August 19, 2016
College of Communication
Assistant Professor of Advertising
The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks an applicant for a tenure-track assistant professor position in advertising to begin August 2017.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach basic and advanced courses in advertising and offer expertise in such areas as creativity, account planning, advertising strategy, account management, digital media strategies, advertising sales, copywriting and/or art direction, Latino media and communication, and/or health communication. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, growing faculty who direct and support innovative and expanding B.A. and M.A. degree programs in public relations and advertising. We seek individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and the drive to help us raise DePaul’s national profile in public relations and advertising education. Applications are strongly encouraged from people with demonstrated success in working with diverse student bodies.
Our location in the heart of Chicago, the nation’s third largest media market, provides an unparalleled opportunity to forge strong working relationships with key industry professionals and to offer students cutting-edge, pre-professional training.
A Ph.D. in advertising, mass communication, or a related field is required. ABDs will be considered, but applicants must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment. Professional industry experience is desirable. Excellent research support available. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
To apply, please visit the following link to complete the application form: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu
You will need electronic copies of: 1) a cover letter that addresses your interest in and qualifications for the position; 2) a current CV; 3) contact information of three references; and 4) one or more examples of published research.
Any materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be sent to:
Maria De Moya, Chair
Advertising Search Committee
College of Communication
1 E. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
August 17, 2016
Tenure Track Assistant Professor (6 Positions)
The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates for six tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research in one or more of the following broad areas.
Position 1. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Public Relations and Strategic Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) public relations, corporate communication, strategic communication, and/or digital and social media. A thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice related to public relations and/or strategic communication is required.
Position 2. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Health Communication
We seek an engaged scholar with demonstrated expertise in health communication broadly defined. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: culture and health, health campaigns, health promotion, health information seeking, patient-provider communication, health risk perception and behavior, social support, e-health, and/or health care advocacy.
Position 3. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Organizational Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in organizational communication, leadership, and/or new communication technologies. In particular, research and teaching interests in gender, diversity, and organizational culture in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are desired.
Position 4. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in New Media and Political Communication
We seek a scholar with expertise in– activism, elections and campaigns, power and politics, collective action, social movement, civic engagement, public opinion, and/or political psychology and behavior.
Position 5. Assistant Professor in Qualitative Communication Research Methods
We seek a scholar with expertise in qualitative research methods in communication. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: health communication, organizational communication, digital media studies, social change communication, development communication, science communication, and/or performance studies.
Position 6. Assistant Professor in Critical/Cultural Studies and New Media
We seek a scholar with expertise in critical/cultural studies of new media. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: digital rhetoric and digital humanities, cultural studies of new media, political economy of new media, postcolonial theories of new media, new media mobilities, digital Marxist theory, performance studies and new media, new media policies and regulations, and/or digital ethics.
The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS and ranked first in Asia, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is home to cutting-edge multi-disciplinary scholarship on digital media studies. Remuneration and work support provided are internationally competitive.
Please submit: (1) Research and teaching interest statements, (2) Curriculum Vitae including publications and teaching experience, (3) names, affiliates, and contact details of PhD supervisor and three other references, (4) selected copies of up to 2 journal/conference articles or book chapters representing best work. Please indicate CLEARLY on your application the position you are applying for. These appointments are set to commence in 2017.
A Ph.D. in Communication or relevant fields is required. Candidates who are at the ABD stage and can show clear evidence of PhD completion are also welcome to apply. We strongly uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply. Review of applications will begin on 31 August 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Enquiries and applications should be sent to Gayathri Dorairaju at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 16, 2016
Assistant Professor in Audio, Digital and Video Media
E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is seeking an assistant professor in digital media with an emphasis in audio/video for the 21st century. The successful candidate will have professional experience that enables him or her to teach undergraduate and graduate courses reflecting the modern demands of a news industry that has an increasingly digital and mobile focus.
