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OHIO UNIVERSITY
School of Media Arts and Studies
Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Studies (Tenure-track)

Duties include contributing to one or more of our graduate programs' emphasis areas (Media and Social Change, Emerging Media & Society, and Media industry Studies) and to our undergraduate programs; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in core areas of our programs and in their area of expertise; supervising graduate students in the MA and Ph.D. programs; and engaging in other service activities including department, college, and university committees.  The ideal candidate will bring a global or intercultural perspective; have an interest in collaborative, multidisciplinary work; and be expected to share our commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds. Requires an earned Ph.D. in a related field (foreign equivalent degrees acceptable).

 

TO APPLY, please visit www.ohiouniversityjobs.com and search for job title "Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Studies."  Questions can be directed to Dr. Drew McDaniel at mcdanied@ohio.edu

 


NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Department of Communications and New Media
Professor and Head of Department

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences and stands among the top Communication and Media Studies departments both in Asia and globally. Its teaching and research strengths are in the areas of Art, Game, and Media Design; Human-Computer Interaction; Critical Cultural Communication Theories in/of Asia; Critical Communication Methodologies; New Media and Public Engagement; Health Communication; Communication Management; Communication and Social Change; Communication and Technology; and Media Effects. The Department comprises an international mix of 27 faculty members; in terms of students, the department has over 600 undergraduate majors and some 53 graduate students.

The Department is poised to continue its growth trajectory, building its global research profile in interactive media design, health communication, communication management, 21C artforms and critical network culture, and new media studies while maintaining its strong commitment to an undergraduate education embedded in theory-practice linkages. This appointment is for a tenured position; a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience, can be expected.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • an international research reputation based on an established track record in research and publication;
  • a strong desire to develop and implement a vision for a dynamic Department of Communications and New Media;
  • a strong understanding of the disciplinary trends in Communication Studies, New Media Studies, and Interaction Design;
  • a deep interest in nurturing the potential of young faculty and attracting quality faculty members and graduate students to the department;
  • a commitment to building a culture of grant getting and fund raising in research;
  • excellent communication skills and dedication to academic excellence and collegiality; and
  • proven administrative and management skills, with leadership qualities in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment (experience in departmental or university leadership positions and an understanding of different institutional contexts are preferred).

The Department Head is expected to provide visionary leadership, direct strategic planning, encourage strong scholarship, grow the department’s social impact, guide curricular revision, and promote excellent teaching. Administratively, the Head will oversee all personnel matters, manage the department budget and cultivate collaborative relationships with other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University, and beyond. They will also be expected to teach a half-load of modules (as compared to other tenure track colleagues).

Applications should include a comprehensive letter of interest (which specifies experience of, and capacity for, academic leadership), full curriculum vitae (including detailed evidence of research standing and impact, and teaching excellence), and names and contact details of six references. Please send applications to:

Chair, CNM HOD Search Committee
c/o Ms Gayathri Dorairaju
Department of Communications and New Media
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
11 Computing Drive
Singapore 117416
Or email Ms Gayathri Dorairaju at cnmgd@nus.edu.sg

Informal enquiries about the position may be directed to the current Head of Department, Professor Mohan Dutta, at cnmhead@nus.edu.sg. Interested candidates should submit their application by 30th July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and plans will be made for a campus visit and interview. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For additional information, please consult the Department web site at http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cnm/


UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
Texas iSchool
Dean of the School of Information

The University of Texas at Austin invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Information. The Texas iSchool is seeking an accomplished, innovative, and transformational leader to further develop the school during this time of rapid change in the management and delivery of information. An exceptional research record and international reputation of scholarly distinction in the information field commensurate with appointment at the rank of full professor at the University is required.

To access the position profile:
https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/dean_search

To submit confidential applications, inquiries, and nominations:
http://www.imsearch.com/6202


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – QATAR
Director, Executive and Graduate Education
Education City, Doha, Qatar

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director to launch its new program in Executive and Graduate Education.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Candidates should provide a professional resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be submitted electronically via email to NU-Q’s consultants Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., and Robin Mamlet at NUQDirector-ExecGradProg@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.

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 Qatar.


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.


INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
Department of Society, Culture and Media
Assistant Professor by Special Appointment, in Media Communication, Cultural Studies

Outline: International Christian University (ICU) is a private, bilingual liberal arts university with an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and graduate programs. ICU’s educational mission is based on Christian and democratic principles. ICU has approximately 3,000 students and over 150 faculty members from Japan and overseas. The university is located on a wooded campus in the suburbs of Tokyo.

We are pleased to announce an open search for a fixed-term (non-tenure track faculty position) in Media / Communication / Cultural Studies. The successful applicant is expected to teach courses in these areas, especially Cultural Studies, at all levels in the College of Liberal Arts.

Interdisciplinary versatility in the areas of media, communication, and cultural studies is highly desirable. The finalist is required to teach classes in English, and guide senior theses.

Department/Program: Department of Society, Culture and Media (Media, Communication and Culture major)

Rank & Title:Assistant Professor by Special Appointment (tokunin jokyo)

Employment

Term of Employment: Assistant Professor by Special Appointment (tokunin jokyo): A non-tenure-track position (ending 31 March 2020) (with the possibility of a maximum two-year extension).

Employment Conditions: This is an appointment in partnership with University of Tsukuba, a leading national university in the Kanto region. Employment conditions are provided based on the qualifications and eligibility stipulated in the ICU regulations.

Number of Positions: 1

Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. or expected Ph.D. in the fields of Media, Communication or Cultural Studies is required. 2. Language of instruction: English

Deadline for Applications: Applications must arrive at the address written below no later than 31 July 2017. (Deadline may be extended until the appropriate candidate is found.)

Starting Date: By the end of February 2018

Selection Process: 1. Apply for the position online. 2. Send all the application materials by mail as described below. 3. After documentary screening, short-listed candidates will be requested to give a model lecture and be interviewed.

Notification of Decision: Applicants will be notified by letter.

Application Materials: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. List of Academic Publications (Do not send actual publications until requested.) 3. Names and contact information of three references 4. Cover letter describing why the applicant is appropriate for the position.

*All documents (1-4) must be submitted in English.

An application package with all necessary materials should be sent by registered mail to:

Professor Beverley Curran, PhD
Chair, Department of Society, Culture and Media
International Christian University,
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8585, JAPAN

  • Write “Application for Position (Media, Communication, Cultural Studies)” on the envelope.
  • In addition to sending the application materials, you must complete the online application.
  • No email applications will be accepted.
  • Submitted application materials will not be returned.
  • Personal information will be treated with confidentiality.

Contact Address: 3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-8585, JAPAN

Contact Person: Prof. Beverley Curran

Position of Contact Person: Chair, Department of Society, Culture and Media

E-mail: mcc-search@icu.ac.jp

Attached Files:

Additional Information: For inquires, please contact the above e-mail address.


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – QATAR
Director, Communication Program
Education City, Doha, Qatar

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of its highly-regarded undergraduate Communication Program.

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Candidates should provide a professional resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be submitted electronically via email to NU-Q’s consultants Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., and Robin Mamlet at NUQDirector-CommProg@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.

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 Qatar.


LEBANESE AMERICAN U
Department: Communication Arts
Assistant Professor, Film and Television

Expected start date: Fall 2018
Deadline for applying: Sept 30, 2017

Position Summary
The Department of Communication Arts in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. The department is interested in applicants able to balance theory, research, critical inquiry and film/TV production abilities, teach various undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute to developing curricula and programs in the Department of Communication Arts.

Responsibilities

  • Teach on both campuses professional, research and theoretical courses in Television and cinematic arts and studies, from introductory to advanced levels, such as courses in filmmaking principles, directing, producing, editing, cinematography, scriptwriting, storytelling, narrative and documentary filmmaking, and other advanced cinematic arts modules.
  • Advise and mentor students in the Film and Television track and support student film production projects.
  • Actively engage in scholarly production focused on Arab film and media.
  • Engage in service to the university and the department, particularly related to developing the new Film and Television program and future graduate degrees.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., MFA or other terminal degree in film studies or related field.
  • Evidence of creative professional output and experience in filmmaking.
  • Evidence of successful university teaching.
  • Evidence of a strong research agenda and output.
  • Demonstrated interest in the Lebanese and Arab film scenes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Fluent in Arabic.
  • Ability to produce professional content, using the latest technologies and concepts in filmmaking.
  • Mastery of various quantitative or qualitative research methods, ideally both.
  • Evidence of fund raising abilities and experience in developing and leading major projects and international programs, such as film festivals and study abroad and exchange programs.
  • Knowledge of new digital methodologies and approaches, both in research and film production.

