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

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American University (DC)Edit

  • The School of Communication at American University, Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time, tenured 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]
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  • 20 June 2018: Position posting deleted 
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Appalachian State University (NC)Edit

  • 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]
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Auburn University (AL)Edit

  • The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of 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]
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Boston University (MA)Edit

  • 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: [4]
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California State University Fullerton (CA)Edit

  • 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: [5]
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California State University Fullerton (CA)Edit

  • 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: [6]
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California State University San Marcos (CA)Edit

  • 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: [7]
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Colgate University (NY)Edit

  • 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: [8]  
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Cornell University (NY)Edit

  • 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: [9]
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Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)Edit

  • 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: [10]
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Hood College (MD)Edit

  • 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: [11]
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Ithaca College (NY)Edit

  • 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: [12]
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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: [13]
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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: [14]
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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.
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Loyola University Chicago (IL)Edit

  • 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. Open Until Filled.
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Marquette University (WI)Edit

  • 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.
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Marquette University (WI)Edit

  • 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.
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Merrimack College (MA)Edit

  • 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 15, 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.
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Middle Tennessee State University (TN)Edit

  • 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.
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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
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Ohio University (OH)Edit

  • 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.
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Pennsylvania State University (PA)Edit

  • 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
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Regis University (CO)Edit

  • 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.
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Seattle University (WA)Edit

  • The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor 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
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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 January 2019 or 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 September 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.
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Texas Tech University (TX)Edit

  • 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.
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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.
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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.
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University of Alabama (AL)Edit

  • The Department of Journalism and Creative Media seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the area of 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.
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University at Buffalo, SUNY (NY)Edit

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Online App. Form: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/15779
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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
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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 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)
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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 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: [31]
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University of Dayton (OH)Edit

  • 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: [32]
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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: [33]
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  • I strongly encourage anyone interested to apply immediately. This position will likely be filled before NCA!

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: [34]
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University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)Edit

  • 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: [35]
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University of Michigan (MI)Edit

  • The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites 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: [36]
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University of Michigan (MI)Edit

  • The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites 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: [37]
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University of Michigan (MI)Edit

  • 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: [38]
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University of Minnesota (MN)Edit

  • 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.
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University of North Texas (TX)Edit

  • 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: [39]
  • Position #: 6002037
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University of Puget Sound (WA)Edit

  • 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.
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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: [41]
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University of Tampa (FL)Edit

  • 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)
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University of Toronto Mississauga (CAN)Edit

  • The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of 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: [42]
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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: [43]
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Virginia Military Institute (VA)Edit

  • The Virginia Military Institute Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with 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.
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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: [44]
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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: [45]
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  • Critical/Cultural (General): 3
  • Culture/Intercultural: 2
  • Comm and Disability: 1
  • Emerging Media: 1
  • Environmental Comm: 1
  • Ethics and Comm:
  • Generalist:
  • Health comm: 1
  • Instructional Comm:
  • Interpersonal: 
  • Interpersonal/CMC 1
  • Journalism: 1
  • Journalism / New Media: 2
  • LSI:
  • Mass media:
  • Media effects: 1
  • Media History and Political economy: 1
  • Media policy and economics:
  • Methods:
  • New Media: 2
  • Neuro:
  • Org. Comm:
  • Pedagogy/Critical Communication Pedagogy: 1
  • Production Video, Film:
  • Rhetoric: 2
  • Risk and crisis:
  • Performance Studies:
  • Political Communication: 1
  • PR:
  • Marketing:
  • Sub-Specialty, Television Studies:
  • 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: 1
11-20:
21-30:
31-40:
41-50:
51-60:
61-70: 
71-80:
81-90:
91 and above:

Q & A: General Discussion & AdviceEdit