The candidate’s main area of teaching and research should be in Public Relations; the ideal candidate will be able to contribute to growing our Public Relations area. The department places a high value on issues of social justice and diversity as well as service-learning and seeks a colleague who can contribute to those emphases. The successful candidate will be able to teach our courses in Public Relations, Internships, and Communication and the Human Condition, in addition to contributing to teaching our lower-level core courses and upper-level courses. Ability to teach courses in conflict management, health communication, intercultural communication, and/or communication and ethnicity is a plus. The primary responsibility of the position is teaching undergraduate students, including advising students (typical credit load for faculty members is 24-credits). Faculty are also expected to contribute to scholarship through research publication and perform other duties as assigned.
Full-time Faculty for BA in English and Communications Program
The American University of Armenia
Deadline: Open until filled
Position: American University of Armenia, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, BA in English and Communications Program, Full-time Faculty.
To meet its growing needs, the BA in English and Communications Program of the American University of Armenia (AUA) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in English & Communications starting in August 2016, at the assistant or associate professor level.
The BA in English & Communications is one of three Bachelors degree programs launched at AUA in fall 2013. Faculty positions at AUA typically involve teaching three courses per semester, engaging in program development and university service, and pursuing a research agenda in line with a definition of scholarship which allows AUA to tailor recognition of faculty activities and efforts to the unique qualities and strengths of the university.
Qualifications: The successful candidate likely will hold a PhD in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or related field and have relevant experience teaching such courses as Introduction to Communications, Intercultural Communication, Introduction to Journalism, Public Relations, Public Speaking, and Advertising.
Documented excellence in teaching is required; preference will be given to candidates with experience in conducting academic duties in an international setting or teaching non-native English speakers. MFA or ABD with significant teaching experience may be considered.
Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with university-wide pay scale, qualifications and experience.
To apply: A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae with the names and contact information for three referees should be sent to email@example.com, with the subject heading BA in English and Communications. Applications must be received by December 15 to be considered. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by e-mail.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) is located in Yerevan, the capital of the Republic of Armenia, a city that enjoys one of the highest safety rankings around the world and a low cost of living.
AUA is accredited by the U.S.-based Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission and is affiliated with the University of California. It provides teaching and research programs that prepare students to address the needs of Armenia and its surrounding region for sustainable development.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is seeking four assistant professors in communication (tenure track) beginning in January or August, 2016. Three successful candidates will teach introductory and advanced courses in public relations/strategic communication. Ability to teach introductory and advanced public relations courses required. Experience in public relations and in teaching diverse student groups preferred. The fourth will teach introductory and advanced courses in organizational communication. Ability to teach introductory and advanced organizational communication courses required. Ability to teach in one or more of the following areas preferred: quantitative methodology and/or communication theory, intercultural communication, gender studies, conflict resolution, sports communication. Ability to teach diverse student groups preferred. All will have an opportunity to develop new courses and teach at the graduate level. Qualifications: Ph.D. in communication (or related area) required for tenure; ABD considered for initial appointment.
See more job details and how to apply at: http://www.uwsp.edu/hr/jobs/Pages/default.aspx
Application review begins September 14, 2015. AA/EO/V/D Employer
The School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing in the College of Business at Massey University (New Zealand) is searching for a Lecturer or Senior lecturer in Communication, to be located at the Albany Campus. Candidates will exhibit a record of, or a strong potential for, research and teaching in one or more of the following emphases: (a) public relations; (b) communication management; (c) professional and business communication; (d) journalism studies; and/or (e) health communication. The successful appointee will join other recent recruits in communication to assist in a substantial expansion of the communication programmes at Albany.
Massey University was ranked fifth most attractive employer in New Zealand in the 2013 Randstad awards, an international survey conducted across 14 universities. It was also the education sector winner. Massey University is ranked in the top 150 worldwide for communication and media studies in the QS World University Rankings 2013. The College of Business is AACSB and AMBA accredited and has New Zealand’s longest running MBA, journalism and entrepreneurship and small business programmes. The Albany campus is located in Auckland, consistently ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world by the Economist magazine. The campus has good access to beaches, forests and boating, as well as the attractions of Auckland city.
