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June 12, 2015

Stony Brook University

Associate Dean
School of Journalism

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

The School of Journalism, established in 2006, is the only school of journalism in the New York State higher educational system (SUNY). In addition to its core undergraduate and graduate program of about 300 majors and minors, the School houses three innovative Centers: the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers; the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting; and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Students work in a state-of-the-art, multi-media newsroom. In May 2015, the School was granted national accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Descriptive Title: Associate Dean
REF#: F-9503-15-06
Budget Title: Associate/Full Professor
Faculty Position
Department: School of Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Responsibilities & Requirements: The School of Journalism is seeking a high-energy Associate Dean with a strong record of scholarship, teaching and academic administration to further build the overall competitiveness and quality of its recently ACEJMC-accredited undergraduate program and its young graduate program. A priority will be to help encourage/grow and oversee scholarship, creative activity and research among the school’s accomplished practitioners and tenure-track faculty. The successful candidate will be mentor junior faculty, work across disciplines with research colleagues in other Departments and contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty through his or her own work. The successful candidate will also administer and grow the school’s Master’s program and work closely with the Dean on strategic initiatives and fundraising. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Help build the school’s scholarship, creative activity and research by mentoring faculty, developing support structures, seeking interdisciplinary collaborations with other Departments and identifying funding opportunities.
  • Grow graduate student enrollment and the quality of the program. Oversee recruitment strategies, identify faculty candidates, develop curriculum, and compile metrics to gauge success.
  • Teach on average of two classes per year in the graduate program.
  • Work with the Dean on fundraising initiatives, including securing research grants for the Alda Center and the Center for News Literacy.
  • Work with the Dean on key strategic initiatives, including building and analyzing key metrics related to assessment, diversity, academic and professional success, scholarship activity and comparison to peers.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Journalism, Communications, or in a discipline that has been combined with an academic or professional career in Journalism or Communications, such as Social Science. Minimum five years of experience in academic administration. Demonstrable record of scholarship, creative activity or research. Minimum five years of full-time teaching experience. Record of building new or innovative academic programs. Experience interacting with diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a professional news organization. Experience working in academic administration of a graduate program. Experience mentoring faculty, students or colleagues. Additional teaching experience. Awards for teaching excellence. Demonstrable record of interdisciplinary scholarship or research. Record of successful fundraising for individual projects or in support of an institution.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date: January 2016.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Search Chair
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3384

For a full position description, or to apply online, visit www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. # F-9503-15-06).

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

June 10, 2015

Washington State University

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University invites applications for two full-time positions. Rank will be at either the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate level, depending on experience. Contract terms are negotiable as either a 9-month contract or an 11-month contract, and will begin either January 1, 2016 or August 16, 2016.

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is the newest college at Washington State University, having been elevated to college status on July, 1, 2008, representing the University’s commitment to increase the College’s impact as a signature program for the University and the state of Washington. The College offers undergraduate, master’s and PhD degrees and state-of-the-art teaching, research and production facilities, including the 19-station NW Public Radio network and two PBS TV stations. Washington State University, a member of the Pacific-12 conference, is among the 108 research universities nationwide with a Carnegie classification of “very high research activity.” We are a land-grant institution with an enrollment of 28,000 students. Washington State University has 200 undergraduate programs and more than 60 Master’s and 47 Doctoral programs offered through 11 colleges and the Graduate School.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Successful candidates will teach classes in the on-campus undergraduate strategic communication sequence (public relations and advertising) and the online master’s program in strategic communication. They will serve as a liaison with the professional community and other outside constituents. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate and master’s level classes in one or more of the following areas: digital advertising, copy writing, mobile messaging, creative media strategies, professional digital content promotion, consumer insights and branding or strategic campaign planning and management. For more information, contact Stacey Hust, Associate Professor, sjhust@wsu.edu.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Communication or related field before date of hire
  • Five years of professional experience in advertising or public relations
  • Expertise in either creative work or digital and social media
  • Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate classes in one or more of the following areas: digital advertising, copy writing, mobile messaging, creative media strategies, professional digital content promotion, consumer insights and branding or strategic campaign planning and management.
  • Ability to serve under-represented groups and to contribute to WSU’s diversity goals in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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
    International experience
  • Evidence of successful teaching or training experience, especially in an online setting
  • Demonstrated experience with basic quantitative data analysis and research methods
  • Communication experience in a health or science-related field

Salary
Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure
Direct inquiries about the search to Stacey Hust, Associate Professor, sjhust@wsu.edu. 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 August 15, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding.

