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August 28, 2015

University of Oklahoma

ENDOWED CHAIR IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION/ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma has been on a sharp upward trajectory in scholarship and teaching in strategic communication in the past 10 years. We are seeking a senior scholar at the associate or full professor rank for an endowed chair in public relations to join our committed faculty and our bright and creative students in August 2016.

We are looking for an individual who can teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in conceptual areas related to public relations as well as core conceptual/theoretical and methodological courses in the graduate program. The successful candidate would play an active role in mentoring students through master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations. Proven success in obtaining external funding for high-impact research projects and/or demonstrated interest in working with research teams across campus is highly desirable. Opportunities and resources abound for collaboration on research with the support of a campus research leadership committed to bold thinking and interdisciplinary initiatives.

A Ph.D., substantial teaching experience and a substantial record of scholarly achievement are required. Professional experience in public relations is preferred.

Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are particularly urged to apply. The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2015, and will be accepted until the position is filled. For details on applying and information about our vibrant college, university and city, go to: http://www.ou.edu/content/gaylord/people/openpositions.html

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION/PUBLIC RELATIONS

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma seeks a gifted teacher and collegial scholar at the Assistant rank to join our internationally recognized public relations program in a college and university that prize excellence in both teaching and research. The appointment begins in August 2016.

Candidates must demonstrate success as a teacher in this teaching-intensive tenure track position, which carries a 3-3 teaching load. Teaching will account for 60 percent of the position with the remainder split between research/creative/professional activity and service. An interest in working in interdisciplinary teams for research/creative/professional activity or teaching innovation is highly desirable. Opportunities and resources abound for collaboration on research and development of creative approaches to teaching.

A master’s degree and professional experience in public relations are required. Preference will also be given to people who can teach in both advertising and public relations, but may have research/creative/professional interest in one discipline or the other. A Ph.D. is also a plus.

Experience and desire to mentor undergraduate and graduate students, including students of color and/or diverse socio-economic backgrounds, is desirable. Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, African-Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans, are encouraged to apply. The university welcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversity offers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.

Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. For details on applying and information about our vibrant college, university and city, go to: http://www.ou.edu/content/gaylord/people/openpositions.html

Louisiana State University

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track)
(Assistant/Associate Professor in Political Communication)
Manship School of Mass Communication

The Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University are seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Political Communication beginning Fall 2016. The successful applicant will hold joint appointments in the Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Political Science or related discipline; professional achievement in the field of politics and/or government.

ABD candidates will be considered at the Instructor level.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience in political science or media in a university setting.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application review will begin on September 1, 2015 and will continue until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #034185

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.

Quick link at ad URL: https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59563

Northern Kentucky University

Department of Communication
Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Journalism for fall 2016

The Department of Communication at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor of journalism, to begin in August 2016. The successful candidate will teach communication law and some combination of the following: introduction to mass media, news writing, multi-platform reporting, copy editing and design, digital publishing, visual journalism, advertising, communication history, or media research. It is preferred that candidates be familiar with evolving modes of reporting/producing news (ENG, video and audio production, etc.). An understanding of the rapidly changing journalism profession is essential. Applicants should be willing to help shape the program’s curriculum to meet the future needs of journalism.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, teaching effectiveness, a program of research or creative activity, and service. Moreover, the successful candidate will be expected to provide direction and guidance for advancing the University’s strategic priorities of inclusive excellence and commitment to student retention and graduation. A doctorate in mass communication or a related field is required. ABD candidates are welcome to apply, but they must have their doctorate completed by the time the appointment begins in August, 2016.

The Department of Communication is part of the College of Informatics (http://informatics.nku.edu/), which focuses on the convergence of new information-related technologies and includes the Departments of Computer Science and Business Informatics. In addition to journalism, the department offers majors in public relations, electronic media and broadcasting, media informatics, and communication studies, and it also offers a master’s degree in communication. The College of Informatics is located in Griffin Hall, a new facility with state-of-the-art technology and includes integrated media labs, a research lab, and the Digitorium, a flexible large-scale teaching and interactive space. NKU, located eight miles south of Cincinnati, is a metropolitan university that values multiculturalism, civic engagement, and learner-centeredness. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.nku.edu/.

