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Posted By Administration, Friday, September 1, 2017

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication
Tenure-Track Assistant
Professorship in Media and Culture

The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of media and culture. We are interested in a range of possible subfields, including but not limited to the relationship between mass and social media; the analysis of media institutions as cultural forces; media’s relationship to race, gender, and inequality; media and consumer culture; media industries and culture; and media and globalization. The ideal candidate will also bring strong skills in areas that might include ethnography, critical theory, digital humanities and discourse analysis. A recent PhD in Communication or relevant area by September 1, 2018 is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Communication at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and research interests, a teaching statement of up to three pages along with teaching evaluations, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation, via Academic Jobs Online at this URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9466

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2018. 

For inquiries, please contact James Hamilton, Professor and Search Committee Chair, at jayth@stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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U OF PENNSYLVANIA
Annenberg School of Communication 
Tenure and Tenure Track Professor of Communication
in the Area of Communication and Culture 

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is seeking to fill one tenured (Associate Professor or Full Professor) and one tenure track (Assistant Professor) faculty position in the area of “communication and culture.” Preference will be given to scholars whose research and teaching include innovative approaches to the study of gender, sexuality, race, and/or ethnicity, as well as those whose work includes a global, transnational, or comparative dimension. Specific areas of focus may include but are not limited to algorithmic culture and platform studies; mobility and migration; technology and identity; and digital culture production. We are searching for candidates who address these or other issues using qualitative methods. 

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (in Communication or a related field or discipline) and have a strong record of teaching and research. Responsibilities include conducting a program of research and publication, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including supervising doctoral dissertations), and contributing service to the school and university. 

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is a graduate school of communication theory and research, with 19 full-time faculty and approximately 80 doctoral students representing a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and interests. The faculty also has primary responsibility for an undergraduate communication major within the School of Arts and Sciences. 

Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three names of references, and up to three articles, chapters or other research to Professor Michael X. Delli Carpini, Walter H. Annenberg Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6220 via https://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1147. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, September 4, 2017.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

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U OF WISCONSIN - MADISON 
Department of Life Sciences Communication 
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication

UW-Madison’s Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in strategic communication in the life sciences. 

The successful candidate will conduct research in strategic and/or marketing communication, ideally using as contexts of inquiry one or more of CALS key strategic areas (health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems; for more information see http://www.cals.wisc.edu/departments/office-of-dean-and-director-2/cals-strategic-planning/basic-sciences/). The candidate will teach LSC undergraduate courses in the area of marketing communication in the life sciences and in the fast-expanding CALS Certificate in Business Management for Agricultural & Life Sciences. The candidate will also advise Masters and Ph.D. students and teach graduate level courses in their area of expertise in LSC’s M.S. programs and in our Ph.D. program (jointly administered with UW’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication), one of the most highly-ranked graduate programs in communication internationally. Ability to work in interdisciplinary settings and willingness to work with units across CALS will make this new colleague a perfect addition to CALS faculty.
 
The position carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the position and rank.

UW-Madison is an AA/EEO employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability. 

For more details and to apply, visit http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495521/assistant-professor-science-communication.

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UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO
Reynolds School of Journalism
Assistant Professor of Global Media Studies

The Reynolds School of Journalism, a fast-growing program with great momentum, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of global media studies for fall 2018. The Reynolds School has built a reputation for curricular innovation, entrepreneurial learning and strong support for faculty research. 

Our globally-focused concentrations include Spanish-language media, political economy, health communication and public and community media production. We seek a scholar and teacher who can build global, transnational or comparative perspectives into one or more of these areas of strength, and can engage international partners. 

The selected candidate will hold a doctorate and have demonstrated potential for university teaching, as well as for a program of scholarship or creative activity related to global media studies, in line with the tenure expectations of a research university. Media experience and the ability to teach core and/or professional courses are valued. 

Diversity is central to the mission of the Reynolds School. Our faculty, staff and students strive to foster an environment that is conducive to exploring, engaging and expressing diverse perspectives and is respectful of diverse identities. Candidates must be prepared to address how their work contributes to advancing these goals. 

