Roskilde U 2 Job Ads (Denmark)

Position 1:
The Department of Communication and Arts (DCA), Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as Professor with Special Responsibilities (MSO) of Communication from 1 March 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position as professor (MSO) is limited to a period of 5 years.

The Department of Communication and Arts is an innovative and interdisciplinary university environment, characterised by diversity with respect to theory, method and area of study in research and education. The department produces knowledge that contributes to critical research and reflexive practice in relation to development and change in society, including public institutions, private organizations, NGOs, and cultural and media institutions. In Communication Studies, research and teaching cover a plurarity of theoretical traditions (for example, sociocultural, critical, rhetorical,  phenomenological and pragmatic traditions) and empirical areas of study (for example, dialogic and participatory, digital, intercultural, organizational, political, science, strategic and visual communication).

For this position, we invite outstanding candidates, with demonstrated research excellence, and a proven commitment to developing and applying critical ways to theorise and empirically research one of the following two areas:
*Intercultural Communication
*Organisational Communication

Responsibilities and tasks, Qualifications, and Assessment:
See Further particulars below
Only applications in English are accepted.
Questions: For further information about the position, please contact Head of Studies Ib Tunby, ibtunby[at]ruc.dk.

Terms of employment:
The position will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The position is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure.

Commencing salary will be for professor (MSO) minimum DKK 534.788 per year (1st April 2016 level) plus pension contribution (17,1 %).

The professorship with special responsibilities (MSO) is a category where the appointment is limited to a -year period. On the expiry of the professorship period, the appointee is ensured employment and remuneration as an associate professor.

Read more about the recruitment process at Roskilde University here.

Application:
To apply for the position go to RUCs homepage: www.ruc.dk/en/job/vip/.  Please open the relevant job advertisement and click on the button “Apply for vacancy here”, which is found below the job advertisement.

Applications must include:
*Cover letter
*CV with documentation of education.
*Teaching portfolio (read more about teaching portfolio at Roskilde University here.)
*A complete list of publications.
*Co-author declaration.
*A maximum of 7 relevant scientific works that you want included in the assessment.
*A brief description (2-3 pages of your plans for development of the academic field in regard to both research and education, including a short description of how you view your qualifications in relation.
*A short description stating your most important scientific work relevant to the position and your contribution to such work (2-3 A4 pages)
*Documentation of additional research qualifications, including
–    experience in research management or other managerial functions
–    track record in fundraising

Please submit your application no later than 1 December, 2016. Material received after this date will not be taken into consideration.

Roskilde University welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.

Click here for Further Particulars

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Position 2
The Department of Communication and Arts (DCA), Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as Professor of Strategic Communication from 1 March 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

For this position, we invite outstanding candidates in the field of strategic communication within the wider field of communication and organisation studies. Applicants should have a track record of research excellence and a commitment to the development of critical ways of theorising and empirically researching relations between media and communication technologies and the social world, with a focus on strategic communication challenges faced by organisations, including public institutions, private businesses, governments, NGOs, and campaign/ad hoc organisations.

Gulf University for Science & Technology 3 Job Ads (Kuwait)

Three Open-Rank Positions: Digital Media Production/Emerging Media/Strategic Communication at Gulf University for Science and Technology

The Gulf University for Science and Technology is Kuwait’s first private, American-model university with a current enrollment of approximately 3,600 students. GUST currently offers programs in the Arts and Sciences, as well as Business—including an MBA.

The Department of Mass Communication and Media (MCM) invites applications for three open-rank, full-time positions. All candidates are expected to hold a PhD in a relevant field by the time of application and have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement. Research interests in the MENA region are welcomed but not expected.

Position 1: Media Production/Broadcast Specialist
The ideal candidate will have a mix of academic, professional and technical expertise in the areas of broadcasting and digital media production. Experience in radio or television broadcast production preferred. Teaching responsibilities include fundamentals of broadcasting, field production courses and mass media management. Additional skills such as cinematography, editing, audio production or digital storytelling an asset. The candidate will play a leadership role in the evolution of our current broadcasting concentration into a broader emphasis on multimedia production on set, on location, and online.

Position 2: Emerging Media
Candidate sought with expertise on the social impacts of digital media, as well as the effective application and evaluation of social media tools. Specialized interest in digital media production, strategic communication, media regulation or visual communication would complement both the current and future curriculum. Teaching expectations include media theory, social media planning and evaluation, writing for the media and general mass communication courses in line with the candidate’s background and interests.

Position 3: Strategic Communication

Candidate sought with expertise in strategic communication, international/intercultural public relations or other related areas. Interest in or experience with community engagement and social responsibility is highly desirable. Teaching expectations include a range of PR courses, as well as communication campaigns, advertising, integrated marketing communication, persuasive writing or political communication. Those with professional experience are especially welcome.

