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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 Spring or Fall 2022 or Spring 2023.


Last year's page: Communication and Media Studies 2020-2021

Other relevant pages: Film Studies 2021-2022, Rhetoric/Composition 2021-2022, and New Media and Digital Humanities 2021-2022

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Jobs with 2021 Deadlines[]

Arizona State University[]

Position: The Technical Communication faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic  Campus at Arizona State University invite applications for an Assistant Professor position in Technical  Communication, with specialization in User Experience, Data Visualization or Social/New Media. Expectations for this position include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; engaging in  research applicable to technical communication; practicing inclusive teaching and mentoring; and  providing service to the unit, college, and university. Teaching load is typically two (2) courses per  semester. Course load and composition are determined by the faculty head. This is an academic-year appointment with an expected start date of August 2022. The Assistant Professor position is a benefits eligible appointment with tenure implications. Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in technical communication, user experience, or related field at time of  appointment
  • Ability to teach in both immersion (classroom) and online environments (incl. synchronous and  asynchronous)
  • Evidence of commitment to meeting the needs of diverse or underrepresented student/community populations via research, teaching, mentoring, or service
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Potential to secure external research funding

Desired Qualifications

  • Record of publishing or potential for publishing in peer-reviewed journals in technical  communication
  • Scholarly trajectory that considers the economic, social, cultural, and/or overall health of the  communities it serves
  • Experience teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in technical communication,  particularly courses with a focus on user experience, data visualization, and/or social/new media
  • Experience teaching in digital environments (incl. synchronous and asynchronous) using Canvas or  similar tools
  • Research, teaching, mentoring, or service experience that foregrounds intersections between the TC  specializations listed above and diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Record of pursuing external research funding
  • Technical communication industry experience or interest in establishing relationships with industry partners

Application Instructions:

Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Applications should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/95261 and must contain:

1. Letter of interest including a discussion of research interests and teaching philosophy/practice.

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to social justice, diversity,  equity and/or inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (max two single spaced page)

4. Graduate degree transcript(s) - unofficial is acceptable at the time of application 5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 11/8/2021 at 5pm Arizona Time (Mountain Standard Time all year); and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts and a background check are required prior to  first day of employment. For technical assistance with your application, please contact Amanda.Kahler@asu.edu. For position-related questions, please contact Search Committee Chair Dr.  Claire Lauer at claire.lauer@asu.edu.


University of Arkansas Organizational Communication Tenure-Track Position[]

Organizational Communication Tenure-Track Position - Due November 18, 2021

The Department of Communication (https://communication.uark.edu) in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to start in August 2022. We seek a social scientist with a research and teaching focus in organizational communication. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment.

Duties will include establishing and maintaining an active and independent research program; developing classes and teaching effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; and providing service to the department, the university, and the profession.

Please see: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/job/Fayetteville/Assistant-Professor-of-Communication_R0006759

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Communication or related field by the time of appointment
  • Evidence of active and independent research program
  • Demonstrated competency in the classroom at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Research commensurate with institutions holding the highest Carnegie classification
  • Ability to conduct research within organizational contexts
  • Ability to engage in interdisciplinary research
  • Potential for externally funded research
  • Training in quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations

Required Documents to Apply:

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Diversity Statement
  4. List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Recruitment Contact Information: University of Arkansas Human Resources ADMN 222 (479) 575-5351 [[1]]

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Completed applications received by November 18, 2021, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Myria Allen, at [[2]].

Application Materials:

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter/letter of application, a teaching philosophy statement, a diversity statement, and a list of three (3) professional references (name, title, email address, and phone number) willing to provide letters of recommendation if requested during the application process. Letters of recommendation will be requested only for candidates selected for interviews.

University of Arkansas Popular Culture Tenure-Track Position[]

Position: The Department of Communication in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Communication to start in August 2022. We seek applicants with a rhetorical and/or cultural studies research agenda in the area of popular culture. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field conferred by the start of employment, evidence of active research program, demonstrated competency in the classroom

Applications: For full consideration, applicants should submit the following no later than November 7, 2021

1. Cover letter

2. CV

3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

4. List of three professional recommendations (names/email addresses/phone numbers) willing to be contacted for letters of recommendations

Upload all materials here: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/details/Assistant-Professor-of-Communication---Popular-Culture_R0006499

Contact: For any questions about this position, please send inquiries to search committee chair Dr. Joe Edward Hatfield jeh058@uark.edu

updates: zoom interview scheduled 11/15/21.

Auburn University Health Communication[]

Responsibilities include teaching health communication as well as quantitative research methods at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and developing graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in health communication and area of specialty. Attention given to those candidates that teach and research healthcare inequalities. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research or appropriate creative work. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the school, college, university, and communication associations, such as NCA or ICA, as well as teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in health communication and a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in health communication and related communication processes. They will have taught or have an interest in developing health communication courses, especially courses dealing with healthcare inequities and inequalities. The successful candidate will be willing to teach large lecture courses, and have taught or have an interest in developing online courses and/or study abroad opportunities. Review of applications will begin October 1st, 2021 and continue until a candidate is selected.

  • Updates:
    • Zoom interview scheduled 10/29

Auburn University Journalism[]

Tenure-Track Professor (Open Rank) – Journalism

Posting Number: P0417F

Posting URL: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/25224

Job Description Summary

The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured position as an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor of Journalism beginning fall semester, Aug. 16, 2022. Appointment rank will be contingent upon qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an appropriate level of research productivity for their rank and help to build on already existing instructional capabilities of the journalism program.  The Journalism program focuses on the following instructional areas: broadcast, sports, community, digital, business, investigative, graphic design, photojournalism and media law.

The successful candidate will have taught or have an interest in developing courses or have a research specialization related to one or more of the following areas: social media, misinformation and disinformation, race and ethnicity, international journalism or sports journalism.  The successful candidate also will have taught or have an interest in developing distance or online journalism courses and/or study abroad opportunities. In addition to teaching five courses per year, responsibilities include service to the School, College and the professional journalism community; teaching graduate-level courses and directing theses in the graduate program.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment in journalism, mass communication or related field, and more than three years of professional journalism experience. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching college-level courses and a solid record of scholarly or creative productivity or substantive evidence of research/creative potential. Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered. However, appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor for an ABD candidate requires the earned doctorate by the Aug. 16, 2022 start date. If the candidate fails to complete the degree by the designated date, the position will revert to an instructor position. The offer will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2023. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required. Salary is competitive, dependent on qualifications and contingent on funding. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching collegiate-level journalism courses and a solid record of scholarly or creative productivity or substantive evidence of research potential.

Review of applications will begin October 15th, 2021 and continue until a candidate is selected.

Update: Campus Visit scheduled 11/15

Belmont University[]

Position: The Communication Studies Department at Belmont University is seeking applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2022.

Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate communication courses including the general education speech course, BELL Core and/or honors courses, and major courses in rhetorical analysis, persuasion, and public advocacy. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.  For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must be attached to complete the online application.

  • Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
  • Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
  • Participate in a local church and the community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
  • Maintain regular office hours.

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.

  1. Ph.D. or progress toward a terminal degree in Communication is required;
  2. Teaching experience strongly preferred.
  3. Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study.
  4. Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.
  5. Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  6. Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly activity.
  7. Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  8. Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  9. Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.
  10. Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  11. Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  12. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  13. Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  14. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.

Status:

Got a rejection letter 11/8/21.

Binghamton University[]

Position: Lecturer in Digital and Data Studies, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, 3-year appointment, 10-month contract, plus supplemental summer salary

Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University seeks to appoint a lecturer to teach in the newly-approved Digital and Data Studies program. The program aims to provide liberal arts students with an immersion into digital literacy and data-inflected thinking, in addition to hands-on experiences with computational tools. This new program seeks to be accessible to students across Harpur College, at an entry level and in any major in the arts and sciences, regardless of their professional aspirations. More information on the program can be found here: https://www.binghamton.edu/harpur/undergraduate/digital-data.html

The program is committed to promoting socially and culturally responsible approaches to technology and an awareness of the impact of data-driven decisions and algorithmic processes, particularly on communities that are already marginalized. The college has set ambitious targets for increasing opportunities for historically underrepresented faculty members among its ranks and recognizes the importance of faculty diversity in advancing the goals of this new program. Applicants who are committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion as fundamental cornerstones of a public education and have experience working with diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

The lecturer should hold a PhD or another terminal degree in any discipline in the arts, humanities, social sciences, or sciences, and have experience in teaching computational methods, digital humanities, critical data studies, and/or digital scholarship in a liberal arts context. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching two of the required courses for the new minor, Data & Society and Digital Inquiry & Practice, in addition to electives in their domain of study, for a total of four courses per year. The lecturer will also serve as the Coordinator for the Digital and Data Studies minor, with the responsibility of administering the new program, recruiting and advising new minors, and promoting the program’s offerings across campus. The lecturer will be appointed to one of the college’s departments, as appropriate to their field of study and experience.

To apply, submit a letter of application describing research interests and teaching experience, in addition to a CV, and the names and contact information for three references. Applications received by December 10, 2021 will receive full consideration. The position starts on September 1, 2022, although an earlier start date would be possible.

Submit through the Binghamton University jobs portal: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=139021

Binghamton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Boston College[]

Position: 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.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or Media Studies in hand by May 2022. Candidates should have an established record of teaching and scholarship in race and communication.

Starting Date and Applications: For full consideration, applicants should submit the following no later than October 1st, 2021:

1. Cover letter

2. CV

3.Teaching Portfolio (a dossier which may include a brief teaching statement along with teaching evaluations, observations, or other materials)

4. A writing sample the length of one article or chapter

5. The names of three references

NOTE: Letters of reference may be uploaded as additional documents, but are not required for the initial application. They may be requested of the applicant at a later date.

Due Dates and More Information: Submit to: https://apply.interfolio.com/91471 Contact matt.sienkiewicz@bc.edu with questions.

  • Updates: on campus invite

Boston University[]

MCR – Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Media Science/Marketing Communication Research 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 specialization in marketing communication research, including media analytics and media management. The department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in communication or a related field, as well as an active program of social science research and the potential to develop a national or international reputation as a scholar. This Tenure-Track Assistant Professor will be a Research Fellow in the university’s Communication Research Center, which is the College of Communication’s research lab. Candidates for this position should have the capacity to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in BU’s Media Science and Marketing Communication Research programs, including classes in research methods, media analytics and media management. Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations; Journalism, and Film & Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,200 in its B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs. COM integrates a strong liberal arts core with a focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty represents a blend of award-winning scholars and award-winning practitioners. Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres. DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY WEBSITE. Interested applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and the names, professional titles and email addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications may be sent by surface mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF) document to: Laura Cafasso lcafasso@bu.edu

  • Updates: Any updates? (10/29/21) -- was told by the administrator that they were in the "search is in the final stages" although I'm not exactly sure what that means (11/9/21)

California Institute of the Arts: Faculty in Media/Digital Studies and Transnational Black Studies[]

Details

  • Position Category: Academic
  • Position Title: Faculty in Media/Digital Studies and Transnational Black Studies
  • School/Department: School of Critical Studies
  • Reports To: Dean of Critical Studies
  • Time: Full-Time
  • Appointment: Regular
  • Position Starts: 07/01/2022
  • Search Closes: 11/30/2021

Information & Responsibilities

The School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and the MA Aesthetics and Politics program invite applications for a full-time position in Media/ Digital Studies. The successful candidate’s research will focus on the politics of “new media” and transnational Black Studies, with the Caribbean, Latin America, Asia, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, or the Middle East as possible geographical areas of expertise. We seek to appoint an emerging teacher-scholar whose work complements that of the program’s internationally recognized faculty and distinguished visitors. The candidate should have a promising research portfolio that demonstrates knowledge of such fields as materialist media studies, feminist science and technology studies, digital/software/platform studies, or critical surveillance studies. Applicants should evidence an ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate students in this multi-faceted arts environment, and we welcome applicants from diverse, interdisciplinary backgrounds that involve both theory and practice.

Duties

The successful candidate will contribute to both the graduate curricula and the Critical Studies undergraduate curriculum, which provides a liberal arts education to students in the visual and performing arts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Class preparation and written feedback on student writing
  • Developing online platforms for pedagogy and discussion
  • Administration and curriculum development
  • A 3/3-course load, with courses meeting once a week for two or three hours
  • Maintaining an active and visible research profile and practice, demonstrating excellence in the field
  • Mentoring graduate students (with a course release for a quota of mentees)
  • Supervising MA-thesis projects as first or second reader
  • Attending faculty meetings
  • Participating in assessment, program review and recruitment
  • Attending and participating in public events at CalArts, in Los Angeles, and in the broader Los Angeles area

Qualifications

We seek an emerging teacher-scholar with at least an MA or MFA degree and with a demonstrated record of publication, projects, and pedagogical experience. The successful candidate will evidence several of the following:

  • Active career engaged in the theory and practice of contemporary media/digital technologies as well as transnational Black Studies as evidenced by CV
  • Developed innovative approaches to teaching the theory and practice of contemporary media/digital technologies as evidenced by syllabi or other course materials
  • Taught at least three years at the college level or comparable experience through activist community engagement, workshop facilitation, and other forms of instruction
  • Publication record including peer-reviewed articles and/or a book
  • Spearheaded projects in institutional and/or public contexts

Candidates for this position must legally be able to work in the U.S. or be eligible for a VISA to do so.  

How to Apply

How to Apply

This position has a starting date on or after July 1st, 2022, and in time for the start of the Fall semester. Please follow the Interfolio link to apply (http://apply.interfolio.com/97073) and submit cover letter, CV, writing sample, contact info for three recommenders,  two sample course syllabi, and a statement addressing your work on Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Access. Application deadline is November 30th, 2021.

All submissions are confidential.

https://calarts.edu/work-for-calarts/employment-listing/faculty-in-mediadigital-studies-and-transnational-black-studies

California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo, CA)[]

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Communication Studies Department

Position Description

The Department of Communication Studies at California Polytechnic State University invites candidates to apply for a full-time, academic year, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor specializing in Rhetoric to begin September 15, 2022. We are open to a range of scholarly interests but especially interested in scholars working in one or more of the following areas: Black and/or African American rhetoric; critical race, sex, class and/or gender studies; cross-cultural rhetoric; digital humanities; digital cultures; issues of social justice, activism and/or advocacy; or visual rhetoric. Approaches with an international or intercultural element are welcome and encouraged. Scholars who examine issues of diversity, equity, and/or inclusion are highly encouraged to apply.

Cal Poly strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), especially in the classroom and among its areas of study. This position is part of a college-wide cluster of searches designed to increase curricular coverage of areas related to DEI, as well as to promote inclusive and equity-minded teaching strategies across the university. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the college’s goals in these areas.

The other searches are for positions in the following disciplines across campus:

o African American Literature (English)

o World History (History)

o Public Policy (Political Science)

o Counseling/Clinical Psychology with Cultural & Linguistic Competency (Psychology & Child Development)

o International Political Economy (Social Sciences)

o Feminist/Queer/Trans* Dis/Ability Studies (Women’s, Gender & Queer Studies)

Candidates selected through this DEI cluster hire will be given start-up funds to support their work in DEI. Once hired, candidates will collaborate with their dean and others to develop a plan for utilizing these funds for supplemental compensation, assigned time, or professional development activities.

Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities may include courses such as Rhetorical Studies, Rhetorical Criticism, Contemporary Rhetorical Theory, Classical Rhetorical Theory, Media Criticism, Critical Cultural Studies, Public Speaking, Senior Project and other courses as determined by applicant background and department need. During the regular academic year, the normal teaching load averages 12 units (3 classes) per quarter. During the first two years, the successful applicant will have a reduced teaching load of 8 units (2 classes) per quarter. Non-instructional duties include engaging in productive research and scholarship, service, and academic advising and mentorship of undergraduate students.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Communication Studies or closely related field at the time of appointment. ABD candidates will be considered with degree completion expected by August 2022. Coursework relevant to the instructional assignment is required as the minimum academic preparation. Candidates should provide evidence of a demonstrated commitment to successful undergraduate teaching and scholarly activity, in line with Cal Poly’s teacher-scholar model. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate attention to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion across their teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates must also demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to those with experience working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and research related to the specializations listed above.

How to Apply: To apply, please visit http://jobs.calpoly.edu/ to complete a required online faculty application and apply to Job Number #503656. Please attach the following items to your electronic application:

(1) cover letter

(2) vita

(3) transcript copy

(4) statement of teaching philosophy

(5) evidence of teaching effectiveness

(6) DEI statement

(7) names and contact information for three professional references.

In the cover letter, you should address the feasibility of conducting a research program within the context of a primarily teaching-oriented undergraduate program. Applicants must include a statement of demonstrated commitment to DEI in teaching, scholarship and/or service describing past experience, contributions to DEI efforts, the impact on students, faculty, staff and/or your field and a description of how you will demonstrate a commitment in these areas in teaching, research, and/or service at Cal Poly (upload under ‘other’). Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by applicants. Official sealed transcript showing highest degree earned will be required prior to appointment. This position is open until filled.

REVIEW BEGIN DATE: September 30, 2021. Applicants with complete files by the Review Begin Date will be given full consideration.

Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Lauren Kolodziejski ([[3]]), Search Committee Chair and Associate Professor, Communication Studies Department or Dr. Grace Yeh ([[4]]), Interim Chair, Communication Studies and Professor, Ethnic Studies.

Updates:

  • 10/7/21: letters of reference requested
  • 10/9/21: preliminary interviews requested
  • 10/20: campus visits scheduled

California State University Dominguez Hills (L.A., CA) (deadline extended)[]

Assistant Professor of Communications

Advertising and Public Relations Degree Program

Position Description

The Department of Communications at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2022.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

Advertising and Public Relations Program

The Advertising/Public Relations degree program is designed to help students develop an in-depth understanding of the fate and impact of advertising and public relations in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. The program focuses on preparing students to become logical and innovative advertising and public relations professionals who also examine the ethical and cultural values in their practice. The program also stresses both analytical approaches and critical thinking skills. Students will learn the foundations underlying persuasive messaging as well as analytical tools applied to advertising and public relations research. Upon completion of the program, students will achieve a wealth of knowledge, practical skills, and the ability to think critically and strategically in developing promotional media messages and strategies.

For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/communications/

The Position

Tenure-Track faculty in the Advertising/Public Relations Program teach three to four undergraduate courses per semester. They are expected to engage in scholarly and/or professional activities, and perform service to the department, college, university and the community.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Strategic Communication or related field by the time of appointment. We will consider a candidate with a master’s degree who has extensive professional strategic communication experience. The candidate will have a strong record of teaching experience in face to face, hybrid, and/or online formats. They must be able to teach courses that range from introductory to advanced, such as: Advertising Strategy and Copy Writing, Public Relations Writing, Digital and Social Media in Public Relations, Media Analysis and Research Methods and Integrated Communications Management at the undergraduate level. Further, the ideal candidate will possess the mentoring skills to advise the PRSSA chapter (i.e. Bateman competition) and/or another student-run club, and engage in other extracurricular activities.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching diverse student populations, including non-traditional and first-generation students. Therefore, the candidate should demonstrate cultural competence to engage with CSUDH’s diverse student population and engage in equitable practices in their advising, teaching, research, and service.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will possess the teaching and professional experience needed to teach three to four courses per semester in the Advertising/Public Relations degree program. The candidate will have a record of scholarship within the communications field, preferably within the field of strategic communication. A candidate who has a master’s and extensive professional strategic communication experience, will be expected to sustain an outstanding and ongoing record of professional activities in that field. Additional duties include advising the PRSSA chapter, student advising, and significant service at the department, college, and university levels.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • Ph.D by the time of appointment or a master's degree in strategic communication, mass communication or a closely related field with extensive professional strategic communication experience.
  • Demonstrated success teaching advertising/public relations courses with an emphasis on digital strategies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard or Canvas.

Employment Requirement – Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please go to https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/501824/assistant-professor-communications

California State University, Los Angeles - Org Comm[]

College of Arts and Letters in Department of Communication Studies

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, with priority given to candidates with a background or expertise in Organizational Communication

Starting Date:

August, 2022

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Communication or Organizational Communication from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/18/2022).

2) Evidence of expertise and experience teaching core theoretical and methodological courses in the communication major with special emphasis in organizational communication.

3) An interest and ability to successfully work with diverse, underserved, underrepresented student populations, including first-generation students, LGBTQ+ students, students of color, veterans, low-income students, and DREAMers/undocumented students.

4) Evidence of scholarly activity related to the requirements listed above.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Evidence of successful teaching and/or research in a secondary area of interest, including, but not limited to health, interpersonal, rhetoric, and/or mass communication that target a diverse, multiethnic, multicultural audience.

Duties:

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Salary:

Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good.  We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations.  The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation.  As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

The College:

The College of Arts and Letters is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to the success of our students.  It is home to nationally acclaimed undergraduate and graduate programs in the humanities, visual and media arts, and the performing arts.  Located in the entertainment capital of the world, our campus provides students and faculty alike with access to world-renowned venues and a rich variety of scholars, artists and performers from a host of fields and professions.  It's nine departments and programs include Art, Communication Studies, English, Liberal Studies/Women’s Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, Music, Philosophy, Theater Arts, and Television, Film, and Media Studies.  The College of Arts and Letters also houses five Centers and Institutes, including the American Communities Program, the Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, the Chinese Studies Center, the Japanese Studies Center, as well as the Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery which presents year-round cultural exhibits from professional, student and faculty artists from the campus and local communities.

