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Last year's page: Communication and Media Studies 2016-2017

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American University (DC)Edit

  • The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Communication Studies Division beginning August 1, 2018.
  • Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2018 in Communication, Media Studies, Science and Technology Studies, or a related field. This search fits the Big Data area in the AU2030 initiative.
  • Our ideal candidate will be an emerging or established thought-leader in the field of Communication or related fields, with a strong record of publication and/or funding. Methodologically, we are looking for a candidate who brings expertise in quantitative, data analytical, mixed, and/or emerging methods. In terms of scholarship, we are looking for a candidate who focuses on the intersection of data, media, and race and identity. Our ideal candidate would also be a strong teacher, with a track record of mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Newer scholars should indicate an authentic commitment to pedagogy and an active strategy to develop this skill set.
  • Salary and benefits are competitive.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval.
  • Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/42882. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers.
  • Link to Ad: [1] (posted 7/3/17)
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American University (DC)Edit

  • The School of Communication (SOC) at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the field of Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2018. Rank is dependent on experience. Applicants should have a terminal degree in an appropriate field.
  • Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in areas focusing on Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality. Candidates also should have expertise in one or more of the following areas as well: emerging media, immersive storytelling, interactive documentary/journalism, or 360 film.
  • This is a joint search with the Journalism and Film & Media Arts divisions in SOC. The successful candidate will be appointed in the division that best suits her/his creative, professional, and scholarly work. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across divisions and to develop and implement courses of interest to all SOC students, regardless of major. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities include participation in Division, School and University activities.
  • Salary and benefits are competitive.
  • Review of applications will begin Sept. 1, 2017. Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/42908. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Aisha Green, Faculty Coordinator, 202-885-2133, or aisha@american.edu if you have questions.
  • Link to Ad: [2]
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American University (DC)Edit

  • The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Public Communication Division beginning August 1, 2018.
  • We are seeking candidates in the field of strategic or political communication with a demonstrated expertise in the role of data analytics to shape and drive communication campaigns. We are looking for someone whose expertise has gone beyond studying communication to actually using, evaluating and/or applying big data as a tool to create, develop, and implement communication strategies.
  • A successful candidate will demonstrate a deep understanding of – and experience in – the way data analytics are used to identify audiences, shape messages, target media, reach constituencies, and influence strategic decisions. This is not merely a data analytics position; it is a position for a strategic or political communication expert who knows how to use data analytics as an essential resource in communication initiatives and political campaigns.
  • The committee will place a priority on candidates with an advanced degree, professional or applied experience in the field, and a record that documents the impact and significance of their work.
  • Tenure-track faculty are expected to conduct scholarly, professional, or creative work that results in recognition and influence in our field. Tenure-track faculty carry a 2-2 teaching load. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/42957. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three references, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and examples of recent scholarly or professional work. Please contact Aisha Green, Faculty Affairs Coordinator, 202-885-2133 or aisha@american.edu if you have any questions.
  • Link to Ad: [3] (posted 7/3/17)
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Arizona State University (AZ)Edit

  • The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is seeking two assistant professors to teach and conduct research in digital media and audience engagement. Required qualifications for the assistant professor positions are a Ph.D. with an emphasis on traditional and emerging quantitative and qualitative research techniques, multivariate statistical analysis, analytics tools and software.
  • Application deadline: September 15, 2017, or if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.
  • Please go to https://cronkite.asu.edu/jjobs to read the full announcement.
  • Link to Ad: [4]
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Auburn University (AL)Edit

  • The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Journalism beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2018.
  • Responsibilities: The candidate’s primary teaching assignments will involve teaching multimedia, design and data visualization. Candidates should be proficient in teaching the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Applicants may offer other areas of teaching and/or research specialization in journalism, such as international, sport, political, business, photojournalism or media law. The successful candidate will have taught or have an interest in developing online journalism courses and/or study abroad opportunities.
  • Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in journalism or mass communication and more than three years of professional television news experience. Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered. However, appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor for an ABD candidate requires the earned doctorate by the Aug. 16, 2018 start date. If the candidate fails to complete the degree by the designated date, the position will revert to an instructor position. The offer will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2019. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching collegiate-level journalism courses and a solid record of scholarly or creative productivity or substantive evidence of research/creative potential. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding.
  • Application: Please go to this website to apply for the position: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/
  • Review of applications will begin Sept. 8, 2017, and continue until a candidate is selected.
  • Link to Ad: [5]
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)Edit

  • The Communication Department in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Interpersonal Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018.
  • The Position: The faculty member will teach undergraduate courses in Interpersonal Communication, Advanced Interpersonal Communication, Communication: The Dark Side, Communication Theory, and one or more of the following undergraduate courses: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Persuasion, Research Methods, Advanced Research Methods, and additional courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise.
  • The position is open until filled. Consideration of completed applications will begin on December 1, 2017. An online application process will be used. To apply, please go directly to http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/com-interpersonal.shtml.
  • Link to Ad: [6]
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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CA)Edit

  • The Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, seeks applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track opening in journalism to begin September 13, 2018.
  • Area of Specialization: Media law and ethics.
  • Primary duties include teaching media law and ethics. Depending on background and preparation, the successful candidate also will teach and develop courses in one or more of the following areas of the journalism curriculum: global communication, media and society, news reporting and writing, multimedia journalism, data journalism, or emerging technologies. The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter, with correspondingly reasonable research/scholarship and service expectations and with a significant reduction in course load in the first one to two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have a combination of education, legal preparation, professional news media experience, and university-level teaching experience. Proficiency with current multimedia editing programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud and digital publishing programs is desirable.
  • We are seeking applicants with an earned doctorate in journalism, mass communication or media-related field; or a juris doctorate. We will also consider candidates nearing completion of the doctorate or outstanding candidates with a master's degree and significant professional media experience, including practical knowledge and application of media law. Currency in First Amendment, intellectual property/copyright, privacy/surveillance and Internet law issues is required. Facility with multiple media platforms is preferred. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly/creative activity at the university level.
  • TO APPLY: Interested applicants should complete the online faculty application at http://WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and submit it to Requisition #104539.
  • REVIEW BEGIN DATE: Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Completed applications (all required materials submitted) received by the REVIEW BEGIN DATE will receive full consideration.
  • Link to Ad: [7]
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California State University-Channel Islands (CA)Edit

  • Assistant Professor of Health Communication, Tenure-Track.
  • Position Description: CSU Channel Islands (CI) is seeking to fill a position in the Communication program. The successful candidate will have a background in Health Communication. Preference will be given to candidates with primary teaching/research interests in health communication and secondary interests in risk or strategic communication as it relates to diverse communities and underrepresented groups. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach a variety of foundational courses in Communication.
  • Link to Application: [8]
  • Job posted 7/14/17, open until filled
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California State University-East Bay (CA)Edit

  • Assistant Professor of Communication (Quantitative Methods), Tenure-Track Faculty_18-19 COMM-QUANTMETHODS-TT [Position PS#00003828]
  • DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The successful candidate will teach coursework at all levels in the Department of Communication with a primary focus on quantitative communication research (emphasizing social media content); degree coursework within the three program concentrations of Strategic Communication, Communication and Media Studies, and Digital Media Journalism; and other coursework as assigned. When necessary, the successful candidate will lead in the design and conducting of surveys (and other research) for the Department’s various needs in serving students, and the Department and University’s goals. They will mentor and teach a diverse student body, and is expected to respect the varied (inter)disciplinary specialties represented in the department. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the Department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.
  • DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall semester, 2018
  • REQUIRED: Ph.D. in Communication (or a related field) at the time of appointment with an emphasis on content analysis and quantitative methods. ABD candidates may be considered, however, the degree must be in hand at the time of appointment. Demonstrated research record. Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • PREFERRED: A contemporary critical focus and an ability to articulate the importance of critical communication research in the classroom. A research emphasis on social media discourse and its socio-cultural implications. An ability to teach, mentor, advise and work with students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, graduate students, and generally contribute to student life initiatives on campus.
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: For full consideration, all applications should be submitted by October 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
  • Link to Apply Online: https://apply.interfolio.com/42088
  • Link to Ad: [9]
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California State University-Fresno (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Media, Communications and Journalism at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism. The successful candidate will serve as adviser to the university’s award-winning student newspaper, teach classes, conduct scholarly research, and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities may include courses in writing, editing, digital journalism, and other fields related to the candidate’s area of expertise.
  • The successful candidate will serve as the main adviser to The Collegian, Fresno State’s award-winning student newspaper. Established in 1922, The Collegian is consistently recognized by the California College Media Association and other organizations as one of California’s leading student publications for both its print and online products. The Department of Media, Communications and Journalism offers degrees in Journalism, Public Relations/Advertising and Multimedia Production. The successful candidate will also teach classes in the Journalism emphasis related to their area of expertise.
  • Required Education: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Journalism or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2018.
  • Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [10]
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Carleton College (MN)Edit

  • Assistant Professor - Women's & Gender Studies and Cinema & Media Studies
  • The Women’s and Gender Studies program (WGST) and Cinema and Media Studies department (CAMS) at Carleton College invites applications for a joint tenure-track position in LGBTQ Studies, starting September 1, 2018. The teaching load is five courses over three ten-week terms—three courses in WGST and two courses in CAMS. We are particularly interested in applicants who will strengthen the departments’ commitments to students from underrepresented groups.
  • To apply, please visit the Carleton College web site at jobs.carleton.edu to complete the online application by submitting a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi, and contact information for three letters of recommendation by October 1, 2017.  In your letter of application, please describe your preparation for teaching WGST 112 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies as well as additional courses in WGST and CAMS you would like to propose, and your experience advising undergraduate students developing advanced research or analysis papers and projects.
  • Link to Ad: [11]
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DePaul University (IL)Edit

  • The College of Communication at DePaul is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication with a strong emphasis in Small Group Communication - in particular applicants with specialization in task-oriented/secondary groups/teams.
  • The ideal candidate will conduct research and teach Organizational Communication courses including: Leadership and Teams, Virtual Teams, Group Decision Making, Diversity and Leadership and Communication Research Methods. In addition, experience in teaching in one or more of the following areas would be a plus: Training and Development, Assessment and Intervention and Communication Consulting.
  • Required Qualifications: PhD in Communication Studies at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by July 1, 2018; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level; an active record of scholarship or creative activity related to the candidate's area of specialty.
  • Open Until Filled (posted 7/24/17)
  • Online App. Form: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1436
  • Link to Ad: [12]
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Emerson College (MA)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism in the School of Communication at Emerson College seeks someone with experience in video, photography and multimedia storytelling as full-time faculty in visual journalism in an open rank (assistant or associate professor), tenure-track/early tenure position. The appointment begins August 23, 2018.
  • Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, links to professional work, and names and contact information for three references. Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, but the position remains open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: [13]
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Emerson College (MA)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism in the School of Communication at Emerson College seeks a promising academic with professional experience in connecting communities with local, national and global issues through the practice of journalism on digital/multimedia platforms. This position is full-time in an open rank (assistant or associate professor), tenure-track/early tenure position. The appointment begins August 23, 2018.
  • Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, links to professional work, and names and contact information for three references. Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, but the position remains open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: [14]
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Fairfield University (CT)Edit

