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July 30, 2014

Angelo State University

Chair Position Announcement for the Department of Communication & Mass Media

The Department of Communication & Mass Media seeks a collaborative department chair who will enable us to continue to build excellent undergraduate and graduate programs. The ideal candidate will be dedicated, visionary, and possess the leadership skills necessary to help guide a department with 14 full-time faculty and around 250 undergraduate majors.

The chair, in cooperation with the faculty, is responsible for supervising activities of the department, scheduling classes, assisting in faculty evaluations, preparing budget requests, initiating appointment recommendations, developing the curriculum, and supervising assessment activities. The successful applicant will be skilled in bringing together differing opinions, committed to open and active communication with colleagues, possess strong organizational skills, and understand that one of his or her primary duties will be to ensure that faculty have the resources needed to excel in the areas of teaching, research, and service. Candidates should be dedicated to excellence in teaching, with a strong commitment to high professional standards, both inside and outside the classroom.
The department chair normally assumes a 2/2 teaching load in the long semesters and 1 course for each of two summer sessions at the graduate or undergraduate level. The chair position is on a three-year evaluation cycle in which he or she may return to the department after serving for a period of time.

We seek a colleague with previous administrative experience, scholarly credentials, and publication record that would qualify him or her for a tenurable rank position at associate or full professor.
• Cover letter (required)
• Curriculum vitae (required)
• Teaching Philosophy  (required)
• 3 Letters of reference   (required)
• Leadership Philosophy  (required)

Applications are reviewed as received. The committee will begin formal review on December 1, 2014. The position is open until filled.


University of South Carolina

Public Relations Position

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in public relations to join the faculty in August 2015. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to teaching and a passion for scholarship in public relations. We are looking for a candidate with the ability and willingness to teach public relations campaigns, writing, and/or management. Expertise and experience in strategic planning, monitoring and creative use of digital public relations — web, social media, and mobile — will be a plus. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in communication or related areas or a master’s degree with substantial professional experience in public relations. The School maintains a dual-track (academic and professional) faculty tenure and promotion system, values both academic credentials and professional expertise, and welcomes candidates from both sides. ABDs are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a Ph.D. are expected to demonstrate strong record of or potential for scholarly research in public relations.

The School
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications currently enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates and 60 graduate students in journalism, advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications. The SJMC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism and mass communication and a Ph.D. in mass communication. The faculty consists of a collegial group of researchers and educators with a wide range of backgrounds and interests. For more information, visit the School’s website at www.jour.sc.edu.

The University
The University of South Carolina is classified as a research-extensive university with very high research activity. The university is located in South Carolina’s capital, a unique, family-friendly city located equidistant from beautiful Atlantic beaches and the historic, rolling Blue Ridge mountains. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Application Procedure
Applications, nominations or questions may be addressed to:
Sei-Hill Kim, Ph.D.
Chair – PR Faculty Search Committee
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-7037

Applicants should send electronically a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references, one sample of either a journal article or professional output to demonstrate research and/or professional expertise. The application materials should be prepared in a single PDF and emailed to the search committee chair. The search committee’s review of applications will begin September 15th and continue until the position is filled.

Singapore Management University


The Lee Kong Chian School of Business at the Singapore Management University (SMU) is a dynamic Asian business school with over a hundred full-time faculty and about three thousand students. Accredited by AACSB and EQUIS, the School offers undergraduate, master’s (including the MSc in Communication Management) and doctoral programmes and is affiliated with a number of active research centres.

Applications are invited for Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University (SMU).

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in corporate communication. Contractual appointments carry an initial term of four years and a teaching load of 3 sections per academic year.

Academic Qualifications
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a field relevant to communication, media studies, corporate communication and/or public relations. Candidates with a strong research focus in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) or public affairs are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements
Track record of high-quality research and teaching as well as collegiality.

Application Procedure
Applicants should submit an application package comprising a cover letter addressed to Associate Professor Mark Chong with a current CV. Please include a candidate statement that outlines your research, three research papers, three reference letters, and evidence of teaching performance to corpcommcv@smu.edu.sg.

For more information on SMU, please visit our website at http://business.smu.edu.sg/disciplines/corporate-communication/faculty-recruitment

July 29, 2014

Utah Valley University

The Department of Communication at Utah Valley University, located in Orem, Utah, seeks a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS to begin Fall Semester (August) 2015.

Teach four undergraduate PR courses per semester. Provide service to the department, college, and university.

REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. Ability to teach PR writing, PR campaigns, portfolio development, social media, media relations, crisis communication, and PR theory. Proven PR research agenda, professional industry experience, and involvement in PR divisions and national organizations such as PRSA and AEJMC.

DEGREE REQUIREMENT: A Ph.D. (or ABD) in public relations/mass communications or an MA in public relations (or a similar field) and at least 5 years experience in public relations industry.