The Department:

The Department of Communication Studies offers opportunities for a comprehensive study of human communication as it pertains to the dynamics of individual, social and civic life.  Our Bachelor of Arts degree features a set of core courses that provide a theoretical understanding of the nature, function, and significance of human communication as an interdisciplinary field of knowledge spanning social scientific and humanistic perspectives, and includes options in Health Communication, Organizational Communication, Mass Communication, and Social Justice Communication.  Our Master of Arts degree is designed to enable students to acquire an understanding of theories and research methods that explore the nature and functions of human symbolic communication in the areas of communication and rhetorical theory, interpersonal and organizational communication, strategic and mass communication, instructional and intercultural communication, health communication, and cultural and performance studies.  Graduate students have the option to pursue a Master’s thesis or Comprehensive Exams for their culminating experience.  The Department, in collaboration with the Cal State LA Prison BA Initiative, offers an on-site BA Program to incarcerated students at California State Prison, Lancaster.

Required Documentation:

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below:

1) A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.

2) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend college or university.

3) A curriculum vitae.

4) A list of three professional references, and their contact information.

5) A University Application for Employment Form

Finalists will be required to submit:

Official transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application:

Review of applications will begin November 8, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to Elaine Wittenberg, Search Committee Chair at [[5]]. Please type “Tenure Track Application: Assistant Professor of Organizational Communication" in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the search committee chair Dr. Elaine Wittenberg at: [[6]] or [[7]]

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to [[8]].

California State University, Los Angeles - Rhetoric[]

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

College of Arts & Letters

Position:

Department of Communication Studies

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric for Social Justice

Link to job here: https://csucareers.calstate.edu/detail.aspx?pid=89551

Starting Date:

August, 2022

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Communication with an emphasis in Rhetoric from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/18/2022).

2) Evidence of expertise and experience teaching rhetorical theories with an emphasis in social justice at the undergraduate level.

3) An interest and ability to successfully work with diverse, underserved, underrepresented student populations, including first-generation students, LGBTQ+ students, students of color, veterans, low-income students, and DREAMers/undocumented students.

4) Evidence of scholarly activity related to the requirements listed above.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Evidence of successful teaching and research in a secondary area of interest, including, but not limited to, rhetorical criticism, critical theory, cultural studies, media studies, digital humanities, etc., that target a diverse, multiethnic, multicultural audience.

Duties:

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Salary:

Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Documentation:

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below:

1) A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.

2) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university.

3) A curriculum vitae.

4) A list of three professional references. 5) A University Application for Employment Form (www.calstatela.edu/academic/position).

Finalists will be required to submit:

Official transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application:

Review of applications will begin November 8th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to Kevin Baaske, Search Committee Chair at COMMrhetsearch@calstatela.edu. Please type “Tenure Track Application: Assistant Professor of Rhetoric” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the search committee chair Kevin Baaske at: COMMrhetsearch@calstatela.edu or [[9]].


updates: ?

California State University Northridge[]

Position: Assistant Professor

Effective Date of Appointment: August 2022 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

The department of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure- track faculty member in Communication Science with a focus in Theory and Research Methods, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position requires teaching and research in communication from a social scientific perspective.

In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Responsibilities: Faculty success at CSUN is measured by three criteria: teaching effectiveness; contributions to one's field of study; and service to the University and Community. The standard teaching assignment is 12 units (4 courses per semester). However, new faculty members in their first two years teach 9 units per semester (3 courses). The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple teaching and learning modalities, including face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses.

Successful candidates should be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses offered by the department. A description of Communication Studies courses can be found here. Faculty members may have the opportunity to develop new courses as needed by the department. Teaching in other departments is possible, depending on the candidate’s interests and the needs of the Communication Studies department.

Peer-reviewed publications are important for tenure and promotion. CSUN faculty members can apply for competitive awards that provide course releases or fund travel for research. Presentations at academic conferences are supported with annual travel funds. Participation in shared governance, usually in Department, College, and University committees and other service assignments, and other service activities is expected.

Required Qualifications: As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2020, CSUN enrolls ~40,000 students, where 56% are Latinx, 20.8% are White, 9.3% are Asian-American, 4.8% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.1% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service. The candidate must also have the following qualifications:

  • An earned Ph.D. in Communication Studies or related field from an accredited institution at time of hire;
  • Evidence of, or clear potential for, excellence in teaching communication science theory and social scientific research methods at both the undergraduate and graduate level;
  • Evidence of, or clear potential for, excellence in teaching in one or more of the following areas at both the undergraduate and graduate level: Health Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Organizational Communication; Group Communication; Persuasion/Strategic Communication; Family Communication; Communicative Functions of Language and/or Nonverbal Communication;
  • Evidence of, or clear potential for, research and scholarly activity that utilizes social scientific methods (i.e., quantitative and/or qualitative) and results in publication or equivalent; and
  • Evidence of, or clear potential for, mentoring and advising students from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of, or clear potential for, research and other scholarly activity that contributes to the department’s commitment to social justice, including but not limited to research related to underserved, underrepresented, and/or marginalized communities;
  • Evidence of, or clear potential for, the use of inclusive pedagogical practices in the classroom; and
  • Active participation in the discipline of Communication.

Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin Friday, October 29, 2021 at 11:59 PM, Pacific Standard Time. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled. Please be advised that all components of the interview process will be conducted virtually.

How to Apply: Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers.

Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the responsibilities and qualifications described above, a current curriculum vitae that includes contact information (name, title, e-mail address, and phone number) for three (3) professional references (letters of recommendation from references may be requested for candidates who advance to later phases of the selection process), and a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement of no more than one (1) single-spaced page addressing how the candidate advances (or has clear potential for advancing) diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service, to the website in the section above. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide additional materials, including letters of recommendation, professional work samples, and work produced through student mentoring. At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

Inquiries may be addressed to:

Dr. Monica Gallegos, Search Committee Chair commscijob@csun.edu

Update: Initial interview scheduled (Nov 8, 21)

California State University Sacramento[]

Assistant Professor of Interpersonal Communication, Communication Studies, College of Arts and Letters

The Department of Communication Studies seeks applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Interpersonal Communication. Faculty teaching assignments are normally 12 units (four courses per semester). New faculty, in their first two years, teach nine units per semester (three courses). Appointment to begin in the Fall 2022 semester.

JOB DUTIES: Essential duties:      

  • Regularly teach introductory, advanced, and graduate level courses in Interpersonal Communication and quantitative research methods
  • Engage in scholarly and creative activities
  • Engage in service across department, college, university, and community levels, including participating in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • Serve on graduate student committees

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Ph.D. in Communication. ABD candidates will be considered and required to complete the doctorate by August 2022.

Required knowledge and abilities:

  • Demonstrated training, knowledge, and abilities in both theory and practice of interpersonal communication
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college or university level
  • Ability to teach introductory, advanced, and graduate level courses
  • Interest in and the ability to conduct scholarly research
  • A demonstrated ability to work with and on behalf of historically underrepresented communities and diverse populations, including those who identify as first-generation students, LGBTQ+, people of color, veterans, low-income individuals, and DREAMers/undocumented people.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Evidence of excellence in teaching diverse populations at the college or university level
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate a diverse learning community in teaching
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds
  • A record of inclusive pedagogy and curriculum
  • A record of inclusivity-related research and/or creative activities
  • Potential or demonstrated ability to serve as a conscientious, inclusive, engaged member of the department, college, and university community
  • Potential or demonstrated ability to serve as a conscientious, inclusive, engaged member of the community and region
  • Demonstrated ability to teach quantitative methods

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of applications will begin October 26, 2021; however, position will remain open until filled.  Applications must include the following:

  • A letter indicating the applicant’s interest in the position and the way in which the applicant meets the qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion (e.g., explicit discussion in application letter; research/teaching/service examples that connect to diversity and inclusion)
  • Unofficial transcripts from institutions granting post-secondary degrees to applicant
  • Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., syllabi, teaching evaluations, letters of support from students, discussion of teaching in letters of recommendation)
  • Evidence of scholarly research and/or creative activity (e.g., summary of work in CV; samples of scholarship)
  • Three to five recent professional references, including names and contact information

Link to full job description, including information about the campus, department, and application process: https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/505098/tenuretrack-faculty-interpersonal-communication

For questions, please contact search chair Dr. Shawna Malvini Redden at malviniredden@csus.edu

11/21/21--Last Zoom interviews took place on 11/17. Any campus visit invitations extended yet?

California State University San Bernardino[]

Job No: 503908

Work type: Instructional Faculty Tenured/Tenure-Track

Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Communications/Journalism

JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Communication Studies seeks an enthusiastic, dynamic, and accomplished teacher/scholar to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position. The successful candidate will teach the department's core courses and specialize in one or more of the department's concentration areas: media studies, relational and organizational communication, and strategic communication. Our department mission emphasizes fostering communication and media literacies in the service of global citizenship, community participation and ethical leadership. We also strive to help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop more satisfying personal and professional relationships, and prepare students for successful and ethically informed careers. We are committed to sustaining a culturally diverse environment for our faculty and students.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the department's core communication curriculum (communication theory, communication research methods, and communication ethics), and in one or more of the concentration areas. Additional responsibilities include: advising and mentoring students; engaging in professional and scholarly activities; serving on thesis committees; and providing service to the department, campus, and community.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in communication, with degree in hand by time of appointment.
  • Qualifications for the position include:
    • Record of excellent teaching at the college or university level.
    • Ability to teach the department's core courses.
    • Experience successfully teaching, mentoring, and/or serving diverse student populations, including first generation and non-traditional students who come from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds.
    • Record of research or creative works in or related to one or more of the department's concentration areas.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Record of scholarship which focuses on underrepresented groups, diversity, equity, and/or social justice.
  • Research that focuses particularly on Latinxs in the U.S., African Americans, and/or Native Americans.
  • Established record of teaching courses related to the department's undergraduate core curriculum.
  • Experience teaching graduate theory and methods courses.
  • Clearly defined research agenda.

Evidence of scholarly activity, publication, and innovation is valued. Evidence of exemplary graduate-level teaching and leadership experience at program level is preferred and should be noted in application.

Updates:

  • 10/20: Does anyone hear about any update on this?
  • 10/21: They requested letters of recommendation.
  • 11/16: Zoom interviews scheduled.

Chapman University (Southern California)[]

The Chapman University School of Communication invites applications for an open-rank, full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty member in any area of Communication Studies such as Health, Family, Media, Interpersonal, Technology, Organizational, Intercultural and/or Global Communication.

Position Description:

We welcome applications from researchers conducting theory-driven, engaged scholarship with applied, translational implications. The strongest candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Communication, as well as design and teach courses within the successful faculty member’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will also advise masters and doctoral students in the School’s graduate programs in Communication.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in communication or a closely aligned field by June 2022. The ideal candidate should have a social scientific focus and be trained in qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed methods research, be interested in contributing to and further developing research-oriented courses in our rapidly growing Communication Studies, Global Communication, and Strategic and Corporate Communication undergraduate programs, the Health and Strategic Communication Master’s program, and the Doctoral program in Communication. More specifically, applicants should demonstrate the following:

1)  An active research program commensurate with level of experience, evidenced by relevant publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals, research fellowships, and the ability to translate the applications of their research for academics and practitioners.

2)  A record of or potential for teaching excellence, with a commitment to personalized education and a willingness to involve undergraduate and graduate students in research, and the ability to teach a variety of core courses.

3)  Evidence of ability to advance the research mission of Chapman University through pursuit of external funding and/or interdisciplinary collaborations.

4) Willingness to engage in service to the school, the university, and the discipline.

The rapidly growing School of Communication offers B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees to approximately 700 students. The Chapman University School of Communication faculty demonstrate a high-profile record of publications in top-tier journals, leadership in regional, national, and international communication associations, interdisciplinary associations, innovative scholarship and teaching/learning practices and significant external funding. See: https://www.chapman.edu/communication/index.aspx

Tenure-track faculty members are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly/creative activity, teaching, and service. Specific responsibilities vary by rank.  Generally, the faculty member will be expected to:  

• develop and maintain an active research and publication agenda  

• teach core courses in the School of Communication undergraduate and graduate curricula and additional courses appropriate to the candidate’s expertise  

• provide research mentorship for both undergraduate and graduate students  

• provide strong representation of the School at the institutional and professional level


Anticipated start date is August, 2022.  Application review begins November 15 and will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, research statement and up to 3 representative research publications or writing samples, teaching portfolio (e.g., teaching philosophy, up to three previous years of teaching evaluations), and the names and contact information for three professional references to search committee chair, Dr. Michelle Miller-Day at millerda@chapman.edu.

  • Updates: Any updates? (11/29) None (12/1)

Clayton State University (Morrow, GA)[]

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at Clayton State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2022, with the possibility of commencing in January 2022, depending on applicant pool. The position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment that reports to the Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Salary will be commensurate with experience and competitive with comparable programs. The Department of Visual and Performing Arts offers undergraduate degrees in Communication and Media Studies, Film Production, Music, and Theatre, and minor programs in Corporate Communication, Communication and Media Studies and Art. For additional information about the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, visit http://www.clayton.edu/vpa

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work, and the contact information for three current references. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate in Communication (ABD considered) or terminal degree in a related field.
  • Successful college-level teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • At least 18 graduate hours in Communication Studies
  • Ability to teach undergraduate course in public speaking.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas:
    • Public relations
    • Public speaking
    • Written communication / Writing across media
    • Media relations
    • Media strategy and planning
    • International or global communication
    • Broadcasting
  • Evidence of scholarly potential, including presentations and publications
  • Successful college-level teaching experience of general education courses in spoken communication

Coe College (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)[]

Coe College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication Studies beginning Fall 2022.

In line with Coe College’s liberal arts mission, the department seeks a teacher-scholar capable of teaching the department’s core courses as well as courses in one (or both) of the following areas: relational communication or production.

Tenure-track faculty members in Communication Studies teach a 3-3 course load. Course rotations include a full range of upper and lower division classes, and faculty members regularly teach in the college’s first-year seminar program. The department’s courses also serve several of the college’s interdisciplinary areas of study.

We seek applicants invested in mentoring students, supervising internships and enhancing the overall intellectual community through innovative interdisciplinary programming. The successful applicant will showcase a commitment to supporting student research in addition to maintaining an active presence in the discipline.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates dedicated to inclusive and equitable approaches to teaching and learning. The department is committed to the ongoing project of critically evaluating our work in pursuit of creating socially just educational environments; the successful applicant will be integral to that effort.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in communication or closely related field by August 2022 (ABD applicants will be considered).
  • Evidence of student-centered pedagogical practices and an active, sustainable research agenda.
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment alongside faculty members invested in strengthening the college’s commitments to equity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated preparedness to teach courses in either relational communication or production as well as one or more of the program’s core courses (Fundamentals of Public Speaking, Rhetorical Theory & Practice and Research Methods in Communication Studies).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two or more years of college-level teaching experience (experience in a supervised graduate teaching assistant role is accepted).
  • Experience advising students, working with students on independent projects and/or supervising student organizations (specifically, a campus newspaper or radio station, if one’s area of expertise is production).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and think creatively about the role of Communication Studies in supporting a liberal arts mission.
  • Ability to support interdisciplinary courses or programs in one or more of the following areas: African American Studies, Data Science, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Health and Society Studies, Public Relations, Social and Criminal Justice and Writing.  
  • A body of work that illustrates the candidate's commitments to building environments that promote inclusion, equity and justice.

Application should include the following

  • Cover letter (should offer evidence of preparedness to teach in one or both of the areas specified above and address the other minimum and preferred qualifications, as applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts

To apply for this position, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/96541

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our curricular outline in the Academic Catalog and identify the courses they are qualified to teach. (Descriptions of the courses in each area can be found on pages 95-97.) Candidates are also welcome to propose complementary courses within their areas of expertise.  

The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 5, 2021. For full consideration, applicants must submit their materials by November 15, 2021. Qualified applicants will be invited to submit additional materials, such as a teaching portfolio and letters of recommendation, at a future date.

Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)[]

The Department of Writing & Rhetoric at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in public address, beginning fall semester 2022. The department seeks a colleague who can contribute to the ongoing development of its liberal arts program in rhetoric, writing, and speaking. Required qualifications: PhD, completed or near completion at the time of hire in rhetoric, communications, or related field; demonstrated experience in teaching public speaking. Preferred secondary specialties include civic engagement, critical and cultural rhetorics, and/or rhetorics of gender and sexuality. Experience teaching first-year composition or rhetorical theory is particularly welcome. Teaching responsibilities for the year consist of five courses, including public speaking as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. There will be opportunities to teach or develop courses that contribute to the Writing & Rhetoric minor concentration.

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references who will be willing to upload letters on the candidate’s behalf, as well as a statement of teaching philosophy that speaks directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds, should be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19579. Further information about applying for this position can be found at https://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-writing-and-rhetoric/guidance-applicants-faculty

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

updates:

  • prelim interviews 10/25

College of Idaho (Caldwell, ID)[]

Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

The Department of Theatre and Communication Arts invites applications for an assistant professor on the tenure track in Communication Arts, beginning August 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Communication or a related field at the time of appointment, though advanced ABD candidates may be considered. Excellence in teaching and mentoring of students are the highest priorities of the College.

The study of Communication at The College of Idaho is a rapidly growing component of our innovative PEAK curriculum. As an offering under the humanities umbrella, we hold that communication is an artful, constitutive force in building our social world. As such, we seek to explicate communication using a critical/cultural lens, working to emphasize the vital connections between power, civic discourse, community, and culture; to encourage our students to work ethically toward a more socially just world. The Department of Theatre and Communication Arts is seeking a communication generalist, with preference given to candidates interested in working with a competitive Speech and Debate team. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses about foundational Communication concepts, potentially contributing to our First Year Seminar, as well as courses in the successful candidate's area of expertise. The standard annual teaching load is 21 credits (3:1:3). The department would welcome an enthusiastic, creative Teacher-Scholar with experience or interest in critical/cultural communication as it relates to their specific areas of interest. The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad knowledge in relation to communication, as well as the ability to research and convey knowledge about their specializations without losing sight of the big picture. As a small, growing department—we seek candidates interested in actively working to design curriculum, engage in formative assessment processes, as well as facilitate student access to high impact practices (like Speech and Debate or formal and informal performances). For information on the Communication offerings and current faculty, see https://www.collegeofidaho.edu/academics/peak/communications

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021, and continue until the position has been filled. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy that clearly articulates a commitment to liberal arts education and demonstrated commitment to representation, inclusion, and equity, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of recommendation. At least one letter must address teaching.

Send materials to HR@collegeofidaho.edu (Identify as Communication Search). Additional information may be requested of qualified candidates as we move through applicant review.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)[]

Position: The Department of Communication at Cornell University invites applications for a 9-month, full time tenure-track faculty position in communication at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that complement the department'€™s leadership in the social scientific study of communication. We welcome applicants whose research supports and extends our existing strengths, which include: culture and identity; groups, organizations, and networks; media studies; policy and public engagement; science, health, risk, environment; social inequality; and/or technology and social media. The department is taking active steps to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into all facets of our work, and the colleague we hire will help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement. Our department values multiple methods of qualitative and quantitative inquiry and embraces interdisciplinary collaboration. The position involves 50% research and 50% teaching responsibilities. Communication faculty teach five undergraduate and/or graduate courses over two academic years and advise students in the Department'€™s B.S. and Ph.D. programs.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely aligned field and show promise of developing a national and international reputation doing theory-based and empirical research. We seek innovative scholars of social science who will develop a research program connected to College and University priorities in addressing how people communicate, interact, learn, lead, and shape enterprises of all scales to improve the well-being of individuals, communities, and economies around the world.

Starting Date and Applications: Anticipated starting date for this position is July 2022 or as negotiated. Applications are welcome and encouraged from candidates of all backgrounds, particularly from under-represented groups and identities. We have a vibrant culture that values inclusion, diversity, honor, and integrity. Qualified applicants should submit 1) a cover letter briefly summarizing background, qualifications, and interest in position, 2) a research statement outlining experience, interests, and goals, 3) a teaching statement outlining experience, interests, and goals, 4) a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion outlining how, through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service, the candidate has and will contribute to support of Cornell'€™s mission of '€œany person '€¦ any study,'€ 5) at least one writing sample (but not more than three), 6) the names and contact information of three references, 7) curriculum vitae, and 8) unofficial transcripts or a list of courses from the applicant'€™s graduate program. Official academic transcripts and letters from three references may be requested later.

Due Dates and More Information: Materials should be submitted online to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18662. Applications received by August 15, 2021 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. For questions regarding the position, please contact Search Committee Chair Dr. Dawn Schrader at dawn.schrader@cornell.edu.

8/3: Does anyone know what this job posting means re: being term-limited (9 months) and tenure-track? Seems like a mistake...

^^ This is pretty typical of TT job posts. It just means you're paid for 9 months (even though you work year-round).

9/15: Anyone heard anything yet?

9/18: ^I have a friend that's a student there and was told that they're about to invite 5 applicants for on-campus visits, so I think the phone interview round has passed. Sorry :/

9/20: Can someone confirm if there was a phone interview round?

10/4: Anyone know who got the campus invites?

10/7: ^Not sure it's entirely ethical to share that information

10/29: Had a Zoom interview during week of 10/10. Haven't heard anything since. Anyone know if campus invites are out?

Denison College - Assistant Professor in Media Studies (Ohio)[]

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 digital media. Candidates are required to have by start date a Ph.D., preferably in Communication. 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 Media Structures, Introduction to Media Literacy, Media Theory, Racialized Perspectives on the Media, Mediating Gender and Sexuality, Digital Technology & Cultural Change as well as other similar courses that align with the candidate’s expertise. We will prioritize candidates who evidence a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students and who demonstrate prior experience in teaching media-related courses. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the core courses in the department, Theorizing Communication and Research in Communication. The teaching load is five courses of approximately 24 students each per year. The appointment begins August 2022.

Link to apply: https://employment.denison.edu

Updates:

  • Any updates? (10/27) > they accidentally requested letters of rec in early Oct. gave a 10/21 deadline for them then were going to being review
  • (11/17) Any new news?

DePaul University (Chicago) - Assistant Professor in Sport Communication[]

The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to teach in the area of sports communication, with teaching and research expertise in sports-related journalism, strategic communication, or sports media production to begin August 2022.

This candidate will teach in DePaul’s rapidly growing B.A. program in Sports Communication which began in Fall 2018. Sports Communication is one of the fastest-growing majors in the College, with concentrations in sports journalism, sports publicity, and sports and society. The major is offered in conjunction with the Sports Management program in the DePaul University Driehaus School of Business, creating a vibrant cross-college partnership. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a range of sports-oriented Communication courses, including but not limited to sports reporting; sports social media, sports analytics, sports campaigns, sports crisis communication, and other sports media skills classes, including graduate courses offered in the Sports Journalism MA concentration. Professional experience in the sports industry is highly desirable.

Our location in the heart of Chicago, the nation’s third largest media market, provides an unparalleled opportunity to forge strong working relationships with key sports industry professionals and professional sports teams. Our urban environment and vibrant sports culture give students access to cutting-edge pre-professional training and a wide range of internships with professional sports teams, leagues, and sports business organizations.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in communication or related fields is required. ABDs will be considered, but applicants must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment. Professional sports industry experience is highly desirable. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent research support available.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please visit the following link to complete the application form: https://academics.depaul.edu/faculty-jobs/Pages/position-detail.aspxdpusearchbyid=308757

You will need electronic copies of: 1) a cover letter that addresses your interest in and qualifications for the position; 2) a current CV; 3) contact information of three references; 4) representative student evaluations; and 5) one or more examples of published research.

Any materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be sent to:

Professor Hai Tran

Chair, Sports Communication Search Committee

DePaul University

College of Communication

1 E. Jackson Blvd

Chicago, IL 60604

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.


Applicant Documents

Cover Letter(1)

C.V.(1)

Student evaluations(1)

Publication(1)

Contact Reference(3)

9/27 Zoom interview invite.

DePaul University (Chicago, IL)[]

Asst. or Assoc. Professor (Tenure-Track) - Communication and Technology (22-23)

The College of Communication at DePaul is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Communication Studies with an emphasis in communication and technology in an intercultural context. Candidates should focus on social media and social networks, virtual reality and other emerging technologies, digital communication, and/or other technologies that link to intercultural communication.

The candidate will conduct research and teach graduate and undergraduate communication studies courses explicitly related to the use of technology in intercultural communication contexts. Candidates with research expertise and/or production experience in issues of identity and representation, social change and social justice, the construction of culture, and/or health communication contexts are especially encouraged to apply.

DePaul University and the College of Communication seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization as well as courses contributing to the common core in Communication Studies. Nominal teaching load is 2 courses per academic quarter (Autumn, Winter, Spring). Engage in a program of scholarship resulting in peer-reviewed publication and/or creative activity. Participate in service to program, college, university and community.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication Studies at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by July 1, 2022; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level; an active record of scholarship or creative activity related to the candidate’s area of specialty.

Application Instructions: To apply, please visit the following link to complete the application form: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu

Required Application Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence of Research
  • Evidence of Production Skills (if applicable)
  • Three names and contact information for references
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness including syllabi, teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Updates: 11/14 - Requested letters of rec 11/5 - they were due 11/12 (x2)
    • Was this a direct request to recommenders or was it in the interfolio app?
    • ^ It was through email not the interfolio saying they'd like to have letters by 11/12
  • Had a Zoom interview on 11/12
  • On Campus Interview Invitation for January

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott, AZ[]

Asst. Professor (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Humanities and Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona is seeking to fill two 9-month, tenure-track positions for Assistant Professor of Communication.

Successful candidates will join a diverse department with colleagues whose scholarship reaches across a wide range of specializations, including technical writing, writing program administration, rhetorical theory, media literacies, environmental literacy, social justice, cultural rhetorics, health communication, and experiential learning.

Apply at careers.erau.edu by uploading 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, 3) unofficial transcripts, and 4) the names and contact information of three professional references. The position will be open until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be considered.

Responsibilities

The successful candidates will teach a 4/4 load of undergraduate courses in speech, cross cultural communication, and other communication courses as needed (with the potential to develop new courses).

The successful candidates will support the department, college, and campus through service as well as cultivate and maintain a research agenda in the candidates’ area of expertise.

Qualifications

An earned Ph.D. in Communication or related field at the time of the appointment on August 15, 2022. The candidates must have experience teaching speech courses at the university level as well as evidence of scholarship and an interest in professional development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in small group, organizational, interpersonal, technical or science communication, or rhetoric of technology / science.
  • Experience teaching speech and intercultural communication courses.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness that takes advantage of diverse learning strategies and technologies to enhance student learning.
  • Experience integrating critical thinking, global perspectives, and/or civic engagement into the curriculum.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply here: https://embryriddle.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Prescott-AZ/Assistant-Professor-of-Communication_R302281

Emory University - Atlanta, GA[]

The Film and Media Department of Emory University, Atlanta, GA., seeks a tenure-track or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor in Media Studies, with a specialty in Digital and Social Media. We are specifically interested in scholars with a humanities-centered approach to digital media technologies and cultures, particularly social media. Areas of specialization may include (but are not limited to): online activism; media distribution (such as streaming platforms); social media communities; algorithmic bias; mis- and dis-information; fandom/audience studies; and/or the intersections of race, gender, class, sexuality and other identities with digital platforms. We welcome applications from scholars whose work focuses on American and/or international/global media.

Qualifications: Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D. in hand in film studies, media studies, or a related field. To learn more about faculty responsibilities, see the following: http://college.emory.edu/faculty/documents/faculty/faculty-responsibilities.pdf

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit the following application materials in Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/94666):

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • One Writing Sample (article-length)
  • Teaching Portfolio (which should include teaching philosophy, two relevant syllabi, and teaching evaluations, if available)
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement (1-2 page statement of contributions made and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education)

Review of applications will begin on October 17. Applications received by November 17 will be given full consideration.

Updates:

  • 11/27: Any updates?


Florida State University[]

For more information please visit: https://comm.cci.fsu.edu/

Responsibilities:

The School of Communication at Florida State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position with a specialization in strategic communication to begin in the fall 2022 semester. Public Relations (PR) or Advertising (ADV) expertise in subfield areas such as environmental, crisis, advocacy, multicultural marketing, and health communication is strongly preferred. All methodological approaches are welcomed.

  1. Teaching: This faculty position carries an expectation of excellent teaching. As such, evidence of teaching effectiveness is required. The successful candidate is expected to teach a 2-2 course load, which includes but is not limited to a combination of the following undergraduate and graduate courses: Introduction to Strategic Communication, Crisis Communication, Research Methods, Public Relations/Advertising Campaigns, PR Writing, and Media/Account Planning. Successful applicants will also be prepared to teach digital media strategy/writing courses, applied theory and research, and courses with a focus on the changing landscape and innovation within the field of strategic communication. Engagement on capstone projects, masters theses, and doctoral committees (i.e., chairing, committee membership) is expected. Development of relevant curricula for their courses, and collaboration with other faculty when areas of interest and course topical areas overlap, are also expected. A successful candidate will work to enhance efforts to continually offer courses that best prepare our students for the evolving communication industries.
  2. Research: Active research and/or creative work based on the candidate’s program of research and interest are required. Extensive professional activities are also valued. Expertise in data analysis techniques for communication campaigns and research that encompasses digital/social media is strongly preferred. Priority will be given to candidates who can demonstrate research portfolio work and impact in the area of strategic communication.
  3. Service: Position duties also include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in strategic communication, and assistance in recruiting efforts for PR/ADV student organizations. Additionally, service to the School of Communication, the College of Communication and Information when required, as well as to the University, the community, and to the profession is expected.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline. Although a research portfolio is expected, strong consideration will be given to candidates who also have relevant professional experience, notably in strategic communication, crisis management, non-profit organization, and other PR/ADV-related professional activities.

Contact Information

Please direct all Inquiries about the position to Dr. Jessica Wendorf Muhamad, Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Florida State University [[10]]

How to Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vitae.

All applicants should be prepared to submit:

  1. Cover Letter (no longer than 5 pages, single-spaced)
    • Cover letter should include sections with research, teaching, and diversity statements. These can be abbreviated version of statements short-listed candidates will be required to submit.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Current contact information (emails and telephone numbers) for three (3) professional references willing to provide recommendation letters (References will only be contacted if applicant is short-listed

Applicants selected for an initial interview will be asked to subsequently submit:

  1. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
    • At least two (2) course evaluations from courses that directly relate to strategic communication.
    • These can be two different courses or two semesters of the same courses if multiple course evaluations are not available.
  2. Each applicant should submit three (3) statements that include past, present, and future contributes in the areas of:
    • Research
    • Teaching
    • Diversity
  3. Sample of Scholarly/Creative
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)

Review of application will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Starting date for this position is August 2022.

Updates: Zoom interview (11/1)


Fordham University - Assistant Professor of Health Communication and Culture[]

Position Description

The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a specialization in Health Communication and Culture, to commence September 1, 2022. The position will be based at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus in the Bronx, with the potential opportunity to contribute to the Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan as well. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute pedagogically to the department’s undergraduate major in Communication and Culture, with potential to also contribute to the department’s majors in Digital Technology and Emerging Media, Film and Television, and/or Journalism. The candidate would also have an opportunity to teach in our M.A. program in Public Media, as well as other programs across the university.

Areas of specialization might include (but are not limited to): community-based and participatory approaches to health promotion; urban health and health disparities; the role of digital technology in health and healthcare; health communication campaigns; health information-seeking and misinformation; disability and accessibility advocacy; health, science, and environmental risk communication. Candidates can employ any number of methodological and theoretical approaches. Scholars focused on historically marginalized and underserved communities, as well as those who take an intersectional approach to understand the role of culture and identity in the context of health, are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should submit via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/98468) (1) a cover letter with qualifications, including approach to teaching and scholarship; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) 1-2 writing samples (approximately 30 pp maximum in total, solo-authored or first-authored); and (3) the names and contact information for three references (reference letters will be requested only of candidates who advance to the next stage of the application process). Deadline: Applications should be submitted by Friday, January 7 to guarantee full consideration. For specific questions, please contact the departmental administrator Michelle O’Dwyer at modwyer@fordham.edu.

Link to Job Announcement and to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/98468


Franklin University - Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies (Switzerland)[]

Position Description

Franklin University Switzerland seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies. The position is full-time, renewable, and with a clear promotion ladder. The position begins in August 2022, pending funding.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. at the time of hire with a specialization in Communication and Media Studies. More specifically, the successful candidate will be able to conduct research and teach undergraduate courses in the areas of Media Studies, Public Relations, and Communication/Media Strategies. The successful candidate will bring a focus on emerging technologies and a global perspective in teaching courses in these areas. The candidate can take quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method methodological approaches. Preference will be given to candidates who can draw on innovative, more recent research methods.  A normal course load is six courses per year, including a course with an Academic Travel component (36-38 ECTS annually).

Consistent with the mission of the University, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship, have an active research agenda, and contribute to the Academic Travel program, a fundamental part of Franklin’s international, interdisciplinary, intercultural curriculum. Ideally, candidates will be conversant in one of the official languages of Switzerland and have an established interest in interdisciplinary teaching. Experience with Swiss/EU-funded projects is a plus.

Videoconferencing interviews will be followed by on-campus interviews for finalists. Please submit in a single PDF document a letter of application, CV with names and contact information for three references, a writing sample, and recent teaching evaluations to cmssearch@fus.edu. Review of applications will begin October 22, 2021, and continue on a rolling basis.

Link to Job Announcement and to apply: https://www.fus.edu/about-franklin/job-opportunities

  • Updates:

Gonzaga University: Assistant Professor of Communication Studies[]

https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/375868/assistant-professor-of-communication-studies/

Deadline: Oct 11, 2021

UPDATES: Any updates?? [10/27/2021] >

  • prelim interviews went from 10/15-10/27.
  • 10/28: Have begun and possibly finished setting campus visits.

George Mason University - Strategic Communication, Public Relations, and Social/Mobile Media Tenure-Track Assistant Professor[]

The George Mason University Department of Communication within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication, Public Relations, and Social Media for an August 2022 appointment. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Position:

Applicants should have a PhD in Communication or a related field, a record of scholarly publications commensurate with experience, an ongoing research agenda, a record of teaching excellence, a commitment to department and university service, and a commitment to teaching a diverse student population. We invite applications from candidates across all subfields of strategic communication, public relations (PR), and issue advocacy research, although we are particularly interested in candidates whose research engages with the uses and effects of social, mobile, and/or interactive media. Secondary areas of scholarship may also include the connections between strategic communication, issue advocacy, and/or PR and other areas of communication studies, especially science communication and risk crisis communication. We welcome all methodological approaches. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate courses in a variety of areas such as introduction to PR, social media and PR, social media and issue advocacy, PR writing, persuasion, and strategic communication campaigns. The ability to teach graduate courses in PR, issue advocacy, or strategic communication theory will also be important, along with graduate courses in the candidate’s primary area of expertise. Overall, teaching experience at the university level is preferred. Past experience as a PR or issue advocacy professional is also desirable, as is past engagement with (or a strong interest in engaging with) the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Finally, an interest in developing curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels is also preferred.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities of the position include conducting and publishing scholarly research, contributing to the teaching needs of the department at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentoring students, and service to the department (and, later, to the college/university) commensurate with the assistant professor role.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in communication, or related field, completed prior to appointment;
  • Research agenda grounded in strategic communication, issue advocacy, and/or PR, with a record of scholarship commensurate with experience;
  • Relevant teaching experience at the college or university level;
  • Ability to teach courses on strategic communication and the uses and effects of social, mobile, and/or interactive media at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Ability to teach theory courses in strategic communication, issue advocacy, and/or PR;
  • Commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student community;
  • Commitment to service in the department, college/university, and discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in communication (rather than a PhD in a related field);
  • Research agenda exploring the uses and effects of social, mobile, and/or interactive media in PR and/or other forms of strategic communication, with a record of scholarship commensurate with experience;
  • Secondary research interest in science communication, risk and crisis communication, and/or issue advocacy;
  • Past work experience practicing PR, issue advocacy, or other forms of strategic communication practice;
  • History of engagement in PRSSA and/or PRSA, or a strong interest in fostering this affiliation;
  • Experience with or interest in developing courses and curriculum at undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Experience with or interest in undergraduate student mentoring and graduate student advising.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a resume, a cover letter that includes a description of how you will contribute to the university’s mission as a diverse public university, and a list of three professional references with contact information. For full consideration, please submit the above materials to GMU’s jobs portal https://jobs.gmu.edu/ by October 22, 2021. The jobs portal will remain open until the position is filled.

  • Updates: Any updates? (11/3/2021)

Governor's State University - Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Communication[]

Position Description

Governors State University (University Park, IL) is a minority serving institution inviting applications for a tenure track position as an assistant professor of communication beginning the Fall 2022 semester.

We seek a communication teacher-scholar who is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness to complement existing faculty strengths. The area of specialty for this position is organizational communication with a social scientific research approach. This position will include teaching responsibilities at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including research methods, sections of the basic public speaking course each year, and contribute to the core courses, such as junior and senior seminar. Successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to develop new courses. We are particularly interested in courses with foci on non-profits, social justice, and diversity and inclusion.

Candidates should be proficient in their teaching ability and show evidence of the potential for a strong record of scholarship. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. in Communication or related field by August 15, 2022.

The Communication Program at Governors State University offers an undergraduate (B.A.) degree with concentrations in Human Communication and Strategic Communication. We also offer a graduate M.A.) degree in Communication, Media, and Performance. Our faculty are dedicated to advancing the teaching, research, and service missions of the university.

Salary and benefits package are commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. in Communication or closely related discipline. A.B.D. candidates will be considered; all degree requirements must be completed by August 15, 2022.
  2. Ability to complement the program’s strengths.
  3. Ability to teach advanced undergraduate organizational communication courses.
  4. Ability to teach quantitative and qualitative methods at the graduate level.
  5. Ability to teach graduate level organizational communication courses.
  6. Evidence of proficiency in teaching ability.
  7. Evidence of potential for strong record of scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with non-traditional, first-generation, and/or traditionally underrepresented student populations.
  2. Ability to teach courses in non-profits, social justice, and/or diversity and inclusion
  3. Experience with teaching online courses.
  4. Teaching experience at graduate level.
  5. Demonstrated record of scholarship through publication and conference presentations.
  6. Demonstrated ability to infuse course content with scholarship related to underrepresented and marginalized groups.

To apply, applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and list of professional references by October 1, 2021 to receive full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. References will only be contacted prior to candidate interviews.

Anyone has any update?

Howard University - Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Communication[]

Position 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.

Qualifications: 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.

Application Process: Please submit: 1) letter of application; 2) teaching philosophy; 3) research agenda; 4) current vita (including e-mail address); 5) three reference letters; 6) teaching evaluation summaries; and 7) a student support statement, which chronicles your willingness to and past successes of teaching, mentoring and engaging diverse student populations.

Please send electronic application submissions to Dr. Emily Cramer at [[11]] with the subject line “Assistant Professor, Strategic Communication Application.”

The deadline for applications is December 31, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Link to position: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/400059/tenure-track-assistant-professor/

Idaho State University - Tenure-Track Assistant / Associate Professor of Advertising[]

Position Description

Idaho State University invites applications for an assistant/associate, tenure-track faculty to teach within the Advertising major concentration area, supervise the ISU National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team, and maintain an active program of research.

The Department of Communication, Media, and Persuasion offers a variety of undergraduate programs ranging from design and public relations to multiplatform journalism and rhetoric, in addition to a Master’s program.

This faculty member will develop and teach three courses per semester such as Media Analytics, Advertising Strategy, and a graduate seminar, among other department offerings. They will act as the faculty mentor for the ISU American Advertising Federation club and the NSAC team as well as oversee the advising and growth of undergraduate majors within the Advertising emphasis. The faculty member is also expected to conduct scholarly research and become an collaborative, engaged member of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (or ABD with confirmed completion date before August 2022) in Advertising, Communication, Mass Communications, or related field
  • Commitment to undergraduate education in advertising and the communication/media discipline
  • Ability to develop and contribute to the existing curriculum at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Evidence of an active record of scholarly research
  • Ability to serve as a successful mentor for the AAF club and NSAC team
  • Candidates for rank of Associate must also have served a minimum of four years at the Assistant Professor level along with evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly achievement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience in advertising or a closely related media field
  • Expertise in creative media, social networking, inclusive advertising, consumer engagement, digital trends, and/or social advertising
  • Experience supervising NSAC or similar student groups
  • Familiarity with online or hybrid teaching methods

Additional Information

You must submit the following to be fully considered:

  • CV/resume
  • Cover letter
  • Existing or proposed syllabus
  • List of three (3) professional references, including current contact information.

Link to Job Announcement and to apply: https://isu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/1413?c=isu

This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to December 1, 2021.

James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Latinx Communication Studies[]

School of Communication Studies

Position Description

Applicants will center communication in their instruction and scholarship focusing on one or more of the following areas: race and ethnicity, Native American and indigenous peoples and cultures, gender and sexualities, class and mobilities, digital storytelling, visual communication, environmental justice, health advocacy, social activism, coalition building and organizing, transnational and border politics, critical organizational communication, and/or critical pedagogies. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses (as part of the M.A. Program in Communication and Advocacy), a commitment to a curriculum of anti-racism, and a willingness to contribute to a multidisciplinary Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies minor.

This hire forms part of a multi-department cohort hire in Latinx studies in the College of Arts and Letters, the largest academic unit at JMU. Home to ten academic departments, several interdepartmental programs, and 269 full-time faculty, Arts and Letters is the intellectual home of humanities, social sciences, communication, and media programs at JMU. Our Latinx cohort hire will bring six and perhaps as many as seven new colleagues specializing in media, rhetoric, communication, creative writing, sociology, and romance languages.  This cohort will join recent hires in Latinx US history, politics, and anthropology to build on already existing strengths across a variety of fields and intellectual areas.  Harrisonburg is home to a vital Latinx community with whom JMU has a deep history of interconnection.  This is an exciting time to join a college-wide effort to enhance research, teaching, and scholarship in this vital area of work.

A complete description of this cohort hire may be found here: https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10348

Link to Job Announcement: https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10378

Review of completed applications will begin November 6, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Updates:

  • Zoom interviews scheduled 11/16

Illinois College (Jacksonville, IL)[]

Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) Intercultural and Organizational Communication

The Department of Communication Arts at Illinois College invites applications for a tenure-track position in intercultural communication with particular focus on intercultural communication within organizations. Strong preference for expertise and/or interest in studying issues of race, ethnicity, and culture within organizations in the U.S. context. Preference for ability/interest in strategic communication, social media, and/or health communication. Teaching will include introductory public speaking as part of college requirements. Commitment to diverse and inclusive perspectives in teaching, scholarship, and service is essential, as is enthusiasm for working closely with students in a liberal-arts setting.  

Degree in Communication or appropriate related field.  ABD or doctorate required for tenure-track appointment.

Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of its students. Founded by abolitionists, IC was the first college in Illinois to graduate students and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity. The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 30 miles west of the capital city of Springfield and 70 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.

Applicants should upload the following attachments in PDF format to their application submission​.

  • Letter of application
  • C.V.
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body.
  • Contact information for three references and/or three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin October 15 and will continue until the position is filled. This opening is part of a cluster hire; please see www.ic.edu/employment/ClusterHire.

Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA) - Assistant Professor, Intercultural Communication[]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Intercultural Communication

The Communication Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the area of Intercultural Communication, beginning Fall 2022. This position requires expertise in the field of intercultural communication in a global context. We are particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research can inform our understanding of issues of race, ethnicity, culture, identity, nationality, and transnationality.

Position Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Communication or related fields in hand at the time a contract is offered. Final appointment is dependent on a confirmed terminal degree status. Applicants who have not yet completed their doctorate must demonstrate progress verifiable by evidence and substantive enough to ensure completion of their degree at the time of appointment.

Candidates must be able to teach required courses in our major: introductory courses in intercultural communication, advanced courses in intercultural communication as appropriate to area of emphasis, and a capstone course in intercultural communication. Candidates are also expected to teach introductory courses in communication theory and research methods as well as propose new upper division courses to expand our offerings. Candidates should be able to teach across multiple methodological paradigms and the University core curriculum.

Candidates are required to have evidence of a strong record of university or equivalent teaching excellence in the area of intercultural communication. Application materials should clearly demonstrate the ability to teach the anticipated courses. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to enrich our curriculum through innovative pedagogical approaches, such as community-based, experiential, applied, or other inventive and critical pedagogies, in existing and newly developed courses.

The successful candidate will be expected to adopt a teacher-scholar model of professional engagement with a commitment to service and an established, or promise of, a productive agenda of research and scholarship. We value a diverse array of professional and practical experience in addition to the required academic qualifications.

Communication Studies is one of the largest undergraduate programs at LMU. In keeping with LMU’s mission, our department emphasizes the ethical and effective deployment of communication in pursuit of a more just and humane world. We also strive to help students foster the knowledge and skills necessary to develop more satisfying personal and professional relationships. Our faculty is committed to scholarship and service projects that support our mission and reflect a critical orientation toward the discipline. We are committed to developing a culturally diverse environment for our faculty and students.

Application Details:

Completed applications will be reviewed beginning on November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application portfolio requires: 1) letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) official transcripts; 4) up to two examples of representative scholarship (such as published article/s, key dissertation chapters, competitively selected conference papers, or manuscript submissions); 5) complete copies of original teaching evaluations (including qualitative comments) or other evaluations reflecting most recent years of university-level or equivalent teaching; 6) a statement of teaching philosophy; 7) sample syllabi related to this position; 8) names and contact information of three references; and 9) if the candidate does not have a doctorate, evidence of timeline and anticipated completion. Candidates should be prepared to provide letters of recommendation upon request.

Application Process: All interested applicants MUST apply online at https://jobs.lmu.edu

https://lmu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Westchester-Campus/Assistant-Professor-of-Intercultural-Communication_R1951

Inquiries (including those regarding required materials) should be directed to Dr. Shaun Anderson, Search Committee Chair (Shaun.Anderson@lmu.edu). For fullest consideration, all materials should be received by November 15, 2021.


Loyola University Chicago: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Multimedia Journalism[]

The School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago seeks a tenure-track faculty member in multimedia journalism, beginning in August 2022. The ideal candidate should have experience in professional journalism, as well as college-level teaching and the potential to be a productive scholar. A Ph.D. in journalism or a related field is required; ABD candidates with completion by start of employment will be considered.

Experience in one or more of these areas is particularly desired: Data journalism; environmental journalism (in conjunction with our new Environmental Studies minor); and/or social justice reporting. Candidates should be able to teach basic reporting skills courses and to teach or develop courses in their area(s) of specialization.

To apply, please provide a) a letter of application; b) a current curriculum vitae; c) names and contact information for three references; d) examples of teaching effectiveness; and e) a diversity statement (500 words) that describes your record of, or potential for, contributing to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through your scholarship, teaching and service.

Apply online at https://www.careers.luc.edu/

The committee will start reviewing applications after Nov. 8, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. You can find more information about Loyola University Chicago and the School of Communication at www.luc.edu. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Lee Hood, lhood1@luc.edu.

Updates:


Manchester University: Assistant Professor of Communication (Digital Media Arts) (North Manchester, Indiana)[]

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  This is a full-time, non-tenure track teaching position in Communication Studies reporting through the department chair to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in media literacy, media production, digital storytelling, podcasting, and human communication. The candidate will support the Communication Studies and Digital Media Arts programs, and will have the opportunity to develop courses in their areas of interest. Candidates must be willing to work in interdisciplinary contexts and have a commitment to diversity and inclusivity. The candidate should be willing to collaborate with community organizations in media production. The teaching load is 24 semester hours per year. This is a fixed term, renewable position with the possibility for a shift to a tenure line.

Essential Job Functions:  

  • Teaching generally 24 semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments)
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to high quality of scholarship, intellectual integrity, professional currency, cooperation of all phases of the academic program, openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching, and above all, a vital interest in student learning
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings – full faculty, division, department and committee – and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the Manchester University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Secondary job functions:

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Qualifications:

  • PhD in Communication Studies, Media Studies, or a related field preferred. ABD considered with a clear deadline for completion.  MFA in media arts or related field will be considered.  
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in Communication Studies and Digital Media Arts
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and in the best interests of students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and diverse backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary, and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, After Effects, etc.)
  • Proficiency with digital cameras, recorders, microphones, lighting kits, and other media production equipment
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, email, electronic classroom platforms, Zoom, Teams, and Internet use

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 am and 5 pm.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to [[12]]. To apply: https://www.manchester.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/#AsstProfCommunications

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Marquette University - Assistant Professor in Corporate & Organizational Communication (Milwaukee, WI)[]

Description: The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor beginning August 15, 2022 with a teaching and research specialization in corporate and organizational communication.

This position will be a part of a cohort hire which will contribute to a cross-disciplinary Race, Ethnic, and Indigenous Studies program. The ideal candidate will have a research and teaching focus that supports this program. Potential areas of interest include equity and inclusion initiatives in corporations, multicultural leadership, and/or the intersections of corporate communication and social justice concerns.  We seek an engaged scholar/teacher who can work collaboratively across departments within the college and with other academic programs at the university (e.g., College of Business Administration). Candidates should have a research and teaching background in organizational communication, advertising, or public relations. The candidate will have the expectation of teaching courses across the corporate communication curriculum which may include consulting, corporate social responsibility, financial communication, advocacy, organizational communication, and/or other courses in their area of expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate and graduate students, serving on college and university committees, and establishing and maintaining a research agenda.

Qualifications: The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in communication or closely related field with knowledge base in corporate and organizational communication. (ABD candidates will be considered with the expectation that PhD will be completed by August 2022). Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate potential for engaged teaching excellence and high-quality research.

Application Procedure: (on-line applications only)

Before electronically submitting your materials be advised to review the application process at Marquette University’s Career Website: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings/

Marquette University - Instructor / Assistant Professor of Practice in Advertising[]

Description: The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a non-tenure track position for an Instructor of Practice beginning August 15, 2022 with a teaching and professional background in advertising.

We seek an engaged teacher who can work collaboratively across departments within the college and with other related programs at the university. Candidates should have a professional and teaching background in advertising and brand management and should expect to support student engagement efforts including student recruitment, student co-curricular activities, and student advising. The ideal candidate will be active in both the profession and community. Candidates should be able to teach courses across the advertising curriculum with an awareness of industry trends and the digital innovations that permeate the field. Candidates may also teach courses in their area of expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preferred applicants will have a strong commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and be able to contribute to curriculum development and diversity and inclusiveness initiatives.

Qualifications: The preferred candidate should hold a Master’s or Ph.D. in advertising, communication, or closely related field with a knowledge base in advertising and brand management. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate potential for engaged teaching excellence.

Application Procedure: (on-line applications only)

Before electronically submitting your materials be advised to review the application process at Marquette University’s Career Website: http://employment.marquette.edu/postings

McGill University - Assistant Professor of Black Studies in Media and Technology (tenure-track) (Montreal, QC)[]

Description

The Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University is hiring an Assistant Professor of Black Studies in Media and Technology (tenure-track). The candidate must demonstrate outstanding research and publication potential, relevant teaching experience or potential, and a commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry and the support of diverse intellectual communities.

We welcome candidates working in Black Studies as it intersects with one or more of the following areas: media studies, digital culture and/or internet research, cultural studies, science and technology studies, music and sound studies, film studies, infrastructure studies, and gender and sexuality studies. We welcome research and teaching concentrations that could include but are not limited to: Black digital culture and counterpublics; cultural studies of the Black diaspora; Black diasporic expressive cultures; anti-colonial, decolonial, and postcolonial theory and methods; environmental humanities; media histories; feminist, queer and transgender studies; disability studies; and production studies. Black scholars, and scholars working with anti-oppressive research frameworks and methods, broadly conceived, are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, develop curriculum in their areas of expertise, supervise graduate students, and contribute to the intellectual life of the department and university. We prefer that applicants have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment.

Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances. The position start date is August 1, 2022. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three referees, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness (for example: sample course syllabi and summaries of teaching evaluations), and two writing samples (20-30 pages). All materials must be submitted electronically at https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/mcgill_careers/job/ArtsBuilding/Assistant-Professor-of-Black-Studies-in-Media-and-Technology_JR0000016020. Full review of applications will begin on 27 October 2021. After that date, we will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Interviews are expected to take place online in December 2021. Inquiries may be sent to the Chair of the search, Carrie Rentschler (carrie.rentschler@mcgill.ca).

Knowledge of French is an asset. English is the language of instruction at McGill.

This position is part of a multi-year interdisciplinary initiative designed to strengthen and support research innovation and excellence in African, African diasporic, and Black Studies at McGill, while simultaneously addressing the under-representation of Black faculty in the tenure stream, as laid out in the University Action Plan to Address Anti-Black Racism 2020-2025.

For further information: http://www.mcgill.ca/ahcs/

Michigan Technological University (Open Rank Communication and Assistant Professor of Digital Media)[]

#1: Open Rank Professor of Communication

The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an Open Rank Professor of Communication to begin August 2022. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and scholarly work in Communication particularly linked to technology and communication in the public interest, with specialization in the fields of Human-Machine Communication (HMC) or Computer-Mediated Communication. Areas of research may include but are not limited to the intersection of human-machine communication and the following: AI, linguistics, interpersonal/group communication, organizational communication, disability studies, media and representation, culture and everyday life. We seek candidates leading empirical studies (qualitative, quantitative, interpretive, or mixed-methods) favoring a critical approach, who desire to be involved in interdisciplinary research, and who are committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion within research and teaching. A demonstrated ability to secure grant funding would also be highly desirable. Ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level in linguistics, interpersonal, group, and/or organizational communication is also desirable.


Submit your application packet to: https://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492734

For more information, contact: Dr. Stefka Hristova, [[13]]


#2 Assistant Professor of Digital Media

The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the field of Media and Communication Studies, or a closely related field, with specialization in digital media and/or data journalism. We seek candidates focused on social media issues involving such topics as algorithmicdiscrimination and data justice, platform economies, governance/regulatory frameworks, infrastructures (technical and/or material), surveillance, media industries, and/or publics (e.g., studies of misinformation/disinformation, civic engagement,platformized news and journalism). Candidates may have experience/interest in methodological approaches including qualitative, quantitative, critical, interpretive, or mixed-methods. Ability to teach methods and tools for data collection and analysis is highly desirable, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, justice, and human flourishing that are the hallmarks of the Humanities.


Submit your application packet to: http://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492733

For more information, contact Dr. Sue Collins, scollins@mtu.edu


The department's faculty teach and engage in research that both shapes and benefits from a rich multi-disciplinary environment. The usual teaching load is 2 courses (6 hrs.) per semester pre-tenure with competitive salary and benefits.


Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, evidence       of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information for three reference providers. At least one letter must address the applicant's teaching abilities. Reference letters and additional materials will be requested at a later stage of the hiring process. Review of applications for full consideration will begin on Dec. 10, and continue until the position is filled. Preferred candidates should receive their Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, or closely related field by August 1, 2022.


MIT (Assistant Professor of Media Studies)[]

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Program in Comparative Media Studies in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Science in Cambridge, MA seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2022 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. A PhD in Media Studies or a related field by start of employment, and a record of publication and research activity are expected. We seek applicants in one or more of the following specializations: 1) media industries 2) computational media.

Link to application (due Nov 1): https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19106

  • Updates:

New Mexico State University[]

The Department of Communication Studies at New Mexico State University seeks to hire one tenure-track faculty member to begin in the fall semester of 2022. The department seeks a colleague to teach and conduct empirically-based research in the areas of Communication Technology with a specific interest in social media. Other highly desired areas of scholarship include strategic communication, quantitative or qualitative methods, or mixed methods. Duties include teaching, research, service, and outreach.


Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States, which includes a criminal background check.

Qualifications:  Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely-related area at the time of hire in the fall semester of 2022. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of a developing research program as well as potential for obtaining external research funds. Candidates must also provide evidence of effectiveness in teaching

Applicants should submit the following: 1) a letter of interest addressing teaching philosophy, research and professional goals, and interest in working in our department; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 4) examples of scholarship, 5) statement of diversity (submit as other document), and 6) three letters of reference. All material, including reference letters submitted by referees, must be submitted by November 1, 2021 at midnight mountain time.

  • Updates:

North Carolina State University-Assistant Professor in Public Relations[]

The Department of Communication seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in public relations or strategic communication. The successful candidate will teach public relations courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs, conduct and publish research, participate on graduate committees, and provide other standard service. Teaching opportunities in the professor’s research specialty may also be available.

Minimum Education and Experience

Applicant must have a Ph.D. in Communication, Journalism, Media, or a related field, or will receive the degree by August 2022. Degrees must be received from accredited institutions.

Other Required Qualifications Demonstrated excellence in teaching and ability to carry out independent research and publish in academic journals and other outlets. Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications Expertise in new technologies, and professional public relations experience or a background in communication campaigns. Demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse perspectives in research.

While open to candidates representing the broad spectrum of public relations research, the committee will give special consideration to candidates pursuing research in either of two areas:

(1) digital communication or social media analytics from a social science perspective;

and/or

(2) a qualitative or quantitative research focus on strategic communication and public relations related to race, culture, diversity, or international issues.

Special Instructions to Applicants In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, CV, and the contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

  • Updates: Any updates? (10/12/2021)

Northeastern University[]

Department Chair (open rank)[]

Description

The Department of Communication Studies at the College of Arts, Media and Design invites highly qualified candidates to apply for an open-rank appointment as Department Chair, to commence on July 1, 2022. Outstanding candidates will be considered for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. We seek candidates who understand and embrace the foundation of Communication Studies and Media Studies as disciplines that encompass the inquiry of communication across a broad range of contexts.

Our department, which includes the Program in Media and Screen Studies, is a vibrant community of scholars, practitioners, and students committed to excellence in research, creative work, and teaching within a broad framework of experiential education, community engagement, and hands-on video production. We offer a broad and flexible curriculum with two distinct majors and more than 20 combined majors. We have over 35 full-time faculty across our two degree areas of Communication Studies and Media and Screen Studies, with an enrollment of over 800 undergraduate students (including combined majors). As our dynamic and flexible curriculum expands, we welcome applicants who can offer a vision for our continued growth that aligns with and contributes to the strengths of the College of Arts, Media and Design and Northeastern University.

The College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) is a collaborative, diverse community, acting as a catalyst for research, inspiration, and discovery across the University. It brings together a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art+Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre, and is home to three interdisciplinary research centers: the Center for the Arts, the Center for Design, and the Center for Communication, Media Innovation, and Social Change.

Responsibilities

The Chair is responsible for managing Department fiscal and administrative operations and providing effective leadership for faculty, staff, and students, with particular emphasis given to aligning the Department's mission with the goals of the College and University, leading program development and implementation, initiating and developing fund-raising alliances, and fostering faculty development. Other responsibilities include:

Contributing to the ongoing success of our cooperative and experiential education. Raising the profile of both our research and non tenure track faculty through mentorship and support for scholarly and professional work, including publications, external funding, and disciplinary awards. Developing innovative graduate programming that builds on the excellence of our undergraduate curriculum and connects with graduate initiatives in CAMD and across the many research centers and institutes at Northeastern. Expanding our curriculum by building connections across CAMD and with strategic initiatives across the University in health network science, environmental change, algorithmic and social justice, and innovations in media, communicating data, design, and new technologies. Innovate our production curriculum and facilities in partnership with the Media Services Organization. Collaborate closely with the CAMD Dean, the Dean’s office, and the other departmental chairs.

Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Communication Studies, Media Studies, or closely related fields is required, as well as a documented record of successful leadership at the department, college, and/or institutional level and evidence of strength in forging entrepreneurial partnerships for research, resource, and program development. The successful candidate must also possess a broad working knowledge of the field of Communication Studies and Media Studies and an established record of research.

Apply at: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/508506/open-rank-chair-of-communication-studies


Information Justice (open rank)[]

Description

https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/508568/open-rank-professor-information-justice

Northeastern University’s College of Arts, Media and Design invites applications for an open-rank cluster search in the nascent field of Information Justice. Building on recent developments in algorithmic accountability, new newsroom technologies and journalism tools, critical information studies, critical data studies, and universal design, this multidisciplinary area of inquiry addresses issues of bias, diversity, equity, and exclusion in information and global media systems. We welcome a diverse range of applicants whose scholarship, newsroom experiences, design and visual communication practice, journalistic work, and/or public impact work in Information Justice would contribute to our programs in Information Justice in Journalism, Art + Design, or Communication Studies.

Responsibilities

We are particularly interested in candidates who bring an interdisciplinary perspective and whose research/creative practice and teaching align with one of the following high-priority areas related to Information Justice:

  • In Communication Studies, public and community health communication, health information access and equity, and/or health (dis)information campaigns;
  • In Design: visual communication in the public sphere focused on influence, advocacy, and social engagement in civic, health, and environmental issues;
  • In Journalism: justice-oriented data investigations, data-driven media ecosystems analyses, impactful data-driven & digital storytelling, community-grounded partnerships.

Successful candidates will be primarily appointed in the School of Journalism, Department of Art + Design, or Department of Communication Studies. Split appointments between these units, with other units in the College of Arts, Media and Design (Architecture, Music, Theatre), or elsewhere at Northeastern University are possible, including the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, the Institute for Experiential AI, the Ethics Institute, and the Institute for Race, Technology, and Social Justice.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD, MFA, or other relevant terminal degree by the appointment start date.

Apply at: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/508568/open-rank-professor-information-justice



Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) Assistant Professor in Communication Studies (Due December 1, 2021)[]

Description:

The Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University is searching for a tenure-eligible faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of human-centered design. We seek to recruit an individual engaged in impactful and visionary lines of research in human-centered design as it relates to technology and communication. We welcome applicants with expertise in areas including, but not limited to, the following: human-computer interaction, online communication platforms, human-AI communication and interaction, and virtual collaboration. Our intention is to recruit individuals with a track record of, or potential to develop, cutting-edge programmatic research to move the field forward. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate, MS, and/or PhD programs within the department. Our department has strong ties to multiple research entities, providing an extensive infrastructure to support translational research, and collaborations across disciplines.

The ideal candidate applies human-centered design to investigate and intervene in society, advancing objectives in social and design justice. Candidates should pursue research on human-centered design as it relates broadly to technology and communication, and should strive to achieve significant broader impacts on societal issues such as, but not limited to: social or economic inequality, health disparities, racial justice, LGBTQ+ issues, accessibility, climate change, and labor. We are interested in candidates who demonstrate strength in applying social scientific qualitative or mixed methods as well as sociotechnical system design and evaluation in their work. We are also interested in candidates who excel in an interdisciplinary environment and complement the department’s existing expertise in human[1]computer interaction, design, collaboration and organizing, networks, algorithmic media, social media, online communities, public culture, and computational communication science.

To qualify applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field by September, 2022. Duties of the position include publishing innovative research, contributing to undergraduate and graduate instruction in the department, and performing professional service. At the undergraduate level candidates would contribute to both the Communication Studies major as well as the HCI Certificate, which is available to all students on campus interested in developing an understanding of the interaction between humans and computers. At the graduate level they would teach and mentor students in the Technology and Social Behavior (TSB), and Media, Technology, and Society (MTS) PhD programs. They may optionally teach in one of our professional master’s programs. The candidate would be invited to join the Center for Human Computer Interaction + Design, a joint initiative of the School of Communication and McCormick School of Engineering.

Preferred Start Date: September 1, 2022

Salary: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted via online submission to our faculty recruiting system. Please including the following materials in your application: a cover letter; a research statement; a teaching statement; a current vita; three contacts for letters of recommendation; two writing samples; and a diversity statement. The diversity statement should address the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to enhancing diversity, equity, and/or inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2021, but review will continue until the position is filled. Forward questions to the Search Committee Chair, Nick Diakopoulos. For more information about the Department, please visit: https://communication.northwestern.edu/communication-studies/

The School: The School of Communication has five departments and offers a suite of interdisciplinary undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs. The departments span the communication arts and sciences including the Department of Radio-Television-Film, the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Performance Studies, and the Department of Theatre (which includes music theatre and dance). The faculty of over 180 includes 102 tenure-track faculty. The school offers instruction to roughly 1000 undergraduate majors and 650 graduate and professional students. Founded over 135 years ago, the School has been a leader in developing the communication disciplines and professions, and continues to be a center of excellence in the communication arts and sciences. Our current Dean is E. Patrick Johnson.

The University: Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest private research universities. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, the main campus is in Evanston and the medical campus is 12 miles south in downtown Chicago. There is continuing expansion of University facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Diverse cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.

Closing Date: Ongoing until position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizen-ship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. Individuals from all diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. For more information, please visit the University’s Policy on Institutional Equity. Job applicants who wish to request an accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the Office of Equity. Additional information on the accommodations process is available at northwestern.edu/equal-opportunity-access/accommodation/disability.html.

