Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, PA
Instructor of Communication

Lock Haven University invites applications for a part-time (50%), temporary position in Communication to begin August 20, 2016 and ending May 26, 2017. The successful applicant will teach two courses each semester in one or more of the following areas: advertising design, advertising sales, media planning, campaign development, event planning, sports public relations, web analytics, or new media (social media, online, multi-platform) applications for advertising and public relations.

Responsibilities may include online teaching.

Required qualifications: Earned Master’s degree in related disciplinary area and relevant professional work experience.

Desired qualifications: Doctoral degree in related disciplinary area and two or more years of college teaching experience.

A full position description and online application are available on Lock Haven University’s website at http: http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/2838 Must apply online.

Review of candidates to begin in December 2015 and will continue until position is filled.

Saint Joseph’s University

The Department of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia seeks to fill a tenure- track position in journalism, pending budgetary approval. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college level and the desire to help enhance our journalism curriculum, which supports a journalism track within the English major and a journalism minor open to all undergraduates. Additionally, the department seeks a candidate with a strong interest in serving as faculty advisor of our award-winning student newspaper, The Hawk, a position that carries one course release per year and a stipend.

The teaching load is 3/3. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-division courses in journalism, including Intro to Reporting, and Media Ethics and Law. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach in the department’s graduate writing program and develop other courses in his/her area of expertise. In addition, the candidate is expected to maintain a record of scholarly activity, advise students and contribute to department initiatives. For further information about the department, please visit http://www.sju.edu/int/academics/cas/english/.

Minimum requirements: Ph.D. or a terminal degree in Journalism or a related field, as well as significant professional journalism experience. Experience in using social media and digital technology is essential. Applicants should demonstrate dedication to teaching and scholarly activity, including journalism. Experience or interest in mentoring college media production is preferred.

All candidates must apply online at https://jobs.sju.edu/. Please see this website for application instructions. All materials must be submitted by December 15, 2015.

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. AA/EOE M/F/D/V

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Duquesne University


The Department of Journalism and Multimedia Arts at Duquesne University seeks to hire a tenure-track, Assistant Professor for the Multiplatform Journalism position beginning in August 2016. Our department operates with a teacher-scholar model and candidates will be expected to excel in the areas of teaching, research and service. The candidate will teach Multiplatform news reporting with an emphasis in video and audio field production and mobile production, guiding students in the creation of news content across a variety of platforms. The candidate should possess hands-on familiarity with Abode Creative Suite and state-of-the art video and digital storytelling and editing programs. This position will require hands-on instructional expertise in the lab, the field and in our recently upgraded multimedia studio. We are interested in candidates with journalistic Video/Backpack/Studio Production experience as opposed to on-air/affiliate broadcast news reporting. (Our Multiplatform Journalism curriculum can be found on the JMA department Web site.) Candidate will also teach undergraduate and graduate courses in theory areas such as Media Management and Media Ethics.

Significant professional experience and terminal Degree (Ph.D. or MFA) required. Ph.D. candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2016. Candidates are expected to demonstrate they are embarked on a clear, coherent and relevant research agenda commensurate with the expectations of scholarly activity of Duquesne University, a research-high institution.

Application Instructions
Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Our Mission Statement commits the University to “serving God by serving students.” Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. A complete application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and an outline of teaching goals showing the range and interests of the candidate to: http://apply.interfolio.com/32683. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about Duquesne University and the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, please visit: http://www.duq.edu, and http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/liberal-arts.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

Pennsylvania State University

Tenure-Track / Tenured Faculty – Journalism

The Department of Journalism in the College of Communications at Penn State is seeking candidates for a tenure-track/tenured position to start August 2016. Position rank is negotiable. Duties include teaching two courses per semester, pursuing an active research program, and providing service to the college, university and the profession. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in teaching digital media skills. The successful candidate should also be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of business journalism or sports and media. The college places strong emphasis on the integration of teaching, research and service. A Ph.D. and professional experience is required. Learn more about Penn State and the College of Communications on its homepage at http://comm.psu.edu/.

To be considered for this position, upload a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae including professional and teaching experience, prior student evaluations of teaching if available, and three references. Application review begins immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Apply to job 59683 at http://apptrkr.com/691673

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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.

Drexel University

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Communication
(Fall 2016)

Drexel University’s Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time tenure-track advanced assistant professor starting on September 1, 2016.

The Department seeks candidates whose research and teaching focus on critical approaches to public relations. The candidate should not only demonstrate strength in basic and advanced public relations principles – for example, branding and crisis communications – and be able to teach our core public relations courses, he or she should also consider the nexus between public relations and critical approaches to advertising, promotional and/or consumer culture. A secondary focus in social media and/or social movements is especially desirable. We seek to hire an advanced assistant professor who is an emerging leader in the field, and who would be tenurable within three years.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field with a focus in public relations. The applicant must provide evidence of teaching excellence at the university level, and demonstrate an active research agenda.

With more than 300 majors, the Department of Communication houses several dynamic programs including B.S. and B.A. programs in Communication, with degree tracks in Public Relations, Technical & Science Communication, and Journalism. In addition, we offer professional M.S. programs in Public, Technical and Science Communication. Faculty may participate in an interdisciplinary Ph.D. degree in Communication, Culture, and Media (CCM).

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The university has over 25,000 students in 14 colleges and schools and offers degrees in approximately 200 programs. Drexel has one of the nation’s largest and best-known cooperative education programs, with more than 1,200 co-op employers. Drexel is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural, and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit Drexel’s website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required as a condition of employment for all new hires once a job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University’s acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

Please apply through www.DrexelJobs.com with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, a short statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Only applicants who apply through DrexelJobs will be considered. To ensure full consideration, materials should be received by November 1, 2015.