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U OF MISSOURIS-ST. LOUIS
Department of Communication and Media
Assistant Professor in Multimedia/ Digital Media Production

Department of Communication and Media at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor in multimedia/digital media production. Candidates must have a relevant terminal degree (M.F.A. or a Ph.D.) and will teach 4 courses a year and maintain peer-reviewed scholarship and/or creative activity.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement outlining their creative and/or scholarly accomplishments, examples of scholarship or creative work, and three references. Applicants must apply online at www.umsl.jobs.


LINGNAN U
Department of Visual Studies
Assistant Professor (Film and Media Studies)

The Department of Visual Studies (VS) at Lingnan University offers a multi-disciplinary course of study, focusing on three core disciplines in visual arts: art history, film studies and philosophical aesthetics. VS admits about 30 undergraduate majors and a small number of MPhil and PhD students per academic year. To develop and teach courses in the area of creative arts and media, the VS Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in film and media studies. The appointee is expected to teach courses in creative industries, film, and digital media. She/he is also expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students. For more information about the VS Department, please visit http://www.LN.edu.hk/visual/.

Candidates are required to provide information about their research records, including scholarly works, awards of research grant and evidence of high-quality teaching. The appointee, besides being an effective teacher, is expected to produce quality research in the very near future; she or he is required to participate in competitive grant exercises and to assist the Department with administration and curriculum development.

Applicants are invited to send their dossier, including their teaching, research and publication plans in the next few years, together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post you are applying for and quote the reference 19/332/ICA in all correspondence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. For details, please visit https://www.ln.edu.hk/job-vacancies/current-job-openings/academic-teaching-and-related-posts/19-332.


U OF MISSOURI
School of Journalism
Tenure-Track Associate Professor, Science Communication

The Missouri School of Journalism is seeking applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of associate professor in science communication beginning Fall 2020. The School has a long-standing reputation for providing cutting-edge research, teaching, and outreach work that influence and lead the industry. With an increasing need to deepen public understanding of science and improve public discourse about science, this position has been created to further the School's mission of facilitating high-impact research activities that can help bridge the divide between scientists, science communicators and the broader public. The School also values research that focuses on underrepresented communities and/or vulnerable populations. Candidates may come from academic disciplines such as journalism, strategic communication or related fields, with research expertise in science communication as broadly defined.

Qualifications and responsibilities: A Ph.D. in journalism, communication or related fields is required.

The successful candidate should have an established research program including high impact publications and a record of vigorous extramural grant funding with primary focus in science communication. The successful candidate should also be committed to interdisciplinary teaching, have a demonstrated ability to mentor graduate students and help create a climate that attracts students of diverse backgrounds. The new faculty member should have an enthusiastic desire and demonstrated ability to help develop a center for science communication, be able to collaborate on interdisciplinary research, teaching and training with other academic units on campus, and to build connections with the professional community.

This significant investment continues MU's strategy of hiring faculty from key interdisciplinary areas to strengthen its culture of academic collaboration and industry outreach to attain a global impact. Successful candidates for the positions will be expected to help the University build an interdisciplinary, innovative, and forward-thinking center of science communication, bringing together researchers, students and professionals from journalism, strategic communication, science, public health, veterinary medicine and other fields. The new faculty member will be housed in the School of Journalism and hold a joint appointment in the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources. The new faculty member will also work closely with colleagues in the School of Veterinary Medicine, the School of Health Professions, the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center and other STEM programs across the campus.

About Missouri School of Journalism
Founded in 1908, the Missouri School of Journalism is the world's oldest and leading journalism program and has been widely recognized for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate education and scholarship. In its 2014 annual ranking of top journalism schools, News Pro-Radio Television Digital News Association again ranked the Missouri School of Journalism “far and away” the No. 1 journalism school in the country. The National Research Council ranks the School's doctoral program among the top journalism/communication programs in the nation. In addition, the School's Reynolds Journalism Institute provides state-of-the-art resources for researchers and professionals to test new ideas, uses social science research to assess their effectiveness, and delivers solutions that citizens and journalists can put to use in their communities.

Currently, the School offers academic education and practical training to more than 2,000 undergraduates and 200 graduate students. The School has a close and productive relationship with other academic units on campus, the media industry and the local community. It operates award-winning, community-based, multiplatform news outlets and produces comprehensive research-based advertising and public relations campaigns for real clients. The School also houses headquarters of prominent professional organizations, including American Society of News Editors, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Association of Health Care Journalists, and Pictures of the Year International, among others.

About Columbia, Missouri
The University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou), located in Columbia, has an enrollment of 30,000 students and is Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is also the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System and one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1908, Mizzou is considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions.

With a population of 100,000, Columbia is located midway between Missouri's largest cities, St. Louis and Kansas City. Money magazine, Fortune magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Men's Journal, and MSN.com have named Columbia one of the best places in the United States to live because of its high quality of life. Columbia is home to nationally renowned public schools, including two top-ranked high schools. The city provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts and has been recognized as a bike-friendly community with many parks and trails.