  • Updates: Any updates? (10/30/21)


University of Arkansas Popular Culture Tenure-Track Position[]

Position: The Department of Communication in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Communication to start in August 2022. We seek applicants with a rhetorical and/or cultural studies research agenda in the area of popular culture. This is a standard nine-month faculty appointment.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field conferred by the start of employment, evidence of active research program, demonstrated competency in the classroom

Applications: For full consideration, applicants should submit the following no later than November 7, 2021

1. Cover letter

2. CV

3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

4. List of three professional recommendations (names/email addresses/phone numbers) willing to be contacted for letters of recommendations

Upload all materials here: https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/details/Assistant-Professor-of-Communication---Popular-Culture_R0006499

Contact: For any questions about this position, please send inquiries to search committee chair Dr. Joe Edward Hatfield jeh058@uark.edu

updates: zoom interview scheduled 11/15/21.

Ohio Northern University - Two Positions (Health Communication & Gender)[]

Description: The School of Social Sciences and Human Interaction at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, invites applications for both a non-tenure renewable contract position and a tenure-track full-time position at the assistant professor level to begin in Fall 2022.

Position 1 (Non-Tenure-Track, Renewable): We seek a teacher-scholar with expertise in health and communication, broadly speaking, who also possesses the ability to contribute generally to our curriculum.

Position 2 (Tenure-Track): We seek a teacher-scholar with expertise in gender and communication, broadly speaking, who also possesses the ability to contribute generally to our curriculum.

The successful candidates will be able to teach and develop courses in desired areas of expertise, as well as contribute generally to our core curriculum, which would include teaching Presentational (Public) Speaking each semester along with a rotation of other Communication Studies courses. In addition to having strong teaching skills and an active scholarly agenda, the successful candidates will be visible and engaged faculty member in our school, the college, the university, and the community. Experience or demonstrable interest in working closely with students in research and advising is also desired.  

Required Skills: We seek candidates that show excellence and enthusiasm in teaching a variety of Communication courses. Candidates should also have strong potential to conduct independent research, including plans for close mentoring of undergraduate student collaborators. Service to the program, school, college, and university is expected.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • For non-tenure renewable contract position: Master’s degree in Communication or related field.
  • For tenure-track full-time position: ABD in Communication or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • For non-tenure renewable contract position: Master’s degree in Communication or related field, the ability to teach Health Communication specifically, and teaching experience more generally.
  • For tenure-track full-time position: Ph.D. in Communication or related field, the ability to teach gender-related courses specifically, and teaching experience more generally.

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2022.

For more information, and to apply for this position: https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/9615

The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) Assistant Professor - Open Area (Due October 15, 2021)[]

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 2022. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses 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. 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 will help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement.

The School of Communication [14]http://comm.osu.edu/ is consistently ranked among the top programs in the field, and our faculty is committed to making original and substantively important contributions to empirical social scientific research on communication processes, basic or applied. A demonstrated record of publications showing productivity and strong journal placement is essential. Experience with external funding is also a plus. We seek colleagues who will help us advance research projects and courses that will be attractive to graduate and undergraduate students in the major, while also speaking to the interests and needs of non-majors.

Qualifications:

Candidate must be trained in communication or a closely aligned field and show promise of developing a national and international reputation doing theory-based and empirical research. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn a Ph.D. prior to August 2022. If the degree requirement is not met, the appointment will be as an instructor for up to one academic year. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of publication in peer-reviewed journals as well as evidence of effective teaching. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.


Application Instructions:

Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19328

A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, a diversity statement providing evidence of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching and/or engagement, and the names of three references. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews may be conducted either in person or remotely, depending on pandemic conditions and the applicant’s preference.  Inquiries may be directed to the search chair Dr. Amy Nathanson (Nathanson.7@osu.edu).

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Research Manuscripts (optional)
  • Diversity Statement
  • Names/Contact Information for 3 References
And anything else requested in the position description.Further Info:


Any Updates?? 11/15 11/16 - Campus interviews have already started

Penn State University[]

Josephine Berry Weiss Chair in the Humanities and Professor/Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Pennsylvania State University - University Park

The College of the Liberal Arts at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a tenured professor, or tenured associate professor with a record that is close to promotion, in rhetoric and social justice broadly construed among one or multiple intersections of feminist rhetoric; cultural and political advocacy; the discursive analysis of race and racism; the evolution of gender and sexual identities in rhetorical theory and practice; and/or queer theory as it relates to the creation and circulation of symbolic, visual, and material expression. The successful candidate will be appointed jointly in the departments of Communication Arts and Sciences (51%) and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (49%).

The position includes a four-year appointment as the Josephine Berry Weiss Chair in the Humanities, a term chair with the possibility of renewal, that provides one course release (from a standard 2/2 teaching load) and substantial resources to spend on a transformational initiative that addresses a contemporary social exigency infused by issues of gender and sexuality and that benefits from rhetorical inquiry. Examples include, but are not limited to, diversity and community activism, national or local health disparities, environmental justice, and immigration policy and practice. The topic of the candidate's initiative is less important than its quality, originality, and potential for impact, and the candidate's capacity to build intellectual and institutional programming. The Weiss Chair will receive a minimum of $125,000 over four years to support the programming that they develop.

Candidates for Professor must hold a Ph.D., should have an outstanding publication record and a track record of excellence in teaching and mentoring students. Duties for the position involve a combination of administrative labor, teaching, and research based on the candidate’s qualifications. Candidates for Associate Professor must hold a Ph.D., should have a significant publication record and a track record of excellence in teaching and mentoring students. Duties for the position involve a combination of administrative labor, teaching, and research based on the candidate’s qualifications.

Candidates must be well grounded in both rhetorical studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. Successful candidates must provide evidence of intersectional research that facilitates transdisciplinary conversations. Additional considerations for review include expertise teaching and mentoring graduate students across disciplines, administrative skill, experience with program development, and a record of constructive engagement and collaboration with diverse communities within and/or beyond the academy.

Application Instructions

Applications must include a cover letter describing the candidate’s research, teaching, and service, along with a CV, representative publications (typically three), evidence of effective teaching, and a description of the social exigency the candidate plans to address as the Weiss Chair in the Humanities. Applications should provide three references; however, the Search Committee will not contact references without first informing the candidate. Apply online at: https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/University-Park-Campus/Josephine-Berry-Weiss-Chair-in-the-Humanities-and-Professor-Associate-Professor-of-Communication-Arts-and-Sciences-and-Women-s--Gender--and-Sexuality-Studies_REQ_0000018464-1

The search committee will be an interdisciplinary group of faculty from the Communication Arts and Sciences and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies departments at Penn State. Inquiries can be sent to the Search Chair, Kirt H. Wilson (khw2@psu.edu). Review of applications will begin September 30, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is August 2022.

Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA) Instructor/Professor of Practice in Journalism[]

Description:

The Communication Division at the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University invites applications for an Instructor/Professor of Practice in Journalism. Seaver College is a residential Christian liberal arts college of just over 3,500 students situated in Malibu, California.

The successful candidate will teach introductory and intermediate courses in news field production, multi-camera studio production, and additional courses in their area of expertise. They will also provide technical guidance to students participating in the co-curricular broadcast news shows. The ideal candidate will have significant professional journalistic experience as a multimedia journalist or a news editor/videographer. Candidates should be able to advance student skills in video storytelling including lighting, shooting and staging interviews with good audio and be adept at teaching video editing. Candidates who are familiar with and able to teach broadcast studio and control room positions and equipment, including operation of a video switcher and audio board, as well as knowledge of newsroom computer systems are preferred. A graduate degree or a minimum of five years of professional experience along with strong visual editing and news production skills are required.

We seek a colleague who understands the role of faith and the liberal arts in training good storytellers with the foundational skills to enter media industries, and who can connect students with opportunities in the industry. Seaver College values innovative teaching, faculty/student mentorship, and support for the university’s Christian mission and liberal arts tradition. The College is committed to hiring candidates who advance the university’s commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should reflect on their active participation in a community of faith when describing their response to the Seaver College mission.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Apply Here: https://apply.interfolio.com/95594

Contact:

Dr. Theresa de Los Santos (theresa.m.delossantos@pepperdine.edu)

Search Committee Chair

Communication Division

Seaver College, Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA) - Assistant Professor of Integrated Marketing Communication (tenure-track)[]

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 2022.

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, 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, 2022. 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.

Please submit all application materials by clicking this link. A background check will be required as a condition of employment. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact:

Sarah Fischbach ([Professor of Integrated Marketing Communication|sarah.fischbach@pepperdine.edu])

Chair, Integrated Marketing Search Committee

Communication Division

Seaver College, Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

Applications should include the below documents:

  • A cover letter.
  • A curriculum vitae, indicating educational record, employment record, achievements, awards, publications, and other relevant information. Please also describe any civic, religious, or charitable interests and activities, and list all current organizational memberships.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Official transcripts of all graduate work (unofficial copies are acceptable for the application; however, official transcripts will be required for selected applicants).
  • A teaching philosophy statement which may focus on your motivation to teach at the university level and your thoughts about what constitutes effective pedagogy.
  • A statement detailing your scholarly agenda, which may focus on your current area of emphasis and plans for professional development.
  • A thoughtful reflection on the University's Christian Mission. The University mission states that Pepperdine University is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Please comment on your willingness to support the Christian values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and describe your involvement in a local community of faith (i.e., congregation, parish church, etc.), and how your personal faith relates to your teaching, professional life, and/or intellectual life.

Application Instructions

Position link: https://apply.interfolio.com/94882

  • Updates:

Pennsylvania State University- Assistant Professor[]

Assistant Professor

The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications and the College of Liberal Arts at Penn State University are seeking a tenure line Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2022, to be appointed jointly between the Department of Telecommunications in the Bellisario College and the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) in the College of Liberal Arts. The candidate's tenure home will be in the Department of Telecommunications, and they will teach courses and perform service in both departments.

We are looking for a scholar who will be able to contribute to research, teaching and service on areas of mutual interest for Telecommunications and WGSS. Scholars who use a feminist intersectional perspective to address questions of law, policy, economics, management, ICT4D, entrepreneurship, innovation, gaming, technology studies and data analytics in media and telecommunications are desirable. Candidates who use international, transnational and/or global perspectives are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D., JD or comparable terminal degree is required by the start date. The candidate is expected to be active in graduate education in support of a new dual-title MA and PhD, to be offered by Bellisario and WGSS https://wgss.la.psu.edu/graduate/

Applications for the position should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample and the names and contact information of three references.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and the search shall remain open until filled.


Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/2594476

Purdue University - Assistant Professor of Communication - HealthCom and/or PR-Public Health[]

Job Summary Search Date: Fall 2021 Date Position Available: August 2022 With a strong commitment to advancing diversity in research, thought and representation, the Brian Lamb School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of health communication and/or public relations, as part of a cluster hiring initiative in Public Health, Health Policy, and Health Equity. A national leader in the graduation of Black and African American doctorates in the physical sciences, computer science, social science, and veterinary medicine over the past 5 years, Purdue’s track record of supporting diversity dates back well over a century and is rooted in our land-grant mission. Today, the University has embarked upon a comprehensive 5-year, $75 million plan to further enrich and diversify its faculty, staff, student body, as described here. [web link] This cluster, comprised of 14 new faculty members across four colleges—Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Libraries and Information Studies, and Pharmacy—is just the first wave of a larger, multi-year cluster hiring initiative totaling 40 FTE overall that aims to expand our research enterprise, add to the range of perspectives of our faculty, and promote a supportive community for all students. Alongside several other ongoing initiatives, this program evinces Purdue’s strong commitment to further enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more information, a comprehensive plan may be found here [web link]. The appointments would start in August 2022 or a future date subject to negotiation. Principal Duties and Qualifications Principal Duties: The successful candidate will have the potential to publish scholarship and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in their specialized content areas. An ideal candidate might have expertise in one or more of the following areas: public health, health policy, health education/promotion, campaigns, health equity and social justice, or public relations. We envision the candidate establishing interdisciplinary connections across campus (e.g., Department of Public Health in the College of Health and Human Sciences, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering). Qualifications: The candidate must have a PhD: can be in communication, health promotion, health education, public relations, or a related field. We are seeking a colleague who shows promise in publication, student mentorship, teaching, and the potential for extramural funding. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute expertise to the Advanced Methods at Purdue (AMAP) program through research that utilizes cutting-edge social science research methods.

  • Updates: 11/14 - Phone interviews on 11/4, Zoom "campus" interviews scheduled for 11/15 and 11/16

Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) - Associate or Full Professor of Communication - Cybersecurity, Tech and Org Com[]

Search Date: Fall 2021

Date Position Available: August 2022

The Brian Lamb School of Communication is searching for a scholar in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Organizational Communication to be appointed at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

Principal Duties: We are seeking a colleague who can complement our strengths in organizational communication and the study of media, technology, and society. In particular, we are seeking someone with expertise in cybersecurity and related topics, such as misinformation/disinformation spread, polarization and radicalization, corporate hacking, and/or organizational and institutional management of threats and risks. The ideal applicant will have expertise in quantitative methods such as big data analytics, machine learning, text analysis, agent-based modeling, advanced social network analysis, and/or experimental design. The faculty member will benefit from and have opportunities to contribute to established and emerging areas being developed at Purdue including centers and institutes devoted to cybersecurity, policy research, open digital innovation, data science, and diversity and inclusion. We are interested in applicants who have an active empirical research program and are involved in or plan to engage in multidisciplinary external funding opportunities (federal, foundation, and/or corporate). The ideal applicant will have experience in teaching and mentoring graduate and/or undergraduate students, will have advised M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations, will have taught courses in technology, media, and/or organizational communication, and explores cutting-edge content in research and in the classroom.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field with a record of scholarship, extramural funding, student mentorship, and teaching that merits appointment to the rank of Associate or Full Professor. This position requires strong communication skills and a strong record of publications in high-quality peer-reviewed outlets. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute expertise to the Advanced Methods at Purdue (AMAP) program through research that utilizes cutting-edge social science research methods.  

Application Procedure

To apply, please visit careers.purdue.edu. Applications must be submitted online at https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Associate-or-Full-Professor-of-Communication-Cybersecurity%2C-Tech-and-Org-Com-IN-47906/798731100/ and include: 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) Electronic copies of the three most significant publications and one recently published manuscript or work in progress, 3) Cover letter of interest that includes a statement describing how the applicant’s research and teaching fit the principal duties of the position, 4) Names of at least three references, and 5) a Diversity and Inclusion statement described below.

Purdue University’s Brian Lamb School of Communication is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Screening of applicants will begin November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. For additional information, contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Stacey Connaughton at [[15]], [765.494.9107|+1 765.494.9107].

  • Updates:

Rowan University[]

Job description: The Department of Communication Studies in the Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts at Rowan University welcomes applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, to join the department September 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will specialize in Sports Communication and teach in the Department of Communication Studies, as well as the College's Sports Communication and Media (Sports CaM) major. This interdisciplinary major brings together offerings from four departments in the College, including Communication Studies; Journalism; Public Relations & Advertising; and Radio, Television & Film.

Along with core Communication Studies courses, the successful candidate will teach courses in the Sports CaM major, including Sports Communication, Culture, & Identity, Rhetoric of Sport, and Images of Athletes in Popular Culture, as well as Senior Seminar in Sports Communication and Media. There is also room for the successful candidate to develop courses in their areas of expertise.

The successful candidate will be expected to play an active role as the Communication Studies representative for the Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact housed within the Edelman CCCA.

Candidates with critical, qualitative, or rhetorical perspectives of Sport and Communication Studies are encouraged to apply. Candidates with interests in areas of diversity and sport (such as race, gender, class, LGBTQIA+ identities, and/or disability rights) are especially welcome to apply.

As a department with a strong history of teaching excellence, we seek a colleague who values and excels in teaching. This tenure track position also carries an expectation of successful scholarly research and publication, with efforts to seek external funding. In addition, the successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the department, college, and university through service including, but not limited to, mentoring of students, curriculum development, and program assessment. There is likewise an expectation for service to the wider professional community.

The Department of Communication Studies is dedicated to an inclusive atmosphere in which intellectual curiosity, collegiality, and senses of humor thrive. The department's atmosphere reflects the invigorating environment at Rowan University.

  • Updates:

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ) Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position in Inequities and/or Disparities[]

The Department of Communication at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information is hiring in the area of communication processes and inequities and/or disparities. This is an open rank search. The appointment will begin Fall 2022. We seek applications from communication scholars whose theory-driven research examines and/or intervenes with processes and structures that illuminate inequities and/or disparities and offers pragmatic implications and applications.

The ideal candidate’s scholarship on inequities and/or disparities would complement, and extend, one or more of our department foci of Communication and Technology; Health Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Organizational Communication; and Language and Social Interaction.

Our department’s faculty research spans a range of empirical approaches, and we welcome applications from a diverse array of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods empirical communication-focused scholars. We are looking for innovative and engaged communication scholars whose research foci recognize emerging issues that intersect with our departmental focal areas.

Examples of this type of intersecting scholarship include but are not limited to: Civic engagement and civic infrastructure to advance equity (i.e., community organizing/political empowerment) Emergency/disaster preparedness and vulnerable populations Policies and practices for improving equitable access to and utilization of critical information and/or services (e.g., social programs or structural interventions for closing digital inequalities) Role of strategic, interpersonal and/or organizational communication in addressing equity issues in relationships, organizations, and systems Equitable and inclusive representation/participation of vulnerable populations in research and decision-making processes Coordination and integration of formal and informal mechanisms of social, professional, and/or family support for vulnerable populations (social support, patient navigation, etc.)

Duties of the successful applicant(s) include undergraduate and graduate teaching in the candidate’s field of scholarship, an active program of research in the candidate’s area of scholarly expertise, and service contributions to the advancement of the academic profession, to the effective operation of the university, and to society at large in accordance with university policy expectations for tenured and tenure-track appointments.

  • Updates: Anyone heard anything yet? (10/21/2021)
  • Initial interview with search committee on Zoom (week of 10/25/2021)

Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)[]

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies in the School of Communication & Information invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) to begin in the fall of 2022. For this position, we seek candidates whose scholarship adopts a critical perspective on the role of digital platforms and algorithms in global media and global society.

We are especially interested in candidates whose work addresses platforms and media systems in East Asian contexts and/or as they pertain to issues of race/ethnicity, disability, LGBTQIA+, class, or other historically underrepresented categories, regions, or groups.

We welcome applications from scholars using a range of methodological approaches (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, critical, interpretive, mixed-methods) who study topics including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Algorithmic discrimination
  • Data justice
  • Environmental implications of digital technologies
  • Platform economies
  • Platform governance/regulatory frameworks
  • Inequality and platforms
  • Digital infrastructures (technical and/or material)
  • Media industries and platforms
  • Platforms and publics (e.g., studies of mis/disinformation, civic engagement, platformized news and journalism)
  • The role of platforms in political communication


We look forward to welcoming a new colleague who will contribute to our thriving undergraduate and master’s programs and our interdisciplinary school-wide Ph.D. program.


Responsibilities of tenure-track/tenured faculty members include undergraduate and graduate teaching assignments in journalism and media studies, an active program of research in the candidate’s area of scholarly expertise, and service contributions in accordance with the university policy for tenure‐track and tenured appointments.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Media Studies, Communication, Information Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science or other relevant discipline is expected as of August 2022. Applicants should have a demonstrated record or strong likelihood of top‐tier peer‐reviewed publication and evidence of or preparation for effective teaching. Senior‐level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service. A record of external funding is a plus.


TO APPLY Please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and list of at least three references with contact information. Active review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants seeking full consideration should submit materials by end of day on October 15, 2021. For details and to submit an application, go to: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/135733. Inquiries can be made to Professor Amy Jordan ([[16]]), Chair, Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University, 4 Huntington St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

  • Updates: Received verification that application was received, and that 1st round of interviews would be happening mid- to late- November.
  • Does anyone know if they have scheduled 1st round interviews yet? (11/17)
  • Received invitation for zoom interview (11/22)

San José State University, Assistant Professor of Digital Media Communication[]

The Department of Communication Studies at San José State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Digital Media Communication. Digital Media Communication is a growing disciplinary direction for our department and we have strong student interest and need for faculty teaching in this area. We seek dynamic scholars and educators to teach existing courses in new media, games, and media criticism, develop additional undergraduate and graduate courses, and pursue a robust research trajectory in digital media.

The successful candidate would join a Communication Studies department (semester-system) with a three-three (3-3) (4-unit courses) teaching load and a wide range of specialties including (but not limited to):  interpersonal communication, health communication, intercultural communication, media studies, rhetoric, performance studies, organizational communication, and communication pedagogy. Our department also has a robust graduate and study abroad program, and promotes student engagement through service learning.

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by December 15, 2021.

Full position description and application procedures can be found at this link (https://jobs.sjsu.edu/sj/en-us/job/505715/assistant-professor-digital-communication).

While you are more than welcome to direct questions to our department chair, you may also reach out directly to the chair of our search committee: Dr. Rona Tamiko Halualani ([[17]]).


Skagit Valley College - Full-Time, Tenure-Track Communication Studies Faculty (2 positions)[]

https://www.skagit.edu/about/human-resources/current-job-openings/

Skagit Valley College (SVC) is seeking qualified equity-minded applicants for (2) full-time, tenure track faculty positions in Communications Studies. The successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional classroom skills, enthusiasm for the subject matter, an inclusive and equity driven approach to teaching and learning, and innovative pedagogy and teaching strategies. Candidates should be able and excited to teach a variety of first- and second-year Communications Studies courses including Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Mass Communication, and/or Intercultural Communication. Faculty at SVC respect and work effectively with diverse students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes innovative and equity-minded teaching, a diverse learning environment, and a strong focus on improving student success rates and addressing systemic inequities in access and achievement for all students.

