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May 22, 2017

Saint Michael’s College

Visiting Instructor- Media Studies, Journalism & Digital Arts

The Department of Media Studies, Journalism and Digital Arts at Saint Michael’s College invites applications for a one year visiting full-time instructor in media studies/journalism/digital arts starting Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two sections of Media Revolutions, the introductory media history and culture course in addition to Digital Media, the introductory multi-media production course and a media elective. The successful candidate must hold at least a master’s degree in an appropriate discipline and have experience in media studies or a related field. The department will also have a recurring need for adjunct instructors and will continue to seek qualified applicants on an ongoing basis.

Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.

For full job description and to apply online please go to: http://smcvt.interviewexchange.com/.

May 18, 2017

University of Macau

Visiting Assistant Professor / Visiting Senior Instructor / Visiting Instructor in Public Communication

The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, the university relocated in August 2014 to a new campus of approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With a state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable contract in the position of Visiting Assistant Professor / Visiting Senior Instructor / Visiting Instructor in Public Communication.

Candidates should possess a PhD/Master’s/Bachelor’s degree (for Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Senior Instructor/Visiting Instructor position respectively) in Communication or a related discipline or equivalent relevant professional experience, and demonstrable expertise in university teaching. Candidates must be fluent, and able to teach, in English. An ability to speak Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese) would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will have teaching experience in the areas of Organizational Communication, Public Relations and/or Advertising. In addition, specific teaching expertise in professional writing skills, in either Chinese or English, would be an advantage. An ability to guide students’ projects, as well as familiarity with the Macau media industry, is desirable.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2017.

Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSS/DCOM/VAP/05/2017). Review of applications will commence on 05 June 2017. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment; Email: vacancy@umac.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8577; Fax: +853 8822 2412

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

May 12, 2017

University of Kansas

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas seeks an accomplished and innovative journalist to be the next news director/executive producer of the School’s award-winning newscast and online content.

The successful applicant will have multi-platform journalism experience and have the knowledge, skills, and passion to help students prepare a daily TV newscast, support student-generated broadcast and web site content, and teach undergraduate courses. Successful candidates should have the ability to teach in areas such as media writing, multimedia reporting, digital media, visual communication, and advanced media courses. The successful applicant must be organized, energetic and innovative, and work effectively with students and others.

This full-time, 12 month position is non-tenure track and will be 50% managing the newsroom and newscasts and 50% teaching undergraduate courses.


  • Assist and instruct students on
    – Producing effective and quality newscasts
    – Writing effective and quality content for broadcast newscasts, sportscasts, live events, special projects and the web
    – Using critical thinking skills to find, create, and post quality content
    – Creating effective and quality graphics
    – Being an effective and reliable assignment desk editor/web producer
    – Having effective and quality on-camera and editing skills
    – Responding to breaking news/weather/sports events
  • In coordination with other course instructors, the executive producer will establish working newsroom shifts and other events for students
  • Coordinate broadcast entries for state and national competitions
  • Create and maintain relationships with state and national broadcast professional organizations and to facilitate internships and jobs
  • Produce new recruitment video during summers
  • Other duties as assigned

50%: Teach two classes each semester and one course each summer.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Journalism or related field; or have an advanced degree in progress to be completed within two years
  • Have excellent video and editing skills as evidenced in application materials
  • At least 5-years of professional broadcast experience, including working with digital media production
  • At least 5-years of professional experience in producing a daily newscast and/or website
  • Experience working with students in professional, scholastic, or university settings
  • Experience with content management as evidenced in application materials

Review of applications begins on June 10, 2017 and continues as needed throughout the posting period to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive and based upon experience

For More Information: journalismsearch@ku.edu

To Apply: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/8722BR

KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.

May 10, 2017

University of South Carolina

Public Relations Instructor Position

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time instructor in public relations to join the faculty in August 2017. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and preparing undergraduate students for the professional work of public relations.

Candidate must have expertise and experience in public relations writing, strategic planning and creative use and monitoring of digital public relations. Candidate must have a master’s degree in communications or related areas, or an MBA, and at least five years of professional experience in public relations. Previous teaching experience is a plus.

We are particularly looking for a candidate with the ability to teach public relations writing for multiple platforms and the desire to advise our growing chapter of PRSSA. The ideal candidate would have national press and/or agency experience and expertise in digital/social media.

The teaching load is four classes per semester. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position.

