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September 29, 2016

Humboldt State University

Tenure-Track Faculty Journalism and Mass Communications

Job #7704

We seek a generalist with a strong professional background in news. An earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in Journalism or related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of professional news experience is preferred at the time of appointment. Candidates nearing completion of the terminal degree by appointment date will be considered. Completion of terminal degree is required prior to the start of the second probationary year following initial appointment. Candidates with an M.A./M.S. in Journalism or related field from an accredited college or university and at least six years of professional news experience will also be considered.

Instructional assignments may include the following courses: Beginning Reporting, Advanced Reporting, Advanced Newswriting, History of Mass Communication, Analyzing Mass Media Messages, Mass Media and the Popular Arts, Editing, Media Ethics, Media Research and Public Relations.

This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM. Early response is encouraged.

For a full description and to apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/881690


High Point University

Nido R. Qubein School of Communication

Two Tenure-Track Open-Rank Positions in Strategic Communication
High Point University is seeking candidates for two open-rank tenure-track positions beginning fall 2017, to teach a variety of Strategic Communication courses.

Position 1 (Req. 653): We seek a colleague with strong writing skills who takes an integrated approach to the field of Strategic Communication.  Candidates are also expected to advise graduate student theses and professional projects.  Duties may include advising student organizations.

Requirements: A PhD or equivalent terminal degree in communication, mass communication, advertising, public relations, strategic communication or a related field is required.  PhD is required at the time of appointment or ABD will be considered with a firm anticipated completion date no longer than nine months after appointment.

Position 2 (Req. 652): This position focuses on the students’ creative development and is intended for an industry leader of national repute, with the ability and drive to help today’s students be successful in a changing industry. The candidate will also teach a foundational skills course that focuses on Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign, web and/or video production as part of the School’s core curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, advise a competitive NSAC team, and establish and maintain networks with the advertising industry.

Requirements: MS/MA in Communication or closely related area with significant professional experience in the advertising industry in a position of creative leadership; or a MFA or PhD (for tenure-track applicants). Candidates with the ability to teach advertising in both traditional and new media settings are desired. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to advise graduate student theses and professional projects.

The screening deadline for both positions is November 18, 2016. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will close when a pool of successful candidates has been developed.  Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadlines but the positions will remain open until filled. Candidates should have the ability to work in an interdisciplinary, diverse, and collaborative environment and must be legally qualified to work in the United States at the time of appointment. Only candidates with university-level teaching experience and a record of published research will be considered for tenure consideration.

To Apply

  • All applicants must submit the following:
  • A letter of interest addressing the required qualifications and responsibilities
  • A current CV with complete professional and academic history
  • An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded
  • Samples of published research
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Names and contact information for three professional recommendations

Note: Only complete packages submitted electronically will be considered.

Materials should be addressed and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://www.highpoint.edu/administration/employment-opportunities/

Refer any questions to: Dr. Shannon Campbell scampbel@highpoint.edu

September 28, 2016

Western Illinois University

Department of Broadcasting and Journalism is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor at the Macomb campus to teach undergraduate courses in digital media production and technology such as basic video production, post-production, field production, studio production, digital content dissemination and digital graphics and design. Candidates must have a Master’s degree plus 30 hours in Broadcasting or related field OR Master’s degree plus 30 hours in non-broadcasting field (graphic design, digital video, new media) with professional video production experience.  Proficient in Final Cut, Adobe Premiere or similar video-editing software; and proficient in Motion, Photoshop, After Effects or similar graphic and photo-editing software.

AA/EO/M/W/D/V employer. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

For more detailed information and to apply click on the link below:

Arizona State University

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University seeks to hire a senior-level faculty member to begin August 16, 2017.

The duties of the position include research, teaching and providing service to the academy and the profession. The required qualifications for the position include an earned doctorate in journalism, mass communication or related field and substantive research and teaching experience in higher education. The successful candidate will be a tenured faculty member and have a substantial track record of scholarly research. The ideal candidate also will have substantive experience in sponsored-research projects.

Arizona State University is redefining the 21st century research university as a knowledge enterprise. Building on a long legacy of excellence, ASU has nearly tripled its research funding over the past decade and is now recognized as one of the fastest-growing large research enterprises in the United States. ASU’s interdisciplinary, solutions-focused approach to research, entrepreneurship and economic development recently earned it the distinction of being named the #1 most innovative school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

The Cronkite School, located on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus in the nation’s 12th largest media market, is a global leader in professional and innovative digital news media and public relations education. The school champions a “teaching hospital” model of journalism education through a dozen immersive professional programs. Cronkite operates Arizona PBS, one of the nation’s largest public television stations which reaches 1.9 million households across 80 percent of the state. The Cronkite School and Arizona PBS recently received the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award for a Cronkite student-produced documentary on heroin that reached more than 1 million Arizonans on television and radio.

Application deadline:  December 1, 2016; if not filled, the first of each month thereafter until the search is closed.

