State University of New York College at Cortland

The State University of New York College at Cortland invites applications for a tenure- track, Assistant Professor of Digital Film/Media Production for Fall 2018. The ideal candidate will demonstrate significant technical expertise and media production experience. The successful candidate will teach in the area of emerging media production, contribute to the Cinema Studies program, and have the opportunity to teach courses relevant areas of specialization. Links to a portfolio of creative works is required. Candidate will conduct scholarly research/creative activities, actively mentor students, participate in committee work, and contribute to curriculum development.
Three-course teaching load per semester.  Competitive salary.

Terminal degree (PhD and/or MFA) in communication, film, or related field required. ABD with designated date of completion may be considered. Teaching and professional experience preferred.

With 400 majors and two degree programs, Communication Studies is one of the largest departments on campus. Our diverse faculty contribute to a variety of interdisciplinary initiatives. SUNY Cortland provides an excellent quality of life in New York’s beautiful Finger Lakes region. Cortland County offers affordable housing and excellent school systems.

For a detailed job description or to apply online go to: Review of application materials will begin on October 28th and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to:

Dr. Paul van der Veur

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and interdisciplinary degree programs in the area of multicultural studies.

University at Albany

Assistant or Associate Professor – Journalism

The Journalism Program in the Department of Communication at the University at Albany P17-47526 seeks to fill a tenured or tenure track position to begin Spring 2018 or Fall 2018. Senior applicants should possess an established record of publication, a record of excellence in teaching, and willingness to contribute to the administration of the Program; junior applicants should demonstrate the potential for productive research and professional publications and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Preference will be given to candidates who have professional experience in journalism and wide knowledge of the profession, including multimedia platforms and digital technology. Review of applications will begin Sept. 29.

To apply, and for further details, go to:

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.


St. Bonaventure University

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The Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University invites applications for dean. Anticipated start date is January, 2018.

The Jandoli School is rooted in a tradition of professional experience and engagement and a history that includes six Pulitzer-winning alumni.  The successful candidate will oversee two undergraduate majors (journalism and strategic communication) and two graduate programs (integrated marketing communication and strategic leadership). Additionally, a third graduate program in feature film production is under review at New York State Department of Education. Online teaching and leadership experience is necessary.

Duties of the dean will include:

  • managing the school’s financial matters, including the budget and fundraising in an upcoming University-wide capital campaign, which may include development of a new physical space for the Jandoli School;
  • overseeing ongoing development of the curriculum;
  • working with an established advisory council;
  • participating in professional organizations and in University and School-specific events

The dean will lead and support a faculty that engages in interdisciplinary teaching and research and that remains current in their fields through ongoing professional and creative endeavors. The faculty also actively encourage and support mentored undergraduate and graduate research.

Applicants should have an appropriate terminal degree in a communication-related field; at least ten years of experience working in a communication field; prior college teaching experience; experience in a leadership role at the chair level at minimum.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful collegiate teaching and contact information for three references via email to

St. Bonaventure University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.  Employment requires successful completion of a background screening.

Ithaca College

Roy H. Park School of Communications


The Roy H. Park School of Communications Department of Journalism at Ithaca College is accepting applications for one tenure-eligible Assistant Professor line to begin August 16, 2018.

We seek a colleague who will bring contemporary approaches to visual journalism and documentary studies and production. Successful applicants will have both college teaching and professional experience, will embrace our commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising, will demonstrate the capacity for active engagement in research and /or creative activity, and will be eager to participate in the greater life of the college and community.

Current or recent full-time professional journalism / documentary experience, a master’s degree in communications or related field, and a record of successful college teaching with a student population similar to ours is required. Ph.D. in journalism or related field or ABD with early scheduled completion date preferred.

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 and attach a complete CV/Resumé; Cover Letter that should include a discussion of scholarly interests and professional experience in journalism in general; Statement on Teaching Philosophy; evidence of research and teaching at the undergraduate level.

