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January 19, 2017

High Point University

Tenure-Track Position
Open Rank: Chair, Strategic Communication Department

The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point University is searching for a new Chair of the Strategic Communication Department. This department includes 300+ undergraduate students. Candidates will teach courses in strategic communication (public relations, advertising, or health communication). Credential review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. This open rank, tenure-track position will begin August 2017.

Responsibilities
The Chair of the Strategic Communication department reports to the Dean of the School of Communication. The Chair will participate in curriculum design and assessment; mentor faculty through the probationary and tenure processes; assist faculty in developing their research programs and pursuing extramural funding; promote the academic success of students and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in strategic communication; advise undergraduate students on course planning and professional development; and conduct original research and contribute to research in the School of Communication. Teaching assignments (2/2 load) will depend on the expertise of the candidate but may include courses such as Strategic Message Development, AP writing courses, Law & Ethics, Applied Research in Strategic Communication, and Communication Campaign Analysis and Design.  Individuals will be given opportunity to develop other courses in strategic communication.

Qualifications
The School of Communication seeks an organized and personable colleague who values a collegial departmental community.  Preferred qualifications include prior administrative experience, significant journalism or strategic communication experience, and an ability to teach in the MA Program in Strategic Communication and direct capstone projects.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching quantitative or qualitative research methods will be considered a plus. Academic rank for this position will depend on candidate’s credentials and experience. A terminal degree is required.

To Apply
Materials should be addressed to Dr. Virginia McDermott and sent to vmcdermo@highpoint.edu

Applicants should submit:
A letter of interest addressing the required qualifications and responsibilities
Current CV with complete professional and academic history
Unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded
Evidence of teaching effectiveness
Three current letters of recommendation

Note: Only complete packages will be considered. The School will only interview candidates authorized to work in the United States.

January 18, 2017

Regent University

Assistant or Associate Professor of Strategic Communication

Regent University seeks to fill a full time, tenure track faculty position in the area of strategic communication within the university’s School of Communication & the Arts.

Regent University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, offering over 95 associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees and enrolling more than 9000 students worldwide. Regent is committed to its foundational mission to educate Christian leaders to change the world.

Position Requirements and Qualifications: Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, or a closely related field, as well as previous college or university teaching experience. Mentoring experience in academia is preferred. Expertise in new media technologies and any of the following areas are strongly preferred: journalism, rhetoric, film theory, or theater studies.

Expectations: Applicants should be prepared to direct master degree theses and directed master degree projects, conduct original research leading to publication, and serve on doctoral dissertation committees. Salaries are commensurate with academic and professional experience. Applicants must be able to teach distance education. Applicants must subscribe to a statement of Christian faith.

To apply complete the faculty application at www.regent.edu/admin/hr/app/HRApp.cfm. A current resume/CV, three letters of reference, a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this position, and photocopies of your graduate transcripts showing degrees conferred must be submitted to talent@regent.edu Official transcripts will be required at time of employment. This position will be located at Regent University’s Virginia Beach, VA campus.

Appointment will begin August  2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Qualified prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination of race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Regent University

Assistant or Associate Professor of Script and Screenwriting

Regent University seeks to fill a full time, tenure track faculty position in the area of script and screenwriting within the university’s School of Communication & the Arts.

Regent University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, offering over 95 associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees and enrolling more than 9000 students worldwide. Regent is committed to its foundational mission to educate Christian leaders to change the world.

Position Requirements and Qualifications: Applicants should have completed either a PhD or an MFA degree in the field of communication with a concentration in film and television, or in a closely related field. Applicants without a terminal degree but who have at least 10 years of industry experience and who are willing to earn a terminal degree may be considered.

Expectations: Applicants should be prepared to teach a range of script and screenwriting classes at the graduate level including Story Structure, Writing the Short Film, Writing for Television, Writing Comedy, Playwriting, and specialized writing applications like webisodes and digital communication. The candidate should have teaching and mentoring experience at the college or university level. Applicants with professional experience in writing for television and film, documentary and drama production, and new media technologies are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to direct master degree theses and portfolios, practice original scholarship leading to research publication or creative works, and to become active in professional organizations such as NCA, BEA or UFVA related to their academic and professional fields. Salaries are commensurate with academic and professional experience. Applicants must be able to teach distance education. Applicants must subscribe to a statement of Christian faith.