  • The Department of Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences at Fairfield University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor to begin in September 2018.
  • The Department of Communication has a broad emphasis in communication theory including but not limited to media studies/digital media, organizational communication, interpersonal/intercultural communication, public relations/strategic communication, health communication, and cultural/critical studies. We seek a teacher and a scholar who can contribute to one or more of our areas of emphasis and are interested in scholars who can contribute to our offerings in critical media studies, particularly the intersections of media, culture, gender/sexuality, power, and identities, as well as emerging media and their sociocultural implications. PR teaching and/or professional experience in PR is a plus. Our faculty is collegial and collaborative and we seek applicants who can work well in a department that values different methodological approaches, including quantitative, qualitative, interpretive, and critical methods. Our program is grounded in the liberal arts tradition and focuses on theory and research. We are equally concerned with issues of ethics, power, gender, race, social justice and class as these issues interrelate.
  • Applicants should note in their application letter how their teaching and research experience can contribute to our existing program and what additional specialty focus they might bring to the Department. Additionally, a commitment to pedagogical innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom is required.
  • Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in Communication at the time of appointment. The candidate should demonstrate a record of teaching effectiveness and scholarly production, as well as the potential for conducting a strong research program and achieving much pedagogical success. The candidate will be expected to teach in both the undergraduate program, with students pursuing a traditional liberal arts 4-year experience, and in our graduate program, which includes non-traditional learners and working professionals pursuing advanced degrees. Ability to contribute to the University's interdisciplinary programs including Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Asian Studies, Black Studies, Health Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and Environmental Studies is also desirable.
  • The position requires a 3-3 teaching load, and includes competitive compensation including excellent fringe benefits and faculty development resources. In addition, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom.
  • Letters of application and CVs arriving prior to September 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. Preliminary interviews are tentatively scheduled for October. Candidates selected for campus interviews will be expected to supply graduate transcripts.
  • Link to Ad: [15]
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Florida State University (FL)Edit

  • The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor Position. The ideal candidate will have special skills in and take innovative approaches to research and teaching in the areas of health communication, new media marketing communication, or multicultural marketing communication, and who can teach in one or more of the following areas: advertising research methods, account planning, media planning, consumer behavior, and creative strategies.
  • Applicants should have a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the College of Communication and Information and the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment. More information about the School can be found at: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.
  • Applications must include (1) a letter detailing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references. Please direct all inquiries about this position to Dr. Jay Rayburn, Search Committee Chair, jrayburn@fsu.edu.
  • Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job ID #42094). Application reviews will begin on October 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is August 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [16]
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Florida State University (FL)Edit

  • The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. The ideal candidate will have special skills in and take innovative approaches to researching, analyzing, and teaching social media. Areas of expertise may include social media campaigns, network analysis, large-scale data analytics, content analysis, or database management in a variety of contexts and from different perspectives (e.g., social marketing for health or environmental issues, advocacy, campaign planning, user behavior, implementation and evaluation).
  • Applicants should have a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the College of Communication and Information and the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment. More information about the School can be found at: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.
  • Applications must include (1) a letter detailing research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references. Please direct all inquiries about this position to Dr. Arthur Raney, Search Committee Chair, araney@fsu.edu.
  • Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job ID #42093). Application reviews will begin on October 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is August 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [17]
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Indiana University (IN)Edit

  • Assistant Professor - The Media School (Media Theory, Culture, and Technology)
  • The Media School at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2018.
  • Candidates for this position should have an established record of publication and teaching at the intersection of media theory, culture, and technology. Areas of specialization may include but are not limited to screen studies, emergent media, sound studies, software studies, media history, and technology studies. Digital humanities approaches are welcome.
  • The successful candidate can expect to be working in an innovative, newly-created Media School that brings together cinema and media studies, journalism, communication science, and media production, offering curricular tracks in these areas as well as game design, media management, and media technologies and cultures. The position's duties include teaching, research, and service.
  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Media Studies, Film Studies, or a closely related field or be ABD at the time of application.
  • To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 20, 2017; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled.
  • Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials on-line at (http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4189). Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Dr. Stephanie DeBoer, The Media School, Indiana University, 940 E. Seventh Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7108 or e-mail sdeboer@indiana.edu
  • See more at: http://mediaschool.indiana.edu/
  • Link to Ad: [18]
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Indiana University (IN)Edit

  • Assistant Professor - The Media School (Environmental Communication)
  • The Media School at Indiana University Bloomington invites applicants for an assistant professor specializing in environmental communication. The School seeks to expand its program of research focused on problems of environmental communication, especially climate change. The School offers an opportunity for those pursuing the social scientific study of science communication with various publics to work in a dynamic interdisciplinary research setting focused on finding solutions to environmental problems. Candidates who approach the study of environmental communication from angles such as risk communication, public opinion, media coverage, and public discussion and deliberation are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to develop an internationally significant research program, with the ability to bring important external funding to support research initiatives.
  • This hire is part of Indiana University’s Prepared for Environmental Change Grand Challenges program, which has received multi-million dollars in funding to address issues of environmental change (http://grandchallenges.iu.edu). Grand Challenges are large-scale problems that can only be solved by the application of dedicated research findings across multiple disciplines. The candidate will join a growing community of colleagues across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities and will have opportunities for additional funding through the program.
  • Duties will include teaching, research, and service, as well as participation in the activities of the Grand Challenge project.
  • The candidate should have a Ph. D. in communication or a media related-field, or be ABD at the time of application.
  • Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Paul Wright, The Media School, Indiana University Bloomington or paulwrig@indiana.edu.
  • For Best Consideration Date: 10/20/2017
  • Apply at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4193
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Indiana University (IN)Edit

  • Assistant Professor - The Media School (Social Scientist)
  • The Media School at Indiana University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2018. Candidates for this position should have a social science background with a record of publishing innovative media research. We hope to hire a colleague who can build on the Media School’s existing research strengths in areas such as media effects, health communication, media policy, media economics, or political communication. The position’s duties include teaching, research, and service.
  • The candidate should have a Ph. D. in a media related-field or be ABD at the time of application.
  • Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Nicole Martins, The Media School, Indiana University Bloomington or nicomart@indiana.edu.
  • For Best Consideration Date: 10/20/2017
  • Apply at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4190
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Indiana University (IN)Edit

  • Assistant Professor - The Media School (Advertising)
  • The Media School at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in advertising. This is a position for candidates specializing in studying advertising’s evolving and innovative dimensions. The Media School provides a supportive environment for teaching across media disciplines, with advertising as one of its fastest growing areas of undergraduate enrollment. The ideal applicant will have a scholarly program of research focused on advertising, with the ability to teach on the academic as well as the professional side of our curriculum. The successful applicant will be expected to play a role in developing/refining our advertising and strategic communication curriculum, with the ability to teach courses such as Principles of Advertising, Advertising and Consumer Culture, and Advanced Advertising Strategies, but also design innovative courses in their areas of expertise that will advance the professional development of students. Duties will include teaching, research, and service.
  • The candidate should have a Ph. D. in a media related-field or be ABD at the time of application.
  • Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Robert Potter, The Media School, Indiana University Bloomington or rfpotter@indiana.edu.
  • For Best Consideration Date: 10/20/2017
  • Apply at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4192
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Ithaca College (NY)Edit

  • The Roy H. Park School of Communications Department of Journalism at Ithaca College is accepting applications for one tenure-eligible Assistant Professor line to begin August 16, 2018.
  • We seek a colleague who will bring contemporary approaches to visual journalism and documentary studies and production. Successful applicants will have both college teaching and professional experience, will embrace our commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising, will demonstrate the capacity for active engagement in research and /or creative activity, and will be eager to participate in the greater life of the college and community.
  • Current or recent full-time professional journalism / documentary experience, a master’s degree in communications or related field, and a record of successful college teaching with a student population similar to ours is required. Ph.D. in journalism or related field or ABD with early scheduled completion date preferred.
  • Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
  • Interested applicants must apply online at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com and attach a complete CV/Resumé; Cover Letter that should include a discussion of scholarly interests and professional experience in journalism in general; Statement on Teaching Philosophy; evidence of research and teaching at the undergraduate level. The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon final submission of their application. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, complete application should be received by September 30, 2017.
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Kansas State University (KS)Edit

  • The A. Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Kansas State University seeks an innovative and dynamic leader who values excellence in teaching, research, creative productivity and professional practice. The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and show evidence of administrative leadership and knowledge of media industry trends, including strategic communication and cross-platform journalism. Additionally they will be working collaboratively with faculty, both in the school and across disciplines, and with development staff in acquiring new resources.
  • The Director oversees the educational and extracurricular activities of the School. These include student media, the advertising club and the student chapter of PRSSA, the Huck Boyd Center for Community Media, National Headquarters for the Journalism Education Association, and the Great Plains Radio History Symposium. The Director coordinates relationships with KSDB-FM, The Royal Purple yearbook and the Collegian daily newspaper.
  • The Director also coordinates with other departments and colleges on campus, works with the JMC National Advisory Council, professionals and friends of the School, and engages in fundraising efforts for new initiatives, and to increase the School’s endowment. The Director should maintain an active research agenda.
  • For more information on the School, please go to our website located at: http://jmc.k-state.edu/
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit application, letter of interest, curriculum vita, KSU application and evidence of scholarly activities. Applicants will need to upload a cover letter addressing qualifications and skills related to the position, a resume or curriculum vita listing education and employment history and five professional references including name, address, phone number (cell number if appropriate) and email address.
  • Screening of Applications Begins: October 10, 2017
  • Link to Ad: [19]
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Loyola Marymount University (CA)Edit

  • The Department of English at Loyola Marymount University seeks an assistant professor to fill a tenure-track position in Journalism to begin in Fall 2018.
  • An advanced degree in Journalism (Ph.D. preferred) or a closely related field (or equivalent), successful undergraduate teaching, a record of publication and/or authorship of film/video/audio/digital work, and experience in the profession are required. Experience in and critical knowledge of the technology and content of multiple media, expertise in covering communities traditionally underserved by media in general, and a concern for ethical issues that confront journalists in the digital era are required.
  • We are looking for a candidate qualified to help us strengthen and increase the visibility of our social justice grounded Journalism Minor and help expand our program. Interest in teaching courses that could be cross-listed with any of our interdisciplinary programs such as African-American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Environmental Studies, or Urban Studies would be preferred.
  • The normal teaching load would be two or three 4-unit courses per semester (2-2-2-3 courses per semester over two years), including Core courses and Journalism courses.
  • As part of an intercultural, student-centered institution, the English Department promotes teaching diverse course content using inclusive/critical pedagogies. Candidates should have an interest in helping students develop as local and global citizens through, for example, experiential learning assignments, community-engagement, and/or immersion experiences. Experience with or interest in digital pedagogies or integrating technology in teaching in ways that enhance student learning would be considered an asset. LMU values the teacher-scholar-practitioner educator model, offering a pre-tenure sabbatical and opportunities for research and course development grants. Interest in and value for University citizenship and engagement are important for faculty at LMU .
  • To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three pieces of journalism published in print, digital, audio, video, or film format, or articles on media and/or journalism in scholarly publications, by November 15, 2017. Application materials (in pdf format) should be emailed to JournalismPosition@LMU.edu (preferred) or to mailing address: Evelyn McDonnell, Director, Journalism Program, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Suite 3800, Los Angeles, CA 90045.
  • Link to Ad: [20]
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Massey University (NZ)Edit

  • Applications are invited for a full-time, ongoing Lectureship or Senior Lectureship (US equivalent Assistant/Associate Professor) in the Media Studies programme of the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University. This position is based at the Manawatu campus in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • We are looking for a candidate with research and teaching strengths in social and cultural approaches to media. All applications will be carefully considered, but we particularly encourage applicants with additional specialisations in one or more of the following areas: popular culture, critical and cultural theory, digital media, gender studies, critical race studies.
  • The successful applicant will have a PhD either completed or very near to completion at the time of application. Experience of University-level teaching and academic publication or other evidence of ongoing research activity is essential. The level of appointment will depend on qualifications and experience. It is anticipated that the selected candidate will take up the appointment in January 2018.
  • Enquiries should be directed to Associate Professor Jenny Lawn (j.m.lawn@massey.ac.nz or +64 9 213 6337), School of English and Media Studies, Massey University. Applications close on 20 September, 2017 and should be submitted via the Massey Careers website http://www.massey.ac.nz/joinus/. Applications should include a full CV and names and addresses of three referees. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Link to Ad: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/9921/lecturer-senior-lecturer-in-media-studies (posted 8/16/17)
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Molloy College (NY)Edit

  • The Department of Digital Humanities and New Media at Molloy College invites applications for an Assistant Professor rank faculty member in game studies to begin January 1, 2018.
  • Applicants' expertise in teaching and research may include interactive narrative, digital games studies, game theory and development, educational games, and digital media literacy in secondary ELA or education. Applicants' interests should also emphasize social good, particularly how digital technology interfaces with and disrupts structural inequalities along axes of identity and subjective formation (race, class, gender).
  • Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., exhibit a clear vision for teaching, and show evidence of research. Applicants should also show interest or experience in pursuing grant-funded research and teaching opportunities.
  • To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation to humanresources@molloy.edu .
  • Review of applications will begin immediately.
  • Link to Ad: [21] (posted 8/4/17)
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Mount Holyoke College (MA)Edit

  • The Film Studies Program at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for an innovation hire in Film and Media Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 2018.
  • Innovation hires enable us to shape new directions in our curriculum. Innovation hires begin as four-year contracts, but are budgeted as regular tenure-track lines and the process of faculty development and review is identical to those of tenure-track candidates, with reappointment review after three years. At this point, the curricular innovation itself is also reviewed. In the case of a successful reappointment and curricular innovation review, the innovation hire would convert to a tenure track line and proceed as if in the fourth year of a tenure track line
  • We seek candidates with wide-ranging knowledge of the history and theory of digital moving image media. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses global frameworks and/or is at the intersection of critical race studies and media studies. We welcome applications from innovative scholars with a Ph.D in Media Studies or a related field. Experience in hybrid scholarly/creative practices will be an advantage. The demonstration of effective teaching and mentoring is required.
  • This position will carry a 2/2 teaching load that will include introductory and intermediate courses that serve the evolving major broadly, as well as advanced courses in the applicant’s specialty. The successful applicant will also have some experience in program building, with interests in transforming a Film Studies Program with new curriculum in Media Studies and in creating cross-disciplinary conversations about visual culture at Mount Holyoke.
  • The applicant should have a strong commitment to research and undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts college and a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
  • Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/. Please submit a letter of application, a CV, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, a statement about your teaching philosophy, and a statement about mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted.
  • For best consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017. We will conduct initial video-conference interviews.
  • Link to Ad: [22]
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Murray State University (KY)Edit

  • Assistant Professor, Communication. The Department of Organizational Communication, Murray State University, housed in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level starting August 15, 2018. The department seeks an energetic and engaging colleague who will contribute instructional excellence and scholarship to our applied, organizational communication curriculum. 
  • Doctorate in Communication is required by the date of appointment.
  • Must show evidence of research/publication potential and a strong commitment to service.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and strong classroom skills at the college level are required. 
  • Teaching opportunities are available in communication technology, research methods, health communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, leadership, interpersonal communication, sports communication or other applied areas reflecting departmental needs and individual scholarly interests. 
  • Application review will begin on September 25, 2017, for best consideration please submit application and required materials by this date. The position will be posted until filled.
  • Enrolling 10,000+ students, Murray State University is ranked as a "Top Public" university by U. S. News & World Report.  MSU is a fully accredited, comprehensive university located in beautiful western Kentucky, where our campus is the heart of a supportive town that has been named a “Top 100 Community” for young people by The Alliance for Youth and a “Friendliest Small Town in America” by Rand McNally.  Faculty members in the department enjoy an appropriately balanced work/life atmosphere in a collegial environment with a unique culture that encourages a passion for the teaching/learning of organizational communication. Additional information about the department can be found at: www.murraystate.edu/orgcom. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, MF/D, AA employer.
  • To apply: http://www.murraystatejobs.com/postings/6996
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New York University (NY)Edit

  • The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication will hire an entry-level, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Race, Culture, and Media Studies to join our faculty starting September 1, 2018.
  • The NYU Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and Communication seeks to strengthen our cutting edge research, teaching and practice in media and communication as it relates to issues of race, ethnicity, inequality and identity in and across local, global and international contexts. We seek an entry-level, assistant professor with a clearly articulated research profile and teaching agenda in the field of race, culture and media studies.
  • We are particularly interested in the following areas of, or approaches to, study: representation and underrepresentation in popular media; postcolonial and decolonial studies; intersectional queer and transgender politics of race; critical race theory; alternative forms of cultural production; public sphere studies; racism and antiracism; digital media and racial justice activism; class and racial disparities in media access and adoption; Africa and African diaspora media studies, including trans-Asia connections to Africa, and the Atlantic world, encompassing the U.S. and Latin America.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree by Spring 2018 and an active agenda of research, publication, and teaching, with the potential for service to the Department, School, and University, as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching.
  • Please apply online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, brief sample of work, research statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity and inclusion in the scope of your teaching, and broader work), and names and contact information for three references.
  • Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than October 1, 2017.
  • Additional information about the position can be obtained from: Professors Kelli Moore and Nicholas Mirzoeff, search committee co-chairs, at RaceMediasearch@nyu.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [23]
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North Central College (IL)Edit

  • The Department of Communication and Media Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in public relations and new media, beginning September 2018. ABD applicants with the degree near completion will be considered; a Ph.D. in hand is strongly preferred. Applicants should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring as well as a commitment to scholarship.
  • The successful candidate will teach courses in public relations, digital media, persuasion and business communication and develop upper-level courses in public relations/strategic communication. Ability to teach public speaking, group communication and interpersonal communication will be a plus. Applicants with professional experience are especially desired.
  • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabi, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation.
  • For further information, please email Dr. Steve Macek, Chair, Department of Communication and Media Studies, at shmacek@noctrl.edu.
  • Online App. Form: https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/3857
  • Review of applications will begin October 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [24]
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Northwestern University (IL)Edit

  • Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications seeks to hire a full-time faculty member (open rank) with expertise in media coverage of sexual and gender minorities for the Daniel H. Renberg Chair. The search is open to academics and journalists.
  • Candidates who are journalists will be expected to produce exemplary coverage of sexual and gender minorities (in any medium) and provide thought leadership surrounding media treatment of these communities. No advanced degree is required for candidates who have distinguished themselves through the quality of their journalism. Preferred candidates will have ten years or more of experience producing high impact journalism or analysis and several years of teaching at the university level.
  • Academic candidates will be expected to conduct and publish innovative research and also engage in thought leadership on gender minorities, sexuality, and media. Medill is a professional school, and thus the successful candidate will be able to integrate theory and professional practice, making research actionable for professionals. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, a record of high impact research in the core areas, and a strong teaching record.
  • Candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to continue producing first-rate journalism or research, and to perform professional service within the school, university, and community.
  • Those eligible for appointment on clinical, tenure-track, or tenured basis will be considered. Appointment will begin either on June 1, 2018 or September 1, 2018.
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, a full CV, and key pieces of professional work/academic research.
  • These materials should be submitted online no later than September 1, 2017 at the following address: Jenna Braunstein, Northwestern University, 1845 Sheridan Road, Fisk Hall, 204, Evanston, IL 60208, jenna-braunstein@northwestern.edu
  • Link to ad: [25]
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Oakland University (MI)Edit

  • The Department of Communication and Journalism at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our new public relations and strategic communication major. The appointment begins August 15, 2018.
  • The position is designed to cultivate the new major. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in the areas of public relations and strategic communication, maintain an active research agenda, and provide leadership and service within the department, college, and university.
  • Teaching responsibilities would include teaching quantitative methods and basic courses in public relations and strategic communication. Professional experience in the PR field is desirable. The ideal candidate will strengthen our existing curriculum by developing new courses in one or more of the following areas: social media, health communication, media technologies and strategic communication.
  • Required qualifications include: a Ph.D. in public relations, strategic communication, or related field at time of appointment; experience teaching undergraduate courses in public relations and strategic communication and demonstrated activity in scholarly arenas, such as conference presentations, publications, or similar, with an articulated research agenda.
  • Interested applicants must submit 1) a CV, 2) a cover letter, 3) a teaching philosophy, (4) a research statement, 5) unofficial transcripts; and 6) three references to the following website: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/11474
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by September 15, 2017 will receive the highest priority. Inquiries can be directed to Holly Shreve Gilbert (shreve@oakland.edu).
  • Link to Ad: [26]
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Oakland University (MI)Edit

