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August 27, 2014

Saint Louis University

Assistant Professor of Public Relations

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position in public relations at the assistant professor level, in the Department of Communication, to begin in Fall 2015. We invite applications from teacher-scholars who focus on the theory and practice of public relations.

Duties include a 2-2 teaching load that will include a variety of public relations courses in the department’s advertising and public relations concentration and occasional courses in the department’s core undergraduate and graduate curricula, serving as the faculty advisor to the PRSSA chapter, and developing a record of scholarly research.

Requirements: Earned doctorate by August 1, 2015, documented teaching experience and excellence, an ability to build networks within the professional community, and record or promise of published scholarly research.  Additional consideration will be given to individuals who also have a record of professional experience.

Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with about 200 undergraduate majors, 35 minors, 16 M.A. students, and 18 full-time faculty members. We have an undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional application of communication research within five different concentrations: advertising/public relations; journalism and media studies; leadership, organizing, and relating; communication, culture, and community; and communication studies. Our program emphasizes cultural competence and ethical reflection across the curriculum. ‪Our master’s program includes courses in the areas of media studies, strategic communication, and communication studies.The department has a Communication Media Center, Studio Production Suite, and several computer labs to support student learning related to technology and production.

Saint Louis University serves approximately 13,000 students. The main campus is in an ethnically diverse city neighborhood that features a major performing-arts district and a wide array of cultural institutions. All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement and a research statement; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references. For additional information, contact Dr. Hyunmin Lee, hlee31@slu.edu, Search Chair.

Review of applications will begin on October 7 and will continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, is the second-largest Catholic university in New England. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its “Best 378 Colleges: 2014″ and U.S. News & World Report ranks SHU among the best regional universities in the north in its “America’s Best Colleges” publication, making it one of the top New England liberal arts colleges. Over 6,400 students are enrolled in its five colleges: College of Arts & Sciences; College of Health Professions; the NCATE accredited Isabelle Farrington College of Education, the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business, and University College.

The Department of Communication and Media Studies (CMS) in the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University invites applications for a tenure-track position in media literacy at the level of assistant professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to help build our new graduate program in Media Literacy and Digital Culture.

A Ph.D. in communication, media studies or related field is preferred; ABD considered. The successful candidate will have a strong foundation in the theory and professional practice of media literacy, demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, and have a broad understanding of the social history of communication and media ethics.

This position requires a commitment to program development and the successful candidate will be prepared to assist in the growth of the new graduate program in Media Literacy and Digital Culture. CMS is a growing department with over 250 undergraduate and graduate students that combines the study of communication history and theory with techniques of media production, and anticipates the launch of its fourth master’s program in fall 2015. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in media literacy, critical cultural studies, and media studies.

Send application letter, statement of teaching philosophy which addresses the candidate’s approach to teaching media literacy in an undergraduate and graduate school environment, curriculum vita, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Lori Bindig, Chair, Media Literacy and Digital Culture Job Search Committee, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825. Applicants may also email application materials to BindigL@sacredheart.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Deadline for applications is October 1, 2014. Start date for the position is August 2015.

As an AA/EO employer, Sacred Heart University strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Ecumenical in spirit and led by the laity, Sacred Heart University is dedicated to excellence in academics and to the Catholic intellectual and liberal arts traditions. We are looking for individuals who value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and support its commitment to the intellectual and ethical development of our students

Application Information:
Contact: Lori Bindig
Communication & Media Studies
Sacred Heart University
Email Address: bindigl@sacredheart.edu

August 25, 2014

American University of Beirut

Faculty position in Media Studies

The American University of Beirut (AUB) has a growing Media Studies program that currently offers an MA in Media Studies, a BA in Media and Communication, and a Diploma in Media and Communication. Both the graduate and undergraduate programs offer a broad-based multidisciplinary liberal arts curriculum grounded in the social sciences that teaches media theory, research and practice, and focuses on critical thinking, media and digital literacy, and the role of media in society. While the graduate program emphasizes theory, research, and critical thinking, the undergraduate program offers a mix of conceptual and professional courses, as well as three cognate areas: digital media and news, political communication and media activism, and strategic and integrated communication. For more information, visit aub.edu.lb/mediastudies

The Media Studies program at AUB seeks a media educator for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, engage in research and student advising, and help further expand the media studies program. The position is to begin September 1, 2015. Appointment is for an initial period of four years.

Applicants should hold a PhD in media studies, mass communication, journalism studies, or a related field. They should possess a strong theoretical and practical knowledge of new media technologies, political communication, and media activism. Candidates should be proficient in quantitative research methods, and preferably knowledgeable or interested in big data and social media data analysis. Knowledge of Arabic and of Arab media is highly desirable.

Applicants should also have prior teaching experience and evidence of research productivity. Professional experience working as a media professional, especially in journalism, media management, political communication, or media activism and other media fields are also acceptable. Candidates should be able to contribute to the program’s focus on Arab media research and theory and on the critical approach to the role of media in society.

