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September 22, 2017

American Political Science Association

APSA-MCI Communications Congressional Fellowships

Gain first-hand knowledge of Congress and policymaking by spending a year on Capitol Hill! The American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for 2018-2019 APSA-MCI Communications Congressional Fellowships, open to academics and journalists from all disciplines and fields who have a professional interest in public policy and telecommunications. Fellows gain hands-on experience in Congress and the policymaking process by serving on congressional staffs, following an intensive one-month orientation. Fellows also participate in enrichment programs throughout the fellowship year. The fellowship stipend is $52,500 plus a travel allowance.

Scholars must have a PhD completed within the last 15 years or will have defended a PhD dissertation by November of the fellowship year. Journalists may be print or broadcast journalists (including online journalists) and must hold a bachelor’s degree, along with two to ten years of professional experience in writing, reporting, editing, producing, or directing.

Applications are due Dec. 4, 2017. Learn more and apply online at www.apsanet.org/cfp.

State University of New York College at Cortland

The State University of New York College at Cortland invites applications for a tenure- track, Assistant Professor of Digital Film/Media Production for Fall 2018. The ideal candidate will demonstrate significant technical expertise and media production experience. The successful candidate will teach in the area of emerging media production, contribute to the Cinema Studies program, and have the opportunity to teach courses relevant areas of specialization. Links to a portfolio of creative works is required. Candidate will conduct scholarly research/creative activities, actively mentor students, participate in committee work, and contribute to curriculum development.
Three-course teaching load per semester.  Competitive salary.

Terminal degree (PhD and/or MFA) in communication, film, or related field required. ABD with designated date of completion may be considered. Teaching and professional experience preferred.

With 400 majors and two degree programs, Communication Studies is one of the largest departments on campus. Our diverse faculty contribute to a variety of interdisciplinary initiatives. SUNY Cortland provides an excellent quality of life in New York’s beautiful Finger Lakes region. Cortland County offers affordable housing and excellent school systems.

For a detailed job description or to apply online go to: http://jobs.cortland.edu. Review of application materials will begin on October 28th and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to:

Dr. Paul van der Veur commstudies@cortland.edu

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and interdisciplinary degree programs in the area of multicultural studies.

The University of Macau

Assistant Professor / Senior Instructor in Communication

The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage in pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UMacau has made significant progress and has gained increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, UMacau in 2014 relocated to a new campus that is 20 times the size of the old one. The large campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the unique ‘4-in-1’ education model combine to provide a multifaceted education to students to help them achieve well-rounded development. In addition to adopting a governance and management system in line with international standards and practices, UMacau internationally recruits outstanding scholars to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With these new developments and initiatives, UMacau is faced with unprecedented opportunities and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor / Senior Instructor in Communication. This new position is intended to complement and strengthen existing departmental emphases. We are seeking the best candidate from the fields of communication, across areas such as media studies, public relations, journalism, cultural studies and / or cognate areas, who can contribute to departmental teaching needs.

The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees covering various areas of communication studies (communication theory, intercultural communication, organizational communication, communication skills); vocationally-oriented public communication  (public relations, advertising, event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); creative industries (video production, photography, animation); and cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, popular culture). The Department also has an active and successful PhD program. Information about the Department of Communication is available at the University website: http://www.umac.mo/fss/comm. For academic enquiries, please contact FSS.Comm@umac.mo.

Qualifications
Candidates must hold a PhD / Master’s degree in a relevant field for the position of Assistant Professor / Senior Instructor respectively and should have demonstrable record of excellence in teaching across the relevant areas of communication studies. While candidates must be fluent in English, ability to speak Chinese may be considered an asset, though it is not a prerequisite for the appointment.

The selected candidate may assume duty as early as January 2018.

Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/career for more details, and apply ONLINE at Career@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSS/DCOM/APSI/09/2017). Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment;  Email: vacancy@umac.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8577;  Fax: +853 8822 2412

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.

September 20, 2017

Mississippi State University

Department of Communication

Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Public Relations

Location
Main Campus – Starkville, MS

Position Open Date
15 August 2017- Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Area of Specialization
Public Relations

Anticipated Appointment Date
August 16, 2018

Position Function
This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track faculty position requiring the successful candidate to teach, conduct research, and perform service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the activities below. The successful candidate will have an appropriate teaching load each semester based on rank.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Public Relations Concentration that has approximately 300 majors. Courses may include Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Production, Public Relations Case Problems, Principles of Public Relations, Research in Public Relations & Advertising, as well as the capstone course, Public Relations in Organizations. The candidate should be familiar with Adobe products and comfortable working in a Macintosh environment. The ability to teach courses in other concentrations is a plus.

