December 16, 2014
Instructor of Online Journalism
The College of Communication at DePaul University invites applications for a one-year, full-time teaching appointment in online journalism, beginning as early as March 15, 2015, and no later than August, 2015. This is a renewable, term faculty position in the rank of instructor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The ideal candidate will teach multimedia reporting and production and other journalism courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; develop online news projects for experiential learning; contribute to curricular planning and development; and lead the award-winning SPJ/ONA chapter at DePaul.
The successful candidate will have several years of professional experience in online journalism and demonstrate the ability to teach newsgathering, editing and storytelling across platforms. Expertise in web development, CMS, analytics, digital reporting tools, Adobe Creative Suite, social media is required. Specialization in additional areas (data journalism, visual communication, mobile journalism, investigative reporting, entrepreneurial journalism, sports reporting, etc.) is preferred. Applicants should have a master’s degree in journalism or a related field or a bachelor’s degree with exceptional professional and teaching skills.
Based in Chicago’s downtown Loop, the Journalism Program has won several national awards with our student-run media and reporting projects. Degree programs emphasize experiential learning and include a professional master’s with concentrations in Multimedia Journalism, Reporting Metro Chicago, and Sports Journalism.
Applications are sought from candidates with experience working with diverse student bodies and who embrace the university’s emphasis on using Chicago’s urban setting as an educational laboratory.
DePaul is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Interested candidates should submit a resume, samples of their professional work, sample syllabi, and three references. Apply online only at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu
Inquiries may be directed to Hai Tran, Online Journalism Search Chair, at email@example.com.
Salary and Terms: Full-time, nine month* tenure track position. Salary placement is based on evaluation and experience.
Appointment Date: August 2015
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin February 2, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Description: Teach courses in Broadcasting (Television & Digital Media Production, Newswriting, Editing, etc.) and Essentials of Speaking and Listening (basic public speaking). Serve as primary supervisor of the student-run campus television station, Radio/Television Club and student chapter of the National Broadcasting Society. Supervise student productions including sports broadcasts, newscasts and feature programs. Assist the program in the redesign of the major curriculum to reflect current industry demands and consult on the creation of a minor (and possible major) in sports media management. The possibility of teaching other general courses in communication studies also exists. Duties also include student advising, contribution to student growth and development, evaluating student performance, scholarly activity, and service to the University community. SMSU, in its commitment to meeting the service needs of the region, expects faculty to engage in regional service, education or study as part of their community service responsibility.
- Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Media or closely related field required. Ph.D.or ABD preferred. Terminal degree must be completed for tenure consideration.
- Strong candidates must have postsecondary teaching experience in the areas of Public Speaking, Television Production, Broadcast Journalism, Newswriting, Editing, etc.
- Preference will be given those who can teach other general courses in communication studies.
- Preference will be given to candidates who possess industry experience in any or all of the following 1) broadcasting, 2) web design or digital media production 3) sports broadcasting.
- Candidates should provide evidence of teaching effectiveness.
- Must have an understanding of and appreciation for liberal education. The University is committed to fostering a global perspective. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.
The University: Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The position is an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, dynamic and growing institution that is searching for exceptionally talented people.
Application Data: Letter of application addressing position qualifications, vita, student evaluations, and transcripts should be attached to your application. To apply for this position, please complete the online application process at http://www.smsu.edu/Administration/HumanResources/neogov.cfm. Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at: www.SMSU.edu
*Nine Month Appointments – Along with all other Universities that are part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, standard faculty appointments are for 168 duty days distributed over any nine consecutive months. The nine months need not align with the traditional academic year and may be changed every two years. Initial faculty appointments at SMSU are expected to be similar to or the same as the academic year unless otherwise indicated on the vacancy notice.
Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. The University is committed to affirmative recruitment and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.
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Join SCAD Savannah as the chair of liberal arts. The liberal arts department is home to SCAD Core, one of the most academically diverse general education programs at any arts university in the United States. Students learn to express, defend and investigate new ideas in required and elective classes in subjects including anatomy, astronomy, biology, communication, creative writing, English, foreign languages, mathematics, philosophy, physics, political science and psychology.
Requirements: - Ph.D., or its equivalent, in a field related to liberal arts
– College-level teaching experience
– Strong portfolio of related professional work
– Proven leadership skills
– College-level administration experience is preferred
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The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors, as well as minors in more than 60 disciplines, in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia; in Hong Kong; in Lacoste, France; and online through SCAD eLearning.
For more information, visit scad.edu.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has openings for an Assistant Professor and for an Associate Professor who will assist the University in establishing an ACEJMC accredited program in Mass Communications. One of these positions requires expertise in the area of Public Relations while the other requires professional media experience. These are full-time nine month tenure-track teaching positions.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Relations
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Public Relations or a related field; Evidence of publications and research in Public Relations; Evidence of familiarity with ACEJMC accreditation standards and procedures; Professional experience in the public relations profession; Demonstrated evidence of effectiveness in teaching college-level public relations, journalism and mass communication courses; Experience working on public relations programs and communications campaigns directed toward diverse audiences.
Duties: Teach a wide variety of public relations and mass communications courses; Engage in ongoing research and creative scholarly activities; Assist the University in establishing an accredited department of Mass Communications; Advise the local chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America; Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community; Develop a professional network of alumni and public relations contacts.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Mass Communications
Qualifications: Ph.D. in a relevant field, professional media experience along with strong teaching, research, grant writing, scholarship credentials; Evidence of publications and research in Mass Communications; Evidence of familiarity with ACEJMC accreditation standards and procedures; Demonstrated evidence of effectiveness in teaching college-level mass communications and journalism courses to diverse populations; Experience in the use of online, digital, mobile, and social media in broadcast and print journalism.
Duties: Teach a wide variety of broadcast and print journalism courses; Assist the University in establishing an accredited department of Mass Communications; Engage in ongoing research, scholarly and creative activities; Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community; Develop a professional network of alumni and mass communications contacts.
To Apply: Please send your letter of application, a copy of your Curriculum Vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, the names of three current references with contact information and transcripts from the institutions granting your degrees to:
Dr. Paul H. Lorenz
Department of English, Theatre and Mass Communications
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Drive, Mail Slot 4980
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Telephone: 870-575-8624; Fax: 870-575-8040; Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Salary range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UAPB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Full participation by women and minority groups is encouraged.
December 15, 2014
School of Journalism & Communication
Assistant or Associate Professor in Journalism & Communication – Advertising
The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in advertising to join our thriving advertising and brand development program. The selected candidate will have a Ph.D. (ABD will be considered), professional experience in advertising or a related field and demonstrated teaching ability at the college level. The successful candidate will also have expertise in multiple areas listed below, offering the ability to research, teach and lead in innovative fashion. We seek that person who will help build our program and a robust research agenda.
Our needs include theory and practical expertise in one or more of the following areas:
- data analytics and pattern seeking
- quantitative research methods and strategic planning
- digital media planning and strategy (with an emphasis on games and/or mobile media)
- strategic user experience platforms and understanding of leading practice in the field
- sustainability communication
Our ACEJMC-accredited advertising program is based on the Creative Strategist model. We believe our students and faculty should possess both creative and strategic skills to build brands and best thinking for a global economy. We regularly place our graduates in creative, strategic, management, media, and production positions in the top-ranked agencies and brands around the country. Teaching opportunities are available across the curriculum as well as in our academic master’s and doctoral programs and the strategic communication professional master’s program at our Portland Turnbull Center.
We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2015. To ensure consideration, please submit applications by January 9, 2015. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching portfolio (link to online is fine), and two refereed research or creative pieces to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5167
The only comprehensive accredited journalism program in the Pacific Northwest, the SOJC offers majors in advertising, journalism, media studies and public relations; Honors Program; and media studies minor; and supports UO’s interdisciplinary Cinema Studies major and Multimedia minor. The school offers Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Media Studies and professional M.A. degrees in Journalism, Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication. The school began implementing an innovative undergraduate curriculum in 2009, moved into state-of-the-art facilities in January 2013, recently launched the Agora Journalism Center, based at the Turnbull Center in Portland, and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016. With more than 2200 students, SOJC is one of six professional schools at UO and UO is a Research I member of the American Association of Universities.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.
Assistant Professor of Communications: Albright College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in communications, design and digital media. Candidates will teach a mix of courses from at least two of the following areas: communications theory, graphic design, website design, media convergence, and digital literacy. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester. Successful candidate should have an earned terminal degree in communications or a related field and be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. Candidates should be active in scholarship and/or creative work in their field and committed to undergraduate education in a liberal arts institution. The College has recently developed interdisciplinary and innovative programs in digital communications and other fields that intersect with digital media. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to these developing programs.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit letters of application, CV, unofficial transcripts from graduate institution, three letters of reference, and portfolios of representative work to email@example.com.
Albright College is a liberal arts institution with approximately 1750 students, and is located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu. We are an AA/EOE/ADA employer and are committed to diversity within our community. In pursuit of this commitment, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.
