October 30, 2014
Advertising/Public Relations. Hastings College seeks Assistant Professor of Advertising/Public Relations to teach courses in principles of advertising, principles of public relations, business communication, media writing, editing, and design. Working within a convergent media context, this person will also develop future strategies and sponsor co-curricular activities. MA required; PhD or MFA in related field preferred. This is a tenure-track appointment. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience. A comprehensive employee benefit package including a sabbatical program is provided. Founded in 1882, Hastings College is an independent, coeducational, Presbyterian-related, liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1100 students.
A qualified candidate should send a personal statement of interest in joining the Hastings College faculty, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a vita (with the name of three references) to Dr. Gary Johnson, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Hastings College, 710 N. Turner Ave., Hastings, NE 68901. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (402) 461-7346. Fax: (402) 461-7778. We will contact you if we need additional materials (i.e. transcripts, letters of recommendation, syllabi).
Review of materials will begin on November 17, 2014.
To find out more about Hastings College please visit our website at www.hastings.edu
The Communication Department at Southern Connecticut State University seeks a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate courses in advertising/promotional design, communication and technology, copywriting, advertising campaigns and integrated marketing communication. The successful candidate will actively participate in the development of the Advertising & Promotions curriculum as well as creating specialized courses in the application of social media/emerging media and technologies. The successful candidate will share department values and demonstrate an active commitment to a project-focused approach to teaching. The candidate must be committed to teaching within a vibrant public liberal arts and sciences environment, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, mentoring and research with undergraduates. All faculty at SCSU share in academic advising and participate in department/university service. Nominal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.
Faculty are expected to conduct creative activity/research in their area of expertise. These activities include, but are not limited to, research leading to publication of books and/or articles in academic and professional journals, performances in the fine and performing arts, efforts to seek funding in support of research and teaching needs, and contributions to workshops and conferences.
An earned Ph.D. or M.F.A. in Advertising, Mass Communication or a closely related discipline. ABD’s are encouraged to apply but must have a completed degree in hand by time of hire. An ideal candidate will have a history of professional experience, particularly in the areas of creative application, new media, social media and/or public relations.
Significant professional experience in the advertising industry with a proven record of college-level teaching experience, especially in the areas of design and technology. Knowledge of and experience with Mac OS and Adobe Creative Suite software is strongly preferred.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, official graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation to: Derek Taylor, Communication Dept. Search Committee Chair, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent Street, Engleman B-019, New Haven, CT 06515, email@example.com. In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by December 12, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.
Faculty Positions – Mass Communication
The Department of Mass Communication in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana, a Historically Black and Catholic University located in the heart of New Orleans, invites applicants for a senior level tenure-track position to head the Department beginning August 2015. The Department seeks individuals in Mass Communication or a related field with a range of specializations (Broadcasting, Print Media/Journalism, and Public Relations), to teach within those specializations as well as in the Mass Communication core. Regular scholarly output and service activities are expected as well, including advising students in their degree programs and their extracurricular production organizations.
The successful candidate for the senior Department Head position must hold an earned doctorate in Mass Communication (or related field) and have an understanding of the current trends in media industries and their impact on Mass Communication curriculum development. S/he will contribute to program revisions, mentor students, and provide leadership to other faculty.
The program actively supports Xavier’s mission of promoting a more just and humane society through service-learning projects and community-based research collaborations. The Mass Communication Program has an established television and radio production organization and a sports broadcasting team. The campus newspaper and yearbook are published through the Campus Student Media Office, which operates out of the Department.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014. Completed applications received before January 1, 2015 are assured consideration. To apply, log in to our online system at: https://jobs.xula.edu. Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references, a statement of teaching philosophy and research agenda. The letter of interest should be addressed to: Dominique Gendrin, Search Committee Chair. Any questions should also be addressed to Dominique Gendrin at firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/AA.
October 29, 2014
Position: Assistant / Associate Professor of Film Studies
The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Humanities seeks Assistant / Associate Professor for its Department of Communication and Media Studies beginning in August of 2015. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. The Communication and Media Studies Department in the College of Humanities offers 3 undergraduate degree programs which include Speech Communication, Mass Communication and Film Studies.
Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development and student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community. While primarily a teaching institution, UMHB recognizes and rewards research, publication, and other forms of scholarly attainment.
Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Film, Mass Communication and related subjects. Full-time faculty members typically teach 12-14 hours per semester with three course preparations. In addition, this faculty member would be expected to administer a student film program producing at least one short film per academic year and work with journalism faculty in developing a broadcast journalism program.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Communication or related field or MFA in Film. Other Master’s degrees in the teaching field will be considered. Tenure track requires terminal degree in hand. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be active, committed Christian.
For full job posting and to apply, please visit: http://hr.umhb.edu/jobs/details/2247
October 28, 2014
King’s College seeks an Assistant Professor of Mass Communications in Journalism to begin August 2015. A Ph.D. is required for a tenure-track position or a technical specialist position is available if the successful candidate possesses a master’s degree and substantial full-time journalism experience. The successful candidate will support the Holy Cross mission and Catholic identity of the College.
Courses to be taught include Introduction to Writing for Mass Communications, Broadcast Newswriting, Sports Journalism, Multi-Platform Storytelling, Electronic News Gathering & Field Reporting, Politics & the Media, Oral Communication and other courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Candidate should demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level, advising student media, and maintaining a program of research. Other duties include advising students, serving on committees, and participating in college, department, and community programs and events.
Candidate should send a single *.pdf document that includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of references with contact information to email@example.com. Also have three current letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials must be received by December 23, 2014. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
King’s College is a private, Catholic, teaching college of the liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross. The College serves over 2400 FT and PT undergrad and graduate students. A rigorous core curriculum provides the foundation for all majors. The College is located near downtown Wilkes-Barre, on the edge of the Pocono Mountains. King’s College is committed to recruiting a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes applications from persons of traditionally under-represented groups. EOE www.kings.edu.
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL/NEW MEDIA.
Full-time, tenure-track faculty at Assistant Professor rank, beginning Fall Semester 2015. Candidates should possess (1) Ph.D. in an appropriate field (ABD considered, with completion of Ph.D. within one year of appointment); (2) potential for outstanding undergraduate teaching in Social/New Media and other areas of need; (3) an agenda for peer-reviewed research publication in the candidate’s interest area(s) that can lead to tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise undergraduate students, develop additional curriculum in Social/New Media, and actively participate in service activities. The teaching load is 12 hours per semester (typically three courses of 4 credit hours each). Preference will be given to candidates with a strong track record of classroom teaching who provide documentation of their teaching effectiveness. Applications should include a letter of application describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, current vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching performance to Alfred University, ATTN: Human Resources, Greene Hall, Alfred, NY 14802 or electronically to email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews may be scheduled at the National Communication Association’s annual convention in Chicago, November 20-23, 2014.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor – Advertising; One-Year Renewable Term
Department: Communication Studies
Job Type: Full Time
Job Summary: The Advertising program at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a one-year, renewable full-time term position at the Assistant Professor level in Advertising with an emphasis in Advertising Strategy and/or Media.
Job Responsibilities: The appointment will begin Fall 2015-Spring 2016.
The Advertising major is an interdisciplinary program housed in the Communication Studies Department. The Advertising program is designed to prepare majors for a professional career through exposure to courses in Advertising and related fields such as Communication Studies and Business. Students also complete courses in Computer Science and/or Design. Applicants should have deep knowledge of the field of advertising, and practical experience is an asset. The successful applicant will be able to join our faculty teaching rotation for the core Advertising class (Advertising Principles & Practices) as well as offering upper level courses in their specialty areas. The position will also involve academic advising for Advertising Major and Minor students.
Requirements: Applicants should have evidence of excellence in teaching. The position requires an earned M.A. or Ph.D. in Advertising, Communication, or a closely related field, in hand by August 31, 2015. Professional work experience in the advertising field is also desired. The teaching load for a renewable term faculty is three four-unit classes per semester.
Special Instructions Summary:
To Apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching ability (including two sample syllabi, student evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), sample professional work (if applicable), and three current letters of recommendation to https:gnosis.usfca.edu/search. All of these elements should be submitted electronically in PDF format. Any questions can be sent to AdvertisingSearch@usfca.edu.
Any remaining elements that cannot be submitted electronically should be mailed to:
Advertising Search Committee
c/o Greg Pabst
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Applications must be received by November 26, 2014 in order to ensure full consideration.
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
The Communication Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is part of the School of Humanities, which is part of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences. We offer a B.A. in Communication with concentrations in Communication Advocacy, Digital Media Production, Journalism and Public Relation, and an interdisciplinary M.A. in Communication. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.
