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January 17, 2017

Ball State University

Assistant/Associate Professor-News Concentration

The Department of Journalism in the College of Communication, Information & Media at Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the News Concentration beginning August, 2017. The successful candidate will have expertise in media law and ethics and have a robust research agenda.

Major responsibilities:  As this professor will be expected to teach, maintain a scholarly research agenda and provide service to the Department of Journalism, university and community, applicants should be committed to excellence in these areas.

Preference will be given to applicants with proficiency in legal and ethical issues such as internet law and policy, social media ethics and FOIA. In addition to courses in law and ethics, teaching opportunities could include one or more of the following topic areas: media in American society, writing and editing across platforms, photojournalism and communication theory, as well as other areas as assigned.

The ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism is housed in leading-edge facilities with high-end technology in the classrooms and in its Unified Media Lab. The News Concentration is an integrated curriculum drawing from the Department of Journalism and the Department of Telecommunications with an emphasis on cross-platform storytelling, media analytics and mobile journalism.

Minimum qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Mass Communication or relevant field by August 1, 2018; Demonstrated ability to teach media law and ethics, as well as other classes as assigned; A defined scholarly research agenda.

Preferred qualifications: Successful record of scholarly research, evidence of teaching effectiveness at the university level and professional media experience.

Muncie is located in East Central Indiana, 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans and tuition assistance for employees and dependents.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Electronic submission of application materials is required. Email letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of official transcript of highest degree earned and the names and contact information for at least three references to:

Mrs. Arlene Shirk
Administrative Coordinator
Department of Journalism
Ball State University
Muncie, IN  47306

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2017.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs.  We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.

Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.  The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled

January 12, 2017

Stony Brook University

Professor of Practice

Campus Description: 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 Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the 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.

Descriptive Title: Professor of Practice
REF#: F-9731-16-12
Budget Title: Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor
Faculty Position
Department: Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of seven years full-time experience practicing on the web, either in a professional setting or teaching, or a combination of both, that demonstrates the skills necessary to teach coursed related to online journalism. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant software applications and/or programming languages. Experience interacting with diverse communities. Demonstrated interpersonal skills compatible with team teaching and collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience designing or implementing multimedia and/or interactive journalism packages. Experience designing or implementing mobile journalism application for newsrooms. Experience with user experience/user interface for news (News UX/UI). Experience using one or more programming languages, specifically HTML5, Python, JavaScript. Additional classroom experience teaching journalism courses. Current professional journalistic work. Awards for journalistic and/or digital endeavors. Advance degree.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The School of Journalism, established in 2006, the only school of journalism in the New York State higher education system (SUNY). In addition, to its core undergraduate program of about 300 majors and minore, the School of Journalism houses the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers, and the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting. It is the academic home of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. The School of Journalism trains all its students in multimedia journalism. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Special Notes: This is a 3 year term and a non-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 Fall 2017. Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

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 11794-3384
Fax: (631) 632-7550

For a full position description, or application procedures, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. # F-9731-16-12).

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

Canisius College

Assistant Professor of Journalism

Canisius College, in Buffalo, New York is seeking an Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate journalism courses.  This is a tenure-track position to begin in August 2017.

The undergraduate Journalism program has three areas of concentration: narrative journalism; multimedia journalism; and sports journalism and broadcasting. The college is a partner in an agreement with ESPN3 to provide live-stream programming of college games, and the Journalism program offers classes for students to fulfill those production and on-air roles. The program’s narrative journalism concentration works in collaboration with the English Department’s Creative Writing program, and the multimedia journalism concentration works in collaboration with the Digital Media Arts major, expanding student learning opportunities.

A master’s degree in Journalism or related field and professional experience in at least one of the concentration areas is required.  Previous college level teaching required.  Evidence of ability to teach introductory and advanced level undergraduate journalism courses and an ongoing program of scholarship/publication is required. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and a commitment to departmental and college-wide service.

To apply, send your letter of application, vitae, three professional work samples, and names and contact information for three references to: Chair, Communication Studies at hr.recruiter@canisius.edu (put Journalism Assistant Professor in the subject) or Human Resources, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, 14208.

