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March 31, 2015

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Assistant or Associate Professor in Strategic Communication: Position No. 82294, University of Hawaiʻi, College of Social Sciences, School of Communications, permanent, general funds, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track appointment, to begin August 1, 2015, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.

Duties: Teach courses in strategic communications with a focus on organizational communication and public relations at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as additional communication courses such as introduction to communication, capstone in communication in communities, and communication theory. Supervise Communication MA and interdisciplinary Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) PhD students; share in academic advising of undergraduate students, including student club (PRSSA) and seek extramural funding; publish scholarly, peer-reviewed research in areas of expertise; and provide service to the department, university, and community

Minimum Qualifications: Assistant Professor: PhD in Communication or related field from an accredited college, university or foreign equivalent completed by date of hire. Demonstrated ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses related to strategic communications, such as public relations and organizational communications. Expertise in digital media, digital communication or strategic digital communication. Demonstrated potential for/or established national reputation in strategic communication, particularly in public relations and organizational communications, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. Associate Professor: In addition to the Assistant Professor as stated above, minimum of four (4) years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor with evidence of increasing professional maturity; documentation of high quality teaching performance, scholarly achievement judged competent and adequate for rank in comparison with peers active in the same field at major research universities; continued evidence of participation in the scholarly and academic affairs of a university. Desirable Qualifications: Demonstrated research interest in Hawaiʻi and/or the Asia-Pacific region. Ability to teach graduate courses in communication theory and research methods. Ability to teach large, introductory courses related to communication. Evidence of ability to generate extramural funding.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Apply online at http://surveys.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/ework for position number 82294 by submitting the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) complete academic transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, original official transcripts will be required prior to employment), 4) sample of published work, 5) statement of teaching philosophy, and 6) evidence of teaching ability. ABDs must also submit a letter from their committee chair attesting that dissertation and all degree requirements will be complete by date of hire. Inquiries: For application inquiries, please contact the Search Committee, School of Communications, at sc@hawaii.edu.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin April 24, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration. The University of Hawaiʻi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

Saint Louis University

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Video Production

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track position in video production. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in creative non-fiction storytelling, who also can oversee studio production and postproduction. The position is at the instructor or assistant professor level in the Department of Communication, to begin in Fall 2015.

We seek a colleague whose teaching is grounded in ethics, aesthetics, and narrative. Responsibilities include teaching classes such as Video Production and Design, Studio Production, and Media Scriptwriting, as well as developing student practica. We also seek a candidate who can network with local professionals and organizations, oversee our transition from Final Cut Pro to Avid, and participate in department service.

Requirements: Earned MA, MFA, or PhD degree by August 1, 2015, documented teaching experience and excellence, an ability to build networks within the professional community, a record of professional expertise, and knowledge of various editing software, Adobe Creative Suite and the components of a television studio.

Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with about 200 undergraduate majors, 35 minors, 20 M.A. students, and 15 full-time faculty members. We have an undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional application of communication research within five different concentrations: advertising and public relations; journalism and media studies; leadership, organizing, and relating; communication, culture, and community; and communication studies. Our program emphasizes cultural competence and ethical reflection across the curriculum. Our master’s program includes courses in the areas of media studies, strategic communication, and communication studies. The department has a Communication Media Center, Studio Production Suite, and several computer labs to support student learning related to technology and production.

Saint Louis University serves approximately 13,000 students. The main campus is in an ethnically diverse city neighborhood that features a major performing-arts district and a wide array of cultural institutions. The university’s benefits package includes a generous university retirement plan and a comprehensive tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependent children.

All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references. For additional information, contact Dr. Amber Hinsley, ahinsley@slu.edu, Search Chair.

Review of applications will begin on April 20 and will continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE). We strongly encourage and welcome nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

March 17, 2015

University of Missouri – St. Louis

The Department of Media Studies at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) seeks a non-tenure track assistant teaching professor in the field of Advertising. This person will serve as coordinator for the department’s advertising course sequence and teach courses that support the Certificate in Advertising. This position offering a competitive benefits package and a starting salary commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience. The expected start date is August 2015.

Duties include the following:
Teach three to four entry-level through capstone advertising courses per semester, advise the student organization, Ad Corp, develop and maintain a strong professional relationship with the regional advertising community, through AAF-Ad Club of St. Louis, and work with faculty and the community to continually enhance and strengthen the advertising curriculum.

Viable candidates must have:
1. A Master’s degree in communication or a related discipline
2. Significant experience as a working advertising professional either for an agency or a corporation/organization
3. Instructional experience (e.g., teaching, training, etc.)

