Loyola Marymount U job ad (Los Angeles)

The Department of Communication Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the areas of Interpersonal, Intercultural and/or Organizational Communication Studies, beginning Fall 2015. The Communication Studies Department is one of the largest undergraduate programs at LMU, with approximately 500 majors. In keeping with LMU’s Mission, our department emphasizes the ethical and effective deployment of communication in pursuit of a more just and humane world. We also strive to help students foster the knowledge and skills necessary to develop more satisfying personal and professional relationships. Our faculty is committed to scholarship and service projects that support our Mission and reflect a critical orientation toward the discipline.  We are committed to developing a culturally diverse environment for our faculty and students.

This position requires a critical/cultural orientation to the field of communication and a global perspective on the issues of marginalized communities, participatory culture and social justice. We are particularly interested in candidates whose areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, one of the following areas of study: global communication, non-profit culture, environmental justice, eco-tourism, alternative organizing, social entrepreneurship, and digital social innovation.  Candidates must be able to teach classes in Interpersonal Communication, in addition to classes in one or both areas of Intercultural and Organizational Communication.

Position Qualifications:
Applicants must have a doctorate in Communication Studies, Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication and/or Intercultural Communication, in hand at the time a contract is offered. Final appointment is dependent on a confirmed terminal degree status. Applicants who have not yet completed their doctorate must demonstrate progress verifiable by evidence and substantive enough to ensure completion of their degree at the time of appointment.

In addition to teaching required courses in Interpersonal Communication and one or both of Intercultural and Organizational Communication, this position also involves teaching and developing required and elective courses related to the Department’s curricular clusters of “Organizing and Relating,” and “Advocacy, Public Relations and Non-Profit Culture.” Application materials should clearly demonstrate the ability to teach the anticipated courses. The successful candidate will be expected to adopt a teacher-scholar model of professional engagement with a commitment to service and an established, or promise of a, productive research agenda. We value relevant professional, practical, and international experience in addition to the required academic qualifications. Proficiency in more than one language also is valued.

Application Details:
Completed applications will be reviewed beginning on December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application portfolio requires: 1) a letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) official transcripts; 4) representative scholarship (such as published article/s, key dissertation chapters, competitively selected conference papers, manuscript submissions); 5) complete copies of original teaching evaluations (including qualitative comments) reflecting at least two of her/his most recent years of university level teaching [note: summaries of course evaluations are not acceptable]; 6) a statement of teaching philosophy; 7) sample syllabi related to this position; 8) at least three letters of reference; and 9) if the candidate does not have a doctorate, evidence of timeline and anticipated completion.

Application materials should be sent to: Dr. Nina M. Reich, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Studies/Foley Building, 1 LMU Drive – MS 8231, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Materials must be received by December 1, 2014 to ensure full consideration. All materials must be submitted in hard copy format; electronic delivery of materials will not be accepted. Inquiries or comments (including those regarding required materials) should be directed to Dr. Nina M. Reich by e-mail.

LMU places value on those who can share and teach differing points of view. Strong candidates will be committed to and effective in supporting and enhancing a culturally rich and diverse learning environment. We also value those who will bring sensitivity to the independent cultural role of religions.

Loyola Marymount University, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

SUNY Buffalo job ad (Singapore)

Instructor in Communication [Educator] at SUNY Buffalo

Applications are invited for a position teaching University at Buffalo (UB) undergraduate level courses in Communication within UB’s undergraduate programs at the Singapore Institute of Management. Singapore is a safe, multinational, English-speaking city-state located off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Additional information on UB’s undergraduate program in Communication in Singapore is available online.

Available Communication courses may include those in the following areas: Communication Theory, Mass Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Technology, Advertising and Public Relations.

Positions are available beginning with the Fall 2015 semester, and the individual hired may be employed on a single-semester or a multi-semester basis. Position salary will depend on qualifications as well as number and type of courses supported. Local accommodations and round-trip airfare to Singapore are provided.

