Loyola Marymount University

LMU is launching an interdisciplinary initiative to capitalize on our existing strengths in the broadly defined area of media studies. As part of this initiative we are recruiting 2 full-time, non-tenure-track (9 month, term), Assistant Clinical Professors. These positions will be for an initial appointment of 3 years, with the potential for renewal, with a start date of August 15, 2020. A full-time teaching load is 3 courses or the equivalent of 12 units per semester.

One of these positions will be housed in the Department of English and the other in the Department of Communication Studies; however, it is expected that both positions will have the capacity to teach, mentor, and build student and faculty community across Departments. These positions require a strong commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate a critical or political-economic approach to media studies or journalism production. The successful candidate will have the capacity to teach professional practice as well as theoretical courses.

Candidates must be able to teach courses in two or more of the following: digital humanities, visual journalism, data journalism or computer assisted reporting, digital media, digital rhetoric, social media, web-based technologies, media entrepreneurship, media industries and economy, network analytics, or augmented and virtual realities.

Ideal candidates will meet all minimum qualifications and also have the following: An outstanding record of professional work, inclusive of (but not limited to): academic publication, documentary production, news writing and reporting, social media production and management, broadcast journalism, or public interest research.

Minimum qualifications: The position requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a relevant field; a minimum of 1 year college-level teaching experience (including graduate teaching) or the equivalent; and professional experience related to potential teaching areas. Applicants with PhDs are potentially preferred, depending on overall professional expertise and qualifications. Given the innovative, interdisciplinary approach being taken toward these positions, applicants will be considered based on a holistic evaluation of their education and practical experiences.

Application Materials:

  1. Letter of Application that includes a discussion of overall qualifications, potential to teach and develop courses in the designated areas, and reflections on media education in relation to LMU’s particular educational mission.
  2. Professional resume/CV.
  3. A separate statement outlining the candidate’s commitment and approach to interdisciplinarity and innovation as it pertains to media studies.
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness. This evidence should include a formal teaching philosophy, which details the principles and values underlying the applicant’s approach to the process of teaching and classroom engagement. In addition, the candidate should include compelling evidence of classroom teaching, or teaching-related experience; this evidence might include: complete copies of course evaluations, peer teaching evaluations, sample syllabi for existing or proposed courses, course descriptions, course assignments, or detailed discussions of non-classroom based teaching or mentoring experiences.
  5. Unofficial transcripts for highest degree obtained. (Official transcripts will be required of finalists during campus interviews).
  6. 3 examples of academic and/or professional work.
  7. 3 professional letters of reference, at least one of which should attest to efficacy in teaching and mentoring.

About the Home Colleges:
The Department of English is housed in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts (BCLA). BCLA is founded on respect for our diverse global community and passion for creating a more just and humane society. BCLA hosts a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences as well as interdisciplinary majors and minors. BCLA students have access to many high impact educational experiences, including global immersions, internships, community-based learning, and research opportunities integrated with their academic programs. BCLA graduates have developed the intellectual capacity, ethical and moral reasoning, creative spirit, effective communication, and vital intercultural skills needed to succeed in today’s world. LMU’s interdisciplinary Journalism program is housed in the English department. It offers hands-on instruction in the reporting, writing, editing, and technological skills that students need to become professional and ethical journalists, and balances practice with theory by critiquing media representations through the lenses of critical studies, rhetoric, and communication theory.

The Department of Communication Studies is housed in the College of Communication and Fine Arts (CFA). CFA is a dynamic educational context that brings together the diverse interests of students and faculty in communication studies and the performing, critical and aesthetic arts of theatre, dance, music, studio arts, art history, an interdisciplinary and applied studies program– as well as a graduate program in marital and family (art) therapy along with a Master of Fine Arts in performance and pedagogy. The historical and emergent theories, techniques, and intentions of each of these disciplines are promoted and dynamized in the notion of communication as art and art as communication and driven by the powerful mission of Loyola Marymount University. Within CFA, the Department of Communication Studies (CMST) is home to nearly 500 undergraduate majors and a rapidly growing Minor in Public Relations.  CMST’s curriculum integrates mission-driven values, essential knowledge and skills from across a range of communication studies sub-disciplines, and a commitment to meeting the pragmatic needs of students entering complex post-graduate landscapes.

About LMU:
Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.  LMU is an equal opportunity employer.  Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)

Application Process:
All interested applicants MUST apply online at https://jobs.lmu.edu/. Inquiries or comments (including those regarding required materials) should be directed to INDmediaposition@lmu.edu. For fullest consideration all materials should be received by October 1.

