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February 22, 2018

Kent State University

The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences at Kent State University invite applications for two open-rank tenure-track and/or tenured positions in Communication and Technology at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

We particularly welcome applicants with interest and experience in directing the basic course in human communication.

Qualifications: A completed Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline is expected by the start of employment. If the degree is not yet completed, the new hire will be initially at the level of Instructor, and on a term contract. The successful candidates will have a proven record of a strong research agenda; evidence of teaching excellence; and a willingness and ability to advise, mentor, and teach undergraduate and graduate students. An ability to secure external funding is preferred although not required.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. We expect an employment start date of August 2018.

To apply, visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu and upload the following items:

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Contact information for three references
  • A representative research publication

For more information, contact Dr. Michael Beam, Search Committee Chair, mbeam6@kent.edu, 330-672-0183.

University of Alabama

Job Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in our nationally-recognized department.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in conducting market research and using media and audience analytics, and the ability to teach classes in those areas. Preferred candidates will have experience using Google AdWords and Analytics, R and Python. Preferred candidates will also have experience in real-time advertising, social media analytics and syndicated media research. The ideal candidate would have an understanding of integrating descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to make strategic decisions.

Applicants must demonstrate strong potential to establish and maintain a scholarly research program. Because our departmental mission is to “shape the future of global public relations and advertising,” we welcome diverse research perspectives and leadership-focused thinking. Once hired, this faculty member will be expected to establish an international reputation as a communication scholar. This faculty member would also contribute to a growing initiative to increase the department’s external funding to support research efforts.

Once hired, this faculty member will be expected to teach research and analytics classes in the department’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum, as well as the college-wide doctoral program. This faculty member will also have opportunities to teach other classes in advertising or public relations, depending on their area of expertise.

UA is a student-centered research university. Thus, it is preferred that candidates have prior teaching experience and are able to successfully engage students in the classroom. Applicants must also display an ability to be an active and involved member of a highly-collaborative faculty team.

Preferred candidates would have an earned doctorate or other terminal degree in mass communication or related discipline prior to the start date; however, candidates that are ABD prior to start date would be considered. Salary is open and based on qualifications. The position is on the Tuscaloosa, AL, campus.

Upload application, resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu to apply.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the review process begins January 31, 2017. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. Kenon A. Brown (brown@apr.ua.edu), Search Committee Chair, University of Alabama, Box 870172, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172.

Northwestern University

INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY
The Medill School at Northwestern University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) beginning in the 2018–2019 academic year. The rank of the position can be at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor level. The application deadline is March 21, 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be near completion of a doctoral degree in advertising, marketing, communications or a related field. We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarly research focuses on marketing communications strategy, advertising and/or public relations in digital environments. Candidates should be able to address managerial problems from a strategic point of view and have a good understanding of how technological changes such as media automation affect consumer-firm relationships. Medill is a professional school, and thus it is critical that the successful candidate be able to integrate theory and professional practice, and that research is actionable by the professions. Candidates should show evidence of being able to publish research in top-tier journals and teach at a level consistent with Northwestern’s high standards.

The IMC department fosters an environment that is intellectually stimulating and interdisciplinary. We are therefore interested in candidates who can interact effectively and are open to research collaborations with other faculty. The Medill School provides ample support and opportunities for faculty to be successful in their chosen fields.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The position will begin September 2018-2019. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received no later than March 21, 2018. Required documents include: CV, copies of research papers, and at least two letters of recommendation to Search Committee. Questions should be directed to Robin Young at robin-young@northwestern.edu. Link to application is posted below.

Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:

  • Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
  • Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
  • Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
  • All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the “Submit” button.
  • Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.

Applications accepted here: Apply for Job

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

February 21, 2018

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Assistant Professor
Digital and Multimedia Journalism
School of Journalism and Strategic Media
J.W. Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

The School of Journalism and Strategic Media in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor of digital and multimedia journalism, to begin in August 2018 or January 2019, depending on candidate availability.  This position will teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and is expected to develop new journalism courses in digital and multimedia journalism. The successful candidate will carry a 2/2 teaching load, and also supervise Master’s and Honors students developing theses using digital journalism tools.

The position is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous track record of nationally competitive research and/or creative publications in an area related to digital media and emerging journalistic practices.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in journalism, advertising, public relations, mass communications,
    or a related field conferred by the start of employment, with significant professional and/or academic experience.
  • Recent professional experience relevant to digital and multimedia journalism, and/or strategic media.
  • University or college teaching experience.
  • Proven record of original research or creative work that demonstrates potential for a nationally competitive program of traditional or creative scholarship in a relevant area.

Preferences

  • PhD or MFA in journalism, advertising, public relations, mass communications, or a related field.
  • Experience in digital and multimedia journalism as applied to investigative reporting, online interactive storytelling, as well as web publishing, social media, and social media analytics.
  • Experience in creating professional quality still images, video, and sound, and converging those elements to create multimedia interactive news stories.
  • Experience in creating and teaching the visual display of information in digital and interactive media, including the encoding of data by means of statistical charts, maps, and diagrams.
  • Experience in creating and teaching the fundamental computer programming skills required to create compelling online multimedia stories.

Completed applications received by March 2, 2018 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit  http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23917.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter/letter of application and a curriculum vita, including a list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number).

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the university is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  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.

February 16, 2018

South Dakota State University

#1 Assistant Professor Journalism, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, South Dakota State University. Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the department, advise students in the online master’s degree program, and run the South Dakota High School Press Association. The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EO employer.

