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February 14, 2017

Robert Morris University


Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

The Department of Media Arts seeks applicants for a faculty position (9-month) to teach all levels of undergraduate digital television and cinema production courses, particularly courses in multi-camera studio production and field production. Successful candidates will have diverse television and cinema production skills, expertise in multiple genres, and experience in networking with industry partners.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.F.A. in film, television, media studies, communication, or in a closely related field; an ABD in these fields may be considered; multi-camera television production experience; demonstrated record of development, production and distribution of digital television and/or cinema; demonstrated creative and/or research agenda in television and/or cinema; knowledge of contemporary creative and digital editing software and ability to teach FCP X; strong commitment to teaching; online media production and program distribution experience desirable; ability to teach advanced multi-camera studio production and television history desirable; three years or more of university teaching experience and professional television production experience desirable.

RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued. Salaries are market competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is Fall, 2017 and dependent upon final budgetary approval.

For more information on Robert Morris University, please visit rmu.edu; degree programs and accreditations, please visit, rmu.edu/academics and rmu.edu/accreditations; candidate and new employee information, please visit rmu.edu/careers and rmu.edu/benefits.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, current vitae and a list of three academic and/or professional references via email to: SCIS_Faculty_Apps@rmu.edu c/o Dean LeBlanc.

At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origins, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds.

We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world.

Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. EEO

Middle Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University’s accredited School of Journalism is seeking a tenure-track (#143060) Assistant or Associate Professor of Advertising and Strategic Communication https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/3951. The department seeks an enthusiastic candidate who exhibits teaching excellence, maintains an active research or creative agenda and ensures student success through mentoring, participating in service and providing exceptional learning opportunities. The position begins August 1, 2017.

Our new colleague will understand the intersection of advertising, strategic communication and public relations. Teaching responsibilities include courses such as Foundations of Advertising, Advertising and Strategic Communication Case Studies, Copywriting, Interactive Advertising and Social Media, Strategic Communication Research Methods, and Campaigns. The ability to teach media strategy and buying is highly desirable. Other responsibilities include developing a creative or research and service agenda in support of tenure and promotion. Additional responsibilities include student mentoring, advising the student advertising club and school service.

Required Education:  Earned doctorate in Advertising, Strategic Communication, Public Relations, or related field.  ABDs due to be completed by August 1, 2017 will be considered. Applicants must have at least three years of professional experience in advertising, public relations or strategic communication. Candidates will also have a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, research or creative activity, and service.

For position information about either position, contact Dr. Greg Pitts, Director, School of Journalism, 615-494-8925 or greg.pitts@mtsu.edu.

MTSU is located in Murfreesboro, TN, about 35 miles from Nashville, and offers a low cost of living and high quality of life.

February 9, 2017

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

Professor of Practice, Non-tenure track (Position Number 50682)

The Division of Journalism invites applications for a professor of practice to teach courses in news reporting and digital journalism while also advising digital student media operations. Our program trains journalists to communicate in all areas relating to news media, digital journalism and video. Our state-of-the-art Journalism Complex, located in the top media market in the Southwest, includes a digital newsroom and broadcast studio. Programs in journalism and fashion media emphasize strong technology skills as well as the traditional foundation in writing, editing, critical thinking and ethics. The ideal candidate will have a versatile reporting background as well as a proven and ongoing curiosity in embracing new media techniques. Teaching responsibilities will include basic and advanced courses that cover writing, reporting, digital skills, social media and multimedia, as well as the possibility of developing other elective courses depending on area of expertise. Responsibilities also include academic advising and committee work. The position begins August 2017.

Minimum qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or other relevant field, as well as full-time professional experience in print, digital or broadcast news in a major media market.

Preferred qualifications: An advanced degree with an established record of teaching experience.

Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/40509 by uploading a cover letter, résumé, and three letters of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by March 10, 2017.

University of Minnesota

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) invites applications for a 100%-time, nine-month, contract faculty position at the rank of assistant professor for academic year 2017/18 (08/28/2017 – 05/27/2018). The SJMC seeks an outstanding instructor with teaching interests in journalism and/or mass communication. All requirements for the Ph.D. or other relevant terminal degree in journalism, mass communication, mass media or a closely related discipline with an emphasis in journalism/ mass communication/ mass media must be completed by the start-date of the appointment (08/28/2017). Meaningful professional journalism experience and the capacity to contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of a rapidly evolving curriculum in journalism/ mass communication/ mass media fields are highly desirable. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of successful undergraduate teaching and advising at a four-year research University. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of, or a commitment to a scholarly program of original research and publication, and to institutional and professional service and engagement. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity and commitment to develop and teach a mix of introductory, large-enrollment undergraduate courses in areas such as journalism studies, mass communication, new media, media and culture, media and diversity, visual communication, etc.

