Syracuse University

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
John Ben Snow Professor

Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications seeks an internationally known scholar for the position of John Ben Snow Professor, an endowed chair, beginning in the fall 2016. The successful candidate will conduct research primarily in the area of news, broadly defined. A wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches will be considered.

The successful applicant will articulate a clear vision for the future of the John Ben Snow Professorship in relation to the Newhouse School. Desired areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to, processes and effects of news; production and consumption across platforms; news across cultural contexts; among others.

The successful applicant will have a record appropriate to the rank of Professor, with an exceptional, ongoing research agenda. The ability to secure grant funding is desirable. S/he will have a track record of dedicated teaching, and considerable experience mentoring graduate students and advising doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses. A Ph.D. is required.

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication has an international reputation for excellence and is home to approximately 1,900 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. The School is housed in a 250,000-square-foot, three-building complex that includes state-of-the-art classrooms, a 300-seat auditorium, a research center, an executive education wing, a café and many spaces for formal and informal meetings and collaboration among students, faculty and staff. An $18 million renovation of Newhouse 2 was completed in Fall 2014 and includes a new Studio and Innovation Center. This provides the school with a cutting-edge media facility that gives students the best possible preparation for careers in the communications industry. Beyond this, our school continues its tradition of attracting the best and brightest. This year’s incoming freshmen earned an average 3.9 GPA and ranked in the top 15% of their graduating classes.

The Newhouse School encourages candidates to apply who will help us broaden the diversity of our faculty. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For full description and online application instructions, go to https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/63144. A cover letter, resume or vitae and names, addresses, and information for four references must be attached online. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, feel free to contact Brad Gorham or Hub Brown, Search Co-Chairs, Communications, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. Emails: bwgorham@syr.edu or hwbrown@syr.edu.

Marist College

Marist College invites applications for a full-time position to teach in the B.A. in Media Studies and Production major which includes two concentrations: Television & Film and Interactive Media & Game Design as well as a new major with the School of Computer Science and Math in Games and Emerging Media. The position is tenure-track and will start in the 2016-17 academic year.

The position carries a teaching load of 21 credits a year, service to the college responsibilities, and expectation of continuing research and/or creative work in the candidate’s area of expertise leading to tenure and promotion. Courses that need to be covered include Introduction to Media Studies, History of Electronic Media, and more specialized upper level theory courses in television, film and/or interactive media, Capping, and the required sophomore level Writing for the Media course as well as Introductory and Advanced Screenwriting. Ability to teach production or the introductory course Digital Toolbox would be a plus.

Qualified candidates for the position will hold a Ph.D., M.F.A. or other terminal degree in Media Studies, Communication, or a relevant field, and have teaching and/or professional experience. Candidates with significant work toward degree completion may be considered. Candidates with significant professional experience in media or writing/production are encouraged to apply.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Marist College

Marist College invites applications for a Lecturer of Journalism to begin in fall 2016. Candidates should be journalism experts with an interest in teaching courses in digital journalism, introduction to journalism and feature writing. There are more than 800 communication majors at Marist across five concentrations, making it one of the largest and most dynamic departments on campus. Prospective hires should be interested in helping foster the growth and development of our students and curriculum.

The Professional Lecturer will teach four sections per semester – most likely classes in digital journalism, introduction to journalism and feature writing, with the possibility of sports reporting or sports broadcasting. Perform service to the department, including advising students.

Industry experience required—a strong working knowledge of journalism and digital journalism—and master’s degree minimum with Ph.D. preferred. Interest in sports reporting or sports broadcasting a plus. Ideal candidates will also have college teaching experience. Qualified candidates will have ability and interest in teaching on-line courses in the master’s programs, as well as the College’s campus-wide First Year Seminars. Candidates with an interest or experience in new media and digital journalism are especially encouraged to apply.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
Associate Dean – Roy H. Park School of Communications

The Roy H. Park School of Communications seeks an associate dean with the vision and energy to take our curriculum, technology, facilities, and faculty support to the next level of excellence and recognition. The associate dean will take responsibility for integrating the planning, implementation, and assessment of curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels with our co-curricular experiential education, facilities and technology management, and the development of new resources for student and faculty research and creative activity. This position works alongside a counterpart associate dean whose responsibilities center on student services and recruitment, and it requires a person who has a strong grasp of the state of the communication industry as broadly represented by our 11 degree programs and a commitment to our approach of integrating theory and practice in a comprehensive liberal arts context. The job tasks range from detail-oriented coordination of course schedules and catalog revisions through supporting faculty in the processes of curricular and pedagogical change and assessment, to being a thought leader who seeks and promotes new opportunities for grants, faculty development, student learning opportunities outside the classroom, and facilities / technology innovation.

