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Welcome to this year’s wiki! This wiki should include only academic positions in Communication and Media Studies that begin in Fall or Spring 2019 or Spring 2020.

Last year's page: Communication and Media Studies 2017-2018

Other relevant pages: Film Studies 2018-2019, Rhetoric/Composition 2019 and New Media and Digital Humanities 2019

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Lebanese American University (Beirut) Edit

  • Assistant Professor, Advertising and Public Relations (tenure-track): The Department of Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. The department is interested in applicants who have a broad professional experience and a long track record in Advertising and Public Relations and can contribute to developing the BA in Communication. Deadline: Open until filled. Detailed call linked here
  • Senior Instructor, Advertising and Public Relations: The Department of Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University (LAU) invites applicants to a faculty position at the Senior Instructor rank. The department is interested in applicants who have a broad professional experience and a long track record in Advertising and Public Relations and can contribute to developing the BA in Communication. Deadline: Open until filled. Detailed call linked here
  • Interdisciplinary Academic Positions, including in Communication/arts: The Lebanese American University (LAU) will be hiring 20 highly qualified faculty, visiting scholars, and postdoctoral (teaching-research) positions in several interdisciplinary research areas, including communication and the arts for AY2019-2020. Deadline: Open until filled. Detailed call linked here


Albion College (MI) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Communication Studies Department of Albion College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor interested in working with a diverse undergraduate population. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication Studies prior to starting in August 2019. In particular, we seek a quantitative social scientist whose work falls in the area of media uses and effects. Areas of particular interest could include strategic communication, public relations, advertising, social media/marketing, sport communication and/or health communication. Ideal candidates should additionally be able to teach at least one course from our core: Introduction to Human Communication, Public Speaking, or Communication Research Methods. The successful candidate will be assigned a 3/3 teaching load, and is expected to participate in department activities, contribute to all college programs, and provide mentoring and advising to a diverse student population.
  • Albion College, a private liberal arts college of approximately 1550 students, is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan. As core institutional values, Albion is committed to creating a diverse educational environment that offers the highest quality in undergraduate education.  The College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age or disability, as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment. Albion is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. 
  • Applicants should submit an online application including letter of application describing teaching, research, and any relevant professional experience, along with a CV and evidence of excellence in teaching. Applicants should also identify three or more references that can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/57174. Applications received on or before November 26, 2018 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Karen Erlandson, Chair of the Communication Studies Department at kerlandson@albion.edu.
  • List Updates here:
    • Phone interview scheduled on 12/5/2018

American University (DC)Edit

  • The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor beginning August 1, 2019. Applicants should have a PhD in Communication, Media Studies, Science and Technology Studies, or a related field.
  • Our ideal candidate will be an established thought-leader in the field of Communication or related fields, with a strong record of scholarly publication and/or funding. We are interested in candidates whose research focuses on impact of media or communication on fundamental rights, particularly with regard to marginalized, disenfranchised and traditionally under-represented groups. Furthermore, our ideal candidate will have experience serving as a bridge between these groups and the decisionmakers whose actions affect their lives, using rigorous research to explore existing policies and systems and to advance solutions for some of the many challenges that arise from today's complex, multifaceted media and communications landscape. We view these issues in the broadest possible terms; candidates may have expertise in subjects such as-but not limited to-internet governance, privacy, accessibility issues, children's media, migrant or stateless populations, racial and ethnic identity, and LGBTQ communities.
  • This position is located within the Communication Studies division at SOC, which houses our highly competitive doctoral program, as well as a research-focused undergraduate program and our Masters in Global Media. This position will be vital to advising, mentoring and teaching students within our undergraduate and graduate programs, and will also be integral to the leadership of our graduate programs. Previous experience running a doctoral program or research-intensive masters program is preferred.
  • 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/5070. 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 any questions.
  • Link to Ad:[1]
  • List Updates Here:
  • 20 June 2018: Position posting deleted 
  • Was it cancelled or filled? --> Intel is that it was posted in error (heavy sigh) 

Appalachian State University (NC) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

  • Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication seeks an Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism, beginning August 2019. A terminal degree in Communication or a relevant field is required. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the tenure-track appointment requires completion of all doctoral requirements by Sept. 15, 2019.
  • The successful candidate will teach in the Journalism curriculum. Other responsibilities include teaching departmental core courses as needed, advising students, maintaining a program of scholarly activity, and participating in departmental, university, and professional service. Preferred, but not required, qualifications include research and teaching interests in media diversity, media law, press freedom, and/or journalism practice.
  • A complete application includes an application letter that addresses professional qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations (if available), a sample of refereed scholarship, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three references. Review of completed applications will begin Sept. 1, 2018, and will continue until position is filled. Send materials in a single combined PDF via email to Dr. Gregory Perreault—the Digital Journalism Faculty Search Chair—at perreaultgp@appstate.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018, and continue until a candidate is selected.
  • Link to Ad: [2]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Skype interview scheduled on 09.14.18
  • Campus visit scheduled on the week of 10.15.18 and 22.15.18
  • Heard they've made a job offer for this position (12.4.18)
  • Announcement of offer accepted 12.14.18

Auburn University (AL) - OFFERS ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Communication beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2019.
  • Responsibilities include teaching intercultural communication and gender communication, teaching research methods at the graduate and undergraduate levels (quantitative and/or qualitative), and developing courses related to gender, race, class, culture, ethnicity, sexuality, and related areas.
  • Tenure-track faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research or appropriate creative work. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the school, college, university, and communication associations, such as NCA or ICA; teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.
  • The successful candidate will have a strong background in intercultural communication with an emphasis engaging issues of difference, with priority given to candidates who focus on race, gender, class, or transnationalism.
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in intercultural communication and gender communication and an interest in developing courses in their areas of research specialization. The successful candidate will have taught or have an interest in developing courses exploring culture in organizational contexts, be willing to teach large lecture courses, and have taught or have an interest in developing online courses and/or study abroad opportunities.
  • Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication with a critical/cultural orientation to the field of communication. 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, 2019 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, 2020. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding.
  • Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and continue until a candidate is selected.
  • Link to Ad: [3]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Video Conference Interviews on 10/17/18
  • On Campus interviews in early/mid November 
  • Offers Accepted

Austin Peay State University (TN)Edit

  • The Department of Communication seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member with a Ph. D. in Communication with professional experience in any of these areas; advertising, corporate communication, journalism, marketing communication, and public relations.
  • Position involves a 4/4 annual undergraduate and graduate teaching schedule, academic advising and active membership in state, regional, national, or international communication organizations.
  • The position begins in August, 2019.
  • Posted 8/31/18. Open Until Filled.
  • Link to Ad: [4]
  • List Updates Here:

Berea College (KY)Edit

  • Tenure-track position in Communication
  • Berea College’s Communication Department announces a tenure-track position at the assistant level beginning in August, 2019. A Ph.D. in Communication is expected at time of appointment. Teaching responsibilities include a 3/3 load consisting of Organizational Communication and Public Relations courses, with an emphasis on digital/social media in an organizational or public relations context, as well as a variety of general courses such as Introduction to Communication and Communication Theories. The candidate will also teach courses in one’s area of specialization as well as in the General Education Program. Other responsibilities include continuing professional and scholarly growth, advising, and providing service to the Department and College. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to service-learning, an established record of superior teaching at the undergraduate level, display professionalism when interacting with members of the Berea College community, and demonstrate a commitment to carrying out the unique mission of Berea College. Forensics coaching and/or broadcast journalism experience are not required but are advantages.
  • To apply, please send a complete Berea College application form found at http://www.berea.edu/FacApp, a current CV, a cover letter that includes a statement on the attraction to Berea College, most recent transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., sample student evaluations or a professional portfolio), and three letters of recommendation to ComSearch2018@berea.edu. Review of applications will begin October 28 and continue until the position is filled. Berea College will be represented at the NCA Convention in Salt Lake City, and applicants are invited to visit Berea’s table at the job fair.
  • Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,600-plus students from more than 40 states and 70 countries. The College has a longstanding commitment to interracial education; here, people of different races seek to learn from and about each other, while also living together. Berea is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. It admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a Tuition Promise Scholarship, meaning no student ever pays tuition. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college. The College is one of nine federally recognized Work Colleges, and all students hold a position in which they work 10-12 hours per week. Washington Monthly Magazine has consistently ranked Berea in the top 3 of Liberal Arts Colleges for its success in educating and graduating academically talented, lowincome students who become service-oriented leaders in their professions and communities; in 2016 and 2017, the magazine ranked it number 1.
  • Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 15,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at http://www.berea.edu.
  • Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.
  • Review of application will begin October 28 and continue until position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [5]
  • List Updates Here: Zoom interviews happening 12/6 and 12/10

Boston College (MA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication at Boston College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position specializing in Media Analytics. The successful candidate should demonstrate an active research agenda dealing with topics including social networks, convergent platforms, big data, civic engagement, media policy, and mobile communication.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses such as Media Analytics, New and Emerging Media, and Media Theory. The Communication Department at Boston College is committed to excellence in research, scholarship, and teaching.  In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department, college, and the discipline. The teaching load for the position is 3/2, or 5 courses per year.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication in hand by May, 2019, and a record of publications and conference presentations at the time of application.  Candidates should have an established record of scholarship in Media Analytics with emphasis on the areas specified.  An established record of teaching is required.
  • Applicants should upload current CV, three letters of reference, two writing samples, list of courses taught and evidence of teaching effectiveness including course evaluations, sample syllabi, and a cover letter at http://apply.interfolio.com/52645  by October 1, 2018.  Questions about the position or the application process should be addressed to Lisa Cuklanz, Chairperson, Communication Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA (Cuklanz@bc.edu).
  • List Updates Here:
  • Any updates? (10/13)
  • Invited for campus visit (10/25)

Boston University (MA) - Search CompletedEdit

  • The Boston University College of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies with an appointment in the Department of Film & Television. This position addresses social scientific aspects of new media with expertise in empirical approaches to topics such as virtual reality, augmented reality, digital production and its implications for the FTV industry, digital games, new distribution channels (including mobiles and online streaming), and novel business models. Familiarity with statistics is expected sufficient to teach and guide interested MA and doctoral students. This position is unique in that the successful candidate will be able to teach classes for students working with social scientific theories and methodologies and also classes that will be of interest to those preparing for careers in the field of film and television studies and/or production. Therefore, candidates should be able to make their area(s) of expertise relatable to students of film, television, and emerging media. This position is pending budgetary approval.
  • The College of Communication is home to interdisciplinary research and applications. The Division of Emerging Media Studies interacts with the three departments within the College: Film & Television, Journalism, and Mass Communication/Advertising/Public Relations.
  • Teaching mainly in the cross-cutting Division of Emerging Media Studies, the candidate hired for this position will be appointed in the Department of Film & Television and will also be offering instruction in that unit. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mediated communication theory and research; supervising master’s theses and doctoral dissertations; and broadening the research profile of the Division of Emerging Media Studies and the Department of Film & Television.
  • Applicants should submit a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter that includes a personal statement of research and teaching philosophy. Materials should be sent to by email to the attention of: Maureen A. Mahoney, Assistant Dean, Administration & Finance, College of Communication, Boston University, 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, maclark@bu.edu
  • Formal review of applications will begin in September 5, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: [6]
  • List Updates Here:

Boston University (MA)Edit

  • The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations at Boston University seeks to hire a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor whose research advances communication theory with specialization on marketing communication research, including media analytics and media management.
  • This Tenure-Track Assistant Professor will be a research fellow in the Communication Research Center, which is the College of Communication’s media research lab. Candidates for this position will have the capacity to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Media Science and Marketing Communication Research programs, including on research methods, media analytics, and media management.
  • We request a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest, as well as the names, professional titles, and email addresses of three references.
  • The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to: Sara Amell, samell@bu.edu, Administrator, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, College of Communication, Boston University, 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
  • Link to Ad: [7]
  • List Updates Here:
  • any info, interviews, flyouts? please?

Boston University (MA)Edit

  • The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations at Boston University seeks to hire a Tenured Associate Professor of Strategic Communication whose research advances communication theory with specialization on social media management and social media analytics. This Tenured Associate Professor will play an active role in the Zimmerman Family Social Media Newsroom, which is a high-tech lab and classroom that permits the social scientific study of social media trends, and will be a research fellow in the Communication Research Center, which is the College of Communication’s media research lab. Candidates should have a PhD in communication or a related field, as well as an active program of social science research, a national or international reputation as a scholar, and the demonstration of potential for continued research productivity. Candidates for this position will have the capacity to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, including on social media management and social media analytics, as well as media relations, crisis communication, consumer insights, and advertising and brand strategy.
  • Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations; Journalism; and Film & Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,200 annually in its B.S., M.S., and PhD programs. COM integrates a strong liberal arts core with a focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty is a blend of award- winning scholars and award-winning practitioners.
  • Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.
  • We request a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest, as well as the names, professional titles, and email addresses of three references. The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to:
    Sara Amell (samell@bu.edu), Administrator, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, College of Communication, Boston University, 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
  • Link to Ad: [8]
  • List Updates Here:

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 Assistant Professor to begin September 12, 2019. 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 areas of the journalism curriculum: global communication, media and society, intellectual property, news reporting and writing, multimedia journalism, data journalism, and emerging technologies.
  • The ideal candidate will have a combination of education, legal knowledge or experience, professional news media experience, and university-level teaching experience. 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. Facility with multiple media platforms is preferred.
  • Although Cal Poly is primarily a teaching university, our faculty are expected to balance teaching with an active program of research/professional development (including publication), student supervision and advising, and participation in service activities at the department and college/university level. The teaching load averages 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. Initial appointment is for two years, subject to renewal.
  • Required Qualifications / Specialized Skills - Master's degree and relevant professional experience in journalism. - Currency in First Amendment, intellectual property/copyright, privacy/surveillance and internet law issues. - Demonstrated effectiveness in college or university-level teaching and evidence of scholarly and/or creative achievement. - Ability to teach additional courses in one or more of the following areas: global communication, media and society, intellectual property, news reporting and writing, multimedia journalism, data journalism, and emerging technologies.
  • Preferred Qualifications / Skills - Ph.D. in Journalism, Mass Communication or a media-related field, or J.D. with undergraduate degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or related field. - Proficiency with current multimedia technologies.
  • TO APPLY: Interested applicants should complete the online faculty application at http://WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and submit it to Requisition #104958. Please upload the following required materials as part of the electronic application: cover letter; current vitae; transcript copy; a Statement of Diversity and Inclusion describing past experience and contributions to diversity and inclusion efforts, and a description of how you will demonstrate a commitment in these areas in teaching, research, and/or service at Cal Poly (upload under "Other"); teaching portfolio and evidence of teaching effectiveness (with course syllabi and evaluations); and an example(s) of scholarship or creative work. In the cover letter, the applicant should also address the feasibility of conducting a research program within the context of a primarily teaching-oriented undergraduate program. Applicants must also be prepared to provide names and email addresses for a minimum of three professional references when completing the online application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by applicants. A transcript copy may be attached to the application or sent to the address listed for Requisition #104958. Official sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment.
  • REVIEW BEGIN DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 19, 2018, 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: [9]
  • List Updates Here:
  • -->Was this a failed search last year? They had the same post last year
  • An offer was accepted and then that person backed out some time later due to extenuating circumstances

California State University Dominguez Hills (CA)Edit

  • CSU Dominguez Hills invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communications (Advertising/Public Relations) with expertise in Strategic Communication, to begin August 2019.
  • The Position: The Assistant Professor of Advertising/Public Relations with Expertise in Strategic Communications teaches courses in public relations and advertising, focused on writing, strategy and research. Student advising, scholarly research productivity and service at the department, college and university levels are expected. The Ideal Candidate will have a strong record of teaching experience and scholarly activity in strategic communication. We value candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity in teaching and mentoring.
  • Appointment Date: Fall 2019
  • Advertising/Public Relations BA Program: The Advertising/Public Relations degree program is designed to help students develop an in-depth understanding of the role and impact of advertising and public relations in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. The program focuses on preparing students to become logical and innovative advertising and public relations professionals who also examine the ethical and cultural values in their practice. For more information see: www.csudh.edu/communications .
  • ​​​​​Minimum Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. in Communications or a related field prior to the beginning of the fall semester (August 1, 2019) Demonstrated excellence in teaching ability
  • Experience teaching undergraduates
  • A promising research agenda
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional industry experience in public relations and/or advertising is preferred but not required
  • Experience teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds
  • A record of scholarship in strategic communication or closely related field
  • Experience and/or familiarity with the accreditation process
  • How to Apply: Visit the California State University, Dominguez Hills employment website for full details at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities; click on New & Returning Applicants and select position 3399.
  • Application Deadline: A review of applications will begin Nov. 30 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration please submit your completed application no later than November 30, 2018.  
  • List Updates Here:

California State University Fullerton (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Human Communication Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position in Organizational Communication beginning in August 2019. We strongly encourage applicants who can demonstrate through teaching, research, and service, their abilities to support CSUF’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity. The position typically carries a 3/3 teaching load and will include teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational communication and quantitative methods. The faculty member is expected to advise students, supervise theses and projects, publish research, participate in faculty governance, and engage in service.
  • Appointment Date: August 2019
  • Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Communication studies or a relevant field by August 2019 is required. ABDs may apply but must show evidence the degree will be completed by appointment date.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching ability.
  • Record of scholarly accomplishment or strong potential for publishing peer-reviewed research.
  • Ability to work collegially and effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, administration and community.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum of three years college teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate organizational communication and quantitative methods courses. (potential to teach graduate courses in these areas as well)
  • Mixed quantitative/qualitative methods experience.
  • Ability to engage students through the use of innovative teaching practices and teach students from diverse backgrounds as well as incorporate issues related to diversity into the curriculum.
  • Strong potential to recruit new majors.
  • Willingness to develop new curriculum.
  • Track record of publishing in nationally recognized peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience in securing external grants.
  • Application Procedure: A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10813BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial graduate transcripts; 4) writing sample; 5) teaching portfolio (philosophy, ratings/evaluations, syllabi); 6) a statement that demonstrates your ability to teaching and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and community (approximately one page, single-spaced); and 7) three letters of recommendation submitted via the online application portal.
  • Application Deadline: Review begins immediately. Submit by November 30, 2018 for full consideration. Position open until filled.
  • Contact: Jason Teven, Search Committee Co-Chair at jteven@fullerton.edu or call 657-278-4755
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California State University Fullerton (CA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in journalism and digital media with specific expertise in one of the following areas: sports broadcasting, radio/audio, photography, or digital media production. We strongly encourage applicants who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service, their abilities to contributing to furthering CSUF's identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity.
  • The Department of Communications is one of the largest and most diverse mass communications programs in the United States, situated in the second largest media market in the country. More than 2,200 students are enrolled in four concentrations (advertising, entertainment/tourism, journalism, and public relations) with 75+ full- and part-time faculty members. The Department operates international programs, a graduate program, numerous laboratory facilities, an internship center, award-winning student media, a student advertising and public relations agency, a week-long signature university event called COMM Week, and many other student organizations, clubs and competitions. For more information about the department, please visit: http://communications.fullerton.edu/.
  • Position: The primary professional responsibilities of this instructional faculty member are: teaching, research, scholarship, and/or creative activity, service to the department, college, university, profession, and community. Teaching assignments may include courses conducted online, in the evenings, and at the Irvine campus. These responsibilities generally include: advising students in a nationally recognize ACEJMC and CEPR accredited program, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
  • This is a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on the candidate's qualifications. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature. Additional teaching in summer and intersession, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans, spousal and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child-care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
  • Appointment Date: Fall 2019
  • Application Procedure: A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10539BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials: 1. letter of application 2. resume or curriculum vita 3. a statement of teaching philosophy that discusses your commitment to teaching and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and community (approximately one page, single-spaced) 4. three letters of reference (see instruction below). On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
  • For inquiries, call: (657) 278-3353 or e-mail mmcalexander@fullerton.edu
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Link to Ad: [10]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Phone interviews on the week of 10.22.18- 10.25.18
  • Has anyone heard if campus interviews have been scheduled yet?
  • Just contacted (11/30) to come for campus interview late Jan./early Feb.

California State University Fullerton (CA) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton is seeking two Assistant or Associate Professors with expertise in applied communications research methods and additional teaching expertise in skills courses in one or more of the following concentrations: advertising, entertainment/tourism, journalism, and public relations. We strongly encourage applicants who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service, their abilities to contributing to furthering CSUF's identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity.
  • The Department of Communications is one of the largest and most diverse mass communications programs in the United States, situated in the second largest media market in the country. More than 2,200 students are enrolled in four concentrations (advertising, entertainment/tourism, journalism, and public relations) with 75+ full- and part-time faculty members. The Department operates international programs, a graduate program, numerous laboratory facilities, an internship center, award-winning student media, a student advertising and public relations agency, a week-long signature university event called COMM Week, and many other student organizations, clubs and competitions. For more information about the Department, please visit: http://communications.fullerton.edu/
  • Position: The primary professional responsibilities of this instructional faculty member are: teaching, research, scholarship, and/or creative activity, service to the department, college, university, profession, and community. Teaching assignments may include courses conducted online, in the evenings, and at the Irvine campus. These responsibilities generally include: advising students in a nationally recognize ACEJMC and CEPR accredited program, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
  • This is a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on the candidate's qualifications. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature. Additional teaching in summer and intersession, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans, spousal and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child-care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
  • Appointment Date: Fall 2019
  • Application Procedure: A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10537BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials: 1. letter of application, 2. resume or curriculum vita, 3. a statement of teaching philosophy that discusses your commitment to teaching and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and community (approximately one page, single-spaced), 4. three letters of reference (see instruction below). On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
  • For inquiries, call: (657) 278-3353 or e-mail mmcalexander@fullerton.edu
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Link to Ad: [11]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Phone interviews 10.23-10.30

California State University Fullerton (CA) CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in the entertainment industry to teach courses in our entertainment/tourism and public relations concentrations. We strongly encourage applicants who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service, their abilities to contributing to furthering CSUF's identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity.
  • The primary professional responsibilities of this instructional faculty member are: teaching, research, scholarship, and/or creative activity, service to the department, college, university, profession, and community. Teaching assignments may include courses conducted online, in the evenings, and at the Irvine campus. These responsibilities generally include: advising students in a nationally recognize ACEJMC and CEPR accredited program, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
  • Required: A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in communications or a relevant discipline by time of appointment. Minimum two years of professional experience in entertainment media with knowledge of current trends in production and/or distribution of entertainment content. Ability to successfully teach professionally oriented skills courses in entertainment/tourism and/or public relations, including the entertainment/tourism capstone course and entertainment PR. Ability to contribute in the areas of curriculum development, accreditation self-study, and assessment of student learning. Ability to interact effectively orally and in writing with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and colleagues.
  • Preferred: Evidence of successful teaching. A well-articulated research and/or creative agenda in entertainment media. Demonstrated ability to lead high-impact programs emphasizing student mentoring and professional engagement. Contact with industry leaders and ability to expand university-industry partnerships.
  • This is a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on the candidate's qualifications. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature. Additional teaching in summer and intersession, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans, spousal and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child-care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
  • Appointment Date: Fall 2019
  • Application Procedure: A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10538BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials: 1. letter of application 2. resume or curriculum vita 3. a statement of teaching philosophy that discusses your commitment to teaching and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and community (approximately one page, single-spaced) 4. three letters of reference (see instruction below). On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system. For inquiries, call: (657) 278-3353 or e-mail mmcalexander@fullerton.edu
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Link to Ad: HigherEdJobs.com
  • List Updates Here: Any updates? [11/13]
  • I just heard (11/30) that they have recently brought in applicants for campus interviews

California State University Fullerton (CA) CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in public relations with expertise in campaigns management and social media strategy. We strongly encourage applicants who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service, their abilities to contributing to furthering CSUF’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity.
  • The primary professional responsibilities of this instructional faculty member are: teaching, research, scholarship, and/or creative activity, service to the department, college, university, profession, and community. Teaching assignments may include courses conducted online, in the evenings, and at the Irvine campus. These responsibilities generally include: advising students in a nationally recognize ACEJMC and CEPR accredited program, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
  • Required: A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in communications or a relevant discipline by time of appointment. Minimum two years of professional experience in public relations or a closely related field, including experience in an agency, corporate, in-house, nonprofit, or similar capacity. Ability to successfully teach the public relations capstone course and public relations writing, in addition to other areas. Ability to contribute in the areas of curriculum development, accreditation self-study, and assessment of student learning. Ability to interact effectively orally and in writing with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and colleagues.
  • Preferred: Evidence of successful teaching. A well-articulated research and/or creative agenda in public relations. Membership and involvement in PRSA and/or APR accreditation. Contact with industry leaders and ability to expand university-industry partnerships. Demonstrated ability to lead high-impact programs emphasizing student mentoring and professional engagement.
  • This is a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on the candidate's qualifications. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature. Additional teaching in summer and intersession, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans, spousal and/or dependent fee-waiver, access to campus child-care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
  • Appointment Date: Fall 2019
  • Application Procedure: A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10540BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials: letter of application; resume or curriculum vita; a statement of teaching philosophy that discusses your commitment to teaching and working with a diverse student population, faculty, and community (approximately one page, single-spaced); three letters of reference (see instruction below). On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system. For inquiries, call: (657) 278-3353 or e-mail mmcalexander@fullerton.edu
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Link to Ad: [12]
  • List Updates Here:
  • I just heard (11/30) that they have recently brought in applicants for campus interviews

California State University Long Beach (CA)Edit

  • TT Assistant Professor Journalism & Public Relations
  • EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2019 (Fall Semester)
  • SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MBA or MA in public relations, journalism or communication. Professional experience in public relations. Demonstrated potential to teach courses in public relations and mass communication. Demonstrated potential to engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to presentations and publications. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population
  • DESIRED/PREFERRED Ph.D. in mass communication at the time of application or official notification of completion the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019
  • QUALIFICATIONS Prior teaching experience at college level Successful publication record or defined research agenda
  • DUTIES: Teach public relations courses, including public relations principles, writing, campaigns, and case studies Engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to presentations and publications Advise chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America Develop professional network of alumni and public relations contacts Participate in service to the department, college, and university.
  • All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11496
  • Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section. Requests for information should be addressed to: Dr. Chris Karadjov, Search Committee Chair California State University, Long Beach Department of Journalism & Public Relations 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-4601. (562) 985-2104 and/or chris.karadjov@csulb.edu
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin September 15, 2018 Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)
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California State University San Marcos (CA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • California State University San Marcos Department of Communication is looking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Conflict and Peace Studies. 
  • The successful candidate will have research expertise in conflict and peace studies and demonstrated ability to engage undergraduate students’ to broaden perspectives on the subject matter. Preferred areas of interest include one or more of the following: intercultural and/or international communication, dis/abilities studies, religious studies, science and technology studies, or queer studies. Preferred methodologies qualitative, rhetorical, critical and/or mixed methods perspective. Have preparation and/or experience to teach COMM 320, Conflict and Communication; and/or COMM 425, Communication and Mediation; and/or COMM 426, Dialogic Communication in addition to other core courses (i.e., COMM 100, Introduction to Communication; and/or COMM 300, Communication Theory) composing the curriculum. Demonstrated intercultural commitment and experience with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service is preferred.
  • The department consists of 12 tenure track faculty and 16 lecturers who offer two undergraduate degree programs (i.e., one in Communication and another in Media Studies), and two minors (i.e., Communication and Critical Intercultural Communication) to over 850 students, in addition to many sections of Oral Communication (GEO 102) that serve the University. The new faculty will contribute to the program integrity and distinctiveness of the Communication Department as a whole, by building conflict and peace studies related curriculum that contributes to the depth of students’ understanding of the transformative power of communication and media, and their role in shaping how we think about and act in personal, organizational, cultural, social, and political life. For more information about the Department of Communication, visit Communication.
  • The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
  • Review of applications will commence September 15, 2018. Position open until filled.
  • Link to ad: [13]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Anyone heard from San Marcos?
  • Initial zoom interview offered (October 13)

California State University, Sacramento (CA)Edit

  • California State University Sacramento Department of Communication Studies is looking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in rhetoric
  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have Ph.D. in communication studies with an unambiguous emphasis on rhetoric. ABD considered, but all degree requirements must be complete by the time of appointment in August 2019. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level. Ability to each introductory, advanced, and graduate level courses. Interest in and the ability to conduct scholarly research.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prior teaching and research experience at the university level specifically in rhetoric. Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse and/or underrepresented groups.
  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  Provide curricular leadership in rhetoric; Advise undergraduate and graduate students;  Serve on graduate student committees and supervise graduate students in preparation for their comprehensive examinations or theses; Engage in scholarly activities;  Provide service to the department, campus, and community.
  • DEPARTMENT INFO: The department offers B.A. degree programs in General Communication Studies, Public Relations, Film Studies and Journalism, and an M.A. program in Communication Studies. As one of the largest and most academically diverse departments on campus, with over 1,900 undergraduate majors, we value inclusive and engaging pedagogy and scholarship using a variety of strategies, technologies, and methods. With 28 full-time, tenure track faculty we strive to create a learning environment that appreciates human diversity situated in the rich tapestry of the greater Sacramento region. For more information on the department, please see the website here: https://www.csus.edu/coms/
  • APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: - A letter of interest indicating how the applicant meets the qualifications. - An explicit statement about commitment to inclusion and diversity; - Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., syllabi, teaching evaluations.); - Evidence of scholarly research and/or creative activity; - 3-5 professional references with names and contact information - Unofficial transcripts from institutions granting post-secondary degree.
  • HOW TO APPLY: https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/3398
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review begins January 1, 2019.
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Carleton University (CAN)Edit

  • Field of Specialization: Film Studies, Asian Cinema and Media Cultures
  • Academic Unit: Studies in Art and Culture
  • Category of Appointment:  Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
  • Rank/Position Title:  Assistant Professor
  • Start Date:  July 1, 2019
  • Closing Date: Consideration of applications will begin on September 15, 2018 [Extended to October 15!] and will continue until the position is filled.
  • About the Position: Carleton University’s Film Studies program, located in the School for Studies in Art and Culture, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2019. This posting is directed towards specialists in Asian cinema and media cultures, with a preference for scholars of Japanese cinema. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses at all year levels, as well as MA-level seminars, and also to supervise graduate theses. Although Carleton Film Studies does not include a PhD program, students have the option of applying to do doctoral work on film-related subjects under the supervision of Film Studies faculty members, through Carleton’s Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture.
  • About the Academic Unit: Carleton Film Studies offers three- and four-year undergraduate degrees and an MA program. Its faculty members have outstanding research expertise in various national and transnational cinemas, in film history, and in film theory. The program recently celebrated its fortieth anniversary, and is building on a long history of research and teaching success. See: www.Carleton.ca/filmstudies.
  • Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D., an active commitment to scholarship as reflected in publications, and a demonstrated level of excellence in teaching.
  • Application Instructions: Complete applications, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, sample publications, and a teaching dossier (a brief teaching statement and sample course outlines), and the names and contact information of three referees, should be sent electronically to Dr Brian Foss, Director, School for Studies in Art and Culture, at brian.foss@carleton.ca. Initial screening of applications will begin on September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • About Carleton University: Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 29,000 students, 950 academic faculty, and 2,000 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.
  • Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/provost.
  • Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary.  Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.
  • Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.
  • Apply at: Send materials to electronically to Dr Brian Foss, Director, School for Studies in Art and Culture, at brian.foss@carleton.ca.
  • Link to ad: [14]
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Carnegie Mellon University (PA)Edit

  • The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University has multiple faculty opening this year. Among the open positions, we are especially interested in recruiting in areas where Human-Computer Interaction intersects with computational social science, including communication and media studies.
  • We seek candidates with an outstanding track record in research, strong academic credentials, a history of or interest in interdisciplinary research, a history of or interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and a terminal graduate degree appropriate to their discipline. We especially encourage applications from candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to studying and/or mentoring under-represented groups such as women, minorities, people with disabilities, and people of lower socio-economic status. Candidates can be at any level.
  • We will start reviewing applications in mid November.
  • The HCI Institute is an academic department with more than twenty faculty members who come from a range of disciplines including computer science, cognitive psychology, social psychology, design, and games. Research interests include but are not limited to Social Computing, Research through Design, Human-Data Interaction, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Service Design, Education Learning Sciences and Technologies, Usable Privacy and Security, End-user Programming, Interaction Techniques, Accessibility, and 3D printing and making. These topics form a variety of interdisciplinary collaborations both within the department and across the university. The HCI Institute has a PhD program, several master’s programs, and an undergraduate major and minor. The Human-Computer Interaction Institute is located in Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science.
  • Link to Ad: [15]
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Central Washington University (WA)Edit

  • Full-Time, Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), 9 Month Appointment. Additional Summer teaching may be available.
  • The Communication Department at CWU seeks an Assistant Professor for a tenure-track position, with productive scholarship and service expectations in addition to teaching. The Communication Department supports a thriving major program in Communication Studies, as well as minors in Organizational Communication and Communication, and offers degrees in Public Relations, Digital Journalism, and Film Production.
  • The successful candidate will teach Communication Studies courses including Introduction to Communication, Public Speaking, Intercultural Communication, and similar courses.
  • This position begins in September 2019.
  • Job Duties: Tenure-track faculty typically teach a 3/3/3 load of 4-credit classes.
  • Screening Begins: October 8, 2018 and will be open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: [16]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Anyone heard anything yet? (10/28)
  • I have not heard anything yet.

