December 6, 2016
Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications
The Department of Communications at the University of Southern Indiana announces the availability of a tenure-track position as assistant or associate professor of Communication beginning August 2017. USI’s Department of Communications is a collegial, interdisciplinary department with a commitment towards teaching excellence and community engagement. The person in this position will teach undergraduate courses in digital media, emerging technologies, multimedia and social media.
A Ph.D. in Advertising, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, or Radio/Television is required. Applicants should also be able to teach graduate courses in communication in their area of expertise. The successful candidate should have a passion for teaching, an active research agenda, and a commitment to service to the Department, the College of Liberal Arts, and the University.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Additional information about the Department of Communications can be found at www.usi.edu/liberal-arts/communications.
To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/employment.
USI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Assistant Professor – Digital Media and Audience Engagement Job #11826
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is seeking two assistant professors to teach and conduct research in digital media and audience engagement. Required qualifications for the assistant professor positions are a Ph.D. with an emphasis on traditional and emerging quantitative and qualitative research techniques, multivariate statistical analysis, analytics tools and software.
Application procedure: Materials must include 1) a current curriculum vita; 2) 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 3) names, positions and telephone numbers of three academic or professional references. Submit materials via email to:
Attn: Marianne Barrett, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Louise Solheim Professor
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave., Suite 302
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2017, or if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Please go to https://cronkite.asu.edu/jjobs for a full description of the job and application process. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an EO/AA Employer.
Assistant Professor, Media Communication (Journalism)
The Department of Communication at Rhode Island College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for Fall 2017 to teach and develop journalism courses in Media Communication track. Final appointment is subject to available funding. The doctoral degree is required for a tenure-track appointment and must be completed prior to the beginning of service.
The Department of Communication serves approximately 350 majors in Media Communication, Public and Professional Communication, PR/Ad, and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Join a forward-looking and collegial department in a well-regarded regional institution with great traditions and dynamic culture. The Greater Providence metropolitan area offers easy access to the East Coast cultural centers, ocean shore, parks and forests, and many options for urban or suburban life styles. Established in 1854, Rhode Island College is a comprehensive mid-size institution of approximately 9,000 students.
The Assistant Professor, Communication, Media Communication will teach and develop journalism courses including introductory and advanced print and broadcasting journalism and multimedia journalism.
Requirements include: Ph.D. in Mass Communication/journalism or related field; professional experience in journalism field; experience teaching broadcasting, print, and multimedia journalism courses.
Preferred Qualifications include: Professional broadcasting and multimedia skills; evidence of effective undergraduate teaching.
Application deadline: January 20, 2017.
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As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution which values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.
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December 2, 2016
Tenure-eligible Assistant Professor – Sports Media position in the Department of Journalism in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College is seeking applications from individuals with a proven scholarly record in peer-reviewed publications, who will introduce exciting new forms of journalistic practice to the curriculum such as data-visualization, collaborative and multi-platform theory and practice, while also possessing strong fundamental investigative journalistic skills in research, reporting, and writing.
We seek candidates with the expertise to teach courses in: 1) journalism and sports theory and practice; 2) new media theory and practice; 3) social, cultural, political and critical aspects of journalism and sports, 4) sports media industry trends and practices. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach undergraduate special topics courses within their specialization. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach courses at the graduate level in the Executive-style Masters in Communications Innovation program.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Journalism, Media Studies, Communications or related field is preferred. ABD with scheduled completion will be considered. Candidates who possess both a Master’s degree in a Communications-related field and significant professional experience will also be considered. Candidates who have a demonstrated commitment of embracing diversity as an integral part of the educational experience are preferred. An ideal candidate should also demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness appropriate for our students and have a defined research agenda.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated. Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/9075 and attach requested documents.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, complete application should be received by January 31, 2017.
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION ASST PROFESSOR
Tenure Track, 9-month Strategic Communication Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, SDSU. Responsibilities include: teaching Public Relations, Advertising courses; teaching other courses as assigned; serving as Public Relations major coordinator; providing service to the department, college, and university as well as local, regional, and national strategic communication professionals. Minimum requirements include an earned Doctorate in Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations, Mass Communication, or closely related field by the date of application or Master’s degree plus three years of significant strategic communication professional experience.
Full consideration given to applications received by January 9, 2017; posting is open until filled.
For questions on the position, contact Dr. Lyle Olson at email@example.com or (605) 688-6516. To apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 or HR@sdstate.edu.
SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Director, Center for Student Media
The University of Houston is a culturally diverse public urban institution seeking to become one of the nation’s top research universities. The University is located on 567 beautifully landscaped acres near downtown Houston. The University has 40,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The student population has more than 60% minority students (African American, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American) and 9.4% are international students representing more than 100 countries.