The Department of Communication Arts offers a broad-based liberal arts curriculum that balances theory, research, professional practice and critical inquiry, and prepares students to become innovative, professional, and ethical communicators ready to thrive in a rapidly evolving field and industry. The department offers programs in multimedia journalism, television and film, communication, and the performing arts. The department is dedicated to excellence in the production and diffusion of knowledge and the critical practice of media, film and the performing arts. It aims to develop civically engaged and informed citizens capable of reflecting on local and global issues. It strives to graduate ethical scholars, artists, and professionals in the various communication fields and specialties. Information about the department can be found at http://comm.lau.edu.lb

The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching and research interests, an updated CV, and unofficial transcripts by email to: apaa@lau.edu.lb. The CV should include the names, emails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.

Candidates must refer to position no. AS-18-1 in the subject line of the email.


LEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Department:Communication Arts
Senior Instructor, Advertising and Public Relations

Expected start date: Fall 2018
Deadline for applying: Sept 30, 2017

Position Summary
The Department of Communication Arts in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a faculty position at the Senior Instructor rank. The department is interested in applicants who have a broad professional experience and a long track record in Advertising and Public Relations and can contribute to developing the BA in Communication.

Responsibilities

  • Teach on both campuses introductory and advanced Advertising/PR courses, such as principles of advertising, introduction to public relations, writing for advertising and PR, copywriting, crisis communication, strategic communication, media entrepreneurship, information architecture, and other advanced courses.
  • Advise and mentor students in the Communication track, support student Advertising/PR projects, and help them connect with the industry.
  • Engage in service to the university and the department, particularly related to developing the new Communication program and building connections with the Advertising/PR industry.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in Advertising, Public Relations or related field.
  • A broad professional experience and a long track record working in Advertising/PR, especially in integrated new and social media campaigns.
  • Evidence of successful university-level teaching and training.
  • Demonstrated interest in the Lebanese and Arab Advertising/PR scenes and strong local and international connections with the industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Arabic.
  • International Awards for Advertising/PR campaigns and/or advertising/PR certifications.
  • Experience in integrated and corporate communication campaigns, crisis communication management, strategic communication, analytics for communication, and the integration of traditional and new media communication campaigns.
  • Evidence of scholarly production focused on the Arab Advertising/PR scene.
  • Evidence of fund raising abilities and experience in developing and leading major projects and international programs, such as film festivals and study abroad and exchange programs.
  • Knowledge of new digital and data methodologies and approaches, both in research and media production.

The Department of Communication Arts offers a broad-based liberal arts curriculum that balances theory, research, professional practice and critical inquiry, and prepares students to become innovative, professional, and ethical communicators ready to thrive in a rapidly evolving field and industry. The department offers programs in multimedia journalism, television and film, communication, and the performing arts. The department is dedicated to excellence in the production and diffusion of knowledge and the critical practice of media, film and the performing arts. It aims to develop civically engaged and informed citizens capable of reflecting on local and global issues. It strives to graduate ethical scholars, artists, and professionals in the various communication fields and specialties.

The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb.

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching and research interests, an updated CV, and unofficial transcripts by email to: apaa@lau.edu.lb. The CV should include the names, emails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.

Candidates must refer to position no. AS-18-2 in the subject line of the email.


LEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Department: Communication Arts
Assistant Professor, Advertising and Public Relations

Expected start date: Fall 2018
Deadline for applying: Sept 30, 2017

Position Summary
The Department of Communication Arts in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. The department is interested in applicants who have a broad professional experience and a long track record in Advertising and Public Relations and can contribute to developing the BA in Communication and producing research related to the Lebanese and Arab Advertising/PR scene.