Chapman University (CA)Edit

  • The Chapman University School of Communication is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Communication with specializations in Corporate/Organizational and Quantitative Research Methods beginning August 2019. We welcome applications from quantitative researchers who also employ mixed-method approaches.
  • Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Now ranked #5 among western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman University has gained national recognition for its commitment to excellence through innovative research and innovative teaching. The rapidly growing School of Communication offers B.A. and M.S. degrees to approximately 800 students. The Chapman University School of Communication faculty demonstrate a high-profile record of publications in top-tier journals, leadership in regional, national, and international communication associations, interdisciplinary associations, innovative scholarship and teaching/learning practices, and significant external funding.
  • Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in communication or a closely aligned field by June 2019. Researchers conducting theory-driven, engaged scholarship with applied, transformative implications. Individuals who are committed to graduate education with proficiency in advanced statistical analyses, experience advising graduate students, and motivation to engage in grant writing.
  • The ideal candidate should be interested in contributing to and further developing research-oriented courses in our rapidly growing Strategic and Corporate Communication, Communication Studies, and Global Communication and World Languages undergraduate programs, the Health and Strategic Communication Master's program, and the new Ph.D. program (beginning August 2019). More specifically, applicants should demonstrate the following:
  • An excellent scholarship record commensurate with level of experience, evidenced by relevant research fellowships, publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals, and/or research grant or external funding and demonstration of ability to teach a variety of core courses.
  • The ability to teach courses in the School of Communication's B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. programs, with a commitment to personalized education and a willingness to involve undergraduate and graduate students in their research.
  • The ability to effectively translate the applications of their research for academics and practitioners.
  • A willingness to advance the research mission of Chapman University through pursuit of external funding and/or interdisciplinary collaborations.
  • Responsibilities include teaching five courses each academic year in our undergraduate and graduate programs, maintaining an active program of research in the candidate's area of scholarly expertise, and making service contributions in accordance with university policy for tenure-track and tenured appointments. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching, and service.
  • Candidates will engage in scholarly research activity, graduate advising, Ph.D. and M.S. student dissertation/thesis committees, and university-wide service.
  • Qualified applicants should electronically submit a Chapman University application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, portfolio (or selected research publications as appropriate), teaching evaluations, and three letters of professional recommendation via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12401
  • Inquiries may be directed to Chris Di Tommaso ditommas@chapman.edu . Please use "Assistant Professor of Communication" as the email subject.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The University offers a first-time Orange County homebuyer assistance program.
  • List Updates Here:


any updates?

Christopher Newport University (VA)Edit

  • Chair - Department of Communication (Rank Open) at Christopher Newport University
  • Appointment Type: Full Time
  • Purpose of Position: The Department of Communication at Christopher Newport University invites applications for the position of Chair, effective August, 2019. We are seeking an accomplished colleague to guide the continued growth and development of a vibrant undergraduate program focused on interpersonal communication, health, rhetoric, and critical media studies. The successful candidate must be committed to a liberal arts undergraduate education and present a distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and service that warrants an appointment with tenure at the Associate or Full Professor level. Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished record as a scholar/teacher, demonstrated leadership and administrative skills, and previous success in an appointment as department chair (or similar administrative role). The nominal teaching load for the appointment is 2-2. The Ph.D. in Communication or closely related field is required at time of application. Phi Beta Kappa membership is highly desirable.
  • Departmental Information: The Department of Communication at Christopher Newport University is composed of 14 full-time faculty. The Department offers a Bachelor of Arts program with over 400 majors, as well as a minor in Communication. In the academic year 2017-2018, the Department conferred 109 degrees. A position in this growing, collaborative department has a great deal to offer a teacher/ scholar committed to a life of the mind and excellence in teaching. Our chapter of LPH is vibrant—regularly hosting philanthropic events and scholarly forums. Research and teaching for the department are interdisciplinary, emphasizing the production and reproduction of systems of meaning, knowledge, culture, and behavior. We are seeking a colleague who can appreciates the value of other theoretical and metatheoretical perspectives, sees connections among these different perspectives in heuristic ways, and applies that area of expertise to teach a broad range of courses in the department. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its academic programs are invited to visit: http://cnu.edu/academics/departments/communication/.
  • Faculty Information: CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; the University is seeking to shelter a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Fall 2018 freshman class of 1,230 students was selected from over 7,500 admission applications, and presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1220, respectively. Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus, located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, integrate the University’s liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. These include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world.
  • Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.
  • Posting Number: F57P
  • Application Deadline:   10/15/2018
  • Application Instructions: To apply, please provide a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), pedagogical philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation with at least one speaking to your qualifications to serve as chair (letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to facultyrecruitment@cnu.edu)
  • Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018.
  • Applications received after October 15, 2018, will be accepted but considered only if needed.
  • Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.
  • Quick Link for Internal Postings:  http://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/6483 
  • EEO Statement:  Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.
  • Link to ad: CNU Communication Department Chair Ad
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Colgate University (NY) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • The Film and Media Studies program at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Media and Culture at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2019. We seek applications from scholars working at the intersection of media theory, culture, and technology. The candidate should be well versed in media history and theory as teaching responsibilities will include our required Introduction to Film and Media Studies in addition to introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. As importantly, the position offers opportunities to collaborate with faculty and departments across the disciplines to develop courses that explore film and media. Ongoing contributions to the program’s longstanding tradition of bringing a diverse group of film, video, and media artists as well as media scholars to campus will be integral to the position, as will curating screenings and organizing special events. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.
  • Letter of application, CV, and three current letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11471. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as their ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.
  • It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other category covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
  • Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to ad: [17]  
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  • Can I ask OP if they were asked for a writing sample between Skype interview and campus invite?
  • Received rejection email on 10/25....generic mass email, no interview. 2x - and respect to the hiring committee for their efficient transparency.

College of New Jersey (NJ)Edit

  • The Departments of Communication Studies and Public Health at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), Ewing, New Jersey, invite outstanding applications for a full time, tenure track Assistant Professor position jointly appointed in Communication Studies and Public Health to begin in Fall, 2019. The position will be housed in Communication Studies. 
  • The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Communication, Public Health, or a related field, and work closely with both Communication Studies and Public Health majors, as well as the Master of Public Health program and the graduate certificate in Public Health. Strong preference will be given to those in Interpersonal Communication. We welcome candidates who can contribute to teaching and scholarship in family communication, health communication, social marketing, personalized medicine/precision health, crisis communication, provider-patient communication, social support, resilience, or communication related to various health contexts. A typical semester teaching load is three courses, although TCNJ provides opportunities for faculty to earn a one-course teaching release annually to support student and faculty research.  A doctorate is required for appointment (ABD status will be considered; however, degree must be conferred prior to start date).
  • To apply, attach a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the contact information for three references. The deadline to receive applications will be December 1, 2018.  
  • TCNJ is a highly selective, public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the residential experience for its 5,900 undergraduate students, who benefit from a 12-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of only 20 students. TCNJ is one of only five public institutions included on Barron's Profiles of American Colleges list of the 75 "Most Competitive" colleges and universities in the United States, and of those five, TCNJ is the only primarily undergraduate institution included. TCNJ's campus encompasses 289 beautiful tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, NJ, which is located between Trenton and Princeton in the historic Delaware Valley, and is convenient to Philadelphia, New York, the Jersey shore, and the Pocono Mountains.
  • To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses
  • Link to job ad  
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College of Wooster (OH)-SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The College of Wooster invites applications for a new interdisciplinary tenure-track position in Global Media, Cultural, and Digital Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a candidate in global media and/or digital studies with particular expertise in transnational film and media production and consumption; candidates with a film and/or digital production background and a cultural studies approach are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. (ABD considered), a well-defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly publication and media production; demonstrated teaching ability at the college level, particularly in interdisciplinary and innovative pedagogies and digital and new media; and a commitment to transnational perspectives and contexts and to inclusion and diversity. The position will offer possibilities for collaborating with faculty across departments to build an interdisciplinary major in film studies, new media and the digital humanities.
  • The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; evidence of strong teaching (including teaching philosophy) and research (including research statement); diversity statement; and three reference letters through Interfolio. The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community.
  • If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Patrice Smith, Administrative Coordinator. Questions about the position should be directed to Ahmet Atay.
  • Completed applications should be submitted by November 15, 2018.
  • Apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/56774
  • Posted October 19, 2018
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  • Skype Interview Request: 12/4

Columbus State University (GA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication, effective August 2019. 
  • The successful candidate will teach courses including but not limited to: Public Relations, Advertising, Social/Digital Media, Media Writing, Research Methods, Public Speaking, Contributing to the existing catalog with relevant courses your expertise supports, as well as updating perspectives on how existing courses are taught. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose skill sets may include: Advertising, Corporate Communication, Public Relations, Health Communication, Media Effects Research. Summer teaching is often available. An active program of research is expected for tenure, and candidates who have experience in team-based, collaborative research are welcome and encouraged to apply. Candidates who also engage in the study of teaching and learning in the discipline will find a welcome environment for this work as a recognized contribution to the discipline. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to support our recruiting efforts, and recognize the value of our Non-Profit and Civic Engagement Center as a tool to support their teaching, research, and as our means of engaging in serving our community and improving civic life.
  • Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience through its commitment to active learning and maintaining a growth mindset in the classroom and beyond. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,000 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline completed prior to August 2019, Demonstrate commitment to public higher education and working with a diverse student body, Relevant college teaching experience  in strategic communication (i.e., advertising, social/media writing, and public relations), Engagement in active learning practices (e.g. internships, undergraduate research and service-learning) and a commitment to maintaining a growth mindset with students in the classroom. Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in multiple forms (e.g. face-to-face, hybrid, online, etc), Record of scholarly productivity and service to field, Professional experience in strategic management of social/digital media 
  • Application Procedures: Interested applicants should send the required following materials: Letter of application, CV or Resume, Recent sample of scholarship/creative work, Three letters of recommendation from professional references, Official transcripts. Optional materials: Statement of teaching philosophy. Submit all applications through our human resources site  :   Review of applications will begin November 16, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. Contact Information: Dr. Chris McCollough, Chair, Communication Faculty Search Committee. Department of Communication, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA 31907-5645. Email may be directed to chris.mccollough@columbusstate.edu. Columbus State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in hiring. This institution chooses not to disclose its domestic partner benefits policy. This institution chooses not to disclose its spousal benefits policy.
  • Posted October 29, 2018
  • Link to ad: HigherEdJobs.com
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Columbus State University (GA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of organizational/relational communication. The position is to begin August 2019.
  • The candidate will be expected to teach courses in the areas of interpersonal, family, and relational communication. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: interpersonal communication, family communication, gender and sexuality, communication law, and research methods. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose skill sets include an understanding of and consulting with nonprofit organizations and research in interpersonal communication. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a combination of upper division communication courses and public speaking courses each semester. Summer teaching is often available. An active program of research is expected for tenure. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting our recruiting efforts, our student organizations, and our Non-Profit and Civic Engagement Center (NPACE). Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience through its commitment to active learning and maintaining a growth mindset in the classroom and beyond. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,000 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence – the Spencer House – in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia:  the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.
  • Minimum Qualifications -Ph.D. completed prior to August 2019.  -Demonstrate a commitment to public higher education and working with a diverse student body.  -A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. Preferred Qualifications -Experience teaching in multiple forms (e.g. face-to-face, hybrid, online, etc) -Record of scholarly productivity and service to field  
  • Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a recent sample of scholarship/creative work, three letters of recommendation from professional references, and unofficial transcripts are required.  Other materials such as a statement of teaching philosophy are welcomed. Applicants should submit materials through our [http:// https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000  human resources site.]
  • Review of applications will begin November 19. Full consideration of applicants will be given to candidates who submit application packets by this date, though the search will remain open until the position is filled. Official transcripts must be presented prior to one’s campus visit if selected for interview.  Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
  • Contact Information Dr. Andrew R. Donofrio, Communication Faculty Search Committee. Department of Communication, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA 31907-5645. Email and inquiries for further information may be directed to donofrio_andrew@columbussstate.edu Columbus State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in hiring.This institution chooses not to disclose its domestic partner benefits policy. This institution chooses not to disclose its spousal benefits policy
  • Posted October 30, 2018
  • Link to ad: Higheredjobs.com
  • LIst Updates Here:

Cornell University (NY) - ZOOM INTERVIEWS HELDEdit

  • The Department of Communication at Cornell University invites applications for two 9-month, tenure-track positions focusing on communication technologies and digital media: (1) the inaugural Geri Gay Professor of Communication at the Associate or Full Professor rank; and (2) an open-rank position to further build and strengthen our communication and technology area.
  • We welcome applications from scholars in the social sciences whose research addresses the most important questions about the impacts of myriad technologies on individuals, groups, and society. We are particularly interested in applicants who explore one or more of these areas and approaches: a) the public sphere, including policy, politics, news, health, legal, and global issues; b) cutting-edge technologies of any kind; c) innovative research methods and tools; d) social interactions, uses, and effects on social media and mobile technologies; e) computer-supported collaborative work; and f) human-computer interaction (HCI) and design. For the inaugural Geri Gay Professorship, we especially welcome senior-rank candidates whose interests will intersect with colleagues at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City.
  • The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.
  • The communication and technology area constitutes one of the Department’s core strengths. Applicants whose work could contribute to other core strengths in science, health, and the environment; media communication; and/or persuasion and social influence are encouraged to apply. Both positions involve 50% research and 50% teaching responsibilities. Communication faculty teach two to three undergraduate and/or graduate courses per academic year in addition to advising students in the Department’s B.S. and Ph.D. programs.
  • Publishing in peer-reviewed literature in relevant fields is expected, as is securing external research funding. Successful candidates for each position will be expected to seek competitive funding from foundations as well as state and federal funding agencies, enhancing our already active grant efforts from NIH, NSF, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Further, the two candidates who fill these positions will have considerable opportunities to enhance collaborations with the Cornell Tech Campus, Weill Cornell Medical College, the Institute for the Social Sciences, the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, and the Cornell University Center for the Study of Inequality, among other interdisciplinary research centers.
  • Required Qualifications: For each position, the successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (the social or behavioral sciences, information or computer science, critical humanities tradition, etc.), and will have developed (or show promise of developing) an international reputation for theory-based empirical research. We will consider applicants with varying levels of experience (ABD to post-tenure) for the open-rank position. To be considered for the Geri Gay Professorship, candidates must be at the Associate level or higher.
  • For additional information, contact Dr. Bazarova at nnb8@cornell.edu or 607.255.7821. For more information about the Department of Communication, please visit our website: http://communication.cals.cornell.edu.
  • Please apply via Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11361
  • The position will remain open until filled, but preference will be given to applications received by October 1, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [18]
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  • Open rank position: LORs requested through online system on 10/12.
  • Updates on open-rank position? Are they conducting both searches at the same time?
  • Any updates on the Geri Gay Professorship position? (11/8)
  • Heard they conducted Zoom interviews for open-rank position about three weeks ago. I assume they're on to the campus interviews already but could be wrong. (11/8)

Eastern Illinois University (IL)Edit

  • Full time Instructor position in Television & Video Production / Broadcast Journalism with three-year initial appointment
  • The Departments of Communication Studies and Journalism seek an individual to teach courses in broadcast journalism and TV/video production
  • General Qualifications: Master's degree in Communication, Journalism or related field is required for appointment. Significant experience teaching in higher education and/or significant professional experience in broadcast news or video production is required.
  • Must be well versed in the production of scripted and actuality-based television and video content and have a working knowledge of both film-style and broadcast style production practices.
  • A working knowledge of Adobe CC (notably: Audition, After Effects, and Premiere) and AVID is required.
  • Primary teaching duties will include Broadcast News, Advanced Broadcast News, and various video production courses (narrative, actuality, & advertising). The ability to teach courses in news writing, promotional communication, audio production and/or digital media is a plus. Assigned duties may also include teaching courses consistent with the candidate's experience and interest within the Communication Studies or Journalism curriculum.
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills are expected. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience promoting inclusive excellence is required.
  • Candidate will be expected to work closely with the full-time news director of the campus TV station to provide practical learning opportunities. Students produce a daily 30-minute live TV newscast that has won numerous state and national awards.
  • Normal teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year. Initial appointment is for three years.
  • Review of applications will begin Nov. 9, 2018 and will continue until campus interviews are scheduled.
  • Online App. Form: https://apply.interfolio.com/55906
  • Link to Ad: Higher Ed Jobs.com
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide (FL or virtual)Edit

  • Full-time Assistant Professor position in Risk/Crisis Communication
  • The College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) and the College of Aeronautics (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Worldwide (ERAU-W) announce an exciting new initiative for strategic growth in Human Security as defined by two interrelated areas: Emergency Services and Communication. In support of this initiative, COAS and COA are forming a cluster of new tenure-track Assistant Professor positions that, combined with existing faculty, will promote ERAU-W as a national leader in these areas.
  • Required Qualifications: A doctorate in the discipline or a related field is required. Applications should include a current CV and a detailed letter discussing faculty experience, academic qualifications, and background that demonstrate a fit with COAS or COA and the position. Candidates are required to secure three professional letters of recommendation, to be submitted confidentially by the references.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have both academic and career experience that will enable them to investigate real issues at the cross-section of these disciplinary areas. Given the applied, interdisciplinary nature of the positions, at least three years of professional experience is highly preferred.
  • Full Job Description and Online Application: https://embryriddle.taleo.net/careersection/002/jobdetail.ftl?job=180472&tz=GMT-04%3A00
  • Consideration of applications will begin on Nov. 30, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled. 
  • Working virtually is possible for this position.
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  • Rejection email received: 10/30, Rejection Letters round 2: 11/13
  • Note from Search Committee Member: The above note about rejection emails is incorrect for this search. Embry-Riddle has three campuses: Daytona Beach, FL; Prescott, AZ; and Worldwide (which is headquartered in Daytona Beach). This position is for the Worldwide campus, and the search committee has not contacted any of the candidates. Consideration of applications will begin on 11/30 and continue until the positions are filled. If you have questions about this search, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Tom Sieland at sielandt@erau.edu

Fashion Institute of Technology (NY) - ON CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Full-Time Faculty Position in Communication Studies
  • The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the English and Communication Studies Department, School of Liberal Arts.
  • The English and Communication Studies Department seeks a full-time communication studies generalist with secondary area(s) of interest in intercultural communication, mediation, civility, gender and communication studies, environmental communication, game studies, and/or visual rhetoric. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute leadership and vision to the Department's communication studies program, to provide intellectual and pedagogical innovation for communication studies courses, to serve as a mentor to current and new communication studies faculty, and to develop interdisciplinary college-wide programming in their areas of expertise.
  • The candidate will be expected to work closely with other Liberal Arts departments and have a commitment to working with culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse students in an institution with strong emphasis on innovation, globalism and experiential learning. The candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in the English and Communication Studies Department, including Intercultural Communication, Professional Speech Communication, Small Group Communication, Public Speaking, and Argumentation and Persuasion, and to develop new curriculum in the candidate's area of expertise. They will also work closely with the Writing and Speaking Studio and other faculty within and outside of the School of Liberal Arts to develop curriculum and programming that enable our students to think critically and communicate effectively. The candidate will engage in academic service and conduct research of expertise.
  • This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2019. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received by October 1, 2018.
  • Online App. Form: https://fitnyc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=101662
  • Link to Ad: [19]
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  • Skype Interview Requested 10/24
  • On Campus interview scheduled for last week of November 

Farmingdale State College, SUNY (NY) - **NEW; 3 positions**Edit

Assistant Professor of Professional Communications (Strategic Communication) - Closes Dec. 20Edit

Farmingdale State College Department of Professional Communications invites applications for  tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 2019. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with good communication skills who have demonstrated excellence in teaching.  A Ph.D. in Communication must be completed by the time of the appointment, with a subspecialty in Strategic Communication, and a focus on Marketing and/or Public Relations. 

Candidates are sought with a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the undergraduate level, whether full-time, part-time or as a sole instructor teaching assistant. Candidates are expected to have an agenda of scholarship that complements his or her area of academic specialization and has the potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations.  

Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate courses in the program, contributing to curriculum development, as well as student advisement and service on committees and taskforces at the departmental, school, and college-wide level.  All faculty members at the college are expected to demonstrate achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service, all of which are necessary for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion.  The normal teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching.  Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.  The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. in Communication, with subspecialty in Strategic Communication, and focus on Marketing and/or Public Relations.
  • Minimum of one year of college teaching experience in the field of communication.
  • An agenda of scholarship with potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations relevant to the field of communication.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of one year of professional experience in the field of communications, particularly Marketing or Public Relations.

Assistant Professor of Professional Communications (Digital Journalism) - Closes Dec. 13Edit

Farmingdale State College Department of Professional Communications invites applications for  tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 2019. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with good communication skills who have demonstrated excellence in teaching.  A Ph.D. in Communication must be completed by the time of the appointment, with a subspecialty in Digital Journalism. Candidate must be able to teach courses in multi-media storytelling, visual journalism, advanced reporting practices and issues and/or other courses related to journalism in emerging media.Edit

Candidates are sought with a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the undergraduate level, whether full-time, part-time or as a sole instructor teaching assistant. Candidates are expected to have an agenda of scholarship that complements his or her area of academic specialization and has the potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations.  

Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate courses in the program, contributing to curriculum development, as well as student advisement and service on committees and taskforces at the departmental, school, and college-wide level.  All faculty members at the college are expected to demonstrate achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service, all of which are necessary for continuing appointment (tenure) and promotion.  The normal teaching load is 12 credit-hours per semester.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching.  Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.  The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. in Communication, with subspecialty in Digital Journalism;
  • Minimum of one year of college teaching experience in the field of communication;
  • An agenda of scholarship with potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations relevant to the field of communication;
  • Minimum of one year of professional experience in the field of Digital Journalism.

Lecturer, Professional CommunicationsEdit

Farmingdale State College Department of Professional Communications invites applications for the position of Lecturer, starting September 2019. We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative faculty member with strong, recent professional experience in digital media production.  The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of producing digital narratives, including the creation, maintenance, and updating of such projects.  Experience managing digital media campaigns is a plus.  This is a non-tenure track, renewable 3-year term position.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of core courses in the Professional Communications curriculum, with a teaching obligation of 5 sections (15 contact hours) per semester, but the responsibilities of the position can include a major role in academic advisement of majors (up to 10 hours/week depending on the season) in place of one section per semester.  Although scholarship is not a requirement of the position, the person appointed to this position will be expected to contribute to curriculum development, including the creation of a new course in digital media production, and to provide other service to the department. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master's degree (MA, or MS) in the field of Communications
  • A minimum of one year of college teaching experience in the field of communication, whether full-time, part-time, or as a sole instructor teaching assistant
  • Two years of experience in Digital Media Production, especially Multimedia Narrative

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience managing digital campaigns


Fitchburg State University (MA)Edit

  • Assistant Professor/English Studies –Speech Tenure Track     
  • MSCA Unit Position Hire date: September 1, 2019
  • General Statement of Duties:  Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Speech, teaching introductory speech classes, as well as small group communication, argumentation and debate, and speech courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Desirable sub-specialties include: teaching methodologies in speech, speech writing, rhetorical theory, intercultural literacy and public speaking. Potential for developing a debate team and contributing to the construction of a Speech minor.
  • Supervision Received: Department Chair of English Studies
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Teaching work load (24 semester hours of credit of instruction per school year), and preparation for classroom instruction.
  2. Instructional responsibilities include required and elective courses in Speech, teaching English Studies majors as well as students in other majors across the campus.
  3. Desirable subfield: teaching methods in speechwriting, history of rhetorical theory, contemporary rhetorical analysis.  
  4. Participate in developing future speech classes.
  5. Provide student assistance, including but not limited to academic advising.
  6. Attend university functions, including commencement; convocation; and faculty, committee, and departmental meetings.
  7. Opportunities to participate in scheduled orientation and registration programs.
  8. Engage in continuing scholarship and professional activities, which may include contribution to the content of the discipline, participation in or contribution to professional organizations and societies, public service, and contributions to the professional growth and development of the university community.
  9. Opportunities to teach summer, winter term, online and undergraduate and graduate evening courses. 
  • Qualifications:
  1. Position requires a disciplinary expertise in the area of speech with a Ph.D. in Speech; evidence of teaching preferred.
  2. Ability to integrate appropriate technology and software in teaching.
  3. Commitment to excellence in teaching, demonstrated teaching experience appropriate to the level of appointment, and evidence of scholarly/creative activity. 
  4. Ability to work effectively with a diverse student body.
  5. Must be able to satisfactorily pass a check conducted by the Criminal History Systems Board (CORI) as well as a completed background check satisfactory to the university.
  6. Ability to perform all duties with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Please submit cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy as well as a statement of research activity and interests.
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Fordham University (NY) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Queer Media & Civic Engagement
  • The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor , to commence September 1, 2019. The position will be based at Fordham’s Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx, with opportunity to contribute to the Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan as well. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute pedagogically to one or more of our undergraduate majors in Communication and Culture, Film and Television, Digital Technology and Emerging Media, and/or Journalism. The candidate would also have an opportunity to teach in our M.A. program in Public Media, which has concentrations in Strategic Communication and Multi-Platform Journalism.
  • Applicants are sought in the area of queer media and civic engagement. Candidates can employ any number of methodological and theoretical approaches to explore the relationships between communication, LGBTQ communities, and social change, past or present. Humanists or social scientists who use critical analysis and/or take an engaged scholar-activist approach to promote social justice are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Requirements include: A Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, or a related area. A strong research agenda and publication record. Ability to teach a variety of courses at the intersection of cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies, and social movement studies, as well other courses in the candidate’s particular area of expertise. Evidence of excellence in teaching. Commitment to mentoring and advising students.
  • To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by Friday, October 26, 2018. Please apply to only one of our advertised tenure-track positions. For questions or additional information, please contact Michelle O’Dwyer at modwyer@@fordham.edu.
  • Online App: https://apply.interfolio.com/55543
  • Link to Ad: [20]
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Fordham University (NY) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Assistant Professor, Critical Digital Media Studies: The successful applicant will take a critical stance in their theoretical and methodological approach to understanding digital media, where critical implies a foregrounding of traditionally marginalized perspectives or a decolonization of dominant structures, forms, and practices. We are especially interested in interdisciplinary applicants whose scholarship and pedagogy engages the public through means such as policy, community-based learning, participatory research and design, or media production.
  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, or related area, with focus on critical studies in digital or social media; evidence of active and promising research and publication agenda; the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses designed to evolve and deepen our major in Digital Technology and Emerging Media; evidence of excellence in teaching, and a commitment to mentoring and advising students.
  • Although the position will be based at our Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus, responsibilities involve potential teaching at the Rose Hill (Bronx) campus.
  • Interested applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter with qualifications, including approach to teaching and scholarship; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) up to two samples of scholarship; (4) the names and contact information for three references; (5) and a one-page statement that addresses how your teaching, mentoring, research, scholarship, and/or community service supports Fordham's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • We ask that candidates submit applications electronically via INTERFOLIO at http://apply.interfolio.com/55545, where there is also a more detailed description of the position.
  • Deadline: Oct 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
  • Link to Ad: [21]
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    • Anyone update on this one?
    • References were contacted on 11/14
    • Phone interview offered 11/28

Georgia College (GA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Georgia College Department of Communication seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric.
  • Primary responsibilities of this position will be to teach 12 course hours per semester in a variety of lower level rhetoric (speech) courses required in the core curriculum by various majors. We anticipate this position working to develop the debate/public discourse aspect of the rhetoric major. This person will also teach core courses in Critical Thinking and Global Awareness that are used to introduce students to the major and to communication concepts.
  • Key Functions: Teaching/Instructing , Professional Development, Faculty - Service to Institution, Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity
  • Job duties performed for the above function: The successful candidate will teach 12 course hours per semester to include rhetoric (speech) and core courses.
  • Minimum Requirements: PhD in speech communication or related field is required. ABD will be considered if the degree will be conferred by May 1, 2020; a completed PhD is required in order to continue in the position and to be considered for promotion and/or tenure at Georgia College.
  • Online App. Form: http://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/6065
  • Link to Ad: HigherEdJobs.com (posted 9/12/18)
  • List Updates Here:
  • Also posted at Rhetoric/Composition 2019
  • Contacted for phone interview later this week (posted 10/17/18)
  • Contacted for campus interview after NCA (posted 11/1/18)

Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies to begin September 1, 2019.
  • Major/Essential Functions: Gustavus faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in the department's critical approach to media content, processes, and systems, and contributions to general education.
  • Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Communication Studies, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status and will complete their degree by September 1, 2019. Candidates must have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.
  • Preferred Qualifications: We seek candidates who will work to build upon the department's nationally-recognized commitment to civic learning, justice, and equity. Experience conducting publicly-engaged teaching and scholarship is highly-valued, as is the ability to contribute to the college's interdisciplinary programs and digital liberal arts initiatives.
  • Application and Institution Information: To apply, visit https://gustavus.edu/jobs/ and complete the online application. The application materials that must be uploaded include: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement of research interests; transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); and the names and contact information for three professional references. At least one of the references must be able to address teaching experience and effectiveness and at least one must be able to speak to the candidate's research.
  • For more details, visit the College's website at https://gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Leila Brammer at lbrammer@gustavus.edu or 507-933-6190. For full consideration, applications must be received by September 20, 2018. While applications may be accepted after this date, it is not guaranteed that they will be considered. At this time, please only upload the required documents listed above; finalists will be asked to submit additional teaching and research materials.
  • Link to Ad: [22]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Anyone know if this is an inside hire?
  • Was wondering the same thing. There's a VAP with very similar interests/experiences AND she's an alumna.
  • Recived rejection email (10/11)
  • Contacted for phone interview 10/11 

