San José State University

San José, California
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY

Subject to Budgetary Approval
Specialization: Public Relations
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24295

Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track

Qualifications:
Earned doctoral degree in public relations, mass communications, or closely related field by the position start date. Applicants must have a demonstrated understanding of how public relations helps organizations achieve their missions through the principled application of public relations strategies and tactics. The ideal candidate will have teaching and professional experience, a strong research agenda, and the ability to advance the school’s public relations curriculum in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the
educational goals of a multicultural population evidenced by cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate and graduate skills and conceptual courses in writing (both “earned” and “owned” media), public relations case studies, campaigns, research, data analytics, and other integrated marketing communication courses. Knowledge of/experience in high-tech, health, crisis, and global strategic communication is a plus. Serve on school, college, and university committees.

Salary Range:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 20, 2018.
 Eligibility:

Eligibility:
Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:
For full consideration, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three confidential letters of reference with contact information by November 10, 2017 to apply.interfolio.com/45852 . Please direct all questions to: Dr. Phylis Johnson (phylis.west@sjsu.edu), Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, San José State University. Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

The public relations program at San José State University is nationally recognized and the only degree program of its kind in Northern California.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)

Loyola Marymount University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH IN JOURNALISM

The Department of English at Loyola Marymount University seeks an assistant professor to fill a tenure-track position in Journalism to begin in Fall 2018. An advanced degree in Journalism (Ph.D. preferred) or a closely related field (or equivalent), successful undergraduate teaching, a record of publication and/or authorship of film/video/audio/digital work, and experience in the profession are required. Experience in and critical knowledge of the technology and content of multiple media, expertise in covering communities traditionally underserved by media in general, and a concern for ethical issues that confront journalists in the digital era are required.

We are looking for a candidate qualified to help us strengthen and increase the visibility of our social justice grounded Journalism Minor and help expand our program. Interest in teaching courses that could be cross-listed with any of our interdisciplinary programs such as African- American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Environmental Studies, or Urban Studies would be preferred. The normal teaching load would be two or three 4-unit courses per semester (2-2-2-3 courses per semester over two years), including Core courses and Journalism courses.

As part of an intercultural, student-centered institution, the English Department promotes teaching diverse course content using inclusive/critical pedagogies. Candidates should have an interest in helping students develop as local and global citizens through, for example, experiential learning assignments, community-engagement, and/or immersion experiences. Experience with or interest in digital pedagogies or integrating technology in teaching in ways that enhance student learning would be considered an asset. LMU values the teacher-scholar-practitioner educator model, offering a pre-tenure sabbatical and opportunities for research and course development grants. Interest in and value for University citizenship and engagement are important for faculty at LMU.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 5600 undergraduates and over 2500 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. LMU seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion  of justice. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women, minorities and members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to apply. Visit http://www.lmu.edu for more information.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of   teaching philosophy, and three pieces of journalism  published in print, digital, audio, video,   or film format, or articles on media and/or journalism in scholarly publications, by November 15, 2017. Application materials (in pdf format) should be emailed to JournalismPosition@LMU.edu.

California State University, San Bernardino

The Department of Communication Studies at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position that begins September 2018.  The successful candidate will have teaching, research, and/or professional experience in Spanish and English language multimedia communication, such as video storytelling, radio, broadcast or print journalism, multimedia storytelling, photojournalism, multimedia public relations campaigns, or social media.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate substantive potential for scholarly research, creative/professional work, or both. Requirements include a Ph.D or M.F.A. in Communication, Journalism, Digital Media or related field at the time of appointment.

Interested candidates should apply by November 8, 2017 at
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/1864019/communication-studies-spanishenglish-multimedia-assistant-professor-tenure-t?pagetype=transferJobs

California State University, Fresno

College of Arts and Humanities
Media, Communication and Journalism
Vacancy # 13334
http://www.fresnostate.edu/artshum/

Roger Tatarian Endowed Faculty Scholar in Journalism Lectureship
Lecturer (Temporary Faculty)

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University’s commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity

• Available for Academic Year: 2018/2019.
• Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
• Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
• California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus. When necessary, the University may decide to make more than one faculty appointment from a single search.

