U Oregon job ad

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
School of Journalism and Communication
Assistant Professor

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication seeks up to three outstanding Assistant Professors to join our faculty, carry out scholarly research, and teach in both our undergraduate and graduate programs. The ideal candidates for these tenure-related positions will have a track record of research and university teaching experience in the field of journalism and communication and share our demonstrated commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Professional experience aligned with one or more of our undergraduate majors is preferred.  A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required, though ABD may be considered.

We seek colleagues with strong research and teaching interests in fields such as, but not limited to, media history; media effects; gender, diversity and media; international communication (particularly East Asia); communication technology; communication economics; visual communication; and media management.  Media historians are especially encouraged to apply, as are scholars with success in obtaining external funding for their research.  The new colleagues will teach and advise in one or more of our undergraduate majors (Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Communication Studies), as well as contribute to core undergraduate coursework relevant to all majors, such as our cross-disciplinary Gateway courses; Media and Society; Understanding Media; Media History; Gender, Diversity and Media; and/or International Communication.  The colleagues will also teach and advise in our master’s and doctoral programs in Communication and Society.  They will also have opportunities to participate in programs at our George S. Turnbull Center in Portland.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse learning and work environment.  Employment begins September 16, 2012.  For full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2011.  The position will remain open until filled.  Please send a letter of interest, CV and contact information for three references to:

Professor Janet Wasko
School of Journalism and Communication
1275 University of Oregon
Eugene OR  97403

American U Beirut job ad

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT
Media Studies
Assistant/Associate/Full professor

The media studies program at the American University of Beirut (AUB) seeks a media educator at the level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. The position is to begin September 15, 2012. Appointment is for an initial period of four years. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in media studies, communication, mass communication, anthropology, sociology, or a related field focused on media studies.

For more information on this position and on how to apply, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/

All application materials should be received by November 10, 2011, when review of applications will take place.

Hebrew U job ad

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Department of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Research and Teaching Position

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position starting Fall, 2012. Applicants should hold a Ph.D., or expect to be awarded a doctoral degree by September 2012. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. We particularly encourage applicants with strong research records in the fields of new media, film studies and political communication, although excellent candidates in all areas of communications are invited to apply. The language of instruction is Hebrew, although English is acceptable for an initial period.

Applications should include:
*Curriculum vitae
*An academic biography (2 pages) outlining research interests and plans
*Details of at least two persons who have been asked to send letters of recommendation
*Copies of selected recent publications
*Brief description of potential courses
*Teaching evaluations (if such exist)

Applicants will compete with candidates of other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences for academic positions. Application materials and/or inquiries should be directed to:

Prof. Menahem Blondheim, Chair (mblond@huji.ac.il).
Department of Communication and Journalism
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the above address, or to mblond@huji.ac.il.

Deadline for applications: September 15th 2011.

China and international security

Call for contributors

“China and International Security: History, Strategy, and 21st Century Policy”
The purpose of this three-volume book set is to provide in-depth views of China and its security environment – historically, domestically, and culturally. The set seeks cogent analyses of China and its development as a nation-state, including examinations of the Communist Party of China and the People’s Liberation Army. Academics (especially historians and Sinologists) as well as practitioners (civilian and military) are invited to submit original, unpublished one-page proposals (for 5,000 to 7,000-word chapters) along with brief biographies (including full contact information) for consideration. Proposals are kindly requested by September 1, 2011. First draft deadlines are January 2012.

Chief editor
Donovan C. Chau, Ph.D. < dchau@csusb.edu>
Department of Political Science and M.A. program in National Security Studies
California State University, San Bernardino

Bradley U IMC job ad

The Department of Communication seeks a dynamic and creative professor to join a highly productive team of interdisciplinary colleagues to develop a world-class program in integrated marketing communication.  The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of the new digital age of marketing and advertising.  The ideal candidate will be one that reaches across academic disciplines and institutions to collaborate with colleagues in other departments, universities, and corporate entities.  We seek a candidate who can teach and advise students in an integrated communications environment.  Teaching responsibilities include primarily creative new media, but also writing including copywriting, principles and campaigns courses with knowledge and experience in creative new media advertising.  Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach additional communication courses such as communication theory and/or communication research methods.

This position may be either a tenure track or temporary appointment.  A joint appointment with a local advertising company is also a possibility.  Appointment and rank are based upon qualifications.

Advertising is one of six concentrations in the Department of Communication along with journalism, public relations, electronic media, organizational communication and sports communication.  The Department of Communication is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility with digital audio and video editing facilities, universal videoconferencing technology in every classroom, high-end multimedia equipped classrooms and labs, and Internet2 connectivity.

Tenure-track appointment: An appropriate terminal degree in advertising or related field is required for appointment at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor.  Applicants demonstrating progress toward a terminal degree will be considered, but are only eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the terminal degree.

