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Available Positions and Job Opportunities

Posted By Administration, Thursday, May 3, 2018

UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD
School of Music, Humanities & Media
Professor/Reader in Media and Communication (up to 3 posts)

Competitive remuneration package
Huddersfield
Permanent, Full Time
Ref: R3408

The Department of Media, Journalism and Film at the University of Huddersfield seeks to appoint scholars who are world-leading in research and teaching. You will significantly advance the Department’s ambitious programme of expansion and its strategic goals of international excellence and leadership in the study of digital media and culture.

We welcome applications from scholars with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Internet Studies

  • Digital Methods

  • Quantitative Methodologies

  • Participatory and Social Media

  • Audience, Fan and Media Use Studies

  • Media Work and Industries

  • Digital Journalism and Political Communication

  • Advertising, Promotion and Promotional Culture

  • Screen Studies

  • Media Sport

The Department is committed to internationalisation and encourages applications from candidates able to examine such areas in their local and global contexts and a proven record of international collaboration.

The Department is also home to the University’s newly formed Centre for Participatory Culture www.hud.ac.uk/cpc. The Centre explores practices, motivations and manifestations of participation and the social, cultural, political, technological and economic premises and consequences of media convergence and participatory engagements. You will benefit from the Centre’s collaborative research culture and will be expected to significantly advance the work of the Centre conceptually, methodologically and empirically. The School of Music, Humanities and Media is a research intensive school, reflected in recent successes including a very strong REF2014 performance, significant income generation and the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its work in contemporary music. You will further the School’s position as a centre of excellence for research in the humanities and creative industries by undertaking world leading research and impact work, and through the generation of substantive research and enterprise income. You will also offer research leadership and mentoring to early career researchers.

The University has been recognised as a gold-rated institution in the Teaching Excellence Framework and is committed to highest standards in the generation and dissemination of knowledge. Our Department is home to an exciting and newly revised portfolio of undergraduate programmes including Media Studies; Creative Media & Production; Media, Promotional and Advertising; Sports, Broadcast and Music Journalism; and Film Studies – a Masters in Participatory Culture and Social Media, and doctoral programmes in Media and Communication as well as Fan Studies. You will contribute to the delivery, management and development of these programmes and be able to evidence highest standards of teaching and capacity to engage and inspire diverse student cohorts. For an informal discussion of the role, please contact Professor Cornel Sandvoss (c.sandvoss@hud.ac.uk), Head of Department of Media, Journalism and Film.

For further details about this post and to make an application please visit http://hud.ac/d80
Closing Date: 13 May 2018
Interview Date: w/c 11 June 2018
Working for Equal Opportunities.
Innovative University. Inspiring Employer

 


 

UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD
School of Music, Humanities & Media
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication (up to 4 posts)

Lecturer: £33,829 - £38,052 p.a.
Senior Lecturer: £39,190 - £49,604 p.a.
Permanent, Full Time
Huddersfield
Ref: R3409

The Department of Media, Journalism and Film at the University of Huddersfield seeks to appoint scholars with exceptional potential and a proven record of international excellence in research and teaching. You will demonstrate a desire to contribute to the Department’s ambitious programme of expansion and its strategic goals of international excellence and leadership in the study of digital media and culture.

We welcome applications from scholars with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Internet Studies

  • Digital Methods

  • Quantitative Methodology

  • Participatory and Social Media

  • Audience, Fan and Media Use Studies

  • Media Work and Industries

  • Digital Journalism

  • Political Communication

  • Advertising, Promotion and Promotional Culture

  • Screen Studies

  • Media Sport

The Department is committed to internationalisation and encourages applications from candidates able to examine such areas in their local and global contexts.

The Department is also home to the University’s newly formed Centre for Participatory Culture www.hud.ac.uk/cpc. The Centre explores practices, motivations and manifestations of participation and the social, cultural, political, technological and economic premises and consequences of media convergence and participatory engagements. You will benefit from the Centre’s collaborative research culture and are expected to complement and enhance the work of the Centre conceptually, methodologically and empirically.

