University of Maryland-College Park

Department of Communication Assistant Professor, Public Relations

The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland-College Park invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in public relations. The starting date for this position is August 15, 2018.

Position Summary
The successful candidate will have or show clear promise of a strong, active research program in public relations. The ideal candidate will specialize in digital public relations, with preference given to those who specialize in digital research of diverse and underserved populations. The successful candidate will also connect with or complement one or more of the other research foci in the department: communication science and social cognition and rhetoric and political culture. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations theory, writing, campaigns, and qualitative and/or quantitative research methods. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication, Mass Communication, or a related field at the time of appointment and have the ability to advise graduate students.

An ability to contribute to one of the department’s three research centers is also desirable (Center for Health and Risk Communication, Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership, and the Oral Communication Center). Experience with extramural research funding is highly desirable along with an interest in pursuing extramural funding (e.g., grants and contracts). Preference will also be given to candidates who can contribute to college and university-level interdisciplinary initiatives, such as the Graduate Certificate in Digital Studies (dsah.umd.edu), the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (start.umd.edu), the Consortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity (crge.umd.edu), African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (https://arhusynergy.umd.edu/programs/aadhum); and/or the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (http://mith.umd.edu/).

About the Department/University
The Department of Communication offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Communication and an M.P.S. degree in Interpreting or Translation. The undergraduate communication major is the fifth largest major on campus and the largest within the College of Arts and Humanities. The undergraduate public relations program is certified by the Public Relations Society of America. The University of Maryland is a “Big Ten” university located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, one of the nation’s most ethnically diverse and internationally-significant cities. Applicants interested in the area’s research resources, including federal funding agencies (e.g., NEH, NIH, NSF), government agencies (e.g., Departments of Defense and State, National Archives and Records Administration, Library of Congress), and NGOs are especially encouraged to apply. The Department of Communication is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. To that end, women, racial and ethnic minorities, members of the LGBT community, veterans, and other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

More information about the Department of Communication is available at www.comm.umd.edu.

Application Procedures
Review of applications will begin September 22, 2017. The application should include: (1) a letter of interest that describes the applicant’s program of research and other qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of recommendations, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and, (5) samples of recent research (i.e., journal articles, book chapters, conference papers). Application materials should be submitted to https://ejobs.umd.edu.

Applicants with questions should email Dr. Erich Sommerfeldt, chair of the search committee, at esommerf@umd.edu or (301) 405-6528.

University of Wyoming

Assistant Professor in Visual Communication and Visual Journalism

The Department of Communication & Journalism at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Visual Communication and Visual Journalism.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Journalism or Communication (or a related discipline) by the time of hire
  • Specialization in visual journalism and visual communication, with the ability to teach photography, photojournalism, video storytelling, visual design, and/or theories of visual communication
  • Ability to develop and teach new courses in the visual journalism and visual communication fields as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous college-level teaching experience and/or professional experience in visual journalism and/or visual communication
  • Experience with using and teaching the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with teaching and/or practicing qualitative research methods and/or mixed methods

Complete the online application at  https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&SiteId=6&JobOpeningId=9021&PostingSeq=1

Applications must be received by September 30, 2017. Please contact the Search Committee Chair Dr. Kristen Landreville at klandrev@uwyo.eduwith any questions.

The Communication and Journalism Department is comprised of eight full-time faculty members, 385 undergraduate students, and 30 master’s degree students. Learn more about us at http://www.uwyo.edu/cojo/.

Los Angeles Community College District

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS
$113,876 – $141,072/annually

Plans, develops, implements, and directs an effective and strategic communications, advertising, public relations, and external relations program for the District that increases public awareness and support of District programs, services, and activities, and enhances the image of the District.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism, or a related field.

Experience: Five years of full-time, paid professional-level experience in managing a communications, public relations, or related program, which must have included experience with various media sources such as social media, web-based, broadcast, and print media.

Special: A valid Class “C” California driver’s license.

Apply Online: https://jobaps.com/laccd
Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Please note to apply for this position, you must also submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
    The cover letter is limited to a maximum of two pages and should describe your experience as it relates to:
    · managing a communications or public relations program.
    · directing and coordinating mass media advertising including radio, television, newspaper, social media networks, podcasts, and websites.
    · legislative activities.

