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Welcome to this year’s wiki! This wiki should include only academic positions in Communication and Media Studies that begin in Fall 2023. A few last-minute jobs for Fall 2022 that just hit have been added to the first section, Last Minute Jobs for Fall 22. We'll delete this once the semester progresses.

See also Film Studies 2022-2023.


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Last Minute Jobs for Fall 2022[]

Boston University (Boston, MA) - Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies (Deadline: None, Reviews begin 7/15/2022)[]

  • Job Description: The Boston University College of Communication invites applications for a two- year Visiting Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies position for the fall of 2022. The EMS program addresses social scientific aspects of new media with a particular focus on empirical analysis of data. We are looking for candidates who will be able to teach standard graduate courses in this area and who will enhance the intellectual and experiential diversity of our current faculty. The projected teaching load will be three courses per semester and will include teaching one or two sections of social statistics and research methodology. Elective course offerings in specialties are encouraged. Ideally, service would begin on August 25, 2022. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
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    • This position is not for the fall of 2023.
    • OK to keep for now, but we'll delete later in the cycle - unofficial 2022-2023 Moderator

Howard University (Washington, DC) - Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication (Deadline immediately - JOB BEGINS AUGUST 15, 2022)[]

  • Job Description: The Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University in Washington, D.C. seeks outstanding candidates for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor. The appointment begins August 15, 2022. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the Strategic Communication sequence in the Department of Strategic, Legal, Management Communication (SLMC), such as Fundamentals of Public Relations, Introduction to Strategic Communications, Basic Public Relations, Advanced Public Relations Writing, and Public Affairs Management. Candidates will serve on committees and pursue research and/or creative work agendas. Candidate may also be asked to advise the department's D. Parke Gibson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America as well as to teach graduate-level courses and serve on dissertation committees in the school's Communication, Culture and Media Studies PhD program. We seek candidates who will uphold the highest standards of teaching, scholarship and professional work practices as well as make strong and significant contributions to our diverse student body and campus climate. Candidates must have a PhD in-hand by July 1, 2022, in communication/media studies or a related field and demonstrate proficiency in a variety of communication and teaching perspectives, along with knowledge of contemporary communication theories and applications to the public relations industry. In addition to being able to teach courses listed in the description section, candidates should have a research record appropriate for the rank of the position and a strong commitment to student mentoring. In keeping with the school's proposed interdisciplinary research agenda, preference will be given to candidates with a research/creative production agenda focused on at least one of the following strategic emphases, including, but not limited to, workforce diversity, digital communication, public relations, public policy, social media, media literacy, multicultural and international communication or race, class, and gender issues in communication. Ideal candidates will have professional experience in the communications industry as well as university-level teaching experience with diverse student populations-a demonstrated record of success contributing to excellence in teaching, mentoring and research within diverse campus environments and a firm commitment to assisting the department's efforts to support the university's mission.
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    • This was posted 7/25/22 and the job starts 8/15/2022 - good luck everyone!!!

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (Greensboro, NC) - Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism & Mass Comm (Deadline 7/18/22 (??) - for Fall 2022)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure track assistant/associate professor position. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate-level courses, conducting research, student advising, student mentoring and recruitment, curriculum development and other required activities for tenure. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment, and service to the department, College, and University as needed. The selected candidate will teach three courses each semester, advise students and engage in scholarly research that results in grants, publications, and other creative activities. The appointee also will serve on departmental, college and university committees as appropriate. The preferred candidate will be a mass media professional who has a track record of producing multimedia content on such platforms as print media, television, radio, digital and social media with experience teaching multimedia and mass communication journalism courses at the university level. Courses in the multimedia and mass media production sequence include Introduction to Multimedia Journalism, Electronic News Writing, Reporting and Producing, Script Writing, Photojournalism, Communication Practicum, Introduction to Radio and Digital Production, Introduction to Video Production, and Social Media. Additionally, the faculty member should demonstrate the ability to develop and supervise student projects that build professional competency. The department has special interest in individuals with backgrounds in sports, short or documentary film production, or data analysis and reporting.
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    • Posted 6/22/22 for a 8/12/22 start date

Jobs for 2022-2023[]

Baylor University (Waco, TX) - Assistant/Associate Professor, Communication (9/5/22)[]

  • The Department of Communication at Baylor University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor. The appointment begins in August 2023. We seek candidates who will broaden our department’s existing strengths in the social sciences and rhetorical studies. We seek applications from candidates who conduct research on underserved populations by addressing inequities, disparities, and/or social change within professional, health, community, and social contexts. Applications are welcome from communication scientists or rhetoricians from the different subareas within the discipline of communication. The preferred candidate should be able to generate a program of high-impact research using quantitative, qualitative, rhetorical, or mixed-methods methodologies and pursue external funding. A PhD in Communication is required for this position.
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Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA) - Assistant Professor of Race and Communication (Deadline 10/13/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program at Boston College invite applications for a joint tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of race and communication. The successful candidate should demonstrate teaching and research experience in the areas of communication and media studies, as well as critical race studies. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach courses including Black Popular Culture, Theories of Culture and Identity, and additional classes in the candidate's area of specialty. Applicants with research interests in diasporic or global media are particularly encouraged to apply. The Communication Department and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program at Boston College are committed to excellence in research, scholarship, and teaching. The teaching load for the position is 3/2, or 5 courses, to be divided between the Department of Communication and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program. Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or Media Studies in hand by May 2023.  Candidates should have an established record of teaching and scholarship in race and communication.
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Boston University (Boston, MA) - Assistant Professor of Media Science (Deadline 10/3/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations at Boston University seeks to hire a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor whose research advances communication theory with a specialization in media science and/or studies. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field, as well as an active program of communication or media focused research. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the potential to develop a national or international reputation as a scholar and bring both intellectual and experiential diversity to our existing faculty. Candidates should have the capacity to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in BU’s media science program including classes in understanding media, research methods, media effects, communication theory, media theory, persuasion theory, and professional presentations. Duties include teaching two classes each semester, advising students, and serving on various committees while producing significant, high-quality scholarship.
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Boston University (Boston, MA) - Department Chair in Film and Television (NON TT) (Deadline 11/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: Boston University’s College of Communication invites applications for the Chair of its Film and Television Department. We seek a colleague with a professional track record in their area of film and/or television, committed to the highest educational standards and a focus on the innovations necessary in an era of dramatic change across the entire media landscape. The chair should have a record of administrative experience in the Film and Television industry or in academia. The chair works with other members of the College of Communication’s leadership team to build on the already excellent reputation of the unit and move the department to the forefront of Film and Television education. The chair will be appointed at the rank of Professor of the Practice, non-tenure track, and will provide leadership for the department as well as teach one undergraduate or graduate course per semester.
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    • Can't believe they're looking for a chair but this is a non-TT position... smh

