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School of Communications
Three Faculty Positions

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for three tenure track faculty positions beginning August 2017:

  • Assistant Professor in Advertising & Marketing Communications
  • Assistant Professor in Games & Game Design
  • Assistant or Associate Professor in Games & Game Design

For more information about these positions and the School, please see:

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master's degrees in six diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Ghana, and Athens, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

College of Journalism and Communications
Assistant Professor of Advertising/Public Relations

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

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

Qualifications: Candidates for the assistant professor position in advertising/public relations must possess an earned Ph.D. in communication or other relevant field by August 2018 and a record of original scholarly research. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in one or a combination of the following areas: digital/social media communications, digital media planning and strategy, social media management and evaluation, media analytics, and other areas relevant to advertising/public relations. Candidates for the position should have extensive knowledge of diverse current and emerging social media platforms, as well as a rich understanding of a wide range of digital media analytics/tools for making strategic communication decisions. Other qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching, a publication record, potential to secure grant funding, and productivity and effectiveness in contributing to a collegial environment. Applicants should have the ability to understand and communicate with people with multicultural backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations and supporting a climate of inclusion with respect to race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, class, culture, and religion.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in both advertising and public relations, with one of the departments as his/her tenure-home department. The faculty member will supervise master's theses and Ph.D. dissertations. He or she will advise undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other service activities, and demonstrate interest in contributing to online education, diversity, and the internationalization of the college and university.

The Department of Advertising is a national leader in advertising and strategic communications education with more than 600 majors. The department offers a complete curriculum consisting of 52 professional credit hours with a strong focus on understanding audiences and marketing strategy. With 11 full-time faculty and 10 part-time adjuncts, who are often working professionals, our students are exposed to a diverse range of teaching experiences, professional expertise and scholarly acumen.

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

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

Application Procedure: To view application instructions and complete an online résumé, visit The reference number for the vacancy is 505644. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) teaching evaluation data, where available, or evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (4) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Review of applications will begin January 24, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
The search is conducted under Florida's open records laws, and all documents are open for public inspection.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EEO employer.
Questions can be directed to either Dr. Moon J. Lee, at (352) 273-1699/
or Dr. Eunice Kim, at (352) 392-5059/

Department of Journalism and Telecommunication
Assistant Professor

Job Description: The Departments of Journalism and Telecommunication at the University of Florida invite applications for one tenure-track position for an assistant professor beginning August 2018. The ideal candidate should be a scholar/teacher with expertise in sports media and communications. Professional experience is desired but not required. The successful candidate will become of member of either the Department of Journalism or the Department of Telecommunications, depending on his or her background.

The College of Journalism and Communications has a strong infrastructure in programs for sports media and communications, including a sports and media specialization in the Department of Journalism, various courses in the department of telecommunication, immersive experiences for students in television, radio, and multimedia – in both traditional media format, as well as with the partnership with the University Athletic Association and the SEC Network. The ideal candidate will conduct research in sports communication and be able to contribute teaching in one or more of the following areas:

  • Sports Reporting
  • Sports Communication
  • On-Air Talent
  • Data in Sports Media
  • Live and Recorded Sports Production
  • Multimedia Sports Journalism
  • Narrative Sports: Writing, Podcast, Documentaries

The Candidate: The ideal candidate will provide evidence of an active research agenda that can lead to significant publications and external grants. He/she will have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in areas related to sports communication. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in a field related to communication, telecommunication, mass communication or the social sciences with a media and communication focus, and a strong commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population of undergraduate and graduate students.

The College: The College of Journalism and Communications, now approaching its 50th anniversary, is recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. In our march to preeminence, we are adding 15 new lecturer and faculty positions across advertising, journalism, public relations and telecommunication disciplines. Be part of an ambitious, progressive and collaborative program at one of the top 10 public universities in the United States.

The college has 57 full-time faculty members, 80 full-time staff and 3,083 students, including 69 doctoral students. The College offers master's and doctoral degrees and ACEJMC-accredited bachelor's degrees through four academic departments: advertising, journalism, public relations, and telecommunication. Additionally, the College offers interdisciplinary graduate programs. The College provides students hands-on learning immersion experiences through the Innovation News Center, The Agency, frank gatherings, the Division of Multimedia Properties, undergraduate research, and other extracurricular groups and activities.

