October 28, 2014
Assistant Professor of Journalism
The Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication at the University of Mary Washington seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in journalism to begin August 15, 2015. The primary responsibilities of this position include teaching upper- and lower-level courses in journalism, including journalism in and with digital media; supervising production of both the print and digital editions of the student newspaper, The Blue and Gray Press; overseeing student internships in the field; and maintaining an active professional agenda. The successful candidate should show potential for excellence in teaching and should be able to instruct students in using technology current in journalistic practice, which may include digital storytelling, social media convergence, or data-driven journalism. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and successfully with local and regional media partners and show an interest in interdisciplinary curricular development. The position has a 4/4 teaching load or the equivalent.
Required qualifications: M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in journalism, English, or a closely related field by August 15, 2015.
Priority consideration will be given to candidates with professional experience in journalism.
Only applications submitted through the https://careers.umw.edu/ site will be considered. Applicants should submit: 1) a University of Mary Washington faculty employment application, 2) letter of application, 3) C.V., 4) unofficial graduate transcripts, 5) a sample of scholarship and/or professional work, totaling approximately 20 pages, 6) three letters of reference, and 7) a teaching portfolio. The teaching portfolio should be a single pdf document that includes any or all of the following: a teaching philosophy, syllabi, sample assignments, teaching evaluations, and other evidence of potential for excellence in teaching.
The deadline is December 1, 2014; first round interviews will be via Skype. Please contact the search chair, Colin Rafferty (firstname.lastname@example.org), with any questions about the position.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MASS COMMUNICATION
CMU’s Mass Communication program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2015. In addition to teaching core courses in mass media, multimedia storytelling, and media theory, the candidate may teach a variety of specialized courses, including writing for print, online, and multimedia venues, as well as producing content for television, magazines, radio, and the web. The ideal candidate will teach well, advise students, serve the university and community, and pursue an active research or creative agenda.
CMU is a growing public institution with an enrollment of approximately 9,500 students. The Mass Communication program serves more than 200 majors from a state-of-the-art telecommunications facility built in 2014. CMU is located in the beautiful high-desert country of Western Colorado, adjacent to both the Colorado National Monument and the Grand Mesa. The Grand Valley is famous for its outdoor recreational opportunities ranging from mountain biking to skiing to rock climbing, camping, hiking, and more. Its orchards and vineyards promote numerous festivals, farmers markets and recreational events, enhancing community life in the region. CMU faculty members enjoy the benefits of living and working in an outstanding natural environment.
For details, go to http://apptrkr.com/536564
Apply by 12/01/14.
School of Communications
Director of the Park Scholar Program
Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications seeks its next Director of the Park Scholar Program. The program is a learning community of approximately 50 exceptional undergraduate students in the School who are awarded significant merit-based scholarships and who participate in activities that develop them as future communications leaders who engage critically, act globally, and perform ethically. The director provides overall leadership and administration of this externally funded program including recruiting, selection and mentoring of scholars; development and execution of academic and professional enhancement programming; policy and budget administration; and community/donor outreach. The director also teaches a fall seminar for scholars and one course within the Park School each semester.
For a full description and to apply, visit http://ithaca.edu/jobs/.
Two Positions for Assistant Professor (Journalism and Media Design)
Assistant Professor in Journalism
Georgia College, the Public Liberal Arts University for the State of Georgia, is seeking a tenure track, assistant professor specializing in journalism in the Department of Mass Communication. The ten-month appointment begins August 1, 2015. Journalism courses, with an emphasis on writing and mass communication law, constitute the primary teaching responsibilities. This position includes advising the student-run weekly newspaper. Knowledge of and experience with multimedia and/or cross-platform storytelling and advising student media are a plus. University teaching experience is desired. PhD is required: ABD will be considered, but a completed PhD is required to be considered for promotion and or tenure at Georgia College. We seek a highly trained professional who is committed to liberal arts education, can demonstrates excellence in teaching and research, and whose scholarship addresses any area of journalism including media studies and emerging technologies.