Bryant University (Smithfield, RI) - Assistant Professor of Digital Communication (Deadline "August, 2022")[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication at Bryant University invites applications for a full time, tenure track assistant professor position in Digital Communication to help create and promote our newly established B.S in Digital Communication. The successful candidate should be able to teach introductory courses in digital communication focusing on the real-world applications of digital media as well as more advanced, theoretical-based courses. Areas of focus could include, but are not limited to, digital literacy, impact of digital communication on diverse populations, use of digital communication to address social, cultural, and economic disparities, digital media production and distribution, writing for digital media, and addressing at risk communities through digital media. Teaching at the graduate level may also be required. Ph.D. in Communication required by start of appointment. The development and implementation of courses in digital communication is desired. We seek a scholar-teacher whose background prepares them to offer a wider variety of courses in the Department of Communication which could include Introduction to Communication, Introduction to Digital Communication, Research Methods, Social Media Communication, Digital Communication and Society, as well as other courses that align with the candidate’s specific expertise. The successful candidate should be able to examine digital media from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective. Preference will be given to individuals with industry experience. Applicants for this position will be expected to work collaboratively on research and grant acquisition with diverse educational departments. Evidence of multidisciplinary research and grant-writing experience is preferred.
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Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) - Open Rank TT Position in Televisual Studies, emphasis on race and/or gender (Deadline 9/9/22)[]

  • Job Description: Bucknell University's Film/Media Studies Program invites applications for an open-rank tenure track position in Televisual Studies with an emphasis on race and/or gender to begin August 2023. This position is part of a Bucknell cluster hire focusing on Race, Gender, and Social Justice in conjunction with the departments of English (Literary Studies and Film & Media Studies), Women's and Gender Studies, Geography and Environmental Studies, Psychology, Music, and Latin American Studies. We are looking for a teacher-scholar whose research focuses on television and its intersection with issues of race and/or gender. We welcome applications from scholars who study television from a variety of methodological approaches such as industry studies, cultural studies, textual analysis, and/or historical studies. This position will expand our current major's scope by offering courses that engage with television from its roots in radio to contemporary digital platforms. We are especially interested in how courses can weave race and/or gender into various television eras, genres, and platforms. Beyond our Program, contributing courses to Bucknell's general curriculum is also desirable. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in an appropriate field by the time of appointment. The normal teaching load is five courses per year.
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Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT) - Assistant Professor of Media Studies (Deadline 10/31/22)[]

  • Job Description: Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Media Studies in the Department of Communications beginning August 2023.The successful candidate will be able to teach core courses in Media Studies, including Introduction to Mass Media and Media Literacy, and upper-level courses in critical Media Studies in any of the following areas: Gender; Race and Ethnic Studies; Cultural Studies; Media Convergence; Advertising; Animation; Sports; Digital Culture and/or Critical Media Theory. Candidates with expertise in diversity, equity, or inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional responsibilities include advising students, serving on departmental and campus-wide committees, holding office hours, collaborating with colleagues, and participating in traditional academic functions.
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Columbus State University (Columbus, GA) - Assistant Professor of Communication (Strategic Comm/PR) (Deadline December 2022)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication at Columbus State University seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to support instruction in the Public Relations (undergraduate) and Strategic Communication Management (graduate) tracks. The position will begin August 1, 2023. This position will be expected to teach courses that support our curriculum in the PR Concentration: primarily our public relations (principles, management, campaigns), social and digital media writing, and strategic media writing courses. The successful candidate will maintain a 4:4 teaching load each semester and summer teaching is often available. An active program of research, specifically within public relations, or in the broader field of strategic communication is expected for tenure. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting our recruiting efforts, our student organizations, and support our Nonprofit and Civic Engagement Center. Required qualifications include a PhD completed prior to August 2023 and demonstrated professional experience in and strategic use of social and digital media. Applicants should be versed in a variety of qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods as they relate to traditional and digital communication, advertising, and related public relations activities. This includes an emphasis on collecting, interpreting, and reporting social and digital media analytics. Special consideration will be given to candidates with knowledge and/or experience in non-profit organizations, grassroots communication campaigns, strategic communication, and/or crisis management. The successful candidate must present suitable qualifications to teach graduate level courses in strategic communication, social media and data analytics, media management and economics, and crisis communication. Candidates with specific digital media experience or subject-matter expertise (e.g., search engine optimization, metadata functionality, website content principles and strategies, social media management and measures, etc.) are desired. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to active learning.
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Denison University (Granville, OH) - Assistant Professor of Communication/Media Studies (Deadline 9/2/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication at Denison University invites applications for a full time, tenure track assistant professor position in Media Studies with an emphasis on critical and cultural approaches to the study of digital transformations in television, broadcast media and the broader screen ecology. Specifically, we are interested in a candidate whose teaching and research takes a critical approach to the increasingly diverse and changing nature of screen cultures and culture industries in an era when proliferating networked devices, audience analytics and streaming platforms are transforming patterns of cultural consumption and changing the meaning, form, and power of creative industries. Intersections of the above with race, gender, sexuality, disability and/or class are particularly desirable. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. by start date, preferably in Communication. (ABD will be considered as Instructor until PhD is attained). Prior teaching experience in Media Studies is ideal. We seek a teacher-scholar whose background prepares them to offer a range of courses which may include courses focused on Visual Communication, Creator Culture, Digital/Streaming Television, Media Structures, Media Theory, Introduction to Media Literacy, Racialized Perspectives on the Media, Mediating Gender and Sexuality, Digital Technology & Cultural Change as well as other courses that align with the candidate’s expertise. (Interested applicants who desire to learn more about the department's curriculum are encouraged to visit https://denison.edu/academics/communication/courses.)
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Denison University (Granville, OH) - Assistant Professor of Communication/Media Ethics and Law (Deadline 9/2/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication at Denison University invites applications for a full time, tenure track assistant professor to teach in media studies with an emphasis on ethics, law and policy around media institutions and practices. An ideal candidate's teaching and research will demonstrate awareness of media technologies (including but not limited to digital media) with a critical approach to examining ethical, political, and governmental influences on power and justice in the mediated realm. Intersections of the above with race, gender, sexuality, disability and/or class are particularly desirable. Qualified candidates should demonstrate experience teaching media studies from a critical cultural perspective. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. by start date preferably in Communication. (ABD will be considered as Instructor until PhD is attained). Prior teaching experience in Media Studies is ideal. An ideal candidate’s background should demonstrate their ability to offer a range of courses which may include Media Ethics, Ethics and Society, Media Theory, Freedom of Speech, Media Structures, Communication Law, The Trouble with Normal, Racialized Perspectives of Media, Mediating Gender and Sexuality as well as courses in their specific area of expertise. (Interested applicants who desire to learn more about the department's curriculum are encouraged to visit https://denison.edu/academics/communication/courses.)
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Eckerd College (Saint Petersburg, FL) - Assistant Professor of Film Studies (Deadline 10/15/2022)[]