Temporary (non-tenure-track) appointment: An appropriate Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with significant professional experience is required for appointment at the rank of temporary instructor.  Appointment is for one year with the possibility of annual renewal.  College-level teaching experience is a plus.  Applicants for this position should indicate interest in a possible joint appointment with a local advertising company.

Salary is commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications.  The anticipated start date is August 2012.

Qualified candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position, resume/curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation and tangible evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student and/or peer evaluations) to:

Dr. Stephen Banning
Advertising Search Committee
Department of Communication
Bradley University
Peoria, IL  61625
sbanning@bradley.edu

Review of applications will begin with the start of the fall semester 2011 and continue until the position is filled.  Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Bradley University, highly rated by U.S. News and World Report, is an independent, comprehensive university enrolling 6,000 students, 5,000 in undergraduate programs.  Founded in 1897, it is among the finest universities in the Midwest. Bradley combines the advantages of larger research universities with those of smaller liberal arts colleges.

The Department of Communication, one of the departments in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, is the largest department in the university with more than 550 students.  Concentrations in advertising, journalism, public relations, electronic media, and organizational communication are offered.  The department is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility.  The facility includes multimedia computer labs, a videoconference center, Internet2 connectivity, digital audio and video editing bays, and high-end multimedia equipped and videoconferencing enabled classrooms.  Peoria is a metropolitan area of 350,000 people located midway between Chicago and St. Louis.  A locally active arts community includes ballet, opera, symphony, and theater.  The region supports two daily newspapers, several weeklies, six UHF television stations, more than two dozen radio stations and two cable companies.  Peoria is home to several companies with international operations and major medical facilities.

Visit Bradley University online at: www.bradley.edu or the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts at: http://gcc.bradley.edu/slane
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

Bradley U job ad

The Department of Communication at Bradley University seeks a dynamic and creative public relations professor to join a productive team of interdisciplinary colleagues beginning in August 2012.  The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of the new digital age of communication.  The ideal candidate will be one that reaches across academic disciplines and institutions to collaborate with colleagues in other departments, universities, and corporate entities.  We seek a candidate who can teach, conduct research, and advise students in an integrated communication environment.  Teaching responsibilities include courses in principles, advanced writing, and campaigns.

Public Relations is one of six concentrations in the Department of Communication along with advertising, journalism, electronic media, organizational communication, and sports communication.  The Department of Communication is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility with digital audio and video editing facilities, universal videoconferencing technology in every classroom, high-end multimedia equipped classrooms and labs, and Internet2 connectivity.

A Ph.D. in communication or related field required for tenure-track appointment.  (ABD applicants will be considered, but are only eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the terminal degree).  Relevant professional background is also required.  Teaching experience, record of scholarship, ability to teach communication theory and/or research methods are preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position, resume/curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation and tangible evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student and/or peer evaluations) to:

Dr. Ron Koperski
Public Relations Search Committee
Department of Communication
Bradley University
Peoria, IL  61625
chipol@bradley.edu
309-677-2365

Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University, highly rated by U.S. News and World Report, is an independent, comprehensive university enrolling 6,000 students, 5,000 in undergraduate programs.  Founded in 1897, it is among the finest universities in the Midwest.  Bradley combines the advantages of larger research universities with those of smaller liberal arts colleges.

The Department of Communication, one of the departments in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, is the largest department in the university with more than 500 students.  Concentrations in advertising, journalism, public relations, electronic media. organizational communication and sports communication are offered.  The department is located in the Caterpillar Global Communication Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility.  The facility includes multi-media computer labs, a videoconference center, Internet2 connectivity, digital audio and video editing bays, and high-end multimedia equipped and videoconferencing enabled classrooms.

Peoria is a metropolitan area of 350,000 located midway between Chicago and St. Louis and is home to major medical facilities and companies with international operations.  A locally active arts community includes ballet, opera, symphony, and theatre.  The region supports two daily and several weekly newspapers, a number of television and radio stations, and satellite cable companies.

Visit Bradley University at: www.bradley.edu   or Slane College of Communication and Fine Arts at:  http://slane.bradley.edu for additional information.
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

UCSB job ad

Connected Viewing Initiative Project Lead (Job # CFTM1110)

UC Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center (CWC) seeks a Project Lead for a new initiative of its Media Industries Project (MIP) on “connected viewing” and online media consumption. In collaboration with Warner Bros., the Connected Viewing Initiative will investigate emerging trends in distribution and audience engagement with media products in an era of digitization and social networking.

A Ph.D. in media studies, communication, or a related field is required. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and be comfortable interacting with high-level media professionals, scholars, and the public. Candidates should be published in her/his field of expertise and conducting scholarly research in digital media. Applicants should have the ability to manage a dynamic research project with multiple teams while conducting dedicated research of his/her own. Job description available: http://www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/mip/cvi-project-lead.

