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January 30, 2015

University of Sydney

REFERENCE NO. 1594/0912B

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7300 permanent staff, supporting over 50,000 students.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is seeking a lecturer to:

  • teach and develop curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in news writing, as well as a range of areas of communication and media
  • make an important contribution to the research strengths of the school, including regular publication in journals of high ranking and other quality outlets and the pursuit of research grants
  • supervise research higher degree students
  • develop effective interdisciplinary collaborations within the University, across the academic field and with external stakeholders
  • engage with the communication and media industry, journalism and other professions, and interested publics
  • contribute to academic administration.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1594/0912B for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 16 February 2015 (11:30 p.m. Sydney time)

© The University of Sydney

January 27, 2015

University of St. Thomas

The Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of St. Thomas seeks a full-time clinical instructor to teach in the area of strategic communication beginning in Fall 2015. Our strategic communication courses encompass the theory and practice of advertising and public relations through an integrated strategic communication approach.

This clinical faculty appointment is designed to attract an accomplished practitioner who has an established record in strategic communication and is also dedicated to teaching excellence. The position is an ongoing appointment but does not carry tenure.

The candidate will be expected to teach from among the following courses:
Principles of Ad and PR, Advertising and PR Campaigns, Advertising Copywriting, Public Relations Writing, and Social Media in Ad and PR.

In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to teach the department’s introductory core courses in speaking and writing, and/or the department’s capstone core course in communication ethics.

Teaching load is three courses per semester. One course release per academic year is offered for advisers of TommieMedia.com, the university’s multimedia student-operated news organization.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in communication, journalism or a related discipline and at least ten years of industry experience in advertising, public relations, strategic communication or a related field. Demonstrated college- or university-level teaching experience is highly desired.

The faculty member also is expected to engage the profession and to perform service to the department, university and community. Professional engagement might include attending and presenting at professional conferences and professional development workshops, consulting on a paid or pro bono basis, developing innovative pedagogies, and/or publishing in professional or academic publications. Service might include advising student organizations, serving on departmental or university committees, and/or assisting with departmental or university workshops.

Screening of applicants will begin February 23, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a resume along with a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and goals for continued professional engagement. Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a position-specific cover letter into the application. Candidates should also complete the reference section of the application. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. As a major advertising and public relations market, the Twin Cities attracts outstanding media practitioners in every field, making it a vibrant learning environment for teachers and students alike.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.

The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at UST”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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West Virginia University

Reed College of Media

West Virginia University Reed College of Media is seeking a Director of Development to generate gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Working with the Dean, the Director of Development will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive development plan to reach the College’s strategic goals and support the University’s ongoing comprehensive campaign. The Director will also work with the College’s administrators, faculty/staff, and coordinate efforts with the WVU Foundation to identify, cultivate and solicit donors at the $25,000 threshold and above. Additional responsibilities include development and implementation of annual giving and stewardship plans.

A bachelor’s degree, three years of experience in development and a history of successful major gift solicitations are required. Frequent regional and some national travel is required.

To apply and to learn more about this position, please visit our website at jobs.wvu.edu, navigate to Non-Classified, click on Director of Development.288 and follow the instructions. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references when applying. First consideration will be given to those applicants who apply prior to February 10, 2015.

WVU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of a NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality. The University is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

West Virginia University

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks a dynamic and innovative strategic communicator and educator to lead community-branding initiatives and help develop corresponding course work in this area.

The Harrison/Omnicom Visiting Professor in Integrated Marketing Communications will initiate and oversee community-branding projects, designed to help small and rural communities identify and promote their marketable strengths.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching students and engaging them and others in solving real-world problems. This faculty member will develop programmatic business plans and build applicable partnerships and collaborations that result in case studies, training materials, “best practices” and other research results that can help the college forge a national identity and network. Candidates should also be able to transfer their professional expertise to the classroom, to teach established courses in strategic communications and help develop/lead new courses in community branding and social engagement.

Requirements for the position include at least a master’s degree with extensive professional experience and a reputation for excellence, or the equivalent. Qualified applicants should send a single PDF file to mediacollege@mail.wvu.edu that includes 1) application cover letter, 2) academic vita or resume and 2) the names and contact information of three references. Applications received by March 1, 2015, will receive first consideration; however, application reviews will continue until the position is filled.

