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TSUDA U
Department of English
Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Studies (with tenure)

TEACHING OPPORTUNITY IN JAPAN

Tsuda University (Department of English) in Tokyo, Japan, is seeking to hire an Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Studies (with tenure) starting on April 1, 2021 (application deadline March 17th, 2020)

For further information, please find the full job announcement at: https://www.tsuda.ac.jp/en/news/20191216_employment.html.. For inquiries, please contact comjinji@tsuda.ac.jp.


KU LEUVEN
Department of Communication Sciences
Academic Position in Digital Media Effects

The fulltime professor position will be held within the Leuven School for Mass Communication Research (SMCR), a research unit within the Department of Communication Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, KU Leuven (Belgium). KU Leuven represents a leading academic institution in Europe that is currently by far the largest university in Belgium in terms of research funding and expenditure. Within KU Leuven, SMCR represents a pioneering institution for media effects research Website unit.

We welcome excellent scholars who complement SMCR research lines in terms of (1) themes (e.g., (but not limited to) health communication, emotion and cognition, science & environmental communication), and/or (2) quantitative methods (e.g., (but not limited to) computational and digital social science methods, statistical modelling, data visualization, or psychophysiological research), and/or (3) audiences (e.g., (but not limited to) minorities, people with addictions).

Teaching will contain several courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level and will include theoretical and methodological courses on communication science in general and digital media in particular. You can apply for this job no later than February 20, 2020 via the online application tool For more information see https://www.kuleuven.be/personeel/jobsite/jobs/55325409?hl=en&lang=en


U OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
College of Arts and Sciences
Teaching Assistant Professor & Executive Director of the Program for Public Discourse

The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor who will also serve as the Executive Director of the new Program for Public Discourse. The Program for Public Discourse seeks to build a culture of robust debate and civic engagement at UNC while upholding our core principles of freedom of expression and academic inquiry. The program supports the development or enhancement of courses and campus life experiences that explicitly engage the full range of structured techniques, practices, habits, and processes for discussion, deliberation, and debate. The program will bring speakers to campus for moderated events that explore a broad range of contemporary topics and will support Polis student fellows who will build skills in public discourse and civic engagement as well as contribute to a quarterly publication.

The position will begin July 1, 2020 and is a non-tenure-track, renewable, twelve-month position with a three-year initial appointment. The faculty member will hold a fixed-term appointment in an appropriate academic department.

The successful candidate will teach one course per semester and be responsible for managing programming in the Program for Public Discourse. This includes hiring and supervising one intern, mentoring the Polis Fellows, recruiting speakers, and working with the Center for Faculty Excellence, The Institute for the Arts and Humanities, the Carolina Center for Public Service, and other campus centers to support civic engagement and the wider use of structured argumentation, advocacy, or debate in the classroom.

Educational Requirements
PhD or other terminal degree in any field represented by Arts & Sciences.

Qualifications and Experience
Previous teaching experience is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience using deliberation, debate, or structured argumentation in the classroom and/or research on civil discourse and deliberation.

Special Instructions
Applications are open to candidates from any field represented by the 44 departments of the College of Arts & Sciences (see https://college.unc.edu/news-and-features/departments-curricula-centers-institutes/). We are especially interested in applicants from the fields of Communications, History, Philosophy, Political Science, or Public Policy, and those who may have expertise or experience in debate-centered instruction.

The application package should a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and a statement of teaching interest and experience that includes strategies for inclusive teaching, two sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation. At the time of application, candidates will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of professional references (three are required). The recommenders that candidates identify will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their recommendation letters. Application materials and letters of recommendation must be submitted in electronic form only.

We will begin considering candidates after February 6, 2020, and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please submit an online application for vacancy ID FAC0003106 at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/175540

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


IE U
School of Human Sciences and Technology
Tenure Track Faculty Positions – Digital Media and UX/XR

IE University’s School of Human Sciences and Technology HST invites qualified applicants for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Digital Media and UX/XR (User Experience and Extended Reality) beginning September 2020, in Madrid.

