Metropolitan State University of Denver

Broadcast Journalism Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)
Department of Journalism and Technical Communications
Position #F 623

In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply through the online application system at
https://www.msudenverjobs.com. The full position announcement is listed at this site as well as application instructions. Be prepared to attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information (separate documents) to your application. IMPORTANT: If you have specific questions concerning this position or experience technical questions please refer them to the MSU Denver Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2245.

SUMMARY: The candidate will be a vital member of the Journalism and Technical Communication faculty and be required to follow all tenure-track faculty responsibilities described in the MSU Denver Handbook for Professional Personnel.

APPOINTMENT: Start Date: Fall 2018

APPLICATION:
IMPORTANT: in order to be considered as an applicant YOU MUST GO TO: www.msudenverjobs.com to apply.

DEADLINE: 11/14/2017. All applicants must apply through the Online Application System at https://www.msudenverjobs.com.

Ohio University

Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication, tenure-track

The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in strategic communication. Successful candidates will teach courses in advertising and public relations in the strategic communication track, will maintain an active research agenda and/or professional creative activity, and will be responsible for advising students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in journalism, communications, marketing, business or a related-field by the start date of the appointment and strong professional experience in advertising or public relations.

Specific courses the position will teach include strategic social media, PR and advertising research, and PR and advertising theory. This person in this position will be expected to chair and serve on thesis and dissertation committees.

The E. W. Scripps School of Journalism is invested in this candidate’s creative and academic success through start-up funding, generous travel allowances to attend conferences, potential graduate student research assistants, and access to advanced labs and other equipment. The school offers state-of-the-art teaching facilities, many international opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, and a collegial, teamwork-oriented work environment.

Our undergraduate students are academically oriented; many of them come from honors programs in high school. Our graduate program, which includes master’s and Ph.D. students, provides additional teaching, mentoring, and research opportunities. We expect this candidate to help recruit and mentor graduate students in PR and advertising research.

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Ohio University supports and encourages all to apply, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ, and veterans. We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Business, or a related field required by the start date of the appointment (8/16/2018)
  • Strong industry/professional experience with at least two years of experience in public relations and/or advertising required

Preferred qualifications:
At least five years of industry experience, at least two years teaching experience, strong research publication record, experience working with graduate students.

Pay rate:

Commensurate with credentials. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

Applicant review will begin 30 days after posting, and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by November 27, 2017.

http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/24488

Queens University of Charlotte

Queens University of Charlotte (Queens) seeks a visionary academic leader and experienced administrator with a strong record as both a teacher and a scholar for the position of Dean of the Knight School of Communication, the only school of communication in the country to be endowed by the Knight Foundation.

Founded in 1857, Queens University is a small, private, co-ed, masters-level university focused on tailoring dynamic students in and outside of the classroom. In all of its programs, Queens emphasizes active and collaborative learning, meaningful student-teacher relationships, a creative synthesis of the liberal arts with the world of work, and the value and necessity of lifelong learning. As a testament to the quality of its offerings, its commitment to students, and the transformational nature of its educational experience, the University recently received an extraordinary $35 million gift for scholarships from the late Porter Byrum, a generous and longtime supporter of the institution.

Queens is consistently recognized for its strengths. The University is ranked #20 in U.S. News & World Report‘s Best Colleges – Regional Universities South. Within that same category, Queens is ranked #13 in Best Colleges for Veterans and #30 in Best Value Schools. The University’s John Belk International Program is lauded annually for its support of Queens’ students study abroad. Queens consistently ranks among the top 20 institutions in the country for study abroad.

The University’s campus is nestled in the historic neighborhood of Myers Park, just minutes from uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country, a top-25 media market, and an extended classroom for students – full of research, service, and internship opportunities.

Queens offers 2,330 academically talented undergraduate and graduate students a demanding education, grounded in the liberal arts, with 43 majors and 66 minors, through six schools: Knight School of Communication; McColl School of Business; Cato School of Education; College of Arts and Sciences; Presbyterian School of Nursing, and Blair School of Health. The curriculum is enriched by a robust and dynamic general education program, an effective experiential learning and internship program, a vibrant campus life dedicated to community and service, and extensive opportunities for study abroad.

The Knight School has developed a dynamic and broad-based program that emphasizes the importance of media literacy, digital storytelling through digital journalism, and digital media production. The School provides an outstanding education for 123 undergraduate and 85 graduate students, offering rigorous, relevant undergraduate programs in communication and journalism and digital media, a graduate program in communication, and a graduate certificate in integrated digital strategy. The Knight School develops students into creative and critical communicators who become engaged citizens, advocates, and leaders in the communities they serve. The Knight School also is the home for Digital Charlotte, which empowers organizations to deliver digital inclusion resources to their communities.

The Dean of the Knight School reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and is a valued member of the Deans’ Council. The Dean oversees eight fulltime faculty and a gifted operational staff of six. The Dean serves as the primary advocate and liaison for the School’s faculty in matters of curriculum, interdisciplinary collaboration, policy, program development, and resource allocation and must also be externally focused particularly in advancing grant-related initiatives.

