Susquehanna University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications

The Department of Communications at Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Digital Communications and Media Arts to join seven colleagues in a broad-based, flourishing undergraduate Communications program. Ph.D. in a Communications discipline is preferred; ABD or MFA in a related field will be considered. Rank will be determined by credentials and experience. Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates is required. Professional experience and specialization in advertising, broadcasting, data visualization, journalism, public relations, or sports media is preferred. Duties include teaching essentials of digital media, advanced digital media, and courses according to area of specialization; supervising students in a digital media lab; serving as an academic advisor; ongoing scholarly and/or creative productivity; and departmental and institutional service. Ability to teach WordPress or similar content management systems, HTML and CSS, web content management, video fundamentals such as iMovie, Google and Facebook analytics, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and social media outlets is required. Standard teaching load is three courses per semester.

Please submit application letter; CV; statement on how you will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, including your knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring; and current reference letters online at https://jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Catherine Hastings, at hastings@susqu.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins in August, 2017.

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Susquehanna University

The Department of Communications at Susquehanna University invites applications for two tenure-track positions to join seven colleagues in a broad-based, flourishing undergraduate Communications program. Ph.D. in a Communications discipline preferred; ABD considered. Rank determined by credentials and experience. Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates is essential. Appointments begin August, 2017.

Assistant or Associate Professor in Advertising and Marketing. In addition to above, professional accreditation (ABC) and experience preferred. Duties include teaching principles of advertising, print and web advertising, integrated marketing communications along with public relations courses such as computer design skills, public relations, and crisis management; supervising students in advertising lab; serving as an academic advisor; ongoing scholarly and/or creative productivity; and departmental and institutional service. Ideal candidates will have practical advertising experience and be committed to regular interaction with advertising practitioners.

Assistant or Associate Professor in Public Relations. In addition to above, professional accreditation (APR) and experience is preferred. Duties include teaching introductory principles, public relations writing and campaigns, desktop publishing, crisis communication and the capstone public relations management; supervising students in PRSSA chapter; serving as an academic advisor; ongoing scholarly and/or creative productivity; and departmental and institutional service. Particularly valuable is the ability to teach Adobe Creative Suite and/or familiarity with emerging social media trends and the ability to teach in some area beyond public relations (e.g., advertising, sports media, or digital media).

Please submit application letter; CV; statement on how you will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion; and current reference letters online at https://jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Catherine Hastings, at hastings@susqu.edu. Review begins on December 22 and will continue until the positions are filled.

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu

Millersville University

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATON AND THEATRE
FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
MEDIA AND BROADCASTING

The Department of Communication and Theatre at Millersville University of Pennsylvania seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in our undergraduate Media and Broadcasting option beginning August 2017. Highly regarded for its instructional quality, focus on engaged learning (through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, living-learning communities and civic and community engagement), and strong commitment to diversity, MU is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools and vibrant arts community, and close to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, integrity and compassion. Additional information about the program can be found at http://www.millersville.edu/commtheatre/program-options/broadcasting.php.

For a full description of the job and qualifications, and to apply, go to http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/3662 and create a faculty application.

Full consideration given to applications received by December 12, 2016.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

Pennsylvania State University

Don Davis Professorship in Ethics

Penn State’s College of Communications is seeking candidates with a track record of leadership on issues of ethics, integrity and social responsibility in the media and public communication for the Don Davis Professorship in Ethics starting in August 2017. The holder of this prestigious position will be expected to administer an ethics-across-the-curriculum program in the College; represent the College in ethics-related initiatives and programs at the University; and provide leadership on ethical issues for the professions and the public.

Preferred candidates will have the experience needed to teach in one of the College’s curricular departments: Advertising and Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies/Film Video, and Telecommunications. In addition, candidates should have the capacity and commitment to collaborate in multi-disciplinary research and grant opportunities across the University. A terminal degree is preferred, but not required. Rank will be determined based on qualifications of the ideal candidate.