  • Job Description: Assistant Professor of Film Studies with a specialty in the study and production of narrative film and media, tenure-track position, to start in August 2023. MFA or Ph.D. in relevant field required. Teach seven courses per academic year, including introductory courses in digital film and media production (Introduction to Filmmaking) and film analysis (Elements of Film), and a range of upper-level courses focused on narrative film production and analysis courses, such as short fiction, new media production, and related film and media. The Film Studies major at Eckerd College fully integrates moving image production with film analysis and is seeking a filmmaker-scholar who can help build upon this commitment with a strong record of peer-reviewed achievement in moving image-making and analysis with an expectation of future work in this area.
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Emerson College (Boston, MA) - Assistant Professors of Media Studies (2 positions) (Deadline 9/30/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Media Studies. We are particularly interested in candidates who could complement our existing faculty's strengths by contributing expertise in one or more of the following areas: Media of the Global South; Black, Indigenous and/or Latinx Media; Emergent and Streaming Media; Animation; Sports Media; Extended Reality; Games Studies; Sound Studies; Ecomedia; Media Ethics; Social Media; Civic Media; Media Industries and/or Production Cultures. The appointment begins August 24, 2023 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 24 & 25, 2023. The ideal candidate will be an active scholar and dedicated educator with (1) a record of rigorous, innovative scholarly publication, (2) college-level teaching experience focusing on media history, criticism, and theory, and (3) a Ph.D. in hand in media studies, visual or cultural studies, or a related field by the time of appointment. A strong commitment to undergraduate education in a residential college environment is essential.
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Fashion Institute of Technology (New York, NY) - Full-Time Faculty Position in Film and Media Studies (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Film, Media and Performing Arts Department seeks a forward-looking film and media faculty member with broad interests and experience. Teaching responsibilities will include history and theory of Film and Media, as well as a wide range of program electives. Desirable areas of expertise include African-American, Latin American, Asian, and/or transnational film and media, reflecting recent trends in the field towards a decentralized perspective. The ideal candidate will be prepared to engage actively with colleagues and students in the various operational aspects of conducting a small-scale program that blends production and academic study. The successful candidate will be involved in curriculum development, pedagogy, and program facilities and equipment, as well as outreach to expand the program's visibility. Responsibilities include co-organizing student screenings and the FIT Film+Media Screening Series, as well as collaborating with the Offices of International Programs and Career and Internship Services to develop opportunities for students. The new faculty member will have college-level teaching experience, engagement in scholarly and professional activities, and will contribute to the department, School, and College and beyond the classroom through committee and college-wide service.
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Hobart & William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY) - Assistant Professor of Media & Society (Global Media) (Deadline 9/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Media and Society Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Global Digital Media beginning August 1, 2023. The teaching load is five courses per year, including our foundational course, Introduction to Media and Society, and courses in the field of global digital media. The global focus of this position advances the Media and Society Program's mission to incorporate a broad range of perspectives into the curriculum, and to cultivate critically engaged global citizens. Recent Ph.D.'s and those from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  The Media and Society Program is distinguished by its merging of history, theory, and practice across the curriculum, so we seek candidates who share that commitment in their teaching philosophy. The commitment to equity and social justice is a core value of the Media and Society Program. The candidate that is best suited to our program's mission is one who is devoted to inclusive pedagogy and whose work is concerned with the social implications of media: how digital technology contributes to, or helps override, imbalances of power. The successful candidate must articulate a desire to conduct research and teach at a small, residential, undergraduate college. For more information about the Media and Society Program, see: https://www2.hws.edu/academics/media-and-society-new/.
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Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Communication (2 positions) (Deadline 9/30/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University seeks candidates for two tenure track faculty positions, one for an open-rank faculty position, and the other for an Assistant Professor faculty position. The candidates should have interest in conducting research that contributes to understanding communication processes. Qualified applicants should have a social scientific focus, expertise in quantitative research methods, and ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. For the open-rank faculty position, we are particularly interested in scholars who contribute to research in contexts that advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching, mentoring graduate students, high-quality empirical research, and external grant activity. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field. In the letter of application, candidates should list their primary and secondary areas of research, teaching, and methodological expertise. Faculty will be expected to teach in one or more of the following areas:  diversity and intercultural communication; strategic communication; organizational communication; and social influence.
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Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) - Senior Rank Faculty and Department Chair in Journalism and Communication (Deadline 10/31/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Journalism and Communication at Lehigh University invites applications for Chair of the Department. The appointment begins August 15, 2023. We seek candidates with relevant academic and administrative leadership experience whose record qualifies for a tenured appointment at the rank of full professor (applicants at the rank of advanced associate professor at their current institution will be considered). The department invites applications from scholars in all areas of journalism and communication. The candidate should also have relevant professional experience in journalism or communication. Qualifications include a doctorate in journalism, mass communication, or related field, and and established record of excellence in scholarly achievement, teaching, and administrative leadership. We particularly encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities. The department chair will provide academic and administrative leadership to faculty and staff, teach one course per semester, conduct research, oversee and engage in departmental operations, including budgetary management, and serve as a member of the College of Arts and Sciences’ leadership team. The chair will be expected to support a strong, collegial, productive department committed to inclusivity, diversity, and work-life balance, and to build upon the department's nationally recognized strengths in research and undergraduate education.
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North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) - Assistant Professor of Communication & Race ("Open until filled" - job posted 8/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position of Communication and Race beginning August 16, 2023. We welcome applications from candidates who can contribute to our Department’s curricular domains: interpersonal communication, organizational communication, rhetoric, media studies, public relations, media production, and science, health, environment, and risk communication (SHER). The successful candidate will teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate level, including working with students in our interdisciplinary doctoral program in Communication Rhetoric and Digital Media. Tenured and tenure-track faculty members have a teaching load of 2/2, develop curriculum in their areas of expertise, supervise graduate students, and contribute to the intellectual life of the department and university. Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. The successful candidate will teach COM 417, Communication and Race, and we especially welcome applicants from candidates whose teaching and research interests may include (but are not limited to) the following: black digital humanities, environmental humanities, BIPOC digital media and culture (including PR and media production), social movements and counterpublics, international/intercultural communication, and/or anti-colonial, decolonial and postcolonial theories and methods. Candidates from historically minoritized groups are especially encouraged to apply.
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Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) - Assistant Professor of Communication Technology (School of Communication) (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for a 9-month full time tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2023. The successful applicant will conduct communication technology-relevant research and teach courses in areas such as user experience (UX), human-computer interaction (HCI), usability testing and evaluation, video games, social media, and mobile communication. We welcome applicants whose research complements and builds on our areas of strength, which include communication technology and society; health communication and social influence; mass communication uses and effects; and/or political communication and public opinion. The ability to address undergraduate teaching needs in areas such as intro to communication, strategic communication, intercultural communication, and organizational communication, among others is a plus. We are working to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into all facets of our work, and the colleague we hire should help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement.
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Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) - Assistant Professor, Strategic/OrgComm (School of Communication) (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for a 9-month full time tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2023. We are seeking a colleague who can help us address undergraduate teaching needs in strategic and/or organization communication. The successful applicant will also conduct research in areas that complement the school’s leadership in the social scientific study of communication. We welcome applicants whose research complements and builds on our areas of strength, which include communication technology and society; health communication and social influence; mass communication uses and effects; and/or political communication and public opinion. We are working to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into all facets of our work, and the colleague we hire should help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement.
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Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) - Associate/Full Professor (School of Communication) (Deadline 10/15/22)[]