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June 3, 2015

Missouri State University

The Department of Media, Journalism & Film at Missouri State University anticipates an Aug. 10, 2015 opening for a non-tenure-track two-year instructor in broadcast Journalism.

For a full description and to apply online, go to https://jobs.missouristate.edu/. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses for 3-5 references can be uploaded electronically via the online application form. Reel of professional work required. For more information contact: Dr. Mary Jane Pardue, MJF Department Head, Missouri State University, 901 S. National Ave. Springfield, MO 65897 – MJPardue@missouristate.edu or 417-836-5218.

Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability employer and institution. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

University of San Francisco

Advertising Principles and Practice, Part Time (Adjunct) Position

Job Summary
The Advertising Program in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a part time (adjunct) instructor to teach one section of our “Advertising Principles and Practice ” course. This course surveys advertising as communication and examines its place in a free society where marketing rhetoric best serves the community when it is ethically sound. Areas covered include advertising history, the modern marketplace, advertising placement, creative best practices, and critical analysis of the societal effects of advertising.

Job Responsibilities
The class is scheduled to meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:15-10:20am. The Fall semester runs from August 25 – December 17, 2015.

Other Responsibilities
Requirements
Preference is for a candidate who has completed at least some master’s or doctoral-level work in Advertising, Communication Studies or a related field, and who has taught a similar course at the university level.

Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit the following documents electronically in PDF format to Christine Lee, Program Assistant, at advertising2@usfca.edu:

1) Cover letter detailing qualifications to teach this specific course
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Copies of official teaching evaluations from an advertising or communication course
4) Names and contact information for at least two references.

The Subject Line of your e-mail(s) should begin with your full name: e.g., Subject: Jane Doe – Advertising Principles and Practice

In order to ensure full consideration, please submit your application by June 20, 2015.

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors) , sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

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University of San Francisco

Advertising Creative Strategy & Copy, Part Time (Adjunct) Position

Job Summary
The Advertising Program in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a part time (adjunct) instructor to teach one section of our “Advertising Creative Strategy and Copy ” (ad making and copywriting) course. Students taking this course will have already completed the University writing core (and taken either Rhetoric and the Public Sphere or Writing for Advertising), and will have taken an upper-division Advertising Principles and Practice course. Advertising Creative Strategy & Copy provides practical understanding of the ad making process with a strategic approach to copywriting. Students learn to create effective communication strategies for specific audiences with the goal of forming or changing opinions and attitudes.

Job Responsibilities
The class is scheduled to meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-10:10pm. The Fall semester runs from August 25 – December 17, 2015.

Other Responsibilities
Requirements
Preference is for a candidate who has completed at least some master’s or doctoral-level work in Advertising, Communication Studies or a related field, and who has taught a similar course at the university level.

Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit the following documents electronically in PDF format to Christine Lee, Program Assistant, at advertising1@usfca.edu:

1) Cover letter detailing qualifications to teach this specific course. Please address how you would teach this course as an upper-level class.
2) Curriculum vitae.
3) Copies of official teaching evaluations from an advertising or communication course.
4) Names and contact information for at least two references.

The Subject Line of your e-mail(s) should begin with your full name: e.g., Subject: Jane Doe – Advertising

In order to ensure full consideration, please submit your application by June 20, 2015

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/201524925

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors) , sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

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June 1, 2015

Bowling Green State University

Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 2016. We continue developing and implementing coursework to respond to industry demands and the state’s desire for graduates who are skilled in converged media technology and new media journalistic content production. We seek a visionary colleague who can contribute to these efforts and bring imaginative approaches to teaching and research. He or she should approach teaching and research with a focus on the vital issues of the day concerning the evolution of journalism. We desire to attract candidates who are studying emerging media and its relationship to journalism, citizenship, and public affairs.

