Kutztown University

The Department of English at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in writing/public relations beginning Fall 2018.  In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: ABD in Communication, English, or a closely related field with conferral of degree by 12/31/2019.  Preferred: Ph.D. or terminal degree in Communication, English or a closely related field.  Candidate must demonstrate evidence of recent, relevant professional experience in agency, corporate, or nonprofit public relations as well as a minimum of two years of experience teaching at the college or university level.

The Department of English seeks an engaged and engaging colleague to join its faculty and to teach courses that are part of its expanding public relations curriculum.  The 4/4 teaching load will include public relations writing and other public relations writing courses, such as writing for social media, research for public relations, storytelling for public relations, public relations ethics and law, and corporate public relations, depending on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.  Successful interview and demonstration of teaching abilities required.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of reference and all official college-level transcripts to: Dr. Amy O’Brien, Chair, English Faculty Search Committee, Department of English, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530.  Only complete application packets will be considered.  Review of applications will begin Jan. 2, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.  For more information on our program, visit our website at: http://www.kutztownenglish.com or contact the search chair at aobrien@kutztown.edu.

Marist College

The Department of Art & Digital Media at Marist College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Digital Media to begin Fall 2018. The department offers four undergraduate degrees in Digital Media, Studio Art, and Art History. The Department will return to a newly renovated and expanded Steel Plant Studios in 2018, which includes networked Digital Media labs, a Makerspace lab, Drawing, Painting, 2D, 3D, Printmaking studios, and Art History classrooms.

The successful candidate will teach a 3-4 course load in undergraduate Digital Media courses including our foundation Introduction to Digital Media course and specialized courses. Specialties of interest include Digital Photography, Video, Multimedia, Web and Graphic Design, Sequential art and Digital Illustration, and Game Art.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to departmental programming, assessment, curriculum development, hold office hours, advise students, and serve on department and college level committees. The candidate will also be expected to keep an ongoing record of professional and scholarly activity.

Terminal degree in fine art, digital media or related field is required. Three years teaching experience in Digital Media related courses at the undergraduate level and/or equivalent professional experience preferred. Applicants must demonstrate strong teaching skills. Ideal candidates will have both academic qualifications and professional experience.

About Marist
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 381 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees. www.marist.edu

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Applications will be reviewed starting February 1, 2018. Application deadline is Friday, March 16, 2018. Only online applications are accepted.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.


Ball State University

Dean of the College of Communication Information and Media

Ball State University invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the College of Communication, Information, and Media. The Dean reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the College. The successful candidate will plan, direct, and coordinate the operational, personnel, budgetary, fundraising, and student activities of the college; provide leadership and direction in the development and implementation of curricula, academic programs, outside resource development, and all related activities; foster interdisciplinarity and promote open communication within and beyond the college; facilitate departments in achieving their goals within a unifying college vision; effectively represent the college and maintain a relationship with external constituents, including benefactors and alumni.

Traditionally progressive, the College of Communication, Information, and Media mindfully fosters a collegial, collaborative, interdisciplinary, and student-centered culture that values innovative teaching, community engagement, excellent scholarship, and creative endeavors. The College has 80 full-time faculty and currently enrolls approximately 3000 students in nationally-recognized baccalaureate and master’s degree programs through the academic Departments of Communication Studies, Journalism, Telecommunications, and the Center for Information and Communication Sciences.

The College is housed together in state-of- the-art facilities that include the local NPR and PBS stations, generously outfitted spaces for approximately 45 student organizations, and faculty and student access to cutting-edge resources. Even more impressive than our facilities are the activities that take place within those spaces. Our administration and faculty maintain relationships with alumni, community organizations, and industry professionals to expand resources and increase opportunities for collaboration and innovation. Faculty and students in each of the College’s four academic units earn international, national, regional, and state awards and recognition every year (for example, 66 Emmys since 1999, Gold Crowns, Pacemakers, national speech and debate championships).