  • Job Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applications for a 9-month full time position at the rank of associate professor or professor, with tenure, to begin August 2023. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that further the school’s leadership in the social scientific study of communication. We welcome applicants whose research complements and builds on our areas of strength, which include communication technology and society; health communication and social influence; mass communication uses and effects; and/or political communication and public opinion. Preference will be given to scholars with a demonstrated track record of external funding or are on a trajectory to securing external funding. We are working to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into all facets of our work, and the colleague we hire should help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement.
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Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA) - Assistant Professor (Integrated Marketing Communication) (Deadline 9/15/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Communication Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) to begin August 2023. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level, a clear research agenda, and be actively involved in a faith community. Candidates must have professional experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies as part of IMC campaigns. They must demonstrate expertise in using digital and traditional media channels. Teaching responsibilities will include beginning and intermediate-level integrated marketing courses, direct and digital marketing, as well as the possibility of additional courses in the candidate’s area of research. In addition to expected teaching and scholarly responsibilities, candidates who seek to advise students, supervise internships, enrich curricula, assist with co-curricular programs (AMA/Student IMC Agency), and advance the university, college, division, and programs through service are especially desired. Documented teaching and research expertise in one or a combination of the following areas is required: Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, or Digital Analytics. Candidates should be well-versed in the intersections between these areas. To be eligible for a tenure-track position, candidates must have an earned doctorate in Communication, Marketing or a related field no later than August 1, 2023. Professional experience in the industry including special skills related to digital analytics, social media analytics, videography and/or Web or App design and development would be beneficial. Pepperdine’s undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of approximately 3,400 students situated in Malibu, California.  It is affiliated with the Churches of Christ and the Restoration tradition within Protestant Christianity.  All applicants must have an active commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and reflect on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials.  We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA) - Assistant Professor (Org Comm & Communication Ethics) (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Communication Division at the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank in Communication Studies. Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3,400 students situated in Malibu, California. The successful candidate will primarily teach courses in organizational communication and communication ethics. Candidates will also teach introductory courses in communication, public speaking, and research methods. We seek a colleague who will contribute to the student's whole person, and particularly their awareness of the interconnectedness between self, others, and calling; understanding of communication systems to foster justice; skills for analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting messages; ability to communicate competently across differences and contexts; and their ability to engage in ethical dialogue. Support for the University's Christian liberal arts mission and emphasis on innovative teaching is essential. All applicants must have an active commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and reflect on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials. An established record of strong research is also highly desirable. Experience with institutional assessment and curriculum development is preferable. A Ph.D. in communication is required; the successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. by August 1, 2023 when the position officially begins.
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Pitzer College (Claremont, CA) - Assistant Professor of Digital Media Studies (Deadline 9/15/22)[]

  • Job Description; Pitzer College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position, at the level of assistant professor, in digital media studies. A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. The position is open, and we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research interests engage media platforms, digital cultures, digital labor, issues of access, media activism, or feminist media praxis. The Pitzer Media Studies Field Group, in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Media Studies Program at the Claremont Colleges, has constructed a curriculum that foregrounds diversity, inclusion, access, and people’s use of media as social and political action to create cultural change. Our faculty members offer a diverse and comprehensive set of courses that challenge students in intercultural understanding and in social justice theory and praxis. The successful candidate will design undergraduate courses in their areas of specialization, demonstrate an ability to teach one or more of our core introductory media studies courses (including Introduction to Digital Media Studies, contribute to the College’s First Year Seminar program, and have the capacity to supervise capstone projects (including practice-based work). The teaching load is five courses per year with the expectation of an advising caseload.
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Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT) - Open Rank Professor, Advertising and Integrated Communications (Deadline 11/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Strategic Communication in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University is seeking a tenure-track open-rank faculty member in the Advertising and Integrated Communications program. Advertising and Integrated Communications is a growing degree program integrating the skills and knowledge of advertising, design, and content creation. The department seeks a colleague to teach courses in social media strategy and analytics as well as advertising and content creation. The position starts August 2023.
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Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT) - Assistant Professor, Tenure-track faculty member in the Media Studies department (Deadline 9/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Media Studies in Quinnipiac University’s School of Communications seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant professor specializing in entertainment talent management, starting in August 2023. The position will contribute to the University’s new Talent Management degree program. Candidates must be able to teach our introductory undergraduate course, Media Industries and Trends, and in two or more of the following areas: media trend forecasting, media innovators, celebrity culture, communications law and policy, diversity in media, global communication, media research methods, media users and audiences, popular music, sports media, media analytics and/or media management, or other areas that complement our current offerings. Our department highly values innovative teaching and diverse perspectives.
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Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY and Washington, DC) - Associate/Full Professor, Citizenship & Democratic Institutions (2 positions) (Deadline 9/30/22)[]

