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December 19, 2014

Northeastern University

Full Professor and Director, School of Journalism

Requisition Number:

College of Arts, Media and Design

Full Time

Position Summary:
The School of Journalism in the College of Arts, Media and Design invites applications and nominations for a Full Professor and Director of the School of Journalism. We seek candidates with a national or international record of excellence in professional journalism or journalism education. Candidates should be able to demonstrate leadership ability, a significant professional and/or academic profile, fluency in digital storytelling, and a vision for the future of news and strategic communications. We seek a dynamic individual who will serve as an advocate for journalism education both within the university and as an external link to the profession. The new director also will help expand our new Media Innovation graduate program, launched this fall with a Knight Foundation grant, and begin integrating its data analysis, data visualization, and web development skills into our entire curriculum.

For more than 40 years, Northeastern University’s School of Journalism has combined academic excellence with practical experience, preparing students to be analytical thinkers and successful communicators. School of Journalism alumni work in major news and public relations organizations throughout the country and the world. Many of our graduates also choose careers in government service, law, business, education, and advertising. As a school in Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design, journalism students are part of a unique interdisciplinary and creative community.

The School of journalism has 225 undergraduate students and a fast-growing graduate program that currently has 20 students. We have 8 tenure line faculty, 1 full time lecturer and 1 Professor of the Practice. Our outstanding cooperative education program allows students to begin developing their skills as reporters and public relations professionals before they graduate. Journalism students can also expand their knowledge by participating in the university’s global experiences, service-learning, and student research.

Candidates must have a terminal degree in journalism or a related field by the start date and a considerable professional record. The candidate should be a strong communicator with a thorough understanding of academic administration, teaching, and research. A dedication to the future of journalism and a willingness to innovate are also essential.

Additional Information:
To apply, include a letter of application with details of relevant qualifications and experience; curriculum vita; and names of at least five references. Questions concerning the position can be addressed to Professor Laurel Leff at l.leff@neu.edu.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/556467


Washburn University

Assistant Professor – Mass Media, Public Relations/Advertising
(Recruitment Number 90221214)

Washburn University’s Department of Mass Media invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Mass Media, emphasis in Public Relations/Advertising beginning August, 2015. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor; completed doctorate necessary for tenure-track appointment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mass Media, Journalism, Mass Communication or related field; ABD applicants may be considered.
  • Graduate training and a research program in Public Relations and/or Advertising.
  • Evidence of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with teaching digital media, multimedia, mobile technology, and social media.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Relevant field experience in public relations and/or advertising.


  • 12-hour per semester teaching load may include Introduction to Mass Media and other undergraduate courses consistent with candidate’s training and interests.
  • Develop ongoing research program.
  • Engage in service activities in the department, university, and profession.

Application Procedures:
Application review begins
January 30, 2015 and continues until position filled. Send cover letter, vita (including name/mailing/email addresses/phone numbers of three professional references), evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student or peer evaluations, and copies of transcripts to Ms. April Evans at april.evans@washburn.edu (use mass media in subject line; do not send additional materials until requested). Only electronic application materials accepted. For questions Search Committee Chair may be contacted at: maria.stover@washburn.edu. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire and to submit official transcripts. Washburn University is an Equal Opportunity employer. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. http://www.washburn.edu

McMaster University

Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia
Asper Chair in Communications

The Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia at McMaster University is seeking an outstanding scholar to serve as the Asper Chair in Communications.

The successful candidate will be a scholar with an exceptional record of research, teaching and service, holding a PhD in communication or related fields. She or he will have demonstrated leadership in her/his field, a strong record of research funding (and/or potential for funding), strengths in mentorship, and a commitment to fostering a collaborative environment with students, colleagues, and/or community members. Preference will be given to candidates whose cutting-edge research bridges communication studies and multimedia.

The successful candidate will be appointed July 1, 2015 to the Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia at the rank of Full or Associate Professor.

Applicants should submit electronically a CV, research statement, teaching statement, and cover letter to cmstdir@mcmaster.ca. Applications must be received by February 28, 2015. Applicants may be contacted for letters of reference at a later date.

For more information: http://www.mcmaster.ca/vpacademic/HUM_AsperChair.html

December 18, 2014

Hofstra University

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations
Faculty Position in Digital Journalism

Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track faculty position in digital journalism at the rank of assistant or associate professor (rank is commensurate with experience). The candidate hired for this position will join an ACEJMC accredited journalism program that prepares students to work across platforms and in various professional positions. The ideal candidate will have experience in some combination of: data journalism and visualization, programming, mobile and emerging platforms, entrepreneurship and/or multimedia video production.

The position requires at least a Master’s degree in journalism, mass communication or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching digital journalism at the college/university level.

Application Process: To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vita or resume to:

Professor Carol Fletcher, Chairperson
Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations
111 Hofstra University
322 Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Hempstead, N.Y. 11549
Email: Carol.T.Fletcher@hofstra.edu

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Northwestern University in Qatar

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Northwestern University in Qatar invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Offering degree programs in communication and journalism with strong liberal arts connections, NU-Q is one of six schools from leading American universities that have established campuses in Education City, Doha as a result of collaborative agreements between the universities and the Qatar Foundation. The Associate Dean will support the Dean in carrying out the academic mission of the school.

Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean will translate the strategic vision into an executable game plan with regard to all academic-related matters, and will provide strategic leadership, management and oversight of the academic program. S/he will directly supervise the individual program directors for Communication, Journalism and Liberal Arts, as well as related academic functions including admissions, student records, academic advising and writing center. The Associate Dean will assist the Dean in creating a unified academic community at NU-Q, and will foster coordination, collaboration and cooperation among these areas in effort to maintain and even grow school-wide unity. S/he will ensure that the academic mission is clearly understood and that its vision is fully articulated and attained. The Associate Dean will exercise intellectual and academic leadership in collaborative style with others at NU-Q and in Education City, as well as with relevant personnel on Northwestern University’s home campus in Evanston, Illinois.

NU-Q’s new facility, scheduled for completion in 2016, will be approximately 350,000 square feet and will include four video production studios, two 150-person lecture halls, a black box theater, a radio station, a multi-media newsroom, a research library and a conference center. With 200 students and 30 full-time faculty members, NU-Q’s low student-faculty ratio fosters a tightly knit community in which faculty know students by name. The 2013 and 2014 enrolling classes are the strongest and largest to date, reflecting the increasing selectivity of the university. In addition to its degree programs in communication and journalism, NU-Q offers both a certificate in Middle East studies and a minor in media and politics. The university has received strong support from the Qatar National Research Fund to carry out unprecedented projects that offer the first glimpses into trends and behaviors of local populations.

A modern Arab state in the midst of great change Qatar has a bold national vision that aims to transform itself from a carbon-based to a knowledge based economy. Its capital, Doha, has emerged in the last 10 years as a center for business, culture, education and media.. The city serves as the headquarters for major news and media operations, including Al Jazeera and the Doha Film Institute.

The successful candidate will be an innovative educator with substantial experience working with undergraduates in a distinguished academic setting and will have an established record of effective, strong and collaborative leadership. S/he will have requisite administrative, teaching and scholarly experience with an appreciation for and understanding of the fields of communication and journalism, and with commitment to the integration of the liberal arts into the program of the school. S/he will have demonstrated success in cultivating relationships with diverse constituencies and be an articulate, dynamic and effective communicator, facile writer and conceptual thinker. Experience attracting, motivating and managing talented faculty and staff is preferred. An advanced degree is required, preferably a Ph.D. Familiarity with the region is a plus but not required.