The University: The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission's list of leading research universities. UF's students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The “Government in the Sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents related to the search process be available for public inspection.

Applications should include:

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

Please visit to submit an online application. The requisition number for this vacancy is 505662.

For more information, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Wayne Wanta at The mailing address is College of Journalism and Communications, P.O. Box 118400, Gainesville, FL, 32611-8400. The University of Florida is a diverse academic community and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. (An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer)

Review of applications will begin Jan. 2, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply Here:

Communication Studies Instructor

MiraCosta College in North San Diego County, California, invites applications for one full-time, tenure-track Communication Studies Instructor who is focused on the academic success of all students and who will provide instruction throughout the breadth of the community college Communication Studies courses including Public Speaking, Group Communication, Oral Interpretation of Literature, Principles of Human Communication, Gender Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Argumentation, Intercultural Communication, and Introduction to Mass Communication. The successful candidate will share leadership roles with other full-time instructors in coordinating and developing curriculum, as well as participate in departmental and college-wide committee work, projects, and collegial governance. To view the department website, go to This position begins in August 2018.

To view the full job posting and to apply, go to

Application deadline: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Department of Media and Information
Associate or Full Professor

The Department of Media and Information (MI) at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the area of media and information policy. We seek a visionary leader with an innovative research program and/or industry or policy-making experience who will develop the Quello Center to the next level of prominence, addressing critical issues of media and information policy in a digital economy. The successful candidate will hold the endowed chair associated with the Quello Center and provide strategic direction and leadership for the Center.

To apply, please visit the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website, refer to Posting #477204, and complete an electronic submission.

We encourage applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

The search committee will begin considering applications on January 30, 2018. The search closes when a suitable candidate is hired. Please direct any questions to Professor Charles Steinfield, at

School of Global and International Studies (SGIS)
Mark Helmke Postdoctoral Fellowship on Media, Development, and Democracy

2018 – 2020 (with possibility for a one-year renewal)

The School of Global and International Studies (SGIS) at Indiana University Bloomington ( and the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) ( invites applications for a 2018-2020 (July - June) Mark Helmke Postdoctoral Fellowship on Media, Development, and Democracy. We seek applicants from all disciplines and methodological backgrounds working on research that contributes to understanding how media and/or media ownership influences political outcomes. Qualified candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in hand by date of appointment. The chosen fellow will reside at IU Bloomington with occasional travel to CIMA’s offices in Washington, D.C. as required.

The fellowship is an excellent opportunity for scholars interested to build a career at the intersection of research and policy-making. The successful candidate will be expected to teach one course per semester, and will be invited to organize a small research workshop for the purposes of facilitating publishing a special issue or edited volume related to media and democracy. The remainder of the fellow’s time will be dedicated to his or her own research agenda related to media, internet, press freedoms, and democratic institutions. The fellow will have opportunities to contribute academic and policy-oriented reports related to evaluating the health of media systems and the implications of contemporary changes to media systems for democratic politics. In addition, the fellow may be asked by CIMA from time to time to write for the CIMA blog, speak at events, and provide input into CIMA’s other research initiatives.

The Fellow will receive a competitive stipend, research support, and benefits comparable to those offered by other fellowship programs.

This fellowship has the added advantage of providing the successful candidate access to CIMA-NED’s global network of researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers working to address contemporary democratic challenges. The two-year position has the possibility to be extended for a third year, until June 2021.

Applications should include a C.V., a research statement, one writing sample, and three letters of reference. Applications can be submitted online at: Questions about the fellowship should be directed to the search chair, Prof. Nick Cullather at This position is to remain posted until filled, with all applications received by February 23, 2018 being assured full consideration.

The School of Global and International Studies is a new international affairs school that builds on two centuries of tradition and excellence in global studies at Indiana University. The school hosts four academic departments and twenty-one institutes and centers that cover every corner of the globe and include 250 scholars from nearly every academic discipline.