The scenic University of Nevada, Reno campus, in sight of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. Reno is a recreational paradise, chosen by Outside Magazine as one of the 25 Best Towns of 2017, with world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, kayaking and bicycling. The area is home to an emerging technology sector, with a vibrant food and arts scene. 

To learn more about the Reynolds School or to apply, visit: www.journalism.unr.edu or https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25305

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UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI 
Department of Strategic Communication 
Two Positions

The Department of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami is seeking applications for a full time Associate Professor (tenured) and an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Strategic Communication to commence in August 2018.

Associate Professor: This tenured position requires a Ph.D. in mass communication, strategic communication, or a related field. We are seeking applicants with a solid research record and an established reputation in an area(s) relevant to contemporary strategic communication and communication methods. The ideal candidate will have a robust research agenda with the potential for external funding.
 
Successful applicants must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in at least three of the following areas: public relations principles, advertising principles, strategy development, writing for strategic communication, strategic communication research methods, public relations measurement, international public relations, strategic communication campaigns, crisis communication, social media analytics and corporate communication. The ability to teach graduate-level courses in theory and either qualitative or quantitative research methods is also required. Successful candidates will be prepared to work with and advise both masters and doctoral students in strategic communication, as well as have the ability to mentor and work with junior faculty within the department. In addition, the ideal candidate will have the ability to assist with the development of a new and exciting graduate curriculum in strategic communication. PR and/or advertising industry experience is also a plus. 

Assistant Professor: This tenure-track position requires a Ph.D. in mass communication, strategic communication, or a related field. We are seeking applicants with evidence and promise of scholarly research in areas relevant to contemporary public relations and communication methods. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 

Successful applicants must be able to teach undergraduates and graduate courses in at least three of the following areas: public relations principles, advertising principles, strategy development, writing for strategic communication, graphic design, strategic communication research methods, strategic communication campaigns, crisis communication, social media, and corporate communication. The ability to teach graduate-level courses in theory and qualitative/quantitative research methods is also required. The ideal candidate will have some teaching experience; some PR and/or advertising industry experience is also a plus. 

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience for both positions. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal Law. 

Application Procedure 

Review of applications will begin September 21, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Interested and qualified candidates should apply online and submit here

a letter summarizing their research agenda; 
teaching philosophy;
a current CV; and 
three letters of recommendation 

To apply online for the Assistant Professor position, please click on: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty/job/Coral-Gables-Campus/Asst-Professor_R100017511 

To apply online for the Associate Professor position, please click on: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty/job/Coral-Gables-Campus/Assoc-Professor_R100017514

Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within three months of application. 

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TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY 
Department of International Affairs 
Tenure–Track, Assistant Professor 

The Department of International Affairs in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the area of cyber policy, strategy and security within the field of international relations, comparative politics, economics, or public policy. Candidates with research competency in cyber policy, strategy and security who specialize in areas such as international law and institutions, regulatory law, science and technology, international security, the comparative politics of information, and other relevant topics are invited to apply. 

Ideally, the successful candidate would teach a required course in introductory-level research methods for our students, all of whom are seeking a master’s degree in international affairs, along with offerings in the cyber area. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by September 2018. The start date for this position is September 1, 2018. 

Applicants should send a formal letter of interest that includes reference to the position, a curriculum vitae, a sample of written work and three letters of recommendation, preferably as electronic attachments to bushschoolinta-facultysearch@tamu.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
Stan Richards School of
Advertising and Public Relations
Tenure-Track Position 


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 faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. We are seeking an outstanding scholar, teacher, mentor, and practitioner with relevant expertise and interest in multicultural issues in advertising, public relations, consumer behavior and/or persuasive communication. We are foremost interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. Salary is competitive. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, 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. More information can be found at http://apply.interfolio.com/42934

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. APPLICANTS MUST APPLY THROUGH INTERFOLIO: http://apply.interfolio.com/42934. Three confidential letters of recommendation are also requested. 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 e-mail help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.
 