The next Dean will be an innovative, creative, and engaging leader who will lead the development of a shared vision for the Knight School that is forward looking and can leverage the School’s unique qualities. She or he will have a collaborative leadership style and the ability to enhance relationships within the Knight School, across the University, with the Knight Foundation, and in the broader community to promote interdisciplinary initiatives. The next Dean will have an understanding of the constantly changing landscape in communication to ensure the Knight School provides students with a relevant education grounded in best practices and market-driven experiences. She or he will be collegial, approachable, and engaging to sustain a relationship-centered working environment at the School and value the contributions of faculty, staff, and students across the University. The successful candidate will possess the appropriate terminal degree in her or his field, a distinguished record of teaching and scholarly/creative productivity, and exemplary experience in academic administration reflective of the University’s own high standards.

For more information on Queens University, please explore www.queens.edu.

Applications will be received until the position is filled, but in order to ensure full consideration by the search committee, applicants are encouraged to have all required materials on file by December 31, 2017. All application materials must be submitted electronically in MS Word or PDF format to QueensCommunication@storbecksearch.com.

Julie Tea, Partner and Brian Bustin, Associate at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP are assisting with this search. Nominators and prospective candidates are encouraged to contact them at QueensCommunication@storbecksearch.com to arrange confidential conversations.

Queens values campus diversity and demonstrates this in campus initiatives; we particularly encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply. Queens University of Charlotte is completely and firmly committed to supporting and celebrating all forms of diversity. Queens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identify, religion, age, national origin, disability, political beliefs, veteran status, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, employment and hiring policies, or other University-administered programs.

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University of Miami

School of Communication
Lecturer to Teach Television and Web Producing
Department of Journalism and Media Management

The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Department of Journalism and Media Management in the School of Communication at the University of Miami is seeking a colleague to join our broadcast journalism faculty at the rank of Lecturer. This non-tenure track position will begin in January 2018 and requires a Master’s degree and a minimum of five years of relevant professional media experience. Lecturers teach the equivalent of four courses per semester. The person who assumes this position will teach students to produce news and public affairs content for television and online audiences. The candidate should demonstrate familiarity, comfort, and engagement with social and mobile media platforms, online distribution, and live and recorded television production. Courses may include television producing, television reporting, fundamentals of newsgathering, web producing, mobile newsgathering, writing for the mass media, broadcasting journalism, and social media.

This person may also be required to assume advising duties with UMTV, our student-run cable television channel, and its affiliated website and mobile app. This faculty member will work with counterparts in our Interactive Media program to identify and capitalize on opportunities for collaboration, and work closely with the advisors to the Miami Hurricane newspaper, WVUM-FM radio station, and Distraction magazine to promote and support student media initiatives. The ability to write and report news for television, radio, online, and print media is essential. In addition, this position requires knowledge of digital technologies such as television studio and field equipment (cameras, recording, lighting, graphics, etc.), newsroom scripting and content management software (the School uses the Associated Press’ ENPS system), non-linear editing, smartphones and tablets.

Experience with creating and managing social and mobile media strategies and workflows is preferred. Previous experience with Spanish-language media and fluency in Spanish as well as English is desirable, though not required.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. If you are interested and qualified for this position, please SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THIS LINK and include a cover letter, resume, links to professional work, and at least three references.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Illinois Institute of Technology

Open faculty position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities

The Department of Humanities at Illinois Institute of Technology seeks a tenure-track assistant professor for a Fall 2018 appointment. The ideal candidate will complement the department’s core disciplinary areas: communication, information architecture; history; linguistics; media studies; philosophy and ethics; and science, technology, and society. Competitive candidates must demonstrate a research agenda that integrates digital media technologies and humanistic scholarship. The department is interested in candidates whose research questions are approached and answered through large-scale quantitative or corpus-based research methods. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. by August 2018 and must provide evidence of potential for collaborative, interdisciplinary research.

Please visit our website for the full job description at: http://goo.gl/BDKD4z

Applicants should submit a single PDF file containing (1) letter of interest, (2) C.V., and (3) contact information for three references to 2017.hum.search@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within its community.  It actively seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

Louisiana State University

DEAN, MANSHIP SCHOOL OF MASS COMMUNICATION

Louisiana State University invites applications for the position of Dean of the Manship School of Mass Communication. We seek applications from individuals nationally or internationally recognized as scholars and/or professionals. Candidates must possess the skills necessary to lead and manage a dynamic program of scholars, professionals, and students focused on research, teaching and public relations in media and public affairs.