Minimum qualifications: Terminal degree in relevant field from an accredited college or university. At least five years of academic experience in Communication, Information, or Media; experience delivering undergraduate and/or graduate curriculum; advanced academic administrative experience; experience in fiscal management. Overall credentials that will merit a faculty appointment at a senior rank with tenure within one of the units of the College; a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service within the disciplines of the College; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, and advanced interpersonal skills.

Candidates must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. from an accredited college or university. Senior-level administrative experience to provide leadership both inside the College and within the professional communities served by the College; demonstrated success generating external funding; experience in fiscal and facilities management and in fund raising; experience delivering both undergraduate and graduate curriculum. An understanding of university systems, including academic policies and procedures; an understanding of shared governance.

Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11263 Include the following documents with your application: Cover letter addressed to Dr. Kecia Thompson and curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of five references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 22, 2018. Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for highest related degree earned prior to an in-person interview. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Journalism Instructor Position
(Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track)

The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure, term faculty position at the rank of Instructor to begin in Fall 2018. This is an exciting time to be at VCU and a great opportunity to join our forward-thinking school. VCU is one of the nation’s premier urban, public research universities. With more than 31,000 students, it is one of the largest universities in Virginia. The Robertson School is accredited by ACEJMC and has approximately 1,100 students. Teaching assignments will be primarily at the undergraduate level. In all courses taught, the faculty member should reflect the School’s commitment to teaching excellence, community engagement and cultural diversity.

Candidates for this position must have: (1) a master’s degree in journalism or in a related field; (2) a proven track record of inspiring, guiding and mentoring others to reach their full potential; and (3) high expectations for students. Successful college teaching experience is highly preferred. We will recruit candidates with demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

The successful candidate will teach courses that emphasize strong writing and storytelling across media platforms. The ideal candidate will have extensive newsroom experience. An ability to teach innovative multimedia and digital skills is strongly preferred.

Application Process
Please submit the following application materials at VCUJOBS.com: (1) A letter of application addressed to Dr. Bill Oglesby, Chair of the Search Committee; (2) current curriculum vitae (including the names and contact information of three references); and (3) the following items as one PDF file: three non-returnable samples of teaching materials and/or professional work and three non-returnable samples of student work (if available). For full consideration, application materials must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2018. The position remains open until filled. For additional information, contact Ms. Pamela Williams. Phone: (804) 828-2660; Fax: (804) 828-9175; or the School’s website: http://robertson.vcu.edu

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/fy2h7ztpp6x8y7x3

Ball State University

Department of Journalism
Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism

The Department of Journalism invites applications for the full-time tenure track position of Assistant/Associate Professor in the advertising major.  Desired start date August 17, 2018.  Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in the advertising major including account management, media planning and creative advertising, conducting scholarly research and service to the university.

The ACEJMC accredited Department of Journalism at Ball State University offers undergraduate majors in advertising, public relations, journalism graphics, photojournalism, magazine media, news, and journalism education, as well as graduate programs in journalism, public relations, and emerging media design and development. The department’s innovative curricular approach to advertising and public relations education combined with exceptional co-curricular opportunities and facilities promise to graduate real-world ready professionals for the communication careers of the future. The $1 million Holden Strategic Communication Center (HSCC) and Advertising Sales and Creative Suite (ASCS) are the state-of-the-art home to departmentally supported advertising and public relations agencies. The agencies work in cooperation with Ball State University’s independent student media including the Daily News (print and online newspaper), Ball Bearings (print and online magazine), NewsLink Indiana (television newscast), and Btye (online magazine), and student media content aggregation site, ballstatedaily.com, which are housed in the $4 million Unified Media Lab.

Minimum qualifications:  Ph.D. in advertising, journalism, mass communications or related field from an accredited college or university by June 1, 2018.   Demonstrated evidence of research potential, evidence of peer reviewed conference papers, presentations, proceedings and/or journal articles. Working knowledge of account management and planning, media planning and/or creative advertising.  Ability to advise student chapter of AAF.

