Assistant Professor in Digital Media Production
The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh announces a vacancy for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Digital Media Production effective Fall 2016. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. He or she will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world.
Responsibilities Include: Course instruction, being an active scholar, advising students, and service to the department and university. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in multimedia production; basic & advanced web design; and Adobe After Effects, and may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.
Required Qualifications: An appropriate Master’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in the area of specialization (or equivalent industry experience) is required. Also required will be proficiency in multimedia production, basic & advanced web design, and Adobe After Effects. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators.
Preferred Qualifications: A record of scholarship and/or significant industry experience, as well as additional expertise in animation, video production, writing for the web, and/or social media is considered advantageous.
SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.
Salary: $50,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications will begin December 15, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/6584 and provide a letter of application detailing previous/current professional experience, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, record of scholarly works (print and/or electronic), unofficial transcripts, and contact information for 3 current references. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.
Communications Studies Department
The successful candidate will teach and conduct scholarly research/creative activities in the area of human communication. The successful applicant will teach our foundational course in Human Communication, a large lecture class. Additional required duties include contributing to delivery of other core courses, advising students, participating in service to the college, and contributing to curriculum development.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or terminal degree in communication or related field required. ABD with designated date of completion may be considered. Ability and desire to teach large lecture courses in Human Communication and other core courses in the Communication Studies and New Communication Media programs.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience teaching undergraduate students in a large lecture setting.
For a detailed job description or to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu.
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
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/61115. Cover letter, resume or vitae and names, addresses, and information for four references must be attached online. Review of applications begins October 30 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Knight Chair in Data and Explanatory Journalism
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University seeks an experienced and innovative storyteller who understands data and how to develop meaningful content of all kinds and for all platforms. This prestigious, endowed position includes a budget and support to pursue original projects while working with other professors and students at Newhouse, across campus and at other universities. It includes classroom teaching of our graduates and undergraduates in all of our relevant majors in the communications field, including Magazine, Newspaper and Online, and Broadcast and Digital Journalism, plus others. We are looking for teachers who are skilled in producing for multiple platforms, from traditional types to the latest in storytelling techniques. An interest in emerging platforms such as virtual and augmented reality is a plus.
The Chair will be expected to develop innovative courses that will teach students how to find, analyze and use large datasets effectively and ethically, and to collaborate with our Chair in Journalism Innovation and with others who are working in this area. Students are expected to learn skills and to produce original journalism that demonstrates what they know and that continues our traditions of producing some of the best work nationally. The Chair also will be expected to extend our industry collaborations and to find new opportunities for our students in internships, fellowships and jobs in this developing, growing area.
A master’s or other advanced degree is preferred, as well as a portfolio of published work demonstrating relevant accomplishments, a network of connections in the field, and familiarity with open-source data tools and techniques. This is a tenure appointment with full professor status beginning in Fall 2016 or earlier.
Newhouse 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 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.
Our school attracts the best and brightest students. This past 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 and our students’ experiences. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
A review of applications begins this fall, and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at www.sujobopps.com/postings/60552. A cover letter, resume or vitae and names and contact information for four references must be provided online.)
Journalism Position: Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in its Department of Communication and Media Studies to teach multimedia journalism with research specialization in media, race and ethnicity to start September 1, 2016.
The position will be based at Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus in Manhattan. The ideal candidate will be a scholar-practitioner, prepared to apply historical and critical insights to the teaching of practical and theoretical multimedia journalism courses. Field expertise in media, race and ethnicity with potential focus on alternative and advocacy journalism, social justice reporting, and related areas would be particularly welcome, as would candidates with expertise in bilingual media and multilingual scholarship related to the Global South. A robust research agenda, and solid understanding of journalistic challenges, standards, practices and ethics is required. Practical experience and ability to serve as an advisor to student media outlets preferred. Ph.D. required by June 30, 2016.
We ask that candidates submit applications electronically via INTERFOLIO at apply.interfolio.com/31824.
Please include (1) a cover letter with qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) Up to three samples of scholarship, and (4) three letters of reference. Deadline: October 20, 2015. For specific questions, please contact Claudia Rivera, Assistant to the Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds; it is an equal opportunity employer.
The King’s College, New York City, is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position in journalism at the rank of Assistant Professor (or Associate Professor if merited) for fall 2016. This growing college seeks an excellent teacher and entrepreneurial individual with a strong Christian faith as well as the ability and desire to interact with both popular and scholarly audiences. Teaching responsibilities include seven courses per year (a mix of lower and upper division courses) or equivalent combination of teaching and administrative duties connected to the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute at The King’s College. Candidates should be able to teach college writing, intro to journalism and mass communications courses as well as journalism electives. Experience teaching and working in any of the following is welcome: multimedia journalism, foreign journalism, broadcast journalism, data journalism and new media; and law, history and ethics of media.