Application procedure:  Materials must include 1) a current curriculum vita (or resume); 2.) a letter outlining employment history, educational philosophy, scholarly research or creative interests, and a description of how the applicant’s experiences will benefit the Cronkite School’s program; 3.) names, positions and telephone numbers of three academic or professional references.

Submit materials to:
Senior Faculty Member Search Committee
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave.
Suite 302
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Email: CronkiteJobs@asu.edu

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/. The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication actively encourages diversity among its applicants and work force.

Texas Christian University

The Bob Schieffer College of Communication

Assistant Professor
Department of Journalism

We invite applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in journalism beginning in August 2017. In particular, the journalism program seeks candidates with teaching and/or scholarly experience in areas such as design, diversity and the media, health communication, media literacy, social/new media studies, Spanish-language journalism, sports journalism, and visual communication or writing.

We seek applicants who will have completed the Ph.D. in journalism/mass communication by the appointment date. Successful candidates will have an active and productive research agenda and evidence of teaching excellence, with demonstrated ability to teach introductory and upper-level courses. The standard teaching load is 3/2, along with commitments to academic advising and departmental and college service.

The Bob Schieffer College of Communication:
The college, which is named for TCU alumnus and longtime CBS network TV correspondent Bob Schieffer, is the academic home for approximately 1,000 undergraduate students majoring in four departments (Communication Studies; Film, Television and Digital Media; Journalism; and Strategic Communication), for 32 graduate students pursuing master’s degrees in Communication Studies and Strategic Communication, and for about 50 full-time and 25 part-time faculty.  The college’s award-winning student activities include print, video and digital news media, a forensics and debate team, an advertising and public relations agency, a radio station and sports broadcasting productions.  The college also offers a vibrant array of study abroad courses taught by its faculty.

Texas Christian University:

Founded in 1873 and currently enrolling approximately 10,000 students, TCU delivers a world-class university experience, consistently ranking in the top 5 percent of the nation’s 3,500 universities and colleges.  The university ranks in the top 100 national universities in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings and named by Forbes as one of its “Rising Stars” 10 Top College to Watch.”  TCU has been named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education for five consecutive years, and its endowment is among the top 60 college and university endowments nationwide.  In recent years, the university at large has invested more than $200 million in top-of-the-line facilities, including a new intellectual commons and library expansion that opened in Fall 2015.  More than 71 countries and 60 religious faith traditions are represented by TCU’s students.  With a 13:1 student/faculty ratio and a teacher-scholar model that results in close, mentoring relationships, TCU offers many of the advantages of smaller liberal arts colleges.

Fort Worth, Texas:

Fort Worth is the nation’s 16th largest city.  The Dallas/Fort Worth metro area is the fourth largest in the nation and is home to 18 Fortune 500 companies.  The metro area has been named no. 2 in the country for job growth by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and named fifth best city in the country to buy a home.  Fort Worth boasts “the best downtown in America,” according to Liveability .com, and is home to a three world-class art museums, a premier performance facility, green spaces and public art.

TCU welcomes employees from a wide variety of backgrounds, traditions, and experiences. TCU strives to create and preserve a respectful culture and encourages all to apply.

Applications must include a cover letter, a list of at least three references, and a curriculum vitae. Applications must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty/CSSPage_Welcome.asp. From there, click on “Find Openings” and then select “Communication Positions.”

All questions regarding the application process should be directed to hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu or 817-257-7790. Review of applications begins October 31 and continues until the position is filled.

As an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate in any employment practice on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Washington State University

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Description of Positions: The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA, invites applications for one permanent, full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level to begin on August 16, 2017.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Requirements for Assistant Professor: Earned Ph.D. or nearing completion of dissertation in communication or a related area before the date of hire but with Ph.D. degree requirements completed before start of employment, evidence of potential for a productive research agenda in health communication, and evidence of potential for successful teaching.

Requirements for Associate Professor: Earned Ph.D. in communication or a related area, evidence of a productive research agenda in health communication, and evidence of successful teaching, and must have served at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent by the date of hire.

Preference: Demonstrated success in research and/or teaching in doctor-patient communication and/or one of the following areas: health disparities, health promotion/education, mobile health, risk communication, or health literacy, demonstrated success or potential for securing grants, strong background in quantitative methods, demonstrated record of interacting with industry professionals, and evidence of online teaching.

Duties: Contribute to the college’s Health Communication graduate programs through teaching, scholarship and grants. Contribute to one of the college’s undergraduate areas in Strategic Communication, Journalism & Media Production, and Communication & Society. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to the following: Health Communication Theories for Behavior Change, Communicating Health in Practice, Health Message Design and Effectiveness, Professional Health Communication Management and Campaigns, Youth and the Media, Mobile Media, Persuasion, Organizing for Social Change, Intercultural Communication, or Consumer Insights and Branding.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with interdisciplinary research groups and centers within the college and across campus, such as Washington State University’s Research Collaborative for Addressing Health Disparities, which involves diverse faculty conducting research on human health and health disparities across biological, behavioral, family and community levels.

