.docx
  • Letter of application outlining qualifications and teaching philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information of three references who can speak to candidate’s educational and professional abilities
  • Sample of creative or scholarly work
  • Unofficial transcripts

Application and completed support materials should be submitted via email to:
Dr. Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh, Sports Media Search Committee Chair, College of Communication sportsmediasearch@butler.edu

Or via mail to:
Dr. Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh, Sports Media Search Search Committee Chair
College of Communication
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Review of applications will begin March 31, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Texas Tech University

Assistant Professor of Practice in Creative Media
College of Media & Communication
REQ# 10027BR

The College of Media & Communication (COMC) at Texas Tech University seeks a creative professional and teacher with production and post-production skills in film/video production and/or interactive multimedia design to lead a client-driven student production team. This is a non-tenure-track, full-time position, renewable annually based on performance.

Candidates should be prepared and credentialed to teach in the COMC’s online professional MA program in addition to teaching undergraduate face-to-face and online courses. Instructional duties would comprise 40% of this position’s overall assignment, equating to a teaching load of four courses (2/2) per 9-month academic year, with the opportunity to teach additional courses during summer or intersessions for additional compensation. The remaining 60% of the position would be devoted to leading a student, faculty and staff production team that produces traditional and digital publications and productions. Service duties include program-building, as well as a commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

This position would report to the Chair of the Department of Journalism & Electronic Media, and in most cases her/his teaching assignments would be in JEM/JOUR/EMC. Opportunities for media production will be developed through the College’s Center for Communication Research.


  • 10-15 years combined post-secondary teaching and/or professional experience in media production, particularly with regard to film/video production, digital editing, audio, and web/multimedia design;
  • media sales, donor development, and/or administrative experience;
  • evidence of excellence in teaching and/or creative/commercial production (honors, awards, etc.);
  • skills in emerging content production techniques (e.g., digital delivery, virtual reality, etc.).


  • 10-15 years combined post-secondary teaching and/or professional experience in media production, particularly with regard to film/video production, digital editing, audio, and web/multimedia design;
  • media sales, donor development, and/or administrative experience;
  • evidence of excellence in teaching and/or creative/commercial production (honors, awards, etc.);
  • skills in emerging content production techniques (e.g., digital delivery, virtual reality, etc.).

Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete description is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/employment/. Apply on-line at http://careers.texastech.edu/. You will be asked to provide a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers, a link to your professional portfolio, and a letter of application describing your teaching experience and creative/professional accomplishments. The Requisition Number for the position is 10027BR.

The search committee is headed by Drs. Glenn Cummins and Robert Peaslee, co-Chairs. Questions may be addressed to them at glenn.cummins@ttu.edu or robert.peaslee@ttu.edu or by calling +1 (806) 834-2562.

The preferred start date for employment is September 1, 2017 (Fall 2017).

The College of Media & Communication has approximately 1,650 undergraduate majors, 150 MA students and 36 Ph.D. students. It maintains high standards for teaching, even as its reputation as a media and communication research center grows. Junior faculty hires from top doctoral programs in recent years reflect the college’s ascendance. In addition to Hispanic and international communication, research strengths among college faculty include strategic, health, and political communication as well as social scientific research methods.

Texas Tech University is included among the elite group of 115 doctoral institutions that has received the “Highest Research Activity” designation in the 2015 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

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.

February 21, 2017

North Carolina Central University



The Department of Mass Communication at North Carolina Central University invites applications for the Wells Fargo Endowed Chair, which will be a two-semester scholar-in-residence program for Fall 2017.

The department seeks a distinguished scholar with a Ph.D. in mass communication or a distinguished practitioner with an extensive record of professional achievement and significant industry experience in the following areas: media studies, digital and new media, broadcast, and/or public relations.

The candidate who holds the Wells Fargo Endowed Chair will teach two courses each semester. The candidate will also make one public presentation during each semester he or she teaches. If the candidate is a distinguished practitioner, the presentation will be of a professional nature; if the candidate is a distinguished scholar, the presentation will focus on scholarly work. The holder of the endowed chair position will also be required to provide the department with assistance for attaining accreditation and to assist the department in the areas of grant writing and fundraising.

Created in 2012, the NCCU Department of Mass Communication offers a B.A. degree and enrolls approximately 300 undergraduate students. The department offers four concentrations: Broadcast Media, Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations. The department also includes the award-winning Campus Echo newspaper, our web-based radio station AudioNet, and access to our NPR radio station WNCU-FM 90.7, and a television studio.