Our School of Music, Humanities and Media is a highly research intensive school, reflected in a number of recent successes including a very strong performance in REF2014, significant income generation and the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its work in contemporary music. You will further the School’s position as a centre of excellence for research in the humanities and creative industries by demonstrating international excellence and potential for world leading research in their outputs and impact work, and through the generation of research and enterprise income.

The University has been recognised as a gold-rated institution in the Teaching Excellence Framework and is committed to highest standards in the dissemination as much as in the generation of knowledge. Our Department is home to an exciting and newly revised portfolio of undergraduate programmes including Media Studies; Creative Media & Production; Media, Promotional and Advertising; Sports, Broadcast and Music Journalism; and Film Studies – a Masters in Participatory Culture and Social Media, and doctoral programmes in Media and Communication as well as Fan Studies. You will contribute to the delivery, management and development of these programmes and be able to evidence highest standards of teaching and capacity to engage and inspire diverse student cohorts. For an informal discussion of the role, please contact Professor Cornel Sandvoss (c.sandvoss@hud.ac.uk), Head of Department of Media, Journalism and Film.

For further details about this post and to make an application please visit http://hud.ac/d81

Closing Date: 13 May 2018
Interview Date: w/c 11 June 2018
Working for Equal Opportunities.
Innovative University. Inspiring Employer

 


 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication Arts and Sciences
Assistant or Associate Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences/Co-Hire with the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to hire a tenure-track or tenured assistant or associate professor whose research advances communication theory, complements departmental strengths in interpersonal communication and social influence, demonstrates a sophisticated command of quantitative methods, and connects to the life sciences. This position consists of a full-time appointment as a Communication Arts and Sciences faculty member, which is co-funded 50% by the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. For more information or to apply, visit https://psu.jobs/job/76070.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by August 1, 2018 are guaranteed full consideration. The start date for the position is August 2019.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 


 

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Post Doctoral Scientist, Political Communication (Research and Post Doctoral Scientist)

The postdoctoral scientist works under Professor Robert Entman, Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs conducting research focused on politics and policies affecting inequality and on media biases, using computerized content analysis of media. Duties include conducting quantitative content analysis of news media texts using both computerized and hand coding, supervising undergraduate research assistants performing content analysis coding, overseeing the analysis of data and documentation of results and preparing and publishing scientific papers with Professor Entman. This is a six-month limited term position that starts on July 1, 2018 and finishes December 31, 2018. Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Successful candidate will have published research or record suggesting great promise as demonstrated by scholarly works in progress, writing samples and recommendations. Preference given to individuals with experience in computerized content analysis.

The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory, diverse work environment. The University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law in any of its programs or activities. For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/50473.

 


 

MARIST COLLEGE

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Communication


Marist College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in Communication, specializing in strategic communication to begin in the fall of 2018. Candidates will teach courses that align with his/her expertise, selected from a range of courses including introductory courses in publicrelations and advertising, media strategy, research methods, data insights and analytics.

At the undergraduate level, there are more than 750 communication majors across five concentrations, making it one of the largest and most dynamic departments on campus. In addition, there are about 150 students in our online graduate programs in 1) integrated marketing communication, and 2) in communication with a focus on organizational communication and leadership.

This faculty member will serve as the Director of Special Projects for the School of Communication and the Arts and receive release time for this administrative work.  As a part of this assignment, he/she will have two primary responsibilities: to work closely with the dean and faculty on different special projects associated with the School, including the Center for Social Media and our partnership with the Direct Marketing Association; and to develop and implement a strategy for branding and marketing of the school, including maintaining the School website, including the “In The News” section, overseeing the School’s social media presence, and serving as editor of the school magazine Foxtalk.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in communication or relevant field with professional experience in communications or related field desired. Ideal candidates will have college teaching experience, with graduate and/or online teaching experience a plus.

About Marist

Located on the river in the historic Hudson River Valley and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures & The Best 380 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 4,900 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.

Applications

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.


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