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February 10, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Communication (Public Relations/Strategic Communication) – Two Positions

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is seeking two assistant professors in communication (tenure track) beginning in August, 2016. The successful candidates will teach introductory and advanced courses in public relations/strategic communication and have an opportunity to develop new courses and teach at the graduate level. Qualifications: Ph.D. in communication (or related area) required for tenure; ABD considered for initial appointment. Ability to teach introductory and advanced public relations courses required. Experience in public relations and in teaching diverse student groups preferred.

See more job details and how to apply at: http://www.uwsp.edu/hr/jobs/Pages/default.aspx

Application review begins March 4, 2016.

AA/EO/V/D Employer

Quinnipiac University

The Department of Strategic Communication in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full time teaching (non-tenure track) faculty member in Advertising and Integrated Communications. The department seeks a colleague with a strong commitment to innovative teaching and student success. Advertising and Integrated Communications is a new degree program integrating the skills and knowledge in advertising, design, and content creation. This position is a part of the new Department of Strategic Communication, which includes undergraduate degree programs in Public Relations, and Advertising and Integrated Communications and a graduate program in Public Relations.

The School of Communications fosters student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies, and a respect for diversity. The School offers degree programs in: Film, Television and Media Arts; Interactive Digital Design; Journalism; Public Relations; Advertising & Integrated Communications; and Media Studies.

The position requires the ability to effectively teach in the areas of Advertising and Integrated Communications at the introductory and capstone level. The ability to teach courses such as Web, Mobile, and Interactive Design, Principles of Advertising & Public Relations, Branding Strategies and Integrated Advertising Campaigns is desired. Teaching is the primary duty of Teaching faculty, but continuing professional development and contributions to the University are also expected (e.g. service, advising, development of new or innovative programs, etc.).

A Master’s degree in communications or a related field is required. Previous teaching experience and a minimum of 5 years of significant professional experience is required. Professional experience in advertising and content creation is strongly preferred.

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

TO APPLY: Please visit: http://careers.quinnipiac.edu
Applications must include a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the role, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a description of previous teaching experience including sample course evaluations and the names and contact information for three professional references on the application form.

Consideration of candidates will begin February 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The position starts August 2016.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Quinnipiac University:
Quinnipiac is a thriving private university in Connecticut located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,700 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students in 58 undergraduate and more than 20 graduate programs of study in its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.quinnipiac.edu

Western Illinois University


Western Illinois University Department of Broadcasting and Journalism is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor at the Macomb campus to teach undergraduate courses in digital media production and technology such as basic video production, post-production, field production, studio production, digital content dissemination and digital graphics and design. Candidates must have a Master’s degree plus 30 hours in Broadcasting or related field OR Master’s degree plus 30 hours in non-broadcasting field (graphic design, digital video, new media) with professional video production experience. Proficient in Final Cut, Adobe Premiere or similar video-editing software; and proficient in Motion, Photoshop, After Effects or similar graphic and photo-editing software.
Applicants may apply at: https://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=67690

AA/EO/M/W/D/V employer. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

San José State University

San José, California
Subject to Budgetary Approval

Specialization: School Director
Job Opening ID (JOID): 23583
Rank: Associate Professor or Full Professor

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks a bright, dynamic leader with a global media perspective and a commitment to innovation, with both an understanding of the digital-age realities of today’s media and a strong grounding in First Amendment rights and ethical principles. The successful candidate would use proven media experience and management skills to build upon the School’s international reputation for innovation and excellence in media higher education. She/he would help advance the School’s multifaceted teaching and research agendas, and its commitment to serving international audiences, and to integrating inclusive excellence into all aspects of instruction and program development to meet the needs of a multicultural campus community and multiplatform media industries.

A doctorate is preferred with a significant record of scholarly research, publications and/or media industry experience, plus proven administrative experience and leadership in mass communications higher education or related media professions. We will also consider applicants with a master’s degree, 10 or more years of significant professional media administrative experience in traditional or digital media, and a proven record of effectiveness as a manager with experience in strategic planning, purchasing and integrating new technologies and/or timely media research for theoretical or practical application in media higher education.

