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Available Positions and Job Opportunities

Posted By Administration, Thursday, November 2, 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. 

 

CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA 
Communication Department 
Assistant Professor

  

We invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication. Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Interpersonal Communication, Advanced Interpersonal Communication, Communication: The Dark Side, Communication Theory, and one or more of the following undergraduate courses: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Persuasion, Research Methods, Advanced Research Methods, and additional courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. Position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the Department, the College, and the University. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication (completed no later than August 1, 2018). Previous teaching experience. Demonstrated potential for continued and substantive scholarly research and publication. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and/or service; and to commit to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Date of Appointment: fall 2018. Consideration of completed applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. An online application process will be used. To apply, please go directly to https://class.cpp.edu/apply-com-interpersonal. For additional assistance, please email Victoria Key, Administrative Support Coordinator, at vmkey@cpp.edu. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON 
School of Journalism and Mass Communication 
Full-Time Assistant Professor

  

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication seeks a full-time assistant professor with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in health communication research and teaching beginning August 20, 2018. A Ph.D. in communication or related field is required or expected by the start of the appointment. Successful candidate must engage in high-quality research and teaching commensurate with experience 

For full job description and application procedures, see: 

 http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/496263/professor-of-journalism-and-mass-communication 

Unless Confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applications must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Employment will require a background check. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. 

 

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA 
Department of Advertising and Public Relations 
Chair

  

The College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa seeks a chair to oversee the administration of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations.

 

The chair directs the teaching, research, creative activity, and service efforts for a department with scholars working in public relations and advertising, as well as media effects, public opinion, history, law, ethics, sports, nonprofits, internal communications, and digital communications. 

The new chair will have the opportunity to help shape one of the nation’s leading advertising and public relations departments, which comprises 26 full-time faculty members teaching 1,420 undergraduate and graduate students. The department has a faculty of eminent teachers, scholars and advertising and PR professionals with national and international reputations. 

We seek a leader who understands and shares our department’s commitment to excellence and its mission to prepare highly competent, socially conscious, and engaged leaders to shape the future of global advertising and public relations. The successful candidate will be a scholar who values innovation, creativity, rigorous inquiry, collegiality, and diversity, and who will contribute to the department’s research/creative activity profile beyond her or his term as chair. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to collaborative decision-making and faculty governance. 

The department’s public relations sequence, with 1,000 majors, offers a general major and specializations in technology and digital communication management, nonprofit communication management, and sports and entertainment communication management. The department’s advertising sequence, with 400 majors, offers a general major and a consumer specialization as well as a creative specialization. The department’s one-year professional and two-year traditional thesis-oriented M.A. programs combine advertising and public relations and typically enroll 15-20 students.

 

The department is one of four academic units in the College of Communication & Information Sciences. The college has 3,225 undergraduates, 100 full-time faculty members, and 404 graduate students, including 48 in the college’s Ph.D. program. Facilities include The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, the Institute for Communication and Information Research, and the College’s new 50,000 square foot Digital Media Center, which is home to the Center for Public Television, Alabama Public Radio, and WVUA 23, a full-power commercial television station serving a top-50 television market. The university, college, and departments are fully accredited. 

The University of Alabama is the state’s flagship public university and offers the full course of academic programs and social life to its approximately 38,000 students. It is located in Tuscaloosa, which has a metropolitan population of more than 115,000 and offers excellent quality of life with many cultural and outdoor activities, as well as a very reasonable cost of living. Tuscaloosa is a morning’s drive from the Smoky Mountains, Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans, Nashville, and Atlanta.

 

A Ph.D. in communication or a closely related field is required. Candidates should be at the professor or senior associate professor rank, and should have the academic credentials and professional reputation that warrant a senior-level appointment at a major research institution. Candidates should have a distinguished record of research, college-level administrative experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and professional experience. The search is open with respect to subfield specialization. The successful candidate would be appointed to the permanent faculty and would serve as chair for an initial term of five years. 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 with phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Please refer to the online instructions for applicants. Candidates selected for interviews will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The new chair will begin service in Fall 2018. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. William Gonzenbach at gonzenach@apr.ua.edu.