Assistant Professor of Public Relations, Tenure Track
The Department of Communication at Indiana State University seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty member to teach Public Relations courses. Preferred candidates should have earned the Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree in Public Relations or Marketing at the time of appointment. ABDs considered. The position commences in August 2015.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate public relations courses, including introductory PR, advertising research methods, public campaigns, media relations, crisis communication, and organizational communication. Opportunities for graduate teaching also available. Service assignments include advising the campus chapter of PRSSA. The normal teaching load for tenured and tenure-track faculty is 4:4 (12 hours per semester). A one-course reassignment for scholarship and/or creative activity is possible.
Interested candidates should submit an online application, curriculum vita, evidence of research productivity, a writing sample, and documentation of effective teaching to http://jobs.indstate.edu. In addition to the Ph.D. or equivalent degree, proof of recent professional experience in public relations is especially desirable. Please direct three letters of reference and any questions to Dr. Mary Kahl at Mary.Kahl@indstate.edu.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
EOE/Minority/Female/Individual with Disabilities/Veteran.
Faculty Position in Public Relations
Department of Strategic Communication
The Department of Strategic Communication (STRC) in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for a non-tenure-track assistant professor in public relations, effective Fall 2015.
Applicants should have interest and experience in teaching courses such as industry-related research methods, public relations writing, social media, and public relations campaigns. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of college-level teaching and significant professional experience in public relations. The qualified applicant should preferably have a Ph.D., but at least a master’s degree, in communication or in a relevant discipline.
Non-tenure-track (NTT) hires are full-time faculty members in the School of Media and Communication. The teaching course load for this position is 4-4. The initial contract is for one year, but it may be renewable to a multi-year contract pending an annual review during the first year and assessment of available funding for the position. The salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications (e.g., highest completed degree, teaching experience, professional experience).
The department is one of four in a school of more than 3,000 students. STRC has 12 full-time faculty members and 510 undergraduate majors in one of four tracks: general, organizational leadership, public relations, and rhetoric and public advocacy. STRC offers an M.S. degree in communication management and an online graduate certificate in cross-cultural leadership.
STRC is one of four departments in the School of Media and Communication, which is among the largest and most comprehensive schools of communication in the nation. It enrolls nearly 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and has nearly 60 full-time faculty members. The school houses four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. It also offers three programs that are shared across the school: a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, a Master of Science in Global Communication and Development, and a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. For additional information on the department, school, and Temple University, visit http://www.temple.edu/smc
Review of applications will begin January 30, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a summary of student evaluations of recent courses taught, and contact details for at least three references to
Dr. R. Lance Holbert
Professor and Chair
Department of Strategic Communication
216A Weiss Hall (265-65)
1701 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215) 204-3152
Temple University, an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and educator, is committed to having a diverse community.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Multiplatform Journalism
Join a vibrant university community dedicated to student engagement and success! Teach multiplatform journalism in Middle Tennessee State University’s comprehensive, technologically-advanced innovative media and journalism program.
The School of Journalism invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in multiplatform journalism. We seek an individual with digital skills who can develop and teach undergraduate courses in storytelling across print, radio, broadcast, video and online platforms. Tenure track faculty members must establish a record of effective teaching, service and either scholarly research or creative activity.
College-level experience in teaching multimedia journalism and demonstrated ability to function effectively in a university environment are essential. Master’s degree in mass communications, journalism, or related field and professional journalism experience are preferred. Applicants also should be experienced with the latest digital journalism applications, social media analytics, content management systems, social media platforms and tools for mobile and digital storytelling. The successful candidate will also teach courses such as media ethics, media criticism, or topical seminars in the candidate’s areas of expertise.
Salary will depend on education and experience. Qualified candidates should complete an online application at https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu:#143030.
Submit a letter of interest, current CV or resume, and teaching philosophy. Three letters of recommendation and all undergraduate and graduate transcripts are required for employment.
MTSU values diversity and encourages applicants from underrepresented groups.
Review of all applications will continue until the position is filled.
The appointment begins August 1, 2015.
The School of Journalism at Middle Tennessee State University is located 30 miles southeast of Nashville, a national media and publishing center. The School is an ACEJMC accredited program with majors in advertising, journalism, media studies, public relations, and visual communication.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA SCIENCES
Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. The University has experienced rapid growth, and currently has over 1000 faculty and staff serving approximately 9500 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students on its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Zayed University prepares graduates to become leaders in government, business, civil society, arts and culture, and family life, and to contribute to building a knowledge-based economy and society. Through a curriculum grounded in learning outcomes, the University expects its graduates to be proficient in both English and Arabic, and to possess the skills in communication, technology, information literacy, research, critical thinking, and global awareness that will make them leaders in the interconnected 21st-century world. English is the primary language of instruction.