#2 Instructor of Digital Communication and Media, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, South Dakota State University. Responsibilities: Teach courses in Digital Communication and Media, including Design. The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EO employer.

#3 Instructor of Advertising, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, South Dakota State University. Responsibilities: Teach Advertising courses. The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EO employer.

February 14, 2018

Georgia College

Assistant Professor in Mass Communication/Strategic Communication

Georgia College, the Public Liberal Arts University for the State of Georgia, is seeking a tenure track, assistant professor specializing in strategic communication with an emphasis in advertising in the Department of Mass Communication. The ten-month appointment begins August 1, 2018. Courses in writing, planning, management, and campaigns constitute the primary teaching responsibilities. Other teaching responsibilities may include research, special topics, and/or introductory mass communication. The position will also contribute to the university core curriculum. University teaching experience is desired. Terminal degree (PhD preferred) is required; ABD will be considered, but a completed terminal degree is required to be considered for promotion and/or tenure at Georgia College. We seek a highly trained professional who is committed to liberal arts education, who can demonstrate excellence in teaching, as well as evidence of an agenda in scholarship and/or creative works addressing any area of strategic communication including campaign communication, media effects, audience analysis, and emerging technologies.

Ideal candidates will participate in the development of online courses and community engagement. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Review of application will continue until position is filled. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, vita, and contact information for three references. Apply online at https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5069.

The Department of Mass Communication at Georgia College offers an integrated, cross-platform curriculum including informative, persuasive, and digital media communication courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the media and its wide variety of channels. The department has almost 400 majors and oversees a PRSSA chapter, a student newspaper, a SPJ chapter, a student-operated radio station, video production club, and a weekly cable news program. A research lab furnished as a living room and equipped with eye tracking instrumentation is also a part of the department. http://www.gcsu.edu/artsandsciences/masscomm

Strengthened by diversity Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (478) 445-5596. Georgia is an Open Records state. The finalist will be required to submit to a background investigation.

Doha Institute

Faculty Position in Media and Cultural Studies

The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) invites applications for an open-rank position on the professorial scale in its Media and Cultural Studies Program.

The Doha Institute is a new independent institution for learning and research in the fields of Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Administration and Development Economics. The DI offers internationally competitive salaries and benefits based on rank and experience, and the opportunity of promotion across ranks, subject to performance.

Candidates must have a proven research record and teaching experience at the graduate level. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in media studies or a cognate field. Expertise in any combination of the following fields is particularly welcome: communication theory, the political economy of communication, visual communication, and/or qualitative and quantitative research methods. While English is recognized as a language of learning and research at the DI, ability to teach in Arabic as needed is a condition.

The appointment is to commence September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The search will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries and applications (including a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, publication sample, and the names of three references) should be sent by 15 April 2018 to: careers@dohainstitute.edu.qa

For further information on the DI’s mission, schools and programs, please visit: www.dohainstitute.edu.qa.

Doha Institute

Faculty Position in Journalism

The Doha Institute’s newly launched Journalism Program invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in Journalism. The Doha Institute is a new independent institution for graduate education and research the Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Administration and Development Economics. The Institute offers internationally competitive salaries and benefits based on rank and experience, and the opportunity of promotion across ranks, subject to performance.

The ideal candidate for the Journalism faculty position will have an undergraduate or graduate degree in Journalism and proven professional experience as a multiplatform journalist. Knowledge of Arabic and prior teaching experience are preferred, but not required.

Our new Journalism faculty member will be expected to teach a variety of Journalism courses, including news reporting and writing, digital journalism, investigative journalism, multimedia storytelling and writing for new media.

The appointment is to commence September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The search will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries and applications [including a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience (if any), publication sample, and the names of three references] should be sent by 15 April 2018 to: careers@dohainstitute.edu.qa

For further information on the DI’s mission, schools and programs, please visit: www.dohainstitute.edu.qa.

February 12, 2018

North Central College

General Manager for WONC 89.1 FM (North Central College)
North Central College invites applications for a General Manager to oversee and supervise WONC, its student-run campus radio station. The GM will manage the day-to-day operations of the station, recruit and train student staff, maintain station facilities, administer the budget, do some fundraising and teach the radio performance course.

WONC
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this spring, WONC is the only FM radio station broadcasting from Naperville, IL and is known for its professionalism, its outstanding music programming and its tradition of training students for careers in radio. In 2015, the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System named WONC the best college radio station in the country.

North Central College
Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu.

North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Communication, Journalism or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Five years of radio experience with a minimum of three at the senior management level required.

The position will begin June 18. Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their skills and experience, a complete resume and the names and contact information for four references to: https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/4673Review of applications will begin on March 8.

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 and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department of Media and Communication
[Ref. C/460/49]

The Department of Media and Communication invites applications and nominations for faculty appointments at the rank of Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2018.

Duties: The appointees will work in one of the following areas: Mass Communication, Digital and Social Media, and Graphic Communication; and are expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.

Requirements: A PhD in Communication or closely-related disciplines from a globally accredited institution. Candidates for Chair Professor/Professor should command a superb record of scholarly achievements and exert leadership in the field of media and communication. Candidates for 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 record of, or evidence of high promise for, scholarly achievements in both teaching and research. Preference will be given to those who are willing to teach skills-oriented courses; and possess industry experience/particular expertise in Journalism, TV Production, Graphic Design, Digital Media Planning, or Social Media Management.

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 Department [Email: com@cityu.edu.hk].

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 to five copies of the 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 49th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2018); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).