 

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

 

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 
Nicholson School of Communication 
Assistant Professor

 

The Nicholson School of Communication (NSC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking a tenure-earning assistant professor of Communication with an emphasis in Environmental/Science Mass Communication, to enhance NSC's forthcoming Ph.D. in Strategic Communication. August 8, 2018, is the anticipated start date.

 

The successful candidate for the position shall possess an earned doctorate in Communication or other related, relevant field from an accredited institution by the start of employment and have a record of commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion; have an active program of social scientific scholarship appropriate for a research university; demonstrate motivation and strategies for pursuing external research funding; possess the capacity to teach at the doctoral and master's level, including courses in mass communication. In addition to teaching at the graduate level, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in and provide service to one or more of 

NSC's undergraduate programs in Advertising/Public Relations, Journalism and/or Radio-Television. 

Preference is for candidates who have professional experience in their respective field of mass communication (e.g., Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, Radio, Television, etc.). Preference is also for candidates who have proven experience and/or strong interest in building collaborative research teams focused on environmental and/or science mass communication, sustainability, risk and/or crisis communication and/or the intersection of groups, organizations, and the environment. Examples include (but not limited to) the role science journalists play in communicating information about climate change; social media/marketing for health or environmental issues; and/or the role entertainment content plays in developing attitudes about conservation, etc.

 

NSC is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to its climate of diversity and inclusion. NSC is a very student-focused school, with a very collegial and friendly faculty and staff. NSC strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research scholarship and education. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off campus. The curriculum emphasizes both applied and theoretical aspects of the field and encourages diversity in all aspects of communication. NSC offers six baccalaureates and a master's degree and is developing a doctoral program that is anticipated to begin in 2019. For more information about the school and its programs visit, http://communication.cos.ucf.edu.

 

UCF, one of the nation's largest universities with more than 66,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. The university is classified as a “Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity” and a “Community Engagement” institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Today the university offers more than 200 degree programs, more than 100 of them are at the graduate level. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region's future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information, visit http://www.ucf.edu.

 

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Candidates must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com and attach the following materials:

 

  • Curriculum vita (CV) 

  • Signed cover letter 

  • Maximum two-page statement outlining research vision and teaching interests 

  • List of three academic or professional references including address, phone number, and email address 

 

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date. 

For more information about this position, please contact, Ms. Debbie Doyle at (407) 823-5570 or debbie.doyle@ucf.edu. 

 

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY 
Department of Communication Studies 
Assistant Professor in Health Communication

  

The Department of Communication Studies in the J. William & Mary  Diederich  College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor with a teaching and research specialization in health communication. 

The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. in communication or closely related field with knowledge base in health communication. Will assist the Department of Communication Studies in developing new course offerings and related programs in health communication. We seek a candidate who will collaborate across the University with other health-oriented programs. Knowledge of health issues for ethnic populations is a plus for targeted communication campaigns. Other areas of interest or expertise could include: a) health care disparities in underprivileged populations; b) end-of-life/palliative care; c) loss and grief communication; d) doctor/patient communication; e) doctor-to-doctor communication; f) social support; g) health information technology; and h) communication related to various health contexts. A candidate with a strong quantitative methodological approach to research paired with demonstrated success or high potential for securing extramural funding (e.g., grants and contracts) is preferred. The candidate will have the expectation of teaching courses such as health communication, research methods, health campaigns, and other courses in her/his area of expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate and graduate students, serving on college and university committees, and establishing and maintaining a research agenda.

 

Marquette University is an urban Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to principles of excellence, leadership, faith, and service; and guided by Ignatian pedagogy.

