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November 19, 2015

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) | Mass Communication Law
School of Journalism and Mass Communication

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites nominations and applications for a faculty position in media law at the rank of assistant professor.

Required: Ph.D. in mass communication or related field; or J.D. with M.A. in mass communication or related field or professional media experience.

Successful candidates for this position will show outstanding promise of sustaining a vigorous program of original research and publication and show promise of excellence in graduate level teaching and advising (both M.A. and Ph.D.). They should demonstrate the capacity and commitment to teach undergraduate and graduate academic courses in the area of media law. Depending on their background and interests, successful candidates will have opportunities to teach courses related to strategic communications, journalism, electronic media or other topics in mass communication studies represented in the School’s curriculum.

Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, b) relevance of their scholarly research to the school’s academic priorities and fields of inquiry, c) evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and d) strength of recommendations.

For more information:

Southern Connecticut State University

Communication – Assistant/Associate Professor
Advertising and Promotions – Two Positions
Search Nos. 16-018 & 16-006

A detailed description of the position and required application materials can be found on the Southern Connecticut State University website.


SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

University of Hartford

The School of Communication at the University of Hartford has two full-time openings for applied assistant professors with a start date of August 2016. These positions are for an initial two-year contract with opportunities for renewal and longer-term contracts. Applied faculty members are expected to demonstrate high levels of professional productivity, as evidenced by sustained excellence and innovation in their field of practice. Candidates with an interest in promoting and encouraging members of under-represented minorities to pursue careers in communication are especially welcome. Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:

Public Relations/ Social Media – Ph.D. or a Master’s degree; substantial public relations work experience; expertise in the development and implementation of communication campaigns across traditional and digital media platforms; skilled in the use of social media for organizational/brand messaging; demonstrated effectiveness in relevant college or university teaching, and a willingness/ability to employ technology in teaching.

Journalism/Media – A minimum of a Master’s degree is required and professional experience is preferred. Preferred candidates will have collegiate-level teaching experience or the equivalent professional experience and be able to teach a variety of courses related to writing, reporting and editing across a range of delivery platforms.

For a complete description of the jobs, application requirements and contact information, please go to: http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/cmm/facultyPositions.html

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)
College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships for the Academic Year 2016.

Successful candidates will be appointed as CLASS Postdoctoral Fellows and affiliated with one or more than one of the constituent schools of the College—namely, School of Art, Design, and Media, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information.

Applications are welcome for the research themes listed below. Preference will be given to projects that cut across disciplinary boundaries in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. Successful candidates are expected to begin their fellowships in July or August 2016.

a. Global Asia: Asian history, culture, and society from a global perspective
b. Storytelling: Narrative in cognition and interaction
c. Emotion from a humanistic and social perspective
d. Translation studies, with a focus on China or South East Asia
e. Ageing in Asia
f. Digital culture

Please obtain application details from: http://class.cohass.ntu.edu.sg/Research/Pages/Postdoctoral-Fellowship-Openings.aspx.

The application deadline is Jan 15, 2016 (11:59pm Singapore Time).

November 18, 2015

Ball State University


Tenure-track faculty position, with an emphasis in journalism graphics and visual journalism, available August 19, 2016, in the ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in information visualization and graphics reporting, web design and coding, and visual communication; actively pursue creative endeavors for external peer review and/or publish scholarly research in journalism graphics, visual journalism or related areas; serve on department, collegiate, and university committees as assigned; perform other duties as assigned by the department chairperson. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree or higher in journalism, visual communication, mass media, communications or related field by time of appointment; three years professional experience in multimedia journalism or visual communication with a design or journalism graphics emphasis; ability to teach web design and coding for journalism, including HTML5, CSS and Javascript; defined scholarly research and/or creative endeavor plan. Preferred qualifications: terminal degree in journalism, mass media, communications or related field; more than three years of professional visual communication experience; undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience; record of creative endeavors with successful peer review or a scholarly research record with corresponding publications; experience with additional coding languages specific to visual communication design.

Send cover letter, current vita, digital portfolio relevant to interaction design and/or information visualization, transcript of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for at least three references to: Jennifer George-Palilonis, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 (jageorge2@bsu.edu) as electronic submission is encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)

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.

The Department of Journalism seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Requires successful completion of a background check.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor
Database Journalism and Strategic Analytics
Lemke Department of Journalism
J.W. Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

The Lemke Department of Journalism in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor of database journalism and strategic analytics, beginning August 15, 2016. This position will teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and is expected to develop new journalism courses in database research and analysis. While the candidate may teach other courses in the department, a teaching specialty area in or related to database research and analysis is desired. The position will also supervise Master’s and Honors students developing theses using database research and analytics. The position is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous track record of nationally competitive research and/or creative publications in an area related to database research and analytics. We are especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our department.

successful candidate holds the following qualifications:


  • Masters degree in journalism, advertising, public relations, mass communications, or a related field;
  • Professional experience relevant to database research and analytics;
  • University or college teaching experience;
  • An active program of traditional or creative scholarship in a relevant area.


  • PhD or MFA in journalism, advertising, public relations, mass communications, or a related field;
  • Experience in database research and analysis as applied to investigative reporting, infographics, online storytelling, as well as web publishing;
  • Experience in database research and analysis as applied to digital analytics; developing consumer insights; digital campaign or media planning; and/or promotion and management of digital brands.

