University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lecturer in Strategic Communications

The Journalism Department at UMass Amherst is accepting applications for a full-time non-tenure track Lecturer in Strategic Communications. For the full position announcement including required qualifications and application instructions, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86467

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

Emerson College

Assistant/Associate Professor in Visual Journalism

The Department of Journalism in the School of Communication at Emerson College seeks someone with experience in video, photography and multimedia storytelling as full-time faculty in visual journalism in an open rank (assistant or associate professor), tenure-track/early tenure position. The appointment begins August 23, 2018.

The department is looking for an experienced academic and professional. Photography, video and multimedia are driving new and more varied ways of journalistic storytelling. Video is becoming more complex in not only the traditional platform of broadcast news but also in new multimedia formats.  The Department of Journalism is seeking a faculty member who will lead its efforts to extend visual journalism in all facets of its forward-thinking, learner-centered, multimedia curriculum.

This individual will enhance existing course offerings such as the Digital Journalist, Beat Reporting Across Media, Advanced Audio-Video Journalism, Photojournalism, Advanced Multimedia Reporting, and Long-form Multimedia Storytelling, as well as develop new courses such as Photo and Video Documentary Journalism, The Visual Language, or The Pulitzers and DuPonts Worth Seeing.  Candidates also should be interested in working with co-curricular student journalism organizations.  Click here for more on the Emerson journalism curriculum.

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/15038.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, but the position remains open until filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor in Multimedia Community Journalism

The Department of Journalism in the School of Communication at Emerson College seeks a promising academic with professional experience in connecting communities with local, national and global issues through the practice of journalism on digital/multimedia platforms. This position is full-time in an open rank (assistant or associate professor), tenure-track/early tenure position. The appointment begins August 23, 2018.

Issues from health to immigration to entertainment and culture link local and ethnically diverse communities across borders. The Department of Journalism is seeking a faculty member who will extend its efforts to educate students to respond to the demand for journalism that explains those links and engages diverse communities in authentic ways. This faculty member also would work with the department’s new learner-centered curriculum to expand the uses of new and varied communication tools and journalistic story forms in reporting and producing community journalism.

For more information and how to apply, please visit: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/15037.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, but the position remains open until filled.

Bridgewater State University

Assistant Professor of Film, Video and Media Studies – Digital Publishing, Dept. of Communication Studies

Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Information: Tenure Track

Department Summary:
The Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State University offers students a liberal-arts approach to understanding how human beings come together to make meaning and how best to create and analyze effective aural, written, and visual communication.

Bridgewater State University is a four-year comprehensive university in southeastern Massachusetts, serving more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students via opportunities for close student/faculty interaction and a commitment to social justice. Two-thirds of our students are first-generation college students, students of color, and/or Pell Grant recipients.

BSU is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds. BSU is primarily a teaching institution with ample opportunity for research (especially in collaboration with students).

Essential Duties:
The Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Digital Publishing. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses in a diverse interdisciplinary Communication and Media program that emphasizes convergent technology skills used in digital storytelling.

In addition to teaching, the appointee will also be expected to engage in research, curriculum development, the advising and mentoring of students and service to the university and its community.

We seek candidates whose teaching focuses on the application of digital media practices, particularly news and/or non-fiction writing.

The position requires teaching Introduction to Journalism and Multimedia Storytelling classes along with other digital media classes and courses in the successful candidate’s area of specialization. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher and possess a well-developed Communication-or Media-related scholarly and/or creative agenda.

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, or a closely related field by September 1, 2018.
  • Candidates must engage in research and service, and advise and mentor undergraduate students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A specialization in sports communication, visual communication, and/or coding is a plus.
  • The Department of Communication Studies welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups as well as others who can contribute to the university’s teaching and social justice missions, and international focus.

Special Conditions for Eligibility:

Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

Posting Number: F00138P

Open Date: 08/25/2017

Close Date: 10/31/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/1077372

Bridgewater State University (BSU ) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

Boston University

Sandra Frazier Professorship in Public Relations

Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) invites applications for the Sandra Frazier Professorship of Public Relations.

We seek a professional with a high public profile, including in public service and/or in the corporate or agency world. We seek a forward-looking, dynamic thinker with an international reputation for professional achievement in the field of Public Relations. Candidates for this endowed professorship should present qualifications suitable for appointment as a non-tenured Professor of Practice at Boston University, based on professional achievements and intellectual and industry leadership.

Consideration for this endowed chairship will be given to accomplished practitioners with international reputations in the industry. For professionals, a BA/BS in Communication or a related area is required, with significant professional experience in the public relations industry in a senior leadership position. For professionals, an MA/MS is preferred. For candidates who are also scholars, a PhD in communication or a related field is preferred.

Candidates for this position should be prepared to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations, such as Corporate Public Relations, Media Relations, Financial & Strategic Management for Communication Professionals, Crisis Communication, Ethics, and advanced-level classes in one’s specialty area.