 

Online application process can be found at Marquette University’s Career Website: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/8537 

 

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY 
Department of Journalism and Media Studies 
Tenure Track

  

Tenure Track in New and Emerging Media Department of Journalism and Media Studies 

The J. William & Mary Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University seeks a media studies scholar with an emphasis on new and emerging media and an ability to help grow our investigative journalism program. This position requires expertise in data analytics and data visualization and an ability to contribute to conceptual and theoretical discussions about new media, new technology, and the intersection of communication technology and contemporary social, economic, and political challenges. Demonstrated experience and/or commitment to working with diverse communities is highly desired.

 

This is a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level. The faculty member would carry a teaching load of 2/3 for the academic year and be expected to fulfill other duties associated with the position.

 

Candidates should have the ability to teach courses that will contribute to our investigative journalism program and be willing to work with faculty to grow the journalism and media studies program. Recent professional experience in journalism desired. Ph.D. required. 

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be filed at: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/8536 

 

Marquette is an urban Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to principles of excellence, leadership, faith, and service. 

 

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY 
Department of Strategic Communication 
Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication Analytics

 

The Department of Strategic Communication in the  Diederich  College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a teaching and research concentration in Strategic Communication Analytics, and secondary expertise in public relations (or advertising/strategic communication). As a data analytics specialist, with a focus on strategic communication, the faculty member will contribute knowledge, methodological skills, and analytic acumen with data-driven insights to student learning within courses in the Strategic Communication department. The faculty member would primarily teach research related courses, with a focus on analytics and data visualization, as well as emerging and social media. Other potential classes include Public Relations or Advertising Principles, Public Relations Strategies, and Campaigns, as well as other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. 

 

The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in communication, mass communication, strategic communication, advertising, public relations, data analytics or another related academic field — and should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the area of strategic communication. She or he should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and high-quality research with a well-defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly publications and a demonstrated teaching ability at the collegiate level. Professional experience is a valued asset. 

Review of applications will begin October 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Online applications must be filed at: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/8563

 

Marquette is an urban Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to principles of excellence, leadership, faith, and service, and lives out these principles as a dedicated and involved member of the Milwaukee community. 

 

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY 
Department of Strategic Communication 
Professor of Practice in Corporate Communication

  

The Department of Strategic Communication in the  Diederich  College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a professor of practice position with a teaching concentration in Corporate Communication. The program requires business knowledge and an awareness of industry trends. It is the only program in the region that has graduate and undergraduate degree programs in Corporate Communication. Applicants must have extensive professional experience in executive communication, corporate reputation management, shareholder communication, and corporate advocacy. Given an increased need to measure the effectiveness of communication, we are interested in a candidate with expertise in digital engagement systems and who is well versed in using data to make strategic decisions. The expectation is that this faculty member would teach courses in communication consulting, financial communication and investor relations, corporate advocacy, and other courses in her/his area of expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate and graduate students as well as serving on college and university committees.

 

The candidate should hold a MA in communication, mass communication, strategic communication, advertising, public relations, or another related academic field with extensive experience in executive level Corporate Communication or Public Relations Management roles and should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the area of corporate communication. She or he should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence.

 

Review of applications will begin October 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Online applications must be filed at:https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/8610

 

Marquette is an urban Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to principles of excellence, leadership, faith, and service, and lives out these principles as a dedicated and involved member of the Milwaukee community. 

 

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY 
Department of Journalism and Media Communication 
Assistant Professor

  

Colorado State University seeks an entry-level assistant professor (tenure-track) with primary research interests in digital media and emerging journalistic practices. The candidate’s research focus should emphasis one or more of the following areas: digital storytelling, content marketing and entrepreneurship, news production and innovation, and audience engagement and media analytics. The successful candidate will carry a 2/2 teaching load, including undergraduate courses in advanced digital journalism and communication concept and skills courses, and graduate courses in his or her research area.