SVC Communications Studies faculty teach an equivalent of 15 credits per quarter (3 classes) and participate in College service. This position is expected to begin in Fall Quarter, September 2022.

We have position opening on both the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island Campus (located in Oak Harbor, WA); however, instructors may be occasionally be called on to teach at an alternate campus.

Required Qualifications

  • Have, or ability to obtain, a Master's Degree in Speech, Communications Studies, or closely related field by September 2022.
  • One (1) year of teaching experience, which may include previous community college, university, K-12, graduate school, teaching assistant, and/or substitute teaching.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Communication Studies or related field(s); Ed.D. with an emphasis in Speech or Communication Studies.
  • Community college teaching experience.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, applicants must:

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications and;
  2. Submit a complete application to the online recruitment system at www.skagit.edu that includes the following: The online application, which includes answers to all supplemental questions and contact information for at least three (3) professional references; A current resume; (Attachment: Resume) A letter of interest addressing the minimum, desired qualifications, and your education and experience as it supports the responsibilities of this position; (Attachment: Cover Letter).

https://www.skagit.edu/about/human-resources/current-job-openings/

St. Lawrence University, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Communication (2 positions)[]

The Department of Performance and Communication Arts at St. Lawrence University seeks two colleagues for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication and Rhetoric positions. We seek teacher-scholars committed to inclusive teaching in the liberal arts to join and expand our transdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes rhetoric, communication, theatre, and performance. We welcome colleagues committed to concerns of social justice, civic engagement, and systems of power, privilege, and oppression. We look forward to collaborating with colleagues who possess strong pedagogical skills with particular attunement toward equity-minded teaching practices. The teaching load is 3-3. The positions begin August 15, 2022.

For full consideration, apply by Nov fifth at: https://employment.stlawu.edu

Updates:

11/19 - received invitation for zoom interview

South Dakota State University, Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies[]

The School of Communication and Journalism (COJO) at South Dakota State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with the start date beginning in August 2022. This is a nine-month, full-time, benefit-eligible position. We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar who will enhance our culture of excellence through collegiality, innovation, and collaboration. We are open to candidates using any methodology (critical/cultural, qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, etc.) and focusing on organizational communication or related areas of communication scholarship (i.e., business/professional communication and training and development) that can strengthen the School’s research and teaching profiles. The position is supervised by the Director of the School of Communication and Journalism.

SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in communication studies, such as organizational communication, business and professional communication, interviewing, and other courses related to the candidate’s specialization (3-3 teaching load).
  • Mentor and advise graduate and undergraduate students completing independent research projects (e.g., theses or projects).
  • Maintain an active program of research and scholarship.
  • Provide discipline-related service to the school, college, and university as well as locally, regionally, and nationally, given the land grant mission of SDSU.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD. in Communication or closely related degree by start date.
  • Experience teaching at a college or university.
  • Evidence of a promising program of research and scholarship.
  • Research and/or teaching focus on organizational communication or related areas such as training and development or business and professional communication.
  • Effective written communication skills.
  • Effective verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity in teaching, research, and/or service.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to excel in teaching at a college or university.
  • Ability or experience with student advising or mentorship.
  • Potential for and interest in grant-funded research.
  • Ability to contribute to other programs in our school, such as advertising, public relations, journalism, and agricultural communications.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by November 1, 2021.

LINK TO APPLY: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu

  • Updates:
  • 11/5, received a rejection email from HR which says, "Unfortunately, we have selected another applicant for this position." The application was due four days ago. Any ideas about what's going on here?
    • I got the same letter. They probably just made a first pass and did a "thanks but no thanks" to everyone not in the top 10 or top 20.

Suny New Paltz. Assistant Professor of Media Studies[]

Link: https://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/1429


Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)[]

Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Advertising

The Advertising Department in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University seeks applicants in the area of advertising strategy for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an August 22, 2022 start date. Specifically, the candidate must be able to share expertise with our students and to expand our strengths in two or more of the following areas:

  • The evolution of data strategy and communication trends to employ successful strategies for brands, including, but not limited to expertise in data analytics and social media listening platforms used to collect intelligence on consumers and competitors.
  • Digital strategies and appropriate messaging grounded in consumer journeys and data-driven insights, across paid, earned, and owned channels that create the synergy of online and offline communications in reaching the target audience effectively.
  • Ethical issues and social economic impact of big data and artificial intelligence concerning data management, governance, sharing, use, biases, and moral values.
  • Storytelling capabilities with dynamics of key elements in data, visuals, and narrative to transforming business problems to human solutions.
  • Note: It is not required that candidates have advanced data and statistical analysis expertise (though candidates with this expertise are still encouraged to apply). Instead, we are primarily looking for a strategy expert who is highly data competent (i.e., using data on a daily basis to inform strategy and insights). Applicants with job experience in advertising/marketing strategy, account planning, or communications planning, etc. would be excellent candidates.

Compelling candidates will indicate enthusiasm and promise for exemplary teaching, whether through prior teaching experience or similar professional roles mentoring/supervising young advertising practitioners. Courses that the hire might teach include Digital Branding and Strategy, Strategic Media Planning, Advertising Research and Planning, Advertising Campaigns, and other courses that complement the individual’s expertise or specialization.

The successful candidate will need to show potential for conducting academic scholarship or industry-related creative activity/research that will position the hire as a nationally-recognized expert in the field. Participation in service and committee work for the department, the Newhouse School, and Syracuse University is expected.

A master’s degree is required. Candidates with advertising industry management/strategy experience are especially encouraged to apply. Passion and deeper connections to consumer research and analytics are desirable.

APPLICATION

For full description and online application instructions, please go to our online employment site https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/89080

Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest which includes three important areas:

  1. Teaching – The Newhouse School prides itself on the high quality of education it provides and its ability to get students job-ready Day One. Please describe your teaching interests and philosophy of how students best learn.
  2. Diversity and Inclusion – Please describe how your past experience has prepared you to contribute to the School’s and the University’s strategic commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in higher education.
  3. Research/Creative Activity – The Newhouse School values both scholarly research and creative activity. Scholarship can include peer-reviewed journal articles, grant procurement, conference presentations and book development. Creative activity can include, as examples, industry trade or consumer media/news articles, and media production, development or multimedia storytelling (photo/video, film, sound, web design, apps, scriptwriting). Please describe how your experience will help you contribute to the University and School’s commitment to research and creative initiatives.

In addition to the cover letter, applications should include :

  • resume/vitae, and
  • list of four academic or professional references with contact name, title, address, and email/phone information.

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with priority consideration given to those received by November 15th. However, the department will continue to consider applications until this position is filled.



Temple University[]

Klein College of Media and Communication

Assistant Professor , Department of Advertising and Public Relations

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for the tenure-track position of assistant professor. The start date for the position is July 1, 2022, with an expectation that the successful candidate should have an earned Ph.D. or terminal degree in a field related to advertising or public relations by that date.

We seek an emerging scholar in communication, marketing or related areas who conducts research and can teach courses related to social media, data analytics, privacy, government policy, AD/PR tech, artificial intelligence, health, or other emerging areas as the disciplines of advertising and public relations wrestle with their futures. This successful candidate will have qualifications that demonstrate a clear path to tenure at a research one (R1) university.

The successful candidate will have a strong research and teaching profile that complement departmental offerings and strengths. ADV-PR is a dynamic department of approximately 750 undergraduate students, with undergraduate majors in Advertising and in Public Relations. In addition, the scholar hired in this position will have the opportunity to join the faculty of our Media and Communication doctoral program, which is shared across the four departments within the college, as well as opportunities to teach in the graduate programs within Klein College.  

Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research; (4) a statement of teaching experience and interests; (5) a sample of recent scholarly work, such as a journal article or book chapter; and (6) the names and contact information of at least three references.  

Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit materials at [[18]].

Texas A&M University[]

The Department of Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for two open-rank (Assistant and/or Associate Professor), tenure-track/tenure positions. These are full-time, 9-month academic appointments, starting fall 2022. We are seeking applications from communication scholars who have the promise of national and/or international prominence and who complement the department’s existing areas of strength. Applications are welcome from communication scientists engaged in research in a wide range of subdisciplines, including media studies, health communication, organizational communication, journalism studies, and political communication, as well as other foundational areas.

For both of the positions, we seek candidates who conduct research on topics related to social justice and/or social change, including but not limited to the following areas: social movements, civic engagement, health disparities, media literacy, media processes and effects, strategic communication, intergroup dialogue and deliberation, religious studies, communication technology, algorithms, ethics, race and ethnic studies, public policy, and law.

Qualified candidates will also be able to contribute to our graduate training program by teaching advanced research methods courses in quantitative, qualitative and/or mixed analytic approaches, as well as entry-level methods and/or statistics courses at the undergraduate level. We welcome candidates with specialization in a wide range of methodological and data analytic traditions, including but not limited to experimental, survey, textual, computational, network analysis, media analytic, meta-analytic, and/or data visualization.

As a department, we promote the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in our workplace and community and welcome applications from candidates whose careers demonstrate shared commitments to these values. We also encourage applications from candidates who can help the department serve students from communities that have historically been underrepresented in the Communication fields, particularly candidates who conduct research on topics related to the promotion of DEI. As a university, Texas A&M University seeks to become a Hispanic-Serving Institution, and so we welcome applications from candidates with a history of serving Latinx populations through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to the department through excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Qualifications A PhD or other doctoral degree is required in communication or a related field.

  • Updates:
  • What's the story with this job? Not on the dept website and posted here after the deadline.
  • Any updates? (11/29)

Texas Christian University - Communication Studies[]

Position Details

The Department of Communication Studies in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Communication Studies for appointment beginning in August 2022. Candidates must possess a PhD in Communication Studies by August 2022 and provide evidence of skilled teaching and peer-reviewed scholarship.

We seek applications from teacher-scholars who can contribute to the department’s social scientific approach to the study of communication, and we welcome scholars who employ quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methodologies. Areas of scholarship could include communication technology, diversity and communication, gender and communication, group communication, health communication, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, political communication, race and communication, research methods, risk/environmental communication, or social influence. TCU faculty enjoy the opportunity to teach in interdisciplinary programs in comparative race and ethnic studies, women and gender studies, and undergraduate honors. We seek candidates who are committed to providing undergraduate and graduate students with an active, supportive learning environment, advancing knowledge through theoretically and practically significant scholarship, and contributing to the inclusive excellence of our university community.

Department Details

The Department of Communication Studies is housed in the Moudy South Building. Our instructional spaces include writable walls, dual camera/microphone systems, updated computer technology and movable furniture. Over 90% of our courses are taught in the Moudy South building in close proximity to our faculty offices, enhancing student engagement and administrative support. In addition to providing courses for over 500 majors and minors, the Communication Studies department provides courses that satisfy the Core Curriculum oral communication essential competency.

School/College Description

The college, which is named for TCU alumnus and longtime CBS network TV correspondent Bob Schieffer, is the academic home for four departments: Communication Studies; Film, Television and Digital Media; Journalism; and Strategic Communication. About 1,200 undergraduate student majors complete coursework in areas that include: Advertising and Public Relations; Cinema and Media Studies; Digital and Social Media; Health Communication and Media; Interpersonal and Organizational Communication; Journalism and News Media Studies; and Sports Broadcasting. About 30 graduate students pursue master’s degrees in Communication Studies or Strategic Communication, and about 60 full-time and 10 part-time faculty teach in the college. The college’s award-winning student activities include print, video and digital news media, a speech and debate team, an advertising and public relations agency, a radio station, and sports broadcasting productions. The college also offers a vibrant array of study abroad courses taught by its faculty.

  • Updates: Any updates? (11/29)

Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, PA). Tenure Track Assistant Professor and Director of Communication Program.[]

Apply: https://recruit.jefferson.edu/psc/hcmp/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant (Job ID #9259511)

The Communication Program at Thomas Jefferson University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor on the tenure track with scholarly and professional expertise in communication, media studies, and journalism who will also serve as Director of the Communication Program, beginning August 15, 2022. This leadership position offers the opportunity to work with communication, writing, and other faculty to shape and build Jefferson’s Communication program. In addition to teaching and career advising in the program, required work will include cooperating with professionals at the university to market the program, recruit students, build internship opportunities and connect with media professionals in the Philadelphia region on behalf of the program and its students. The successful candidate should possess an established record of scholarship and practice within communication, journalism and media studies with the potential for growth in the future.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin 30, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest describing their educational and professional experiences as they apply to the requirements and duties of the position; a curriculum vitae; statements of research/practice and teaching interests; representative publications; and a list of three references with contact information in a single PDF to CHSJobs@jefferson.edu. Candidates should also submit a copy of their CV via the Jefferson website along with the website’s application form:http://hr.jefferson.edu/human-resources.html Job ID #9259511. Submit your letter of interest, CV, statements of research/practice and teaching interests, representative publications, and a list of three references with contact information to [[19]].

Questions about this position should be addressed to Dean Barbara Kimmelman, Ph.D., at [[20]]

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA). Assistant Professor of Activist Media. TT. Deadline October 15 2021[]

Apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/91952?fbclid=IwAR0UcGwYzjEf516QeZJ4dcun3RTDfUYsYRUKvloQwc_7wl3elSi_4mgFk-E

Description

The Department of Communication at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank for a scholar of activist media. We are especially interested in applicants whose research-based creative practice and/or practice-based scholarship engages the lives, experiences, and cultural traditions of Black, Indigenous, or marginalized communities and explores the relationships between media and social justice. Regional specialization is open, and work may draw on a variety of disciplines and methodologies related to media and communication studies, including gender studies and queer theory, critical race studies, postcolonial/decolonial studies, cultural studies, critical ethnography, and/or their intersections. Tulane’s Communication faculty have strengths in the study of the representations that occur on the Internet, shifts in epistemologies related to digitalization, and social uses of technologies and their political implications. We are engaged in collaborative and participatory initiatives and social innovations that exemplify communicative practices between critical theories, everyday life, and social movements. We seek a faculty colleague to expand our understanding of and teaching about digital activism, resistance and struggles for social justice, as well as the intersections of media, cultural identities, and socio/political formations, an area of the undergraduate curriculum we seek to bolster. See description of our curriculum here: https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/communication/academics/the-communication-major Candidates should be prepared to teach our core course 'Cross Cultural Analysis'.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates for this position will hold a PhD degree in Communication or a related field by June 30, 2022.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit via Interfolio a letter or application, a curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references with contact information, and one or two samples of your critical work (written and/or media). Other materials may be requested later. Questions can be directed to Dr. Mohan Ambikaipaker (mambikai@tulane.edu), Chair of the Search Committee. We are committed to creating an intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution, and we especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

any updates? [10/28]

11/6: Zoom interview invite.

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA). Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Transnational Asian Humanities[]

Application: https://apply.interfolio.com/91596?fbclid=IwAR1eTGkwVBQ6zGgfLQ7Ns2Rrz0fj0DhmldEQpgMgatozFuK19E056sIMv_A

Open Date

Aug 11, 2021

Deadline

Oct 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

The Program for Asian Studies at Tulane University seeks to hire an assistant professor (tenure-track) specializing in transnational Asian humanities, with a starting date of July 1, 2022.  We are especially interested in scholars whose work engages themes related to empire, power, and the construction of social identities. The time period of specialization is open.

This position will be a joint appointment in Asian Studies and either Art History, English, or Communication, with preference given to scholars engaging literary, visual, material, and media cultures. Teaching will include lecture courses and seminars for undergraduate and graduate students in the area of specialty. The teaching load is 2-2 with courses cross-listed between Asian Studies and the relevant department.  

Asian Studies at Tulane

Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary program which draws faculty from across the School of Liberal Arts. The School offers a generous sabbatical policy and support for research and professional travel and a commitment to a global, liberal arts education. Our faculty enjoys a collegial environment, flexibility in course offerings, accomplished and engaged students, and small class sizes. We offer strong language programs in Chinese and Japanese.

Qualifications

Candidates should have working knowledge of at least one Asian language. They should also demonstrate a record of or potential for significant scholarly productivity and evidence of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. A PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Art History, Comparative Literature, English, Communication or other allied disciplines is preferred.

We value diversity and inclusion. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

For priority consideration materials must be received by October 15, 2021. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of interest, a C.V., a writing sample, a teaching statement (and syllabi, if available), a diversity statement, and three letters of reference. We will begin to review applications on October 15th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Martin Dimitrov (mdimitro@tulane.edu).

University of California, Davis[]

Assistant Professor (tenure track), Health Communication and Persuasive Technologies

https://communication.ucdavis.edu/jobs/assistant-professor-tenure-track-health-communication-and-persuasive-technologies

The Department of Communication at the University of California Davis invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor in Health Communication and Persuasive Technologies.

The successful candidate must show promise of a strong, theoretically-driven research program in health communication primarily concerned with how health and behavior changes unfold in technology-mediated environments. Specific research interests can include but are not limited to, sensing technologies, chatbots, serious games, human-computer/artificial intelligence interactions, health informatics focusing on communication processes, virtual reality, augmented reality, or health campaigns/interventions deploying new technologies.

Applicants must employ empirical methods and develop/test theory focused on health communication processes in ways that comport with the Department’s quantitative social science orientation and methodological strengths. Competitive applicants will demonstrate the potential to collaborate with the medical community and secure external funding.

Applications will be accepted on-line at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04337. Candidates should upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement describing their research interests, sample publications or article-length writing samples, a statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and a statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy. A Ph.D. or evidence that the degree would be complete by the first day of instruction is required. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2022. Completed applications must be received by October 20, 2021 to guarantee initial full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all first choice candidates for Academic Senate Assistant Professor or Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment, Steps 4, 5, or 6, or Acting Professor of Law positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for Academic Senate Assistant Professor or Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment, Steps 4, 5, or 6, or Acting Professor of Law positions will be subject to reference checks.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Communication are interested in candidates committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion that are embedded within our Principles of Community . The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

  • References requested (11/2/21)


University of Chicago - Assistant Professor of Media Studies[]

The Department of Cinema and Media Studies at The University of Chicago is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor expected to begin July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications are invited across a range of specializations in digital media studies. These include (but are not limited to) digital media theory, game studies and design, transnational media practices, infrastructure, social media, animation, media archaeology, software and platform studies, and emerging media that emphasizes theories of race, class, gender, or sexuality. Candidates with a digital and interactive media production background that combines theory and practice are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have demonstrable research distinction, as well as evidence of excellence in teaching. They should be qualified both to teach introductory and required courses in cinema and media theory and history, and to direct doctoral theses. All requirements for receipt of the Ph.D. must be completed prior to the start of the position. Applications due Oct 15, 2021.

Link to apply: apply.interfolio.com/91909:

UPDATES:

11/23 rejection

11/23-- Request for additional materials (via interfolio)



University of Florida[]

Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in STEM Translation Communication Center[]

The University of Florida’s STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC), housed at the UF College of Journalism and Communications, invites applications for two new positions. The first position is for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Health or Science Communication and the second position is for an Associate/Full Professor in Health or Science Communication who will serve as Assistant Director of the STCC. Both positions are twelve-month and tenure-track. The Center is particularly interested in candidates who can also contribute to UF Cancer Center in areas including (but not limited to), AI/informatics, ehealth/mhealth, strategic communication, precision public health, environmental communication, health inequities, health literacy, cancer caregiving, and patient-provider communication. Candidates who conduct research relevant to cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or survivorship are enthusiastically invited to apply.

Candidates for the position will be evaluated based on their ability to demonstrate scholarly research and funding related to communication and translation. Academic appointment will be in the appropriate department (Advertising; Journalism; Media Production, Management, and Technology; or Public Relations) in the College of Journalism and Communications at UF. The appointments are to begin Fall 2022.

https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/95823

This position will be open until a successful applicant pool is established. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021.

Assistant Professor, Advertising[]

The Advertising Department in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track assistant professor to begin fall of 2022. The Department is interested in candidates with a record of high-quality advertising publications. Interest in or potential for obtaining grants is desirable. Special consideration will be given to applicants with teaching experience in social media analytics, computational methods, or artificial intelligence as applied to advertising.

The successful candidate is expected to teach two courses per semester and contribute to the development of new undergraduate courses for the curriculum. The candidate is expected to supervise graduate students in research activities and participate in normal service activities of the department, college, and university.  

https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/94361

Review of applications begins October 15, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology, Artificial Intelligence[]

The College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, one of the premier communication programs in the country, invites applications for two nine-month tenure-track/tenured positions, to be hired at either an assistant or associate professor level, dependent on qualifications. The appointment is to begin Fall 2022.

One position will focus on the role and impact of artificial intelligence in the news media. One position will focus on the role and impact of artificial intelligence in strategic communication.  

These faculty members will work in partnership with UF’s Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology, which is based at CJC. The Consortium is distinctive in its response to the global trust crisis, connecting scholars and thought leaders across disciplines to conduct research and develop applications supporting media and technology that is credible and equitable. Its interdisciplinary approach provides opportunities to work with colleagues at CJC, UF and the field more broadly, helping to build an unparalleled ecosystem of scholars and practitioners. The Consortium’s work is part of UF’s commitment to artificial intelligence as the centerpiece of a major, long-term initiative combining world-class research infrastructure, cutting-edge research, and a transformational approach to curriculum.

https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/95121

Review of applications will begin Oct. 25, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

- Any updates? (11/29/21)

Assistant Professor, Journalism[]

The College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, ranked No. 5 nationally among public universities, invites applications for a teacher-scholar whose excellence in journalism research can amplify our reputation. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position, open to candidates who already have or will have earned a doctorate in journalism or communication before starting work in August 2022.

https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/96258

Review of applications begins November 1, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

  • Updates: Any updates? (11/22/2021)
  • Haven't heard anything. I noticed they posted the job on AEJMC after the review date so either the people that applied weren't good enough or they haven't started yet. Who knows with these places?
  • 11/29- zoom interview scheduled for Dec 3.