The College of Communication at Boston University is a national leader in instruction and research in public relations. Our program prepares students for successful careers in the diverse world of public relations. Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations; Journalism; and Film & Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,000 annually, including undergraduates, graduate, and PhDs. The College integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty is a blend of award-winning scholars and award-winning professionals.

Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Applicants should submit a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement on teaching and research philosophy.

The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to:

Sara Amell
samell@bu.edu
Administrator
Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations
College of Communication
Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston University

Andrew R. Lack Professor in Journalism and the Business of Media

College of Communication Department of Journalism

The Journalism Department in the College of Communication at Boston University invites applications for the Andrew R. Lack Professor, to explore and shape the process of digital change sweeping through the practices of journalism and the institutions of the news media. This is a non‐tenured track position. We seek a forward‐looking, dynamic thinker with a national and international reputation for scholarship or professional achievement in the field of media economics and the future of journalism. Candidates for this endowed chair should present qualifications suitable for appointment as a full professor at Boston University, based on a record of scholarship and intellectual leadership. The Lack Professor should demonstrate a record as an active contributor to the public discourse on the digital transformation of journalism and the new economics of media.  The position presents extensive opportunities for cross‐disciplinary pursuits across the University and in nearby Boston area institutions.

The Professorship is endowed by Andrew Lack, the chairman of NBC News and MSNBC and a Boston University graduate.

We request a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest as well as the names or three references. Applications may be sent by mail or preferable, by email as a PDF document to:

Maureen A. Mahoney
Senior Assistant Dean
College of communication Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Email: maclark@bu.edu

Inquiries may be made to comdean@bu.edu  or 617‐353‐3488.  All will be kept confidential.

Review of Materials will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The estimated start date for the successful candidate is July 1, 2018.

Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with a department specializing in Journalism, as well as a department of Film & Television and a department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations. COM’s student population exceeds 2,000 annually, including undergraduates, graduate and PhD’s. The College integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. Our faculty is a blend of traditional academicians and widely experienced professionals. Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston University

Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) invites applications for a non-tenured Professor of the Practice of Advertising, Account Management. This position serves our outstanding program in advertising, with a focus on account management and advertising strategy. A successful candidate will have a BA/BS in Communication, business or a related area, with significant professional experience in the advertising industry in a senior position in account management. An MS/MA or MBA is preferred. Also preferred are candidates with the ability to teach marketing in both the traditional and new media/digital areas. Duties will include teaching courses in account management, advertising and brand strategy, and in other areas of COM’s curriculum as suited to the candidate’s profile. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor both undergraduate and graduate students and to establish and maintain network ties in the advertising industry. This is a position for an industry leader of international repute, with the ability and drive to help today’s students be successful in a changing industry.

Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations; Journalism; and Film & Television.

COM’s student population exceeds 2,200 annually, including undergraduates, graduate, and PhDs. The College integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty is a blend of award-winning scholars and award-winning professionals.

Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

We request a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest, as well as the names, professional titles, and email addresses of three references.

The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to:

Sara Amell
samell@bu.edu
Administrator
Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations
College of Communication
Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston University

Professor of Practice of Strategic Communication

Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) invites applications for a non-tenured Professor of Practice of Strategic Communication.

Consideration for this position will be given to accomplished practitioners with international reputations in the industry, including those who have international reputations in strategic communication research. For professionals, a BA/BS in Communication or a related area is required, with significant professional experience in strategic communication in a senior leadership position. For professionals, an MA/MS is preferred. For candidates who are also scholars, a PhD in communication or a related field is preferred.

Candidates for this position will have the potential to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, including Consumer Insights, Advertising and Brand Strategy, Marketing Research Communication Strategy, Media Relations, Crisis Communication, Financial & Strategic Management for Communication Professionals, Research Methods, and advanced-level classes in one’s specialty area.

The College of Communication at Boston University is a national leader in instruction and research of advertising and public relations. Our program prepares students for successful careers in the diverse world of advertising. Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations; Journalism; and Film & Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,000 annually, including undergraduates, graduate, and PhDs. COM integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty is a blend of award-winning scholars and award-winning professionals.

Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Applicants should submit a CV and a letter of interest, as well as the names and contact information for three references.

The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to:

Sara Amell
samell@bu.edu
Administrator
Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations
College of Communication Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston University

The Department of Journalism at Boston University seeks applications for an Associate Professor of the Practice of Visual Journalism. This is a full-time, non- tenured position with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. The initial appointment will be made for three years with the possibility of renewal depending on accomplishments.

The Associate Professor of the Practice of Visual Journalism will provide instruction and mentorship in creating audiovisual narratives conceived, produced, designed and distributed across platforms. The incumbent will train students in producing photo and video content guided by standards of professional reporting and will be able to teach reporting regardless of platform. In addition, the incumbent also will be expected to provide service as a member of the faculty, to participate in governance, to provide leadership within the visual journalism instructional team, and to continue to produce independent professional work of her/his own.