The Department of Mass Communication and Media offers a B.A. degree with concentrations in public relations and advertising, visual communication, and radio/TV broadcasting. There are approximately 500 majors overall with the largest majority concentrating in PR. The MCM department prides itself on an active and collegial academic environment with a strong commitment to experiential learning. The department expects its first American accreditation by Fall 2017. All instruction is in English.

GUST offers generous salaries and an excellent package, including housing and transportation allowances, educational allowances for dependents, private medical and dental plans, as well as annual return airfare home. Kuwait is also a tax-free country. Interested applicants are requested to visit our vacancies page and fill out the online form for the corresponding position. Then upload supporting documents, including a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references. A confirmation of the submission will be sent immediately.

Review of applications begins in December 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.

U Wisconsin-Parkside 2 job ads

Position 1: Assistant Professor of New Media

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Communication Department is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor with specialization in New Media to begin in August, 2017. The candidate will be able to contribute to the development of one or more additional areas in the department including: social media, digital media production, civic media, community and civic engagement, digital storytelling, digital performance, and health communication. The department places a high value on issues of social justice and diversity as well as service-learning and online teaching and so seeks a colleague who can contribute to those emphases. The primary responsibility of the position is teaching undergraduate students, including advising students. Faculty are also expected to engage in scholarship through research publication and perform other duties as assigned.

Position 2: Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Communication Department is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor with specialization in Strategic Communication to begin in August, 2017. The candidate will be able to contribute to the development of one or more additional areas in the department: crisis communication, conflict transformation, public relations, organizational consulting, leadership, and health communication. The department places a high value on issues of social justice and diversity as well as service-learning and online teaching and so seeks a colleague who can contribute to those emphases. The primary responsibility of the position is teaching undergraduate students, including advising students. Faculty are also expected to scholarship through research publication and perform other duties as assigned.

Applications received by October 7, 2016 are ensured full consideration. Positions are open until filled. For complete position description and instructions on how to apply, please go to https://www.uwp.edu/explore/employment/index.cfm?page=1  and click on either “Faculty-Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication” or “Faculty-Assistant Professor of New Media.”

The following documents will need to be submitted with the application: a cover letter of application; curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will be acceptable at the application stage); samples of syllabi from courses taught; statement of teaching and research philosophy; summary of teaching evaluations; examples of scholarly work; names and contact information for three references. (Additional materials may be requested.)

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement.  This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan.  The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first-generation and nontraditional students.  UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties.  Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience.  The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, email (and please indicate position title for which you are applying):
Joe Lambin, lambin[at]uwp.edu

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point job ads

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

Santa Clara University job ad

Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication
Santa Clara University, CA

The Department of Communication at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in strategic communication to begin in Fall 2016. We particularly value candidates whose research and teaching address strategic communication in non-profit, government, or NGO (non-governmental organization) sectors in US or global contexts, and who have expertise on environmental, health, social justice, or science and technology issues. Consistent with the department and university’s mission, we wish to emphasize the study and practice of strategic communication informed by attention to ethics and cultural sensitivity, and  that contributes to building a more sustainable, just, and humane world. The new faculty member will teach advanced courses in her/his area of specialty, a senior capstone course, and courses in at least one of the following areas of departmental need: introduction to mass communication, technology and communication, and/or quantitative or qualitative research methods. Preference will be given to candidates who are interested in qualifying one or more of their advanced courses for the following areas of the university’s core curriculum: science, technology, and society; civic engagement; experiential learning for social justice; or diversity.

Candidates should demonstrate promise in scholarly research, including the ability to publish in peer-reviewed journals, as well as evidence of successful teaching. The completion of a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related discipline is required by the time of appointment. Competitive salary and benefits package; housing assistance program is available. Faculty members are teaching scholars who balance a commitment to excellent teaching with active programs of scholarship. A full-time teaching load is 2 courses per quarter. Maintaining an active research program is required, along with undergraduate advising, mentoring, and service responsibilities.

For full job advertisement (including submission instructions) and to apply, please visit the SCU online jobs portal.  Applications are due by October 1, 2015.

Email queries to search committee chair Dr. Justin P. Boren. Please visit the department website for information about our faculty and program.

About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all mater’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

SUNY Oswego job ad in strategic communication

Assistant or Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in Strategic Communication at SUNY Oswego

The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York at Oswego is searching for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in Strategic Communication. The appointed candidate will play a principal role in developing a new graduate curriculum in Strategic Communication, while also teaching advanced undergraduate courses. The candidate should specify in her/his application the areas of teaching specialty including but not limited to the following: strategic use of new media, organizational communication, and health communication. Specialties in communication strategies in the global environment, workplace diversity, and leadership are a plus. Successful candidates for this position will also demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a program of original research and publication. Additional responsibilities will include academic advising, student mentoring, and participation in service activities. The successful applicant will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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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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CFP Int J Nonprofit Marketing

Richard D. Waters is currently editing a special issue of the International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing on the best practices of nonprofit marketing communication.  Briefly, he is looking for a variety of research papers (and methods!) that demonstrate how nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations use strategic communication to reach their stakeholders.  Stakeholders being broadly defined so as not to solely focus on donors, volunteers, and clients.  The deadline for full manuscripts is December 1, 2013, and they should be submitted through the Journal‘s Manuscript Central website.  The full call for papers with a brief listing of possible paper topics can be found here.

