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LEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication Arts
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Communication Arts Department at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to the tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Communication/Advertising/PR. Requirements: terminal degree, professional background in communication, and a research record in the field.

URL: http://www.lau.edu.lb/employment/faculty/as-18-2-2018.php


BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication Studies, Film Production

The Department of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in Film Production. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in a diverse, interdisciplinary department. We seek candidates whose teaching focuses on film production, with possible emphases in cinematography, lighting, sound, editing, and screenwriting. 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 prepared to teach both film production and theoretically grounded courses. The candidate will possess a creative agenda based in narrative storytelling, and demonstrate an interest in scholarly engagement. 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:

  • Terminal degree in Filmmaking or a related discipline by September 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/1343963 for full job details and to submit an application.


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Department of Telecommunication
Assistant or Associate Professor in Emerging Technologies

Job Description: The Department of Telecommunication seeks a tenure track assistant or associate professor to teach and conduct research in the applications and implications of emerging technologies such as 5G, Augmented/Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IOT), on platforms and services relevant to electronic media. Research areas could include, but are not limited to, content creation, news, sports, persuasive messages, entertainment, program production, distribution, or management. The faculty member would be expected to conduct interdisciplinary research with faculty in the College of Journalism and Communications (e.g., Media Effects and Technology Lab, The Agency, or the Division of Media Properties) and programs elsewhere in the University, such as those in the Colleges of Engineering, or Business, and similar programs elsewhere, including those outside the United States. The faculty member’s teaching would contribute particularly to undergraduate programs in Management and Strategy, and Media and Society, and to MAMC and Ph.D. programs focusing on strategic communication, management/strategy, economics, research, or policy related to these emerging media. He/she will have the ability to teach courses such as New Media Systems, Social Media and Society, Media/Telecommunication Management, Technology, Communication, and Society, and Applications and Implications of Emerging Technologies. Ph.D. or near in appropriate discipline required. Professional experience desired.

The University and College: The University of Florida is a top-ten public research university (U.S. News and World Report) with one of the largest student populations in the United States. The College of Journalism and Communications is a recognized leader in communications education with more than 2400 undergraduates and nearly 300 graduate students. The College also houses a full-service news center and communications agency, led by professionals and staffed by students.

The Department: The Department of Telecommunication is one of the premiere programs in electronic mass media. Our admission standards are high and the academic standards of our courses are rigorous. The department has 680 majors, 18 faculty and 24 adjunct faculty. The department offers specialized study in Management and Strategy, Production and Media and Society. We are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Affiliated with the College and located in the same building are the Division of Multimedia Properties and our 14,000 sq. ft. “Innovative News Center.” The properties include four commercial stations: WRUF-AM, ESPN 95.3/850; WRUF-FM, Country 1037, the Gator; WRUF-TV; and three non-commercial stations, WUFT-FM , WJUF-FM, and WUFT-TV.

The Candidate: The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of scholarly research that leads to strong publications and a high likelihood for external grants. The candidate should also demonstrate his/her progress in establishing a national/international reputation.

The candidate is expected to be able to contribute to the researching and examining of the role of trust in a technology-driven world as part of the Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology (CTMT) funded by the University of Florida ($1.5 million) housed at the UF College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) in partnership with the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The CTMT, which also will be working with UF’s Informatics Institute and Division of Student Services, will bring together technologists and social scientists – working in areas such as communications, anthropology, psychology, political science and law – to develop creative solutions to restoring trust.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a field related to Communication, Telecommunication, Mass Communication, or the social sciences with a media and communication focus, and a strong commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population of undergraduate and graduate students.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations and supporting a climate of inclusion with respect to race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, class, culture, and religion.

Applications should include:

  1.  A cover letter that addresses interest in and qualifications for the position, including a statement explaining the candidate’s teaching philosophy and research interests,
  2. A current curriculum vitae,
  3. Teaching evaluation data, where available, or other evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  4. Copies of two to three representative publications, particularly pieces the candidate has sole-authored or where she/he is listed as first-author,
  5. Names, addresses, e-mails, and phone numbers of at least three references, along with a description of the candidate’s relationship to the references.

To apply, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu to submit an application. The requisition number for this vacancy is 40446.