All potential candidates must apply for this position at https://jobs.nku.edu. The appropriate listing can be found by clicking on “Full Time Faculty.” Applicants will need to register at the site and upload a letter of application, vita, summaries of the quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations from the most recent 2 years (if available), and the contact information for three references. Only the references of our finalists will be contacted. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by September 28. Questions regarding the use of the website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu. Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chairperson, Dr. Brad Scharlott at scharlott@nku.edu. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

It is Northern Kentucky University’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons and to take the necessary actions needed to recruit, employ, train, promote, and retain qualified faculty and staff, including members of protected groups. The University is committed to intercultural competence, inclusive excellence, and initiatives that advance the success of underrepresented groups. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic, or veteran status, is prohibited.

Georgetown University

Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies (scs.georgetown.edu) invites applications for a full-time Faculty Director position within the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Journalism.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in a related field and five or more years of relevant industry and/or teaching experience. The Faculty Director will work collaboratively with the Senior Associate Dean, and be responsible for curriculum assessment and course development; hiring and training adjunct faculty; and advising students. Additionally, the Faculty Director will maintain a faculty role (as Assistant or Associate Professor of the Practice depending on qualifications and experience) and teach two core courses (6 credits) each fall/spring and one core course (3 credits) each summer.

This is a non-tenure track, full-time, benefits-eligible, renewable, twelve-month faculty appointment. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following application materials as attachments in a single email with the Subject Line “Faculty Director: Journalism” to scsdpc@georgetown.edu:

  • A cover letter summarizing qualifications;
  • Unofficial transcript from doctoral-granting institution;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Copies of syllabi for two courses;
  • Teaching evaluations (recommended); and
  • Contact information for five professional references.

The Master of Professional Studies in Journalism program at Georgetown University immerses students in the world of modern media in Washington, D.C., where politics, culture and journalism intersect. Our program gives students the edge they need to be adept and adaptable journalists in the digital age. We teach students how to report and tell stories within a framework of ethics and responsibility and with an eye toward entrepreneurialism. Students will have the chance to learn from and network with industry leaders and D.C. media insiders, while gaining the practical knowledge and skills necessary for a successful journalism career now and in the future.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Stony Brook University

Associate Dean
School of Journalism

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

The School of Journalism, established in 2006, is the only school of journalism in the New York State higher educational system (SUNY). In addition to its core undergraduate and graduate program of about 300 majors and minors, the School houses three innovative Centers: the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers; the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting; and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Students work in a state-of-the-art, multi-media newsroom. In May 2015, the School was granted national accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Descriptive Title: Associate Dean
REF#: F-9503-15-06
Budget Title: Associate/Full Professor
Faculty Position
Department: School of Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Responsibilities & Requirements: The School of Journalism is seeking a high-energy Associate Dean with a strong record of scholarship, teaching and academic administration to further build the overall competitiveness and quality of its recently ACEJMC-accredited undergraduate program and its young graduate program. A priority will be to help encourage/grow and oversee scholarship, creative activity and research among the school’s accomplished practitioners and tenure-track faculty. The successful candidate will be mentor junior faculty, work across disciplines with research colleagues in other Departments and contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the faculty through his or her own work. The successful candidate will also administer and grow the school’s Master’s program and work closely with the Dean on strategic initiatives and fundraising. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Help build the school’s scholarship, creative activity and research by mentoring faculty, developing support structures, seeking interdisciplinary collaborations with other Departments and identifying funding opportunities.
  • Grow graduate student enrollment and the quality of the program. Oversee recruitment strategies, identify faculty candidates, develop curriculum, and compile metrics to gauge success.
  • Teach on average of two classes per year in the graduate program.
  • Work with the Dean on fundraising initiatives, including securing research grants for the Alda Center and the Center for News Literacy.
  • Work with the Dean on key strategic initiatives, including building and analyzing key metrics related to assessment, diversity, academic and professional success, scholarship activity and comparison to peers.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Journalism, Communications, or in a discipline that has been combined with an academic or professional career in Journalism or Communications, such as Social Science. Minimum five years of experience in academic administration. Demonstrable record of scholarship, creative activity or research. Minimum five years of full-time teaching experience. Record of building new or innovative academic programs. Experience interacting with diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a professional news organization. Experience working in academic administration of a graduate program. Experience mentoring faculty, students or colleagues. Additional teaching experience. Awards for teaching excellence. Demonstrable record of interdisciplinary scholarship or research. Record of successful fundraising for individual projects or in support of an institution.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date: January 2016.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Search Chair
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3384