The Park School is widely recognized as a top comprehensive communications school, with an enrollment of about 1650 students and 53 full-time faculty. The School also houses nationally award-winning co-curricular student media outlets supervised by full-time professional staff: ICTV, WICB-FM, VIC Radio, The Ithacan (our campus newspaper), The Studio, a student-led film production lab, and Park Productions, a professional media production unit. A large professional staff supports extensive media production facilities, and the School also administers the Los Angeles program where students spend a semester engaging in immersive internships and taking courses in our Pendleton Center.

Interested applicants must apply online at https://ithaca.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=001118&lang=en. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 1, 2016.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Manhattan College

Manhattan College’s Communication Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member, at the assistant professor level, to join and participate in the building of our dynamic and still relatively new undergraduate program. We are looking for someone who will guide our concentration in journalism, but who is also a communication generalist. In addition, we seek someone committed to the balance of theory and practice, given our commitment to the liberal arts tradition and the College’s Lasallian tradition and to take advantage of our location in the northernmost borough of New York City. By theory, we mean theory that connects our discipline to the liberal arts, to ethical practice in the media/mass media industry, to the use of media by citizens and consumers, to media’s impact on individuals and society/culture, and to the role of journalism within a democratic political system. By practice, we mean someone with either or both a record of professional experience and a willingness to work and network with the industry in Manhattan to create internship and career opportunities for our students.

The successful candidate must be willing to teach basic courses as well as courses in journalism, and will serve as advisor for our student newspaper, The Quadrangle (for which s/he will receive either course release time or a stipend). The candidate must also be committed to steering our students across the frontier of our digital future, with respect to the changes and uncertainties digital media present for the news industry and journalistic practice, and the consequence of these changes and uncertainties for the provision and necessity of news in a democratic society.

Finally, we are particularly interested in a candidate who would want to teach core courses in our program including ethics in mass communication, media theory and research, and our capstone senior thesis course.

Ph.D. in journalism expected. Record of publication and commitment to teaching a must.

To start Fall 2016. Applications will be considered until 28 February 2016.

Please send a cover letter and CV to the Communication Department, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, New York 10471-4098.

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic co-educational institution in the Lasallian tradition located in the Riverdale section of NYC. We expect our faculty, administration and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Manhattan College welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups and those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. An AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V.

Hofstra University

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations
2 Faculty Positions

Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication has two anticipated openings in the Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations for Fall 2016 both are tenure track appointments for full-time professor.

  • Faculty Position in Public Relations (FAC-11182015-01)
    The Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations anticipates an opening in Fall 2016 for a tenure track appointment for a full-time professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations. A terminal degree in public relations or in a closely related field is required. A Ph.D. is preferred; a master’s degree is mandatory. Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach a broad range of courses including, but not limited to, media relations, research, integrated marketing communication and social media as part of a public relations strategy. Professional expertise with emerging technology skills utilizing digital storytelling platforms and digital branding are required. Possessing skills such as HTML, media curation, Final Cut Pro/Photoshop and knowledge of digital analytics are a plus. Candidates who have professional experience in, or whose scholarly work focuses on, developing digital strategies for public relations and integrated marketing communications are preferred.

    Compensation and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with excellent benefits.

  • Faculty Position in Photojournalism (FAC-11182015-02)
    The Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track faculty position in photojournalism. The candidate hired for this position will join an ACEJMC accredited journalism program that prepares students to work across platforms and in various professional positions. The ideal candidate will have professional experience in photojournalism and video journalism on emerging, mobile and traditional platforms, a knowledge of photojournalism history and ethics, and the ability to teach across hybrid and distance learning environments. The position requires at least a Master’s degree in journalism, mass communication, or a related field. The ideal candidate will have a Ph. D and experience teaching photojournalism at the college/university level.

    Compensation and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with excellent benefits.

To apply for either position, please submit a cover letter (indicating position) and curriculum vita or resume to:

Professor Carol Fletcher, Chairperson
Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations
111 Hofstra University
322 The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Hempstead, N.Y. 11549
Email: Carol.T.Fletcher@hofstra.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately, kindly note that the position will remain open until filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative, staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

For more information about Hofstra University please see our website; http://www.hofstra.edu/home/index.html.