University of Oregon

The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon is proud to announce a position for a tenured Full Professor as the inaugural holder of an endowed chair in Documentary Studies and Production. This hire will join a nationally recognized school that emphasizes critical thinking, depth reporting and representation, media literacy, experiential learning, and a commitment to social progress and diversity. In addition to holding an advanced degree (M.A,\., M>F>A> or Ph.D.), ideal candidates will have a record of work befitting an incoming endowed chair and professor. Candidates must have prior university-level teaching or evidence of ability to teach at the university level. Experience teaching at the graduate level is also desirable. For information about the position and instructions to apply please visit: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/524126/professor-of-documentary

University of Oregon

The University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Immersive Media Psychology based at our Portland campus to begin fall 2020. We seek an individual whose research, expertise and skills in virtual/augmented/extended reality and media psychology will create innovative, interdisciplinary research exploring the cognitive implications of immersive technologies in the context of communication. Applicants must have a PhD in communication, Psychology, informational science, human-computer interaction, or a related field in hand by the time of appointment; demonstrated potential for teaching and research excellence; a record of scholarly accomplishment that includes publication in high quality academic journals in communication, psychology and/or related fields. For more information about the position and instructions to apply, please visit: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/524127/assistant-professor-of-immersive-media-psychology3

University of Florida

College of Journalism and Communications
Department of Public Relations

Tenure-track Faculty Position
Assistant Professor of Public Relations

The Department of Public Relations in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 2020.

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications is recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. In our march to preeminence, we are adding new lecturer and faculty positions. Be part of an ambitious, progressive and collaborative program at one of the U.S. News and World Report’s top-10 public research universities in the United States.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in public relations. The faculty member will teach and supervise graduate students. He or she will mentor undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other service activities, and demonstrate interest in contributing to online education, diversity, and the internationalization of the college and university.

The Department of Public Relations is one of the top public relations programs in the country, with nine tenure-track faculty members, one endowed chair in public interest communications, and four full-time lecturers, for a total of 14 faculty members. It currently serves over 760 undergraduate majors, 26 master’s students, and 11 Ph.D. students. The Department consistently is ranked among the top three public relations programs in the United States and enjoys an excellent international reputation.

The College of Journalism and Communications (www.jou.ufl.edu) has 74 full-time faculty members teaching in four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication.  A recognized national leader in the field, the College is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). The College also houses a full-service communications agency, led by professionals and staffed by students. The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is categorized in the Carnegie Commission’s top tier of research universities. UF’s more than 52,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.

Qualifications: Candidates for the assistant professor of public relations position must possess an earned Ph.D. in communication or other relevant field by August 2020 and a record of original scholarly research. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in one or a combination of the following areas: corporate communication, social media, health communication, public interest/social change communication, fundraising, ethics, international/multicultural communication, and other areas relevant to public relations. Other qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching, a publication record, potential to secure grant funding, and productivity and effectiveness in contributing to a collegial environment.

Application Procedure: Applications must be submitted online via  https://apply.interfolio.com/66324. The reference number for the vacancy is 50407. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) teaching evaluation data, where available, or evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (4) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earning from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).  If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.  Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The search is conducted under Florida’s open records laws, and all documents are open for public inspection. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  AA/EEO employer. Questions can be directed to Dr. Rita Men, Associate Professor, at rlmen@jou.ufl.edu.

George Mason University

Open Rank Professor
The Department of Communication at George Mason University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate or Full Professor of Communication with a demonstrated research program taking a relational approach beginning in August of 2020.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, a strong record of research, an ongoing research agenda, a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, a commitment to department and university service, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Specific areas of research should be consistent with departmental emphases in health communication and strategic communication, and may include interpersonal, family, organizational or other traditional areas of communication studies. The department has a blend of quantitative and qualitative researchers and is open to receiving materials from candidates with quantitative and/or qualitative expertise. A record of research focusing on diversity, underserved groups, vulnerable populations, or similar areas from a relational perspective is a strong plus.

About the Department
Mason’s Communication Department has a collegial faculty committed to excellence, innovation and social relevance. We expect reasonable participation in the life of our community, including career fairs, faculty functions, recruiting sessions and other events. We offer a broad undergraduate program with more than 700 majors; five minor programs; a large M.A. program including strategic, health and science communication specialties; and a focused Ph.D. program emphasizing health and strategic communication. The department also offers graduate programs in science communication. Additionally, the department supports several co-curricular activities, including debate, forensics, Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Society for Professional Journalists, and a comprehensive student media organization (newspaper, radio, television, sports announcing, magazine and journal editing, etc.).