The Carsey-Wolf Center is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research and service. University of California is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Submit application letter, CV and contact information for at least 3 references via email to lfrench@carseywolf.ucsb.edu

Academic Coordinator Job # CFTM1110
Carsey-Wolf Center
Attn: LeeAnne French
4431 SS&MS Building University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4010
Apply by 8/3/11. Open until filled.

U Waikato doctoral fellowships

The Department of Management Communication at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, is seeking two Doctoral Assistants to provide teaching assistance, tutoring, marking, and other teaching support.  These positions serve to support outstanding students as they pursue their PhD and to support the department in continuing its record of teaching and research excellence. Doctoral Assistants dedicate 20 hours of the week to supporting the department’s teaching and/or research goals, and the rest of the time to their own doctoral studies.

Salary will be NZ$49,793 per year, pro rata.  Doctoral Assistants will also receive a tuition waiver.  Applicants must first apply to enrol in the PhD programme at the University of Waikato. Applications to the Ph.D. programme can be made at any time of the academic year. The positions are fixed term for four years at 20 hours a week and will remain open until filled. Excellent applicants who do not receive a doctoral assistantship will also be considered for a tuition waiver.

The essential attributes for this position are to be enrolled as a PhD student in the Department of Management Communication prior to commencing employment. Candidates must demonstrate excellent aptitude for PhD study and the competencies required to provide teaching and research support.

Further information about the department, including the PhD program can be obtained from: http://mngt.waikato.ac.nz/mcom

The University’s Ph.D. student handbook is available at:
http://www.waikato.ac.nz/sasd/files/pdf/postgraduate/higherdegreeshandbook.pdf.Enquiries about the doctoral assistantships as well as the Ph.D. application process should be directed to Associate Professor Shiv Ganesh, email: sganesh@waikato.ac.nz(preferred), or telephone 07 838 4466 ext 8529.Vacancy number: 310125.

Ko te Tangata – For the People
At the University of Waikato we define ourselves by our academic and research excellence and the strength of our international connections. Our distinctiveness is driven by our focus on sustainability, our commitment to Mâori learning and research, and our role as leaders and innovators. Our motto, Ko te Tangata, underlines our acknowledgement of the Treaty of Waitangi, equal opportunity for all, the importance of collegiality, and the individuals who are our staff, students and stakeholders.
E herea ana te Whare Wânanga ki te kaupapa kia
whakaratohia te mea angitû ôrite ki ngâ tângata katoa

Denison job ad

Denison University
Department of Communication

We invite applications for a tenure-track appointment in Media Studies at the level of Assistant Professor.  A Ph.D. in Communication or related field is preferred.

The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching effectiveness in courses similar to the Department’s current offerings in Media Studies, with special concentration on the critical interrogation of media industries.  Likewise, the candidate’s scholarly research should exemplify a commitment to excellence in the critical examination of media industries and related areas.  The candidate who joins our faculty will be expected to teach courses in her/his area of specialization, and also may be asked to teach courses such as:  Media Structures, Introduction to Media Literacy, the History and Theory of U.S. Broadcasting, and related classes at both the lower and upper divisions.  The successful candidate also will be expected to contribute to the Department’s core courses, Theorizing Communication and Research in Communication, and to help sustain the University’s commitment to Oral Communication across the Curriculum.

The prospective colleague should reflect strong commitments to departmental citizenship and will be expected to contribute teaching excellence in a rigorous, well-rounded undergraduate liberal arts curriculum in Communication, and to develop a program of research leading to peer-reviewed publication.  The successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s intra-disciplinary approach to the study of communication and may have opportunity to contribute to the University’s programs in Black Studies, East Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, International Studies, Queer Studies, Women’s Studies, and First Year Studies.

Appointment begins August 15th, 2012.  Deadline for receipt of application materials is October 1st, 2011.  Candidates seeking to apply must do so online by uploading the required materials to https://employment.denison.edu

Questions about the position should be directed to Amanda Gunn, Search Committee Chair (gunna@denison.edu).Denison University is a national liberal arts university with roughly 2,000 undergraduates located in a rural county 30 miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.

SJSU applied comm job ad

The Department of Communication Studies at San Jose State University announces an Assistant Professor position in Applied Communication with teaching and research emphases in applied organization studies and/or business communication starting August 2012. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Communication Studies (no later than August 20, 2012), must demonstrate excellence in teaching, and provide evidence of an active, promising, and sustainable research program in the area of applied communication.  ABD considered (but appointment would be at lower rank and salary, pending completion of Ph.D.).

 

Applicants should have an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience. Experience developing and integrating online learning components into the classroom would be highly valued. Teaching and research interests that relate clearly to the department’s focus on democracy, diversity, globalization, and technology are particularly desirable.

For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by October 10, 2011 to: Dr. Stephanie J. Coopman, Chair, Department of Communication Studies, San José State University, One Washington Square, San José,  CA 95192-0112. Please include Job Opening ID (14129)on all correspondence.

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual.

Please go to http://www.sjsu.edu/comm/aboutus/jobs/ for the complete announcement.