The Reed College of Media is an ACEJMC-accredited program with more than 1200 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The college has a reputation for projects that foster social impact in an environment that rewards risk-taking and experimentation. WVU is located about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, in Morgantown, which had been ranked as a “best” small city by a number of national media organizations, including Forbes, MSN, CNN, and Kiplinger’s.

WVU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of a NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality. The University is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

January 26, 2015

North Carolina Central University

The Department of Mass Communication at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in strategic communication or public relations to teach foundational courses beginning Fall 2015. A Ph.D. in mass communication or related field required. We are especially interested in a candidate with first-hand experience in multi-platform social/digital media.

Successful candidates are expected to be effective teachers, active and productive researchers, as well as participating in service activities for the department, the college, the university, and the profession.

Created in 2012, the Department of Mass Communication has nine full-time faculty members and offers a B.A. degree. The department enrolls approximately 300 undergraduate students. NCCU, a member of The University of North Carolina System, is the nation’s first public HBCU. The campus of approximately 6,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students is located in Durham, North Carolina, a dynamic, diverse part of the state known for its universities and high social capital. The university serves its traditional student body of African Americans in addition to a student body that is racially and socioeconomically diverse.

A Ph.D. in public relations, strategic communication, journalism, mass communication, or closely related field, college-level teaching experience; and documentation of teaching effectiveness. Professional public relations, strategic communications, or media experience is desired.

Initial review of applications will begin Feb. 15, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to jobs.nccu.edu. Select “Search Postings” and search for Position # 610473 to apply and submit application materials.

A complete application will contain the following: 1) application letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) sample course syllabus; 5) sample of scholarship; 6) name, phone number and email address of three references. After final review you will be asked to send official college transcripts and recent teaching evaluations, if available.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. W. Russell Robinson, search committee chair, via email at wrobin15@nccu.edu.

NCCU, an EEO/AA employer, complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All new employees must provide original documents verifying identity and employability within the first three days of employment with the University. Accommodations of applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, are available upon request. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in public relations. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations emphasizing strategic planning, integrated marketing communication tactics, and promotional writing. Ability to teach international public relations a plus. Faculty member has the option to teach a university core class, and online teaching opportunities may be available. Responsibilities also may include advising the PRSSA chapter and a Bateman Case Study Competition team.

Qualifications: Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered with strong professional experience. Candidate should have experience in public relations research and strategic planning, as well as potential for scholarly productivity. Candidates must have APR or equivalent accreditation, or earn APR within one year of hire. College teaching experience preferred. Applicants must possess an understanding and willingness to support the Seton Hall University Catholic Mission.

Program description: The Department of Communication and the Arts offers undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Public Relations; Art History; Art, Design and Interactive Multimedia; Broadcasting; Communication Studies; Music; and Theatre. The department also offers both traditional and online master’s degrees, including a master’s in public relations. Seton Hall is the only program in the region to offer public relations students options that include a B.A., M.A., dual degree (B.A./M.A.) and professional certificates. You would be joining a thriving, CEPR-accredited public relations program that prepares students for internship and employment opportunities in the world’s media capital. For more information, visit http://www.shu.edu/academics/artsci/communication-arts/index.cfm.

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Candidates should apply online at http://jobs.shu.edu and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Kyle Heim, search committee chair, at kyle.heim@shu.edu. Seton Hall University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Texas Tech University


The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in Hispanic Media.

The position is affiliated with the Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication. This position may be hired in any of the college’s four departments—advertising, communication studies, public relations or journalism and electronic media. We seek an energetic scholar who will support the Institute, mentor graduate students, and assist in managing initiatives, including the International Journal of Hispanic Media. Teaching load will be commensurate with time dedicated to Institute activities. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in a media-related discipline, established record of academic publication regarding Hispanic media, and college-level teaching experience as instructor of record. Advanced ABDs with strong potential for scholarly productivity and evidence of effective teaching will be considered. Service duties include program building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Preferred qualifications include experience in teaching courses related to Hispanic media, experience advising student groups (including study abroad), ability to teach classes in Spanish, background in academic publishing, and experience in the media industry and/or community development. The appointee will be expected to actively seek external research funding individually or in conjunction with other faculty. A detailed description of the position is linked here.

Applicants should apply on line at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/. The Requisition Number for the position is 2778BR.

