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April 24, 2014

Southern Methodist University

Executive-in-Residence
Position Number 00052457

The Temerlin Advertising Institute (TAI) at SMU is looking for an experienced industry professional to join the faculty as an Executive-in-Residence. This full-time position requires teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

We are looking for someone who can bring a significant understanding of the industry to the classroom and contribute to the development of the next generation of advertising professionals. In support of that goal, the Executive-in-Residence will teach classes and provide management of the recruitment, retention, and placement of graduate students.

The M.A. program in Advertising incorporates theory and practice together and then filters it through a lens of social and corporate responsibility. It’s an approach designed for broader understanding and leadership in today’s socially conscious world. If you’re ready to impact future industry leaders, this is the position for you.

Duties include: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Placing graduate students in executive internships; Aiding with graduate program promotional activities; Enhancing the graduate student experience with career workshops and interaction opportunities for students with the Dallas Advertising Community; and management of our study abroad program (currently in Hong Kong).

About the Temerlin Advertising Institute
The Institute has reached prominence for the scholarly and creative work of its faculty and students, and is partially funded by multi-million dollar endowments that augment faculty salaries, travel funding, technology, scholarships, and public outreach programs. SMU offers generous benefits, summer teaching support, and provides for numerous research funding opportunities. The Institute services approximately 150 undergraduate and 20 graduate students.

Our faculty consists of advertising agency presidents and vice presidents, award-winning creatives, journal editors, top academic researchers, and highly acclaimed teachers, all supplemented with current industry professionals teaching as adjuncts.

QUALIFICATIONS: A graduate degree and industry experience; currency in the profession; ability to work closely with an interested and involved professional community to provide students both theoretical and practical exposure to advertising. Teaching experience is preferred.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. STARTING DATE: August 2014.

NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATIONS:
The committee will begin its review of applications May 15, 2014. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Applicants will be notified of employment decision after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. Submit a letter (email preferable) of application, a current curriculum vita (expanded resume), and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Dr. Steven Edwards, Director and Professor
Temerlin Advertising Institute
Meadows School of the Arts
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX 75275-0356

Email: taisearch@smu.edu

Amy Dahmann, Assistant Director
PHONE: 214.768.1878
FAX: 214.768.1155
http://temerlin.smu.edu

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.

 

April 23, 2014

University of Oregon

Instructor in Journalism and Communication (Digital Publishing and Technology)

Posting 14107
School of Journalism and Communication

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon seeks an Instructor in Digital Publishing and Technology (Advertising) to join a faculty committed to the future of journalism and communication in the public interest. We seek a colleague who will work across programs to facilitate digital innovation in the school.

The instructor will be a resource for assisting students and faculty in developing abilities in new media, digital presentations, Interactive PDF, podcasting, and ebooks. Responsibilities would include developing solutions for professional development on many levels. The Instructor would teach Digital Publishing courses and workshops on the UO main campus in Eugene and at the SOJC Turnbull Center in Portland.

Successful candidates will have substantial professional experience in digital publishing, the ability to teach journalism software seminars to SOJC students and special content seminars to professionals at the UO and in Portland, the ability to advise student publications, and a strong interest in developing new media programs and web/distance learning classes. Master’s degree in a relevant field is required. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience may substitute for an advanced degree.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2014. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by May 13, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, portfolio (link to online is fine) and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4018.

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and Media Studies minor; and supports the 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, is launching the Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement, 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 Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

University of Oregon

Instructor in Journalism and Communication (Design and Creative Content Development/Advertising)

Posting 14109
School of Journalism and Communication

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon seeks an Instructor in Design and Creative Content Development/Advertising to join a faculty committed to the future of journalism and communication in the public interest. We seek a colleague who will serve as Creative Director, helping students develop portfolios in the intersection of conceptual development, writing, design and art direction.

This position calls for agency experience in developing an array of creative work and creative team management.