The Center for Student Media was officially formed in 2012 combining the Department of Student Publications/The Cougar Student Newspaper with the Student Video Network/Coog TV and Coog Radio. In a short time, the Center for Student Media (CSM) has positioned itself to realize the vision to become a cutting-edge multi-platform laboratory that prepares collaborative, innovative and creative students for real-world leadership. From the outset, CSM embarked on a major strategy shift for the student newspaper, became fully staffed and adopted the university’s Redline mobile application initiative. Over the last year, CSM had launched a major new student publication, Cooglife, substantially increased local (off-campus) revenue, reached 11,000 mobile app users and kick-started a student media services team providing video and photo services to campus departments.
In 2014, the Center for Student Media moved into new office space in the transformed Student Center, providing the department a central place on campus to engage the heart of campus life and student engagement. The department review process, conducted in 2015 (a standard Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services process every seven years) resulted in positive feedback from national evaluators and identified opportunities to refine the work of the center and move toward a sustainable model of high-impact educational practices alongside effective revenue-generating business ventures.
The center has develop a strong partnership with the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, and has provided strong experiences outside of the classroom that builds upon what students are learning in the classroom. CSM has also continued to develop a partnership to enhance its advertising programs and its approach to marketing with the C.T. Bauer College of Business.
The Director for the Center of Student Media provides leadership, vision, direction, guidance, and support for the overall operations of the Center for Student Media, and advises staff members in standards of publication ethics and responsibilities that are consistent with accepted practices of journalism, advertising and media production.
The Director also leads the department to ensure strategic initiatives are achieved and programs and services are maintained at a high quality which contributes to increased student engagement, student learning, and student success. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of the Center for Student Media is a member of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services senior leadership team.
The Director’s specific job duties include:
- Provides leadership, supervision, and management of programs, services, and products, including: The Cougar student newspaper and daily digital presence, Student Video Network/Coog TV, Coog Radio, magazine publications such as Cooglife, the Houstonian (graduation publication), Transitions (new student publication), media services, the UH Redline app.
- Oversees the daily operations of the department; manages and advises full-time employees, student leaders and student staff in preparing student produced radio, television, print and web-based media.
- Oversees budget and payroll for the department, and is responsible for all its fiscal affairs.
- Directs and consults with staff and students to ensure that media policies are consistent and high standards of journalism, advertising and media production are maintained.
- Develops and maintains short- and long-term departmental goals.
Serves as liaison with university administration, student media advisory committees, student groups and faculty and staff.
- Develops training and development opportunities for staff and students and implements program assessment activities.
- Oversees purchase of new equipment and ensures preventative maintenance on same.
- Serves on a variety of university-wide committees as assigned; coordinates advisory board for student media.
- Serves as liaison with University Information Technology and campus stakeholders for the campus mobile application Redline, ensuring it meets student needs through continual assessment.
- Develops and oversees new revenue initiatives, including media services (photography and video production).
- Networks with student media alumni, media professionals, and media associations to encourage relationships in support of the program (mentorships, recruiting, etc.).
- Knowledge of evidence based factors impacting student success from a Student Media perspective.
- Analyzes trends within student media, maintaining expert awareness of program information and change needs.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, with a strong preference for a Master’s degree in journalism, mass communication, student development, or related discipline; requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly-related job experience. Previous experience as a Director and/or experience in a Student Media department in a college/university environment is preferred. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. Successful candidates will embrace a student-centered philosophy and the ability to work with a diverse student population.
Application: Complete a UH application on-line at https://jobs.uh.edu and select posting number S004672. Include a cover letter, resume and references when submitting the on-line application. Review of applications will begin on Friday, January 13, 2017.
The University of Houston strives to be an employer of choice by offering a full range of benefits to our full-time staff members. Tuition scholarships, a retirement plan, dental and full medical coverage, are only a few of the benefits offered to employees at the University of Houston. From our award winning faculty to our active student body, UH offers the most diverse research university in the country.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
December 1, 2016
Associate Director of Online Master’s of Art in Strategic Communication and Lecturer in Strategic Communication
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Iowa invites applicants for a Lecturer in Strategic Communication, a nine-month position beginning August 16, 2017. This person will serve as Associate Director of the School’s Online Masters of Art in Strategic Communication program and its principal instructor. Duties include the following: teach five online classes per year; advise students (both current and those in the admissions process); manage enrollment in the program; interact with external and internal constituencies; devise marketing plan for program; plan outreach events that promote the program; and manage a roster of adjunct lecturers who teach in the program.
This is a renewable academic year (9-month) appointment beginning August 16, 2017.
An advanced degree in communication, strategic communication or related disciplines, and/or significant professional experience in strategic communication required. College teaching experience preferred.
Applications should include a letter of application and CV, names and contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ (requisition #70132). Review of applications will begin January 9, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Located in Iowa City (population 70,000), The University of Iowa is the state’s flagship educational institution with more than 31,000 students and 1,700 faculty. The University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with more than 600 undergraduate majors and 40 masters and doctoral students, is housed in the Philip D. Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building and features the Moeller Media Research Lab. The School is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the largest of the university’s 11 colleges. Visit the School’s website at http://clas.uiowa.edu/sjmc/ for more information.