Application Process: To apply, please submit a letter of interest; complete curriculum vitae; a plan of academic research or creative scholarship; and a list of three professional references to: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/10437. Completed applications received by December 9, 2015 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

James Madison University

Assistant / Associate Professor – Advertising and Media Production – 0407048

The School of Media Arts & Design (SMAD) at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track or renewable-term Assistant / Associate Professor in Advertising and Media Production beginning in August 2016.

SMAD seeks a student-oriented colleague to teach creative advertising in the Integrated Advertising and Corporate Communication (IACC) concentration, including advertising copywriting and other advertising courses in his/her areas of expertise. The successful candidate will also teach introductory skill courses in Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign, web and/or video production in the department’s foundation course sequence.

SMAD has four concentrations: Converged/Interactive Media, Integrated Advertising and Corporate Communication (IACC), Digital Video and Cinema, and Journalism. The SMAD faculty represents a blend of professional and academic interests. The school has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors. For more information about the SMAD program, go to http://smad.jmu.edu/.

All SMAD faculty are engaged in teaching, service and research or creative activities. An MFA or Ph.D. is required for a tenure-track appointment; ABD applicants with the degree near completion will be considered. A master’s degree is required for a renewable-term appointment.

JMU is a vibrant university of more than 20,000 students. It is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main Street community of about 50,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The university is approximately one hour from Charlottesville and two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. JMU has been ranked as the South’s top public master’s-level university for 17 of the past 21 years by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, go to http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/.

Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation. To apply go to JobLink.jmu.edu, reference posting number 0407048, complete the faculty profile, and upload the required cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will begin December 10, 2015 and continue until the job is filled.

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

November 17, 2015

Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, PA
Instructor of Communication

Lock Haven University invites applications for a part-time (50%), temporary position in Communication to begin August 20, 2016 and ending May 26, 2017. The successful applicant will teach two courses each semester in one or more of the following areas: advertising design, advertising sales, media planning, campaign development, event planning, sports public relations, web analytics, or new media (social media, online, multi-platform) applications for advertising and public relations.

Responsibilities may include online teaching.

Required qualifications: Earned Master’s degree in related disciplinary area and relevant professional work experience.

Desired qualifications: Doctoral degree in related disciplinary area and two or more years of college teaching experience.

A full position description and online application are available on Lock Haven University’s website at http: http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/2838 Must apply online.

Review of candidates to begin in December 2015 and will continue until position is filled.

The University of New Mexico

Department of Communication & Journalism
Chair, Tenured Associate or Full Professor

The Department of Communication & Journalism invites applicants at the rank of a senior associate professor or professor with tenure to be appointed as chair upon joining the department. The successful applicant must be a scholar able to lead an integrated department with graduate programs in communication and undergraduate programs in communication, journalism and mass communication. The ideal candidate should be able to encourage collaboration and enhance learning opportunities with community organizations, professionals and public media outlets. Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in communication, journalism, mass communication or a related field, achieved the rank of senior associate or full professor and administrative/leadership experience at the department level or higher.

For complete details on preferred qualifications and to apply, please go to https://unmjobs.unm.edu and reference Posting #0832552. For best consideration, apply by December 15, 2015. For more information, contact, Dr. Janet Shiver, Chair, Communication & Journalism at jshiver@unm.edu.

The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AA employer and educator.

Auburn University

Director, School of Communication and Journalism

The School of Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University invites applications and nominations for School Director beginning fall semester 2016. Start date is August 16, 2016, but may be as early as July 1, 2016. The Director reports to the Dean of the College.

The school comprises programs in Communication, Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations, and a master’s program, each with an elected Associate Director. Candidates are invited to apply who match or complement one of these areas.

The Director of the School of Communication and Journalism is the top academic and administrative officer in the School. The director oversees all undergraduate and graduate faculty and programs, staff, budgets, resource development, and allocation. As a member of the senior administrative team of the College of Liberal Arts, the director represents the school to a wide range of campus, academic, and professional constituencies. The successful candidate will have strong academic and/or professional credentials and a national reputation with a record of continuing scholarly and professional achievement commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor in the school.

Candidates should demonstrate proven administrative and leadership ability, strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, faculty and staff management experience, budget management expertise, successful development experience, and effective alumni relations. Candidates should evidence a commitment to high standards of scholarship, faculty engagement, and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This appointment is for a five-year term, which is renewable contingent upon satisfactory annual reviews and School policies.

Candidates should meet the qualifications of a tenured full professor at Auburn University and hold a terminal degree in Communication, Journalism, Media Studies, or Public Relations.

Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive for the position.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills are required.

Application: Please go to this website to apply for the position: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/

Review of applications will begin Feb. 1, 2016 and continue until a candidate is selected.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2015 edition of the U.S. News and World Report ratings of undergraduate programs, it was ranked 48th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence offering Bachelor’s, First Professional, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees. Its fall 2015 enrollment of 27,287 students includes 21,786 undergraduates, and 4, 398 graduate students. There are 1,209 full-time instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools, with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs. The School of Communication and Journalism has more than 1,000 students in its four undergraduate majors and master’s program (www.cla.auburn.edu/cmjn).

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.