Hofstra University

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations
Faculty Position in Digital Journalism

Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track faculty position in digital journalism at the rank of assistant or associate professor (rank is commensurate with experience). 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 experience in some combination of: data journalism and visualization, programming, mobile and emerging platforms, entrepreneurship and/or multimedia video production.

The position requires at least a Master’s degree in journalism, mass communication or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching digital journalism at the college/university level.

Application Process: To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vita or resume to:

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

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until 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.

The King’s College

The King’s College, New York City, is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position in journalism at the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2015. 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 John 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 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 (http://www.tkc.edu/abouttkc/Statement_of_Faith.pdf). A Ph.D. (or D. Phil.) in communication or a related field is required.

Applications received by Feb. 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, mhijleh@tkc.edu.

Niagara University

The Department of Communication Studies at Niagara University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Media Studies to begin in fall 2015.

Responsibilities: Candidates should be able to teach a variety of courses in both digital journalism and multimedia production, with a focus on how these media can be used to promote social justice. The teaching load is a 3/3, with a maximum class size of 35. An active program of research, potential for scholarly publication, and service to the university, the profession and the community are expected. The successful candidate is expected to participate in departmental and university duties, including student advising and committee work. A Ph.D. in a Communication or Media Studies discipline is required by the time of appointment.

About the Department: The Department of Communication Studies at Niagara University has a curriculum built on principles of social justice and seeks to instill in its students the important contribution that mass media can play in bettering the human condition. The program is designed to give students a strong background in both the liberal arts and professional approaches with respect to mass media. Niagara University, founded in 1856, is a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian community. The University overlooks the Niagara River on the U.S.-Canada border, just north of Niagara Falls, NY, and is in close proximity to Buffalo, Rochester, and Toronto.

To Apply:
You may apply online at, https://jobs.niagara.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=1842,
which will require you to upload (1) letter of interest, (2) C.V., (3) teaching philosophy (4) research sample (5) the names and contact information of three references. Letters of reference will be requested from shortlisted candidates.

Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2015.

Please direct any questions regarding this position to Dr. Doug Tewksbury at dtewksbury@niagara.edu

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Clery Act, a copy of the annual security report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety

Rochester Institute of Technology

The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applicants to apply for a tenure track Assistant Professor in its Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Photojournalism program. Appointment begins August 2015.

• MFA with photojournalism focus preferred for tenure track appointment. A MS and MA degree with professional distinction (awards, prizes, publications) may also be considered for tenure track appointment. A BFA or BA in photojournalism with equivalent professional experience with distinction may be considered for non-tenure, professional rank.
• Minimum of five years professional experience in field of photojournalism with a substantial record of professional accomplishment in interactive multimedia.
• Portfolio must demonstrate following required expertise:
– Thorough professional knowledge and experience of web design, graphic design, information architecture and visualization, and multi-platform usability.
• Strong demonstrated abilities in picture editing, including layout and design, and basic management experience.
• Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Minimum of three years of teaching experience at the college or university level.
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Detailed job description, application requirements and deadlines on at http://apptrkr.com/546542. Search: BR1385.


State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh announces a vacancy for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor effective August 2015. 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: Duties 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. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications: An appropriate Master’s Degree with a minimum of 2-4 years of full-time teaching experience in the area of specialization is required. 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; Additional expertise in animation, video production, writing for the web, and/or social media will be 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: $48,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Materials received by January 15 will be guaranteed full consideration. To be considered for the position you must provide a complete application and materials. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/5731 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 a list of 3 current references with contact information. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

SUNY Cortland

Assistant Professor
Communication Studies Department

The State University of New York College at Cortland is accepting applications for a full time tenure track assistant professor position in the Department of Communication Studies. This position teaches undergraduate students, produces professional/artistic creations or scholarly works, advises students, provides substantial service to the public, college, and department

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 core courses in the Communication Studies and New Communication Media programs.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching, scholarly and creative ability and interest in multiplatform journalism. Experience in undergraduate teaching.

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.

Long Island University



Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism
The LIU Post School of Visual and Performing Arts and the Media Arts Department announce a vacancy for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director of Journalism.

About LIU
LIU Post is one of the most beautiful, historic and scholarly settings in the country. Our 307-acre campus is located on the north shore of Long Island, in the Village of Brookville. The Campus is just 50 minutes from the corporate and entertainment capital of the world, New York City.

