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September 12, 2014

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking an innovative scholar for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant or associate level. We seek a creative and broad thinker who demonstrates the ability to publish in the communication field’s top journals or academic presses. We are particularly interested in scholars with research interests in digital media, who draw on interdisciplinary bodies of theory, and who are open to mixed-methods approaches and collaborations.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline and have a proven record of teaching and research. Submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching philosophy, and the names of three references online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/50577.

Michigan State University

ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND HEALTH COMMUNICATION

The Department of Advertising + Public Relations at Michigan State University seeks a scholar-teacher with a strong background related to health as well as advertising and/or public relations, for a tenure-system position at the assistant or associate professor level, beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will participate in TRIFECTA, a university initiative that fosters research and instructional collaboration among faculty in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the College of Nursing.

This faculty member will participate in the emerging field of translational scholarship, which involves understanding how to translate health science into messages for non-experts. Such research might include (but is not limited to) how to improve prescription drug advertisements, more effective methods for sharing crisis or risk information, using emerging media tools to better inform people about new or changed medical treatments or interventions, or enhancing medical device labeling and instructions for safer use.

A Ph.D. in communication, psychology, sociology, marketing, or other relevant social science field is expected. Commitment to high-quality, empirical research and external grant activity is required. The position will involve undergraduate and graduate teaching in advertising and/or public relations. The successful candidate will participate in or may lead college-wide initiatives that involve the College of Engineering and the College of Nursing.

The Department of Advertising + Public Relations is home to internationally recognized scholars and practitioners, with a long history and reputation of being a leader in advertising and public relations research and teaching. Alumni and faculty have achieved positions of prominence in industry, government, and academia.

To Apply
Please direct any questions regarding this search to Dr. Elizabeth Taylor Quilliam, Department of Advertising + Public Relations, at quilliam@msu.edu. To apply, please refer to Posting #0045 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.msu.edu. Applicants should submit electronically the following: 1) cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position, 2) a curriculum vita, and 3) the names of three references who may be contacted by the search committee. The search committee will begin reviewing applications September 22, 2014, continuing until the position is filled. The search closes when a suitable candidate is hired. Duties to begin on, or before, August 16, 2015.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU 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.

University of Kansas

The University of Kansas Communication Studies Department invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Political Communication emphasizing social or new media studies and a strong preference for candidates using quantitative methods of inquiry. Superior candidates will be those who can also compliment to other areas of department focus. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of research in the field and evidence of teaching excellence. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in the political communication track at both the undergraduate and graduate level as well as participate in departmental and university duties, including student advising and committee work.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Jeff Hall: hallj@ku.edu.

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1697BR.  A complete application includes:  cover letter, curriculum vitae, proof of teaching experience (e.g. course evaluations), teaching philosophy, research statement, and the names and contact information for three references.

Initial review of applications will begin October 8.

KU is an EO/AAE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

University of South Carolina

Qualitative Scholar Position
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track, open rank faculty position effective August 2015. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and a passion for qualitative scholarship in journalism and mass communications. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in communication or related areas or a JD. ABDs are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong record of or potential for scholarly research.

The School
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications currently enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates and 60 graduate students in journalism, advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications. The SJMC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism and mass communication and a Ph.D. in mass communication. The faculty consists of a collegial group of researchers and educators with a wide range of backgrounds and interests. The School maintains a dual track (academic and professional) faculty tenure and promotion system. For more information, visit the School’s website at www.sc.edu/mcis.

The University
The University of South Carolina is classified as a research-extensive university with very high research activity. The university is located in South Carolina’s capital, a unique, family-friendly city located equidistant from beautiful Atlantic beaches and the historic, rolling Blue Ridge mountains. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Application Procedure
Applications, nominations or questions may be addressed to:
Bonnie Drewniany, Chair, Qualitative Research Faculty Search Committee
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Drewniany@sc.edu
803-777-6093

Applicants should send electronically a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references and one journal article. The application materials should be prepared in a single PDF and emailed to the search committee chair. The deadline for receiving applications is November 30, 2014.

University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Journalism Faculty Advisor/Lecturer

The Journalism Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for a full time faculty advisor/lecturer position. This individual will work with the Department’s current Faculty Advisor to advise and communicate with majors and prospective majors, teach four courses per year and engage in related service. We seek a colleague with broad based professional and academic capabilities who can work on a team and represent the Department in a wide range of recruiting/advising efforts. This individual also will teach two journalism courses per semester in areas such as newswriting, Introduction to Journalism and Readings in Journalism. The position is anticipated to begin either Jan. 1 or Sept. 1, 2015.

