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October 16, 2017

KIMEP University

College of Social Science—Department of Media

Faculty Position (Open Rank) in Media and Journalism
(Effective on August 15, 2018, an earlier starting date on January 5, 2018 is possible)

Position Summary
KIMEP University College of Social Science, Department of Media and Communications, invites applications for one faculty position (open rank). The position is a twelve-month (including vacation period) full-time academic appointment to begin on 15 August 2018 with the possibility of an earlier starting date on January 5, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, field liaison and service. The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs and teaches professional and theoretical courses in Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Media Management and Communication.

We seek a talented teacher and innovative scholar or practitioner who is actively engaged in research or production, enthusiastic about teaching baccalaureate and master’s degree students and serving the University, local community and the profession. We are looking for a productive and cooperative colleague who will bring new perspectives to theory, research and practice in media and journalism.

Minimum Qualifications
Expertise is required in at least two of the following areas: Media Management, Public Relations, Advertising, Journalism, Media Production, New Media, or Communication Research. Familiarity with CIS countries or similar international experience is welcome. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Media, Journalism, Communications, or another relevant field from an internationally-recognized, accredited university or a Master’s Degree or higher and appropriate professional qualifications. ABD’s will be considered who meet the position qualifications and include in their application materials a letter from the dissertation chair confirming defense date prior to the position’s start date. Candidates must have a record of scholarly or professional publications, including published research in refereed journals and/or books or professional publications on a range of platforms.

The College of Social Science
The College of Social Science has an accomplished faculty of 29 full-time and 10 part-time faculty and 4 dedicated administrative staff. The College includes the departments of Media and Communications, Public Administration, International Relations and Economics.

KIMEP University
KIMEP University is the leading American-style, internationally-accredited, English-speaking academic institution in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It provides a world-class academic experience and a unique international environment to all its students and faculty members. KIMEP University was established in 1992 and has built a very strong regional reputation as a leading provider of higher education. All graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by at least one recognized international accreditation agency. Academic programs are regularly rated in the top rank of provision by national bodies.

Almaty, Kazakhstan
The city of Almaty is situated at the base of majestic Tien Shan Mountains in Southeast Kazakhstan. About 2 million people live in or near Almaty because it is the financial, cultural, summer and winter sports and cosmopolitan capital of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia with important commercial inroads bridging Asia and Europe. Boasting the Silk Road of the 21st century, Kazakhstan offers unique positions in oil and gas, economic development, and trade. With a transitioning economy that has witnessed four-fold growth over the past decade, Kazakhstan’s dynamically changing economic, social, educational and cultural environment provides incredible opportunities for significant and original research.

Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation after-tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries. Limited on-campus housing is available to rent. In addition to salary, a benefits package includes basic healthcare, reduced tuition rates for KIMEP courses, subsidy for children’s school tuition and relocation allowance. New faculty members are provided with a reduced teaching schedule during the first semester. Summer paid teaching is typically available.

Application Process
Please send the following documents to recruitment@kimep.kz or attach them to online-application at hr.kimep.kz

  • CV;
  • Cover letter that indicates the position applied, how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, course(s) you can teach, salary expectations, citizenships and permanent residences held;
  • Short­listed candidates will be required to submit 2 recommendation letters.

Address any questions to: recruitment@kimep.kz

The position remains open until filled. All applications received on or before November 15, 2017 are guaranteed full consideration.

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only.

Only short-listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews.

October 13, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder

Open Rank Position in Strategic Communication with a focus on Multicultural Issues

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an open rank position (full, associate, or assistant professor level) in the area of strategic communication to begin August 2018.

The successful candidate would be a proven leader exhibiting a track record of commitment to multicultural issues and historically underrepresented communities in higher education through areas of research, teaching, leadership, and/or service. The individual will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the department’s efforts to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity through departmental leadership roles, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and research. The individual is expected to teach two courses per semester, and to continue or establish a research agenda focused on issues related to strategic communication and diversity, including (but not limited to) the effects of strategic communication messages on marginalized populations; the representation of marginalized populations in strategic communication; inequalities in strategic communication messages; inequalities in strategic communication industries; and/or the empowerment of marginalized groups through strategic communication.

Preferred candidates would hold a Ph.D. and tenure at the full or associate rank at a peer institution and demonstrate a track record of leadership within a department. For consideration at the tenure-track, assistant professor rank, candidates would hold a Ph.D. in advertising, mass communication, or a related field, and demonstrate a well-defined research agenda and evidence of scholarly publication and the ability to teach strategic communication courses.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=11412&lang=en

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jolene Fisher at Jolene.Fisher@Colorado.edu

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: hr-ada@colorado.edu.

October 12, 2017

Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Department of Broadcasting and Journalism is seeking a full-time Instructor to teach sports production, broadcast writing and performance classes for the Macomb Campus.  Applicants should be able to teach a broad range of courses in media production as well as entry level broadcasting classes. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Broadcasting or related field OR Master’s degree in a non-broadcasting field with professional broadcast experience. Candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas will be given added consideration: the ability to teach production courses at the university level, demonstrated experience in professional broadcast writing and production, sports broadcasting, on-air broadcast experience and proficiency in video-editing software.