The School of Visual and Performing Arts is comprised of four departments: Art, Media Arts, Music, and Theatre, Film, Dance and Arts Management. We strive to combine the best aspects of conservatory training with the skills provided by a liberal arts education. Our faculty of professional working artists and entrepreneurs provide inspired instruction and guide students as they perfect their skills and discover their personal approach and interests. Individual attention, state-of-the-art facilities and our proximity to New York City offer the optimal learning experience. For more information, visit the School of Visual and Performing Arts website at: http://www.liu.edu/CWPost/Academics/Schools/SVPA

POSITION: Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position as Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism for the LIU Post Media Arts Department. Appointment is to begin 1 September 2015.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Media Arts department seeks a new Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director of Journalism. Media Arts is comprised of undergraduate programs in Broadcasting, Journalism, and Public Relations, as well as a graduate program in Digital Game Design and Development. Candidates should be innovators and leaders demonstrating notable professional and academic achievements, with a minimum of five years experience working professionally in print, broadcast, radio, or online journalism.

The Media Arts department houses a radio station (WCWP), a television station (PTV), and the faculty advisor for the campus student newspaper (The Pioneer). Therefore, the successful candidate will be expected to build upon existing connections between campus media outlets to further the activities and visibility of the Journalism program in all platforms. The candidate will teach undergraduate courses in reporting, news writing, print and broadcast interview techniques, newscast production, and web publication; advise majors on program planning, oversee and act as the primary advisor for student publications (including the Pioneer newspaper) and news broadcasts, as well as participate on campus committees and carry on a program of professional work and/or scholarship. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, service and professional/scholarship activities. Director of Journalism responsibilities include scheduling and supervising adjuncts, preparing outcomes assessment reports and strategic planning documents, planning and overseeing events for current and potential students, recruiting, planning curriculum and technology updates, and representing the program/department on or off the campus.

Candidates with expertise or specialization in one or more of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: investigative journalism, long-form journalism, multimedia storytelling, media and social or political issues, multi-platform digital journalism, data visualization, emerging/non-traditional journalistic formats and initiatives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or Master’s Degree plus exceptional professional experience in print and web journalism, television/radio. College teaching experience required, especially at the undergraduate level.

APPOINTMENT: A tenure-track appointment at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications under the auspices of the LIU Post School of Visual and Performing Arts in the Media Arts Department subject to budgetary approval.

APPLICATION: Applicants for this position should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendations that substantiate why the candidate would be appropriate for this specific position with at least one letter that addresses recent professional journalistic experience. A journalistic portfolio and evidence of teaching effectiveness will also be required.

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and should be sent to: Kimberly.McGuire@liu.edu with “Journalism Director and Faculty Position” in the subject line.

Hard copy may be sent to:
Journalism Search Committee
School of Visual and Performing Arts
LIU Post
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will continue to be accepted until January 15, 2015.

LIU is proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v. We are committed to seeking qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Job Requirements
Ph.D. or Master’s Degree plus exceptional professional experience in print and web journalism, television/radio. College teaching experience required, especially at the undergraduate level.

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 2015-2016 academic year.

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

This one-semester position will begin no earlier than July 1, 2015, pending administrative approval.

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s or equivalent

Minimum Qualifications: All applicants MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered for the position. To qualify for this visiting professorship, candidates must currently hold an appointment at another academic institution. They should also have a substantial publishing record as well as experience as a teacher, writer and editor. The School embraces diversity and seeks candidates with the ability to work with and attract dynamic and diverse groups of faculty, staff and students. A bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree preferred.

For a more detailed description, and/or to apply for this position, please visit the following link:


Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Alfred University


Full-time, tenure-track faculty at Assistant Professor rank, beginning Fall Semester 2015. Candidates should 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 Social/New Media and other areas of need; (3) an agenda for peer-reviewed research publication in the candidate’s interest area(s) that can lead to tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise undergraduate students, develop additional curriculum in Social/New Media, and actively participate in service activities. The teaching load is 12 hours per semester (typically three courses of 4 credit hours each). Preference will be given to candidates with a strong track record of classroom teaching who provide documentation of their teaching effectiveness. Applications should include a letter of application describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, current vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching performance to Alfred University, ATTN: Human Resources, Greene Hall, Alfred, NY 14802 or electronically to humanresources@alfred.edu.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews may be scheduled at the National Communication Association’s annual convention in Chicago, November 20-23, 2014.

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, 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.

Ithaca College

School of Communications

Director of the Park Scholar Program

Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications seeks its next Director of the Park Scholar Program. The program is a learning community of approximately 50 exceptional undergraduate students in the School who are awarded significant merit-based scholarships and who participate in activities that develop them as future communications leaders who engage critically, act globally, and perform ethically. The director provides overall leadership and administration of this externally funded program including recruiting, selection and mentoring of scholars; development and execution of academic and professional enhancement programming; policy and budget administration; and community/donor outreach. The director also teaches a fall seminar for scholars and one course within the Park School each semester.

For a full description and to apply, visit http://ithaca.edu/jobs/.