  • The Department of English at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cinema Studies, with primary specialization in narrative or documentary filmmaking. The appointment will begin August 15, 2018.
  • Cinema Studies at OU is an energetic and growing program, with a fall 2017 expansion adding the option of a B.A. in Cinema Studies with a Specialization in Filmmaking. This degree, along with our existing critical studies-focused B.A. in Cinema Studies, integrates theoretical and production-based approaches to film and media.
  • Required qualifications include: MFA in filmmaking or a related discipline with a primary specialization in narrative or documentary filmmaking; a record of, or potential for, excellent teaching at the undergraduate level; and a significant record of creative activity and exhibition in film and/or video. Fluency in historical and theoretical frameworks for film practice is expected. Experience with contemporary online media platforms and related creative practices is welcome.
  • Teaching responsibilities would include undergraduate teaching of beginning and intermediate courses in digital filmmaking, upper level courses in narrative and/or documentary filmmaking and other areas of expertise; and the filmmaking thesis capstone course. The teaching load is 3/2. The candidate will also be expected to maintain an active record of creative practice and exhibition, to contribute to the ongoing development of the Cinema Studies program, and to provide service within the department, college, and university.
  • Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.
  • Applications will be accepted online at https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/12012.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by Friday, October 6, 2017, will receive the highest priority. Inquiries should be addressed to Andrea Eis, Search Committee Chair, at eis@oakland.edu.
  • Deadline: Oct. 6
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Pennsylvania State University (PA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor who will contribute to the department’s scholarly mission and also direct the university’s foundational communication courses, which encompass public speaking, group communication, and message analysis.
  • Responsibilities as Director of Effective Speech Communication include administering the CAS 100 courses, supervising instruction, and training new instructors in communication pedagogy.
  • We welcome applications from individuals whose scholarship and teaching advance rhetorical theory, criticism, or history; who complement and strengthen core interests of the faculty in the department; and who are willing to collaborate with the broader university community, including the Center for Democratic Deliberation, the Center for Humanities and Information, and/or the McCourtney Institute for Democracy.
  • In addition to conducting research and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, responsibilities include course development in the area of specialty, supervision of theses and dissertations, and involvement in other departmental activities. An additional consideration in reviewing candidates is an appreciation for working alongside colleagues in both the humanities and the social sciences.
  • The Ph.D. must be completed by the time of appointment, which is July 1, 2018. Candidates should provide clear evidence of scholarly and teaching excellence and service to the discipline. Please include a letter of application describing research, teaching, and effective mentoring experience; a CV; two representative publications; a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the applicant’s perspective on the role of the foundational communication course; and the names of three references who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Inquiries may be sent to Jeremy Engels, Search Committee Chair, at jde13@psu.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled
  • Apply at: https://psu.jobs/job/72451 (Date Announced: 06/30/2017)
  • Link to Ad: [27]
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San Diego State University (CA)Edit

  • The School of Communication at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Communication, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the Fall of 2018.
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching the senior Capstone course in Communication and other upper-division courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as directing graduate student theses. The required senior Capstone course emphasizes competencies in the primary learning outcomes across both the generalist communication and health communication majors in the School.
  • Preferred candidates will exhibit a strong record of, or the potential for, grants, publication and teaching in their chosen areas of communication. All methodological approaches to research will be considered.
  • A Ph.D. by date of hire is required; a doctorate in communication is preferred (related degrees or areas of study considered). Salary is competitive.
  • Application screening will begin September 4, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Submission of application materials before September 4 is recommended to assure consideration in the first round of screening applications.
  • Additional information and full application guidelines are available at interfolio link: http://apply.interfolio.com/42647
  • Link to Ad: [28]
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  • Does anyone know what the teaching load will be for this position?
  • Believe that 4/4 load is standard at all CSU campuses, but course releases may be negotiated, particularly pre-tenure. A lot probably depends on the situation of the specific department...
  • Interesting; thank you! ^^
  • The chair for the org comm SDSU search informed me that the load was 3/3

San Diego State University (CA)Edit

  • The School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in public relations at the level of assistant professor, to start August 2018.
  • Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be able to teach in the long term across the undergraduate curriculum in public relations, including public relations writing (including digital/social media), principles of public relations, public relations capstone, and applied research in public relations. The successful candidate also will be able to teach graduate-level courses in public relations, as needed on a rotational basis. In alignment with the University’s teacher-scholar model, the new hire could also teach a dual-level elective fitting the candidate’s area(s) of research interest and his/her research program. The faculty member is expected to have a scholarly research agenda in public relations, to provide service to the School and professional public relations communities, and to serve on master’s thesis and comprehensive examination committees.
  • Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in public relations, mass communication, communication, or an allied field is required by the position start date. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, in line with SDSU’s teacher-scholar model. Evidence or promise of a strong research agenda in public relations is required. Ability and interest to teach public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required. Relevant professional experience in public relations is required.
  • Desired Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have a track record of teaching public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise for and/or experience in teaching undergraduate courses in public relations writing (including digital/social media), principles of public relations, public relations capstone, and applied research in public relations.
  • Applications: Review of application materials will begin September 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/42731.
  • Link to Ad: [29]
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Santa Clara University (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication seeks a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Digital Filmmaking and New Media Technologies and Practices. 
  • We particularly value candidates whose creative projects/research and teaching address one or more of the following aspects of digital filmmaking: film/TV production, virtual reality, fictional narrative production and screenwriting. The new faculty member normally will teach six courses over three quarters, including introductory courses in digital filmmaking, advanced courses in her/his area of specialty, a senior capstone course, and at least one of the following areas of departmental need: global, intercultural, or gender studies.
  • Start Date: September 1, 2018
  • Application Deadline: October 1, 2017 via: https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/6082
  • Link to Ad: [30]; [31]; [32]; [33]
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Seattle University (WA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Journalism beginning in the fall of 2018. Journalism at SU provides a multimedia focus that prepares students with the fundamentals of writing and reporting alongside fluency with multiple other formats of reporting and advocacy.
  • Responsibilities will include teaching, maintaining an active high-quality program of disciplinary scholarship or creative journalistic work, and performing university and college service. Courses could include multimedia reporting for journalism, multimedia investigative journalism, multimedia journalism for social change, and at least one special topics course in an area of interest for the candidates.
  • The ideal candidate will have professional experience in journalism and the ability to teach courses that complement our existing offerings. An ability to teach the department’s common courses or other courses that complement and expand current departmental offerings is particularly desirable.
  • Qualifications: PhD in Communication or related field along with professional experience or an MA and significant professional experience is required. Successful experience teaching at the college level is desirable, evidence of teaching effectiveness is required.
  • Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers. Please include a cover letter of interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin 1 October 2017.
  • Link to Ad: [34]
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Stanford University (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of media and culture. We are interested in a range of possible subfields, including but not limited to the relationship between mass and social media; the analysis of media institutions as cultural forces; media's relationship to race, gender, and inequality; media and consumer culture; media industries and culture; and media and globalization.
  • The ideal candidate will also bring strong skills in areas that might include ethnography, critical theory, digital humanities and discourse analysis.
  • A recent PhD in Communication or relevant area by September 1, 2018 is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Communication at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • For full consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and research interests, a teaching statement of up to three pages along with teaching evaluations, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation, via Academic Jobs Online.
  • Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2018.
  • For inquiries, please contact James Hamilton, Professor and Search Committee Chair, at jayth@stanford.edu
  • Link to Ad: [35]
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Towson University (MD)Edit

  • The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in journalism and new media in the Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies beginning August 2018.
  • Qualifications: PhD in journalism or related fields. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be complete by February 1, 2019. Demonstrated success or potential to teach journalism courses with an emphasis on mobile and web site development, visual communication and multimedia storytelling techniques. Demonstrate the potential to develop a strong body of scholarship. Experience with broadcasting, social media as a reporting tool, audience analytical and data journalism is a plus. Professional multimedia journalism experience is preferred.
  • Responsibilities: Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Teach courses such as Digital Publishing, News Reporting, News Editing, Feature Writing and Broadcast Journalism. Opportunities might exist to teach other courses in the applicant’s area of specialty, such as Media Criticism, Research Methods, Media Ethics or Media Law. Undergraduate advising is part of teaching responsibilities. Scholarly research productivity, programmatic assessment activity, and service to the department, college and university are expected.
  • Submit a level of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a research statement, three letters of recommendation (send under separate covers) by October 1, 2017, by Dr. Thom Lieb, chairman of the Towson University Journalism Faculty Search Committee, at tujournfacsearch@towson.edu. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [36]
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Towson University (MD)Edit

  • Assistant Professor, Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Communications, Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies
  • The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies beginning August 2018.
  • Qualifications: PhD in the field of public relations/mass communication. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2019. Demonstrated success or potential as a classroom teacher, and potential research productivity. Ideal candidates may have (1) strong theoretical background on social media and expertise in social-media analytics and (2) skills in digital production (print, audio, and/or video). Professional and teaching experiences in strategic public relations or integrated marketing communications, and interdisciplinary experience or interest are also desirable.
  • Responsibilities: Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Teach two or more undergraduate courses among: Social Media & Strategic Communication, PR Campaigns, Principles of PR, and PR writing (in the order of priority). Graduate teaching responsibilities include one or more core courses including Communication Theory, Research Methods, and others in the candidate’s area of scholarship and expertise. Undergraduate advising is part of teaching responsibilities. Also expected to supervise student theses and research projects. Scholarly research productivity, programmatic assessment activity, and service to the department, college and university are expected.
  • The review of completed applications begins October 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of potential for teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation (sent under separate covers), and official graduate transcripts to: Chair, Asst. Prof-PR, Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001. All or part of the application may be submitted via email to prsearch@towson.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [37]
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Tulane University (LA)Edit

  • The School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank on Asian Media and Asian languages. The appointment will begin July 2018 and it will carry a 2/2 teaching load.
  • The successful candidate will hold a joint position at the Department of Communication and the Asian Studies Program. The Department of Communication specializes in the interdisciplinary and critical study of media, technology, and transnational communication. We are especially interested in qualified applicants whose research addresses Asian or Asian American media/communication and their intersection with race, ethnicity, gender and/or class. We encourage scholars who can teach Service Learning courses to apply.
  • The Asian Studies Program provides students with a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Asian cultures and languages with a primary focus on China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. The successful candidate should possess the ability and willingness to teach one Asian language course (preferably Chinese or Japanese) per academic year and one seminar in English about a topic related to Asia and/or Asian Americans. Language teaching experience is preferred.
  • Qualified candidates for this position will hold a PhD degree in Communication, Media Studies, Asian Studies or a related field by May 2018. Candidates should submit a letter or application, a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references, and two writing samples (articles, papers or chapters). Whenever applicable, candidates should submit up to two syllabi of courses taught and teaching evaluations. Questions can be directed to Dr. Mauro Porto, Chair of the Search Committee (mporto@tulane.edu).
  • Review of applications will begin 1 October 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials should be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/44033
  • Link to Ad: Chronicle
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University of Alabama (AL)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism and Creative Media seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the area of digital media technology. The position begins August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will pursue research and teaching with a focus on new platforms and technologies in a changing media landscape.
  • Research areas include, but are not limited to, social, mobile and interactive media, and emerging media and identity. Relevant teaching areas include core skills for media technology, and emerging skills and concepts for social media, mobile media, and data and analytics. Collaboration with other College units will be encouraged, including the School of Library and Information Studies and the College’s Digital Media Center, home to three professional media outlets.
  • Candidates should have earned a doctorate in communication or a closely related area before the start date.
  • To apply, visit https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Attach an application letter, vita/resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.
  • Screening of applications begins August 21; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.
  • Link to Ad: [38]
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University at Albany, SUNY (NY)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at the University at Albany is seeking to fill a tenure track position (P17-47556) with a scholar whose research focuses on either organizational communication, or interpersonal and/or intercultural communication (in relational, health, or organizational contexts).
  • The Department welcomes applications from scholars of all methodological orientations. Senior scholars must possess an established record of productive, externally funded research and a record of excellence in teaching; junior scholars should demonstrate the potential for productive research and some evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must be willing to contribute to the Department's initiatives in online teaching and learning. Applicants should share a commitment to the University's strategic values for engaged learning and societal responsibility, and to its goal for increasing levels of external funding.
  • The Department has strengths in health, political, interpersonal/intercultural, and organizational communication, and communication and technology, and a distinctive commitment to public engagement. It awards BA degrees in Communication and in Journalism; and MA, and PhD degrees in Communication.
  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population. Additionally, the applicant must currently possess a doctoral degree or expect to receive a doctoral degree by August 1, 2018, from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The appointment will begin in Fall 2018.
  • Review of applications will begin October 7, 2017. For full position description and to apply, see http://www.albany.edu/hr/vacancy.php
  • Link to Ad: [39]
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University of British Columbia (CAN)Edit