Candidates should have training and active research agendas that make contact with one or more core areas of Digital Media and UX/XR such as:

  • Interactive Narratives
  • Visual Storytelling
  • User Experience (UX)
  • User Interface (UI) • Extended Reality (XR) and Content Design 
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Branded Content Creativity and Business Models

Our faculty are expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals, present in international venues, teach courses at the Bachelor and/or Master level, and provide intellectual leadership within HST in their areas of expertise (and more broadly, across IE University). Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants will have earned a Ph.D. from a recognized school in a relevant discipline.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement and three confidential recommendation letters.

Please submit your application by March 10th, 2020 via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/73119

For general enquiries about the application, contact Sara Flores, Recruitment Coordinator Sara.flores@ie.edu, specific enquiries can be made to Prof. Begoña González-Cuesta Begona.Gonzalez@ie.edu

IE University is an internationally recognized institution originally founded as a business school. The university is comprised of schools of Business, Human Sciences & Technology, Law, Global and Public Affairs, and Architecture & Design. We consider ourselves the most international institution of higher education with approximately 85% of our students coming from outside Spain and typically over 120 countries represented on campus. Our Madrid campus is situated in the financial district of this vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of over 5 million people. In 2020, we will open the doors to our new undergraduate Learning Tower – a vertical campus which will be one of the 5 towers occupying the skyline of Madrid. Our Segovia campus is located in the historic quarter of this World-Heritage city, 30 minutes by high-speed train from Madrid.


IE U
School of Human Sciences and Technology
Tenure Track Faculty Positions – Experience Design and UX

IE University’s School of Human Sciences and Technology HST invites qualified applicants for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Experience Design and UX (User Experience) beginning September 2020 in Madrid.

Candidates should have training and active research agendas that make contact with one or more core areas of Experience Design and UX such as:

  • Experience Design 
  • Service Design
  • Customer Experience (CX)
  • Human-centered Design
  • Innovation Methodologies 
  • Design Thinking
  • User Experience (UX)
  • User Interface (UI)
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Our faculty are expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals, present in international venues, teach courses at the Bachelor and/or Master level, and provide intellectual leadership within HST in their areas of expertise (and more broadly, across IE University. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants will have earned a Ph.D. from a recognized school in a relevant discipline.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement and three confidential recommendation letters.

Please submit your application by March 10th, 2020 via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/73120

For general enquiries about the application, contact Sara Flores, Recruitment Coordinator Sara.flores@ie.edu, specific enquiries can be made to Prof. Begoña González-Cuesta Begona.Gonzalez@ie.edu

IE University is an internationally recognized institution originally founded as a business school. The university is comprised of schools of Business, Human Sciences & Technology, Law, Global and Public Affairs, and Architecture & Design. We consider ourselves the most international institution of higher education with approximately 85% of our students coming from outside Spain and typically over 120 countries represented on campus. Our Madrid campus is situated in the financial district of this vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of over 5 million people. In 2020, we will open the doors to our new undergraduate Learning Tower – a vertical campus which will be one of the 5 towers occupying the skyline of Madrid. Our Segovia campus is located in the historic quarter of this World-Heritage city, 30 minutes by high-speed train from Madrid.


U OF MISSOURI
School of Journalism
Director of Research, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Associate or Full Professor

The Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism is seeking an outstanding individual who straddles the worlds of academia and professional practice to conduct and coordinate research for an audience of journalism practitioners and citizens who rely on robust news media.

This faculty member should be committed to understanding the role of journalism in communities, engaging audiences, measuring their interests and supporting content strategies based on the latest technologies, data streams and storytelling approaches. The successful applicant will also teach one course during the spring and fall semesters.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct academically rigorous research to test hypotheses that emerge from direct newsroom experience.
  • Create real-time experiments and other research projects.
  • Publish research results in academically rigorous journals.
  • Communicate research results on a regular basis with journalists and the general public via online stories, videos, social media posts, podcasts, presentations at national industry conferences and RJI-sponsored seminars.
  • Pursue grant funding to support applied journalism and strategic communication research.
  • Launch strategic research partnerships with news and community organizations, scholars and practitioners.
  • Serve as a member of the RJI leadership team. Required Qualifications:
  • A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in journalism, communications, political science, or another relevant field.
  • A minimum of three years of professional work experience in mass media.

Applications must include a letter of interest, a C.V. or resume and list of professional references. Please visit https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ to access the online application system and reference job opening 31107.

An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.