The ideal candidate would have an innovative academic research agenda, skills and ability to lead a comprehensive program of assessment planning that drives curriculum development, major fundraising skills and experience, and expertise at facilitating and directing community outreach efforts.

A strong commitment to gender, cultural, and ethnic diversity is vital. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population, as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

The Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications is the program’s chief academic and administrative officer. With a 75/25 percent administrative/teaching responsibility, the Director reports to the Dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Arts (CASA), and works closely with college and campus chairs and director. The JMC School Director is primarily responsible for leading an internationally known and widely respected program that awards Bachelor of Science degrees in advertising, convergence journalism and public relations, and a Master of Science degree in mass communication. The School’s dynamic mix of professionals and academic faculty is driven by deep pride in the program’s rich history in the Bay Area, its keen focus on diversity, inclusion, and student success, and a tireless commitment to being leaders in new and innovative approaches to media education. The Director operates in a highly collaborative faculty governance environment, and has the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. Manage the JMC School budget, enrollment and facilities.
  2. Maintain high standards of performance for faculty, staff and students.
  3. Advance the School’s curriculum and faculty research agendas by developing strategic campus, business and media partnerships.
  4. Lead the School’s community outreach, student scholarship awards program, fundraising, and promotional efforts.
  5. Identify, recruit, evaluate and provide supervision for JMC School faculty and staff.
  6. Facilitate innovative alumni and community outreach initiatives and promotional efforts.
  7. Organize and lead faculty-driven ACEJMC national accreditation efforts.
  8. Develop, promote and enforce School policies to meet timely needs.
  9. Lead strategic planning, enrollment management, and comprehensive assessment reporting for WASC and ACEJMC.
  10. Serve as chief public spokesperson and representative of the JMC School.

Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, gender, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 2016.

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:
For full consideration, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by March 8, 2016 at http://apply.interfolio.com/33858.

Please direct questions to:
Prof. Bob Rucker, Director
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
San Jose State University

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

From its humble beginning in 1934, the JMC School now offers the most comprehensive journalism, advertising and public relations curriculum in Northern California. Distinguished graduates have received six Pulitzer Prizes, four since 2000, plus numerous local and regional Emmy, Addy and PRSSA Awards, and regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The JMC School embraces the innovative spirit of Silicon Valley emphasizing cultural and intellectual diversity, the First Amendment and the free flow of ideas. In 2013 it was the recipient of an $8.7 million gift from Jack and Emma Anderson, devoted local patrons of the JMC School who provided the funds exclusively for continuing technology and building enhancements. The school motto is “learn by doing,” and our mission works to ‘excite the minds’ of students, faculty, and people throughout the Bay Area community.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)

February 9, 2016

University of Alabama

The College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor for a newly formed department of Journalism and Creative Media. The successful candidate will conduct research and/or creative activity and will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in electronic news. The ideal candidate is a professor of practice with expertise in video and audio news production and the ability and eagerness to work closely with industry professionals. Candidates will hold a doctorate in communication or a closely related area before the start date.

The search committee desires candidates who can teach diverse newsgathering practices—fundamentals of audio and video storytelling, delivery and production across media platforms, advanced newscast production—at all levels of our curriculum. Ideal candidates will have experience utilizing social media and multimedia platforms in their work and in their classroom instruction. Furthermore, the hire is expected to help link the merged academic unit with the four professional media entities housed in the College’s Digital Media Center. Candidates should demonstrate in their application materials potential for superlative undergraduate and graduate teaching and for developing a program of research or creative scholarship suitable for tenure consideration. The salary is nationally competitive. For more information and to apply, visit https://facultyjobs.ua.edu . Attach application letter, vita/resume and names and contact information of three references.

