National University of Singapore

POSITION AVAILABLE:
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS AND NEW MEDIA

PROFESSOR AND HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences and stands among the top Communication and Media Studies departments both in Asia and globally. Its teaching and research strengths are in the areas of Art, Game, and Media Design; Human-Computer Interaction; Critical Cultural Communication Theories in/of Asia; Critical Communication Methodologies; New Media and Public Engagement; Health Communication; Communication Management; Communication and Social Change; Communication and Technology; and Media Effects. The Department comprises an international mix of 27 faculty members; in terms of students, the department has over 600 undergraduate majors and some 53 graduate students.

The Department is poised to continue its growth trajectory, building its global research profile in interactive media design, health communication, communication management, 21C artforms and critical network culture, and new media studies while maintaining its strong commitment to an undergraduate education embedded in theory-practice linkages. This appointment is for a tenured position; a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience, can be expected.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • an international research reputation based on an established track record in research and publication;
  • a strong desire to develop and implement a vision for a dynamic Department of Communications and New Media;
  • a strong understanding of the disciplinary trends in Communication Studies, New Media Studies, and Interaction Design;
  • a deep interest in nurturing the potential of young faculty and attracting quality faculty members and graduate students to the department;
  • a commitment to building a culture of grant getting and fund raising in research;
  • excellent communication skills and dedication to academic excellence and collegiality; and
  • proven administrative and management skills, with leadership qualities in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment (experience in departmental or university leadership positions and an understanding of different institutional contexts are preferred).

The Department Head is expected to provide visionary leadership, direct strategic planning, encourage strong scholarship, grow the department’s social impact, guide curricular revision, and promote excellent teaching. Administratively, the Head will oversee all personnel matters, manage the department budget and cultivate collaborative relationships with other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University, and beyond. They will also be expected to teach a half-load of modules (as compared to other tenure track colleagues).

Applications should include a comprehensive letter of interest (which specifies experience of, and capacity for, academic leadership), full curriculum vitae (including detailed evidence of research standing and impact, and teaching excellence), and names and contact details of six references. Please send applications to:

Chair, CNM HOD Search Committee
c/o Ms Gayathri Dorairaju
Department of Communications and New Media
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
11 Computing Drive
Singapore 117416

Or email Ms Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmgd@nus.edu.sg

Informal enquiries about the position may be directed to the current Head of Department, Professor Mohan Dutta, at cnmhead@nus.edu.sg. Interested candidates should submit their application by 30th July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and plans will be made for a campus visit and interview. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For additional information, please consult the Department web site at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/

American University

School of Communication
Two One-year Term Instructor (Public Communication)
Location: Washington, D.C.

The School of Communication at American University invites applications for two full-time, one-year term positions beginning Sep. 1, 2017. Rank will be determined on the basis of experience.

These are nine-month teaching positions based in the Public Communication Division. Each position has a 3-3 course load, which may include undergraduate and graduate professional courses offered during the week, in the evenings, on weekends, and online. Depending on background and qualifications, the position also might entail teaching media studies and general education classes. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Positions

Qualifications:
Strategic communication is at the heart of our economy, society, and politics. It’s a field built on ideas and images, persuasion and information, strategy and tactics, and grounded in theory and research. We are looking for instructors who have a strong background in teaching one or more of the following areas: communication theory, strategic communication writing, qualitative and quantitative research methods, principles of strategic communication, strategic communication advertising and public relations. A proven record of professional experience in at least one of the following is desired: public relations, strategic communication, public opinion or audience research, public affairs, corporate communications, advertising, social media and/or social marketing. A master’s degree is required and previous college-level teaching experience is highly preferred; candidates with experience teaching online courses are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
These positions have a 3-3 course teaching load for each semester, and may include undergraduate and graduate courses offered during the week, in the evening, on weekends, or online. The successful candidates should be able to teach a wide range of courses including those focused on research and theory. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please submit applications via: https://apply.interfolio.com/41753. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three references, recent teaching evaluations (when possible). Please contact Search Committee Chair Pallavi Kumar at kumar@american.edu if you have questions.

Salary and benefits are competitive.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. Learn more about the School of Communication at http://www.american.edu/soc/.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

Columbia College Chicago

Faculty Position
Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication

Columbia College Chicago an acclaimed higher education institution set in the heart of Chicago, with over 6,800 undergraduate and graduate students, offering a distinctive curriculum that blends liberal arts, creative and media arts and business.

The Communication Department at Columbia College Chicago seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position with expertise in communication and civic media beginning August 2017.

Primary responsibilities involve teaching three classes a semester in communication-related fields. Additional responsibilities include sustained engagement in research, creative and/or professional practice in communication or a communication-related field; advising students; serving on college-wide and departmental committees; contributing to curriculum development; contributing to community initiatives.

The faculty member will demonstrate a commitment to building sustainable models of communication that connect people and communities. A background in such areas as information literacy, media analysis, civic tech, and/or data-driven storytelling is highly desirable. The faculty member will have critical expertise in digital technologies, multiplatform content production, and emerging community forms.

The faculty member will contribute to the department’s BA in Communication as well as a developing MA in Civic Media, both of which are critically engaged with building civic capacity and strengthening the regional information ecosystem.

The faculty member must hold a PhD in communication, journalism, public relations or a related field; a MA and significant professional experience in the media and communication industries is also acceptable. The faculty member must possess a high degree of critical competency to participate in partnerships with a broad range of media industries and civic agencies, and have a well-defined research agenda or history of critical practice.

Job Requirements
To apply please visit: https://colum.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000023&lang=en

Please submit the following as ONE document (.doc .docx or .pdf):

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Link to Online Portfolio (if appropriate)
  • Sample Publication (if appropriate)

Candidates considered for interviews may be asked to provide three letters of reference, evidence of successful teaching, and a vision for the evolution of the interactive media field.

Applications will be accepted through May 15, 2017

Department of Communication faculty report to the Chair of Communication. Tenure is granted to those Tenure-Track Faculty who have successfully met the criteria set forth in the Department Criteria for Tenure: A Guide for Tenure Track Faculty Members and the Columbia College Chicago Tenure Document.

At Columbia, we offer a rewarding work environment for our faculty and staff. We take pride in offering competitive benefits with affordable health, dental and vision coverage; flexible spending accounts; commuter benefit program, life and accidental, death & dismemberment coverage; paid and unpaid leave options; work/life benefits; educational assistance programs; and retirement and financial planning benefits.

We invite you to join our talented faculty and staff and become part of our collective aspiration to ensure Columbia prepares students for success in their creative fields through innovation, engagement and real-world experiences.

Additional Information
– Cover letter, including salary requirements, and three personal references are required.
– Position subject to a background screening,
– This is a non-union position.

Columbia College Chicago is an EEO Employer. Qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

www.COLUM.edu/CareersatColumbia

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