Highly competitive salary will be complemented by a foreign station allowance equal to 25% of base salary. Other benefits may include a relocation package, housing, reimbursement for dependent education costs of primary and secondary tuition and fees, and allowances for travel and local transportation. Professorial development and research funds may also be provided.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Interested candidates should submit confidentially, in electronic form (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF files preferred) a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:
Dr. Jett Pihakis
(202) 654-7800

Northwestern University in Qatar is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

December 16, 2014

DePaul University

Instructor of Online Journalism

The College of Communication at DePaul University invites applications for a one-year, full-time teaching appointment in online journalism, beginning as early as March 15, 2015, and no later than August, 2015. This is a renewable, term faculty position in the rank of instructor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The ideal candidate will teach multimedia reporting and production and other journalism courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop online news projects for experiential learning; contribute to curricular planning and development; and lead the award-winning SPJ/ONA chapter at DePaul.

The successful candidate will have several years of professional experience in online journalism and demonstrate the ability to teach newsgathering, editing and storytelling across platforms. Expertise in web development, CMS, analytics, digital reporting tools, Adobe Creative Suite, social media is required. Specialization in additional areas (data journalism, visual communication, mobile journalism, investigative reporting, entrepreneurial journalism, sports reporting, etc.) is preferred. Applicants should have a master’s degree in journalism or a related field or a bachelor’s degree with exceptional professional and teaching skills.

Based in Chicago’s downtown Loop, the Journalism Program has won several national awards with our student-run media and reporting projects. Degree programs emphasize experiential learning and include a professional master’s with concentrations in Multimedia Journalism, Reporting Metro Chicago, and Sports Journalism.

Applications are sought from candidates with experience working with diverse student bodies and who embrace the university’s emphasis on using Chicago’s urban setting as an educational laboratory.

DePaul is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Interested candidates should submit a resume, samples of their professional work, sample syllabi, and three references. Apply online only at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu

Inquiries may be directed to Hai Tran, Online Journalism Search Chair, at htran10@depaul.edu.

Southwest Minnesota State University

Salary and Terms: Full-time, nine month* tenure track position. Salary placement is based on evaluation and experience.

Appointment Date: August 2015

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin February 2, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Description:
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 minor (and possible major) in sports media management. The possibility of teaching other general courses in communication studies also exists. Duties also include student advising, contribution to student growth and development, evaluating student performance, scholarly activity, and service to the University community. SMSU, in its commitment to meeting the service needs of the region, expects faculty to engage in regional service, education or study as part of their community service responsibility.


  • Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Media or closely related field required. Ph.D.or ABD preferred. Terminal degree must be completed for tenure consideration.
  • Strong candidates must have postsecondary teaching experience in the areas of Public Speaking, Television Production, Broadcast Journalism, Newswriting, Editing, etc.
  • Preference will be given those who can teach other general courses in communication studies.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess industry experience in any or all of the following 1) broadcasting, 2) web design or digital media production 3) sports broadcasting.
  • Candidates should provide evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for liberal education. The University is committed to fostering a global perspective. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.

The University: Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The position is an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, dynamic and growing institution that is searching for exceptionally talented people.

Application Data: Letter of application addressing position qualifications, vita, student evaluations, and transcripts should be attached to your application. To apply for this position, please complete the online application process at http://www.smsu.edu/Administration/HumanResources/neogov.cfm. Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at: www.SMSU.edu

*Nine Month Appointments – Along with all other Universities that are part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, standard faculty appointments are for 168 duty days distributed over any nine consecutive months. The nine months need not align with the traditional academic year and may be changed every two years. Initial faculty appointments at SMSU are expected to be similar to or the same as the academic year unless otherwise indicated on the vacancy notice.

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. The University is committed to affirmative recruitment and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/2kjygj4

Savannah College of Art and Design

Join SCAD Savannah as the chair of liberal arts. The liberal arts department is home to SCAD Core, one of the most academically diverse general education programs at any arts university in the United States. Students learn to express, defend and investigate new ideas in required and elective classes in subjects including anatomy, astronomy, biology, communication, creative writing, English, foreign languages, mathematics, philosophy, physics, political science and psychology.

