Temple University

Open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) professor of journalism focused on news institutions

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for an open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position, to begin in August 2016, focused on the study of news institutions and the sociology of journalism. In addition, the faculty member should be able to teach other classes in our multimedia journalism curriculum. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and a clear research agenda. A Ph.D. is required.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. 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 teaching interests and philosophy; (4) a statement of research/creative work philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015.

Apply to:
News Institutions Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: journ@temple.edu

Temple University

Assistant Professor of Journalism (tenure-track) focused on visual storytelling

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin in August 2016, focused on visual storytelling. Primary teaching responsibilities will include audiovisual newsgathering, video editing, and/or documentary videography. Additional areas of expertise could include design or multimedia journalism. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and a clear research agenda. A terminal degree is required.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. 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 teaching interests and philosophy; (4) a statement of research/creative work philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015.

Apply to:
Visual Storytelling Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: journ@temple.edu

Temple University

Assistant Professor of Journalism (non-tenure-track) focused on data journalism

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a non-tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin in August 2016, focused on data journalism (journalism and mapping/design and/or data analysis) and journalism research (including public-records and database research). Additional areas of expertise may include design or multimedia journalism. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. 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 teaching interests and philosophy; and (4) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015.

Apply to:
Data Journalism Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: journ@temple.edu

The University of Pennsylvania

Director of Communications

Responsibilities:
The Director of Communications is responsible for providing proactive leadership in the development and implementation of communications strategies, policies, and practices in support of the mission of the Annenberg School for Communication. The director will lead, promote, and steward the School’s mission, teaching, and research through a variety of media, publications, and specific public relations strategies to make the value of ASC’s scholarship and broader engagement clear to a wide range of stakeholders including community members, funders, other academics.

  • Develop and execute a communication strategy that employs both traditional and new media to meet identified objectives.
  • Develop, oversee, and direct communications, marketing, and branding initiatives, strategies, and campaigns that consistently communicate branding to internal and external audiences.
  • Oversee and direct strategies for optimizing the school’s website, use of social media, and other innovative marketing tools.
  • Design, develop, write, and/or publish internal and external publications such as publicly facing content (e.g., social media, website), press releases, promotional publications, infographics, video (collaborating with Media Lab team), publications that support school events, and special projects that appeal to community audiences, media outlets, funders and other relevant audiences.
  • Perform proactive media outreach in order to arrange interviews, publish articles, etc.
  • Foster innovation by incorporating new, improved, or different methods, processes, or services to meet the needs of the faculty and other school constituencies.
  • Analyze and assess the effectiveness of communications strategies and mechanisms.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or related field strongly preferred. Minimum of 7 to 9 years progressive work experience in communications or a directly related field required.
  • Demonstrated expertise and success in higher education or non-profit organization writing/marketing to a variety of internal and external audiences.
  • Expert-level verbal and written communication skills with the ability to write and deliver academic messaging and content to effectively promote the work of the faculty, students, and researchers internally and externally.
  • Expertise with online media, website content maintenance (via Drupal), and other technical communications tools essential.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills with experience leading meetings and engaging senior-level colleagues.

Position Reference # 36-19772

Apply Here: https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

If called for an interview you will be asked to bring a portfolio of work to include writing samples, copies of marketing/communication materials/approaches, and detailed plans that you have written.

 

Penn State Harrisburg

Instructor/Senior Instructor in Communications
Humanities

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Instructor or Senior Instructor to begin Fall semester 2015. The School seeks a student-oriented colleague with expertise in converged media technology, new media journalistic content production, and/or data visualization and infographics. This position is required to teach undergraduate and graduate visual communications courses across a variety of platforms. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses in their area of media expertise, as well as media criticism and theory, research methodology, and/or media law and ethics.

Qualifications: A terminal degree in communication, journalism, visual communication, photo/video, or a related discipline is desired. ABD candidates will be considered. The preferred candidate will have professional experience in multimedia journalism or visual communication with a design or journalism graphics emphasis.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to http://psu.jobs, job number 56592. Supplemental materials, including transcripts, syllabi, teaching philosophy, etc., can be submitted as well, if the applicant chooses to do so.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.