About the Journalism Department: In fall 2014, the Journalism Department moved into a new state-of-the-art facility in the center of campus, overlooking the scenic Campus Pond near the library and Student Union. The new building includes digital classrooms, a broadcast studio, editing rooms and faculty offices. The Department serves approximately 325 undergraduate majors and offers a B.A. through the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Eleven full-time faculty members work closely and collaboratively to deliver an academically and professionally balanced curriculum that embraces the digital era of journalism and the essential role of journalism in democratic life.

About the University of Massachusetts Amherst: The UMass flagship campus in Amherst is one of the largest research universities in New England. It sits on nearly 1,450 acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. It enrolls more than 22,000 undergraduate students and 6,300 graduate students and employs more than 1,200 full-time instructional faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Journalism or a related field, experience in journalism and teaching and a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please submit a letter of application addressed to BJ Roche, Search Committee Chair, and resume to umass.interviewexchange.com. Review of applications will begin Oct. 15 and continue until the position is filled.

*Note: The candidates must apply through Interview Exchange unless unable to do so because of accessibility issues.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

Southern Methodist University

Assistant Professor of Practice Journalism (Position Number 053188)

The Division of Journalism invites nominations and applications for an assistant professor of practice to teach in the new Fashion Media program. The Division of Journalism offers both a major and a minor in Fashion Media. The program trains journalists to communicate in all areas relating to fashion including design, manufacturing and retail. Students in the program must demonstrate significant knowledge of the cultural and artistic aspects of fashion as well as the division’s foundational skills in writing, ethics, and advanced digital technology. This is a non-tenure-track position that will teach the introductory course in Fashion Media as well as upper-level theoretical or practical courses. The ideal applicant will have significant academic and professional credentials in fashion and media. A one- to three-year contract will be offered, depending on qualifications, and is subject to renewal with potential promotion to full professor of practice. Successful teaching at the university level will be helpful. The position begins August 2015.

Minimum qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in journalism or communication and five years’ professional in media and/or fashion.

Preferred qualifications: A terminal degree (Ph.D. or MFA) in journalism, communication or fashion. A master’s degree in journalism, communication or fashion and 10 years’ professional experience in a major media market.

Send letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, complete curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Mark Vamos, William O’Neil Chair in Business Journalism, Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 750113, Dallas, TX, 75275-0113, or as email attachments to mvamos@smu.edu.

We encourage digital applications. Emailed files should be saved to smallest size. Digital applications can be mailed to mvamos@smu.edu.

To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by Oct. 15, 2014. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decisions after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

The Division of Journalism is a program committed to teaching the media professionals of the 21st Century. We are situated in the top media market in the Southwest, and we emphasize teaching and scholarship in convergent media. Our digital facilities are state of the art. Our students excel in developing critical thinking skills with an uncompromising commitment to fairness, ethics and professionalism. Our Web site is http://www.smu.edu/journalism. Also see the SMU student media Web site at http://www.smudailycampus.com.

SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. Explore Virtual SMU at http://www.smu.edu.

SMU has a beautifully shaded campus of Georgian Revival-inspired architecture and is situated in the heart of Dallas. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, a culturally rich arts and global business center, is home to many universities, arts organizations and Fortune 500 & 100 corporations. http://www.dallaschamber.org.

SMU will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.

September 11, 2014

MediaScience®

MediaScience® is a private media research company located in Austin, TX and is seeking a Survey Analyst to join the team. MediaScience® conducts research for major television and media companies such as ESPN, ABC, Disney Channel, A&E, and Hulu, as well as national advertisers. We apply the rigor of experimental research to the evaluation of various media and advertising platforms using a variety of research tools and methods including psychophysiology, eye tracking, facial coding, reaction time, and survey. The MediaScience® Survey Analyst has a strong background in statistical analysis of survey data and is responsible for survey and behavioral data preparation, error-checking, coding, basic and advanced level analyses, and report generation. Experience with quantitative research methods, SPSS, and large survey data sets are required. Applicants are currently being considered to immediately fill one full-time position. Pay is commensurate with experience. If you are interested, please email a C.V. to jobs@themediapanel.com with “Survey Analyst” in the job description.