A Master’s degree in Communication, and one to three years’ experience teaching undergraduate students in a US college or university are required as is experience teaching in an intercultural context.  A Ph.D. degree in Communication or closely related field is preferred, as is additional teaching experience. Experience living and teaching in an overseas, especially an Asian environment, are a plus.

The work site is the campus of the Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore and employment in this position will be conditional upon receipt of applicable employment authorization from the Government of Singapore.

For additional information, and to apply, please visit UBJobs. All applications must be submitted via UBJobs. Applications submitted in any other manner can not be accepted

The application deadline is November 5, 2014.

This is a Research Foundation of SUNY position.

Gulf University of Science and Technology job ad (Kuwait)

Asst/Assoc/Full Prof: PR/Strategic Comm, Broadcasting, or Digital Media 
Gulf University for Science and Technology

The Gulf University for Science and Technology is Kuwait’s first private, American-model university. GUST currently offers programs in Arts and Sciences, and Business—including an MBA.

The Department of Mass Communication and Media (MCM) at GUST invites applications for four full-time positions beginning in Fall 2015 in the following areas:

Public relations or strategic communication (x2): Professional experience and expertise in international/intercultural public relations, advertising, political communication, or rhetoric are highly desirable. Teaching duties include courses in PR and advertising, integrated marketing communication, strategic/political communication, and persuasive writing.

Broadcasting (x1): Experience with audio/video production and broadcast copywriting are expected. Expertise in media law, media theory, journalism, or digital media are highly desirable. Teaching duties include courses in radio and TV production, video and sound editing, media packages, news gathering, public speaking, media theory, and writing for mass media.

Digital or social media (x1): Teaching duties include courses in digital/social media, web design, digital animation, graphic design, visual communication, or visual culture depending on the faculty’s areas of specialization.

Additional duties for all positions include advising students, engaging in scholarship, and providing institutional service.

Qualified candidates will hold a Ph.D. in one of these areas or a related degree in communication by the time of appointment, have evidence of quality teaching, and demonstrated scholarly potential. Review of applications begins December 1, 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.

The MCM Department offers a B.A. degree with concentrations in public relations and advertising, visual communication, and radio/TV broadcasting. The department hosts approximately 500 majors in a university of over 3,500 students.

GUST offers generous salaries and an excellent package, including a housing allowance, educational allowances for dependents, medical and dental plans, as well as annual return airfare home. Kuwait is also a tax-free country. Interested applicants are requested to send a cover letter, complete CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references to Dr. Ali Ansari, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. In the subject of the email please state “Position applied for: Public Relations.” Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

U Denver job ad: Culture and Communication

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Denver seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Culture and Communication (Critical Intercultural Communication) for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Department of Communication Studies grants B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. The graduate program is focused on three areas of inquiry: Culture and Communication, Interpersonal and Family Communication, and Rhetoric and Communication Ethics. The area of Culture and Communication investigates the communicative constitution and intersection of difference in its various codifications as culture, race, class, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender and sexual orientation. Its vision is to promote an ethic of inclusivity, racial and social justice, reciprocity, and mutual transformation in the encounter of difference. Courses reflect this emphasis, focusing on the social and performative construction of identity, the politics of representation, performances of affect, identity, and community and vernacular and embodied rhetorics, all informed by critical, feminist and queer perspectives on cultural communication.

The person hired will teach five courses over three quarters in critical intercultural communication at the graduate, and introductory and advanced undergraduate levels, with possibility to teach in their areas of specialization; maintain an active scholarly research/creative activities agenda related to critical intercultural communication; and perform departmental, university, or disciplinary service.

The university and department are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching, and service. Likewise, candidates should demonstrate knowledge and experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives to effectively engage diverse populations and learning styles.

Required Education and Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Communication Studies required, ABD in Communication Studies considered Publications and research agenda in critical intercultural communication Excellent university level teaching experience in critical intercultural communication is expected Potential to mentor graduate students Demonstrated service to academic institutions or the discipline.

