University of Colorado Boulder

Open Rank Position in Strategic Communication with a focus on Multicultural Issues

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an open rank position (full, associate, or assistant professor level) in the area of strategic communication to begin August 2018.

The successful candidate would be a proven leader exhibiting a track record of commitment to multicultural issues and historically underrepresented communities in higher education through areas of research, teaching, leadership, and/or service. The individual will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the department’s efforts to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity through departmental leadership roles, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and research. The individual is expected to teach two courses per semester, and to continue or establish a research agenda focused on issues related to strategic communication and diversity, including (but not limited to) the effects of strategic communication messages on marginalized populations; the representation of marginalized populations in strategic communication; inequalities in strategic communication messages; inequalities in strategic communication industries; and/or the empowerment of marginalized groups through strategic communication.

Preferred candidates would hold a Ph.D. and tenure at the full or associate rank at a peer institution and demonstrate a track record of leadership within a department. For consideration at the tenure-track, assistant professor rank, candidates would hold a Ph.D. in advertising, mass communication, or a related field, and demonstrate a well-defined research agenda and evidence of scholarly publication and the ability to teach strategic communication courses.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=11412&lang=en

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jolene Fisher at Jolene.Fisher@Colorado.edu

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: hr-ada@colorado.edu.

Colorado State University

Assistant Professor in Digital Media and Emerging Journalistic Practices
Department of Journalism and Media Communication
Colorado State University
Starting fall 2018

Colorado State University seeks an entry-level assistant professor (tenure-track) with primary research interests in digital media and emerging journalistic practices.  The candidate’s research focus should emphasis one or more of the following areas:  digital storytelling, content marketing and entrepreneurship, news production and innovation, and audience engagement and media analytics.  The successful candidate will carry a 2/2 teaching load, including undergraduate courses in advanced digital journalism and communication concept and skills courses, and graduate courses in his or her research area.

Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. or advanced ABD status, a demonstrated research program related to digital media and emerging journalistic practices, professional communication experience complementing the department’s converged curriculum, demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, and the ability to advise M.S. and Ph.D. students and to mentor undergraduate students.

Application materials include a letter of application with a statement of research focus, a curriculum vita, publications or conference papers demonstrating scholarly engagement, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references.

Colorado State is Colorado’s land-grant institution situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, one hour north of Denver. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2017.

To view the full position description and to apply, visit: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50412

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Fort Lewis College

Durango, Colorado

Assistant Professor in
Journalism and Multimedia Studies
Department of English

This is a tenure-track position starting August 2018.

The Journalism and Multimedia Studies Major at Fort Lewis College offers students an education in the principles of media literacy, ethics, and production in the dynamic, creative town of Durango, CO, in the mountains of SW Colorado. We seek a colleague who is a generalist in journalism and media studies with a commitment to multimedia storytelling for the public good.

Teaching load is 12 credit hours per term. Teaching assignment may include the College’s general education course(s).

Minimum Qualifications:
· Ph.D. in journalism/media studies or in a related field (ABD considered)
· College teaching experience
· Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education
· Ability to teach a variety of media theory and journalism courses
· Ability to provide instruction and guidance to student journalists at the college’s multimedia student news organization

Desired Qualifications:
· Experience in long-form journalism, layout and design
· Prior professional experience in journalism or a closely related field
· Ability to work with colleagues across disciplines to create interdisciplinary multimedia opportunities for students
· Ability to liaise with the Durango and Four Corners community to develop our program, cultivate professional opportunities for students, and collaborate on media content creation in the region

School Description: Fort Lewis College is part of the State of Colorado higher education system and is a four-year, undergraduate, public, liberal arts college. The Department of English houses three majors: Journalism and Multimedia Studies, English and Writing.

Geographic Area: Durango is located in southwestern Colorado in a beautiful mountain valley surrounded by peaks reaching over 14,000 feet in elevation. There are numerous possibilities for outdoor activities.

Application Process:

Please email a letter of application, resume, and statement of teaching philosophy to: Email: widen_d@fortlewis.edu
Inquiries about the position maybe be addressed to: Dr. Michele Malach Malach_m@fortlewis.edu
Semi-finalists may be asked to submit three current letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts and samples of scholarly and/or creative work.

Applications received by December 15, 2017 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Fort Lewis College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. People from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Colorado State University

Assistant Professor in Public Relations and Strategic Communication
Department of Journalism and Media Communication
Starting Fall 2018

Colorado State University seeks an entry-level, tenure track assistant professor in public relations and strategic communication. The successful candidate will carry a 2/2 teaching load, including undergraduate courses in public relations and other media communication courses appropriate to the candidate’s background, and graduate courses on topics such as strategic communication, crisis communication, and communication management. Must have demonstrated research with impact potential related to the area(s) of public relations and/or strategic communication.

Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. or advanced ABD status by August 2018, a research program in public relations and strategic communication with impact potential, professional communication experience complementing the department’s converged curriculum, demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, and ability to advise M.S. and Ph.D. students.

Application materials include a letter of application with a statement of research focus, a curriculum vita, publications or conference papers demonstrating scholarly engagement (3 maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references.

Colorado State is Colorado’s land-grant institution situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, one hour north of Denver. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 9.

To view the full position description and to apply, visit: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/49859

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.