The typical course load for an assistant or associate professor with an active research agenda is three courses per semester. During the first year of employment, a special additional course equivalent reassignment per semester for tenure track positions may be granted (for an overall 2-2 load), thus encouraging the individual to initiate or continue a strong research program. Summer teaching is often available, but is not guaranteed.

Research is defined by the university, college, and department in a broad context. Excellence in research or creative achievement must be established by critical peer evaluation, using standards prevailing in the discipline. More information on promotion and tenure is available at http://msuinfo.ur.msstate.edu/handbook.fac/v.html.

Service includes advising majors and student organizations, developing curriculum, and serving on committees. Service activities within the community and professional disciplines also are recognized as aspects of faculty achievement.

More information on promotion and tenure is available at http://msuinfo.ur.msstate.edu/handbook.fac/v.html.

For tenure track positions, the appropriate terminal degree and a strong record of or potential for successful teaching and scholarly research are required. Highly qualified ABDs will be considered, but a communication-related terminal degree must be completed within one year of the appointment date.

Teaching experience in public relations courses and public relations professional practice are preferred. The APR credential is also preferred.

Salary and benefits are competitive. A summary of employee benefits is available at www.hrm.msstate.edu.

The successful candidates must have a thorough knowledge of the field and a willingness to participate collegially in a broad department. Colleagues must be able to communicate that knowledge in the classroom environment to students as well as to other important groups through scholarship and service. See above for overall duties and responsibilities.

All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/496144/assistant-professor-or-associate-professor and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and philosophy of teaching.

In addition, please send three reference letters to Dr. Melody Fisher, Chair of Public Relations Search Committee, Department of Communication, P.O. Box PF, Mississippi State, MS 39762.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

As a land-grant institution created by Congress through the 1862 Morrill Act, Mississippi State University embraces a mission of learning, service, and research that serve all sectors of the state’s diverse population. MSU is one of only a few schools to earn both research and community engagement rankings from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Moreover, the National Science Foundation ranks Mississippi State among the nation’s top 100 research institutions. MSU is a recognized leader in a number of disciplines, and well known for innovative partnerships, real-world impact and offering undergraduate and graduate students unique research opportunities. Resources on campus that may be of particular interest to communication scholars include the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, the John C. Stennis Institute of Government, the Social Science Research Center, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Institute for the Humanities.

The Department of Communication is within the College of Arts & Sciences and currently serves approximately 600 majors. Communication majors may choose from one or more of the following concentrations: Broadcasting, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, and Theatre.

Graduates have demonstrated success in various graduate programs and by working in diverse locations throughout the country, including public relations/marketing/advertising firms, television stations, newspapers, magazines, non-profit organizations, corporations, government entities, medical centers, colleges, school districts, and law firms. Additional department information is available at www.comm.msstate.edu.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is searching for an outstanding assistant or associate professor to conduct research and teach in its internationally renowned media law and policy program.

To learn more about this position and to apply go to: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/127603

UNC-Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University reaffirms its commitment to equality of opportunity and pledges that it will not practice or permit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Idaho State University

Assistant Professor, Graphic Design (3704)

Posting Number: req542
9 Month Full-Time
Faculty Tenure Track
Communication, Media, & Persuasion
Pocatello – Main

Primary Purpose
Teach courses in the areas of Graphic Design, Print and Digital Publishing, and Interactive Design, while maintaining an active program of academic research and/or creative activity.

Key Responsibilities
Teach the Graphic Design courses within the Visual Communication major emphasis, including Introduction to Graphic Design, Advanced Graphic Design, Typography & Layout, and Illustration; oversee the development of majors within the emphasis; and assist with the completion of the department’s transition to digital and interactive design. The successful candidate must demonstrate a record of both creative and professional experience in the field of Graphic Design.

Minimum Qualifications
MFA or Ph.D. (ABD with confirmed completion date before August 2018 may be considered), evidence of the ability to contribute to the existing curriculum in Visual Communication on both an undergraduate and graduate levels, and experience using and/or teaching the Adobe CC suite of software. The candidate must also provide evidence of the ability to maintain an active record of research or creative activity.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. or MFA in Design, Visual Communication, or a related field who can teach and produce in one or more of the following areas: interactive design; designing for print, web, and digital outlets; corporate and advertising design; user experience design; package design; branding; information design; or social design. Preference will also be given to candidates with online or hybrid teaching experience, as well as those with professional experience.

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=542

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus for an introductory graphic design course, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), names and contact information for three (3) professional references, and online access to several creative/digital projects and/or writing samples. Please provide links to these documents in your cover letter.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans’ preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities

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William Paterson University

Assistant Professor, Specialization in Strategic Communication, Job Code 805

The Department of Communication at William Paterson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Strategic Communication. Start date is September 1, 2018.

