Winthrop University in Rock Hill

Assistant Professor of Mass Communication – Digital Media
Department of Mass Communication, Winthrop University

Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, is consistently ranked among the top Southern public universities. The Department of Mass Communication is ACEJMC accredited. We offer professionally focused undergraduate programs (Mass Communication; Integrated Marketing Communication) and participate in an interdisciplinary Digital Information Design major.

Applications are invited for a tenure track assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2018.  We seek a talented colleague with professional expertise in digital media to teach courses in at least two of these areas: digital storytelling for news and/or promotions, social media, media analytics, digital literacy & culture. Applicants must be comfortable using and teaching digital production software and conduct outreach to area professionals.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in mass communication/related areas. A terminal master’s degree (e.g. MFA) with substantial professional digital experience will be considered. ABDs who meet position qualifications will be considered for initial appointment at instructor rank and expected to complete the doctorate within a year.

Evidence of successful teaching, scholarship and service is required.

More details are available here. Submit letter of interest and all materials via Interfolio. Questions may be directed to Dr. Guy Reel at reelg@winthrop.edu or 803-323-4531.

University of South Carolina

Baldwin Business and Financial Chair in Journalism
School of Journalism and Mass Communications

South Carolina’s leading journalism school seeks an innovator and proven leader to head its growing business and financial journalism initiative.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for the Baldwin Business and Financial Chair in Journalism.

We are interested in candidates with a national/international reputation and a record of professional achievements and expertise in both business journalism and the business of journalism and mass communications.

The successful candidate will be prepared to lead a program that goes beyond journalism to build alliances with faculty and students among disciplines across the campus and beyond.

The chair will be committed to teaching on the undergraduate and graduate level, leading curriculum development in business and financial communications and inspiring both outstanding scholarship and practice in the field. The school is open to either a tenure/tenure-track or term appointment, depending on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Candidates with a professional background should have a master’s degree and significant professional experience, including leadership positions in journalism or mass communications. Candidates from an academic background should have the earned doctorate, a proven research record and professional/teaching experience.

The School
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and enrolls approximately 1,700 undergraduates and 60 graduate students. The School maintains a dual-track (academic and professional) tenure and promotion system and values both academic credentials and professional expertise. The faculty consists of a collegial group of researchers and educators with a wide range of backgrounds and interests.

The University
The University of South Carolina is classified as a research-extensive university with very high research activity. The university is located in Columbia, South Carolina’s state capital, a unique, family-friendly city located equidistant from beautiful Atlantic beaches and the historic, rolling Blue Ridge mountains. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer*, committed to building a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

Application Procedure
Applicants should apply here:
http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/21094

Application materials should include a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references and one sample of professional or scholarly work.

Nominations or questions may be addressed to:

Professor Charles Bierbauer
Chair – Baldwin Business Search Committee
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Email:
bierbauer@sc.edu
Phone:
803-777-4614

The search committee’s review of applications will begin in January 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will begin no sooner than August 2018.

* Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Coastal Carolina University

Assistant Professor of Sports Communication

The Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sports Communication. The appointment will be effective August 16, 2018.

A Ph.D. in Communication, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Public Relations or related area is required. The successful candidate must be well qualified to teach courses in Sports Communication. Duties also include being an active scholar, advising students, and service to the department and university.  Additional teaching experience that aligns with one of the department’s existing concentration areas in Communication Studies, Interactive Journalism, or PR/Integrated Communication is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will work with members of the department to develop courses for a new concentration in Sports Communication. A record indicating potential for scholarly productivity and institutional service are required. Teaching assignments may include evening/weekend courses.

The Department of Communication, Media and Culture is one of Coastal Carolina University’s largest departments serving over 600 majors and 100 minors. The Department offers programs and courses in Communication Studies, Health Communication, Interactive Journalism, and Public Relations/Integrated Communication. Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and the integration of ideas, technologies, and developments within the discipline. The department provides students with the skills and knowledge to compete in an increasingly global workforce, to facilitate understanding of effective communication practices in varied contexts, and to foster cultural awareness and appreciation of diverse communities globally.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.

Candidates should submit a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching and learning), a current CV, a list of three references, and transcripts for all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time) electronically at: http://jobs.coastal.edu. Screening of candidates will begin immediately. To assure full consideration applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017.

Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer.

Coastal Carolina University

Assistant Professor of PR/Advertising

The Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of PR/Advertising. The appointment will be effective August 16, 2018.

A Ph.D. in Public Relations, Advertising, Strategic Communication, Mass Communication, Marketing Communication or Communication with specific graduate-level courses in Public Relations, Advertising or Strategic Communication is required. An understanding of the strategic foundation of an integrated approach to advertising and public relations is necessary. Applicants with professional experience in advertising and public relations will be particularly strong candidates. The successful candidate will work with members of the Department to develop courses in the Public Relations/ Integrated Communication Concentration of the Department’s B.A. in Communication. A record indicating potential for scholarly productivity and interest in institutional service are required. Teaching assignments may include evening/weekend courses.

The Department of Communication, Media and Culture is one of Coastal Carolina University’s largest departments serving over 600 majors and 100 minors. The Department offers programs and courses in Communication Studies, Health Communication, Interactive Journalism, and Public Relations/Integrated Communication. Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and the integration of ideas, technologies, and developments within the discipline. The department provides students with the skills and knowledge to compete in an increasingly global workforce, to facilitate understanding of effective communication practices in varied contexts, and to foster cultural awareness and appreciation of diverse communities globally.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science.

Candidates should submit a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching and learning), a current CV, a list of three references, and transcripts for all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time) electronically at: http://jobs.coastal.edu. Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration applications should be submitted by November 1, 2017.

Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer.