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August 3, 2017

University of Miami

Department of Strategic Communication (Two Positions)
School of Communication

The Department of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami is seeking applications for a full time Associate Professor (tenured) and an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Strategic Communication to commence in August 2018.

Associate Professor: This tenured position requires a Ph.D. in mass communication, strategic communication, or a related field. We are seeking applicants with a solid research record and an established reputation in an area(s) relevant to contemporary strategic communication and communication methods. The ideal candidate will have a robust research agenda with the potential for external funding.

Successful applicants must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in at least three of the following areas: public relations principles, advertising principles, strategy development, writing for strategic communication, strategic communication research methods, public relations measurement, international public relations, strategic communication campaigns, crisis communication, social media analytics and corporate communication. The ability to teach graduate-level courses in theory and either qualitative or quantitative research methods is also required. Successful candidates will be prepared to work with and advise both masters and doctoral students in strategic communication, as well as have the ability to mentor and work with junior faculty within the department. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the ability to assist with the development of a new and exciting graduate curriculum in strategic communication. PR and/or advertising industry experience is also a plus.

Assistant Professor: This tenure-track position requires a Ph.D. in mass communication, strategic communication, or a related field. We are seeking applicants with evidence and promise of scholarly research in areas relevant to contemporary public relations and communication methods. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Successful applicants must be able to teach undergraduates and graduate courses in at least three of the following areas: public relations principles, advertising principles, strategy development, writing for strategic communication, graphic design, strategic communication research methods, strategic communication campaigns, crisis communication, social media, and corporate communication. The ability to teach graduate-level courses in theory and qualitative/quantitative research methods is also required. The ideal candidate will have some teaching experience; some PR and/or advertising industry experience is also a plus.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience for both positions. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal Law.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin September 21, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Interested and qualified candidates should apply online and submit here:
1) a letter summarizing their research agenda;
2) teaching philosophy
3) a current CV and
4) three letters of recommendation

To apply online for the Assistant Professor position, please click on: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty/job/Coral-Gables-Campus/Asst-Professor_R100017511

To apply online for the Associate Professor position, please click on: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty/job/Coral-Gables-Campus/Assoc-Professor_R100017514

Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within three months of application.

Florida State University

Assistant Professor Position

The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. The ideal candidate will have special skills in and take innovative approaches to researching, analyzing, and teaching social media. Areas of expertise may include social media campaigns, network analysis, large-scale data analytics, content analysis, or database management in a variety of contexts and from different perspectives (e.g., social marketing for health or environmental issues, advocacy, campaign planning, user behavior, implementation and evaluation).

Applicants should have a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the College of Communication and Information and the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment. More information about the School can be found at: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.

A completed Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment. Competitive applicants will have a demonstrated record of scholarly publication, evidence of effective teaching, and potential for externally funded research.

The person filling the position will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students. It is also expected that the successful candidate will pursue contract and grant work.

FSU is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action, pro-disabled and veteran employer: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Applications must include (1) a letter detailing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references.
Please direct all inquiries about this position to Dr. Arthur Raney, Search Committee Chair, araney@fsu.edu. Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job ID #42093). Application reviews will begin on October 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is August 2018.

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employee, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Florida State University

Assistant Professor Position

The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor Position. The ideal candidate will have special skills in and take innovative approaches to research and teaching in the areas of health communication, new media marketing communication, or multicultural marketing communication, and who can teach in one or more of the following areas: advertising research methods, account planning, media planning, consumer behavior, and creative strategies.

Applicants should have a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the College of Communication and Information and the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment. More information about the School can be found at: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.

A completed Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment. Competitive applicants will have a demonstrated record of scholarly publication, evidence of effective teaching, and potential for externally funded research.

The person filling the position will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students. It is expected that the successful candidate will pursue contract and grant work.

FSU is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action, pro-disabled and veteran employer: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Applications must include (1) a letter detailing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references.

Please direct all inquiries about this position to Dr. Jay Rayburn, Search Committee Chair, jrayburn@fsu.edu. Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job ID #42094). Application reviews will begin on October 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is August 2018.

Tobacco Free Campus
Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employee, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

The University of Georgia

Journalism Instructor & Digital Editor

The Department of Journalism in the Grady College at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position, to begin January 2018.

Faculty Rank/Salary
Academic Professional salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities
The person hired for this position will teach two courses per semester and serve as managing editor of a multimedia website that showcases Grady students’ best work. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a range of courses, which may include multi-platform journalism, photo/video skills, graphics or other topics of interest. The successful candidate will oversee the production of digital content from the Department of Journalism’s advanced and capstone courses. This includes facilitating student and faculty workflow and distribution of editorial content for the online news site. The person hired for this position also will plan and execute the Grady College’s annual summer Management Seminar for College News Editors.

Qualifications
A master’s degree in journalism or a related field is required.  An MFA degree or a PhD in journalism or related field preferred.  Candidates with a master’s degree must document exceptional accomplishments in journalism or related media and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.  A minimum of five years of full-time industry experience required, as well as excellent writing, reporting and content-editing skills. A minimum of two years of teaching experience of significant mentoring experience required, in addition to familiarity and ease with a variety of digital news tools, including social media and basic website design.  A strong candidate for this position also will have the ability to plan and coordinate student and professional training programs, and to work collaboratively with a diverse range of colleagues in a complex, fast-paced environment.

Application Deadline
Screening of applications will begin September 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. To apply for the position go to http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2491. Questions may be address to: Professor Welch Suggs, Journalism Search Committee Chair, at wsuggs@uga.edu.

The Grady College celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015 and is home to the Peabody Awards and the National Press Photographers Association. In addition to its undergraduate programs, Grady College also confers doctoral and master’s degrees. Learn more about the Department of Journalism and the Grady College at www.grady.uga.edu. Athens, the home of UGA, is consistently rated as one the nation’s best college towns. The University of Georgia is a land grant/sea institution located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta. More information about UGA is available at www.uga.edu.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

The University of Georgia

Faculty Position in Journalism
Department of Journalism
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication

The Department of Journalism in the Grady College at the University of Georgia seeks a health and medical journalist of national or international stature to serve as the tenured Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism.

Academic Rank/Salary
Professor
or Associate Professor, with responsibilities in teaching, outreach and service. Salary competitive.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will direct a professional master’s degree program in Health and Medical Journalism, endowed by the Knight Foundation, currently in its ninth year of teaching students to cover health and medicine for any market or audience. The chair advises students in the program and helps them create digital content for Grady College’s laboratory newsroom, Grady Newsource, as well as for professional media organizations. An entrepreneurial sense of the possible and a willingness to experiment with new forms of storytelling to engage audiences around health and medical topics are essential as we seek to deepen ties between the college and the profession. The chair holder will have the opportunity to expand programs at UGA with media and journalism organizations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Medical College of Georgia and the Morehouse School of Medicine, among others.

Qualifications
We seek an innovative, digital-savvy health and medical journalist with experience in obtaining and analyzing health-related datasets, including methods of communicating that information clearly. Computer-assisted reporting skills and the ability to teach beginners the basics of data reporting are essential. Candidate should be comfortable with interactive, immersive and multi-platform media formats. Candidates for the rank of professor must document a successful career in quality health and medical journalism, and hold a PhD, or an MD. Candidates for the rank of associate professor must document exceptional professional accomplishments in quality health and medical journalism, hold a master’s degree, and be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire. Candidates who have not been tenured at a prior institution, must be approved for tenure on appointment by the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia.

Application Materials and Deadline
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a resume or curriculum vita and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2263. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Screening of applications will begin in the Fall of 2017, with the chair holder joining the faculty of Grady College in the fall semester of 2018. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Keith Herndon (klhern@uga.edu).

Learn more about UGA and the Grady College at www.uga.edu and www.grady.uga.edu. Georgia is well known for its quality of life, and for outdoors, urban, cultural and arts activities (http://www.exploregeorgia.org/). The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea institution located 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com).

The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

The University of Georgia

Faculty Position in Journalism
Department of Journalism
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication

The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Journalism to begin in August 2018.

Academic Rank/Salary
Assistant Professor. Salary competitive.

Responsibilities
The assistant professor must have a teaching and research concentration in, and a commitment to, mass communication and journalism.  We seek excellence in scholarship befitting a major research institution and expertise in visual journalism, especially, but not limited to, photojournalism and multimedia journalism.

Qualifications
A PhD or MFA in mass communication or a related field expected by the time of hire, and required within nine months of hire. Evidence and strong promise of sustained research productivity required, as is the ability to mentor and direct graduate students. A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in journalism is preferred.

Application Materials and Deadline
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2262. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Barry Hollander (barry@uga.edu).