This instructor develop coursework in creative team management and executing work in multiple media, provide creative direction for portfolio development for writers and art directors, and teach courses in portfolio development and writing design concepts. Master’s degree in a relevant field is required. In exceptional circumstances, significant professional experience may substitute for an advanced degree.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2014. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by May 13, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, portfolio (link to online is fine) and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4019.

The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and Media Studies minor; and supports the 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, is launching the Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement, 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 Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

April 22, 2014

Rhode Island College

Assistant Professor of Communication
Advertising
Tenure Track position
Fall 2014

The Department of Communication at Rhode Island College invites applications for the full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for Fall 2014 to teach mostly prospective advertising courses such as Ad Principles, Ad research, Ad Strategy, Ad Creativity and the capstone Advertising Laboratory. The position is pending budgetary approval; final appointment is subject to available funding.

The Department of Communication serves approximately 400 majors in Public and Professional Communication, Mass Media, PR/Ad, and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Join a forward-looking and collegial department in a well-regarded regional institution with great traditions and dynamic culture. The Greater Providence metropolitan area offers easy access to the East Coast cultural centers, ocean shore, parks and forests, and many options for urban or suburban life styles. Established in 1854, Rhode Island College is a comprehensive mid-size institution of approximately 9,000 students.

Requirements include Ph.D. in Advertising or relevant related field completed by August 2014; ABDs* will be considered; experience teaching advertising courses such as principles, research methods, media planning, and strategy.

Preferred Qualifications include: Advertising industry experiences; evidence of effective undergraduate teaching.

Application deadline: May 18, 2014.

IMPORTANT: For full job description and application procedures, see our web site: https://employment.ric.edu/

Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system

*The doctoral degree is required for appointment and must be completed prior to the beginning of service.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution which values and is committed to expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

www.ric.edu

April 21, 2014

Texas Tech University

Post-Doc in Crisis/Emergency Communication

The College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University invites applications for a post-doctoral position with a specialization in crisis communication, organizational response to natural disasters, and/or disaster preparedness. The post-doc will work with college faculty as part of a University-wide cluster hire initiative to support interdisciplinary research in the area of wind hazards.

Candidates should employ an empirical, social scientific research approach focused on communication processes in the areas of crisis communication, disaster response, and/or environmental issues. Superior candidates will have: (1) a strong program of research in crisis communication that emphasizes effective organizational response to crisis or disaster-related events; (2) the ability to contribute to the University’s interdisciplinary initiative to collaborate with researchers from Texas Tech’s Whitacre College of Engineering, Atmospheric Science Group of the Geosciences Department, and the National Wind Institute; (3) evidence of success obtaining and managing and/or a demonstrated interest in obtaining federal or foundation grants. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to COMC’s teaching mission.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. by the time of appointment in fields related to crisis communication or crisis management with an interest in natural disasters, and an active program of peer-reviewed publication in relevant research areas. The ideal candidate will also have professional experience managing organizational response to disasters or emergencies, working in STEM-related practice areas or working for government/municipalities prone to wind-hazard events or other natural disasters; experience in seeking external funding; demonstrated potential to join ongoing university and regional wind-related projects; and a general scholarly interest in environmental discourse.

Application Instructions: Deadline for full consideration for this position is May 5, 2014, but applications will be considered until the position has been filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least one research manuscript. ABDs/post-docs should submit three letters of reference; current assistant professors should submit the names of three references. Informal queries may be made to the chairs of the search committee, Dr. Glenn Cummins (glenn.cummins@ttu.edu) or Dr. Erik Bucy (erik.bucy@ttu.edu), but all applications must be made through online submission website: http://jobs.texastech.edu/. The requisition number is 91148. Additional information about the College and the University is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/.

Texas Tech University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

April 16, 2014

Millersville University

Millersville University’s developing Digital Journalism program seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the instructor/assistant professor level beginning in August 2014. The ideal candidate will have relevant scholarly agenda, demonstrated experience using digital journalism tools, and demonstrated expertise in one or more areas: digital multi-media writing/journalism; digital design; visual applications for digital journalism; data-driven journalism; computer-assisted journalism, multi-media reporting, and digital video/audio production.