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)--SEARCH CANCELLED Edit

  • The Media and Society Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of global digital media to begin July 1, 2019.
  • The successful candidate should: 1) have a Ph.D. in media studies or a related field in hand by July 1, 2019, 2) have teaching and research experience in new and emerging media and their historical and social contexts (including race, gender, and class), 3) focus on Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, or the Middle East, and 4) be able to incorporate both theory and practice (basic production) into their courses. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching American undergraduates in an interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels.
  • One of the largest majors on campus, the Media and Society Program fosters a critical analysis of the media’s influence on society and the individual, and provides students with a broad and sophisticated understanding of media within a liberal arts environment.
  • APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/52627 . Applications received by October 1, 2018 will receive first consideration, but we will continue to review applications until the position is filled.
  • Questions regarding Interfolio should be directed to Jacki Baroody (baroody@hws.edu).
  • Deadline: Oct. 1.
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Hood College (MD) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Under the general direction of the Program Director and Department Chair of English and Communication Arts, the full-time Assistant Professor of Communications will teach in both the Communication Arts and Integrated Marketing Communication programs beginning August 2019. Courses will include but are not limited to Mass Media and Society, Introduction to Public Relations, Writing for PR, PR Campaigns, Social Media, and Communications Research. The candidate should be prepared to teach these courses across a variety of applications including journalism, video, and digital communications. Knowledge and experience in any of the following areas would also be helpful: communications law and ethics, global public relations, strategic communications, and advertising.
  • The course load is 21 credits annually, and departmental duties will include developing new courses and course content, advising students, supervising academic internships, and other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements: Faculty at Hood are expected to demonstrate an ability or potential for quality teaching, scholarly research, and service. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Education and/or Experience: A Ph.D. in Mass Communications or a related field and professional experience is preferred. Teaching experience at the college level is desired. Candidates with a master's degree in communications, public relations or a related field, with significant professional experience, and the ability to develop a research agenda will be considered. Experience for all candidates should include but not be limited to, editorial contributions to media outlets including newspapers and broadcast media, public relations agency work, corporate marketing, supervision of PR campaigns, social media coordination, crisis management, event planning and execution, creation of press materials, and cultivation of strong media contacts.
  • Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a letter of application addressing teaching interests and scholarship goals, together with curriculum vitae and at least three letters of recommendation (one addressing teaching philosophy). When saving documents, all document titles related to your application should include your name and the job requisition number. (i.e. c.smith, 18-0043).
  • Please send the letters of recommendation to orloff@hood.edu. For full consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, October 5, 2018. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Prof. Katherine Orloff, chair of the search committee, at orloff@hood.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [23]
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  • Confirmed that Skype-phone interview invitations are expected to be sent out before the end of the month.
  • Campus visit scheduled for early December

Idaho State University (ID)Edit

  • The Department of Communication, Media & Persuasion at Idaho State University is seeking a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Advertising to contribute to our growing and vibrant department - one of Idaho State University's "Areas of Excellence" - and guide the continued sucess and growth of our AAF/NSAC team.
  • The Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion is the only program in the Mountain West to combine the theoretical and interpersonal focus of a “communication arts department” with the skills and media focus of “mass communication department.” This combination allows us to offer a dynamic curriculum to everyone who studies in our program - providing them a “leg up” over the competition. Our faculty embody this dynamism, bringing together diverse experiences and viewpoints both within and outside of the classroom. Areas of specialization include advertising education; crisis communication; image repair; media psychology; narrative; social media and social movements; sport communication and PR; rhetorical analysis and criticism; and visual rhetoric and semiotics. (https://isu.edu/cmp/)
  • Primary Purpose:Teach courses in the areas of Advertising, Advertising Strategy & Campaigns, and Mass Media, while maintaining an active program of academic research and/or creative activity.
  • Key Responsibilities: Teach Advertising courses within the Corporate Communication major emphasis, including Introduction to Advertising, Advertising Strategy and Copywriting, Advertising Media Planning, Social & Interactive Media Campaigns, and Advertising Campaigns; oversee the development of majors within the emphasis; and act as the faculty mentor for the ISU AAF/NSAC team. The successful candidate must demonstrate a record of creative, professional, or academic experience in the field of Advertising. Additionally, candidates who are committed to and enthusiastic about the intellectual, cultural, or experiential diversity of the department and university are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. (ABD with confirmed completion date before August 2019 may be considered) and evidence of the ability to contribute to the existing curriculum in Corporate Communication on both an undergraduate and graduate levels.  The candidate must also provide evidence of the ability to maintain an active record of research or creative activity, as well as the ability to be a successful mentor for the student Advertising Organization and AAF/NSAC team.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Advertising, or a related field who can teach and produce in one or more of the following areas: social media, quantitative methods, consumer engagement, online advertising, and/or evolving digital and social media trends. Candidates with professional experience, as well as those with online or hybrid teaching experience preferred.
  • Please submit the following documents with your application: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus for an introductory advertising course, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), a list of names with contact information for three (3) professional references, and online access to 1-3 writing samples (please provide links to the samples in your cover letter). 
  • Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 6, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Link to online application system: https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=709&site=1
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Illinois State University (IL) - OFFER MADEEdit

  • The School of Communication at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication Studies, with an emphasis in rhetoric and a joint assignment with the African American Studies minor (https://illinoisstate.edu/academics/african-american-studies-minor/).
  • The appointment begins August 16, 2019. Salary is highly competitive. The School of Communication is a collaborative group of individuals who value collegiality in our work and workplace. ISU is again ranked among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" (https://news.illinoisstate.edu/2018/07/illinois-state-garners-11-honors-with-great-college-to-work-for/).
  • General Qualifications: A doctorate is required for this position. An Ed.D. or a Ph.D. in the area of communication studies or a closely related field will be considered for this position. ABD will be considered, if degree will be completed by December 2019. Candidates must possess the competence to teach theory, practices, and/or methods germane to the position advertised here at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates also must have an emerging or established research record relevant to the communication field generally and to the African-American studies area specifically. The successful applicant will teach courses that involve the intersection of rhetoric and African-American studies, including but not limited to the rhetorics of race and the symbolic and communication-related examination of African-American studies. In addition, this position requires course-development and curriculum-design abilities.
  • To assure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by October 12, 2018. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [24]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Offer accepted by candidate mid November

Illinois State University (IL) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The School of Communication at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mass Media with an emphasis in media law, ethics, and management. The appointment begins August 16, 2019. Salary is highly competitive. The School of Communication is a collaborative group of individuals who value collegiality in our work and workplace. ISU is again ranked among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."
  • General Qualifications: A doctorate is required for this position. An Ed.D. or a Ph.D. in the area of mass media or a closely related field will be considered for this position. ABD will be considered, if degree will be completed by December 2019.
  • Candidates must possess the competence to teach theory, practice, and/or methods germane to the mass media field at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates also must have an emerging or established research record relevant to the communication field generally and mass media specifically. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions.
  • The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by October 12, 2018.
  • Online App. Form: https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu
  • Link to Ad: [25]
  • List Updates Here:
  • phone interview invitation received on 10/17/2018. There appears to be six semi-finalists. I imagine cuts will be brought down to two to four at the most for campus invitations.
  • Semi-finalists have been whittled down to finalists, but I don't know when they will have campus visits.
  • Offer made [11/17]
  • Offer accepted late November

Illinois State University (IL) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The School of Communication at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication Studies, whose research focuses on organizational communication (with particular interest to applicants focusing on issues of leadership and/or training & development), with an additional interest in political, interpersonal, intergroup, or computer-mediated communication to compliment the School's extant competencies. The appointment begins August 16, 2019. Salary is highly competitive. The School of Communication is a collaborative group of individuals who value collegiality in our work and workplace. ISU is again ranked among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."
  • General Qualifications: A doctorate is required for this position. An Ed.D. or a Ph.D. in the area of communication studies, organizational communication, or a closely related field will be considered for this position. ABD will be considered, if degree will be completed by December 2019. Candidates must possess the competence to teach theory, practice, and/or methods germane to the position advertised here at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates also must have an emerging or established research record relevant to the communication field generally and any specific subject area of the position advertised here. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions.
  • The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by October 12, 2018.
  • Online App. Form: https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu
  • Link to Ad: [26]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Contacted for Zoom Interview next week (10/25) (x2)
  • Friend was invited on campus for an end of November interview

Ithaca College (NY) - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The Department of Journalism in the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College is currently accepting applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position to begin August 2019.
  • The Journalism Department is especially interested in individuals with a demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following areas: data journalism, visual journalism and/or documentary journalism. Successful applicants will demonstrate their capacity for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, maintaining a robust research agenda and performing school, college and community-wide service.
  • Position/Job Qualifications: Ph.D. in journalism or a related field preferred; ABD with early scheduled completion will be considered. Candidates who possess a master's degree, significant professional journalistic experience, and successful college teaching experience will also be considered. Rank dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • Candidates should demonstrate their capacity to inform their teaching with scholarship, to forge relationships with industry professionals, and to contribute to a multi-disciplinary faculty community. The successful candidate will also demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population, and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of our students. We also seek candidates who have relevant experience and a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy.
  • 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, 2018. To ensure full consideration, complete application should be received by September 30, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [27]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Phone interviews on 10.11.18
  • Campus visit done in early November
  • Heard offer was made and accepted 12.5.18

James Madison University (VA)Edit

  • The School of Media Arts and Design (SMAD) at James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for a tenure-track or renewable-term assistant professor position beginning in August 2019.
  • SMAD seeks a student-oriented colleague to teach journalism across platforms as a vehicle for storytelling and who has a professional background in multimedia, print, or broadcast production. In addition, this colleague will teach in SMAD’s distinctive hands-on foundation courses in media skills and visual theory. SMAD is especially interested in candidates with demonstrated expertise in photojournalism, media law, or mass media and society.
  • An MFA or Ph.D. is required for a tenure-track appointment; ABD applicants with the degree near completion will be considered. A master’s degree is required for a renewable-term appointment.
  • SMAD provides one of the finest media production facilities in the country. Its studio and media labs offer instructional workspace for creating video, audio, graphics, animation, websites, and apps. SMAD has four concentrations: Journalism, Interactive Design, Digital Video and Cinema, and Creative Advertising. SMAD faculty represent a blend of professional and academic interests. The school has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 700 undergraduate majors. Find more information at www.jmu.edu/smad
  • Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.
  • Screening of applications will begin October 19, 2018 and continue until the job is filled.
  • Link to ad: here
  • List updates here:

Kansas State University (KS) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor beginning August 2019. As a department concerned with communication as a tool to effect change locally, nationally, and globally, we seek an engaged scholar with a specialty in interpersonal and/or organizational communication and with strong skills in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods.
  • Kansas State University is located in Manhattan, KS in the Flint Hills region. KSU is a land-grant institution and classified as a Carnegie R1 university. The Department of Communication Studies is committed to the goals of providing quality instruction for our undergraduate and graduate programs and a vibrant environment for its faculty to develop and maintain their research agendas. The Communication Studies Department houses a growing undergraduate program, masters in arts graduate program, and is one of three managing units for the Leadership Communication doctoral program, an interdisciplinary research degree grounded in community-engaged scholarship. Faculty teach a mix of graduate and undergraduate courses and typically offer a 3-2 teaching load. Additionally, the department is home to award-winning teams in debate, forensics, and mock trial. With the 2025 Visionary Plan, Kansas State University seeks to foster excellent teaching, research, and service that develop a highly skilled and educated citizenry necessary to advancing the well-being of Kansas, the nation, and the international community. The university embraces diversity, encourages engagement, and is committed to the discovery of knowledge, the education of undergraduate and graduate students, and improvement in the quality of life and standard of living of those we serve. Finally, Manhattan is an exceptional place in which to think smart thoughts. In 2018, Livability listed us as the 2nd Best Place to live in the US. In 2017, Travel + Leisure selected our campus as the most beautifulin the state. Our students rank amongst the happiest in the nation. We have an outstanding arts scene and are nestled between the beautiful Flint Hills and Tuttle Creek Lake—ideal for exploring.
  • Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.
  • Minimum Requirements: (1) A vibrant and well-developed research agenda, high quality teaching, and a commitment to working with diverse students and colleagues and to the value of diverse ideas.  (2)Ability to contribute to the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on interpersonal or organizational communication. (3) Ability to contribute to course offerings in quantitative and/or qualitative methods at both the graduate and undergraduate level. (4) Ability to advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students and to direct and/or serve on graduate committees. (5) Potential to secure extramural funding. (6) Ability to provide appropriate service to the department, university, and discipline. (7) Familiarity with and/or openness to community-engaged scholarship. (8) A PhD in Communication or a related field completed by August 2019.
  • Preferred Qualifications: (1) Experience with different instructional modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and distance education instruction. (2) Record of extramural funding.
  • How to apply: Please submit a single pdf file that contains the following documents: (1)Cover Letter (2) CV (3) Research Sample: (one article, book chapter, dissertation chapter, etc) (4) Statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. (5) Contact information for three references
  • Screening of Applications Begins: October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to ad: here.
  • List updates here:
  • Has anyone heard anything yet? (11/1)
  • Contacted for Zoom Interview (11/2)
  • Received rejection email (11/16) (x2)
  • Received invitation to campus (11/15)

Kennesaw State University (GA)Edit

  • Kennesaw State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on Journalism and Emerging Media in the School of Communication and Media. The selected candidate will teach News Reporting and Writing, Advanced Media Writing, Media Law, Multi-media Visions of Community (the capstone course) and other journalism courses as needed. Teaching graduate courses is also an option. Responsibilities include: teaching required and elective journalism courses, an active research agenda, and performing service duties. Collegiality and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary School of Communication and Media are essential.
  • The ideal candidate will also be able to teach Investigative Reporting and have a teaching or research interest in data journalism techniques. At least three years of professional experience in journalism (print and/or broadcast) is highly desired. The ideal candidate should be able to teach courses using a variety of instructional methods, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
  • Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications): An earned doctorate degree in communication, mass communication, journalism, or a related field, or the foreign equivalent or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience.
  • Application Deadline Date: 09/15/2018
  • Link to Ad: [28]
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  • any updates or news here?

Kent State University (OH)Edit

  • The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track and/or tenured position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in one of the following areas: web development/programming, emerging media or human-computer interaction.
  • Teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs and conduct research and/or produce creative/professional projects – whichever is appropriate to the candidate’s area of expertise and home discipline. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop curriculum in his/her specialization area
  • Joint position in the College of Communication and Information between the School of Digital Sciences and one other school, depending on candidate's expertise (Communicaton Studies, Information, Journalism & Mass Communication, or Visual Communication)
  • Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications): A terminal degree in a related discipline or a minimum of 8 years professional experience related to the candidate’s field of expertise. The successful candidate will have a proven research record or a proven record of creative activity or evidence of significant professional experience; evidence of teaching excellence, if the candidate has prior university teaching experience; and a willingness and ability to advise, mentor, and teach undergraduate and graduate students. The ability to secure external funding is preferred, although not required.
  • Application Deadline Date: 12/01/2018
  • Links to Ads: [29]; [30]
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Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (PA)Edit

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 9,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.
  • The Department of Communication Studies at Kutztown University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor to join our new and expanding Social Media Theory and Strategy (SMS) program beginning August 2019. The SMS houses both an undergraduate major and a minor. Courses taught may include: Introduction to Social Media Theory and Strategy; Social Media Ethics; and Social Media Analytics. We are particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with diverse populations and who can teach and create new courses, as well as publish, in areas such as, but not limited to: data analytics, digital humanities, platform studies, critical code studies, social media marketing, and user experience research.
  • Applicants should also be able to teach at least one course in the Communication Studies Core, which includes Intro to Communication Studies, Survey of Communication Theory, Research Methods (both qualitative and quantitative), and Senior Capstone. Value added for the ability to teach courses in any additional areas of Communication Studies, including: media studies, strategic communication, interpersonal communication, performance studies, and rhetoric.
  • In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service. Preferred: Ph.D. in Communication Studies, Media Studies, Digital Culture, or a closely related field; ABD applicants with Ph.D. awarded by Dec. 31, 2020 will be considered. Two years of teaching experience at the college level completed by August 2019; successful interview; teaching demonstration; and research presentation required.
  • Application must include: letter of application speaking directly to the position that also includes your experience working with diverse populations; CV; unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work (official transcripts needed at time of campus interview); evidence of successful college teaching; and contact information for three references. Apply online at: https://kuva.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/46445. Complete applications received by Dec. 15, 2018 will receive full consideration. Visit www.kucomstudies.com for more information about the Department and Program.
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.
  • Application Deadline Date: 12/15/2018
  • Link to Ad: [31]
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Lehigh University (PA)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism & Communication and the Africana Studies Program invite applications for a joint appointment as professor of practice dedicated to teaching and advising in these two thriving programs.
  • The professor will teach three courses each semester in areas of interest to students in Journalism & Communication and Africana Studies. Coursework might include subjects such as race, representation and media; news, politics and race; media and multicultural discourse and others.
  • An ability to teach professional classes in reporting, editing or visual communication is required. The candidate should have relevant professional experience. The Professor of Practice will also serve as student adviser to majors in Journalism & Communication and Africana Studies.
  • A relevant Master’s degree or Ph.D. is required by appointment start date. This non-tenure-track position has an initial appointment of three years and is renewable upon completion. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The Department of Journalism & Communication has offered an undergraduate program of superior quality since 1927. Alumni are in the top ranks of American journalism. It has eight full-time faculty. With major and minor programs in journalism, science and environmental writing, and mass communication, the department enrolls about 100 majors and minors. More information can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu/journalism.
  • Coursework in Africana Studies has been offered since the 1970s and the dedicated program was inaugurated in 1990. The growing program offers a major, minor and graduate certificate. Interdisciplinary in orientation, Africana’s participating faculty are drawn from throughout the college and offer more than 30 classes each year to hundreds of Lehigh students from every discipline. More information can be found at: https://aas.cas2.lehigh.edu/
  • Applicants should apply at this site, Academic Jobs Online.
  • Required materials are cover letter, vita, statement on teaching and three letters of reference.
  • Review of applications will begin September 30 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to search committee chairs: Professor Kathy Olson, Journalism & Communication, kko2@lehigh.edu, and/or Professor Kwame Essien, Africana Studies, kwe212@lehigh.edu
  • Link to Ad: [32]
  • List Updates Here:

Lehman College, CUNY (NY)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism and Media Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning Spring 2019. Candidates must have an active record of research/scholarship and/or professional or creative media work, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • This is a tenure-track appointment that is a teaching-intensive position (9 to 12 credit hours per semester). This position requires teaching excellence, a strong commitment to student engagement and productivity in publication, scholarly research and/or significant professional media activity. Faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment, student recruitment and retention, as well as in the origination of multimedia journalistic content produced by the Department of Journalism and Media Studies. This position requires a strong commitment to teaching excellence, student engagement, department collaboration and professional media activity if applicable.
  • The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. The teaching load is 21 hours (7 courses) per year and although the college is predominantly teaching focused, faculty at Lehman are active in research, scholarship and creative works. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Teaching is reduced for junior faculty over the first five years for scholarly development and all faculty are actively encouraged to seek external funding. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship support.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: This appointment requires a Ph.D. in a field directly related to media or a terminal degree in Journalism or related-media field with significant experience as a professional journalist and/or media professional in related fields that include, but are not limited to radio, television and textbased media. Candidates should also have a broad knowledge of media study and practice that will enable them to teach across the department majors as needed. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, a demonstrated track record of scholarship or media achievement, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Candidates will be expected to have a prior track record of successful teaching at the university level.
  • Visit http://www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information). For technical issues: Contact the service desk by email: service.desk@cuny.edu. If you can, provide screenshots. Please do not provide your User Account password; it is not needed to investigate any issue. For other questions: For questions about the content of any job posting, please contact the Human Resources department: Recruiting@lehman.cuny.edu.
  • CLOSING DATE: The review of applications will begin September 1, 2018 and continue until a candidate is identified.
  • Link to Ad: [33]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Generic e-mail saying first-round interviews coming soon (rcvd on 10/9)
  • I got the same generic e-mail, but the big question is, has anyone recv'ed an invitation for a phone interview yet? 
  • Any updates regarding this position? 

London School of Economics (UK)Edit

  • The Department is known for its distinctive interdisciplinary approach to the field of media and communications, primarily based in the social sciences, but also open to humanities perspectives. You will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.
  • Candidates must have expertise in one or more of the following areas of research: audiences and cultural politics, and/or media for development. Within these primary areas, we are particularly (though not exclusively) interested in candidates with research and theoretical expertise in the Global South, with a focus on issues of marginality and social justice, especially around sexuality, race, class and disability.
  • Candidates will have (or will have obtained within three months of the post start-date) a PhD in media and communications or closely related fields. Candidates must demonstrate research excellence and a proven commitment to the advancement of critical, reflexive theory and empirical research in the field of media and communications and the relationships between media and communications and the social world. Candidates will also have a proven record of outstanding research, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential, to publish in top journals or with leading book publishers in media and communications. Candidates will also have a well-developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications.
  • Candidates will also demonstrate the ability to teach on a range of courses currently on offer within the Department of Media and Communications and to contribute to areas not currently covered.
  • For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.
  • To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email the Head of the Department, Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser (S.Banet-Weiser@lse.ac.uk).
  • The closing date for receipt of applications is 22 October, 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
  • Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 10th December 2018. This appointment is due to commence on 2 September 2019
  • Link to ad: [34]
  • List Updates Here:
    • Notified of rejection 12/10

Louisiana State University (LA) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University seeks an assistant or associate professor to teach undergraduate courses in digital advertising and graduate courses in strategic communication. We are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests that involve emerging and digital media (including planning, campaign, creative strategy, and content creation/skill). This is a nine-month tenure-track or tenured appointment beginning in fall 2019. This faculty member will also supervise master’s theses and non-thesis option projects, as well as doctoral dissertations and, occasionally, undergraduate honors theses. They will also develop a portfolio of service activities, which preferably will include support for the Manship School’s efforts to promote diversity and inclusion.
  • Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Advertising, or related discipline (A.B.D. candidates may be considered). Applicants should demonstrate a promising or established research agenda in advertising, digital media and/or related fields. Professional or scholarly experience with digital media in advertising or related disciplines; research and teaching interests that involve advertising on digital media or digital creative; experience incorporating digital technologies in the classroom; potential or evidence of high quality undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching.
  • Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu.
  • Quick link at ad URL
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  • INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED (10/11)
  • CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED (10/24)
  • Closed, the candidate has accepted the offer.

Loyola Marymount University (CA) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

  • The School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Television and New Media studies, beginning Fall 2019.
  • We are searching for a scholar with a demonstrated record of excellence in television studies, digital media, transnational and global media flows, or the production and consumption of modes of extended reality (AR, VR, MR) from a critical, cultural studies or digital humanities perspective to join LMU’s growing Film, Television, and Media Studies Department (FTVS).
  • Preference will be given to candidates already holding a Ph.D. at the time of application. A minimum of two years teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is required. The ideal candidate will contribute to FTVS’ curriculum by teaching our required introductory, survey-style courses on the history and theory of the television and new media industries, in addition to developing courses in their area of expertise.
  • Deadline for applications is October 1, 2018. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references (only).
  • All applicants should apply online at the LMU Human Resources website: https://jobs.lmu.edu/
  • Link to Ad: Chronicle
  • List Updates Here:

Loyola University Chicago (IL) - CAMPUS INVITES SENTEdit

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Communication invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor specializing in advocacy and social change, with an emphasis on digital communication, pending final approval of funding, to begin August 12, 2019.
  • Applicants should have significant training and demonstrated expertise in one or more of these; rhetorical theory, public advocacy and argumentation, or critical/qualitative approaches to the study of culture, society, and political discourse, situated within a world where digital technology has become of primary importance.
  • Qualifications: The prospective candidate who can build upon these foundational qualities with expertise in one or more of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: political communication, social movements and new media, digital literacy, issues of privacy, security policy, digital rights, diplomacy, social justice, environmental advocacy, civil society discourse, cybercultural studies , ICTs for development/global advocacy, conflict management & mediation. Successful candidates will have a demonstrable research program relevant to these areas and will be prepared both to teach existing courses in the Advocacy & Social Change track as well as fundamental courses in our Communication Studies area.
  • Candidates must apply online at http://www.careers.luc.edu with a letter of application describing their experience and interests, and a current curriculum vitae.
  • Posted 07/30/2018. Applications will be accepted until October 30, 2018 and will be reviewed until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [35]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Updates?
  • INTERVIEW REQUESTS SENT OUT DECEMBER 3 2018
  • Campus visit invitation December 13

Marian University (IN)Edit

  • The Department of Communication seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as Director of Student Media and Lecturer in Communication. 
  • Provide overall leadership for the student-run digital newspaper and multimedia portal.
  • Teach courses including Fact Finding and Checking, Digital Journalism, New Media and Digital Culture.
  • Qualifications: M.A. and experience relevant to managing and growing a student-run digital media outlet.
  • Review of applications will begin 15 November 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 
  • Link to Ad


[Any updates? - 12/13]

Marquette University (WI) OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The Journalism and Media Studies Department at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication beginning in Fall 2019.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong program of research in urban journalism and/or minority studies and be able to contribute to the University Race and Ethnic Studies program. The candidate should be able to contribute to the department’s professional and conceptual journalism classes especially in the areas of magazine writing and/or data journalism.
  • The position carries a 3-2 teaching load. In addition to essential functions the candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate and/or graduate students, contributing to university, college and departmental committees and establishing a personal/collaborative research agenda and may supervise a teaching and/or research assistant. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the program by incorporating new technologies at undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will have the opportunity to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research. Professional journalism experience in the area of magazine or online journalism strongly desired.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include: 1) A cover letter that addresses interest in and qualifications for the position, including a statement explaining the candidate’s vision for the position, 2) A CV/resume, 3) Evidence of teaching experience, 4) Evidence of successful professional expertise and 5) Names, addresses, e-mail, and phone numbers of at least three references.
  • Link to Ad
  • List Updates Here:
    • Candidates invited to campus. 11/11
    • Offer accepted. 12/3

Marquette University (WI) - SEARCH POSTPONEDEdit

  • The Journalism and Media Studies Department at Marquette University invites applications for the Lucius W. Nieman Chair of Journalism beginning in Fall 2019.
  • The department seeks a senior faculty member in journalism studies whose teaching and research speaks to the political, social, and cultural significance of journalism as an institution, profession, and democratic practice. The Nieman professorship is a tenure track position and comes with a competitive salary, a graduate research assistant, and significant travel and research support.
  • The Nieman Chair is expected to be a scholar-teacher who helps energize department, college, and university discussions about the importance of journalism in a democratic society. Possible specialties could include urban journalism with an emphasis on minority coverage/minority news media, journalism history, the sociology of news, politics and media, media ethics, or science and technology. The Nieman Chair also envisions and organizes lectures and symposia in journalism theory and practice.
  • The Nieman Chair is expected to maintain a robust program of research. Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in areas of expertise and department need, which could include urban journalism, minority news media/coverage, politics and media, media ethics, media and society, digital media writing, reporting, or design is also expected. The Nieman Chair position carries a 2-2 course load and the expectation is that the faculty member will contribute to university, college and departmental committees as needed and advise a cohort of students.
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field and a strong record of scholarship and teaching that merits appointment at the senior level required. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must include: 1) A cover letter that addresses interest in and qualifications for the position, including a statement explaining the candidate’s vision for the position, 2) A CV/resume, 3) Evidence of teaching experience, 4) Evidence of successful professional expertise and 5) Names, addresses, e-mail, and phone numbers of at least three references.
  • Link to Ad
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  • Search postponed. Will be conducted for following academic year, 2020-2021.

Merced College (CA)Edit

  • This is a full-time, tenure track instructional assignment in Communication Department at Merced College under the general direction of the Dean of the Los Banos Campus in coordination with the Dean of English and Humanities. The professor will teach a range of Communication Studies courses, including Public Speaking, Small Group and Interpersonal Communication. The specific mix of teaching assignments will vary from semester to semester. The standard teaching load is 15 units per semester, which may include evening and weekend hours.
  • Full Job Announcement (PDF)
  • Closing Date: Open until filled. Initial screening on November 26, 2018, 5:00 pm, PST. Any complete applications received after the Initial Screening date will be reviewed by the screening committee only upon committee request. Interview Dates: First and second interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of December 10, 2018. Subject to change.
  • Beginning Date: January 10, 2019.
  • Link to Ad: [36]
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Merrimack College (MA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication and Media at Merrimack College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication position beginning fall 2019. A Ph.D. in-hand in Communication or a related field is preferred, but ABD candidates completing by July 1, 2019 will also be considered.
  • The successful candidate should demonstrate the experience or ability to teach courses related to public relations, strategic communication, multimedia journalism, and/or social media. The experience or ability to teach one or more of our core courses (Public Communication, Intro to Media, Intro to Communication, Research Inquiry, and Senior Seminar) is also preferred.
  • The Department of Communication and Media is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. We encourage our students to bring critical awareness to the study of communication, the production of media projects, and their everyday lives. We take seriously interrogations of power and examinations of intersectional systems of oppression, and we embrace and encourage social justice-oriented pedagogies.
  • Merrimack College has a 3/3 course load for tenure-track faculty. Merrimack College is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds. Merrimack College offers benefits to same and different sex spouses.
  • Merrimack College is a selective four-year Catholic college in the Augustinian tradition, offering programs in the liberal arts, business, the sciences, and engineering for its 3000+ students. The College is located in the Merrimack Valley, approximately 25 miles north of Boston.
  • This tenure track line is contingent upon funding approval. Review of applications will begin September 30, 2018. For questions, please contact Dr. Jacob Turner at turnerjs@merrimack.edu More information about our department can be found at: http://www.merrimack.edu/academics/liberal_arts/communication_studies/
  • Interested applicants should apply through Academic Jobs Online. Applications should include 1) current curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, 2) letter of application, 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 4) a sample of their scholarly work. Samples of professional work are welcome additions to applications. Only complete applications (with items 1-4) will be considered.
  • Link to Ad: [37]
  • List Updates Here:


update of this one? None here, haven't heard anything.

Middle Tennessee State University (TN) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for one tenure-track position in Rhetoric (#131310) at the rank of assistant/associate professor. Position begins August 1, 2019.
  • The successful candidate must have primary expertise in Rhetoric with secondary area(s) of interest such as Online/Digital Rhetorics, Critical/Cultural Studies, Space/Place, and/or Materiality. The candidate will teach in areas related to Rhetoric as well as core courses in the major and the general education public speaking course.
  • The faculty significantly contribute to our growing and dynamic department. We teach on ground, online, and hybrid formats. Many of our classes participate in experiential and service learning. Faculty engage a range of scholarly methods and theories taught in the department. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a commitment to a program of scholarly activity, work effectively with colleagues, and recruit/retain students to the major.
  • Required Education: Terminal degree in Communication or closely related field by appointment date.
  • Job Review Date for Optimal Consideration: 09/03/2018.
  • Link to Ad: [38]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Skype interviews scheduled for late October
  • Invited for campus interview after NCA (10/25)
  • Offer made and accepted.