Responsibilities

  • Teach on both campuses introductory and advanced Advertising/PR courses, such as principles of advertising, introduction to public relations, writing for advertising and PR, copywriting, crisis communication, strategic communication, media entrepreneurship, information architecture, and other advanced courses.
  • Actively engage in research focused on Lebanese and Arab Advertising/PR.
  • Advise and mentor students in the Communication track, support student Advertising/PR projects, and help them connect with the industry.
  • Engage in service to the university and the department, particularly related to developing the new Communication program and building connections with the Advertising/PR industry.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Advertising, Public Relations or related field.
  • A broad professional experience and a long track record working in Advertising/PR, especially in integrated new and social media campaigns.
  • Evidence of successful university-level teaching and training.
  • Demonstrated interest in the Lebanese and Arab Advertising/PR scenes and strong local and international connections with the industry.
  • Evidence of scholarship and research productivity focused on the Arab Advertising/PR scene.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Arabic.
  • International Awards for Advertising/PR campaigns and/or advertising/PR certifications.
  • Experience in integrated and corporate communication campaigns, crisis communication management, strategic communication, analytics for communication, and the integration of traditional and new media communication campaigns.
  • Evidence of scholarly production focused on the Arab Advertising/PR scene.
  • Mastery of various quantitative or qualitative research methods, ideally both
  • Evidence of fund raising abilities and experience in developing and leading major projects and international programs, such as film festivals and study abroad and exchange programs.
  • Knowledge of new digital and data methodologies and approaches, both in research and media production.

The Department of Communication Arts offers a broad-based liberal arts curriculum that balances theory, research, professional practice and critical inquiry, and prepares students to become innovative, professional, and ethical communicators ready to thrive in a rapidly evolving field and industry. The department offers programs in multimedia journalism, television and film, communication, and the performing arts. The department is dedicated to excellence in the production and diffusion of knowledge and the critical practice of media, film and the performing arts. It aims to develop civically engaged and informed citizens capable of reflecting on local and global issues. It strives to graduate ethical scholars, artists, and professionals in the various communication fields and specialties.

The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb.

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching and research interests, an updated CV, and unofficial transcripts by email to: apaa@lau.edu.lb. The CV should include the names, emails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.

Candidates must refer to position no. AS-18-3 in the subject line of the email.


LEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Department: Communication Arts
Assistant Professor, Media Studies

Expected start date: Fall 2018
Deadline for applying: Sept 30, 2017

Position Summary
The Department of Communication Arts in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. The department is interested in applicants able to balance theory, research, critical inquiry and media/digital production abilities, teach various undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute to developing curricula and programs in the Department of Communication Arts.

Responsibilities

  • Teach on both campuses professional, research and theoretical courses in media studies, from introductory to advanced levels.
  • Advise and mentor students and support student production projects and activities.
  • Actively engage in scholarly production focused on Arab media, film and communication.
  • Engage in service to the university and the department, particularly related to developing new programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in media, film or communication studies.
  • Evidence of a strong research agenda and output.
  • Evidence of successful university teaching.
  • Evidence of creative/professional output and practical experience in the field. Demonstrated interest in Lebanese and Arab media.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Arabic.
  • Ability to produce professional media content, using the latest technologies and concepts.
  • Mastery of various quantitative or qualitative research methods, ideally both.
  • Experience in teaching research methods, media law and ethics, media literacy, media and gender, and other specialized research areas.
  • Evidence of fund raising abilities and experience in developing and leading major projects and international programs, such as film festivals and study abroad and exchange programs.
  • Knowledge of new digital and data methodologies and approaches, both in research and media production.

The Department of Communication Arts offers a broad-based liberal arts curriculum that balances theory, research, professional practice and critical inquiry, and prepares students to become innovative, professional, and ethical communicators ready to thrive in a rapidly evolving field and industry. The department offers programs in multimedia journalism, television and film, communication, and the performing arts. The department is dedicated to excellence in the production and diffusion of knowledge and the critical practice of media, film and the performing arts. It aims to develop civically engaged and informed citizens capable of reflecting on local and global issues. It strives to graduate ethical scholars, artists, and professionals in the various communication fields and specialties. Information about the department can be found at http://comm.lau.edu.lb

The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching and research interests, an updated CV, and unofficial transcripts by email to: apaa@lau.edu.lb. The CV should include the names, emails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.

Candidates must refer to position no. AS-18-4 in the subject line of the email.


LEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Department: Communication Arts
Assistant/Associate Professor, Multimedia Journalism

Expected start date: Fall 2018
Deadline for applying: Sept 30, 2017

Position Summary
The Department of Communication Arts in the School of Arts and Sciences at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The department is interested in applicants able to balance theory, research, critical inquiry and journalistic production abilities—with strong emphasis on new forms of multimedia, data journalism and digital innovation, teach various undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute to developing curricula and programs in the Department of Communication Arts.