Assistant Professor in Media Design
Georgia College, the Public Liberal Arts University for the State of Georgia, is seeking a tenure track, assistant professor specializing in media design in the Department of Mass Communication. The ten-month appointment begins August 1, 2015. Courses in media design, web design and visual communication across digital platforms constitute the primary teaching responsibilities. An ability to teach within and across both journalism and strategic communication contexts is preferred. Ideal candidates will have a mix of creative experience in traditional and nontraditional media as well as graphic and mobile media design. University teaching experience is desired. Terminal degree (MFA or PhD) is required; ABD will be considered, but a completed terminal degree is required to be considered for promotion and or tenure at Georgia College. We seek a highly trained professional who is committed to liberal arts education, who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, and whose scholarship and/or creative works address any area of visual communication including graphic design, critical-cultural studies and emerging technologies.
Ideal candidates will participate in the development of online courses and community engagement. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Review of applications begins October 28, and will continue until position is filled. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, vita, and contact information for three references. Apply online at http://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/893 (Journalism) and http://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/891 (Media Design).
The Department of Mass Communication at Georgia College offers an integrated, cross-platform curriculum including informative, persuasive, and hybrid communication courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the media and its wide variety of channels. The department has over 400 majors and oversees a PRSSA chapter, a student newspaper, a SPJ chapter, a student-operated radio station, and a weekly cable news program. http://www.gcsu.edu/masscomm/index.htm
Strengthened by diversity Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (478) 445-5596. Georgia is an Open Records state. The finalist will be required to submit to a background investigation.
(Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Relations/Tenure-Track)
Manship School of Mass Communication
The Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU seeks an assistant or associate professor to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in public relations and strategic communication. The successful candidate will serve in a leadership role among the faculty and will be comfortable teaching and incorporating digital technologies in the classroom.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Mass Communication. Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in Mass Communication, Public Relations or related field is extremely desirable; potential for external grant funding; successful research records in Public Relations or related disciplines.
An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin is January 5, 2015 and will continue until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #030313.
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.
Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58442
October 27, 2014
Strategic Advertising/Public Relations Journalism Instructor
Position # 5060
The Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas seeks a strategic advertising and public relations journalism instructor. This is a nine-month appointment, beginning January 2015. The ideal candidate would teach Media Planning, Public Relations Writing, Advertising Principles and Public Relations Principles, and have college teaching experience.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Advertising, Public Relations or related field; and professional experience in advertising and public relations.
The Lemke Department of Journalism is an accredited program with nearly 800 majors in the following areas: News Editorial, Advertising/Public Relations, and Broadcast Journalism.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae or resume, and the names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and contact information for three references. All materials and queries can be submitted by PDF or Word to Dr. Ignatius Fosu and Ms. Marti Thomas at:
Dr. Ignatius Fosu, email@example.com
Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair,
Strategic Advertising/Public Relations Journalism Instructor Search Committee
Lemke Journalism Department, 116 Kimpel Hall, 280 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Ms. Marti Thomas, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lemke Journalism Department Office Manager
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Director of the Center for Ethics in Journalism
Assistant Professor of Journalism
The Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, specializing in media ethics and serving as Director of the Center for Ethics beginning July 15, 2015. The Center fosters the study and practice of the principles of accuracy, fairness and service to the public, profession, students and educators in the state, region and across the nation in all areas of journalism.
In addition to teaching appropriate Journalism courses in a department with more than 700 majors and conducting creative or traditional scholarship in an area of Journalism ethics, this individual will be responsible for the development and management of the new University of Arkansas Center for Ethics in Journalism, supervising Center staff and working closely with the annual Visiting Distinguished Professor of Ethics in Journalism.
Candidates must hold appropriate advanced degrees in Journalism, Mass Communication, or a related field —Ph.D. preferred, Master’s required.
The ideal candidate will have a national record of professional or academic experience in journalism ethics, a national program of creative or traditional scholarship preferably including journalism ethics, and national journalism experience. Management or supervisory experience or similar qualifications in the operation of a media organization or unit, in an academic unit or study/research center, in a professional or academic association related to ethics, or a non-profit organization is desired.
This is a 10-month tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and background.
The deadline for applications is December 1, 2014. Applications should include a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, addresses and contact information for three references. All materials and queries can be submitted by PDF to Ms. Marti Thomas, email@example.com, or addressed to:
Rick Stockdell, Chair
Ethics Director Search Committee
Lemke Department of Journalism
116 Kimpel Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Description of Position: The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA, seeks an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This will be a full-time permanent tenured 12-month position as a Professor or Associate Professor.