  • Job Description: Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications invites applications for two full-time tenured positions at the Associate or Full Professor rank to begin Fall 2023. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022 and continue until positions are filled. The School seeks multidisciplinary scholars who have significant, established track records of published research, extramural grant acquisition, and thought leadership in the area of journalism and democracy to be a part of Syracuse University's new Cen ter for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship. The Center, located in Washington, D.C., is a joint effort of the Newhouse School and Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and promotes nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest. One of the positions would be based at the Newhouse School in Syracuse, while the other position would be based at the Center in Washington, D.C. We seek colleagues who can lead multidisciplinary research efforts to analyze the forces that damage trust in journalism and democracy and to strengthen the ability of journalists and others to rebuild credibility. Candidates should be familiar with the historical and contemporary issues in American journalism that make it prone to distrust, including from members of marginalized groups; be able to critically evaluate these issues; consider solutions; and engage in productive self-reflection. A wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches will be considered, from a range of disciplines including political science, psychology, sociology, computer science, and history in addition to mediated communication. The ability to secure grant funding is essential. This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Citizenship and Democratic Institutions. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions across departments for this cluster. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in the focus area and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments in the Newhouse School, the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, the Law School, and across Syracuse University.
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Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX) - Assistant Professor of Public Relations & Strategic Communication Management (Deadline unspecified, posted 8/16/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Public Relations & Strategic Communication Management in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech  University invites applications for a full-time (9-month), tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Relations & Strategic Communication Management. The appointment is expected to begin September 1, 2023, with faculty on-duty approximately two weeks prior. Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in communication, public relations, or a closely related field by August 2023. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of or potential for high-quality research, teaching excellence, the ability to secure external funding for their research, and contributions to a collegial environment. Specifically, candidates should have research and teaching expertise in public relations, strategic communication management, health communication, risk/crisis communication, political communication, or a closely related sub-discipline. Candidates must have a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse populations. In addition, they must be eligible to work as a tenure-track assistant professor in the United States at the time of appointment. Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred, as is professional experience in public relations or strategic communication.
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University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA) - Open Rank Global Digital Media Studies Professor, Dept of Film & Media (Deadline 9/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Film & Media at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure-track/tenured) in the area of Global Digital Media Studies. The Department is interested in both scholars working on digital media in non-Western cultural, historical, and theoretical contexts, as well as scholars thinking non-nationally about digital media with a broad global purview. The Department of Film and Media at the University of California, Berkeley is one of the oldest film programs in the United States with a growing interest in a wide range of media practices, industries, and cultures. The Department holds a strong intellectual commitment to innovative interdisciplinary approaches to film and media research, evidenced in the scholarship of its thirteen current ladder faculty, seven of whom have officially shared appointments with other departments in the Division of Arts & Humanities. The department offers both a BA with approximately 300 current majors and a PhD in Film and Media with between 20-25 graduate students enrolled at any one time. It is currently one of the fastest-growing undergraduate majors in the Division of Arts & Humanities with a focus on film and media scholarship, criticism, and production.
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University of Florida - Assistant/Associate Professor (2 positions), Department of Public Relations (Deadline 9/2/22)[]