For a full position description, or to apply online, visit http://naplesd.cc.sunysb.edu/Admin/CampusJob.nsf/987ddc6b836068648525659c0072eafa/f52716630d3eb30a85257e5a006412b0?OpenDocument (Ref. # F-9503-15-06).

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f56rt4cxdn

August 27, 2015

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Assistant Professor Sports Communication

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to join our award-winning college starting in August 2016. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, broadcasting, journalism, marketing, mass communications or a related field; strong professional experience in sports communications; and demonstrated teaching ability at the college level. We are particularly interested in a candidate who will help build and strengthen our emerging sports communications program. The ideal candidate will have evidence of academic-industry partnerships and expertise in one or more of the areas listed below.

• Sports Journalism
• Sports Broadcasting
• Sports Communication
• Sports Marketing/Promotion

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D., on the date the appointment begins, in advertising, public relations, broadcasting, journalism, marketing, mass communications or a related field; a record of publication of scholarly and/or creative work; evidence of successful teaching at the college level; evidence of professional experience in sports communication; and evidence of academic-industry partnerships.

Preferred qualifications include significant professional experience in sports communication; evidence of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching experience; online teaching experience; evidence of published scholarly work in relevant peer-reviewed journals; a record of external support for research and/or creative work; experience with curriculum development; evidence of strong academic-industry partnerships; and evidence of strong leadership and entrepreneurial thinking and accomplishments.

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized companies in leading markets. Based upon their education, experience and Nebraska work ethic, our graduates are employed with recognized industry-leaders across the country.

We invite applicants from qualified candidates who share our vision of excellence. Employment begins August 2016. Review of applications will begin on 08/15/15, and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for this position, go to http://employment.unl.edu. requisition F_150146 and click on the “Apply to this job”. Complete the form and attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and publications; a sample of publications, current research, evidence of teaching ability; and a list of three references with complete contact information.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Assistant Professor

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to join our award-winning advertising and public relations sequence starting in August 2016. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in advertising, marketing, mass communications or a related field; strong professional experience in advertising or a related field; and demonstrated teaching ability at the college level. We are particularly interested in a candidate who has an active and contemporary research agenda, and demonstrated evidence of top peer-reviewed research publications in contemporary advertising or marketing communications with evidence of and potential for external funding. We are interested in a candidate who will help build and strengthen the advertising program. The ideal candidate will have evidence of strong academic-industry partnerships and expertise in one or more of the areas listed below.

• Digital communication
• Creative strategy
• Strategic user experience platforms (“owned media”)
• Web and digital design
• Content strategy

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in advertising or a related field; evidence of successful teaching at the college level; a record of publication of scholarly and/or creative work and evidence of service contributions to an academic program.

Preferred qualifications include strong professional experience in advertising or a related field; evidence of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching experience; online teaching experience; evidence of published scholarly work in relevant peer-reviewed journals; a record of external support for research and/or creative work; and evidence of strong leadership and service contributions to an academic program.

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized companies in leading markets. Based upon their education, experience and Nebraska work ethic, our graduates are employed with recognized industry-leaders across the country.