For more information, contact Dr. John Wright at jwright@jou.ufl.edu or 352-294-1975. The mailing address is Department of Telecommunication, P.O. Box 118400, Gainesville, FL, 32611-8400. The University of Florida is a diverse academic community and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. (An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer)

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, now in its 50tth year, is recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. In our march to preeminence, we are adding 24 new lecturer and faculty positions across the Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Telecommunication disciplines. Be part of an ambitious, progressive and collaborative program at one of the top 10 public universities in the U.S.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thrive in an inclusive environment. We celebrate diversity and encourage people with disabilities, minorities, women and members of the LGBTQ community to apply.

Review of applications will begin January 3, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Annenberg Public Policy Center
Postdoctoral fellowship program

As part of its Annenberg Center for the Advanced Study of Communication, the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the University of Pennsylvania’s postdoctoral fellowship program in the Science of Science Communication (SSC) is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. Fellows in the program will work closely with other fellows and senior researchers of APPC on scholarship designed to understand the ways in which the norms of science are communicated, the ways in which communication can address misunderstandings about the scientific process and its findings, and ways in which one can activate science curiosity.

More information about APPC and its Science of Science Communication research can be found at: http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/science-communication/

Applicants should submit a letter of nomination from a dissertation adviser as well as a curriculum vitae, references, and a description of the applicant’s scholarly interests. Fellows will receive a stipend of $65,000 and serve in a 12-month appointment, beginning July 1st, 2019. An allowance of up to $1,500 will be provided to offset pre-approved, receipt-documented relocation expenses, and APPC will reimburse up to $2,000 in travel to high-level conferences to present APPC research.

We are seeking fellows who apply a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches, and have completed a Ph.D. within the last five years.

Please send the letter of interest, CV, and names of two references to Lena Buford at lena.buford@appc.upenn.edu. The letter of nomination should be sent to the same email address by the dissertation adviser.

Deadline for submission is February 1st, 2019. Earlier submission is encouraged.


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Owen L. Coon Professor of Policy Analysis and Communication

Northwestern University is seeking a distinguished scholar of public communication to appoint as the inaugural Owen L. Coon Professor of Policy Analysis and Communication. This individual will help to build an expanded program of research on the organization and function of discourse in democracy and will be responsible for expanding undergraduate and graduate curricula in this area.

Owen L. Coon Professor of Policy Analysis and Communication

The candidate we seek will be suitable for an appointment to an endowed professorship at the rank of associate professor or professor with tenure in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. The ideal candidate will have a high impact program of research on the role of communications in shaping public policy and decision-making (in any number of substantive policy domains: science policy, environmental policy, health policy, etc.) and will have made significant contributions to the practice of strategic communication. He or she will have an interdisciplinary profile with activity in two or more of the following disciplines: media studies, rhetorical and communication theory, journalism, political science, sociology of media and/or technology, and public policy studies. We hope to find a candidate with facility in multiple methodologies to advance knowledge in this area, including both qualitative and quantitative social scientific methods. We expect all candidates for tenured positions to present a record of achievement as a teacher and mentor for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Candidates must hold a doctorate or other terminal degree in their discipline, have proven administrative competence and experience, have demonstrated scholarly and teaching achievement of the highest quality, and have developed an international reputation and impact. We prefer a candidate whose background spans more than one area of study within the field of communication and/or cognate disciplines.

Applications and timeline
Applicants should send a letter of application, CV, sample publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of six confidential references to the Faculty Recruiting System located at the following link: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/MzU4

Inquiries and nominations can be addressed in confidence (e-mails preferred) to:
Department of Communication Studies
Northwestern University
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60208
commstudies@northwestern.edu

Starting date for the appointment is negotiable but will not be later than September 1, 2020. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience, qualifications, and rank. For full consideration, applications or nominations should be received prior to January 15, 2019. Review of materials will begin February 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.


UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Department of Communication Studies
Tenure-Track Professor in Race and Digital Media

The University of Michigan’s Department of Communication Studies and the new Digital Studies Institute (pending approval of the Institute by the U-M Board of Regents) seek qualified applicants for a 50/50% jointly appointed open-rank (assistant, associate, or professor rank), tenure-track professor with research and teaching interests in Race and Digital Media.

We welcome critical and cultural media studies scholars from any discipline whose work explores race and intersectionalities of race and processes of identity formation (e.g., ability, class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality) in the arena of digital media and communication technology. Applicants’ research and teaching interests should center on new technologies–social media, virtual worlds, gaming and/or mobile media–and their role in historical or contemporary problems of inequality, inequity, and discrimination. Teaching and research will encompass the social impact of new technologies, and the representation and (re)production of marginalized populations on digital platforms. The successful candidate will have teaching interests centered on helping students understand the aesthetic practices, social and political impact, and cultural uses of digital technologies, which may include the opportunities and challenges digital environments pose for social activism.

