Ithaca College

Tenure-eligible Assistant Professor – Sports Media position in the Department of Journalism in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College is seeking applications from individuals with a proven scholarly record in peer-reviewed publications, who will introduce exciting new forms of journalistic practice to the curriculum such as data-visualization, collaborative and multi-platform theory and practice, while also possessing strong fundamental investigative journalistic skills in research, reporting, and writing.

We seek candidates with the expertise to teach courses in: 1) journalism and sports theory and practice; 2) new media theory and practice; 3) social, cultural, political and critical aspects of journalism and sports, 4) sports media industry trends and practices. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach undergraduate special topics courses within their specialization. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach courses at the graduate level in the Executive-style Masters in Communications Innovation program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Journalism, Media Studies, Communications or related field is preferred. ABD with scheduled completion will be considered. Candidates who possess both a Master’s degree in a Communications-related field and significant professional experience will also be considered. Candidates who have a demonstrated commitment of embracing diversity as an integral part of the educational experience are preferred. An ideal candidate should also demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness appropriate for our students and have a defined research agenda.

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.  Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/9075 and attach requested documents.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, complete application should be received by January 31, 2017.

Columbia University in the City of New York

Professor of Journalism
Graduate School of Journalism

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism (www.journalism.columbia.edu) invites applications for a Professor of Journalism (rank and track to be determined), specializing in the area of data journalism.

Candidates should be pioneers and leaders who are able to demonstrate scholarly and/or professional accomplishments worthy of appointment to a faculty position. They should also have a substantial publishing record as well as experience as a teacher, writer or editor. Demonstrated experience with qualitative and quantitative reporting, including but not limited to methods in data collection, analysis and visualization, is strongly preferred.

As a full-time member of our faculty, the incumbent will be responsible for working closely with the Journalism School’s Dean, Dean of Academic Affairs and faculty to ensure the development of an enhanced curriculum in data journalism. S/he will be director of the data journalism program and, in that capacity, teach data journalism courses, work on curriculum and syllabi, explore the best methods of reporting and journalistic presentation, supervise master’s projects and theses, and advise students. The School embraces diversity and seeks candidates with the ability to work with and attract dynamic and diverse groups of faculty, staff and students.

Preference will be given to candidates who are willing and able to engage with curriculum development and academic program development. Preference will be given as well to candidates with experience working with big data and international data in a journalistic context. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

This position will begin July 1, 2017, pending budgetary and administrative approval. Screening of applications will begin in November 2016, and the search will remain open no less than thirty days after posting and until the position is filled.

To apply for this position, and to submit letters of interest and curricula vitae for consideration, please visit the following link:

academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63716

Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Columbia University

Graduate School of Journalism
Newsday/David Laventhol Visiting Professorship

The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time, visiting professor (rank to be determined) for one semester (fall or spring term) during the 2017­–2018 academic year.

As the Newsday/David Laventhol Visiting Professor, the incumbent will stress diversity in media issues and contribute to the Master of Science program, which may include teaching a foundational Reporting or Writing course, a course in data or video journalism and/or a seminar in his/her specialty area, supervising masters’ projects, and advising students. S/he may also contribute to the Master of Arts program as well as the dual degree journalism and computer science program.

Candidates should also have a substantial publishing record as well as experience as a teacher, writer and editor. Demonstrated experience with video journalism or qualitative and quantitative reporting, including but not limited to methods in data collection, analysis and visualization, is preferred. The School embraces diversity and seeks candidates with the ability to work with and attract dynamic and diverse groups of faculty, staff and students.

This one-semester position will begin no earlier than July 1, 2017, pending administrative approval.

To apply for this position and to submit letters of interest and curricula vitae, please visit the following link:
academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63718

Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Marist College

Assistant Dean
Marist College School of Communication and the Arts

The School of Communication and the Arts seeks an assistant dean to facilitate School efforts in service to and instruction of all undergraduate and graduate students. These support responsibilities include assisting with curricular development, assessment, recruitment, advising, strategic planning, events, and special projects. The assistant dean is a term, 12-month appointment.