Preferred candidates will also have:
1. A record of professional advertising achievement
2. Experience teaching at the college level
3. Familiarity or interest in digital media as it is used by the advertising professional

UMSL is a public metropolitan research university located in Missouri’s most populous and economically important region. With more than 14,000 students, UMSL is the largest university in the St. Louis area and third largest in the state. The Department of Media Studies is one of the most productive departments on campus with significant opportunity for growth. The department has 5 full-time faculty members complemented by adjunct instructors. The department offers a B.S. as well as the Advertising Certificate.

Candidates must provide a letter of application with an overview of their experience, current CV, three substantive samples of their writing/work, and three letters of reference. For fullest consideration, your materials must be received no later than April 17, 2015. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

To submit your application, please visit https://www.umsl.jobs

If you have any questions regarding this position, please email the search committee chair, Professor Jim Fay at fay@umsl.edu.

March 16, 2015

University North Dakota

The Communication Program at the University North Dakota is seeking a full-time instructor effective August 16, 2015. The primary duties of the successful candidate will be to teach online courses with a 4/4 teaching load and assist with advisement of students. It is a one-year position, with renewal possible at the discretion of UND and contingent on performance and funding. Locating to Grand Forks will be required.

We are seeking someone with a strong background in professional journalism. Teaching areas may include news writing and reporting, community journalism, feature and opinion writing, and editing. The candidate should hold at least a Master’s degree in journalism or related field and have skills in electronic and computer-mediated reporting and editing. The successful candidate will be able to teach online courses in these areas, with the potential of teaching the courses face-to-face as well.

The position requires evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summaries of teaching evaluations). Salary is competitive and the position is fully benefitted. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015, with applications accepted until the position is filled or April 30, 2015. All applications should contain a letter of application, current CV, graduate transcript(s), evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of professional journalistic work, and 3 letters of recommendation. These should be submitted in a single electronic file to Jeffrey Weatherly (jeffrey.weatherly@und.edu).

Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application. The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University of North Dakota encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of North Dakota determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify System. North Dakota veterans’ preference does not apply to this position. The University of North Dakota complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about UND campus security and crime statistics can be found at http://und.edu/discover/_files/docs/annual-security-report.pdf. This search is being conducted consistent with the State of North Dakota Open Records statutes.

March 11, 2015

North Dakota State University

Department of Communication
Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Strategic Communication/Public Relations and Organizational Communication

Full-time, 9-month, renewable annually
Starting Date: August 15, 2015, January 2016, or August 2016

The Department of Communication seeks a student-oriented colleague to conduct social scientific research in organizational and strategic communication; teach a 2/2 teaching load of undergraduate courses in organizational communication and in the public relations track related to the Department’s new Strategic Communication major, and graduate courses in organizational communication; and participate in departmental undergraduate advising, including directing the Department’s nationally competitive PRSSA Bateman teams and collaborating with the Department’s Advertising faculty and student groups. The successful candidate is expected to participate in departmental, university, and professional service. The position is a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment. Faculty members must adhere to the policies outlined in the NDSU Faculty Handbook found at http://www.ndsu.edu/policy/.

Please see http://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/6031 for more information on required qualifications and application procedures.

For questions, please contact the search committee chair:
Zoltan Majdik, Ph.D.
Chair of Organizational/Strategic Communication/Public Relations Search Committee
Department of Communication
Dept #2310, PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Zoltan.Majdik@ndsu.edu

Review of applications will begin March 27, 2015, and the position will remain open until filled.

March 9, 2015

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Lecturer in Advertising

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is the fastest-rising university in the world’s Top 50 and ranked 39th globally. NTU is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI) at NTU is seeking a world-class advertising professional to join an internationally acclaimed faculty.

The ideal candidate will be a prominent advertising creative with extensive experience in Asian markets. He or she will have an award-winning portfolio, an ability to teach such courses as copywriting, design and layout, and web development, and the passion and leadership to cultivate a strong international profile in advertising education.

A master’s degree is required; a strong connection with the Singapore advertising industry is a plus. This is a multi-year, non-tenure-track position.

The WKWSCI is one of the most distinguished and highly ranked communication programmes in the world, combining innovative research and cutting-edge professional training.

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Appointments.

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment (http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/submit-an-application/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx) and send your application package [consisting of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Personal Particulars Form, Teaching Statement, Effectiveness of Teaching (If any) and selected publications (If any)] to:

The Search Committee
Nanyang Technological University
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building
Singapore 637718
Email: faculty-recruit@ntu.edu.sg

Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Lecturer Position in Advertising” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

The application deadline is Early April 2015. Review of applications and interviews will be conducted before the stated deadline. The candidate is expected to start after August 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

March 5, 2015

University of Canterbury

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Advocacy Communication
Department of Media and Communication
College of Arts

The Department of Media and Communication is seeking to appoint a continuing (i.e. permanent), full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in advocacy communication, and welcomes applicants with a research, teaching and professional background in professional communication, strategic communication, integrated communication and public relations.

