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July 15, 2014

Texas Tech University

Post-Doc in Crisis/Emergency Communication

The College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University invites applications for a post-doctoral position with a specialization in crisis communication, organizational response to natural disasters, and/or disaster preparedness. The post-doc will work with college faculty as part of a University-wide cluster hire initiative to support interdisciplinary research in the area of wind hazards.

Candidates should employ an empirical, social scientific research approach focused on communication processes in the areas of crisis communication, disaster response, and/or environmental issues. Superior candidates will have: (1) a strong program of research in crisis communication that emphasizes effective organizational response to crisis or disaster-related events; (2) the ability to contribute to the University’s interdisciplinary initiative to collaborate with researchers from Texas Tech’s Whitacre College of Engineering, Atmospheric Science Group of the Geosciences Department, and the National Wind Institute; (3) evidence of success obtaining and managing and/or a demonstrated interest in obtaining federal or foundation grants. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to COMC’s teaching mission.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. by the time of appointment in fields related to crisis communication or crisis management with an interest in natural disasters, and an active program of peer-reviewed publication in relevant research areas. The ideal candidate will also have professional experience managing organizational response to disasters or emergencies, working in STEM-related practice areas or working for government/municipalities prone to wind-hazard events or other natural disasters; experience in seeking external funding; demonstrated potential to join ongoing university and regional wind-related projects; and a general scholarly interest in environmental discourse.

Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be considered until the position has been filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least one research manuscript. ABDs/post-docs should submit three letters of reference; current assistant professors should submit the names of three references. Informal queries may be made to the chairs of the search committee, Dr. Glenn Cummins (glenn.cummins@ttu.edu) or Dr. Erik Bucy (erik.bucy@ttu.edu), but all applications must be made through online submission website: http://www.texastech.edu/careers/hr/. The requisition number is 960BR. Additional information about the College and the University is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/.

Texas Tech University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

July 11, 2014

University of Miami

School of Communication
Department of Journalism and Media Management
Assistant Professor, News and Media Management

The Department of Journalism and Media Management at the University of Miami is seeking a tenure-track professor at the assistant or associate level in the area of television and digital news production, operations and management. This position is to begin in Fall 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or provide evidence they will have completed all requirements for the degree by August 2015.

An active research agenda is required. Areas of particular interest include social, mobile and digital media and their effects on newsgathering practices and news business models. The Department welcomes a focus on international as well national research and is open to a variety of methodological approaches.

Applicants must be able to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following subject areas: newsroom management, television operations, the business of modern journalism, or digital and mobile media. At the graduate level, the successful candidate may also teach communication theory, research methods, or subjects related to his or her area of expertise, and will be expected to mentor graduate students and serve on dissertation and thesis committees.

The University of Miami is a vibrant, multicultural campus located in an international city with abundant opportunities to research the dynamics of journalism in a global information society. The successful candidate will join a faculty that enthusiastically seeks to be central to that conversation.

Review of applications will begin in September 2014 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter outlining your research agenda and teaching interests, curriculum vita, and at least three references to:

Prof. Sam Terilli, Chair
Department of Journalism and Media Management
School of Communication
University of Miami
PO Box 248127
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2105
sterilli@miami.edu

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

University of Miami

School of Communication
Department of Journalism and Media Management
Wolfson Chair in Communication

The Department of Journalism and Media Management in the School of Communication at the University of Miami is seeking a new colleague to serve as the Frances Louise Wolfson Chair in Communication. This full-time faculty position is a non-tenure earning Professional Practice line. A graduate degree is required, as is an exceptional record of producing significant journalistic work (as evidenced by an award-winning portfolio).

The department seeks an accomplished storyteller-journalist to enhance our efforts in educating students in the art and science of engaging audiences across a variety of media platforms. We seek a high-level professional who brings a digital skill set and experience both nationally and internationally. The ideal candidate will have a passion for encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship. The department is interested in capitalizing on topic areas of particular relevance to the Miami area, such as tourism, culture, or sport throughout the Americas. Experience with both long-format work as well as to day-to-day reporting and producing is desirable.

The University of Miami is a vibrant, multicultural campus located in an international city with abundant opportunities to engage students in the dynamics of journalism in a global information society. The successful candidate will join a faculty that enthusiastically seeks to be central to that conversation.

Review of applications will begin in September 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, links to professional work, and at least three references to:

Prof. Sam Terilli
Chair, Department of Journalism and Media Management
School of Communication
University of Miami
PO Box 248127
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2105
e-mail: sterilli@miami.edu

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

July 10, 2014

Wheaton College

Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing

The Business and Economics Department of Wheaton College (IL) invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position that will begin August 2015. A Ph.D. (or D.B.A.) in marketing or other relevant field is required. Teaching responsibilities include required introductory courses in marketing, as well as related upper-division elective courses. Experience in enterprise and/or international business is preferred but not required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to the liberal arts and the integration of Christian values into their teaching.

