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May 24, 2016

Lincoln University

Applications are invited for Chairperson of the Department of Mass Communication at Lincoln University which enrolls more than 100 majors. The Department offers two concentrations: Digital Communication and Strategic Communication.  We seek a committed educator to advance our goal to prepare students for today’s and tomorrow’s diverse, multi-platform media environment. The Chairperson provides vision to lead the program to achieve ACEJMC accreditation, and reports to the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies.

This is a tenure-track faculty position offered at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with the candidate’s experience and body of work.

The Chairperson will handle the day-to-day administration of the department, including course scheduling, budget management, and ensuring that program objectives are met.  S/he will supervise and evaluate three fulltime faculty members and approximately 10 part time instructors; facilitate program assessments; and recruit and advise students. The Chairperson teaches three courses per semester within appropriate program concentration (s).


  • A Ph.D. in Mass Communication or closely related discipline
  • 3-5 years of university-level teaching and administrative experience
  • Proven agenda of research and professional engagement
  • Knowledge of ACEJMC accreditation standards
  • Communication skills consistent with effective teaching, mentoring and motivating students from a broad range of cultural, ethnic, and economic backgrounds
  • Experience using current course management systems

To apply send letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to the following address. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Start Date: August 2016.

Office of Human Resources
Lincoln University
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352-0999
Email: hr@lincoln.edu

Direct specific position related questions to Dr. Cheryl Renée Gooch, Dean, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at cgooch@lincoln.edu.

May 18, 2016

Georgia State University

Lecturer in Journalism

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applications for a lecturer in new media journalism to start August 15, 2016. Candidates should have scholarly training in any of the broader traditions of journalism and mass communication, a history of professional experience as a journalist, and teaching experience that qualifies them to teach courses in areas such as newswriting, broadcast and/or new media news production, multimedia desktop publication, investigative/ feature reporting (especially as undertaken in a converged new media environment), or newswriting seminars relating to particular reporting specializations (e.g., local/state government affairs, health, international affairs, business). The position requires a completed Ph.D. or terminal degree in communication or a closely allied discipline or extensive professional experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Georgia State University (est. 1913) enrolls more than 51,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and is the largest university in Georgia. Students are enrolled from every Georgia county, every state in the nation and more than 145 countries. The university is proud of the very rich diversity of its students. More than 900 undergraduates have declared journalism their major, and our programs in mass communication are closely connected to the major media resources of Atlanta. The department’s M.A. and doctoral programs also attract considerable graduate student interest in journalism, new media, and communication scholarship. Departmental production and journalism facilities have received major upgrades in the last five years, including the addition of GSUTV and renovations of the computer-equipped newswriting classrooms and broadcast production studios. The department includes roughly 40 TTF, 50 doctoral, 100 MA, and 1900 undergraduate majors, w/ programs in media studies, speech, and journalism. A university-level commitment has been made to bolster research generation relating to new and emerging media.

To apply, send application letter, resume, evidence of teaching success, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Doug Barthlow/Journalism Lecturer Search, Department of Communication, P.O. Box 5060, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 30302-5060. Files will be reviewed upon receipt. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

GSU is an EO/AA employer; women and minority applications are especially encouraged.

Middle Tennessee State University

The School of Journalism seeks a full-time, temporary faculty colleague (Pos. #143060), beginning August 1, 2016. This is a one-year contract at the rank of Lecturer.

Our new colleague will possess interactive advertising expertise and understand the intersections of advertising, public relations and strategic communication. The candidate may teach introductory or advanced courses, depending on qualifications. Additional opportunities in strategic communication or social media may be available—according to background and interest. An ability to teach media strategy in the context of advertising is highly desirable. Providing global and/or diverse perspectives is a plus.

For full position details, please contact Dr. Greg Pitts at Greg.Pitts@mtsu.edu or go to:

https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/3161 or http://bit.ly/1Yztwtd

Required Education: A master’s degree in Communication or related field, with a record of achievement in advertising, public relations or social media. Candidates with professional experience in the field, teaching experience, and creative or research experience will be shown special consideration as will applicants with a PhD in Communication or related field.

