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Available Positions and Job Opportunities

Posted By Administration, Thursday, November 1, 2018

SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA
School of Liberal Arts
Full-Time Tenure Track Position in Digital Media Production

Location Moraga
Open Date Sep 17, 2018
Deadline Oct 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Saint Mary’s College of California invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in Digital Media Production, with an emphasis on web/code-based video and/or audio production, in the Communication Department.

Institutional Description/Background:
Saint Mary’s College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The de La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring Saint Mary’s heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary’s is known for its rigorous liberal arts education and its high quality graduate programs, including business, education, counseling, leadership, and the arts. Saint Mary's has a diverse student body of approximately 4,000 students, and the College’s practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected and supported.

For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see: http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission.

Qualifications
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Communication or related field (for example MFA in media production) with evidenced teaching experience and scholarship are required. The Department is particularly interested in makers and scholars with expertise in current practices in digital media and production (examples include Non-fiction and Documentary, Video Game Production and Studies, Social Media, and Digital Storytelling). While the candidate must have knowledge and experience in teaching technology within the context of a digital-media production curriculum, a strong understanding and commitment to the broader components of the field of Communication and ability to teach across the curriculum is strongly preferred. Candidates should be able to guide students through a coherent understanding of content creation for multiple methods of digital media production--for example thematic development, storyboarding and scripting, prototyping and wire-framing, web design, etc.--and across media platforms.

The College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution; many Saint Mary’s students are first-generation-to-college. Successful candidates must be able to engage and support students of color, women, and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity.

Faculty Responsibilities:
Primarily responsible for instruction in, and continued development of, digital media production courses, including video production, audio production, and other advanced media production courses. Production courses within the department include a balance of history, theory, and criticism along with production practices. In addition to teaching courses within the specific area listed above, all faculty in the department share responsibility for the Communication Major curriculum, and are expected to teach a wide variety of lower division and upper division courses required in the major.

Saint Mary’s faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and demonstrate intellectual growth and significant achievement appropriate to their field. Faculty also contribute to the mission and serve the College and community in many ways, including academic advising, student and community outreach, participation in departmental and College-wide committees, and the development and assessment of the College’s Core Curriculum. Faculty are also encouraged to teach in the College’s Core Curriculum, January Term, and Collegiate Seminar programs.

Application Instructions
Include: A cover letter, CV, portfolio of creative work, a teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. The cover letter should specifically address 1) candidate qualifications, 2) preparation to support the mission of the College, 3) a demonstrated commitment to and success working in diverse, multicultural communities, preferably in higher education settings, 4) specifically, an explanation of how your scholarship and teaching are attentive to socially and economically marginalized communities and contribute to social justice--in line with our College Mission, 5) your view of current practices in digital media and production, and 6) specific expertise you bring to the department in this area.

Candidates who make it to the first round of interviews may be asked to provide samples of student work, scholarly work, course evaluations, and sample syllabi.

Please apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1308415

Questions should be directed to the search chair, Scott M. Schönfeldt-Aultman, atsschonfe@stmarys-ca.edu.

Deadline: Consideration and review of applications will begin immediately. Applications submitted after October 15, 2018 cannot be assured full consideration.

CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Department of Media and Communication
Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Worldwide Search for Talent

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

The Department of Media and Communication invites applications and nominations for faculty appointments beginning in Fall 2019. Specialization sought is open, with preferred areas including Mass Communication, Digital Journalism, Digital and Social Media, and Graphic/Visual Communication.

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department of Media and Communication [Ref. B224]

Duties : The appointees will work in one of the areas described above; and are expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.

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

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

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email: com@cityu.edu.h).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk , and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: com@cityu.edu.hk).

Your curriculum vitae should include the following:

  • Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Chronological Employment History

  • Teaching Record

  • Research/Applied Work Achievements

  • Publication List

  • Community and Professional Service

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

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

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication
Chairperson

The Department of Communication in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University invites applications for the position of Chairperson. The MSU Department of Communication is one of the discipline’s storied programs with six decades of students and faculty making foundational contributions to theory and methods in communication.

We are looking for a visionary leader and social scientist with an understanding of the rich heritage of the past but with an eye on the future. Recently, the department has made hires and invested in labs in virtual reality, computational communication and neurocognitive communication. Candidates for Chairperson should have a broad vision of communication science that encompasses these new and emerging areas with the traditional strengths of the department in social influence and interpersonal, organizational, mediated, political, and health communication.