East Tennessee State University

Job Title Assistant Professor, Media and Communication
Department Media and Communication – 21900
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty

Job Summary

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, invites applications for a tenure track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position, available August 2018, focused to teach a variety of media production courses including video production, broadcast studio production, video editing, radio production and management, as well as production aspects of convergence journalism. The Department of Media and Communication offers an integrated, cross platform curriculum including undergraduate and graduate courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the media and its wide variety of professions. Community engagement, particularly through service learning in the classroom, is emphasized in the department. We are a fast growing, professionally-focused department with undergraduate concentrations in advertising/public relations, journalism, and radio/television/film and a graduate program in Brand & Media Strategy. Curriculum is bridged through interdisciplinary collaborations with multiple campus units. Our department is the first in North America to embed the Adobe Experience Cloud media content solutions in curriculum and our relationship with Adobe is unique. Our Adobe alliance creates strong partnerships with industry for students and faculty. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in joining a team focused on innovation for students by teaching students to produce content that connects with digital audiences. Our Adobe initiative as well as the other growth initiatives in our graduate program makes this an exciting time to join our team. The Department of Media and Communication expects all successful candidates to establish and maintain an active research program and participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Successful candidates must be knowledgeable in aspects of media production as well as studio production. Candidates must have experience using and teaching with Adobe Creative Cloud. Continued knowledge of media trends is important.

Required Qualifications
• Terminal degree in related field
• Two years of professional experience in a media-related field

Preferred Qualifications
• Three or more years of professional experience in a media-related field
• Sports media production experience
• Prior teaching experience at the college level

Salary $50,000

Please apply for this position at: http://jobs.etsu.edu

East Tennessee State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

University of West Georgia

Digital Media & Telecommunication Assistant Professor
Department of Mass Communications

The Department of Mass Communications at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Digital Media & Telecommunication to begin August 1, 2018 in an expanding department.

The department is a top-5 major with nearly 600 undergraduates housed in the College of Social Sciences; offers concentrations in Convergence Journalism, Digital Media & Telecommunication, Film & Video Production, and Public Relations; and is home to cutting-edge experiential learning labs, including bluestone Public Relations Firm, The West Georgian, The WOLF Internet Radio, and WUTV.  Located less than an hour west of Atlanta, a top-10 U.S. media market, the department partners with a mix of professionals to offer networking, professional development, and internship opportunities.

Candidate should be able to teach telecommunication and electronic media, media programming and management, writing for digital media, television or radio production, and social media campaigns and management within a converged, digital context.  Ability to teach mass communication law, research methods, theory, and/or photojournalism is a plus.  Additionally, candidate will be expected to teach core courses as well as courses that support other concentrations, e.g., introduction to mass communications, media ethics, diversity and media, and/or special topics.

Qualifications
Requires a terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) in the discipline, e.g., radio/television/digital communication, mass communication, or a closely related field; a 12 credit-hour teaching load per semester, though 3 credit-hours of reassign-time is granted each semester for professional growth and development activity; at least three years of professional experience; and scholarship and service commensurate with rank.

To Apply
Email applications in PDF format, preferably in a single file, to Dr. Patrick Hadley, Search Chair (phadley@westga.edu).  Applications should include letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of three references, and link to online portfolio if available.  Only complete applications will be considered.

UWG is a University System of Georgia comprehensive, doctorate-granting institution of more than 13,000 students and an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.  The department seeks applications from a broad spectrum of individuals, including women, members of diverse ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities.

Review of applications will begin September 25, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.  Salary is competitive, and the anticipated start date is August 1, 2018.  Positions are contingent upon funding, and the University System of Georgia Board of Regents requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Drake University

Full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor of digital media production. The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication is searching for a visionary multimedia producer who can help shape the interdisciplinary digital media curriculum of the future. You would join an innovative team that collaborates on an award-winning program. We want to attract a range of candidates that represent the human community in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, gender identification, religion, age and physical abilities. Extensive professional experience in the production of video and multimedia content is required; evidence of teaching effectiveness is preferred. Master’s degree is required for a tenure-track position, but we are open to hiring an experienced professional with a bachelor’s degree for a consecutive-term appointment, on condition of completion of a master’s degree within three years. The qualified candidate will have demonstrated ability to lead students in conceiving, creating, publishing and promoting rich multimedia content, especially audio/video, for all platforms and for all types of media outlets. Course load is nine credit hours per semester.  Job also includes academic and career advising for students and advising the campus broadcasting system. Submit cover letter, CV or resume, including three references, to https://drake.HireTouch.com/.

University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: College of Journalism and Mass Communication
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, TENURE TRACK ADVERTISING DIGITAL CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY
Location: Norman, OK

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track digital graphic design faculty position at assistant or associate rank in the advertising sequence, a Top 10 advertising program as ranked by bestofcolleges.com. The appointment would begin in August 2018.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and digital graphic designer with advertising agency or corporate-side experience who will participate in ongoing course development and teach a 3/3 load of advertising courses that may include digital design, digital storytelling and coding skills such as CSS, HTML, and JavaScript. Teaching may include cross-disciplinary project courses that bring together advertising, public relations, journalism and creative media production students.  Participation on master’s project or thesis committees may also be included in this role. The successful candidate will also be expected to do juried creative activity in digital graphic design or other professional activities in digital communications.  Sixty percent of the allocation of work would be for teaching, 20 percent for research or creative activity, and 20 percent for service. Service may include activities such as student recruitment, student introduction to industry contacts and career placement, student co-curricular activities, college and university committees, and service to the profession and public.