Instructions for candidates:
Candidates must apply online to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.

Interested persons should submit:
A letter of application that describes your pre-tenure research agenda, articulates yourself in relationship to the department, and demonstrates how your interests are complementary to existing faculty A curriculum vitae Evidence of teaching effectiveness including teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, teaching observations, and course evaluations relevant to this position A statement demonstrating how you will contribute to the department’s commitment to inclusive excellence Names of three references, letters only needed upon request
*We recommend combining documents to avoid the 5 document upload limit

Review of applications will start October 15, 2014. If you have questions regarding this position please contact: Dr. Bernadette Marie Calafell, Search Committee Chair.

The University of Denver strives to create an inclusive and welcoming community for all. We are committed to diversity and recognizing and valuing the rich views of our community members. The University is proud to offer health and wellness plans that are inclusive to all same-gender domestic partners of our benefited employees. You can read more about our rich benefit package.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U Vienna job ads: Text Analysis

UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA
Department of Methods in the Social Sciences
Text Analysis

The Department of Methods in the Social Sciences at the University of Vienna has two positions open in the area of text analysis (PhD and a Postdoc). Applicants hold relevant degrees in either the Social Sciences or in Computer-linguistics/ Media-informatics and show knowledge of computer-assisted content/text analysis methods. The positions will cooperate with the Department of Communication Science at the University of Vienna. More information can be found at:

PhD position (German and English)

Postdoc position (German and English)

The application deadline is October 14, 2014. If you have further questions about the advertisements, please contact Prof Hajo Boomgaarden.

Cal State U Long Beach job ad: Race and Ethnicity

Assistant Professor Communication Studies
California State University, Long Beach

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 17, 2015 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in Communication by date of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2015; demonstrated effectiveness for teaching; demonstrated excellence in research, scholarly and creative activities, etc.; demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Research agenda dedicated to the study of communication practices of racial and/or ethnic groups, particularly Latino/Latina or Asian/Asian American communities; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level; ability to teach at least two of the following courses: Communication Theory, Survey of Rhetorical Theory, Communication Criticism, Measurement in Communication Research, Intercultural Communication.

DUTIES:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including the following courses:  Communication Theory, Survey of Rhetorical Theory, Communication Criticism, Measurement in Communication Research, Intercultural Communication; engage in a systematic program of scholarship resulting in conference presentations and publication; advise and direct students in academic projects and scholarly activities; provide service to department, college, university, and community.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:
– A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page)
– Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
– CV (including current email address)
– At least three current references or letters of recommendation
– Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
– Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, at least three current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript.

Application and required documentation must be submitted through the Academic Jobs Online website.

Request for information should be addressed to:
Ann Johnson, Department Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Communication Studies
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2009

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Review of applications to begin December 1, 2014.

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CSULB offers benefits to registered domestic partners.

Cal State U Monterey Bay job ad: Comm Ethics & Practical Reasoning

Assistant Professor of Communication Ethics and Practical Reasoning
California State University Monterey Bay

RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach innovative lower and upper division courses in communication ethics, dialogue and deliberation, philosophical analysis, applied ethics, cooperative argumentation, and related coursework. Sustain innovative scholarly research, publication, and professional service. Apply new scholarship and pedagogies to teaching. Serve on Department, Division, College, and University-wide committees. Provide support for one or more departmental programs, and contribute to reciprocal community partnerships.

QUALIFICATIONS (MINIMUM)
Earned doctorate in philosophy, communication studies, rhetoric, religious studies, or allied discipline. Ability to provide leadership in practical and professional ethics. Ability to teach effectively in a wide range of courses including, but not limited to communication ethics, applied ethics, and deliberation. Ability to assist with innovative interdisciplinary program development. Ability to teach and mentor students from nontraditional, working class, and diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.

