Ursinus College


URSINUS COLLEGE invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism beginning Fall 2015. The Media & Communication Studies Department seeks candidates with expertise in print journalism, online journalism, and/or broadcast news and writing for the media. The successful candidate for this one year position will teach a 2/3 load including print journalism, online journalism and media writing, as well as advise the Grizzly, our weekly student run newspaper, which currently appears in both a print-and an on-line edition. Candidates must hold an MA with relevant experience or Ph.D.  Degree must be completed by the date of appointment. Classes begin on August 31, 2015. New Faculty are expected to participate in a one-day new faculty orientation, which takes place the previous week.

Submit a letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of published writing, and request three confidential letters of recommendation including email addresses of referees. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material; (http://apply.interfolio.com/28966). Please see our full ad: https://www.ursinus.edu/live/profiles/1485-visiting-assistant-professor-in-digital-journalism/templates/details/profiles-jobs.php.

The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications on March 31, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Penn State Erie

Assistant Professor of Advertising

The Communication department at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in advertising beginning August 2015. Candidates should have college teaching experience and a record of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential for scholarly achievement. Professional experience is desirable.

A Ph.D. is required for appointment to the tenure track; however, ABD candidates with evidence of significant degree progress will be considered. The position requires excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as involvement in college and departmental service. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in advertising, as well as courses that would complement our broad-based major in communication which balances theory and skill development in speaking, writing, and media technology/production. Such areas might include: communication/media theory, global mass communication, media production, social media, media and society, and/or media effects.

Penn State Behrend, located in Erie, PA, is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State University. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, with an enrollment of over 4,350, Penn State Behrend offers its students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college and major, please visit our website (www.behrend.psu.edu).

Review of applications will begin March 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Please have three references email letters of recommendation to Nathan Carter at nrc5069@psu.edu.

Apply to job 56021 at http://apptrkr.com/585668

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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.


Robert Morris University


Robert Morris University seeks an exceptional Dean to lead its School of Communications and Information Systems (SCIS) into new chapters of growth and success.

Located on a stunning campus outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Robert Morris is a private, comprehensive institution committed to active learning and student success. The University is recognized for integrating liberal arts with a professionally focused, applied education that prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world. Building on its 93-year tradition of educational excellence, the University is in a period of continued transformation and intensive growth.

The School of Communications and Information Systems is the second largest in the University, and includes five academic departments: Computer Information Systems, Communication, English and Communications Skills, Media Arts, and Organizational Leadership. It is at the heart of RMU’s commitment to our Core Value of Student Engagement. SCIS faculty also are the largest contributors to RMU study abroad courses, to academic service learning courses, and to such off campus initiatives as the Washington Center program.

The new Dean will be expected to provide leadership for the School’s faculty in teaching, scholarship and service, assuring maintaining ABET-CAC accreditation, and strengthening the School’s campus leadership in engaged learning at all levels of instruction. The Dean will also be expected to develop external strategic relationships to enhance the resource base to support University and School initiatives, and to develop a cohesive strategic plan that will reflect the current strengths and achievable possibilities for the five departments. Additional information can be found at www.wittkieffer.com.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate or comparable terminal degree in one of the School’s curricular disciplines or a closely related area as well as substantial administrative experience in private or public higher education or other relevant setting.

Applications, nominations, or confidential inquiries concerning this search may be sent by email to RMUDeanSCIS@wittkieffer.com or directed to John K. Thornburgh at (412) 209-2666 or John McFarland at (678) 302-1565. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by March 30, 2015.

Robert Morris University Institutional Equity Vision Statement
At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origins, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds.