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June 9, 2017

Samford University

Howard College of Arts and Sciences

Samford University invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to submit applications for instructor or assistant professor in broadcast journalism. This nontenure-track faculty position is a one-year appointment beginning August 2017.

Qualified candidates will hold an earned master’s degree in mass communication or related field with a minimum of one year of professional experience in broadcast journalism; Ph.D. in mass communication or related field is preferred. Ability to teach sports media and film production is preferred.  A commitment to academic excellence, and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students and colleagues is expected. Candidates must support the Christian mission of Samford.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Please send letter of application, curriculum vita, three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, description of leadership experience, research interests and activities, and philosophy of teaching in a Christian university, specifically supported by two syllabi within the last three semesters. Philosophy must include discussion of how candidate has contributed to Christian mission in their career and how candidate will contribute to the Christian mission of Samford.

Submit to:
Drs. Bernie Ankney and Betsy Emmons
Search Committee Chairs

June 7, 2017

Northwestern University – Qatar

Director, Executive and Graduate Education
Education City, Doha, Qatar

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director to launch its new program in Executive and Graduate Education. The inaugural Director will create and implement a program of executive and graduate education to address the needs of the region’s growing media industries, taking full advantage of Northwestern’s world-class reputation in media education and NU-Q’s new, 515,000-square-foot, leading-edge media education center.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Candidates should provide a professional resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be submitted electronically via email to NU-Q’s consultants Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., and Robin Mamlet at NUQDirector-ExecGradProg@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in Qatar.

June 6, 2017

Missouri State University

Non-Tenure Track Instructor Media Theory (9-month appointment)

The Department of Media, Journalism & Film (http://mjf.missouristate.edu) at Missouri State University anticipates an August 14, 2017 opening for a non-tenure track instructor in Media Theory.

For a full position description and to apply online, go to https://jobs.missouristate.edu/.

Date of first consideration June 26, 2017. Master’s degree in Mass Communication or related discipline and a demonstrated record of teaching experience at the college level. Ability to teach classes in Media Theory, Media Analysis and Criticism, Mass Media & Society, and Issues in Media Ethics. Successful candidate must be able to describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into the curriculum. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses for 3-5 references can be uploaded electronically via the online application form. For more information contact: Dr. Mary Jane Pardue, MJF Department Head, Missouri State University, 901 S. National Ave. Springfield, MO 65897, MJPardue@missouristate.edu or 417-836-5218.

Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Texas Tech University

The College of Media & Communication
Assistant Professors of Practice in Strategic Communication
REQ# 10580BR

Job Description:
The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University seeks two (2) Assistant Professors of Practice in Strategic Communication (based in the Department of Public Relations) to teach in the college’s undergraduate and professional master’s degree programs. The ideal candidate will have a master’s or doctorate degree, teaching experience, and significant professional experience in public relations, advertising, and/or marketing. Experience in media management, entrepreneurship, social media, digital media production and/or sports will be considered a plus. We’re especially interested in candidates with professional media experience, media industry contacts, and experience teaching online. Ideally, these positions will be based in Lubbock, but an exceptional candidate may request the Dallas-area as a duty point.

Each hire will teach seven courses a year primarily in the online environment. Professors of practice are expected to stay current in the field and maintain professional relevancy through industry engagement (e.g., publishing in trade journals, leadership in professional associations, thought leadership, consulting, media outreach, creative production, client work, etc.).

The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University offers bachelor’s degrees in Advertising, Communication Studies, Electronic Media, Journalism, Media Strategies, and Public Relations. It offers master’s degrees in Communication Studies, Mass Communication, and Strategic Communication, as well as a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. With 1,600 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students, the College ranks among the nation’s top schools in media and communication. Texas Tech University enrolls 35,000 students and is recognized as a Carnegie Tier 1 Research University. The university’s main campus is in Lubbock, Texas, a vibrant city of 249,000.

The college ranks among the nation’s top schools in media and communications. It is home to the Center of Communication Research (CCR) (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/ccr/) , a state-of-the art research facility supporting faculty and graduate student research. It features labs in audience testing, content analysis, surveys, experiment, eye-tracking, focus group, and psychophysiology. The college is also home to the Outpost Social Media Lab, a major center for the study of new and emerging media (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/outpost), and the Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication, a center of teaching, research, and community outreach in Hispanic and International Communication. (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/hihic/). Additionally, the college has launched the Communication Training Center ( http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ctc/), a facility focused on training university instructors, faculty and graduate students how to enhance oral and visual communication skills.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin June 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply on-line at http://www.texastech.edu/careers. You will be asked to provide a Curriculum Vitae, graduate transcripts, contact information for three references, and a letter of application detailing your experience as a teacher and online educator. The Requisition Number for the position is 10580BR. Queries should be directed to Kristi Gilmore (Kristi.gilmore@ttu.edu) or Trent Seltzer (trent.seltzer@ttu.edu), co-chairs of the search committee.

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.