The successful candidate will be on the tenure track and will be expected to produce a strong record of scholarly research and/or professional creative activity. The E. W. Scripps School is invested in this candidate’s creative and academic success through start-up funding, generous travel allowances to attend conferences, potential graduate student research assistants, and access to advanced labs and other equipment. This candidate will be expected to serve on thesis and dissertation committees.
In addition, the school offers state-of-the-art teaching facilities, many international opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, and a collegial, teamwork-oriented work environment. Our undergraduate students are academically oriented, many of them coming from honors programs in high school. Our graduate program, which includes master’s and Ph.D. students, provides additional teaching, mentoring, and research opportunities.
A Ph.D. in journalism, communications or a related field is required. A.B.D. will be considered but the Ph.D. must be in hand within one year of appointment. Applicants must be A.B.D. by the time of application.
We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Apply by September 16th, 2016. http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/19995
Assistant / Associate Professor – Advertising Copywriting and Media Production – 0407513
The School of Media Arts & Design (SMAD) at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track or renewable-term assistant/associate professor position beginning in August 2017.
SMAD seeks a student-oriented colleague to teach creative advertising, including advertising copywriting and other 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. IACC will be replaced by a newly developed Creative Advertising concentration in fall 2017. SMAD faculty represent a blend of professional and academic interests. The school has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors. For more information about our program, go to www.jmu.edu/smad.
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. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.
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/.
To apply go to http://JobLink.jmu.edu, reference posting number 0407513 and submit the faculty profile, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a list of 3 professional references. Screening of applications will begin September 15, 2016 and continue until the job is filled. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation.
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.
Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/vkjtkkpks2
Río Piedras Campus
TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING
The School of Communication at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, announces a search to fill a full time, tenure track faculty position in the area of Public Relations and Advertising, to begin in January 2017.
Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Organizational Communication or very closed related disciplines from an accredited university; professional and research experience in Advertising. The candidate must also have scholarly articles in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations or Organizational Communication; skills in use of social network ; proficiency in Spanish and English; teaching experience at the university level.
- teach undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars in the areas of Advertising and Communication;
- supervise thesis and professional practices;
- conduct research and publish in their areas of specialization;
- participate actively in School committees, activities and projects, as well as those at the Río Piedras Campus;
- develop proposals seeking external funding;
- comply with all other obligations of a teaching job covered by the bylaws of the University of Puerto Rico.
Deadline to receive documents- September 30, 2016. Applications must send: 1) a cover letter describing their academic philosophy and vision of public relations and advertising, research, creation, teaching and publication; 2) evidence of their research, publications and creative work; 3) official academic credentials of all their degrees; 4) curriculum vitae; 5) three recommendation letters to:
Comité de Personal
School of Communication
University of Puerto Rico
Río Piedras Campus
PO Box 21880
San Juan, PR 00931-1880
Send a copy to: email@example.com
Published in compliance with the University of Puerto Rico by laws as amended Certification 160 (2014-2015) Art. 65. The University of Puerto Rico is an equal employment/affirmative action employer.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Race, Media and Communication
School of Communication
The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in School of Communication beginning August 1, 2017.
The School of Communication is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment focused on Race, Media and Communication. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and collegial community of scholars, professionals, and creators in the School, with an appointment in one of SOC’s four divisions: Journalism, Public Communication, Film and Media Arts, or Communication studies. Candidates should have a track record and established trajectory of high-impact scholarly, professional, and/or creative work that focuses on the intersections among race, media and communication; significant experience teaching about race and the media at the University level is preferred. Experience mentoring members of diverse communities is highly valued. The successful candidate will be skilled in both theory and practice, and demonstrate the ability to work across divisions with expertise in a specific area such as data broadcast, online media, or visual media.
Tenure-track faculty are expected to conduct scholarly, professional, or creative work. Most tenure-track faculty carry a 2-2 teaching load. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: https://apply.interfolio.com/36706. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three references, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent creative, professional, or scholarly published papers or working papers. Please contact Aisha Green, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions.
Salary and benefits are competitive.
American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu. Learn more about the School of Communication at http://www.american.edu/soc/.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.