To apply go to https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs. In keywords, search for 315545.

February 7, 2017

University of Florida

College of Health and Human Performance
College of Journalism and Communications
College of Law

Director of Inclusion

The colleges of Health and Human Performance, Journalism and Communications, and Law seek a candidate to assume the role of Director of Inclusion. The director will be responsible for using a collaborative approach to guide the three colleges in enhancing diversity and supporting a climate of inclusion with respect to race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, class, culture, geography and religion. Among other things, he or she will help develop and implement strategies related to issues of inclusion and diversity within the colleges — including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of students and faculty, teaching, curriculum, communication strategies, facilitation of open and timely discussions around issues and events, career readiness, and so forth. This oversight will focus on all major stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students, administrators, and alumni. The director will help develop and assess metrics for success regarding a climate of inclusivity.

The position will be a two-year, full-time appointment with the possibility for renewal based upon mutual agreement between the colleges and candidate. The director will report to Deans Diane McFarlin, Mike Reid and Laura Rosenbury on a rotating basis.


1) Evaluate the colleges’ climate, diversity and inclusiveness on an ongoing basis and recommend to strategies and tactics for a more inclusive culture.
2) Oversee efforts to ensure faculty recruitment is not only unbiased, but attracts and builds pools of diverse candidates.
3) Work with other UF diversity and inclusion organizations, e.g. Division of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, to provide ongoing training and education.
4) Provide guidance and support to student-led diversity and inclusion efforts.
5) Develop outreach programs with alumni, industry executives and scholars.
6) Serve as an ombudsman for students and faculty on issues related to exclusionary behavior.
7) Make recommendations on curriculum that can enhance a better understanding of different races and ethnicities, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, class, cultures, and religions.
8) Facilitate conversations around diversity and inclusion.
9) Develop career preparation programs specifically targeted at underserved and underrepresented segments.
10) Develop strategies to increase minority student awareness and interest in relevant careers both at the high school and at undergraduate level.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience or a bachelor’s degree in appropriate areas of specialization and eight years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications
: An advanced academic or professional degree, including master’s PhD. or JD, and leadership experience in areas of inclusion and diversity.

: $80,000-$100,000, commensurate with experience.

The University of Florida, one of the most comprehensive public universities in the nation, is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission’s list of leading research universities. UF’s students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University of Florida seeks applications and nominations from a broad spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse racial and ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution.

Application Procedure:
 This position will close at 11:59pm, 03/01/17. Please visit https://jobs.ufl.edu to submit an online application, vita and one-page summary outlining your qualifications. The requisition number for this vacancy is 501233. Questions may be directed to Wantanisha Morant, wmorant@jou.ufl.edu or 352-273-1093.


Francis Marion University

Assistant Professor of Mass Communication (17-35)

The Department of Mass Communication is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses, including introduction to mass communication, ethics, online journalism, convergence journalism and other classes as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum of five years newsroom experience. Master’s in journalism or related field required. Ph.D. preferred.

Start Date: August 2017

Materials Needed: 1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 17-35); 2) FM Faculty Application; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; and 5) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate).

Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

To obtain the FM Faculty Application, please visit http://www.fmarion.edu/about/positions.

To obtain information about the State of South Carolina and other support services for state employees, please visit http://www.fmarion.edu/about/hrlinks.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

Mansfield University

The Department of Communication is an energetic department that sponsors a variety of student/faculty events, promotes innovative teaching, and boasts a strong connection with alums and the community. The department offers bachelor degrees in Organizational Communication and Mass Communication (including degree emphases in Electronic Media, Public Relations, and Sports Information) and has a solid track record of employment in the field for graduating seniors. See more at http://communication.mansfield.edu/

The successful candidate is expected to teach Com/Media Law. Additional classes will be derived from the following list: Intro to Electronic Media, Intro to Mass Media, American Electronic Media History, TV and Radio Announcing, Intro to Video Production, Advanced Video Production, Audio Production, Principles of Advertising, Film and Society, Electronic Media Programming Electronic Media Workshop, Sports Information, Electronic Media Sales & Management, and/or Oral Communication or Public Speaking.

