Penn State

Instructor/Student Agency Director

Founded in 1855, Penn State is a major, public, Research-1 university serving Pennsylvania and the global community. As the Commonwealth’s only land-grant institution, Penn State takes pride in its mission of teaching, research, and service-and focus on the future. Penn State is a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities, one of 62 universities recognized for their especially strong research and academic programs. Penn State is home to more than 46,000 students at the main University Park campus engaged in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, with an additional 31,000 students at 19 satellite campuses scattered throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Penn State College of Communications, the largest nationally accredited program of its kind in the U.S., is conducting a national search for a director to lead one of its exciting innovations – a student-driven agency devoted to non-fiction, digital/video storytelling. This agency will involve students from across the College’s five undergraduate majors: Advertising/Public Relations, Film-Video, Journalism, Media Studies, and Telecommunications.

The College seeks an individual to oversee this interdisciplinary student video production agency, which will collaborate on projects mostly with entities across campus and the Penn State system. The position will be at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer, depending on qualifications.

This is a non-tenure track appointment. Candidates must be ready to contribute to the development of this agency, as well as teach video or digital production courses in the College. A Master’s degree and university teaching experience are preferred. A minimum of five years of professional video production/post-production is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must electronically submit their applications, including a letter of interest that outlines their area of expertise, curriculum vitae, an abbreviated portfolio that includes links to video work, and a list of three references who may be contacted.

Apply to job 61415 at http://apptrkr.com/736519

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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.

Temple University

Open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position focused on video journalism

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for an open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position, to begin in August 2016, focused on video journalism. Primary teaching responsibilities will include audiovisual newsgathering, video editing, and/or news videography. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and a clear research/creative work agenda. A terminal degree is required.

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 approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

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 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. 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) a statement of research/creative work philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin in early January 2016.

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

Gannon University

Assistant Professor of Communication

Gannon University’s School of Communication and The Arts seeks an Assistant Professor of Communication. The appointment for this nine-month tenure track position begins August 2016. The School of Communication and the Arts currently offers undergraduate degrees in Communication Arts, Journalism, Advertising, and Theatre and approaches communication from a broadly defined humanities perspective. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate communication programs as well as the new Master of Arts in Health Communication program; prepare motivated students intellectually, professionally and personally; and advise graduate and undergraduate students.

Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include a Ph.D. (completed by fall 2016) in Communication or related discipline. A secondary interest in environmental communication and/or media is a plus. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching; articulate a scholarly agenda appropriate to the rank of assistant professor; and engage in service to the University, profession, and community. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, the University offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo.

For more information about what Erie has to offer visit www.visiteriepa.com.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree.

References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants.

For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu.

Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Gannon University

Director, School of Communication and The Arts

Gannon University’s College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences seeks a Director of the School of Communication and The Arts. The appointment for this full-time tenure track position begins August 2016. The successful candidate will bring a successful arts and business management background combined with a communicative spirit to drive a highly energetic, creative unit within a growing University. The Director supervises ten faculty and five staff in support of five undergraduate academic programs, the university public speaking requirements, and one graduate program (Health Communication). Also responsible for the Schuster Theatre facilities with year round offerings on the mainstage and in the Erie community, a 50 member professional chamber orchestra, the student newspaper (The Gannon Knight), a 3000 watt FM radio station and web stream (WERG FM 90.5), the Schuster Art Gallery, the student concert band and chorus, and full multimedia, video and audio production facilities. Faculty responsibilities include teaching courses in Communication and/or Media studies.

Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include an earned doctorate in Communication and/or Media or a related digital media discipline; an earned rank of Associate Professor or higher; and an appreciation of the fine arts, theatre, advertising, journalism, communication and new media. Expertise in both the academic and the applied elements of the discipline is required. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, the University offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo.

For more information about what Erie has to offer visit www.visiteriepa.com.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree.

References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants.

For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu.

Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.