The research life of the department includes both undergraduate and graduate research, and is reflected in the activities of its faculty, including the Center for Climate Change Communication, the Center for Media and Public Affairs, and the Center for Health and Risk Communication.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of the position include developing a research program, contributing to the teaching needs of the department, and mentoring students. The successful candidate will have experience in and a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Competitive candidates, in addition, should be eager to enhance undergraduate and graduate concentrations to meet the needs of a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a PhD in communication or a related field, prior to the first day of appointment;
  • Demonstrated potential to establish an independent research program;
  • Record of teaching excellence;
  • Expertise in quantitative/qualitative research methods;
  • Relational approach to answering communication questions;
  • Commitment and interest in teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing successful funded research collaborations;
  • A record of research focusing on diversity, underserved groups, vulnerable populations, or similar areas from a relational perspective;
  • Record of service to the department, school and discipline (for tenured candidates);
  • Experience in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students (particularly for tenured candidates).

Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 23, 2019

Posting Date: 08/19/2019

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled?: Yes

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Mason Ad Statement
Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Campus Safety Information
Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu/annual-security-report/

Stony Brook University

Assistant Professor in Mass Communications
School of Journalism

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in mass communication, communication, media studies, digital communication, or a related field. A Demonstrated track record of research in mass communication or a related field as evidenced by publications and academic presentations. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level. A commitment to building an extramural funding portfolio. A commitment to promoting diversity. A commitment to advancing collaborative interdisciplinary research.

Preferred Qualifications
A demonstrated track record of research in science, health, environment, and/or risk communication as evidenced by publications and academic presentations. Experience teaching at the graduate level. A demonstrated track record of obtaining extramurally funded research. Experience with collaborative interdisciplinary research.

Responsibilities & Requirements
Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism seeks to fill a new tenure track Assistant Professorship in Mass Communication beginning August 2020. The ideal candidate for this position will be expected to advance a track record of innovative, extramurally funded research in the area of science, health, environment and/or risk mass communication (ComSHER). Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in mass communication, communication, media studies, digital communication, journalism, or a related field and have a demonstrated track record of research in mass or digital communication. While we are open to a range of specific research foci and methodological approaches, a commitment to ethical, socially responsible communication and to interdisciplinary collaboration are required.

Our faculty draw from extensive experience in print, radio, television, and digital-native news organizations to train our students to be solid reporters for legacy news platforms as well as new media. We are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications and are in the process of creating a master’s program in science communication in partnership with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.

This position represents a growth strategy in the School of Journalism that seeks to leverage Stony Brook University’s strengths in science and science communication, and advance a new degree program in mass communication. We seek a candidate with the potential to build on the established reputation of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and help grow a concentrated focus on ComSHER in mass communication with the School of Journalism. The successful candidate will help to create and teach new mass communication coursework and collaboratively with the School of Journalism faculty, our affiliated faculty at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, and other university departments and schools.

Special Notes:
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2020.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure
Those interested in this position should:

1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey. Do not submit this survey to the department with your application. Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu.

2. Submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV by emailing soj_recruitment@stonybrook.edu. *Electronic submissions are highly preferred.* Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address below.

Search Committee
c/o Christina Anselmo
School of Journalism
N4004 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384
Email: soj_recruitment@stonybrook.edu

Campus Description
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Official Job Title: Assistant Professor

REF#: F-10066-19-08

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus

Department: School of Journalism

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Posting Start Date: 08/21/2019

Posting End Date: 10/21/2019

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/21/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY/RESEARCH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE ALL TO APPLY INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND PROTECTED VETERANS. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: Faculty and Librarian

Posting Date: 08/21/2019

For a full position description or application procedures, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. # F-10066-19-08)

Stony Brook University

Assistant Professor in Data Journalism
School of Journalism

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in mass communication, communication, media studies, digital communication, or a related field. A Demonstrated track record of research in data science or a related field as evidenced by publications and academic presentations. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level.  A commitment to building an extramural funding portfolio. A commitment to promoting diversity.  A commitment to advancing collaborative interdisciplinary research.

Preferred Qualifications
A demonstrated track record of research in science, health, environment, and/or risk communication as evidenced by publications and academic presentations. Experience teaching at the graduate level. A demonstrated track record of obtaining extramurally funded research. Experience with collaborative interdisciplinary research.

