Syracuse University

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 Under Search Open Positions enter Job # 071857 in the space after “Keywords”. You may also use the quick link: to reach the application site efficiently.

Applications should include a

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/vitae,
  • 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.

Syracuse University

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 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.

Stony Brook University

Associate Dean
School of Journalism

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

The School of Journalism, established in 2006, is the only school of journalism in the New York State higher educational system (SUNY). In addition to its core undergraduate and graduate program of about 300 majors and minors, the School houses three innovative Centers: the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers; the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting; and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Students work in a state-of-the-art, multi-media newsroom. In May 2015, the School was granted national accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Descriptive Title: Associate Dean
REF#: F-9503-15-06
Budget Title: Associate/Full Professor
Faculty Position
Department: School of Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Responsibilities & Requirements: The School of Journalism is seeking a high-energy Associate Dean with a strong record of scholarship, teaching and academic administration to further build the overall competitiveness and quality of its recently ACEJMC-accredited undergraduate program and its young graduate program. A priority will be to help encourage/grow and oversee scholarship, creative activity and research among the school’s accomplished practitioners and tenure-track faculty. The successful candidate will be mentor junior faculty, work across disciplines with research colleagues in other Departments and contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty through his or her own work. The successful candidate will also administer and grow the school’s Master’s program and work closely with the Dean on strategic initiatives and fundraising. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Help build the school’s scholarship, creative activity and research by mentoring faculty, developing support structures, seeking interdisciplinary collaborations with other Departments and identifying funding opportunities.
  • Grow graduate student enrollment and the quality of the program. Oversee recruitment strategies, identify faculty candidates, develop curriculum, and compile metrics to gauge success.
  • Teach on average of two classes per year in the graduate program.
  • Work with the Dean on fundraising initiatives, including securing research grants for the Alda Center and the Center for News Literacy.
  • Work with the Dean on key strategic initiatives, including building and analyzing key metrics related to assessment, diversity, academic and professional success, scholarship activity and comparison to peers.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Journalism, Communications, or in a discipline that has been combined with an academic or professional career in Journalism or Communications, such as Social Science. Minimum five years of experience in academic administration. Demonstrable record of scholarship, creative activity or research. Minimum five years of full-time teaching experience. Record of building new or innovative academic programs. Experience interacting with diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a professional news organization. Experience working in academic administration of a graduate program. Experience mentoring faculty, students or colleagues. Additional teaching experience. Awards for teaching excellence. Demonstrable record of interdisciplinary scholarship or research. Record of successful fundraising for individual projects or in support of an institution.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date: January 2016.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Search Chair
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3384

For a full position description, or to apply online, visit (Ref. # F-9503-15-06).

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

SUNY Oswego

Assistant Professor of Public Relations
SUNY Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Relations. We seek an individual to teach a variety of courses within the public relations major, including public relations research, public relations writing, public relations cases, public relations campaigns and strategies, and courses in the applicant’s specialty area with the possibility of developing and/or teaching graduate courses. Candidates will engage in scholarly research and/or creative activity. Scholarly research and/or creative activities that involve students (e.g. national competitions, campaigns, and research labs) are encouraged. Active involvement in academic advisement and departmental and university service are also expected. A master’s degree in public relations or related field is required, along with professional experience in agency, corporate, government and/or not-for-profit settings. A Ph.D. in public relations, communication, or a related field is preferred. ABDs will be considered. Professional experience, university-level teaching experience, and evidence of communication-related scholarship, and/or creative activity also preferred.

Review of application will begin on September 15 and continue until the position is filled. For complete information about the position and application procedures, visit our website at SUNY Oswego is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Utica College

Utica College has a tenure-track Assistant/Associate professor of Journalism position open beginning August 1, 2015.

The successful candidate must have a Master’s Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or related field. Previous news media experience required. The ideal candidate will have expertise producing content across multiple platforms. Previous teaching experience preferred. Candidate will be expected to develop multimedia courses and teach some combination of the following: Multimedia Web Design, Information Gathering and Storytelling, Introduction to Mass Communications, Editing, Media Writing/Media Writing Lab, Watchdog Reporting, Media Ethics, Sportswriting and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to aid in the development of the department’s digital presence.

Located in the heart of Central New York, Utica College is a fully independent, private, non-sectarian, comprehensive institution founded in 1946. We are home to approximately 2,800 undergraduate students who come from 45 different states and 39 different countries. A typically class size is 20. Utica College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

For position information or to apply please visit: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Utica College considers applicants for all positions on the basis of ability, potential, and valid qualification without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, *sexual orientation, *gender identity, gender expression, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, veteran status, or any other protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by the law.

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