Preferred qualifications: Ability to build theory and teaching through research involving data analytics in advertising and strategic communication (broadly defined).  Two or more years teaching experience and substantial advertising industry experience.  Expertise and/or scholarly interest in topics related to diversity is valued.

Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11169    Include the following documents with your application:  Cover letter addressed to Dr. Hyuksoo Kim and curriculum vitae.   Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 20, 2018.  It is recommended to upload a copy of an original, official transcript as that is a required document prior to an in-person interview.  If the word unofficial appears on the transcript it is not acceptable for the application process. Please direct all inquiries for the position to Dr. Hyuksoo Kim at hkim5@bsu.edu

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North Carolina Central University

Assistant or Associate Professor

The dynamic Department of Mass Communication at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in broadcast journalism to teach core and concentration courses, beginning Fall 2018. We are especially interested in a candidate able to combine an academic and professional background with a willingness to help mentor students involved with audio and video production focusing on multimedia reporting from a variety of beats as well as storytelling/narrative communication.

Successful candidates are expected to be effective teachers and actively involved in scholarly research and/or creative activity at a level that would lead to promotion and tenure at the University. In addition to contributing to curriculum assessment, the candidate is also expected to participate in service activities related to the department, the college, the university, and the profession that will help to advance the mission and vision of the department.

A Ph.D., MFA, or other appropriate terminal degree in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field is required, along with professional expertise in multimedia writing, reporting, storytelling, and production. College-level teaching experience and documentation of teaching effectiveness and evidence of professional expertise are also desired.

Created in 2012, the Department of Mass Communication has nine full-time faculty members and offers a B.A. degree with four concentrations. The department enrolls approximately 300 undergraduate students. NCCU, a member of The University of North Carolina System, is the nation’s first public HBCU. The campus of approximately 6,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students is located in Durham, North Carolina, a dynamic, diverse part of the state known for its universities and high social capital. The university serves its traditional student body of African Americans in addition to a student body that is racially and socioeconomically diverse.

Initial review of applications will begin December 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to jobs.nccu.edu. Select “Search Postings” and search for position #617425 to apply and submit application materials.

A complete application will contain the following: 1) application letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; 4) sample course syllabus; 5) sample of scholarship; 6) sample of appropriate media content; 7) names, phone numbers and email addresses of three references. After final review, you will be asked to send official college transcripts and recent teaching evaluations, if available.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Bruce dePyssler, search committee chair, via email at bdepyssler@nccu.edu, or by phone at (919) 951-4088.

NCCU, an EEO/AA employer, complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All new employees must provide original documents verifying identity and employability within the first three days of employment with the University. Accommodations of applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, are available upon request. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Southern Methodist University

Executive-in-Residence: Advertising
Position Number 00053287

The Temerlin Advertising Institute (TAI) at SMU is seeking to fill a faculty position as an Executive-in-Residence.

Come join a highly productive faculty in building and delivering undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs. Based in Dallas, Texas, the Temerlin Advertising Institute inspires the creation of ideas to solve business problems. Operating with a growing $10 million endowment, the Institute is the hub for professional development in the 4th largest media market in the U.S.

The TAI faculty is seeking to understand a broad range of issues related to responsibility such as: agency accountability, positive messaging strategies, sustainability, cause-related marketing, ethical issues, regulation, societal education, metrics, and globalization, among others. We are seeking an experienced professional with expertise in media (traditional, interactive, social, etc.), consumer engagement, management, planning or social responsibility.

SMU offers generous benefits, summer teaching support, and provides for numerous professional development opportunities. The Institute services approximately 150 undergraduate and 40 graduate students.

Dallas is the headquarters for major advertising agencies, national and global corporations and large U.S. media corporations. TAI enjoys an excellent relationship with these companies, affording students and faculty direct communication with industry contacts. Travel is easy from DFW to most parts of the country and many parts of the world.

