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Department of Journalism and Creative Media
Assistant Professor for Critical Cultural Media Studies

The Department of Journalism and Creative Media at the University of Alabama seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor. Preference will be given to applicants in the area of critical cultural media studies. The successful candidate will need to have specialization in one or more of the following areas: broadcast history, film history, global cinema, global and/or transnational media industry studies, and/or production cultures. Current and potential future scholarly productivity should be commensurate with the expectations of a Research I institution. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a media-related field by the time of the beginning of the appointment, August 16, 2020. JCM is home to 900-plus undergraduate and master’s students.

To apply for this position, go to and provide the following: cover letter, CV, sample of scholarly writing, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information for three references. Additional materials (such as a teaching philosophy) can be included, but are optional. Screening of applications begins January 10, 2020, but applications will be accepted until the search is completed. UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.Questions regarding the search should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Andrew Billings (; 205-348-8658).

School of Journalism and Communications
Journalism Assistant /Associate Prof Position Ad

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas seeks exceptional candidates for two tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor level, starting in Fall 2020. Successful applicants will have a doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field. ABD will be considered with a firm anticipated completion date no later than six months after appointment. Applicants should have research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: multimedia production, entrepreneurial media, diversity, sports media, audience analysis, media history, media management, or media law and ethics. The ability to develop and teach online courses and certificate programs is a plus. Two or more years of full-time professional media experience, teaching experience at the university level, and/or success in receiving external research grants are preferred.

The University of Kansas is especially interested in candidates whose scholarship focuses on culturally responsive approaches that are conscious of diversity and equity perspectives. Candidates from under-represented groups in higher education are encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1865, KU is one of only 34 public members of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). The University enrolls more than 28,000 students and offers students and faculty opportunities to collaborate in its graduate and professional programs that include education, public health, medicine, law, and a number of allied social science disciplines. Lawrence, a vibrant city of nearly 100,000 residents, hosts a variety of art galleries, theaters, concert venues, bookstores, and unique ethnic restaurants. The city frequently is named one of the nation’s top college towns. The Kansas City metropolitan area, with its own thriving arts, dining and sports opportunities, lies 40 miles east of Lawrence on Interstate 70.

For a complete position description and to apply, please go to Please submit a cover letter describing your research and teaching, a CV, a list of three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications begins Dec. 1, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date. Please direct questions to The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access,, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

Department of Communication
Tenure-track at Assistant Professor level in Communication

The Department of Communication at Hope College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor beginning with the fall 2020 semester. The successful candidate will contribute immediately to the department curriculum by teaching required courses in the major. Desirable qualities include teaching and/or research emphasis in one or more of the following: digital media, argumentation, criticism, advocacy, social activism, civic engagement, and participatory politics. This position is open to different methodological traditions including quantitative, qualitative, and rhetorical research methods. Scholars who can collaborate with students on research using mixed methods are particularly encouraged to apply. The new hire should also be flexible to contribute to other courses in the curriculum as needed, and should be prepared to develop new courses in their area(s) of expertise. The department desires a strong teacher-scholar and ambassador for the field of communication who can assist to attract new majors, to promote both graduate education and vocational discernment, and to engage in collaborative research with undergraduates.

Qualifications: Applicants must possess a completed PhD in Communication or a related field (ABD considered), and show promise of excellence in teaching in a Christian, undergraduate, liberal arts setting, as well as the capacity to conduct a successful and coherent program of research resulting in a consistent record of publication.

Applications are accepted online at and include: Cover letter, A CV, Written articulation of teaching philosophy, Evidence of teaching excellence, unofficial transcripts, statement of support for the Christian mission of Hope College, and contact information for three references. Application deadline is 01/01/2020. Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hope College seeks to be a community that affirms the dignity of all persons as bearers of God's image. It is Hope College policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, family status, genetic information, height, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or weight, except in the event of a bona fide occupational qualification. Hope College is an equal opportunity employer.

School of Communication
Executive in Residence or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Global Communication

The Department of Communication Studies at Emerson College seeks a faculty colleague with expertise in the field of global communication. This full-time appointment may be for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or for a renewable term Executive in Residence, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and current position. Appointment begins on August 20, 2020.