 

Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. or advanced ABD status, a demonstrated research program related to digital media and emerging journalistic practices, professional communication experience complementing the department’s converged curriculum, demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, and the ability to advise M.S. and Ph.D. students and to mentor undergraduate students.

 

Application materials include a letter of application with a statement of research focus, a curriculum vita, publications or conference papers demonstrating scholarly engagement, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references. 

Colorado State is Colorado’s land-grant institution situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, one hour north of Denver. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2017.

 

To view the full position description and to apply, visit: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50412 

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. 

 

NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE 
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information 
Assistant Professor

  

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities. NTU’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information seeks new faculty colleagues with a strong record of high-quality research and a commitment to mentoring the next generation of communication and information scholars.

 

Assistant Professor: Organisational Communication 
We are seeking a scholar in the area of  Organisational  Communication. The successful candidate must have a strong publication and teaching record in  organisational  communication. This can include examination of  organisational  communication across various social, cultural and institutional contexts including communication between, among and within not-for-profit and global   organisations. It also includes communication among stakeholders, for example, employees, owners, governmental authorities, and consumers. This area is one of the most sought-after specialisations  among  students. Thus, the successful candidate must have a strong track record of teaching at both the Bachelor’s and the Master’s level.

 

The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information is a vibrant global leader in communication and information research and education. Recent hires and a high level of support reaffirm the School’s pre-eminence in the disciplines under its aegis. Singapore is a vibrant cosmopolitan city/state with good weather, low crime, rich cultural attractions, exceptional food, and proximity to numerous points of interest in Southeast Asia.

 

Emoluments and General Terms and Conditions of Service 
Salary will be competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions (http://bit.ly/1V80Rf4) for Academic Appointments. 

 

Application Procedures 
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines (http://bit.ly/1LDnrKk) for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, teaching statement, effectiveness of teaching (If any), selected publications, and the names of 5 referees] by 30 November 2017 to:

 

The Search Committee 
Nanyang Technological University 
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information  
31 Nanyang Link, WKWSCI Building  
Singapore 637718 

Applications sent via email should include the reference “Application for Assistant Professor in Organisational Communication” in the subject line. Enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

 

Review of the applications will begin after 31 October 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate is expected to start in December 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

 

TAYLOR UNIVERSITY 
Department of Communication 
Tenure-Track

  

Tenure track in Interpersonal Communication faculty beginning August 2018. Ph.D. in Communication preferred. Courses include Intercultural, Interpersonal, Advanced Interpersonal, Gender and Family Communication. A strong record of teaching effectiveness and commitment to the liberal arts required.

 

The Department consists of seven full-time faculty, serving approximately 160 majors. http://www.taylor.edu/jobs/tenure-track-in-communication 

 

UTICA COLLEGE 

Department of Communication Arts 

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

  

The Department of Communication Arts at Utica College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in August 2018.   Responsibilities of the position involve teaching four courses per semester, including both entry-level and upper-level courses, as well as establishing a program of scholarship that may include undergraduate students.  Candidates must have or be near a Ph.D. degree in Communication by August 2018 and be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education.  Areas of expertise is open, but course needs of the department for the Communication and Media major include:  Introduction to Public Speaking, Advanced Public Speaking, Argumentation, Oral Interpretation of Literature, Rhetorical Theory & Criticism, and Health Communication.

 

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three references.   Candidates are asked to submit a reflective statement about teaching.  Since Utica College strives to be a diverse, yet inclusive, community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm.) Reflective statements that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.

 

All application materials must be submitted online at the following link: http://uc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2010

 

Active consideration of candidates will begin on November 1, 2017.  References will be solicited to submit letters for candidates invited to participate in a phone interview.

 

Utica College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including disabled and veterans as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations. 

