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February 18, 2015

Midwestern State University

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

Qualifications: A master’s degree in a related field is required for the rank of instructor on non-tenure track. A doctorate or appropriate terminal degree is required for the rank of assistant professor on tenure track. The salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience.

Duties: Primary emphasis is on introductory and upper-level broadcast courses but may include journalism, film, ethics, media management and/or digital media courses, depending on the candidate’s specialties.

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

Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, unofficial transcripts and list of three references (including contact information) to Dr. Mitzi Lewis, Chair of Search Committee, Mass Communication Department, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76308. mitzi.lewis@mwsu.edu. Screening begins March 20, 2015, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. EEO/ADAAA Compliance Employer.

Marist College

Assistant Professor of Communication/Public Relations

Marist College invites applications for a tenure-track position in communication with an emphasis in public relations at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin in the fall of 2015. Candidates must be able to teach a range of courses from the public relations concentration, which has recently been revised to reflect current innovation and practice in the field. There are more than 800 communication majors at Marist across five concentrations, making it one of the largest and most dynamic departments on campus. Public Relations is the largest of these concentrations and is poised for continued strength.

Courses may include introductory courses in communication and teaching in Marist’s online M.A. in communication and/or M.A. in integrated marketing communication. Interest in teaching in Health Communication or Communication Technology is a plus. Faculty conduct research/professional activity and perform service to the department, including advising students. Successful candidates will also work with Marist’s vibrant PRSSA chapter and its student run public relations firm.

Ph.D. in communication or relevant field. Professional experience in public relations is a plus. Ideal candidates will have college teaching experience.

Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York’s historic Hudson River Valley. Situated on 210 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,787 traditional undergraduate, 799 full and part-time graduate and 543 continuing education students. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and extension sites throughout New York. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review’s The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron’s Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, and persons from other under-represented groups.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

February 17, 2015

Oklahoma State University

School of Media & Strategic Communications
Clinical Assistant Professor

The rapidly growing School of Media & Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University is seeking a strategic communications professional with teaching experience to fill a Clinical Assistant Professor position beginning August 2015. This position is a continuing non-tenure track appointment, conditional upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations by the director of the School. The position will teach a slightly larger number of courses than tenure track faculty, provide service and committee responsibilities, but will not have a scholarly or creative expectation. Primary teaching emphasis will be in Persuasive Writing and Media Style & Structure. These courses combine class lectures and labs while introducing students to the fundamental writing styles and objectives required to convey information in different media, as well as the language of persuasive communication and the techniques of persuasive message strategy. Relevant professional experience is required. Master’s degree is required with emphasis in strategic communications or closely related field.

Submit application letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Chair, Clinical Assistant Professor Search Committee, School of Media & Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University, 206 Paul Miller Bldg., Stillwater, OK 74074-4053. Review of applicants will begin March 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Position is contingent upon available funding.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.

Missouri State University

Head, Department of Media, Journalism and Film

Missouri State University’s Department of Media, Journalism, and Film in Springfield, MO seeks department head to begin July 1, 2015. The head is expected to provide active leadership in recruitment and retention, curriculum development, hiring and evaluation of faculty, and leading diversity efforts. Must have a terminal degree (doctorate or 60-hour MFA); be tenured or tenurable as full professor in the department of Media, Journalism, and Film; at least two years of comprehensive administrative experience; experience leading a large, complex multidisciplinary department, including responsibility for recruitment and evaluation of personnel, guiding curriculum development, and budgeting. Demonstrated support of initiatives in media, journalism and film. The successful candidate must demonstrate commitment to encouraging a diverse environment.

To apply, candidates should go to: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/. Date of first consideration is March 1, 2015; position open until filled. Interested individuals are encouraged to review the department’s website: http://mjf.missouristate.edu/. A background check at University expense will be required. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability Employer and Institution.

February 12, 2015

University of Central Florida

Instructor or Lecturer: Mass Communication
Regional Campus

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor or lecturer faculty position in the Mass Communication program beginning fall 2015.

The successful candidate for the position shall possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in Mass Communication, or related field from an accredited university by the time of appointment. A doctoral degree from an accredited institution, with degree conferred by hire date is preferred.

Duties include teaching in the Mass Communication program at the undergraduate level, including subjects among the following: Mass Media, Social Media as Mass Communication, Contemporary Media Issues, International Media, History of American Journalism, Journalism Readings, and Journalism Ethics.

