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July 21, 2016

DePaul University, Chicago

Open Rank Faculty Position in Public Relations

The College of Communication at DePaul University invites applicants for an open rank Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Public Relations to begin August 2017. We seek a colleague with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and the drive to help us raise DePaul’s national profile in public relations education. Applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse student bodies are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of faculty who direct and support expanding B.A. and M.A. degree programs in Public Relations and Advertising. For the past three years in a row, PRWeek has named the program one of the top five programs in the United States including second place nationally for 2016. DePaul is located in the heart of Chicago, the nation’s third largest media market, providing unparalleled opportunities to forge strong working relationships with key industry professionals and offering students cutting-edge, pre-professional training. Excellent research and teaching support includes internal grant opportunities and the college’s own academic advising and instructional design staff. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach core courses in Public Relations such as Principles of Public Relations, Research Methods, and Public Relations Campaigns for both undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants may offer other areas of teaching specialization such as digital/social, design applications, corporate communication, international/global communication, Latino media and communication, and health communication. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in public relations, mass communication, or a related field by the time of appointment. ABD candidates will be considered. Prior teaching experience in public relations at undergraduate and graduate levels is preferred, and professional industry experience is highly desirable, as is a willingness to contribute to program leadership and development.

Application Process:
Apply using the online application form: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu. You will need to provide: 1) a letter of application that addresses your interest in and qualifications for the position; 2) a current CV; and 3) three letters of recommendation. Questions may be directed to the search chair, Rajul Jain, Ph.D., DePaul University, College of Communication, 1 E. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604 (Email: rjain6@depaul.edu, phone: 312-362-8910). Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

California State University, Fullerton

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions – Journalism & Digital Media; Public Relations

The Department of Communications at California State University-Fullerton has separate tenure-track faculty vacancies in Journalism & Digital Media and in Public Relations. California State University, Fullerton values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

The Department of Communications is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track practitioner-teacher-scholar in journalism with specific skills in one or more digital media specialty areas. The Department is also seeking Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track practitioner-teacher-scholar in public relations. Employment will begin in Fall 2017.

Both positions require successful teaching and engagement in research and service. The successful candidates must participate in assessment of student learning, and provide academic advisement to students in a nationally recognized ACEJMC- and CEPR-accredited program.

The Department of Communications is one of the largest and most diverse mass communications programs in the United States, situated in the second largest media market in the country. The Department operates international programs, a graduate program, an internship center, award-winning student newspaper and other media outlets, a student advertising and public relations agency, and many student organizations including SPJ and PRSSA chapters

Application Procedure
A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration.  To apply, please go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/diversity/job-openings/ to view all job listings and begin the application process. Review of applications will begin immediately.  All applications received by September 9, 2016 are assured full consideration.  Positions will remain open until filled.

July 20, 2016

Syracuse University

The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure track/tenured faculty position in Public Relations (PR) to begin on August 21, 2017. Position rank is negotiable. Ideal candidates should have a master’s degree emerging and social media professional experience within communications and a record of thought leadership. The successful candidate will help refine, develop and teach courses in community management and engagement, emerging and social media, analytics, PESO or multimedia storytelling as applied to public relations.

Visit www.sujobopps.com, Job # 072625 to apply.

Priority consideration date is September 15, 2016.

Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/hk96498v2f

July 15, 2016

Southeast Missouri State University

Department of Mass Media
Chairperson – Associate or Full Professor (Tenured)
Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University seeks a Chairperson for the Department of Mass Media.  The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating curriculum and accreditation compliance, leadership of the department, teaching six hours each semester, and participation in committee work.

For a complete job announcement and application procedure, visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1


University of North Texas

Mayborn School of Journalism Faculty Director

The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas invites applications for a visionary administrator, leader and professor to join the faculty and serve as journalism director beginning in August 2017 in the nation’s fifth largest media market. This position will report directly to the dean and help oversee the academic undergraduate and graduate units that are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education for Journalism and Mass Communication. The Mayborn has the only professionally accredited graduate journalism program in the four-state region of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arkansas.

The Mayborn has more than 1,100 undergraduate students and the Graduate Institute for Journalism has more than 40 graduate students. There are 22 full-time faculty members and a number of adjuncts. The Mayborn offer journalism classes in broadcast/digital, print/digital, advertising and public relations as well as photo journalism.

The Mayborn is proud that all full-time faculty members have substantial professional background and the university is a tier one research university with strong global partnerships in Mexico, Europe and Asia. The Mayborn has a strong commitment to narrative journalism and hosts the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, the premier literary nonfiction conference in the nation.

The journalism director will provide strong, collaborative leadership in a school that is expanding and implementing a multi-platform curriculum. Student internships are required and students gain valuable hands-on experience by working in student media in print/online as well as with Denton Public Access TV, Mayborn Magazine and the Denton Live magazine. Students also manage an advertising and public relations firm as well as a student-run photo agency.

The journalism director will manage a variety of administrative aspects including supervising and mentoring full-time faculty, staff and part-time instructors, scheduling courses and teaching one course each semester. The director also will assist with strategic planning, student engagement, accreditation preparation, curriculum assessment and other special projects as needed. Service to the university and some travel to assist with partnerships and fundraising is required.

Minimum qualifications:
Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Journalism or a closely related field; a Ph.D. is preferred.

Applicants must also have significant experience in journalism or a media-related field and the academy. Experience leading diverse teams and managing change are required.

Demonstrated administrative skills and collaborative leadership experience are required.

Application Process
Apply online at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu, including your Curriculum Vita, Cover Letter, List of Names and Contact Information of Three References.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

July 14, 2016

Manhattan College

Assistant Professor Tenure Track

Manhattan College’s Communication Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member, at the assistant professor level, to join and participate in the building of our dynamic and still relatively new undergraduate program.  We are looking for someone who will guide our concentration in journalism, but who is also a communication generalist.  In addition, we seek someone committed to the balance of theory and practice, given our commitment to the liberal arts tradition and the College’s Lasallian tradition and to take advantage of our location in the northernmost borough of New York City.  By theory, we mean theory that connects our discipline to the liberal arts, to ethical practice in the media/mass media industry, to the use of media by citizens and consumers, to media’s impact on individuals and society/culture, and to the role of journalism within a democratic political system.  By practice, we mean someone with either or both a record of professional experience and a willingness to work and network with the industry in Manhattan to create internship and career opportunities for our students.

The successful candidate must be willing to teach basic courses as well as courses in journalism, and will serve as advisor for our student newspaper, The Quadrangle (for which s/he will receive either course release time or a stipend).  The candidate must also be committed to steering our students across the frontier of our digital future, with respect to the changes and uncertainties digital media present for the news industry and journalistic practice, and the consequence of these changes and uncertainties for the provision and necessity of news in a democratic society.

Finally, we are particularly interested in a candidate who would be interested to teach core courses in our program including ethics in mass communication, media theory and research, and our capstone senior thesis course.

Ph.D. in journalism expected.  Record of publication and commitment to teaching a must.

To start Fall 2017.  Applications will be considered until 15 October 2016.

Please send a cover letter and CV via e-mail to thom.gencarelli@manhattan.edu., or by mail to the Communication Department, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Riverdale, New York 10471-4098.

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Manhattan College welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups and those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. An AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V.

University of Toledo

The Department of Communication at the University of Toledo is looking to hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor of Video Production to teach classes during our 2016-2017 academic year.

This position is responsible for teaching classes in multi-cam studio production, advanced multi-cam production, and related subjects in digital audio production techniques. The successful candidate will be expected to have professional advanced working knowledge and experience in broadcast video production, web streaming, and post-production using a variety of software and HD equipment. The applicant will teach students how to effectively use equipment and related software to complete assigned projects, and coordinate with the department’s other production faculty and staff regarding student in-class and extra-curricular activities in the department’s state-of-the-art HD studio located in Rocket Hall on the UT campus.

To apply, please use the University’s HR site: https://jobs.utoledo.edu/ and use the “Faculty” button to find the “Visiting Assistant Professor: Video Production” position (posting number 0600380).

Review of applicants will begin September 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

EOE/Minority/Female/Individual with Disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

July 13, 2016

University of Virginia

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in public relations and advertising beginning in August 2017. Teaching responsibilities include quantitative research methods, and/or a basic course in media studies along with developing and teaching courses in public relations, advertising, and social media. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in communication, or a related field (with at least 18 graduate hours in communication) or Master’s degree in communication with substantial experience in advertising, marketing, or public relations. Tenure-track rank will depend upon academic credentials and experience. Successful candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills, computer skills, experience teaching, and a commitment to undergraduate education. Additionally, successful applicants must be able to guide students in applied communication contexts like original research in the field and internships.

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a four-year, public, undergraduate, liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwest Virginia. Teaching load is a 4/4.

Interested applicants should apply online at jobs.virginia.edu, posting #0619084. Along with the completed candidate profile, please submit a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation (upload to Other 1, Other 2, and Other 3), contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR; A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

UVa’s College at Wise is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

July 11, 2016

The University of Colorado – Colorado Springs



The Department of Communication at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs invites applications for three tenure-track appointments; two at the assistant professor level and in the case of the Leadership Comm. position, potentially at the associate professor level — to begin August 2017.

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers

July 8, 2016

University of South Florida

The Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 12-month, full-time and tenured professor position to serve as the director of the School for a term beginning as early as Spring Semester 2017. Full description of position details, minimum qualifications and application deadline can be found at http://employment.usf.edu.

USF is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. For information regarding the USF System, please visit our website at http://system.usf.edu

According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public.  USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Amy Thomas at (813) 974-9274 or amythomas1@usf.edu, a minimum of five working days in advance.