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July 10, 2015

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q)

Faculty Position in Strategic Communication

Northwestern University’s first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), invites applicants for a faculty position in Strategic Communication (Integrated Marketing Communication/Public Relations). The person selected will join the faculty of the school’s Program in Journalism. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. and be prepared to teach undergraduate students in strategic communication as well as one or more related areas such as data journalism, media and society, digital and global communication, health communication, or sports communication/journalism.

NU-Q’s programs in Journalism, Communication and Liberal Arts aim to prepare students for careers in media industries and other fields and are committed to the advancement of freedom of expression and independent media. The university aspires to a legacy of education and discovery in a dynamic area of the world in which media industries, science, technology, health care and the information economy are fundamental goals of the host nation, Qatar. Many faculty find this to be a geographic area rich in research opportunities. NU-Q has partnerships with Al Jazeera and the Doha Film Institute.

We seek individuals engaged in visionary lines of teaching, research and creative activity who will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff comprised of women and men drawn from Qatar, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America. The successful candidate will join faculty colleagues whose teaching experience includes Northwestern, Stanford, Cambridge, Columbia, Minnesota and other highly ranked schools. Located in Education City in Doha, Qatar, NU-Q collaborates with sister institutions that include Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, Texas A&M, and Virginia Commonwealth.

NU-Q faculty-in-residence receive a highly competitive salary and benefits including overseas allowances and travel as well as funds for research and faculty development. August 1, 2015. Rank for this non-tenured position is based upon qualifications and experience.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please send a letter of application, a CV, a sample of research, writing or creative work, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three references to: faculty-recruitment@qatar.northwestern.edu

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.

Saint Mary’s College of California

Assistant Professor Tenure Track, Global Communication, School of Liberal Arts

Closing Date/Time: Sat. 10/31/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Faculty contractual responsibilities are equivalent to seven (7) courses each academic year. Typical teaching load is six (6) courses with one (1) additional course equivalent reassigned for dedicated work with students. This position is primarily responsible for instruction and curricular development for courses in public communication with an emphasis on contemporary global media. We are particularly interested in scholars with an emphasis in non-Western countries and contexts. A strong commitment to the Communication field is important with demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: a) theories and practices of journalism and mass media, b) transnational/transcultural critique, d) strategic mediated communication for social change, e) social movements theory, or f) political economics of global media industries.

While the candidate must have knowledge and experience in teaching their area of specialization within the context of a Public Communication curriculum, a strong understanding and commitment to the broader components of the Communication field is also desired to allow for instruction in general courses within the department, such as lower division intro courses and Senior Capstone, as well as mentoring of internships in the media, and academic advising for undergraduate majors.

Faculty are expected to regularly participate in two core liberal arts programs, the Collegiate Seminar Great Books Programs and the January Term and serve the College on committees and engage in scholarly activities. The work is collegial in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.

Experience and Qualifications:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Communication or related field with evidenced teaching experience and scholarship. Candidates must hold a strong commitment to student-centered teaching and research and professional activity at the national level. Candidates should also be committed to a liberal arts education and are expected to participate in departmental and College service activities. Appreciation of and deep respect for the learning/teaching environment and for the students, staff and faculty who comprise it and the willingness to embrace the Lasallian commitment to teaching and learning is required. Demonstrated commitment and success working in diverse, multicultural communities, preferably in higher education settings should be apparent.

For more information and to apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/631984

Consideration and review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

For earliest consideration and possible interview at the NCA conference, apply by October 1, 2015. For further information, please contact Lori Erokan at le6@stmarys-ca.edu, (925) 631-4048.


University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Communication (Public Relations/Strategic Communication) – Three Positions – The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is seeking three assistant professors in communication (tenure track) beginning in January or August, 2016. The successful candidates will teach introductory and advanced courses in public relations/strategic communication and have an opportunity to develop new courses and teach at the graduate level.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in communication (or related area) required for tenure; ABD considered for initial appointment. Ability to teach introductory and advanced public relations courses required. Experience in public relations and in teaching diverse student groups preferred.

See more job details and how to apply at: http://www.uwsp.edu/hr/jobs/Pages/default.aspx

Application review begins September 14, 2015.

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July 8, 2015

Chadron State College

Communication Arts Faculty – (Tenure track position)

Required: Doctorate in Communications or closely related field. ABD considered. See web posting for full list of qualifications at http://www.csc.edu/hr/jobs/. Click on Faculty openings.

Preferred: Ability to teach variety of classes in department’s majors and new ESP program. Face to face and online. Willingness to participate in interdisciplinary course development.