For more information about the position and its required and preferred qualifications and to apply, go to https://jobs.millersville.edu and create a faculty application.

Applicants are required to upload a letter of application, current vitae, transcripts, a portfolio of related work and contact information for three professional references, at least one of which should address the candidate’s effectiveness in teaching. Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 24, 2014.

An EO/AA institution

www.millersville.edu

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/v6wwgfc

University of Arizona

School of Journalism
Professor of Practice for Broadcast and Digital Journalism

The University of Arizona School of Journalism invites applications for a two-thirds-time assistant professor of practice, non-tenure eligible, who would provide key teaching and support for broadcast and digital media. The person would assist in the development and coordination of the school’s media publications, as well as teach courses in broadcast and digital journalism.

Candidates should have significant professional journalistic experience in broadcast news, with the ability to teach broadcast writing and production, including related technologies (e.g., Final Cut Pro), as well as basic digital and innovative storytelling. Candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching, as well as collaborating with faculty within and outside the school to create new journalism initiatives within the context of digital transformation. Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in journalism or related field, or be working toward a master’s degree. They must have strong visual, writing, editing, and communication skills in English, and the capacity to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies on campus and outside of the university. Position responsibilities include teaching three classes per semester, with a focus on school media classes, and service to the school, university, and profession. All students are required to complete a school media course, which includes a newspaper, magazine, TV show, and news service covering communities of the Southwest (more information at http://journalism.arizona.edu/media). Preferred skills including the ability to write and speak fluently in Spanish.

The school has integrated digital media throughout its curriculum, including classes in multimedia and entrepreneurial journalism, and wishes to expand online opportunities for students while maintaining rigorous training in writing, reporting, and ethics. Faculty – including tenured research-active faculty – have extensive professional experience and are committed to fostering a free and robust press. More information about the school is at http://journalism.arizona.edu/.

We will begin reviewing applications on April 22, 2014, and will continue review until the position is filled. The selected candidate can start beginning August 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W.D.V. For complete details & to apply online, go to: www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=211545. For additional information about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Kim Newton, at newtonk@email.arizona.edu.

University of Massachusetts Boston

Communication Department
Chair Hire 2014

The University of Massachusetts Boston welcomes applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professor to serve as Department Chairperson beginning January 15, 2015. The department and undergraduate major is housed in the College of Liberal Arts. Launched in the spring of 2013, the program has already grown to over 230 majors and 30 minors. We are looking for a capable, enthusiastic leader with a track record of managing department growth, in terms of both enrollment and in the recruiting and retention of new faculty.

Candidates should possess an earned PhD in Communication and a research program that intersects with our current strengths in communication technology, media, interpersonal, health, or intercultural communication. Previous administrative experience at the level of chair or program director is desired, as is experience in the development and implementation of new courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

The candidate will lead the continued growth of a department that serves a diverse student population at a university committed to its urban identity. The ideal candidate will further the social scientific research perspective of the department, in a way that encourages research collaboration between faculty and undergraduate students. Opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaboration may exist between this position and the CLA Departments of Psychology or Sociology, McCormack Graduate School of Public Policy, and/or College of Nursing and Health Sciences, depending on areas of research expertise and interest. Department chairs are expected to teach one course per semester.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is hired. All materials must be submitted electronically; hard copy applications will not be considered. Please submit a cover letter, C.V., research statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness at umb.interviewexchange.com. Three letters of support should be sent to Martin Hansen at martin.hansen@umb.edu.

UMass Boston is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

UMass Boston extends full benefits to all employees, spouses/same-sex domestic partners, and dependent children.

Florida International University

POSITION DESCRIPTION

THE POSITION: Chair of Advertising and Public Relations, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu.