NCCU, a member of The University of North Carolina System, is the nation’s first public historically black college. The campus of approximately 6,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students is located in Durham, North Carolina, a dynamic, diverse part of the state known for its universities and high social capital. The university continues to serve its traditional student body of African Americans while expanding on its commitment to meet the educational needs of a student body that is diverse in race and other socioeconomic qualities.

Go to jobs.nccu.edu. Select “Search Postings” and search current postings by selecting Mass
Communication in the “Department” drop-down menu at the jobs.nccu.edu site.

A complete application will contain the following: 1) an application letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a one­ page statement of teaching philosophy; 5) copies of college transcripts for each degree earned; 4) the name, phone number and e-mail address of three references. You also may include recent teaching evaluations, if available. Official transcripts will be required if a contract is offered. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

For inquiries, please contact selection committee chair Dr. Lisa Paulin via email at lpaulin@nccu.edu.

NCCU, an EEOIAA employer, complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All new employees must provide original documents verifying identity and employability within the first three days of employment with the University. Accommodations of applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, are available upon request. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Xavier University

The Communication Arts department at Xavier University, a Jesuit-Catholic university, invites applications for a Visiting Faculty member in communication and digital media for Fall 2017-Spring 2018. Pending funding and approval, there will be the opportunity to apply for a tenure-track position the following year. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching a 4-4 course load in our rapidly growing Digital Media major and minor. Courses to be taught include digital design, understanding new media, and our introductory mass communication course.

We seek candidates with both teaching experience and research interests in internet studies, new media, digital media, computer-mediated communication, and/or human-computer interaction. Ideal candidates will also have some expertise in teaching the creation of digital media (production, design, etc.). We are a diverse, energetic department with Advertising, Public Relations, Communication Studies, and Digital Media programs. Candidates may come from a wide range of disciplines, including media studies, rhetoric, communication studies, communication science, mass communication, journalism, etc. Ph.D. preferred, but ABD candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a commitment to the teacher-scholar model in a liberal-arts setting.

Our department has embedded community-engaged learning throughout our curricula and they are supported by Xavier University’s culture. The Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning supports developing relationships with community partners. Our department has made excellent use of this and other resources, and we look forward to the additional and enhanced collaborations we can develop with a new colleague.

For full consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy and three reference letters by March 31, 2017 on Xavier University’s website.

Please note:  only 5 attachments are allowed per position at step 3 of the application process online.  Consolidate documents if necessary.

Questions and reference letters should be forwarded to ­­­­­­­Wendy Maxian, Department Chair, maxianw@xavier.edu.

Xavier University has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women and minorities.

Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employee

February 17, 2017

Manhattan College

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track *Search Extended*

Manhattan College’s Communication Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member, at the assistant professor level, to join and participate in the building of our dynamic and still relatively new undergraduate program.  We are looking for someone who will guide our concentration in journalism, but who is also a communication generalist.  In addition, we seek someone committed to the balance of theory and practice, given our commitment to the liberal arts tradition and the College’s Lasallian tradition and to take advantage of our location in the northernmost borough of New York City.  By theory, we mean theory that connects our discipline to the liberal arts, to ethical practice in the media/mass media industry, to the use of media by citizens and consumers, to media’s impact on individuals and society/culture, and to the role of journalism within a democratic political system.  By practice, we mean someone with either or both a record of professional experience and a willingness to work and network with the industry in Manhattan to create internship and career opportunities for our students.

The successful candidate must be willing to teach basic courses as well as courses in journalism, and will serve as advisor for our student newspaper, The Quadrangle (for which s/he will receive either course release time or a stipend).  The candidate must also be committed to steering our students across the frontier of our digital future, with respect to the changes and uncertainties digital media present for the news industry and journalistic practice, and the consequence of these changes and uncertainties for the provision and necessity of news in a democratic society.

Finally, we are particularly interested in a candidate who would be interested to teach core courses in our program including ethics in mass communication, media theory and research, and our capstone senior thesis course.

Ph.D. in journalism expected.  Record of publication and commitment to teaching a must.

To start Fall 2017. Applications will be considered until 15 March 2017.

Please send a cover letter and CV via e-mail to thom.gencarelli@manhattan.edu, apply with the application link below, or by mail to the Communication Department, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, New York 10471-4098.

