March 21, 2014
Media Economics Professor
Associate or Full Professor
The University of Missouri invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor position in media economics (quantitative focus) beginning in August 2014. This new position is part of a unique collaboration among the Department of Economics, The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the Trulaske College of Business.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in journalism, communication, marketing, economics or related discipline.
Competitive recruitment: Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their scholarship (research and publication), teaching and success in securing external funding.
Teaching and Research Assignment: Candidate will teach two courses in economics per year in addition to maintaining an active interdisciplinary research program that involves Journalism, Economics, and Marketing. The research program, headquartered at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, will focus on media economics.
Application Process: Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please provide a letter describing research, professional background, and a CV with the names and contact information of three references. Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system. Please reference job number 12782. Email Elizabeth Hardt (email@example.com) with any questions.
The University of Missouri is located in the city of Columbia, Missouri. It is the flagship of the University of Missouri System and a member of the Association of American Universities.
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) was launched in 2004 with a grant of $31 million from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. In conjunction with the centennial celebration of the Missouri School of Journalism, RJI’s headquarters were opened in September 2008. The 50,000 square-foot facility on the University of Missouri campus has state-of-the-art resources to test and demonstrate new technologies, experiment with new approaches to producing, designing and delivering news, information and advertising, and to host conferences that can be live-streamed around the world.
The Trulaske College of Business is celebrating its centennial in 2014. It has a legacy of business leadership, development and innovation.
The Economics Department is part of the College of Arts and Science. The faculty includes a broad mix of scholars whose research focuses on applied and policy-relevant analysis with strengths in industrial organization and empirical microeconomics. The department runs a formal weekly seminar series and an informal brown-bag lunch, and co-hosts an annual two-day conference with the research departments of the St. Louis and Kansas City Federal Reserve banks, which brings in researchers from around the region and beyond.
The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity, and it is expected that successful candidate will share this commitment. MU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ADA institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
March 20, 2014
School of Journalism
The School of Journalism at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term faculty position in the area of sports journalism. We seek an expert with professional experience, teaching experience and whose scholarship and teaching interests focus on the skills, strategies and use of communication technologies to investigate and report on sports events, issues and personalities and health issues related to sports.
We are looking for a motivated colleague who will form a dynamic partnership with us, as we become the “go-to” place for sports journalism. Our future colleague should have experience and teaching skills on managing and disseminating information effectively and gathering, writing and reporting with innovative technologies. Successful candidates will have evidence of scholarly work that may include impact of social media on athletes and sports health issues. A keen interest to lead sports media study abroad and summer programs is preferred. External funding success and collaborations across disciplines are part of this position. Rank will be commensurate with degree and experience.
Please direct questions to L.A. Dickerson, Chair of the Sports Journalism Search Committee, School of Journalism, MSU, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please refer to Posting #9200 and complete an electronic submission at the MSU Employment Opportunities website: jobs.msu.edu. Applicants should submit: 1) cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position, 2) current vita, and 3) the names of three references who may be contacted by the search committee. The search committee will begin considering applications April 1, 2014.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color veterans and persons with disabilities.
March 18, 2014
Assistant Professor of Communications
Northwestern College (Iowa) invites applications for a tenure-track position in a growing communications program beginning August 2014. We seek a communications generalist with expertise in journalism and/or public relations and the ability to teach courses in media law, journalism, advertising, converged media platforms, social and emerging media, mass media and society, as well as new courses. The successful candidate will also be responsible for advising the student newspaper and journalism practicum, internship supervision, and advising and recruiting students. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. or MA in communication or a related field, professional experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and college service. Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, Northwestern College seeks candidates with an authentic Christian faith who will support the college’s mission, Reformed and evangelical identity, and commitment to Christian liberal arts as expressed in our Vision for Learning.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply go to: http://www.nwciowa.edu/employment/open-positions/237/assistant-professor-of-communications. In addition, send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and the names and email addresses of three references to: email@example.com. EOE/AA
Faculty Positions – Mass Communication
The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana, an Historically Black Catholic University located in the heart of New Orleans, invites applicants for TWO tenure-track positions in Mass Communication beginning August 2014. One position will be at the senior level to serve as Department Head, and the other will be at the junior level. For the senior position, The Department seeks individuals in Mass Communication or a related field with a range of specializations to teach within those specializations as well as in the Mass Communication core. Regular scholarly output and service activities are expected as well, and both candidates will advise students in their degree programs and their extracurricular production organizations.
