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September 17, 2014

San Francisco State University

Tenure-Track Position: Journalism with an emphasis on effects, history, law, ethics, or similar, effective Fall 2015

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. Generous health, retirement and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication, or a related discipline at time of hiring with a strong record of scholarly publication, professional journalism experience and the ability to teach a course in the social impact of journalism.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach across the undergraduate journalism curriculum, including both skills-based and theory courses and the potential to generate external funding.

Duties: Ability to teach some of the following: Reporting, Investigative Journalism, Magazine Writing, Public Journalism, News Media Law and Ethics, Feature Writing, Opinion Writing, Magazine Publication Lab. Development of new courses welcomed. Teaching, scholarship and service to the university community, which includes actively engaging in the life of the Journalism Department; serving on department, college and university committees is also required. The University provides support of both research and teaching projects. We value collaborative work among other departments and the journalism profession. A firm commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds is expected.

Information about the B.A. in Journalism can be found at the department’s website: http://journalism.sfsu.edu/ For information about San Francisco State University, go to http://sfsu.edu/

Application Materials: In a single PDF document submit a letter of application, a current CV, a sample syllabus for a course in the social impact of journalism. Please also include three current professional or academic letters of references. Letters may be included in the PDF or sent directly to the department.

Send PDF and letters to:
Cristina L. Azocar, Ph.D.
Chair, Journalism Department
cazocar@sfsu.edu

Initial review of applications will begin early October.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.

San Francisco State University

Tenure-Track Position: Photojournalism effective Fall 2015

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications. Generous health, retirement and other benefits, including domestic partner benefits

Required Qualifications: M.F.A, M.J. or M.A. in a relevant discipline and significant professional photojournalism experience, a strong portfolio, evidence of leadership in the field of photojournalism, and evidence of excellent teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, have skills in and the ability to teach, in addition to photojournalism courses, design, online journalism, multimedia production and/or social media.

Duties: Desirable candidates to join the award-winning photojournalism sequence will come with a track record of published high-quality scholarly or creative work and the ability to teach introductory photography courses and advanced photojournalism courses. Development of new courses welcomed. Teaching, scholarship and service to the university community, which includes actively engaging in the life of the Journalism Department; serving on department, college and university committees is also required. The University provides support of both research and teaching projects. We value collaborative work among other departments and the journalism profession. A firm commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds is expected.

Information about the B.A. in Journalism can be found at the department’s website: http://journalism.sfsu.edu/ For information about San Francisco State University, go to http://sfsu.edu/

Application Materials: In a single PDF document, submit a letter of application, a current CV, a sample syllabus for an advanced photojournalism course, and a work portfolio. Please also include three current professional or academic letters of references. Letters may be included in the PDF or sent directly to the department.

Send PDF and letters to:
Cristina L. Azocar, Ph.D.
Chair, Journalism Department
cazocar@sfsu.edu

Initial review of applications will begin early October.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.

Grand Valley State University

Assistant Professor of Communications (Multimedia Journalism)

Grand Valley State University seeks an energetic Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism (tenure track) with expertise in TV Broadcasting to help lead a new Multimedia Journalism program in the School of Communications.

Candidates with a Ph.D. in an appropriate communications field or a Master’s degree with significant professional experience plus college teaching experience preferred. Candidates who are ABD in an appropriate communications field are also encouraged to apply. Strong digital media skills and a commitment to the highest technical, journalistic and ethical standards are required. Candidates with experience in the technologically-converged journalism environment preferred. The successful candidate will teach three courses in Multi-media journalism per semester in the areas of television broadcasting, news writing, news reporting, editing and studio field production. In addition the individual will advise and mentor students, and actively engage in creative/scholarly and service activities.

The School of Communications, located in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), places a premium on intellectual leadership, creative vision, collegiality and commitment to the integration of liberal and professional education. The school offers eight undergraduate programs and a Master’s program to over 1700 students. www.gvsu.edu/soc.

Apply online at www.gvsujobs.org Applicants must provide: (1) a letter of interest addressing relevant qualifications and experience; (2) a current CV (that includes clear dates, titles and descriptions of any previous courses taught at the university level, and a website link to examples of professional/creative work; (3) a statement of teaching that addresses the candidate’s approach to teaching; and (4) the names, electronic mail addresses, and current telephone numbers for three references, and (5) unofficial graduate transcripts. If you have questions regarding the position contact: Prof. Vandana Pednekar-Magal, pednekav@gvsu.edu. All application materials must be received online by November 1, 2014.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution
For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu
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University North Dakota

Assistant Professor, Communication

The Communication Program at the University North Dakota is searching for two tenure-track assistant professor positions effective 8/16/2015.

For the position in strategic communication, the program is seeking someone with strong theoretical and applied experience in public relations, organizational communication, relationship management, advertising, research methods in communication, and/or social media strategies. The area of the candidate’s research is open, but the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the topic areas listed above.