The Don Davis Professorship in Ethics was founded in 2005 through the generous support of Don Davis Jr., a 1942 graduate of Penn State and the retired chairman and CEO of Stanley Works. The College of Communications has a long history of emphasizing the importance of ethics and social responsibility through both its curriculum and practice. It has two endowed lecture series on the topic: the Donald W. Davis Symposium in Advertising Ethics and the N. N. Oweida Lecture in Journalism Ethics. In 2004, the College also launched the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, whose research and programming centerpiece is ethics and responsibility. A course in media ethics is required of all journalism majors. In addition, questions of ethics, fairness, responsibility, credibility and good citizenship are woven into the fabric of the majority of courses throughout the entire College curriculum. More broadly, Penn State is home to the Rock Ethics Institute and a world leader in multiple disciplines now at the center of urgent public communications and policy discussions—energy, environment, water, agricultural biotechnology, engineering, medicine, sustainability, climatology, corporate social responsibility, and ICT4D, among many others.

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). Submit application materials at http://apptrkr.com/909296. For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Russell Frank, at rfrank@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2016, and continue until filled. The 2017-18 academic year at Penn State begins July 1; Fall classes begin Aug. 21.

Penn State provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Penn State complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the University has facilities.

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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.

Shippensburg University

Communication/Journalism
Assistant Professor – Electronic Media

The ACEJMC-accredited department of Communication/Journalism is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Professor – Electronic Media, effective August 2017.

Professionally focused faculty seeking an engaged electronic media (radio, television & video) colleague who thrives on teaching in a high-impact learning environment. We are a small school with an active student-centered faculty and seek a candidate who is a scholar with recent and relevant professional experience in television, radio and/or video production, producing, reporting and writing. The candidate will be expected to: (1) teach electronic media courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels (4-4 load), and (2) take an active role in the department by pursuing professional, creative and/or scholarly activity; developing new curricula; advising students; serving on departmental and university committees; and assisting student media organizations. Other duties, including summer and winter term teaching, may be determined relative to the skills and interests of the applicant and the needs of the department. In addition, faculty members are expected to perform other duties as assigned in compliance with the collective bargaining agreement. A strong union supportive of member benefits and resources for research and professional development represents the faculty.

-MS/MA in mass communication, journalism or related field.
-Professional experience in television, radio and/or video production, producing, reporting and writing.
-Proficient in the use and integration of social media platforms for messaging
-Two or more years of college-level teaching experience in electronic media
-Demonstrated research and/or media production agenda
-Ph.D. (or ABD) in mass communication, journalism or related field.
-Demonstrated experience with non-linear video and audio editing (Adobe Creative Suite and/or Apple Final Cut Studio)
-Active professional involvement in BEA, AEJMC or other communication/journalism organizations.
-Ability to teach courses across the communication/journalism discipline
-Graduate teaching and advising experience

All candidates must apply online at https://jobs.ship.edu. Materials submitted in other formats including paper applications will not be considered. For an application to be considered complete, candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, names and contact information for three references, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required if granted an on-campus interview). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications received by November 28, 2016 will be given first consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. A successful on-campus interview is required. A demonstration of teaching effectiveness and a commitment to understanding diverse populations will be required as part of an on-campus interview.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check as well as sufficient course enrollment and budget allocations. Shippensburg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

All candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. upon appointment. A doctorate from an accredited institution will be required for tenure.

The university provides additional off-load opportunities and scholarship support through summer and winter term online/on-campus teaching and CFEST http://www.ship.edu/CFEST/Grants/Overview).

Shippensburg University

Communication/Journalism
Assistant Professor – Public Relations

The Department of Communication/Journalism is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Public Relations, effective August 2017.

Professionally-focused faculty in an ACEJMC-accredited program seek an engaged public relations colleague who thrives on teaching in a high-impact learning environment. We are a small school with an active student-centered faculty. We seek a candidate who is a scholar with substantial professional experience in public relations and/or strategic communication.