Applicants may apply at:  https://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=90356

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

University of Central Florida

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking a tenure-earning assistant professor of Communication with an emphasis in Environmental/Science Mass Communication, to enhance NSC’s forthcoming Ph.D. in Strategic Communication. August 8, 2018, is the anticipated start date.

The successful candidate for the position shall possess an earned doctorate in Communication or other related, relevant field from an accredited institution by the start of employment and have a record of commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion; have an active program of social scientific scholarship appropriate for a research university; demonstrate motivation and strategies for pursuing external research funding; possess the capacity to teach at the doctoral and master’s level, including courses in mass communication. In addition to teaching at the graduate level, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in and provide service to one or more of NSC’s undergraduate programs in Advertising/Public Relations, Journalism and/or Radio-Television.

Preference is for candidates who have professional experience in their respective field of mass communication (e.g., Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, Radio, Television, etc.). Preference is also for candidates who have proven experience and/or strong interest in building collaborative research teams focused on environmental and/or science mass communication, sustainability, risk and/or crisis communication and/or the intersection of groups, organizations, and the environment. Examples include (but not limited to) the role science journalists play in communicating information about climate change; social media/marketing for health or environmental issues; and/or the role entertainment content plays in developing attitudes about conservation, etc.

NSC is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to its climate of diversity and inclusion. NSC is a very student-focused school, with a very collegial and friendly faculty and staff. NSC strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. NSC offers six baccalaureates and a master’s degree and is developing a doctoral program that is anticipated to begin in 2019. For more information about the school and its programs visit, http://communication.cos.ucf.edu.

UCF, one of the nation’s largest universities with more than 66,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. The university is classified as a “Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity” and a “Community Engagement” institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Today the university offers more than 200 degree programs, more than 100 of them are at the graduate level. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information, visit http://www.ucf.edu.

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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

  • Candidates must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com and attach the following materials:
  • Curriculum vita (CV)
  • Signed cover letter
  • Maximum two-page statement outlining research vision and teaching interests
  • List of three academic or professional references including address, phone number, and email address

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

For more information about this position, please contact, Ms. Debbie Doyle at (407) 823-5570 or debbie.doyle@ucf.edu.


San José State University

San José, California

Subject to Budgetary Approval
Specialization: Public Relations
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24295

Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track

Earned doctoral degree in public relations, mass communications, or closely related field by the position start date. Applicants must have a demonstrated understanding of how public relations helps organizations achieve their missions through the principled application of public relations strategies and tactics. The ideal candidate will have teaching and professional experience, a strong research agenda, and the ability to advance the school’s public relations curriculum in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the
educational goals of a multicultural population evidenced by cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

Teach undergraduate and graduate skills and conceptual courses in writing (both “earned” and “owned” media), public relations case studies, campaigns, research, data analytics, and other integrated marketing communication courses. Knowledge of/experience in high-tech, health, crisis, and global strategic communication is a plus. Serve on school, college, and university committees.

Salary Range:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 20, 2018.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:
For full consideration, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three confidential letters of reference with contact information by November 10, 2017 to apply.interfolio.com/45852 . Please direct all questions to: Dr. Phylis Johnson (phylis.west@sjsu.edu), Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, San José State University. Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

The public relations program at San José State University is nationally recognized and the only degree program of its kind in Northern California.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)

Loyola Marymount University


The Department of English at Loyola Marymount University seeks an assistant professor to fill a tenure-track position in Journalism to begin in Fall 2018. An advanced degree in Journalism (Ph.D. preferred) or a closely related field (or equivalent), successful undergraduate teaching, a record of publication and/or authorship of film/video/audio/digital work, and experience in the profession are required. Experience in and critical knowledge of the technology and content of multiple media, expertise in covering communities traditionally underserved by media in general, and a concern for ethical issues that confront journalists in the digital era are required.

We are looking for a candidate qualified to help us strengthen and increase the visibility of our social justice grounded Journalism Minor and help expand our program. Interest in teaching courses that could be cross-listed with any of our interdisciplinary programs such as African- American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Environmental Studies, or Urban Studies would be preferred. The normal teaching load would be two or three 4-unit courses per semester (2-2-2-3 courses per semester over two years), including Core courses and Journalism courses.