We seek a colleague who can enrich global communication perspectives in one or more areas of the department’s curricula. By “global communication” we mean primary engagement with issues and stakeholders in specific countries or regions as well as those with international, transnational, and intercultural dimensions. Global communication represents a core educational commitment we wish to develop and enhance across the curriculum rather than a distinctive curricular area. Possible existing courses for the successful candidate could include: Crisis Communication, Leadership, Conflict and Negotiation, International PR and Global Communication Management, Management and Communication, Public Affairs Matrix: Media, Politics and Advocacy, Sports as Soft Power, and Health Communication Campaigns. The faculty member will also have the opportunity to develop new courses.

For more information and how to apply, Please visit:

Department of Communication Studies
Assistant Professor, Public Relations

The Department of Communication Studies and the Public Relations Program in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position.

The Harrington School is a leader in communication and media research and education. Administratively housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in the University of Rhode Island, the Harrington School is home to programs in communication studies, digital media, film/media, journalism, library and information studies, public relations, sports media and communication, and writing and rhetoric.

The ideal candidate for this position will be joining an engaging community of 65 full-time faculty, 100 part-time instructors, and 1350 undergraduate and graduate students, and will teach and work with students in our new communication and media hub.

The University of Rhode Island is conveniently located near the state’s famous beaches, one mile from an Amtrak station connecting to Boston and New York City, 20 miles from T.F. Green International Airport, and 30 miles from Providence, Rhode Island.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper-level courses in public relations, both in-person and online, maintaining an active scholarly research agenda in public relations, academic advising, mentoring, and service. Typical teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (F00182). Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (1) Cover Letter, (2) CV which includes the names and contact information for three academic and/or professional references (as one complete pdf doc), (3) “Other” – Evidence of teaching excellence, including teaching evaluations (as one complete pdf doc), and (4) Sample of professional or scholarly writing.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 13, 2019. Applications received subsequent to this date may not be given full consideration.

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

Department of Communication Studies
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Communication Studies at Western Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Interpersonal Communication. Visit for more information.

Department of Communication and Huntsman Cancer Institute
Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Health, Family and Cancer Communication

The Department of Communication and Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah invite applications for a tenure-line Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor working in the nexus of health communication and family or interpersonal communication, with a focus on cancer communication. For more information or to apply online, see: or contact Professor Kimberly A. Kaphingst, Search Committee Chair, at

Department of English
Assistant Professor (JOB# 15202)

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 2020. We are interested in Film and Media Studies candidates with an emphasis on transmedia/crossplatform storytelling, advocacy, and/or education including environmental justice or a related field. We invite research in areas such as, but not limited to, ecomedia, digital cultures, crossplatform studies, social media, environmental humanities, documentary media, and media and social justice.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic faculty working to advance innovative research and excellence in teaching through its work with the diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student population at Arizona State University.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in their area of expertise and publish scholarship in top-tier outlets, teach Film and Media Studies courses at the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) levels (including online), and provide service to the institution and the profession.

We invite you to learn more about the Department of English, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting, and, respectively. Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies or related field
  • Evidence of a research agenda and potential for publications
  • Evidence of potential to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Introduction to Film & Media Studies, Emerging Digital Media, Race & Gender in Media, and additional classes in the candidate’s area of expertise

Desired Qualifications:

  • Evidence of ability to meet the needs of diverse student populations and/or to reach out to diverse communities
  • Evidence of research and teaching methods
  • Evidence of proficiency in on-line pedagogy
  • Evidence of research in environmental and/or social justice, including but not limited to linking the world of media production, distribution, and consumption to environmental understandings

To apply, please submit the following materials to

  1. cover letter outlining a research program and teaching philosophy, and a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above;
  2. a curriculum vitae, including a list of names of three references; and
  3. a statement of the candidate’s potential contributions to diversity at ASU.

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted.

Initial application deadline is December 27, 2019 at midnight. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at and

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Department of Media and Information Faculty
Two Open Positions

The Department of Media and Information (M&I) at Michigan State University is home to a dynamic, interdisciplinary faculty who are internationally recognized for their cutting-edge research on the design, uses and implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs). We invite applications for two separate positions: (1) an open-rank faculty tenure system position (with potential for an endowed professorship) and (2) an assistant professor faculty tenure system position.

The successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field. Review of applicants will begin December 6, 2019. The expected start date for both positions is August 16, 2020.

