Xavier University

The Communication Arts department at Xavier University, a Jesuit-Catholic university, invites applications for a Visiting Faculty member in communication and digital media for Fall 2017-Spring 2018. Pending funding and approval, there will be the opportunity to apply for a tenure-track position the following year. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching a 4-4 course load in our rapidly growing Digital Media major and minor. Courses to be taught include digital design, understanding new media, and our introductory mass communication course.

We seek candidates with both teaching experience and research interests in internet studies, new media, digital media, computer-mediated communication, and/or human-computer interaction. Ideal candidates will also have some expertise in teaching the creation of digital media (production, design, etc.). We are a diverse, energetic department with Advertising, Public Relations, Communication Studies, and Digital Media programs. Candidates may come from a wide range of disciplines, including media studies, rhetoric, communication studies, communication science, mass communication, journalism, etc. Ph.D. preferred, but ABD candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a commitment to the teacher-scholar model in a liberal-arts setting.

Our department has embedded community-engaged learning throughout our curricula and they are supported by Xavier University’s culture. The Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning supports developing relationships with community partners. Our department has made excellent use of this and other resources, and we look forward to the additional and enhanced collaborations we can develop with a new colleague.

For full consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy and three reference letters by March 31, 2017 on Xavier University’s website.

Please note:  only 5 attachments are allowed per position at step 3 of the application process online.  Consolidate documents if necessary.

Questions and reference letters should be forwarded to ­­­­­­­Wendy Maxian, Department Chair, maxianw@xavier.edu.

Xavier University has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women and minorities.

Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employee

Ohio Wesleyan University

Assistant Professor of Communication (2 positions)
Search #1617-0020

Ohio Wesleyan University (www.owu.edu) is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus. Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Journalism and Communication invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Communication (two positions). These are three-year term positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2017 with the possibility of conversion to tenure track positions.

Position 1:
Primary – Organizational Communication
Secondary – Strategic Communication

Candidate must have practical and academic expertise in Organizational, Interpersonal and Group Communication and a secondary interest in Strategic Corporate Communication. This position will include teaching courses in organizational communication, interpersonal and group communication, conflict resolution, and inter-cultural communication. Candidate will be expected to also teach the core communication courses, including organizational communication, communication theory, research methods and a capstone communication course.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working with diverse students to develop outside-classroom and internship opportunities in addition to regular classroom responsibilities. The course load is 9 contact hours (3 courses) per semester. A Ph.D. is required.

Position 2:
Primary – Media Production Studies
Secondary – Organizational Communication

Candidate must have practical and academic expertise in Media Production Studies and a secondary interest in Organizational, Interpersonal, and Group Communication. This position will include teaching courses in media effects & society, digital media, advanced video production, and persuasive communication. Candidate will be expected to also teach the core communication courses, including communication theory, research methods and a capstone communication course.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working with diverse students to develop outside-classroom and internship opportunities in addition to regular classroom responsibilities. The course load is 9 contact hours (3 courses) per semester. A Terminal degree is required.

Completed application packets will include:
1) Letter of interest (cover letter)
2) Resume or curriculum vitae
3) Transcripts from Graduate School(s)
4) Copies of teaching evaluations
5) Writing sample of professional work
6) Statement of teaching philosophy
7) Three professional references

Please e-mail application materials to: jobs@owu.edu

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Ohio Wesleyan University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and encourages all interested applicants, including women and minorities, to apply (EEOE).

University of Toledo

Multimedia/Broadcasting Journalist Lecturer Job Description

The Department of Communication at the University of Toledo seeks applications for an instructor position in multimedia/broadcasting journalism.  Teaching responsibilities will primarily focus on journalism in a television studio and multimedia lab environment. Candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate multimedia courses such as reporting, video production, and digital newsroom. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to curriculum development emphasizing cross-discipline integration of new media technologies and multi-platform journalism. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four to five courses per semester and advise a student media group.  A start date of August 2017 is expected.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in communication or related field
  • Professional experience in broadcast and/or online journalism, or a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience managing student productions for public dissemination.
  • Knowledge of television and multimedia tools and web technologies.
  • Previous teaching experience.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.utoledo.edu under the “Faculty” tab (Posting# 0600394).

Application materials must include the following materials only:

  1. A cover letter articulating your professional journalism experience in broadcasting
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Links to two examples of published work and creative works
  4. Three references with personal knowledge of the applicant’s experience and qualifications related to this position

Consideration of applications will begin February 8, 2017 until the position is filled.

Questions can be directed to:
Dr. Jackie Layng, Search Committee Chair at Jacqueline.layng@utoledo.edu

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

University of Toledo

Assistant Professor of Broadcasting Job Description

The Department of Communication at the University of Toledo seeks a dynamic candidate to teach broadcasting and to reflect the changing realities of the media industry. This position will begin in August 2017.

Preference will be given to candidates well versed in broadcasting and new media who can teach students to thrive in today’s multimedia newsroom. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in television production, as well as other departmental core media courses as appropriate. Such areas include beginning and advanced broadcasting and journalism courses, video production, editing and broadcast writing and mass communication.

We seek a candidate who will also advise program majors, engage in scholarship and help develop innovative approaches to communication education in a global environment. The ideal candidate will be one who reaches across academic disciplines to collaborate with colleagues in other departments, universities, and corporate entities.

Minimum qualifications:
Applicants must have a terminal degree in a Communication related field with a focus in Television Broadcasting and must also have significant professional media experience.

TO APPLY:
Applications must be made online at https://jobs.utoledo.edu/ under the “Faculty” tab (Posting 0600395) and application materials must include the following materials only:

1.  A cover letter that clearly articulates your qualifications, education and professional broadcasting experience;
2.  Curriculum vitae;
3.  Links of two examples of published work and/creative works
4.  Three references able to address the candidate’s qualification for this position.

Consideration of applications will begin February 8, 2017 until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to Dr. David Tucker, Search Committee Chair at david.tucker@utoledo.edu.

University of Toledo is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.