The candidate will be expected to: (1) teach a 4-4 load of public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (2) take an active role in the department by pursuing professional, creative and/or scholarly activity; developing new curricula; advising students; serving on departmental and university committees; and assisting student media organizations. Other duties, including summer and winter term teaching, may be determined relative to the skills and interests of the applicant and the needs of the department.

Requirements for the on-campus interview include a presentation of recent research and/or a professional portfolio, a demonstration of teaching effectiveness and evidence of a commitment to understanding diverse populations. We strive to enhance the diversity of our department and the university community, and encourage applicants who exemplify multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and global perspectives.

A terminal degree from an accredited institution is required for tenure.

-MS/MA in public relations or related field
-Professional experience in strategic communication – public relations
-College-level teaching experience
-Demonstrated research agenda

The candidate should be proficient in integrating social media and all platforms for messaging. The candidate should have 2 or more years of teaching experience in public relations and should be comfortable teaching concepts and skills across the communication/journalism discipline.

-Ph.D. (or ABD) in public relations or related field
-Active professional involvement in PRSA and/or IPRA or other public relations organizations
-Professional experience with design software like Adobe Creative Cloud

All candidates must apply online at https://jobs.ship.edu. Materials submitted in other formats including paper applications will not be considered. For an application to be considered complete, candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, names and contact information for three references, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required if granted an on-campus interview). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Dr. Carrie Sipes, Search Committee Chair
Communication/Journalism Department
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-477-1432
Email: casipes@ship.edu

Applications received by December 10, 2016 will be given first consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check as well as sufficient course enrollment and budget allocations. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Shippensburg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

The university provides additional off-load opportunities and scholarship support through summer and winter term online/on-campus teaching and CFEST http://www.ship.edu/CFEST/Grants/Overview).

Philadelphia University

Title of Position:
Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director of Communication

Status:
Full-time, tenure-track, 10-months

Department:
College of Science, Health, and the Liberal Arts

Qualifications:
Philadelphia University seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director of Communication for the academic year beginning August 2017.

The successful candidate will have a record of research/scholarship in the communications discipline, experience in teaching, administrative experience, and demonstrated engagement with the industry.

Education Required:
Candidates must have a doctorate or foreign equivalent to a U.S. doctoral degree in Communication or related field such as Multimedia Communication or Digital Communication.

A finalist with the credentials and research/scholarly accomplishments for the Associate Professor rank and tenure would be eligible for a modified tenure review process.

Uniquely-qualified candidates without the minimum academic credentials, who exemplify exceptional professional experience, critical practice or scholarship, present widely-recognized professional work, and pedagogical style compatible with Nexus Learning will be considered for a faculty position on the practice track.

Responsibilities:
The appointed candidate will be responsible for teaching in and administering the undergraduate Communication program, including student advisement, curricular oversight, and internship management and industry engagement in cooperation with other University offices. This is a faculty position with a reduced teaching load for administration.

Application Procedures:
By November 21, 2016, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and a list of three references with contact information to Dr. Barbara Kimmelman, Academic Dean and Professor, College of Science, Health, and the Liberal Arts, Philadelphia University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497. Electronic submissions will be accepted as a single pdf submitted by email to CSHLAjobs@PhilaU.edu.

Philadelphia University faculty work in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment that values real-world, integrative, professional education, infused with the liberal arts.

Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, is a fully accredited, private university with 3,500 part and full time students from 38 states and 42 countries. The University offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Science, bachelor of architecture and master’s degrees. The University offers career-oriented education that blends liberal and professional studies in a way that enables students to grow as individuals and as highly skilled designers, business leaders, architects, health care professionals and scientists. Visit www.philau.edu for more information.

Starting Date:
August 2017

Posting Date:
October 2016

Philadelphia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer