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April 24, 2015

Ball State University

CONTRACT FACULTY POSITION/ DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM/ BALL STATE UNIVERSITY/ MUNCIE, INDIANA

Contract faculty position, with an emphasis in public relations, available August 21, 2015, in the ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism. Responsibilities: teach online undergraduate courses in public relations and advertising writing, mass media and society, public relations and advertising principles, strategy, techniques and campaign development or related courses; may be assigned to teach in the department’s graduate program if eligible for graduate faculty status; may be asked to provide leadership to student organizations or activities such as the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter.

Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in public relations, strategic communications, journalism, mass communications, or related field by time of appointment; evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level; one year of professional experience in public relations, strategic communications, or journalism.

Preferred qualifications: doctoral degree in public relations, mass communications, or related field; substantial undergraduate and graduate level teaching experience; two or more years of professional experience in public relations or strategic communications; experience teaching online courses; a record of recent scholarly productivity sufficient to qualify the candidate for associate graduate faculty status. Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send cover letter, current vita, transcript of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for at least three references to: Michael Holmes, Chairperson, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or to mholmes@bsu.edu as electronic submission is encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)

The Department of Journalism seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

April 23, 2015

University of Arkansas

The Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, invites nominations and applications for an Assistant Director of the Center for Ethics in Journalism, beginning August 17, 2015.

The Assistant Director will report to the Director of the Center for Ethics in Journalism and help with the following:

  • Managing the day-to-day functioning of the Center and implementing policy decisions in conjunction with the Journalism Department Chair and the Center’s Steering Committee.
  • Handling planning of Center-sponsored events, such as public lectures by the Visiting Distinguished Professor, ethics workshops, and the Distinguished Professor’s schedule.
  • Overseeing maintenance of the technology and content of the Center’s website and managing the Center’s outreach through social media.
  • Promoting the Center on campus, in the local community, and among journalism professionals and educators in the state as well as nationally.
  • Developing the Center’s research mission and procuring grants and other funding.

The Assistant Director also will teach up to two courses per semester as needed in the Journalism Department. Courses could include a section of Ethics in Journalism, News Reporting I, and Fundamentals of Journalism.

Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in journalism or related field.

Candidate should have a record of professional experience in journalism.

College-level teaching experience preferred.

This is a nine-month non-tenure-track instructor position. Starting salary: Mid $30k, depending on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Review of applications will begin April 21, 2015; the deadline for applications is May 22, 2015. Applications and nominations should include a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, addresses, and contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted to http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/6412. Please direct any inquiries to:

Raymond McCaffrey, Chair
Ethics Assistant Director Search Committee
Lemke Department of Journalism
202 Kimpel Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
rmmccaff@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

April 20, 2015

City University of Hong Kong

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Head of Department of Media and Communication [Ref. C/299/49]

The Position
Reporting to the Provost through the Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic direction in research and professional education for the Department. The Head will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.

The Person
A doctorate degree with strong academic and professional qualifications, a distinguished record of teaching, research and scholarship, and substantial relevant experience in tertiary education; outstanding management effectiveness; commitment to teamwork; and strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of the Department.

Salary and Conditions of Service
The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The headship appointment will be on a concurrent basis for an initial period of three years. Remuneration package will be attractive and driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Information and Application
Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email: comsearch@cityu.edu.hk / Fax: (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office, or email to “comsearch@cityu.edu.hk“. Applications and nominations received before 30 June 2015 will receive full consideration. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked 5th among the world’s top 50 universities under the age of 50 in the Quacquarelli Symonds 2014 survey

http://www.cityu.edu.hk

April 17, 2015

Loyola University Maryland

The Department of Communication (http://www.loyola.edu/communication) invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor or Instructor of Public Relations for AY 2015-2016. Candidates should possess a Master’s degree (for rank of Instructor) or higher (terminal degree for rank of Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor) in an appropriate field and be able to teach introductory and skills-oriented courses in public relations as well as Introduction to Communication, if appropriate. Successful teaching experience at the university level and professional experience is desirable but not required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four undergraduate courses per semester, attend department meetings, and contribute to the university’s Catholic/Jesuit mission.

The Department of Communication offers undergraduate specializations in Advertising/Public Relations, Digital Media, and Journalism. Courses are taught in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective Jesuit/Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeast. The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, regardless of religious affiliation. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.

The Department of Communication seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women and people of color. For more information and to apply, please go to https://careers.loyola.edu. At this link, complete the online application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and list of references. Finalists for this position will be asked to complete an essay about how they would support the Jesuit mission of the institution. Upon being selected for the position, the candidate must provide original transcripts of all university degrees and submit to a background screening. For more information, contact: Dr. Elliot King, Chair, Department of Communication, Loyola University Maryland; 4501 North Charles Street; Baltimore, MD 21210-2699. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/tkp9qds

Loyola University Maryland

The Department of Communication (http://www.loyola.edu/communication) invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor or Instructor of Graphics and Web Development for AY 2015-2016. Candidates should possess a Master’s degree (for rank of Instructor) or higher (terminal degree for rank of Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor) in an appropriate field and be able to teach introductory and skills-oriented courses in Graphics and Web Development as well as Introduction to Communication. Successful teaching experience at the university level and professional experience is desirable but not required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four undergraduate courses per semester, attend department meetings, and contribute to the university’s Catholic/Jesuit mission.

The Department of Communication offers undergraduate specializations in Advertising/Public Relations, Digital Media, and Journalism. Courses are taught in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective Jesuit/Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeast. The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, regardless of religious affiliation. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.