QUALIFICATIONS
A master’s degree is required.  Professional experience in a creative digital design role, coding skills such as CSS, HTML, and JavaScript and evidence of teaching and creative ability are preferred. A Ph.D., MFA or master’s in computer science is a plus. Preferred professional experience includes high-level advertising industry or corporate-side experience in creative leadership in the areas of art direction, graphic design, digital design and coding. Relevant creative activity background might include work in advertising design in digital formats including design software, coding, typography, images and the creative process involved in designing digital animation, graphic design, digital illustrations, photography, coding, and dynamic page layouts.  Creative activity might also include web design, multimedia design, web animation and video editing for digital use that would be submitted for juried industry competitions.

Appointment at associate rank requires an extensive track record of excellent teaching and a national reputation in creative activity.

Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are particularly urged to apply.  The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning October 16, 2017, and will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should provide 1) a letter describing their qualifications and their vision and plans for this position, 2) access to an extensive digital portfolio that demonstrates a range of creative work, 3) access to websites that demonstrate coding capabilities in development and production, 4) a complete curriculum vitae, 5) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references, and 6) samples of student work if applicable.  Applications should be submitted online via ByCommittee (http://apply.interfolio.com/43740).

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication was founded in 2000, after a generous gift from the family of Edward L. Gaylord, owner of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The Gaylord College is one of the leading centers of mass communication teaching and scholarship in the United States. The College has a state-of-the-art Gaylord Hall completed in 2004 and expanded in 2009. A 4,500-square-foot strategic communication area includes the student-run Lindsey + Asp integrated advertising, public relations and digital agency.  New faculty will take an active part in the growth of the College through superior teaching, innovative curriculum development, and notable research or creative activity.  They will join a highly engaged strategic communication faculty that includes leading advertising and public relations academics in both research and creativity. The College offers the BA, MA, and Ph.D. in journalism, advertising and public relations, and media arts and a master’s (MPW) degree in professional writing.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank No. 1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. OU ranked No. 1 in the nation in 2016 among all public institutions in the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled, with more than 800. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit soonerway.ou.edu for more information.

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. APPLY NOW

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The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: College of Journalism and Mass Communication
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TENURE TRACK ADVERTISING COPYWRITING AND CREATIVE STORYTELLING
Location: Norman, OK

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track advertising copywriting and creative storytelling faculty position at assistant rank in the advertising sequence, a Top 10 advertising program as ranked by bestofcolleges.com. The appointment would begin in August 2018.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and advertising agency and/or corporate-side copywriter, senior copywriter or creative director who will participate in ongoing course development and teach a 3/3 load of advertising courses that may include copywriting, advanced copywriting, and creative storytelling. Teaching may also include participation on master’s project or thesis committees. The successful candidate will also be expected to do juried creative activity or other professional activities in advertising copywriting and creative storytelling.  Sixty percent of the allocation of work would be for teaching, 20 percent for research or creative activity, and 20 percent for service. Service may include activities such as student recruitment, student co-curricular activities, college and university committees, and service to the profession and public.

QUALIFICATIONS
A master’s degree is required.  Professional experience in an advertising agency and/or a corporate-side creative copywriting role, and evidence of teaching and creative capabilities are preferred. A Ph.D., MFA or certification from an accredited portfolio school is a plus. Preferred professional experience includes high-level advertising agency or corporate-side industry experience in creative leadership in the areas of copywriting, storytelling, and creative concepting. Relevant creative activity might include work in advertising copywriting and storytelling and the creative process involved in concepting to ideate campaigns including writing advertising for television, print, digital, guerrilla, social media, and all other forms of communication.  Creative activity might also include advertising campaign development, long-form video storytelling, commercial production, multimedia copywriting and editing for digital use that would be submitted for juried industry competitions.

Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are particularly urged to apply.  The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning October 16, 2017, and will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should provide 1) a letter describing their qualifications and their vision and plans for this position, 2) access to an extensive online portfolio that demonstrates a range of creative copywriting and storytelling work, 3) samples of successful advertising campaigns that effectively used your creative concept and copywriting work, 4) a complete curriculum vitae, 5) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references, and 6) samples of student work if applicable.  Applications should be submitted online via ByCommittee (http://apply.interfolio.com/43743).

