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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.


 

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Assistant Professor, Spanish (Tenure-track)

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Middlebury College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Spanish at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek a colleague who specializes in Caribbean, Central American, and/or Mexican studies. Candidates must also have the demonstrable ability to work across two or more US Latinx populations in their research and/or teaching. The area of scholarly expertise is open, but candidates working in Art History, Digital Humanities, History, Linguistics, Music and Sound Studies, or Visual Culture are especially encouraged to apply. Areas of theoretical interest for this position include, but are not limited to, border studies, critical race theory, environmental humanities, feminist theory, postcolonial studies, and queer studies. All candidates are expected to conduct cutting-edge research that enriches course offerings in the department. Candidates must also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching Spanish-language courses at all levels. Candidates should also be ready to contribute to the college curriculum in English. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D) or Instructor (ABD).

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

Deadline for submission of applications is November 12, 2017. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, we also encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Candidates should be committed to teaching students from diverse backgrounds and producing scholarship that will enhance a diverse faculty and curriculum. Through Interfolio, please submit a letter of application detailing dedication to research, teaching, and diversity/inclusion; a curriculum vitæ; one sample of scholarly work; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must comment on teaching abilities. We will be conducting MLA interviews in January 2018 or Skype interviews on the days of the convention. More information can be found here: http://apptrkr.com/1084542

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks


UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
Department of Communication
Tenure – Track, Assistant Professor

The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of digital communication at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field prior to the start date and a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research. We seek candidates whose fundamental research interest is in the social dynamics, processes, and/or outcomes of digital technologies. Such a scholar’s research foregrounds the basic communicative and social processes that are evolving as a consequence of contemporary media technologies, rather than the specific tools that currently facilitate these processes. This position will bridge interests within our department and beyond. Candidates will be expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and be active in professional and campus service.

The department has garnered considerable national and international recognition, and boasts cutting-edge research, exemplary teaching, and intellectual leadership in the discipline and beyond. In addition to these benefits, the University offers attractive features such as housing assistance (http://www.housing.ucsb.edu/faculty-housing) and other programs to incoming faculty.

Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation, and three samples of published or completed research to the appropriate sections of the job search website: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01089. Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Andrew Flanagin, at flanagin@comm.ucsb.edu or at (805) 893-7892. This position will remain open until filled. For primary consideration, all application materials must be received by October 22, 2017. Reference letter submissions are also encouraged by this date.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate for the position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Brian Lamb School of Communication
Two -Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions whose research and teaching center on (a) strategic political communication and (b) public relations and political communication. The successful applicants will join a growing area of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Lamb School and complement existing strengths in mass communication, public relations, and organizational communication. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses as well as graduate advising. Purdue University’s Research Park is home to the C-SPAN Archives, and we welcome applications from scholars whose research and teaching might use this resource.

Strategic Political Communication Position Description: The successful applicant will have a research and teaching record centering on media and political communication. The position requires a Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline.

The ideal candidate will explore the influence of mediated communication processes, messages, or emerging communication technologies on individual or collective political attitudes and behaviors. Possible contexts for research and teaching include the influence and effects of traditional and digital communication technologies, public discourse from government leaders, news media and journalism, or media and public opinion.

Screening of applications will begin on October 15, 2017, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. A complete application includes: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests (max. 2 pages), evidence of teaching effectiveness (max. 2 pages), no more than two publications, and names and contact information for three references. Send application materials electronically to Allison Loy at polcom17@purdue.edu . Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to Dr. Josh Boyd, Search Committee Chair, boyd@purdue.edu or 765.494.3333.

Public Relations and Political Communication Position Description: The successful applicant will have a research and teaching record focused on public relations, with an interest in political communication. The position requires a Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline.

Undergraduate teaching would sometimes include a large lecture Introduction to Public Relations course and special topics courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. Industry or government experience in public relations, advertising, political campaigns, or strategic communications is desirable.

Screening of applications will begin on October 15, 2017, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. A complete application includes: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests (max. 2 pages), evidence of teaching effectiveness (max. 2 pages), no more than two publications, and names and contact information for three references. Send application materials electronically to Allison Loy at pr17@purdue.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to Dr. Josh Boyd, Search Committee Chair, boyd@purdue.edu or 765.494.3333.

Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities and events, and industries.

Purdue University’s Brian Lamb School of Communications is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Brian Lamb School of Communication
Assistant Professor in Risk Communication

The Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Risk Communication. We seek an engaged scholar/teacher who has interests in areas such as message planning, the assessment and effect of risk messages, judgment and decision making, strategic communication of risk, crisis management, or risk in interpersonal and/or mediated contexts. We are especially interested in candidates whose interests intersect with other areas in our School, such as health communication, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, public relations, media/technology/society, or media and politics.

The successful candidate will conduct research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service. Such a candidate will have a PhD in Communication (or related field such as psychology, management, or other social or behavioral science) and an innovative program of research. The candidate should have interests in engaging with interdisciplinary research teams or centers on campus (e.g., Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, Center for the Environment, Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security, Center for Families, and/or the Colleges of Engineering and Science). The candidate must be prepared for teaching, collaborating with, and mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students. We seek a colleague who will develop and teach new and existing undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her areas of interest. The potential for securing extramural funding is desirable.

Screening of applications will begin on October 23, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. A complete application includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information for three references. Purdue University’s Brian Lamb School of Communication is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Send application materials electronically to Allison Loy (riskcom@purdue.edu) Questions regarding the position or application process can also be directed to Dr. Felicia Roberts, Search Committee Chair (riskcom@purdue.edu); 765-494-3323.

Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities and events, industries, and excellent schools. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA at CHAPEL HILL
School of Media and Journalism
Assistant/Associate Professor in Media Law

The School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is searching for an outstanding assistant or associate professor to conduct research and teach in its internationally renowned media law and policy program.

Applications must be submitted online at: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/127603

To apply, please submit:

  • A letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Examples of scholarly work
  • Other materials reflecting scholarly and teaching excellence
  • The names and contact information for three references

UNC-Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University reaffirms its commitment to equality of opportunity and pledges that it will not practice or permit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.


LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
Department of Media and Communications
Assistant Professor in Media and Communications

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of media and communications. The successful candidate will join an established and successful department, ranked first in the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework evaluation and third in the QS 2016 world university rankings.

The Department is known for its distinctive interdisciplinary approach to the field of media and communications, primarily based in the social sciences, but also open to humanities perspectives. You will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

We welcome applications from anywhere in the world by researchers with specialisms from anywhere within the interdisciplinary field of media, communications or cultural research. We particularly welcome applications from those with expertise that contributes to understanding the social, political, economic and/or cultural dimensions of social and technological change in today’s complex mediated environment.

Candidates will have (or will have obtained by the post start-date) a PhD in media and communications or closely related fields. Candidates must demonstrate research excellence and a proven commitment to the advancement of critical, reflexive theory and empirical research in the field of media and communications and the relationships between media and communications technologies and the social world. Candidates will also have a proven record of outstanding research, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential, to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers in media and communications, or evidence that such a record is being developed. Candidates will also have a well-developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications.

Candidates will also demonstrate the ability to teach on a range of courses currently on offer within the Department of Media and Communications and to contribute to areas not currently covered.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found in the person specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £53,905 pa inclusive. In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email the Head of the Department, Professor Robin Mansell (R.E.Mansell@lse.ac.uk).

The closing date for receipt of applications is 27 October 2017 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews are scheduled to take place w/c 11 December 2017. This appointment is due to commence on 1 September 2018.

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For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification, along with the application process here: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BEH733/assistant-professor-in-media-and-communications/


KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
A.Q. Miller School of Journalism
Director

The A. Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Kansas State University seeks an innovative, dynamic leader who values excellence in teaching, research, creative productivity and professional practice. The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and show evidence of administrative leadership and knowledge of media industry trends, including strategic communication and cross-platform journalism. S/he will work collaboratively with faculty, in the School and across disciplines, and with development staff in acquiring new resources.

The School is fully accredited by ACEJMC. The school offers B.A./B.S. degrees in strategic communications and journalism, as well as a master’s program in mass communications. Faculty have expertise in health and risk communications, rural communication networks, law and social media. The A.Q. Miller School recently adopted a new undergraduate curriculum, emphasizing multiplatform applications and cross-sequence activity.