Candidates must possess a PhD in a communication-related field, as well as some professional experience, and will have strengths in the use and analysis of digital communication tools with a focus on the changing media landscape.

Please visit our vacancies website for more details about this position: https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is 19 April 2015

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting Associate Professor Linda Jean Kenix, Head of Media and Communication, on lindajean.kenix@canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.

March 4, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder

Visiting Professor of Practice in Design

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a visiting professor of practice position in the area of media design to begin August 2015. This position will have a one- or two-year, non-renewable term.

The ideal candidate will be a nationally or internationally recognized design professional or academic with strong connections to industry. We are looking for a visionary who can help us build our design curriculum, particularly at the graduate level. Preference will be given to candidates who have some teaching experience at college level and those who can connect us to potential donors, advisory board members, and other key people in the area of design. The visiting professor will teach two courses per semester, play a key role in building our master’s program in Media Design, and serve on various committees. Please note that for this particular position the university’s “one-sixth rule” limits the total consulting activities or outside/non-university jobs to 19.5 days a semester.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

Review of applications will begin April 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, go to www.jobsatcu.com/postings/96684. The applicant will submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter that makes a case for why the candidate is a good fit for the position, and contact information (email address and phone) for three references.

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) offers a BS in Strategic Communication, an MA and a PhD in Strategic Communication. For more information, see the entry for Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Design at http://www.colorado.edu/cmci/.

CU Boulder is a research university with about 25,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains yet only 27 miles from Denver with its highly diverse population and lively media scene, Boulder is often named one of the most desirable places in America to live.

March 3, 2015

Ursinus College

DIGITAL JOURNALISM

URSINUS COLLEGE invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism beginning Fall 2015. The Media & Communication Studies Department seeks candidates with expertise in print journalism, online journalism, and/or broadcast news and writing for the media. The successful candidate for this one year position will teach a 2/3 load including print journalism, online journalism and media writing, as well as advise the Grizzly, our weekly student run newspaper, which currently appears in both a print-and an on-line edition. Candidates must hold an MA with relevant experience or Ph.D.  Degree must be completed by the date of appointment. Classes begin on August 31, 2015. New Faculty are expected to participate in a one-day new faculty orientation, which takes place the previous week.

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/28966). Please see our full ad: https://www.ursinus.edu/live/profiles/1485-visiting-assistant-professor-in-digital-journalism/templates/details/profiles-jobs.php.

The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications on March 31, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Western University

Asper Fellowship in Media (formerly the CanWest Global Fellowship)

Deadline for receipt of applications — April 30, 2015 or until position is filled.

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) at Western University invites applications for the Asper Fellowship in Media. The role of the Fellow is to promote public discussion of a range of issues related to the nature of Canadian media. The Fellow is normally in residence for one term, to be negotiated: for the coming year, either September through December 2015 or January through April 2016. The successful applicant will receive a stipend of $20,000 which includes benefits for the term, and up to $10,000 to support research activities during the tenure of the fellowship. The amount available to support the fellow’s research will depend upon the scope of the proposed project and an approved budget, to be determined in consultation with the FIMS Assistant Dean (Research).

During the term of the Fellowship, the Asper Fellow will teach one half course in his or her area of expertise in one of the Faculty’s programs and will be engaged in a significant media-related research project that will lead to public dissemination. We anticipate that this position will appeal either to visiting academics or to journalism/media/communications practitioners who would value an opportunity to engage in teaching and scholarly reflection relating to some aspect of media. We also anticipate that the successful applicant will be a distinguished leader in the area of journalism/communications/media studies who will use the opportunity of the Asper Fellowship to enrich teaching and scholarship in media at Western. Expertise or research interests in public sector, nonprofit, or NGO communications; media relations; social media; or analytics would be considered an asset.

The Faculty of Information and Media Studies is a vibrant, expanding, interdisciplinary Faculty with more than 40 full-time faculty members and 23 non-academic staff. It currently offers an undergraduate program in Media, Information and Technoculture (MIT) with an enrolment of approximately 1,000 students, and graduate programs in Journalism and Communication, Media Studies, Popular Music and Culture, Library and Information Science, and Health Information Science. Information about the Faculty can be found at http://www.fims.uwo.ca. The Faculty of Information and Media Studies is one of twelve Faculties/ Schools in Western University, a research intensive University of more than 24,000 full-time equivalent students.

Interested candidates are to complete a form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf.
And submit such with their curriculum vitae, sample publications, names and addresses of three references, and a cover letter outlining their interest in the position on or before April 30, 2015. Submissions should be sent to:

Dr. Thomas Carmichael, Dean
Faculty of Information and Media Studies
North Campus Building
Western University
London, ON, Canada N6A 5B7
Phone: (519) 661-3542
fimsdeanapps@uwo.ca

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.