Basic qualifications: A degree in journalism and at least five years of relevant professional or academic experience is required at time of application.

Additional qualifications: A strong record of professional accomplishment as a visual journalist including prior experience with newsroom practices. Must have prior experience teaching or mentoring at the graduate or professional level.

Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate strong leadership abilities and ability to collaborate. Experience with emerging forms of video and new media is also preferred.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with professional experience. Boston University has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family. Information on working for BU can be found here: http://www.bu.edu/hr/careers/why-work-at-bu/

To apply: Please send cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement on professional works and research, and at least three examples of publications or other professional works. A statement of contributions to diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service is optional to:

Sarah Kess
Department of Journalism College of Communication Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
jodept@bu.edu

Applicants should also provide contact information for three letters of recommendation. Letters will only be requested for final candidates. All letters will be treated as confidential.

The position will remain open until filled. The initial review date for this recruitment is November 30, 2017.

Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with a department specializing in Journalism, as well as a department of Film & Television and a department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations. COM’s student population exceeds 2,000 annually, including undergraduates, graduate and PhD’s.  The College integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. Our faculty is a blend of traditional academicians and widely experienced professionals.  Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Boston University

The Boston University College of Communication invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies with an emphasis in journalism. This is a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of expertise for this position is open, but special consideration will be given to applicants whose research and teaching concern the ever‐evolving business models for journalism. We seek a colleague whose focus is on ensuring a strong future of a society built on free expression and the sharing of information.

The College of Communication is home to interdisciplinary research engaged with both quantitative and qualitative methods. The Division of Emerging Media Studies interacts with the three departments within the College: Film & Television, Journalism, and Mass Communication/Advertising/Public Relations. The candidate hired for this position will be appointed in the Department of Journalism. Accordingly, applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies or a related field, experience teaching at the university level, and a record of scholarly publications or a demonstrated potential to achieve such a record.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in media and communication theory and in the area of specialization; supervising master’s theses and doctoral dissertations; and broadening the research profile of the Division of Emerging Media Studies and the Department of Journalism.

Boston is a rich multicultural city and a hub of higher learning with a wide array of recreational activities. Currently ranked among the largest media market in United States, Boston is a thriving center of cultural and intellectual creativity. Situated in the heart of this historic yet urban environment, Boston University faculty and students regularly form close partnerships with international media and research firms. Boston University is currently ranked 32nd among the world’s universities by US News and World Report, and the College of Communication’s Department of Journalism was recently ranked 7th by The USA TODAY College Partner Network.  Faculty at BU enjoy tremendous opportunities to collaborate not only with colleagues on the Charles River Campus but also the BU Medical Campus/School of Medicine as well as scholars from the more than 50 colleges and universities in the Boston metropolitan area.

Formal review of applications will begin on October 16, but the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants should submit a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement of research and teaching philosophy. Materials should be sent to by email to the attention of:

Maureen A. Mahoney
Assistant Dean, Administration & Finance College of Communication
Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 maclark@bu.edu

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston University

The Boston University College of Communication invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies with an emphasis in Game Studies. This is a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of expertise for this position is open, but special consideration will be given to applicants whose research and teaching employ critical theories and methodologies in the analysis of gaming and aesthetics, virtual reality, history, industry, race, and/or gender.

The College of Communication is home to interdisciplinary research engaged with both quantitative and qualitative methods. The Division of Emerging Media Studies interacts with the three departments within the College: Film & Television, Journalism, and Mass Communication/Advertising/Public Relations. The candidate hired for this position will be appointed in the Department of Film and Television. Accordingly, applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies or a related field, experience teaching at the university level, and a record of scholarly publications or a demonstrated potential to achieve such a record.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in media and communication theory and in the area of specialization; supervising master’s theses and doctoral dissertations; and broadening the research profile of the Division of Emerging Media Studies and the Department of Film and Television.

Boston is a rich multicultural city and a hub of higher learning with a wide array of recreational activities. Currently ranked among the largest media market in United States, Boston is a thriving center of cultural and intellectual creativity. Situated in the heart of this historic yet urban environment, Boston University faculty and students regularly form close partnerships with international media and research firms. Boston University is currently ranked 32nd among the world’s universities by US News and World Report, and the College of Communication’s Department of Film & Television was recently ranked 13th by the Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 American Film Programs. Faculty at BU enjoy tremendous opportunities to collaborate not only with colleagues on the Charles River Campus but also the BU Medical Campus/School of Medicine as well as scholars from the more than 50 colleges and universities in the Boston metropolitan area.
Formal review of applications will begin on October 16, but the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement of research and teaching philosophy. Materials should be sent to by email to the attention of:

Maureen A. Mahoney
Assistant Dean, Administration & Finance College of Communication
Boston University
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 maclark@bu.edu

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.