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May 28, 2015

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an excellent researcher/educator to join our dynamic faculty as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Relations (research track), beginning Fall 2016. Qualified applicants should have a promising program of public relations research as well as teaching experience in public relations. A PhD is required; ABD candidates with dissertation proposals completed will be considered. Exceptional candidates will bring professional experience in public relations into the classroom. We are especially interested in candidates who conduct research and can teach skills in the areas of social media and/or international public relations.

Please see the full position description at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/76692

Midwestern State University

Midwestern State University’s Mass Communication Department is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member at the Lecturer level to begin Fall 2015.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in mass communication, speech communication or related field required.

Duties: Primary emphasis is on introductory mass communication and speech communication core courses.

The department offers a variety of courses across the discipline leading to a broad mass communication degree. We are highly student-oriented, and faculty are expected to be accessible to the students. Midwestern State University, with a Carnegie master’s level I classification, has about 5,800 students. MSU is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, unofficial transcripts and list of three references (including contact information) to Dr. Jim Sernoe, Chair of Search Committee, Mass Communication Department, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76308. jim.sernoe@mwsu.edu. Review of applications to begin immediately. For full consideration, send materials by June 11, 2015. Position open until filled. Nine-month contract. This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. EEO/ADAAA Compliance Employer.

Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks an experienced journalist to hold the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism, beginning in the fall of 2016.

The Chair is responsible for one of our signature programs, a business journalism sequence that provides specialized education in journalism with an emphasis on business. The business journalism program combines two of Washington and Lee’s historic strengths—its accredited journalism department and its Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics. Duties include teaching courses on reporting on business and the economy and overseeing an internship program. The Chair is an endowed position at the rank of professor. Candidates should have extensive business journalism experience and a graduate degree; an earned doctorate is preferred but not required. Experience in media management and teaching are also preferred.

Washington and Lee is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications begins Oct. 1, 2015.

Search committee members will be available for informal informational meetings at AEJMC’s conference in San Francisco in August.

To inquire or apply contact Professor Toni Locy, locyt@wlu.edu, 201 Reid Hall, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 24450.

May 26, 2015

Temple University

Open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) professor of journalism focused on news institutions

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for an open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position, to begin in August 2016, focused on the study of news institutions and the sociology of journalism. In addition, the faculty member should be able to teach other classes in our multimedia journalism curriculum. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and a clear research agenda. A Ph.D. is required.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) a statement of research/creative work philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015.

Apply to:
News Institutions Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: journ@temple.edu

Temple University

Assistant Professor of Journalism (tenure-track) focused on visual storytelling

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin in August 2016, focused on visual storytelling. Primary teaching responsibilities will include audiovisual newsgathering, video editing, and/or documentary videography. Additional areas of expertise could include design or multimedia journalism. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and a clear research agenda. A terminal degree is required.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) a statement of research/creative work philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015.

Apply to:
Visual Storytelling Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: journ@temple.edu

Temple University

Assistant Professor of Journalism (non-tenure-track) focused on data journalism

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a non-tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin in August 2016, focused on data journalism (journalism and mapping/design and/or data analysis) and journalism research (including public-records and database research). Additional areas of expertise may include design or multimedia journalism. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (4) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015.

Apply to:
Data Journalism Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: journ@temple.edu

May 22, 2015

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Clinical Assistant Professor for the Journalism Minor
Lemke Department of Journalism

The Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a 1 ½ year appointment as a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor to teach online classes offered in the Journalism Minor starting on August 17, 2015. The successful candidate should be qualified to teach and/or to coordinate the teaching of JOUR 1023 Media and Society, JOUR 1033 Fundamentals of Journalism, JOUR 2003 Writing for Today’s Media, JOUR 2053 Multimedia Journalism, JOUR 2063 Media Technology, JOUR 3633 Media Law, and/or JOUR 4333 Ethics online.

In addition, the candidate will:

  • Be the primary contact to work with departmental administrators and Global Campus to ensure that instructors are secured for online courses.
  • Be knowledgeable of and/or trained in Blackboard and minimal html coding to facilitate maintenance of the online courses in the minor.
  • Be able to train teachers who are new to online courses in Blackboard and other differences between online and classroom.
  • Be a generalist who understands the learning objectives of each course and can recommend changes to the course as they are needed.
  • Be able to edit courses for various uses or different needs during various semesters.
  • Coordinate with Global Campus for any additional course development, editing or training that might be needed to maintain the minor.

Minimum requirements: A master’s degree in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field; prior online teaching experience of university courses; and professional experience in journalism.

Preferred qualifications: A Ph.D. or relevant terminal degree with an emphasis in journalism and mass communication or a related area, prior online teaching experience of courses offered in the Journalism minor, and meeting all minimum requirements.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background.

Applications will be accepted for review until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, addresses, and contact information of three references to http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/6903. Please direct any inquiries to:

Dr. Ignatius Fosu, Search Chair
Lemke Department of Journalism
University of Arkansas
116 Kimpel Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701
ifosu@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

May 18, 2015

California State University

DEAN OF COMMUNICATIONS

California State University, Fullerton (Cal State Fullerton), located approximately 30 miles Southeast of Los Angeles, requests applications and nominations for a Dean of Communications to join the university’s senior administrative team. Preferably, this person will join the university in spring 2016.