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 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 University of Texas at Austin is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS  
Department of Communication 
Interpersonal Communication and Technology 

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) or Associate Professor (tenured), Interpersonal Communication and Technology. Applicants must employ empirical methods and develop/test theory focused on interpersonal communication processes in ways that comport with the Department’s quantitative behavior science orientation and affiliation with the Division of Social Sciences. A doctorate degree is required before the first day of instruction. Demonstrated research and teaching competence in core areas of interpersonal communication is required. Teaching courses in interpersonal communication, specific areas of expertise, and other areas based on Department need is expected. Applications must be submitted by October 2, 2017 to receive consideration. This position is subject to final administrative approval. Position to begin July 1, 2018. Full job description can be found here: http://bit.ly/2weWrul

Applications: To apply, please go to URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01712

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY 
School of Communication 
Assistant Professor Position 

The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. The ideal candidate will have special skills in and take innovative approaches to researching, analyzing, and teaching social media. Areas of expertise may include social media campaigns, network analysis, large-scale data analytics, content analysis, or database management in a variety of contexts and from different perspectives (e.g., social marketing for health or environmental issues, advocacy, campaign planning, user behavior, implementation and evaluation).
 
Applicants should have a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the College of Communication and Information and the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment. More information about the School can be found at: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu

A completed Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment. Competitive applicants will have a demonstrated record of scholarly publication, evidence of effective teaching, and potential for externally funded research. 

The person filling the position will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students. It is also expected that the successful candidate will pursue contract and grant work. 

FSU is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action, pro-disabled and veteran employer: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

Applications must include (1) a letter detailing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references. Please direct all inquiries about this position to Dr. Arthur Raney, Search Committee Chair, araney@fsu.edu. Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job ID #42093). Application reviews will begin on October 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is August 2018.

Tobacco Free Campus 
Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employee, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY 
College of Communication          
Assistant Professor Position 

The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor Position. The ideal candidate will teach in one or more of the following areas: advertising research methods, account planning, media planning, consumer behavior, and creative strategies, and will have special skills in and take innovative approaches to research and teaching in the areas of health communication, new media marketing communication, or multicultural marketing communication.  
 
Applicants should have a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the College of Communication and Information and the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment. More information about the School can be found at: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.
 
A completed Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment. Competitive applicants will have a demonstrated record of scholarly publication, evidence of effective teaching, and potential for externally funded research.   
 
The person filling the position will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students. It is expected that the successful candidate will pursue contract and grant work.  
 
FSU is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action, pro-disabled and veteran employer: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.
 
Applications must include (1) a letter detailing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references.

Please direct all inquiries about this position to Dr. Patrick Merle, Search Committee Chair, pmerle@fsu.edu. Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job ID #42094).  Application reviews will begin on October 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  The preferred starting date is August 2018. 
 
Tobacco Free Campus
Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University.  This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employee, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals. 

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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education &
Human Development 
Assistant Professor, 
Tenure Track 

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication will hire an entry-level, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Race, Culture, and Media Studies to join our faculty starting September 1, 2018. We seek an engaging educator whose research, teaching, and service will prepare our students for future success in the global public sphere by providing a critical lens through which to understand the relationship between media and communication as it relates to race, ethnicity, inequality and identity. 

NYU Steinhardt values equity, diversity, and inclusion and especially encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
 
Necessary Qualifications 
Doctoral degree awarded by spring 2018, and primary research trajectory consistent with the position description. 

Click Here to Apply For This Opening
 

Visit us to learn how NYU Steinhardt is spearheading social change.

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 
Moody College of Communication 
Director & Professor, School of Journalism

The School of Journalism within the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin invites outstanding applicants for the position of School Director and tenured full Professor, holding an endowed professorship. 

The Director will have a keen understanding of the changes that journalism continues to go through with developments in technology, media, data, and disruptive business models. S/he will embrace the spirit of entrepreneurship fostered at the School, and will provide a confident vision for how to lead faculty, develop curriculum, and teach students to prepare for, take advantage of, and influence the continued evolution of the profession. Candidates who share the values expressed in the School’s mission are encouraged to apply. 