Requirements: - Ph.D., or its equivalent, in a field related to liberal arts
– College-level teaching experience
– Strong portfolio of related professional work
– Proven leadership skills
– College-level administration experience is preferred
For the complete job posting and to apply, please visit:

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors, as well as minors in more than 60 disciplines, in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia; in Hong Kong; in Lacoste, France; and online through SCAD eLearning.

For more information, visit scad.edu.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has openings for an Assistant Professor and for an Associate Professor who will assist the University in establishing an ACEJMC accredited program in Mass Communications. One of these positions requires expertise in the area of Public Relations while the other requires professional media experience. These are full-time nine month tenure-track teaching positions.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Relations
Ph.D. in Public Relations or a related field; Evidence of publications and research in Public Relations; Evidence of familiarity with ACEJMC accreditation standards and procedures; Professional experience in the public relations profession; Demonstrated evidence of effectiveness in teaching college-level public relations, journalism and mass communication courses; Experience working on public relations programs and communications campaigns directed toward diverse audiences.
Duties: Teach a wide variety of public relations and mass communications courses; Engage in ongoing research and creative scholarly activities; Assist the University in establishing an accredited department of Mass Communications; Advise the local chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America; Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community; Develop a professional network of alumni and public relations contacts.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Mass Communications
Ph.D. in a relevant field, professional media experience along with strong teaching, research, grant writing, scholarship credentials; Evidence of publications and research in Mass Communications; Evidence of familiarity with ACEJMC accreditation standards and procedures; Demonstrated evidence of effectiveness in teaching college-level mass communications and journalism courses to diverse populations; Experience in the use of online, digital, mobile, and social media in broadcast and print journalism.
Duties: Teach a wide variety of broadcast and print journalism courses; Assist the University in establishing an accredited department of Mass Communications; Engage in ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities; Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community; Develop a professional network of alumni and mass communications contacts.

To Apply: Please send your letter of application, a copy of your Curriculum Vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, the names of three current references with contact information and transcripts from the institutions granting your degrees to:

Dr. Paul H. Lorenz
Department of English, Theatre and Mass Communications
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Drive, Mail Slot 4980
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Telephone: 870-575-8624; Fax: 870-575-8040; Email lorenzp@uapb.edu
Website: http://www.uapb.edu

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Salary range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAPB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Full participation by women and minority groups is encouraged.

December 15, 2014

University of Oregon

School of Journalism & Communication
Posting 14561
Assistant or Associate Professor in Journalism & Communication – Advertising

Position Announcement

The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in advertising to join our thriving advertising and brand development program. The selected candidate will have a Ph.D. (ABD will be considered), professional experience in advertising or a related field and demonstrated teaching ability at the college level. The successful candidate will also have expertise in multiple areas listed below, offering the ability to research, teach and lead in innovative fashion. We seek that person who will help build our program and a robust research agenda.

Our needs include theory and practical expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • data analytics and pattern seeking
  • quantitative research methods and strategic planning
  • digital media planning and strategy (with an emphasis on games and/or mobile media)
  • strategic user experience platforms and understanding of leading practice in the field
  • sustainability communication

Our ACEJMC-accredited advertising program is based on the Creative Strategist model. We believe our students and faculty should possess both creative and strategic skills to build brands and best thinking for a global economy. We regularly place our graduates in creative, strategic, management, media, and production positions in the top-ranked agencies and brands around the country. Teaching opportunities are available across the curriculum as well as in our academic master’s and doctoral programs and the strategic communication professional master’s program at our Portland Turnbull Center.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning and work environment.  Employment begins September 16, 2015. To ensure consideration, please submit applications by January 9, 2015. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching portfolio (link to online is fine), and two refereed research or creative pieces to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5167

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, the SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and media studies minor; and supports UO’s interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional M.A. degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication. The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013, recently launched the Agora Journalism Center, based at the Turnbull Center in Portland, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. With more than 2200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO and UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.