Please visit the college’s website for more information: www.depts.ttu.edu/comc

June 2, 2017

Virginia Commonwealth University

The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for three full-time faculty positions. VCU is a Carnegie R1 public research university in Richmond, Virginia (classified “highest research activity”) enrolling more than 31,000 students. The Robertson School has approximately 1,300 total students in three undergraduate sequences, two master’s programs, and one interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. This is an exciting time to be at VCU and a great opportunity to join our collegial team of faculty and staff. The Robertson School inspires students to be transformative media innovators. Through immersive teaching in skills-based courses, the School gets students career-ready. Find out more about the Robertson School at http://robertson.vcu.edu/.

Individuals hired for the positions below should have commitment to a diverse working and learning environment. Interest in contributing to the School’s growing international presence and community engagement is desired.

Position (A
) – Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Advertising Strategy (commencing August 16, 2018)
This tenure-track position requires a master’s degree or a Ph.D. in mass communications or a related field (ABD, with expected completion by August 15, 2018, is considered). Ideal candidates should have college-level teaching experience in advertising strategy with a track record of inspiring others to reach their full potential and an established research agenda or professional focus in advertising strategy (including consumer research, data analytics, competitive analysis, and marketing strategy) with the expectation of continued productivity at a high level. Expertise in one of the School’s existing focus areas (such as health communications, innovative digital media, or international media) or experience in producing award-winning advertising work is desirable.

Position (B
) – Tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor in Public Relations (commencing August 16, 2018)
This tenure-track position requires a Ph.D. in mass communications or a related field (ABD, with expected completion by August 15, 2018, is considered for an appointment at the Assistant Professor level). The ideal candidate should have college/university-level teaching experience and professional experience and teach courses in digital media, research, writing, graphic design, campaigns, international public relations, and/or strategic public relations at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For consideration for an appointment at the Associate Professor level, a candidate will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external grant funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the School. For consideration for an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, a candidate will be required to have an established research agenda, clear potential for external funding and traditional research or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the School.

Positions (C) – Full-time, non-tenure-track Instructor in Public Relations (commencing January 16, 2018)
Candidates for this term position must have: (1) a master’s degree in public relations or in a related field; (2) a proven track record of inspiring, guiding, and mentoring others to reach their full potential; and (3) high expectations for students. Successful college teaching experience is highly preferred. Course content will include (but is not limited to) PR graphics and production. Other courses could include digital media, research, writing, campaigns, international public relations, and/or strategic public relations. Candidates should have significant professional experience using the Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop as well as expertise in the areas of photographic composition, electronic newsletter design and distribution, website production, and video storytelling.

Application Materials and Process
Please provide the following application materials: (1) a letter of application (to Dr. Marcus Messner, Chair, Public Relations Search Committee or to Prof. Scott Sherman, Chair, Ad Strategy Search Committee); (2) current curriculum vitae (including the names and contact information of three references); and for the Associate or Assistant Professor position in PR or the Assistant Professor position in ad strategy (3) separate statements on scholarship agenda or professional focus and teaching philosophy or style; (4) non-returnable samples of research scholarship or professional work; (5) non-returnable samples of teaching materials and student work (if available); and for the Instructor position in PR (3) the following items as one PDF file: three non-returnable samples of teaching materials and/or professional work and three non-returnable samples of student work (if available).

Apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com/. For full consideration, application must be completed by September 15, 2017; position remains open until filled.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


June 1, 2017

Arizona State University

Assistant Professor – Digital Media and Audience Engagement job 12010

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is seeking two assistant professors to teach and conduct research in digital media and audience engagement. Required qualifications for the assistant professor positions are a Ph.D. with an emphasis on traditional and emerging quantitative and qualitative research techniques, multivariate statistical analysis, analytics tools and software. To read the full job description please go to: https://cronkite.asu.edu/jjobs

Applications must be emailed to cronkitejobs@asu.edu and include: 1) a current curriculum vita; 2) a letter outlining employment history, educational philosophy, scholarly research or creative interests and a description of how the applicant’s experiences will benefit the Cronkite School; and 3) names, positions and telephone numbers of three academic or professional references. Application deadline: September 15, 2017, or if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. More detailed information can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

Auburn University

School of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Journalism

Position:  The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Journalism beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2018.

Responsibilities: The candidate’s primary teaching assignments will involve teaching multimedia, design and data visualization. Candidates should be proficient in teaching the Adobe Creative Suite.

Applicants may offer other areas of teaching and/or research specialization in journalism, such as international, sport, political, business, photojournalism or media law. The successful candidate will have taught or have an interest in developing online journalism courses and/or study abroad opportunities.

The School of Communication and Journalism partnered with Raycom Media in 2013 to create a broadcast newsroom to train student journalists. Faculty and Raycom news professionals work with students in the newsroom to reinforce classroom lessons with live reporting experiences. Our desired candidate will contribute to this initiative.

Tenure-track faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research or appropriate creative work. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the school, college and the professional journalism community; teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in journalism or mass communication and more than three years of professional television news experience. Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered. However, appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor for an ABD candidate requires the earned doctorate by the Aug. 16, 2018 start date. If the candidate fails to complete the degree by the designated date, the position will revert to an instructor position. The offer will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2019. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching collegiate-level journalism courses and a solid record of scholarly or creative productivity or substantive evidence of research/creative potential. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding.