Zayed University is fully accredited in the UAE and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US. The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe, family-friendly, multi-national environment.
The College of Communication and Media Sciences
Communication and information are vital to the development of the United Arab Emirates. The College of Communication and Media Sciences is dedicated to excellence in professional education to serve the nation, the Gulf region and the global community. The College’s vision is to be nationally and regionally recognized as a premier provider of bilingual education, scholarship, and outreach in the discipline of communication and its professional fields of study.
The College’s mission is to graduate students who:
- Understand the role of mass communication in Islamic and global cultures;
- Master written, oral, and visual skills in English and Arabic;
- Use digital media technologies thoughtfully and appropriately;
- Value truth, accuracy, fairness and diversity;
- Think critically, are innovative, and engage in dialogue;
- Contribute to the body of knowledge in mass communication from the Gulf region;
- Assist in the future development of the UAE and the global community.
Today, the College has 30 full-time faculty representing 17 nationalities teaching in four specializations: Integrated Strategic Communications, Film and Video Communications, Converged Media, and Tourism and Cultural Communications. It offers its full curriculum on both campuses toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Media Sciences. The College also offers a Master of Arts in Communications with a Specialization in Strategic Public Relations and a Master of Arts in Communications with a Specialization in Tourism and Cultural Communication.
The curriculum is designed to provide graduates with written, oral, and visual communication skills vital to the development of private and public institutions and enterprises in the UAE. It focuses on a broad education in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and applied sciences, as well as in the professional crafts of written, oral, and visual communication. Students are well-prepared to put words, visuals, and sound together in ways that are meaningful, effective, aesthetically pleasing, and interesting.
All majors take introductory courses in Media Storytelling, Applied Digital Communication, and Public Speaking, as well as advanced courses in Research Methods, Media Law and Ethics, Media Criticism, and Leadership Communication.
The College is committed to diversity. Diversity means the ever-present interaction of different nationalities, races, genders, social classes, special needs, religions, views, perspectives, and beliefs. The College’s model for diversity and inclusiveness means nurturing the acceptance and respect for these differences among students, faculty, and staff in a safe and positive academic environment within the applicable laws, regulations and cultural norms of the UAE.
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The Dean of the College of Communication and Media Sciences will have a unique opportunity to lead one of the founding colleges at Zayed University, which will celebrate its 16th year in 2015-2016.
The College has applied for accreditation with the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC). It completed its self-study and hosted an official site team visit in October 2014.
One of 51 programs world-wide accredited by the International Advertising Association (IAA), CCMS was the first academic unit at Zayed University to be accredited by an international agency. Graduates from the Integrated Strategic Communications specialization who meet the requirements of the accredited program are awarded the IAA Certificate of Completion.
The College has active student chapters of the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).
Supported by his/her leadership team, the Dean will be expected to:
- Develop a dynamic long-term strategy for the College that advances the University’s mission and goals.
- Promote an understanding of the College’s and the University’s mission and goals via its faculty, students, staff, and curricula.
- Develop and sustain a curriculum aligned with ACEJMC standards and guidelines.
- Provide academic leadership to the College faculty.
- Engage in active, assertive faculty recruitment and retention.
- Continuously work to improve the quality of instruction in the College.
- Implement the College’s graduate programs and initiate new programs as appropriate.
- Advance the College’s research agenda and activity.
- Expand the College’s outreach and community engagement program.
- Establish and maintain close relationships with the UAE business community.
- Prepare the College strategic/operational plans and related budget proposals.
- Collaborate with Student Affairs to sustain a positive learning environment and address issues of mutual concern such as academic integrity.
- Assure a strong presence of the Dean and College leadership on both campuses.
- Establish academic alliances and partnerships with local schools, other institutions within the UAE, and leading international universities.
- Lead the College’s participation in the University’s fund raising activity.
- Develop and oversee the College’s budget.
- A minimum of three years of proven successful administrative leadership experience at the level of Dean, Associate Dean, or Assistant Dean in an ACEJMC-accredited university.
- Demonstrated success as a teacher and scholar with at least five years of successful full-time teaching in a recognized university or college.
- Experience in a learning outcomes-based, assessment-rich, educational institution.
- Evidence of leadership in the development of new programs that meet international standards and success in building teamwork and creating a shared vision.
- Ability to work with faculty from diverse cultures and nationalities and across disciplinary lines.
- Patience and tolerance for ambiguity and change, and a high energy level.
- International experience is preferred.
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates. Housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare is provided to the employee and sponsored family members.
Please visit our web site www.zu.ac.ae and click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. The start date for the new dean is August 2015.