For the position in digital technology, the program is seeking an individual with highly robust theoretical and practical grounding in Digitally Mediated Communication as it applies to mass media/journalism and/or strategic communication. Research areas of interest may include, but are not limited to, digital strategies for reaching and empowering rural/remote constituents, advanced social media acumen, digital entrepreneurialism, mobile development, and/or coding ability.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or related field by 8/16/15, provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, and show indications of promise as a productive scholar. Application review begins 10/20/14, with applications accepted until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, current CV, graduate transcript(s), evidence of teaching effectiveness, evidence of scholarly productivity, and 3 letters of recommendation. Submit in a single electronic file to Joyce Muz (und.comm@email.UND.edu), with either Strat Comm or Digital Tech in the subject line.

An extended ad can be viewed at: https://und.edu/finance-operations/human-resources-payroll/careers/secure/job-openings-external.cfm.

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

University of North Texas

Assistant Professor – Strategic Communications

The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton seeks a Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communications to begin Fall 2015.

The ideal candidate will teach primarily advertising courses (but may include public relations classes) at the undergraduate and graduate level. Conducting academic research in advertising, public relations, journalism, communication, and/or mass communication is also expected.

The Mayborn School of Journalism is an ACEJMC-accredited school and operates Texas’ only accredited journalism master’s program. UNT is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth media market, No. 5 in the country. We enroll approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students in two departments: Strategic Communications and News. Graduates have won numerous national and international awards including Cannes Lions and Pulitzer Prizes. The school is home to an award-winning student newspaper—The North Texas Daily, a community-access television station, a student-run Ad/PR agency, an active AAF-NSAC presence, and offers students multiplatform professional opportunities. The school also hosts the nationally acclaimed annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. ABD required in advertising or a related field as specified in Preferred Qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD (at time of appointment) in advertising, public relations, journalism, communication, marketing or a relevant field such as psychology, sociology, or anthropology. A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in strategic communications (advertising, public relations, or marketing practice). Experience teaching college-level courses. Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of outstanding teaching and research potential.

Appointment Basis: 9 Months
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Closing Date: Open Until Search Closed
Review of Applications Begins: 10/1/2014

Required Applicant Documents: Curriculum Vita, Cover Letter, List of Names and Contact Information of Three References.

Optional Documents: Teaching Statement, Research Statement.

Applications must be submitted through the UNT employment website here: https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=160710. UNT will request Letters of Reference for finalists from their provided list. Finalists may be asked to present additional documentation. Contact Dr. Gwen Nisbett (gwen.nisbett@unt.edu) for more information.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014, and continue until the search is closed.

Founded in 1890, UNT is a student-centered, doctoral research university with approximately 36,000 diverse students located just north of Dallas/Fort Worth. The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in it employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

Contact Us:
Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism
Voice: 940-565-2205
Fax: 940-565-2370

Visit Us:
General Academic Building, Room 102 http://journalism.unt.edu/

Mailing Address for U.S. Mail:
Mayborn School of Journalism
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311460 Denton, TX 76203-5017 USA

Mailing Address for other methods like UPS:
Mayborn School of Journalism – GAB 102
Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism – GAB 207
University of North Texas
225 Avenue B (at Mulberry)
Denton, TX 76201

University of North Texas

Lecturer – Strategic Communications

The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton invites applications for a three-year appointment as a lecturer in the Department of Strategic Communications (advertising and public relations) beginning Fall 2015. The lecturer will teach several sections of a class on computer applications used in journalism, advertising and public relations and possibly other courses or assignments as needed by the school.

Required qualifications include a master’s degree at the time of appointment in advertising, public relations, communications or another field relevant to the classes taught. The successful candidate will possess knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud – specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and working knowledge of graphic design for communication, blog management and video editing.

Preferred qualifications include three years of college-level teaching experience and five years of professional advertising or PR agency experience.

Review of applications will begin on Nov. 14, 2014, and continue until the job is closed. Please upload a current CV and names and contact information for three references at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/.

Previous experience working with diverse communities is a plus. Send questions about online applications to facultyjobs@unt.edu. Direct other inquiries to Bill Ford, search committee chair, Mayborn School of Journalism, at bill.ford@unt.edu, 214-616-2224.

The Mayborn School of Journalism is an ACEJMC-accredited school and operates Texas’ only accredited journalism master’s program. It is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We enroll approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students in two departments: Strategic Communications and News. Graduates have won many national and international awards including Cannes Lions and Pulitzer Prizes. The school is home to an award-winning student newspaper, The North Texas Daily, a community-access television station, a student-run ad/PR agency, and offers students multi-platform professional opportunities. The school also hosts the nationally acclaimed annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

With about 36,000 students, UNT is the nation’s 24th largest university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in Dallas-Fort Worth, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 97 bachelor’s, 88 master’s and 40 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. A student-focused public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT System. The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