Denison U
Department of Communication
Visiting Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and/or Relational Communication

The Department of Communication at Denison University invites applications for a two-year, full time, visiting (non-tenure track) assistant professor position in the areas of Rhetoric and/or Relational Communication with an emphasis in critical, cultural, and/or qualitative approaches. A PhD is required, a degree in Communication is preferred, and prior teaching experience in Rhetoric and/or Relational Communication is ideal.

We seek a teacher-scholar whose background prepares them to offer a range of courses at upper and lower undergraduate levels. Please see the full job ad at https://employment.denison.edu

Review of application materials will begin February 19th, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.


Denison University
Department of Communication
Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Studies

The Department of Communication at Denison University invites applications for a two-year, full time, visiting (non-tenure track) assistant professor position in the area of Media Studies with an emphasis in critical, cultural, and/or qualitative approaches. A PhD is required, a degree in Communication is preferred, and prior teaching experience in Media Studies is ideal.

We seek a teacher-scholar whose background prepares them to offer a range of courses at upper and lower undergraduate levels. Please see the full job ad at https://employment.denison.edu

Review of application materials will begin February 19th, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

 


 


VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE U
Department of Political Science
Integrated Security

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position will have a focus on Integrated Security and will begin August 10, 2020. Teaching requirements for this position will be four courses a year (2:2). We are seeking colleagues specifically interested in engaging with research and curricular initiatives in areas such as cybersecurity, data analytics, privacy and ethics, network governance, and multiple forms of global (financial, election, human, infrastructure, network, transportation, and social media) security. The Department of Political Science is the anchor department for the Integrated Security Destination Area's Pathways minor.

Applicants are required to have training in the politics of evolving contemporary systems for hybrid cyber-warfare, cyber-conflict, cyber-institutions, and cyber-defense capability, which bridge the fields of Russian, Eurasian, and global politics.

Preference will be given to those with prior experience with and/or substantive training in network analysis, game theory, data analytics, statistics, conflict modelling, text analysis, and real-time online conflict simulation experiments as well as expertise in great power strategic competition tied to Russian, Eurasian, and Southwest Asian global conflicts.

For further information on the Integrated Security Destination Area, see https://www.provost.vt.edu/destination_areas/areas_of_focus/da_is.html; for further information on the Integrated Security Minor, see https://www.pathways.prov.vt.edu/minors/is.html.

Applicants should be prepared to offer a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. There will be occasional travel to attend national conferences and meetings. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal background check.

Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related field required by the time of appointment. Candidates must have evidence of an active research agenda and demonstrations of teaching effectiveness to meet the Department’s key teaching needs in its B.A. and M.A. programs.

Interested persons must apply at www.jobs.vt.edu, Job No. 512795, where they will submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, recent writing samples, and teaching evaluations, along with contact information for no more than four academic references. Screening of applications will begin March 9, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries can be sent to: Dr. Yannis Stivachtis, Chair of the Search Committee, ystivach@vt.edu, or Integrated Security Search Committee, Department of Political Science, 531 Major Williams Hall (0130), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Individuals with additional questions or with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the search committee chair. For further information on the department, see www.psci.vt.edu

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.


GEORGE MASON U
Department of Communication
Assistant Director of Forensics

The George Mason University Department of Communication seeks an Assistant Director of Forensics. George Mason University Forensics was established in 1971 and consistently places in the top five nationally. The program has also become an integral part of the mission and vision of George Mason University. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will be expected to coach, travel, perform administrative duties, and recruit from both the high school and community college forensics circuits. The Assistant Director teaches two Communication courses per year (1-1 teaching load), including our basic communication (public speaking and interpersonal communication) course.

Additional responsibilities include co-directing college forensics tournaments, assisting with planning and supervision of a forensics summer camp, and assisting with the planning and execution of a high school speech and debate tournament. Participating in forensics community committees is also expected.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Communication or a Communication-related field (MA, MS, MFA); or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Teaching experience at the college level, with evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  • Significant experience as a competitor in collegiate Forensics;
  • Significant experience as a coach in collegiate Forensics;
  • Strong organizational skills, proficiency in online tabulation programs, and facility with social media and team promotional efforts;
  • Strong commitment to collegiality and university/forensics community service; Valid driver's license and a safe driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Communication or a Communication-related field.

Please apply here: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/47828