Closing date: 30 October 2013
Reference number: A282-13SF
See here for further information and to apply online.
The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has posted ads and seeks to hire for three positions, one at the Assistant Professor level and two at the Associate Professor level. For application info, please visit this website.
1) A tenure track Assistant Professor in Health Communication for July 2014. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field. ABDs are encouraged to apply, but a Ph.D. degree is required by date of appointment. The successful candidate should demonstrate a clear promise of research excellence in health communication. We are interested in candidates who explore health communication using participatory and culture-centered methodologies or approaches. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in Health Communication and Communication Management/Public Relations, and work closely with the Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) at NUS. CARE is a global hub for health communication research that uses participatory and culture-centered methodologies to develop community-driven health communication solutions. Application deadline for this position is: September 30, 2013.
2. Associate Professor in Health Communication and/or Communication Management. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. We are interested in scholars who approach communication through new and emergent media perspectives and value diverse research methods. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in health communication and communication management/public relations, and play active roles in developing the Department’s graduate program and mentoring graduate students.
3. Associate Professor in Media Studies/New Media. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field, who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. We seek a colleague to conduct teaching and research in one or more of the following specializations in New Media: (a) Freedom of Speech, Regulation, and Control, and (b) Public Discourse and Public Participation. We are interested in scholars with a record of research or a research interest in Asian contexts.
Application deadline for positions two and three: August 31, 2013.
Distinguished / Full Professor of Communication Studies
Department of Communication
University of Macau
The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The University is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives, including the relocation to a new campus and the establishment of the largest Residential College system in Asia. The new campus will be 20 times larger than the present one with a projected 40% increase in student enrollment and faculty size. English is the University’s working language.
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSH) invites applications for the position of Distinguished or Full Professor of Communication Studies. The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to BA and MA degrees embracing the full range of the field, including Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, Cinema, International and Intercultural Communication and Media Production. It also hosts a lively PhD programme. The Department wishes to make a strategic appointment at a senior level that can both contribute to and complement existing departmental emphases. While the post is open to applicants from any area of Communication Studies, we are especially interested in candidates with leading international reputations for their research and whose academic expertise is relevant to the concerns of Macau, the Greater China region and/or Southeast Asia. The successful candidate will be expected to play a full leadership role in the department; where appropriate, this may include serving as Department head.
For academic enquiries, please contact FSH.Comm.enquiry AT umac.mo
Qualifications Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant field, an international reputation for excellence in research, a distinguished publication record, a record of quality in teaching, experience working with graduate students and experience in curriculum design. The candidate should also possess excellent organizational qualities, communication skills and leadership ability. Candidates must be fluent in English and able to lecture and publish research in English. Ability to speak Chinese may be considered an asset, but is not necessary for the appointment.
The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2013. Position and Remuneration Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions. Review of applications will commence on 31 October 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
Application should include a current curriculum vitae in English.
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details and apply ONLINE at Jobs AT UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment/). Other contact points are:
Human Resources Office, University of Macau, Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau, Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment/, E-mail: vacancy AT umac.mo
The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower position under special circumstances. ***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
Wayne State University
Assistant Professor of Public Relations
The Department of Communication in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in Public Relations beginning no later than August 19, 2013. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Minimum qualifications are a completed PhD in Communication or related discipline by August 19, 2013.
We seek a colleague with a program of research in public relations with emphasis in social media, crisis communication, international contexts, or campaign metrics and evaluation. Preference will be given to candidates with professional experience in public relations. Candidates must present clear evidence of the potential for establishing a national reputation through an active program of research, an interest in seeking external funding, a strong record of teaching, a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate (MA and PhD) education, a willingness to mentor graduate students, and experience with diverse populations. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations; mentoring undergraduate and graduate (MA and PhD) students; pursuing an active program of research and publishing in high-quality venues; seeking external research funding; contributing to the intellectual life of the department; and providing appropriate professional service.