Responsibilities

  • Teach on both campuses courses in multimedia journalism and digital innovation.
  • Advise and mentor students and support student production projects and activities.
  • Actively engage in scholarly production focused on Arab news and media.
  • Engage in service to the university and the department, particularly related to developing new programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in journalism or media studies.
  • Evidence of professional journalistic output and practical experience, particularly in new forms of multimedia, and data journalism and digital innovation.
  • Evidence of successful university teaching.
  • Evidence of a strong research agenda.
  • Demonstrated interest in Lebanese and Arab media.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Arabic.
  • Ability to produce professional journalistic content, using the latest news forms and technologies.
  • Mastery of various quantitative or qualitative research methods, or both.
  • Ability to teach data journalism, digital innovation, multimedia journalism, data visualization, media analytics, new media business models, media law and ethics, media literacy and other specialized research areas.
  • Evidence of fund raising abilities and experience in developing and leading major projects and international programs, such as festivals and study abroad and exchange programs.
  • Knowledge of new digital and data methodologies and approaches both in research and news production.

The Department of Communication Arts offers a broad-based liberal arts curriculum that balances theory, research, professional practice and critical inquiry, and prepares students to become innovative, professional, and ethical communicators ready to thrive in a rapidly evolving field and industry. The department offers programs in multimedia journalism, television and film, communication, and the performing arts. The department is dedicated to excellence in the production and diffusion of knowledge and the critical practice of media, film and the performing arts. It aims to develop civically engaged and informed citizens capable of reflecting on local and global issues. It strives to graduate ethical scholars, artists, and professionals in the various communication fields and specialties. Information about the department can be found at http://comm.lau.edu.lb

The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching and research interests, an updated CV, and unofficial transcripts by email to: apaa@lau.edu.lb. The CV should include the names, emails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.

Candidates must refer to position no. AS-18-20 in the subject line of the email.


UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
Department of Communication
Chairperson

The University of Delaware invites applications and nominations for the Chair of the Department of Communication. The search committee seeks a Chair enthusiastic about advancing the prominence of the department, furthering its scholarly impact, and leading efforts to create an innovative Ph.D. program. The effective start date is September 1, 2018. The Chair is appointed for a renewable five-year term.

The Department of Communication is in the College of Arts and Sciences and has 20 full-time and jointly-appointed faculty, about 600 undergraduate majors and minors, and 17 students in the master’s degree program. The development of a Ph.D. program comes with strong support from the department and administration. With a focus on Social-Behavioral Science, the Department offers two concentrations within the undergraduate major (media communication and interpersonal communication), and is centrally involved in several interdisciplinary minors, including Journalism, Advertising, Interactive Media, and Political Communication. The department faculty, a collegial and highly accomplished group of researchers, teachers, mentors, advisers, and public servants, covers media, interpersonal communication, political communication, public relations, and broadcast journalism courses, including television production.

Candidates should have a broad vision for the department, a desire to maintain and foster the department’s collegial and mutually-respectful culture, a commitment to promoting interdisciplinary links with other departments and programs at UD, an interest in expanding opportunities leading to external funding (such as gifts, grants, and fellowships), a desire to connect the department’s contributions with the priorities of the college and university, and a commitment to developing curricular, student, and faculty diversity.

The ideal candidate should have Ph.D., a strong record of scholarship commensurate with that of a tenured full professor, as well as extensive teaching, and professional service; demonstrated evidence of academic leadership at the department, college, or university level; faculty level experience with graduate studies; a well-developed commitment to diversity; and the desire to play a senior leadership role in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Chair is responsible for fiscal and other administrative operations of the department, for working with the faculty on academic policies and program development, and for overall leadership in faculty development and student success. The Chair represents the department in national and global professional associations, and plays an active role in external fundraising as well as public and community engagement.

Using the Interfolio® online system at UD (https://apply.interfolio.com/42306), applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position and relevant administrative experience; a statement of one’s research, teaching and administrative philosophy; and a current CV including evidence of an academic record that qualifies for appointment of a named university professor. Letters of recommendation may be requested later. Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please email questions, but not application materials, to the attention of John Ernest, Chair of the Search Committee (jrernest@udel.edu).

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and this is a primary goal for our department. The University of Delaware provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

ICA welcomes your comments and questions. Please feel free to contact the ICA staff at anytime.

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