Application Link: https://inside.manhattan.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs-faculty.php

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

Montclair State University

School of Communication and Media

Montclair State University seeks the next Director of its School of Communication and Media. The Director will oversee the continued development of a School distinguished by an interdisciplinary, innovative, and creative environment where students pursue studies in communication, diverse media, and related emerging fields of study and professional practice. One of four academic units in the highly regarded College of the Arts, the School offers B.A. degrees in Communication and Media Arts, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, and Television and Digital Media, a B.F.A. in Filmmaking, and an M.A. in Public and Organizational Communication. While these programs currently serve approximately 800 majors and graduate students, enrollment is anticipated to grow by fifty percent over the next five years.

The School will shortly take occupancy of an extraordinary new facility, providing a physical and technological environment at the front edge of both academic and industry standards. The University seeks a Director with the energy, vision, and experience to seize the opportunity of shaping this exciting School through planning the growth of its faculty, realizing the potential of its physical facilities, and continuing the development of curricula that will provide a superb and future-oriented education for students. The successful candidate will be charged with building substantial connections to the media and communication industries in the region and beyond and establishing a robust network of external fundraising to support the realization of the School’s aspirations.

The Director will exercise intellectual and academic leadership within the School and will contribute to a strategic vision for its growth and development within the framework of the expanding mission and reputation of the College and the University. The Director will be responsible for building and maintaining a national and international identity for the School and for developing external partnerships capable of contributing to the excellence and the capacities of the School. The Director will also be an advocate and representative of the School to the campus, the alumni, the Advisory Board of the School, and the professional communication and media communities in New Jersey, New York, and the larger national and international communications and media community.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a record of distinguished academic and professional achievement appropriate to a significant academic leadership position and to a senior faculty appointment in a discipline represented in the School. Candidates must also have demonstrated successful administrative and management experience, including a record of working within large and complex institutions. Skills in leading people, managing budgets, assuring effective administrative operations, and communicating effectively with various publics are critical.

For further details, please visit: http://www.montclair.edu/director-search-scomm/

February 16, 2017

University of Miami

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Public Relations
Department of Strategic Communication
School of Communication

The Department of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami’s School of Communication is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice to teach in the Public Relations program, beginning in August 2017. This professionally oriented position entails teaching six (6) courses per academic year, academic advising of undergraduate students, service to the department, school, and university, and the maintenance of significant professional standing in the field of public relations. A Master’s degree is required; a terminal degree is strongly preferred. A minimum of five years of professional experience in public relations is required. The ideal candidate will have senior-level experience in the field of Public Relations. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Successful candidates must have the ability to teach at courses in at least three of the following subjects: Principles of Public Relations, Public Relations Strategy Development, Writing for Public Relations, Public Relations Research, Public Relations Message Development and Execution, Public Relations Management, and Public Relations Campaigns. In addition, the ideal candidate also will be able to teach courses in more specialized areas such as travel and tourism, media relations, international public relations, corporate communication, crisis management, public relations measurement, health care administration. The candidate must be passionate about working with students, be willing and able to embrace new technology and help students adapt to new media demands, and assist students Candidates should be able to connect students to seasoned professionals in the Public Relations field, helping to provide them with solid leads to good job and internship opportunities.

Review of applications will begin March 22, 2017. Interested and qualified candidates should send 1) a letter summarizing their teaching philosophy and how they feel their professional experience will benefit the technology-savvy students in our program; 2) a current resume; and 3) three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Alyse R. Lancaster, Chair
Department of Strategic Communication
School of Communication
University of Miami
PO Box 248127
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2105

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Ohio Wesleyan University

Assistant Professor of Communication (2 positions)
Search #1617-0020

Ohio Wesleyan University (www.owu.edu) is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus. Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Journalism and Communication invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Communication (two positions). These are three-year term positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2017 with the possibility of conversion to tenure track positions.

Position 1:
Primary – Organizational Communication
Secondary – Strategic Communication

Candidate must have practical and academic expertise in Organizational, Interpersonal and Group Communication and a secondary interest in Strategic Corporate Communication. This position will include teaching courses in organizational communication, interpersonal and group communication, conflict resolution, and inter-cultural communication. Candidate will be expected to also teach the core communication courses, including organizational communication, communication theory, research methods and a capstone communication course.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working with diverse students to develop outside-classroom and internship opportunities in addition to regular classroom responsibilities. The course load is 9 contact hours (3 courses) per semester. A Ph.D. is required.