Neumann University (PA)Edit

  • Neumann University invites applications Assistant Professor of Communication and Digital Media. The preferred start date for the position is January 2019.
  • The Communication and Digital Media (CDM) major at Neumann is well-respected in the tri-state region for producing graduates who have a solid grasp of theory and hands-on practical experience. Our $5 million Mullen Communication Center offers students the most state-of-the-art television and radio facilities in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. CDM majors complete internships in the Philadelphia, New York, and New Jersey markets as part of their program of study and are well-placed after graduation in venues such as The Wendy Williams Show and The Preston and Steve Show. Neumann’s students have also received Emmy awards for their production work through NATAS.
  • We are hoping to hire a colleague in production who can contribute in substantive ways to our recently revised communication program. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in the major, including Basic and Advanced TV Production, Basic and Advanced Video Production and Editing, Strategies of Digital Media Programming, and Documentary Production. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) software is preferred. The ability to teach any of the following courses would be considered a plus: Public Relations, Advertising, Sports Journalism, Beyond Breaking News, and a web design course called Digital Tools for Visual Communication.
  • To qualify for rank as an assistant professor, the successful candidate must hold a terminal degree (Ph.D. or MFA) in production, communication studies, media, mass communication, digital media, or a related field. Candidates enrolled in a terminal degree program with a confirmed graduation/defense date will be considered.
  • The standard teaching load at Neumann University is twelve credits per academic semester, with the opportunity to teach courses in the university’s Maymester, Winterim, and summer semester as student needs arise. Neumann expects full-time faculty to engage in scholarship and research on an ongoing basis, to perform committee service and academic advising, and to engage in community service, broadly defined. Candidates should be aware that Neumann University does not have a system of tenure, but instead offers faculty a policy-governed system of promotion and increasingly extended contracts with faculty seniority.
  • For full consideration, applications must include the following materials: (1) a letter of interest that addresses the candidate’s experience teaching undergraduate courses as well as the candidate’s appreciation for, and congruence with, the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of graduate transcripts (official copies will be required at the time of hire); and, if applicable, (4) teaching evaluations, a sample syllabus, and/or other evidence of demonstrated excellence in undergraduate instruction. Letters of recommendation are not required at the initial stages of the review process, but will be solicited of all finalist candidates.
  • Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. We hope to Skype with semi-finalist candidates in late September 2018, with finalists visiting the campus beginning in late October 2018. Applications may be addressed to: David W. Brownlee / Vice President for Human Resources & Risk Management / Neumann University / One Neumann Drive / Aston, PA 19014-1298 / humanresources@neumann.edu
  • Link to Ad
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Northwestern University (IL)Edit

Owen L. Coon Professor of Policy Analysis and Communication

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

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

Applications and timeline

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

Inquiries and nominations can be addressed in confidence (e-mails preferred) to:

Department of Communication Studies

Northwestern University

2240 Campus Drive

Evanston, Illinois 60208

commstudies@northwestern.edu

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

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

Ohio University (OH) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The School of Communication Studies at Ohio University invites applications for two (2) tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to commence August 2019. The School seeks one scholar who identifies primarily as an Organizational Communication scholar and one who identifies primarily as an Interpersonal Communication Scholar. We welcome applicants with a wide array of scholarly interests in these areas. Secondary or cognate interests in health communication or communication technologies are a plus. We anticipate that one of these hires will be a person with a strong background in and ability to teach foundational and advanced quantitative research methods. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourage applications from individuals who can contribute to and will share that commitment.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Communication Studies (or provide evidence that they will have met the requirements for the degree by August 2019), have strong records of teaching and scholarship, demonstrate a commitment to engaged student learning, and exhibit appreciation for diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to communication.
  • The position(s) will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by October 2, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [39]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Any updates?
  • Haven't heard anything yet (10/14)
  • Contacted for Skype Interview (10/16) 
  • Org com candidates received invitation to on campus interview (10/31)
  • Any updates for interpersonal? 
  • Interpersonal search conducted skype interviews (10/22)
  • Has anyone been contacted for a campus interview for IPC?
  • Received invitation for on-campus interview (11/1)

Pacific Lutheran University (WA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Pacific Lutheran University seeks an Assistant Professor of Communication in Rhetoric.
  • This position is responsible for the load equivalent of six undergraduate courses (24 load credits per year), taught in a 4-1-4 calendar. The allocation of instructional load will vary from year to year based upon the curricular needs of the department.
  • Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Teach 24 semester hours per year in a combination of service courses such as Introduction to Communication, Persuasion, Intercultural Communication, Media & Cultural Criticism, and Visual Culture. The department offers degree emphases in Communication & Civic Engagement, Film & Media Studies, and Strategic Communication.
  • For complete details or to apply, please visit https://employment.plu.edu. For inquiries, please contact Amy Young, Associate Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at youngam@plu.edu or 253-536-5165.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: [40]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Any updates? (11/1)
  • Invited for Skype interview (11/2).
  • Invited for campus visit (11/19).
  • Verbal offer made and accepted.

Pepperdine University (CA)Edit

  • The Communication Division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Integrated Marketing Communication to begin August 2019.
  • The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level, a clear research agenda, and be actively involved in a Christian faith community. Candidates must have significant professional experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies as part of IMC campaigns. They must demonstrate expertise in using digital and traditional media channels. In addition to expected teaching and scholarly responsibilities, candidates who seek to advise students, supervise internships, enrich curricula, and advance the university, college, division, and program through service are especially desired. Documented teaching and research expertise in one or a combination of the following areas is required: Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations. Coursework integrating the three areas is also required. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Communication, Marketing or a related field.
  • Pepperdine's undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of more than 3,400 students situated in Malibu, California. It is affiliated with the churches of Christ and the Restoration tradition within Protestant Christianity. Successful applicants must have an active commitment to the Christian values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and reflect on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials. We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/56528
  • Contact: Dr. John Watson (john.g.watson@pepperdine.edu), Chair, Integrated Marketing Search Committee, Communication Division, Seaver College, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263-4237
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Pennsylvania State University (PA) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Penn State Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications is expanding its programs in Science Communication and seeks 1 or 2 Assistant Professors with proven experience and/or strong interest in building collaborative research teams focused on the science of science communication (candidates with exceptional experience and credentials will be considered at higher rank).
  • The College is a national leader in undergraduate and graduate communication education, and in theory-driven research faculty productivity. A new $30 million gift naming the college from Donald P. Bellisario will support even more ambitious and cutting-edge student and faculty investment in the years ahead. In addition to our Media Effects Research Lab, the College provides faculty with graduate student support and numerous opportunities for internal and external funding. More broadly, Penn State is a world leader in multiple disciplines now at the center of urgent public communications and policy discussions—energy, agricultural biotechnology, engineering, medicine and climatology, to name just a few. Building and supporting collaborative research teams with strong social science components is a top priority for the University, and the Bellisario College of Communications is uniquely positioned to play a central role in these initiatives.
  • Preferred candidates will teach in one or more of the departments in the College (Advertising/Public Relations, Film/Video and Media Studies, Telecommunications, or Journalism) and have strong ability or interest in exploring multi-disciplinary research opportunities across the University.
  • Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, and three or more references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation (references will not be contacted without prior approval of the applicant). For questions or additional information, please contact Jessica Myrick, Associate Professor of Media Studies, at mailto:jgm43@psu.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin on September 10, 2018, and continue until filled.
  • Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1222412
  • Link to Ad: [41]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Contacted for Skype interview - 9/12, IV's held week of 9/17
  • Did this go anywhere? 12/7
  • Received a rejection email in early December after being one of the Skype IV's. (12/10)
  • Offer made and accepted (12/10)

Pomona College (CA) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Media Studies Department at Pomona College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professors position in Media Theory, beginning July 1, 2019. Candidates must be able to contribute to the Department’s goal of providing a “unique emphasis on rigorous theoretical training” while offering classes in a specialty area.
  • We seek applicants with theoretical expertise in one or more of the following areas: Film Studies; Critical Race Studies; Critical Political Economy; Medium Theory; Queer Theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Psychoanalytic Theory; Disability Studies; and/or Postcolonial Studies.
  • The Media Studies Department and Pomona College support equal access to higher education and value working in a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.
  • Ph.D. Required. Please submit the following application materials: letter of interest; CV; three letters of recommendation; three brief statements on a) teaching philosophy and experience b) research program c) demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; transcripts; two writing samples.
  • Complete applications received by October 19 will receive full consideration. Please apply through Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs. Pomona College is a highly selective liberal arts college located 35 miles east of Los Angeles, CA. It is an equal opportunity employer and especially encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.
  • Link to Ad: [42]
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Purchase College, SUNY (NY)Edit

  • The Media Studies Program invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor to join our faculty, beginning Fall 2019. We seek a scholar of media cultures who will also contribute to the recently inaugurated MFA in Media Arts and Culture. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interdisciplinary approach (critical race theory, decolonial/postcolonial studies, disability studies, indigenous studies, and gender/queer studies) with research in one or more the following areas: artificial intelligence, critical data studies, digital activism, media archeology, platform studies, and social media. Media Studies is intertwined with the Anthropology Program; therefore, familiarity with ethnographic methods is highly desirable.
  • Qualifications: PhD in Media Studies or related field. ABD candidates with completion date by May 2019 will be considered but must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate college level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is also required. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must attach the following to the online employment application: 1) Cover letter should discuss research and teaching, as well as how the candidate will contribute to the Bachelor’s and MFA program; 2) CV; 3) Teaching portfolio or student evaluations
  • The candidate should have a record of excellence in teaching, and a passion for working closely with students is essential. The successful candidates will be committed to student learning, student success, and a liberal arts education. Responsibilities include teaching 5 courses and supervising 4-6 senior projects per academic year. Professors in Media Studies typically teach 3 required courses and 2 electives in the faculty’s area of research. Other duties include mentoring upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students, academic advising and community service (which encompasses committee work as well as College, School, and Board of Study governance).
  • Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and the pursuit of social justice, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates diversity and creativity, encouraging students to “Think Wide Open.” Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.
  • To apply, please visit the following website: https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an online application first. Hard copy and email submissions are not accepted. Review of applications will continue until January 7, 2018. Purchase College, SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Purdue University (IN) - LORs REQUESTEDEdit

  • Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication and Social Media
  • The Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication. We seek a scholar/teacher whose research and teaching are located at the intersection of interpersonal communication and social media. Relevant areas of research are not limited, but candidates must demonstrate expertise and continued commitment to the study of interpersonal communication processes in mediated contexts. Examples might include how individuals participate in online communities or the impact of social media on personal, family, or professional relationships.
  • The successful candidate will conduct research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service. Such a candidate will have a PhD in Communication (or related field) and an innovative program of research in interpersonal mediated communication. We seek a colleague who will develop and teach new and existing undergraduate and graduate courses in her/his areas of expertise and who is able to teach courses that are part of the College’s Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts first-year curriculum (College of Liberal Arts' Integrated Cornerstone). The potential for securing extramural funding is also desirable.
  • Screening of applications will begin on October 29 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. A complete application includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information for three references. Purdue University’s Brian Lamb School of Communication is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
  • Send application materials electronically to Allison Loy (IPSocialMedia@purdue.edu). Questions regarding the position or application process can also be directed to Dr. Felicia Roberts, Search Committee Chair (IPSocialMedia@purdue.edu; 765-494-3323).
  • Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities and events and industries. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.
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  • any update?
    • Heard they requested LORs from references of prospective candidates (11/19)

Purdue University (IN) PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Relations
  • The Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in public relations and/or advertising at the assistant or associate level to start August 2019. The candidate for this position will have a Ph.D. in public relations, advertising, or a related field, and display the potential to develop a strong research agenda as a scholar-teacher to contribute to the school’s national reputation in communication. We seek a colleague who specializes in any area of public relations or advertising and will have the ability to teach a variety of public relations and advertising classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in her or his area of expertise, as well as courses that are part of the College of Liberal Arts’ Integrated Cornerstone first-year curriculum.
  • Screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.  A complete application includes: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests (max. 2 pages), evidence of teaching effectiveness (max. 2 pages), no more than two publications, and names and contact information for three references.  Send application materials electronically to Allison Loy at PRFac18@purdue.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to Dr. Brian Smith, Search Committee Chair, bgsmithphd@purdue.edu or 765-494-3321. 
  • Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities and events and industries. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.
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  • Does anyone have insight about this position - timeline? Do they already have someone in mind? 
  • They conducted phone interviews.

Purdue University Fort Wayne (IN) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication at Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2019.
  • We seek a broadly trained assistant professor to teach undergraduate courses in convergent/multimedia journalism. This person will contribute to the undergraduate multimedia journalism major, including teaching journalism classes across multiple media platforms and serving as faculty advisor for the student newsroom (ipfwstudentmedia.com). The successful candidate will have experience in writing, editing, designing and packaging news stories for print, online, and broadcast media. This person also will demonstrate a commitment to and expertise in teaching, as evidenced by at least one year experience teaching and/or course work/certifications in pedagogy, introductory and advanced journalism classes, such as news writing/reporting, computer-assisted reporting, digital storytelling, multimedia design and production, visual journalism, and social media. We particularly encourage candidates that can teach audio, video and broadcast production courses, as evidenced via teaching experience, coursework, or applicable work experience, to apply. An ability to teach mass communication and other relevant areas at the graduate level as evidenced by teaching experience and/or graduate level coursework is also a plus. All research and creative endeavor approaches are welcome including empirical, interpretive, critical, historical, legal and /or rhetoric.
  • A PhD in journalism, mass communication or a closely related field is required by the start of employment. The successful candidate will receive training late in their second semester of duty for a modest advising load.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, including a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and names and contact information for four current references electronically to comsearch@pfw.edu or in physical copy to Journalism Search Committee, Department of Communication, Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2101 East Coliseum Boulevard East, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499.
  • Formal screening will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Employment is contingent on available funding and a satisfactory criminal convictions check. PFW is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
  • Link to ad
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  • Phone interview - 10.24.18

Queens College, CUNY (NY)Edit

  • In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values Queens College seeks to fill one Assistant Professor vacancy in the Department of Media Studies. The Assistant Professor performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise and shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Completed Ph.D. degree by date of appointment in area(s) of experience or equivalent is required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
  • The preferred candidate will have research expertise in critical political economy of media, with demonstrated interest in the role information and communication technologies play in the global political economy, and which engages with issues of social power. Research background should also demonstrate the ability to teach courses on the history of media technologies, digital economics, advertising and marketing, and media policy. The preferred candidate will be prepared to teach large introductory courses and upper level seminars to undergraduates as well as graduate seminars on capitalism and media, digital economics, and research methods.
  • Candidates should provide a cover letter outlining experience and scholarly interests, a current CV, and a recent scholarly publication. If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below:
  • Go to http://www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
  • Click "Search job postings"
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  • Search by Job Opening ID number "19258." Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.
  • Visit http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsysteminstructions.html for application instructions. Please note that candidates must upload a cover letter outlining experience and scholarly interests, a current CV, and a recent scholarly publication as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.
  • Candidates should also arrange three letters of recommendation to be sent by recommenders directly to the Chair of the Search Committee to Professor Richard Maxwell, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Media Studies, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, New York 11367.
  • Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.
  • CLOSING DATE: Open until filled with review to begin October 21, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [43]
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  • Updates?
  • None here! (11/16)
  • Any movemenet on this one? (12/13/18)
  • Nope, although I obsessively check here like 10 times a day... (12/13/18)

Queen's University (CAN)Edit

  • The Department of Film and Media at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a tenure-track position in Media Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will hold a PhD and will be an outstanding scholar and teacher with a strong and active research program in critical media theory and/or digital media theory and at least two years of teaching experience. 
  • The successful candidate will have interdisciplinary and transnational links in their research program, demonstrated potential for research funding and publication, and a track record for collaborative initiatives. The successful candidate’s research profile should be strong enough to attract graduate students to the Graduate Program Film and Media, which will be launched in 2019. They must be willing to contribute to departmental and university service. 
  • The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher at all levels of our undergraduate and graduate programs. While this is an open call position, we are especially interested in candidates with interests in areas including, but not limited to: social media; digital arts; television; gaming; theories of expanded media; media and cultural studies; and/or advertising and consumer culture. Candidates with expertise in these areas with a focus on gender studies, LGBTQ2S studies, and/or critical race studies are especially encouraged to apply. 
  • The Department of Film and Media at Queen’s has an outstanding reputation of strong teaching and scholarship, with a 50-year history based in a commitment to the intersection of theory and practice. The Department is housed in the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a state-of-the-art facility with teaching and learning environments including a production studio, film screening theatre, sound recording studio, and a digital lab. The Department of Film and Media has collaborations with Computing (with a program called Computing and the Creative Arts) and the Dan School of Music and Drama (with the Stage and Screen program). 
  • Candidates must have a PhD in hand, demonstrated excellence in an active research program, and at least two years teaching experience. The Department is interested in candidates with a very strong teaching and research profile. 
  • The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 
  • To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. 
  • A complete application consists of: 
  • A cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph); 
  • A current Curriculum Vitae (including a list ofpublications); 
  • The names and contact information for three (3) referees; 
  • A research dossier with three (3) writing samples; 
  • A teaching dossier with at least two outlines for courses previously taught; 
  • Course evaluations, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration. 
  • Please arrange to have applications sent by email only directly to: Professor Gary Kibbins, Head of the Department of Film and Media at gk6@queensu.ca. The deadline for applications is December 14, 2018. 
  • The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Professor Gary Kibbins at gk6@queensu.ca.
  • Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria. 
  • Deadline: Dec. 14, 2018.
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Quinnipiac University (CT)Edit

  • The Department of Strategic Communication at Quinnipiac University is seeking a full-time teaching (non-tenure track, open rank) faculty member in Advertising and Integrated Communications to begin in August 2019. The department seeks a colleague with a strong commitment to innovative teaching and student success. Advertising and Integrated Communications is a booming degree program integrating the skills and knowledge of advertising, design, and content creation. The candidate must be able to effectively teach in the areas of Advertising and Integrated Communications at the introductory and undergraduate capstone level, including the ability to teach in a variety of creative and experiential courses in advertising
  • Master’s degree in communications or a related field required
  • Teaching is the primary duty of teaching faculty (4-4 teaching load per year); Continuing professional development and contributions to the University are expected (e.g. advising, curriculum development, service to department, school, and university)
  • Link to the ad
  • Consideration of candidates will begin November 26th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 


Quinnipiac University (CT)Edit

  • The Department of Media Studies in Quinnipiac University’s School of Communications seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant professor to begin in August 2019. Candidates must be able to teach undergraduates in our introductory course, Media Industries and Trends, and in courses related to either media management/business or communication technologies (e.g., digital platforms, media streaming/OTT, etc.).

Professional experience in media management/business is a plus, as is the ability to teach any of the following courses: Diversity in the Media, Media and Society, Media Research Methods (qualitative and quantitative), Communications Law and Policy, and/or Media Trend Forecasting. Our department highly values innovative teaching and diverse perspectives.

  • Link to the ad
  • Consideration of candidates will begin November 30th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

Regis University (CO) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The Department of Communication at Regis University in Denver, Colorado, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication and Emergent Media with appointment beginning in August 2019.
  • The successful candidate would focus on the intersection of digital media and strategic communication, as well as use new technologies and/or big data to tell stories, particularly from a social justice perspective. Ideal candidates will examine how technological innovations are changing communication practices and how these innovations impact and inform strategic communication decisions, particularly as they relate to issues of race, ethnicity, inequality and identity in and across local and international contexts.
  • An ideal candidate would teach and develop courses for our Media & Society track that would simultaneously complement courses in our Public Relations & Civic Engagement track, as well teach core and elective classes. 
  • Ph.D. in Journalism, Communication, Media Studies, Public Relations or relevant field required.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to ad: [44]
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  • Additional materials requested 10/24/18.
  • Skype interview request 10/26/18.
  • On campus interview scheduled for week of Nov 18-23. 11/07/18
  • Offer made/accepted 12/12/18

Rowan University (NJ) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Creative Arts, Rowan University.
  • The Department of Communication Studies welcomes applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor, to join the department September 1, 2019. The successful candidate will specialize in Rhetoric of Science and teach in the Department of Communication Studies, as well as the College’s nascent interdisciplinary major in Health and Science Communication. The ability and willingness to teach other courses in the Communication Studies department (particularly in the Rhetoric/Cultural Criticism specialization and our core curriculum) is expected. Those applicants with an interest in technology or environment are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to develop courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise for inclusion in the new interdisciplinary major. This major brings together offerings from Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations & Advertising, Radio, Television, & Film and Writing Arts.
  • As a department with a strong history of teaching excellence, we seek a colleague who values and excels in teaching. This tenure track position also carries an expectation of successful scholarly research and publication, with efforts to seek external funding. The candidate should have a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. In addition, the successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the department and university through service including, but not limited to, mentoring of students, curriculum development, and program assessment.The Department of Communication Studies is one of six departments in the College of Communication and Creative Arts. We are dedicated to a collegial atmosphere in which both intellectual curiosity and a sense of humor thrive. The department’s atmosphere reflects the invigorating environment at Rowan University. We are especially committed to fostering and enabling a community that embraces diversity and equity in thought, action and person. Thus, we welcome faculty who share this value and seek to be a member of such a community.
  • Requirements: The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in communication or related discipline with experience teaching at the collegiate level. ABD candidates with dissertation nearing completion will be considered. The terminal degree is required at the time of appointment. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Starting Date: September 2019 Salary: Competitive.
  • Application Process: Interested candidates must apply through our online application system at jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/493236/assistant-professorcommunication-studies Applications received by October 19, 2018 will receive full consideration. Submissions must include a single .pdf file containing a letter of application, a curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and description of research agenda. Where appropriate, candidates are encouraged to speak on how their teaching, service, and research activities show commitment or contribution to diversity efforts in their application materials. Three current letters of recommendation, and other relevant material should be sent directly to Dr. Joy M Cypher, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Studies, Rowan University,Glassboro, New Jersey 08028. cypher@rowan.edu. Representatives from Rowan will be contacting select applicants for pre-interviews at the NCA convention in Salt Lake City. For more information, please contact search chair, Dr. Joy M. Cypher at cypher@rowan.edu. Rowan University is an equal opportunity employer that offers same sex benefits and encourages and celebrates diversity within its community. Candidates must demonstrate authorization to work in the United States. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
  • Link to ad: [45]
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  • NCA pre-interview requested (10/23)
  • Any word on campus interviews?
    • Campus interviews conducted in between Thanksgiving and winter break 

Rutgers University (NJ) - ZOOM INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Health Communication and Community Engagement - Open Rank, Full-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position at Rutgers University
  • We seek an assistant, associate, full, or distinguished professor in the area of Health Communication and Community Engagement to join the department in Fall 2019. We welcome applications from scholars conducting theory-driven, applied research that addresses real-world problems and challenges faced by communities. We are particularly interested in scholars with an active research program that is focused on addressing health disparities and social determinants of health. Our full-time faculty employ a wide range of empirical approaches in their research, and we welcome applications from scholars who use quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods (including social network approaches).
  • We seek candidates whose scholarship intersects with, and extends, one or more of the department’s other research foci: organizational communication, communication and technology, interpersonal communication, and language and social interaction. We are particularly interested in scholars working in one or more of the following areas:
  • Building capacity to prepare for, cope with, and recover from health-related crises, epidemics, and/or disasters.
  • Facilitating linkages and coordination among organizational and institutional actors involved in community health.
  • Translating and disseminating evidence-based policies and practices for improving community health and wellness.
  • Mobilizing communities into actions (e.g., political activism, civic engagement, and volunteering) that impact community health and wellness.
  • Responsibilities of tenure-track/tenured faculty members include undergraduate and graduate teaching assignments in communication, an active program of research in the candidate’s area of scholarly expertise, and service contributions in accordance with the university policy for tenure‐track and tenured appointments.
  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Communication or a relevant field is expected as of August 2019. Applicants should have a demonstrated record or strong likelihood of top‐tier peer‐reviewed publication and evidence of or preparation for effective teaching. Senior‐level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service. A record of external funding is a plus.
  • Please submit a cover letter, CV, and list of at least three references with contact information. Active review of applications will begin after October 5, so applicants seeking full consideration should submit materials by end of day on October 5. For more details and to submit an application, go to: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/73392.
  • Link to Ad: [46]
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  • 10/19: Contacted for Zoom interview.

Saint Louis University (MO) - HIRING FREEZEEdit

  • Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Digital News Writing and Journalism. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in news writing and writing for digital environments and applications. The position is at the assistant professor level in the Department of Communication, to begin in Fall 2019.
  • Duties include teaching introductory news writing and other undergraduate courses in the Journalism and Media Studies concentration, along with courses in the department’s core curricula and in our graduate program. Candidates are expected to participate in service and maintain an active program of published research. Tenure-track faculty with active research programs in our department teach two courses each semester.
  • Requirements: Earned doctorate by August 1, 2019, documented teaching experience and excellence, and record or promise of published scholarly research. Candidates with professional experience are preferred.
  • All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement with evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. For additional information, contact Dr. Amber Hinsley, the search chair, at amber.hinsley@slu.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin October 9, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: [47]
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  • Contacted for phone interview 10/15
  • Provost instituted a hiring freeze , not hiring at this time 11/19

Saint Mary's College of CA Edit

Saint Mary's College of California invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track adjunct professor in Business Communication.

Saint Mary's College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive, and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic, and Lasallian traditions. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring Saint Mary's heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary's is known for both its rigorous liberal arts education and its high quality graduate programs, including business, education, and leadership. Saint Mary's currently enrolls approximately 4,000 highly diverse students, and the College's practices and policies reflect a commitment to achieving inclusive excellence and creating a community in which all are valued, respected, and supported. For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see:

http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission

Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate or Master's Degree in Communications, Rhetoric and Composition, Professional Writing or in a closely related field that emphasizes informal logic, reasoning, and argumentation.
  • Work experience in corporate communications, public relations, and social media is preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record or potential for teaching excellence, scholarly research and publication in the field, and service to the College community.
  • Ability to teach, advise, and mentor a culturally and educationally diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated commitment and success working in a diverse and multicultural community.

Responsibilities:

  • The faculty member will teach up to seven (7) courses per year primarily at the undergraduate level and potentially at the graduate level. These may include core undergraduate Business Communication (BUSAD 127), professional MBA courses such as Business Communication (MKT 402, 417, or 306), and Business Communication for Data Analytics (MKT 805).
  • This position is primarily located at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, but may include a course in Silicon Valley, as well as in a blended format, which involves using live web-conferencing for some class meetings.
  • Teaching may also include participation in college-wide programs at Saint Mary's such as Collegiate Seminar and January Term.
  • All Saint Mary's faculty are expected to mentor and advise students and to contribute to the mission of the College.
  • The successful candidate will join a collegial community that values and supports diversity of identity and thought, cutting-edge research, and scholarly contributions.

Application Instructions 
Please apply to the Interfolio online system at: https://apply.interfolio.com/55850

  1. A complete application includes a letter of interest explaining how your qualifications satisfy the position requirements and addressing how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College; curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references.
  2. In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent form authorizing a broader inquiry.
  3. For finalists, the College will contact references in confidence, and credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.
  4. Questions should be directed to Co-Chairs of the Search Committee Dr. Bonnie Tucker at bmt4@stmarys-ca.edu or Mary Alice McNeil at mamcneil@stmarys-ca.edu.

Salisbury University (MD)Edit

  • The Department of Communication Arts at Salisbury University's Fulton School of Liberal Arts is accepting applications for the position of Basic Course Director and Assistant Professor of Communication. This is a full-time, tenure-track position expected to begin in August 2019.
  • We seek a highly motivated and team-spirited individual to teach undergraduate courses. The Department of Communication Arts, with over 500 majors, is one the largest programs at the University and is one of The Princeton Review's "Great Schools for Communications Majors". Curricular areas include: Human Communication Studies, Media Studies, Media Production, Multimedia/Journalism, Strategic Communication/Public Relations http://www.salisbury.edu/commarts/
  • Primary Job Duties: Teaching the foundational courses and coordinating multiple sections and instructors of these courses. The primary basic courses are Fundamentals of Communication (General Education communication and speech course), Introduction to Human Communication (interpersonal and organization communication for Majors and Gen Ed), and Introduction to Mass Media (media literacy, history, and industry course for Majors and Gen Ed). Teaching courses in other areas of specialization that might include but are not limited to: media production, multi-media journalism, public relations and strategic communication, media studies, and interpersonal and organization communication. Ability to demonstrate appropriate levels of scholarly activity, student advisement, effective teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance the success of diverse learners
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in communication or related field. If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed before August 15, 2019; evidence of teaching excellence; willingness and ability to advise and mentor adjunct faculty and develop course materials.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Basic course director/assistant experience and/or administrative experience; experience teaching some of the courses listed above; assessment experience; and, online teaching experience.
  • Applications received by November 12, 2018 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
  • LInk to Ad: [48]
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                    *I haven't heard anything, any news? (12/7/18)

Seattle University (WA) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • 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 beginning in the fall of 2019.  Our department offers a Communication and Media major with specializations in Communication Studies, Journalism, and Strategic Communication. All professors are expected to support the department as a whole.
  • Responsibilities will include teaching, maintaining an active high-quality program of disciplinary scholarship, and performing university and college service. This position will teach our Rhetoric and Society course, but at least half of the course load is expected to come out of our common courses (Media Systems, Introduction to Speech Communication, Media Law, Research Seminar, and Project Capstone). Faculty also have the opportunity to teach in their areas of expertise and we would like to add more classes that address issues of inclusivity and intersectionality.
  • We are looking for an exceptional teacher to complement our existing faculty and expect the professor to teach students from across our program. Being able to teach and develop classes of interest to Journalism and Strategic Communication students is highly desirable.
  • For questions or additional information, contact department chair Chris Paul: paulc@seattleu.edu
  •  Application deadline is October 1, 2018
  • Link to ad
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  • Any updates with this one? [x2]
  • Request for phone interview week of November 12 (11/6)

Sonoma State University (CA) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication and Media Studies is hiring at the assistant or associate level in New Media and Digital Design. 
  • The successful candidate will have expertise and teaching ability in the areas of New Media and Digital Design. The typical teaching load in Communication and Media Studies is three 4-unit undergraduate courses per semester (12 units total). New faculty are given one course release per semester during their first two years of employment to pursue scholarly and/or creative works. The successful candidate will also be expected to help teach the department¿s core media analysis courses, which cover a wide range of topics including history, methods of criticism, ethics, gender/racial inequality, and social justice. Faculty are also encouraged to participate in Freshman and Sophomore year programs when available in their schools. 
  • To be recommended for appointment, the candidate must have by the start date of August 15, 2019: 1) A Ph.D. in Media Studies, Digital Design, or related fields, or 2) An M.A., M.S. or M.F.A. in Media Studies, Digital Design, Journalism or related fields with three to five years of relevant professional experience preferred. The ideal candidate will help prepare students to become communication/media professionals utilizing converging media platforms and emerging technologies. Relevant teaching areas include digital design, writing or other production for online journalism, multi-media storytelling techniques, website development, data and analytics, and social media strategy. Specific preferred skills include digital graphic design, writing for online media, and familiarity with media production tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Tableau and Unity. University-level teaching experience preferred. Because the university offers many collaborative opportunities, the ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting is highly valued.
  • Link to job description: http://web.sonoma.edu/aa/docs/poas/tt/coms_poa_104687.pdf 
  • Link to application: http://web.sonoma.edu/jobs/ 
  • Application deadline: October 30, 2018.
  • List Updates Here: Skype interview scheduled 12/13

Southern Utah University (UT)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at Southern Utah University (SUU) is hiring an Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication
  • The Department of Communication at SUU seeks candidates with a broad, integrated perspective on PR, advertising and social media, able to contribute across the areas of our undergraduate and graduate programs; fully in touch with current trends and issues; excited by the possibilities of new technologies, audience engagement, and branding; with a strong base in research skills. Also desirable are secondary interests in any of the other areas of our Strategic Communication curriculum, including visual design, copy writing, communication research and client management. Primary courses of instruction will emphasize strategic communication and social media. Additional courses may include interpersonal, public speaking, research methods, communication theory and other courses closely related to PR and advertising. Faculty may also develop new courses as needed.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
    • Practical public relations or marketing communication experience
    • Strong background in digital communication, audio/image/video/infographic production, high quality writing and content creation for distribution via multiple social media channels
    • Ph.D. is preferred, but ABDs nearing completion before August 2018 may be considered
    • Teaching experience at the university level is highly desired
    • Working knowledge of the latest and most effective communication technologies is a plus
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Apply at: https://jobs.suu.edu/postings/2176

Stanford University (CA)Edit

  • The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society brings promising new scholars to Stanford University for 1-2 year appointments as postdoctoral fellows. 
  • Currently Stanford PACS is accepting applications for two postdoctoral fellowship opportunities for the 2019-20 academic year: The Project on Democracy and the Internet & The Digital Civil Society Lab
  • Each fellow will be affiliated with the relevant Stanford PACS initiative (either the Digital Civil Society Lab or the Project on Democracy and the Internet) and potentially also with a department or school at Stanford University. 
  • The start date of the fellowship will be September 2019, unless otherwise agreed. To assume a postdoctoral fellowship, scholars must have a PhD in hand by July 1, 2019. We cannot consider applications from scholars who earned a PhD earlier than May 1, 2017. For both of these fellowships, we encourage applications from candidates representing a broad range of disciplines including the social sciences, humanities, law, computer science and engineering. 
  • Application deadline: January 11, 2019
  • To be considered for a postdoctoral fellowship with either the Project on Democracy and the Internet or with the Digital Civil Society Lab, submit an application via the online application portal.