Responsibilities include: Overseeing the graduate and/or undergraduate programs; representing the dean at key meetings and events when necessary; participating in budgetary and personnel actions; attending meetings with university leadership, college leadership and staff as appropriate; collaborating with faculty in authoring promotion, tenure, third-year, contract and annual review statements; advancing the college’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in all activities; conducting and publishing scholarly research; teach undergraduate/graduate courses on topics of communication in one of the programs of the college; and performing other duties as assigned by the dean.
Appointment begins: As early as January 2015
Qualifications include: A Ph.D. in Communication or a related field; an active research program and a publication record that is commensurate with Murrow College and WSU standards for appointment to the rank of Associate or Full Professor; evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and successful administrative record in an academic unit containing undergraduate emphasis in broadcast/print journalism, advertising/public relations, and/or communication studies, and/or graduate programs.
Salary: Will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication: Programs include strategic communication, journalism and media production, and science communication at the undergraduate level. A strong internship program and support from professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest augment classroom instruction.
Master’s and doctoral programs focus on Media & Health Promotion; Political Communication; and Science Communication, along with an online MA in Strategic Communication. The college enjoys custom-designed teaching, research and production facilities. Washington State University, a member of the Pacific 12 conference, is among the 95 research universities nationwide with a Carnegie classification of “very high research activity.” It is a land-grant institution with branch campuses and enrollment of 18,000 students. Named for its most illustrious alumni, the unit became a college in July 2008, representing the University’s commitment to the college as a signature program for the University and the state of Washington. Washington State University has 105 undergraduate programs and more than 70 Master’s and 46 Doctoral programs offered through ten colleges and the Graduate School.
Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of application summarizing qualifications, a curriculum resume or vita, recent teaching evaluations, and contact information for five references, and apply on-line at https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/14692
For questions, email inquiries to Dr. Douglas Hindman, Search Committee Chair; firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of complete applications will begin November 13, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
Apply Here: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/14692
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic year Clinical Assistant Professor. Appointment begins August 16, 2015. This position is based in Everett, Wash. and is part of the Integrated Communication program at WSU North Puget Sound.
Professional (clinical) candidates will have earned a master’s degree before the date of hire with at least three years of professional experience in related area. Successful candidates will be expected to advise undergraduate students and serve as a liaison with the professional community and other outside constituents.
Requirements include ability to teach undergraduate classes in one or more of the following areas: digital advertising, copy writing, media planning, quantitative research methods, consumer insights and branding or strategic campaign planning and management. For more information, contact Brett Atwood, Clinical Associate Professor, email@example.com.
Preference will be given to candidates committed to Edward R. Murrow’s legacy of integrity, innovation and courage, and with one or more of the following attributes:
- Professional experience across multiple media platforms
- Knowledge of software applications relevant to the position
- Five years of work experience
- International experience
- Evidence of successful teaching experience
- Demonstrated experience with quantitative research
- Ability to contribute to a professional online MA program in Strategic Communication
Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Send a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references and apply online at www.wsujobs.com. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding.
Apply Here: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/14690
October 23, 2014
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Corporate Communication/ Public Relations
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is the fastest-rising university in the world’s Top 50 and ranked 39th globally. NTU is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at NTU is seeking for an outstanding and innovative scholar to build a programmme of research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses on such topics as corporate communication management, communication leadership, media relations, strategic communication analysis and insights, media and marketing, and corporate business management.
Having a focus on the use of social media and other emerging communication platforms will be a bonus. In addition, the ideal candidate would be able to cross traditional boundaries either in terms of sub-discipline, focus of research, or method (qualitative/quantitative).
A PhD in a relevant discipline is required for this tenure-track Assistant Professorship.
Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. NTU Singapore offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/TermsandConditions/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) of Service for Academic Appointments.
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application package [Consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, names of three potential referees and evidence of teaching effectiveness] by 17 November 2014 to:
The Search Committee
Nanyang Technological University
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building
Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Assistant Professor in Corporate Communication/ Public Relations” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.
Review of applications will begin in late November 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start work in July 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.