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 required.

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

Review of applications will begin Sept. 8, 2017, and continue until a candidate is selected.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. The university’s enrollment of 25,134 students includes 20,175 undergraduates and 4,959 graduate students. The School of Communication and Journalism has almost 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.

May 30, 2017

University of New Hampshire

Lecturer in Journalism
Department of English

The Journalism Program in the Department of English at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a one-year, renewable lecturership in journalism, beginning August 2017. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years’ professional journalism experience and demonstrated teaching ability. Experience in telling stories in multimedia formats is essential, as is social media expertise. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in digital reporting, entrepreneurial journalism, and basic and advanced newswriting. We seek someone who shares our commitment to individualized instruction.

To apply, and to view a full job description and minimum qualifications required, visit the following web site: https://jobs.usnh.edu

Application materials may be electronically attached with application. Please submit vita, cover letter, samples of digital and print work, three letters of reference, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Teaching evaluations will be welcomed. Review of applications will begin June 20 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction.

UNH is an AA/EEO Employer. UNH is committed to excellence through the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages women and minorities to apply.

UNH actively creates an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion and quality engagement for all.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/mxrp97msr4f7vzt4


Saint Louis University

Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor of Media Production

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a visiting non-tenure-track position in media production for the 2017/2018 school year (August 2017 – May 2018). We are seeking a candidate with expertise in creative non-fiction storytelling and multimedia production, who also can oversee studio production and postproduction.  The visiting position is at the instructor or assistant professor level in the Department of Communication.

Duties include a 4/4 teaching load that will include video production and media writing classes (e.g., Video Production and Design, Studio Production, Media Scriptwriting) as well as courses in the department’s undergraduate core (e.g., Media Lab). A course release in the fall semester is provided for service as the coordinator of the communication studio.

– Earned master’s or MFA degree by August 1, 2017.
– Documented teaching experience and excellence or evidence of excellent teaching potential
– Experience supervising and mentoring students and their projects or evidence of potential to supervise and mentor students and their projects
– Demonstrated mastery of various editing software and Adobe Creative Suite
– Additional consideration will be given to individuals who also have a record of professional experience in multimedia production, broadcast or another related field

Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with 170 undergraduate majors, 20 minors, 20 M.A. students, and 13 full-time faculty members. We have an undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional application of communication research within three different concentrations: advertising and public relations; communication studies; and journalism and media studies. We stress proficiency in production/technology across our curriculum. We also emphasize cultural competence and ethical reflection. Our master’s program includes courses in the areas of media studies, strategic communication, and communication studies. The department has a Communication Media Center, Studio Production Suite, and several computer labs to support student learning related to technology and production. Saint Louis University serves approximately 13,000 students. The main campus is in an ethnically diverse city neighborhood that features a major performing-arts district and a wide array of cultural institutions.

All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references. Please include a link to an online portfolio, website or reel of your work in the cover letter. Additionally, if you have teaching experience, please include a link to student projects that have been produced under your supervision. For additional information, contact Dr. April Trees, atrees@slu.edu, Search Chair.

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

Saint Louis University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit University and an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity employer (AA/EOE), committed to excellence through diversity and equity. In support of this commitment, we strongly encourage and welcome applications from women, minorities, and members of other historically underrepresented groups.

May 25, 2017

United International College (UIC)

United International College (Zhuhai, China), New Media Communication (currently under Public Relations and Advertising Program)

United International College (UIC), a consortium between Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University, invites applications to join our global Faculty in a full-time teaching position to begin in September 2017. Located in Zhuhai, a southern Chinese city known for its excellent environment, UIC is committed to advancing the globalization of higher education and is known for its innovative initiatives in liberal arts education in China.

The instructional language at UIC is English.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in communication with a special focus on new media/digital media or closely related field. ABD also considered.
  • Or, Master’s degree with significant professional experience (8+ years) in the communication industry, with practice in new media/digital media.
  • Prior teaching experience at the college or university level.
  • An interest in Chinese culture and society is a plus.

The position will include teaching undergraduate courses, supervising capstone projects, advising students, and providing service to the department and the university. Teaching duties include one or more of the following areas: introductory courses in new media, visual and interaction design, writing for new media, new media and technology, or data analytics.

Academic ranks as professor, associate professor, or assistant professor will be offered based on individual qualifications. Salary is globally competitive and is commensurate with experience. UIC offers healthcare benefits, a housing allowance, and support for research activities.

Review of applications begins immediately until the position is filled. Information on the college is available at http://uic.edu.hk/en. Please apply online at http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/job-vacancy/teaching-positions. Please include a letter of interest with specific reference to the new media position, a current CV, a list of 3 current references, and a recent teaching evaluation. References will only be contacted if a position is offered. Questions may be directed to Program Director of the Public Relations and Advertising Program, Dr. Fan Hu: fanhu@uic.edu.hk.