Qualifications include: (1) management/administrative experience, (2) a commitment to diversity within the profession and the School, (3) an appreciation for the merits of having a school of both professional journalists and research-focused academics, and (4) a record of scholarly credentials and/or exceptional professional accomplishments in journalism appropriate for a tenured appointment at full Professor. 

For the complete position description, please click here. 

Applicants are invited to email a PDF containing a brief letter describing their interest/qualifications and curriculum vitae/resume to: jennifer.rumain@opuspartners.net by September 30, 2017. 

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. 

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 
Moody College of Communication 
Chair & Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film 

The Department of Radio-Television-Film (RTF) in the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin invites outstanding applicants for the position of Department Chair and tenured full Professor, holding an endowed professorship. The Chair will lead this highly- ranked department to new heights in teaching, research, production, and storytelling across numerous media platforms. 

Reinventing the traditional “film school” model dedicated primarily to filmmaking as a profession, the RTF is one of the few top-ranking media programs in the country offering both media studies and media production through practical hands-on training. In 2014, RTF was ranked #1 in the nation in Media Studies by Education Portal. Hollywood Reporter ranked RTF 9th in the nation overall and 2nd in Production among public universities, while also naming it the 11th Best Film School in the U.S. in 2016. 

Home to one of the most popular majors at UT Austin, RTF has approximately 1,000 undergraduate students working towards their B.S. in Radio-Television-Film. Approximately 160 graduate students are enrolled annually in programs, including their MFA in Film & Media Production or Screenwriting and PhD in Media Studies. With over 50 faculty members – both research-focused academics and professionals with deep industry roots – the department uniquely offers programs in both practical and theoretical areas covering all aspects of media production, history, and theory.
 
Applicants must be eligible for appointment as a tenured full professor and must have a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 15 years of academic and/or professional experience. A graduate degree such as an MFA and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a relevant field is preferred, but not required. 

Applicants for this position should have (1) prior management experience in academia and/or media industries, (2) a firm commitment to collaborative and participatory leadership, (3) an innovative and inclusive vision for the future of the department, and (4) experience and expertise in one or more of RTF’s areas of teaching and scholarship.

Preference will be given to candidates who have: (1) a distinguished record of research, production, teaching, creative development, and/or management; (2) demonstrated ability to develop collaborative partnerships with companies, agencies, foundations, nonprofits, and other organizations; (3) a record of generating and raising external financial support; and (4) an understanding and appreciation of current and future media/technology trends and media industry operations. 

For the complete position description, please click here. 

Applicants are invited to e-mail a PDF containing a brief letter describing their interest and qualifications and curriculum vitae/resume to: jennifer.rumain@opuspartners.net by September 30, 2017. 

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. 

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UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA 
Department of Journalism & Creative Media 
Associate Professor in Health Communication 

The Department of Journalism & Creative Media in the College of Communication and Information Sciences seeks a full-time associate professor in the area of health communication. The position begins August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will pursue research and teach courses in health communication. Candidates are welcome from all subfield specializations in health communication, including emerging media, health information, health journalism, health disparities, and health research focusing on diverse populations or related areas. The ideal candidate should have a record of success in securing external research funding. 

The successful candidate is expected to bolster our graduate offerings in health communication and to collaborate across the college and university on health communication initiatives. The University of Alabama has recently created the Alabama Life Research Institute, which serves as a focal point for interdisciplinary biopsychosocial research that seeks to investigate the human condition at all levels. The successful candidate in this position will collaborate with the Institute and with others from across the University, as well as with peer institutions, healthcare organizations, corporations, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and concerned individuals in an effort to improve life throughout the state, globally, and for future generations. 

A Ph.D. in communication or a closely related field is required. Candidates should have the academic credentials and professional reputation that warrant a mid-career-level appointment at a major research institution. 
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. 

Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/ and must attach a cover letter and CV that includes a list of three references. Please refer to the online instructions for applicants. Review of applications will begin Sept. 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to search committee chair Dr. Kim Bissell (205-348-8547 – kbissell@ua.edu). 