Suffolk University (MA) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Communication & Journalism Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning July 1, 2019 (pending final budgetary approval). This position is in Media/Film, with a specific focus on the current status, character, and influence of news/journalism in a rapidly changing media environment. Applicants must have relevant professional experience and a terminal degree in the field (Phd. or MFA) in hand by July 1, 2019. Preference will be given to candidates with professional experience in investigative video journalism, documentary filmmaking,or other non-fiction production. Preferred background includes expertise in Avid Media Composer and Adobe Suite.
  • The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate both teaching excellence and scholarly/professional potential. Teaching responsibilities include a variety of courses in the Media/FilmMajor, such as research methods, media and film criticism, and video production; we are especially interested in candidates who are able to teach courses that help forge additional connections between the Media/Film and Journalism majors in the department. Teaching opportunities also include the potential to develop courses for the cross-college curricula, including Seminar for Freshmen and Creativity & Innovation.Service to the department and the University through committee membership and student advising is also required.
  • Candidates who would increase the diversity of the faculty are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include: letter of application; CV; copy of graduate transcripts; statement of artistic, research and teaching interests; recent sample of scholarly work;sample video work; student evaluations of teaching; and contact information for three professional references.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of November 18, 2018.
  • Online App. Form: http://app.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?c=qg19Vfw5&j=ol1h8fwv&k=Apply
  • Link to Ad: [49]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Contacted for a Skype interview on 9/28. Mentioned that nothing else would move forward until around Dec. 

SUNY Oneonta (NY)Edit

  • The Department of Communication and Media at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Media Studies beginning Fall 2019. 
  • The Department of Communication and Media at SUNY Oneonta is a community of learners, scholars, and practitioners with a mission to foster critical, collaborative, creative communicators and active, informed citizens who contribute meaningfully to their communities and professions. The Department currently has over 600 majors across its two undergraduate degree programs (Communication Studies and Media Studies), making it one of the largest departments in the College.  To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit www.oneonta.edu or https://suny.oneonta.edu/communication-media.
  • Duties include but are not limited to: a typical teaching load of 21 credit hours per academic year; academic advisement and student mentoring; departmental and college-wide service; and scholarly research and/or professional media activity. Teaching responsibilities include courses across all levels of the curriculum and include, but are not limited to, areas such as introductory courses in media studies, research methods, multimedia storytelling, new media, and other advanced courses including senior capstone. The ideal candidate will be a media studies generalist well versed in media theory and humanities-based research methodologies, as well as someone who possesses a strong commitment to innovative teaching at the undergraduate level.
  • Required qualifications: PhD in media studies or a closely related field completed by the time of first renewal notification; significant training and demonstrated expertise in critical-cultural/qualitative theories of digital media; training in a wide range of humanities and humanistic social science based methodological approaches to the study of digital media and popular culture.
  • Preferred: expertise in one or more of the following areas: political media and the digital public sphere including news, social movements, media ethics, and law/policy; transnational or global media; internet studies; video game and game design studies. Also, experience teaching undergraduate audio and/or video production courses or significant experience as a professional media practitioner; experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
  • Application Instructions: To apply go online to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=104504. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a combined statement of teaching philosophy and research/creative projects and interests, and copies of transcripts (official required at time of appointment). Contact information for three professional references is required.
  • There is no posted deadline. Review of applications will begin as soon there is a sufficient candidate pool. Candidates are advised to submit their materials ASAP.
  • Link to Ad: [49]
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SUNY Oswego (NY) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Mass Communication-Media Generalist.
  • Posting Date: August 24, 2018
  • Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of Mass Communication-Media Generalist will teach a variety of courses within the Broadcasting and Mass Communication major. Courses may include introduction to mass media, history of media, media industries, which could include management, economics, law, audience research, writing for digital media platforms, or any applicable courses in the candidate's specialty area. The Assistant Professor will also engage in online teaching, undergraduate advisement, departmental service, and university service.
  • Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in mass communication or related field, ABD candidates who will complete the doctorate by September 1, 2020 will also be considered.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach writing courses, online teaching, experience in teaching a diverse population of students. The ability to incorporate issues of gender, race/ethnicity, and/or comparative global perspectives into course materials.
  • Link to Ad: [50]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Any idea why they posted this again on higher ed jobs the other day? <--could be just a glitch with the jobs site.
  • Phone interview request (11/5)

SUNY Oswego (NY) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Communication and Social Interaction.
  • Posting Date: August 24, 2018
  • Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of Communication and Social Interaction will teach a variety of courses within the undergraduate communication major as well as the graduate program in strategic communication. Courses may include undergraduate and graduate courses such as research methods, communication theory, capstone, as well as advanced and graduate seminars in the candidate's specialty area. Will also engage in online teaching, scholarly research activity, undergraduate and graduate academic advisement, MA student thesis committees, departmental service, and university service.
  • Required Qualifications: Doctorate in communication studies or related field, ABD candidates who will complete the doctorate by September 1, 2020 will also be considered. Evidence of quantitative or mixed methodology communication-related scholarship. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, as well as a clearly articulated teaching philosophy
  • Preferred Qualifications: Proficient in social scientific approaches to the study of communication. Grant writing/acquisition. Online teaching. Graduate and/or undergraduate advisement experience. The ability to incorporate issues of gender, race/ethnicity, and/or comparative global perspectives into course materials.
  • Link to Ad: [51]
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  • Contacted for a phone interview (10/3), occuring between 10/12 to 10/19. 
  •  any update of phone interview?
  • any update of this one?   
  • Contacted for a campus visit (10/30), occuring between 11/12 to 11/28.         

SUNY Oswego (NY) - PHONE INTERVIEWS HELDEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication (Organizational, Health).
  • Posting Date: August 24, 2018
  • Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication (Organizational, Health) will teach a variety of courses within the graduate program in strategic communication as well as the undergraduate communication program. Courses may include research methods, communication theory, and advanced undergraduate and graduate seminars in the specialty area. The assistant professor will also engage in online teaching, scholarly research activity, undergraduate and graduate advisement, MA student thesis committees, departmental service, and university service.
  • Required Qualifications: Doctorate in communication studies or related field, area of focus may be organizational communication or health communication by time of appointment. However, other areas of expertise will be given consideration with significant research and graduate teaching experience. Evidence of communication-related scholarship with a quantitative or mixed methods approach. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, as well as a clearly articulated teaching philosophy.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Expertise and experience in graduate level teaching in organizational or health communication. Proficiency in advanced statistical analyses. Experience advising graduate students. Experience designing and delivering online courses. Grant writing and/or acquisition.
  • Link to Ad: [52]
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  • any info please? phone interviews? flyouts?
  • Phone interview on Oct. 18th

Temple University (PA)Edit

  • The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for the position of full professor or associate professor (advanced), to begin July 2019. We seek an established scholar in communication, marketing or related areas who studies and teaches advertising and/or public relations. This individual should have qualifications suitable for appointment with tenure at a research one (R1) university.
  • A Ph.D. or equivalent and extensive experience in the academy are required, as well as a commitment and ability to actively mentor faculty as they prepare for promotion. Strongly preferred is a scholar who possesses the dedication, vision, and leadership to help guide the department’s research mission alongside our quantitative and qualitative and creative tenure-track and tenured faculty.
  • The successful candidate will have a strong research and teaching profile and the experience and interests to complement departmental offerings and strengths (https://klein.temple.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/advertising-major; https://klein.temple.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/public-relations-major).
  • Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research and teaching interests; (4) a sample of recent scholarly work, such as a journal article or book chapter; and (5) the names and contact information of at least three references. For best consideration please apply by December 1, 2018. However, we may continue to review applications until the ideal candidate is found.
  • Electronic submissions are welcome and encouraged. Please submit materials at adprjobs@temple.edu, or by mail to: Dr. Jessica Castonguay, Search Committee Chair, Department of Advertising & Public Relations, 300 Annenberg Hall, Temple University, 2020 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122. Phone: 215-204-4268.
  • Link to Ad: [53]
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Texas Tech University (TX) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Public Relations in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University seeks two (2) tenure-track Assistant and/or Associate Professors in Public Relations with demonstrated research expertise and experience in health communication and/or science communication (candidates with exceptional credentials will be considered at the rank of associate professor). Appointment begins September 1, 2019 with faculty on-duty August 22, 2019.
  • Required Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in public relations or a related field of study by August 2019. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of or potential for high-quality research, teaching excellence, the ability to secure external funding for their research, and contributing to a collegial environment. Specifically, successful candidates for both positions must have research expertise in health communication and/or science communication. In addition, they must be eligible to work as a tenure-track assistant and/or associate professor in the United States at the time of appointment. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations is required.
  • Preferred Qualifications: In addition to required research emphasis in health communication and science communication, expertise in one or more of the following research areas is desired: environmental communication, risk communication/disaster preparedness, corporate social responsibility, media relations, crisis communication, new and emerging media. The ability to obtain federal and private foundation research grants is highly desirable. Prior professional experience in public relations and/or strategic communication is preferred. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.
  • Responsibilities: The successful candidate must be able to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations, strategic communication, and courses related to their research expertise. Successful candidate will advise and mentor highly motivated master’s and doctoral students, engage in governance, and perform service at the department, college, university, and professional levels. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. The standard teaching load is four courses per academic year.
  • Review of applications will begin September 17, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at https://www.texastech.edu/careers, referencing the Requisition Number: 14385BR. Applicants should include a letter of application detailing research interests, teaching experience, professional experience, a current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and a list of three references with names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers. The search committee is headed by Dr. Weiwu Zhang, Chair of the Department of Public Relations. Inquiries about the search should be directed to him at weiwu.zhang@ttu.edu or (806) 834-5967.
  • Link to Ad: [54]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Skype interview on 09/28.
  • --Has anyone heard anything about this one, yet?  They were supposed to start looking at applications on the 17th, but my status on the website still says "applied," instead of "under review."  Have they just not started yet?  Not sure if the "under review" designation is an individual one, or if all applications change to that once they start the review process more generally.
  • My friend has received campus interview. 

Texas Tech University (TX)Edit

  • The Department of English in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas Tech University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Film & Media Studies whose research and teaching emphasize global cinema & media studies. Preference will be given to candidates with research focus on non-Western traditions. Specializations may include television, digital media, sound studies, and game studies.
  • The successful candidate will teach a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses on a 2/2 load (two courses per semester), some portion of which is expected to be taught online. Digital Humanities expertise is desirable. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is desirable.
  • We encourage candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech. The candidate will provide service to the department, the college, and the university. Service duties include program-building as well as commitment to extra-curricular professional activities. Ph.D. in relevant discipline is required.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15. Candidates must apply online at www.workattexastech.com, referencing requisition #14569BR and attaching a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and teaching and research statements. Dossiers will be solicited later from exceptionally qualified candidates.
  • TTU is designated as a Carnegie Tier One (Highest Research Activity) institution and recently surpassed the Hispanic student population threshold necessary for designation as HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution). As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of TTU’s academic community. TTU welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.
  • Please see http://www.depts.ttu.edu/english/ for information about the Department of English and the Film & Media Studies program. Direct inquiries to allison.whitney@ttu.edu and scott.baugh@ttu.edu.
  • Applications will be accepted until November 1.
  • Link to Ad:
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    • Any updates? [11/30]

Trinity University (TX)Edit

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Communication, Fall 2019. Ph.D. required by August start date. Teach five or six undergraduate classes per year (17-20 contact hours) with primary teaching responsibility in advertising and a research agenda in any area of strategic communication approached from any methodology.
  • A successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of teaching expertise, a passion for mentoring undergraduate students, and an active research plan. The ability to teach a course in advertising copywriting or strategic video production is preferred as the department balances theory and practice in its course offerings. Past professional experience in advertising is required.
  • Specifically, candidates would be expected to: Develop and teach courses in advertising,Teach either Mass Media, a media industries course, or Media Texts, a course on media interpretation and criticism, Contribute to teaching the First Year Experience or other courses in Pathways, the university’s interdisciplinary general education program, Have a productive research agenda, and Engage in service to the department, the university, and the greater San Antonio community.
  • Trinity University is an independent, highly selective, primarily undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution with an ideal student-faculty ratio, and excellent facilities, equipment, and services. Embracing the liberal arts and sciences mission of the university, the Department of Communication stresses an integrated, non-sequenced approach to its curriculum. Students in Communication at Trinity build their major upon three core courses: Mass Media, Media Texts, and Media Audiences. They complete the major by undertaking a Senior Capstone Seminar where they synthesize their understanding of communication theories and practices into a substantial academic, professional, or creative project.
  • Email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, graduate institution transcript(s), a sample of written work, samples of advertising-related syllabi, and teaching evaluations from those courses (if available) to Dr. Jennifer Henderson, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200, jennifer.henderson@trinity.edu.
  • Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, October 1, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [http://]
  • List Updates Here: Any updates here?

University of Alabama (AL)Edit

  • The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in our nationally recognized public relations program.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong potential to establish and maintain a scholarly research program. Because our departmental mission is to “shape the future of global public relations and advertising,” we welcome diverse research perspectives and leadership-focused thinking.
  • Once hired, this faculty member will be expected to teach in the department’s curriculum. UA is a student-centered research university. Thus, it is preferred that candidates have prior teaching experience and are able to successfully engage students in the classroom. Applicants must display an ability to be an active and involved member of a highly collaborative faculty team.
  • The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate by the time of appointment, the ability to teach PR writing, management, and campaigns, and expertise in one or more areas of the following areas: digital communication management, nonprofit communication management, crisis communication, sports and entertainment communication management. A focus of his/her scholarly agenda should be digital media. The ability to help integrate digital media elements and teaching into the APR curriculum is a plus as is the ability to teach PR writing, management, and campaigns. Opportunities exist for teaching in the department’s integrated M.A. program, the college’s interdisciplinary mass communication curriculum, as well as in the college’s doctoral program.
  • An earned doctorate or other terminal degree in mass communication or related discipline should be completed prior to the start date. Applicants must demonstrate high potential to establish a scholarly research program, as well as success in teaching and/or as a professional public relations practitioner.
  • Salary is open and based on qualifications. The position is on the Tuscaloosa, AL campus.
  • Upload application, resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu to apply.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the review process begins September 1, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [55]
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University of Alabama (AL) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Journalism and Creative Media seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the area of media effects. The position begins August 16, 2019. The successful candidate will conduct research and teach courses that explore and increase our understanding of a continuously changing media landscape, with a specific focus on the effects of media on audiences, publics and consumers. Relevant research and teaching areas include, but are not limited to: digital media effects and uses, media audiences, media technology, storytelling and narrative persuasion, and data visualization. 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 mass communication or a closely related area before the start date. Candidates should demonstrate strong potential for successful undergraduate and graduate teaching and for developing a program of scholarship that is suitable for tenure consideration. Salary is competitive.
  • The department, created from the 2016 merger of the College’s Journalism and Telecommunication & Film departments, includes approximately 900 undergraduate majors and master’s students. This department is one of four academic units in the College of Communication and Information Sciences. The College also includes a nationally ranked interdepartmental doctoral program, and the Institute for Communication and Information Research, which offers survey, content analysis and focus group facilities, as well as a child media lab, a psychophysiology lab, and a theater. The College’s Digital Media Center houses the professional production facilities of the state’s Center for Public Television and Radio, Alabama Public Radio, and WVUA 23, a full-power commercial television station serving the Birmingham market. The College’s School of Library and Information Studies offers an MLIS degree and an MFA in Book Arts.
  • 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 September 1; however, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.
  • Link to Ad: [56]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Skype invites [posted ~9/18]
  • Is it for the media effects position? When is your interview scheduled? (posted ~9/27)
  • For media effects: skype interview was 9/25
  • Campus invites out 10/17

University at Buffalo, SUNY (NY) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication seeks to hire one (possibly two) Assistant Professors (tenure-track) of Communication for the Fall 2019 term, contingent upon funding. The hire is expected to complement the department's strengths in one or more core areas including: new media, social influence, organizations, and health communication. COM faculty also have expertise in measurement and data analytic procedures in the scientific study of human communication processes.
  • Candidates should hold an earned doctorate in COM (or related field) and applicants are expected to show evidence of high quality scholarship with potential for external funding (ABDs are welcome to apply if their degree will be completed by the position start date).
  • Faculty in COM teach 2 courses per semester (4 per year), advise MA and PhD students, conduct original scholarship, and participate in service at the department, university and discipline levels.
  • Application materials must be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to posting contact or by other means cannot be considered. Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter detailing their previous research and teaching experience; (2) a CV including a list of all publications, plus previous and pending research support; (3) Names and contact details for three references.
  • Although the position is listed as open until filled, candidates are encouraged to submit materials by October 1.
  • Online App. Form: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/15779
  • Link to Ad: [57]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Any news about this position? (10/13)
  • Skype Interviews Conducted [posted 10/27]

University of California, Davis (CA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Department of Communication is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure track) to begin July 1, 2019, on Communication Theory Employing Computational Methods.
  • We seek a colleague whose primary research interests are concerned with explicating, understanding, and evaluating fundamental processes of communication. The candidate must satisfy two criteria. First, candidates must have a track record of communication research that is theoretically innovative. Specifically, the successful candidate is expected to have a research program that advances at least one key area of communication, such as neuroscience, virtual reality, serious games, persuasion, media processes and effects, computer-mediated communication, political communication, social cognition, organizational communication, or interpersonal communication. Second, candidates must have experience and expertise in employing computational analytical or data science methods in communication research. Such methods may include computer-assisted text analysis, fMRI, sensing technologies, Bayesian inference, Markov models, time series analysis, dynamic network analysis, machine learning, or other state-of-the-art techniques.
  • Our new colleague will be expected to teach courses in communication theory, innovative methods in her or his area of expertise, courses in the candidate’s substantive area, and other courses based on the Department’s needs.
  • A doctorate degree is required before the first day of instruction.
  • Applications must be submitted by October 8, 2018 to receive full consideration. This position is subject to final administrative approval. Position to begin July 1, 2019.
  • Link to ad: [58]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Invited for campus interview (10/27)

University of California, Los Angeles (CA)Edit

  • The Cinema and Media Studies program in UCLA's Film, Television and Digital Media Department (FTVDM) invites applications for a full-time, tenured position in Television and Media Studies at the rank of Full Professor.
  • Candidates should have a strong publication record in television studies that showcases a decisive intervention in the field, administrative experience, evidence of service, as well as experience supervising PhD dissertations, advising graduate students, and mentoring junior faculty. We seek a scholarly innovator whose expertise spans multiple historical, critical, or methodological approaches, and whose work has reframed or opened up the rapidly shifting field of Television and Media Studies.
  • Expertise in two or more of the following areas is preferred: television history, audience and ethnographic studies, production studies, the social and cultural politics of television and media, television industries, aesthetics, cultural studies, political economy, genre, inter- or transmedia and global or transnational media.
  • The FTVDM Department focuses on intermedial frameworks that emphasize social justice and inclusivity and would particularly welcome a scholar who expands the department's research and teaching coverage of LGBTQ, race, ethnic, and/or disability studies approaches. Record of scholarly affiliation with related departments and area/ethnic studies research centers also a plus.
  • Deadline for submission of application: November 1, 2018.
  • Please apply at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04040
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University of California, San Diego (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication (http://communication.ucsd.edu ) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor (Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment) position with a specialization in media practices and production beginning July 1, 2019. Candidates must have an M.F.A or Ph.D. in communication, media studies, visual arts or a related field at the time of appointment.
  • The Assistant Teaching Professor (LPSOE) series parallels that of the more traditional, research-focused series, but with a emphasis on teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in this series are expected to: offer up to six courses a year and provide consistently outstanding teaching; maintain a professional program and profile; provide educational leadership; and engage in committee service related to the pedagogical mission of the department and university. The appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, tenure-paralleling security of employment.
  • Preferred candidates will have an established media-based practice and be able to teach an array of traditional and/or new media studio-based courses as well as introductory media production courses. We also seek candidates who can contribute to instruction-related activities (e.g. conducting TA media training, developing curricula, creating instructional materials, implementing the use of new and/or hybrid technologies, etc.) at the campus, statewide and national level.
  • To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically by January 15, 2019, at the following link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01930
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University of California, San Diego (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication (http://communication.ucsd.edu/) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to begin Fall, 2019 in the following area: Media and Popular Culture.
  • Areas of specialization are open but might include film, television, music, video games, streaming video, social media, fashion, or cross-platform content. Successful applicants will present a research agenda that builds on one or more of the department's distinctive, interdisciplinary strengths in visual culture, material cultural, consumer culture, cultural memory, political economy, and the sociology of media and culture while also demonstrating strong methodological skills that include or combine critical theory, industrial or archival research, ethnography, and/or textual and discourse analysis.
  • Candidates will have (or will have obtained by the July 1, 2019 start-date) a PhD in communication or related fields in the social sciences and humanities.
  • To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically by September 15, 2018 at the following link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01783
  • Link to Ad: [59]
  • List Updates Here:
  • no ABDs considered; hundreds of applicants
  • any updates?
  • I am wondering if anyone has heard about how this search is going. (x3)
  • I heard they went through the journalism studies files first and are now going through these files. I don't know their timetable though.  

University of California, San Diego (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication (http://communication.ucsd.edu/) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking to make an appointment at the rank of advanced Assistant to mid-Associate Professor, to begin Fall, 2019 in the following area: Critical Journalism Studies.
  • Our ideal candidate will have an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on the evolving nature of journalism in the age of social media. Areas of particular interest include: the shifting norms, genres, and practices of news production and consumption in today’s complex mediated environment; the changing boundaries between journalism and other narrative forms and cultural platforms for information dissemination; the political economy of news organizations and news work; the role of algorithms and infrastructure in the circulation of news; and the interactions of journalists and other actors in the production and circulation of news.
  • Successful candidates will have strong methodological skills that augment the department’s interdisciplinary program and strengths in cultural and historical analysis, institutional analysis (including political economy), comparative analysis, ethnography and textual and discourse analysis. Candidates from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  
  • The Department of Communication and the University of California San Diego are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates who will maintain the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity and make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
  • To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be submitted electronically by September 15, 2018, at the following link(s): https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01786 (Assistant level), https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01784 (Associate level)
  • Links to Ads: [60][61]
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  • Associate Level position added to recruitment.

University of California Santa Barbara (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of intergroup communication at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field prior to the start date and a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research.
  • Intergroup communication concerns the ways in which intergroup relations affect, and are affected by, communication. We seek candidates whose work focuses on either traditional (e.g., language, gender, race and ethnicity) or emerging areas of inquiry, such as health, evolution, cognition, and new media.
  • The successful candidate will be a social scientist whose work foregrounds the role of intergroup communication in their area of expertise. Candidates are expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and be active in professional and campus service.
  • The department has garnered considerable national and international recognition, and boasts cutting-edge research, exemplary teaching, and intellectual leadership in the discipline and beyond. In addition to these benefits, the University offers attractive features such as housing assistance (http://www.housing.ucsb.edu/faculty-housing) and other programs to incoming faculty.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, the names and contact information for three references (we will contact them for letters), and three samples of published or completed research to the appropriate sections of the job search website: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01107. Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Scott Reid, at scottreid@comm.ucsb.edu or at (805) 893-7847.
  • This position will remain open until filled. For primary consideration, all application materials must be received by Sept 15, 2018. Reference letter submissions will be encouraged by this date.
  • Link to Ad: [62]
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University of California Santa Barbara (CA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of political communication at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field by the time of appointment. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019.
  • Candidates should have a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research.
  • The department is interested in candidates who examine political communication from local, international, and/or global perspectives. Areas of study might include such topics as electoral campaigns, news and public opinion, collective action and advocacy, political socialization, and digital media and politics as well as empirical analyses of global socio-political issues, such as communication and democracy; issues regarding race/ethnicity; comparative/cross-national political communication; and other problems at the intersection of our department’s core areas in media, organizational, and interpersonal communication.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three samples of published or completed research, and the names and contact information for three references (a link will be automatically sent to them to upload their letters to our recruiting system) to the appropriate sections of the job search website: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01352. Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Miriam Metzger (metzger@ucsb.edu) and Dr. Robin Nabi (nabi@ucsb.edu) or (805) 893-4517. This position will remain open until filled.
  • For primary consideration, all application materials must be received by November 12, 2018. Reference letter submissions will be encouraged by this date.
  • Link to Ad: [63]
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University of Central Florida (FL)Edit

  • The University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of English is hiring two, nine-month regular, tenure-earning assistant professors of Technical Communication. The anticipated start date is August 2019.
  • The positions entail a 3/2 teaching load consisting of both face-to-face and online classes at the master’s and undergraduate levels, as well as the potential to teach in UCF’s interdisciplinary Texts and Technology Ph.D. Program. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain a productive research program and to participate in service activities to support the department, college, and university.
  • A Ph.D. in English, Technical Communication, or a relevant field from an accredited institution by time of appointment and successful teaching experience at the university level. Preferences: Strong record of publication, experience teaching technical communication, and experience in online instruction. Additionally, we prefer scholars with a strong interest in: user experience design or participatory design; plain language; applied health and medical communication; social justice and ethical issues in technical communication; emerging media (i.e., electronic media strategy, social media communication, and digital communication); or other applied areas of technical communication research.
  • Review of applications will begin as they are received. Initial interviews of candidates will be conducted via Skype. All application materials must be received by January 3, 2019 in order to be fully considered.
  • Link to Ad: [64]
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University of Colorado Denver (CO)Edit

  • The Department of Communication at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in International and Intercultural Communication at the assistant professor level. The position begins August 2019. 
  • Tenure-track faculty members perform research and service consistent with peer research universities and teach on a 2/2 load.
  • The primary research and teaching focus of this position falls within our Global and Intercultural communication pathway. The most competitive candidates will also demonstrate connections to one or more of the Department’s other pathways and areas of focus, which are community service and public affairs, media and cultural studies, strategic communication, health communication, and environmental communication. 
  • Minimum Qualifications: The Department strongly prefers candidates with a PhD in communication (or a related discipline). However, candidates who are ABD with significant progress on the dissertation will also be considered; these ABD candidates must defend their dissertation on or before August 1, 2019. 
  • Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated history of producing significant scholarship; Evidence of superior teaching; Potential for leadership in departmental, campus, disciplinary, and community service. The Department is also interested in candidates whose teaching and research in international and intercultural studies intersects with questions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, nationality, and/or disability, while addressing social justice through community engagement and/or service learning. Social scientists and humanists are both encouraged to apply.
  • Review of applications will commence October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, submit materials by the deadline.
  • Link to ad: [65]
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  • Anyone heard anything?
  • Still waiting here x4
  • Skype interviews were conducted 11/12
  • Rejection received 12/3 they said campus visits had started

University of Dayton (OH) - OFFER MADEEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication Management with expertise in Health Communication to begin August 16, 2019. We seek a scholar committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, as well as one who has a focus on research.
  • The successful candidate will teach courses related to health communication, organizational communication, research methods, and other courses based on needs and expertise. Other responsibilities will include research, service, and advising.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral coursework and comprehensive exams completed in communication or a related field with 18 or more graduate credit hours in communication; experience teaching three class sections as instructor of record at the college or university level; evidence of potential for excellent teaching; evidence of potential for excellent scholarly research in issues related to health communication; articulated interest in developing courses in health communication.
  • Preferred Qualifications: PhD in communication or a related field with 18 or more graduate credit hours in Communication; successful teaching experience in introductory and upper level communication courses; experience teaching diverse students; effective classroom management skills; effective interpersonal skills; successful experience working collaboratively with others; effective oral communication skills; demonstrated success working independently; ability to teach courses in one or more department concentrations; successful experience developing courses in intercultural health communication, and media/technology and health communication; successful experience collaborating with external constituencies; professional experience in the healthcare field; interest in interdisciplinary teaching within the social sciences; record of successful peer-reviewed publication in health communication; demonstrated record of service to the field; sensitivity to Catholic and Marianist educational values.
  • Closing Date: 09/28/2018.
  • Link to Ad: [66]
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  • Phone interview on 10/9
  • An offer was made in mid-November

University of Delaware (DE) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication at the University of Delaware is seeking an Assistant Professor (new or advanced) to serve as part of the foundation of a new Ph.D. Program that will begin in Fall, 2019.  Candidates must possess a Ph.D. prior to the appointment beginning.  The successful candidate must have exceptional competence in social science research methodology and statistics.  The candidate’s substantive area of research should be widely recognized as belonging to the discipline of communication and be capable of securing external funding. 
  • Using the Interfolio® online system at UD visit, http://apply.interfolio.com/54852  applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of five professional references. Additional application materials may be requested by the committee. Inquiries but not applications should be emailed to the Search Committee Chair, Lindsay Hoffman, lindsayh@udel.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and remain open until filled.
  • Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.
  • List Updates Here: 
    • Updates? (11/19)
    • Zoom interviews being conducted 11/19-11/21 (11/19)
    • Invited for on-campus interiew (11/30)

University of Denver (CO) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGE

  • The Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies at the University of Denver invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor to begin September 2019. We seek candidates with an innovative research agenda focused on digital cultures, and whose teaching experience can help equip students with the multimedia production and editing skills necessary to engage with the ways that digital technologies have transformed communication-related fields across multiple platforms. We encourage applicants whose work addresses far-reaching societal and cultural shifts emerging alongside the growing pervasiveness of digital technologies, with focus on cultural and ideological dimensions and impacts in areas such as networked and digital journalism, tech industry studies, multimedia storytelling, and/or technology in everyday life. We are particularly interested in those whose research methods and/or creative applications are evolving to meet the challenges of studying digital production, practices, data collection and use, etc.
  • Essential Functions: Teach a combination of theory, skill/production, and additional undergraduate and graduate classes in the department; advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. The normal teaching load is 5 courses spread across 3 academic quarters in an academic year, prior to receipt of tenure. After tenure, a full teaching load is 6 courses spread across 3 academic quarters in an academic year. We are especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Maintain an active research and/or creative agenda. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate production/practice-focused courses for journalism, public relations, and media studies students such as: data-visualization, graphic design, and digital/visual production (or to suggest new courses relevant to the skill-sets of these majors). Ability to teach core courses and new theory-based courses around digital cultures. Ability to advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Must have a demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Participate in national and/or international scholarly or creative networks and organizations.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in media studies, mass communication or related field by September 1, 2019.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in media studies, mass communication or related field at time of application. Past and ongoing experience in digital multimedia production (for example, as a digital/multimedia journalist, documentarian, podcaster, etc. Community engaged research and/or public scholarship.
  • For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 1, 2018. Candidates must apply online through http://www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.
  • Link to Ad: [67]
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  • Skype interview on 10/11
  • Rejection received 12/4

University of Findlay (OH)Edit

  • The University of Findlay's Department of Communication is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication. This appointment begins Jan. 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in communication or a related field and have experience teaching at the college level. In addition, online teaching and industry-based professional experience are preferred. The ideal candidate would possess digital media composing skills and be able to teach presentational speaking; organizational, interpersonal, and intercultural communication; and courses in one of the following areas: media law, PR campaigns, newswriting, digital media, or video production. Other responsibilities include: Contributing to continual program improvement through annual assessment procedures, assisting in the recruitment of students to the communication program, and participating in required university-wide and department meetings, events, and activities.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at: https://www.findlay.edu/offices/business-affairs/human-resources/Open-Positions.
  • For more information on the University of Findlay, visit http://www.findlay.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [68]
  • List Updates Here:
  • I strongly encourage anyone interested to apply immediately. This position will likely be filled before NCA!
  • Offer has been extended and accepted. This search is closed. 