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 school moved to its new state-of-the-art, 55,000-square-foot facility in Fall 2015. The SJMC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism and mass communication and a Ph.D. in mass communication, and has enjoyed consistent and sustained growth in its accomplishments in academic and professional areas. For more information, visit the school’s website at www.jour.sc.edu.

The University
The University of South Carolina is in South Carolina’s capital, a 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.

Application Procedure
Applications, nominations or questions should be addressed to:
Lisa Sisk
Chair – Public Relations Instructor Search Committee
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-8605

Applicants should send electronically a letter of application, CV or resume, the names of at least three references and three writing samples demonstrating 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 June 1 and continue until the position is filled.

University of California, Berkeley

The Media Studies program at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for a part-time lecturer position in the area journalism/online news at 33%-time with an expected start date of August 2017.

For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01375

Please direct questions to: Jean P. Retzinger, Interim Director, Media Studies, jpretz@berkeley.edu or (510) 664-7684

The University of California, Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.

May 9, 2017

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Faculty Recruitment

School of Media and Design (SMD) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is now accepting applications for the positions of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor in new media studies, new media technologies, new media art, journalism, film & television, psychology, visual communication, and management related to cultural & creative industries.

Founded in 1896, SJTU is one of the three oldest universities in modern China. Its outstanding graduates include former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and “The Father of Chinese Aerospace” Qian Xuesen. Established in 2002, SMD of SJTU consists of four departments: Journalism and Communication, Film and Television, Design, and Cultural Management, offering a series of undergraduate, master, and doctoral programs. Currently, SMD has more than 700 undergraduates, over 400 master students, and 100 doctoral students (including more than 250 international students in various programs).

SMD has launched four international graduate programs taught in English, including M.A. in Mew Media Studies, Ph.D. in New Media Studies, M.A. in Design and Arts, and Ph.D. in Design Science and Engineering. Therefore, we especially need to recruit new faculty to teach in these international programs; meanwhile, we expect the new faculty to conduct high-quality research in related areas.

Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a Ph.D. degree in journalism, communication, design, management, new media studies, or related fields by August 15, 2017 from globally renowned universities. Candidates for Associate Professor should not only have a Ph.D. in hand but also have demonstrated a significant influence on the profession by their research and a commitment to teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates for Full Professor should not only have a Ph.D. in hand but also be nationally/internationally recognized for their scholarly achievements while demonstrating a commitment to teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and complete curriculum vitae via email to Ms. Lutong Zhang at smd_intl@163.com. Completed applications received by July 15, 2017 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. If you have further questions, you may call her at 0086-021-34208622. For any further information, please visit the home page of School of Media and Design at http://smd.sjtu.edu.cn/

May 3, 2017

Western Carolina University

Live and teach just minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway at Western Carolina University.

The Department of Communication at Western Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of communication and television broadcasting for fall 2017. Western Carolina University is part of the University of North Carolina system. Located in Cullowhee, NC, WCU is situated in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 52 miles west of Asheville and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From its 600-acre main campus, through programs in Asheville, at various community colleges and online, WCU serves approximately 10,000 students.

Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in television broadcasting and communication. The university television studio was designed, built, and is maintained by Sony. The studio is presently undergoing an over one million dollar HD upgrade. Additional duties include advising broadcasting students, engaging in scholarship, and departmental, institutional, and regional service.

All faculty members participate in regional engagement and support the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). The Department of Communication is known for its engaged teaching and learning. Applicants are encouraged to visit the WCU website (www.wcu.edu) and read the university’s vision and details about the QEP. WCU is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement.

Qualifications: A terminal degree (PhD, ABD also considered or MFA) in Communication, or closely related field, and professional television broadcast production and content creation experience. Expertise in Internet distribution, social media, and new technology are highly desirable.

Instructions to Applicants: To be considered, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.wcu.edu position number 1291. An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

May 1, 2017

Loyola University Maryland

The Department of Communication at Loyola University Maryland (http://www.loyola.edu/communication) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position beginning in Fall 2017 to teach primarily backpack and multimedia journalism as well as video and studio production. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of reappointment.

Loyola University Maryland is a selective liberal arts university in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university is committed to intellectual excellence and social justice as it prepares students for a diverse and changing world. Recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States, Loyola has a beautiful historic Evergreen campus in Baltimore and Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls over 4,000 students in its undergraduate programs and about 2,000 students in its graduate programs.