QUALIFICATIONS (DESIRABLE)
Ability or potential in one or more of the following areas:
– Interdisciplinary teaching in leadership studies, religious studies, theology, or spirituality studies
– Application of new media technologies in teaching.
– Innovative teaching and assessment models
– Furthering relationships with the diverse communities of the Monterey Bay and tri-county region
– Proficiency in a second language
– Service learning pedagogy

SCREENING BEGINS: 11/1/2014

APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall 2015

APPLY: All prospective applicants must apply on-line.

U Virginia job ad: Social Media/Mobile Technologies

Assistant Professor of Social Media and Mobile Technologies at University of Virginia

The Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor, appointment beginning August 25, 2015. The successful candidate must have a PhD (or be ABD with expected completion of June 2015), evidence of innovative and effective teaching, and excellent research promise in the field of media studies. We are searching for a scholar who specializes in social media and mobile technologies. We particularly welcome candidates with a focus on one or more of the following: infrastructures, mobilities, and non-North American perspectives. Candidates should be well versed in theories of technology, globalization, and new media so as to complement current departmental strengths in global media, technology, and policy.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVA, and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest that describes research agenda and teaching experience, curriculum vitae that includes the names and contact information of three (3) references that can speak to research excellence. Also, under separate cover by e-mail please arrange for one (1) of the references listed in the CV to send a confidential letter of recommendation to: Professor Bruce Williams, Chair of Search Committee.

For priority consideration, please submit all application materials and letters of reference by November 1, 2014. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Professor Bruce Williams, Chair of Search Committee.

Royal Roads U job ad: Intercultural Communication (Canada)

Assistant/Associate Professor
School of Communication and Culture
Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

Royal Roads University invites your interest in a probationary appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor within our School of Communication and Culture in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. You will play a key role in the administration, delivery, and instruction of the Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication on-campus program.

Your primary responsibilities will include providing high quality face-to-face and online instruction, facilitating high quality course revision and program development as well as building strong relationships with students, faculty, and staff across Royal Roads University and within relevant sectors.

In addition, you will be responsible for recruiting, developing and supporting instructors, managing student issues, monitoring the day-to-day delivery of the program, participating in program planning and reviews, attending program events and contributing to the marketing of the program. This program offering is geared at international and domestic graduate students and delivered on campus in Victoria, British Columbia. Our vision for this program is that of a graduate, global learning community.
Our ideal candidate is passionate about helping others achieve their academic pursuits, enjoys working within a highly entrepreneurial, collaborative and team-based teaching environment, and possesses well-developed interpersonal and intercultural communication skills and relationship-building abilities.
The School of Communication and Culture houses a vibrant community of scholar-practitioners who deliver undergraduate and graduate programs in communication. To learn more about our faculty and programs, please visit School of Communication and Culture.

Royal Roads University is committed to appreciating and celebrating the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. We strive to increase understanding and acceptance of each other, thereby making us more compassionate human beings and strengthening the fabric of our communities. Experience working in diverse settings is essential to this position.
To be considered, candidates will possess:
 Doctorate in related discipline
 Bilingualism
 Evidence of personal or professional experience outside of Canada and in diverse learning communities
 Demonstrated teaching excellence at the upper-level undergraduate and graduate level in intercultural and international communication (employing adult learning, English as a second language and applied learning principles)
 Experience in the communication sector, and ability to develop international networks
 Ability to work within an interdisciplinary, outcomes-based curriculum
 Applied research experience in a social and applied sciences field
 Experience in curriculum design and development at the graduate level preferred
 Experience in supervision of graduate students preferred

In addition to a collegial learning community, RRU offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary and academic rank based on qualifications and experience. This is a 5 year probationary appointment with the possibility of conversion into a continuing appointment, subject to performance and program needs.

To apply please forward your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy (preferably in electronic format) to:
E-mail: rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca
Competition #14-070 or Human Resources – Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570
Tel: (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on September 16, 2014. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates chosen for further consideration will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the names and contact information for three referees, and to arrange for the forwarding of degree transcripts directly from the granting institutions.

RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.