Position 2:
Primary – Media Production Studies
Secondary – Organizational Communication

Candidate must have practical and academic expertise in Media Production Studies and a secondary interest in Organizational, Interpersonal, and Group Communication. This position will include teaching courses in media effects & society, digital media, advanced video production, and persuasive communication. Candidate will be expected to also teach the core communication courses, including communication theory, research methods and a capstone communication course.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working with diverse students to develop outside-classroom and internship opportunities in addition to regular classroom responsibilities. The course load is 9 contact hours (3 courses) per semester. A Terminal degree is required.

Completed application packets will include:
1) Letter of interest (cover letter)
2) Resume or curriculum vitae
3) Transcripts from Graduate School(s)
4) Copies of teaching evaluations
5) Writing sample of professional work
6) Statement of teaching philosophy
7) Three professional references

Please e-mail application materials to: jobs@owu.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Ohio Wesleyan University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and encourages all interested applicants, including women and minorities, to apply (EEOE).

City University of Hong Kong

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas.

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
(Computational Social Science for Communication Research)
Department of Media and Communication
[Ref. C/400/30]

The Department of Media and Communication continues to build up its faculty strength and invites applications and nominations for the above posts. The Department has a strong international team of scholars at the forefront of research and publication in International Communication, Media Effects, New/Social Media, Computational Communication Research, Communication for Social Change, and Political Economy of the Media.

Duties: The appointees will work in one or more of the following areas: (1) Text Mining/Natural Language Processing, (2) Machine Learning, (3) Social Network Analysis, (4) Computer Programming (e.g. R, Python), (5) Infographics/Data Visualization, (6) Mobile Application Design, (7) Data-Driven Journalism, and (8) Computational Humanities; and teach both theoretical content and hands-on skills (i.e. coding for some of the above areas is highly desirable).

Requirements: A PhD in Communication/Media Studies/Computer Science/Information Science/Network Science or related disciplines. Candidates for Chair Professor/Professor/ Associate Professor should have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research, a strong record in research grant coordination and/or academic management expertise. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a solid and promising record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research. The appointees are expected to work well with colleagues.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email: hrojob@cityu.edu.hk / Fax: (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office.

Your curriculum vitae should include the following:
•         Academic and Professional Qualifications
•         Chronological Employment History
•         Teaching Record
•         Research/Applied Work Achievements
•         Publication List
•         Community and Professional Service
•         Three copies of most recent papers or papers that contain most significant work (preferred)

The Department accepts applications and nominations on a continuing basis until the positions are filled. The University will give full consideration to all applications and nominations. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department [Email: com@cityu.edu.hk], specifying the position applied for. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2015).

February 14, 2017

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University aspires to be the University of choice for faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping advance academic excellence. True to its spirit, WKU offers an inviting, nurturing, and challenging work environment, which is responsive to the needs of a diverse and ambitious learning community. WKU’s main campus is located on a hill overlooking the city of Bowling Green (population est. 60,000), and is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful in the nation. In addition, WKU serves the communities of Elizabethtown/Fort Knox, Glasgow and Owensboro through its regional campuses. We invite you to consider WKU as a place where your academic and professional dreams can be realized.

The nationally recognized School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University is seeking a full-time, tenure-eligible assistant professor who is a content-driven reporter adept at storytelling with both traditional and cutting-edge technologies. The successful candidate will have experience in writing for print and digital platforms as well as skill in and appreciation of interacting through social media.

The School’s reputation for excellence and tradition of success continues to attract outstanding faculty and top students from across the nation. We seek a professional writer and reporter who understands the importance of cross-platform storytelling and who is excited to work with our faculty, students and staff to fulfill the School of Journalism & Broadcasting’s mission of preparing students for careers in a changing media environment. Employment begins in August 2017.

Responsibilities: In addition to teaching courses in news writing, intermediate and advanced reporting as well as multiplatform news, the successful candidate will also be expected to teach one or two School core courses per year. Other responsibilities include research/creative work, student advising and service to the School and University.

A Master’s degree appropriate to the appointment and a minimum of 5 years of professional media experience OR a terminal degree (MFA/Ph.D.) appropriate to the appointment plus 3 years of professional media experience. Candidates should have a record of exceptional teaching and service in a professional and/or university setting.

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.

Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745-5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

The following items must be submitted our electronic talent management system by March 6, 2017, although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled. Use this link, http://www.wku.edu/employment/. Select Faculty and Select Assistant Professor, Journalism.

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Names and contact information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search Committee through an online process at a later date.

You will receive email confirmation once you have successfully completed the application process.