January 21, 2015

Ohio University

Communications Specialist

Ohio University’s Vice President for Research and Creative Activity division invites applications for a Communications Specialist. We seek an individual who will be responsible for the strategic management of events, special programming and communications that support undergraduate and graduate research, scholarship and creative activity at Ohio University. The individual will create and implement strategies to raise awareness of opportunities, increase participation in programming and recognize the successes of engaged participants.

Responsibilities will include managing the Student Expo, Science Café and Café Conversation series, professional development workshops and other related activities. The individual also will coordinate digital and print communications and marketing initiatives for undergraduate and graduate student research, scholarship and creative activity. The Communication Specialist will manage student employees and volunteers.

The Vice President for Research and Creative Activity division (www.ohio.edu/research) promotes Ohio University’s research mission to advance excellence in the search for new information, knowledge, understanding and creative endeavors. By managing the university’s investment in scholarship and its relationships with external sponsors, including the protection and commercialization of intellectual property, the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity staff help advance and promote the scientific, scholarly and creative achievements of the faculty, staff and students.

Ohio University, a public university, is classified as a Doctoral/High Research Activity institution, enrolling more than 32,000 students (www.ohio.edu). Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio, which is an historic college town with a modest cost of living in southeastern Ohio in the foothills of the Appalachian mountain range.

Please use this link to view full posting details and apply online: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/12976

Applicants must attach a letter of application, a resume and professional references. Position will remain open until filled; for full consideration, please apply by Feb. 5, 2015.

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

James Madison University

Cross-Platform Data Visualist/Infographics Designer – 0406423

The School of Media Arts & Design (SMAD) at James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for a tenure-track or renewable-term assistant/associate professor position beginning in August 2015.

We seek a student-oriented colleague with expertise in the emerging specialty of data visualization and infographics across platforms such as web, video, print, and mobile. Professional experience in a persuasive or storytelling environment is preferred. The successful candidate will contribute to our upper-level visual communication design courses and to our foundations area. The successful candidate should also be able to teach other courses in her/his area of media expertise.

SMAD provides one of the finest media production facilities in the country. Its media labs offer instructional workspace for creating graphics, animation, audio, video, websites, and apps.

SMAD has four concentrations: Converged/Interactive Media, Integrated Advertising and Corporate Communication, Digital Video and Cinema, and Journalism. Our faculty represent a blend of professional and academic interests. The school has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors. For more information about our program, go to http://www.jmu.edu/smad.

JMU is a vibrant university of more than 20,000 students. It is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main Street community of about 50,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The university is approximately one hour from Charlottesville and two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. JMU has been ranked as the South’s top, public master’s level university for 17 of the past 21 years by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, go to http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/.

All SMAD faculty are engaged in teaching, service, and research or creative activities. An MFA or Ph.D. is required for a tenure-track appointment; ABD applicants with the degree near completion will be considered. A master’s degree is required for a renewable-term appointment. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.

To apply, complete the online faculty profile and upload the required cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at https://joblink.jmu.edu/ (search for posting number 0406423). In your cover letter, please include the URL of your online portfolio.

Screening of applications will begin February 20, 2015 and continue until the job is filled.

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Augustana College

Rock Island, Illinois

The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication Studies. Ph.D. is strongly preferred, although ABD will be considered. Position is open to experienced colleagues at all levels; rank is dependent on qualifications. The college has a rich and active tradition of engagement with its community and the world; the department has a rich tradition of providing leadership to the college and to its interdisciplinary programs. As a result, we are looking for colleagues who are broadly educated in the field, and appreciative of the role of communication in a liberal arts education. The department participates actively in the college’s interdisciplinary General Education program, and we will encourage our new colleagues to design and teach courses there. The department’s current curriculum is richly diverse, and we are open to adding courses that reflect our new colleagues’ strengths and passions. This position requires expertise in organizational and strategic communication that informs corporate and nonprofit practice: communication technologies, public relations, crisis management, building sales and/or donor relationships, training and professional development, ethics and social responsibility, and leadership. This individual will oversee the college’s certificate in nonprofit leadership development which is housed in our department. The teaching load at the college is seven courses over three terms; first year teaching load is typically six courses. Questions about this position should be directed to the Department Chair, Ellen Hay, ellenhay@augustana.edu. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois is one of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents. Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed. Details about Augustana, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org/.

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation to: Search #112-15 Comm St, LD, C/O Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 or submit materials via email to sherrydocherty@augustana.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To assure full consideration, application materials should arrive by February 13, 2015.