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December 29, 2017

University of Rhode Island

Assistant Professor, Sports Communication and Media

The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2018. We seek an academic and professional in sports communication and media to help develop and deliver a new program in this area.
The successful candidate will develop and deliver new courses in sports media and communication at introductory and advanced levels for undergraduate, and possibly graduate, students. The candidate may also teach and enhance existing course offerings. The standard workload includes three courses each semester, or 18 credit hours per year, advising undergraduate students, maintaining an active scholarly or creative program in sports media and communication, and performing service in the Harrington School, College, and University.

Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu  to apply and view complete details for job posting (F00070).  Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position, (#2) Curriculum Vitae or resume should include the names and contact information for three academic/professional references,  (#3) Statement of teaching philosophy and demonstration of teaching effectiveness,  (#4) “Other Document” a sample of written work and/or link to an example of a creative production.



The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of
other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

Albright College

Assistant Professor, Public Relations and Advertising

The Communications Department at Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, seeks an Assistant Professor in Public Relations and Advertising, with the appointment beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will teach courses in our Public Relations and Advertising track, including Campaign Planning, Writing for Public Relations & Advertising, and Public Relations & Advertising Research, and serve as a mentor to students desiring careers in the field. Additionally, this faculty member will contribute to our general education curriculum as well as our department’s core curriculum, teaching classes such as Media and Society, Communication Theories, and Communications Research. Teaching load is six undergraduate courses per year. The new faculty member is encouraged to contribute to our department’s reputation for community engagement by overseeing internships and experiential learning projects.  Ph.D. or ABD in Communications or a related field required; professional experience in public relations and advertising highly desirable. Experience or interest in digital initiatives and Spanish-language or Latino media is a plus.

Review of applications will begin January 29, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted to communications-search@albright.edu  and should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) scholarship sample; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; and 5) recent teaching evaluations; and arrange to have sent three reference letters, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness.

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. For more information: about the position see www.albright.edu/employment; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.

Webster University

Three Faculty Positions
School of Communications

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for three tenure track faculty positions beginning August 2017:

  • Assistant Professor in Advertising & Marketing Communications
  • Assistant Professor in Games & Game Design
  • Assistant or Associate Professor in Games & Game Design

For more information about these positions and the School, please see:  http://www.webster.edu/communications/about/job-opportunities.html

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in six diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Ghana, and Athens, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Georgia Southern University

Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism—Search #67481
College of Arts and Humanities, Department of Communication Arts

The Department of Communication Arts in the College of Arts and Humanities invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism. This position is located on the Statesboro campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/.

Within this setting, the Department of Communication Arts is the largest in the College of Arts and Humanities, and is home to five majors: Communication Studies, Multimedia Journalism, Multimedia Film and Production, Public Relations, and Theatre. It is a vibrant, innovative department that stresses faculty collaboration and cross-disciplinary instruction. The department occupies a recently renovated building with studio, editing/lab, classroom and office spaces. Rigorous classroom instruction is complemented by experiential activities that encourage students to both learn about and apply class concepts. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to program development and assessment, especially in the area of the University’s Quality Enhancement Program’s focus on writing.

Position Description. Reporting to the Department Chair, the assistant professor of multimedia journalism requires teaching MMJ courses as well as courses in the area of converged news production curriculum, as well as research, and service responsibilities. The position is an academic (9/10 month), tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned terminal degree in journalism, mass communication or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in journalism-based coursework, by August 1, 2018
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution
• A demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching
• Ability to teach in the areas of required news/media courses, including teaching basic news creation across multiple platforms such as print, online, video and audio
• A demonstrated commitment to research
• A demonstrated dedication to professional development
• Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in managing experiential multiplatform environments
• Ability to support additional journalism course offerings such as sports reporting, STEM journalism, magazine writing and editing, opinion journalism, and/or copy editing

Screening of applications begins February 5, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Jennifer Kowalewski, Search Chair, Search 67481
Communication Arts
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8091
Statesboro GA 30460-8091
Electronic mail: jkowalewski@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-0126

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/commarts/. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

December 19, 2017

Gannon University

Assistant Professor, Communication

Gannon University’s School of Communication and The Arts seeks an Assistant Professor in Communication with a specialty in Health Communication. The appointment for this tenure-track position begins August 2018. The successful candidate will teach in the graduate Health Communication program, in undergraduate Communication, and in the upper level and basic Speech courses. The candidate will also advise undergraduate and graduate students as assigned.

Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include a Ph.D. (completed by fall 2018) in Mass Communication, Communication, Health Communication or related discipline. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. For more information about Gannon, visit www.gannon.edu.

Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Stephen F. Austin State University

Stephen F. Austin State University’s Department of Mass Communication invites applications for an assistant professor of mass communication. This full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position is to begin Sept. 1, 2018.

Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate-level classes. An ideal candidate will teach required courses predominately in multimedia journalism such as media writing, multimedia production, and convergence reporting. The ability to teach courses in social media and future technology and other related areas of mass communication is highly desired. Being able to teach photojournalism is a plus. Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. The ability to teach quantitative research methods would be an asset. The successful candidate would be expected to serve as the faculty advisor to the department’s Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) student chapter and promote and guide external student competition in this role, teach courses in the unit’s master’s degree in mass communication and maintain an active research agenda that contributes new knowledge to the discipline and to the graduate program.

The preferred candidate would hold a Ph.D. in communication or related discipline; ABDs will be considered, but the candidate must be able to demonstrate that the degree will be completed within the first year of employment. MFAs will be considered. Professional experience as a journalist is a plus. The successful candidate must possess a commitment to maintaining an active scholarly agenda and participate in advising, recruitment, service and committee work at the department and university level.