Instructional assignment of four (4) courses each academic semester (“4-4” load) primarily at UCF’s Lake Mary campus, but may also be assigned to teach courses on UCF’s Orlando campus.

Candidates must possess relevant experience and interaction with professional organizations in Mass Communication.

Other responsibilities include appropriate service in student advising (academic, professional and career), internship supervision, participating in the academic life of the school (e.g., attending faculty meetings, participating in curriculum review/development, assessment of student learning, etc.), as well as serving on various committees as appropriate for an instructor or lecturer in the school.

External service expectations include work with appropriate academic disciplinary bodies and professional organizations.

Preference will be given to candidates who have instructional experience teaching upper-level, undergraduate communication courses in Mass Communication and experience in teaching online or web instruction. Candidates will possess relevant experience and interaction with professional organizations in Mass Communication.

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.jobswithucf.com. In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter stating interest and qualification, a curriculum vitae (CV), and three (3) academic or professional references (include name, mailing address, email address and phone number for each reference).

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at the time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is closed.

UCF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. For more information about the school and its program, visit http://communication.cos.edu.

For more information about this position, please contact Ms. Debbie Doyle @ debbie.doyle@ucf.edu.

University of Central Florida

Instructor or Lecturer: Video and Multimedia Production

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer position in the Radio-Television (RTV) program beginning fall 2015.

The successful candidate for the position shall possess a Master’s degree in Communication or related field from an accredited university by the time of appointment as an Instructor or a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution conferred by hire date as a Lecturer.

Instructional duties include a willingness and capacity to teach at the undergraduate level in the Radio-Television (RTV) Production Track curriculum among the following courses: Audio Production, Studio Television Production, Lighting for Video, Single Camera Video Production and Editing, Advanced Video Post-Production, Production of Interactive Multimedia, Television Directing, Webcasting, Radio Production and Programming and other electronic media courses; possess a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning; contribute to assessment and curriculum review/revision as needed (e.g. for the Production track of Mass Communication [Radio-Television]) and teaching load assignment of four courses each academic semester (“4-4”).

Other typical responsibilities include appropriate service in student advising (academic, professional and career), internship supervision, participating in the academic life of the school (e.g. attending faculty meetings, assessment of student learning, etc., as well as serving on various committees as appropriate for an instructor or lecturer in the school.

External service expectations include work with appropriate academic disciplinary bodies, professional communities and organization. Assignment may include collaboration opportunities with WUCF-TV, the PBS station for Central Florida, and temporary assignment of some duties in coordination of the undergraduate R-TV program area.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with or potential for developing and teaching in a variety of delivery modes, including large lecture and small skills classes, web-assisted instruction and through an online environment.

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.jobswithucf.com and complete an online application. In addition to the online application, candidates must attach a curriculum vita (CV), a cover letter stating interest and qualifications, and three (3) academic or professional references (include name, mailing address, email address and phone number for each reference).

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at the time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is closed.

UCF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. For more information about the school and its program, visit http://communication.cos.edu.

For more information about this position, please contact Ms. Debbie Doyle @407.823.5570 or debbie.doyle@ucf.edu.

February 11, 2015

University of Central Florida

Instructor or Lecturer: Hispanic Media

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a non-tenured Instructor or Lecturer in Hispanic Media beginning August 8, 2015.

The successful candidate for the position shall possess a Master’s degree in Communication or a closely related field from an accredited university by the time of hire, and significant professional experience, willingness and capacity to teach at the undergraduate level, including demonstrated ability for teaching in both Spanish and English, in a variety of delivery modes, including large lecture and small skills classes, web-assisted instruction, and through an online environment.

Instructional duties include teaching at the undergraduate level among the following list of courses: a capstone class that produces student broadcasts/newscasts, radio casts, and news website in Spanish and English; Hispanic Media in the U.S.; Hispanic Audience Analysis and Content; Comparative Hispanic Media in the U.S.; Media in Latin America and Spain: Gender Roles in Hispanic Media; Effective Advertising to a Hispanic Audience; Media Content Development for the Hispanic Audience; Television News; and other electronic media courses. Successful candidates will possess a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning.

Other typical responsibilities include appropriate service in student advising (academic, professional and career), internship supervision, participating in the academic life of the school (e.g., attending faculty meetings, participating in curriculum review/development, assessment of student learning, etc.) as well as serving on various committees as appropriate for an instructor or lecturer in the school. External service expectations include work with appropriate academic disciplinary bodies and professional organizations, especially those serving the Hispanic media professional community.