Nestled between the towering Wasatch Mountains and the shores of Utah Lake in Orem, Utah, UVU is home to more than 30,000 students. As one of the largest institutions of higher education in the state, the Communication Department provides a collegial, entrepreneurial and innovative spirit where faculty can create and implement curriculum and activities to help the program and students remain at the forefront of the rapidly changing industry.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: View the job posting and application instructions at www.uvu.jobs/posting/9191.

July 28, 2014

University of Tampa

Assistant Professor, Communication (Advertising/Public Relations)

The Communication Department, College of Arts and Letters, at The University of Tampa invites applications for 2 tenure-track assistant professor positions in Communication, primarily to serve the Advertising and Public Relations (ADPR) major, with an emphasis in advertising, strategic transmedia, and social media, to begin August 2015.

A typical teaching load is 12 contact hours (3 four-credit classes) in a 15-week semester. Faculty have input into the course schedule, as well as new areas to be developed. Current teaching needs lie in introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in advertising, including both theory and creative practice, in areas such as campaign development, social media, web strategies, copywriting (across media), and print collateral.

Candidates will have a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, communication, or a related field and bring both practical experience and critical perspectives to the teaching of practice, theory, and history of advertising in a liberal arts context. Interest in and experience with emerging information technologies is essential.

Candidates are expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching, engaging students in learning beyond the classroom, scholarly activity, and service. Faculty are expected to develop a record of productive scholarship. We welcome varied research agendas and traditions of scholarship.  In addition, the candidate will assist colleagues in advancing the ADPR major and strengthening opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.

The University of Tampa’s Communication Department serves over seven hundred undergraduate students in three vibrant majors (Advertising and Public Relations, Communication, and Film and Media Arts) and participates in delivering the majors in Journalism and New Media Production. Each full-time faculty member of the department teaches both practice and theory, educating students to become critical thinkers and human communicators capable of using traditional and emerging technologies effectively. The curriculum is designed to meaningfully explore media ethics and critical perspectives on media, culture, and political economy, even as it prepares students to engage in professional practices.

The Advertising and Public Relations major is highly interdisciplinary, sharing courses with the departments of Art; English and Writing; Marketing; and Speech, Theatre, and Dance. The Communication Department fosters and encourages the development of interdepartmental relations, new courses and innovative programs. Its student-centered learning environment embraces traditional, immersive/experiential, and hands-on pedagogies. The university is fully equipped with state-of-the-art digital media labs, production equipment, video and graphics software, sound studio, and black box.

For detail and to apple, go to: https://jobs.ut.edu

Candidates should submit online application, curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, scholarly writing sample, sample professional portfolio work and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications submitted by November 1st will be given first priority but the search will remain open until filled.

Ball State University


Tenure-track faculty position available August 21, 2015. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in photojournalism, photojournalism lighting, picture editing and photojournalism management (possibility of teaching in related areas such as visual journalism, multimedia journalism and photography for strategic communications); actively pursue creative endeavors for external peer review and/or publish scholarly research in photojournalism or related areas; serve on department, collegiate, and university committees as assigned. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree or higher in journalism, mass media, communications, or related field by time of appointment; at least three years of professional experience in photojournalism or multimedia journalism with a photojournalism emphasis. Preferred qualifications: doctoral degree in journalism, mass media, communications, or related field; more than three years of professional photojournalism experience; undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching experience; record of creative endeavors with successful peer review or a scholarly research record with corresponding publications; ability to teach at undergraduate and graduate level in related areas such as visual journalism, multimedia journalism, video storytelling, strategic communications photography or other related courses.

Send cover letter; current vita; portfolio of relevant photojournalism, picture editing, or multimedia work; transcript of highest degree earned; and the names and contact information for at least three references to: Thomas A. Price, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or to tprice@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, collegial, 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.

University of Florida

College of Journalism and Communications
Department of Advertising

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Advertising

The University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in advertising to begin January or August 2015. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have ability to teach and/or research in digital or social media.

Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in communication or related field and a record of or potential for original research in advertising, health communication, or relevant field. ABD applicants will be considered with an effective research record and teaching experience, and the expectation of completion of a Ph.D. degree by August 2015. The University is particularly interested in recruiting diverse candidates to meet the needs of its diverse student population.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach two courses per semester in graduate and undergraduate level areas of the advertising and/or mass communication curriculum. The faculty member will advise undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other Department and College service activities, contribute to diversity and the internationalization of the College, and conduct scholarly or creative research.

The University of Florida, one of the most comprehensive public universities in the nation, is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission’s list of leading research universities. UF’s students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University of Florida seeks applications and nominations from a broad spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. The “Government in the Sunshine” laws of the State of Florida require that all documents related to the search process be available for public inspection.

Application materials should demonstrate a strong record of scholarship in advertising, health communication, digital, social media, or related areas, and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising. Preference will be given to candidates who present evidence of excellence in teaching, potential to secure internal and external funding, supervising student work toward the completion of theses and dissertations, and willingness to collaborate in research and on funded grants with peer faculty in the College, Media Properties, and across campus. Additional preference will be given to candidates with extensive credentials in distance and online education or executive training.

Application Procedure: This position will be open until a successful applicant pool is established. To view application instructions and complete an online resume, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu/. The requisition number for the vacancy is 0906140. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional/academic references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Questions can only be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Robyn Goodman, P.O. Box 118400, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-8400 or rgoodman@jou.ufl.edu.

Review of applications begins October 15, 2014, and continues until the position is filled.

Ball State University


Tenure-track faculty position available August 21, 2015, in the ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in public relations principles, management, research, international strategic communication, campaigns, and skills classes; teach graduate courses in public relations theories, management, case studies, measurement and evaluation techniques, campaigns and research methods; conduct and publish scholarly research in related areas and advise theses and creative projects; provide leadership for PRSSA chapter, Cardinal Communications (student-run public relations and advertising firm), the Vernon C. Schranz Distinguished Lectureship and the Indiana Public Relations Conference as requested. Minimum qualifications: master’s degree or higher in public relations, journalism, communications, strategic studies or related field; solidly defined scholarly research plan; evidence of teaching effectiveness. Preferred qualifications: doctoral degree in public relations, communications, or related field; substantial undergraduate or graduate level teaching experience; experience teaching online courses; clearly defined scholarly research record; scholarly research experience in public relations pedagogy; relevant professional public relations or strategic communications experience; accreditation in publication relations by the Public Relations Society of America; demonstrated ability to build connections within the professional community.

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

The Department of Journalism seeks to attract an active, collegial, 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.

July 25, 2014

San Diego State University

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Journalism
School of Journalism and Media Studies

The School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in journalism, at the rank of assistant professor.

Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in journalism

Start Date:
August 2015

The successful candidate will be able to teach across the undergraduate journalism curriculum, including both skills-based and theory courses, as well as graduate seminars in mass communication theory, advanced research methods, and journalism topics. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to have a scholarly research agenda in journalism and also provide service to the school, college and professional journalism communities.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, in line with SDSU’s teacher-scholar model. An earned doctorate in journalism, mass communication or a related field is required by the position start date. Relevant professional work experience in journalism is required. Evidence or promise of a strong research agenda in journalism is required.

Desired Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have a track record of teaching college-level journalism courses, such as news writing and reporting, mobile reporting, digital and social media, investigative reporting, data journalism, web design and programming, data visualization, digital news production, photojournalism, multimedia reporting and storytelling. Applicants should be familiar with (a) the latest digital journalism applications, such as but not limited to, FinalCut Pro, Dreamweaver, and the Adobe Creative Suite; (b) social media platforms and tools such as Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Twitter, and Facebook, among others; and (c) the latest mobile and digital tools for news gathering and reporting. Fluency in both English and another language (e.g., Spanish) would be a plus.

Rank and Salary:
This position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level. Appointment to the position requires that the candidate’s doctoral degree be earned by August 1, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University:
The successful candidate will become part of a school with 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 3 full-time lecturers, 20 part-time faculty, and more than 700 majors, pre-majors, and graduate students. Undergraduate program areas include advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations. The School offers a master’s degree program in mass communication and media studies, as well as a master’s degree program in learning design and technology. The School is part of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, one of seven colleges that serve a university community of 35,000 students in a fast-growing, culturally rich, metropolitan area with a loyal regional base and strong national and international relationships. For more information, visit: http://jms.sdsu.edu.

Applications: Review of application materials will begin September 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Each application should include (a) a letter of interest summarizing the candidate’s qualifications, (b) a curriculum vita, (c) a transcript of all graduate courses taken, (d) a sample syllabus for a course the candidate has taught or would be interested in teaching, and (e) names and contact information for three references. All applications and inquiries should be addressed to:

Amy Schmitz Weiss, Ph.D.
Journalism Search Committee Chair
Associate Professor
School of Journalism and Media Studies
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego CA 92182-4561

SDSU is a Title IX/Equal Opportunity Employer
For details see http://affiliated.sdsu.edu/ColPSFA/journalism.htm

July 24, 2014

Arizona State University

Assistant Professor of Sports Journalism

Join the nation’s most exciting sports journalism program at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

We’re seeking a tenure-track assistant professor to teach and conduct research in sports journalism. The assistant professor will help lead a newly expanded sports journalism program offering degrees for undergraduate and graduate students. The program features sports-related course work in multimedia reporting and writing, broadcasting, photography, marketing, ethics and the business of sports as well as multimedia sports reporting bureaus in Phoenix and Santa Monica, Calif.

Required qualifications: at least five years of professional experience, including in sports journalism, and a Ph.D.

Application materials: A current curriculum vita; a letter outlining employment history, educational philosophy, scholarly research or creative interests and a description of how the applicant’s experiences will benefit the Cronkite School; and names, positions and telephone numbers of three academic or professional references.

Application deadline: Sept. 1, 2014, or if not filled, the first of each month thereafter until the search is closed.

Senior Associate Dean
Louise Solheim Professor
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave.
Suite 302
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Email: cronkitejobs@asu.edu

Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.