To apply complete the faculty application at www.regent.edu/admin/hr/app/HRApp.cfm. A current resume/CV, three letters of reference, a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this position, and photocopies of your graduate transcripts showing degrees conferred must be submitted to talent@regent.edu Official transcripts will be required at time of employment. This position will be located at Regent University’s Virginia Beach, VA campus.

Appointment will begin July 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Qualified prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination of race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

January 17, 2017

California State University, Sacramento

Communication Studies Department: Tenure Track Faculty in Journalism

1. Hiring Department Information
The faculty of Communication Studies, Journalism and Film is of a community of professionals, educated and experienced in a diverse range of specialty areas, and united by a common body of information related to the creation, application, and understanding of messages. The department exists to provide quality instruction that assists students in becoming intellectually aware citizens who are ethical, competent communicators. Further, the department seeks to maintain and develop the body of scholarly knowledge that unites the field.

A successful Sacramento State University faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

2. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide curricular leadership in the Journalism program.
  • Teach introductory and advanced level courses.
  • Engage in Scholarly and Creative Activities.
  • Provide service to the Institution.
  • Provide service to the Community.
  • Advise students.

3. Qualifications

REQUIRED:

Education/Training:

  • Master’s degree in Journalism or related field with emphasis in Journalism and professional experience. All degree requirements must be completed by Aug. 1, 2017.

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and abilities in both practice and theory of modern journalism.Demonstrated ability and interest in creative activities and/or scholarly research in journalism.
  • Evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching at the university level.
  • Demonstrated ability or evidence of having worked with diverse groups.

Required Experience:

  • Background in print/online or broadcast media.
  • A minimum of 5 years professional employment in journalism.

PREFERRED:

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Preference given to those with recent experience in multimedia and/or data reporting.

4. Appointment
This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning with the Fall 2017 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

5. Application Review
Review of applications will begin Feb. 15, 2017 and position will remain open until filled.

6. Application Procedures

  • Submit the following materials through the CSUS on-line application process:
  • Letter of interest;
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • Evidence of scholarly and/or creative activity;
  • Three to five recent professional references, including names and contact information;
  • Evidence of teaching excellence, if available;
  • Unofficial transcripts of all college level work (official transcripts are required if invited for an interview).

Documents must be submitted in a single PDF. Additional documents and letters of recommendation may be required at a later date.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Assistant Professor in Journalism (Advertising)
Communication

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Arts and Communication is seeking a full-time (academic year), tenure-track faculty member who will have a 100 percent appointment in the Communication Department. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to teach courses including, but not limited to, introduction to media planning and buying, copywriting, and advertising campaigns. Other course areas may include foundations of advertising, advertising and PR research literacy, ad copywriting and layout, media ethics, and other areas of candidate specialization. Preference will be given to candidates who also demonstrate the ability to teach cross cultural communication.

JOB DETAILS:
The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester in the department’s undergraduate and/or graduate programs, and have opportunities to contribute to curricular revision to reflect the latest trends in the field, and to propose and teach advertising courses in areas of the candidate’s particular expertise. Excellence in teaching; commitment to an advertising research agenda; and a willingness to participate in academic advising and other university service are expected. The department embraces a diversity of research methodologies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in Advertising or Strategic Communication (ABD will be considered with expectation of completion by 8/23/2017).
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and teach advertising courses.
  • Demonstrate potential to pursue a rigorous program of research.
  • Contribute service to the department, the college, the university, and the community.

HIGHLY DESIRED:

  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Professional experience in the area of advertising.
  • Willingness to provide practitioner guidance to the campus newspaper’s advertising staff.  Ability to teach Cross Cultural
  • Communication and/or sports communication/sports journalism.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:
The Department of Communication is the largest department in the College of Arts and Communication and one of the largest at the University. The department serves more than 600 students who major in one of our seven emphases: Advertising, Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism, Corporate and Health Communication, Electronic Media, International Journalism, Media Arts and Game Development, and Public Relations. The department’s graduate program serves as a diverse population of recent undergraduates and returning professionals.