Qualified applicants will have a record of scholarship and reputation to justify appointment at the rank of tenured Full Professor. Qualified applicants should have administrative experience, a social scientific focus, a background in quantitative research methods, and experience in teaching. In addition, a strong history of securing and providing leadership in the acquisition of extramural funding will be looked upon favorably. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field.

To apply, please refer to Posting #536081 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website https://jobs.msu.edu. Applicants should submit electronically (1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position, (2) a vita, and (3) the names and contact information of three references. Please direct inquiries to one of the co-chairs of the search committee, Vernon Miller (vmiller@msu.edu) or Sandi Smith (smiths@msu.edu).The search committee will begin its evaluation of applicants November 1, 2018.

Michigan State University is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university, the college, and the department actively encourage applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

MARIST COLLEGE
Assistant Professor of Communication, Strategic 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 public relations and/or 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.

Qualifications
Ph.D. in communication or relevant field with professional experience in public relations, advertising, 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://appl.ink/129646AEJMC. 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. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
School of Journalism
Assistant Professor

Requisition Number: FTFR001150
Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Responsibilities:
The School of Journalism at Northeastern University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Digital Public Relations and Media Advocacy.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating and studying social change and effective messaging as well as knowledge of the digital tools needed to create such change.

We seek candidates who can work across disciplines and are interested in joining a vibrant urban campus in one of the world's premier academic and media hubs. The individual filling this position should be open to creating and leading interdisciplinary courses. This position reflects our school's commitment to understanding and enhancing the effectiveness of Digital Public Relations and Media Advocacy as it relates to public policy, politics, civil society, the business world, and nonprofit organizations. The digital tools and platforms that are disrupting and remaking journalism are also transforming messaging, public relations, and advocacy: digital storytelling, social media, data visualization, data mining, and data analytics.

Our school's classes in Digital Public Relations and our program in Media Advocacy, administered in cooperation with the School of Law, aim to train the next generation of business and nonprofit communications leaders and advocates to tell their stories more effectively, build dynamic civic networks of citizen and professional advocates, expand common ground, and encourage fact-based debate. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses and be open to creating and leading interdisciplinary courses.

Northeastern's commitment to experiential learning gives students opportunities to apply their classroom learning in professional settings and then use what they learn during their placements to deepen and enrich their classroom experience. Synergy with our graduate programs in Media Innovation and Media Advocacy opens up opportunities for extended learning, research, and partnerships with industry, media newsrooms, and nonprofits.

To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/1301082

Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have a terminal degree for journalism by the appointment date. This is defined for this position as a master’s degree relevant to the track record of professional experience, most commonly in media, journalism, communications, law, or business or in a related field. In addition, the ideal applicant will have a distinguished record and/or thought-leadership in media, communications, and advocacy that marks them as innovators and pacesetters. Persons with more advanced standing in their field are also encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:
To apply, visit the College of Arts, Media and Design website: https://camd.northeastern.edu/about/careers/. If viewing this from a Northeastern website, click on “Apply to this Position” above. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching, research, and any relevant professional experience, along with a CV, two representative publications, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Applicants should also identify three or more references that can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Applications received on or before November 15, 2018 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Inquires may be directed to Dan Kennedy, Search Committee Chair, dan.kennedy@northeastern.edu.

BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication
Assistant Professor, Public Relations

The Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Relations to begin fall 2019.

The successful candidate will join an expanding Public Relations concentration that serves both Communication majors and university-wide minors with a commitment to providing rich opportunities for students through internships, undergraduate research, and student engagement in both the corporate and non-profit sectors. Possible teaching assignments will include a combination of courses in the public relations curriculum such as principles of public relations, public relations writing, case studies in public relations, social media for public relations, communication research, and additional courses in the applicant’s area of expertise.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline by September 1, 2019.

  • Demonstrated commitment to public higher education and working with a diverse student body.

  • Relevant college teaching experience.

  • Record of scholarly productivity and/or professional impact in a relevant area of professional practice.

Please visit BSU’s job site at http://apptrkr.com/1304417 for full job details and to submit an application.

BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication Studies
Assistant Professor, Digital Media Production

The Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Media Production. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in a diverse, interdisciplinary department. We seek candidates whose teaching focuses on digital media creation, with emphasis on social media, documentary, journalism, and digital publishing. In addition, they will have an interest in curricular development, particularly the integration of global perspectives into the curriculum. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher and possess a well-developed scholarly and/or creative agenda. They will also be an active mentor to students and engage in service to the department, the university, and the wider community. The standard teaching load is four courses per semester.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Communication, Media Studies, or a related discipline by September 1, 2019

  • Relevant college teaching experience

  • Demonstrated commitment to public higher education and working with a diverse student body

Please visit BSU’s job site at http://apptrkr.com/1304424 for full job details and to submit an application.

WEBSTER UNIVERSITY
School of Communication
Assistant Professor Positions

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for assistant professor positions, in Animation, Audio Production, and two positions in Media Communications and Media Studies.

See full descriptions and application instructions here: http://www.webster.edu/communications/about/job-opportunities.html And
https://webster.peopleadmin.com

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Athens, and Accra, Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online. For more information about the school see http://www.webster.edu/communications/.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-OMAHA
School of Communication
Assistant Professor-Organizational Communication

The School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication.

The ideal candidate will have a research program, teaching experience and expertise in Organizational Communication, Leadership and Managerial Communication. Teaching options include: Organizational Communication; Communication, Leadership, & Power; Small Group Communication; Interviewing; Business and Professional Speaking; Graduate Seminars in Communication Studies Theory or Mass Communication Theory and the opportunity to develop other areas.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field; Record of teaching excellence in one or more of the following areas: Organizational Communication, Leadership, Managerial Communication along with evidence of a strong research program. ABD candidates will be considered, however, they will need to complete their Ph.D. before August 2019.

APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITEhttp://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.php Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement describing teaching interests as well as contact information for three references. Review of materials will begin November 2018 and continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2019.

The School of Communication is in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM) and offers a dynamic curriculum with opportunities for research, creative activity, community service experiences in mass media outlets. Our mission is to provide a student-centered, dynamic environment designed to elevate, empower and engage students to become skilled, ethical citizens and professionals who can excel in diverse local and global communities (www.unomaha.edu/college-of-communication-fine-arts-and-media/communication/index.php). As both a Metropolitan University of distinction and a Carnegie Doctoral Research institution, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) transforms and improves the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally (https://www.unomaha.edu/about-uno/mission.php).

The University and School of Communication have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-OMAHA
School of Communication
Assistant Professor Rhetoric/Critical Theory-Civic Discourse & Engagement

The School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Rhetoric/Critical Theory-Civic Discourse & Engagement.

The School of Communication is in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM) and offers a dynamic curriculum with opportunities for research, creative activity, community service experiences in mass media outlets. Our mission is to provide a student-centered, dynamic environment designed to elevate, empower and engage students to become skilled, ethical citizens and professionals who can excel in diverse local and global communities (www.unomaha.edu/college-of-communication-fine-arts-and-media/communication/index.php). As both a Metropolitan University of distinction and a Carnegie Doctoral Research institution, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) transforms and improves the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally (https://www.unomaha.edu/about-uno/mission.php).

The ideal candidate will be grounded in Rhetorical and/or Critical approaches to undergraduate and graduate courses concerned with issues of citizenship, civic participation and civic life in national and international contexts. Potential courses include: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism; Critical/Cultural Theory; Perspectives in Communication Studies; Political Rhetoric; Communication and Social Protest; Media and Politics; Argumentation and Debate; Graduate Seminars in Communication Studies, Journalism & Media Communication. Curriculum open for development include Civic Discourse and Engagement; Environmental Communication, among others. Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Public Argument, Political Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Civic Engagement, Social Advocacy and Change, Media and Politics or Civic Discourse and Engagement.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field; record of teaching excellence in one or more of the following areas: Public Argument, Rhetorical/Critical Theory; Political Rhetoric, Civic Engagement, Social Advocacy and Change. Evidence of strong research program. ABD candidates will be considered, however, they will need to complete their Ph.D. before August 2019.

APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITEhttp://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.php Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement describing interests as well as contact information for three references. Review of materials will begin November 2018 and will continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2019.

The University and School of Communication have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-OMAHA
School of Communication
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Multi-Platform Communication

The School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Multi-Platform Communication.