August 15, 2016
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION
OPEN RANK POSITION IN HEALTH COMMUNICATION
The Department of Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for an open rank position (full, associate, or assistant professor level) in Health Communication starting September 1, 2017. We are seeking applicants with the promise of national and international prominence in one or more of the following five areas: (1) e-health or m-health technologies; (2) health promotion and behavior change; (3) health care quality and outcomes; (4) health disparities or inequalities; or (5) genetics. Applicants should have a strong background in either quantitative research methods or mixed methods.
Health communication members of our faculty engage in interdisciplinary, grant-funded research collaborations addressing questions with both substantive theoretical and practical implications. We seek a colleague who will help us continue this tradition and can teach health communication and research methods courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants should be interested in contributing leadership toward the further development of undergraduate and graduate health communication programs in the department.
Texas A&M University offers health communication scholars a suite of communication research labs along with a number of excellent opportunities for collaboration, with scholars from the College of Medicine, the School of Public Health, the Department of Health & Kinesiology, and the interdisciplinary program on genetics. The Public Policy Research Institute (PPRI) and Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy offer possible collaborations in the areas of health and health policy. In addition, Texas A&M’s location is not far from Texas’ large metropolitan areas permits collaboration with scholars from other universities, including the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
The department offers the PhD, MA, BA and BS degrees, and has 24 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, more than 45 graduate students, and over 1200 undergraduate majors. Further information regarding the department is available at: http://comm.tamu.edu. Texas A&M is a research-intensive flagship university with more than 59,000 students, including 10,000 graduate students, making it the sixth largest university in the United States. The student body includes 26% African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, and American Indian or Alaskan Native students, as well as approximately 5,000 international students from 130 countries. We seek candidates who can teach effectively in a diverse and global classroom. Texas A&M ranks among the top universities nationally in total research expenditures (with more than $800 million dollars per year). Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is deeply committed to enhancing the diversity and excellence of its faculty and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. A PhD or other doctoral degree is required in communication or a related field such as psychology, public health, health education, or health services. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to the department through excellence in teaching, research, and service. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, no more than two publications, and names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Richard Street (email@example.com), Department of Communication, 4234 TAMU, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4234. Phone: (979) 845-5500; FAX: (979) 845-6594 (emailed applications are preferred).
Co-Chairs: Richard L. Street, Jr. & Johanna Dunaway, Committee Members: Antonio LaPastina, Jennifer Lueck, Emily Rauscher
August 11, 2016
Chair, Communications Department and Associate or Full Professor of Communications
The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for the Chair of the Communications Department to begin August 2017. The University seeks a person who can lead a department of 13 full-time faculty lines and four academic majors: Communication Studies, Journalism, Radio/Television, and Public Relations/Advertising. The successful candidate will lead a collegial, dynamic department, provide strong leadership through strategic planning, and support a liberal arts education.
The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in an area of communications, evidence of effective, collaborative leadership; and an ongoing record of teaching, scholarship, and service that will support appointment to advanced Associate or Full Professor of Communications.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/employment.
The University of Southern Indiana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer that values diversity, respects differences, and provides a sense of belonging and inclusion.
Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/wtys39htdc
ADVANCED QUALITATIVE METHODOLOGIES CLUSTER HIRE CLA POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT 2016
The Departments of Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, and the Brian Lamb School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University (http://www.cla.purdue.edu/) are conducting a cluster hire for an advanced qualitative methodologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks, starting in the fall of 2017. This search is concurrent with a search for two advanced quantitative methodologists as part of a larger hiring initiative with departments in the College of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/), seeking a total of six tenure-track or tenured faculty members (three in each College) to expand campus-wide expertise in social, behavioral, and health science statistics and research methodology. For information about the cluster see: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/research/clusterhire/index.html.