 

VIRGINIA TECH 

Department of Communication 

Assistant Professor in Data Journalism & Analytics 
 

Position Summary: 

The Department of Communication at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and teaching focus on data journalism, analytics, and multimedia storytelling. Ideal candidates will have academic and professional backgrounds relevant to application of advanced analytic techniques to multimedia journalism practice. Relevant research background for the position includes areas such as data visualization, crowdsourcing, computational science, and network analysis. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses related to multimedia journalism, data journalism, and analytics. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to curriculum development emphasizing integration of advanced analytic techniques with multimedia journalism and storytelling production in a lab environment. Typical teaching expectations are two courses per semester or equivalent within a lab environment.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in transdisciplinary research, curriculum, and outreach initiatives with other university faculty working in the Creativity & Innovation (C&I) Strategic Growth Area, one of several new university-wide initiatives at Virginia Tech (see http://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html).  The C&I Strategic Growth Area is focused on empowering partners and stakeholders to collaborate on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship efforts that transcend disciplinary boundaries. Faculty working together in this area comprise a vibrant ecosystem that melds the exploration of innovative technologies and the design of creative experiences with best practices for developing impact-driven and meaningful outcomes and solutions.  Candidates with demonstrated experience of interdisciplinary teaching or research in areas that align with the C&I vision are especially encouraged to apply.   

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.  

 

Required Qualifications: 

   Ph.D. in communication or related field, broadly defined. 
   Demonstrated potential for scholarly publication and successful teaching. 
   Potential to secure extramural funding. 
   Evidence of excellence in scholarship and teaching and of potential for the development and maintenance of a nationally or internationally recognized research program. 
   ABD applicants will be considered, but the doctoral degree must be awarded by the appointment date of August 10, 2018. 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

 Experience working with "big data,” large public data sets, and public records. 
 Background and research expertise related to advanced analytic techniques such as, but not limited to, “big data,” data visualization, crowdsourcing, computational science, and network analysis. 
  Experience working with scripting and analysis packages such as, but not limited to, R, Python, SQL, and / or other scripting languages 
  Background related to technology and innovation in journalism and multimedia storytelling. 
  Interest in teaching students concepts and technical skills involving integration of data and information in multimedia journalism packages. 

 

How to Apply for this Job: 

Application screening will begin November 15, 2017. Complete applications include the online application form and the following supplemental materials: a cover letter briefly detailing applicant’s fit with the job description and department; a complete CV; a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; two writing samples of research related to multimedia journalism and data analytics; and names, address, phone numbers, and email contacts for at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.vt.edu. Direct questions to James D. Ivory, Department of Communication, 111 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061; Telephone (540) 231-6507, email  jivory@vt.edu. 

 

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 

Buffett Institute for Global Studies 

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Global, Comparative, or International Affairs 

 

The Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the study of global, comparative, or international affairs. Up to three fellows will be selected. Applications are welcome from scholars from any range of social science or interdisciplinary perspectives whose research addresses global, international, or transnational social processes, problems, governance, or conflicts. Fellowships will run from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2020. 

 

The salary is $55,000. In addition, fellows are eligible for $5,000 per year to fund research and conference travel and up to $2,000 in reimbursement for allowable relocation expenses in the first year. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. 

 

Applicants must have received their PhD between December 14, 2015, and August 31, 2018. 

 

Application deadline is December 15, 2017, at 5 p.m. (CT). 

 

For a complete position description and application procedures, visit: http://buffett.northwestern.edu/funding-grants/buffett-postdocs.html 

 

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. 

 

Vrije  Universiteit Amsterdam 

Faculty of Humanities 

Full Professor 

 

Vrije  Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities, offers a position as full professor Language and Communication (deadline  November, 19th 2017). Activities include developing the international bachelor’s specialization Language and Media, starting in September, 2018. You may find more information at: https://vu.nl/nl/werken-bij-de-vu/vacatures/2017/17284FullProfessorLanguageandCommunication.aspx. 

