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February 2, 2016

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication/Journalism

The Department of Communication at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) seeks a broadly trained visiting assistant professor to teach undergraduate courses in convergent/multimedia journalism as well as graduate courses in mass communication beginning in August 2016. This person will contribute to the undergraduate multimedia journalism major, including teaching journalism classes across multiple media platforms and serving as faculty advisor for the student newsroom (ipfwstudentmedia.com). The successful candidate will have experience in writing, editing, designing and packaging news stories for print, online, and broadcast media. This person also will demonstrate a commitment to teaching introductory and advanced journalism classes, such as newswriting/reporting, computer-assisted reporting, digital storytelling, multimedia design and production, visual journalism, and social media. An ability to teach audio, video and broadcast production courses would be welcome. All research and creative endeavor approaches are welcome including empirical, interpretive, critical, historical, legal and /or rhetorical approaches. Applicants should have a PhD in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field or be near completion of such a program.

The Department of Communication has thriving undergraduate and master’s programs and a collegial and professionally active faculty. The Department affirms diversity. The Department and University are committed to providing inclusive educational experiences for our urban and regional constituents. Additional information about the Department and University is available at www.ipfw.edu/comm/.

IPFW is a Master’s Comprehensive I institution with nearly 13,000 students from the city of Fort Wayne and the surrounding region. Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana with about 250,000 residents. Fort Wayne offers affordable housing, multiple school systems, a diverse arts community, and excellent health care systems.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness including a 1- to 2-page teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for four current references to comsearch@ipfw.edu.

For questions you may contact:
Wei Luo
Journalism Search Committee chair
luow@ipfw.edu
(260) 481-5793

Formal screening will begin February 29, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. All candidates who are interviewed on campus should prepare a 45- to 60-minute instructional presentation. Employment is contingent on a satisfactory criminal convictions check. IPFW is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Bradley University

BRADLEY UNIVERSITY invites applications and nominations for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Communication. The University seeks a dynamic and creative leader for a department recognized for excellence in its academic programs, innovative curricula, mentoring, interdisciplinary collaborations, partnerships with external constituents, international initiatives, use of technology, and its commitment to cultural diversity. For the full position description please visit http://bit.ly/1noCRXD

January 27, 2016

Utah Valley University

The Department of Communication at Utah Valley University, located at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains in Orem, Utah, has opened a lecturer (nontenured, but annually renewable) position to teach Public Relations and additional courses beginning Aug. 1, 2016. A master’s degree in Public Relations or related field with a minimum of five years of experience in the public-relations industry is required. Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a Ph.D. (or ABD) in public relations/mass communications is preferred.

The person holding this position will teach Public Relations courses, which may include Introduction to Public Relations, PR writing, PR Campaigns, Portfolio Development, Social Media, Crisis Communication, Media Relations, and PR Theory.

Interested persons should apply online at https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/19059 and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of degree(s). Any questions may be submitted to Hank McIntire at hank.mcintire@uvu.edu. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2016. The department will begin a review of applications on February 16, 2016, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Utah Valley University is an equal-opportunity institution. 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.

January 26, 2016

Bradley University

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM – The Department of Communication at Bradley University seeks a dynamic candidate to teach across majors and to reflect the changing realities of the media industry. This position will begin in August 2016.

Preference will be given to candidates well versed in new media who can teach students to thrive in today’s multimedia newsroom. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate journalistic writing and reporting courses across print, broadcast and social media, as well as other departmental core courses as appropriate. Experience in sports communication or visual storytelling is a plus.

We seek a candidate who will also advise program majors, engage in scholarship and help develop innovative approaches to communication education in a global environment. The ideal candidate will be one who reaches across academic disciplines and institutions to collaborate with colleagues in other departments, universities, and corporate entities. This position may be either a tenure-track appointment (with appropriate terminal degree or ABD) or temporary one-year non tenure-track appointment (with an appropriate Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with substantial professional experience).

Salary is competitive with rank, experience and qualifications. For more information, please visit Bradley University’s Human Resources website for the complete job listing: http://bit.ly/1NvkBBh

The University of Missouri

The Strategic Communication Faculty of the Missouri School of Journalism seeks an assistant professional practice professor in integrated communication including digital media, digital video, and nontraditional media. This individual must have experience in the media industry and broadcast and promotional video, including editing promotional video and rapid-iteration, multiplatform deployment of content. The candidate must also have at least five years experience in teaching at the college level in promotional video and integrated communication, both in small class settings and large lectures (up to 200 students). This individual will also be responsible for developing and maintaining content for the Strategic Communication web site.

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible, renewable, nine-month faculty appointment. The start date is August 15, 2016. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications 2) a resume and 3) a list of at least three references. Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system. The job identification number is 18719.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

James Madison University

The School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD) at James Madison University (JMU) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Director of the School. The director will serve in a five-year, 12-month administrative appointment with the possibility of renewal at the rank of tenured Professor or Associate Professor and will begin July 1, 2016. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation.

JMU is a vibrant university of more than 20,000 students. It is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main Street community of about 50,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The university is approximately one hour from Charlottesville and two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. JMU has been ranked as the South’s top public master’s level university for 17 of the past 21 years by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, go to http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/.