The School of Communication is in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM) and offers a dynamic curriculum with opportunities for research, creative activity, community service experiences in mass media outlets. Our mission is to provide a student-centered, dynamic environment designed to elevate, empower and engage students to become skilled, ethical citizens and professionals who can excel in diverse local and global communities (www.unomaha.edu/college-of-communication-fine-arts-and-media/communication/index.php). As both a Metropolitan University of distinction and a Carnegie Doctoral Research institution, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) transforms and improves the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally (https://www.unomaha.edu/about-uno/mission.php).

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in Communication or a related field; professional experience in public relations/advertising related field; record of teaching excellence in relevant areas and evidence of a strong research or creative activity program. ABD candidates will be considered, however, they will need to complete their Ph.D. before August 2019.

Essential Functions
This position will advance the school’s commitment to preparing students for the diverse and multi-platform media environment. This position will teach courses in Media Storytelling and Social Media Metrics as well as classes related to the person’s area of interest. Additional curriculum content involving multi-platform communication also needs to be developed. Other development opportunities include entrepreneurial media, interactive infographics, analytics, sports communications and emergent media.

Applicants must submit an online application to the University website. Please go to www.unomaha.edu, click on employment, then current job openings (in red) and follow directions. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement describing interests as well as contact information for three references. Review of materials will begin November 2018 and will continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2019.

The University and School of Communication have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position. APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITE: http://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.php

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-OMAHA
School of Communication
Assistant Professor –Public Relations and Advertising Tenure-track

The School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Relations and Advertising. The School of Communication is in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM) and offers a dynamic curriculum with opportunities for research, creative activity, community service experiences in mass media outlets. Our mission is to provide a student-centered, dynamic environment designed to elevate, empower and engage students to become skilled, ethical citizens and professionals who can excel in diverse local and global communities (www.unomaha.edu/college-of-communication-fine-arts-and-media/communication/index.php). As both a Metropolitan University of distinction and a Carnegie Doctoral Research institution, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) transforms and improves the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally (https://www.unomaha.edu/about-uno/mission.php).

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field; professional experience in public relations/advertising related field; record of teaching excellence and evidence of a strong research or creative activity program. ABD candidates will be considered, however, they will need to complete their Ph.D. before August 2019.

Essential Functions
This position will teach a variety of courses that focus on public relations and advertising, including subsequent capstone classes. Curriculum open for further development include: integration of social media; mobile and online advertising; digital/integrated marketing communication; media planning; digital storytelling; campaign development, media sales and strategic and corporate communication.

Applicants must submit an online application to the University website. Please go to https://www.unomaha.edu/, click on employment, then current job openings (in red) and follow directions. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement describing teaching interests as well as contact information for three references. Review of materials will begin November 2018 and continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2019.

The University and School of Communication have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITEhttp://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.php

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

School of Journalism and Communication

Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor

 

Applications are invited for:

School of Journalism and Communication

Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor

(Ref. 1800022V)

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in the areas of media industries and convergence and/or digital journalism are preferred.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2019, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.

Application Procedure

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.

CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

School of Journalism and Communication

Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor


Applications are invited for:


School of Journalism and Communication

Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor

(Ref. 1800022T)


Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in global digital media, comparative communication research, and/or transnational communication are preferred.


Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2019, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.


Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.


Application Procedure

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.


GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate Professor, Cybersecurity


Georgia State University anticipates hiring a tenure-track hire at the assistant/associate rank in cyber security to begin Fall 2019, pending budgetary approval.  Ph.D. required. Recognizing that non-state and state sponsored actors now seek to destroy, incapacitate, or exploit infrastructures to threaten national security, we are seeking a faculty member with an active research program in the means and methodologies of how such groups expand their power and influence through attacks in and through the online environment. The targeted hire should bring expertise in discerning patterns in malevolent hacker behavior, identifying sources of online propaganda, and/or detecting and developing profiles for insider threat. Competitive candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate evidence of effort in attracting grant, contract or other extramural funding.


The hire will join an interdisciplinary team of Georgia State scholars working on Transcultural Conflict and Violent Extremism (TCVE), with their home department negotiable.  TCVE brings together scholars from Anthropology, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Global Studies, Political Science, Psychology, and Religious Studies, and a dozen, competitively selected, Presidential Ph.D. Fellows to better understand the causes and solutions regarding conflict and violent extremism happening around the globe. Our team has received support for its research program from DOJ, DHS, the British Foreign Council, NSF, NIJ, and the Department of Defense, among others.