Visual Journalism Lecturer[]

The Journalism Department in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) invites applications for a nine-month/twelve-month non-tenure lecturer to begin by Fall 2022.  This appointment, renewable annually, has the opportunity for promotion to senior or master lecturer.

We seek an accomplished visual colleague who is:

   Gifted behind the lens and committed to their role as a teacher and mentor.

   An innovative professional and/or educator with the experience to teach the next generation of journalists to tell unforgettable visual stories and help them succeed in the fast-changing media landscape.

   Nationally acclaimed in a distinguished specialization with the adaptability to integrate photo, video, multimedia, digital editing and social media into teaching.

   Committed, with a demonstrated record, to sharing the authentic and inclusive stories of all members of our communities, particularly those historically underserved by our industries.

   Well-versed in recent industry knowledge to guide students to publish on CJC’s news platforms and beyond, build distinctive portfolios, compete in Hearst Journalism Awards and other competitions and prepare for the business side of their careers.

https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/94743

Review of applications begins October 15, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor (Public Relations)[]

The College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida, ranked No. 5 nationally among public universities, invites applications for two nine-month tenure track appointments at the rank of assistant professor, who already have or will have earned a doctorate in journalism or communication before starting work in August 2022. 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.  

INSTRUCTIONS

Applications must be submitted online via http://apply.interfolio.com/96989. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following:

A statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching and mentoring;

A letter of interest outlining teaching approach and relevant professional experience and examples of published work;

Teaching evaluation data, where available, or evidence of teaching effectiveness;

Complete curriculum vitae;


Names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references;

The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call [392-4621|(352) 392-4621] or the Florida Relay System at [955-8771|(800) 955-8771] (TDD).

Please direct all question to Search Committee Chair, Jay Hmielowski at jhmielowski@ufl.edu


University of Georgia (Athens, GA) (4 positions)[]

Assistant or Associate Professor of Entertainment & Media Studies

Application: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/230170

Deadline: January 15, 2022

The Department of Entertainment and Media Studies seeks to fill one position for a teacher and scholar of media visual entertainment. Appointment will either be at the Assistant tenure-track level or at the Associate level with tenure. The faculty member will teach four courses a year on an academic appointment (nine months). Preferred research emphases include but are not limited to post-broadcast television, diversity, intersectionality, and/or social movements. Mentoring of graduate students and direction of theses and dissertations, and service on department, college and university committees is expected.


Assistant Professor of Journalism

Application: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/209067 Due October 4, 2021 The Department of Journalism at the University of Georgia’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in journalism to begin in August 2022. This assistant professor will teach both graduate and undergraduate courses and contribute to the research mission of the department. The successful candidate will have a research agenda and proven research record in journalism- and media-related areas. We welcome all research methods. The successful candidate must be able to teach effectively in our journalism curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels grady.uga.edu/academics/journalism and in our college-wide Ph.D. program grady.uga.edu/academics/ph-d-degree-program. Mentoring graduate students is expected. The typical teaching assignment is two courses per semester. Finally, the successful candidate will contribute to our ongoing efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the department and college.

A Ph.D. in journalism or mass communication, or a Ph.D. in another field or discipline that includes a stream of journalism- and media-related research. A.B.D. candidates who will complete their degrees by April 1, 2023, will be considered. A.B.D. candidates will be considered but must provide additional documentation per Academic Affairs Policy 1.09-12 “Limited-term Faculty Appointment Pending Award of Terminal Degree” before hire.

Applications received by October 4, 2021, will be assured full consideration. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Jonathan Peters, search committee chair, ([[21]]). Applicants will be required to submit a CV, a cover letter, up to two academic writing samples, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a list of references.

  • Any updates? (10/28)
  • Zoom interview scheduled (10/29)

Lecturer in sports broadcast and production (non-tenure track)

Application: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/209066 Due Oct. 5, 2021

The candidate for this position will teach undergraduate classes in sports broadcast and production, which are part of the college’s Sports Media Certificate program. The Lecturer in Sports Broadcast also will teach undergraduate classes in digital and broadcast news for the Journalism department. All classes will help students develop knowledge and skills in reporting, writing and producing, and journalism ethics.

The individual selected will serve as the executive producer of student-driven studio shows and live-streamed broadcasts that focus on area high school sports. The Lecturer in Sports Broadcast also will direct outreach initiatives that give high school students in Georgia’s underrepresented and/or underserved communities the opportunity to gain sports broadcast experience.

Terminal or master’s degree in Journalism or related field. Candidates with a master’s degree must document exceptional accomplishments in Sports media or related area and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.

Preferably, the applicant’s experience includes working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, worldviews and life experiences. Experience with broadcasts of live sports events also is preferred. Applicants must have experience in conceptualizing and leading teams that produce sports-centric video programming. They will have formal or informal experience teaching or mentoring in a professional or academic setting.

Applicants must be familiar with broadcast and digital production techniques. They also must demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in on-air sports broadcast roles. They also must have an understanding of various multimedia platforms — including digital and social — and how students can produce work to maximize the unique facets of each platform.

Screening of applications will begin Oct. 5, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants need to submit a CV/résumé, links to work samples, a list of three references, and a cover letter that addresses relevant experience and an ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Questions may be addressed to Professor Vicki Michaelis, search committee chair [[22]].

Professor of Advertising

Application: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/205888 Due October 11, 2021

The successful candidate will teach two courses a semester from a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising and related topics such as media strategy and activation, digital advertising, social media analytics, advertising research/brand planning, advertising management, and/or campaigns. They will also conduct a rigorous research program in advertising while continuing to serve as a leader in their discipline, as well as provide service to the department, college, and university through service on committees and graduate student supervision.

Candidate should have a track record of a committed research focus in advertising. They must have an outstanding record in externally funded research and/or scholarly advertising publications. Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in and commitment to advertising as an academic enterprise. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice. An ability and commitment to mentor, develop and direct a diverse group of graduate students is also required.

The applicant should be qualified for tenure on appointment at the full professor level [[23]]. To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Applications received by October 11, 2021 will be fully considered; review of applications will continue until position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Applicants should direct questions to Dr. Jooyoung Kim, King Professorship Search Committee Chair, [[24]].


UGA’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015. The college is home to the Peabody Awards and a variety of centers, institutes, and labs, including the Digital Media Attention and Cognition Lab; the Games and Virtual Environments Lab; the Carmical Sports Media Institute; the Center for Health and Risk Communication; the Cox Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership; the Cox Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research; and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), along with its Best of Photojournalism Awards.

The college offers M.A., M.F.A., and Ph.D. degrees, and it offers undergraduate degrees in journalism, advertising, public relations, and entertainment and media studies. The college hosts student chapters of the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Women in Media, the Online News Association, NPPA, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Association for Women in Sports Media.

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education [[25]]. UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGAwas founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGAHealth Sciences Campus in Athens.

University of Houston - Assistant Professor in Journalism/Media Studies[]

About the position: The Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in journalism or media studies beginning in Fall of 2022. The candidate will need to have demonstrated a substantive record of research, or the potential thereof. The successful candidate would be expected to teach required and elective undergraduate and graduate courses in journalism and/or media studies as well as possessing professional experience in areas such as journalism, media studies or media industries.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in communication or related field is required. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

We are especially interested in candidates whose work addresses journalism, communication, or media studies as they pertain to issues of race/ethnicity, disability, LGBTQIA+, class, or other historically underrepresented groups of people, or communities.

Candidates may use a range of methodological approaches (qualitative, quantitative, critical, interpretative, computational. or mixed methods) and have research and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas that intersect with structures of (in)equities and/or (in)justice:

  • Digital Culture
  • Platforms and Publics
  • Civic Engagement and Technological Infrastructure
  • Media Industries’ Platforms
  • Data, AI and Society
  • Ethnic/Community/Alternative Journalism
  • Solution Journalism
  • Media Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digital & Social Media
  • Social Media Analytics

The Valenti School of Communication has 17 tenure-line and five instructional faculty. Valenti hosts nearly 290 undergraduate students majoring in journalism and media studies. Communication faculty have strengths in the study of media and politics, digital distribution of content, cultural production and digital activism, health and nutrition claims in advertising, emerging media technologies, alternative media, activism, global digital news innovations, pro-social media campaigns, health attitudes, immigrant and multiethnic community building, social network analysis, intercultural/cross cultural communication, relationship management, intercultural public relations, and global media studies.

Faculty also enjoy a steady stream of internal and external grants.

Furthermore, the Valenti School and the University of Houston take pride in having one of the most diverse student bodies in higher education. As such, we welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to our goals of diversity and excellence.  


How to apply: In addition to including a CV, candidates are asked to specify courses they would propose teaching in the journalism and/or media studies concentration, including an outline of teaching experience, their active research agenda and experience working with underrepresented groups in their cover letter.

To apply, please visit: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC002024&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

We will review applications beginning November 8, 2021, but will remain open until the position has been filled. For more information or questions, please contact Dr. Beth Olson, chair of the search committee, at BMOLSON@Central.UH.EDU.       

  • Updates: Zoom interview 11/11 (I suspect these are rolling)

University of Illinois at Chicago - Technology, Information Literacy, and Wellbeing[]

Assistant Professor - Communication; Technology, information Literacy & Wellbeing (Job ID #149805) Department: Liberal Arts & Sciences Location: Chicago Close Date: 09/15/2021 TECHNOLOGY, INFORMATION LITERACY AND WELLBEING The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, in Technology, Information Literacy and Wellbeing. The position focuses on technology and toxicity, cultures of information and misinformation, literacy, and the promotion of wellbeing in the everyday use of technology. Secondary/parallel areas of emphasis include misinformation/disinformation, social computational studies, digital cultures of inclusion, exclusion and marginalization.

  • Updates: Any updates? (10/12/2021)
  • Has anyone heard anything? (11/22/2021)
  • On campus interview 1.5 weeks ago (11/25)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Assistant Professor in Race and Media Studies[]

The Department of Media and Cinema Studies in the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Race and Media Studies. The expected start date is August 2022. The Department of Media and Cinema Studies seeks candidates who possess the potential for high-quality research, publication, and teaching in the field of race and media studies in US, transnational, or global perspective. Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. (or advanced ABD status) in media studies, communications, ethnic studies, or a related field. The Department of Media and Cinema Studies is committed to creating a more intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution, and encourages Black, Latina/o/x, and Native American and other historically underrepresented candidates to apply.

Of particular interest are candidates who draw on interdisciplinary bodies of theory, are open to mixed-methods approaches and collaborations, and demonstrate a capacity for conducting original and creative research in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Representation and underrepresentation in popular media including film, television, social media, video games/interactive media
  • Mediated communication within and/or about social movements and racial justice activism
  • Systemic racism and structural inequality in media and information platforms and infrastructures
  • Racial bias and AI
  • Race and sound-based media
  • Postcolonial and decolonial studies, and transnational and diasporic media
  • Intersectional queer and transgender politics of race
  • Class and racial disparities in media access and adoption
  • Documentary

While we are open to various specialties, applicants should be able to teach about multiple media forms, technologies, industries, and their relationships. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose teaching involves media-making who can contribute to our growing critical media production curriculum.

Applicants would be expected to contribute to our undergraduate curriculum, teach undergraduate courses in their areas of interest, and lead graduate seminars through the Institute of Communications Research in the College of Media. New faculty in the Department of Media and Cinema Studies will have the opportunity to develop teaching and research collaborations within the College of Media and the robustly interdisciplinary environment at the University of Illinois.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter explaining how the candidate’s academic training and background — including research, creative endeavor, teaching qualifications and/or professional experience — make the applicant suitable for the position; curriculum vitae, and a list of full contact information for three references. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by Oct. 8, 2021. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The review will continue until the position has been filled. For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Jane Dowler at dowler@illinois.edu or [[26]].

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Assistant Professor - Organizational Communication[]

The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Organizational Communication.  A PhD in Communication or related field is required at the time of appointment. Applicants must show clear promise of developing a distinguished record of teaching and independent social scientific research. The potential to secure external funding is highly desirable.

The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

We seek an outstanding candidate who specializes in the social scientific study of organizational communication with a focus on macro-level organizational communication and/or technologies and organizing. Potential areas of teaching and research include: (a) interorganizational communication, (b) institutional perspectives on organizational communication, (c) large-scale collaborative processes among diverse groups, (d) the use of social media for organizing, (e) the implementation and use of enterprise social media, (f) technologies and distributed work, and (g) organizational communication networks.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Successful candidates also must demonstrate commitment to joining a department that strives to build and nurture inclusiveness, equity, and diversity as an integral part of the department culture (for more information, see: https://communication.illinois.edu/resources/department-communication-diversity-statement

The candidate will join departmental colleagues with varied disciplinary backgrounds in a unit of 20 graduate faculty members and 12 specialized faculty members. The department supports undergraduate and master’s programs (including an online MS program in health communication) as well as one of the nations’ oldest and most distinguished doctoral programs. For more information about us, visit www.communication.illinois.edu.

QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD in communication or related field is required by the target start date of August 16, 2022. A strong publication record, an active research agenda, and a year of teaching experience are all required.

SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

This is a full-time, 9-month appointment, tenure-track position. The expected start date is August 16, 2022. Salary is commensurate with rank and qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION

To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations), statement of research interests, and contact information for three professional references. Applicants should also include a statement detailing how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has contributed to the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further Illinois’ and the College of LAS’ commitment to diversity. Letters of recommendation may be requested electronically from referees at a later date. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job board will be considered. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 8, 2021.

For further information, please contact: William Barley, Associate Professor and Search Chair; [[27]].

University of Iowa, Assistant Professor in Multimedia Storytelling[]

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa seeks to hire a tenure-track or clinical faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of multimedia storytelling with a preferred focus on and commitment to working with historically marginalized communities (examples include, but are not limited to, communities defined by race, class, ethnicity, national origin, sexuality, and geography). Applicants may come from the world of journalism, strategic communication, or creative media. Professional experience producing multimedia stories is required, as demonstrated by a strong record of creative activity.

This position is ideal for a working professional wishing to transition into college teaching while maintaining professional output or a former/current professional who has obtained a Master’s or PhD interested in research or professional creative activities. Our School’s social justice mission leads us to invest in recruiting colleagues who in their scholarship, professional activity, teaching, and service demonstrate experience, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of marginalized communities and students holding a range of worldviews.

The expectations of tenure-track faculty are 40% teaching (2 courses per semester), 40% research or professional creative activity, and 20% university and professional service. The expectations of clinical faculty are 60% teaching (3 courses per semester), 30% professional creative activity, and 10% university and professional service. The appointment will begin August 17, 2022.

Applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ (requisition #74238). Attachments to the application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and contact information for three references. Applicants should submit examples of their relevant work in multimedia practice. Questions should be directed to Associate Professor Brian Ekdale, Search Chair, brian-ekdale@uiowa.edu.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021, and will be ongoing until the position is filled.

To read the full description and apply: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/facultyDetailDisplay.php?requisitionNumber=74238

University of Kentucky, Assistant Professor of Communication (Sport Communication)[]

The Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Aug. 15, 2022.

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in communication by Aug. 15, 2022 and experience in sport communication. Excellence in research and teaching, as well as publication credentials commensurate with departments in a major research university, is required. A record of or potential for extramural funding, as well as a commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary research, is desired. We also encourage candidates whose research intersects with or extends department strengths in health, interpersonal/intergroup, organizational/team, and digital/mass communication. Responsibilities include actively engaging theory-driven, empirical research from a social scientific perspective, teaching two courses per academic semester, and serving on program and student committees.

To apply, please visit the UK Jobs site https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/345302. Application materials should include a letter of application that briefly summarizes background, qualifications, and interest in the position; a curriculum vita; a brief research statement reviewing focus, expertise, accomplishments, and goals uploaded under Specific Request 1; a brief teaching statement including philosophy of teaching and evidence of teaching excellence uploaded under Specific Request 2; and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.

Application review will begin Sept. 17, 2021 and continue until the application deadline of Oct. 1, 2021.

Questions regarding the position may be directed either one of the Search Committee Co-Chairs: Nancy Harrington via email at [[28]] or Nicky Lewis via email at [[29]].

*Question*: Has anyone heard back from this job listing? (11/2)

11/3 I haven't heard anything. My application just says "referred to the department." I think they are looking for quantitative scholars.

11/4 Thank you for the quick update - same situation here. I hope that is not the case, I figured the department was more forward thinking than that.

University of Maryland (Communication Science)[]

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 assistant professor position in Communication Science with a specialization in health and/or science communication. The starting date for this position is August 23, 2022.

The successful candidate will have or show clear promise of a strong research program in health and/or science communication. We are particularly interested in candidates who study health and/or science communication in regards to larger cultural and group dynamics. Candidates whose research centers on one or more of the following are strongly encouraged to apply: racial/ethnic disparities in health and/or healthcare, immigrant health, environmental justice, and science communication challenges in underserved populations. The successful candidate will also have expertise or interest in topic areas that complement one or more of the research and teaching specializations in the department: crisis and risk communication; gender and diversity; public relations; political communication; media or digital communication, or rhetoric. Interest in and experience with pursuing extramural funding are highly desirable.

Candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in communication theory, quantitative research methods, and courses in the candidate’s primary area of expertise. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field at the time of appointment. They must also have the ability to advise graduate students. Teaching experience at the university level is highly desirable.

Review of applications will begin September 20, 2021. The following materials should be submitted: (1) a letter of interest that describes the applicant’s program of research and other qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae that includes names and contact information for three references; (3) a teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement as described above; and (5) two samples of recent research (i.e., journal articles, book chapters, conference papers). Application materials should be submitted to. https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/85815. Questions should be emailed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Kang Namkoong, Associate Professor of Communication, at [[30]]


  • Update: Does anyone hear about any update on this? (10/25/2021)
  • Campus interviews have been scheduled (10/25/21)
  • ^ Thanks for sharing! That's really fast to have campus invites already. Do you mind telling when the initial interviews began? (10/26)
  • This is a fast move. Anyone know if they made an offer already? (11/8/21)
    • Probably an internal candidate and a sham search
  • They have offered the position to a candidate (not internal).
  • Congratulations! Anyone received a rejection letter?

University of Maryland (Public Relations)[]

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 assistant or associate professor position in Public Relations. The starting date for this position is August 23, 2022.

The successful candidate will have or show clear promise of a strong, active research program in Public Relations. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise or interest in topic areas that complement one or more of the research and teaching specializations in the department: health, risk or crisis communication; gender and diversity; communication science; political communication; media or digital communication, or rhetoric. 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. Rank at appointment will be commensurate with evidence of experience and expertise in the field. Preference will be given to candidates who have an expertise in areas related to marginalized populations, equity, and justice.

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 and publics will also be important, along with graduate courses in the candidate’s primary area of expertise. Teaching experience at the university level is highly desirable.

We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared them to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion. To that end, applicants are asked to summarize their past and potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in a statement included in their application materials; contributions could be in teaching, mentoring, research, and service. Review of applications will begin September 20, 2021. The following materials should be submitted: (1) a letter of interest that describes the applicant’s program of research and other qualifications; (2) a curriculum vitae that includes names and contact information for three references; (3) a teaching statement/philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement as described above; and (5) two samples of recent research (i.e., journal articles, book chapters, conference papers). Application materials should be submitted to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/85812. Questions should be emailed to the chair of the search committee:  Dr. Erich Sommerfeldt, Associate Professor of Communication, at [[31]].

Campus interviews took place in November.

University of Memphis (Broadcast Journalism)[]

The Department of Journalism & Strategic Media is seeking an outstanding colleague for a tenure-track assistant professor in broadcast journalism, beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will bring a balance of research, teaching and service, as well as a desire to engage in our robust journalism community in the city of Memphis. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural academic goals of the university.

The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate classes in online and traditional formats, and have conceptual and professional expertise in at least one of the following areas: media writing, television news writing/reporting, television news producing, multimedia journalism, podcasting/video podcasting, sports broadcasting, video editing and media law. Any area of journalism research specialization will be considered. The University offers opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in STEM, social science, humanities, agriculture, or defense. Pursuit of grant-funded research is highly encouraged. Service responsibilities include mentoring graduate students, advising undergraduate journalism students and serving on committees as needed. The successful candidate will be expected to lead our television student media outlet Tiger News. Additional opportunities are available with other student media and journalism professional organizations. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active connection with the Memphis broadcast news industry.

This tenure-track position requires a doctorate in mass communication or journalism (preferred) or a related field. ABD candidates with a record of publication demonstrating research capacity and expected Ph.D. completion date within a year of starting the position will be considered. A minimum of three years of professional experience in any area of television journalism is also required. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are particularly urged to apply. Screening will begin October 1, 2021, and may continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant will join the faculty in August 2022. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at workforum.memphis.edu. If you have questions, contact the search committee chair, Matt Haught, [[32]] or mjhaught@memphis.edu.

Updates: Campus interviews extended (10/25/21)


University of Memphis (Public Relations)[]

The Department of Journalism & Strategic Media at the University of Memphis is seeking an outstanding colleague for a tenure-track assistant professor in public relations, beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will bring a balance of research, teaching and service, as well as a desire to engage in our robust public relations community in the city of Memphis. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural academic goals of the university.