Assistant Professor of Communication
We seek a colleague to teach courses in the B.A. in Communication core, contribute to one or more of our undergraduate concentrations, and participate in our interdisciplinary Master’s program. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach our gateway writing course and communication law and ethics. Other areas in the core to which the successful candidate might contribute include communication theory, visual literacy and research methods. We highly value flexibility, adaptability and cross-over potential.
This is a tenure-track position. Requirements include a terminal degree or near completion of a terminal degree in a relevant field, Ph.D. preferred. Full membership in the ULM Graduate Faculty requires completion of a terminal degree.
ULM is a teaching institution of approximately 8,500 students. We are situated on the banks of Bayou Desiard in Monroe, Louisiana. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed until the position is filled. Interested candidates should email a letter of application, current vita, and three letters of recommendation (along with names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of the three references) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Lesli Pace
School of Humanities
College of Arts, Education, and Sciences
University of Louisiana Monroe
Telephone: (318) 342-1165
FAX: (318) 342-1491
Communication Technology / Strategic Communication
The Communication Studies Department at Northeastern University invites applicants for two open rank, tenure-line positions, tenure-on-entry full or associate professor or tenure-track assistant professor. These positions reflect our department’s commitment to understanding and enhancing the effectiveness of communication systems, processes, and infrastructure as they relate to public life, civil society, and professional practice.
Position #1. Communication Technology, Behavior, and Society. We are seeking candidates who apply a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches to analyzing social media, mobile communication, and other information technologies including their design, use, contents, forms, effects, and social implications. We are particularly interested in candidates who can work across disciplines on externally funded projects relevant to sustainability, security, data science, and/or health. The individual filling this position will teach courses at all levels, with an emphasis on offerings dealing with data visualization, digital communication, network science, online communities, and/or social media.
Position #2. Strategic Communication and Public Advocacy. Candidates can have expertise in any area of strategic communication and public advocacy, but we are most interested in those applying a mix of approaches to the critical study of advertising, persuasion, political communication, and/or science and risk communication. The individual filling this position will teach courses at all levels, with an emphasis on offerings dealing with advertising and new media, crisis communication, political campaigns, and/or science and risk communication.
The Department of Communication Studies has three distinct advantages. One, the faculty conducts research and teaches courses across a diversity of specializations including public advocacy and argumentation; political communication; science, health, and risk communication; organizational and interpersonal communication; digital communication and social networks; and media production. Two, we are located within a major private global research university and a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement and interdisciplinary research. Also, the College has a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art + Design, Game Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre. Three, we are in Boston, a thriving urban center of culture and innovation with extensive global connections. See: www.northeastern.edu/camd.
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field by the start date of August 2015 and, appropriate to rank, a distinguished record of research, teaching, and service, or the demonstrated potential for such.
Applications must be submitted electronically at www.northeastern.edu/camd/about/careers/. Include a letter of application describing research, teaching, and any relevant professional experience, along with a CV, two representative publications, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Applicants should also identify three or more references that can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Applications received on or before November 17, 2014 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Matthew Nisbet, chair of the search committee, at email@example.com.
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
Assistant Professor of Journalism
The Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication at the University of Mary Washington seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in journalism to begin August 15, 2015. The primary responsibilities of this position include teaching upper- and lower-level courses in journalism, including journalism in and with digital media; supervising production of both the print and digital editions of the student newspaper, The Blue and Gray Press; overseeing student internships in the field; and maintaining an active professional agenda. The successful candidate should show potential for excellence in teaching and should be able to instruct students in using technology current in journalistic practice, which may include digital storytelling, social media convergence, or data-driven journalism. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and successfully with local and regional media partners and show an interest in interdisciplinary curricular development. The position has a 4/4 teaching load or the equivalent.
Required qualifications: M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in journalism, English, or a closely related field by August 15, 2015.
Priority consideration will be given to candidates with professional experience in journalism.
Only applications submitted through the https://careers.umw.edu/ site will be considered. Applicants should submit: 1) a University of Mary Washington faculty employment application, 2) letter of application, 3) C.V., 4) unofficial graduate transcripts, 5) a sample of scholarship and/or professional work, totaling approximately 20 pages, 6) three letters of reference, and 7) a teaching portfolio. The teaching portfolio should be a single pdf document that includes any or all of the following: a teaching philosophy, syllabi, sample assignments, teaching evaluations, and other evidence of potential for excellence in teaching.
The deadline is December 1, 2014; first round interviews will be via Skype. Please contact the search chair, Colin Rafferty (firstname.lastname@example.org), with any questions about the position.