  • The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus, invites applications for a President’s Excellence Chair in Media Studies, a full-time tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
  • We are seeking a senior scholar with expertise in Media Studies and the ability to build on growing momentum in this area at UBC and provide intellectual and institutional leadership. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher whose scholarship has made a major international impact in the Humanities; be a recognized leader in the field of Media Studies; have a strong record of attracting and super- vising graduate students; excellence in teaching all levels of students; and be pursuing an original and innovative research program in Media Studies.
  • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement (1-2 pages) of teaching interests and accomplishments, a five year research program plan, and names and addresses (e-mail included) of four referees. Applications should be submitted online at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php.
  • The closing date for applications is September 30, 2017 or once a suitable candidate is found. Please do not forward applications by e-mail.
  • Link to Ad: [40]
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University of California, Davis (CA)Edit

  • Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) or Associate Professor (Tenured), Interpersonal Communication and Technology. We seek a colleague who satisfies two criteria. First, applicants must have a theoretically driven research program primarily concerned with explicating fundamental processes of interpersonal communication. Second, applicants must have a demonstrated research focus on how interpersonal communication unfolds in digitally-mediated social environments. Example topics include, but are not confined to, the establishment and evolution of relationships within/across locations; language use and effects; family communication; face-to-face and online deception; person perception and inference-making; interpersonal human-computer and virtual interactions; compliance gaining; social identity and intergroup communication; social support; bullying and cyber-victimization; biological and evolutionary perspectives of interpersonal communication; emotion and nonverbal communication; or how technology transforms interpersonal communication processes.
  • Applicants must employ empirical methods and develop/test theory focused on interpersonal communication processes in ways that comport with the Department’s quantitative behavior science orientation and affiliation with the Division of Social Sciences. A doctorate degree is required before the first day of instruction. Demonstrated research and teaching competence in core areas of interpersonal communication is required. Teaching courses in interpersonal communication, specific areas of expertise, and other areas based on Department need is expected.
  • Applications must be submitted by October 2, 2017 to receive consideration. This position is subject to final administrative approval. Position to begin July 1, 2018
  • Link to Ad: [41]
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University of Delaware (DE)Edit

  • The University of Delaware invites applications and nominations for the Chair of the Department of Communication.
  • The effective start date is September 1, 2018. The Chair is appointed for a renewable five-year term.
  • The ideal candidate should have Ph.D., a strong record of scholarship commensurate with that of a tenured full professor, as well as extensive teaching, and professional service; demonstrated evidence of academic leadership at the department, college, or university level; faculty level experience with graduate studies; a well-developed commitment to diversity; and the desire to play a senior leadership role in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Using the Interfolio® online system at UD (https://apply.interfolio.com/38593), applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position and relevant administrative experience; a statement of one's research, teaching and administrative philosophy; and a current CV including evidence of an academic record that qualifies for appointment of a named university professor. Letters of recommendation may be requested later.
  • Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please email questions, but not application materials, to the attention of John Ernest, Chair of the Search Committee (jrernest@udel.edu).
  • Link to Ad: [42]
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University of Georgia (GA)Edit

  • The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Journalism to begin in August 2018.
  • Assistant Professor. Salary competitive.
  • The assistant professor must have a teaching and research concentration in, and a commitment to, mass communication and journalism. We seek excellence in scholarship befitting a major research institution and expertise in visual journalism, especially, but not limited to, photojournalism and multimedia journalism.
  • A PhD or MFA in mass communication or a related field expected by the time of hire, and required within nine months of hire. Evidence and strong promise of sustained research productivity required, as is the ability to mentor and direct graduate students. A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in journalism is preferred.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2262. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
  • Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Barry Hollander (barry@uga.edu).
  • Link to Ad: [43]
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University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)Edit

  • The University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in conjunction with the Diaspora Studies Cluster Initiative, is pleased to announce an open-ranked, tenure stream faculty position in Expressive and Creative Arts and Cultures in Africa and Its Diaspora.
  • This search is part of a multiple-hire cluster initiative in Diaspora Studies, exploring the complex, multi-faceted, and multi-directional frictions and flows, displacements and mobilities, that have accompanied the slave trade, globalization, imperialism, and neoliberalism, man-made and natural disasters, in modern world history.
  • We are looking for someone whose research and writing explores an aspect of African and African diaspora cultural and artistic flows, innovations, syncretisms, and hybridities. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work is substantially focused on African diasporas outside of the United States. A successful candidate will be able to teach advanced graduate courses in their areas of expertise, as well as general education survey courses.
  • The ideal candidate's fields of expertise will complement existing course offerings and areas of specialization at UIC. Appointment will be jointly in the Department of African American Studies, and one of the following departments: Anthropology, English, Communication, Art History and Museum and Exhibition Studies.
  • Complete Applications submitted by August 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. Applicants should submit an application online at https://jobs.uic.edu, click on the job board and the position, and upload a CV, a cover letter describing research trajectory, teaching philosophy, history of service and community engagement, as well as the names and contact information for three referees. Candidates should have an earned Ph.D., MFA, or commensurate evidence of creative and / or artistic accomplishments at the time of appointment, demonstrated teaching ability, a history of community engagement, and evidence of scholarly and/or creative productivity.
  • Link to Ad: [44]
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Health Communication.
  • A PhD (or equivalent) in Communication or related fields (e.g., social sciences, nursing, or public health) is required at the time of appointment. Associate Professor applicants should have distinguished records of research and teaching appropriate to a tenured appointment. Assistant Professor applicants must show clear promise of developing distinguished records of independent research and teaching. Candidates with superior qualifications who will complete all the Ph.D. requirements within the first appointment year may be appointed at the rank of Lecturer. After the Ph.D. requirement is met, the appointment will be changed to Assistant Professor.
  • Target start date is August 16, 2018. Salary is commensurate with rank and qualifications.
  • We seek an outstanding candidate who specializes in communication and health provision, with a theory-based program of research examining applied communication issues related to healthcare. Potential research foci could include patient-provider communication, communication in medical teams, medical interpreting, clinical communication, interdisciplinary collaboration in health organizations, and the integration of technologies into interactions with patients. We are particularly interested in candidates who have the potential to form connections with the new Carle Illinois College of Medicine and who may contribute to our department's Health Communication Online Master of Science program, which primarily serves individuals working full-time in health-related fields (see http://www.hcom.illinois.edu/).
  • Highly desirable qualifications include: experience collecting data and/or working in health care organizations, a research program that links communication to biomedical outcomes, and the ability to secure external funding.
  • Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. The candidates will join departmental colleagues with varied disciplinary backgrounds in a unit of 22 graduate faculty members and 16 specialized faculty members. The department supports an undergraduate program, two master's programs (including the online MS program in health communication), and one of the nations' oldest and most distinguished doctoral programs. For more information about us, visit http://www.communication.illinois.edu.
  • To apply, create your candidate profile and submit application materials at http://jobs.illinois.edu. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations), statement of research interests and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested electronically from referees at a later date. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job board will be considered.
  • To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 4, 2017. For further information, please contact: Brian Quick, Professor and Search Chair; PHONE: (217) 333-2683; EMAIL: bquick@illinois.edu
  • Linkt to Ad: [45]
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University of Kentucky (KY)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in mass communication beginning August 15, 2018. We expect that candidates will demonstrate the ability or potential to teach courses related to existing undergraduate curricula. Opportunities are also available to teach in the College-level master's and doctoral programs in communication. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester, actively engaging in research, and participating in program advising and service activities.
  • Salary for the position will be commensurate with experience.
  • Review of applications begins September 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [46]
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University of Kentucky (KY)Edit

  • The University of Kentucky Department of Communication within the College of Communication and Information invites applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position beginning August 15, 2018. We expect that candidates will demonstrate the ability or potential to teach courses related to existing undergraduate curricula. Opportunities are also available to teach in the College-level master's and doctoral programs in communication. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester, actively engaging in research, and participating in program advising and service activities.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with 1) a research focus on health communication, especially with an emphasis on cancer research 2) training in advanced quantitative statistical methods, and/or 3) demonstrated experience or potential to secure research support from private and federal agencies.
  • Salary for the position will be commensurate with experience.
  • Review of applications begins September 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [47]
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University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)Edit

  • Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a Health Communication scholar whose research and teaching focus on cultures, discourses, and practices of health with a preferred focus on race, equity, and inclusion. We seek a colleague whose work complements and extends the traditions in the department, which include critical cultural studies; language & social interaction; media, technology, & policy; and rhetoric and performance. Additionally, the Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated ability to contribute to the inclusive excellence and diversity mission of the department, college and university in research, teaching, and/or outreach.
  • The rank will be at the Assistant Professor level.
  • The position will begin Sept. 1, 2018 and will include responsibilities for teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to collaborate on and eventually lead interdisciplinary, grant-funded projects is desirable.
  • Requirements: A completed PhD in Communication or closely allied field is required by the start of the appointment.
  • Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [48]
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University of Memphis (TN)Edit

  • The University of Memphis Department of Communication is seeking a Department Chair beginning August, 2018. With focus areas including rhetoric and media studies, health and relational communication, and film and video production, the department seeks an applicant with a national reputation who has made a significant contribution to the discipline of Communication. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
  • The Chair is responsible for leading the department in strategic planning and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, recruitment, external funding efforts, community engagement, supervision and evaluating faculty and staff, and stewarding on-site campus locations, including online programming. The Chair will teach two courses per academic year and serve on graduate committees, including directing PhD dissertations. The Chair represents the Department in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, the University, and the Memphis community and is charged with leading processes that shape the curriculum and articulate the departmental and college mission to internal and external constituencies.
  • Minimum Position Qualifications: Applicants must hold a PhD in Communication or a related field appropriate to the Department’s profile, have a strong record of scholarship, experience teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide clear evidence of administrative experience in the areas of strategic planning, curriculum development and assessment, budgeting, external funding, recruitment, personnel and external relations. Demonstrated achievement and national distinction in the candidate’s area of specialty must be sufficient to warrant appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure.
  • Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2017. Skype interviews with short listed candidates are anticipated to take place between October 7-15, and on-site interviews willl be held during the week of October 29th. Appointment begins August 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [49]
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  • This job was advertised last year. Does anyone know what's going on? I applied last year but never heard anything.
  • There were several U. Memphis positions posted at Communication and Media Studies 2016-2017, but don't think any of them was for Chair...Possible that this is a new position?