We invite applicants from qualified candidates who share our vision of excellence. Employment begins August 2016. Review of applications will begin on 08/15/15, and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for this position, go to http://employment.unl.edu. requisition F_150138 and click on the “Apply to this job.” Complete the form and attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and publications; a sample of publications, current research, evidence of teaching ability; and a list of three references with complete contact information.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

California State University Dominguez Hills

Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication
College of Arts and Humanities

CSU Dominguez Hills invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor of strategic communication, to begin August 2016.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to teach courses in public relations and advertising, communication theory and research, and a senior capstone seminar. Student advising, scholarly research productivity and service at the department, college, and university levels are expected.

Communications Department
The department serves more than 500 undergraduate majors with a curriculum in advertising/public relations, journalism, and media studies.

The University
CSU Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive public university located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. With approximately 300 full-time faculty, the University serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

  • The position requires:
    a Ph.D. in communication or a related field prior to the beginning of the fall semester (August 15, 2016).
  • a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population.
  • a promising research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional industry experience in public relations is preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated success and experience teaching a diverse student population.
  • Experience with high impact practices and pedagogies that promote student success, retention, and graduation.
  • Record of scholarship in strategic communication or related area.

How to apply
A review of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should apply online at: http://www.csudh.edu/employment/

Please upload as one document a cover letter addressing the above stated qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact information.

After the initial screening of applicants, semi-finalists will receive instructions for submitting a complete portfolio, including reference letters, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly writing.

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3693.

Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Washburn University

Assistant Professor – Mass Media, Public Relations/Advertising
(Recruitment Number 11150815)

Washburn University’s Department of Mass Media invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Mass Media, emphasis in Public Relations/Advertising beginning August, 2016. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor. A completed doctorate is necessary for tenure-track appointment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mass Media, Journalism, Mass Communication or related field; ABD applicants may be considered
  • Graduate training and a research program in Public Relations and/or Advertising
  • Minimum one year teaching experience at the college level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with teaching digital media, multimedia, mobile technology, and social media
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Relevant field experience in public relations and/or advertising

Responsibilities:

  • 12-hour per semester teaching load which may include Introduction to Mass Media and other undergraduate courses consistent with the candidate’s training and interests
  • Develop ongoing research program
  • Engage in service activities in the department, university, and profession

Application Procedures:
Application review will begin October 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
Send cover letter, vita (including name/mailing and email addresses/phone numbers of three professional references), evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student or peer evaluations, and copies of transcripts to Ms. April Evans at april.evans@washburn.edu (use mass media in the subject line and do not send additional materials until requested). Only electronic application materials will be accepted. For questions Search Committee Chair may be contacted at: maria.stover@washburn.edu. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire and to submit official transcripts. Washburn University is an EOE. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. http://www.washburn.edu

August 26, 2015

California Polytechnic State University

Assistant Professor in Public Relations/Strategic Communications

The Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, seeks a full-time (academic year), tenure-track professor to teach courses in public relations writing and editing, public relations campaigns, and advertising. Duties also will include developing new courses in areas such as social media engagement and branded digital content. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in multimedia and knowledge of data analytics and digital strategies. Applicants with an earned doctorate in Public Relations, Advertising, Strategic Communication, Mass Communication, Marketing Communications or a related field are preferred. We will also consider candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) or outstanding candidates with a master’s degree and professional experience in public relations, marketing communications or advertising. Demonstrated effectiveness in college or university-level teaching and evidence of scholarly and/or creative achievement are also required.

Cal Poly operates on a teacher-scholar model in which faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, produce scholarship in their fields of interest, advise students and provide service to the institution. The successful candidate will join six full-time faculty and 250 undergraduate students in digital, print and broadcast journalism; public relations; and advertising. Our digital-first student news organization, student-run public relations agency, campus TV and radio stations, and interdisciplinary collaborations provide laboratories for elevating knowledge and opportunities for research.

To Apply: Interested applicants should visit http://www.calpolyjobs.com, complete the required online faculty application, and apply to Requisition #103770. Completed applications received by November 1, 2015, will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled. Position Start Date: September 15, 2016.