SMU: SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. More information about SMU is available at http://www.smu.edu. Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival-inspired architecture is situated in Dallas, a culturally rich arts and global business center (see http://www.dallaschamber.org).

DUTIES: Teaching introductory, advanced, and graduate courses related to digital advertising; serving as faculty advisor to our National Student Advertising Campaigns team. Assigned courses may include: Digital Media Landscapes, undergraduate and graduate Advertising Campaigns; Strategic Brand Management; and Professional Seminars.

QUALIFICATIONS: An advanced degree in advertising, marketing, or related fields, and a significant career in a top, national market; currency with the professional specialization and fluency in digital practice; ability to work closely with the professional community to provide students both theoretical and practical exposure to advertising. Experience with teaching or training preferred. SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. STARTING DATE: August 2018.

APPLICATIONS: The committee will begin its review of applications February 1, 2018. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Applicants will be notified of employment decision after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. Submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita (expanded resume), and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references using Interfolio at the following link: apply.interfolio.com/47088.

Dr. Carrie La Ferle, Chair of Search Committee
Temerlin Advertising Institute
Email: laferle@smu.edu

SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu.

Elon University

Elon University seeks an exceptional, visionary leader to serve as dean of its School of Communications, beginning summer 2018. The dean will lead talented faculty and staff in continuing to expand the school’s national reputation for experiential learning and academic excellence. This dynamic and highly collaborative leader will be passionate about student success, support the collegial and inclusive culture of the Elon community and work closely with colleagues across the university in support of the entire institution. Elon’s nationally accredited School of Communications is home to more than 1,250 students. Sixty-six full-time faculty and 11 full-time staff support undergraduate majors in journalism, strategic communications, cinema & television arts, communication design, media analytics and sport management, and a master’s program in interactive media. Review of candidates will begin on January 22, 2018, and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to commdeansearch@elon.edu and addressed to the co-chairs of the search committee, Drs. Ann Bullock and David Copeland.

More information: https://www.elon.edu/u/academics/communications/school-of-communications-dean-search/

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

University of Alabama in Huntsville

The Department of Communication Arts at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in video production beginning August 15, 2018. Candidates for the assistant professor position must hold an MFA in video production or a Ph.D. in film or mass communication. All eligible candidates must have in-depth knowledge of the full video production pipeline, and the ability to teach introductory and advanced classes in video production and the history of American cinema. Ideal applicants will be able to teach writing for visual media, cinematography, mass media and society, and have evidence of strong teaching skills, professional experience in video production, and good organizational skills.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.


Applications should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current vitae, (3) web-based samples of work edited, created or produced, (4) original graduate transcripts, and (5) a list of at least three references with contact information consisting of name, address, telephone number and email address. Send to: Dr. Pavica Sheldon at Pavica.sheldon@uah.edu.

Wayne State College

Mass Communication: Multi-platform Journalism and Electronic Media Faculty

Broad skills in media and its many platforms, including the ability to teach courses and practicum workshops related to more than one of the student media categories, including hands-on and theory-based classes.
The evolving curriculum stresses student-centered active learning, creation of multi-platform content and building student leadership skills. Courses may include Introduction to Mass Communication, News Writing, Sports Writing, Editing and Copy Editing, Photojournalism, Video Production, Radio Production, Electronic Journalism, Media Ethics, Mass Media and Society, Communication Law, and/or special topics. Will serve as advisor to the student newspaper.

Terminal degree in Mass Communication or related field by August 2018, and experience in multi-platform Mass Communication required.

The Department of Communication Arts comprises of Mass Communication (including Electronic Media and Journalism), Speech Communication, and Theatre Arts. The faculty members are dedicated to classroom teaching, development of multiplatform media professionals, cultivation of campus leaders, and preparing our graduates for tomorrow’s career opportunities.

This position is opened until filled; initial review of applications will begin January 12, 2018.

For more details on the position, please click on: https://www.wsc.edu/directory_record/16608/mass_communication_multi-platform_journalism_and_electronic_media_faculty