University of Florida (FL) Edit

  • Assistant Professor of Multicultural Advertising or Public Relations; College of Journalism and Communications, University of Florida; Department of Advertising or Department of Public Relations
  • The Department of Advertising and the Department of Public Relations in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida jointly invite applications for a nine-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 2019.
  • The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications is recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. Be part of an ambitious, progressive and collaborative program at one of the U.S. News and World Report’s top-ten public research universities in the U.S.
  • Qualifications: Candidates for the assistant professor position in advertising or public relations must possess an earned Ph.D. in communication or other relevant field by August 2019 and a record of original scholarly research. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in one or a combination of the following areas: marginalized publics or audiences, multicultural publics or audiences, cultural impacts of media on publics or audiences, marketplace diversity, intersectionality/identity, or other areas relevant to advertising/public relations. Candidates for the position should be able to mentor and recruit a diverse student population, representative of the state of Florida. Other qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching, a publication record, potential to secure grant funding, and productivity and effectiveness in contributing to a collegial environment. Applicants should have the ability to understand and communicate with people with multicultural backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations and supporting a climate of inclusion with respect to race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, class, culture, and religion.
  • Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their home department of advertising or public relations. The faculty member will supervise master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations. He or she will advise undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other service activities, and demonstrate interest in contributing to online education, diversity, and the internationalization of the college and university.
  • The Department of Advertising is a national leader in advertising and strategic communications education with more than 600 majors. The department offers a complete curriculum consisting of 52 professional credit hours with a strong focus on understanding audiences and marketing strategy. With 14 full-time faculty and 14 part-time adjuncts, who are often working professionals, our students are exposed to a diverse range of teaching experiences, professional expertise and scholarly acumen.
  • The Department of Public Relations is one of the top public relations programs in the country, with nine tenure-track faculty members, one endowed chair in public interest communications, and four full-time lecturers, for a total of 14 faculty members. It serves approximately 730 undergraduate majors, 27 master’s students, and 17 Ph.D. students. The Department consistently is ranked among the top three public relations programs in the United States and enjoys an excellent international reputation.
  • The College of Journalism and Communications (www.jou.ufl.edu) has 63 full-time faculty members teaching in four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication. A recognized national leader in the field, the College is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). The College also houses a full-service communications agency, led by professionals and staffed by students. The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is categorized in the Carnegie Commission’s top tier of research universities. UF’s more than 52,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
  • Application Procedure: To view application instructions and complete an online résumé, visit www.hr.ufl.edu/job. The reference number for the vacancy is 41027. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest, including indication of preference for advertising or public relations as a home department; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) teaching evaluation data, where available, or evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (4) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The search is conducted under Florida’s open records laws, and all documents are open for public inspection. We are an equal opportunity employer and thrive in an inclusive environment. We celebrate diversity and encourage people with disabilities, minorities, women and members of the LGBTQ community to apply.
  • Questions can be directed to either Dr. Kasey Windels (ADV), at (352) 294-1398/kwindels@ufl.edu or Dr. Myiah Hutchens (PR), at (352)273-4163/myiahhutchens@ufl.edu

University of Florida (FL) Edit

  • The Department of Telecommunication seeks a tenure track assistant or associate professor to teach and conduct research in the applications and implications of emerging technologies such as 5G, Augmented/Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IOT), on platforms and services relevant to electronic media. Research areas could include, but are not limited to, content creation, news, sports, persuasive messages, entertainment, program production, distribution, or management. The faculty member would be expected to conduct interdisciplinary research with faculty in the College of Journalism and Communications (e.g., Media Effects and Technology Lab, The Agency, or the Division of Media Properties) and programs elsewhere in the University, such as those in the Colleges of Engineering, or Business, and similar programs elsewhere, including those outside the United States. The faculty member's teaching would contribute particularly to undergraduate programs in Management and Strategy, and Media and Society, and to MAMC and Ph.D. programs focusing on strategic communication, management/strategy, economics, research, or policy related to these emerging media. He/she will have the ability to teach courses such as New Media Systems, Social Media and Society, Media/Telecommunication Management, Technology, Communication, and Society, and Applications and Implications of Emerging Technologies. Ph.D. or near in appropriate discipline required. Professional experience desired.
  • The University and College: The University of Florida is a top-ten public research university (U.S. News and World Report) with one of the largest student populations in the United States. The College of Journalism and Communications is a recognized leader in communications education with more than 2400 undergraduates and nearly 300 graduate students. The College also houses a full-service news center and communications agency, led by professionals and staffed by students.
  • The Department: The Department of Telecommunication is one of the premiere programs in electronic mass media. Our admission standards are high and the academic standards of our courses are rigorous. The department has 680 majors, 18 faculty and 24 adjunct faculty. The department offers specialized study in Management and Strategy, Production and Media and Society. We are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Affiliated with the College and located in the same building are the Division of Multimedia Properties and our 14,000 sq. ft. "Innovative News Center." The properties include four commercial stations: WRUF-AM, ESPN 95.3/850; WRUF-FM, Country 1037, the Gator; WRUF-TV; and three non-commercial stations, WUFT-FM , WJUF-FM, and WUFT-TV.
  • Qualifications​​​​​: The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of scholarly research that leads to strong publications and a high likelihood for external grants. The candidate should also demonstrate his/her progress in establishing a national/international reputation. The candidate is expected to be able to contribute to the researching and examining of the role of trust in a  technology-driven world as part of the Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology (CTMT) funded by the University of Florida ($1.5 million) housed at the UF College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) in partnership with the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The CTMT, which also will be working with UF's Informatics Institute and Division of Student Services, will  bring together technologists and social scientists - working in areas such as communications, anthropology, psychology, political science and law - to develop creative solutions to restoring trust. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a field related to Communication, Telecommunication, Mass Communication, or the social sciences with a media and communication focus, and a strong commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Application Instructions : You can apply this position at https://apply.interfolio.com/57411
A cover letter that addresses interest in and qualifications for the position, including a statement explaining the candidate's teaching philosophy and research interests, A current curriculum vitae, Teaching evaluation data, where available, or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Copies of two to three representative publications, particularly pieces the candidate has sole-authored or where she/he is listed as first-author, Names, addresses, e-mails, and phone numbers of at least three references, along with a description of the candidate's relationship to the references.
For more information, contact Dr. John Wright at jwright@jou.ufl.edu or 352-294-1975. The mailing address is Department of Telecommunication, P.O. Box 118400, Gainesville, FL, 32611-8400.
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, now in its 50th year, is recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. In our march to preeminence, we are adding 24 new lecturer and faculty positions across the Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Telecommunication disciplines. Be part of an ambitious, progressive and collaborative program at one of the top 10 public universities in the U.S.
We are an equal opportunity employer and thrive in an inclusive environment. We celebrate diversity and encourage people with disabilities, minorities, women and members of the LGBTQ community to apply.
Review of applications will begin January 3, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Georgia (GA)Edit

  • The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Journalism to begin August 2019.
  • A Ph.D. in journalism/mass communication or a PhD in another field or discipline that includes a demonstrated stream of media-focused research is required. A.B.D. candidates who will complete their degrees by April 1, 2020, will be considered. A.B.D. candidates who will complete their degrees by April 1, 2020, will be considered.
  • Joining the journalism department means being part of a dynamic, diverse program at a Research I university with award-winning faculty and students and a collegial and collaborative environment. The department seeks an accomplished scholar and journalist to instruct our students in, and educate the public about, the art, science and integrity of telling the story. We will consider hiring at either the rank of assistant or associate professor, with the possibility of immediate tenure for an outstanding scholar.
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester and conduct research in journalism and media-related areas. Courses may include investigative journalism, data journalism, and other courses in the core curriculum.
  • Candidates for assistant professor must show evidence and promise of sustained research productivity. Candidates for tenure on appointment must meet the university and college criteria for appointment as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the University of Georgia.
  • Successful candidates should have a deep familiarity with journalism practice and issues; a minimum of five years of industry experience preferred. Candidates must have the ability to mentor and direct a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Questions and nominations may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Welch Suggs, at wsuggs@uga.edu.
  • Link to Ad: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/28673
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University of Georgia (GA)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites applications for two tenure-track positions in journalism to begin in August 2019.
  • A Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication, communication or a related field is required. ABD candidates who will complete their degrees by April 1, 2020, will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 3 years professional media experience. Evidence and promise of sustained research productivity is required, as is the ability to mentor and direct graduate students.
  • Joining the journalism department means being a part of a dynamic, diverse program at a Research I university with award-winning faculty and students and a collegial and collaborative environment. Grady College is the home of the National Press Photographers Association and beginning in 2019 will host the Best of Photojournalism competition, one of the premier visual journalism competitions in the world. Grady College is also the home of the internationally renowned Peabody Awards. The college also supports a number of research labs focusing on areas such as virtual reality, eye-tracking, social media, and psychophysiology.
  • Candidates are expected to establish and maintain a track of research excellence in an area related to digital media, journalism, or emerging journalistic practices. Successful candidates will teach courses in the areas of photo journalism, video journalism, and/or multimedia journalism, along with their areas of specialty. Candidates would also be expected to contribute to our graduate curriculum and mentor graduate students.
  • The department seeks an accomplished scholar and journalist to instruct our students in, and educate the public about, the art, science and integrity of telling the story. We will consider hiring at either the rank of assistant or associate professor, with the possibility of immediate tenure for an outstanding scholar.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Bart Wojdynski (bartw@uga.edu)
  • Link to Ad: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/28672
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University of Georgia (GA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites applications for one tenure-track position in Advertising to begin August 2019.
  • Joining the AdPR Department at Grady means being part of a dynamic program at a Research 1 university with award-winning faculty and students, many who work on interdisciplinary projects. The program has many industry partners, a Center for Health and Risk Communication, a virtual reality lab, and a state-of-the-art social media monitoring lab. The proximity to metropolitan Atlanta, a major media market and technology community, is a plus.
  • We will consider hiring at either rank of assistant or associate professor.  A candidate for Associate Professor will have a definable research stream in our field and be a recognized scholar with a strong publication record. Appointment in rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
  • Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in and commitment to advertising as an academic enterprise. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice and exhibit the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising and related topics such as media strategy and activation, digital advertising, social media analytics, advertising research/brand planning, advertising management, and/or campaigns.
  • Ph.D. in Communication, Advertising, Marketing, Psychology, and related fields with a research focus in advertising is required. Sustained evidence or strong promise of research productivity in advertising required. An ability and commitment to mentor, develop and direct a diverse group of graduate students is also required.
  • Screening of applications will begin October 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/28117. Applicants should direct questions to Dr. Jooyoung Kim, Advertising Search Committee Chair, at jykim@uga.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [69]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Updates?
  • any info, interviews? flyouts?
  • 11/19: They invited my colleague for campus interview in December. 

University of Georgia (GA) - OFFER MADEEdit

  • The Department of Advertising and Public Relations of the Grady College at the University of Georgia seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in public relations to begin August 2019. Appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in public relations. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory and research, and the capability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses across our curriculum.  The ability to create experiential learning opportunities and develop online courses is a plus. A minimum of 3-5 years industry experience is preferred.
  • Ph.D. in public relations, mass communication, communication or related field is required.  Sustained evidence or strong promise of research productivity and ability to mentor and direct a diverse group of graduate students required.
  • Screening of applications will begin September 24, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/28088. Applicants should direct questions to Dr. Carolina Acosta-Alzuru, Public Relations Search Committee Chair, at cacosta@uga.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [70]
  • List Updates Here:
  • Colleague was invited for campus interview. (Oct 19).
  • Heard they extended an offer to somebody (11/8).

University of Illinois at Chicago (IL) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Assistant Professor in Digital Journalism, Communication
  • Link to ad here: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=101128&job=assistant-professor-digital-journalism-communication
  • The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, in Digital Journalism. Emphasis will be placed on participatory journalism, data literacy, data visualization, digital media production and representation, and crowdsourcing and crowdfunding of journalism Secondary areas of emphasis can include the history and genres of journalism, robot and automated journalism, AR, VR and journalism, human machine communication, AI and journalism and platform politics.

The candidate will have an earned doctorate in Communication or a related field, strong promise of scholarly achievement and teaching success (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) appropriate for appointment as Assistant Professor, good prospects for external research funding, and demonstrated commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship

  • List Updates Here:
Phone interview (10/31) x2
Any update? (11/17)
  • No update here (11/27)
  • No update here, either. Anyone know the status of this search? (12/13)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL) - DEADLINE EXTENDEDEdit

  • All ads linked here: https://media.illinois.edu/careers
  • Lecturer in Digital Advertising: The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is seeking a full-time lecturer in digital advertising. This is a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment with summer session teaching opportunities. The position is expected to begin August 2019.
  • The ideal candidate for this position should possess and demonstrate a high level of relevant skill, ability, and experience in content creation and dissemination across digital, mobile and social media communication channels and platforms. A Ph.D. in an advertising-related field (e.g., mass communication, strategic communication, marketing) or a master’s degree in advertising or related field and professional experience is required. Candidates must have experience using tools and software that are relevant to digital advertising and brand communication. Other professional experience in native advertising and content marketing, managing campaigns on social media platforms, online brand management, and/or digital PR is highly desirable. Previous experience teaching undergraduate students will also be considered a plus.
  • This position will focus on developing and teaching skills-based undergraduate courses in digital advertising and public relations delivered in traditional and online formats. Opportunities for teaching in the online master’s degree in strategic brand communication also exist.
  • Candidates for the position should create a profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference. All required information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
  • Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2018. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Jane Dowler at dowler@illinois.edu or 217-333-2351.
  • List updates here:
    • Deadline extended because of small applicant pool

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • ===Assistant Professor in Advertising and Technology: The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track assistant professor in advertising and technology to further strengthen our scholarship in digital media and help shape our newly launched computer science + advertising major. The position is expected to begin in August 2019. We are conducting a broad search for scholars whose research lies at the intersection of computing and advertising. Areas of interest, include: ===
  • digital advertising, digital public relations, online branding, or digital communication
  • programmatic advertising and behavioral targeting
  • Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and location-based advertising
  • online consumer and audience behavior
  • privacy and ethics
  • user experience (UX), virtual reality, augmented reality and advertising 
  • innovative research methods and measurement tools
  • artificial intelligence and advertising 
  • We encourage applicants whose research lies within our broad search area (“intersection of computing and advertising”) to apply, even if their specific research question may be absent from this list.
  • Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. (or ABD status) in a relevant field (advertising, communication, marketing, psychology, and information or computer sciences, etc.). We expect successful candidates to be fluent in interdisciplinary discourse and methods relevant to the intersection of technology and advertising. They should be comfortable in working with researchers across disciplines on research and on grants relevant to this intersection. We expect successful candidates to shape the dialogue around technology and advertising with their scholarship.
  • Teaching duties will include core courses in our undergraduate and graduate curricula and development of courses and graduate seminars related to digital media, computer science + advertising major, and brand communication. An ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity through research, teaching, and outreach is desired. 
  • Candidates should create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (2 pg. max), research statement (3 pg. max), and three letters of reference.  All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
  • Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 15th, 2018. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  The review will continue until the positions have been filled.  For further information regarding application procedures, including requests for confidentiality of the application, please contact Jane Dowler at dowler@illinois.edu or 217-333-2351.
  • List updates here:
  • LORs requested today (10/18)
  • Campus interview invitations out (10/25)
  • Campus interviews before and after Thanksgiving break (11/16)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL) - Edit

  • Lecturer/Instructor in Journalism: Are you passionate about audiovisual storytelling?  Does your skill set include the research, production and distribution of award-winning public service journalism across a variety of screens?  Are you ready to serve as a teacher and mentor for students? If you answered “yes” to all of these, you may be the person we’re looking for. The Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track appointment as faculty member at the rank of Lecturer or Instructor.  
  • The successful candidate's primary mission will be to educate and motivate our bright students inside and outside the classroom, teaching them how to create audiovisual stories grounded in research, reporting and professional ethics.
  • Basic undergraduate courses may include reporting methods and introductions to audiovisual news gathering, editing and post-production.  Advanced courses may include directing undergraduates and master’s students in short- and long-form audiovisual projects for broadcast and/or online dissemination. Enterprising, public-service journalism will be foundational in all cases. 
  • Faculty members serve on department, college and campus committees in shared governance and work cooperatively to continue improving the curriculum. While this is primarily a teaching appointment, faculty members are encouraged to continue producing their own professional work. Our hope is to find a candidate looking to build the future with us.
  • Candidates should demonstrate significant and award-winning professional experience in reporting and producing news videos. Ideal Lecturer candidates will have professional accomplishment and at least a master’s degree in journalism or a related field. Ideal Instructor candidates will have professional accomplishment and at least a bachelor’s degree. Ideal candidates for both types of appointments must be up-to-date with best practices across all media platforms. 
  • Expertise in the following areas will be considered a plus:
  • Team management
  • Content distribution strategies
  • Multilingual storytelling, especially Spanish
  • Documentary filmmaking 
  • Teaching at the college level
  • Full time for this position means spring and fall semesters each year, called a 9-month appointment. Proposed start date is August 2019; an earlier start of January 2019 could be negotiated. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
  • Applicants should create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. Also required are a cover letter explaining how a candidate’s background matches the position; curriculum vitae or resume; links to samples of work; and a list of full contact information for three references.  All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
  • Full consideration will be given to applications received by Oct. 15, 2018. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  The review will continue until the position has been filled.  For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Jane Dowler at dowler@illinois.edu or 217-333-2351.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Assistant Professor of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality: The Department of Journalism seeks a colleague for a tenure-track assistant professor position in augmented reality and virtual reality, including the interaction between the old and new media systems and platforms. Successful candidates should demonstrate an innovative research, creative activity and teaching agenda. This tenure-track, nine-month position will begin August 2019.
  • Academic scholars and journalism practitioners are encouraged to apply. Scholars must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree. Journalism practitioners must have a master’s degree or equivalent and have amassed an outstanding record of achievement in the profession.  All candidates should possess the potential for high-quality research and teaching. The word “research” is interpreted to include not only traditional research and scholarship, but also to encompass professional journalistic work (labeled “creative activity” in the Illinois promotion and tenure guidelines).
  • Candidates with special interest in original research or creative works in one or more of the following areas will be given higher priority:
  • Immersive storytelling
  • Ethics of AR/VR use
  • Mobile and interactive design
  • Digital/multimedia journalism experience, including multilinear storytelling
  • Social and new media use
  • Other innovative technologies used to gather and to distribute news and information
  • Audience engagement analytics and application
  • Big data and society, including analyzing, visualizing, and telling stories with data
  • Gaming and digital narrative
  • Locative and mobile media mapping
  • Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong research/creative works program with the potential to attract outside funding and to work collaboratively with faculty across the campus. Teaching duties will include AR/VR/MR media courses and development of courses and graduate seminars in a variety of areas related to storytelling in innovative technologies. An ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity through research, teaching and outreach is desired.  
  • Faculty members in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois publish in flagship journals, assume leadership roles in major associations and engage in significant creative endeavor. They collaborate across disciplines at the university, including the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the School of Information Sciences and the Cline Center for Democracy.
  • In addition to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students, our faculty work with master’s students in Journalism’s M.S. program and, together with the departments of Advertising and Media and Cinema Studies, train doctoral students in the Institute of Communications Research. The College of Media is also home to Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV-Online), the public broadcasting service of the University of Illinois; UI-7, the university’s cable channel; and CU-Citizen Access, a community-based newsroom with a heavy emphasis on data journalism.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter explaining how the candidate’s academic training and background — including research, creative endeavor, teaching qualifications and/or professional experience — make the applicant suitable for the position; curriculum vitae, samples of work, and a list of full contact information for three references.  All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
  • Full consideration will be given to applications received by Oct. 29, 2018. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  The review will continue until the position has been filled.  For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Jane Dowler at dowler@illinois.edu or 217-333-2351.
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    • Candidates visiting campus before and after Thanksgiving break (11/16)

University of La Verne (CA)Edit

  • The University of La Verne, College of Arts and Sciences, invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professor to teach courses in our LatinX/Latin American Studies concentration. Currently, the LatinX/Latin American Studies concentration leads to a minor. The goal is to grow the concentration into a major by 2020.
  • We are looking to hire a faculty member with a background in ethnic American literature OR intercultural communications and expertise in LatinX/Latin America. The faculty position would be tenure-track in English or Speech Communication (depending on the hiring concentration). 50% teaching major courses in the home discipline and 50% teaching courses in LatinX/Latin American studies. Teaching load is a 3:3.
  • Specific Duties: Responsibilities of every tenure-track faculty member also include teaching excellence, maintaining an outstanding program of research and/or creative activity, and providing service to the academic units, College, and University.
  • Other responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate courses in the tenure-home department, assisting with curricular development in LatinX/Latin American studies, mentoring undergraduate students, and partnering with academic and student success offices to create a supportive and inclusive community.
  • Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English or Intercultural Communications is desired. Strong teaching record, a scholarly record and interest in LatinX/Latin American issues, topics, and research.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Administrative experience in coordinating interdisciplinary programs is desirable.
  • Special Instructions: Position is pending budgetary approval. Applications should include a cover letter of interest describing your teaching philosophy and research experience, curriculum vita, representative publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including several recent course evaluations and course syllabi if available), and letters from three professional references.
  • Online App. Form: http://apptrkr.com/1293040
  • Link to Ad: HigherEdJobs.com (posted 9/12/18)
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University of Maryland (MD)Edit

  • The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism is seeking an accomplished journalist, ready for a new career challenge. The successful candidate will be a leader in the field, with significant newsroom experience in creating world-leading journalism.
  • The successful candidate will join Merrill College’s full-time faculty as a tenured or tenure-track professor. She/he will train future generations of journalists in today’s challenging and changing environment.
  • We are looking for a journalist from any area of news today who will commit to a hands-on presence at the university. We want someone who can bring passion and energy to journalism education — in teaching undergraduate and graduate journalism courses, working collaboratively with other faculty members and students on projects to be published on the college’s Capital News Service platform, mentoring student journalists, networking with the University of Maryland’s other colleges and actively contributing service to the university and news profession.
  • The successful candidate will have a clear vision about the role of journalism in the United States and globally. We want someone who has demonstrated the ability to adapt and learn new skills throughout her or his career and is willing to continue to actively update these skills. He/she will understand the changes transforming the media and news industries and the need to educate students in media innovation, as well as teach the core skills and principles of journalism.
  • Advanced degrees and/or university-level teaching experience are preferred but not required. Newsroom leadership or mentoring experience are also preferred.
  • Apply Here: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/59893
  • Please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references. For best consideration, please apply by September 30; however, the position will remain open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: [71]
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University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a communication scholar whose research and teaching focus on urban communication, environmental communication, and/or civics and governance in ‘smart cities.’ We seek theoretical and methodological innovation in researching the constitutive role of communication and information infrastructures in people's experience of the built environment. We seek a colleague whose work complements and extends the traditions in the department, which include digital media and public participation, cultural production and social inequality, and postcoloniality.
  • 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, 2019, 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.
  • Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Application Instructions: Applications should include a letter of interest, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, one article-length example of research, and names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted through the website at: http://careers.massachusetts.edu/cw/en-us/job/494748?lApplicationSubSourceID=11182
  • A completed PhD in Communication or closely allied field is required by the start of the appointment.
  • Link to Ad: [72]
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  • Invitation for campus interview (10/31)
  • Is this invitation for the urban comm position or strat comm position below? I am just curious. It has been only two weeks. -- urban comm only, as far as I know. 
  • Offer made and accepted as of 12/12, other site visit candidates notified

University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)Edit

  • The Journalism Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in strategic communication set to begin on September 1, 2019. The ideal candidate will be a scholar with potential for a robust research program and will be instrumental in creating a new strategic communication curriculum, with the goal of establishing a concentration within the journalism major.
  • The successful candidate will teach a 2/2 course load and should have the ability to teach subject matter in one or more of the following areas: strategic communication and/or public relations, public relations practice, data analytics, ethics, and writing/content creation. We are open to quality candidates across research interests and methods and particularly encourage candidates to apply with research agendas that include one or more of the following topics: public affairs, reputation management, crisis communication, social media strategy, the use of big data in strategic communication, misinformation campaigns and public policy, public health communication and science and technology studies.
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. with a focus in strategic communications, public relations, mass communication or a closely related field. ABD, with expected completion by August 31, 2019, will be considered. Candidates with previous college teaching experience and/or professional experience in public relations are encouraged to apply.
  • To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information of three references to: http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/495217/assistant-professor-of-strategic-communications
  • A review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018, and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.
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University of Memphis (TN) — Offer made.Edit

  • The Department of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis invites applications for an assistant professor of advertising beginning in Fall 2019.
  • This individual is expected to bring cutting-edge ideas and creativity to the department, should be well-versed in advertising trends and would be expected to have an active research agenda and take a leadership role in development of the advertising curriculum. Willingness to mentor students for the National Student Advertising Competition and to advise the student chapter of the American Advertising Federation is a plus. Candidates are expected to demonstrate research or creative activity in strategic media. Other expectations include academic advising and departmental, university and community service.
  • The position is open to two types of candidates: 1) those with a doctorate in mass communication or a related field (ABD considered with a record of publication demonstrating research capacity and Ph.D. completion within a year of starting date) and professional experience; or 2) those with a master’s degree in a relevant field and substantial, full-time advertising professional experience.  College or university teaching experience is a plus. Any area of advertising specialization will be considered. 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.
  • Screening will begin Sept. 1, 2018, and may continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant will join the faculty in August 2019. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at workforum.memphis.edu. In addition, applicants should submit a link to an online portfolio or attach a PDF document with examples of work in the advertising industry. If you have questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Matthew Haught, 901-678-3490 or mjhaught@memphis.edu.
  • Link to ad
  • List Updates Here:
  • Phone interviews scheduled [posted 9/15/18]
  • Campus interviews scheduled [posted 10/5/18]
  • Offer made  [posted 11/27/18]

University of Memphis (TN) - OFFER MADEEdit

  • The Department of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis invites applications for an assistant professor of multimedia sport/broadcast journalism  beginning in Fall 2019.
  • Candidates are expected to produce research or creative activity in their area of media specialization. Other expectations include academic advising and departmental, university, and community service. The position is open to two types of candidates: 1) those with a doctorate in mass communication or a related field (ABD considered with a record of publication demonstrating research capacity and Ph.D. completion within a year of starting date) and professional experience; or 2) those with a master’s degree in a relevant field and substantial, full-time broadcast/sport/multimedia professional experience. College or university teaching experience is a plus. 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 position is open to two types of candidates: 1) those with a doctorate in mass communication or a related field (ABD considered with a record of publication demonstrating research capacity and Ph.D. completion within a year of starting date) and professional experience; or 2) those with a master’s degree in a relevant field and substantial, full-time advertising professional experience.  College or university teaching experience is a plus. Any area of advertising specialization will be considered. 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.
  • Screening will begin Sept. 1, 2018, and may continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant will join the faculty in August 2019. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at workforum.memphis.edu. If you have questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Robby Byrd, 901-678-2404 or rdbyrd@memphis.edu.
  • Link to ad
  • List Updates Here:
  • Phone interviews scheduled [09-15-18]
  • Campus interviews scheduled [10-5-18]
  • Offer made [11-27-18]

University of Miami (FL) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami’s School of Communication is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in advertising. 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 advertising and strategic 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: advertising principles, advertising strategy development, writing for advertising management, research methods, media planning, advertising campaigns, social media strategies, social media analytics, graphic design, and international advertising.
  • The ability to teach graduate-level courses in theory and qualitative/quantitative research methods is also required. We are seeking candidates who are able to help the department to build an MA Program in advertising, and who also will actively contribute to the School’s doctoral program. The ideal candidate will have some teaching experience; some advertising industry experience is also a plus, but not required.
  • To apply online for the Assistant Professor position, please click on: http://www.miami.edu/careers Faculty Positions.
  • Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates who are short-listed for the position. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within three months of application.
  • Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested and qualified candidates should apply online and submit the following three documents: 1) a letter summarizing their research agenda; 2) teaching philosophy; 3) a current CV
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  • Phone Interviews Scheduled (Oct 1)

University of Michigan (MI) - LORs REQUESTEDEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank focusing on media psychology. The department emphasizes interdisciplinary study of mass media and digital media, and we seek top scholars to complement current faculty interests and strengths. In particular we seek a quantitative social scientist whose work falls in the area of media psychology (i.e., media uses, processes, and effects), and whose methods include experiments, surveys, longitudinal studies, content analysis, meta-analysis, or other social scientific techniques.  While all areas of media psychology will be considered, areas of particular interest are the psychological antecedents and consequences of media use; representations of gender and/or sexuality and their consequences; representations of race and ethnicity and their consequences; media uses and effects among members of understudied and/or marginalized groups; media uses and effects through the lifecourse; media effects on health, risk, and environmental behavior; media effects on cognitive processing and learning; and strategic communication (i.e., public relations, advertising, and/or other communication aimed at meeting an organizational mission, approached from a theoretical perspective). 
  • 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, 2019. All applicants should send a cover letter, a vita, two representative publications, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of current and future research plans, and a statement of contributions to diversity. All applicants should provide names and contact information for three references. 
  • Information on our research initiatives and scholarly interests of current faculty can be found on the Department’s website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/comm. All applications must be submitted electronically to: webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1129
  • For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by September 10, 2018.
  • The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  • The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights of each individual, without regard to race, color, national original, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
  • For questions about potential fit and your application please email: mediapsychology@umich.edu
  • Link to Ad: [73]
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  • Anyone heard anything about this one? (9/24)
  • I haven't heard anything yet (9/30). Anyone with an update?
  • Received an email saying they are soliciting letters from the listed references (10/4)
  • Received a rejection letter (11/4)
  • Is that after the phone(campus) interview?

University of Michigan (MI) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank focusing on the social implications of digital media. Successful candidates will be appointed to the John Derby Evans Development Chair in Communication Studies. The anticipated starting date for this university-year appointment is September 1, 2019.
  • Responsibilities: Job duties include research activity, teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses, and service to the department, school, university, and profession.
  • Required Qualifications: We welcome applications from scholars in the social or behavioral sciences, computer science, or critical humanities traditions working on a range of topics and employing diverse methods. We are interested in qualified applicants whose research addresses important social problems, opportunities, and questions associated with digital media. Topical areas include computer-mediated communication, social media, mobile media, media industries, politics and public policy, socio-technical systems, distribution and access, and other important and innovative areas of research.
  • Desired Qualifications: We are particularly interested in scholars focused on (a) critical-cultural and/or political economy approaches to studying digital media technologies and industries, or (b) media effects approaches to studying new media technology. We are also highly interested in candidates whose research on digital media concerns race and ethnicity in varied social and cultural contexts.
  • All applications must be submitted electronically to: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1128
  • For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by August 27, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [74]
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  • 10/30 - Rejection letter. 