Cover letter and curriculum vitae should be sent via email to stephen.bretsen@wheaton.edu or via mail to:

Professor Stephen N. Bretsen, J.D.
Chair, Business and Economics Department
Wheaton College
501 College Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187

Applications will be sent to promising candidates. Review of applications will begin in August 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to the lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at www.wheaton.edu.

July 9, 2014

University of Vienna

Job Announcement – Englisch
§ 98 Professur

As stated in its development plan (http://rektorat.univie.ac.at/en/Entwicklungsplan) the University of Vienna aims at strengthening its position as a major research-oriented university. Key elements of this strategy include the provision of an attractive range of research-based study programmes, support for furthering the work of junior academic colleagues, and high-calibre professorial appointments.

The Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna announces the position of a Full Professor for Journalism (full time, permanent position under private law, the position is available as of March 1st, 2016). The University of Vienna intends to increase the number of women on its faculty, particularly in high-level positions, and therefore specifically invites applications by women. Among equally qualified applicants women will receive preferential consideration.

The professorship is supposed to do research and teaching on journalism. The successful candidate is supposed to represent empirical journalism research and media systems research in a European context.

The professorship will be established at the Department of Communication.

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

• PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution
(Austrian or equivalent international academic degree in the relevant field)
• outstanding research and publication record, with an excellent reputation as an active member of the international academic community ¬(Habilitation (venia docendi) or equivalent international qualification in the relevant field is desirable)
• experience in designing, procuring and directing major research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to team leadership of research groups
• experience in university teaching, and willingness and ability to teach at all curricular levels (Bachelor, Master, PhD), to supervise theses, and to further the work of junior academic colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in Bachelor programmes and participation in committees.

The University of Vienna offers:

• an attractive and dynamic research location in a city with a high quality of life and in a country with excellent research funding provision
• attractive terms and conditions of employment with a negotiable and performance-related salary, associated with a retirement fund
• a “start-up package” for the initiation of research projects
• support for relocation to Vienna, where appropriate

Candidates should send an application containing at least the following documents:

• academic curriculum vitae
• list of publications together with
a) specification of five key publications judged by the applicant to be particularly relevant to the advertised professorship together with an explanation of their relevance
b) PDF versions of these five publications provided either as URLs of downloadable copies or through email attachments or an addition of a CD-Rom
• list of talks given, including detailed information about invited plenaries at international conferences
• brief description of current research interests and research plans for the immediate future
• list of projects supported by third-party funds
• short survey of previous academic teaching and list of supervised PhD theses

University professors will be classified according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff into the salary group A1. The salary will be individually negotiated under consideration of the previous career development and in case of an appointment from abroad of the different tax situation.

Applications in English should be submitted by e-mail (preferably as PDF attachments) to the Dean of the Faculty of Social Science of the University of Vienna, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rudolf Richter, (dekanat.sowi@univie.ac.at) no later than August 31st, 2014 with reference 490-31.

Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications to start July 2015. We seek a versatile faculty member to teach introductory to advanced journalism as well as general communication survey and seminar courses. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D., experience in professional journalism and university teaching, and digital media savvy. An appropriate advanced degree is required. The ability to contribute to our new strategic communication major is a plus.

Our new colleague will become a member of a close-knit eight-person faculty, supported by a full-time manager of technical operations. We are dedicated to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts university the practice of sound journalism and its crucial function in a democratic society. Our students follow one of two majors — journalism or strategic communication. All learn to use multi-media, digital information-gathering and storytelling tools to create public awareness of events and issues.

Located in Lexington, Virginia, Washington and Lee is the nation’s only highly competitive liberal arts college with an accredited journalism program. For more information about the department see: http://www2.wlu.edu/x52070.xml.

Washington and Lee University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae and list of three references online: https://jobs.wlu.edu/postings/2020.

Formal review of applications will begin in September.

Visit us at AEJMC in Montreal. Contact Dr. Dayo Abah AbahD@wlu.edu to arrange a brief meeting at the conference.

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Director, School of Advertising and Public Relations
College of Communication and Information

The School of Advertising and Public Relations in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is conducting a search for the position of Director of the School.

A Ph.D. is required for this 12-month position. The successful applicant will hold the rank of Full Professor or meet the University of Tennessee’s criteria for Full Professor upon hire and will be eligible for tenure upon hire. The salary is competitive and based on experience and academic credentials.

Candidates should have: strong intellectual, organizational, diplomatic and leadership skills; a strong record of research, teaching and service; the ability to build strong, positive relationships with all members of the School, with other CCI and UTK schools/departments, and the administration of the College and University; the ability to effectively manage School resources and staff; the ability to effectively represent the program externally; and the ability to maintain scholarly activity and actively promote research and scholarship in the School. The Director will provide leadership for the School with duties and responsibilities as described in the UTK Faculty Handbook.