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication was founded in 2000, after a generous gift from the family of Edward L. Gaylord, owner of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The Gaylord College is one of the leading centers of mass communication teaching and scholarship in the United States. The College has a state-of-the-art Gaylord Hall completed in 2004 and expanded in 2009. A 4,500-square-foot strategic communication area includes the student-run Lindsey + Asp integrated advertising, public relations and digital agency.  New faculty will take an active part in the growth of the College through superior teaching, innovative curriculum development, and notable research or creative activity.  They will join a highly engaged strategic communication faculty that includes leading advertising and public relations academics in both research and creativity. The College offers the BA, MA, and Ph.D. in journalism, advertising and public relations, and media arts and a master’s (MPW) degree in professional writing.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank No. 1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. OU ranked No. 1 in the nation in 2016 among all public institutions in the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled, with more than 800. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit soonerway.ou.edu for more information.

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. APPLY NOW

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out our help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: College of Journalism and Mass Communication
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TENURE TRACK ADVERTISING ART DIRECTION AND VISUAL STORYTELLING
Location: Norman, OK

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track advertising art direction and visual storytelling faculty position at assistant rank in the advertising sequence, a Top 10 advertising program as ranked by bestofcolleges.com. The appointment would begin in August 2018.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and advertising agency and/or corporate-side art director, creative director or graphic designer who will participate in ongoing course development and teach a 3/3 load of advertising courses that may include art direction, advanced art direction and graphic design, and visual storytelling. Teaching may also include participation on master’s project or thesis committees. The successful candidate will also be expected to do juried creative activity or other professional activities in art direction and graphic design. Sixty percent of the allocation of work would be for teaching, 20 percent for research or creative activity, and 20 percent for service. Service may include activities such as student recruitment, student co-curricular activities, college and university committees, and service to the profession and public.

QUALIFICATIONS
A master’s degree is required.  Professional experience in an advertising agency, and/or corporate-side creative art direction or graphic design role, and evidence of teaching and creative capabilities are preferred. A Ph.D., MFA or certification from an accredited portfolio school is a plus. Preferred professional experience includes high-level advertising agency or corporate-side industry experience in creative leadership in the areas of art direction, graphic design and visual storytelling. Relevant creative activity might include work in advertising art direction, creative design in all media formats including design software, typography, images and the creative process involved in designing advertising, television, print, digital, graphic design, social media, digital illustrations, photography, and dynamic page layouts.  Creative activity might also include advertising campaign development, long-form video storytelling, commercial production, multimedia design, animation and video editing for graphic or digital use that would be submitted for juried industry competitions.

Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are particularly urged to apply.  The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning October 16, 2017, and will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should provide 1) a letter describing their qualifications and their vision and plans for this position, 2) access to an extensive online portfolio that demonstrates a range of creative art direction and graphic design work, 3) samples of successful advertising campaigns that effectively used your creative art direction and/or graphic design, 4) a complete curriculum vitae, 5) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references, and 6) samples of student work if applicable.  Applications should be submitted online via ByCommittee (http://apply.interfolio.com/43739).

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication was founded in 2000, after a generous gift from the family of Edward L. Gaylord, owner of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The Gaylord College is one of the leading centers of mass communication teaching and scholarship in the United States. The College has a state-of-the-art Gaylord Hall completed in 2004 and expanded in 2009. A 4,500-square-foot strategic communication area includes the student-run Lindsey + Asp integrated advertising, public relations and digital agency.  New faculty will take an active part in the growth of the College through superior teaching, innovative curriculum development, and notable research or creative activity.  They will join a highly engaged strategic communication faculty that includes leading advertising and public relations academics in both research and creativity. The College offers the BA, MA, and Ph.D. in journalism, advertising and public relations, and media arts and a master’s (MPW) degree in professional writing.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank No. 1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. OU ranked No. 1 in the nation in 2016 among all public institutions in the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled, with more than 800. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit soonerway.ou.edu for more information.

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. APPLY NOW

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out our help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

Towson University

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION
Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies
Assistant Professor, Journalism and New Media

Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in journalism and new media in the Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies beginning August 2018. PhD in journalism or related fields. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be complete by February 1, 2019. Demonstrated success or potential to teach journalism courses with an emphasis on mobile and web site development, visual communication and multimedia storytelling techniques. Demonstrate the potential to develop a strong body of scholarship. Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Teach courses such as Digital Publishing, News Reporting, News Editing, Feature Writing and Broadcast Journalism. Opportunities might exist to teach other courses in the applicant’s area of specialty, such as Media Criticism, Research Methods, Media Ethics or Media Law. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. COFAC-N-3110

Application Process
:
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a research statement, three letters of recommendation (send under separate covers) by October 1, 2017, to Dr. Thom Lieb, chairman of the Towson University Journalism Faculty Search Committee, at tujournfacsearch@towson.edu. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.