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be directly sent to: Patrick McGreevy, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017-2303, USA or Patrick McGreevy, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon.

Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to as_dean@aub.edu.lb.

Review of applications will begin mid-September 2014. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2014.

For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas

The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication (www.asc.upenn.edu) seeks to hire a tenure track assistant professor in the area of digital culture, to begin fall semester 2015. Applicants’ research and teaching should contribute to grounded theories of the relationship between digital media and ongoing cultural and socio-political transformations.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or related fields by the start of appointment. Candidates who add to our School and University’s diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information and instructions on applying visit http://www.Click2apply.net/4hbdgv9

Hofstra University

Vice Dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University invites applications for the anticipated position of Vice Dean. The Vice Dean, who reports directly to the Dean of the Herbert School, is a full-time academic administrator who has experience in a leadership capacity in a multidisciplinary unit. The Vice Dean works closely with the School’s department chairs, graduate program directors, faculty, and support staff.

The next Vice Dean will serve as the Dean’s liaison on School and University committees and task forces. The successful candidate will coordinate the School’s outcomes assessment initiatives and accreditation and will work with the graduate directors to manage and promote the School’s graduate programs. The Vice Dean is also responsible for the day-to-day academic operations of the School as well as fiscal, technology, and personnel initiatives assigned by the Dean.

Additionally, the ideal candidate must have a demonstrated respect for both the theoretical and professional sides of the School; strong leadership skills and creative problem-solving skills; and a commitment to advancing the needs of the School. A terminal degree in a communication-related field is required.

Located just outside of New York City, the media capital of the world, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University provides students with a superior education and real-world experiences that prepare them to meet the challenges of the 21st century job market. The Herbert School offers undergraduate and graduate coursework in multimedia journalism, media studies and public relations; radio, television and film production; and rhetorical studies, taught by an award-winning faculty.

Founded in 1935, Hofstra University is an internationally recognized institution that has been cited on the “Best College” lists of U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Fiske, and Forbes. The University comprises ten schools and colleges serving a diverse student population of approximately 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree students

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Evan Cornog, Ph.D., Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, 111 Hofstra University, 318 LH Comm, Hempstead, NY 11549 or email laurie.felix@hofstra.edu.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

August 21, 2014

Arkansas State University

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication

The Department of Communication at Arkansas State University seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication for fall 2015. The Faculty member will be able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in advertising and public relations. Will also be expected to teach courses in principles of advertising, advertising elements and execution, media advertising and sales, advertising case studies and campaigns, integrated marketing communication, strategic writing, and account planning. The Faculty member may also teach courses in principles of public relations, public relations tools and techniques, public relations cases and campaigns, and crisis communication. The ideal candidate will possess professional experience in the field of advertising and/or public relations. The Strategic Communication Program at Arkansas State University is an ACEJMC accredited program and students learn foundational skills as well as principles and concepts. There are opportunities to collaborate on research with Faculty from other departments both within the college of Media and Communication and outside as well. The Faculty member will also be expected to engage in service activities and student advising and work with organizations such as the American Advertising Federation. Contract is for nine months with additional opportunities for summer teaching. A Ph.D. in Strategic Communication is required. ABD’s will be considered if completed within year of appointment.

Teaching load of the faculty is normally twelve hours per semester. This load may be adjusted depending on requests for reassignment for scholarship. Faculty work load also includes research, creative activity, service, and professional development in the best interest of the students and community at large. All faculty members are expected to assume student academic advisement responsibilities in addition to their regular teaching loads.

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. The Jonesboro campus has a diverse student body with an on-campus enrollment eclipsing 14,000; through outreach via web-based instruction and the upcoming establishment of a campus in Querétaro, Mexico, the university is making a global impact. A-State educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth and enriches lives in Jonesboro, Ar. A regional metropolitan city with a population of more than 68,500, Jonesboro is located 70.8 miles northwest of Memphis, Tenn. Today, the institution has more than 70,000 alumni.

A-State has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. A-State is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.

A-State, a federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, Religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. This position is housed on the Jonesboro campus. This position is housed on the Jonesboro campus. Visit https://jobs.astate.edu for detailed information and to apply for position F00429.

University of Minnesota

School of Journalism and Mass Communication
College of Liberal Arts

Strategic Communication: Public Relations/Communication

Job Title: Assistant Professor
Department Name: School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Appointment Start Date: August 31, 2015

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication invites nominations and applications for one 100%-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. We are seeking an outstanding scholar with research and teaching interests in public relations.

Faculty in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active research program, teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute service appropriate for the rank of appointment to the department, college, University, and profession.

Successful candidates for this position will demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a vigorous program of original research and publication with potential for external funding; show promise of excellence in graduate-level teaching (both M.A. and Ph.D.); demonstrate a capacity to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate academic courses and professionally-oriented courses such as strategic communication campaigns, case studies, management, digital media design, and professional writing and messaging for strategic communication. Meaningful professional experience in public relations is required. The salary will depend on the candidate’s qualifications, consistent with collegiate and university policies.

Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, the relevance of their scholarly research to the department’s academic priorities and the fields of inquiry, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and strength of recommendations.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mass Communication or a closer related field by the date of appointment.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2014, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please see the University of Minnesota Employment system to apply. employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=122868.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

August 20, 2014

Temple University

1. Assistant Professor of Journalism focused on emerging journalism technologies

A tenure-track assistant professor in emerging news media technologies: The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a tenure- track assistant professor position to begin in August 2015, focused on journalism and emerging media technologies. This could include mobile technologies, social media and convergence culture. The successful candidate needs to provide evidence of teaching experience and a clear research agenda. A Ph.D. is preferred.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism, with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach over 650 undergraduate and graduate students. A Master of Journalism program offers professional training to full- and part-time students. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J. and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching interests/philosophy; (4) statement of research/professional activity philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014.

Apply to:

Emerging Technologies Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080

or email journ@temple.edu.

2. Open-rank professor position in new journalism business models

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for an open-rank professor position (tenure-track or non-tenure-track, depending on qualifications) to begin in August 2015. The position will focus on journalism business models and entrepreneurship, including an understanding of audience engagement and measurement, and news organization management. The successful candidate should have significant professional experience in revenue generation, whether within start-ups, within larger businesses or both. This person will be expected to build a professional or academic research agenda in these areas. An advanced degree in a relevant field is preferred.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism, with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach over 650 undergraduate and graduate students. A Master of Journalism program offers professional training to full- and part-time students. Departmental faculty members holding the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J. and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching interests/philosophy; (4) statement of research/professional activity philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2014.

Apply to:

New Business Models Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080

or email journ@temple.edu.

 

August 19, 2014

University of South Carolina

Broadcasting Position

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track position in broadcast journalism to join the faculty in August 2015. The position is open rank and available for professional or academic track (but any academic track candidates would need to be able and enthusiastically willing to teach skills courses).

We are looking for a candidate with the ability and willingness to teach entry level broadcasting courses that focus on videography, editing, writing for the eye and ear as well as story construction. The ideal candidate will be able to teach students general assignment reporting skills, including interviewing and on-air delivery techniques and how to structure, write and build a television newscast.

Expertise and experience in shooting and editing video is required.

Candidates must have either a Ph.D. in communication or related areas or a master’s degree with substantial professional experience in broadcasting. The School maintains a dual-track (academic and professional) faculty tenure and promotion system, values both academic credentials and professional expertise, and welcomes candidates from both sides. ABDs are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a Ph.D. are expected to demonstrate strong record of or potential for scholarly research.

The School
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications currently enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates and 60 graduate students in journalism, advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications. The SJMC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism and mass communication and a Ph.D. in mass communication. The faculty consists of a collegial group of researchers and educators with a wide range of backgrounds and interests. For more information, visit the School’s website at www.jour.sc.edu.

The University
The University of South Carolina is classified as a research-extensive university with very high research activity. The university is located in South Carolina’s capital, a unique, family-friendly city located equidistant from beautiful Atlantic beaches and the historic, rolling Blue Ridge mountains. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Application Procedure
Applications, nominations or questions may be addressed to:
Van Kornegay
Chair – Broadcasting Faculty Search Committee
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
kornegay@sc.edu
(803) 777-7037

Applicants should send electronically a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references and an online link to video samples that demonstrate shooting and editing capability. The application materials should be prepared in a single PDF and emailed to the search committee chair. The search committee’s review of applications will begin September 15th and continue until the position is filled.

August 18, 2014

Ball State University

MUNCIE, INDIANA
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/PHOTOJOURNALISM
DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM

Tenure-track faculty position available August 21, 2015. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in photojournalism, photojournalism lighting, picture editing and photojournalism management (possibility of teaching in related areas such as visual journalism, multimedia journalism and photography for strategic communications); actively pursue creative endeavors for external peer review and/or publish scholarly research in photojournalism or related areas; serve on department, collegiate, and university committees as assigned. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree or higher in journalism, mass media, communications, or related field by time of appointment; at least three years of professional experience in photojournalism or multimedia journalism with a photojournalism emphasis. Preferred qualifications: doctoral degree in journalism, mass media, communications, or related field; more than three years of professional photojournalism experience; undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience; record of creative endeavors with successful peer review or a scholarly research record with corresponding publications; ability to teach at undergraduate and graduate level in related areas such as visual journalism, multimedia journalism, video storytelling, strategic communications photography or other related courses.

Send cover letter; current vita; portfolio of relevant photojournalism, picture editing, or multimedia work; transcript of highest degree earned; and the names and contact information for at least three references to: Thomas A. Price, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or to tprice@bsu.edu as electronic submission is encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)

The Department of Journalism seeks to attract an active, collegial, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.