Applicants should have knowledge of and a commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Individuals interested in applying for the position should send, via email, (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of references to: Advertising/Public Relations Director Search Committee, at bethcole@utk.edu. Or send hard copies of these materials to 302 Communications Bldg., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996.

Review of applicants will begin September 22, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Knoxville campus of The University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Appalachian State University

Position Announcement
Two positions: Chair and Assistant Professor in Journalism/Multimedia

The Department of Communication at Appalachian State University invites applications for the following two positions:

Chair:
The Department of Communication at Appalachian State University invites applications for the position of Chairperson to begin January 2015 or July 2015. The chair will provide leadership, act as advocate and liaison for the department, support student achievement, administer and manage the academic unit, lead departmental personnel matters, maintain productive scholarship, and teach one class per semester. The chair will be an academic leader, capable of developing contacts with professionals, demonstrating knowledge about current technology, and fostering collegiality among and providing a vision for a diverse multi-disciplinary department. The chair will also be responsible for overseeing the George G. Beasley Media Complex.

Applicants should have an earned doctorate in communication or a related field and a distinguished record of teaching, service, and scholarly/creative activity to merit appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level. Applicants should also have administrative experience that includes leading faculty in obtaining external funding, fundraising, working with constituencies, and managing a budget. Rank, salary, and tenure are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

A complete application will include a letter of interest highlighting leadership, teaching, creative or scholarly experience; a curriculum vitae; a separate leadership philosophy statement; a scholarly writing sample; and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of four references. Review of applications will begin on August 15 and continue until position is filled. Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting the search committee chair, Tina McCorkindale (mccorkindaletm@appstate.edu).

Submit hard copies of the application materials to:
Dr. Tina McCorkindale
Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication
Appalachian State University
ASU Box 32039
Boone, NC 28608-2039

Assistant Professor in Journalism/Multimedia:
Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication seeks an Assistant Professor in Journalism/Multimedia, beginning August 2015. An earned doctorate in Communication or related field is preferred and is required for tenure-track appointment. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the tenure-track appointment requires completion of all doctoral requirements by September 15, 2015.

The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate Journalism curriculum and may serve as adviser to the Department’s active SPJ chapter. Teaching responsibilities may include teaching courses off-campus. Other responsibilities include teaching departmental core courses as needed, advising students, maintaining a program of scholarly activity, and participating in departmental, university and professional service.

A complete application includes an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations (if available), a sample of refereed scholarship, photocopies of all official college transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three references. Review of completed applications will begin September 1, 2014, and will continue until position is filled. Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting search committee chair, Lynette Holman (holmanlm1@appstate.edu).

Submit hard copies of the application materials to:
Lynette Holman, Ph.D.
Journalism/Multimedia Faculty Search Chair
Department of Communication
Appalachian State University
ASU Box 32039
Boone, NC 28608-2039

The University:
Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs.

The Department of Communication (http://www.asucom.appstate.edu) has a full-time faculty of 36 and approximately 750 students majoring in advertising, electronic media/broadcasting, journalism, communication studies, and public relations. In 2013, the 18,000-square-foot George G. Beasley Media Complex opened, housing classrooms, editing suites, faculty offices, two television studios, a soon-to-be-launched 24-hour cable news channel, and the student-managed radio station WASU (FM).

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon the university’s receipt of an acceptable criminal background check. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Finalists will be required to furnish official transcripts of terminal degree.

Berry College

Department of Communication

The Department of Communication at Berry College invites applications to fill the following tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2015:

Assistant Professor of Communication with an area of specialty in public relations. Ability to teach sports communication/sports PR and/or public speaking would be an asset.

Qualifications: Ph.D. required. Evidence of effective teaching and scholarship appropriate to rank required. We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to liberal arts education in a residential college setting. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence, advising and mentoring students, and scholarship.

Send application letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Curt Hersey, search committee chair, Box 299, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA 30149-0299, or email same to chersey@berry.edu. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

More information about the college’s mission and purpose is available at http://www.berry.edu. A more complete job description can be viewed at http://www.berry.edu/hr/jobdetail/?jobid=51539614010.

Berry College

Department of Communication

The Department of Communication at Berry College invites applications to fill the following tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2015.

Assistant Professor of Communication with an area of specialty in multimedia journalism. Teach media-converged journalism courses. Interest and ability to teach in sports communication/sports journalism and/or public speaking would be an asset.

Qualifications: Ph.D. required. We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to liberal arts education in a residential college setting. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence, advising and mentoring students, and scholarship.

Send application letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Brian Carroll, search committee chair, Box 299, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA 30149-0299, or email same to bc@berry.edu. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

More information about the college’s mission and purpose is available at http://www.berry.edu. A more complete job description can be viewed at http://www.berry.edu/hr/jobdetail/?jobid=51539614009.