The Roger Tatarian Endowed Faculty Scholar in Journalism position was established in honor of the former Fresno State professor and editor-in-chief of United Press International. The successful candidate will teach two classes, one in journalism and one a seminar course designed by the candidate to reflect the candidate’s expertise. The position will be available for four semesters initially, with the option for six additional semesters. The successful candidate also will create and coordinate at least one public symposium per year focusing on contemporary media issues; conduct department and campus-wide seminars in journalistic issues; work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department; and work independently and with the Department to create and strengthen collaborative relationships with local media and other constituencies.

The Roger Tatarian Endowed Faculty Scholar in Journalism resides in the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism. The department serves more than 300 undergraduate students studying in one of five options: Advertising, Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Multimedia, and Public Relations. Students and faculty are involved in a variety of media operations, clubs, and activities including: The Collegian student newspaper, KFSR campus radio, multimedia and television production services, a student run-public relations firm (TALK), the Paul D. Adams Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, the American Advertising Federations National Student Advertising Competition, Alpha Delta Sigma (advertising club), and the Fresno State chapter of the Radio and Television Digital News Association. In addition to the campus newspaper and radio station, media facilities include an HD television studio, two computer labs, and four editing stations.

Required Education: An earned Ph.D. or masters degree is preferred. Bachelors degree is required.

Required Experience:
1) Demonstrated professional experience in journalism;
2) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience on the college or university level and experience in international journalism are preferred. Also preferred is demonstration of potential for creating and strengthening collaborative relationships with local media and other constituencies.

Application Procedures: Application review will begin October 15, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1095153, attach letter of intent that addresses the required experience and preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae and names of three references. Applicants who are interviewed by phone or Skype will be asked to submit two letters of reference and official transcripts.

Questions about this position may be sent by email to Prof. Betsy Hays, Search Committee Chair, Department of Media, Communications and Journalism, California State University, Fresno, 2225 E. San Ramon Ave., MF10, Fresno, CA 93740.

Other: In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

California State University, Long Beach

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Journalism and Public Relations
Tenure-Track Position Opening

RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2486

POSITION
: Assistant Professor of Public Relations

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2018 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MBA or MA in public relations, journalism or communication
  • Professional experience in public relations
  • Demonstrated potential to teach courses in public relations and mass communication
  • Demonstrated potential to engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to presentations and publications
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

DESIRED/PREFERRED

  • Ph.D. or official notification of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018 in mass communication or related field

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior teaching experience at college level
  • Successful publication record or defined research agenda

DUTIES:

  • Teach public relations courses, including public relations principles, writing, campaigns, and case studies
  • Engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to presentations and publications
  • Advise organization chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Develop professional network of alumni and public relations contacts
  • Participate in service to the department, college, and university

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation and an official transcript

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9407

Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section.

Requests for information should be addressed to:
Dr. Chris Karadjov, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Journalism and Public Relations
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-4601
(562) 985-2104 and/or chris.karadjov@csulb.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin November 15, 2017. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

Public Relations
Assistant Professor
COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT

We invite applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication in Public Relations. Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Public Relations/Strategic Communication that cover some combination of the following areas: public relations writing; principles of public relations; public relations management; social media for public relations; organizational communication theory and advanced organizational communication theory; communication research and advanced communication research; and additional courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the department, the university, and the discipline. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Public Relations/Strategic Communication by August 1, 2018. Demonstrated potential for continued and substantive scholarly research and publication. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and/or service; and to commit to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

Date of Appointment: fall 2018.

Consideration of completed applications will begin on November 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

An online application process will be used. To apply, please go directly to http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/com-pr.shtml. For additional assistance, please email Victoria Key, Administrative Support Coordinator, at vmkey@cpp.edu.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Azusa Pacific University

Faculty Position Job Description

Position Title:  Assistant/Associate Professor – Journalism (F507)

School/College:  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)

Department: Communication Studies

Description:  The Azusa Pacific University Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a journalism faculty member who will primarily teach introductory and advanced journalism classes and anchor the journalism curriculum. Additional responsibilities may include coordinating the journalism program. Position begins Fall 2018.