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 
Department of Communication Studies 
Tenure-Track or Tenured Position 

The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applicants for one tenure-track or tenured position to complement and expand our strengths in qualitative media and critical-cultural studies. 

We welcome applications from scholars who analyze media content, industry practices, media regulation, trans-national flows of media and information, the impact of the media and communication technologies on culture and society, or the relationships between media and identity, including race and/or ethnicity. We seek a scholar whose research methods include one or more of the following: textual and discourse analysis, archival research, close analysis of industry records, trade press, and government documents, or ethnographic methods including participant-observation, in-depth interviews, and focus groups. This position will play an important role in further strengthening our qualitative and critical study of media, culture, and society. 

Job duties include research activity, teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and service to the department, school, university, and profession. The anticipated starting date for this university-year appointment is September 1, 2018. All applicants should send a cover letter, a vita, two representative publications, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of current and future research plans, and a statement of contributions to diversity. Completed Ph.D. by September 2018, required. Junior applicants should provide names of three references. 

Information on our research initiatives and scholarly interest of current faculty can be found on the Department’s website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/comm. All applications must be submitted electronically to: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1081

For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by September 15, 2017.
 
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
 
The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights of each individual, without regard to race, color, national original, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

For questions about potential fit and your application please e-mail UM.MediaStudies@umich.edu.

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Department of Communication 
Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty 

The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Health Communication. A PhD (or equivalent) in Communication or related fields (e.g., social sciences, nursing, or public health) is required at the time of appointment. Target start date is August 16, 2018. Salary is commensurate with rank and qualifications. To ensure full consideration, all required materials must be submitted by October 4, 2017. For complete details, visit URL. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Illinois is an Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS
College of Arts and Humanities
Assistant Professor of Communications

The Communications Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in its Journalism program, to begin Fall 2018. 

Qualifications 
Minimum Qualifications 

The position requires a Master’s degree in Journalism, mass communication or a closely related field by the time of appointment, as well as a strong commitment to teaching and a record of at least five years’ professional practice in convergent journalism, broadcast journalism, or media management utilizing multimedia reporting tools. Spanish-language proficiency is required. 

Preferred Qualifications 
The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Mass Communications or closely related field and at least five years of professional journalism experience utilizing multimedia reporting tools. Professional practice in Spanish-language journalism is preferred. 

The University 
CSU Dominguez Hills is located in the South Bay region of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. With approximately 300 full-time faculty, the University serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.
 
How to apply 
A review of applications, consisting of a current CV, cover letter and a list of three (3) references will begin October 2, 2017. Applications should be submitted online at the following link: 

http://www.csudh.edu/employment/ 

Applicants should request that reference letters be submitted directly to the following address: 

CSU Dominguez Hills 
Dr. Nancy Cheever, Search Committee Chair 
Communications Department 
1000 E. Victoria Street, LIB 5324A 
Carson, CA 90747

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 
Director, Center for Interactive and Immersive Media 
Associate/Full Professor

The Moody College of Communication and The University of Texas at Austin seek a visionary leader to serve as the Founding Director of the new Center for Interactive & Immersive Media (CIIM), to be appointed at the rank of tenured associate or full professor (with possible endowment support), beginning in the Summer or Fall 2018.
 
For the last decade, UT Austin’s Moody College of Communication has actively pursued diverse scholarly and creative initiatives related to interactive media and immersive media, which have led to continuous innovations in many of its programs including film and media production, journalism, advertising, organizational communication and technology, and health communication. By leveraging the College’s existing expertise in interactive design and media, immersive media technology (including virtual and augmented reality), 3D production, experiential storytelling, and social science research, and by partnering with programs and faculty throughout campus, CIIM will aim to transform both pedagogy and practice, creating new and innovative applications of next generation immersive technologies through interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Reporting directly to Dean Jay Bernhardt of the Moody College of Communication, the new Director will be charged with providing an innovative and inclusive vision for CIIM as a shared strategic resource for interactive and immersive media partners, both on and off campus. CIIM will provide a world class interdisciplinary research infrastructure, bringing together scholars, practitioners, production professionals, and students in support of collaborative research efforts from a wide array of disciplines across UT Austin’s campus, as well with industry and the federal government through partnerships forged by shared interests and projects. The Director will be responsible for elevating the center’s presence on campus, making CIIM a natural partner for many researchers and creative professionals, leading to increased extramural research support. 