As part of an intercultural, student-centered institution, the English Department promotes teaching diverse course content using inclusive/critical pedagogies. Candidates should have an interest in helping students develop as local and global citizens through, for example, experiential learning assignments, community-engagement, and/or immersion experiences. Experience with or interest in digital pedagogies or integrating technology in teaching in ways that enhance student learning would be considered an asset. LMU values the teacher-scholar-practitioner educator model, offering a pre-tenure sabbatical and opportunities for research and course development grants. Interest in and value for University citizenship and engagement are important for faculty at LMU.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 5600 undergraduates and over 2500 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. LMU seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion  of justice. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women, minorities and members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to apply. Visit http://www.lmu.edu for more information.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of   teaching philosophy, and three pieces of journalism  published in print, digital, audio, video,   or film format, or articles on media and/or journalism in scholarly publications, by November 15, 2017. Application materials (in pdf format) should be emailed to JournalismPosition@LMU.edu.

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University seeks an Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in the Multimedia Journalism program, a part of the School of Communications.

Required Qualifications and Education:
Must possess a master’s degree in journalism or a related field with significant professional television production experience. College teaching experience is required. Strong digital media skills and a commitment to the highest technical, journalistic and ethical standards are required.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:
A Ph.D. in journalism or a related communications field with significant professional television production experience. ABD will be considered, with expectations of degree completion by August 31, 2018. Prior experience working in public broadcasting is preferred. In addition to these requirements, preference will be given to candidates who have a record of active involvement in professional and/or academic associations.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach a range of core and elective courses in the undergraduate Multimedia Journalism major (www.gvsu.edu/soc) and become involved in curriculum development. However, their primary focus will be television production courses. Candidate will be responsible for working in partnership with the University’s public television station, WGVU-TV, in the production of a news/public affairs program created by students in the Broadcast News Workshop course. Faculty members in the School of Communications at GVSU teach three courses per semester, advise and mentor students, actively engage in scholarly and/or creative work, and provide service to the School of Communications and university by working on committees or taking on other administrative duties.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

Department/Division: The GVSU School of Communications (www.gvsu.edu/soc) places a premium on commitment to the integration of liberal and professional education. The School, located in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a core of courses in communications, after which students select a major in Advertising/Public Relations, Communication Studies, Health Communication, and Multimedia Journalism. The School also offers a Masters in Communication. The School of Communications has more than 1,100 students.

Campus: Grand Valley State University offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 25,000 students. The university is located in West Michigan, with access to the urban amenities of metropolitan Grand Rapids area as well as the scenic environment of the Lake Michigan shoreline. There are ample opportunities to engage the professional community and enjoy a positive quality of life.

Application Deadline Date: Application deadline is November 10, 2017.

How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and click “Apply now”. Candidates should prepare: (1) letter of interest addressing relevant qualifications and experience; (2) current CV (that includes clear dates, titles and descriptions of any previous courses taught at the university level, and a website link to examples of professional/creative work; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) the names, email addresses and current telephone numbers of three references. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. See http://www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/.

Arizona State University

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, a national leader in sports journalism education, seeks to hire an Executive Editor and Professor of Practice to launch and lead the Sports Knowledge Lab. The lab is part of the Global Sport Institute, an international sports research and knowledge lab based at Arizona State that connects people to the power of sport by translating and amplifying complex sports research to broad, global audiences.

The editor will lead, edit, oversee and teach a student team in the production and presentation of a variety of curated and original content from across the globe that will examine the impact of sport on society and provide context for top sports headlines from around the world. Content will include long-form writing, documentaries, articles, newsletters, data visualization and podcasts. In addition to students enrolled for credit in this professional immersion experience each semester.

Application deadline: Nov. 10 or if not filled, the first of each the first of each two-week period thereafter until the search is closed.

Please visit https://cronkite.asu.edu/jjobs to view the full job description.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

October 11, 2017

Merrimack College

The Department of Communication and Media at Merrimack College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor specializing in public relations and strategic communication beginning fall 2018. A Ph.D. in-hand in Communication, Journalism, or a terminal degree in a related field is preferred, but ABD candidates completing by July 1, 2018 will also be considered.

The successful candidate should demonstrate experience and/or the ability to teach introduction to public relations and develop strategic communication courses based on her or his specialization. Courses may include, but are not limited to, public relations campaigns, public relations writing, social media strategies, global strategic communication, crisis communication, and multimedia journalism. The experience and/or ability to teach at least one of our required major courses (public communication, research inquiry, introduction to applied communication, introduction to mass communication, senior seminar) is highly desirable. Merrimack College has a 3/3 course load for tenure track faculty.

Please apply through Academic Jobs Online and submit the following:

1) current curriculum vitae with contact information for three references
2) letter of application
3) evidence of teaching effectiveness
4) a sample of their scholarly work
Only complete applications (with items 1-4) will be considered.

California State University, San Bernardino

The Department of Communication Studies at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position that begins September 2018.  The successful candidate will have teaching, research, and/or professional experience in Spanish and English language multimedia communication, such as video storytelling, radio, broadcast or print journalism, multimedia storytelling, photojournalism, multimedia public relations campaigns, or social media.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate substantive potential for scholarly research, creative/professional work, or both. Requirements include a Ph.D or M.F.A. in Communication, Journalism, Digital Media or related field at the time of appointment.

Interested candidates should apply by November 8, 2017 at