Summary of Responsibilities
The Assistant Dean for the School of Communication and the Arts works with the Dean of the School to assure excellence and continued improvement across all departments.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the dean, department chairs, program directors, and faculty to develop long- and short-range goals and metrics to measure success.
  • Organize and manage assessment process, writing annual assessment reports.
  • Provide oversight of and support for assessment programs for undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
  • Reviews requests from students for exceptions to policies, including grade appeals.
  • In conjunction with faculty and staff, develops and implements co-curricular programming for the School of Communication and the Arts.
  • Identifies and works to implement new programs and projects that will augment the School of
  • Communication and the Arts undergraduate student experience.
  • Supervises the School office staff, the School undergraduate advising staff, and the School student workers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, especially those related to special projects.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience managing successful and diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, students, administration and alumni.
  • Understanding of the academic programming needs regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • Knowledge of current practices and trends in undergraduate education.
  • Ability to handle sensitive issues in a professional and discreet manner.
  • Terminal degree in a discipline represented with the School of Communication and the Arts strongly preferred.
  • Ideal candidates will have some teaching experience
  • Administrative experience desired.

At the undergraduate level, there are more than 1200 SCA majors across five departments (Communication, Media Arts, Fashion, Art and Digital Media, and Music), making it one of the largest and most dynamic Schools on campus. In addition, there are more than 200 students in our graduate programs in, 1) integrated marketing communication, 2) in communication with a focus on organizational communication and leadership, and 3) Museum Studies. The School also has student enrolled in several majors at our branch campus in Florence, Italy.

Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York’s historic Hudson River Valley. Situated on 210 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,791 traditional undergraduate, 898 full and part-time graduate and 460 continuing education students. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and extension sites throughout New York. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review’s Best 380 Colleges, and Barron’s Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs.

Applications
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, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Syracuse University

The Communications Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications invites applications for one full-time tenure-track or tenured position, in the area of communications law beginning August 21, 2017. Rank is negotiable and dependent on qualifications, including university teaching experience and depth of an active scholarly agenda. A Ph.D. or J.D. is required. The successful candidate will have a strong track record in research or policy development in the field of communications law. We are also interested in candidates who would have an interest in taking a leadership role in the Newhouse School’s Tully Center for Free Speech.

Visit www.sujobopps.com, Job #072808 to apply.

Review of applications will begin Nov. 1, 2016.

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.

The College at Brockport, SUNY

COMMUNICATION/PUBLIC RELATIONS.  The Department of Communication at The College at Brockport, SUNY, seeks candidates with expertise in public relations for a three-year position as Lecturer of Public Relations. The job begins in August 2017.

Responsibilities: Teach four courses each semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Courses may include Public Relations Writing; Public Relations Principles & Practices; Public Relations Methods and Cases; Public Relations Campaigns; or other media-related courses. Expected to participate in departmental and college service, including advising the Public Relations Club. Assist students in finding PR internships and/or jobs.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree in public relations or related field with professional experience. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of prior experience teaching public relations and ability to teach a culturally diverse student population.

Preferred qualifications: Doctorate or ABD in public relations or related field. Interest in social media. Ability to work with professional colleagues who utilize a variety of approaches to communication study.  Ongoing scholarship or creative works OR potential for ongoing scholarship or creative works.

The College at Brockport is a comprehensive institution of approximately 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students and is located in the college-friendly village of Brockport, near Rochester, NY. The Department of Communication houses more than 400 undergraduate majors, 10 full-time faculty in Communication Studies and in Journalism and Broadcasting, and a graduate program.  For more information about our department, please visit https://www.brockport.edu/academics/communication/.

Beginning review date: Nov. 9, 2016. All positions subject to final budgetary approval.

To apply visit www.brockportrecruit.org.