The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students, and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, education, and ethnic backgrounds.

CAMPUS INFORMATION:
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a regional comprehensive university with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. UW-Whitewater has reached record enrollment four of the last five years and offers 50 majors in four colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 15 master’s degree programs and recently added a Doctorate of Business Administration. UW-Whitewater students achieve excellence in the classroom and on the playing field. In the 2014-15 Academic Year, UW-Whitewater was the first university in NCAA history at any level to win national championships in football, basketball and baseball in a single year. The campus offers more than 200 student organizations and is a vital economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. UW- Whitewater is situated on 400 acres of land and has an annual budget of more than $219 million. – See more at: http://www.uww.edu/news

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION:
UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community of 14,622 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.

SPECIAL NOTES:
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants for positions may indicate in writing that his or her identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statues 19.36 (7)(a).

UW-Whitewater conducts criminal backgrounds checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

For UW-W Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr. If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:

Applications received by FEBRUARY 27, 2017 are ensured full consideration.  Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee.  Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.  Incomplete application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact Human Resources at 262-472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

For questions regarding the position please contact:
Julie Ridgeman
Academic Department Associate
262-472-7154
ridgemaj@uww.edu

TO APPLY:
Only complete application packages will be considered.  Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

A complete application includes online submission of the following documents:
-Cover letter, Vita, 3 letters of reference; Undergrad & Graduate Transcripts

Who are you?

The job ID is: 12379.

A potential applicant who is NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System, click here: UW-Whitewater External Applicants

A current employee of the University of Wisconsin System, click here: UW-Whitewater Internal Applicants

University at Buffalo

Applications are invited for a position teaching University at Buffalo (UB) undergraduate level courses in Communication within UB’s undergraduate programs at the Singapore Institute of Management. Additional information on UB’s undergraduate program in Communication in Singapore is at http://inted.oie.buffalo.edu/SIMUB/communicationd.asp

Available Communication courses may include those in the following areas: Communication Theory, Mass Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Technology, Advertising and Public Relations.

Positions are available beginning with the Fall 2017 semester, and the individual hired may be employed on a single-semester or a multi-semester basis. Applicants interested in positions beginning in Spring 2018 will also be considered.  Position salary will depend on qualifications as well as number and type of courses supported. Local accommodations and round-trip airfare to Singapore are provided.

A Master’s degree in Communication, and one to three years’ experience teaching undergraduate students in a US college or university are required as is experience teaching in an intercultural context.  A Ph.D. degree in Communication or closely related field is preferred, as is additional teaching experience. Experience living and teaching in an overseas, especially an Asian environment, are a plus.

The work site is the campus of the Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore.

For additional information, and to apply, please visit UBJobs at https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu,
and search for Posting 1700040 or, link directly to the posting via https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59677

The application deadline is February 23, 2017.

This is a Research Foundation of SUNY position. The Research Foundation of SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Recruiter.

University of North Alabama

Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor, Communications

The University of North Alabama invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor position in the Department of Communications. The position will teach four undergraduate courses per semester in the Radio-TV & Interactive Media program. Courses may include TV Production and Performance, Broadcast News Writing, and Advanced Radio-Television Production. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in television news production and a record of teaching excellence. The position will begin August 2017. Successful candidates for the Visiting Assistant Professor position must have a Ph.D. in Mass Communication or a related field. Successful candidates for the Visiting Instructor position must have a Master’s degree in Mass Communication or a related field. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Butler Cain (bcain1@una.edu), Search Chair. Applications for this position will be accepted through March 1, 2017.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/4248. Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/cv, and reference list.  Please also be prepared to provide three letters of reference and unofficial or official transcripts.  For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.

Ball State University

Assistant/Associate Professor-News Concentration

The Department of Journalism in the College of Communication, Information & Media at Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the News Concentration beginning August, 2017. The successful candidate will have expertise in media law and ethics and have a robust research agenda.