The preferred candidate will have hands-on experience producing journalistic content for multiple platforms and the ability to teach students the technologies necessary to succeed in a converged media environment. He or she must have the ability and enthusiasm to teach core journalism skills classes. He or she will have the expertise to teach multimedia reporting classes and/or web design and data visualization. The candidate will be familiar with strategies needed to produce online news content use of web and the use of media analytics for mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms. Familiarity with the full range of Adobe products is desirable.

Additionally, experience teaching law, diversity, feature writing, or still photography classes would be a plus.

Successful candidates for the position must have Ph.D. in journalism or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered. The preferred candidate will have university teaching experience, professional journalism experience, and an interest in professional community involvement.

A completed application must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and at least three current and original signed letters of recommendation. The application cover letter and CV (including references names and contact information) must be received by September 15, 2015, and may be sent on paper or electronically as a Word document or pdf to crosend@bgsu.edu. Recommendation letters must be on paper and received September 15, 2015. Finalists must provide transcript evidence of highest degree. Paper applications and reference letters should be addressed to: Carman Kinney, Department of Journalism and Public Relations, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0233. Inquiries can be made of Dr. Kathy Bradshaw, Chair of the Search Committee, at kabrads@bgsu.edu.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

May 28, 2015

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an excellent researcher/educator to join our dynamic faculty as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Relations (research track), beginning Fall 2016. Qualified applicants should have a promising program of public relations research as well as teaching experience in public relations. A PhD is required; ABD candidates with dissertation proposals completed will be considered. Exceptional candidates will bring professional experience in public relations into the classroom. We are especially interested in candidates who conduct research and can teach skills in the areas of social media and/or international public relations.

Please see the full position description at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/76692

Midwestern State University

Midwestern State University’s Mass Communication Department is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member at the Lecturer level to begin Fall 2015.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in mass communication, speech communication or related field required.

Duties: Primary emphasis is on introductory mass communication and speech communication core courses.

The department offers a variety of courses across the discipline leading to a broad mass communication degree. We are highly student-oriented, and faculty are expected to be accessible to the students. Midwestern State University, with a Carnegie master’s level I classification, has about 5,800 students. MSU is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, unofficial transcripts and list of three references (including contact information) to Dr. Jim Sernoe, Chair of Search Committee, Mass Communication Department, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76308. jim.sernoe@mwsu.edu. Review of applications to begin immediately. For full consideration, send materials by June 11, 2015. Position open until filled. Nine-month contract. This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. EEO/ADAAA Compliance Employer.

Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks an experienced journalist to hold the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism, beginning in the fall of 2016.

The Chair is responsible for one of our signature programs, a business journalism sequence that provides specialized education in journalism with an emphasis on business. The business journalism program combines two of Washington and Lee’s historic strengths—its accredited journalism department and its Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics. Duties include teaching courses on reporting on business and the economy and overseeing an internship program. The Chair is an endowed position at the rank of professor. Candidates should have extensive business journalism experience and a graduate degree; an earned doctorate is preferred but not required. Experience in media management and teaching are also preferred.

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

Review of applications begins Oct. 1, 2015.

Search committee members will be available for informal informational meetings at AEJMC’s conference in San Francisco in August.

To inquire or apply contact Professor Toni Locy, locyt@wlu.edu, 201 Reid Hall, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 24450.

May 26, 2015

Temple University

Open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) professor of journalism focused on news institutions

The Department of Journalism within the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for an open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position, to begin in August 2016, focused on the study of news institutions and the sociology of journalism. In addition, the faculty member should be able to teach other classes in our multimedia journalism curriculum. The successful candidate must provide evidence of strong teaching experience and a clear research agenda. A Ph.D. is required.

The goal of Temple’s journalism program is to prepare students for a multimedia professional future with solid training in urban journalism and with particular emphasis on underserved communities. We seek a colleague with a similar commitment and philosophy.

The Department of Journalism is more than 80 years old with 15 full-time faculty members who teach approximately 600 students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism. Departmental faculty members who hold the Ph.D. also have the opportunity to participate in the School of Media and Communication’s doctoral program in Media and Communication.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Advertising, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://www.temple.edu/smc. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations and/or covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) a statement of research/creative work philosophy; and (5) names/contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2015.

Apply to:
News Institutions Search Committee
Department of Journalism, Temple University
316 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6080
or email your materials to: journ@temple.edu