Responsibilities:
The Chair is the senior academic and administrative officer of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, reporting directly to the Dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Chair is responsible for setting strategic and operational directives for the department. Duties include class scheduling, hiring adjunct instructors, mentoring faculty, coordinating assessment of student learning, financial reporting, producing reports, and overseeing the work of faculty. In those roles, the Chair is responsible for developing an effective and collegial environment within the department, and directing an overall plan that supports excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Requirements:
The School is seeking a Chair who holds a combination of professional, academic and administrative credentials within the fields of public relations and/or advertising. Minimum qualifications include demonstrated successful administrative experience in an academic, business, or professional setting, and evidence of scholarly and/or professional achievement that may merit a tenured faculty appointment, preferably at the rank of professor in public relations or advertising. The School is firmly committed to preparing students for a changing communications environment, and this person should be conversant in new media technologies.

The successful applicant should have a proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all constituencies in a multicultural environment. Experience in administration, budget management, personnel management, and strategic planning is preferred. A terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher education in one of the disciplines or professions of the School is highly preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for at least three references, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy. Using Mozilla Firefox please go to the web site: http://jobsearch.fiu.edu, using keyword “Public Relations” or “507464” and posted “Anytime” for more information and to apply, or contact Meira Langsam at (305) 919-5674 (langsamm@fiu.edu).

FIU AND THE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION:
Founded in 1965, Florida International University (FIU) is one of Florida’s 11 state universities and Miami’s first and only four-year public research university. The University is ranked by the Carnegie Classification System as Research University-High Research Activity. The University is currently accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. FIU is located in the vibrant and diverse urban center of Miami, Florida. Florida is a national leader in the artistic disciplines. It ranks third nationally in number of artists, actors, and fine artists, in the workforce and fourth in number of architects, designers, photographers, musicians, dancers, and singers. Miami hosts internationally acclaimed cultural events throughout the year, including Art Basel, The Hispanic Theatre Festival, and Design Miami. The city is also home to FIU’s own Frost and Wolfsonian Museums, the Miami Art Museum, the New World Symphony Orchestra, the Florida Grand Opera, and the Miami City Ballet.

Located on FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) parallels and anticipates the transformation of the communications landscape. From multimedia labs to study abroad programs and global learning initiatives to unique and innovative media partnerships, students are prepared to become digital and global communicators.

The SJMC (http://journalism.fiu.edu/) is increasingly recognized as a leading school of communications in the region, graduating award-winning communicators who have garnered such top industry awards as Pulitzer Prizes, Clios, Silver Anvils, Emmys and Addys, while building on a strong foundation of language and multimedia skills, and writing excellence. SJMC produces broadly-educated, critical thinkers, who understand, decipher, and interpret global and multicultural issues in the fields of journalism and mass communication. Upon graduation, students are equipped with a diverse portfolio of professional work and the confidence to compete for any number of jobs ranging from editors, reporters, photojournalists, researchers, copywriters, publicists, communication specialists, lobbyists, and video bloggers serving public, private and non-profit organizations around the world.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at FIU offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate courses focused on providing skills and aptitudes to succeed in today’s expanding world of media, including web-based, interactive and digital communications through rapidly evolving, highly technical and field-specialized content. Teaching methods blend traditional best practices and ethical foundations with relevant skills and hands-on experiences needed to produce global communicators and media revolutionaries in the 21st century. SJMC is at the forefront of pioneering programs.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer.

April 4, 2014

Southwest Minnesota State University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION (RADIO/TV)

SMSU invites applications for a full time, fixed term position of Assistant Professor of Speech (Radio/TV) to begin August 2014. Faculty member will 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 major or minor in sports media management.

The complete job description listing responsibilities and qualifications for this position along with information regarding the online application process can be viewed at http://www.smsu.edu/Administration/HumanResources/neogov.cfm. Review of the files will begin April 28, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at: www.SMSU.edu.

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.