All materials must be received by February 28, 2017.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, is an independent, co-educational, medium-sized institution of higher education.  Minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply.  Canisius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information on Canisius College and Buffalo, NY, go to: www.canisius.edu

January 10, 2017

University of Missouri – St. Louis

Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor – PR
Job ID 21831

The Dept. of Communication & Media at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) seeks a non-tenure track assistant or associate teaching professor in the field of public relations. We offer a competitive benefits package and a starting salary commensurate with background and experience. Expected start date: August 2017. Required: master’s degree in communication or related discipline; minimum four years’ experience as a working public relations professional; experience in training, employee development, or mentoring in professional or academic context. Preferred: professional PR experience as supervisor or manager; APR credential or the ability to secure it within two years; college-level teaching experience; familiarity with or interest in digital media. Candidates will find more detail and must apply online at http://umsl.jobs. (Job #21831) Provide a letter of application with an overview of their experience, current CV, three substantive samples of their work, and three letters of reference. three substantive samples of their work, and three letters of reference. Review of applicants will begin on February 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position and confidential letters of recommendation can be emailed to CommSearchPR@umsl.edu.

University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, individuals with disabilities, and minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Cabrini University

Digital Media and Video Instructor

Posting Number: 2014F0065P

Position Number: F00012

Anticipated Start Date: 08/14/2017



The Department of Communication, Cabrini University, invites applications for a full-time faculty position to teach courses in digital media with an emphasis on video. Using a project-oriented approach, this visual communication candidate will help students navigate the evolving platforms of journalism and video storytelling, including immersive technologies.

The successful candidate should be someone eager to engage in continuous curriculum innovation to enhance instruction in media convergence. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to advise students, work cross-functionally with existing faculty to grow students’ multimedia skills, maintain a vigorous professional development agenda, and nurture contacts with professional media in America’s 4th largest media market. The position requires teaching 12 semester credits (normally 4 courses) per semester or the equivalent. Expectations for all Cabrini University faculty include teaching excellence, scholarship and professional activities, curriculum development, student advising, and departmental and university-wide service.

Please see the full description of this position and application requirements on the Cabrini University website: http://apptrkr.com/936037

State University of New York at Oswego

Assistant Professor in Public Relations

The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Relations.

Posting Date: January 4, 2017

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

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/

Date of Appointment: August 2017

Description of Responsibilities: Will teach a variety of courses that could include introduction to public relations, public relations research, public relations writing, public relations cases, public relations campaigns and strategies, and courses in specialty area with the possibility of developing and/or teaching graduate courses. Will engage in scholarly research and/or creative activity. Scholarly research and/or creative activity that involve students (e.g. national competitions, campaigns, research labs) is encouraged. Active involvement in academic advisement and departmental and university service is expected.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in public relations or related field, along with professional experience in agency, corporate, government and/or not-for-profit settings, are required.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in public relations, communication, or a related field is preferred. Professional experience, university-level teaching experience, and evidence of communication-related scholarship and/or creative activity are preferred.

To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful teaching, and contact information for three professional references to: http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=80085

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail: Dr. Lindsay McCluskey, search committee chair, at 315-312-2280 or lindsay.mccluskey@oswego.edu

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.

Description of Department: Communication Studies is the largest department in the School of Communication, Media and the Arts, serving approximately 1000 majors and minors with close to 50 full and part-time faculty. The department offers majors in public relations, broadcasting and mass communication, communication and social interaction, and journalism. We also offer an online degree completion program in broadcasting and mass communication and a graduate certificate program in Integrated Media. We are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education and we are committed to providing students with relevant interdisciplinary experiences. Facilities include digital production and news studios, new media production labs, high-definition editing suites, WRVO-FM, a NPR station, student FM and television operations, and a student newspaper.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/7rfkcf9dkh

January 9, 2017

University of Hartford

School of Communication at University of Hartford seeks applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions beginning August 2017.

(1) Assistant Professor in Digital Media Production and Studies. Teach variety of courses related to video production in a studio environment and single-camera format, post-production editing, and video production for clients. Teaching responsibilities will also include an introductory survey course in media, and courses that explore issues related to media industries, content and audiences along with innovative courses in the candidate’s area of specialization in digital media production and/or studies. The faculty member will play significant role in developing a new program in digital media and journalism.

(2) Associate Professor and Program Director of Cinema. We seek a dynamic leader to direct the program and work with colleagues in Cinema and the School of Communication to help develop new curriculum/program ideas as well as to provide administrative oversight of budget, course scheduling, and program assessment. The successful candidate will also teach a variety of undergraduate courses in filmmaking (e.g., Introduction to Filmmaking, Cinematography, Narrative Filmmaking, Documentary Filmmaking, as well as upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization).

For more information, view complete position announcements at http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/cmm/facultyPositions.html.

January 4, 2017

University of Kentucky

Two Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions
Integrated Strategic Communication

The Department of Integrated Strategic Communication (ISC) in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications from qualified candidates for two tenure track assistant professor positions to teach introductory and advanced ISC courses. As part of regular duties, the new faculty members would serve as academic advisors to undergraduate ISC students and would participate in the department’s governance and service. ISC faculty are encouraged to propose and teach special-topics courses that take advantage of personal interests and experiences in the field.