To apply, candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference to Carol Winkler, Chair of the Cyber Security Search Committee, Department of Communication, P.O. Box 5060, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302-5060.  Materials sent to cwinkler@gsu.edu will also be accepted.  Candidate review will begin November 15, 2018 and remain open until position is filled. Georgia State University, a Title III and Title V institution located in downtown Atlanta, GA, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

Department of Communication

Tenure-track Faculty Position, Political Communication


FACULTY POSITION

POLITICAL COMMUNICATION

Job # CMST19A


The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position

in the area of political communication at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates

should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field by the time of appointment. The

appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019. Candidates should have a strong social

science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research.

The department is interested in candidates who examine political communication from

local, international, and/or global perspectives. Areas of study might include such topics

as electoral campaigns, news and public opinion, collective action and advocacy,

political socialization, and digital media and politics as well as empirical analyses of global

socio-political issues, such as communication and democracy; issues regarding

race/ethnicity; comparative/cross-national political communication; and other problems

at the intersection of our department’s core areas in media, organizational, and

interpersonal communication.


UCSB is ranked in the top 5 public universities in the U.S. and places great value on

interdisciplinary research collaboration across campus. The University also offers several

programs to support the transition of incoming faculty, including housing assistance

(http://www.housing.ucsb.edu/faculty-housing) and various grant support mechanisms.

Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae,

evidence of teaching effectiveness, three samples of published or completed research,

and the names and contact information for three references (a link will be automatically

sent to them to upload their letters to our recruiting system) to the appropriate sections of

the job search website: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01352. Questions should be

directed to the Search Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Miriam Metzger (metzger@ucsb.edu)

and Dr. Robin Nabi (nabi@ucsb.edu) or (805) 893-4517. This position will remain open until

filled. For primary consideration, all application materials must be received by November

12, 2018. Reference letter submissions will be 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

Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication and Social Media


The Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication. We seek a scholar/teacher whose research and teaching are located at the intersection of interpersonal communication and social media. Relevant areas of research are not limited, but candidates must demonstrate expertise and continued commitment to the study of interpersonal communication processes in mediated contexts. Examples might include how individuals participate in online communities or the impact of social media on personal, family, or professional relationships.


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) and an innovative program of research in interpersonal mediated communication. We seek a colleague who will develop and teach new and existing undergraduate and graduate courses in her/his areas of expertise and who is able to teach courses that are part of the College’s Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts first-year curriculum (College of Liberal Arts' Integrated Cornerstone). The potential for securing extramural funding is also desirable.


Screening of applications will begin on October 29 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 (IPSocialMedia@purdue.edu). Questions regarding the position or application process can also be directed to Dr. Felicia Roberts, Search Committee Chair (IPSocialMedia@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 and industries. 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.



STATE UNIVERISTY OF NEW YORK, PLATTSBURGH

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies


For position details and application process, visit http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu and select “View Current Openings”


SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.


CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Communications


CSU Dominguez Hills invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor of Communications with expertise in Strategic Communication, to begin August 2019.


The Position

The Assistant Professor of Advertising/Publications with expertise in Strategic Communication teaches courses in public relations and advertising, focused on writing, strategy and research. Student advising, scholarly research productivity and service at the department, college, and university levels are expected. 


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

The position requires:

  • a Ph.D. in communication or a related field prior to the beginning of the Fall semester (August 1, 2019).

  • Experience in teaching undergraduates.

  • a promising research agenda.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional industry experience in public relations and/or advertising is preferred but not required.

  • Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

  • Record of scholarship in strategic communication or a closely related area.

  • Familiarity with and/or experience in accreditation processes.


How to Apply

A review of applications will begin Nov. 30 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information or to apply, visit https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities and click on “view job opportunities.”


CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Journalism


The Communications Department at CSUDH invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor of journalism to begin August 2019.


The Position

The successful candidate will possess the teaching and professional experience needed to teach three to four courses per semester. An ongoing commitment to remain current in the field is expected. Additional duties may include advising the student newspaper and other journalism products and significant service at the department, college, and university levels.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

  • A record of at least three years’ professional practice in convergent journalism, broadcast journalism, or media management utilizing modern multimedia reporting tools.

  • English- and Spanish-language proficiency.

  • Experience teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.


Preferred Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Mass Communications or closely related field is preferred but not required.

  • At least three years of professional Spanish-language journalism experience utilizing modern multimedia reporting tools is strongly desired.


How to Apply

A review of applications will begin Nov. 30 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information or to apply, visit https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities and click on “view job opportunities.”

 


TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY

Open Rank Tenure-Line Positions (up to 2)

Assistant/Associate Professor

REQ#15669BR


The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University is looking for up to two active communication scholars to join our growing faculty at the rank of advanced assistant or associate professor. Successful candidates will be high-profile scholars with quantitative research expertise in media, technology, and society and potential to mentor PhD students and junior faculty in the college. Possible areas of research include but are not limited to human-computer interaction, gaming studies, big data and analytics, media and health, and environmental and science communication. This is a full-time tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of advanced assistant or associate professor status. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2019 with faculty on-duty August 22, 2019.


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a communication-related field

  • Extensive record of publications in the candidate’s area of methodological and subject-matter expertise

  • Candidates must have a very strong record of scholarship supported by extramural funding or have proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University.

  • Previous success in establishing and sustaining interdisciplinary research collaborations

  • Experience as a successful mentor of Ph.D. and master’s students

  • Candidates must be eligible to work as a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the United States at the time of appointment

  • Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Responsibilities


Candidates must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to their research expertise. Successful candidates will advise and mentor highly motivated master’s and doctoral students, engage in governance, and perform service at the department, college, university, and professional levels. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. The standard teaching load is four courses per academic year, typically a 2-2 load.


COLLEGE OF MEDIA & COMMUNICATION:

The College of Media & Communication (http://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/) at Texas Tech University offers bachelor’s degrees in Advertising, Communication Studies, Journalism, Creative Media Industries, Public Relations, Digital Media & Professional Communication, and Media Strategies. It offers master’s degrees in Mass Communication, Communication Studies, and Strategic Communication (online), and a Ph.D. in Media and Communication. The college has more than 2,000 undergraduate majors, about 270 MA students in three programs, and 40 Ph.D. students. Recent graduates of the doctoral program have begun their careers at universities in the Big 10, Big 12, ACC, and SEC, as well as applied research positions with media companies such as the MediaScience Research Lab. As of 2018 CoMC is rated 34th in the world for communication research by the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities.


CoMC is home to the Center for Communication Research (CCR) (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/ccr/), one of the world’s premier, state-of-the art research facilities in media and communication research. It features labs useful for audience testing, content analysis, surveys, eye-tracking, focus group, psychophysiology, and gaming research. These research facilities provide a great environment for further advancing an exciting and productive research agenda. The college also hosts the Outpost Social Media Lab, a major center for the study of new and emerging media (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/outpost), and the Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication, a center of teaching, research, and community outreach in Hispanic and International Communication (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/hihic). Additionally, the CoMC and TTU recently launched the Communication Training Center (http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ctc/), a facility focused on training university faculty and graduate students how to enhance oral and visual communication skills.


TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY:

Texas Tech University is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 35,000. It offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and 100 masters and 50 doctoral degree programs. Texas Tech is the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the western two-thirds of Texas and is the state’s only campus with an adjoining research university, law school, and medical school. Texas Tech students come from almost every county in Texas, all 50 states and more than 100 different countries. Texas Tech University recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), and Texas Tech’s current Quality Enhancement Plan is "Bear Our Banners Far and Wide: Communication in a Global Society" (www.depts.ttu.edu/globalcommunications). Texas Tech University is recognized as a Carnegie Tier 1 Research University and is a member of the Big 12 Athletic Conference. The university is located in Lubbock, Texas, a vibrant city of more than 250,000.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Review of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply on line at www.texastech.edu/careers, referencing the Requisition Number 15669BR. Candidates will be asked to provide a letter of application describing their research interests, teaching experience, professional experiences, a current curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, and a list of three references with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. The search committee chair is Dr. Glenn Cummins. Questions may be addressed to him at glenn.cummins@ttu.edu.


EEO STATEMENT:

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.


Please visit the college’s website for more information: www.depts.ttu.edu/comc

 

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