Responsibilities & Requirements
Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism seeks to fill a new tenure track Assistant Professorship in Data Journalism beginning August 2020. The ideal candidate for this position will be expected to advance a track record of innovative, extramurally funded research in the area of data journalism. The ideal candidate will have an interest in working to advance the School of Journalism’s commitment to supporting science, health, environment and/or risk mass communication (ComSHER). Candidates should have strong quantitative research skills and hold a Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication, communication, digital communication, or a related field and have a demonstrated track record of research in data journalism. While we are open to a range of specific research foci and methodological approaches, a commitment to ethical, socially responsible communication and to interdisciplinary collaboration are required.

Our faculty draw from extensive experience in print, radio, television, and digital-native news organizations to train our students to be solid reporters for legacy news platforms as well as new media. We are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications and are in the process of creating a master’s program in science communication in partnership with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.

This position represents a growth strategy in the School of Journalism that seeks to leverage Stony Brook University’s strengths in science and science communication, and advance our strength in data journalism. We seek a candidate with the potential to build on the established reputation of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and help grow a concentrated focus on ComSHER in data journalism with the School of Journalism. The successful candidate will help to create and teach new coursework in our journalism degree program and work collaboratively with the School of Journalism faculty, our affiliated faculty at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, and other university departments and schools.

Responsibilities:
Build and maintain a recognized program of research in data journalism, especially in the area of science, health, environment, and/or risk communication.

Work collaboratively with researchers from other areas of campus to advance interdisciplinary research.

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Journalism, especially in the area of data journalism.

Supervise B.A. and M.A. theses and support the School of Journalism’s diverse student body through mentorship and teaching.

Advance meaningful service contributions within and beyond the university.

Special Notes
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2020.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure
Those interested in this position should:

1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey. Do not submit this survey to the department with your application. Any questions regarding the survey, please email oide@stonybrook.edu.

2. Submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV by emailing soj_recruitment@stonybrook.edu. *Electronic submissions are highly preferred.* Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address below.

School of Journalism Search Committee
c/o Christina Anselmo
School of Journalism
N4004 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384
Email: soj_recruitment@stonybrook.edu

Campus Description
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members.  SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute.  Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Official Job Title: Assistant Professor

REF#: F-10067-19-08

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus

Department: School of Journalism

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Posting Start Date: 08/21/2019

Posting End Date: 10/21/2019

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/21/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY/RESEARCH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE ALL TO APPLY INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND PROTECTED VETERANS. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: Faculty and Librarian

Posting Date: 08/21/2019

For a full position description or application procedures, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. #F-10067-19-08)

Marquette University

Assistant Professor in Health Communication
Diederich College of Communication

Description: The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor beginning August 17, 2020 with a teaching and research specialization in health communication.

This position will be a part of a cohort hire which will contribute to a cross-disciplinary Race, Ethnic, and Indigeneity Studies program. The ideal candidate will have a research and teaching focus that supports this program. Potential areas of interest include healthcare disparities, health and wellness issues for underrepresented or underserved populations or the intersections of health and social justice concerns.  We seek an engaged scholar/teacher who can work collaboratively across departments within the college and with other health-related programs at the university (e.g., College of Nursing and College of Health Sciences). Candidates should have a research and teaching background in interpersonal communication, organizational communication, advertising, or public relations. A candidate with demonstrated success or high potential for securing extramural funding (e.g., grants and contracts) is preferred. The candidate will have the expectation of teaching courses such as health communication, research methods, health campaigns, and other courses in their area of expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate and graduate students, serving on college and university committees, and establishing and maintaining a research agenda.

J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication: The College includes the departments of Communication Studies, Digital Media and Performing Arts, Journalism and Media Studies, and Strategic Communication. A transformational $28 million gift from the Diederich’s funded the renovation of historic Johnston Hall, which houses the College. This renewal furnished Johnston Hall with state-of-the-art laboratory and studio technology. Today, the Diederich gift helps support faculty development, travel, and research throughout the College. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Our faculty are committed to communication for the greater good. For more information on the College’s offerings, mission, and vision, visit http://diederich.marquette.edu/.

Marquette University: Marquette is an urban Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to principles of excellence, leadership, faith, and service; and guided by Ignatian pedagogy. The University ranks within the top 100 of America’s Best Colleges according to U.S. News and World Report.