 

 

 

QUEENS UNIVERSITY OF CHARLOTTE 

Knight School of Communication 

Dean

  

Queens University of Charlotte (Queens) seeks a visionary academic leader and experienced administrator with a strong record as both a teacher and a scholar for the position of Dean of the Knight School of Communication, the only school of communication in the country to be endowed by the Knight Foundation. 

 

Founded in 1857, Queens University is a small, private, co-ed, masters-level university focused on tailoring dynamic students in and outside of the classroom. In all of its programs, Queens emphasizes active and collaborative learning, meaningful student-teacher relationships, a creative synthesis of the liberal arts with the world of work, and the value and necessity of lifelong learning. As a testament to the quality of its offerings, its commitment to students, and the transformational nature of its educational experience, the University recently received an extraordinary  $35 million gift for scholarships from the late Porter Byrum, a generous and longtime supporter of the institution. 

 

Queens is consistently recognized for its strengths. The University is ranked #20 in  U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges – Regional Universities South. Within that same category, Queens is ranked #13 in Best Colleges for Veterans and #30 in Best Value Schools. The University's John Belk International Program is lauded annually for its support of Queens' students study abroad. Queens consistently ranks among the top 20 institutions in the country for study abroad. 

The University's campus is nestled in the historic neighborhood of Myers Park, just minutes from uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country, a top-25 media market, and an extended classroom for students – full of research, service, and internship opportunities. 

 

Queens offers 2,330 academically talented undergraduate and graduate students a demanding education, grounded in the liberal arts, with 43 majors and 66 minors, through six schools: Knight School of Communication; McColl School of Business; Cato School of Education; College of Arts and Sciences; Presbyterian School of Nursing, and Blair School of Health. The curriculum is enriched by a robust and dynamic general education program, an effective experiential learning and internship program, a vibrant campus life dedicated to community and service, and extensive opportunities for study abroad. 

 

The Knight School has developed a dynamic and broad-based program that emphasizes the importance of media literacy, digital storytelling through digital journalism, and digital media production. The School provides an outstanding education for 123 undergraduate and 85 graduate students, offering rigorous, relevant undergraduate programs in communication and journalism and digital media, a graduate program in communication, and a graduate certificate in integrated digital strategy. The Knight School develops students into creative and critical communicators who become engaged citizens, advocates, and leaders in the communities they serve. The Knight School also is the home for Digital Charlotte, which empowers organizations to deliver digital inclusion resources to their communities. 

 

The Dean of the Knight School reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and is a valued member of the Deans' Council. The Dean oversees eight fulltime faculty and a gifted operational staff of six. The Dean serves as the primary advocate and liaison for the School's faculty in matters of curriculum, interdisciplinary collaboration, policy, program development, and resource allocation and must also be externally focused particularly in advancing grant-related initiatives. 

The next Dean will be an innovative, creative, and engaging leader who will lead the development of a shared vision for the Knight School that is forward looking and can leverage the School's unique qualities. She or he will have a collaborative leadership style and the ability to enhance relationships within the Knight School, across the University, with the Knight Foundation, and in the broader community to promote interdisciplinary initiatives. The next Dean will have an understanding of the constantly changing landscape in communication to ensure the Knight School provides students with a relevant education grounded in best practices and market-driven experiences. She or he will be collegial, approachable, and engaging to sustain a relationship-centered working environment at the School and value the contributions of faculty, staff, and students across the University. The successful candidate will possess the appropriate terminal degree in her or his field, a distinguished record of teaching and scholarly/creative productivity, and exemplary experience in academic administration reflective of the University's own high standards. 

 

For more information on Queens University, please explore  www.queens.edu. 

Applications will be received until the position is filled, but in order to ensure full consideration by the search committee, applicants are encouraged to have all required materials on file by December 31, 2017. All application materials must be submitted electronically in MS Word or PDF format to QueensCommunication@storbecksearch.com. 