University of Miami (FL)Edit

  • The Department of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami’s School of Communication is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication to commence in August 2018. This tenure-track position requires a Ph.D. in mass communication, strategic communication, or a related field. We are seeking applicants with evidence and promise of scholarly research in areas relevant to contemporary public relations and communication methods. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • Successful applicants must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in at least three of the following areas: public relations principles, advertising principles, strategy development, writing for strategic communication, graphic design, strategic communication research methods, strategic communication campaigns, crisis communication, social media, and corporate communication.
  • The ability to teach graduate-level courses in theory and qualitative/quantitative research methods is also required. The ideal candidate will have some teaching experience; some PR and/or advertising industry experience is also a plus.
  • Review of applications will begin September 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Interested and qualified candidates should apply online and submit: 1) a letter summarizing their research agenda; 2) teaching philosophy 3) a current CV and 4) three letters of recommendation.
  • Link to Ad: [50]
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University of Michigan (MI)Edit

  • The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applicants for one tenure-track or tenured position to complement and expand our strengths in qualitative media and critical-cultural studies.
  • We welcome applications from scholars who analyze media content, industry practices, media regulation, trans-national flows of media and information, the impact of the media and communication technologies on culture and society, or the relationships between media and identity, including race and/or ethnicity. We seek a scholar whose research methods include one or more of the following: textual and discourse analysis, archival research, close analysis of industry records, trade press, and government documents, or ethnographic methods including participant-observation, in-depth interviews, and focus groups. This position will play an important role in further strengthening our qualitative and critical study of media, culture, and society.
  • Job duties include research activity, teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and service to the department, school, university, and profession. The anticipated starting date for this university-year appointment is September 1, 2018. 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. Completed Ph.D. by September 2018, required. Junior applicants should provide names of three references.
  • Information on our research initiatives and scholarly interest of current faculty can be found on the Department’s website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/comm.
  • All applications must be submitted electronically to: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1081.
  • For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by September 15, 2017.
  • Link to Ad: [51]
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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (MN)Edit

  • The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in Rhetorical Studies to begin fall semester 2018 (August 28, 2018).
  • We are particularly interested in diverse candidates whose work is theoretically and methodologically vested in critical traditions associated with textual analysis. Candidates may emphasize a wide variety of textual forms (visual, digital, written, spoken) and methods (archival, ethnographic, discourse and argument analysis, critical and/or interpretive). We especially seek a scholar attentive to the cultural and political dynamics of rhetorical practices by and for social movements, civic organizations, transnational advocacy networks, and/or political and legal actors. We welcome candidates pursuing a research agenda in rhetorical studies that strengthens shared discussions among department colleagues in areas such as: human rights and social justice, political economy and governance, intersectional feminism and communicative labor, intercultural communication and argumentation, media technology and communication history, persuasion and organizational communication, violence and social support. This list is neither prescriptive nor exhaustive. We invite candidates to thoughtfully and creatively narrate how their rhetorical scholarship will amplify some aspect of our department’s shared work.
  • Send inquiries to the Communication Studies search committee at commsearchcmte@umn.edu.
  • To be assured of full consideration in the selection process, application materials must be submitted by September 23, 2017. The position will, however, remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications received after September 23, 2017 may or may not be reviewed.
  • Link to Ad: [52]
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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (MN)Edit

  • The Department of Writing Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position beginning fall semester 2018 (August 27, 2018). Appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor. Our primary interest is in a beginning assistant professor but we would also consider an advanced assistant professor. We seek an outstanding candidate in rhetoric of science or rhetoric of health and medicine.
  • A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Writing Studies, Rhetoric, Composition, Technical Communication, Communication or related field is required. Degree must be in hand by August 27, 2018. To be considered, candidates most demonstrate clear potential for academic achievement in scholarly research, have experience teaching composition and/or technical communication, and be willing to participate in service. Promise and/or record of publication in rhetoric of science and/or health/medicine is preferred, as is teaching experience in technical communication, rhetoric of science, and/or rhetoric of health and medicine.
  • Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly research/profile, evidence of research ability, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and strength of recommendations.
  • One of thirty departments in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, the Department of Writing Studies is the home of technical communication, first-year writing, and the writing center. The department offers a B.S. in Technical Writing and Communication, and M.S. in Scientific and Technical Communication, a post baccalaureate certificate in Technical Communication, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication. Current research specialties in the department include rhetorical theory, rhetoric and composition, rhetoric of technology, internet studies, and gender studies.
  • FFI: http://www.writingstudies.umn.edu
  • Applicants must apply online at the following address: https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs. To find the position, search for job number 319064 or use the following search filters: Job Family (Academic), Location (Twin Cities), Academic & Administrative Unit (Liberal Arts, College of). To be considered for this position, please click on the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and CV.
  • Priority will be given to completed application received by October 2, 2017, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. To be considered complete, an application must include the following: cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references. Additional materials such as recommendation letters may be requested from candidates at a later date.
  • Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Activities” page and uploading documents there. If references are requested, they may be sent via mail or email to: Professor Mary Schuster, Search Committee Chair, Department of Writing Studies, 216 Nolte Center, University of Minnesota, 315 Pillsbury Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, mmlay@umn.edu
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University of Nevada, Reno (NV)Edit

  • The Reynolds School of Journalism, a fast-growing program with great momentum, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in global media studies for fall 2018.
  • Our globally-focused concentrations include Spanish-language media, political economy, health communication and public and community media production. We seek a scholar and teacher who can build global, transnational or comparative perspectives into one or more of these areas of strength, and can engage international partners.
  • The selected candidate will hold a doctorate and have demonstrated potential for university teaching, as well as for a program of scholarship or creative activity related to global media studies, in line with the tenure expectations of a research university. Media experience and the ability to teach core and/or professional courses are valued.
  • Job Close Date: 9/15/2017
  • Online App. Form: http://apptrkr.com/1056711
  • Link to Ad: [53]
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University of Oregon (OR)Edit

  • The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in media and intersectionality to join our nationally recognized program that emphasizes critical thinking, media literacy, experiential learning, and a commitment to social progress and diversity.
  • Ideal assistant professor candidates will have a Ph.D. (ABD considered), a well-defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly publication, and a demonstrated teaching ability at the collegiate level. Experience with applying for and securing external grants from relevant government and private sources is especially desired. Primary research should focus on topics related to the intersections of diversity and inclusion-how media and communication influence, and are influenced by, the intersections of factors such as ethnicity, class, gender, and identity. The ideal candidate will offer the ability to research, teach, and lead in an innovative fashion.
  • A variety of scholarly approaches (e.g. critical/cultural, historical, and social scientific) are welcome to apply. We are seeking candidates who will be able to teach courses in our media studies major while contributing directly-through research, teaching, and service-to the School's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.
  • We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2018.
  • To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by October 2, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, and the names of four academic references to http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/520582/assistant-professor-of-media-and-intersectionality.
  • Link to Ad: [54]
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University of Oregon (OR)Edit

  • The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in global media and technology studies with a strong emphasis on issues of social justice, to join a nationally recognized program that emphasizes critical thinking, media literacy, experiential learning, and a commitment to inclusion and diversity.
  • Global media and technology studies is an emergent field of inquiry that examines the social and cultural impact of the new digital technologies on communication, cultural production, and informational politics. Such a perspective is crucially concerned with questions of governance, development, equity, and social change. Research in this area has focused on a variety of topics including: Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D), internet protocol and governance, the digital divide, intellectual property and piracy, social media, and the use of digital communication technology by both the state and alternative actors.
  • Ideal assistant professor candidates will have a Ph.D. (ABD considered), a well-defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly publication, and a demonstrated teaching ability at the collegiate level. Experience with applying for and securing external grants from relevant government and private sources is especially desired. Professional experience in relevant areas is desired but not required. The ideal candidate will offer the ability to research, teach, and lead in an innovative fashion.
  • The candidate should demonstrate the ability to teach courses in global media studies, media and social justice, and other areas of the media studies undergraduate area. Teaching opportunities in the candidate's additional areas of specialization (if applicable) are potentially available across the curriculum as well as in our academic and professional master's programs in both Eugene and Portland and in our Eugene-based doctoral program. Additionally, the ability to teach courses in ethics and media law may be given special consideration.
  • We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2018.
  • To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by October 2, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, and the names of four academic references to http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/520584/assistant-professor-of-media-studies-global-media-technology-and-social-justice.
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University of Oregon (OR)Edit

  • The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in media studies, with an emphasis in game studies and related issues for digital media and society, to join a nationally recognized program that emphasizes critical thinking, media literacy, experiential learning, and a commitment to social progress and diversity.
  • Digital games are one of the fastest­ growing sectors of the entertainment industry, generating both enormous profits and emerging forms of influence in media, culture, and society. Related developments in mobile applications, virtual reality, and augmented reality likewise are shifting how we think about the nature of media technologies, the philosophies and ethics associated with them, and relationships between humans and machines. The ideal candidate should be poised to help position the SOJC at the forefront of research in game studies and digital studies more generally.
  • Ideal assistant professor candidates will have a Ph.D. (ABD considered), a well-defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly publication, and a demonstrated teaching ability at the collegiate level. Experience with applying for and securing external grants from relevant government and private sources is especially desired. Professional experience in game design/development and/or other relevant forms of digital media work is desired but not required. The ideal candidate will offer the ability to research, teach, and lead in an innovative fashion.
  • The candidate should demonstrate the ability to teach courses in game studies, digital media and society, and other areas of the media studies undergraduate area. Teaching opportunities in the candidate's additional areas of specialization (if applicable) are potentially available across the undergraduate curriculum, as well as in our academic master's and doctoral programs in Media Studies and our graduate professional programs in both Eugene and Portland. Additionally, the ability to teach courses in ethics and media law may be given special consideration.
  • We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and work environment. Employment begins September 16, 2018.
  • To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by October 2, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, and the names of four academic references to http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/520583/assistant-professor-of-media-studies-games-studies.
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University of Pennsylvania (PA)Edit

  • The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is seeking to fill one tenured (Associate Professor or Full Professor) and one tenure track (Assistant Professor) faculty position in the area of “communication and culture.”
  • Preference will be given to scholars whose research and teaching include innovative approaches to the study of gender, sexuality, race, and/or ethnicity, as well as those whose work includes a global, transnational, or comparative dimension. Specific areas of focus may include but are not limited to algorithmic culture and platform studies; mobility and migration; technology and identity; and digital culture production. We are searching for candidates who address these or other issues using qualitative methods.
  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (in Communication or a related field or discipline) and have a strong record of teaching and research. Responsibilities include conducting a program of research and publication, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels (including supervising doctoral dissertations), and contributing service to the school and university.
  • Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three names of references, and up to three articles, chapters or other research to Professor Michael X. Delli Carpini, Walter H. Annenberg Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6220 via https://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1147.
  • To receive full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, September 4, 2017.
  • Link to Ad: [57]
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University of Southern California (CA)Edit