The campus is host to over 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students. At Marquette University, the new faculty member would enjoy access and opportunities to collaborate with faculty and staff within our College of Nursing and the School of Dentistry, as well as our programs for Physician Assistants and Physical Therapists. The University also has strong connections to Aurora Health Care, one of the region’s largest health care providers, and a partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin. Other health care systems in the area include the VA and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Marquette offers a generous benefits package that includes health care coverage for spouses, partners, and families.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and is located on the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan. It has a population of approximately 600,000 and is home to a variety of premier entertainment festivals, such as SummerFest. A vibrant cultural community abounds, with seemingly endless access to award-winning restaurants, museums, galleries, and theaters. The Milwaukee Bucks (NBA) and Brewers (MLB) play here while the Green Bay Packers (NFL) reside in historic Lambeau Field just a couple hours to the north. Additionally, Milwaukee proudly preserves an iconic link to the beer industry with both major and minor breweries located here. It is also home to prominent organizations such as Harley-Davidson, Northwestern Mutual, U.S. Bank, Aurora Health Care, Rockwell Automation, and Johnson Controls. For more information, visit http://www.visitmilwaukee.org/

Qualifications: The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in communication or closely related field with knowledge base in health communication. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate potential for engaged teaching excellence and high-quality research.

Application Procedure: (on-line applications only)
Before electronically submitting your materials be advised to review the application process at Marquette University’s Career Website https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/12037

Applications must include:

  1. A cover letter that addresses interest in and qualifications for the position, including a statement explaining how the candidate’s teaching and research will contribute to the College,
  2. A curriculum vitae,
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness,
  4. Names and contact information for three references.

For more information, contact Dr. Joyce Wolburg, joyce.wolburg@marquette.edu, Associate Dean, Diederich College of Communication, Marquette University, 1131 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233.

Review of applications will begin on Oct. 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received prior to October 15, 2019.

West Virginia University

Visiting Endowed Faculty Position in Advertising / Integrated Marketing Communications

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks an energetic, innovative faculty member for the Harrison Omnicom Visiting Professor in Advertising or Integrated Marketing Communications with a start date of January or August 2020.

The College of Media prides itself on its innovative, experiential curricula. Ideal candidates should have extensive national-level professional experience and a passion for collaborative engagement. Primary teaching assignments will include Advertising Campaigns and advising the student-run Martin Hall Agency.

Credentials:
Candidates should have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. Significant and recent high-level national experience may be substituted for an advanced degree.
College teaching experience is a plus.

Candidates with an advanced degree must have at least 5 years of national and/or international experience. Candidates without advanced academic credentials should have at least 15 years of relevant advertising and/or integrated marketing experience. Expertise should include some or all of the following:

  • Creative agency experience
  • Agency account planning
  • Media planning, including digital media and programmatic buying
  • National level campaign planning & management

The college values intellectual diversity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and colleagues.

Rank
This is a 9-month visiting professor position at the assistant/associate professor level and is renewable for up to three years.

Applications:
Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, and list of three references to https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=12827&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York. Review of application materials will begin September 30, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Located in Morgantown, WV, about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, West Virginia University is home to some 30,000 students. The WVU Reed College of Media is an ACEJMC-accredited program with more than 1,200 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The College supports experiential student learning and community outreach and houses and supports a collaborative Public Interest Communication (PIC) Research Lab as part of its new Media Innovation Center.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; applicants of diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Lee at sang.lee@mail.wvu.edu; 304-293-6053.

University of Missouri

Director of Research, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, and Associate or Full Professor, Missouri School of Journalism

The Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism is seeking an individual who straddles the worlds of academia and professional practice to conduct and coordinate research for an audience of journalism practitioners and citizens who rely on robust news media.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct rigorous research to test hypotheses that emerge from direct newsroom experience that will connect journalism to community and democracy.
  • Create experiments and other research projects at Missouri School of Journalism news outlets and strategic communications agencies.
  • Publish research results in rigorous journals.
  • Communicate research results with journalists and the public via online stories, videos, social media posts, podcasts, presentations at national industry conferences and RJI-sponsored seminars.
  • Pursue grant funding to support applied journalism and strategic communication research.
  • Launch strategic research partnerships with news and community organizations, scholars and practitioners including RJI Fellows and University of Missouri students.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in journalism, communications, political science, or another relevant field.
  • A minimum of three years of professional work experience in mass media.

This 12-month appointment will be at the rank of Tenure or Tenure-Track associate or full professor.

Applications must include a letter of interest, a C.V. or resume and list of professional references. Please visit https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system and reference job opening 31107.

The University of Missouri is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

To request ADA accommodations, please contact The Office of Accessibility & ADA Education at 573-884-7278 or CheekA@missouri.edu.

An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.