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July 22, 2014

University of Nevada, Reno

Reynolds School of Journalism
Multiple Positions

The Reynolds School of Journalism, a dynamic and growing program with great momentum and a spirit of collegiality, seeks four faculty colleagues, beginning in Fall 2015. The Reynolds School is developing a national reputation for innovative curricula, an emphasis on experiential and entrepreneurial learning, and strong support for faculty research through our Center for Advanced Media Studies. We are looking for three new assistant professors, and a senior faculty member to contribute to our leadership team and mentor our promising new scholars.

Assistant Professor, Strategic Communication
Our new colleague will teach in our integrated advertising and public relations curriculum, and conduct research with the strong support of our Center for Advanced Media Studies. The success of our NSAC and Bateman teams has earned our program a national reputation, and our students have developed innovative campaigns for major clients. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in hand by fall 2015, related professional experience, and demonstrated potential for a program of scholarship in line with the tenure expectations of a research university. To apply for this position visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/15824

Assistant Professor, Communication Law
Our new colleague will teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to media law and policy, as well as other courses depending on background and experience, and conduct research with the strong support of our Center for Advanced Media Studies. The media law class is required of all Reynolds School students, reflecting our commitment to study of the First Amendment and its evolution in the face of technological and industrial change. The successful candidate will have a doctorate or JD in hand by July 1, 2015, and demonstrated potential for a program of scholarship in line with the tenure expectations of a research university. The ability to teach media history is a plus. To apply for this position visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/15825

Assistant Professor, Data Journalism
Our new colleague will teach undergraduate and graduate courses at the nexus of journalism, data and computer science, and conduct research with the strong support of our Center for Advanced Media Studies. This position aligns with UNR’s emergent emphasis in computational research and education. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in hand by July 1, 2015, related professional experience, and demonstrated potential for a program of scholarship in line with the tenure expectations of a research university. Expertise in information graphics and data visualization is valued, as is the ability to teach reporting. To apply for this position visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/15826

Associate/Full Professor, News or Strategic Communication
Our new colleague will be tenureable, and will teach and conduct research in one of our curricular areas: news or strategic communication. Research agendas in engagement, audience analysis, and data are especially valued. The successful candidate will have a developed program of scholarship, commensurate with the tenure requirements of the University of Nevada, Reno, as well as administrative experience or demonstrated potential to serve in a leadership role in the Reynolds School. Experience in working with graduate programs is a plus. To apply for this position visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/15829

The scenic University of Nevada, Reno campus, in sight of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Reno/Tahoe area is a recreational paradise, close to world-class skiing and snowboarding, kayaking, hiking and bicycling. Reno is home to an emerging technology sector, with a vibrant arts and restaurant scene.

To learn more about why the Reynolds School is a great place to work, visit: www.journalism.unr.edu

For information about our University: visit https://www.unrsearch.com

The Poynter Institute

The Poynter Institute is looking for a Digital Innovation Faculty Member who will lead the creation and delivery of Poynter’s teaching and thought-leadership in the areas of online and mobile journalism. The work involves regular writing for Poynter Online and white papers, national and international consulting with news organizations, teaching in webinars and online courses, and conceptualizing, planning and leading workshops and seminars.

For the complete job description and details on how to apply, please see http://careers.poynter.org/jobs/6341997/digital-innovation-faculty-member. EOE

Elon University

Communications Manager for the School of Communications

Elon University’s School of Communications invites applications for a new staff position that will serve as the school’s communications manager.

Key duties of this 12-month, full-time exempt position include writing news and feature stories involving the school, managing the school’s website, designing promotional materials for the school, serving as yearbook adviser, and assisting with school events and guests. Examples of these include designing ads, preparing the Elon Journal for online release, maintaining the school’s electronic bulletin board, taking photos of school events, drafting alumni e-newsletters, and centralizing alumni information. Candidates should be comfortable working in an online content management system (CMS) and be familiar with HTML, CSS, Photoshop and InDesign. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years related experience required; Master’s degree preferred.