King’s is a non-denominational Christian college, so candidates should be able to understand journalism and media from the context of a Christian worldview. All King’s faculty are required to subscribe to the college’s statement of faith (https://www.tkc.edu/pdf/Statement_of_Faith.pdf). A Ph.D. (or D. Phil.) in a Journalism-related field is preferred, but not required. A master’s degree is required.
Applications received by Nov. 1 are guaranteed review. Applicants should email cover letter that briefly addresses teaching and research interests, C.V., and unofficial graduate transcripts to Dr. Mark Hijleh, Dean of Faculty, email@example.com.
Cornell University’s Department of Communication is searching for two 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professors. Applicants for either position whose work also contributes to other core strengths in science, health, and the environment, information technology, and/or social influence are encouraged to apply.
New Media and Society: We seek a colleague to conduct research and teach in the areas of new media and society. We welcome innovative and imaginative scholars who approach the study of the societal practices, meanings, and impacts of digital media in the public realm. Scholars with specific expertise in mixed methods, qualitative, historical, or cultural methodologies are particularly encouraged to apply. The new media studies area constitutes one of the Department’s core strengths. For more information or to apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6071.
Visual Aspects of Communication: We seek a colleague whose research program includes (but need not be limited to), the study of innovative methods, theory, and tools for visualizing information and understanding the role of visual features in multiple communication contexts. Such contexts could include: social media content, analysis and visualization of big data, virtual/augmented reality, traditional formats (e.g., print, television), advertising, or persuasion. For more information or to apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6072.
The positions will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015 and applications received by October 15, 2015 will be given full consideration. For more information about our department, visit https://communication.cals.cornell.edu/.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MASS COMMUNICATION, SPECIALIZING IN SOCIAL/NEW MEDIA
Full-time, tenure-track faculty at Assistant Professor rank, beginning Fall Semester 2016. Seeking a creative, adaptable individual to teach and advise undergraduate students in a traditional college environment. Successful candidates will possess (1) Ph.D. in an appropriate field (ABD considered, with completion of Ph.D. within one year of appointment); (2) potential for outstanding undergraduate teaching in Mass/Social/New Media, core communication classes, and other areas of need; (3) agenda for peer-reviewed research publication in the candidate’s interest area. For more information about the position, visit http://www.alfred.edu/hr/viewlist.cfm?cat=3. Submit letter of application, current vitae, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching performance to Alfred University, ATTN: Human Resources, Greene Hall, Alfred, NY 14802 or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any employee, student, or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Protected veterans, minorities, and women are encouraged to apply.
Assistant/Associate Professor – Advertising Research/Consumer Insights
Have you ever considered teaching the country’s best and brightest students to be research analysts? Join the Advertising Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication as a full-time, tenure-track assistant/associate professor beginning Fall, 2016. Help us strengthen our curriculum in advertising research/consumer insights.
A Ph.D. in advertising or related field is preferred; ABD’s will be considered. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate the potential to bring national visibility to the School through academic and professional scholarly engagement. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable.
For full description and online application instructions, please go to our online employment site www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open Positions enter Job # 071857 in the space after “Keywords”. You may also use the quick link: http://bit.ly/1PykLLd to reach the application site efficiently.
Applications should include a
- Cover letter
- URL to your web site if there is one,
- List of four academic or professional 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 September 30, 2015. However, the department will continue to consider applications until this position is filled.
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.
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Tenure-track/Tenured faculty – 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 2016. Position rank is negotiable. This professor will provide leadership in our public diplomacy specialization, where students earn a M.S. in Public Relations from Newhouse and a M.A. in international relations from the renowned Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
Candidates must have a master’s degree in communication or a related field, or equivalent professional designation. Professional experience in public diplomacy and/or international public relations/public affairs is highly desired. Candidates should have a record of industry thought leadership demonstrated through professional work, engagement in international affairs/public relations, high profile speaking engagements, published news articles or opinion pieces, an active scholarly agenda, or through applied creative productions. The successful candidate will teach courses in public relations and will help further research and define the discipline of public diplomacy. This position expects a variety of service duties, especially working with master’s public diplomacy students. The candidate is expected to quickly become a leader within the Public Diplomacy Program and eventually serve as its director.
For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open positions, enter Job#071931. 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.
Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.