  • Job Description: Join the faculty of U.S. News and World Report’s top 5 U.S. public university at an exciting time of growth and opportunity. The Department of Public Relations in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications invites applications for two nine-month tenure track appointments. One position will be at the assistant professor level. The second one will be at the assistant or associate level. Applicants must already have or will have earned a doctorate in journalism or communication before starting work in August 2023. In the Department of Public Relations, faculty, students, staff, alumni, and professionals work together to continually improve our program. As a result, our graduates go on to be future leaders, change makers, scholars, writers, and critical thinkers who make us proud.  Our talented, diverse, and engaged students need you to bring your skills, experience and wisdom to our classrooms. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in public relations. The faculty member will teach and supervise graduate students. Candidates will mentor undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other service activities, and demonstrate interest in contributing to online education, diversity, and the internationalization of the college and university. The candidate will also be expected to conduct scholarly or creative research. Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in communication or other relevant field by August 2023 and a record of original scholarly research. For those individuals applying to the associate professor position, applicants will need a record of original scholarly research, teaching, and service commensurate with appointment at the associate professor level. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in one or a combination of the following areas: data analytics, corporate communication, social media, public interest/social change communication, artificial intelligence, and other areas relevant to public relations. Other qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching, a publication record and productive research program, and potential to secure grant funding.
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University of Georgia (Athens, GA) - Assistant Professor of Entertainment & Media Studies (TV/Screen Studies) (Deadline unspecified, posted 7/28/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Entertainment and Media Studies invites applications for faculty whose research and teaching addresses issues in television entertainment or, more broadly, in screen cultures in media entertainment including television, film, and/or digital media. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Desired research areas include but are not limited to: Television studies, Post-network television, Major streaming platforms in media entertainment, Transmedia narrative and media entertainment, Domestic or global media-entertainment industries, Underrepresented communities and media entertainment, Streaming cultures and media entertainment, Media entertainment, social justice and social change, Audience studies and media entertainment, Fan cultures and media entertainment, User-generated content and media entertainment. Mentoring of graduate students and direction of theses and dissertations, and service on department, college and university committees is expected. This position carries a 2/2 teaching load. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in specific areas of expertise, teaching responsibilities will include 1-2 additional courses in theoretical, methodological and/or substantive required courses for majors.
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University of Georgia (Athens, GA) - Assistant Professor of Entertainment & Media Studies (Production) (Deadline unspecified, posted 8/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Entertainment and Media Studies invites applications for faculty to engage in significant, original creative work in visual narrative entertainment and to teach courses in television and/or film production. Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank and on the tenure track. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is eligible for reappointment. This position also includes a 2/2 teaching load, with responsibilities to teach production basics, plus any of the following courses: screenwriting, cinematography, producing, directing and/or production capstone. Service on department, college and university committees is also expected. Candidates with an MA in a related field and at least five years of significant professional experience and accomplishments in film and/or television production, screenwriting, and producing for film and/or television will be considered. However, such candidates must be approved for a terminal-degree exception before hire.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) - Assistant/Associate Professor, Dept of Journalism (Deadline 9/30/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Journalism seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in science, technology, data or digital journalism. Academic scholars and journalism practitioners are encouraged to apply. This tenure-track, nine-month position will begin August 2023. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong research or creative works program in one of these areas:  science and technology journalism; data journalism; immersive storytelling; artificial intelligence and other innovative approaches to gathering and distributing news and information; audience engagement analytics and applications; network, locative and mobile media mapping. Teaching duties will include science and technology journalism courses and development of courses and graduate seminars in a variety of areas related to uses and effects of emerging technologies in journalism. In addition to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students, our faculty work with master's students in Journalism's M.S. program and, together with the departments of Advertising and Media and Cinema Studies, train doctoral students in the College of Media.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) - Open Rank Professor, Org Comm, Dept of Communication (Deadline 9/30/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a nine-month full-time open rank, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the area of Organizational Communication. A Ph.D. in Communication or related field is required at the time of appointment. Applicants must show evidence or promise of developing a record of teaching effectiveness and independent social scientific research. Applicants also must demonstrate evidence or promise of securing external funding. We seek candidates who employ social scientific methods to study organizational communication. The specific areas of teaching and research may be any topic within the broad area of organizational communication, including: (a) AI and the future of work, (b) institutional perspectives on organizational communication, (c) the use of communication technologies for organizing, (d) the implementation and use of enterprise social media, (e) technologies and distributed work, and (f) large-scale organizational communication networks.
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University of Maryland at College Park (College Park, MD) - Assistant/Associate Professor of Oral Communication (Deadline 9/20/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a full-time, tenured/tenure-track position in Oral Communication at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The starting date for the position is August 23, 2023. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as the Director or Co-Director for the Oral Communication Program (OCP). The ideal scholar will have a research program that emphasizes one or more of the following: communication education, instructional communication, critical communication pedagogy, and/or anti-racist teaching. As Director or Co-Director of the OCP, the candidate will oversee COMM 107 and COMM 200, which are multi-section presentational speaking courses that fulfill the oral communication requirement of the Fundamental Studies category of the University’s General Education Program. The courses enroll approximately 3,800-4,000 undergraduate students per academic year and are taught primarily by graduate teaching assistants and professional-track faculty. Candidates should have demonstrated a commitment to and experience with inclusive pedagogies, meaningful learning outcomes assessments, and mentorship of a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate students. The OCP Director or Co-Director will provide support in teaching a one-credit course in communication pedagogy for new graduate assistants. The candidate will be involved in supervising graduate assistants who support the OCP. The candidate will also join a team of two professional-track faculty members who provide administrative leadership in the OCP and serve as managing directors of the program, including the managing director of the department’s Oral Communication Center. The Director or Co-Director will also ideally specialize in one of the following: civic participation, community engagement, public and/or digital humanities, applied social science research, and/or support for NGOs, non-profit, or social justice organizations in crisis, health, political, risk, science, or strategic communication that advances the Department of Communication’s guiding principle: Communication for the Public Good. This candidate should be able to evidence their commitment to providing mentorship and training in anti-racist pedagogy. Experience with or interest in pursuing extramural funding is highly desirable.
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University of Maryland at College Park (College Park, MD) - Assistant Professor of Public Relations (Deadline 9/20/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland-College Park invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Public Relations at the rank of assistant professor. The starting date for the position is August 23, 2023. The successful candidate will have or show clear promise of a strong, active research program in Public Relations. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in public relations, communication, mass communication, or a related field at the time of appointment and have the ability to advise graduate students. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate courses in a variety of areas such as public relations principles, writing, and campaigns, and qualitative and/or quantitative research methods. The ability to teach graduate courses in public relations theory is also important, along with graduate courses in the candidate’s primary area(s) of expertise. Candidates should be able to evidence their commitment to providing mentorship and training in anti-racist pedagogy. In addition to research and teaching in public relations, the ideal candidate will contribute to one of the other specializations in the department, including Communication Science, Media and Digital Studies, or Rhetoric & Political Culture.
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University of Maryland at College Park (College Park, MD) - Open Rank Professor of Digital Accessibility, Information Studies (Deadline 11/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (the iSchool), invites applications for an open rank tenured or tenure track faculty position in the area of digital accessibility for people with disabilities. In particular, the iSchool seeks candidates from Information Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Centered Engineering, and related fields whose research focuses on populations with perceptual, motor, cognitive, language, or learning disabilities. We seek a candidate whose work complements and extends the College’s societal impact and methodological traditions that recognize the information norms and assets of members of marginalized or historically oppressed communities. The successful candidate will engage in an active program of high-impact research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, provide research advising to students at all levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university.
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University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Amherst, MA) - Assistant Professor of Critical Media Production / Film Studies (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: Shawn Shimpach is excited to announce a faculty job search for a tenure-track position that combines media production and film studies. The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in Film Studies and Media Production. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. We seek a colleague who is a Film Studies maker-scholar and whose research includes a commitment to critical paradigms expressed and embodied both in scholarly publication as well as through moving image production. This maker-scholar position will help integrate our Film Studies curriculum with our Media Production offerings, while expanding the range of courses we offer in both these areas at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position extends a department tradition and commitment to original, interdisciplinary research that includes written as well as critical and multi-modal scholarship. Specific areas of expertise are open, with preference for candidates whose work is focused on Black cinema and expressive culture, critical race, and/or postcolonial perspectives on film and media. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
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University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Amherst, MA) - Associate/Full Professor of Race, Media, and Communication (Deadline 10/20/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to build on our 50-year tradition of critical and community-engaged media and communication research with this hire in the area of race, media, and communication studies. We are looking for an Associate / Full Professor with a record of intellectual leadership and engaged scholarship examining the politics of race in media and communication, communication and racial justice, and/or race and representation in popular culture. We seek a colleague who can advance our department’s mission to center issues of racial justice in communication research, collaborate with our diverse and international faculty and students, and extend our core strengths in critical cultural studies and media and communication studies. The Department of Communication is one of the most internationally diverse faculty in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Of particular interest are candidates who draw from critical bodies of theory and epistemologies of Black, Latinx/a/o, Asian, Indigenous, and Ethnic Studies when studying media, communication, and racial politics in the United States. We also welcome candidates who draw from intersectional perspectives of feminist, queer, and postcolonial theory and those who study racial politics in transnational perspective. We are open to diverse methodological approaches and community engaged scholarship. Particular areas of expertise may include (but are not limited to) the following: Race and representation in film, television, and social media; Systemic racism in media, creative, and tech industries; Racial equity and critical data studies; Racial justice narratives, digital activism, and strategic communication of social movements; Black digital cultures, creativity, and media-making; Queer and transgender politics of race; Race and Blackness in performance studies; Race and racial discrimination in health communication; Mediated solidarities, joy, and conflicts between/among communities of color; Racially targeted disinformation, hate, and digital harms; Race and mediated communication in geopolitics; Postcolonial and decolonial studies, and transnational and diasporic media; Critical approaches to diversity, equity, and inclusion in media and communication studies.
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University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) - Chair, Department of Journalism & Media Management, School of Communication (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The University of Miami’s (UM) School of Communication (SoC) is seeking a Chair of Journalism and Media Management to begin Fall 2023. This person will excel at leadership, research, teaching, and service. This position is open to candidates who would qualify at the full or associate professor level, with a doctorate and a publishing record in Journalism, Communication, or Media Studies. The ideal candidate will have academic administrative experience and an understanding of professional practice.
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University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) - Assistant/Associate Professor of Global/Comparative Media & Communication (Deadline 9/9/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication & Media at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor to teach and conduct research in global and/or comparative media and communication, beginning August 28, 2023. This is a university year appointment. The ideal candidate will provide graduate and undergraduate students with the theoretical and methodological foundations to explore experiences or effects of media and globalization, interaction patterns, and/or communication technologies, systems, or infrastructures at national, regional, translocal, and/or transnational scales. This could include scholarship on historical as well as contemporary aspects of globalization and on emerging as well as entrenched communication structures and practices within and between regions, borders, cultures, or across the global public sphere. A PhD by the start of the appointment is required. The preferred candidate will demonstrate an innovative research agenda focused on advancing knowledge of globalization and/or comparative international media studies. We are particularly interested in applicants who use innovative methods and approaches in their research and teaching, for instance using various combinations of qualitative and quantitative methods.
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University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) - Open Rank Professor of Organizational Studies (org comm) (Deadline 10/3/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Interdisciplinary Program in Organizational Studies at the University of Michigan solicits applications for an open-rank faculty position to begin August 28, 2023. This is a university-year appointment. Organizational Studies is a small (approximately 100 students) highly selective undergraduate major in the arts and sciences. Although our preference is for a candidate with a micro-organizational focus, we will consider applicants from all areas relevant to the study of organizations, regardless of disciplinary background. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching related to organizational theory and behavior, broadly defined. We especially seek applicants committed to undergraduate mentorship and innovative teaching methods. Application deadline is October 3, 2022.
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University of Missouri (Columbia, MO) - Assistant or Associate Professor, School of Journalism, Journalism Studies (Deadline 9/1/22)[]

• Job Description: The University of Missouri School of Journalism invites applications for two faculty positions in Journalism Studies at the ranks of tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor. Applicants must already have or will have earned a doctorate in journalism, communication, or a closely related field before starting the appointments in August 2023. The Missouri School of Journalism has a long-standing reputation for providing cutting-edge research, teaching, and outreach work that influence and lead the industry. We seek candidates with a commitment to further the School’s mission of excellent teaching and high-impact research in the field of journalism studies, and a desire to contribute to the dynamic and collaborative culture at the world’s first school of journalism. The School also values research that benefits underrepresented or underserved communities.