About the School: The School of Communications is home to more than 1,100 students in six undergraduate and master’s-level programs with 60 faculty and staff members. The school also has full-time staff to coordinate internships, student media, video projects, and career services. Elon is one of only 18 private colleges and universities in the nation with a communications school accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). For more information about the School of Communications, visit http://www.elon.edu/communications.

About the University: Elon University is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution of approximately 5,500 undergraduate and 700 graduate students in the heart of North Carolina. U.S. News & World Report named Elon the No. 1 master’s-level university in the South with “an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.” Elon’s graduate programs are likewise models of excellence offering stimulating intellectual communities built on close interaction with faculty. Elon is known for its small classes, international focus and advanced technology. To learn more about Elon, please visit the university website at http://www.elon.edu.

To apply:
Apply at www.elon.edu/employment. Application deadline is August 11, 2014. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

July 18, 2014

University of Kentucky

College of Communication and Information
School of Journalism and Telecommunications (JAT)
Director Search

The University of Kentucky (UK) seeks a Director of the School of Journalism and Telecommunications (JAT). Reporting to the Dean of the College of Communication and Information, the Director serves on the college leadership team and works collaboratively with the leadership of the other academic units within the college that include the School of Library and Information Science, the Department of Communication, and the Division of Graduate Studies as well as the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, the Associate Dean for Research, the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs and the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

The School of JAT is recognized at UK and across the globe for its accomplishments in academic scholarship and professional areas. The School offers BA and BS degrees in three major areas of study – journalism (print, broadcast), integrated strategic communication, and media arts and studies. The School also participates in the graduate program of the college that includes the MA and Ph.D. in Communication.

The School annually enrolls more than 800 undergraduate students and is one of the fastest growing academic units at UK. The JAT curriculum effectively balances hands-on application with current and emerging theoretical research. Graduates are prepared for careers in news broadcasting and reporting, advertising and public relations, media management, and sound, video, and multimedia production. Most students complete internships as part of their studies. Our facilities and technology provide students with the opportunity to develop skills that exceed industry standards. JAT faculty are innovators outside of the traditional classroom and leaders in study abroad education and research. UK’s award-winning daily newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, is housed in the Journalism building.

As the highest ranking academic and administrative officer in the School, the Director provides academic leadership and administers all undergraduate programs, staff, and budgets. The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials (earned doctorate strongly preferred), national recognition, excellent teaching credentials, leadership skills, management experience and fundraising experience. The successful candidate should also have a record of, and continuing commitment to, scholarly and professional achievement commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor in the School.

The Director will be expected to demonstrate commitment to the School’s multi-track academic appointment system and will demonstrate leadership with accreditation processes involving the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC). The Director will be a dynamic leader with the ability to champion change and continuous improvement in a rapidly changing digital media landscape. The successful candidate must bring the ability to foster relationships with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and other stakeholders throughout the University and across the Commonwealth.

The University of Kentucky is a vibrant, highly residential/research-intensive public, land-grant university of approximately 30,000 students, nearly 3,000 faculty and 12,000 staff dedicated to improving people’s lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and healthcare. With more than 200 academic programs across 16 colleges and professional schools, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development and human well-being.

Priority applicant review will occur after September 1, 2014. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references either by regular mail or as PDFs in an email to: cemona2@uky.edu or Charlene Monaghan, Office of the Dean, College of Communication and Information, 308 Little Library, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0224.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

July 16, 2014

Texas Christian University

Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the Assistant Professor Level in Strategic Communication

The School of Strategic Communication in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of public relations to begin in the 2015-2016 academic year. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and experience in one or both of the following two areas: (1) writing and digital storytelling, and/or (2) strategic communication and the law.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or be in the process of completing a Ph.D. in the area of public relations, communication or a related area. Candidates must demonstrate research potential and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic communication. At least two years of industry experience are required. The normal full-time load is three classes one semester/two courses the second semester, along with commitments to school committees, advising and research.