  • The Public Relations Studies Program at USC Annenberg’s School of Journalism seeks applicants for the full-time position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (tenure track). We recognize that public relations is undergoing revolutionary change and redefinition due to convergence of media, technologies, and challenges in the public’s trust in institutions. We also recognize that public relations scholarship potentially involves many fields, and thus we are looking for crossover candidates from communication, advertising, marketing, cultural studies, media studies, organizational sciences, data science, management, information and library science, applied anthropology, and computer science. Our ideal candidate will have previously worked in public relations or a related field like advertising or marketing.
  • We seek advertising researchers who are also scholars, who publish top-tier articles pertaining directly to advertising and public relations. We are particularly interested in substantive work on advertising, particularly digital advertising, and related social media and advertising technology/marketing tech fields. We also want someone with experience and interest in teaching advertising. Critical advertising studies will also be considered, as a strong cultural studies candidate who can also teach professionals would be welcome.
  • Preferred candidates will have: A doctorate in a field relevant to public relations research, such as communication, cultural studies, media studies, advertising studies, or marketing; ABDs who can show evidence that their degree work will be completed by August 1, 2018 will also be considered; A track record of published work in top tier outlets; where appropriate this includes peer-reviewed academic journals as well as high quality academic books published by renowned academic presses; Evidence of a high quality and active research pipeline in an area related to public relations and/or advertising and targeted at top-tier research publications; A demonstrably high level of methodological innovation and/or aptitude; Interest and enthusiasm for bridging theory and practice; Solid knowledge, or preferably, experience of advertising, public relations, or a field relating to them Willingness and ability to teach in our applied public relations and advertising degree programs.
  • Applicants should send a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae or resume, and a small sample of professional or scholarly work. In your application, please carefully explain how you meet our qualifications, specifically, a top-tier track record, top-tier pipeline, methodologically innovative research, theory-practice balance, advertising and public relations knowledge, and teaching skills.
  • Additional information about the manner in which your research might link to Los Angeles might be helpful, because Annenberg is closely connected to our city, which is rich in public relations, advertising, and communication talent.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (posted 7/19/17)
  • Apply at: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/-/-/1209/5166111
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University of Southern California (CA)Edit

  • Public Relations Open Rank Faculty in Advertising (Tenure-Track)
  • The Public Relations Studies Program at USC Annenberg’s School of Journalism seeks applicants for the full-time position of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (tenure track). We recognize that public relations is undergoing revolutionary change and redefinition due to convergence of media, technologies, and challenges in the public’s trust in institutions. We also recognize that public relations scholarship potentially involves many fields. We are thus looking for crossover candidates from communication, advertising, marketing, organizational sciences, data science, management, information and library science, applied anthropology, and/or computer science.
  • Our ideal candidate will have previously worked in public relations or a related field like advertising or marketing. We seek a research-oriented colleague who is eager to deeply explore areas relevant to public relations in ways that are rigorous and creative. Some of the methodological areas that might be considered include approaches using ethnographic methods, data and library science approaches, social network analysis, machine learning content analysis, artificial intelligence, and digital humanities, as well as interesting extensions and combinations of these research techniques.
  • We do not have student pools or a lab and thus are not looking for experimental psychologists at this time. We are searching for scholars who publish top-tier articles pertaining directly to public relations, doing it from various fields, and crafting creative, sophisticated, accessible, and rigorous work.
  • Preferred candidates will have: A doctorate in a field with research relevant to public relations research, such as communication, marketing, sociology, information and library science, political science, computer science, or anthropology; ABDs who can show evidence that their degree work will be completed by August 1, 2018 will also be considered; A track record of published work in top tier outlets; where appropriate this includes peer-reviewed academic journals as well as high quality academic books published by renowned academic presses; Evidence of a high quality and active research pipeline in an area related to public relations and targeted at the top-tier of research publications; A demonstrably high level of methodological innovation and/or aptitude; Interest and enthusiasm for bridging theory and practice; Solid knowledge, or preferably, experience of public relations or a field relating directly and demonstrably to public relations; Willingness and ability to teach in our applied public relations undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
  • Applicants should send a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae or resume, and a small sample of professional or scholarly work. In your application, please carefully explain how you meet our qualifications, particularly, top-tier track record, top-tier pipeline, methodologically innovative research, theory-practice balance, public relations knowledge, and teaching skills. Additional information about the manner in which your research might link to Los Angeles might be helpful, because Annenberg is closely connected to the city that surrounds it, an environment rich in public relations and communication talent. Linking your research interests to those of our colleagues in the Journalism Program and our sister School of Communication may also be helpful.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (posted 7/19/17)
  • Apply at: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/-/-/1209/5166115
  • Link to Ad: [59]
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University of Texas at Austin (TX)Edit

  • The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations in the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. We are seeking an outstanding scholar, teacher, mentor, and practitioner with relevant expertise and interest in multicultural issues in advertising, public relations, consumer behavior and/or persuasive communication. We are foremost interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. Salary is competitive.
  • For more information see: Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations: http://advertising.utexas.edu/ Moody College of Communication: http://moody.utexas.edu/
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, telecommunication, mass communication, strategic communication, marketing, or a related field (or be a candidate near completion of the Ph.D.), with evidence of outstanding research, teaching, service, and grant potential.
  • Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, list of references, representative scholarly publications, statement of research interests, and a teaching statement. Three confidential letters of recommendation are also requested. Applications must be made via Interfolio's ByCommittee solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. 
  • Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled. Proof of conferred degree and a background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lee Ann Kahlor at: Kahlor@austin.utexas.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [60]
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University of Toronto Mississauga (CAN)Edit

  • The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Narrative and Communication, at the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • The position start date is July 1, 2018.
  • Candidates are expected to have a program of research and applied experience focused on creative nonfiction or nonfiction story. Specific areas may include journalistic writing, narrative and new media, narrative procedure in research, visual or multi-media documentary, web-based storytelling, digital innovation based around narrative, or cross-cultural communication built around story. Narrative, as we think of it here, involves the application of tools and techniques developed mainly through fiction and the arts applied to the purposes of nonfiction-that is, telling a true story with imaginative power and expressive skill. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with narrative and a record of research that includes theory and methodology.
  • Candidates must have a PhD in communication, literature, narrative-related arts or journalism or related fields by the appointment start date or shortly thereafter.
  • Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by an active innovative research program that contributes to the literature about the role of narrative in communication; an emerging reputation in research with demonstrated ability to attract external research funding; top-tier publications or a research pipeline that is at high international levels; and strong recommendations from referees of international standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching is also required as evidenced by a teaching dossier outlining experience and accomplishments (including a teaching statement and course evaluations) and strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will have a graduate appointment in one of the University of Toronto's tri-campus graduate departments.
  • ICCIT focuses on teaching and research excellence in its three undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, Digital Enterprise Management and Professional Writing and Communication. ICCIT is building a research complement in critical communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, the theory and practice of communication, and new media design. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada's leading university. For information, please visit http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit .
  • To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by November 1, 2017. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.e/how-to-apply .
  • Link to Ad: Inside Higher Ed
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  • Also posted at CreativeWriting 2018
  • (8/9) If applicants or knowledgable persons can provide some specific examples of "literature about the role of narrative in communication," this would be helpful to those of us who are unfamiliar but interested in this area! 

University of Toronto Mississauga (CAN)Edit

  • The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Data, Analytics and the City, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position start date is July 1, 2018.
  • Successful candidates will have a focus on the application of advanced computational methods to analyze large and complex urban issues. The candidate's methodological approach may include but is not limited to the following: spatial statistics, geometrics and/or mapping, network analysis, and automated textual analysis. The candidate's research should further address at least one of the following areas within metropolitan contexts: social policy, public culture, social software design, social inequality, e-citizen engagement/participation, or social justice.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in communication, computer science, geography, political science, computational social science, or a related field, by date of appointment or shortly thereafter, and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. Excellence in research will be demonstrated through publications in leading journals or a research pipeline that is at high international levels, presentations at competitive conferences, awards, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier (that includes a teaching statement and evaluations) submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate will have a graduate appointment in one of the University of Toronto's tri-campus graduate departments.
  • ICCIT focuses on teaching and research excellence in its three undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, Digital Enterprise Management and Professional Writing and Communication. ICCIT is building a research complement in critical communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, the theory and practice of communication; and new media design. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada's leading university. For information, please visit http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit .
  • To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by November 1, 2017. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply .
  • Link to Ad: [61]
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University of Toronto Mississauga (CAN)Edit

  • The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Digital Technologies. The position start date is July 1, 2018.
  • We seek candidates with expertise in digital technologies who integrate the application of computational coding in media production. Candidates must either have: a Ph.D. in informatics, computer science, engineering, or a specialization in digital technologies, by the time of appointment or soon thereafter; or any combination of an advanced degree and creative professional work. Candidates must also have: a record of excellence in teaching; demonstrated commitment to pedagogical inquiry; a history of curriculum development; teaching innovation; and be well-informed of industry trends. Evidence of teaching excellence and pedagogical commitment will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, teaching statement, and a teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate will have a graduate appointment in one of the University of Toronto's tri-campus graduate departments.
  • ICCIT focuses on teaching and research excellence in its three undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, Digital Enterprise Management and Professional Writing and Communication. ICCIT is building a research complement in critical communication, interactive and immersive digital media and culture, the theory and practice of communication; and new media design. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada's leading university. For information, please visit http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit .
  • To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by November 1, 2017. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.e/how-to-apply .
  • Link to Ad: [62]
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University of Tulsa (OK)Edit

  • The University of Tulsa’s Department of Media Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Media Studies, commencing August 2018. Ph.D. is required.
  • We seek a candidate who specializes in information in a globally mediated context and someone who is able to teach our students how to think about a 21st century world lit up by technology and buffeted by the constant movement of information. Broadly interpreted, this would mean a familiarity with quantitative methodologies and/or interest in data and the study of modern culture and the world. Areas of interest might include, but are not limited to, information flows, transnational media, digital data infrastructures, critical economic development studies, digital currencies, the use of algorithms in the construction of social identity, creative and cultural industries, and global cultures and identities, as well as regional area interests in Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, or the Russian Commonwealth. We especially welcome candidates capable of articulating their own distinct vision for media studies at TU.
  • The Department of Media Studies is part of the Kendall College of Arts & Sciences, one of five colleges at The University of Tulsa (TU). TU, one of the oldest private educational institutions in Oklahoma, had an enrollment in fall 2016 of 4,671 students. The U.S. News and World Report ranks TU in the top 50 private schools in the United States. Information about TU and the Kendall College of Arts & Sciences programs may be found at http://artsandsciences.utulsa.edu
  • Tulsa, nestled in the rolling green hills of northeastern Oklahoma, is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a lively arts and cultural scene; a metropolitan population of over 930,000; and a cost of living index of 85% of the national average.
  • Review of applications will begin August 31, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. 
  • Please submit the following documents as a single pdf in the order listed to media-studies@utulsa.edu: (1) a cover letter that addresses research and teaching interests and plans (three pages maximum), (2) a curriculum vita, and (3) names and complete contact information for at least three references. Additional portfolio materials may be requested.
  • Send email inquiries to Dr. Ben Peters, Search Committee Chair, at ben-peters@utulsa.edu. 
  • Link to Ad: [63]
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University of Tulsa (OK)Edit