The successful candidate for the senior Department Head position must hold an earned doctorate in Mass Communication or Journalism and will have abundant opportunities to develop the direction of this newly-independent department in line with his or her vision of an innovative, modern Mass Communication department. He or she will contribute to program revisions, mentor students, and provide leadership to other faculty.
For the junior position, the PhD is preferred, but ABDs may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Media Law and Ethics. Specialization is open but will complement the focus of the new Head.
The program actively supports Xavier’s mission of promoting a more just and humane society through service-learning projects and community-based research collaborations. The Mass Communication Program has an established television and radio production organization and a sports broadcasting team. The campus newspaper and yearbook are published through the Campus Media Office, which operates out of the Department.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, log in to our online system at: https://jobs.xula.edu. Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references, a statement of teaching philosophy and research agenda. The letter of interest should be addressed to: Chris Faircloth, Search Committee Chair. Any questions should also be addressed to Chris Faircloth at firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/AA.
March 14, 2014
Director for Online and Distance Education/Professor of Practice in Strategic Communication and Innovation
The College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University seeks a Director of Online and Distance Education to oversee the development, marketing, recruiting, growth, and management of the college’s new online professional master’s program in strategic communication and innovation and other distance activities. The candidate will have an advanced degree, either an M.A., MBA, or Ph.D. and significant professional experience in media and communication. Experience in social media, marketing, recruiting, presenting, and/or entrepreneurship will be considered a plus. Experience in distance and online education also will be considered. The director also will teach three distance classes a year in the program. Media contacts and experience in Dallas or other major metro areas in Texas are preferable. The position can be based in Lubbock or Dallas and involve travel.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A description is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/masscom/about/employment.php. Applicants should apply on-line at https://jobs.texastech.edu/ and to provide a Curriculum Vitae, graduate transcripts, a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers, and a letter of application describing your professional media experience and expertise and teaching experience. The Requisition Number for these positions is: 90889.
The search committee is headed by Dr. Coy Callison, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, College of Media and Communication. Questions may be addressed to him at email@example.com or 806-834-5344. Texas Tech University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Texas Tech University is an EEO/AA/ADA institution. Texas Tech University attempts to support dual-career couples. For more information, see our web site at www.depts.ttu.edu/masscom/.
The College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks an innovative and visionary leader to steward the transformational growth of the Department of Communication Studies. The department currently has 9 faculty members and offers bachelor’s and masters’ degrees. Department growth is a top priority for the College, and significant resources are planned to support the recruitment of multiple faculty members and the infrastructure development needed to ensure the establishment of a modern and dynamic communication studies department that aligns with university strengths and contemporary societal needs. Among others, strategic areas for potential development include digital media management and health communication.
With a total student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and over 2,200 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is the major teaching-research university in the state of Alabama. UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, with over one hundred countries represented on campus. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and offers a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.
The successful candidate will have administrative experience and vision to lead a department that emphasizes research excellence and quality undergraduate and graduate instruction. A Doctorate in Communication or a related field is required. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2014, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references either by post to Dr. David Schwebel, Communication Studies Search Committee Chair, University of Alabama at Birmingham, HHB 510, 1720 2nd Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35294-1152 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION
Position: Assistant Professor of Mass Media Communication. Nine-month tenure track. Appointment begins August 2014.
Description: Teaching responsibilities will include a variety of mass media courses according to departmental need and in areas of expertise. The position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the University.
Qualifications: Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff and students. In pursuit of this commitment, the department seeks an individual strongly invested in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. A terminal degree or near, in a media discipline from an accredited institution of higher education is required for appointment as assistant professor. Serving as faculty adviser to the student yearbook will be a part of the instructional load for this position. In addition, duties will include teaching courses according to departmental need and in areas of expertise, including public relations/strategic communication.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include university supplemented health insurance and TIAA-CREF.