University of Michigan (MI) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Film, Television, and Media (FTVM, formerly known as the Department of Screen Arts & Cultures), invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in comparative approaches to global media studies. The university-year appointment will begin September 1, 2019.
  • We are interested in a humanities scholar who focuses on global media flows with an emphasis on television, new media platforms, forms of streaming distribution, and modes of production and consumption. Possible research/teaching interests also include history and theory of global television/media exchanges; transnational media industries and cultures; streaming and the creation of alternative media practices; the role of media in formulations of space, place, and geography; transnational media consumption and the reformulation of social, political, and cultural identities; fandom; and non-Western industries and media products. Scholars may approach these issues in any period in the history of television/media.
  • Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. by May 1, 2019 in media studies, or a closely related field, is required. The teaching load will be four courses per academic year (courses of all levels). The candidate should demonstrate a strong promise of scholarly excellence, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the ability to develop a global television/media curriculum across the creative production/conceptual studies divide.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence (such as teaching evaluations, etc.), a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a statement of current and future research plans, and two recent writing samples. All materials should be submitted in PDF form to: https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1137. Candidates should arrange to have three letters of support submitted to the same site.
  • For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by Monday, September 24, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [75]
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  • Also posted at Film Studies 2018-2019​​​​​​
  • Any news on this one?
  • Heard from friend that this is at campus visit stage. 

University of Minnesota (MN) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication (HSJMC) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications and nominations for the Raymond O. Mithun Land Grant Chair and Associate Professor in Advertising.
  • This position is the second of two Mithun Land Grant Chair positions at Minnesota. It includes a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with indefinite tenure, and a separate term appointment to the Raymond O. Mithun Land-Grant Chair in Advertising position. The faculty appointment is 100%-time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). The initial term of appointment to the Mithun Chair position is four years, 2019/20 to 2022/23, with renewal possible for additional four-year terms. This position begins fall semester 2019 (8/26/2019).
  • A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent degree in Mass Communication, Advertising, or a closely related field is required. Candidates must have an established record of scholarly research, teaching and advising, and service appropriate to the rank of associate professor that exceeds the criteria for holding an appointment with indefinite tenure in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.
  • For further details or to apply please go to the University of Minnesota’s employment system https://humanresources.umn.edu and find posting #325563 and follow the instructions.  Materials that must be attached to the online application include: (1) a cover letter describing their interest in the position and qualifications and experience, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) narrative statements on research and teaching (please combine each statement into one .pdf), and (4) names and addresses of five references. No references will be contacted before the search committee chair notifies candidates.
  • All applications will be considered confidential; the search process will be closed until the campus interview stage and at that time will be limited to members of the campus community. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Nominations of outstanding potential candidates for this position are welcome. For position description questions or specific questions related to the search, contact Professor and Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jisu Huh, by email: jhuh@umn.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [76]
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  • Someone I know had a Skype interview (Nov 8).

University of Minnesota (MN) - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication (HSJMC) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications and nominations for a senior, tenured faculty position in health communication at the rank of associate professor. The Hubbard School seeks faculty whose unique research expertise will complement current faculty members’ strengths in health communication.
  • This is a tenured faculty position at the rank of tenured associate professor. The position is a 100%-time position over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May) beginning fall semester 2019 (8/26/2019).
  • A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent degree in Mass Communication, Strategic Communication, Public Health, or a closely related field is required. Candidates must have an established record of scholarly health communication research, teaching and advising, and service appropriate to the rank of associate professor that meets the criteria for holding an appointment with indefinite tenure in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.
  • For further details or to apply please go to the University of Minnesota’s employment system https://humanresources.umn.edu and find #325568.  Materials that must be attached to the online application include:  (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your research program and its influence on the field, and your teaching experience and interests in courses in the HSJMC curricula, (2) your curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of five references as an additional document through your “My Activities” page. No references will be contacted before the search committee chair notifies candidates.
  • All applications will be considered confidential; the search process will be closed until the campus interview stage and at that time will be limited to members of the campus community. Additional materials may be requested from candidates at a future date. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Nominations of outstanding potential candidates for this position are welcome. For position description questions or specific questions related to the search, contact Professor and Search Committee Chair, Dr. Marco Yzer, by email: mcyzer@umn.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [77]
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  • Campus visits scheduled for late November/early December [10/30]

University of Minnesota (MN) - OFFER ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The Department of Writing Studies and the Department of Communication Studies in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to begin fall semester 2019 (08/26/2019). This position is a joint hire with Writing Studies and Communication Studies. Tenure home for this position will be in the Department of Writing Studies, though the workload expectations for each department is subject to negotiation, but at least 50% would be in Writing Studies. Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late August to late May). Appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor, depending on qualifications and experience and consistent with collegiate and University policy.
  • We seek an outstanding candidate in rhetorical theory regardless of sub-field; however, we have specific interests in digital rhetoric as it relates to business, workplace, organizational, advocacy networks, and entrepreneurial communication. Digital rhetoric could include information/communication design, content/communication management, social media management, or entrepreneurial communication such as digital applications, digital identity, and website writing. These areas overlap undergraduate and graduate curriculum across both Writing Studies and Communication Studies Departments and would address growing interest among undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Qualifications: A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Writing Studies, Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Communication or related field is required. Degree must be in hand by August 26, 2019. To be considered, candidates must demonstrate clear potential for academic achievement in scholarly research, have experience teaching rhetoric, communication, composition and/or technical communication, and be willing to participate in service. Promise and/or record of publication in rhetorical theory and digital rhetoric is preferred, as is teaching experience in rhetoric, communication, composition, or technical communication.
  • 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. We are most strongly interested in a beginning assistant professor but would also consider an advanced assistant professor.
  • Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately; review of completed applications will begin on October 1, 2018. Position will remain open until filled. Applicants must apply online. To be considered for this position, please click on the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be required to attach a curriculum vitae and a letter of application. You will also need to share the names and contact information of three references. Completed letters of recommendation will be requested after the first review. If references are requested, they may be sent via mail or email to: Professor Laura Gurak, Search Committee Chair, Department of Writing Studies, 214 Nolte Center, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 315 Pillsbury Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Email: gurakl@umn.edu
  • Priority will be given to completed applications received by October 1, 2018, 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 may be requested from candidates at a later date.
  • Link to Ad: INDEED.COM
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  • Additional materials requested (writing sample and letters): 10/17/2018
  • Skype interviews completed 10/29/18 x2
  • Just to be clear, they did Skype interviews for the Writing Studies/Comm Studies joint hire?
  • Yes, for the Writing Studies/Comm Studies position.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (NE) - VIDEO INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks an assistant professor, tenure-track, to join our award-winning advertising and public relations program starting in August 2019. Primary responsibilities will be in the advertising and public relations programs, with an emphasis in teaching online graduate courses in advertising and public relations, as well as other courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a record of scholarly publication and/or creative activity and participate in service activities.
  • Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations or a related field. An ABD in advertising, public relations or related field will be considered with the expectation that the Ph.D. be completed within one year of the position’s starting date. A demonstrated commitment to excellent classroom teaching and relevant professional experience in advertising, public relations or a related field are required.
  • Preferred qualifications include significant professional experience in advertising, public relations or a related field; evidence of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching experience; online teaching experience; evidence of published scholarly work in relevant peer-reviewed journals; a record of external support for research and/or creative work; and evidence of strong leadership and service contributions to an academic program.
  • We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our vision of excellence. Employment begins August 2019. Review of applications will begin October 8, 2018 and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for this position, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180140 and complete the information form. Applicants will be required to attach a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and publications; and a list of three references with complete contact information.
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  • Video Interview on Oct 25

University of Nebraska-Omaha (NE) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Rhetoric/Critical Theory-Civic Discourse & Engagement.
  • The ideal candidate will be grounded in Rhetorical and/or Critical approaches to undergraduate and graduate courses concerned with issues of citizenship, civic participation and civic life in national and international contexts. Potential courses include: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism; Critical/Cultural Theory; Perspectives in Communication Studies; Political Rhetoric; Communication and Social Protest; Media and Politics; Argumentation and Debate; Graduate Seminars in Communication Studies, Journalism & Media Communication. Curriculum open for development include Civic Discourse and Engagement; Environmental Communication, among others. Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Public Argument, Political Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Civic Engagement, Social Advocacy and Change, Media and Politics or Civic Discourse and Engagement.
  • Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field; record of teaching excellence in one or more of the following areas: Public Argument, Rhetorical/Critical Theory; Political Rhetoric, Civic Engagement, Social Advocacy and Change. Evidence of strong research program. ABD candidates will be considered, however, they will need to complete their Ph.D. before August 2019.
  • APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITE: http://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.php Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement describing interests as well as contact information for three references. Review of materials will begin November 2018 and will continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2019.
  • Link to ad
  • List updates here: Updates? (11/19)
  • Contacted for phone interview (12/9)

University of Nebraska-Omaha (NE) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The School of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication.
  • The ideal candidate will have a research program, teaching experience and expertise in Organizational Communication, Leadership and Managerial Communication. Teaching options include: Organizational Communication; Communication, Leadership, & Power; Small Group Communication; Interviewing; Business and Professional Speaking; Graduate Seminars in Communication Studies Theory or Mass Communication Theory and the opportunity to develop other areas.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field; Record of teaching excellence in one or more of the following areas: Organizational Communication, Leadership, Managerial Communication along with evidence of a strong research program. ABD candidates will be considered, however, they will need to complete their Ph.D. before August 2019.
  • APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITE: http://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.phpApplicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement describing teaching interests as well as contact information for three references. Review of materials will begin November 2018 and continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2019.
  • Link to ad
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  • Contacted for phone interview (12/3)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NV)Edit

  • The Communication Studies department at UNLV invites applications for a permanent, full-time, Assistant Professor in Applied Organizational Communication [R0112658].
  • The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 load in community engaged courses, ideally related to health communication, environmental and sustainability communication, new media/network communication, or an area of equal importance to urban affairs. We seek a qualitative or mixed methods scholar with an active research agenda who engages community partnerships and practices, seeking to address urban problems. Courses to be taught at the graduate and undergraduate level will be in organizational communication and areas of specialization in communication studies. There are also opportunities to develop graduate courses linked to professional communication and service learning.
  • Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
  • Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on November 10, 2018, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date.
  • Materials should be addressed to Dr. Tara McManus, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via online application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's online applicant portal, please contact UNLV Employment Services at 702-895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.
  • Link to Ad: [78]
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    • Contacted for Skype Interview (11/28) (x2)

University of New Mexico (NM)Edit

  • The Department of Communication & Journalism at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Media and Journalism for the 2019-2020 academic year, starting August 2019. The Department offers undergraduate majors in Communication and in Journalism and Mass Communication, a general communication M.A. degree, and a doctoral degree with emphasis on media, intercultural, and health communication. The department seeks candidates whose scholarly/creative activity will contribute to our graduate emphases. We look for a colleague whose teaching or professional experience can provide students with the theoretical understanding, multimedia production experience, writing, and editing skills necessary to engage with the ways that current technologies have transformed communication-related fields across multiple platforms.
  • Faculty members in this position typically teach two courses per semester at the graduate, advanced undergraduate, and introductory undergraduate levels, with the possibility to teach in their areas of specialization. They will also be expected to advise graduate students (M.A./Ph.D.); maintain an active research or creative agenda related to Media and/or Journalism, and perform departmental, university, and disciplinary service.  
  • Minimum Qualifications:  Doctorate in Media Studies, Journalism or closely related field, completed by August 1, 2019.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Record of publications and research agenda in Media and/or Journalism. Demonstrated excellence in university level teaching record. Ability to teach writing or production courses. Experience in multimedia production. Record of active involvement in Media and/or Journalism associations. Demonstrated departmental, institutional, and disciplinary service. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse  communities.
  • A complete application consists of:  (1) letter of interest identifying areas of expertise, research interests, and teaching experience; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a sample of a recent, representative publication or conference paper; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness in the form of recent student course evaluations and teaching observations, or in the absence of teaching experience, a statement of teaching interest and philosophy; (5) statement on diversity and inclusive excellence; and (6) names and contact information of three references. Reference(s) may be contacted as the search progresses.
  • For complete details, and to apply, please visit this website: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ and reference posting number 6482
  • For best consideration, please apply by Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. For more information, contact Dr. Marco Briziarelli, Media & Journalism Search Committee Chair, at mbriziarelli@unm.edu.
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Rejection letter. Thank you for the notification and good luck to the finalists.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)Edit

  • Position: Professor in Technology Studies, beginning July 1, 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in media and technology studies, conducting research, supervising dissertations, performing departmental, university, and public service.  Salary is competitive.
  • Qualifications: PH.D. (Completed or near completion by July 2019) in Communication or related discipline, with a specialization in technology studies.  We are particularly interested in a scholar with a critical-cultural approach to technology. We are open to a wide range of specialties, theories and perspectives.  Candidates whose research addresses questions of media and technology in relation to marginalized, disenfranchised and traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a record of, or potential for, outstanding teaching, research, and service.  
  • General Information: The Department of Communication has 30 full-time faculty with areas of emphasis in Media and Technology Studies, Media Production, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, and Rhetorical Studies. Approximately 850 undergraduate and 50 graduate students major in the department. The department is committed to critical, socio-cultural, and aesthetic approaches to communication, including engaged scholarship, broadly conceived. Additional information can be found at http://comm.unc.edu .
  • Application Procedures: Qualified applicants should apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/150514 . Include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, up to three reprints of articles and/or other evidence of scholarly activity, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. At minimum, four letters of recommendation are required. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to color, race/ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or status as a protected veteran. Women and minority scholars are encouraged to apply. We seek applicants who engender a climate that values diversity in all its forms.
  • For any inquiries, please contact the search committee at comm-search@unc.edu.
  • The deadline for applications is December 20, 2018. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2018. The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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    • "at minimum, four letters of recommendation are required" -- but there seems to be no info on how these should be sent. Am I missing something? 
      • [When I cliked on the application link, it says a "list of references" is required - looks like the HR online system has a place where you type in contact information for LORs and your letter writers will receive an automated email asking for a letter to be submitted online. I'm not applying for this one, but that was how some recent applications have gone - you type in your references, they receive an email, and they upload the letter] 

University of North Texas (TX) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Media Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Media Industry Studies in a tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2019. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative scholar who can enrich and expand our existing strengths in Media Industry Studies. We welcome applications from scholars with a broad range of specializations and methodological approaches. We are interested in recruiting candidates who demonstrate commitment to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity consistent with a Research I/Tier I university. 
  • Media Arts is composed of an engaged and growing group of accomplished faculty scholars and creative professionals, and is committed to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. As one of the largest and most active programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Media Arts offers B.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. The department houses a PEG TV station and a 100,000-watt radio station. UNT is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, which offers one of the fastest growing cultural and creative economies in the United States. 
  • Position Responsibilities: The successful candidate will design and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of Media Industry Studies and prepare students for a range of career paths related to the media industries, media management, the creative economy, and academia. In addition, the candidate will be required to develop a nationally recognized research program consistent with the standards of a Tier 1 Research institution; serve on department, college, and university committees; and mentor and direct master students and thesis committees. 
  • Required Qualifications:
  1. A Ph.D. in Media Studies, Communications, or a related discipline completed by the time of appointment
  2. Evidence of a program of sustained scholarship and an active research agenda
  3. Successful teaching experience at the university level
  4. Ability to work effectively with an ethnically, culturally, and economically diverse campus community
  • Preferred Qualification:
  1. Interest in developing and teaching master’s level online courses in Media Management and Leadership
  • Please send the following materials for initial review:
  1. Cover letter relating your experience and interests to the required qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Contact information for three references
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To be assured of full consideration, application materials are due by October 1st, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [79]
  • Position #: 6002037
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  • Contacted for an interview (10/02)
  • Did you recieve an interview request, or a request for more information?  I recieved a request for more information (10/02)
  • An interview request
  • Requests for more information have gone out. No interview requests yet.
  • Skype interview requests have gone out [posted 10/26]

University of Oregon - SEEKING MORE APPLICANTSEdit

  • The University of Oregon’s Department of Philosophy and Presidential Initiative in Data Science invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with a specialization in Data/Information Ethics, to begin in fall 2019. The Philosophy Department construes ethics in a broad sense as pertaining to a wide range of moral, social, and cultural issues arising in connection with burgeoning data technologies. Competitive applicants will be capable of outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • The position will be located in the Philosophy Department (http://philosophy.uoregon.edu) with potential affiliations with other campus units (and a possibility for a split appointment depending on the research trajectory of the successful candidate). The Philosophy Department is a diverse and growing unit with an expansive view of the discipline, a broad understanding of the multiple theoretical traditions that constitute philosophical work, an intellectual climate conducive to interdisciplinary work, a commitment to engaged scholarship, and a strong commitment to faculty and graduate student diversity. This search is one of nearly a dozen associated with the Presidential Initiative in Data Science (http://provost.uoregon.edu/data-science). This initiative is focused on the development of advanced computational and quantitative tools and training programs for gathering and analyzing large amounts of data and associated metadata, as well as interpreting and communicating the findings and social and ethical implications of data science research. It will spur intentional growth in research and education, using big data and cutting-edge analytics across the entire campus. We are building a cross-disciplinary data science program on a foundation of strong interdisciplinary research and innovative education at a liberal arts research university. We seek scholars prepared to contribute to the program’s growth through excellence in a specific academic focus, as well as through interdisciplinary collaborations across data science writ large. Data Science is supported by the university’s multi-million-dollar investment in the recently launched Talapas supercomputing cluster (hpcf.uoregon.edu). The Data Science Initiative will also have synergies with the newly-launched Knight Campus for Accelerating Impact (accelerate.uoregon.edu).
  • Minimum Requirements: AOS in Data/Information Ethics; record of research excellence with evidence of publication trajectory in AOS; evidence of commitment to collaborative intellectual inquiry with data science researchers; Ph.D. by time of appointment required; Ph.D. in Philosophy preferred (but applicants with a strong philosophical background from any relevant discipline are encouraged to apply). Salary is competitive.
  • Required Application Materials: Letter of application, c.v., research statement, writing sample of up to 20 pages focused on the area of specialization, teaching statement, sample syllabi for up to three relevant courses, and three to five letters of reference. Applications accepted until October 21, 2018 6:00 p.m. PST.
  • Link to Apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11549
  • Link to Ad: [80]
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  • 10/24/18 Seeking more applicants for candidate pool

University of Oregon - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) seeks a dynamic tenure-track assistant professor of sports communication to join our nationally and internationally recognized program dedicated to student-centered experiential learning and communication in the public interest, with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion. The position encompasses a strategic public relations approach to sports communication, complementing related research strengths within the SOJC, such as sports reporting, and programs across the UO campus, such as the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center. The position is based on the UO’s campus in Eugene, known as Tracktown USA, host of the US Olympic Track & Field trials as well as numerous other sporting events tied to the Pac-12 athletic conference. Opportunities exist to also teach and participate in programs at the School’s Portland Center.
  • The successful candidate will teach strategic public relations classes and work with colleagues to expand our sports communication offerings. We value colleagues who share our priorities: attracting undergraduate and graduate talent, offering relevant experiential-learning opportunities, producing robust research that advances the field, and contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all our endeavors.
  • The SOJC is an ACEJMC-accredited program with over a 100-year history at the University of Oregon, which is a comprehensive research university and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Our program thrives as a journalism and communication school known for innovation, ethics, and action. We offer four undergraduate concentrations (in advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations), five professional and academic master’s programs, and a doctoral program in media studies.
  • Ph.D. (ABD considered) and a demonstrated research agenda in sports communication with evidence of scholarly publication and a strong interest in furthering the knowledge and practice of sports communication as it relates to public relations, such as, but not limited to, sports crisis management, managing sponsorships, ongoing gender equity issues in sports, or sustainability and CSR in sports organizations.
  • A successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment. Experience with applying for and securing external grants from relevant public and private sources, professional experience, and demonstrated teaching ability is preferred.
  • Link to Apply: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/209551-522275
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  • any updates?
  • Friend has an on-campus interview first week of Dec

University of Ottawa (CAN)Edit

  • As part of a major expansion in its programs, the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in digital social research with expertise in quantitative research methods.
  • Title of the position: Assistant professor level, but higher ranks will be considered under exceptional circumstances. 
  • Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities revealed by research, artistic or literary creation, or professional work; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in digital media and communication, research methods (introduction to research methods, quantitative research methods) and applied quantitative research in English and in French.
  • The candidate will be expected to help revise quantitative methods courses to reflect innovations and practices in digital social research (including basic coding, multidisciplinary training, big data analysis, among other relevant topics)
  • The candidate will be expected to implement a research program in communication that will lead to scholarly publications and which has the potential of attracting graduate students and external funding, to supervise graduate students writing theses or research papers, to establish a research lab, and to participate in the administrative duties of the department.
  • Link to ad: [81]
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University of Puget Sound (WA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Puget Sound is seeking a full-time tenure-track faculty member who is a teacher-scholar dedicated to undergraduate education in Critical Rhetoric and Film Studies with demonstrated potential to complement and enhance existing faculty research and teaching.
  • This faculty member will contribute to our rhetorical/critical course curriculum. We encourage applications from candidates with expertise in critical and rhetorical media studies with concentration(s) in: rhetoric and film and/or film and memory. We also encourage applicants who demonstrate teaching and research interests in race and gender, and civic engagement with attention to “social movements.”
  • The teaching load is 3-3 and the student to faculty ratio is 12:1. The successful candidate's primary responsibilities will be to teach a variety of courses including: 1) an introductory course in communication criticism (COMM 240), 2) a 100-level introductory communication course stemming from the candidate's area of expertise which also satisfies the University's general degree core requirement toward Humanistic Approaches, 3) an upper division course in rhetorical theory (COMM 344), and 4) upper division rhetorical and critical film electives stemming from the candidate's specific area of expertise, including a 400-level senior seminar for graduating majors. The candidate will also contribute to the University's first-year seminar core: Seminars in Scholarly Inquiry (SSI). Other duties include continuation of professional development and involvement in activities sponsored by the department and University.
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research with particular commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education.
  • Application Instructions & Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit online application materials no later than September 21, 2018 to ensure consideration. Materials can be addressed to Department Chair, Department of Communication Studies, University of Puget Sound.
  • Link to Apply
  • Link to Ad: [82]
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University of Rhode Island (RI) -- VIDEO CONFERENCE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Assistant Professor, Sports Media and Communication at University of Rhode Island

Apply at http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/4213

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by November 19, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by December 12, 2018. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (December 12, 2018) may not be given full consideration. The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island invites applicants for a tenure-line faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in sports media and communication to begin fall 2019. We seek candidates whose teaching and research interests focus on one or more of the following: sports communication/media, sociology of sport, physical cultural studies, sports public relations, and/or sports journalism. Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching existing courses, and developing new courses in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.

We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to develop a sustained research agenda, provide evidence of successful teaching, and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and administrators. Opportunities also exist for collaborations with URI’s Center for Career and Experiential Learning, URI Athletics, and campus media outlets. The Harrington School of Communication and Media is a leader in communication and media research and education. Administratively housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in the University of Rhode Island, the Harrington School is home to programs in communication studies, digital media, film/media, journalism, library and information studies, public relations, sports media and communication, and writing and rhetoric.

The ideal candidate for this position will be joining an engaging community of 65 full-time faculty, 100 part-time instructors, and 1350 undergraduate and graduate students, and will teach and work with students in our new $6.8 million communication and media hub and newly renovated broadcast center. The University of Rhode Island is conveniently located near the state’s famous beaches, one mile from an Amtrak station connecting to Boston and New York City, 20 miles from T.F. Green International Airport, and 30 miles from Providence, Rhode Island.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and deliver new courses in sports media and communication at the undergraduate level and possibly at the graduate level. Teach and enhance existing or new course offerings. Standard workload includes 18 credit-hours of teaching per year (normally 3 courses per semester), advising students, developing a scholarly or creative agenda, and performing service at the department/program, school, college and/or university level(s) as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

1. Ph.D. or M.F.A (or other terminal degree) in sports media or communication or a related field (ABD candidates will be considered; if hired, the degree must be completed no later than September 1, 2019).

2. Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver courses at the undergraduate level in any one or more of the following areas: sports communication/media, sports public relations, or sports journalism.

3. Demonstrated ability to develop a scholarly or creative agenda in any one or more of the following areas: sports communication/media, sociology of sport, physical cultural studies, sports public relations, or sports journalism.

4. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication.

5. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication.

6. Demonstrated proficiency in electronic media.

7. Demonstrated knowledge of digital media as it relates to sports media.

8. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred:

1. Professional experience in sports journalism or other media and communication field.

2. Demonstrated evidence of seeking and/or securing funding for research or creative work.

3. Experience teaching sports media and communication at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

4. Demonstrated knowledge of data analysis as it relates to sports media.

5. Demonstrated experience utilizing project- and experienced-based assignments in the classroom.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLYACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Profile Application:

(#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position (as one complete document).

(#2) Curriculum Vitae should include the names and contact information for three professional references (as one complete document).

(#3) Statement of teaching philosophy, including your approach to teaching a diverse student body and evidence of teaching effectiveness (as one complete document).

(#4) “Other Document,” a sample of written work and/or a link to an example of a creative production (as one complete document).

Apply at http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/4213

This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners

This institution offers benefits to spouses===

  • Emailed for video conference interview (12/15)

University of Richmond (VA)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Richmond invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin in the fall semester 2019. The University seeks an applicant who can contribute to a growing community of faculty with expertise in Asia.
  • The tenure-track position involves teaching basic and advanced journalism skills for print, broadcast and digital news. The applicant will be expected to take part in curriculum development as the department expands its offering to include broadcasting and more intensive preparation for the digital world. One of the core values of the department that this assistant professor must embrace is the love of language, and its precise use.
  • In addition to teaching, the assistant professor must continue to produce a robust body of Asia-focused journalism and/or scholarly research as part of the tenure process, and to join an interdisciplinary community of scholars, including several with interests in Asia. The job also includes serving on academic committees and other forms of service to both the University and the professional journalism community.
  • While graduate degrees are preferred, they are not required if the applicant can demonstrate a substantial record of professional journalism experience and accomplishment. Prior university-level teaching is preferred. That experience should include classroom teaching, grading, advising, experience in designing courses and syllabi. For more information on the department see http://journalism.richmond.edu.
  • Applicants should visit our career site (http://jobs.richmond.edu) to apply. Applicants will be asked to submit electronically a cover letter containing teaching and research statements, current curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation. The teaching statement should articulate the candidate's teaching philosophy, interests, and goals as well as involvement and commitment to inclusive pedagogy. Academic transcripts (required) as well as any documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be addressed to Robert Hodierne, Chair, Journalism Department, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173.
  • Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018.
  • Link to Ad: [83]
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University of Southern California (CA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Communication Networks
  • The School of Communication at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism seeks to fill a faculty position in theory development and research in communication networks. The School will hire the best possible candidate whose scholarship expands the discipline’s theoretical knowledge of communication networks, whose research will lead to important insights into communication network processes, and whose teaching will enlighten and inspire our undergraduate and graduate students. Exceptional applicants at any rank (Assistant, Associate, Full) are encouraged to apply, especially advanced scholars.
  • The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field and demonstrate excellence in at least one programmatic line of research, address important societal issues and practical real-world applications. The candidate is expected to help the school continue to grow our commitment to network scholarship, through research, teaching, and mentorship. Communication networks are an integral part of almost all facets of contemporary life including teams and groups, organizations and institutions, and the global political economy. These networks connect diverse and global constituencies that differ in terms of gender, class, race, ethnicity, national origin and other differences. We seek a colleague whose academic career demonstrates an interest in a broad array of topics in connectivity such as the semantic World Wide Web, social and enterprise networks, collaboration networks, team networks, political mobilizing, network equality, and crowdsourcing. Candidates should have competencies in robust qualitative and quantitative network analysis techniques for examining big data from a wide array of communication networks.
  • The candidate will play a leading role in the Annenberg Networks Network (ANN) a research center at the Annenberg School that focuses on network theory and research. This scholar will also be affiliated with the Annenberg Institute for Diversity and Empowerment to explore the intersection of communication networks and diversity. We anticipate that our new colleague will foster collaboration with other academic units across the University, and with external partners as well.
  • The Annenberg School is committed to fostering a culture and climate of tolerance, diversity and inclusion, as is evident in the Schools' various centers and initiatives (https://annenberg.usc.edu/research). Consequently, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply in accordance with the University's mission to ensure equal opportunity (see below).
  • The USC Annenberg School was established in 1971 with a gift from US Ambassador Walter Annenberg. It has grown over time to include programs in both Journalism and Communication, and now houses several important centers and initiatives (https://annenberg.usc.edu/research). The School has a long history of collaborating with other academic units, and with agencies off campus. Interdisciplinary work is highly valued and expected. The School recently expanded to include a second modern 85,000 square foot building providing more space for public events, for student work groups and student-faculty meetings. The School has a combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment of 2200.
  • To be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the USC Employee Recruitment Services website. Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of recent refereed publications and the names of three references. Final candidates will be requested to submit three (3) letters of recommendation. The cover letter should be addressed to School of Communication Faculty Search, attention Billie Shotlow, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281. Applicants may direct questions to Billie Shotlow: (shotlow@usc.edu) or (213-821-2718). Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.
  • Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled or the search closed. Questions or concerns about the position or the search process can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Michael Cody, at cody@usc.edu.
  • USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.
  • We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
  • USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
  • Ph.D. in Communication or a related field.
  • Link to ad/apply: [84]
  • REQ20064372 Posted Date: 08/24/2018
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  • Any updates on this position? It's been a while since the application deadline. (Nov 8)
  • Campus interviews scheduled (11/25)

University of Southern California (CA) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGE Edit

  • Organizational Communication
  • The School of Communication at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism seeks to fill a faculty position in Organizational Communication, and invites qualified applicants to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position at either the Assistant or Associate rank. The position is designed to attract a current or future leader in Organizational Communication who develops new theoretical approaches and/or advances research methodologies to address important societal issues and inform practical real-world applications in communication. The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication or a related field, demonstrate excellence in at least one programmatic line of research, exhibit knowledge and skill in applying mixed methodologies to research and possess experience in writing and managing grants. Further, an ideal candidate is one who can inspire both undergraduate and graduate students, and who can advise students seeking to work in both academic and non-academic positions.  Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate, MA and PhD classes, mentor doctoral students, supervise cutting-edge, innovative projects, and should exhibit evidence of teaching excellence. We anticipate that our new colleague will foster collaboration with other academic units across the University, and with external partners as well.
  • The Annenberg School is committed to fostering a culture and climate of tolerance, diversity and inclusion, as is evident in the Schools' various centers and initiatives (https://annenberg.usc.edu/research). Consequently, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply in accordance with the University's mission to ensure equal opportunity (see below).
  • The USC Annenberg School was established in 1971 with a gift from US Ambassador Walter Annenberg. It has grown over time to include programs in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations and Public Diplomacy, and now houses several important centers and initiatives (https://annenberg.usc.edu/research). The School has a long history of collaborating with other academic units, and with agencies off campus. Interdisciplinary work is highly valued and expected. The School recently expanded to include a second modern 85,000 square foot building providing more space for public events, for student work groups and student-faculty meetings. The School has a combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment of 2200.
  • To be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the USC Employee Recruitment Services website. Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of recent refereed publications and the names of three references. Final candidates will be requested to submit three (3) letters of recommendation. The cover letter should be addressed to School of Communication Faculty Search, attention Billie Shotlow, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281. Applicants may direct questions to Billie Shotlow: (shotlow@usc.edu) or (213-821-2718). Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.
  • Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled or the search closed. Questions or concerns about the position or the search process can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Michael Cody, at cody@usc.edu.
  • USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.
  • We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
  • USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
  • Ph.D in Communication or a related field.
  • Link to ad/apply: [85]
  • REQ20064383 Posted Date: 08/24/2018
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  • Any news or updates? (11/8)
  • Campus interviews scheduled (11/25)

University of Tampa (FL)--SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Communication Department within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in Communication to begin August 15, 2019. Teaching load is 3 courses (12 credit hours) per semester over two 15-week semesters per academic year.
  • The department seeks a candidate with a Ph.D. (by time of appointment) in Communication or a related field to teach a range of possible undergraduate communication courses. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in intercultural communication, and we encourage applications from scholars who approach the field from a perspective informed by critical studies in race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and/or critical engagement with the Global South. We welcome candidates who can strengthen the critical and cultural diversity in our curriculum, including updating existing courses and proposing new ones (as needed).
  • For further details and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.ut.edu/jobs
  • Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • Link to Ad: (Chronicle, posted 8/6/18)
  • List Updates Here: Any updates on this one? [11/10, x2]
    • Skype interview request for Nov 30 [11/12]

University of Tennessee Knoxville (TN) - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTEDEdit

  • The School of Communication Studies seeks to fill an Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2019. We seek a social scientific communication theorist with clear potential to engage in programmatic research.
  • The candidate will complement and extend the faculty’s current strengths in interpersonal or organizational communication and make effective use of the School’s resources. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for externally funded research. Ph.D. in communication, evidence of excellence in research and teaching commensurate with appointment at a Carnegie classified Research University are required at the time of appointment.
  • Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, as well as performing service, to include graduate/undergraduate mentoring. The salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • Applications due on Oct 15
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  • has anyone hear back yet? (11/1)
  • Just a call asking for letters of recommendation.
  • any updates?

