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November 17, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin

Moody College of Communication: Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations
Assistant or Associate Professor – Public Relations

The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations in the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. We are seeking an outstanding scholar and with relevant expertise and interest in public relations. Salary is competitive.

In the Stan Richards School, our faculty is our best asset. We have 18 graduate faculty, 3 emeritus professors, 8 full-time lecturers and 12 part-time lecturers. Our unique mix of research expertise covers five main areas: pro-social persuasion, health and science communication, brand and identity, new technology, and sports media and marketing. Across those areas, our faculty members draw from qualitative and quantitative methods and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams across campus.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in public relations, advertising, organizational communication, telecommunication, mass communication, strategic communication, marketing, or a related field, or be a candidate near completion of the Ph.D., with evidence of outstanding research, teaching, service, and grant potential in the area of public relations.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, list of references, representative scholarly publications, statement of research interests, and a teaching statement by visiting https://apply.interfolio.com/46527. Three confidential letters of recommendation are also requested. Applications must be made via Interfolio’s ByCommittee solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Proof of conferred degree and a background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lee Ann Kahlor at: kahlor@austin.utexas.edu.

The Richards School offers undergraduate degrees in advertising and public relations and masters and Ph.D. degrees in Advertising. For more information about our programs visit http://advertising.utexas.edu/. The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations and the Moody College of Communication are committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curricula, and we welcome applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit http://www.utexas.edu/tobaccofree/ Moody College of Communication: http://moody.utexas.edu/

The Stan Richards School is emerging as a leader on campus in our efforts to build a diverse and inclusive home for students. Please see https://advertising.utexas.edu/about/diversity-commitment.

The University of Texas is an AA/EEO employer. A background check will be conducted on the successful candidate.

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University of Florida

Department of Telecommunication
College of Journalism and Communications

Job Description:
The Department of Telecommunication at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor beginning August 2018. The ideal candidate should be a scholar with a record using analytics or computational methods to analyze audience data, has experience studying and applying major digital/web and social media analytics to understand/engage audiences, and is familiar with the systemic process of moving from data to knowledge. The candidate should have a robust knowledge of audience analytics tools and research methodologies. Professional experience is desired but not required.

The University and College: The University of Florida is a top-ten public research university (U.S. News and World Report, 2017) with one of the largest student populations in the United States. The College of Journalism and Communications is a recognized leader in communications education with more than 2400 undergraduates and nearly 300 graduate students. The College also houses a full-service news center and communications agency, led by professionals and staffed by students.

The College of Journalism and Communications, is recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. In our march to preeminence, we are adding 15 new lecturer and faculty positions across the Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Telecommunication disciplines. Be part of an ambitious, progressive and collaborative program at one of the top 10 public universities in the U.S.

The Department: The Department of Telecommunication is one of the premiere programs in electronic mass media. Our admission standards are high and the academic standards of our courses are rigorous. The department has 741 majors, 15 faculty and 17 adjunct faculty. The department offers specialized study in Management and Strategy, News, Production and Media and Society. We are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Affiliated with the College and located in the same building are the Division of Multimedia Properties and our 14,000 sq. ft. “Innovation News Center.” The properties include four commercial stations: WRUF-AM, ESPN 95.3/850; WRUF-FM, Country 103.7, the Gator; WRUF-TV; and three non-commercial stations, WUFT-FM , WJUF-FM, and WUFT-TV.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will provide evidence of an active research agenda that can lead to significant publications and external grants. He/she will have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in audience analysis, consumer and audience analytics, data analytics, network analysis, and data visualization. The candidate should have experience or willingness to develop and teach online courses.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in a field related to Communication, Telecommunication, Mass Communication, or the social sciences with a media and communication focus, and a strong commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population of undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications should include:

  1. A cover letter that addresses interest in and qualifications for the position, including a statement explaining the candidate’s teaching philosophy and research interests,
  2. A current curriculum vitae,
  3. Teaching evaluation data, where available, or other evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  4. Copies of two to three representative publications, particularly pieces the candidate has sole-authored or where she/he is listed as first-author,
  5. Names, addresses, e-mails, and phone numbers of at least three references, along with a description of the candidate’s relationship to the references.

Please visit https://jobs.ufl.edu to submit an online application. The requisition number for this vacancy is 505254.

For more information, contact Dr. Sylvia Chan-Olmsted at chanolmsted@jou.ufl.edu. The mailing address is Department of Telecommunication, P.O. Box 118400, Gainesville, FL, 32611-8400. The University of Florida is a diverse academic community and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. (An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer)

Review of applications will begin January 8, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.


November 16, 2017

Manhattan College

Full-Time, Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Sports Media Production

Section I: Scope

Manhattan College’s Communication Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member, at the assistant or associate professor level, to join and participate in the building of our dynamic and still relatively new undergraduate program. We are looking for someone who will guide our new concentration in Sports Media Production, with its Fall 2018 start date.