The Center for International Media Assistance is a research and knowledge platform that aims to improve the effectiveness of media development around the world. The Center provides information, builds networks, conducts research, and highlights the indispensable role media play in the creation and development of sustainable democracies. Housed at the National Endowment for Democracy, CIMA coordinates working groups and discussions, and commissions reports and commentary on critical issues to the field.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts
Digital and Online Media (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)

The School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts, at Central Michigan University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in digital and online media. We seek a dynamic colleague to take the lead in creating and redesigning curriculum to teach multi-platform and social media elements across current and emerging media channels. This position will strengthen newly focused connections with other departments in our college, such as journalism, pursuing collaborative opportunities for students and faculty in digital design and media analytics. The successful candidate will join a media program nationally recognized for excellence in student radio and television production, and we seek innovative candidates to progress our school to continue as a leader in the field. This position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate digital media and quantitative research methods courses, and advising graduate student research projects, as well as maintaining an active scholarly/creative, and service agenda.

Required Qualifications
Terminal degree in mass media or related field; however, an ABD will be considered if it is clear the degree will be conferred by August 15, 2018.
Active research agenda immersed in quantitative methodology and statistical analysis.
Experience with social media, web design, media analytics and quantitative research design.
Ability to teach media courses at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications
Industry experience in digital media areas.
At least 2-years of teaching experience at the college level.

You must submit an online application to be considered an applicant for this position. Position is open until filled, although priority consideration will be given to applications completed by February 19.

CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. (see

Research Project Manager

MediaScience® is looking for a Research Project Manager responsible for managing media research studies. A Master’s degree or PhD in psychology (or related field) is required. Pay is commensurate with experience. If interested, please email CV to:

Visiting Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track
Media, Culture, and Communication

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non- tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Media, Culture, and Communication to begin September 2018. This is a one-year non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for an additional two years, depending upon department need and satisfactory performance. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Position Description: The field of specialization for this position is open, however we are particularly interested in candidates whose work focuses on one or more of the following areas: digital technology theory and practice, the business of media, privacy and surveillance, political communication, and social media networking.

Responsibilities: Teach and advise undergraduate students and participate in departmental activities.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate media studies or related fields by the position start date and demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate courses.

Applications: Please apply online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity and inclusion in the scope of your teaching and broader work), and names and contact information for three referees to upload confidential letters.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than March 15, 2018. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Professor Aurora Wallace at

Visit the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

NYU Steinhardt: Our mission is to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the crossroads of culture, education, and human development. We have award-winning faculty and alumni engaged in ground-breaking research and artistic creation, at the cutting edge of their professions. The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication engages contemporary mediated communication and is organized around the following cutting-edge themes: visual culture and sound studies, digital media and technology, globalization and transcultural studies, and media institutions and politics.

NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.

NYU is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer.

Department of Media and Communication

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department of Media and Communication [Ref. C/460/49]

The Department of Media and Communication invites applications and nominations for faculty appointments at the rank of Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2018.

Duties: The appointees will work in one of the following areas: Mass Communication, Digital and Social Media, and Graphic Communication; and are expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.

Requirements: A PhD in Communication or closely-related disciplines from a globally accredited institution. Candidates for Chair Professor/Professor should command a superb record of scholarly achievements and exert leadership in the field of media and communication. Candidates for Associate Professor should have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research; a strong record in research grant coordination and/or academic management expertise. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a solid record of, or evidence of high promise for, scholarly achievements in both teaching and research. Preference will be given to those who are willing to teach skills-oriented courses; and possess industry experience/particular expertise in Journalism, TV Production, Graphic Design, Digital Media Planning, or Social Media Management.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department [Email :].

Your curriculum vitae should include the following:

  • Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Chronological Employment History
  • Teaching Record
  • Research/Applied Work Achievements
  • Publication List
  • Community and Professional Service
  • Three to five copies of the most recent papers or papers that contain most significant work (preferred)

The Department accepts applications and nominations on a continuing basis until the positions are filled. The University will give full consideration to all applications and nominations. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department [Email :], specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 49th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2018); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).

Department of Media Studies
Assistant Professor

USF’s Department of Media Studies invites applications for a full-time term Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2018. Candidates should specialize in journalism. Teaching responsibilities may include introductory and advanced newswriting and reporting classes, feature writing, investigative reporting and journalism ethics. Minimum qualifications: master's degree in journalism or closely-related field by August 2018, strong record of teaching at university level, evidence of scholarship, understanding of and commitment to supporting the University of San Francisco mission.

For information, or to apply, please visit the job description:


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