University of Tennessee Knoxville (TN) - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTEDEdit

  • School of Advertising and Public Relations, Full Time - The University of Tennessee Knoxville, School of Advertising and Public Relations seeks to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2019.
  • We seek a colleague with expertise in advertising. Ph.D. in advertising or equivalent and evidence of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with appointment at a Carnegie classified Research University are required. Professional experience is preferred. ABDs will be considered.
  • To apply, please send a letter of application, vita, and the names and contact information of at least three references to: AdPR@utk.edu. Please indicate in the subject of the email Advertising Faculty Search. You may also direct questions to the search chair, Dr. Sally McMillan, sjmcmill@utk.edu, or Director of the School of Advertising and Public Relations, Dr. Maureen Taylor, maureentaylor@utk.edu.
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  • INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED (10/11)
  • CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED (10/27)

University of Texas at Arlington (TX) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • UT Arlington seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication beginning Fall 2019 contingent on budgetary approval. Applicants with Ph.D.s are preferred; ABDs will be considered. Candidate should demonstrate a record of or potential for excellence in social scientific research, teaching, and service appropriate to the rank.  A secondary teaching field in health communication, interpersonal communication, and/or rhetoric would be valuable.  The ability to contribute to the department’s M.A. in Communication is required.
  • The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a total global enrollment of over 58,000 in AY 2017-18, UTA is rapidly becoming one of the largest institution in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2017. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.
  • Please visit our website at http://www.uta.edu/communication/ to learn about our faculty and course offerings.
  • To apply applicants should go to http://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit the following materials: 1) A cover letter, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) names and email addresses of three references who can provide letters of recommendation, 4) a sample of on-going research, 5) a sample of professional work [if applicable], and evidence of teaching effectiveness Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. If you have any questions, please contact the Search Chair, Dr. Chunke Su chunkesu@uta.edu.
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  • Phone interview conducted 10/31
  • Campus visits occurred

University of Texas at Austin (TX) -- SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The University of Texas at Austin Department of Radio-Television-Film, in conjunction with the Center for Sports Communication & Media, seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in “Sports, Media and Culture,” at the rank of assistant professor beginning Fall 2019. We are interested in applicants who bring a critical focus to the study of the intersection of sports and media in society. Scholars whose work in sports and media also addresses issues of identity, representation (gender and sexuality, race, ethnicity and class), politics and/or global media are especially encouraged to apply.
  • The RTF department offers a broad range of courses in media studies and media arts leading to the B.S., M.A., M.F.A, and Ph.D. degrees. Scholarship and coursework in RTF’s Media Studies Program examine  the central role of media in culture, society, the arts, and politics, within historical as well as diverse local, regional, national, and global contexts. RTF also has the benefit of innovative collaborations across one of the largest, most comprehensive communication colleges in the country. RTF has approximately 1,150 undergraduate students, 160 graduate students, and 50 full- and part time faculty. Learn more about the Department at: https://rtf.utexas.edu/.
  • The Center for Sports Communication & Media is dedicated to the instruction, practice, and study of sports journalism, broadcasting, media production, advertising, public relations, interpersonal communication, rhetorical analysis, and more.  The Center houses the Moody College of Communication’s minor in sports media; sponsors the Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting, the McGarr Symposium on Sports and Society, and the Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism; facilitates lectures and film screenings; connects faculty affiliates and graduate students across multiple disciplines, and allows students to develop skills, build their professional networks, and find internship and career opportunities.  Learn more about the Center at: https://moody.utexas.edu/centers/sports-communication-media.

Qualifications

  • A PhD in media studies or a related field is preferred, with a strong record in publishing and teaching, and with experience supervising advanced graduate and undergraduate students. The person hired will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels related to the applicant’s areas of research specialization, and will also participate in teaching the Department’s core curricula.  Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae  and names of three references.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 19, 2018. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

Contact Kathy Fuller-Seeley  kathy.fullerseeley@austin.utexas.edu or Michael Butterworth Michael.butterworth@austin.utexas.edu, Search Committee Chairs, if you have questions about the position.

The Moody College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can contribute to achieving these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit http://www.utexas.edu/tobaccofree/

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  • Skype interview scheduled for Dec. 14

University of Texas at El Paso (TX) -- CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is seeking to hire a faculty member (assistant professor or associate professor) with a research and teaching emphasis in film theory and/or digital media production, effective September 1st, 2019. Applicants should be able to teach undergraduate & graduate courses in one or more of the following areas: film theory, film criticism, film studies, Chicanx and/or Latinx film, film directors, African American film, women and film, digital media production, and screenwriting.
  • Requirements:Candidates must have a record of scholarly publication. The potential to attract external funding is also desired. Applicants should have an appropriate terminal degree (PhD/MFA) in Communication, Film, Media Studies or a related field (with a research concentration in film or media production). Professional experience in film and/or production is desirable, but not required.
  • Applicants must submit a letter of interest, dissertation/prospectus title and abstract, curriculum vita, and a writing sample (journal article, book chapter, conference paper). Applicants who are invited for phone interviews will be asked to submit three letters of reference, which must be received before the phone interview takes place. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Stacey Sowards, at ssowards@utep.edu or 915-747-8854.
  • LINK to Apply
  • LInk to Ad: INDEED.COM
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University of Texas at San Antonio (TX) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • TT Assistant Professor - Communication
  • Field of Study: PhD. in Communication with a specialty in Interpersonal Communication; ABDs will be considered; however, applicant must have completed their doctoral degree by the start of the appointment.
  • Experience and Other Skills Required: Teaching experience. Responsibilities will include teaching two courses per semester; serving on committees and supervising graduate theses; and the maintenance of an active research agenda.
  • Posting Open Date: 08/22/2018. Posting Close Date at midnight on: 10/01/2018.
  • Online App. Form: https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/10254
  • Link to Ad: [86]
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  • Phone interviews held (10/30-11/2)
  • Has anyoe heard anything yet? (11/1)
  • Any word on on-campus? 

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, 2019.
  • The successful candidate must be a practicing writer who researches and teaches in the area of narrative nonfiction or nonfiction 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 excellent journalistic nonfiction—that is, telling a true story with imaginative power, with expressive skill, and with solid research as a base. Specific areas of expertise may include journalistic writing, narrative as a research methodology, narrative and archival research, multi-media and web-based storytelling, digital innovation and narrative, or cross-cultural communication built around story. The successful candidate will be expected to mount an innovative, independent, competitive and externally funded research program, and will also bring theory and practice into their teaching within the Professional Writing and Communication program in the ICCIT. 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 www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit.
  • All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by January 7, 2019.
  • Link to full ad

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 Technology and Race, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position start date is July 1, 2019.
  • Successful candidates will be interdisciplinary, techno-centric critical race scholars who incorporate intersectional/feminist/cultural analysis to research the co-constituent relationship between technology and race. Research may focus on how technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Ubiquitous Communications (and related applications) shape the social world, including aspects of personal identification, racial formation, collective action, algorithmic discrimination, or other aspects of the social relations of race and technology. Such scholars could explore how communication technologies and race intersect to inform: the engagement and politics of race and ethnicity; surveillance; social inequality; transnationality and diasporas; policy; technology development; and/or social justice.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in media, communication studies, social science, computer 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, 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 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.
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • 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 www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit.
  • To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by November 1, 2018. Submission guidelines can be found at uoft.me/how-to-apply.
  • The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • Link to Ad: [87]
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University of Utah (UT) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The University of Utah's Department of Communication, housed in the College of Humanities, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Latinx/Indigenous Communication, effective July 1, 2019. We seek a scholar whose research focuses on the intersection between communication and Latinx and/or indigenous studies, and also aligns with one or more of our areas of emphasis (Critical/Cultural, Rhetoric, Digital Media, CommSHER, and Interpersonal).
  • The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record (or the promise of such a record) in communication from a critical, qualitative, and/or quantitative methodological perspective. Areas of research could include: racial identity, discrimination, targeting and/or tokenism; immigration, refugee, border, transnationalism, and/or globalization studies; feminist, queer, and/or disability studies; decolonization, settler colonialism, and/or postcolonialism; economic, health, environmental, workplace, and/or educational discrimination; and/or social activism, equity, access, inclusion, and empowerment.
  • The standard annual teaching load for tenure-track faculty in the Department is 2/2. The strongest candidates will demonstrate he ability to teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as design and teach courses within the successful faculty member's area of expertise. The successful candidate will also advise master's and doctoral students in the Department's highly-ranked graduate program in Communication.
  • Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in Communication (A.B.D. candidates will be considered) or in a closely related discipline or interdisciplinary program by July 1, 2019; an active research program leading to publication; potential for success in grant acquisition; a record of or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence; and a willingness to conduct service in the Department, University, and in the field of communication.
  • Formal review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter highlighting scholarly activities; a vita; a writing sample; evidence of teaching excellence; and a list of three references, with contact information. Questions about the position may be directed to Kent A. Ono, Search Committee Chair, at kent.ono@utah.edu.
  • Online App. Form: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/82022
  • Link to Ad
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  • Campus interviews scheduled. Rejection letters sent. (11/6)

University of Virginia (VA)Edit

  • Assistant Professor in Media Studies
  • As part of a university-wide cluster initiative in cybersecurity studies, the Department of Media Studies (http://www.mediastudies.virginia.edu) at the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with an appointment to begin August 25, 2019. Faculty serving as part of this cluster will engage in funded research, teach, and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and perform service for the cluster and the university. UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to creating diverse environments necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges.
  • The successful candidate must have a PhD at time of appointment, show evidence of effective teaching and have an excellent research record in the field of digital media studies. The research specialization for this position is "social media and society," with preferred emphases on surveillance, security, computational propaganda, and political movements around the world. Candidates should be well versed in theories and methods that would complement current departmental strengths in technology and policy and should be familiar with the fields of Computer Science and Data Science.
  • Deadline: For priority consideration, please submit all application materials and letters of reference by December 1, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.
  • Announcement and application: LINK
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University of West Georgia (GA)Edit

  • The College of Social Sciences of the University of West Georgia invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Mass Communications to begin July 1, 2019.
  • The chair will serve as a member of the College of Social Sciences Administrative Council and be responsible for administrative leadership including budgetary management of a department with 23 full-time faculty, 5 full-time staff, and over 600 undergraduates.
  • The successful candidate will be a teacher of excellence and accomplished scholar with experience in academic administration; hold a record of commitment to diversity and inclusion; possess excellent communication, mentoring, and organizational skills; demonstrate the ability to lead an expanding, diverse department that houses several academic concentrations, including Convergence Journalism, Digital Media & Telecommunication, Film & Video Production, and Public Relations, as well as a growing Communication Studies curriculum. The department is home to cutting-edge experiential learning labs, including bluestone Public Relations Firm, The West Georgian newspaper, The WOLF Internet Radio, and WUTV. The Department of Mass Communications was awarded University System of Georgia Teaching Excellence Award in 2016. Located less than an hour west of Atlanta, a top-10 U.S. media market, the department partners with a mix of professionals to offer networking, professional development, and internship opportunities.
  • Faculty appointment may be at associate or full professor; the chair position is a renewable 12-month contract. A terminal degree in mass communications or a closely related field and a record of excellence in teaching, scholarly achievement, and leadership are required.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses the academic and administrative qualifications for this position, a curriculum vitae, contact information for five references, and a statement on leadership philosophy to Dr. N. Jane McCandless, Search Committee Chair, at uwgcomm@westga.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and will continue until positions are filled.
  • Link to Ad: [88]
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  • any updates?

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (WI)Edit

  • The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Media Studies, to begin Fall 2019.
  • Candidates for the appointment will have, or be near to completing, a doctorate degree in Communication by the start date (August 26, 2019) with a primary expertise in media technologies, digital media, emerging media, media analytics, or data studies. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2020.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach and develop courses focused on media technologies, multimedia design/production, data visualization, media analytics, media effects, media industries, media audiences, and/or media research and production.
  • Preference will also be given to candidates whose methods are social scientific in nature, complementing the existing faculty in our Media Studies emphasis area.
  • Teaching competency in current multimedia editing programs, such as Adobe Creative Cloud, digital publishing programs, social media analytic platforms, and other digital computing tools, is desirable.
  • Candidates will demonstrate effective teaching, preferably as an instructor of record, and preferably with two years experience.  Candidates will be comfortable teaching quantitative, qualitative, and critical methods to our students.  Candidates should specifically demonstrate their ability to teach a general education course on media and society.  Candidates will also demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for issues related to diversity and the University’s core value of Inclusive Excellence.
  • A complete application will include: (1) a letter of application outlining your qualifications and experience as they relate to the specific requirements and preferences of this position, with reference to your teaching philosophy, research agenda (ABDs should address their progress toward program completion), and commitment to inclusive excellence; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a Reference Contact Information document to consist of three references with contact information and description of their relationship to the candidate; and (4) copies of your unofficial graduate transcripts.
  • Link to Apply: https://employment.uwlax.edu/postings/10054
  • Link to Ad: [89]
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University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication seeks a full-time assistant professor beginning August 19, 2019 with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in mass communication research and teaching and an emphasis on data science and computational social science methods. A Ph.D. in communication or related field is required or expected by the start of the appointment. Successful candidate must engage in high-quality research and teaching commensurate with experience.
  • We invite applications from scholars committed to advancing computational approaches to media research from communication and allied fields. We seek innovative researchers in the areas of computer content analysis, natural language processing, machine learning, predictive analytics, social network dynamics, online community detection, and analysis of digital trace data. Applicants who research and/or teach with a focus on communities of color or otherwise marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply, as are those who focus on regions outside the US. We are a methodologically diverse department and seek to complement existing strengths in quantitative, qualitative, and computational approaches to communication research.
  • The selected candidate will teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in mass communication, which includes joining the rotation of faculty covering Introduction to Mass Communication (J201), Information for Communication (J203), Principles and Practice of Strategic Communication (J345), and/or Data Analysis and Visualization (J677). In addition to developing and maintaining a robust research portfolio, the successful applicant will advise and mentor highly motivated master’s and doctoral students. The standard teaching load is four courses per academic year, typically including one graduate seminar per year. University and professional service is required appropriate to career stage.
  • Telephone and email inquiries to discuss this position are welcome. Contact Professor Dhavan Shah (608-513-4224 / dshah@wisc.edu). To apply, candidates should visit jobs.wisc.edu, search for position 96032 and click on “Apply Now.” Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter detailing research interests, teaching qualifications, and any relevant professional experience; a curriculum vitae; names and contact information for three references; teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and two samples of scholarly work. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to upload a signed letter of reference.
  • To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 22, 2018; applications will be accepted until position is filled.
  • Link to job ad: [90]
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  • 10/25 Skype Interviews Conduced
  • campus visit out (10/31)

University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks applicants for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture to begin in August 2019. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Communication or an affiliated discipline will be considered.
  • The selected applicant's research and teaching will explore critical theories and practices of rhetoric as they illuminate processes of public engagement, identity and difference, and social change. The selected applicant may approach these themes from a diverse range of theoretical and methodological perspectives. The successful applicant will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels--including courses in rhetorical theory and criticism, introduction to communication, and/or argumentation--and develop and maintain a productive research program appropriate to a major public research university. The successful applicant will also perform University and professional service.
  • To apply, go to http://jobs.wisc.edu, search for PVL 95887, then click "Apply Now". You will be asked to create a profile and upload the following: a full curriculum vita, a letter detailing interests and capabilities, copies of two publications or other representative writing samples, and the names of three references.
  • The assured consideration date for this position is November 1, 2018 however the position will remain open until filled.
  • Link to Ad: HigherEdJobs.com
  • List Updates Here:
  • Request for Skype interview week of Nov 12 (11/5)
  • Found a classy rejection email in my inbox today. Good on the search committee for making the process a little more human.  Congrats to the finalists!
  • Invitation for campus visit (11/19)
  • Also posted at Rhetoric/Composition 2019

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (WI) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Assistant Professor - Communication
  • The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in corporate communication theory; applied workplace competencies, communication theories, communication research, and more. Other course areas may be based on the candidate’s individual skill areas, as part of the Communication and Journalism programs. Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching experience, and/or those with the ability to teach cross cultural communication. The candidate will also be expected to pursue an active research agenda that engages undergraduate and graduate students, results in publications and contributes to advancing the department, university, the profession, and society. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to, the glass ceiling, minority-owned businesses, entrepreneurship, and more. The candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion as a member of the university community.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Communication or related field is required. ABD candidates may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date in August 2019; if not, they will be hired on a one-year contract with the understanding that their degree will be completed before January 2019 in advance of their first scheduled review. Demonstrated commitment to teaching with an emphasis on promoting the success of undergraduate and graduate students, clear evidence of scholarly potential, commitment to working with diverse populations and serving as active member of the university community. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-Time teaching responsibilities include corporate communication theory; applied workplace competencies, communication theories, communication research, and more. Research expectations include publications and conference papers. In addition, faculty members serve as advisors/mentors to students and are encouraged to engage students in undergraduate research or other scholarly and creative activities. Service responsibilities include committee service at the departmental, college, and university levels as well as participation in community organizations as relevant to the candidate’s expertise and interest. Faculty at UW-W may be required to teach online and/or in a hybrid format, or courses in the evenings. Faculty may also elect to teach New Student Seminar or University Learning Communities, or participate in other programs geared toward improving to student success.
  • Complete applications received by November 8, 2018 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in phone and/or online screening interviews and/or on campus interviews.
  • Link to Ad: [91]
  • List Updates Here:
    • Contacted for phone interview 11/12
    • Campus interview scheduled 11/26

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (WI)Edit

  • Assistant Professor (Social Media) - Communication
  • The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in digital storytelling for news and/or public relations and advertising; digital and social media platform production; digital literacy and culture; and digital social media research. Other course areas may be based on the candidate’s individual skill areas, as part of the Communication and Journalism programs. Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching experience, and/or those who demonstrate skills in social media analytics, video and audio production, and/or graphic design. The candidate will also be expected to pursue an active research agenda that engages undergraduate and graduate students, results in publications and contributes to advancing the department, university, the profession, and society. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to, race and social media, the digital divide, gender and/or sexual orientation and media representations. The candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion as a member of the university community.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Communication or related field is required. ABD candidates may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date in August 2019; if not, they will be hired on a one-year contract with the understanding that their degree will be completed before January 2019 in advance of their first scheduled review. Demonstrated commitment to teaching with an emphasis on promoting the success of undergraduate and graduate students, clear evidence of scholarly potential, commitment to working with diverse populations and serving as active member of the university community. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience.
  • Full-Time teaching responsibilities include Social Media Optimization, New Communication Technology and other classes to be designed or updated with social media focus. Research expectations include publications and conference papers. In addition, faculty members serve as advisors/mentors to students and are encouraged to engage students in undergraduate research or other scholarly and creative activities. Service responsibilities include committee service at the departmental, college, and university levels as well as participation in community organizations as relevant to the candidate’s expertise and interest. Faculty at UW-W may be required to teach online and/or in a hybrid format, or courses in the evenings. Faculty may also elect to teach New Student Seminar or University Learning Communities, or participate in other programs geared toward improving to student success.
  • Complete applications received by November 8, 2018 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in phone and/or online screening interviews and/or on campus interviews. If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application on line due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262/472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu .
  • Link to Ad: [92]
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Utah Valley University (UT)Edit

  • Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Communication Generalist.
  • Within UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY, the Communication department is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor. The successful candidate conducts assigned undergraduate and/or graduate courses and seminars in a variety of courses in the communication major. The Department welcomes applications from scholars of all methodological orientations and research approaches. We hope for applications from teacher-scholars whose work complements and extends the department. Courses may include communication theory, research methods, introduction to communication, health communication, gender and communication, and interpersonal communication classes (introductory and advanced). Candidates for this position will develop curriculum, independent study activities, and off campus learning such as practicums and internships, as well as engage in community service projects as relevant to their academic specialty. More specifically, responsibilities will include planning, preparing, and following approved course of study with measurable objectives; serving on college/university committees; and engaging in scholarly activities, and /or creative endeavors which contribute to the academic mission of the college and university.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication from an accredited institution – ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will have degree completed by first day of class. Must have a background that will compliment and an extend the current strengths of the department.
  • Open Date: 09/11/2018. Review Start Date: 10/10/2018. Close Date: 11/30/2018.
  • Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting: http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/8885
  • Link to Ad: [93]
  • List Updates Here:
  • any news?
  • Heard through friends that someone has a fly out scheduled (posted 11/12).

Utah Valley University (UT) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Communication and Public Relations
  • Utah Valley University invites applications for a Faculty, Assistant Professor, to teach a full load of courses (4/4) in the Department of Communication’s Public Relations emphasis. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary. Provides service to the department, college and university in addition to conducting communication research relative to the advancement of knowledge in the discipline. Pursues and develops strong ties with academic associations and professional PR/Media organizations and businesses in the state, region and nation.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication(s) or Public Relations from an accredited institution. ABD accepted, although doctorate must be completed (dissertation defended and accepted by granting institution) by August 1, 2019. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university.
  • Link to Ad: [94]
  • Open Date: 09/14/2018. Review Start Date: 10/14/2018. Close Date: 11/30/2018
  • Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting: http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/9029
  • List Updates Here:
  • phone interview requested (11/5)
  • campus interview scheduled for first week of Dec (11/14) 

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 expertise in rhetoric and oral communication beginning August 2019. The incumbent will teach three courses per semester, including Core and upper-level courses, in an interdisciplinary English major with a central focus on rhetoric.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. by August 2019 required.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Those with professional interest in classical rhetoric, civic engagement, and/or writing centers are encouraged to apply.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants Candidates must both fill out an on-line application and submit required supporting materials (a letter of application, résumé, 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 12 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: INDEED.COM
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Washington and Lee University (VA)Edit

  • Washington and Lee University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with teaching and research concentrations in strategic communication and public relations, and anemphasis in social media or data analytics. The start date is fall 2019. Our new colleague will be expected to teach undergraduate courses within our strategic communication major, including public relations strategies, campaigns, and public relations writing, as well as digitally oriented courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
  • Candidates should have experience in strategic communication, and professional experience with digital platforms is desirable. A Ph.D. in public relations, mass communications or a related field and teaching experience at the college level are preferred. Candidates with a master’s degree in public relations or a related field, significant professional experience and a creative or scholarly research agenda will be considered.
  • Review of applications will begin September 15. Send applications and inquiries to Professor Dayo Abah at abahd@wlu.edu, 204 Reid Hall, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 24450.
  • Link to Ad: [95]
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Washington State University (WA)Edit

  • Contribute to one or more of the College’s research areas through graduate and undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and grants in health or science communication. Teach courses in one or more of our three Departments of Communication and Society, Journalism and Media Production, or Strategic Communication. In addition, candidates are expected to collaborate with interdisciplinary research groups and centers.
  • Requirements for Assistant Professors: Earned Ph.D. in communication or related field before the date of hire or nearing completion of dissertation in communication or related field but with all Ph.D. degree requirements completed before start of employment, evidence of potential for a productive research agenda in one of the preferred areas and evidence of potential for successful teaching. 
  • Requirements for Associate Professor: Earned Ph.D. in communication or a related area before the date of hire, have served at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent, and a record that indicates a nationally recognized research program in communication that meets Murrow College standards for tenure and evidence of successful teaching. 
  • Preferences: We seek candidates who can combine their primary interests in health or science communication with an emphasis in one or more of the following research and teaching areas: underserved populations; social issues; intercultural communication; gender and communication; media, youth and adolescents; digital and media literacy; communication technology; communication, emotion and cognition (psychophysiological research); strategic communication. The Murrow College prefers candidates with a strong background in quantitative methods who can demonstrate success or potential for securing extramural funds. 
  • Applicants must send a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, a brief research statement, and contact information for three references. Screening begins November 1, 2018. 
  • Ad: https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/40097
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Any updates on this one?

Still no update? (12/12)

-- phone interview conducted (12/12)

West Chester University of Pennsylvania (PA) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Organizational and/or Small Group Communication
  • Primary teaching responsibilities for this position will involve teaching undergraduate courses in organizational communication and/or small group communication such as introduction to organizational and small group communication theory, organizational communication, small group communication, and leadership. Secondary teaching responsibilities will involve teaching core courses at the undergraduate level such as research methods and public speaking. The candidate will also develop new undergraduate or graduate courses in an area of specialization and teach graduate courses in organizational or small group communication. 
  • Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates must: (1) Demonstrate an ability to develop and teach courses in organizational and/or small group communication; (2) Articulate a scholarly agenda; (3) Exhibit the potential to meet Department, College and University requirements for tenure & promotion; and (4) Possess a Ph.D. in communication from an accredited university by August 2019. 
  • Review of applications will begin November 15, and continue until the position is filled.
  • Candidates should apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa
  • Application materials posted online must include: 1) a letter of application describing fit for the position and scholarly agenda, 2) a current vita, 3) a list of three references with contact information, 4) copies of all graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted in application but official transcripts required before time of employment), and 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates who advance to the campus visit stage should be prepared to submit written reference letters upon request. 
  • Please address inquiries about this position to Dr. Elizabeth Munz, Search Chair at emunz@wcupa.edu. 
  • Link to ad: [96]
  • List Updates Here: 
    • Phone interviews scheduled 

Western Washington University (WA)Edit

  • Western Washington University seeks an Assistant Professor, Critical Media Studies
  • The mission of the Communication Department at WWU is to teach communication that nurtures inclusive civil discourse and encourages cooperative solutions in a diverse world.  The Department currently has 7 full-time and additional part-time faculty serving approximately 150 undergraduate majors.  We seek a critical scholar of Media Studies who combines a focus on digital media with an inter-sectional approach to Latina/Latino/Latinx studies.  Applicants must also be qualified to teach at least one of the following required classes: our introductory survey of Communication Theory, our Research Methods in Communication course, or our capstone Communication Ethics seminar.
  • The successful candidate will teach existing courses at the undergraduate level, including some combination of Advocacy through Media, Introduction to Media Studies, Issues in Media Studies, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Communication Theory, Research Methods, and/or Communication Ethics, as well as other classes as needed.  The teaching load is six courses per academic year.  Members of the Communication Department actively engage in research that enhances effective instruction and expands the knowledge base and creative vitality of the discipline.  In addition, active service to the department, the College, the University, the profession, and the community is an important component of a faculty member's role at WWU
  • Application review begins November 30, 2019; position is open until filled
  • Link to ad: [97]
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Winona State University (MN)Edit

  • Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Winona State University
  • Winona State University invites you to join our Community of Learners as an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies.  This is a probationary/tenure-track appointment with an expected start date of August 19, 2019.  As a faculty member, you will be responsible for teaching a variety of undergraduate communication studies courses—including the basic speech communication course—in a department that values teaching excellence and service to students, the university, and the community.  The teaching assignment involves four classes each semester, including multiple sections of the basic speech communication course depending on scheduling and staffing needs.  The selected applicant is expected to engage in scholarly research and creative achievement within their field of study, provide evidence of continuing preparation and study, contribute to student growth and development, and support Winona State’s mission of enhancing the intellectual, social, cultural, and economic vitality of the people and community.  Finally, applicants should be prepared to potentially teach courses in varied locations and via various media commensurate with department and university needs.
  • Minimum qualifications for this position include (1) a Ph.D. in Communication Studies in hand by time of appointment; (2) demonstrated commitment to quality undergraduate teaching; (3) demonstrated familiarity and preparation to teach two or more of the following courses:  Health Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication, Persuasion, Social Media, Teaching Methods for Grades 5-12; (4) commitment to teaching the basic speech communication course; and (5) an active scholarly agenda.
  • For a complete job description and information on applying for this position, please go to www.governmentjobs.com/careers/winona.
  • Review of applications begins December 10, 2018.
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DemographicsEdit

Visitor Type Edit

  • PhD student, not even near ABD yet but wants to know what the job market's like:
  • PhD student, close to ABD: 1
  • ABD, not defending soon: 
  • ABD, intending to defend by May '19: 20
  • ABD, intending to defend by Aug '19: 1
  • ABD, intending to defend by Dec '18: 2
  • ABD, working full-time in an academic position:
  • MFA in hand, no job currently:
  • MFA in hand, in NTT academic position:
  • Ph.D. in hand, no job currently: 3
  • Ph.D. in hand, in NTT academic position, seeking TT position: 8
  • Ph.D. in hand; in NTT academic position, seeking both TT and NTT positions: 
  • Ph.D. in hand, in TT academic position, seeking another TT position: 10 (2 happy TT academic just looking)
  • Ph.D. in hand, in TT academic position, other motives: 1 (Keeping an eye out for ABDs in my program)
  • Ph.D. in hand, in NTT academic position, seeking both TT and postdocs: 1
  • Ph.D in hand, not currently in an academic position:
  • Full Professor looking to move:
  • Member of a Search Committee:
  • Just browsing:
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  • Advertising:
  • African Media Studies and Popular Culture: 1
  • Big data: 1
  • CMC/Mediated Comm/Social Media:
  • Comparative media systems: 
  • Critical/Cultural (General): 7
  • Culture/Intercultural: 2
  • Comm and Disability: 1
  • Emerging Media: 1
  • Environmental Comm: 3
  • Ethics and Comm:
  • Generalist: 
  • Health comm: 3
  • Instructional Comm:
  • Interpersonal: 
  • Interpersonal/CMC 1
  • Journalism: 1
  • Journalism / New Media: 2
  • LSI:
  • Mass media:
  • Media effects: 1
  • Media History and Political economy: 2
  • Media policy and economics: 1
  • Methods:
  • New Media: 4
  • Neuro:
  • Org. Comm: 3
  • Pedagogy/Critical Communication Pedagogy: 1
  • Production Video, Film:
  • Rhetoric: 4
  • Risk and crisis:
  • Performance Studies:
  • Political Communication: 1
  • PR:
  • Marketing:
  • Sub-Specialty, Television Studies: 1
  • Sports Comm:
  • Strategic Communication:
  • Social network analysis:
  • Tech Comm and Medical Rhetoric:
  • Visual Comm: 2

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: 1
- 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:
1-10: 5
11-20: 3
21-30: 2
31-40: 1
41-50: 0
51-60: 1
61-70: 2
71-80:
81-90:
91 and above:

Q & A: General Discussion & AdviceEdit