The Director oversees the educational and extracurricular activities of the School. These include student media, the advertising club, the student chapter of PRSSA, the Huck Boyd Center for Community Media, National Headquarters for the Journalism Education Association, and the Great Plains Radio History Symposium. The Director coordinates relationships with KSDB-FM, The Royal Purple yearbook and the Collegian Media Group.

The Director works with the JMC National Advisory Council and engages in fundraising for new initiatives, and to increase the School’s endowment. The Director should maintain an active research agenda.

For more information, please visit http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/501565/associate-professordirector
Screening of applications begins October 10, 2017.

Kansas State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, or veteran status, in the University’s programs and activities as required by applicable laws and regulations.


MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY
Assistant Professor of Multicultural Branding

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. The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication includes departments of Communication Studies, Digital Media and Performing Arts, Journalism and Media Studies, and Strategic Communication; and faculty are provided robust funding to support research and teaching. The faculty is dedicated to bringing strategic communication to life by combining an innovative curricular structure with engaging teaching, robust research and strong industry integration.

The Department of Strategic Communication in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor beginning August 15, 2018 with a teaching and research concentration in Multicultural Branding, with secondary interests in health communication and/or data analytics. The position is part of a cohort hire, which will contribute to a new cross-disciplinary Race and Ethnic Studies program. The candidate, once tenured, would be are encouraged to aspire to leadership within the department and the college. Further, program development, advising students and leadership within the new Race and Ethnic Studies program will be encouraged. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is interested in making a positive difference in the world of branding and the lives of the students she or he touches.

The candidate should hold a Ph.D. advertising, strategic communication, branding, mass communication, race and ethnic studies, or a field related to one of the secondary areas of interest noted above and should be prepared to teach in these areas. She or he should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and high-quality research. Professional experience is a valued asset. The ideal candidate should be able to teach classes and conduct research in Multicultural Branding and one potentially of the secondary interest areas. Teaching responsibilities will include, Multicultural Branding and courses within one of the secondary interest areas and may also include introductory courses in Advertising or Public Relations.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin October 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be filed at: https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/8421


UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY
Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Interculturals Communication
Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Intercultural Communication

Job Description: The Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is filling a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in intercultural communication. Candidates will be expected to have a comprehensive research agenda in intercultural communication. They should have in hand a PhD in intercultural communication or a closely related field, experience in intercultural training, and native or near-native proficiency in at least one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian or Spanish. The department has been a pioneer in incorporating intercultural communication into its language pedagogy, enriching both the fields of language pedagogy and intercultural communication. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in intercultural training, other areas of critical intercultural communication, and courses in the selected candidate’s language area at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also participate in the supervision of theses and scholarly papers in the department’s interdisciplinary MA program in Intercultural Communication. We welcome applications from applied linguistics, intercultural education, cross-cultural psychology, critical intercultural communication, and other fields that engage with intercultural modern language studies. Employment is contingent upon the candidate's obtaining and maintaining appropriate visa status, if applicable. For more information about the MLLI department and the INCC program, please consult
http://mlli.umbc.edu.

UMBC has a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We are especially proud of the diversity of our student body and we seek to attract equally diverse faculty. Successful candidates must be able to work in a multicultural environment and support diversity and inclusion reflecting our student body. Furthermore, the successful candidate should embrace our vision and mission, and be committed to inclusive excellence and diversity. Please include in your application letter a statement addressing your commitment to and experience in fostering inclusive excellence. Members of minority groups, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

In your letter of application, please address your vision for the history, theories, debates, and methodologies of the field as they apply to your agenda for research, teaching, training, service, and outreach.

Please submit all materials (including a two-page letter of application, CV, writing sample, unofficial graduate transcripts and three letters of reference) via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/45256 by November 30, 2017. For questions, please contact:

Dr. Edward Larkey, Search Committee Chair (larkey@umbc.edu)
Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

The Carnegie Foundation ranks UMBC in the category of Research Universities with high research activity. UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit our website at http://www.umbc.edu


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

Email:faculty-recruit@ntu.edu.sg

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

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