Major responsibilities:  As this professor will be expected to teach, maintain a scholarly research agenda and provide service to the Department of Journalism, university and community, applicants should be committed to excellence in these areas.

Preference will be given to applicants with proficiency in legal and ethical issues such as internet law and policy, social media ethics and FOIA. In addition to courses in law and ethics, teaching opportunities could include one or more of the following topic areas: media in American society, writing and editing across platforms, photojournalism and communication theory, as well as other areas as assigned.

The ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism is housed in leading-edge facilities with high-end technology in the classrooms and in its Unified Media Lab. The News Concentration is an integrated curriculum drawing from the Department of Journalism and the Department of Telecommunications with an emphasis on cross-platform storytelling, media analytics and mobile journalism.

Minimum qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Mass Communication or relevant field by August 1, 2018; Demonstrated ability to teach media law and ethics, as well as other classes as assigned; A defined scholarly research agenda.

Preferred qualifications: Successful record of scholarly research, evidence of teaching effectiveness at the university level and professional media experience.

Muncie is located in East Central Indiana, 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans and tuition assistance for employees and dependents.

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

Electronic submission of application materials is required. Email letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of official transcript of highest degree earned and the names and contact information for at least three references to:

Mrs. Arlene Shirk
Administrative Coordinator
Department of Journalism
Ball State University
Muncie, IN  47306
ashirk@bsu.edu

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2017.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs.  We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.

Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.  The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

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January 12, 2017

Stony Brook University

Professor of Practice

Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Descriptive Title: Professor of Practice
REF#: F-9731-16-12
Budget Title: Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor
Faculty Position
Department: Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of seven years full-time experience practicing on the web, either in a professional setting or teaching, or a combination of both, that demonstrates the skills necessary to teach coursed related to online journalism. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant software applications and/or programming languages. Experience interacting with diverse communities. Demonstrated interpersonal skills compatible with team teaching and collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience designing or implementing multimedia and/or interactive journalism packages. Experience designing or implementing mobile journalism application for newsrooms. Experience with user experience/user interface for news (News UX/UI). Experience using one or more programming languages, specifically HTML5, Python, JavaScript. Additional classroom experience teaching journalism courses. Current professional journalistic work. Awards for journalistic and/or digital endeavors. Advance degree.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The School of Journalism, established in 2006, the only school of journalism in the New York State higher education system (SUNY). In addition, to its core undergraduate program of about 300 majors and minore, the School of Journalism houses the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers, and the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting. It is the academic home of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. The School of Journalism trains all its students in multimedia journalism. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Special Notes: This is a 3 year term and a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date Fall 2017. Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Search Chair
School of Journalism
Melville Library Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384
Fax: (631) 632-7550

For a full position description, or application procedures, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. # F-9731-16-12).

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Canisius College

Assistant Professor of Journalism

Canisius College, in Buffalo, New York is seeking an Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate journalism courses.  This is a tenure-track position to begin in August 2017.

The undergraduate Journalism program has three areas of concentration: narrative journalism; multimedia journalism; and sports journalism and broadcasting. The college is a partner in an agreement with ESPN3 to provide live-stream programming of college games, and the Journalism program offers classes for students to fulfill those production and on-air roles. The program’s narrative journalism concentration works in collaboration with the English Department’s Creative Writing program, and the multimedia journalism concentration works in collaboration with the Digital Media Arts major, expanding student learning opportunities.

A master’s degree in Journalism or related field and professional experience in at least one of the concentration areas is required.  Previous college level teaching required.  Evidence of ability to teach introductory and advanced level undergraduate journalism courses and an ongoing program of scholarship/publication is required. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and a commitment to departmental and college-wide service.

To apply, send your letter of application, vitae, three professional work samples, and names and contact information for three references to: Chair, Communication Studies at hr.recruiter@canisius.edu (put Journalism Assistant Professor in the subject) or Human Resources, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, 14208.

All materials must be received by February 28, 2017.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, is an independent, co-educational, medium-sized institution of higher education.  Minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply.  Canisius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information on Canisius College and Buffalo, NY, go to: www.canisius.edu