The Department of Communication seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women and people of color. For more information and to apply, please go to https://careers.loyola.edu. At this link, complete the online application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and list of references. Finalists for this position will be asked to complete an essay about how they would support the Jesuit mission of the institution. Upon being selected for the position, the candidate must provide original transcripts of all university degrees and submit to a background screening. For more information, contact: Dr. Elliot King, Chair, Department of Communication, Loyola University Maryland; 4501 North Charles Street; Baltimore, MD 21210-2699. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Loyola University Maryland

The Department of Communication (http://www.loyola.edu/communication) invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor or Instructor of Advertising for the academic years 2015-2016. Candidates should possess a Master’s degree (for Instructor) or higher (Ph.D. for Assistant Professor) in an appropriate field and be able to teach introductory and skills-oriented courses in advertising as well as Introduction to Communication, if needed. Successful teaching experience at the university level and professional experience is desirable but not required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four undergraduate courses per semester, attend department meetings advise students when appropriate, and contribute to the university’s Catholic/ Jesuit mission.

The Department of Communication offers undergraduate specializations in Advertising/Public Relations, Digital Media, and Journalism. Courses are taught in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective Jesuit/Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeast. The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups, regardless of religious affiliation. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.

The Department of Communication seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women and people of color. For more information and to apply, please go to https://careers.loyola.edu. At this link, complete the online application and electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vita and list of references. Finalists for this position will be asked to complete an essay about how they would contribute to the Jesuit mission of the institution. Upon being selected for the position, the candidate must provide original transcripts of all university degrees and submit to a background screening. For more information, contact: Dr. Elliot King, Chair, Department of Communication, Loyola University Maryland; 4501 North Charles Street; Baltimore, MD 21210-2699. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/bmzzk8b

The University of Hong Kong

Professor/Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre

The University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 27,700 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

The Position
Applications are invited for appointment as Professor in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) from September 2016. The selected candidate will be appointed as the Centre Director.

The JMSC is a teaching and research department offering professional programmes leading to the Bachelor of Journalism and the Master of Journalism degrees, and research programmes leading to M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees through the Faculty of Social Sciences. Its graduates have been highly successful and now hold positions at major media organizations throughout the world.

The appointee will have a clear vision for the JMSC’s future as a world-class journalism school. The Centre has become a hub of the pan-Asian journalism and journalism education communities. As a place where faculty, staff and students are blending traditional principles with Digital Age innovations, its director must have a deep understanding of how the collision of journalism and technology is creating new opportunities even as it challenges the industry’s financial structure. The appointee will also take leadership in areas such as the continued development of the graduate and undergraduate curricula, recruitment and management of teaching faculty, enhancement of research and scholarship, fundraising, networking with the profession, and international outreach.

Candidate Profile
Candidates should have an outstanding reputation as a scholar in journalism and media studies or an internationally recognized track record as a journalist who has occupied leadership positions in major media organizations or other experience highly relevant to this position. Whether they come from an academic background or a professional one, they should have a passion for teaching and research, and be committed to involvement in the journalism profession. Ideal candidates will have substantial international experience, an advanced degree, teaching and administrative experience within a University setting, as well as an understanding of journalism practice in China and Asia.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as housing benefits, leave, and medical benefits. At current rates, salary tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

Application and Nomination
The University of Hong Kong invites applications and nominations for appointment as Professor/Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre. Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately and continue until the post is filled. Interested persons are invited to submit their materials by email on or before 30 June 2015 to:

Heidrick and Struggles
Suite 1408 Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2103 9347 | Email: jmsc@heidrick.com

April 15, 2015

University of Iowa

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Iowa invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor, a nine-month position beginning August 19, 2015. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach upper division courses in the areas of media ethics and reporting and writing.

The school has recently instituted a new required course in media ethics. Ideally, the successful candidate will teach this course in a way that is relevant for the digital age. Applicants may have expertise in any number of news beats. However, we have a particular interest in candidates who have significant experience with political reporting and/or technology reporting. Political reporters may have an opportunity to help teach Iowa caucus-related courses. Technology reporters may have an opportunity to develop capstone reporting and writing courses in this area.

A B.A. or B.S. degree is required. Significant professional experience also is required. Teaching experience is preferred.

Applications should include a letter of application, resume, portfolio of work, and names and contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ (requisition #066286). Review of applications will begin April 24 and continue until the position is filled.

The School of Journalism & Mass Communication and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with more than 630 undergraduate majors and 60 masters and doctoral students, is housed in the Philip D. Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building. The School is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the largest of the university’s 11 colleges. Visit the School’s website at http://clas.uiowa.edu/sjmc/.

Tarleton State University

Candidate will teach Public Relations and Event Management courses. The normal load is 12 hours a semester. Courses will include promotional writing, Introduction to Mass Communication and other Public Relations oriented courses.

Required Education/Experience/ Skills (Minimum Qualifications):
Candidate must have an earned terminal degree and at least 18 graduate hours in public relations, event management, or communication studies.

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications):
Preference for candidate – 1) college teaching experience and professional experience in public relations and event management, and 2) expertise with Adobe creative software.

Additional preference for candidate – 3 or more years’ experience in college level teaching and 5 or more years professional experience in public relations, event coordination, or media.

Apply online at https://jobs.tarleton.edu and search posting# 0801243. Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Ohio University

Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Social Media Analytics.

Qualifications: PhD in communication or closely related field, teaching experience, and an active research agenda.  The successful applicant will be the lead faculty member in the creation and administration of the Scripps College of Communication Social Media Research Team (SMART) Lab opening early Fall 2015 and will develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in social media analytics as part of the newly launched Certificate program in Social Media. The School of Media Arts & Studies offers B.S., M.A. and PhD. degrees to approximately 780 students. Ohio University and the school have a strong commitment to students.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply use the following quicklink: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/13953