To apply, submit your application online at http://www.sfasu.edu/personnel along with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of teaching effectiveness, samples of scholarly work, copies of all transcripts and five references with complete contact information. Questions may be directed to Dr. John Hendricks at (936) 468-4001. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

December 18, 2017

University of North Alabama

Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Communications

The University of North Alabama invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor position in the Department of Communications. The position will teach four undergraduate courses per semester in both the Radio-TV & Interactive Media sequence and the Journalism: Multimedia sequence. Courses may include Communication in a Global Age, TV Production and Performance, Broadcast News Writing, and Advanced Radio-Television Production. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in television news production and a record of teaching excellence. Experience with online teaching is a plus. The position will begin August 2018 and will be subject to annual reviews to determine re-employment during the three-year appointment. Successful candidates for the Visiting Assistant Professor position must have a Ph.D. in Mass Communication or a related field. Successful candidates for the Visiting Instructor position must have a Master’s degree in Mass Communication or a related field. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Butler Cain (bcain1@una.edu), Search Chair. Applications for this position will be accepted until filled.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/4650. Applications will only be accepted through this system. Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and Reference List.  Three letters of reference and unofficial or official transcripts will also be required, but can be sent at a later date.  For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call the Office of Human Resources at 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.

December 15, 2017

Elon University

Strategic/Corporate Communications, Elon University

The School of Communications at Elon University invites applications for an assistant professor position in strategic communications with an emphasis in corporate communications, effective August 2018.

We seek an outstanding faculty member with professional experience and a Ph.D. (tenure track) or a master’s degree (continuing track or lecture track) who is committed to being a teacher-scholar-mentor and contributing meaningful service to the school.

Key courses include Corporate Publishing and Web & Mobile Communications. Other courses could include Communications in a Global Age, Public Relations & Civic Responsibility, Strategic Writing, Communication Research, Advertising in Society, Strategic Campaigns, the Great Ideas capstone course, or in the Corporate Communications concentration in the M.S. in Management program, as well as a willingness to teach in the Elon Core Curriculum.

Elon’s nationally accredited School of Communications is home to 1,250 students, representing 20 percent of Elon’s student body, in a new 105,000-square-foot Communications Commons in the heart of campus. Students select among six majors: Journalism, Strategic Communications, Cinema & Television Arts, Communication Design, Media Analytics and Sport Management. More than 500 students are Strategic Communications majors. To learn more about the School of Communications, visit http://www.elon.edu/communications.

Elon is a dynamic private university known as the national model for engaged learning. Elon features small classes, an international focus and outstanding technology. The university attracts 10,000 applicants a year for 1,500 seats in the incoming class and ranks first among master’s-level universities in the South in the U.S. News rankings. The university is located between Raleigh-Durham to the east and Greensboro to the west on a campus that is a designated botanical garden. To learn more about Elon, visit http://www.elon.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be received by January 26 to be assured of consideration. Email a letter of application, CV, a link to a professional portfolio, and the names and contact information for four references to corpcommsearch@elon.edu. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

December 14, 2017

Kutztown University

The Department of English at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in writing/public relations beginning Fall 2018.  In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Required: ABD in Communication, English, or a closely related field with conferral of degree by 12/31/2019.  Preferred: Ph.D. or terminal degree in Communication, English or a closely related field.  Candidate must demonstrate evidence of recent, relevant professional experience in agency, corporate, or nonprofit public relations as well as a minimum of two years of experience teaching at the college or university level.

The Department of English seeks an engaged and engaging colleague to join its faculty and to teach courses that are part of its expanding public relations curriculum.  The 4/4 teaching load will include public relations writing and other public relations writing courses, such as writing for social media, research for public relations, storytelling for public relations, public relations ethics and law, and corporate public relations, depending on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.  Successful interview and demonstration of teaching abilities required.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of reference and all official college-level transcripts to: Dr. Amy O’Brien, Chair, English Faculty Search Committee, Department of English, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530.  Only complete application packets will be considered.  Review of applications will begin Jan. 2, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.  For more information on our program, visit our website at: http://www.kutztownenglish.com or contact the search chair at aobrien@kutztown.edu.

December 11, 2017

Marist College

The Department of Art & Digital Media at Marist College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Digital Media to begin Fall 2018. The department offers four undergraduate degrees in Digital Media, Studio Art, and Art History. The Department will return to a newly renovated and expanded Steel Plant Studios in 2018, which includes networked Digital Media labs, a Makerspace lab, Drawing, Painting, 2D, 3D, Printmaking studios, and Art History classrooms.

The successful candidate will teach a 3-4 course load in undergraduate Digital Media courses including our foundation Introduction to Digital Media course and specialized courses. Specialties of interest include Digital Photography, Video, Multimedia, Web and Graphic Design, Sequential art and Digital Illustration, and Game Art.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to departmental programming, assessment, curriculum development, hold office hours, advise students, and serve on department and college level committees. The candidate will also be expected to keep an ongoing record of professional and scholarly activity.

Terminal degree in fine art, digital media or related field is required. Three years teaching experience in Digital Media related courses at the undergraduate level and/or equivalent professional experience preferred. Applicants must demonstrate strong teaching skills. Ideal candidates will have both academic qualifications and professional experience.

About Marist
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 381 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees. www.marist.edu

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Applications will be reviewed starting February 1, 2018. Application deadline is Friday, March 16, 2018. Only online applications are accepted.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.