Tenure Track Position in ISC Creative and Visual Communication, teaching track
The successful candidate would teach creative strategies/tactics and visual communication courses. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite programs is essential. The ability to teach subjects such as copywriting, design, digital storytelling, and branding would be especially valued. This position emphasizes superior classroom teaching and undergraduate curriculum development and typically carries a 3/3 teaching load. Research and creative activities tied to the ISC profession are also considered for promotion and tenure. Graduate teaching opportunities may also be available for qualified applicants. A Ph.D. or terminal degree in an appropriate field is preferred, but applicants with a master’s degree and significant professional experience related to ISC will be considered.

Tenure Track Position in ISC Management and Planning, research track
The successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses such as advertising account planning/management, consumer insights and research methods. The ability to teach social/mobile/digital strategy and analytics would be especially valued. This position typically carries a 2/2 teaching load and emphasizes excellence in teaching, research, and publication credentials commensurate with departments at high research-intensive universities. A record of, or potential for, extramural funding is desirable. Participation in the graduate program through teaching, advising, and research is expected. A Ph.D. or terminal degree in an appropriate field is preferred, but an ABD will be considered.

Our growing ISC department, with 13 faculty members and more than 600 students, has been a leader in offering an integrated and strategic approach to advertising, promotion, public relations, direct response, and interactive or socially mediated communications. It is housed in the University of Kentucky’s College of Communication and Information, which offers undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in communication, integrated strategic communication, journalism, library science, information studies, information communication technology, and media arts. The College has an active research faculty with a consistent record of extramural funding and has been recognized for teaching excellence.

Salary for the positions will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

To be considered for the teaching track position in Creative and Visual Communication, please apply via the UK jobs site at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/131485

To be considered for the research track position in Management and Planning, please apply via the UK jobs site at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/131477

Applications should include the following:

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter that highlights your teaching, research, and professional experience related to strategic communication
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1)
  • A statement explaining your research agenda and/or areas of creative interest, and evidence of teaching and research excellence related to the position posted (upload under Specific Request 2)
  • Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application.

This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Questions may be directed to: Dr. Alyssa Eckman, chair, Department of Integrated Strategic Communication, 118 Grehan Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, or via email at aeckman@uky.edu. Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/6zggcnfg84

University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina is conducting a global search for the next Dean of the College of Information and Communications. The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (letter of interest, resume/CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University. Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to February 24, 2017. For a complete position description, please visit https://www.parkersearch.com/usc-cicdean.

Laurie C. Wilder, President
Porsha L. Williams, Vice President
pwilliams@parkersearch.com || eraines@parkersearch.com
Phone: 770-804-1996 ext: 109 Fax: 770-804-1917

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/tg4m86mmmc

Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Communications. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader for the School of Communications with a clear vision to successfully prepare our students for the ever-evolving world of communications. Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Dean will provide overall leadership in fostering academic excellence.

About the School of Communications:
The School of Communications promotes student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies and a respect for diversity. The school offers degree programs in: film, television and media arts; interactive media & design; journalism; public relations; advertising & integrated communications; and media studies/communications.

About Quinnipiac University:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.


  • Understand the challenges facing both media and communication industries/professionals and higher education.
  • Foster an appreciation for our teacher-scholar model and student-centered learning environment.
  • Provide leadership through shared governance with faculty, administration, and other stakeholders.
  • Direct management and accountability for the School of Communications budget.
  • Build relationships with alumni, media/communication professionals, industry leaders, and prospective students and parents.
  • Advocate on behalf of the school to the university administration.
  • Foster an environment of collegiality, respect, openness and cooperation.
  • Lead and empower the faculty and staff to determine and implement the vision for the future of the school.


  • Master’s degree required; terminal degree preferred.
  • Prior leadership experience required; preferably within higher education.
  • Administrative experience in higher education and/or a track record of academic leadership, preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience, preferred.
  • Prior experience managing budgets, experience and understanding of Responsibility Centered Management is a plus.
  • Managerial experience in media/communication industries is a plus.
  • Experience with development and recruitment is a plus.
  • Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States.
  • Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

For confidential consideration, please submit your CV and cover letter electronically on our website or by mail to Quinnipiac University, Office of Human Resources, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden, CT 06518. To view the full job posting and apply online, please click here.

If you have any questions on this position, please contact Elizabeth Clement, Talent Management and Acquisition at elizabeth.clement@qu.edu or 203-582-7738. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.