Michigan’s Digital Studies Institute plans to launch a major initiative to develop pioneering digital studies curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The person hired for this faculty position will play a major role in shaping Digital Studies as it continues to grow and will be part of a three person cluster hire. Job duties include research activity, teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and service to the department, Digital Studies Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, university, and profession. Communication Studies will be the tenure home. The anticipated starting date for this university-year appointment is September 1, 2019. All applicants should send a cover letter, a vita, two representative publications, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of current and future research plans, and a statement of contributions to diversity. Candidates for this position must have completed their PhD by September 1, 2019. All applicants should provide names of three references.

Information on our research initiatives and scholarly interests of current faculty can be found on the Department’s website:http://www.lsa.umich.edu/comm and the program website https://lsa.umich.edu/digitalstudies. All applications must be submitted electronically to: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1175

For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by January 22, 2019.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights of each individual, without regard to race, color, national original, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

For questions about potential fit and your application please email: racedigitalmedia@umich.edu.


GEORGIAN COURT UNIVERSITY
School of Business & Digital Media
Dean

The Georgian Court University community seeks a Dean of the School of Business & Digital Media to provide innovative programmatic development, student-centered, collaborative and interdisciplinary leadership, and external relationship-building.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a leading regional university that provides a transformative education, preparing students for ethical leadership and service in the Catholic Mercy tradition. Georgian Court’s 156-acre campus is located in Lakewood, New Jersey, along the shore of scenic Lake Carasaljo at the northern edge of the Pine Barrens with the Jersey Shore only ten miles east. Philadelphia and New York City are approximately 60 miles from campus.

GCU’s strong liberal arts core and its special concern for women create an environment that supports diversity and academic excellence. Anchored by the Mercy core values of respect, integrity, compassion, service, and justice, Georgian Court serves nearly 2,500 students of all faiths and backgrounds in over 30 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs.

The School of Business and Digital Media is one of three Schools at Georgian Court University, with 11 full-time faculty members, over 255 undergraduate students majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Digital Communication, Digital Design, Finance, Graphic Design & Multimedia, Health Information Management, Latino Business Studies, Management and Marketing and approximately 70 graduate students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. The School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the B.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Business Administration, B.S. in Finance, B.S. in Management, B.S. in Marketing, and M.B.A. programs.

An earned terminal degree in a discipline represented in the School is preferred, other related terminal degrees may be considered. In addition, ten years of faculty experience in higher education is highly preferred, but less than ten years with substantial experience will be considered. Other qualifications include: at least three years of administrative experience at the chair’s level or above in a unit that includes at least one of the disciplines represented in the School; a distinguished record of excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service to be eligible for appointment at the rank of Professor; a track record of success with ACBSP, AACSB or IACBE accreditation; and instituting a quality-oriented improvement cycle based on assessment and data analysis.

To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by January 31, 2019. Prior to submission, please thoroughly review the Executive Search Profile. Candidates may apply securely here or at GCUDean@rhperry.com. Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations.

RH Perry & Associates is assisting Georgian Court University in their search. Please direct all confidential communications to: Dr. Sue DeWine at (812) 701-8892, Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne at (202) 253-9846, or to GCUDean@rhperry.com.


LEWIS UNIVERSITY
College of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communication
Dean

Lewis University seeks nominations and applications for an experienced and effective academic leader for the position of Dean, College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications.

Lewis University is an innovative, forward-thinking Catholic institution where the traditions of liberal learning, values, and preparation for professional work come together with a synergy that gives the University its unique educational identity and focus. Located in Romeoville, Illinois, a safe and vibrant community of approximately 40,000 residents, Lewis University is approximately 35 miles southwest of Chicago and all of its cultural offerings.

Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis serves 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Inspired by its Catholic and Lasallian heritage, Lewis University is a community committed to its Mission values of Knowledge, Fidelity, Wisdom, Justice and Association. The University prides itself on its commitment to diversity throughout the campus community.

Lewis University’s College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications values creativity, experimental practice, and community engagement. With its strong commitment to the liberal arts, state-of-the-art classrooms, studios and performance spaces, and faculty acclaimed for research and teaching, the College provides student-centered, hands-on learning.

