Philadelphia University

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

Full-time, tenure-track, 10-months

College of Science, Health, and the Liberal Arts

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.

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

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 for more information.

Starting Date:
August 2017

Posting Date:
October 2016

Philadelphia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Temple University

Faculty position in the Department of Journalism (non-tenure-track) focused on video journalism

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a non-tenure-track faculty position focused on video journalism. Primary teaching responsibilities will include audio/visual newsgathering, video editing, broadcasting, and/or documentary videography. Teaching load is four courses per semester. The ideal candidate will have recent news experience shooting digital video and editing with state-of-the-art audio and video software. This position provides an opportunity for leadership in advancing the curriculum to prepare students for tomorrow’s digital media landscape. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and professional work. An advanced degree is preferred.

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 more than 500 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism.

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 38,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (highest research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit 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) names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016.

Apply to:
Video Journalism Search Committee Department of Journalism, Temple University 316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: