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Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) seeks a strong leader with accomplishments in journalism or communications to serve as its next dean. See for more information. Send application materials to by November 1, 2019.

Assistant Professor: Society and Ethics in Data Science

The within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego and are seeking to make a joint appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to begin Fall 2020 in the following area: Society and Ethics in Data Science. This is a shared appointment between the Department of Communications and Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) with teaching and service responsibilities evenly distributed between the two units. The Department of Communication will be the candidate's home department and will oversee the process of appointment and future review. Moreover, this search is part of an ongoing cluster hire, sponsored by the and focused on the social implications and ethics of science, technology and medicine. It is expected that the successful candidate will participate in relevant activities of the IPE. The candidate will also engage in social science research and teaching on the power, peril and promise of data science/artificial intelligence with a focus specifically on how, in what ways, to what ends and with what consequences the infrastructures and methods of data analytics are reshaping social life, political institutions and processes and ethical regimes.

Completion of PhD in a social science field or a PhD in computer science by date of hire or completed now is required. Candidate is also required to have significant training in social science identified by degrees and/or multiple years of work experience.

Data Science has emerged as an area central to advances in our understanding of nature, improving the quality life and a healthy society. Data collection, stewardship and analyses are already integrated into the infrastructure for commerce, healthcare, governance and education. The ubiquitous practical uses of digital data have raised awareness of the need to further develop the underlying scientific, technological, social and ethical basis for understanding and exploiting data.

HDSI is a new strategic academic institute tasked with hosting and coordination of Data Science research and education activities at the University of California, San Diego. Among HDSI academic programs are the Data Science major and minor currently with nearly 600 undergraduate students. The Department of Communication brings multiple disciplinary traditions and methodologies to bear in the study of communication as an institutional, technological, cultural, architectural, and cognitive phenomenon, inextricably anchored in and shaped by questions of democracy, diversity, social justice, and social change.

The University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates who will maintain the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically by October 15, 2019, at the following link -

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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La Jolla, CA

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Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - A two to three page cover letter
  • Statement of Research - Statement detailing your research interests.
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our site for more information.
  • Writing sample(s) - Writing sample(s) up to 50 pages total.

Reference requirements

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College of Communication
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Public Relations

The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks an applicant for a tenure-track assistant professor position in public relations to begin in August 2020. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach basic and advanced courses in public relations and offer expertise in such areas as PR measurement and analytics, social media listening, sports public relations, employee engagement and internal communication, and/or health communication. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, growing faculty who direct and support innovative and expanding B.A. and M.A. degree programs in public relations and advertising. The candidate will have the opportunity to get involved with our award-winning graduate program (PR Week Awards 2018 PR Education Program of the Year), the Media Engagement Research Lab, Latino Media and Communication program, and the Center for Communication Engagement. We seek individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and the drive to help us raise DePaul’s national profile in public relations and advertising education.

Our location in the heart of Chicago, the nation’s third largest media market, provides an unparalleled opportunity to forge strong working relationships with key industry professionals and to offer students cutting-edge, pre-professional training.

A Ph.D. in public relations, mass communication, or strategic communication is required. ABDs will be considered, but applicants must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment. Professional industry experience is highly desirable. Excellent research support is available. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

DePaul University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit the following link to complete the application form:

You will need electronic copies of: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a current CV, 3) proof of teaching effectiveness (unedited teaching evaluations), 4) examples of published research, and 5) contact information of three references.

Any materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be sent to:
Dr. Nur Uysal
Chair, Public Relations Search Committee
DePaul University
College of Communication
1 E. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Department of Life Sciences
Two Tenure Track Assistant Professors in Science Communication

UW-Madison's Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for TWO tenure track assistant professors in science communication.

POSITION #1: The candidate will have an outstanding research record and teach cutting-edge courses in science communication in one of the college's fastest-growing undergraduate majors.

POSITION #2: The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record and teach cutting-edge courses in science communication with a focus on visual communication. This might include but is not limited to data visualization, data journalism, (visual) information processing, visual literacy, and/or visual aspects of communication campaigns.

BOTH candidates will also advise Masters and Ph.D. students and teach graduate level courses in their area of expertise in LSC's M.S. programs and in our Ph.D. program (jointly administered with UW's School of Journalism and Mass Communication), one of the most highly-ranked graduate programs in communication internationally. Ability to work in interdisciplinary settings and willingness to work with units across CALS will make the new colleagues a perfect addition to CALS faculty.

Ideally, the candidates’ work will be relevant to one or more of the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS) key strategic areas (health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems; as context of inquiry.

The positions carry a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach/service, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the positions and rank.

UW-Madison is an AA/EEO employer. For more information or to apply:
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Faculty of Arts
Lecturer in Communication

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Communication to join the Faculty of Arts within our Social Sciences School. This is a permanent (tenure track) position.

The appointed candidate will join the Media and Communications team which offers three undergraduate majors (Media, Film and Television; Communication; and Screen Production) and two postgraduate programmes (Media and Communication and Screen Production). We also have two PhD programmes: an academic PhD and a PhD with creative practice.

Our ideal candidate will have an area of expertise, which may include critical analyses of advertising, journalism, algorithm studies or other approaches to social media and digital platforms. We are also interested in seeing applications from researchers who explore how gender, ethnicity, and indigeneity intersect with digital cultures.

We also welcome applicants who combine academic qualifications and research with prior work experience in professional or applied contexts. Candidates will be expected to have familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods in the fields of Media Studies and Communication.

Skills and experience

Our ideal candidate will bring the following: • A PhD in Communications or related discipline • A strong background in teaching and research which demonstrates the potential to develop a strong research program • Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods

About The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's world-ranked university. It is the only New Zealand university ranked among the world's top 200 universities by the Times Higher Education World Rankings of Universities. It ranks in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings, and is the highest ranked New Zealand university in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is committed to values of diversity.

The University enjoys a strong record of supporting research through funding, grants, and conference support. The teaching load for full-time academic staff is normally two to three courses per academic year. Academic staff may apply for research and study leave after three years of employment and upon gaining continuation.

Why us?

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • flexible employment practices • career development programmes
  • a competitive salary with five weeks' annual leave
  • a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit 'Staff Benefits' on our careers site.

How to apply

Applications close 11.59pm (NZT) Sunday, 18 August 2019.
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The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to
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Department of Communication
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, on the Politics of Platforms and AI. The position is focused on the politics and policy aspects of social media platforms and AI, with emphasis on how these platforms discriminate, privilege and/or enable alternative points of view. Further research areas may include media economics, the attention economy, policy, algorithm accountability, and human-machine communication.

The candidate will have an earned doctorate in Communication or a related field, strong promise of scholarly achievement and teaching success (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) appropriate for appointment as Assistant Professor, good prospects for external research funding, and demonstrated commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship.

UIC is a Carnegie Research Extensive University (Research I), is the largest institution of higher education in the Chicago area, is in the top 50 U.S. universities in federal research funding, and is among the top 200 universities in the world.

Recently ranked in the top 50 worldwide, the Department of Communication at UIC focuses on New Media and offers a BA, MA, and PhD.

The desired appointment date for the position is August 16, 2020, subject to budgetary approval. Electronic applications accepted only – Interested parties should complete the on-line application and submit a letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, samples of relevant scholarly publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of and contact information for three references at Click on the Job Board, then our position.

Review of applications will commence September 15, 2019. Applications received by then will receive full consideration. The search will proceed until the position is filled.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Opportunity: The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University invites applications for the position of Director. We seek applications from scholars and/or professionals who can lead a dynamic and diverse school, recognized nationally for excellence across all of its programs. JMC has received national attention for its one-of-a-kind Center for Scholastic Journalism; its deep commitment to media ethics through the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop; strong support for nationally-recognized Kent State Student Media and, a rapidly expanding film and television production program which generates dozens of festival-quality narrative, documentary and experimental short films each year. Our current faculty include a Knight Chair, two Pulitzer Prize winners, a Columbia DuPont Award winner, an Academy-Award nominee and a former CIA senior intelligence executive. The School awards approximately $200,000 in scholarships annually and has an endowment of approximately $7 million, which includes the Wallace J. Hagedorn Endowment that generously funds scholarships and study away experiences for photojournalism students.

The Director is responsible for all matters related to the administration of the School, including academic programs, faculty, staff, students, facilities, budget, alumni relations and fundraising. The successful candidate will have a proven record of leadership and professional and/or academic achievement in one or more of the disciplines housed in the school: journalism, advertising, public relations, and film/digital media production. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to furthering the role of the media in a democratic society through fostering professional engagement, research and support for the school's national, award-winning student media.

Candidates should also possess a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as to global education. We seek a Director who is willing to innovate and collaborate. JMC is one of five schools in the College of Communication and Information (CCI), the only college in the nation to combine the disciplines of media, communication, information, design and technology. The JMC director is a member of CCI's leadership team. The director also serves on the University's Student Media Board. The Director reports to the Dean. The successful candidate must have an ability to initiate and support fundraising opportunities and partnerships and collaborations within the college and university. Applicants should have a master's degree and significant professional experience or a terminal degree with a record of academic success as well as some professional experience. The Director is a full-time administrator who holds a faculty appointment as a full professor with tenure.

JMC is an ACEJMC-accredited school with 28 full-time faculty members who serve approximately 700 undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate programs include Advertising, Digital Media Production (Film and Television), Journalism, and Public Relations. Graduate programs include an MA with concentrations in Journalism and Mass Communication and Scholastic Journalism and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Communication and Information (housed in the college). Award-winning and nationally-recognized Kent State Student Media involves approximately 700 students through 10 media partners that deliver news, information, advertising and entertainment across 34 outlets. Additionally, JMC students can gain professional experience at TeleProductions and IdeaBase, two service units within the college. TeleProductions is Kent State's full-service video production center whose facilities include a fully digital high-definition satellite uplink/production truck. Among its many current initiatives is a partnership with ESPN3 and the MAC conference to livestream Kent State sporting events. IdeaBase is a student-powered design agency and innovation think tank that works with external clients in Northeast Ohio. It's facilities include virtual reality cameras and a user response lab with mobile eye-tracking technology.

The Chronicle of Higher Education identifies Kent State as one of the Great Colleges to Work For (2018). The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks Kent State among the nation's top public high-research universities, and U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State in the coveted top-tier of Best Colleges (2019). Kent State is a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate, residential, Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive University. It is located in Kent, Ohio, within 45 minutes of Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown. The university is the third largest in Ohio, with an enrollment on the Kent Campus of approximately 26,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.

The position has an expected start date of July 1, 2020. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and vitae with a list of at least three references ( Screening of applicants will begin on September 27 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact Miriam Matteson, Ph.D., ( or (330) 672-2464.

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Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Assistant Professor of Queer and/or Transgender Media Studies, Tenure-Track

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Queer and/or Transgender Media Studies to begin in September 2020. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. By encouraging candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply, we support our broader commitment to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution possible.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Steinhardt seeks an entry-level, assistant professor with a clearly-articulated research profile and teaching agenda in queer and/or transgender media studies. Candidates should have expertise in past and present scholarship in queer and/or transgender theory, as well as demonstrated research and teaching in media studies. We welcome additional areas in dialogue with queer and/or transgender studies, including but not limited to the following: global media studies, race and media, queer of color critique, media activism, platform studies and social media, sound studies, visual culture, and media history.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct research; provide academic instruction and advisement at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral level; contribute administratively to the department in areas reflective of the applicant’s unique strengths and interests; advance the department’s mission; and actively participate in faculty meetings, committees, and other areas of services relative to Steinhardt and NYU.

QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to a demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching, the successful candidate will have a doctoral degree by spring 2020 in media studies or a closely related field; a demonstrated ability to develop a nationally recognized research program that includes the ability to attract research support; strong communication skills as a classroom educator; a proven commitment to both undergraduate and graduate teaching; and the potential for service to the department, school, and university.

APPLICATIONS: Please apply online via Interfolio with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three samples of scholarly writing, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity, equity and inclusion in the scope of your teaching, mentoring, and broader work), and names and contact information for three references who will be automatically contacted by Interfolio on your behalf to upload confidential letters.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than October 1, 2019. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Associate Professor Nicole Starosielski, search committee chair, at

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

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

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

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication (Open Rank)

The School of Communication at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism seeks to fill a faculty position in theory development and research in communication networks. The School seeks a scholar who expands the theoretical knowledge of communication networks, whose research will lead to important insights into communication network processes, and whose teaching will inspire our undergraduate and graduate students. Exceptional applicants at the Assistant or Associate rank are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field and demonstrate excellence in at least one programmatic line of research, address important societal issues and practical real-world applications. The candidate is expected to help the school continue to grow our commitment to network scholarship. Communication networks are an integral part of almost all facets of contemporary life including teams and groups, organizations and institutions, and the global political economy. These networks connect diverse and global constituencies that differ in terms of gender, class, race, ethnicity, national origin and other differences. We seek a colleague whose academic career demonstrates an interest in a broad array of topics in connectivity such as the semantic World Wide Web, social and enterprise networks, collaboration networks, team networks, political mobilizing, network equality, and crowdsourcing. Candidates should have competencies in robust network analysis techniques for examining big data from a wide array of communication networks. We seek someone who will teach our graduate-level network analysis methods courses, so previous graduate teaching experience in this area is preferred.

The candidate will play a leading role in our research center Annenberg Networks Network (ANN), and will also be affiliated with the Annenberg Institute for Diversity and Empowerment to explore the intersection of communication networks and diversity. We anticipate that our new colleague will foster collaboration with other academic units across the University, and with external partners as well.

The Annenberg School is committed to fostering a culture and climate of tolerance, diversity and inclusion, as is evident in the Schools' various centers and initiatives ( Consequently, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply in accordance with the University's mission to ensure equal opportunity (see below).

To be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the USC Employee Recruitment Services website at the following Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of recent refereed publications and the names of three references. Final candidates will be requested to submit three (3) letters of recommendation. The cover letter should be addressed to School of Communication Faculty Search, attention Andrea Hollingshead, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281. Applicants may direct questions to Billie Shotlow at ( or (213-821-2718) regarding the search process. Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.

Review of applications will commence on August 16, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search closed. Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Andrea Hollingshead at USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

School of Advertising and Public Relations

The School of Advertising and Public Relations in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is conducting a search for the position of Director of the School. A Ph.D. is required for this 12-month position. The successful applicant will hold the rank of Full Professor or meet the University of Tennessee’s criteria for Full Professor upon hire and will be eligible for tenure upon hire. The salary is competitive and based on experience and academic credentials. Candidates should have: strong intellectual, organizational, diplomatic and leadership skills; a strong record of research, teaching and service; the ability to build strong, positive relationships with all members of the School, with other CCI and UTK schools/departments, and the administration of the College and University; the ability to effectively manage School resources and staff; the ability to effectively represent the program externally; and the ability to maintain scholarly activity and actively promote research and scholarship in the School. The Director will provide leadership for the School in relation to the comprehensive academic program of the university, the infrastructure necessary for support of advertising and public relations programs, and through annual review of faculty and staff. For more details, see the UTK Faculty Handbook.

Applicants should have knowledge of and a commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Individuals interested in applying for the position should send, via email, (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of references to: Advertising/Public Relations Director Search Committee, at Or send hard copies of these materials to 302 Communications Bldg., 1345 Circle Park Drive, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996. Review of applicants will begin September 23, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The Knoxville campus of The University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Communication Department
Assistant Professor of Organizational Communication

We invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication in Organizational Communication for appointment beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Organizational Communication that cover some combination of the following areas: organizational communication; advanced organizational communication; training and development; persuasion; professional writing and speaking; negotiation and conflict resolution; communication research; advanced communication research; group communication; organizational communication and technology; and additional courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Position requires excellence in teaching and advising, research and publication, and service to the department, the university, and the discipline. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a communication-related field at the time of appointment; demonstrated potential for continued and substantive scholarly research and publication; and demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than October 18, 2019. Electronic submissions of all application materials must be submitted online via Interfolio at General questions can be submitted to California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communication

The Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications at USF invites applications for the Director of the School. The new Director will be appointed with tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, or alternatively as Professor of Practice (see Qualifications for each below). The Zimmerman School seeks an experienced, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and engaged leader who will leverage the potential of the School, its faculty, its students, and the community into a leading program in the discipline. The position begins as early as January 2020 or August 2020.

We welcome applicants with expertise from all areas of advertising and mass communications who will contribute directly to the mission of the School, enhance its regional and national visibility, and guide a strategic vision for its success.

The successful candidate will provide leadership to further enhance the School’s research and external funding record, degree programs, and fundraising efforts. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring, will understand the skills and acumen necessary for a student to succeed in the communications industry, will build relationships with Zimmerman School alumni and others in the community, and will enhance relationships with industry partners. The successful candidate will oversee the Zimmerman School’s budget, hiring, and personnel evaluation; guide curriculum development; identify student opportunities and partnerships; understand and respect faculty governance; and value and motivate contributions from research and practitioner faculty for their common commitment to the Zimmerman School’s success.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
If seeking appointment as Associate or Full Professor, the applicant must have a PhD in an area of advertising, media studies, mass communications, multimedia journalism and production, strategic communications, and/or public relations, or PhD equivalent; a clearly defined and well-established research agenda; and a well-established reputation as a scholar. Previous administrative experience and successful extramural funding are desirable.

If seeking appointment as a Professor of Practice, the applicant must have approximately 15 years of successful industry experience in advertising, public relations, and/or news/entertainment media in positions of substantial responsibility, including supervision of employees, budgetary oversight, and managerial skills. Knowledge of and practice in contemporary digital media is desirable. A Master’s degree in a relevant field is desirable as is successful teaching in higher education.

In either case, the successful candidate should have the ability to teach in one of the Zimmerman School’s curriculum areas: advertising, media studies, mass communications, multimedia journalism and production, strategic communications, and/or public relations

The direct link to the job posting for Position #21860 is:

Once there, click on the Apply Now button. When applying to an opening, you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and c.v.

Apply online by completing the required information and submit a letter of interest, a current c.v., and names and contact information for three references, including current supervisor. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Your cover letter and c.v., plus any other requested material, must be in one attachment. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
Tenured, Associate or Full Professor, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

Description of Position: The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University invites applications for a permanent, full-time, tenured position to begin January 13 or August 24, 2020.

Responsibilities: The associate dean for research and graduate studies will work as part of Murrow College’s administrative team and will be responsible for areas related to research and graduate studies. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Working with the dean and department chairs to oversee graduate programs; maintaining a robust program of scholarly research and grants; leading grant-related efforts including training, coordination and application submissions; serving as a liaison to the Graduate School and representing Murrow College on committees and at events; participating in relevant leadership, budgetary and personnel-related meetings; teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses; coordinating graduate-faculty meetings; administering a graduate recruitment program; coordinating and/or conducting relevant assessments; advancing the college’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in all activities; and performing other duties as assigned by the dean.

Position requirements: A Ph.D. in communication or a related field; maintenance of a robust program of scholarly research and grant applications, and a publication record that is commensurate with Murrow College and WSU standards for appointment to the rank of associate or full professor; evidence of successful graduate and undergraduate teaching; and a successful administrative record in an academic unit containing relevant undergraduate and graduate programs.

Preferences: Demonstrated success in research, grants and teaching in one or more of the following areas: Health communication/promotion, political communication, data analytics, science or environmental communication, and/or communication, emotion and cognition (psychophysiological research). Strong background in quantitative research methods, experience interacting with industry professionals.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: Applicants must send curriculum vitae, cover letter summarizing qualifications, a brief research statement, contact information for four references, and apply online at

In their application materials, candidates should address their research and teaching interests. Review of applications will begin September 30, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled subject to available funding. For questions, email inquiries to Deana Penton (, assistant to Dean Bruce Pinkleton.

Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
Three Tenured or Tenure-Track

Notice of Vacancies: Three Tenure Track Positions, (Assistant or Associate Professor)

Description of Positions: The Murrow College seeks three tenured or tenure-track candidates to join our award-winning research faculty. We seek candidates who will contribute to our established research concentrations in Political Communication, Health Communication, and Environmental/Science Communication. We value professional behavior, collegiality, and strong mentoring. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. Successful candidates will begin August 16, 2020. Salary is highly competitive.

Please see one of our specific notice of vacancies at: , , to learn about required qualifications, preferences, and duties. All applications should include a cover letter summarizing qualifications, a brief research statement, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

For more information, please contact Alex Tan at or Stacey Hust at

Washington State University, a member of the Pac-12 conference, is among the 95 research universities nationwide with a Carnegie classification of “very high research activity.” With a main campus in Pullman, Wash., WSU is a land-grant institution with several co-located campuses and enrollment of nearly 30,000 students. Murrow College is named for WSU’s most illustrious graduate and became a college in July 2008. It is a signature program for WSU and the state of Washington. WSU has 105 undergraduate programs and more than 70 Master’s and 46 Doctoral programs offered through ten colleges and the Graduate School. Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons the age of 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and has faculty friendly policies.

Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
Two Clinical Assistant Professors of Strategic Communication

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA invites applications for two full-time, 9-month academic year, Clinical Assistant Professors in Strategic Communication. Appointment begins August 16, 2020.

Qualifications: Professional (clinical) candidates will have earned a master’s degree before the date of hire with at least three years of professional experience in related area. Successful candidates will be expected to advise undergraduate students and serve as a liaison with the professional community and other outside constituents. Ability to contribute to a professional online MA program in Strategic Communication and a professional online MA in Health Communication and Promotion.

Preferences: Ability to teach undergraduate classes in one or more of the following areas: strategic campaign planning and management, media planning, digital advertising, digital public relations, digital content promotion, web design and usability, health communication and promotion, consumer insights and branding, campaign message design and evaluation, and mobile health. Professional experience with content strategy and creation across multiple media platforms and with digital innovations, social media monitoring and analytics, knowledge of software applications relevant to the position, five years of work experience and evidence of successful teaching experience. Experience leading international and national experiential experiences with students a plus!

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure
Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references and apply online at, or

For more information, contact Stacey Hust, Chair of Strategic Communication,

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding.



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