Syracuse University

Assistant/Associate Professor – Advertising (Art Direction)

The Advertising Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant/associate professor rank beginning in fall 2015. The Department seeks to strengthen its advertising/creative portfolio curriculum; therefore, candidates with strong experience in art direction, production and new/emerging media are particularly desirable. The successful candidate will have an impressive advertising portfolio featuring distinguished work for notable brands.

In addition, this candidate should demonstrate the potential to bring national visibility to the School through creative work and scholarly engagement whether for academic, consumer or professional outlets.

A master’s degree is preferred. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. A strong passion for teaching is a must.

Teaching responsibilities will include primarily undergraduate advertising and creative/portfolio courses and other courses that complement the individual’s expertise or specialization. This position has a five-course load split across the two semesters of an academic year.

Applicants should show the potential for pursuing and achieving recognition for creative and professional activities at a level appropriate to senior creative directors in leading ad agencies. The successful candidate for this tenure-track position should be able to demonstrate that there will be a notable and ongoing creative and/or scholarly agenda that will position the hire to be a well-known expert in the field and earn tenure.

The position expects a variety of service duties, including: academic and career advising of undergraduate and graduate students; possible student ad club advising; department, school and university committee service; curriculum development and revision; and occasional community outreach. We are looking for candidates who have the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The Newhouse School has an international reputation for excellence and is home to 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, a doctoral student suite and offices, and executive education wing, a café and many spaces for formal and informal meetings and collaboration among students, faculty and staff. An $18 million Studio and Innovation Center will be completed this fall and provide the school with a cutting edge media facility that gives students the best possible preparation for careers in the communications industry. This complements a $32 million building that was dedicated in the Newhouse complex in fall 2007.

Beyond this, our school continues its tradition of attracting the best and brightest. This year’s incoming freshmen ranked in the top 10% of their graduating classes and earned an average 3.9 GPA. The “NewHouse” student advertising agency teams have historically done very well competing nationally and even internationally, including winning the recent International Qatar 2022 Advertising Competition. The NewHouse has three first-place finishes at the District 2 level of the American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) in the past five years, and won the NSAC competition in 2009.

The Department has built a close relationship with outstanding alumni across the country and top ad agencies that routinely recruit Newhouse advertising students. The Eric Mower Advertising Forum features an impressive array of distinguished leaders, including top ad agency CEOs and internationally known guest speakers. To learn more about the school, our distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites at www.syr.edu and newhouse.syr.edu.

For full description and online application instructions, please go to our online employment site www.sujobopps.com, job#071349 (Quick link: http://bit.ly/ADVfaculty). Applications should include a cover letter, a statement of your artistic style/creative philosophy, resume/vitae, the URL to your portfolio web site, and a list of four references with name, title, address and email/phone contact information. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with full consideration given to those received by October 31, 2014. However, the department will continue to consider applications until this position is filled.

Interested applicants should provide electronically for review their 10 best examples of creative work. Any questions about this application process can be directed to Dr. James Tsao, search chair, at jctsao@syr.edu.

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

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Syracuse University

Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications invites applications for two full-time, tenure or tenure-track positions, rank open, in the area of communications law beginning fall 2015. A Ph.D. or J.D. is required. Candidates with experience practicing communications law are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will have a strong track record in research or policy development regarding social and emerging media technologies, and the implications these new forms of communication have on law and policy, both in the US and internationally. We are also interested in candidates who would complement the work of the Newhouse School’s Tully Center for Free Speech. Successful candidates may teach classes on communications law for journalism students; PR and advertising students, and for students in the television, radio and film industries, as well as students from our many graduate programs and other classes from the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates should expect a variety of service duties appropriate for the position.

For full description and online application instructions, please visit us at www.sujobopps.com (job#071346). A cover letter, resume or vitae and a list of four references with names, email address and phone numbers must be attached. Review of applications begins October 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged; Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hofstra University

Vice Dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University invites applications for the anticipated position of Vice Dean. The Vice Dean, who reports directly to the Dean of the Herbert School, is a full-time academic administrator who has experience in a leadership capacity in a multidisciplinary unit. The Vice Dean works closely with the School’s department chairs, graduate program directors, faculty, and support staff.

The next Vice Dean will serve as the Dean’s liaison on School and University committees and task forces. The successful candidate will coordinate the School’s outcomes assessment initiatives and accreditation and will work with the graduate directors to manage and promote the School’s graduate programs. The Vice Dean is also responsible for the day-to-day academic operations of the School as well as fiscal, technology, and personnel initiatives assigned by the Dean.

Additionally, the ideal candidate must have a demonstrated respect for both the theoretical and professional sides of the School; strong leadership skills and creative problem-solving skills; and a commitment to advancing the needs of the School. A terminal degree in a communication-related field is required.

Located just outside of New York City, the media capital of the world, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University provides students with a superior education and real-world experiences that prepare them to meet the challenges of the 21st century job market. The Herbert School offers undergraduate and graduate coursework in multimedia journalism, media studies and public relations; radio, television and film production; and rhetorical studies, taught by an award-winning faculty.

Founded in 1935, Hofstra University is an internationally recognized institution that has been cited on the “Best College” lists of U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Fiske, and Forbes. The University comprises ten schools and colleges serving a diverse student population of approximately 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree students

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Evan Cornog, Ph.D., Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, 111 Hofstra University, 318 LH Comm, Hempstead, NY 11549 or email laurie.felix@hofstra.edu.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2014 and continue until the position is 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.

Syracuse University

Tenured/Tenure-track Professor in Public Relations
The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Public Relations (PR) to begin in August 2015. Position rank is negotiable. This professor will provide leadership in our specialized M.S. in PR with a focus on public diplomacy, in partnership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs International Relations Program. Candidates must have a master’s degree in communication or a related field; however, a doctorate is preferred. Candidates should have an active scholarly agenda through applied creative productions and/or traditional academic scholarship. Professional PR experience in international PR and/or public diplomacy is highly desired. This position expects a variety of service duties, especially working with master’s public diplomacy students. Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in PR, particularly with a global/multicultural perspective incorporating digital strategies, delivered in face-to-face and online formats.

For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open positions, enter Job #071268. Cover letter, C.V, and a list of four references with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers must be attached.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Professor of Practice in Public Relations
The Public Relations Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is seeking to fill a full-time Professor-of-Practice (PoP) position beginning in August 2015. This PoP will teach three courses each semester, at the undergraduate and master’s level. Courses may include PR Campaigns, PR Writing, Ethics and PR Management. We seek a practitioner with significant experience and leadership in PR particularly in digital communication, analytics, and/or social media; the capability of forging innovative instructional designs; and active membership(s) and affiliation(s) with professional organizations. A master’s degree is preferred. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. The position expects such service duties as career advising and industry outreach.

For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open positions, enter Job # 071267. Cover letter, a resume, and a list of four references with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers, and a link to your portfolio web site that includes samples of professional work and such academic materials.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Employment Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.