The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon final submission of their application. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, complete application should be received by September 30, 2017.

The Park School is ranked as both a top film school and a top journalism school, but the school is more than that. It offers 10 undergraduate and 2 “boutique” graduate degrees that cover the entire breadth of the communications field including entertainment (television, radio, film, screenwriting) media arts (cinema and photography), journalism and documentary studies/production, sports media, emerging media, integrated marketing communications, and organizational communications management & design.

The Park School’s approximately 1700 students are mentored by over 55 full-time faculty who are active producers, scholars, writers, consultants, media designers, and authors. Its facilities include two TV studios including one with a state-of-the-art news set, a remote television production truck, a film sound stage, audio recording studios, digital photography studios and gallery, an innovation / emerging media lab, an analytics / new media classroom, and advanced digital editing and design stations. We house the Park Center for Independent Media whose mission is to engage media producers and students in conversation about career paths in independent media, and to examine the impact of independent media institutions on journalism, democracy, and participatory culture. It hosts a series of guest speakers and the annual Izzy Awards whose recipients include Amy Goodman, Naomi Klein, and Jeremy Scahill. Our Keshishoglou Center for Global Communications Innovation supports signature mini-courses and funds student and faculty innovation and global study projects.

We embrace a comprehensive approach to undergraduate education that combines theory and practice, classroom instruction and experiential education, and study in Ithaca as well as at our Los Angeles, NYC, and London Centers or through relationships with hundreds of other universities abroad.

The Park School also houses co-curricular media organizations where students lead the management and execution of programming and are mentored by full-time professional advisors. These include

  • ICTV, the country’s oldest and longest-running cable television outlet that produces more than 20 different shows each week
  • WICB-FM and VIC Radio, named Number 1 in college radio the US by the Princeton Review
  • The Ithacan, our print and online campus newspaper which regularly places among the top 5 nationally in competitions including the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the NY State Press Association
  • Park Productions, a professional media production unit
  • The Studio, a creative space and business incubator for student-produced media content
  • Park Design House, an in-house visual design, branding, and promotional agency.

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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Manhattan College

Manhattan College’s Communication Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member, at the assistant professor level, to join and participate in the building of our dynamic and still relatively new undergraduate program. We are looking for someone who will guide our concentration in journalism. In addition, we seek someone committed to a balance of theory and practice, given our commitment to the liberal arts tradition and the College’s Lasallian tradition and to take advantage of our location in the northernmost borough of New York City. By theory, we mean theory that connects our discipline to the liberal arts, to ethical practice within the media/mass media industry, to the use of media by citizens and consumers, to media’s impact on individuals and society/culture, and to the role of journalism within a democratic political system. By practice, we mean someone with a record of professional experience and/or a willingness to work and network with the industry in Manhattan to create internship and career opportunities for our students.

The successful candidate must be willing to teach core courses in our program as well as courses in journalism, and will serve as advisor for our student newspaper, The Quadrangle (for which s/he will receive either course release time or a stipend). The candidate must also be committed to steering our students across the frontier of our digital future, with respect to the changes and uncertainties digital media present for the news industry and journalistic practice, and the consequence of these changes and uncertainties for the provision and necessity of news in a democratic society.

Ph.D. in communication, media, or journalism required. ABD considered. Research program and commitment to teaching a must.

To start Fall 2018. Applications will be considered until 1 October 2017.

Please send a cover letter and CV in one PDF to

Manhattan College is committed to ensuring equal access to its educational programs and employment opportunities without regard to sex, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Manhattan College is committed to providing an environment not impaired by sex and gender-based misconduct, including sex discrimination and sexual harassment. Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs, activities and employment practices. Therefore, students, employees, applicants and other members of the Manhattan College community (including without limitation, vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subject to discrimination or harassment or otherwise treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic. This includes, without limitation, sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Similarly, the College will not tolerate harassing, violent, intimidating or discriminatory conduct by its students, employees or any other member of or visitor to the College community.

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V