The University: Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, a charming, family- centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic DeGray Lake, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit www.hsu.edu, www.arkadelphiaalliance.com, or www.arkadelphiaschools.org for more information about Henderson and our community.
Application: Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three current references, and unofficial transcripts to:
Michael Taylor, Search Committee Chair
Henderson State University, 1100 Henderson Street
HSU Box 7502
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
Electronic submissions strongly encouraged: email@example.com
Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy. The successful applicant will be required to provide official transcripts.
Professor of Practice in Strategic Communication and Innovation
The College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University seeks a Professor of Practice in Strategic Communication and Innovation to teach in the college’s new distance program. The candidate will have an advanced degree, either a master’s degree or doctorate, and significant professional experience in media and communication. Experience in social media, marketing, recruiting, presenting, and/or entrepreneurship will be considered a plus. The candidate will teach seven courses a year with the possibility of a reduced load for assisting with recruiting and management of online programs. Professors of practice are expected to stay current in the field and publish in trade journals, magazines, or newspapers. We’re especially interested in candidates with professional media experience and media industry contacts.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A description is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/masscom/about/employment.php.
Applicants should apply on-line at https://jobs.texastech.edu/ and provide a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers, and a letter of application describing teaching experience. The Requisition Number for these positions is: 90873.
The Search Committee chair is Dr. Coy Callison, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas Tech University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Texas Tech University is an EEO/AA/ADA institution. Texas Tech University attempts to support dual-career couples. For more information, see our web site at www.depts.ttu.edu/masscom/.
School of Journalism and Communication
Chair for the Center in Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement
The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) seeks a leader who is dedicated to creating the future of journalism and civic engagement as the inaugural Chair in Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement. Candidates should be committed to enhancing democracy, public knowledge and civic life while exploring new approaches to and pushing the boundaries of journalism and communication. The Chair will join a faculty in SOJC’s Portland and Eugene locations. The Chair will play an integral role in the development and operation of SOJC’s new Center for Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement.
The ideal candidate will be excellent at collaborating to generate and implement new ideas in an ever-changing media landscape. The candidate will be dedicated to developing and building strategic alliances for media innovation. The candidate should fully understand the process of creation, production, and distribution of knowledge in the public interest.
Candidates will have a demonstrated knowledge of, and participation in, innovative initiatives in journalism and communication; the potential to successfully seek external funding for new initiatives; a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students as well as public and professional communities representing diverse backgrounds; and demonstrated potential for a program of scholarship or creative activity that fully engages in national and international discussions about the future of journalism and public engagement.
Bachelor’s degree with significant relevant experience required. Advanced degree preferred. In exceptional circumstances, extraordinary professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for the required degree.
Employment begins September 16, 2014 for a 1-to-3 year renewable contract. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by April 9, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Please submit a letter of interest, CV and contact information for three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3944.
The SOJC is the only accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest. With 2100 undergraduates and 115 graduate students, the school is one of six professional schools at UO. UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies; professional M.A.s in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication; undergraduate majors in advertising, journalism, media studies, public relations; Honors Program; and Media Studies minor; and supports the interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor.
The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013 and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Black World Studies
Miami University’s Middletown Campus seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor beginning Fall 2014 to teach courses in Black World Studies and other courses in areas of specialization. Preference will be given to applicants who can also teach in history (particularly world history) or media and communication (particularly mass media or intercultural communication). The successful candidate is also expected to advise students and engage in appropriate professional, institutional, or community service. Appointment is for one academic year. Require: PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor), ABD (for appointment as Instructor).
Miami University Middletown (MUM) is an open-admissions, regional campus. It offers bachelor ‘s and associate degrees in the College of Professional Studies and Applied Sciences as well as beginning coursework for most four-year degrees at Miami University, including a major and minor in Black World Studies through the Oxford campus.
Submit vitae, cover letter and list of three references to email@example.com. Screening of applications begins March 27, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Miami University is an EOE/AA employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses. Miami’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.