January 21, 2015
Fixed-term Multi-Year Faculty in Advertising and Public Relations
The College of Communications and the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Penn State University seek an experienced communications professional to teach a variety of AD/PR classes. We are looking for an individual who enjoys the art of teaching and working with a faculty group that maintains a high degree of collegiality, collaboration, and professionalism. Strong writing and organizational skills will be necessary to teach introductory advertising and PR classes, and experience with buying and selling advertising on a number of platforms (including digital) will be important for teaching media planning. The candidate should demonstrate a firm understanding of advertising and PR functions and responsibilities, strategic campaign design, standards of measurement and required skills.
Experience developing creative material including graphic and web design would be ideal. Experience managing agency talent desired but not required. Successful candidate will be able to locate advertising and PR practices in the context of the broader media and marketing landscape. Minimum 4 years of industry experience required; individuals with classroom teaching experience preferred, online teaching experience a plus.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration please submit application before March 1, 2015. Application review will begin January 5, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Industry experience is a plus, but not required. Master’s degree required, Ph.D. in a communications discipline preferred.
To apply, candidates must complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and along with three letters of recommendation.
Apply to job 54581 at http://apptrkr.com/564898
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Assistant Professor – Public Relations (tenure track)
The Department of Media and Communication Arts, at the City College of New York (CCNY), seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track) for its Public Relations Track of the MPS in Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) program as well as the BA program in Advertising/Public Relations.
The successful candidate will be expected to be among the anchor professors in the newly launched BIC graduate program, serving as lead faculty member and overseer of the PR track. In this capacity, s/he will develop course syllabi, coordinate track courses into the overall curriculum, integrate discipline content into foundation and capstone courses, and be able to teach graduate courses in the track such as PR Branding Issues, PR Influentials, and PR Internal Communication as well as foundation, electives, or management track courses such as Research and Awareness, Leadership, Ethics, and the Law, Relationship Building, and BIC Campaign Practicums. As overseer of the BIC PR Track, administrative duties will include student advising, recruitment and admissions, and student portfolio development as well as serving as the industry liaison and fundraiser to the program. Undergraduate teaching assignments may include: Introduction to Public Relations, PR Writing and Media, Corporate Communications, Market Research, Social Media Strategies, Media Ethics and Senior Workshop. S/he will conduct research/scholarship and/or create a professional portfolio, write and update curriculum, provide academic advisement to students, network with industry professionals and academic public relations programs, recruit adjuncts, and serve on departmental, division, and college-wide committees.
Ph.D. degree or MA/S degree in public relations/communications in areas of expertise or related fields. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
All candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of professional agency, corporate, marketing or related experience with a successful industry track record in the areas of corporate communications, strategic planning and tactical execution, branding, and/or media relations, with knowledge of PR relating to social media and digital. Presentation experience and a working knowledge of digital PR applications/measurement essential. Active membership in related industry associations a plus. College teaching experience strongly recommended.
To apply, please view the job posting (Job ID 12266) at http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsearch.html, and follow all instructions.
Lindenwood University’s School of Communications invites candidates for a 12-month, full-time, Assistant Professor position in the journalism program. Applicants should possess professional reporting and teaching experience, with an emphasis on multimedia, cross-platform journalism.
Areas of teaching will include courses in the core of the journalism program, with a focus on various levels of reporting, visual communication, and online and mobile journalism. In addition, applicants will be expected to bring fresh ideas and demonstrate leadership skills. Experience with and teachable knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS, and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
This position also requires student advising responsibilities, and the successful candidate will play a prominent role in the student weekly newspaper, The Legacy, as well as the student news website, Lindenlink.com.
Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree in one’s field, teaching experience, and professional journalism experience.
Examples of professional and scholarly work will be requested after an initial interview.
LU’s School of Communications includes majors in Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations: Corporate Communications, Interactive Media and Web Design, Journalism, and Digital Cinema Arts. With four student media outlets, KCLC-FM, LUTV, The Legacy newspaper, and Lindenlink.com, students have diverse opportunities for experiential learning.
Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin Feb. 2015.
Visiting Professor of Journalism
We’re looking for an extraordinary journalist whose creative abilities can guide and inspire our students to success in high-impact, innovative projects.
The Department of Journalism in the new College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a Visiting Professor of Journalism, beginning August 2015.
In June the university approved the creation of the CMCI – the first new college at CU in more than 50 years. It is designed for collaborations among faculty and students in journalism, information science, media design, communication, advertising, public relations and related fields. The Journalism program, nationally accredited since 1948, will continue to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has now added a Ph.D. in Journalism Studies. It is the home of NewsTeam Boulder (a semiweekly local, student news broadcast), the web-based CU Science Update, the CU News Corps (where faculty guide students in long-form investigative work), the internationally acclaimed Center for Environmental Journalism and numerous other journalism projects. For more information, visit http://www.colorado.edu/cmci/.