TCU delivers a world-class university experience, consistently ranking in the top 5 percent of the 3,500 universities and colleges in the nation. Named for TCU alumnus Bob Schieffer, current host of the No. 1-ranked Sunday morning political interview show “Face the Nation,” the Bob Schieffer College of Communication recently completed a $5.6 million expansion and renovation.

TCU accepts online applications only at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty//CSSPage_Welcome.asp.
From there, click on “Find Openings” and then select “Communication Positions.” Include: a cover letter, a list of at least three references, and a curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin Oct. 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

TCU is AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on basis of age, disability, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, or veteran status.

Northern Kentucky University

Department of Communication
Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Journalism

The Department of Communication at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor of journalism, to begin in August 2015. The successful candidate will teach some combination of the following: introduction to mass media, news writing, reporting, copy editing and design, digital publishing, communication law, media ethics, public affairs reporting, online journalism, visual journalism, advertising, communication history, and media research. Experience with multimedia reporting tools in journalism is preferred. An understanding of the rapidly changing journalism profession is essential. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, teaching effectiveness, scholarship or creative activity, and service. A doctorate in mass communication or a related field is preferred, but a master’s in journalism or a closely related field with significant professional journalism experience will be considered.

The Department of Communication is part of the College of Informatics (http://informatics.nku.edu/), which focuses on the convergence of new information-related technologies and includes the Departments of Computer Science and Business Informatics. In addition to journalism, the department offers majors in public relations, electronic media and broadcasting, media informatics, and communication studies, and it also offers a master’s degree in communication. The College of Informatics is located in Griffin Hall, a new facility with state-of-the-art technology and includes integrated media labs, a research lab, and the Digitorium, a flexible large-scale teaching and interactive space. NKU, located eight miles south of Cincinnati, is a metropolitan university that values a commitment to multiculturalism, an interest in civic engagement, and learner-centeredness. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.nku.edu/.

All potential candidates must apply for this position at https://jobs.nku.edu. The appropriate listing can be found by clicking on “Full Time Faculty.” Applicants will need to register at the site and upload a letter of application, vita, summaries of the quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations from the most recent 2 years, and the contact information for three references. Only the references of our finalists will be contacted. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by September 15. Questions regarding the use of the website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu. Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chairperson, Dr. Brad Scharlott at scharlott@nku.edu. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

It is Northern Kentucky University’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons and to take the necessary actions needed to recruit, employ, train, promote, and retain qualified faculty and staff, including members of protected groups. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic, or veteran status, is prohibited.

July 15, 2014

Texas Tech University

Post-Doc in Crisis/Emergency Communication

The College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University invites applications for a post-doctoral position with a specialization in crisis communication, organizational response to natural disasters, and/or disaster preparedness. The post-doc will work with college faculty as part of a University-wide cluster hire initiative to support interdisciplinary research in the area of wind hazards.

Candidates should employ an empirical, social scientific research approach focused on communication processes in the areas of crisis communication, disaster response, and/or environmental issues. Superior candidates will have: (1) a strong program of research in crisis communication that emphasizes effective organizational response to crisis or disaster-related events; (2) the ability to contribute to the University’s interdisciplinary initiative to collaborate with researchers from Texas Tech’s Whitacre College of Engineering, Atmospheric Science Group of the Geosciences Department, and the National Wind Institute; (3) evidence of success obtaining and managing and/or a demonstrated interest in obtaining federal or foundation grants. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to COMC’s teaching mission.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. by the time of appointment in fields related to crisis communication or crisis management with an interest in natural disasters, and an active program of peer-reviewed publication in relevant research areas. The ideal candidate will also have professional experience managing organizational response to disasters or emergencies, working in STEM-related practice areas or working for government/municipalities prone to wind-hazard events or other natural disasters; experience in seeking external funding; demonstrated potential to join ongoing university and regional wind-related projects; and a general scholarly interest in environmental discourse.

Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be considered until the position has been filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and at least one research manuscript. ABDs/post-docs should submit three letters of reference; current assistant professors should submit the names of three references. Informal queries may be made to the chairs of the search committee, Dr. Glenn Cummins (glenn.cummins@ttu.edu) or Dr. Erik Bucy (erik.bucy@ttu.edu), but all applications must be made through online submission website: http://www.texastech.edu/careers/hr/. The requisition number is 960BR. Additional information about the College and the University is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/.

Texas Tech University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

July 11, 2014

University of Miami

School of Communication
Department of Journalism and Media Management
Assistant Professor, News and Media Management

The Department of Journalism and Media Management at the University of Miami is seeking a tenure-track professor at the assistant or associate level in the area of television and digital news production, operations and management. This position is to begin in Fall 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D., or provide evidence they will have completed all requirements for the degree by August 2015.

An active research agenda is required. Areas of particular interest include social, mobile and digital media and their effects on newsgathering practices and news business models. The Department welcomes a focus on international as well national research and is open to a variety of methodological approaches.

Applicants must be able to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following subject areas: newsroom management, television operations, the business of modern journalism, or digital and mobile media. At the graduate level, the successful candidate may also teach communication theory, research methods, or subjects related to his or her area of expertise, and will be expected to mentor graduate students and serve on dissertation and thesis committees.

The University of Miami is a vibrant, multicultural campus located in an international city with abundant opportunities to research the dynamics of journalism in a global information society. The successful candidate will join a faculty that enthusiastically seeks to be central to that conversation.

Review of applications will begin in September 2014 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter outlining your research agenda and teaching interests, curriculum vita, and at least three references to:

Prof. Sam Terilli, Chair
Department of Journalism and Media Management
School of Communication
University of Miami
PO Box 248127
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2105
sterilli@miami.edu

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.

University of Miami

School of Communication
Department of Journalism and Media Management
Wolfson Chair in Communication

The Department of Journalism and Media Management in the School of Communication at the University of Miami is seeking a new colleague to serve as the Frances Louise Wolfson Chair in Communication. This full-time faculty position is a non-tenure earning Professional Practice line. A graduate degree is required, as is an exceptional record of producing significant journalistic work (as evidenced by an award-winning portfolio).

The department seeks an accomplished storyteller-journalist to enhance our efforts in educating students in the art and science of engaging audiences across a variety of media platforms. We seek a high-level professional who brings a digital skill set and experience both nationally and internationally. The ideal candidate will have a passion for encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship. The department is interested in capitalizing on topic areas of particular relevance to the Miami area, such as tourism, culture, or sport throughout the Americas. Experience with both long-format work as well as to day-to-day reporting and producing is desirable.

The University of Miami is a vibrant, multicultural campus located in an international city with abundant opportunities to engage students in the dynamics of journalism in a global information society. The successful candidate will join a faculty that enthusiastically seeks to be central to that conversation.

Review of applications will begin in September 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, links to professional work, and at least three references to:

Prof. Sam Terilli
Chair, Department of Journalism and Media Management
School of Communication
University of Miami
PO Box 248127
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2105
e-mail: sterilli@miami.edu

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.

July 10, 2014

Wheaton College

Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing

The Business and Economics Department of Wheaton College (IL) invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position that will begin August 2015. A Ph.D. (or D.B.A.) in marketing or other relevant field is required. Teaching responsibilities include required introductory courses in marketing, as well as related upper-division elective courses. Experience in enterprise and/or international business is preferred but not required. Candidates should have a strong commitment to the liberal arts and the integration of Christian values into their teaching.

Cover letter and curriculum vitae should be sent via email to stephen.bretsen@wheaton.edu or via mail to:

Professor Stephen N. Bretsen, J.D.
Chair, Business and Economics Department
Wheaton College
501 College Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187

Applications will be sent to promising candidates. Review of applications will begin in August 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to the lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at www.wheaton.edu.