The successful candidates should have a demonstrated record of research productivity, addressing critical issues in journalism within broader social, cultural, political, economic, and legal contexts. For one of these hires, we will prioritize candidates working in the research area of media law and ethics, broadly defined, to complement existing research strengths. They are expected to teach one or more courses in the undergraduate core curriculum, such as Communications Law and Principles of Journalism in Democracy, and in the graduate curriculum such as Media Sociology, Media Ethics, and areas of candidates’ specialties. Teaching interests and experience in large lectures are highly desirable.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Lincoln, NE) - Assistant Professor of Advertising/Public Relations or Sports Media/Comm (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking an assistant professor in advertising and public relations or sports media and communication to join our award-winning program starting in August 2023. The responsibilities of this position will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising and public relations and/or sports media and communication; contributing to the development of our curriculum; conducting and publishing research regularly; providing service to the college, university and profession; and other assigned duties. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. and professional experience in advertising and public relations, integrated media communications, mass communications or a closely related field. Preferred qualifications include expertise in esports, sports promotion or digital graphics.
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University of Nebraska - Omaha (Omaha, NE) - Assistant Professor of TV/Video Production & Emerging Media (Deadline 10/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) School of Communication seeks an outstanding TV/Video Production and Emerging Media tenure track Assistant Professor to advance the School's commitment preparing students for careers in the diverse and multi-platform media environment. The anticipated start date is August 2023. This tenure-track position will teach undergraduate courses in Video Field Production, Video Studio Production and TV News Video, and may teach related courses such as Sports Broadcasting and Production, Film Theory and Criticism, and Introduction to Journalism and Media Communication, as well as classes related to the applicant's interests. This position may also teach graduate courses in our Master of Arts program such as Foundations of Media Communication; Qualitative or Quantitative Research Methods; Political Media and Communication; Popular Culture, Mass Media, and Visual Rhetoric; or Media History, Law, and Ethics.
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University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN) - Assistant Professor of Filmmaking (live action or animation) (Deadline 11/1/22)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) at the University of Notre Dame is seeking a candidate for an appointment as a tenure-track *assistant professor in filmmaking (live action and/or animation)* with a starting date of August 2023. The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre - FTT (https://ftt.nd.edu) is a large dynamic department that provides a liberal arts approach to the study of film, television, and theatre with a unique mix of course offerings in production, design, writing, performance, history and theory.  FTT offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts major and a graduate minor in Screen Cultures. FTT is committed to anti-racism and social justice in its curriculum, performances, research, student work, and hiring practices. Candidates will be expected to maintain a tenurable body of work and teach a 2-2 load consisting of various self-designed undergraduate courses. Candidates may be asked to supervise student theses. Candidates will be expected to perform some service to the department, college and/or university through committees.
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University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK) - Associate Professor of Journalism (Deadline 10/1/2022)[]

  • Job Description: The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a senior Journalism faculty leadership position at Associate Professor rank to join our team that leads a growing and increasingly innovative journalism program. The appointment would begin in January or August 2023. The successful candidate is expected to have scholarly and practical understanding of the purpose of journalism in society and the knowledge base to teach undergraduate and graduate conceptual courses in journalism, guide students through master's theses or projects and Ph.D. dissertations, and provide leadership for the Journalism Area, including involvement in ongoing course development as we implement a new journalism curriculum. The individual is also expected to make significant contributions to research and scholarship in journalism through high-quality publications and mentoring of graduate students. The candidate will teach two courses per semester with 40 percent of effort devoted to teaching, 40 percent devoted to research, and 20 percent to service. The successful candidate must be willing to work in a collaborative environment. We seek an individual with expertise in areas including, but not limited to, journalism professional values and norms, sociology of news and media economics; an individual with a forward-looking perspective that reflects a strong grasp of the place of journalism and the nature of journalistic work in a digital, global networked environment. The position does not require an individual immediately out of a newsroom, but the successful candidate will be actively engaged in the current newsroom environment through research on these issues and/or engagement with journalists.
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University of Oregon (Eugene, OR) - Assistant Professor of Global Media Studies (Deadline 11/1/2022)[]

  • Job Description: The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor of Global Media with a focus on one or more regions of the Global South, which may include Latin America, Africa, or South Asia. This faculty member would serve a demonstrated interest in global and non-western media systems and processes among undergraduate and graduate students within the SOJC and across campus. Research areas of the candidate include (but are not limited to) political economy of media/communication, transnational indigenous media, media infrastructures, media and gender, technology and social movements, South to North and South to South media flows, history of international communication, international media law, or indigenous and/or community alternative media in the Global South. Because global media are central to our undergraduate curriculum, the candidate would teach one of the school’s core courses, J396 International Communication as well as a range of range of specialized 400-level courses that would satisfy core context and major degree requirements in media studies, advertising, journalism, and public relations. The candidate would have the opportunity to teach graduate level courses and advise doctoral students. Furthermore, the candidate would have the opportunity to establish relationships with the Division of Global Engagement, the newly established School of Global Studies and Languages, and the work of many other centers and units campus-wide.
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University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI) - Assistant/Associate Professor, Sports Media & Communication (Deadline 10/15/2022)[]

  • Job Description: The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island invites applicants for a tenure-line faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Media and Communication program, to begin fall 2023. Position is full-time academic year, permanent. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates. We seek candidates whose teaching and research interests focus on one or more of the following: sports communication/media, sociology of sport, physical cultural studies, and/or critical sport studies. Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching existing core courses, and developing new courses in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise. They should be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a sustained research agenda, provide evidence of successful teaching and advising, and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and administrators. The candidate will enhance research and scholarship in the topical areas relevant to the study of contemporary sports media and communication and sports media culture, especially in the areas of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) – specifically in regards to race, gender, and sexuality. The candidate will ideally forge connections with departments like Gender and Women’s Studies, Africana Studies, and other areas of their specialization, in promotion of a center of excellence at URI in the critical study of sports media and communication. Opportunities also exist for collaborations across campus, including with URI Athletics and campus media outlets.
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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN) - Assistant Professor of Communication (stratcom, health comm, journalism) (Start date JANUARY 2023) (Deadline unspecified, posted 8/16/22)[]