All applicants must use the Wayne State Online Hiring System, referring to posting #038969. The application packet must include a letter of application, curriculum vita, names and contact information for three references, a representative sample of research, and a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Faxed or email applications will not be accepted. Please do not submit transcripts or other supporting material at this time.
Inquiries about the positions may be directed to: Pradeep Sopory, Chair, Public Relations Search Committee, Department of Communication, 585 Manoogian Hall, Wayne State University Detroit, MI 48201 (psopory AT wayne.edu). Applications remain open until the position is filled; the search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 21, 2012. Wayne State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
4200 54th Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Assistant Professor of Communication, tenure track position, to start in September 2013. PhD. in Communication required. Eckerd College seeks an outstanding teacher/scholar with expertise in one or more of a broad range of specialties in communication, including, but not limited to: intercultural, multicultural, environmental, health, interpersonal, or public relations. The successful candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Communication Theory, Public Speaking, Research Methods, and courses in area(s) of expertise. Teaching load is seven courses per academic year (3-1-3). Candidates should be committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and have a record of scholarship that leads to publication.
Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester freshman program. Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. Send letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to www.eckerd.edu/hr/employment. Applications must be complete by November 7, 2012. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. James Janack, janackja AT eckerd.edu. Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for the College. EOE. Applications from women and minorities encouraged.
Full Professor and Department Head in Communication Studies
University of Macau
The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The university is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives including the relocation to a new campus. The new campus will be 20 times larger than the present one with a projected increase of 40% in student intake and faculty size. English is the University’s working language.
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FSH) invites applications for the position of Full Professor and Department Head in the following area:
The Communication Department currently offers broad-based curricula leading to BA, MA and PhD degrees. Current faculty work in areas as diverse as Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, International and Intercultural Communication, and Media Production with emphases in quantitative, qualitative and critical approaches. FSH hopes to appoint a Department Head who can both contribute to and complement existing departmental emphases. The post is open to applicants from any area of Communication Studies. We are especially interested in candidates whose academic expertise or research programme is relevant to the concerns of Macau, the Greater China region and/or Southeast Asia.
Candidates should possess a PhD, a record of outstanding teaching, an international research reputation with a strong publication record in international journals, experience working with graduate students and experience in curriculum design. The candidate should also possess excellent organizational qualities, communication skills, leadership ability and experience in administrative posts. The successful candidate will be appointed as Head of the Department. Candidates must be fluent in English and able to lecture and publish research in English. Ability to speak Chinese (Putonghua or Cantonese) may be an asset, but is not necessary for the appointment.
Selected candidate may assume duty as early as January 2012. Later dates of appointment are also possible.
Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12%, while after various discretionary exemptions the effective income tax rate has been around 5% – 7%.
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSH/DCOM/CS/09/2012). Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Potential applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early for consideration. Other contact points are:
Human Resources Office
University of Macau, Av. Padre Tomás Pereira, Taipa, Macau
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +853 8397 8593 or +853 8397 8592; Fax: +853 8397 8694 or +853 2883 1694
The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.
***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN – DEARBORN
Department of Language, Culture and Communication
Assistant Professor, Public Communication and Culture Studies
Assistant Professor of Public Communication and Culture Studies. Full time (6 courses per year), tenure track assistant professor with a specialization in public relations and social media, effective 9/1/12.
Specialization in public relations with an emphasis in social media applications for professional and advocacy settings. Demonstrated achievement in conducting and publishing research on social media in any of a variety of contexts, for example, global PR, non-profit PR, health communication, environmental communication, and/or risk and crisis communication.
Experience in teaching public relations required. Experience in teaching social media theory and skills highly desirable. Knowledge of social media applications in public relations context essential.
In addition to the teaching duties, the candidate will be expected to engage in program and course development relevant to areas such as the newly formed certificate program in public relations. Ph. D. from a recognized university communications doctorate program in hand by 9/1/2012.
For full consideration, submit letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, samples of recent scholarly work, and three letters of reference by November 15, 2011 to Chair, Communication Search Committee, Department of Language, Culture and Communication, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.