Loyola is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and seeks applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.

To apply, please go to www.loyola.edu/careers to complete the online application. Application review will begin on May 3 and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/tqm9bzk9xb6y6c9k


Auburn University

School of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Journalism

Position: The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Journalism beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2018.

Responsibilities: The candidate’s primary teaching assignments will include broadcast and digital media. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate evidence of the ability to teach reporting, editing, shooting and producing news for broadcast and digital platforms. The candidate should be able to teach the impact of social media on journalism and how to use social media as a reporting tool.

Applicants may offer other areas of teaching and/or research specialization in journalism, such as international, sport, political, business, photojournalism or media law. The successful candidate will have taught or have an interest in developing online journalism courses and/or study abroad opportunities.

The School of Communication and Journalism partnered with Raycom Media in 2013 to create a broadcast newsroom to train student journalists. Faculty and Raycom news professionals work with students in the newsroom to reinforce classroom lessons with live reporting experiences. Our desired candidate will contribute to this initiative.

Tenure-track faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research or appropriate creative work. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the school, college and the professional journalism community; teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in journalism or mass communication and more than three years of professional television news experience. Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered. However, appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor for an ABD candidate requires the earned doctorate by the Aug. 16, 2018 start date. If the candidate fails to complete the degree by the designated date, the position will revert to an instructor position. The offer will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2019. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching collegiate-level journalism courses and a solid record of scholarly or creative productivity or substantive evidence of research/creative potential. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

Application: Please go to this website to apply for the position: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/

Review of applications will begin Sept. 8, 2017, and continue until a candidate is selected.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. The university’s enrollment of 25,134 students includes 20,175 undergraduates and 4,959 graduate students. The School of Communication and Journalism has almost 1,000 students in its four undergraduate majors and master’s program (www.cla.auburn.edu/cmjn).

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.

April 28, 2017

National University of Singapore



The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences and stands among the top Communication and Media Studies departments both in Asia and globally. Its teaching and research strengths are in the areas of Art, Game, and Media Design; Human-Computer Interaction; Critical Cultural Communication Theories in/of Asia; Critical Communication Methodologies; New Media and Public Engagement; Health Communication; Communication Management; Communication and Social Change; Communication and Technology; and Media Effects. The Department comprises an international mix of 27 faculty members; in terms of students, the department has over 600 undergraduate majors and some 53 graduate students.

The Department is poised to continue its growth trajectory, building its global research profile in interactive media design, health communication, communication management, 21C artforms and critical network culture, and new media studies while maintaining its strong commitment to an undergraduate education embedded in theory-practice linkages. This appointment is for a tenured position; a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience, can be expected.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • an international research reputation based on an established track record in research and publication;
  • a strong desire to develop and implement a vision for a dynamic Department of Communications and New Media;
  • a strong understanding of the disciplinary trends in Communication Studies, New Media Studies, and Interaction Design;
  • a deep interest in nurturing the potential of young faculty and attracting quality faculty members and graduate students to the department;
  • a commitment to building a culture of grant getting and fund raising in research;
  • excellent communication skills and dedication to academic excellence and collegiality; and
  • proven administrative and management skills, with leadership qualities in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment (experience in departmental or university leadership positions and an understanding of different institutional contexts are preferred).

The Department Head is expected to provide visionary leadership, direct strategic planning, encourage strong scholarship, grow the department’s social impact, guide curricular revision, and promote excellent teaching. Administratively, the Head will oversee all personnel matters, manage the department budget and cultivate collaborative relationships with other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University, and beyond. They will also be expected to teach a half-load of modules (as compared to other tenure track colleagues).

Applications should include a comprehensive letter of interest (which specifies experience of, and capacity for, academic leadership), full curriculum vitae (including detailed evidence of research standing and impact, and teaching excellence), and names and contact details of six references. Please send applications to:

Chair, CNM HOD Search Committee
c/o Ms Gayathri Dorairaju
Department of Communications and New Media
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
11 Computing Drive
Singapore 117416

Or email Ms Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmgd@nus.edu.sg

Informal enquiries about the position may be directed to the current Head of Department, Professor Mohan Dutta, at cnmhead@nus.edu.sg. Interested candidates should submit their application by 30th July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and plans will be made for a campus visit and interview. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For additional information, please consult the Department web site at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/