The Grady College celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015 and is home to the Peabody Awards and the National Press Photographers Association. In addition to its undergraduate programs, Grady College also confers doctoral and master’s degrees. Learn more about the Department of Journalism and the Grady College at www.grady.uga.edu. Georgia is well known for its quality of life, and for outdoors, urban, cultural and arts activities (http://www.exploregeorgia.org/). Athens, the home of UGA, is consistently rated as one the nation’s best college towns. The University of Georgia is a land grant/sea institution located 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com). More information about UGA is available at www.uga.edu.

The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, California

Assistant Professor: Media Law and Ethics

The Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts at Cal Poly seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track position to begin September 13, 2018.

Primary duties include teaching media law and ethics. Depending on background and preparation, the successful candidate also will teach and develop courses in one or more of the following areas of the journalism curriculum: global communication, media and society, news reporting and writing, multimedia journalism, data journalism, or emerging technologies. The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter, with correspondingly reasonable research/scholarship and service expectations and with a significant reduction in course load in the first one to two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of education, legal preparation, professional news media experience, and university-level teaching experience. Proficiency with current multimedia editing programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud and digital publishing programs is desirable.

We are seeking applicants with an earned doctorate in journalism, mass communication or media-related field; or a juris doctorate. We will also consider candidates nearing completion of the doctorate or outstanding candidates with a master’s degree and significant professional media experience, including practical knowledge and application of media law. Currency in First Amendment, intellectual property/copyright, privacy/surveillance and Internet law issues is required. Facility with multiple media platforms is preferred. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly/creative activity at the university level.

To Apply: Interested applicants should complete the online faculty application at http://www.calpolyjobs.org/, submit it to Requisition #104539, and upload required materials. Completed application received by September 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal in their teaching and scholarly work are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in these areas. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, California

Assistant Professor: Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism

The Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts at Cal Poly seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track position to begin September 13, 2018.

Primary duties include teaching Introduction to Radio Broadcasting and Cal Poly Radio Laboratory, which support the forward-looking FCC-licensed, student-run radio station, KCPR-FM. Teaching assignment also includes advising the station in all its platforms and operations. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to teach courses in broadcast and multimedia journalism, such as Broadcast News, Electronic News Gathering, and Web Audio and Video. The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter, with correspondingly reasonable research/scholarship and service expectations and with a significant reduction in course load in the first one to two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of professional broadcast news, media management, and teaching experience; be conversant with FCC regulations as they apply to non-commercial radio; and be skilled in current digital and hybrid technologies for video and audio production.

We are seeking applicants with an earned master’s degree in journalism or a related field. A doctorate in journalism, mass communication or a related field is preferred. Professional experience as a broadcast journalist or radio station manager is required, and experience working with student radio is highly desirable. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly/creative activity at the university level and the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues in an integrated student media environment.

To Apply: Interested applicants should complete the online faculty application at http://www.calpolyjobs.org/, submit it to Requisition #104538, and upload other required materials. Completed application received by September 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal in their teaching and scholarly work are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in these areas. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

August 1, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin

The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations in the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. We are seeking an outstanding scholar, teacher, mentor, and practitioner with relevant expertise and interest in multicultural issues in advertising, public relations, consumer behavior and/or persuasive communication. We are foremost interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. Salary is competitive. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, telecommunication, mass communication, strategic communication, marketing, or a related field (or be a candidate near completion of the Ph.D.), with evidence of outstanding research, teaching, service, and grant potential. More information can be found at http://apply.interfolio.com/42934.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, list of references, representative scholarly publications, statement of research interests, and a teaching statement. APPLICANTS MUST APPLY THROUGH INTERFOLIO: http://apply.interfolio.com/42934. Three confidential letters of recommendation are also requested. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled. Proof of conferred degree and a background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lee Ann Kahlor at: Kahlor@austin.utexas.edu.

The University of Texas at Austin is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/3tcknb6f8gxn7r77

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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

Public Relations
Assistant Professor
COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT

We invite applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication in Public Relations. Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Public Relations/Strategic Communication that cover some combination of the following areas: public relations writing; principles of public relations; public relations management; social media for public relations; organizational communication theory and advanced organizational communication theory; communication research and advanced communication research; and additional courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the department, the university, and the discipline. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Public Relations/Strategic Communication by August 1, 2018. Demonstrated potential for continued and substantive scholarly research and publication. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and/or service; and to commit to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

Date of Appointment: fall 2018.

Consideration of completed applications will begin on November 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

An online application process will be used. To apply, please go directly to http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/com-pr.shtml. For additional assistance, please email Victoria Key, Administrative Support Coordinator, at vmkey@cpp.edu.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.