University of North Texas

Lecturer – News/Digital

The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas invites applications for appointment as a continuing lecturer in News beginning Fall 2014. The ideal candidate should be prepared to teach classes in news writing and reporting for digital and print applications and other courses as needed by the department. The faculty member should help advance the school’s commitment to preparing students for a diverse and multi-platform media environment. The faculty member will serve as adviser of the campus newspaper, overseeing its success in both Web and print platforms. The faculty member will participate in department activities and serve on departmental and school committees. Excellence in teaching and mentoring students is expected.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a master’s degree in journalism or a field relevant to the courses taught, at the time of appointment. Applicants must have professional experience in the news industry. Applicants with a master’s degree in other disciplines who have extensive professional news experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have strong journalism writing and reporting skills in hard news, including Associated Press style, for digital and print applications, experience in multimedia applications, teaching college-level courses, and advising a student newspaper. The candidate should be prepared to mentor diverse students.

Apply at http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE.

Previous experience working with diverse communities is a plus. Send questions about online applications to facultyjobs@unt.edu. Direct other inquiries to Cornelius Foote, search committee chair, Mayborn School of Journalism, at Cornelius.Foote@unt.edu, 940-565-2205.

The Mayborn School of Journalism is an ACEJMC-accredited school and operates Texas’ only accredited journalism master’s program. It is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We enroll approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and 60 graduate students in two departments: Strategic Communications and News. Graduates have won many national and international awards including Cannes Lions and Pulitzer Prizes. The school is home to an award-winning student newspaper, The North Texas Daily, a community-access television station, a student-run ad/PR agency, and offers students multi-platform professional opportunities. The school also hosts the nationally acclaimed annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

With about 36,000 students, UNT is the nation’s 24th largest public university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in Dallas-Fort Worth, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 97 bachelors, 88 masters’ and 40 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. A student-focused public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT System.

North Central College

Speech Communication

North Central College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Speech Communication at the rank of assistant professor beginning September 1, 2015. Higher ranks may be considered for suitably qualified candidates. A Ph.D. in hand is required by the time of appointment. Applicants should demonstrate a potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring as well as a commitment to scholarship.

The department seeks a broadly trained teacher/scholar who specializes in public relations and social influence or strategic communication. The successful candidate will develop introductory and more advanced courses in public relations, persuasion, and professional communication, and teach other communication courses as needed. Expertise and experience in the planning and creative use of digital communication technology such as web, social media, and mobile, will be a plus. Applicants with professional experience are especially desired.

North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. Naperville has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information about the College and department, visit http://noctrl.edu.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, resume, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Cheryl Horton at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/26496. There is no application cost for the Interfolio service. For further information, please email Dr. Amy Grim Buxbaum, Search Committee Chair, at aebuxbaum@noctrl.edu. Review of applications will begin November 3, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the November 2014 NCA conference in Chicago. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

September 12, 2014

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking an innovative scholar for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant or associate level. We seek a creative and broad thinker who demonstrates the ability to publish in the communication field’s top journals or academic presses. We are particularly interested in scholars with research interests in digital media, who draw on interdisciplinary bodies of theory, and who are open to mixed-methods approaches and collaborations.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline and have a proven record of teaching and research. Submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching philosophy, and the names of three references online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/50577.

Michigan State University

ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND HEALTH COMMUNICATION

The Department of Advertising + Public Relations at Michigan State University seeks a scholar-teacher with a strong background related to health as well as advertising and/or public relations, for a tenure-system position at the assistant or associate professor level, beginning Fall 2015. The successful candidate will participate in TRIFECTA, a university initiative that fosters research and instructional collaboration among faculty in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the College of Nursing.

This faculty member will participate in the emerging field of translational scholarship, which involves understanding how to translate health science into messages for non-experts. Such research might include (but is not limited to) how to improve prescription drug advertisements, more effective methods for sharing crisis or risk information, using emerging media tools to better inform people about new or changed medical treatments or interventions, or enhancing medical device labeling and instructions for safer use.

A Ph.D. in communication, psychology, sociology, marketing, or other relevant social science field is expected. Commitment to high-quality, empirical research and external grant activity is required. The position will involve undergraduate and graduate teaching in advertising and/or public relations. The successful candidate will participate in or may lead college-wide initiatives that involve the College of Engineering and the College of Nursing.

The Department of Advertising + Public Relations is home to internationally recognized scholars and practitioners, with a long history and reputation of being a leader in advertising and public relations research and teaching. Alumni and faculty have achieved positions of prominence in industry, government, and academia.

To Apply
Please direct any questions regarding this search to Dr. Elizabeth Taylor Quilliam, Department of Advertising + Public Relations, at quilliam@msu.edu. To apply, please refer to Posting #0045 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.msu.edu. Applicants should submit electronically the following: 1) cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position, 2) a curriculum vita, and 3) the names of three references who may be contacted by the search committee. The search committee will begin reviewing applications September 22, 2014, continuing until the position is filled. The search closes when a suitable candidate is hired. Duties to begin on, or before, August 16, 2015.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.