Those with questions can contact Richard D. Waters at: rdwaters AT usfca.edu

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Nat U Singapore job ad

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks to hire a tenured Full Professor with research and teaching specialization in Communication Management. In particular, research and teaching interests in health communication, science communication, public policy, social change communication, strategic communication, corporate social responsibility, public communication campaigns, and/or globalization are desired. We are interested in internationally recognized scholars who value diverse research methods and approach communication through new and emergent media perspectives.

For this position, candidates must have a Ph.D., extensive teaching experience, globally recognized research achievements, proven administrative experience, and leadership qualities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses and play active roles in developing the Department’s graduate program, supervising graduate students, and mentoring junior faculty.  Minimum qualifications will include demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Our Remuneration is internationally competitive.

The Department, a part of the globally ranked Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at NUS, offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, and is ranked number 3 in the global QS rankings of Communication and Media Studies. There are currently 15 tenure-track faculty members in this multi-disciplinary Department with international faculty whose areas of expertise cover communication management, media studies, and interactive design. The Department values its culture of collegiality and collaboration, and is a cross-disciplinary institution for multi-dimensional scholarship that encompasses engineering, arts, humanities, and the social sciences.

Application Procedure: Please submit the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) an updated curriculum vitae (including education, employment history, public and professional service, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications); (3) a list of six referees (with affiliations and particulars); and (4) a statement of research. Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, applications must arrive by 31 March 2013. We uphold the principle of non-discrimination and encourage every qualified individual to apply.

Enquiries and applications should be sent to Ms. Gayathri Dorairaju, Department of Communications and New Media, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Blk AS6, #03-41, 11 Computing Drive, Singapore 117416. Email: cnmcareer AT nus.edu.sg.

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ASU postdoc in strategic comm

The Center for Strategic Communication (CSC) and the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University are pleased to announce a new Postdoctoral Fellowship program beginning in May 2012.

Postdoctoral Fellowship
A postdoctoral fellowship will be awarded beginning in the May/June 2012 time frame. The appointment is for full time employment (40 hours per week) for 18 months.  Renewal for up to two additional 18 month periods is possible, contingent on additional funding by the sponsor and satisfactory job performance. Salary is $50,000 and the University offers subsidized health insurance. Support for travel to conferences will be available. Fellows are responsible for relocation and housing expenses. Fellows will support a research project sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) studying the persuasive effects of narrative.

For additional information regarding postdoctoral fellowships at ASU, please see: http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

Eligibility
Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in Communication, Psychology, or a related field/discipline. The degree must have been earned no earlier than 2010. Candidates with pending degrees who successfully defend their dissertations by May 1, 2012 will also be considered. Applicants must have no more than two years of formal postdoctoral experience.

Required Expertise
Applicants must have relevant expertise in persuasion and social influence, communication, experimental design, and advanced statistical analysis.

Desired Expertise
Relevant expertise or experience in one or more of the subjects of social/cognitive neuroscience, strategic communication, counter-terrorism, social psychology, and/or narrative persuasion, are desirable.

Responsibilities
Postdoctoral scholars are expected to carry out the research plan and fulfill the goals established with their supervising faculty member, Dr. Tony Roberto; to assist the supervising faculty member and other Principal Investigators in fulfilling the requirements of the grant in a timely manner; to communicate regularly with the supervising faculty member and other members of the research team; and to notify the faculty member of any change in research plans.

For further information about the position contact Prof. Tony Roberto, anthony.roberto@asu.edu

Application
Submit application materials electronically with all documents included in a single PDF file, to include the following:
1. A cover letter stating your interest in the Postdoctoral Fellowship. Provide details on:
a. how your research and expertise contributes to the interests of the CSC,
b. how your research and expertise relates to the project described above, and
c. your long-term professional goals.
2. An up to date curriculum vitae.
3. Contact information for two references who agree to be contacted.
4. Copies of up to three published papers/scholarly work.
5. Scanned copies of current academic transcript from all degree awarding institutions. Official transcripts will be requested from those who received formal offers.

The search will initially close with applications received by April 15, 2012.  If the position is not filled, then applications will be accepted every subsequent Friday until search is closed.

Send materials to:
Josephine Wong, Program Manager
Center for Strategic Communication
jody@asu.edu

ASU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement can be found at:  http://www.asu.edu/titleIX/