This position will have a one- or two-year, non-renewable term. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, a record of leadership in innovation and experimentation in emerging forms of journalism, and a portfolio of projects that have won national recognition. This professor will teach two courses per semester in his/her areas of specialization, as well as engaging in his or her own creative journalistic projects. This professor will also contribute to the foundational curriculum, outreach and collaborative spirit of the new college.
Applications must be submitted electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/94226. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume with links to professional work, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 10, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Salary is negotiable and nationally competitive.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individual with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individual with disabilities by contracting the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago seeks a new Assistant Professor or Instructor in advertising. This new colleague would help anchor our new advertising creative major.
Candidates should have a strong background in creative work in advertising and ideally would be able to teach courses such as Creative Concepts, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, Advertising Design, Branding and Positioning, Copywriting, and portfolio courses.
Chicago is the third largest media market and home to international advertising and communication agencies where there are many opportunities for creative-oriented internships and employment.
REQUIREMENTS: The appointment may be at an instructor or assistant professor level, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant. Candidates with a record of teaching and working with students are preferred.
For the assistant professor (tenure track) appointment, the candidate should have earned the PhD in a related field, have significant professional experience in advertising creative and digital media and have the potential to be an outstanding teacher and productive scholar.
For the instructor appointment (renewable multi-year contract), the candidate should have earned a Master’s degree in a related field, have significant professional experience in advertising and digital media and the potential to be an outstanding teacher and a leader in service to the profession.
Initial review of applications will begin Feb. 15, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at www.careers.luc.edu with a letter of application describing their experience and interests and a current curriculum vitae.
Applicants should send materials related to teaching experience, a portfolio with samples of research or professional work, and a personal statement on teaching and research. A list of three references is also required. Application materials and letters of recommendation should be sent to Pamela Morris, Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60611.
Loyola University Chicago School of Communication enjoys a new facility, including a state-of-the-art convergence studio; a collegial faculty distinguished by a mix of professional and academic achievement; and location just steps away from the nation’s leading ad agencies and media outlets. A graduate program in Global Strategic Communication will be launched in Fall 2015.
For further information about Loyola University Chicago and the School of Communication, consult the University Web site: www.luc.edu. Loyola University Chicago is a Jesuit Catholic university, an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer, with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor of Communication (Public Relations)
The Department of Communication seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach Public Relations courses. Preferred candidates should have earned Ph.D. at the time of appointment which begins August, 2015.
The department is seeking a dynamic scholar to take leadership coordinating cross-disciplinary research teams in health communication-related projects involving the university’s new Interpersonal Immersive Simulation Center. Teaching areas include but are not limited to public relations principles and practices, information campaigns, corporate communication and/or health communication. The candidate will mentor students and advise the PRSSA chapter. The candidate should have expert knowledge of social media and its use in the field of public relations and be an active researcher seeking internal and external grants.
Qualifications: A completed Ph.D. in Public Relations/Communication/Mass Communication (or a closely related field) is required. Applicants must have evidence of or potential for a program of scholarship and excellent teaching at the university level.
Interested candidates should submit an online application, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference. To view and apply for this position please go through The University of Toledo’s HR site at: https://jobs.utoledo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=189321.
Specific questions should be directed to search Chair Dr. Sumitra Srinivasan at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin February 16, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
EOE/Minority/Female/Individual with Disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Three Advertising Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Department of Advertising
The Department of Advertising in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University is seeking to fill three non-tenure track assistant professor positions in advertising, effective Fall 2015.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to be an outstanding teacher of undergraduate advertising courses. Preference is for applicants who demonstrate strong professional experience in advertising, and significant experience with digital advertising is highly desirable. A Ph.D. or at least a master’s degree in advertising, communication, or relevant discipline is highly preferred.
Advertising has over 500 undergraduate majors in one of four tracks: copywriting, art direction, research and management/media planning. The successful candidate will teach four classes each semester. For more information about our curriculum, please go to www.temple.edu/smc/advertising.
Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication; in addition to Advertising, departments in SMC include Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication, along with a shared bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. 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 Temple 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.
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2015, and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of courses you have taught or would be qualified to teach, student evaluations of recent courses taught, if applicable, and contact information for at least three references to:
NTT Search Committee
Department of Advertising
School of Media and Communication
300 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Professor Dana Saewitz, Interim Department Chair of the Department of Advertising, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 15, 2015
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Lecturer in Advertising
Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is the fastest-rising university in the world’s Top 50 and ranked 39th globally. NTU is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.
The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at NTU is seeking a world-class advertising professional to join an internationally acclaimed faculty.
The ideal candidate will be a prominent advertising creative with extensive experience in Asian markets. He or she will have an award-winning portfolio, an ability to teach such courses as copywriting, design and layout, and web development, and the passion and leadership to cultivate a strong international profile in advertising education.
A master’s degree is required; a strong connection with the Singapore advertising industry is a plus. This is a multi-year, non-tenure-track position.
The WKWSCI is one of the most distinguished and highly ranked communication programmes in the world, combining innovative research and cutting-edge professional training.
Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service
Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/TermsandConditions/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) of Service for Academic Appointments.