Founded in 1957 by an act of the California Legislature, Cal State Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university with a global outlook and one of five universities in the country to be cited by The Education Trust for its balance of quality, accessibility, and price. The College of Communications has 72 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 3,900 majors from within three departments: The Department of Communications, Department of Human Communication Studies, and Department of Radio-TV-Film.

Under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Communications will serve as the chief administrative officer for the College. In addition to providing leadership for the College, the Dean will serve on the President’s Advisory Board and be a member of the Council of Deans. The Dean will provide vision and leadership for the College, be responsible for advocating for the diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and protect and expand the collaborative environment of the College.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the position as a Dean of the College of Communications.
  • A record of teaching and research excellence and/or experience equivalent to that of a full professor.
  • A minimum of three years of collaborative academic administrative experience in strategic and operational planning, budgeting, and human resource management.
  • A record of successful leadership in curriculum design, program assessment, faculty development, and student advisement.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the range of disciplines offered in the College.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Excellent listening, oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • A demonstrated record of success and a strong network in fundraising and partnership development.
  • An active portfolio of professional affiliations and connections appropriate to the College.
  • A proven record of advocacy for academic personnel and programs.

For a complete position profile, please visit:

http://academic-search.com/data/files/csufdeanofcommunicationsprofile.pdf

Cal State Fullerton is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantial cover letter addressing the qualifications listed above, curriculum vitae, and the names, e-mails, and phone numbers of five professional references. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications and nominations can be submitted in confidence to CSUFDeanCommunications@academic-search.com. The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by August 21, 2015, will be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Senior Consultant Jacqueline Woods at Jacqueline.Woods@academic-search.com.

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

May 13, 2015

University of South Carolina

DIRECTOR

School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications

The University of South Carolina, Columbia, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The School is part of the College of Information and Communications, which also includes the School of Library and Information Science, and the Director holds the position of Associate Dean of this College. The Director reports directly to the Dean of the College.

The Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications is the top academic and administrative officer in the School. The Director oversees all undergraduate and graduate faculty and programs, staff, budgets, resource development and allocation. The Director provides academic and administrative leadership while representing the School to a wide range of campus and professional constituencies. The School is especially interested in attracting candidates with strong academic and/or professional credentials (earned doctorate preferred) and national reputations, as well as proven leadership skills, vision and management experience. The qualifications of candidates should also include a record of and continuing commitment to scholarly and professional achievement commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor in the School and commitment to the School’s dual-track (academic and professional) faculty tenure and promotion system. The Director should demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with the Director of the School of Library and Information Science, and commitment to (and ideally experience with) maintaining the School’s accreditation with the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC). The position will be available after August 1, 2016.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in six major areas of study – journalism, electronic journalism, advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications. The School also confers the Master of Arts, Master of Mass Communication and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The School enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduate and 75 graduate students annually. The School has enjoyed consistent and sustained growth in its accomplishments in academic and professional areas, and will begin fall 2015 classes in a new 55,000 square foot facility.

Information about the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, the University of South Carolina, the Columbia area and the state of South Carolina is available on the School’s Web site: http://www.jour.sc.edu.

The University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, is the major research institution of the University of South Carolina system and its largest campus, enrolling approximately 21,000 undergraduate students and approximately 8,000 students in graduate and professional programs. USC Columbia offers over 320 degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional program levels. It is among America’s oldest and most comprehensive public universities, and is one of only 40 public universities to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s top-tier designations in both research activity and community engagement.

Applications and Nominations
: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 21, 2015. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three references either by regular mail or as PDFs in an email to:

Director Search Committee c/o Nancy Twohey twohey@mailbox.sc.edu
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

The chair of the Director Search Committee is Dr. Jed Lyons. Applicants may contact Dr. Lyons at: lyons@sc.edu or (803) 777-9552.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Incheon National University

Incheon National University (South Korea) invites applicants for the position of Tenure Track assistant professor in mass communication, beginning September 1, 2015. The assistant professor will be responsible to deliver graduate and undergraduate teaching in his/her areas of expertise, publish in scholarly journals, and participate in department-, school- and/or university-wide service. All courses should be taught in English. Review of applications begins July 24, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.

For inquiries, contact Dr. Jin Seong Park (jinspark@inu.ac.kr, 82-032-835-8596).

Requirements include: Ph.D. in mass communication (ABDs should receive Ph.D. by the date of appointment); Non-Korean nationality; and Proficiency in English.

Applicants should submit: Application form; Cover letter; Copies of B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. diploma; Copies of B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. transcripts; CV including the dissertation title and a list of academic publications within the last three years.

Documents in a language other than English should be translated into English with the applicant’s signature and be notarized. If the submitted documents are found untrue or fraudulent, the application will be cancelled.

Documents can be submitted via email (Dr. Jin Seong Park, jinspark@inu.ac.kr) or postal mail:
Incheon National University Faculty Administration Team
406-772 (Songdo-dong) 119 Academy-ro
Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, South Korea