The successful candidates for these positions will be expected to contribute to the research and teaching programs of the departments in which they affiliate, and to collaborate with others within the cluster and across the university in interdisciplinary and extramurally funded research. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to an anticipated multi-college, shared graduate training platform to prepare students to address 21st century problems, and including an interdisciplinary graduate certification program in advanced quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
The College of Liberal Arts at Purdue includes ten academic units across the social sciences, humanities and arts and is home to or closely affiliated with a wide range of interdisciplinary programs and research centers, many of these programs focus on addressing global grand challenges, including: Center on Aging and the Life Course, Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion, Center for the Environment, Center on Religion and Chinese Society, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Purdue Policy Research Institute and the C-SPANN archives. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in one of the social science disciplines participating in the cluster hiring initiative, a strong publication record (for Associate-level applicants) or the promise of a strong publication record (for Assistant Professors), a research program with high likelihood of external funding, and the potential for teaching and mentoring excellence. Faculty responsibilities will include maintaining a productive research program, directing graduate student research, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in methodology in their home department as well as cross-listed courses.
For our qualitative methodologist position in the Cluster, we seek applicants who use innovative approaches to social and cultural research methods for the contemporary global context. They will use leading-edge methods to help understand changes in societies and cultures and to collaborate with others in building more sustainable communities; combining information, problem-solving and answering research questions in innovative ways. They will demonstrate how they use innovative methodologies and methods to work across cultural groups, disciplinary lines, organizational and political contexts, to address human problems or for policy or advocacy work. Expertise may be in one or more of the following: Research Design, textual, discourse, computer assisted or GIS analyses, multi-sited work, mixed-methods, team-based, ethnographic, participatory, comparative historical, visual and digital methods, archival, surveys, mapping, interviews, critical case studies, Evaluation or Assessment, Digital data curation and management.
A background check will be required for employment in this position. Reviewing of applications will begin on October 1, 2016, and continue until the positions are filled. Please send a cover letter outlining qualifications, vita, research and teaching statements, a writing sample, and the names of three academic references via email in PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Professor Melissa Remis, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Liberal Arts Cluster Hire Search Chair, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 47907 (email@example.com).
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE METHODOLOGIES CLUSTER HIRE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
The Departments of Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, and the Brian Lamb School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University (http://www.cla.purdue.edu/) are conducting a cluster hire for two positions in quantitative methodologies and/or formal theory at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks, with initial positions starting in the fall of 2017. This search is concurrent with a search for an advanced qualitative methodologist as part of a larger hiring initiative with departments in the College of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/), seeking a total of six tenure-track or tenured faculty members (three in each College) to expand campus-wide expertise in social, behavioral, and health science statistics and research methodology. For information about the cluster see: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/research/clusterhire/index.html.
The successful candidates for these positions will be expected to contribute to the research and teaching programs of the departments in which they affiliate, and to collaborate with others within the cluster and across the university in interdisciplinary and extramurally-funded research. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to an anticipated multi-college, shared graduate training platform, including a graduate certification program in advanced methodologies.
The College of Liberal Arts at Purdue includes ten academic units across the social sciences, humanities and arts and is home to or closely affiliated with a wide range of interdisciplinary programs and research centers, including: Center on Aging and the Life Course, C-SPAN Archives, Center on Religion and Chinese Society, Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Purdue Policy Research Institute and Center for the Environment. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in one of the social science disciplines participating in the cluster hiring initiative, a strong publication record (for Associate-level applicants) or the promise of a strong publication record (for Assistant Professors), a research program with high likelihood of external funding, and the potential for teaching and mentoring excellence. Faculty responsibilities will include maintaining a productive research program, directing graduate student research, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in methodology in their home department as well as cross-listed courses. We are particularly interested in candidates with a substantive area of research and who have demonstrated expertise in innovative quantitative techniques. We welcome applicants with expertise in the analysis of large or untraditional data, advanced hierarchical or structural equation modeling, experimental design and causal inference, automated textual analysis, and network analysis, among other areas.
A background check will be required for employment in this position. Reviewing of applications will begin on October 1, 2016, and continue until the positions are filled. Please send a cover letter outlining qualifications, vita, research and teaching statements, a writing sample, and the names of three academic references via email in PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Professor Melissa Remis, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Liberal Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 47907 (email@example.com).
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.