Minimum Requirements: Earned Master’s degree in Electronic Media or Mass Communication. Evidence of effective college-level teaching experience in basic and advanced courses and/or applied experience in professional TV production and completion of successful SKYPE and campus interviews which will include a demonstration of relevant knowledge and skills. Additional qualifications: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) including the ability to work collaboratively with others; ability to teach and evaluate students; ability to adapt to changing technologies that support teaching and learning; possess excellent administrative and organizational skills; and demonstration, through past accomplishments and behaviors, of the ability to support Mansfield University’s principles and values of Character, Scholarship, Culture, Service (http://www1.mansfield.edu/mansfield-creed) and the University’s strong student-centered vision and mission. Preferred: PhD or ABD in Electronic Media or Mass Communication and genuine interest in connecting with students. Other conditions of employment are verification of all earned degrees through the receipt of original transcripts, acceptable background clearance reports, authorization to be employed in the United States or the ability to obtain prior to commencement of employment, and positive references.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/w298hf3ktf


February 6, 2017

Oklahoma State University

Assistant Professors of Strategic Communications (Advertising and Public Relations)
Tenure-Track Appointment
Start date: Fall 2017

The School of Media and Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professors with a focus in advertising and/or public relations. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about developing scholarship and teaching in strategic communications. Both positions begin in August 2017.

Application requirements

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree or ABD in an appropriate field. Knowledge of and industry experience with the new media environment is a plus. Candidates with a strong multicultural background or international experience are encouraged to apply.

Advertising Assistant Professor: The candidate will have the ability to teach skills-based and theoretical courses such as copywriting, media planning, campaigns and research methods. The ability to teach graphic design and/or lead student groups in national competitions is a plus.

Public Relations Assistant Professor: The candidate will have the ability to teach skills-based and theoretical courses such as public relations writing, campaigns, research methods and event planning. The ability to teach graphic design and/or lead student groups in national competitions is a plus.

Candidates must have the ability to teach the capstone course; a desire to develop elective courses in his/her areas of interest; a record of or potential for original research in advertising, public relations, strategic communications or a relevant area; the ability to mentor students and support master’s thesis/project committees; and a willingness to engage in school, university, and community-service activities.

About the School of Media and Strategic Communications
The School of Media and Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University is nationally recognized for producing outstanding practitioners in all mass communications areas and has been continuously accredited by the ACEJMC since 1948. It is one of the largest programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the largest college at OSU.

About Oklahoma State University
OSU is a research-oriented, land grant institution dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge central to a liberal education for all students. It has more than 22,000 students on three campuses and more than 1,500 faculty members.

Application procedure
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
To be fully considered for this position, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references by Feb. 24, 2017 to:

Melissa Coldiron, Administrative Associate
School of Media and Strategic Communications
206 Paul Miller Building
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-4053

Applicants may also email materials to melissa.coldiron@okstate.edu.

Position is contingent upon available funding.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

University of Hawai`i at Manoa

Assistant Professor (Digital Documentary and Multimedia Production)
College of Social Sciences, School of Communications seeks to fill an Assistant Professor (Digital Documentary and Multimedia Production) position no. 84822, permanent, general funds, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track appointment, to begin Aug. 1, 2017, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate must be well qualified to teach communication and journalism courses in digital media production and technology such as basic video production, post-production, field production, studio production, digital content dissemination, and digital graphics and design. Special focus on integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education into course work and contributing to the University of Hawaii`s sustainability initiative. Publishing research and /or other scholarly or critically evaluated creative work in appropriate media. Performing university and professional service. Other duties as assigned by chair.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD. or other terminal degree in Communication or Journalism or related field (completed prior to appointment). ABDs must submit a letter from their committee chairs attesting that dissertation and all degree requirements will be completed before August 1, 2017. Demonstrated record of scholarly research and/or creative activity in the area of digital documentary and multimedia production. Evidence of successful college-level teaching in areas such as video storytelling, broadcast journalism, multimedia storytelling, producing documentaries, and infographics. Evidence of work and knowledge and interest in STEM-related fields.

Desirable Qualifications:
Five years or more professional experience in professional video production or documentary films or experience in digital media and multimedia production. Proficiency in Final Cut, Adobe Premiere or similar video-editing software. Proficiency in Motion, Photoshop, After Effects, or similar graphic and photo-editing software. The College of Social Sciences and the School of Communications are committed to excellent teaching; therefore an interest in innovative education strategies is desired of all candidates. Interest in the Asia-Pacific region.

To Apply:
Apply online for position number 84822 at http://surveys.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/ework by submitting cover letter, curriculum vitae, complete academic transcripts (copies are acceptable, with official transcripts required at hire), four (4) references with name, title, phone number and email contact, and a link to samples of academic or creative work. Continuous recruitment; application review begins March 10, 2017. Applications will not be returned. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The University of Hawaii is an EEO/AA employer.

Search Committee Chair; 808-956-8881; sc@hawaii.edu

Bradley University

Bradley University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Communication. The University seeks a dynamic and creative leader for a department recognized for excellence in its academic programs, innovative curricula, mentoring, interdisciplinary collaborations, partnerships with external constituents, international initiatives, use of technology, and its commitment to cultural diversity. The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of digital convergence in all modes of communication.

For the full position description please visit https://goo.gl/J2o1Lm