  • The University of Tulsa’s Department of Media Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Media Studies conversant with rhetoric and persuasion, advertising, and strategic communication, commencing August 2018. Ph.D. is required.
  • The department seeks a candidate who can complement the strengths of the scholarly faculty who have specializations in digital studies, screen cultures and identities, political communication, journalism, and media and social thought. Given that the Department of Media Studies encompasses media history, criticism, and theory, with an emphasis on social, political, and cultural contexts, the successful candidate should have an interest in critical and historically informed questions concerning persuasion, broadly understood, in the modern media environment.
  • Responsibilities include developing and shaping a curriculum that both critically approaches and contributes to our nationally-recognized advertising program. Related interests may include (but are by no means limited to) propaganda, rhetoric, narrative, storytelling, new media, data analytics, science and technology studies, strategic health communication, and neuroscience. Ability to teach quantitative or qualitative research methods is also welcomed. We especially encourage candidates capable of articulating critical approaches to teaching advertising at TU. 
  • The Department of Media Studies is part of the Kendall College of Arts & Sciences, one of five colleges at The University of Tulsa (TU). TU, one of the oldest private educational institutions in Oklahoma, had an enrollment in fall 2016 of 4,671 students. The U.S. News and World Report ranks TU in the top 50 private schools in the United States. Information about TU and the Kendall College of Arts & Sciences programs may be found at http://artsandsciences.utulsa.edu
  • Tulsa, nestled in the rolling green hills of northeastern Oklahoma, is one of the most livable and affordable cities in the United States with a lively arts and cultural scene; a metropolitan population of over 930,000; and a cost of living index of 85% of the national average.
  • Review of applications will begin August 31, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. 
  • Please submit the following documents as a single pdf in the order listed to media-studies@utulsa.edu: (1) a cover letter that addresses research and teaching interests and plans (three pages maximum), (2) a curriculum vita, and (3) names and complete contact information for at least three references. Additional portfolio materials may be requested.
  • Send email inquiries to Dr. Mark Brewin, Search Committee Chair, at mark-brewin@utulsa.edu 
  • Link to Ad: [64]
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University of Utah (UT)Edit

  • The University of Utah Film & Media Arts Department invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with a specialization in Media Arts Production, to begin July 2018.
  • The successful candidate’s creative work and teaching will address media production across a variety of platforms and modes of storytelling. These may include, but are not limited to, animation; games; virtual reality; or interactive, mobile, social, or trans- media. The successful candidate will play a role in revising and developing curriculum that addresses multiple platforms and approaches to storytelling. Applicants should have a terminal degree and/or a significant record of achievement in their field, a body of creative work and experience teaching at the college level. We especially welcome applicants who teach critical concepts in their production courses.
  • Applicants must submit a letter of interest addressing creative work and teaching, including specific courses they are prepared to teach; a CV; 3-5 examples of recent creative works in a pdf with embedded links; and three letters of recommendation . Questions about the position are welcome, and can be directed to Sterling Van Wagenen, Search Committee Chair, Sterling.vanwagenen@utah.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin September 5, 2017 (eight weeks from first ad), and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [65]
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University of Wisconsin - Madison (WI)Edit

  • UW-Madison’s Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in strategic communication in the life sciences.
  • The successful candidate will conduct research in strategic and/or marketing communication, ideally using as contexts of inquiry one or more of CALS key strategic areas (health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems; for more information see http://www.cals.wisc.edu/departments/office-of-dean-and-director-2/cals-strategic-planning/basic-sciences/).
  • The candidate will teach LSC undergraduate courses in the area of marketing communication in the life sciences and in the fast-expanding CALS Certificate in Business Management for Agricultural & Life Sciences. The candidate will also advise Masters and Ph.D. students and teach graduate level courses in their area of expertise in LSC’s M.S. programs and in our Ph.D. program (jointly administered with UW’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication), one of the most highly-ranked graduate programs in communication internationally. Ability to work in interdisciplinary settings and willingness to work with units across CALS will make this new colleague a perfect addition to CALS faculty.
  • For more details and to apply, visit http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495521/assistant-professor-science-communication
  • The review process will begin September 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [66]
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University of Zurich (Switzerland)Edit

  • The University of Zurich invites applications for an Assistant Professorship with Tenure Track in Political Communication.
  • The position should be filled as soon as possible. After two temporary three-year contracts the position will become tenured on the condition that the candidate passes the evaluation process.
  • The successful candidate comes with a record of excellence in researching the contents of political communication messages and/or their consumption and effects. Special emphasis should be placed on digital political communication (such as social media). Candidates should be prepared to teach also general courses in the field of mass communication, including introductory and method courses in our Bachelor’s and Master’s study program. They should also relate their teaching and research to Switzerland. The successful candidate is expected to be highly qualified in empirical methods of the social sciences. Further information about the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research (IPMZ) where the position will be based can be found at http://www.ipmz.uzh.ch/en.html.
  • Candidates should hold a PhD degree at the time of application and have an excellent record of academic achievements in the relevant field. Teaching may be carried out in English. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first three years of appointment. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to apply.
  • The closing date for applications is July, 30 2017 Details on the application procedure are available on http://www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs.html. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Frank Esser (frank.esser@uzh.ch).
  • This position opens on as soon as possible
  • More information: Prof. Frank Esser (frank.esser@uzh.ch)
  • Application: http://www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs.html
  • Link to Ad: [67]
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University of Zurich (Switzerland)Edit

  • The University of Zurich invites applications for a Professorship in Mass Communication with focus on Media Politics / Media Governance.
  • The position should be filled by February 1, 2019. Depending on the qualifications of the appointee, the professorship will take the form of a chair or an assistant professorship with tenure track.
  • To qualify for the position, applicants must have distinct research and teaching qualifications within media policy and media governance in the context of different media systems from a social scientific perspective. Applicants are expected to have a high-quality international research profile. An emphasis on Internet governance is of advantage. The candidate is expected to represent the discipline of communications to its full extent and to participate in teaching introductory level courses and lectures.
  • Candidates should hold a PhD degree at the time of application and have an excellent record of academic achievements in the relevant field. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a working knowledge of German within the first three years of appointment. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions at the University of Zurich, we specifically encourage women to apply.
  • The closing date for applications is August 6, 2017. Details on the application procedure are available on http://www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs.html. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Latzer (m.latzer@ipmz.uzh.ch).
  • More information: Prof. Dr. Michael Latzer (m.latzer@ipmz.uzh.ch)
  • E-Mail: facultypositions@phil.uzh.ch
  • Application: http://www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs.html
  • Link to Ad: [68]
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Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)Edit

  • The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for three full-time faculty positions.
  • Position (A) – Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Advertising Strategy (commencing August 16, 2018): This tenure-track position requires a master’s degree or a Ph.D. in mass communications or a related field (ABD, with expected completion by August 15, 2018, is considered). Ideal candidates should have college-level teaching experience in advertising strategy with a track record of inspiring others to reach their full potential and an established research agenda or professional focus in advertising strategy (including consumer research, data analytics, competitive analysis, and marketing strategy) with the expectation of continued productivity at a high level. Expertise in one of the School’s existing focus areas (such as health communications, innovative digital media, or international media) or experience in producing award-winning advertising work is desirable.
  • Position (B) – Tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor in Public Relations (commencing August 16, 2018): This tenure-track position requires a Ph.D. in mass communications or a related field (ABD, with expected completion by August 15, 2018, is considered for an appointment at the Assistant Professor level). The ideal candidate should have college/university-level teaching experience and professional experience and teach courses in digital media, research, writing, graphic design, campaigns, international public relations, and/or strategic public relations at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For consideration for an appointment at the Associate Professor level, a candidate will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external grant funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the School. For consideration for an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, a candidate will be required to have an established research agenda, clear potential for external funding and traditional research or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the School.
  • Position (C) – Full-time, non-tenure-track Instructor in Public Relations (commencing January 16, 2018): Candidates for this term position must have: (1) a master’s degree in public relations or in a related field; (2) a proven track record of inspiring, guiding, and mentoring others to reach their full potential; and (3) high expectations for students. Successful college teaching experience is highly preferred. Course content will include (but is not limited to) PR graphics and production. Other courses could include digital media, research, writing, campaigns, international public relations, and/or strategic public relations. Candidates should have significant professional experience using the Adobe Creative Suite, including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop as well as expertise in the areas of photographic composition, electronic newsletter design and distribution, website production, and video storytelling.
  • Apply online at https://www.vcujobs.com/. For full consideration, application must be completed by September 15, 2017; position remains open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: [69]
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Virginia Military Institute (VA)Edit

  • The Virginia Military Institute Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with professional interest and expertise in rhetoric and oral communication, beginning August 2018.
  • The incumbent will teach three courses per semester, including Core and upper-level courses in rhetoric and public speaking in an interdisciplinary English major with a central focus on rhetoric.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. by August 2018 required.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must both fill out an on-line application and submit required supporting materials (a letter of application, resume, transcript, and three letters of recommendation) either by e-mail to RCSearch@vmi.edu or by mail to Dr. Emily Miller, Head, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450.
  • Review of applications will begin October 9 and continue until the position has been filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.
  • In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.
  • Link to Ad: [70]
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Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA)Edit

  • Assistant Professor - Communications and Media
  • The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks applications from scholars and teachers in the field of Communications and Media. Appointee will teach, conduct research, and develop creative projects with colleagues across the Institute, and within the Department’s program in Media, Communication, and Culture Studies.
  • Applied Digital Communication: Applicants should demonstrate creative, digital approaches to teaching in areas such as organizational, cross-cultural, business/professional communication, game theory, or other practical applications.
  • Open until filled. Review of applications will begin in Fall 2017.
  • Link to Ad: [71]
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  • PhD student, close to ABD:
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  • ABD, not defending soon:
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  • ABD, intending to defend by May '18: 4
  • ABD, intending to defend by Aug '18: 3
  • ABD, intending to defend by Dec '17:
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  • Ph.D. in hand, in TT academic position, seeking another TT position: 4
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  • Ph.D. in hand, no jay oh be. 

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How many applications have you sent out this year? Edit

Note: If you have already posted a number here and you change your number to the next category up, make sure to decrease the lower one as well to prevent inflation!

- Just browsing, I'll be on the job market soon enough:
- Just browsing, currently employed, but am always looking for new opportunities: 1
- Thank $deity, I got a job last year, but am still addicted to this wiki:
- I got a non-academic job, but the Wiki was my life last year, so I'm back:
- I got a non-academic job, but curious how my buddies are doing:
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Q & A: General Discussion & AdviceEdit

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