Section II: Responsibilities

Reports to: Chair

Responsibilities: The new concentration has been designed in support of the College’s initiative to produce Jasper Athletics programming to be streamed on ESPN3. Production of game events, utilizing our new Mobile Production Unit, will be carried out by students under the aegis of a Producer/Director we are also hiring for this purpose. The successful candidate will teach courses in the concentration including Introduction to Sports Media, Sports Remote Production, Sports Media Performance, Advanced Sports Media Production, and Field and Post-production for Sports. Sports Remote Production and Advanced Sports Media Production will be taught using the MPU as a lab classroom.

In addition, we seek a committed faculty member who will participate in the life of our department, the School of Liberal Arts in which we are housed, and the College. We seek someone committed to a balance of theory and practice, given our commitment to the liberal arts tradition and the College’s Lasallian tradition. Finally, we seek someone with a record of professional experience and/or a willingness to work and network with the industry in Manhattan to create internship and professional opportunities for our students.

Section III: Qualifications

Qualifications: Ph.D. in communication, media, or journalism, and some background in sports media production or television production required. ABD considered. Research program and commitment to teaching a must.

Application Link: https://manhattan.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/0727d293-548d-05ea-8ec2-c5ac5a2632ad/apply?source=651792-CS-26067

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V

University of Maine

Position Title:
Lecturer in Journalism (id:44597)

Communication & Journalism

Bargaining Unit:

The Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine seeks to hire a full-time lecturer to teach in journalism. The anticipated start date for this nine-month, ongoing appointment is September 1, 2018.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The normal course load for lecturer positions is four courses per semester. This position ordinarily comes with a two course reassignment to coordinate internships and serve as Departmental liaison to campus media, as well as the Maine Association of Broadcasters and the Maine Press Association. With reassignment, teaching responsibilities include three undergraduate courses per semester, such as multiplatform journalism (digital video production and reporting), journalism writing, and other news production courses. Regular service to the department, college, and the university is expected.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
Completed MA in Journalism or related field by the start date and professional journalism experience required. Preference is given to candidates who have recent experience working in journalism, demonstrate high quality teaching at the college level, and show excellence in digital multimedia production and reporting through examples of original, professional work. Successful candidates possess excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work well in a team.

Appropriate background checks are required.

All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position”.  You will need to create a profile and application; upload 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume/curriculum vitae, 3) samples of professional work (up to three), 4) a teaching statement, 5) a sample syllabus, and 6) teaching evaluations if available. Additionally, three letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by their authors or a dossier service to the chair of the search committee, Professor Judith Rosenbaum at judith.rosenbaumandre@maine.edu. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018. Candidates with completed applications by this date are guaranteed full consideration.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Other, Resume/CV, Syllabi, Teaching Evaluations, Teaching Philosophy
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=44597&job=lecturer-in-journalism

November 15, 2017

University of Florida

College of Journalism and Communications
Department of Public Relations
Tenure-track Faculty Position
Assistant Professor of Public Relations

The Department of Public Relations in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 2018.

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications is recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. In our march to preeminence, we are adding 15 new lecturer and faculty positions across Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Telecommunication disciplines. Be part of an ambitious, progressive and collaborative program at one of the U.S. News and World Report’s top-ten public research universities in the U.S.

Qualifications: Candidates for the assistant professor of public relations position must possess an earned Ph.D. in communication or other relevant field by August 2018 and a record of original scholarly research. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in one or a combination of the following areas: corporate reputation and identity, crisis/risk, digital/social media, health, international, public interest communications, ethics, and other areas relevant to public relations. Other qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching, a publication record, potential to secure grant funding, and productivity and effectiveness in contributing to a collegial environment.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations. The faculty member will supervise master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations. He or she will advise undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other service activities, and demonstrate interest in contributing to online education, diversity, and the internationalization of the college and university.

The Department of Public Relations is one of the largest public relations programs in the country, with eight tenured faculty members, one endowed chair in public interest communications, and two full-time lecturers, for a total of 11 faculty members. It serves approximately 600 undergraduate majors, 25 master’s students, and 10 Ph.D. students. The Department consistently is ranked among the top three public relations programs in the United States and enjoys an excellent international reputation.

The College of Journalism and Communications (www.jou.ufl.edu) has 57 full-time faculty members teaching in four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication. A recognized national leader in the field, the College is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). The College also houses a full-service communications agency, led by professionals and staffed by students. The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is categorized in the Carnegie Commission’s top tier of research universities. UF’s more than 52,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.

Application Procedure: To view application instructions and complete an online résumé, visit www.hr.ufl.edu/job. The reference number for the vacancy is 505348. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) teaching evaluation data, where available, or evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (4) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Review of applications will begin December 8, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

The search is conducted under Florida’s open records laws, and all documents are open for public inspection.

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EEO employer.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Moon J. Lee,
Associate Professor, at (352) 273-1699 or mlee@jou.ufl.edu.


Winthrop University in Rock Hill

Assistant Professor of Mass Communication – Digital Media
Department of Mass Communication, Winthrop University

Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, is consistently ranked among the top Southern public universities. The Department of Mass Communication is ACEJMC accredited. We offer professionally focused undergraduate programs (Mass Communication; Integrated Marketing Communication) and participate in an interdisciplinary Digital Information Design major.