Application Procedure: Applicants must send curriculum vitae, cover letter summarizing qualifications, research statement, and contact information for three references, and apply online at https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/27826

In the cover letter, candidates should address which research area mentioned above best fits their interest and how they can contribute to the teaching needs identified above.

Review of applications will begin November 28, 2016, and the position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding. For more information, contact Stacey Hust, Chair, Strategic Communication, sjhust@wsu.edu.


September 27, 2016

Bridgewater College

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies –Tenure Track

The Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater College invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2017.

The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Communication or related field (ABD considered). The department seeks a teacher-scholar with expertise in interactive media management and message design. Experience in visual design will strengthen an application.  We are looking for an individual with a broad-based understanding of the intersections between communication technology and culture, as evidenced through their research agenda. Teaching responsibilities may include some combination of the following: Public Relations, Nonprofit Communication, Organizational Communication, Oral Communication (public speaking emphasis) and/or participation in the first-year seminar (introduction to the liberal arts). The successful candidate can expect opportunities to develop new courses in their areas of interest.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Melanie Laliker, Chair, at mlaliker@bridgewater.edu.

APPLICATION: Please complete online application https://www.bridgewater.edu/careers and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation should be forwarded to Courtney Ritchie, administrative assistant to the provost and vice president for academic affairs, at critchie@bridgewater.edu.

DEADLINE: To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by November 1, 2016.

Bridgewater College is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse faculty, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.  Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Pepperdine University

Public Relations – Assistant Professor
Seaver College of Arts and Sciences

The Communication Division of Pepperdine University invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track appointment in public relations. The successful candidate will be able to teach several courses within our 100-plus student major, including Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Writing and Media, and Public Relations Techniques and Campaigns. The ability to teach general media courses, such as Storytelling Through Media, Communication Theories, and Communication Research, is preferred. The opportunity to teach courses in the Communication Division’s strategic communication master’s degree is also a possibility. An emphasis on innovative teaching is highly desirable. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful applicant will provide academic advising for a cohort of majors within the division. Skill at assessment, curriculum development and service learning/community based research are emphases that would be greatly appreciated. Documented research interest, teaching experience, and professional experience in public relations are required.  A Ph.D. is also required.

Pepperdine’s undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3400 students situated in Malibu, Calif. All applicants must have an active commitment to the university’s Christian mission and indicate that in their application materials.  (http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/our-story/seaver-mission/)

We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color.  Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context that celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire, and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists who are active members in a Church of Christ congregation.

If interested, please apply through this website: http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/administration/dean/facultyemployment/

A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Dr. Denise Ferguson@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Public Relations Search Committee
Communication Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211

James Madison University

The School of Communication Studies at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in public relations to begin August 25, 2017, pending budgetary approval.  We seek someone who can bring innovative teaching, engaged scholarship, and practical experiences to the classroom and can add to the intellectual climate of the school.  Applicants must be able to teach a variety of public relations courses (including writing, theory, visual communication, and/or campaigns). Successful applicants will complement the strengths of existing faculty.

Ideal applicants will have a Ph.D. in communication, demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, and possess a record of continuing or promising scholarly productivity. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate an interest and ability to secure external funding, develop cross-disciplinary work, contribute to graduate education in the area of health communication, and are able to teach the basic course in the general education program.

Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates are urged to submit completed applications online as soon as possible at http://www.jmu.edu/humanresources/emp/joblink.shtml where they can complete the faculty profile and upload the following information: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of unofficial transcripts as document #1, student evaluations as document #2, and names, phone numbers and email addresses for three academic references (whom we will contact directly to upload a letter of recommendation). Hard copies of application materials will not be accepted unless specifically requested. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Corey Hickerson, Search Committee Chair, at hickerca@jmu.edu.

JMU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Equal Access employer.  We seek candidates who will contribute to the climate and body of diversity in the School.  The School of Communication Studies strives to create an educational environment in which students and faculty facilitate constructive dialogue in the classroom and community to inspire responsible citizenship in a diverse world.

Columbia University

PSSN Job Description –  full version

The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar/scientist or associate research scholar/scientist position to begin July 1, 2017.

Columbia University is pleased to announce three interdisciplinary postdoctoral positions in the Presidential Scholars in Society & Neuroscience program for researchers who have earned the doctorate, or its equivalent, in:

(1) a humanities, arts, or social science discipline – such as psychiatry, psychology, public health, law, history, economics, literature, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, political science, journalism, music and the arts – and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, neuroscience research;


(2) neuroscience or a related discipline in the natural sciences, and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, another discipline in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.

These Scholars will join an innovative program, Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, which includes a total of nine postdoctoral research scholars and a large group of mentors and affiliated faculty from the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

To Apply:
Review of applications will begin on November 28, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Candidates must hold a doctoral-level degree (PhD, DPhil, EdD, JD, MD, etc.) by July 1, 2017, and must have received this degree after July 1, 2012.

Please visit Columbia University’s online application site for further information about this posting and to submit your application.  All submissions must include a proposal for an interdisciplinary research project, and must be submitted via the online platform.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.