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October 26, 2016

Washington State University

(TV Journalism/Multiplatform Reporting)
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA, invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic year, Clinical Assistant Professor. Appointment begins August 16, 2017.

Professional (clinical) candidates will have earned a master’s degree before the date of hire with at least three years of professional experience in a related area, or a bachelor’s degree and 10 years of high-level professional experience in TV journalism. Successful candidates will be expected to serve as a liaison with the professional community and other outside constituents and to perform service functions within the profession, university, and/or college.

Requirements for the TV Journalism/Multiplatform Reporting position #124553 include ability to teach undergraduate classes in one or more of the following areas:

  • television reporting
  • advanced television news
  • reporting across platforms
  • sports journalism

Knowledge of digital video editing is required.

The successful candidate may be responsible for advising student multimedia projects and productions in the College’s computer labs and broadcast production facilities or supervising student clubs and/or media outlets.

Preferred qualifications include evidence of successful teaching, willingness and ability to create additional courses related to the candidate’s experience and interests, a portfolio of professional or creative work, experience working on grant-funded projects, leadership experience in news organizations, and experience with news-related applications of social media and emerging digital platforms.

Professional experience in one or more of the following areas preferred:

  • television journalism
  • sports journalism
  • multimedia journalism

College: The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is the newest college at Washington State University, having been elevated to college status on July, 1, 2008, representing the University’s commitment to increase the College’s impact as a signature program for the University and the state of Washington. The College offers undergraduate, master’s and PhD degrees and state-of-the-art teaching, research and production facilities, including the 16-station NW Public Radio network and two PBS stations. Washington State University, a member of the Pacific-12 conference, is among the 95 research universities nationwide with a Carnegie classification of “very high research activity.” We are a land-grant institution with an enrollment of 21,000 students. Washington State University has 105 undergraduate programs and more than 70 Master’s and 46 Doctoral programs offered through 10 colleges and the Graduate School.

Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, please send a letter of application, vita, recent teaching evaluations, and contact information for five references. Apply at https://www.wsujobs.com/hr/postings/28446

For more information contact Douglas Blanks Hindman, Associate Professor at dhindman@wsu.edu. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Sonoma State University

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media Studies Department
The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Sonoma State University, a campus of the California State University system located 45 miles north of San Francisco, invites candidates to apply for a tenure track position starting August 2017. Home to the student-run newspaper, radio and television stations, and public relations firm, the department offers a B.A. degree to over 300 undergraduates.

Eligible candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Media Studies or a related field, or an M.F.A., before the August 2017 start date.  The successful candidate will have expertise in digital media storytelling and teach courses in video production and new media.  The new hire will also teach possible core curriculum topics such as media history, criticism, ethics and law, and theory.  The new hire will also teach occasional interdisciplinary courses within the School of Arts and Humanities.  Applicants are expected to show promise to produce significant scholarly research and/or creative works.  Professional experience is also highly desirable.  Candidates with an interest in diversity-related research are particularly encouraged to apply. Application deadline: November 30, 2016.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to inquire further at:
www.sonoma.edu/communications / www.sonoma.edu/jobs facultysearch@sonoma.edu

October 25, 2016

University of Utah

The Department of Communication at the University of Utah invites applications for a non- tenure-track Assistant Professor (Lecturer) position in Strategic Communication effective July 1, 2017.

Strategic Communication is the most popular sequence in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah, and we expect student interest in the new Strategic Communication Minor will grow. Undergraduates in Strategic Communication learn concepts and hone skills in public relations, advertising, marketing, branding, and campaign design/evaluation.

The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher dedicated to cultivating informed and ethical students who are ready to enter the workforce as well-prepared professionals. The standard annual teaching load for lecturers in the Department of Communication is 3/3 (three courses in the fall and three courses in the spring). The successful candidate must be willing to teach courses such as: Strategic Communication Theory & Practice, PR Cases & Campaigns, Introduction to Media Business & Ethics, Introduction to News Writing, Writing for Strategic Communication, Principles of Visual Communication, Visual Editing, Principles of Advertising, Advertising Media Analysis and Planning, Integrated Marketing Communication, Mass Communication Law, and/or Media Ethics.