 

Julie Tea, Partner and Brian  Bustin, Associate at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP are assisting with this search. Nominators and prospective candidates are encouraged to contact them at QueensCommunication@storbecksearch.com to arrange confidential conversations. 

 

Queens values campus diversity and demonstrates this in campus initiatives; we particularly encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply. Queens University of Charlotte is completely and firmly committed to supporting and celebrating all forms of diversity. Queens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identify, religion, age, national origin, disability, political beliefs, veteran status, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, employment and hiring policies, or other University-administered programs. 

 

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 

School of Communication 

Associate Dean  For Undergraduate Programs And Advising 

 

The School of Communication at Northwestern  University invites inquiries, applications, and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Advising.  This is a full-time faculty position but is not tenure-eligible. Review of materials will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, applications or nominations should be received prior to November 15, 2017.  Starting date for the appointment is negotiable but not later than September 1, 2018.

 

The full announcement can be found here:  

The Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Advising supervises undergraduate teaching, and programs in the School of Communication.  A key responsibility is oversight of the SoC Advising Office, including development and ongoing supervision of the advising staff.  The associate dean represents the School on university-wide oversight committees and task forces, especially those concerned with undergraduate programs, student affairs, assessment, and teaching.  The associate dean works with central administration units such as the Provost’s office, Admissions, and Student Affairs in areas such as recruiting, admissions, student conduct and discipline, academic integrity, inclusiveness and climate, and student health and safety.  The associate dean also works closely with the SoC Office of External Programs, Internships and Career Services and with the administration of Northwestern University in Qatar to create and oversee opportunities for SoC students to study away from Evanston.

 

The Associate Dean will be expected to maintain a program of teaching and research and participate in the intellectual life of his or her department.  Salary is open and commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

 

Qualifications 

Candidates must hold a doctorate or other terminal degree in their discipline, have proven administrative competence and experience in the area of undergraduate programs and advising, and have demonstrated scholarly/artistic and teaching achievement of the highest quality.  Candidates must be appropriate for an appointment at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer dependent on qualifications in one or more of the School’s five departments, and we prefer a candidate whose background spans more than one discipline or area of study within the communication arts and sciences and cognate fields.   Experience academic planning and budgeting is also highly desirable.   

 

Applications and supporting documents will be received only by online submission at the following link:  https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/MzY= 

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. 

 

KIMEP UNIVERSITY 

College of Social Science—Department of Media 

Faculty Position (Open Rank) in Media and Journalism 

 

(Effective on August 15, 2018, an earlier starting date on January 5, 2018 is possible) 

The Department of Media and Communications at KIMEP University, invites applications for one faculty position (open rank) to begin on 15 August 2018 with the possibility of an earlier starting date on January 5, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, field liaison and service. The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs and teaches professional and theoretical courses in Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Media Management and Communication.

 

Expertise is required in at least two of the following areas: Media Management, Public Relations, Advertising, Journalism, Media Production, New Media, or Communication Research. Familiarity with CIS countries or similar international experience is welcome. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Media, Journalism, Communications, or another relevant field from an internationally-recognized, accredited university or a Master’s Degree or higher and appropriate professional qualifications. Candidates must have a record of scholarly or professional publications, including published research in refereed journals and/or books or professional publications on a range of platforms.

 

Rank, salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Compensation after-tax compares favorably with net salaries in western countries. Limited on-campus housing is available to rent.  

 

Application Process 

Please send the following documents to  recruitment@kimep.kz or attach them to online-application at hr.kimep.kz

 

  • CV; 

  • Cover letter that indicates the position applied, how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, course(s) you can teach, salary expectations, citizenships and permanent residences held; 

  • Short­listed candidates will be required to submit 2 recommendation letters. 

 

Address any questions to:  recruitment@kimep.kz 

The position remains open until filled. All applications received on or before November 15, 2017 are guaranteed full consideration. 

Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only. 

Only short-listed candidates will be informed and invited for interviews

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