The screening of applications will begin in February; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed. The position begins August 16, 2016. UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

February 8, 2016

Coker College

The Coker College Department of Communications, Language and Literature is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Communications (with the possibility for a tenure-track position) beginning August, 2016. The primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • teaching assignments that may include the main campus, satellite campuses, and online instruction
  • advising/mentoring students
  • serving on Department and College committees
  • other responsibilities as defined by the College

The Department is seeking a collaborative colleague who is passionate about teaching; dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas for new and innovative courses and programs; and committed to actively contributing to Coker College’s mission. The ideal candidate will assist in shaping a communication curriculum that will give a defining edge to Coker College graduates. Currently, the department is teaching courses in a variety of areas, including journalism and new media, public speaking and persuasive communication.

Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate in communication studies or comparable field. We seek a communication generalist, with expertise in strategic communication and an interest in new media. The ideal candidate would teach the core courses in the major, which include public speaking, mass communication and communication theory.

This is a full-time, 9-month position with competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate will report to the Chair of the Department of Communications, Language and Literature.

To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and contact information for three professional references to resumes.communications@coker.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as No. 5 for value among colleges in the Southeast region.

Coker College, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.

February 5, 2016

University of Central Florida

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor or lecturer faculty position in the Mass Communication program beginning Fall 2016.

The successful candidate for the position shall minimally possess an earned Master’s degree for instructors or an earned doctorate for lecturers in Mass Communication or a related field from an accredited institution by the time of appointment. A terminal degree from an accredited institution that has been conferred by hire date is preferred.

Instructional duties include a willingness and capacity to teach at the undergraduate level in the Mass Communication program, including subjects among the following: Mass Media, Social Media as Mass Communication, Contemporary Media Issues, Visual Communication, Principles of Advertising, Journalism Readings, and Journalism Ethics. Depending on the candidate’s professional experience, the selected candidate will likely be asked to teach one skills course in journalism, advertising, public relations, or broadcast production. The instructional assignment is four courses each academic semester (“4-4”), with three courses at UCF’s Lake Mary campus and one on UCF’s Orlando campus; many of these courses will be taught in a fully online format.

Other typical responsibilities include appropriate service in student advising (academic and career), internship supervision, participating in the academic life of the school (e.g. attending faculty meetings, graduations, assessment of student learning, etc.), as well as serving on various committees as appropriate for an instructor or lecturer in the school.

External service expectations include work with appropriate academic disciplinary bodies and professional organizations.

Preference will be given to candidates who have instructional experience teaching upper-level undergraduate communication courses in Mass Communication, previous experience in teaching online or web instruction, and professional experience in Mass Communication.

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.jobswithucf.com and complete an online application. In addition to the online application, candidates must attach a curriculum vita (CV), a cover letter, and three (3) academic or professional references (include name, mailing address, email address and phone number for each reference).

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at the same time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

NSC strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. For more information about the school and its program, visit http://communication.cos.edu.

UCF, the nation’s second-largest university with more than 63,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other locations. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information, visit http://www.ucf.edu.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

For more information about this position, please contact Ms. Debbie Doyle at debbie.doyle@ucf.edu.

February 4, 2016

West Virginia University

Harrison/Omnicom Visiting Professor in Data Marketing Communications

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks a dynamic and innovative visiting assistant or associate professor for the Harrison/Omnicom Endowed Professorship to support instruction and course development in a new Data Marketing Communications master’s degree program.

Candidates must have significant industry experience and a current working knowledge of data marketing communications trends, platforms and industry best practices. Subject matter expertise in both communications and quantitative data analysis is required. While a terminal degree (Ph.D. or DBA) is preferred, candidates with a master’s degree and significant, specialized and relevant experience will be considered.

This position will lead the development of all graduate-level courses in the Data Marketing Communications master’s degree program. In addition, the selected candidate will teach graduate courses in the area(s) of his/her specialty.