Teaching Responsibilities: Position is on the Chadron State College campus teaching courses in communication Arts that contribute to our comprehensive major with options in Journalism, Public relations and Interpersonal Communication. Active development of courses for our Essential Studies Program (ESP) program including First Year Inquiry (FYI) and Capstone courses, serve on departmental and college wide committees required. Participation in assessment at the department level and in ESP assessment required. Other responsibilities include willingness to engage in high impact practices, student research and supervise student groups/clubs.

Salary commensurate with qualifications; excellent benefits package. Rank and Salary commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with SCEA Agreement; excellent benefits package. Work authorization and/or visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Online application process at http://www.csc.edu/hr/jobs/. For questions call CSC Human Resources at (308) 432-6224.

Brigham Young University

School of Communications
Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications
Professional Continuing Faculty Status Track
Advertising Position

Position: Permanent (continuing faculty status) professional track position in advertising. The successful candidate must have 10 years of professional experience in the advertising industry as a creative director with the ability to nurture young creative talent (art directors and copywriters) to help them produce advertising campaigns. The candidate also should be able to mentor students to enhance their creative portfolios. This position places heavy emphasis on teaching creative track classes, as well as other advertising-related subjects: introduction to advertising, strategic planning and senior capstone classes. The successful candidate should have the ability to network with working advertising professionals to help secure student internships and clients and/or projects for the AdLab (the student-run advertising agency). An understanding of film, animation, photography, art and design is essential with the ability to collaborate with artists in these fields. Social media expertise to assist students as they compete in an ever-changing media landscape is desirable. A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred. Appointment will be at assistant or associate rank according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.

The deadline for submitting an application and supporting materials is August 1, 2015. A review of candidates will begin shortly thereafter. The position start date will be January 1, 2016.

Apply online for position 150239FAC at https://yjobs.byu.edu. Please attach your resume or vitae and statement of teaching philosophy with your application.

Akita International University (AIU)

Graduate School of Global Communication and Language
Global Communication Practices (GCP)
Full-time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Graduate School of Global Communication and Language invites applications for a position in Global Communication Practices at the Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or full Professor level, beginning April 1, 2016.

Akita International University (AIU) was founded in 2004 as the first “public university corporation” in Japan, and in 2008 it opened the Graduate School of Global Communication and Language, as a “professional graduate school” to meet the needs of the globalizing age. AIU’s graduate school consists of three programs: English Language Teaching Practices (ELT), Japanese Language Teaching Practices (JLT), and Global Communication Practices (GCP). These programs provide specialized courses to support the acquisition of knowledge and practical skills, in order to train highly specialized professionals who can play active roles in today’s globalizing situations. Currently, about 60 Japanese and international students are enrolled in the graduate program. For more information please see http://web.aiu.ac.jp.

GCP seeks candidates with a passion for, and record of achievement in, classroom teaching and research. As AIU is a small university, the successful candidate is expected to teach an undergraduate course on journalism as part of the annual teaching load.

The University operates on a semester system consisting of two 15-week spring and fall semesters, and a 7.5-week winter program in January-February. Faculty members are expected to teach 6 courses (18 credits) per year.


  • A doctorate (or equivalent) in journalism or mass communication research.
  • Ability to teach graduate level courses in English.
  • Experience working as a journalist.
  • Ability to coach skills in writing English language articles for journalism or public relations.
  • Scholarly achievement as evidenced in conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.


  • Teach a combination of graduate courses and undergraduate courses in Journalism, as well as graduate level courses in Journalistic Writing, International News and Global Communications, and Media Ethics (18 credits total).
  • Advise individual graduate students.
  • Direct graduate student practicum.
  • Engage in scholarly activity leading to presentation and publication.
  • Participate in service to the university, program, and community.

The initial appointment is based on a three-year, fixed-term contract. The contract is renewable up to two times, and tenure is possible. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits are also included as part of the remuneration, including partial housing allowance, health insurance, and a research fund allowance.

To be considered for the position, please complete the on-line application form and upload the following documents through the URL below.
AIU Employment opportunities website: http://web.aiu.ac.jp/global/gcp2016

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement of
    – teaching philosophy and interests
    – research interests
  • Names and contact information of three current references.

Screening of applicants will begin on August 31, 2015, but applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. After the initial screening, some candidates may be contacted via Skype. Short-listed candidates will then be invited to AIU for an interview, a teaching demonstration, and a chance to see the campus and the community.

Documents submitted in support of your application will only be used for the purpose of making a selection decision. Unfortunately, we are unable to return documents submitted as part of this process.

