Millersville University

Millersville University’s developing Digital Journalism program seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the instructor/assistant professor level beginning in August 2014. The ideal candidate will have relevant scholarly agenda, demonstrated experience using digital journalism tools, and demonstrated expertise in one or more areas: digital multi-media writing/journalism; digital design; visual applications for digital journalism; data-driven journalism; computer-assisted journalism, multi-media reporting, and digital video/audio production.

For more information about the position and its required and preferred qualifications and to apply, go to https://jobs.millersville.edu and create a faculty application.

Applicants are required to upload a letter of application, current vitae, transcripts, a portfolio of related work and contact information for three professional references, at least one of which should address the candidate’s effectiveness in teaching. Full consideration will be given to applications received by May 24, 2014.

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Penn State Erie

The Behrend College
Lecturer in Social Media Public Relations and Media Production

The Communication Program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a colleague capable of (a) teaching a sequence of courses in public relations emphasizing social and digital media, (b) teaching radio and/or TV/video practicum courses, and (c) teaching in one or more of the following areas: public speaking, small group discussion, media and society, or media effects. This is a two-year, non-tenure appointment beginning August 2014, with the possibility of renewal. The position has the rank of Lecturer and carries a teaching load of 4 courses per semester.

The ideal candidate will have a record of excellent college teaching that engages and encourages students to think beyond traditional concepts of media.  A Master’s degree in communication/public relations is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Professional PR/media experience desirable.

Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State University in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4350 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college and the communication program, please visit our Web site (www.behrend.psu.edu).

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to HSSjobs@psu.edu by March 17. If unable to send electronically, applications can be mailed to:

Chair, Public Relations Search Committee
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Box AC,  Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
4951 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-1501

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Review of applications will begin March 17, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

Temple University

Public Relations Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Department of Strategic Communication

The Department of Strategic Communication (STRC) in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University is extending its search for a tenure-track assistant professor in public relations, effective fall semester 2014. Review of applications will begin March 10, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong scholarly promise in public relations research, preferably related to either the role of social media in public relations or international public relations, or both. Preference will be given to applicants with a record of publishing in top-tier academic journals and presenting peer-reviewed research at national or international communication conferences. The successful candidate also will demonstrate the ability to be an outstanding teacher of college-level courses across the public relations curriculum at undergraduate and graduate levels. An earned Ph.D., or dissertation defended by August 2014, in communication or a relevant discipline, is required. Professional experience is highly desirable.

STRC has 12 full-time faculty members and nearly 500 undergraduate majors in one of four tracks: general sequence, organizational leadership, public relations, and rhetoric and public advocacy. STRC offers an M.S. degree in communication management. Tenure-track and tenured research faculty can also serve on the faculty of the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

STRC is one of four departments in the School of Media and Communication, which is among the largest and most comprehensive schools of communication in the nation. It enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and has nearly 60 full-time faculty members. The school houses four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. It also offers three programs that are shared across the school: a B.A. in Communication Studies, an M.S. in Global Communication and Development, and a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. For additional information on the department, school, and Temple University, visit http://www.temple.edu/smc

To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, student evaluations of recent courses taught, and names of and contact information for at least three references to:

Dr. Heather LaMarre,
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Strategic Communication
216 Weiss Hall (265-65)
Temple University
1701 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215) 204-8345
heather.lamarre@temple.edu

Temple University, an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and educator, is committed to having a diverse community.

Temple University

Chair and Senior Faculty Member
Department of Strategic Communication

The Department of Strategic Communication (STRC) in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks a senior faculty member, preferably at the full-professor rank, to serve as department chair, beginning fall 2014.

This tenured faculty member will play a key role in guiding a rapidly growing department of 12 full-time faculty members and of 510 undergraduate students in four tracks: general, organizational leadership, public relations, and rhetoric and public advocacy. STRC also offers an M.S. program in Communication Management and an online graduate certificate in Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership. As a tenured faculty member, the department chair may also serve on the faculty of the School of Media and Communication’s Ph.D. program in Media and Communication.

The ideal candidate will have an outstanding record of research, teaching, and service that contributes to strategic communication. A Ph.D. is required along with a scholarly record commensurate with the requirements for tenure and senior rank. Preference will be given to applicants whose background, dedication, vision, and leadership skills are well suited to guiding the Department of Strategic Communication in its mission to train students, to serve the community, to collaborate with industry professionals, and to develop innovative research. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching research methods and other courses that contribute to one or more of our primary program areas.

STRC is one of four departments in the School of Media and Communication, which is among the largest and most comprehensive schools of communication in the nation. It enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and has nearly 60 full-time faculty members. The school houses four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. It also offers three programs that are shared across the school: a B.A. in Communication Studies, an M.S. in Global Communication and Development, and a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. For additional information on the department, school, and Temple University, visit http://www.temple.edu/smc.

Review of applications begins March 10, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a letter of application, CV, and names of and contact information for at least five references to:

Patrick D. Murphy, Search Committee Chair
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
334 Annenberg Hall
School of Media and Communication
2020 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-3876
Fax: 215-204-4811
E-mail: murphy.p@temple.edu

Temple University, an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and educator, is committed to having a diverse community.

Temple University

Public Relations Faculty
Department of Strategic Communication

The Department of Strategic Communication (STRC) in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for a non-tenure-track assistant professor in public relations, effective fall semester 2014.

Applicants should have interest and experience in teaching courses such as media information gathering and evaluation (research methods), public relations writing (fundamentals and advanced), social media, and public relations campaigns. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of college-level teaching and significant professional experience in public relations. The qualified applicant should preferably have a Ph.D. in communication or in a relevant discipline, but have at least a master’s degree.

The department is one of four in a school of more than 3,000 students. STRC has 12 full-time faculty members and 510 undergraduate majors in one of four tracks: general, organizational leadership, public relations, and rhetoric and public advocacy. STRC offers an M.S. degree in communication management and an online graduate certificate in leadership.

STRC is one of four departments in the School of Media and Communication, which is among the largest and most comprehensive schools of communication in the nation. It enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and has nearly 60 full-time faculty members. The school houses four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. It also offers three programs that are shared across the school: a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, an M.S. in Global Communication and Development, and a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. For additional information on the department, school, and Temple University, visit http://www.temple.edu/smc.

Review of applications will begin March 10, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, student evaluations of recent courses taught, and names of and contact information for at least three references to:

Dr. Heather LaMarre
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Strategic Communication
215 Weiss Hall (265-65)
Temple University
1701 N. 13th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215) 204-3214
hlamarre@temple.edu

Temple University, an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and educator, is committed to having a diverse community.