The new Director will have an academic appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor in one or more of Moody College’s academic units most relevant to his/her area of area of research/expertise. For more information, please visit https://moody.utexas.edu/

To be eligible for such an appointment, the successful applicant must, at a minimum, have a bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of academic and/or professional experience. A graduate degree such as an M.F.A. or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a relevant field is preferred, but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with prior administrative experience in academia, as well as an outstanding record of scholarly research and/or professional accomplishment in one or more of the following CIIM areas: interactive media, immersive media, gaming, technology communication, human computer interaction, multi-media studies, or other relevant fields. 

The successful candidate will also have (1) demonstrated experience in fostering collaboration and building consensus amongst colleagues in an academic setting, (2) a demonstrated ability developing collaborative partnerships with industry; and (3) a successful record of receiving external financial support and/or managing externally funded research, as well developing plans to secure future funding. 

For the complete position description, please click here or copy and paste the following link in a browser: https://adobe.ly/2vToJ1m 

The University of Texas at Austin and the Moody College of Communication has engaged Opus Partners to support the recruitment of this Director. Applicants are invited to email a PDF containing a brief letter describing their interest and qualifications and curriculum vitae/resume to:jennifer.rumain@opuspartners.net. Nominations, recommendations, expressions of interest, and inquiries should be sent to the same address. 

Applications received by October 31, 2017 will receive full consideration. UT policy requires that a background check be conducted on the selected candidate. All possible discretion will be exercised to maintain the privacy of applicants through the search process. 

The Moody College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it strongly encourages applicants who can help achieve these objectives. 

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. UT Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit http://www.utexas.edu/tobaccofree/.

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CITY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 
Department of Journalism 
Reader or Professor of 
Journalism 
Salary commensurate with level of appointment/experience of successful candidate

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. 

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016. 

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.
 
The Department of Journalism has an enviable global standing with an outstanding record of placing 96% of graduates in graduate-level employment. 


The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic with an excellent research record likely to be assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the forthcoming Research Excellence Framework. As a Reader or Professor of Journalism, the successful candidate will lead research and education, will possess an outstanding level of experience in the profession, ideally as a senior journalist and will demonstrate the strong leadership and organisational skills required for the role.

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development. 

The role is available from 1 January 2018 or earlier by negotiation. Closing date: 11.59pm on 24 September 2017. Interviews are scheduled for 10 October 2017. To apply and for more information about the post please go to: http://tinyurl.com/ydc2rrfv

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity. 
Academic excellence for business and the professions. 

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OAKLAND UNIVERSITY 
Department of Communication and Journalism 
Assistant Professor of Public Relations and Strategic 
Communication 

The Department of Communication and Journalism at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our new public relations and strategic communication major. The appointment begins August 15, 2018. 
 
The position is designed to cultivate the new major. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in the areas of public relations and strategic communication, maintain an active research agenda, and provide leadership and service within the department, college, and university. 
 
Teaching responsibilities would include teaching quantitative methods and basic courses in public relations and strategic communication. Professional experience in the PR field is desirable. The ideal candidate will strengthen our existing curriculum by developing new courses in one or more of the following areas: social media, health communication, media technologies and strategic communication. 
 
Required qualifications include: a Ph.D. in public relations, strategic communication, or related field at time of appointment; experience teaching undergraduate courses in public relations and strategic communication and demonstrated activity in scholarly arenas, such as conference presentations, publications, or similar, with an articulated research agenda. 
 
Interested applicants must submit 1) a CV, 2) a cover letter, 3) a teaching philosophy, (4) a research statement, 5) unofficial transcripts; and 6) three references to the following website: 
http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/11474 
 
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by September 15, 2017 will receive the highest priority. Inquiries can be directed to Holly Shreve Gilbert (shreve@oakland.edu). Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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