Temple University

Klein College of Media and Communication
Professor and Department Chair

Department of Advertising and Public Relations

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for the position of department chair, to begin summer 2018. This position offers the opportunity to play a key role in guiding a dynamic department of approximately 800 undergraduate students. Temple University is a diverse, highest-research university, located in Philadelphia, the country’s fourth largest media market.

We seek an established scholar in public relations, advertising, or both, with qualifications suitable for appointment as full professor, whose teaching, research and experience complement departmental offerings and strengths ((https://klein.temple.edu/advertising-and-public-relations). The successful candidate will possess the dedication, vision and leadership skills to guide the department in its mission to respond to the challenges and opportunities of educating students in advertising and public relations in the digital age, to engage in the community, to collaborate with industry professionals, and to develop innovative research. A Ph.D. is preferred, and extensive experience in the academy is required. Applicants should have an established scholarly research trajectory and a record of teaching commensurate with the qualifications for full professor.

The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication is among the largest comprehensive colleges of communication in the nation. The college houses four departments: Advertising and Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Communication and Social Influence. Graduate degrees across the college include an M.A. in Media Studies and Production, an M.A. in Journalism, an online M.S. in Communication Management, an M.S. in Globalization and Development, and an M.S. Specialization in Strategic Advertising and Marketing, offered in partnership with Temple’s Fox School of Business. The college also offers a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. The college enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate students and more than 100 graduate students. The university community at large includes nearly 38,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (highest research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://Klein.temple.edu. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophy; (4) names and contact information of at least three references. Review of applications has been extended to October 9, 2017, for best consideration and will continue until the position is filled. Electronic submissions are welcome. Please submit materials at adprjobs@temple.edu, or by mail to:

Search Committee Chair
c/o Department of Advertising & Public Relations
300 Annenberg Hall
Temple University
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-4268

Penn State

Science Communication – Research Faculty Positions

The Penn State Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications is expanding its programs in science communication and seeks 1 or 2 assistant professors with proven experience and/or strong interest in building collaborative research teams focused on the science of science communication (candidates with exceptional experience and credentials will be considered at higher rank). The College is a national leader in undergraduate and graduate communication education, and in theory-driven research faculty productivity. A new $30 million gift naming the college from Donald P. Bellisario will support even more ambitious and cutting-edge student and faculty investment in the years ahead. In addition to our Media Effects Research Lab, the College provides faculty with graduate student support and numerous opportunities for internal and external funding. More broadly, Penn State is a world leader in multiple disciplines now at the center of urgent public communications and policy discussions—energy, agricultural biotechnology, engineering, medicine and climatology, to name just a few. Building and supporting collaborative research teams with strong social science components is a top priority for the University, and the College of Communications is uniquely positioned to play a central role in these initiatives. Preferred candidates will teach in the areas of advertising and public relations, journalism, or other areas of media production at the undergraduate level, and have strong ability or interest in exploring multi-disciplinary research opportunities across the University. Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, and three or more references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation (references will not be contacted without prior approval of the applicant). For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Lee Ahern, Director of the College’s Science Communication Program, at mailto:laa182@psu.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2017, and continue until filled.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1076951

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Pennsylvania State University

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Public Relations

The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations. The position will start in Fall 2018. The successful candidate is expected to teach basic and advanced public relations courses, engage in active research, and provide professional and academic service. Opportunities to teach graduate courses and advise students also exist in a college-wide graduate program. We are looking for an individual who enjoys the art of teaching and working with a faculty group that maintains a high degree of collegiality, collaboration, and professionalism. The department’s recent curriculum improvements include the introduction of a digital media minor, an online undergraduate degree, and a forthcoming online professional graduate degree in strategic communications. The candidate’s experience and/or interest in teaching online classes as well as digital public relations and research methods classes are highly desirable. The college is home to the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communications, a leading research center dedicated to the study and advancement of ethics and responsibility in corporate communication and public relations. Faculty with interests in these areas will be invited to participate in Page Center-related research projects. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in communication or a related discipline prior to joining Penn State. Relevant professional industry experience will be a strong plus. To apply, candidates must complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications, a current CV, and list of at least three references. For full consideration, please submit applications by October 1, 2017. Please direct questions to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Denise Bortree, or email at mailto:dsb177@psu.edu.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1070516

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Pennsylvania State University

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Advertising

The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations. The position will start in Fall 2018. The successful candidate is expected to teach basic and advanced advertising courses, engage in active research, and provide professional and academic service. Opportunities to teach graduate courses and advise students also exist in a college-wide graduate program. We are looking for an individual who enjoys the art of teaching and working with a faculty group that maintains a high degree of collegiality, collaboration, and professionalism. The department’s recent curriculum improvements include the introduction of a digital media minor, an online undergraduate degree, and a forthcoming online professional graduate degree in strategic communications. The candidate’s experience and/or interest in teaching online classes as well as digital advertising and analytics classes are highly desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in communication or a related discipline prior to joining Penn State. Relevant professional industry experience will be a strong plus. To apply, candidates must complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications, a current CV, and list of at least three references. For full consideration, please submit applications by October 1, 2017. Please direct questions to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Colleen Connolly-Ahern, at mailto:cuc15@psu.edu.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1071258

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Temple University

Klein College of Media and Communication
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Advertising and Public Relations

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for the position of department chair, to begin summer 2018. This position offers the opportunity to play a key role in guiding a dynamic department of approximately 800 undergraduate students. Temple University is a diverse, highest-research university, located in Philadelphia, the country’s fourth largest media market.

We seek an established scholar in public relations, advertising, or both, with qualifications suitable for appointment as full professor, whose teaching, research and experience complement departmental offerings and strengths (https://klein.temple.edu/advertising-and-public-relations). The successful candidate will possess the dedication, vision and leadership skills to guide the department in its mission to respond to the challenges and opportunities of educating students in advertising and public relations in the digital age, to engage in the community, to collaborate with industry professionals, and to develop innovative research. A Ph.D. is preferred, and extensive experience in the academy is required. Applicants should have an established scholarly research trajectory and a record of teaching commensurate with the qualifications for full professor.

The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication is among the largest comprehensive colleges of communication in the nation. The college houses four departments: Advertising and Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Communication and Social Influence. Graduate degrees across the college include an M.A. in Media Studies and Production, an M.A. in Journalism, an online M.S. in Communication Management, an M.S. in Globalization and Development, and an M.S. Specialization in Strategic Advertising and Marketing, offered in partnership with Temple’s Fox School of Business. The college also offers a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. The college enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate students and more than 100 graduate students. The university community at large includes nearly 38,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (highest research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://Klein.temple.edu. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research statement and statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) names and contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit materials here:

Search Committee Chair
c/o Department of Advertising & Public Relations
300 Annenberg Hall
Temple University
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Contact: Gayle Conley, Office Manager, Department of Advertising & Public Relations
Phone: 215-204-4268
E-mail: gday@temple.edu