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
School of Communications
Permanent Continuing-Status Track Assistant Professor of Communications
or Temporary Visiting Instructor
Position: Permanent continuing status track assistant professor of communications or temporary visiting instructor position in communications. Appointment as visiting instructor or assistant professor will depend on the needs of the School of Communications and the qualifications of the candidate. If the candidate is offered a visiting instructor position, it will be for the 2017-18 academic year (10-month contract from September 2017 through June 2018). If the candidate is offered a continuing status track position, it will be a 10-month annual contract renewable subject to the provisions of the relevant University, College and School rank and status policies. Teaching assignments will be in undergraduate core, elective and disciplinary classes (i.e. in news media, public relations or advertising), depending on the candidate’s qualifications and School needs. Preferred areas of teaching and research include women and media, social media, impact of mass media on families and digital media studies broadly defined. Representative course teaching assignments include Mass Communication and Society (Communications 101), Media Effects (Communications 411) and Gender, Race, and Class in the Media (Communications 481). The School of Communications seeks applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and research in furtherance of the School’s Diversity Statement (see https://cfac.byu.edu/comms/about/diversity/). Ph.D. in communications required.
Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress and Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.
The deadline for submitting an application and supporting materials is January 19, 2017. A review of candidates will begin shortly thereafter. The position start date will be in August 2017.
Apply online at https://yjobs.byu.edu for job ID 59109. Please attach resume or vitae and statement of teaching philosophy with application.
School of Communications
Temporary Visiting Instructor
Position: Temporary visiting instructor position in communications. Teaching assignments will be in undergraduate core, elective and disciplinary classes (i.e. in news media, public relations or advertising), depending on the candidate’s qualifications and School needs. The School of Communications seeks applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and research in furtherance of the School’s Diversity Statement (see https://cfac.byu.edu/comms/about/diversity/). Ph.D. preferred, master’s degree required. Appointment will be temporary and will be as a visiting instructor. There will be no permanent ongoing employment at the conclusion of the term for the position. The position will be for Spring Term 2017, Summer Term 2017 and Fall Semester 2017.
Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.
The deadline for submitting an application and supporting materials is January 19, 2017. A review of candidates will begin shortly thereafter. The position start date will be in May 2017.
Apply online at https://yjobs.byu.edu for job ID 59113. Please attach resume or vitae and statement of teaching philosophy with application.
Department of Communication
Position ID: F00011P
The Department of Communication at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Advertising. Located within the growing Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, UT Arlington is part of the University of Texas system with more than 35,000 students. A Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive university, UT Arlington has an ethnically diverse campus with African-American, Hispanic, Asian, International, and Native American students accounting for approximately 46 percent of the student population.
UT Arlington seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Advertising/Integrated Marketing Communication beginning Fall 2017 contingent on budgetary approval. Applicants with Ph.D.s are preferred; ABDs will be considered. Candidate should demonstrate a record of or potential for excellence in social scientific research, teaching, and service appropriate to the rank. Preferred research and teaching areas include digital and emerging media in integrated marketing communication, account planning, and strategic messaging and media. A secondary teaching field in public relations, communication law and ethics, and/or media sales would be valuable. The ability to contribute to the department’s M.A. in Communication is required.
Please visit our website at http://www.uta.edu/communication/ to learn about our faculty and course offerings.
The Department of Communication is the largest unit within the College of Liberal Arts with more than 1,000 undergraduates and 20 master’s students. The 12 departments which comprise the College of Liberal Arts offer 26 bachelor, 18 master, and 3 doctoral degrees in the broad areas of arts, humanities, languages and linguistics, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts supports interdisciplinary teaching and research within its 12 departments and across the university through such centers and programs as the Center for Mexican-American Studies, the Women’s Studies program, the Center for Southwestern Studies, and the M.A. in Humanities.
The Department of Communication offers areas of undergraduate specialization in advertising, broadcasting, communication studies, communication technology, journalism, and public relations. The master’s program takes an integrated approach to communication with students exposed to communication studies and mass communication theories with relevant application across interpersonal, organizational, mass media, and technologically mediated settings. The Department of Communication supports a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches and encourages collaborative experiences which cross the spectrum of communication inquiry.
The UT Arlington main campus is central to a diverse city population of more than 350,000, and is served by two major international and regional airports. The 16-county region boasts top 10 newspaper, radio, and television markets as well as a top 10 Hispanic media market. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is home to two major-market daily newspapers, more than 60 radio and television outlets, and corporate headquarters such as Southwest and American Airlines, J.C. Penney, Frito-Lay, Dr Pepper and Bell-Textron. The area’s educational and research activity is supported by many private and public universities, health science centers, and community colleges. Residents in the Metroplex are able to take advantage of a wealth of cultural, recreational, and professional sporting events.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, a sample of on-going research, a sample of professional work [if applicable], and evidence of teaching effectiveness using the following website link: http://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/1601. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.