Applications are invited for a tenure track assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2018.  We seek a talented colleague with professional expertise in digital media to teach courses in at least two of these areas: digital storytelling for news and/or promotions, social media, media analytics, digital literacy & culture. Applicants must be comfortable using and teaching digital production software and conduct outreach to area professionals.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in mass communication/related areas. A terminal master’s degree (e.g. MFA) with substantial professional digital experience will be considered. ABDs who meet position qualifications will be considered for initial appointment at instructor rank and expected to complete the doctorate within a year.

Evidence of successful teaching, scholarship and service is required.

More details are available here. Submit letter of interest and all materials via Interfolio. Questions may be directed to Dr. Guy Reel at reelg@winthrop.edu or 803-323-4531.

Midwestern State University

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mass Communication – Public Relations/Advertising

The Department of Mass Communication at Midwestern State University invites applications for a faculty position in public relations and advertising to begin August 2018. Midwestern State University is the only Texas public institution that is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. The department offers a variety of courses across the discipline leading to a broad mass communication degree with specialized minors in public relations/advertising, digital media, broadcasting and journalism. We are highly student-oriented, and faculty are expected to be accessible to the students.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in mass communication or a related field, and relevant professional experience with public relations or advertising, is required for the rank of instructor on non-tenure track. A doctorate or terminal degree in mass communication or a related field is required for the rank of assistant professor on tenure track. In all cases, teaching experience is a plus.

Duties: The successful candidate will teach a range of advertising and public relations courses and may be assigned to teach other courses in the major as needed. The successful candidate will also serve as an academic adviser; lead students to participate in extracurricular activities such as AAF and PRSSA; maintain a record of scholarly activities commensurate with rank; actively recruit; engage in departmental, university and community service; develop relationships with area professionals; be a positive representative of the department both on and off campus; and perform other duties as assigned.

Process: Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, submit materials by January 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, copies of unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references to Dr. Mitzi Lewis, Chair of Search Committee: mitzi.lewis@mwsu.edu.

This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check.

University of California, Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s interdisciplinary Media Studies program is seeking one or more candidates to fill full-time, one-year lecturer positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. Media Studies at Berkeley is one of three major programs in the Office of Undergraduate & Interdisciplinary Studies.  Expected start date is July 1, 2018.

For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01591

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.

University of South Carolina

Baldwin Business and Financial Chair in Journalism
School of Journalism and Mass Communications

South Carolina’s leading journalism school seeks an innovator and proven leader to head its growing business and financial journalism initiative.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for the Baldwin Business and Financial Chair in Journalism.

We are interested in candidates with a national/international reputation and a record of professional achievements and expertise in both business journalism and the business of journalism and mass communications.

The successful candidate will be prepared to lead a program that goes beyond journalism to build alliances with faculty and students among disciplines across the campus and beyond.

The chair will be committed to teaching on the undergraduate and graduate level, leading curriculum development in business and financial communications and inspiring both outstanding scholarship and practice in the field. The school is open to either a tenure/tenure-track or term appointment, depending on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Candidates with a professional background should have a master’s degree and significant professional experience, including leadership positions in journalism or mass communications. Candidates from an academic background should have the earned doctorate, a proven research record and professional/teaching experience.

The School
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and enrolls approximately 1,700 undergraduates and 60 graduate students. The School maintains a dual-track (academic and professional) tenure and promotion system and values both academic credentials and professional expertise. The faculty consists of a collegial group of researchers and educators with a wide range of backgrounds and interests.

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

Application Procedure
Applicants should apply here:

Application materials should include a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references and one sample of professional or scholarly work.

Nominations or questions may be addressed to:

Professor Charles Bierbauer
Chair – Baldwin Business Search Committee
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

The search committee’s review of applications will begin in January 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Employment will begin no sooner than August 2018.

* Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

November 13, 2017

University of Alabama

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in our nationally recognized public relations program.

Applicants must demonstrate strong potential to establish and maintain a scholarly research program. Because our departmental mission is to “shape the future of global public relations and advertising,” we welcome diverse research perspectives and leadership-focused thinking.

Once hired, this faculty member will be expected to teach in the department’s curriculum. UA is a student-centered research university. Thus, it is preferred that candidates have prior teaching experience and are able to successfully engage students in the classroom. Applicants must display an ability to be an active and involved member of a highly collaborative faculty team.

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate by the time of appointment, the ability to teach PR writing, management, and campaigns, and expertise in one or more areas of the following areas: digital communication management, nonprofit communication management, crisis communication, sports and entertainment communication management.

Opportunities exist for teaching in the department’s integrated M.A. program, the college’s interdisciplinary mass communication curriculum, as well as in the college’s doctoral program.

Upload application, resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu to apply.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the review process begins November 30, 2017. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. Eyun-Jung Ki (Ki@apr.ua.edu), Search Committee Chair, University of Alabama, Box 870172, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172.

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