GCP Faculty Search Committee
c/o Division of Academic Human Resources
Akita International University
Yuwa, Akita-city 010-1292 Japan
E-mail: f-search2@aiu.ac.jp
TEL : +81-(0)18-886-5929

University of Texas at Austin

Assistant/Associate Professors

The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for two tenure track/tenured professors at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to begin Fall 2016.

Position 1: Applicants should have interests in one or more of the following areas: digital media, media research, media planning, social media or media analytics. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be a candidate near completion of the Ph.D. with evidence of outstanding research, teaching and grant potential. Salary is competitive.

Position 2: Applicants should be interested in one or more of the following areas: advertising, strategic communication, account planning, integrated brand promotion or public relations. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be a candidate near completion of the Ph.D. with evidence of outstanding research, teaching and grant potential. Salary is competitive.

Candidates should (1) send an email including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references, and a sample of published research by September 1, 2015 to the Search Committee – pstout@mail.utexas.edu and (2) a hardcopy of the above materials to: Search Committee Chair, The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations; 300 West Dean Keeton, A1200; Austin, TX 78712. For more information: https://facultyjobs.utexas.edu/potential/view_job.cfm?jobID=2471

The Richards School offers undergraduate degrees in advertising and public relations and masters and Ph.D. degrees in Advertising. For more information about our programs visit http://advertising.utexas.edu/. The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations and the Moody College of Communication are committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curricula, and we welcome applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit http://www.utexas.edu/tobaccofree/

July 7, 2015

Washington State University

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic year Clinical Assistant Professor. Appointment begins August 15, 2016. This position is based in Everett, Wash. and is part of the Integrated Communication program at WSU North Puget Sound.

Professional (clinical) candidates will have earned a master’s degree before the date of hire with at least three years of professional experience in a related area. Successful candidates will be expected to advise undergraduate students and serve as a liaison with the professional community and other outside constituents.

Requirements include ability to teach undergraduate classes in one or more of the following areas: digital advertising, copy writing, media planning, quantitative research methods, consumer insights and branding or strategic campaign planning and management. Please note, this position is not eligible for employment sponsorship through Washington State University. For more information, contact Brett Atwood, Clinical Associate Professor, batwood@wsu.edu.

Preference will be given to candidates committed to Edward R. Murrow’s legacy of integrity, innovation and courage, and with one or more of the following attributes:

  • Professional experience across multiple media platforms
  • Knowledge of software applications relevant to the position
  • Five years of work experience
  • International experience
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience with quantitative research
  • Ability to contribute to a professional online MA program in Strategic Communication

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure
Send a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references and apply online at https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/19208

Review of applications will begin October 16, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding.

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University of New Haven

Department of Communication, Film & Media Studies
General Manager – WNHU Radio Station
Search #15-21F

The Department of Communication, Film, & Media Studies at the University of New Haven seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as WNHU’s radio station General Manager and teach courses in production (all types) and communication, beginning August 2015. WNHU is a non-commercial, 1700-watt student / volunteer station operating both broadcast and multiple programming streams from brand-new, state of the art facilities. The ideal candidate will bring together a passion for radio and communication with a love for teaching. Depending on experience and qualifications the position can take the form of an administrative or faculty appointment. In either case, the position requires a year-round commitment to serving as general manager of the station and carrying a 12-credit (annual) teaching load. Requirements: Significant experience in radio station operations or radio production. Studio and field production radio/ television/ video) experience a plus. Master’s degree (or higher) in Communication or related field preferred. Previous college teaching experience desirable. Candidates with competency in new and convergent media are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and experience in radio station operations or radio production, and the names and contact information of three references to hrdept@newhaven.edu. You must reference the search number #15-21F in the subject line of the email to help ensure proper delivery. You may also mail this information to:
Search #15-21F
Human Resources Department
University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516

The University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ursinus College

URSINUS COLLEGE invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism beginning Fall 2016. The Media & Communication Studies Department seeks candidates with expertise in journalism and a background that prepares them to help students tell powerful and compelling stories across multiple journalistic formats, such as online, print and/or broadcast media. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the date of initial appointment.

Applicants should have competencies in one or more areas of specialization, such as public affairs journalism, environmental journalism, science journalism, civic journalism, communication law and ethics, global news. The new hire will be expected to teach at least one of the department’s core courses as well as the College’s interdisciplinary first year seminar, the Common Intellectual Experience (CIE).

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and research in a liberal arts setting, mentor students’ research projects, and continue a program of scholarly or professional development.

Submit a letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of published writing, and request three confidential letters of recommendation including email addresses of referees. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material; http://apply.interfolio.com/30162. Additional information about Ursinus College may be accessed on our web site: http://www.ursinus.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.