The College of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Communications includes the departments of Art and Graphic Design, Communications, English Studies and World Languages, History, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, and Theology. The College includes approximately 350 undergraduate majors, a significant number of general education requirements, and 50 faculty FTE. The College houses the Arts and Ideas program, the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Art Gallery, the History Center, Jet Fuel Review literary journal, Andrew Center of Electronic Media, campus radio and television stations, and the Philip Lynch Theatre. Lewis University’s close proximity to Chicago offers exciting opportunities for partnerships, community engagement, and internships.

The Dean is the chief academic officer of the College. The Dean reports to the Provost and is a member of several university-wide committees. The Dean supervises all faculty in the College as well as chairs and program directors, assistant and associate deans, and administrative assistants.

Qualifications include: a terminal degree in one of the fields or disciplines represented in the College; a record of scholarship, service and teaching in alignment with the qualifications for the title of Professor at Lewis University; at least five years of demonstrated administrative competence in an academic setting, ideally as a chair and/or assistant or associate dean; excellent communication skills; ability to develop a collaborative vision for the College; and demonstrated success in external relations.

To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by February 8, 2019. Prior to submission, please thoroughly review the Executive Search Profile. Candidates may apply securely here or at LewisHFAC@rhperry.com. Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations.

RH Perry & Associates is assisting Lewis University in their search. Please direct all confidential communications to: Dr. Kathy Krendl at (740) 707-6265, Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne at (202) 253-9846, or to LewisHFAC@rhperry.com.

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Director

The University of South Carolina is conducting a national search for its next Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, full resume/CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to March 15, 2019. For a complete position description, please visit the Current Opportunities page at https://www.parkersearch.com/uscdirectorjournalism.

Porsha L. Williams, Vice President
Erin Raines, Principal
Parker Executive Search
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 770-804-1996 ext. 109
pwilliams@parkersearch.com || eraines@parkersearch.com

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY EDWARDSVILLE
Department of Mass Communication
Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Mass Communications at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2019.

Candidates should be able to teach courses in social media, media analytics, and/or graphic design and data visualization for both undergraduates and graduates, direct senior projects and masters research projects, and conduct scholarly and professional activities. A Ph.D. in mass communications or related areas is required. ABDs may be considered.

Salary will commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits package included.

Submit CV, unofficial transcripts, cover letter and three reference letters to:
Search Committee Chair
SIUE Department of Mass Communications
Campus Box 1775
Edwardsville, IL 62026

Review of applications starts on March 1st, 2019.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We do not discriminate against anyone based of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.


HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Department of Communication Studies
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0229/18-19)

The University has launched the Talent100 scheme since 2017/18 and this recruitment is part of this drive. The Department consists of three areas in Advertising and Branding, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations, and offers an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic environment. The Department invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Communication and Public Relations starting September 2019 or January 2020.

The successful candidates must have a PhD degree in communication or a relevant field, and should be able to teach public relations courses and/or communication studies courses (e.g., interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, information technology and social impact, and empirical research methods). We are seeking scholars who have a solid track record of research publications in reputable communication and/or other social science journals. The appointees are expected to maintain an active research agenda, produce quality research outputs, and acquire competitive external funding. We pursue the best qualified scholars and are interested in those with a diverse cultural background.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably the three best ones out of their most recent publications, and latest teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request three referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 March 2019 or until the positions are filled with qualified individuals


UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
School of Communication
Dean

The University of Miami (UM) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of its School of Communication. UM is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research.

THE SCHOOL: The School of Communication is housed in two connected state-of-the-art buildings located on the University's 230-acre Coral Gables campus. The School is composed of four departments; Communication Studies, Journalism and Media Management, Strategic Communication, and Cinema and Interactive Media. It has 75 full-time faculty members and an enrollment of about 1,000 undergraduate and 180 graduate students.

THE POSITION: We are seeking a person with a national/international reputation, high energy, enthusiasm, and vision to lead the faculty. The School consists of an interdisciplinary group of scholars, creative faculty and practitioners. The candidate must be comfortable with this balance and be willing to work within this culture to encourage scholarship, creative work, and the development of innovative educational programs. She/He must demonstrate strong interpersonal, managerial and leadership skills, and be able to foster an internal culture of excellence. The Dean must have the willingness and commitment to raise funds in a diverse, multicultural, international and competitive environment.

APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. All inquiries, nominations/referrals, and applications should be sent electronically and in confidence to: deansearch@miami.edu

More information about the Dean’s Search can be found at https://com.miami.edu/deansearch

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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