To Apply
Apply online (https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic) by uploading: (a) a letter of application that describes your research, teaching, and outreach/professional experiences; (b) a curriculum vitae; (c) evidence of teaching excellence; d) the names and contact information for three references; and, e) a one page diversity statement that specifically addresses how you would engage with a diverse student population with regards to teaching, research, mentoring, and advising. Please reference job number 31970. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

For position description questions or specific questions related to the search, contact Professor and Search Committee Chair, Dr. Shelly Rodgers, by email: srodgers@missouri.edu.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/sk5bj9vcw83zgvgb


U OF MISSOURI
School of Journalism
Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research

The Missouri School of Journalism invites applications for the Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research, with a start date of Fall 2020. The Gregory Chair is a tenured position at the associate or full professor rank. The School seeks a senior faculty member with an established research program in one or more of the following areas designated as research strengths: Strategic communication (including science/health/crisis communication); media history, media law/ethics; media sociology.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in journalism, communication or related fields is required. Candidates must hold the rank of associate of full professor.

The successful candidate must have an established research program including high-impact, well-cited publications befitting the rank of a senior faculty member at a Research I university. There must also be a demonstrated record of achievement in securing extramural funding and engaging the public, as is expected with the mission of a land grant university. Candidates must possess an ability to mentor junior faculty and graduate students and help create a climate that attracts students of diverse backgrounds. We're seeking a colleague with enthusiasm and demonstrated ability to collaborate with other academic units and institutions and to build connections with the professional community.

About Missouri School of Journalism
Founded in 1908, the Missouri School of Journalism is the world's oldest and leading journalism program and has been widely recognized for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate education and scholarship. The National Research Council ranks the School's doctoral program among the top journalism/communication programs in the nation. In addition, the School's Reynolds Journalism Institute provides state-of-the-art resources for researchers and professionals to test new ideas, uses social science research to assess their effectiveness, and delivers solutions that citizens and journalists can put to use in their communities.

Currently, the School offers academic education and practical training to more than 2,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students. The School has a close and productive relationship with other academic units on campus, the media industry and the local community. It operates award-winning, community-based, multiplatform news outlets and produces comprehensive research-based advertising and public relations campaigns for real clients. The School also houses headquarters of prominent professional organizations, including the News Leaders Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Association of Health Care Journalists, and the Pictures of the Year, among others.

About Columbia, Missouri
The University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou), located in Columbia, has an enrollment of 30,000 students and is Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is also the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System and one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1908, Mizzou is considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions.

With a population of 100,000, Columbia is located midway between Missouri's largest cities, St. Louis and Kansas City. Money magazine, Fortune magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Men's Journal, and MSN.com have named Columbia one of the best places in the United States to live because of its high quality of life. Columbia is home to nationally renowned public schools, including two top-ranked high schools. The city provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts and has been recognized as a bike-friendly community with many parks and trails.

To Apply
Apply online here (https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic) by uploading (a) a letter of application that describes your research, teaching, and outreach/professional experiences; (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) evidence of teaching excellence, d) the names and contact information for three references, and e) a one page diversity statement that specifically addresses how you would engage with a diverse student population with regards to teaching, research, mentoring, and advising. Please reference job number 31972. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/3x2c7ddnytf9fftn


OHIO STATE U
School of Communication
User Experience and Communication Technologies
Assistant Professor

Description:
The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applicants for an assistant professor position to teach in the area of user experience (UX) and related topics, including human-computer interaction, usability testing and evaluation, video games, social media, and mobile communication. Candidates with professional experience related to UX (e.g., through relevant employment or positions involved with design, development, and/or user testing) are strongly encouraged to apply. Ability to teach courses related to video games and/or social media strongly preferred. Experience with teaching online courses, or the willingness to do so, is a plus.

The School of Communication (http://comm.osu.edu/) is consistently ranked among the top programs in the field, and our faculty is committed to making original and substantively important contributions to empirical, social scientific research on communication processes, basic or applied. A demonstrated record of publications showing productivity and journal placement promising success in one of the most research productive Communication programs in the world is essential. We seek colleagues who will help us continue this tradition and can envision research projects and courses that will be attractive to graduate and undergraduate students within the major as well as speak to the interests and needs of non-majors.

Qualifications:
Candidates must be in communication or a closely related social science field. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn the Ph.D. prior to August 2020. If the degree requirement is not met, the appointment will be as an instructor for up to one academic year. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of publication in high-quality peer-reviewed journals as well as evidence of effective teaching. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city. Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at https://visit.osu.edu/experience.

Application Instructions:
Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15713. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research, teaching, and diversity statements, and three letters of reference. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Jesse Fox at fox.775@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. The university is a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.


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