The Dean is the chief academic officer of the School, which offers undergraduate education in Journalism, Public Relations, Digital Advertising, and Political Communication as well as the only graduate program in the U.S. in media and public affairs. The School oversees the innovative Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, the Media and Diversity Forum, three state-of-the-art research labs, and student media. With a combined endowment of more than $29 million, the School currently has a total of 34 full-time faculty and 21 full-time staff positions, along with approximately 500 undergraduate majors and 60 Masters and Ph.D. students. The School is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

The Dean is responsible for all matters related to the administration of the School, including academic programs, faculty, staff, students, facilities, budget, alumni relations, and fundraising. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean works collegially with the faculty to advance the school’s mission of excellence in research, teaching, and service to the communications professions. He or she is able to articulate a vision for producing and understanding mass communication in the 21st century; shows an understanding of and commitment to continually developing relevant and innovative education for today’s rapidly changing media world; demonstrates business acumen in all aspects of the school’s endeavors, including strategic planning and developing new sources of external and internal funding; forms and maintains partnerships with the private sector, professional organizations and campus entities; maintains a deep commitment to diversity in its broadest terms; and effectively represents the school’s best interests internally and externally.

Candidates must have a degree in one of the School’s fields of study or a related field, or commensurate experience in a related professional field, and academic or professional credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor, including a sustained and outstanding record of scholarly publication or comparable professional achievement. Experience and knowledge in both academic and mass communication professions is ideal.

For a brief description of the position as well as the Manship School, please visit: Dean of the Manship School of Mass Communication Search Website

Anticipated appointment date is July 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin November 3, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Electronic applications are preferred, including a curriculum vitae and letter of interest, and should be submitted online at: Dean, Manship School of Mass Communication. Letters of nomination may be sent to Cynthia Peterson, Chair of Search Committee, College of Science, 336 Hatcher Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.

Apply through LSU career site here: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU—Baton-Rouge/Dean-of-the-Manship-School-of-Mass-Communication_R00017864-1

LSU SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER

University of Florida

The University of Florida’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communication invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in agricultural communication. The Department of Agricultural Education and Communication is a comprehensive academic unit in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) at the University of Florida and has diverse teaching, research, and extension education programs with 26 faculty members and 14 support personnel. The departmental web site at http://aec.ifas.ufl.edu provides additional information.

Required Qualifications:
A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in agricultural communication, communication, or a closely related discipline is required. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, and procurement of extramural funding. Candidates must be supportive of the mission of the Land-Grant system. Candidates must also have a commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability. Teaching experience preferred in video editing and production, graphic design and/or social media. Postdoctoral experience is desirable.

How to Apply for this Job:

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

The Department of Communication and Media at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Relations. The position will begin in fall of 2018. The department is home to a 21 semester-hours minor in public relations, which includes 5 core courses and serves students from a variety of degree programs.

The successful candidate will participate in the development of a Public Relations Track that serves as a bridge between the Communication Studies and Media Arts areas; and be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses that support the public relations curriculum, including: new media and communication, introduction to public relations, public relations campaigns, public relations theory, as well as topics related to their research interests. Peer-reviewed scholarly work and ongoing service to the department and college are expected.

Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing doctoral research university with more than 12,000 students. A Hispanic-Serving Institution on the cultural border with Latin America, TAMU-CC provides a robust campus experience focused on student and faculty success. Located on its own island on the Texas Gulf Coast, the “Island University” was recently recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal campuses in the United States. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory buildings, support facilities, and recognized faculty strategically position TAMU-CC to achieve its goal of national and international prominence as an emerging research institution.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Public Relations or a related discipline, reflecting extensive coursework in public relations and/or strategic communication; possess experience teaching public relations or strategic communication courses for a post-secondary institution; and demonstrate a record of, or the potential for, scholarly presentations and publication. Exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Public Relations (including social media) working with civic groups and community organizations is preferred.

Apply online at https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu

A completed application will include:
1. A letter of application;
2. A current curriculum vitae;
3. Names and contact information for three professional references; and
4. Copies of transcripts.

Deadline for applications has been extended to November 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Michelle M. Maresh-Fuehrer
Associate Professor of Public Relations
Phone: (361) 825-2273
Email: michelle.maresh-fuehrer@tamucc.edu

University of Cincinnati

Job Title: Assistant Professor – Journalism
Assistant Professor
A&S Department of Journalism

The Department of Journalism in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati seeks a tenure- track Assistant Professor to conduct research in one or more of the following areas: minority journalism; urban affairs reporting; diversity and news media. Teaching responsibilities would be in multimedia news reporting based upon candidate interest/expertise and departmental need. The teaching load will be 2/2 with an active research agenda leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals and national conference presentations. The ideal candidate would have an interest in advising our growing Association of Black Journalists student chapter.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication, or an appropriate related field is required at time of appointment, anticipated to be August 15, 2018.

We will begin reviewing applications November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu (Search Requisition #22862). Applicants must complete our online application, and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page diversity and inclusion statement summarizing your contributions or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion as they relate to teaching, research, and/or mentoring, along with the name and contact information for 3-to-5 references.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. UC is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and is dedicated to work-life integration.

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES
OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

University of Southern Indiana

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Relations/Advertising

The University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to teach classes in the area of Public Relations/Advertising beginning August 2018. A Ph.D. in a mass communication, or closely related area required. ABD candidates may be considered. Candidate will teach undergraduate courses involving strategy, campaigns, writing, and design across the curriculum. There are also opportunities to teach in our Master of Arts in Communication program. The University is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, professional activity, and service to the University and the community.

Review of candidates will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/employment.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

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