Professional experience in Spanish language media/broadcasting/journalism, Spanish language fluency and experience with, or potential for, developing and teaching in a variety of delivery modes including large lecture and small skills classes, online (web) or mixed mode environment. Capable of developing and revising curriculum, teaching methods and professional practices focusing specifically Hispanic Media, Spanish language media and Spanish news/journalism within the Nicholson School, as well as potential outreach programs for professional education.

Candidates must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com and upload the following: and attach the following materials: a cover letter, academic or professional vita (CV), contact information for three (3) academic or professional references.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials available to the public upon request.

The Nicholson School of Communication enjoys extensive positive relationships with professionals in the professional media community. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. The Nicholson School of Communication strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. For additional information about the Nicholson School of Communication and its programs visit http://communication.cos.ucf.edu/.

For more information about this position, please contact the Search Committee Hiring Manager, Ms. Debbie Doyle at debbie.doyle@ucf.edu.

February 10, 2015

State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh

Assistant Professor in Digital Media Production, Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh announces a vacancy for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor effective August 2015. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. He or she will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world.

Responsibilities Include: Duties include course instruction, being an active scholar, advising students, and service to the department and university. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in multimedia production, basic & advanced web design, and Adobe After Effects. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications: An appropriate Master’s Degree with a minimum of 2-4 years of full-time teaching experience in the area of specialization is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators.

Preferred Qualifications: A record of scholarship and/or significant industry experience; Additional expertise in animation, video production, writing for the web, and/or social media will be considered advantageous.

SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.

Salary: $48,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position you must provide a complete application and materials. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/5731 and provide a letter of application detailing previous/current professional experience, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, record of scholarly works (print and/or electronic), unofficial transcripts, and a list of 3 current references with contact information. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

University of Central Florida

Nicholson School of Communication
Associate Professor or Professor: Strategic Communication

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for two tenured Full Professor rank or Associate Professor rank graduate faculty positions in Strategic Communication (Crisis and Risk Communication) beginning August 8, 2015.

The successful candidates for the positions shall possess an earned doctorate in Communication (or other related, relevant field) from an accredited university; have an active program of social scientific scholarship appropriate for a high research intensive university; demonstrate motivation and strategies for pursuing substantial and significant external funding for research activities; willingness and capacity to teach at the doctoral and masters graduate level, including demonstrated ability for teaching strategic communication courses related to risk and crisis; and possess relevant experience and/or interaction with professional areas of risk and crisis communication.

Expectations: Research duties include on-going productivity as an active scholar/researcher appropriate for a high research intensive university, as well as the pursuit of major external funding for research activities. Instructional duties include teaching primarily at the graduate level among the following graduate courses: Persuasion, Media Effects, Graduate Seminar topics in health, risk and/or crisis communication special topics, Qualitative or Quantitative and/or Advanced Research Methods, Mass Communication Theory, Campaigns and other graduate level courses in area of specialization.

Other anticipated duties include research supervision, academic and career advising at the graduate level, advising and mentoring Graduate Teaching Assistants and supervising master’s theses and doctoral dissertations. Service duties include engagement in governance; participation in the academic functions; appropriate internal & external service activities; demonstrated interest in contributing to diversity; and contributions to a collegial scholarly environment within the school.

Preference is for candidates with an ability to contribute leadership for the advancement of a new doctoral program.

Individuals who apply for this position will also be considered for position number 34016. Candidates must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com and attach the following materials: a cover letter, academic or professional vitae, contact information for three academic or professional references, and a description of your on-going program of scholarly research.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials available to the public upon request.

The Nicholson School of Communication strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. For additional information about the Nicholson School of Communication and its programs visit http://communication.cos.ucf.edu.

For more information about this position, please contact the Search Committee Hiring Manager, Ms. Debbie Doyle at debbie.doyle@ucf.edu.

University of Southern California

FACULTY POSITION
PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS CENTER USC ANNENBERG SCHOOL FOR COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM

The University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism seeks applicants for a professor of practice faculty appointment who will also serve as Director of the Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center. We seek a dynamic, seasoned practitioner (ideally also with experience in higher education) who will join our outstanding faculty in re-imagining strategic public relations and communications as a field of study and practice. Candidates should have a proven track record showcasing a deep understanding of the profession, firm grounding in the enduring values of strategic communication, and demonstrable expertise in leading applied research projects. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information please refer to: https://facultypositions.usc.edu/bonita/console/frsSubmission.jsp?postingId=20016605.

“USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.”