The position is responsible for teaching classes in Public Relations, Strategic Multi-Platform Writing, Integrated Communication, Mobile/Social Media, Web Metrics/Analytics and related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Opportunities exist for new course development and special topics offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline (ABD candidates will be considered but the Ph.D. must be obtained by September 1, 2018) or a Master’s degree with substantial professional experience in public relations and/or marketing. Experience in writing, editing, and managing content for blogs, corporate websites, social media platforms and other similar platforms required.  A clear peer-reviewed research/publication agenda is required. A record of professional and/or scholarly publication is preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of two years of teaching experience at the college level and/or relevant professional experience.

The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active peer-reviewed creative and/or research agenda; participate in the life of the university contributing to curriculum development; serve on committees; advise students; and attend University and College functions.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. One of three academic divisions in the College of the Arts and Communication, and the largest enrolled program with approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate majors and 24 full-time faculty.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. Rob Quicke, Chair, Department of Communication at Specialstrategiccommunications@wpunj.edu or mail to him at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Must reference Job Code  in the letter of application. Priority consideration given to applications received by October 31, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information about the University, visit www.wpunj.edu. William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

William Paterson University

Assistant Professor, Specialization in Public Relations, Job Code 806

The Department of Communication at William Paterson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Public Relations. Start date is September 1, 2018.

The position is responsible for teaching classes in Public Relations including: public relations writing, case studies, campaigns, digital and social media communication and other courses in the core curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Opportunities exist for new course development and special topics offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field, with a terminal degree in Communication or related discipline preferred (ABD candidates will be considered but the Ph.D. must be obtained by September 1, 2018), or a Master’s degree with substantial professional experience in public relations and/or marketing. Professional public relations experience is required. Current ties to the professional community to support classroom activities, student career development, internships and cooperative opportunities are viewed favorably. Evidence of communication and/or public relations-related scholarship and/or a track record of professional publishing activity is required. A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the college level preferred.

The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active peer-reviewed creative and/or research agenda; participate in the life of the university contributing to curriculum development; serve on committees; advise students; and attend University and College functions.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. One of three academic divisions in the College of the Arts and Communication, and the largest enrolled program with approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate majors and 24 full-time faculty.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. Rob Quicke, Chair, Department of Communication at Facultypublicrelations@wpunj.edu or mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Must reference Job Code in the letter of application. Priority consideration given to applications received by October 31, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information about the University, visit www.wpunj.edu. William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

William Paterson University

Assistant Professor, Specialization in Video Production, Job Code 804

The Department of Communication at William Paterson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Video Production. Start date is September 1, 2018.

The position is responsible for teaching classes in all levels of TV Studio Production and courses in video production and editing.  Opportunities exist for new course development and special topics offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate must possess a terminal degree in Television/Media production (ABD candidates will be considered but the Ph.D. must be obtained by September 1, 2018) or a Master’s degree with strong relevant professional experience.  Applicants must have a minimum of two years of teaching experience at the college level; experience with a variety of methodologies is preferred.  Professional experience with a track record of professional media production projects is required.

The successful candidate must have professional television production and television studio production experience working with digital technologies. Also required is the ability to teach undergraduate-level courses in the areas of television studio, single-camera production, and video editing in a tapeless, networked environment. Additionally, a demonstrated expertise in storytelling using a variety of digital production tools and fluency in social media tools and techniques is required.

The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active peer-reviewed creative and/or research agenda; participate in the life of the university contributing to curriculum development; serve on committees; advise students; and attend University and College functions.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. One of three academic divisions in the College of the Arts and Communication, and the largest enrolled program with approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate majors and 24 full-time faculty.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV and contact information for three (3) professional references to Dr. Rob Quicke, Chair, Department of Communication at TVProduction@wpunj.edu or mail to him at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Must reference Job Code in the letter of application. Priority consideration given to applications received by October 31, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information about the University, visit www.wpunj.edu. William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication seeks an Assistant Professor in Electronic Media/Broadcasting beginning August 2018. A terminal degree in mass communication, communication, or related field is required for tenure-track appointment.

Qualified candidates will teach undergraduate courses in broadcasting and electronic media, which may include TV studio production, electronic media management, broadcast performance, media sales, or other courses within the curriculum; maintain a high level of scholarly and/or creative activity; advise students; and academic service.

Preferred qualifications include: professional experience in television, electronic media, or related fields; teaching experience with college-level students; a record of field-related creative and/or scholarly accomplishments; and the ability to integrate curriculum with AppTV, the department’s HD TV channel.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System and is located in Boone, in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.

The award-winning Electronic Media/Broadcasting program is part of the Department of Communication and is home to AppTV, the department’s hi-def TV channel, and WASU 90.5 FM.

Review of complete applications will begin on September 29, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For the complete job description, including application details, go to: https://hr.appstate.edu/employment/faculty-vacancies/513