University of Massachusetts Amherst

R 46830 – UMass Journalism Tenure – Track Assistant Professor

The Journalism Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with research and teaching interests in journalism studies. The position is expected to begin Sept. 1, 2015.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of research/scholarship and teaching interests in areas such as, but not limited to, public interest, public affairs or public policy journalism; sociology and the news; public health, medical and/or science journalism; social movements, social change and the news media; advocacy and social justice journalism; politics and the news; and public interest communication and the news.

The ideal candidate will also have the ability to teach the interpretation and contextualization of research/numbers/statistics for the public. Responsibilities include teaching two courses a semester; maintaining a scholarly/creative research program; and providing service to the department, University, and discipline.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

About the Journalism Department: In fall 2014, the Journalism Department moved into a new state-of-the-art facility in the center of campus, overlooking the scenic Campus Pond near the library and Student Union. The new building includes digital classrooms, a broadcast studio, editing rooms and faculty offices. The Department serves approximately 325 undergraduate majors and offers a B.A. through the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Eleven full-time faculty members work closely and collaboratively to deliver an academically and professionally balanced curriculum that embraces the digital era of journalism and the essential role of journalism in democratic life.

About the University of Massachusetts Amherst: The UMass flagship campus in Amherst is one of the largest research universities in New England. It sits on nearly 1,450 acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. It enrolls more than 22,000 undergraduate students and 6,300 graduate students and employs more than 1,200 full-time instructional faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: A PhD in journalism/mass communications or a related area is preferred; ABDs and/or those with a master’s degree and considerable professional experience will be considered; Teaching experience is required; Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of or potential for research in journalism studies.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please submit a letter of application, addressed to Professor Nick McBride, Search Committee Chair; a curriculum vitae; and the names/contact information for three references to umass.interviewexchange.com. Applications should be received by the priority deadline of October 27, 2014, in order to ensure consideration. Applications may be reviewed after that date until a suitable pool of candidates has been identified.

*Note: Candidates must apply through Interview Exchange, unless unable to do so due to accessibility issues.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

Bradley University

The Department of Communication at BRADLEY UNIVERSITY is seeking to fill an assistant professor position in Sports Communication beginning in August 2015. The individual selected will be expected to possess a terminal degree; Ph.D. in communication is preferred. Progress toward a terminal degree will be considered but the individual will be eligible for a tenure track position only upon completion of the terminal degree. Appropriate college level teaching experience is required. Facility with digital aspects of converged media and a record of research and/or creative production are preferred. The individual should be able to teach courses in Sports Media and Society, International Issues in Sports, Sports Ethics, Digital Journalism, Sports Promotion and Publicity and other courses in the individual’s area of expertise.

Interested individuals should submit applications including a letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation electronically and in hard copy to Dr. Joshua Dickhaus, Sports Communication Search Committee, Bradley University, 1501 W. Bradley Avenue, Peoria, IL 61625, e-mail jdickhaus@fsmail.bradley.edu.

Salary is competitive. Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

For full position information and description: http://www.bradley.edu/humanresources/opportunities/faculty.

For more information visit www.bradley.edu.

BRADLEY UNIVERSITY is committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

American University

School of Communication
Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Journalism
Location: Washington, DC

The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2015.

Responsibilities include teaching a 2-2 load of undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as participation in department, school and university activities. Faculty work closely with students on individual and group projects and serve as mentors.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to ongoing budgetary approval.

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 www.american.edu/soc/.

QUALIFICATIONS
We are seeking candidates with significant professional experience and active engagement in transforming the field via the study and practice of advanced journalistic methods and institutional and platform innovations. Candidates should have a proven record of experience and thought leadership in one or more of the following areas: large-scale investigative reporting, data-driven journalism, trans-media broadcast journalism, media entrepreneurship, and systems design and analysis in emerging media platforms. The successful candidate will have an emerging or established body of work recognized for its excellence in the academic and professional communities as well as an active agenda for continuing original and innovative contributions in the field and specific targets for external research support. Previous support from leading foundations preferred. A Ph.D. or a master’s degree and extensive relevant experience is required. Teaching experience will also receive preference.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/26060. Application reviews will begin September 22, 2014. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent creative, professional, or scholarly work. Please contact Andrea Dargin, Faculty Coordinator, at dargin@american.edu if you have any questions.

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.