Massey U Job Ad: Dean’s Chair in Communication (New Zealand)

Dean’s Chair in Communication at Massey University
School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing
Palmerston North

Massey University has an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. Our University is a single, unified institution comprising three differentiated campuses and distance delivery that positively impacts on the creative, economic, social, scientific, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Our research is inspired by real world applications. Massey University is consistently rated as one of New Zealand’s most attractive employers in the annual Randstad awards.

Massey Business School has a proud history of excellence in research and academic programs, teaching business studies since 1972. We are accredited by AACSB, AMBA (the Association of MBAs), and are a CFA® partner school. We are ranked by QS in the top 200 for Management and Business Studies, and Communication and Media Studies. The School of Communication, Journalism & Marketing is also the only school in the Asia-Pacific region to have accreditation from the ACEJMC(Accrediting Council for Journalism and Mass Communication).

A small number of prestigious Dean’s Chairs are being created to help continue Massey Business School’s journey to excellence in impactful research. The Dean’s Chair in Communication will be the first of its kind at Massey University, and in New Zealand. The successful candidate will have a track record of research excellence and academic leadership, including publications in top communication journals, membership on editorial boards of such journals, successful PhD supervision, academic programme development, external research funding and engagement with the communication professions. While the emphasis in the position is research leadership, the successful candidate is expected to be an active contributor to the full range of activities in the School of Communication, Journalism & Marketing, including its teaching programmes, school administration, outreach to the community and profession, and contributions to the wider Massey Business School and University.

This is a permanent (tenured) Professorial appointment, with the position as Dean’s Chair being an initial term of five years, after which time a further term may be available. The School offers strong support for research and a salary level that allows for a very comfortable lifestyle in New Zealand. This position is based at the University’s original home base, Manawatū campus, in Palmerston North. Our ideal commencement date for you is mid-2017.

Applications close on 31 March 2017.

Further enquiries should be directed to: Preeti Mathew Verma Staff Recruitment & HR Advisor  p.m.verma AT

Reference number: A500-16AB

Apply online.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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