Specialization: Journalistic Writing, Reporting, and Storytelling

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Journalism, Communication Studies, or Rhetoric and Writing, a commitment to teaching excellence in liberal arts, and an active scholarship agenda. Candidates must also adhere to Azusa Pacific University’s Evangelical Christian tradition.

Additional Information:

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates

Application Procedure:
To review the complete job description and to apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications to begin October 1, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled.

Azusa Pacific University

Faculty Position Description

Position Title:  Clinical Faculty – Convergent Journalistic Writing (F066)

School/College:  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department: Communication Studies

Description:  The Azusa Pacific University Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a full-time faculty member who will teach writing classes in both journalism and communication studies programs, serve as Writing Coach for APU’s converged student media, and help manage APU’s new Convergent Newsroom.  Position begins Fall 2018.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in a Journalism or Communication Studies related field strongly preferred.  Master’s Degree in relevant field and professional writing and/or writing instruction required.  Candidates must adhere to Azusa Pacific University’s Evangelical Christian tradition.

Specializations: Writing and Editing, Convergent Journalism, Media Advising, Writing Across the Curriculum

Hire Date:  Fall 2018.

Additional Information: 
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.  Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Application Procedure:
To review the complete job description and to apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/.

San Francisco State University

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Spanish-Language Journalism

San Francisco State University, Journalism Department invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Spanish-Language Journalism beginning August 2018.

Qualifications: Candidates should have significant professional experience in Spanish-language journalism and/or Latino community, Latin American journalism issues. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.F.A, or equivalent terminal degree in journalism, communication or other relevant field; or M.A., M.S. or M.J. in journalism or related fields with significant professional experience and scholarly potential.

The candidate should be an experienced and innovative storyteller who speaks and writes Spanish and English fluently. This candidate must understand how to develop meaningful content across all news platforms and have an active record of journalistic activity.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they have or will incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in their courses and/or scholarship/creative works.

Responsibilities: The position requires undergraduate teaching in topics listed above, mentoring and advising; developing an active ongoing program of scholarship or creative work within the field of journalism and; participation in the shared governance process through work in professional activities, committee work and student activities. The faculty member will develop curriculum that supports bilingual journalism and the coverage of Latino community and/or Latin American issues.  Courses might include bilingual writing for media, sports media writing, specialized reporting, production, etc. Primary teaching assignments include but are not limited to courses in: newswriting, reporting, editing, long-form writing, digital news and publication. The candidate will help improve retention and create a career pipeline for Spanish speaking students. Detailed position description is available at journalism.sfsu.edu

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The California State University (CSU) provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application process: Submit a letter of interest, a current CV, work or research portfolio, description of research and interests, names and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation upon request at a later date.

Submit all materials in a single PDF document to Cristina Azocar, Journalism Department Chair cazocar@sfsu.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

San Francisco State University is a member of the CSU system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. San Francisco State University faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work. Our goal is to attract a world-class and diverse faculty committed to build a multicultural educational environment.

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer
with a strong commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected category. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any employment with the CSU.

California State University, Fresno

The Department of Media, Communications and Journalism at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Broadcast and Multiplatform journalism.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate classes in broadcast and multimedia journalism, engage in creative activities and/or scholarly research, and participate in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities may include courses in writing, multimedia journalism, sports journalism, producing, data visualization, digital storytelling and other fields related to the candidate’s area of expertise.

An earned doctorate in broadcast or multimedia journalism or other related discipline is preferred; an earned master’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related discipline from an accredited institution is required along with 1) Demonstrated teaching experience; 2) Professional experience in broadcast and/or multimedia journalism; 3) Evidence of publication in two or more scholarly journals or published creative works, and 4) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. For a full position description and to apply online visit: http://jobs.fresnostate.edu. California State University, Fresno is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.