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

May 13, 2016

Lincoln Memorial University

Assistant Professor of Media Communications

Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Professor of Media Communications. The instructional faculty member shall have the primary responsibilities of teaching, research/creative achievement, and service functions and shall be held accountable for these obligations as they contribute to the attainment of the mission of the University, the School and the Department. Expected start date of August 1, 2016.

LMU’s hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies.  LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Required: An earned doctorate in media communications or a closely related field, educational preparation in accordance with requirements of the University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and evidence of effective teaching, scholarly and creative activity, and professional work.  Preferred: Some administrative experience is desirable as the selected individual may fill the program director position. Professional production experience (camera, writing, editing) in news/sports AND/OR professional experience in film, corporate video, commercial/PSA production as director/writer/editor is required. On-camera experience is desired. Experience in teaching undergraduate courses in media theory and production, mass communication and speech, and theatre production is strongly preferred. Knowledge of Premiere and Final Cut edit systems.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Applications must be submitted through the applicant portal, located on the Lincoln Memorial University, Job Openings page. Please contact Pamela Lester at 423-869-7157 or pamela.lester@lmunet.edu for questions regarding employment opportunities.

May 11, 2016

Northern Arizona University

The School of Communication at Northern Arizona University seeks two full-time faculty members in journalism.  These two non-tenure track positions commence August 2016.

The individual selected for vacancy #602530 will teach a variety of courses in Journalism and/or Communication.  The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice for a one- to three-year period.

Minimum qualifications:
•          3 years professional experience in Journalism
•          Bachelor’s degree in journalism/related field.

The person chosen for vacancy #602531 will work with students, faculty and staff overseeing a centralized multiplatform daily news desk, website and social media operations based out of NAU’s Student Media Center supporting the student newspaper and television programming.  This position will be filled at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice and will be on an annual, renewable contract.

Minimum qualifications for Assistant Professor of Practice:
•          Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
•          3 years of professional experience in multiplatform journalism/media
•          College level teaching experience

Minimum Qualifications for Associate Professor of Practice:
•          Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
•          6 years of professional experience in multiplatform journalism/media
•          3 or more years of college level teaching experience

For complete job descriptions and application requirements, please see: http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/Faculty-and-Administrator-Openings/

May 10, 2016

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota seeks a Director for its School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC). SJMC is housed within the University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts and has established strong foundations under the leadership of the outgoing director. This is an exceptional opportunity for a strategic and capable academic administrator to lead one of the country’s most respected journalism and mass communication programs to new levels of achievement and innovation.

The school is located in the Twin Cities region which is home to major media institutions, strategic communication (advertising, public relations, interactive/digital communication) firms, and Fortune 500 companies which have proved to be pivotal partners in advancing SJMC’s mission. It has a renowned and prominent faculty who are leaders in their respective fields. The School is fortunate to have a strong, committed alumni base. Many of its graduates occupy important positions in Twin Cities’ institutions as well as at other leading media/communication organizations across the country. SJMC’s graduate programs have produced a number of prominent scholars and leaders at premier journalism and mass communication programs around the world. SJMC has been exceptional in establishing a system of student advising and mentorship, and generous financial supports for its students that have yielded exceptional graduation and career placement rates at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Director is the chief administrator and academic leader for SJMC and reports to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. S/he oversees the School’s strategic direction, budgets, faculty tenure and promotion, and the curriculum, among other areas. With the recruitment of a new SJMC Director, the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts is open to the internal appointment of an associate director to assist the Director in the administration of SJMC. The next Director will work in collaboration with University leadership and SJMC faculty, staff, students, and alumni to address issues such as curricular innovation; a plan for faculty recruitment and retention; resource development; maintaining and elevating scholarship and research; diversity and inclusion; student advising and mentorship; and bridge building and thought leadership in the larger community. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in mass communication or a related field, or other terminal degree in their respective field. They should also come with a record of service, teaching, and scholarship that will qualify them for appointment at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure.

The University has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. Sean Farrell is leading this search with Kahn Lee. Inquiries, nominations and applications should be directed in confidence to: www.imsearch.com/5624

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

May 6, 2016

American University

One-Year Term Instructor
Public Communication Division
School of Communication

The School of Communication at American University invites applications for a full-time, one-year term teaching position at the rank of Instructor beginning August 29, 2016.