Successful candidates for the position should have a master’s degree and evidence of teaching excellence. Pluses include (1) strategic communication experience (e.g., public relations, advertising, and/or marketing) and/or (2) a Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest; a CV; evidence of teaching effectiveness; examples of professional work and/or a writing sample; and the names of three references to http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/57466. Questions about the position are welcome and can be directed to Jakob Jensen, Search Committee Chair, jakob.jensen@utah.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

Marist College

Assistant Dean
Marist College School of Communication and the Arts

The School of Communication and the Arts seeks an assistant dean to facilitate School efforts in service to and instruction of all undergraduate and graduate students. These support responsibilities include assisting with curricular development, assessment, recruitment, advising, strategic planning, events, and special projects. The assistant dean is a term, 12-month appointment.

Summary of Responsibilities
The Assistant Dean for the School of Communication and the Arts works with the Dean of the School to assure excellence and continued improvement across all departments.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the dean, department chairs, program directors, and faculty to develop long- and short-range goals and metrics to measure success.
  • Organize and manage assessment process, writing annual assessment reports.
  • Provide oversight of and support for assessment programs for undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
  • Reviews requests from students for exceptions to policies, including grade appeals.
  • In conjunction with faculty and staff, develops and implements co-curricular programming for the School of Communication and the Arts.
  • Identifies and works to implement new programs and projects that will augment the School of
  • Communication and the Arts undergraduate student experience.
  • Supervises the School office staff, the School undergraduate advising staff, and the School student workers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, especially those related to special projects.


  • Demonstrated supervisory experience managing successful and diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, students, administration and alumni.
  • Understanding of the academic programming needs regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • Knowledge of current practices and trends in undergraduate education.
  • Ability to handle sensitive issues in a professional and discreet manner.
  • Terminal degree in a discipline represented with the School of Communication and the Arts strongly preferred.
  • Ideal candidates will have some teaching experience
  • Administrative experience desired.

At the undergraduate level, there are more than 1200 SCA majors across five departments (Communication, Media Arts, Fashion, Art and Digital Media, and Music), making it one of the largest and most dynamic Schools on campus. In addition, there are more than 200 students in our graduate programs in, 1) integrated marketing communication, 2) in communication with a focus on organizational communication and leadership, and 3) Museum Studies. The School also has student enrolled in several majors at our branch campus in Florence, Italy.

Marist College is an independent and comprehensive liberal arts institution located in New York’s historic Hudson River Valley. Situated on 210 acres overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,791 traditional undergraduate, 898 full and part-time graduate and 460 continuing education students. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and extension sites throughout New York. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review’s Best 380 Colleges, and Barron’s Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.


Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Faculty Position in Media and Cultural Studies

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) invites applications for a full-time, open rank position in its Media and Cultural Studies Program.

Candidates will have a Ph.D. in Mass Communication, a proven teaching experience, preferably at the graduate level, an excellent research and publication record, a familiarity of media functioning in the Arab world. The successful candidate should be able to teach mass communication theory and research, as well as more specialized courses in the field, and supervise Master’s dissertations. Arabic is the formal teaching language in the DI, while the ability of using English as a language of learning and research is a very important condition. Successful candidate will be expected to engage in individual and collaborative research, contribute to developing the Media and Cultural Studies program, collaborate with colleagues across different disciplines, and participate in campus academic life.

The appointment will commence in September 2017. Inquiries and applications (cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching experience, publication samples and the names of three references) should be sent by Dec.31, 2016 to: careers@dohainstitute.edu.qa

Oglethorpe University

OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, Georgia invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Communication and Rhetoric Studies, Tenure-track, starting Fall 2017. Specialization in Public Relations and Digital Marketing, with a Ph.D. and teaching experience required along with a coherent research agenda.

Responsibilities include teaching courses (3/3 load) in public relations as well as other introductory courses in the major; teaching in the University’s Core curriculum; and student advising.  The qualified candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching that blends theory with practice and stresses excellent writing skills, theoretical understanding, and critical analysis.  Candidates will be expected to develop courses that make use of our digital media lab and teach in the evening program as well. We are seeking candidates who will take advantage of the learning opportunities our Atlanta location offers.

Oglethorpe University is a selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1100 students (for more information, see www.oglethorpe.edu). To assure full consideration, forward electronically a letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and curriculum vitae with three letters of reference to facultysearch@oglethorpe.edu. Inquiries may be made to Dr. Seema Shrikhande, Search Chair: sshrikhande@oglethorpe.eduApplication screening will begin on December 5 and will continue until the position is closed. EOE.

October 24, 2016

Oklahoma State University

Assistant Professor
Tenure-Track Appointment Start date: August 2017

The School of Media & Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in one of our three degree programs (strategic communications, multimedia journalism and sports media). The successful candidate must be able to teach a wide variety of courses in one of the three areas. The successful candidate will also be enthusiastic about developing and continuing an active research agenda.

Application requirements
A terminal degree at the time of employment is required. The applicant should be able to teach intermediate courses in their area of specialty and should be able to lead the capstone course. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to teach at the graduate level. Knowledge of, and experience with, the new media environment is required. Candidates with a strong multicultural background or international experience are encouraged to apply. An active agenda of scholarly research and publication is preferred. Candidates should have appropriate professional industry experience.

About the School of Media & Strategic Communications
The School of Media & Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University is nationally recognized for producing outstanding practitioners in all mass communication areas and has been continuously accredited by the ACEJMC since 1948. It is one of the largest programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the largest college at OSU.

About Oklahoma State University
OSU is a research-oriented, land grant institution dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge central to a liberal education for all students. It has more than 22,000 students on four campuses and more than 1,500 faculty members.

Application procedure
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be fully considered for this position, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references by November 21, 2016 to:

Melissa Coldiron, Administrative Associate
School of Media and Strategic Communications
206 Paul Miller Building
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-4053

For more information about this position, you are welcome to e-mail the director of the school, Craig Freeman, at freemanc@okstate.edu.

Position is contingent upon available funding.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Fitchburg State University

Assistant Professor/English Studies – Journalism Tenure Track
MSCA Unit Position
Application deadline: February 20, 2017
Hire date: September 1, 2017

General Statement of Duties: Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in Journalism teaching journalism, online college newspaper, writing in online media and other professional writing courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. Desirable sub-specialties include: writing for digital and social media, social justice journalism, community journalism, and journalistic ethics. Position requires a disciplinary expertise in the area of journalism at the MA or MFA level at minimum with a Ph.D. preferred; evidence of teaching preferred.

For a detailed job description and to apply please visit http://jobs.fitchburgstate.edu

Central Washington University

The Department of Communication at Central Washington University (CWU) – Ellensburg, WA seeks an experienced, flexible, creative, and dynamic leader to enhance its reputation for excellence.  In addition to having a record of scholarly/creative excellence and a management style that is open and committed to diversity, equity and inclusiveness, the successful candidate must be a motivating and inspiring leader, an advocate for quality teaching, an outstanding communicator with strong interpersonal skills, and a force for cohesion who is able to foster collegial relationships and productive collaboration. The new Chair will have an opportunity to hire new faculty and to help build new and innovative programs, both online and face-to-face.

The position will be at the Full Professor rank and will involve a 10-month contract, with the expectation of teaching at least one course per quarter, engaging in some creative or scholarly activity, and performing Department Chair and other university and/or professional service.  The Communication Department Chair will work collaboratively with Department faculty and staff, seven other Department Chairs, and the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

View the complete announcement and apply online at: https://careers.cwu.edu (Job ID 913)

Screening begins November 18, 2016, and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

CWU is an AA/EEO/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer

Ohio University

Interactive Information Design
Assistant Professor

The successful candidate who steps into this full-time, tenure-track position in the School of Visual Communication is expected to bring a fresh and innovative approach to the interactive information design sequence in the school. We are seeking a candidate who is fluent in the rapidly changing areas of digital design.

This candidate is expected to have a strong background in User Experience, Information Architecture and project development, and significant experience in bringing to fruition robust visual narratives. The candidate is required to have teaching fluency in front-end development, coding skills, CMS tools, and UX and IA, for responsive and mobile development. We are seeking a candidate who understands and uses responsive HTML/CSS, CMS (such as WordPress), JavaScript, JQuery (and other relevant design technologies), and is on top of best practices in UX design and prototyping methods.

The courses the successful candidate will teach currently include entry-level to advanced courses in Web design, UX design, CMS and JavaScript for undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, the candidate will have the opportunity to shape curriculum as it best reflects industry changes.

A bachelors degree in the field of visual communication, journalism, fine arts, graphic design, or a related field, and at least three years work experience in the area of Web design and UX and IA design, is required. An advanced degree in one of these fields, with five or more years of professional experience, is preferred. Teaching experience is a plus.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with the appropriate qualifications and experience, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Candidates for this position should apply at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/20838, Job Posting Number 2016287F, where they will submit their application materials online — this includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, contact information for three references, and creative work under the document type of “Other.”

For full consideration, a completed application must be received by January 9, 2017. The review of applications will begin on that date and the position will remain open until filled.