Mudra Institute Comm (India) job ad

Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA), India
Faculty Position Openings

Established in 1991, Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA) is India’s premier postgraduate institute in Communications Management dedicated to meeting the communication needs of the industry, government and community.  MICA offers  a two-year program  leading to  a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Communication), a one-year certificate program in Crafting Creative Communication, a three-year doctoral program in communication, and a number on online programs.

MICA invites applications for the following faculty positions from bright and high calibre individuals who possess a proven track record of quality independent research and innovative pedagogical approaches. Alignment with MICA’s culture of professionalism, creativity, generosity and appreciation of diversity is highly desirable for all positions. Remuneration for all positions will be on par with the best academic institutes in India, with generous funding for research projects and to present in international conferences.

MICA invites applications for a tenure-line, open-rank faculty position in one or more of the following areas:
*       Organizational Communication
*       Strategic Leadership  & Communication
*       Brand Communication
*       Health Communication/Communication for Social change
*       Intercultural Communication
*       New Media (Digital Communication)

The desired qualification for the faculty positions is a Ph.D. in communication, organizational behaviour, psychology or a related field. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of strong scholarship, successful teaching, and a deep commitment to institute and community service. ABDs may be considered, but those hired ABD must earn their doctoral degree within six months of being hired.

Please email your application clearly specifying the position applied for and area in the subject line   by October 31, 2013. Application should have (a) covering letter, (b) Curriculum Vitae, (c) Copies of the last two relevant publications, (d) Teaching evaluations, and (e) Three references.

Interviews are scheduled during the NCA 99th Annual Convention on November 22, 2013 which will convene at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Woodley Road, Washington DC.  Please let us know if you are not attending the NCA Conference so that we can organize alternate ways to connect with you.

This institution chooses not to disclose its domestic partner benefits policy.

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USC job ad

Business Communication: The Center for Management Communication in the Marshall School of Business invites applications for a full-time Assistant, Associate, or full Professor of Clinical Management Communication (non-tenure-track, rank dependent on experience and qualifications) beginning in academic year 2013-14.

Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in communication strategy, organizational and leadership communication, and advanced writing for business. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in the areas of new media, business ethics, workplace diversity, and international/cross-cultural communication. Service responsibilities to the department, school, and university are also required.

Strong applicants will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, extensive hands-on business experience in today’s global marketplace, a command of classroom technology and new media, and a Ph.D. in a related field.

The Center for Management Communication is the oldest and largest unit of its kind in the U.S., with 24 full-time faculty members from a range of professional and disciplinary backgrounds. We encourage cross-disciplinary scholarship and collaborative teaching. USC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.

To apply, please post a letter of application, CV, and the names of three references to the USC Jobs site, requisition #014731.  Review of applications will begin September 1, 2012, and will continue until a suitable candidate or candidates are identified.

Further inquiries may be sent via email or in hard-copy format to:
Gregory Patton, Ph.D.
Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee
Center for Management Communication
Marshall School of Business
3660 Trousdale Parkway – ACC 400
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA  90089-0444

The University of Southern California values diversity in its entire faculty and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women, men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. 

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

Shiv Ganesh Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesShiv Ganesh (PhD, Purdue University, 2000), is  a professor in the Department of Communication Studies in the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas, Austin.

Shiv Ganesh

Shiv studies communication and collective organizing in the context of globalization and digital technologies. His work spans critical-institutional and poststructural approaches to communication, and is currently comprised of two strands; studies of technological transformations in collective action; and studies of dialogue, conflict and social change. His research is largely qualitative but has incorporated quantitative elements, and he has done fieldwork in a number of countries, including India, Aoteaora New Zealand, the United States, and Sweden.

Current projects include a study of advocacy and voice amongst indigenous people displaced by the creation of environmental reserves in India, as well as a large-scale survey of digital interaction and engagement dynamics amongst global networks of activists. His research has appeared in a number of journals including Communication MonographsCommunication TheoryHuman Relations, International Journal of Communication, Journal of Applied Communication ResearchManagement Communication QuarterlyMedia, Culture & Society, andOrganization Studies. 

Ganesh is a former editor-in-chief of the National Communication Association’s Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, and is on the editorial board of several other journals, including Communication TheoryInformation, Communication & SocietyJournal of CommunicationJournal of Applied Communication Research, Management Communication QuarterlyOrganization, and Women’s Studies in Communication. His research has won several awards from both the International Communication Association and the National Communication Association. Formerly, Ganesh served as Professor of Communication and Head of the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing at Massey University in New Zealand.