Strategic communication is at the heart of our economy, society, and politics. It’s a field built on ideas and images, persuasion and information, strategy and tactics, and grounded in theory and research. We are looking for instructors who have a strong background in teaching one or more of the following areas: communication theory, strategic communication writing, qualitative and quantitative research methods, principles of strategic communication, strategic communication advertising and public relations. A proven record of professional experience in at least one of the following is desired: public relations, strategic communication, public opinion or audience research, public affairs, corporate communications, advertising, social media and/or social marketing. A master’s degree is required and previous college-level teaching experience is highly preferred; candidates with experience teaching online courses are especially encouraged to apply.

This position has a 3-3 course teaching load for each semester, and may include undergraduate and graduate courses offered during the week, in the evening, on weekends, or online. The successful candidates should be able to teach a wide range of courses including those focused on research and theory. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Application Process:
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/35049. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three references, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Sepehr Zanganeh, Faculty Coordinator, at zanganeh@american.edu 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.

May 4, 2016

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

MASS COMMUNICATIONS: Journalism Adjunct Instructor

The Department of Mass Communications at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants in journalism for a full-time, adjunct instructor position (27-5-305) for the academic year 2016-2017. Applicants will be expected to teach a full teaching load of four courses a semester, in newswriting and editing. Instructional delivery can occur through on-line, traditional, and alternative instructional methods and can occur on main campus or off-site educational locations. Required credentials include: a complete application; a masters’ degree in journalism or a related field; and information/technological literacy. Interested candidates should provide a resume, letter of application, copies of unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Submit application materials online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bloomuedu/default.cfm.

Questions may be directed to the search and screen committee chair, Dr. Kristie Byrum, kbyrum@bloomu.edu.

Review of applications will begin June 2, 2016, and will continue until position is filled.

The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO employer.

May 3, 2016

MacEwan University

Assistant/Associate Professor
Public Relations – School of Business
Competition No: 16.04.060

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to approximately 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The Department of International Business, Marketing, Strategy and Law invites applications for a full-time probationary appointment in Public Relations at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, commencing on or after January 1, 2017, subject to final budgetary approval.

The School of Business is seeking faculty with demonstrated potential to publish and present their research while achieving teaching excellence in the classroom. Ideally the department is seeking active researchers in Public Relations, or in a related area. A review of applications will begin August 31, 2016.

Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D.; with a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and ability to demonstrate to the hiring committee a research plan. Professional and teaching experience in Public Relations, or related areas, such as corporate diplomacy, reputation management, stakeholder analysis and integrated marketing communications, are desirable. Accreditation by a professional designation would also be an asset.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number and candidate name, should be sent directly from referees to careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

April 29, 2016

Texas Tech University

Assistant Professor in Journalism and Electronic Media

The Department of Journalism & Electronic Media in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University seeks a scholar and teacher in broadcast/multimedia and international journalism. We seek a colleague who will strengthen the department’s scholarly reputation by maintaining an active research agenda and mentoring doctoral students. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. prior to start date.

The successful candidate will conduct research and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in at least two of the following areas: broadcast journalism, global journalism, audiovisual storytelling, or digital journalism. Preferred qualifications include professional experience in at least one of the following areas: multimedia writing, reporting, video production and post-production, or news division management. We value well-rounded candidates committed to effective teaching, scholarly research, and academic and professional service. Preference will be given to those with a demonstrated research program capable of attracting external funding and publishing in refereed journals.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
A complete description is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/employment/. Apply on-line at http://careers.texastech.edu/. You will be asked to provide a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers, and a letter of application describing your research agenda and teaching experience. The Requisition Number for the position is 7338BR.

The Department of Journalism & Electronic Media is explicitly multi-platform, training graduates to be innovative, ethical storytellers across print, broadcast, online, and photographic delivery modes. We emphasize our students’ strong writing, collaboration, and portfolio development, and we required our students to complete a professional internship for credit. The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech is home to The Hub@TTU, an award-winning, online-only news content site; MCTV, a student-produced newscast; a student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; and world-class production and research facilities.

Texas Tech University is included among the elite group of 115 doctoral institutions that has received the “Highest Research Activity” designation in the 2015 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

The search committee is headed by Miglena Sternadori Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Journalism & Electronic Media, and CoMC Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Affairs. Questions may be addressed to her at miglena.sternadori@ttu.edu or 806-834-8496.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.