  • Job Description: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of Communication seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in public relations, advertising, or strategic communication. Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Mass Communication and conducting significant research in journalism and health communication. Candidates should have a doctorate in mass communication or a related field. Individuals who are "all but dissertation" (ABD) will be considered. Preference is given to applicants with teaching experience and at least eight years of professional industry experience.
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN) - Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Relations (2 positions) (Deadline 9/15/22)[]

  • Job Description: The University of Tennessee Tombras School of Advertising and Public Relations seeks to fill 2 positions for tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professors to begin August 1, 2023. The Tombras School seeks colleagues with expertise in public relations and a contemporary understanding of the changing aspects of the field. The ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is strongly desired: research, writing, cases, graphic design, and campaigns. A Ph.D. at the time of the appointment in communications with a concentration in public relations, equivalent, or other relevant fields and evidence of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with appointment at a Carnegie classified Research 1 University are required. Professional experience is preferred. Doctoral candidates will be considered for the rank of Assistant Professor, but an earned doctorate is required at the time of appointment. The successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to receive externally funded research. Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and performing service to the school, college, university, and discipline. The salary for the positions is competitive and commensurate with experience
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University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT) - Assistant Professor of Film & Media Arts (Production) (Deadline not specified)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Film & Media Arts seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in the research area of media arts production. The successful candidate will have experience working with a range of contemporary digital storytelling tools and methodologies, including immersive and interactive media and other emerging media formats; a record of ongoing creative work in media arts; and a record of teaching media arts production at the postsecondary level. Candidates will be expected to teach our introductory media arts production course, and to develop and teach intermediary and advanced undergraduate courses in immersive mediamaking (using mixed, augmented, and virtual reality technologies), as well as in additional subjects that could include 360° photographic techniques, ambisonic audio design, interactive installations, user interface and experience design, transmedia storytelling, and video art. The successful candidate will also take a leading role in the oversight and continued growth of our Media Arts Lab. We enthusiastically welcome applications from talented individuals from diverse creative backgrounds. The Department of Film & Media Arts values diversity of both artistic practices and perspectives, including those held by people from different ethnic, religious, ideological, and geographic backgrounds.
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    • I feel like maybe we should have a separate page for media production jobs? Thoughts?
    • ^ I agree

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire (Eau Claire, WI) - Assistant Professor of Journalism (Deadline 9/26/2022)[]

  • Job Description: A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant professor is available in the Department of Communication and Journalism in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in Multimedia or Digital Journalism who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active program involving undergraduates.  This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2023/2024 academic year, August 22, 2023. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate, or master’s, with significant experience, in Journalism or a related field by August 21, 2023.  (ABD applicants may be considered but must complete the terminal degree by March 25, 2024.)  Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Ability to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced-level courses in liberal education, the department, and the major including, multimedia journalism, reporting, editing and upper-level core and elective courses for the major (e.g. media law and ethics, immersion reporting, multimedia production). The ability to collaborate with students on research and/or creative activity is essential. Professional experience is expected. Commitment to, and ability to contribute to, EDI initiatives required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of successful university teaching, [example: knowledge and skills in educational technology, formal and informal assessment practices, classroom management;] The ability to teach courses that advance department and University equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) initiatives such as CJ317 Diversity and Communication is a plus. The ability to respond to new directions in journalism, such as new forms of storytelling, new delivery systems or models of journalism and forge collaborations/partnerships with industry, sought.
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Utah State University (Logan, UT) - Assistant Professor of Global Communication (Deadline not specified, posted 8/10/22)[]

  • Job Description: Entry-level Assistant Professor (Communication Studies). This is a tenure-track teaching position. Successful candidate for this position will teach a variety of courses in the Global Communication Major in the department; serve as mentor and advisor for Global Communication student practicums; participate actively in the Communication Studies discipline, including maintain active research program; and serve in various departmental committees as needed. Candidates must have: Doctorate in Communication Studies, with a specialization in global communication; research interest in African Studies; research emphasis/interest in postcolonial and transnational theory; demonstrated ability to effectively teach a variety of global communication courses; demonstrated ability to teach qualitative methods courses; demonstrated ability and willingness to mentor undergraduate students; pedagogical research interests; active within the Communication Studies discipline, including presenting papers at conferences; demonstrated interest in women, gender, and/or sexuality studies; ability to fluently speak a second language common on the African continent; collegial orientation and ability to participate in and facilitate teamwork, as well as willingness to participate in shared governance responsibilities; and satisfactory background check per university policy. (Required teaching skills and presentation requirements may be earned during advanced educational studies.)
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester, PA) - Assistant Professor of Communication and Rhetorical Studies (Deadline not specified)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication and Media invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Communication and Rhetorical Studies position to begin in August 2023. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in the department’s Communication Studies major core and Public Communication course area, as well as specialized courses; engaging in scholarly activities such as research, presentations, and publications; serving the University and the community through participation in various committees; mentoring and advising students; and other duties as assigned. Review of applications will begin in September 2022 and continue until the position has been filled.
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West Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester, PA) - Assistant Professor and Forensics Director (Deadline not specified)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication and Media invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor and Forensics Director for our nationally competitive speech & debate team. The position will begin in August 2023. Responsibilities include teaching 2 undergraduate course sections per semester in the area of Argumentation and Public Speaking (additional courses within area of specialization may be assigned based on departmental needs); directing the forensics program; traveling with students to competitions and tournaments; supervising and mentoring graduate assistants; managing the budget, fund-raising, and alumni relations; engaging in scholarly activities such as research, presentations, and publications; serving the University and the community through participation in various committees; and other duties as assigned. Review of applications will begin in September 2022 and continue until the position has been filled.
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Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA) - Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication Studies (Deadline 9/12/2022)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of Communication Studies at Westmont College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate rank to begin in January or August 2023. We are looking for a candidate who enjoys teaching introductory courses in the discipline as well as some combination of upper-level courses in rhetoric, media, and their area of research. We welcome creative scholars who take a rhetorical or qualitative approach to media. The ideal candidate will be well-prepared to teach introduction to communication theory, rhetorical theory, and media and mass communication. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in developing mentoring relationships with students and desires conversation about teaching and scholarship, and appreciates good humor. The demographics of students attending college in California are shifting, and Westmont College is working to become a Hispanic-Serving Institution. We are looking for a colleague who wants to engage with and support the changing demographics – well equipped to support students of color and first-generation college students. Our new faculty member will join three other full-time colleagues who embrace a range of humanistic and social scientific perspectives. Our department mission is to help students improve in both “wisdom and eloquence,” a centuries-old but still contemporary ideal. Students develop facility in communication theory and skills, gain an understanding of rhetoric as part of the human experience, and bring Christian values to bear on communication as a moral act.
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