We seek a strong proven leader who is able to administer a professionally focused undergraduate media program firmly grounded on a broad, liberal education. The director will promote the school, college and university missions; guide the school’s vision and values; identify and achieve program priorities as well as short-term and long-term goals; promote student learning; support faculty teaching, scholarship and creative activities; and effectively advocate for the school with internal and external stakeholders.

The director manages the school’s operations by assigning faculty responsibilities, implementing class schedules and curriculum, recruiting and evaluating faculty and staff, preparing and managing the budget, and making tenure and promotion recommendations. In addition, the director is responsible for student success in the program as well as academic and disciplinary issues.

SMAD has four concentrations: Converged/Interactive Media, Digital Video and Cinema, Integrated Advertising and Corporate Communication, and Journalism. Our faculty represents a blend of professional and academic interests. The school has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors. For more information about our program, go to http://www.jmu.edu/smad.

In addition to a terminal degree in a media related field, the position requires an active record of scholarly or creative achievement and significant teaching experience at the college level. A record of successful administration of a media program is preferred. The director normally teaches one course per semester.

To apply go to JobLink.jmu.edu, reference posting number 0406934, complete the faculty profile and upload the required cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will begin October 17, 2015 and continue until the job is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/498j5pjtr4

Butler University

Strategic Communication Department
College of Communication

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication
Fall 2016

The Strategic Communication Department in the College of Communication, Butler University, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin August 2016. The successful candidate will support our strong undergraduate major that emphasizes theory and practice as well as social responsibility.

Requirements: Ph.D. in communication-related field expected by contract start date (but an advanced ABD will be considered), evidence of teaching excellence, an ability to build connections within the professional community, and a record or promise of published scholarship.

Applicants for the position should be able to teach a range of introductory to advanced courses in public relations and advertising, including courses in theory, research methods, campaigns, and courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization. We especially invite candidates who will be effective teachers of public relations writing in multiple contexts and media platforms. An interest and experience in developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural issues will enhance the application, as will an interest in technology and teaching.

Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal-arts based private university located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Indianapolis, and is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence. The university supports six colleges and 4400 students. Research faculty have a typical teaching load of 3 courses per semester.

Butler offers generous financial support for research, innovations in curricular development, and travel to present for conferences here and abroad.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of all college transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted for screening), current teaching evaluations, a representative research manuscript, and a list of three references, to:

Rose Campbell, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Re: Strategic Communication Search
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3485
Or email all application materials as a single PDF file to:
strategiccom@butler.edu (Subject line “STR Search”)

Review of applications will begin February 15 and continue until the position is filled. Consideration will be given only to complete applications.

Butler University is an EEO/AA employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and historically underrepresented groups.

Missouri State University

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Digital Film Production

The Department of Media, Journalism & Film (http://mjf.missouristate.edu) at Missouri State University anticipates an August 15, 2016 opening for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Digital Film Production. For a full position description and to apply online, go to https://jobs.missouristate.edu/.

Date of first consideration: February 15, 2016.

Required: MFA in filmmaking and at least one year of professional production experience. Minimum of one-year experience teaching at the college level. Must be able to teach in at least two of the following areas: cinematography, directing, producing, editing, audio, and narrative single-camera filmmaking. Successful candidate must be able to describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into the curriculum. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses for 3-5 references, and the link to a professional reel can be uploaded electronically via the online application form. For additional 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.

January 25, 2016

William Paterson University

William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, invites applications for the following tenure-track position:
Assistant Professor of Communication, Specialization in Journalism, Job Code 635WPU

Position: tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with a Specialization in Journalism in the Department of Communication to start September 2016.

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in journalism, journalism practice, media law and ethics, and multimedia and digital journalism. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the life of the university by contributing to curriculum development, serving on committees, advising students and attending University functions.

An earned doctorate preferred. Master’s degree in journalism or related discipline is required; record of professional and/or scholarly publication is preferred. Applicants must have teaching experience and a minimum of five years’ full-time professional experience in an established news organization. Experience must have been concentrated in gathering and editing news for print and online media and digital platforms. Knowledge of digital newsgathering and distribution tools is required. Experience with current layout and design methods and software for print and digital formats is preferred. A clear research/publication agenda is required. Excellent communication skills are required.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Prof. Elizabeth Birge, Department of Communication at specialjournalism@wpunj.edu or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application.

For additional information about the University visit www.wpunj.edu.

William Paterson University

William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, invites applications for the following tenure-track position:
Assistant Professor of Communication, Specialization in Strategic Writing, Job Code 636WPU

Position: tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with a Specialization in Strategic Writing in the Department of Communication to start September 2016.

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate classes in Media Writing, Public Relations, Strategic Multi-Platform Writing and related areas such as Journalism and/or Communication Studies as well as graduate classes in Professional Communication. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the life of the university contributing to curriculum development, serving on committees, advising students and attending University and College functions.

Terminal degree required. Earned doctorate preferred. Excellent communication skills and knowledge of public relations and integrated communication required. Professional writing and editing experience preferred (newsletters, publicity materials, websites, social media platforms, etc.). A record of professional and/or scholarly publication is preferred. A clear research/publication agenda is required. Applicants must have a minimum of two years teaching and relevant professional experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. Joann Lee, Department of Communication at specialstrategicwriting@wpunj.edu or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submission preferred. Must reference Job Code in letter of application.

For additional information about the University visit www.wpunj.edu.