Interested qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file including: 1) application letter, 2) academic vita or resume, 3) academic transcripts, and 4) names of three references and their contact information. Applicants must apply online at jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Applications received by March 1, 2016, will receive first consideration; however, application reviews will continue until the position is filled.

The WVU Reed College of Media is an ACEJMC-accredited program with more than 1,200 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The university has approximately 30,000 students and is located in Morgantown, WV, about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA. Morgantown has received a number of national rankings in recent years, including “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its quality of life; one of the “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest Small City by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; one of the “Best Cities for Jobs” by MSN Careers; one of the 50 best places to launch a small business by CNNMoney.com; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes.

WVU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of a NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality. The University is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

February 2, 2016

Northwestern University

School of Communication
Lecturer Position in Strategic Communication and Persuasion

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University’s School of Communication seeks a full-time lecturer with expertise in strategic communication and persuasion for a position to begin September 1, 2016.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of achievement in teaching in areas related to strategic communication and persuasion; a thorough and broad education in communication theory and research; and preferably an earned doctorate in communication or a related field. In addition, we seek a candidate that aspires to a career that is focused on university teaching and that would consider a long-term relationship with the program attractive.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses in the professional MS program in Communication and supervise graduate capstone projects.

About Northwestern, the School of Communication, the Department of Communication Studies, and the Masters of Science in Communication
Northwestern University is one of the world’s leading research centers, a top-ranked choice for graduate and undergraduate study across the arts and sciences, and a leader in professional education in business, law, and medicine. Its School of Communication—with roughly 1200 undergraduates, 130 doctoral students, and 300 professional graduate students—is the third largest undergraduate school in the university; the School’s instructional staff has 100 tenure-track faculty and 60 non-tenure track faculty. Communication Studies is the largest of the five departments in the School; its program focuses on organizational communication, media and technology studies, public culture, and health communication. The MS program in Communication is a 32-year old, professional masters program that attracts students from a number of industries. The curriculum focuses on the themes of managing complexity, collaborative leadership, and elegant communication. Students can earn their degree in one-year on Saturdays or through a hybrid in person/online 1-year program.

Applications and timeline

Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of three confidential references online here.

For full consideration, applications should be received no later than March 15, 2016. Review of applications will begin shortly after that date and continue until the position is filled.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Syracuse University

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
John Ben Snow Professor

Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications seeks an internationally known scholar for the position of John Ben Snow Professor, an endowed chair, beginning in the fall 2016. The successful candidate will conduct research primarily in the area of news, broadly defined. A wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches will be considered.

The successful applicant will articulate a clear vision for the future of the John Ben Snow Professorship in relation to the Newhouse School. Desired areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to, processes and effects of news; production and consumption across platforms; news across cultural contexts; among others.

The successful applicant will have a record appropriate to the rank of Professor, with an exceptional, ongoing research agenda. The ability to secure grant funding is desirable. S/he will have a track record of dedicated teaching, and considerable experience mentoring graduate students and advising doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses. A Ph.D. is required.

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication has an international reputation for excellence and is home to approximately 1,900 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. The School is housed in a 250,000-square-foot, three-building complex that includes state-of-the-art classrooms, a 300-seat auditorium, a research center, an executive education wing, a café and many spaces for formal and informal meetings and collaboration among students, faculty and staff. An $18 million renovation of Newhouse 2 was completed in Fall 2014 and includes a new Studio and Innovation Center. This provides the school with a cutting-edge media facility that gives students the best possible preparation for careers in the communications industry. Beyond this, our school continues its tradition of attracting the best and brightest. This year’s incoming freshmen earned an average 3.9 GPA and ranked in the top 15% of their graduating classes.

The Newhouse School encourages candidates to apply who will help us broaden the diversity of our faculty. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For full description and online application instructions, go to https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/63144. A cover letter, resume or vitae and names, addresses, and information for four references must be attached online. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, feel free to contact Brad Gorham or Hub Brown, Search Co-Chairs, Communications, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. Emails: bwgorham@syr.edu or hwbrown@syr.edu.