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/CareerOpportunities/SubmitanApplication/Pages/FacultyPositions.aspx) and send your application package [consisting of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Personal Particulars Form, Teaching Statement, Effectiveness of Teaching (If any) and selected publications (If any)] to:
The Search Committee
Nanyang Technological University
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building
Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Lecturer Position in Advertising” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.
Review of the applications will begin on 1 February 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start in August 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
The Department of Communication and Journalism at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Journalism with emphasis in Public Relations. The appointment begins August 15, 2015.
The position is designed to strengthen our growing PR minor within the Journalism Program; Successful candidates will teach 5 undergraduate courses per year in the areas of Public Relations and Journalism, maintain an active research agenda, and provide leadership and service within the department, college, and university.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by February 13 will receive the highest priority.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Journalism, Communication, or related field at time of appointment; Experience teaching undergraduate courses in Journalism or Communication; Demonstrated activity in scholarly arenas, such as conference presentations, publications, or similar, with an articulated research agenda.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching PR courses, and an understanding of social media’s role in the PR field. Professional experience in the PR field is desirable. The ideal candidate will strengthen our existing curriculum by developing new courses in the PR area.
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College of Journalism and Communications
Department of Telecommunication
Tenure-track Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor Position
The Department of Telecommunication in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida seeks to hire a nine-month tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin Fall, 2015.
Qualifications: This is a tenure track, advanced assistant or associate professor search. However outstanding candidates who have completed or will be completed prior to August, 2015 will be considered. Teaching and/or research experience and interests in in one or more of the following areas: Regulation, law and policy, especially in such areas as Internet, convergence, spectrum, privacy, and intellectual property; Electronic, Digital or Social Journalism; Mobile Communications including Adoption, Effects, Processes, and Content.
Requirements are an earned doctorate in mass communication or a related field by date of appointment, Record of scholarly accomplishment; demonstrated record of or potential for supervising MA theses and PhD dissertations; and willingness and ability to work in a diverse student and faculty environment.
Preferred qualifications are relevant industry work experience; At least three years’ experience in a doctoral-granting program; record of or potential for securing external funding; interest in international activities; interest or experience in online courses.
Responsibilities: The faculty member would work with graduate and undergraduate students, and faculty, by teaching courses available to students from all four departments (telecommunication, journalism, public relations, advertising). Specific courses will be determined based on the interests and experience of the successful applicant, and the needs of the Department and of the Graduate Division. Faculty normally teach 2 courses each semester, and normally these include 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate course. The faculty member will also be expected to direct theses and dissertations, and to serve on committees supervised by other faculty. Summer teaching for additional compensation may be available based on department needs and available funds.
Tenure-track faculty are expected to conduct scholarly work (research or “creative”), and contribute to the graduate program through course instruction and/or supervision of graduate student research or projects. We are also seeking someone with experience or desire to develop interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship opportunities, distance courses, and international activities. We would expect this faculty member to seek out, and collaborate with others at the University. Success in securing external funding, or intention to pursue such funding, is desired.
Faculty members are also expected to provide academic advising to graduate and undergraduate students in area(s) of his/her expertise, contribute to faculty governance and work in an environment of diverse students, faculty, and staff. Tenure and promotion to Associate Professor at the University of Florida require a record of distinction in scholarship and teaching, and a satisfactory record of service. Promotion to Professor further requires an international reputation of distinction. Tenure and promotion can be applied for when the candidate and department chair agree s/he is ready; tenure is not granted on hire, but an accelerated process can be used for qualified candidates.
The Department of Telecommunication has approximately 750 majors, with specializations in News, Management, Media and Society and Management. Our faculty also participates in the M.A. and Ph.D. programs of the College of Journalism and Communications, which currently have more than 200 students working on various degrees. Our students can work under professional supervision at several broadcast facilities in the College: two commercial radio stations; an NPR-affiliate, a PBS affiliate and a low-power television station. The College is also home to departments of Advertising, Journalism, and Public Relations; The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, The Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, a student-staffed, professionally managed Advertising/Public Relations Agency. New funding provided by the state is leading to creation of several inter-disciplinary research programs in areas such as Health Communication and in Interactive Media; the Telecommunication Media and Society track is offered through UF Online, a unique program in which students complete their entire degree online.
The University of Florida, one of the most comprehensive public universities in the nation, is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission’s list of leading research universities. UF’s students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University of Florida seeks applications and nominations from a broad spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. The “Government in the Sunshine” laws of the State of Florida require that all documents related to the search process be available for public inspection.
Application Procedure: This position will be open until a successful applicant pool is established. To view application instructions and complete an online resume, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/59713. The requisition number for the vacancy is 0907199 Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional/academic references; (4) statement describing teaching, advising, and scholarship goals; (5) research agenda. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Questions can be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. James Babanikos, P.O. Box 118400, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-8400 Telephone 352-392-6399 or e-mail email@example.com or to Department Chair Dr. David Ostroff at the same mailing address. Telephone 352-392-0463 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications begins February 1 and continues until the position is filled.
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