Open Rank Tenure System Faculty
We welcome applications from emerging and established scholars in information science or related disciplines whose research answers significant questions about technology, and its impacts on individuals, groups, and society. We are especially interested in applicants whose research interests complement our department’s strengths in: human-computer interaction (HCI), information communication technology and development (ICTD), information systems, social computing, game studies, digital inequality and impacts of ICTs, and health informatics. Scholars who examine topics concerning diversity and its relationship to ICT design and/or use are encouraged to apply.

Outstanding candidates may be considered for a Brandt Endowed Professorship. Ellis (Ned) Brandt was a graduate of MSU’s School of Journalism, and a prominent Michigan philanthropist.

See for more details.

Assistant Professor Tenure System Faculty
We are seeking an innovative, dynamic individual to fill a full-time, tenure system position at the assistant professor level who is interested in human-centered approaches to design, and engages with emerging technologies, such as (but not limited to) games, interactive media, virtual reality, and augmented reality. We value interests in socially relevant topics and improving people’s lives. Our ideal candidate integrates both “arts” and “sciences” in their work while recognizing the importance of inclusivity.

Candidates will be expected to gain visibility through peer-reviewed academic research publications and/or juried creative works. Given our strong interdisciplinary culture, we welcome applications from individuals from a diverse range of disciplinary and methodological traditions who thrive in a vibrant academic environment.

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MSU is an Affirmative-Action, Equal-Opportunity Employer

Department of Journalism and Creative Media
News Media Instructor & Internship Coordinator

The Department of Journalism and Creative Media at the University of Alabama seeks an instructor, non-tenure earning, renewable appointment of up to three years, in the area of news media. The position begins August 16, 2020. The salary is nationally competitive.

The successful candidate will teach courses in information gathering practices. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in data and numeracy, data journalism, and data visualization. Other preferred teaching areas include multimedia, magazine editing, and photography. The candidate will work with students preparing for their internships, staying informed about changing jobs and skills in a rapidly evolving news industry.

Collaboration with other college units will be encouraged, including the College’s Digital Media Center, home to three professional media outlets. Candidates should have earned at a minimum a master’s degree in a media-related, journalism, or communication field and worked professionally in journalism. Previous college teaching experience is preferred.

Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Rebecca K. Britt ( To apply, visit Attach an application letter, vita/resume and names and contact information of three references.

Screening of applications begins January 10; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed. UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Darden School of Business
Open Rank, Communication Faculty

The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia invites applications for a teaching-track faculty position in Communication to begin in August 2020. Open rank. Ph.D. preferred. This full-time, nine-month appointment requires teaching five courses per year. Teaching includes required Leadership Communication course and electives that fit expertise and student interest. Writing cases and curriculum materials for internal and external use, and actively serving the Communication area and the Darden School are also expected. Initial appointments are normally for a three-year term, but may be renewed, pending review.

The position will remain open until filled. Direct link to the full job announcement on the UVA job board:

Gimelstob Chair in Judaic Studies -- Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, Communication, Cinema or Film Studies, Multimedia Studies or other related field

We seek a scholar who ideally examines Judaic studies at the interstices of rhetorical studies, film studies, and/or critical-cultural studies. The candidate should engage at least two of these three substantive areas. By Judaic studies we mean theoretical and methodological examinations of Judaic culture across the diaspora including spaces both within and beyond the United States. Attention to Jewish and Judaic epistemologies and ontologies as represented through textual case analysis or performance studies (i.e., film, theater, popular culture, mediated texts, rhetorical documents). Particular issues such as Judaic philosophy and political ideology, Judaic community-building and narrative, Israeli media representations and public memory, and Judaic intersections among race/ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexualities, ability, class, geography, citizenship, national origin, and age are preferred. The teaching load for this position is 2/2 that includes courses in Communication and Multimedia Studies and, depending on area of specialization, the Department of Theatre, as well. This position also carries with it a dedicated research budget.

Minimum Qualification:
Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Jewish Studies, Communication, Cinema or Film Studies, Multimedia Studies, or other related field by time of application.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Gimelstob Chair in Judaic Studies -- Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, Communication, Cinema or Film Studies, Multimedia Studies or other related field) on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a representative research sample, a research statement and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (REQ07700).

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.