The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate classes in online and traditional formats and have conceptual and professional expertise in at least one of the following areas: public relations writing, public relations campaigns, crisis communication, social media strategy/analytics, strategic planning, event planning, media relations, music/entertainment public relations, nonprofit public relations. Any area of public relations research specialization will be considered but preference is for research that will engage our Obsidian PR Social Media Lab. The University offers opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in STEM, social science, humanities, agriculture, or defense. Pursuit of grant-funded research is highly encouraged. Service responsibilities include mentoring graduate students, advising undergraduate public relations students, and serving on committees as needed. The successful candidate will be expected to work with our student agency, Meeman 901 Strategies, and our PRSSA chapter. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in Memphis PRSA and to connect with the Memphis public relations industry.

This tenure-track position requires a doctorate in mass communication or journalism (preferred) or a related field. ABD candidates with a record of publication demonstrating research capacity and expected Ph.D. completion date within a year of starting the position will be considered. A minimum of three years professional experience in any area of public relations is also required. Being accredited (APR) is a bonus. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are particularly urged to apply. Screening will begin on October 1, 2021, and may continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant will join the faculty in August 2022. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three references at workforum.memphis.edu. If you have questions, contact the search committee chair, Kim Marks Malone, APR, Fellow PRSA, at ksmarks@memphis.edu.

Updates: Campus interviews extended (10/25/21)

University of Memphis (Communication Studies)[]

The Department of Communication & Film at the University of Memphis seeks to fill a visiting assistant professor of communication position to teach undergraduate classes at its Memphis campus beginning August 2022. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural academic goals of the university.

This is a full-time, one-year, non-tenure track appointment with a specialization in Health Communication. Responsibilities include teaching a 9-hour course load per semester, along with service functions. Instruction may include off-campus or online courses, as needed. The course load will be lower and upper division courses including Oral Communication, Health Communication, and potentially courses based on expertise.

PhD in Communication Studies in hand at time of appointment is preferred although ABD candidates close to defending their dissertation may be considered. Demonstrated experience and excellence in teaching is required.

To apply for the position, please complete the online application at http://workforum.memphis.edu. Applicants will need to upload a cover letter, current CV, evidence of teaching experience/effectiveness, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions or additional information, please contact committee chair, Dr. Amanda Young at ajyoung@memphis.edu.

Update: References were contacted week of Nov 1.

University of Miami (Advertising)[]

The Department of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami’s School of Communication is seeking applications for a tenured associate or tenure-track assistant professor in advertising to begin in the Fall 2022 Semester. This position requires a Ph.D. in communication, strategic communication, advertising, or a related field. We are seeking applicants with evidence and promise of scholarly research in areas relevant to contemporary advertising and/or strategic communication. Successful applicants must be able to teach one or more core undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising, including advertising principles, strategy development, research, media planning, and campaigns, as well as elective courses in contemporary advertising and strategic communication. The department is committed to continually offering courses in new and evolving areas that will best prepare our students to transition to the advertising industry. We are seeking candidates who will be able to help the department with graduate programs in advertising and strategic communication. The ideal candidate also will have the ability to teach school-wide communication theory and research courses at the graduate level, and actively contribute to the School of Communication’s doctoral program. And finally, the ideal candidate will have some teaching experience. Some advertising industry experience is also a plus, but is not required. Application Procedure Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates should apply online and submit the following three documents: 1) a letter summarizing their research agenda; 2) a teaching philosophy, as well as a discussion of how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated in their courses; 3) a current CV

  • Updates:

University of Nebraska-Lincoln[]

Assistant Professor of Media Law in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Deadline was Oct. 1 -- Link: https://journalism.unl.edu/were-hiring#position2

Update: Zoom interview early Nov.


University of Nevada, Las Vegas[]

Assistant/Associate Professor in Organizational Communication, University of Nevada Las Vegas

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an Organizational Communication, Assistant/Associate Professor, Communication Studies, College of Urban Affairs [R0126728]

ROLE of the POSITION

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor in Organizational Communication to start Fall 2022. We are looking for an early to mid-career scholar who can complement and extend the department’s teaching and research expertise in one or more of the following areas: crisis communication and organizational diversity, change and/or leadership. The ideal candidate will have experience in qualitative or mixed method research. Preference will be given to candidates who maintain professional relevance through community engagement.

As part of UNLV’s Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, the Department of Communication Studies offers degree pathways in public advocacy, organizational communication, and interpersonal communication. The department includes the Public Communication Initiative, which researches and teaches audience-centered technical communication. We are committed to ethnic, racial, and gender diversity in our faculty and strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on November 1, 2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Rebecca Rice, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at [895-3504|(702) 895-3504] or [[33]]. Inquiries can be directed to the search chair, Dr. Rebecca Rice (rebecca.rice@UNLV.edu).

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a PhD in Communication (ABDs close to completion will be considered) from a regionally accredited college or university. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Faculty rank will be dependent upon education and experience as outlined below:

  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track): terminal degree, experience, and demonstrate strong research capacity and potential for external funding. Candidates at the rank of assistant professor will be evaluated on their potential to be productive scholars and excellent teachers. Potential for obtaining external funding will be considered a plus.
  • Associate Professor (tenured): terminal degree, experience, and demonstrate distinguished scholarship and a record of extramural research funding. Candidates for the associate rank are expected to have an established record of peer-reviewed research and teaching excellence.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas[]

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Rhetorical Studies, Associate/Full Professor, Communication Studies, College of Urban Affairs [R0126599]

ROLE of the POSITION

The Department of Communication Studies at University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites candidates for a senior hire at the level of Associate or Professor in Rhetorical Studies to begin August 2022. We seek an established rhetoric scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: digital, science and technology, and/or environmental/resilience communication. We're looking for a scholar whose research has practical, pragmatic, and problem-solving applications. Successful applicants will teach upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise and maintain an active research program.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a PhD in Communication from a regionally accredited college or university, an academic record commensurate with the rank of Associate or Professor, and excellence in research and teaching. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. Assistant professors close to promotion will be considered. Preferred candidates will have experience in mentoring graduate students. Potential for obtaining external funding will be considered a plus. The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful and positive work environment.

Faculty rank will be dependent upon education and experience as outlined below:

  • Associate Professor (tenured): terminal degree, experience, and demonstrate distinguished scholarship and a record of extramural research funding.
  • Professor (tenured): terminal degree, experience, and demonstrate distinguished scholarship and a record of extramural research funding.

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on November 1, 2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Donovan Conley, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at [895-3504|(702) 895-3504] or [[34]].

University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH)[]

University of New Hampshire Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Communication The Department of Communication at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2022.  The University of New Hampshire is committed to diversity. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Communication (or a closely related discipline), an active research program, and excellent teaching credentials. The Department seeks a communication scholar in the area of health communication and communication advocacy, with expertise in online support communities. The successful candidate will use methods such as textual analysis, direct observation, historical analysis, and other qualitative research approaches.  

The Department of Communication has approximately 500 undergraduate majors and offers a curriculum that integrates critical media studies, rhetorical studies, and studies of language and social interaction. The ideal candidate will build on existing departmental strengths and expand our curriculum into the discovery and analysis of various communication processes that bridge those three areas. The successful candidate will be expected to develop courses in his or her areas of expertise in ways that complement the department’s undergraduate major curriculum. Preference will be given to those able to teach existing courses, including one or more of our introductory courses. The teaching load is four courses per academic year (two per semester).

Application procedures can be found at https://jobs.usnh.edu/.  Required materials include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, and a portfolio documenting teaching excellence (including, minimally, syllabi and teaching evaluations). Candidates are also required to submit a diversity statement as part of the application. Contact information for references should be included on the CV.  Inquiries (but not applications or letters of reference) may be directed to Professor Danielle Pillet-Shore, Chair of the Search Committee:  Danielle.Pillet-Shore@unh.edu  

Updates: Any updates?

University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon)[]

The University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a research and teaching emphasis in the area of Digital Platforms and Ethics. We seek to hire a colleague who will conduct research on and teach ethics in the context of mass media, communication, and digital media technologies—including internet platforms, software, algorithms, and technical infrastructure. Apps, algorithms, and digital platforms dominate much of our economy, politics, culture, and everyday lives, with consequences for communication, mass media, democracy, and public life. For example, the ascendancy of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft requires assessment of issues ranging from bias built into software to monopolization of online markets and even their role in the rise and spread of misinformation around COVID-19, climate change, and recent elections.

The hire would bring the following key contributions to our faculty:

1) Expertise in theories and concepts pertinent to media ethics generally and digital media ethics specifically, including issues of free speech, privacy, surveillance, transparency, content moderation, platform power, trust, misinformation, and/or human rights;

2) A related specialty, such as the study of algorithms, software, platforms and infrastructures, and/or critical approaches to programming; and

3) A capacity to teach our required Media Ethics course, other core courses (such as Media and Society and courses within our four undergraduate and graduate sequences as related to their area(s) of expertise), as well as develop innovative courses across the SOJC.

This person must have a Ph.D. in communication, media studies, journalism, information science/studies, philosophy, or another related field (or Juris Doctorate) in hand by time of appointment; demonstrated potential for teaching excellence; ability to execute independent and/or collaborative research that advances theory and bridges knowledge and practice; and a record or promise of scholarly accomplishment that includes publication of peer-reviewed articles and publication in academic journals in communication, media studies, journalism, information studies, surveillance studies, and/or related fields.

This faculty hire will join our Media Studies area, which focuses on three key areas: Media Technologies and Public Life, Media Structures and Regulation, and Culture and Power in the Media. Further, they should contribute to making the SOJC a destination for graduate and undergraduate students to engage with and understand the ethical, social, and cultural implications of digital technologies. This hire would ideally strengthen SOJC’s ties to other units on campus, including existing collaborations with CAS (e.g., the annual Data|Media|Digital Graduate Symposium), the campus-wide New Media and Culture Certificate program for graduate students, the ethics minor in philosophy, and UO’s Data Sciences Initiative, through a practical orientation to ethical issues in society. Finally, the ideal candidate will have strong potential to mentor undergraduate and graduate students as well as strong potential for and commitment to contributing to a culture of inclusive teaching and evidence of valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This position is based in Eugene.

Required Application Materials

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and work environment. We also welcome nominations. Employment begins September 16, 2022. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by September 24, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit:

  • a letter of interest (cover letter);
  • an academic CV;
  • contact information for three academic references
  • a diversity statement (see below)

As part of the application process, applicants seeking faculty positions at the University of Oregon are asked to submit a statement about their past, present, and future contributions to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in their professional careers. You may have worked, for example, with members of communities or local governments in politics, or university constituents such as students, staff, or faculty to further the goals of equity and inclusion.

In evaluating Statements of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and inclusion, search committees often consider the applicants:

  • Awareness of inequities and challenges faced by underrepresented minority students and faculty.
  • Track record (commensurate to career stage) of activities that reduce barriers in education or research for underrepresented minority students and faculty.
  • Vision and plans for how their work will continue to contribute to UO's mission to serve the needs of our diverse state and student population and create an inclusive campus

We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations. Applicants are encouraged to highlight their experience and philosophy with regard to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to address how they integrate these values in research, teaching, engagement, and/or service.

For inquiries about the application process, please contact SOJC Operations at [[35]]. Specific inquiries about the position may also be directed to the search chairs: Nicole Dahmen, Associate Professor, and Bryce Newell, Assistant Professor, SOJC Eugene at: ndahmen@uoregon and bcnewell@uoregon.edu. If you would like to submit a nomination or recommendation of a potential candidate, please reach out to the search chairs via email.

Updates:

  • Any updates? (10/27)
  • Zoom interview (10/28)
  • Campus invites out (11/10)

University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada)[]

The School of Information Studies of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Arts invites applications for a tenure-track position with a specialization in Digital Humanities (and relevant research and teaching experience in library and information sciences) with a start date of July 1, 2022.


Title of the Position: Assistant professor level, but higher ranks will be considered under exceptional circumstances.


Duties: Responsibilities for the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate students, and providing vision and leadership related to the development of teaching, research, and outreach (e.g., advancing digital cultural practices within galleries, libraries, archives and museums as a sector). The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a robust research program, seek external funding, demonstrate a sustained commitment to active participation in the administrative activities of the unit and the Faculty, and participate in the activities of professional organizations.


Terms: Tenure-track position


Wage: Salary scale for an Assistant Professor starts at $86,986 (as of May 1, 2020).


Benefits Package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete benefits package which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance, as well as relocation expenses.

Location of Work: School of Information Studies, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5


Contact Information:

For specific questions regarding this role, you can contact Dr. Mary Cavanagh, Director, School of Information Studies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON, K1N 6N5. E-mail: Dir.ESIS.Dir@uOttawa.ca Telephone: [[36]]

Required Skills:

The successful candidate will be an expert in theoretical and practical applications at the intersection of these subject areas: big data and AI; metadata and knowledge organization; and digital cultural heritage management. They will lead a metadata and digital humanities track within the School’s current graduate programs and will collaborate through research and teaching in support of the Faculty of Arts Digital Humanities undergraduate specialization.


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

a master’s degree in library and information science, and a doctorate in information science or a related field;

evidence of innovative pedagogical excellence including project-based instruction at a post-secondary institution;

evidence of an established and innovative research program, a record of refereed publications, and knowledge mobilization focusing on big data and digital cultural heritage management across a variety of sectors including but not limited to galleries, libraries, archives, and museums;

an ability to attract external funding;

demonstrated skills in working collaboratively and with diverse populations;

at the time of tenure, a minimum passive knowledge of the other official language is required - English-French bilingualism at time of hire is thus an asset.


Application Documents :

A curriculum vitae;

A letter of intent;

A statement of teaching philosophy including student evaluations;

A detailed research program;

A few examples of your publications;

Three letters of recommendation sent directly to: Prof. Mary Cavanagh, PhD, Director, School of Information Studies, University of Ottawa, Dir.Esis.Dir@uottawa.ca

Application Deadline: Applications received by October 15, 2021, will receive full consideration but the position will remain open until filled.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to do a research presentation in front of professors and students (based on the public health guidelines at the time, this will likely be done using videoconference technology).

For more detail on our unit, please visit: https://arts.uottawa.ca/sis/


Application link: Click here

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)[]

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Global Communication Studies to begin the fall semester 2022.

We are looking for a productive researcher, engaged scholar, and committed teacher/mentor who studies cross-national, supranational, transnational, and/or translocal theories and subjects, using qualitative and/or quantitative methods. Topics may include but are not limited to: critical and/or comparative studies of media institutions, systems, and audiences as they relate to digital inequalities; diasporas; development; the uses and structural impacts of technologies; legal, economic and policy frameworks; journalism; the geopolitics of the popular; postcolonial and indigenous perspectives; and implications of communication infrastructures. This position is one of two hires we are making that reflect our desire to expand our footprint in global communication. Preference will be given to researchers whose work centers on the Global South.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by the start of the appointment. Candidates who add to our school and university diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is a graduate school of communication theory and research, with 20 full-time faculty and approximately 80 doctoral students representing a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and interests. The School’s Center for Advanced Global Communication is an impressively endowed center for global communication scholarship. The faculty also has primary responsibility for an undergraduate communication major within the School of Arts and Sciences.

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three names of references, and three articles, chapters, or other research to Professor John L. Jackson, Jr., Dean, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania via http://apply.interfolio.com/87752. For full consideration, applications must be submitted no later than Sunday, September 30, 2021.

Application link: http://apply.interfolio.com/87752

  • Updates: any updates? (10/12/2021)

University of Portland (Portland, Oregon) (TWO POSITIONS)[]

1) Department of Communication and Media

Critical Media Scholar (Tenure Track)

The Department of Communication Studies (pending approval to rename Department of Communication and Media) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Critical Media Studies to begin August 2022. The department invites candidates with expertise in critical and cultural media scholarship. We welcome applicants with interdisciplinary strengths including multiple theoretical and methodological approaches. This position is a part of a cohort hire in the disciplines of Communication Studies, Biology, Political Science, Math, and Psychology. The successful candidate from each department may also have the opportunity to be involved with UP’s emerging and cross-disciplinary undergraduate Ethnic Studies program.

Position description: tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with duties split between teaching (3 courses per semester), research (both professor’s own scholarship and developing research program for students, undergraduate and graduate), and service (including academic advising and committee work).

Required qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline (by August 2022).
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness, including teaching and mentoring diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated research/scholarship in Critical Media Studies or related fields.
  • Demonstrated experience or ability in developing a research program for students at both the undergraduate and Master’s level.
  • Readiness to provide academic advising for junior and senior majors.
  • Demonstrated engagement in service and leadership to department, larger college, and/or field/profession.
  • Demonstrated lived experience, knowledge, skills, and/or success in diversity, equity and inclusion work within or transferable to higher education.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and/or collaboration
  • Experience in or knowledge of Ethnic Studies programs.

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter specifically addressing this position’s qualifications, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, and names of three references we can request letters from at a later stage. Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled (https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=71779). Please contact search committee co-chairs Natalie Nelson-Marsh nelsonma@up.edu and Vail Fletcher [[37]] with any questions.

Updates:

  • Any updates? (10/27)
  • Zoom interview invitation (10/28)

Any updates? (11/18)

  • (11/29) no updates after initial Zoom interview

2) University of Portland (Portland, Oregon)

Instructor in Communication Studies (Instructor)

The Department of Communication Studies (pending approval to rename Department of Communication and Media) invites applications for a full-time Instructor position to begin August 2022. This position is a part of a cohort hire in the disciplines of Communication Studies, Biology, Political Science, Math, and Psychology. While housed and working within Communication Studies, the successful faculty candidate also will have opportunities to be involved with UP’s emerging and cross-disciplinary undergraduate Ethnic Studies program.

Position description: Full-time, renewable Instructor of Communication Studies. Course load is 4 classes in the Fall and 4 classes in the Spring. The position involves limited service to the department and University. Summer teaching often is available as an additional contract.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Communication or related discipline by August 2022.
  • A record of excellence and innovation in teaching a theory-based and critical Introduction to Communication Studies course that also develops students’ academic writing.
  • Ability to teach interpersonal communication, group collaboration, and public speaking courses, as well as upper-division courses in specialized expertise areas of candidate’s choice.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated lived experience, knowledge, skills, and/or success in diversity, equity and inclusion work within or transferable to higher education.
  • Demonstrated interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and/or collaboration
  • Experience in or knowledge of Ethnic Studies programs.

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter specifically addressing this position’s selection criteria, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three references we can contact at a later date. Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled (https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=71784). Please contact Natalie Nelson-Marsh and Vail Fletcher, Co-Chairs of the search committee at nelsonma@up.edu and fletcher@up.edu with any questions.

University of San Diego[]

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

https://www.academicgates.com/job/assistant-professor-communication-studies/191993/view

Deadline: 15 October

Updates: I heard through one of my references that they were asked for a reference letter a few weeks back. I received an email from HR just two days ago that I was not selected as a candidate to move forward (Assistant Professor, Communication Studies position (#3794)) noting they've "continued in the selection process with other candidates."

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)[]

The School of Communication Studies seeks to fill an Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2022. We seek a social scientist with expertise in organizational communication. Ph.D. in communication, evidence of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with appointment at a Carnegie classified Research University are required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for externally funded research. We especially welcome candidates with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and performing School-related service including graduate/undergraduate advising. Experience in–or the potential for–building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment in teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service is expected. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds is essential.

The salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The school participates in the college-wide M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Approximately six doctoral students and 15 Master’s students are currently enrolled into the communication studies concentration. The School includes approximately 425 undergraduate majors and enrolls more than 2,700 students per term in its courses.

Qualifications: We seek a social scientist with expertise in organizational communication. Ph.D. in communication, evidence of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with appointment at a Carnegie classified Research University are required at the time of appointment.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit: (1) a letter of application, (2) vita, (3) evidence of teaching and research excellence, (4) a diversity statement, and (5) the names and contact information of at least three references in Interfolio: [38]

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Emily Paskewitz ([[39]]).

Review of applications begins October 1, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

  • Updates:

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)[]

Assistant Professor - Advertising, Fall 2022

Location: Knoxville, TN

Open Date: Jul 27, 2021

Description: Assistant Professor -School of Advertising and Public Relations, Full Time - The University of Tennessee School of Advertising and Public Relations seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2022.

Qualifications:

We seek a colleague with expertise in advertising and a contemporary understanding of the changing aspects of the field, particularly with how to best connect with audiences across diverse channels. Applicants who bring a forward-thinking emphasis on digital platforms are especially encouraged to apply. The ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is strongly desired: creative strategy, design, media, and analytics. A Ph.D. at the time of the appointment in communications with a concentration in advertising, 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. ABDs will be considered.

The successful candidate 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 position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita or resume, and the names and contact information of at least three references at http://apply.interfolio.com/91329. Additionally, if you have classroom experience, please submit teaching evaluations. Please email [[40]] with any questions, using the subject line: Assistant Professor Position.

Review of applications begins September 15, 2021, and continues until the position is filled.

  • Updates: Any updates? (10/12/2021)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)[]

Assistant Professor of Journalism & Media

School of Journalism and Electronic Media

College of Communication and Information

The School of Journalism and Electronic Media in the University of Tennessee Knoxville’s (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI) is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track, assistant professor position in journalism and electronic media. The position will begin in August 2022. A Ph.D. in mass communication, journalism, communications, or a related field is required by date of appointment. The salary is competitive and based on experience and academic credentials.

The ideal candidate should have a proven publication record with a research agenda focused on the area of media communication through the lens of media and democracy, media history, media production, industry culture, ethics, diversity, and/or social justice. The ideal candidate must be able to teach courses in television news production, multimedia journalism, video production, and/or other courses related to emerging media. It is desirable for candidates to have professional experience in broadcast journalism, television production and/or multimedia journalism. The successful candidate will join a program with specialties in news, visual communication, documentary, sports journalism, science communication, and media management.

Duties associated with the position include a 2-2 teaching load, mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, service to the school, college, and university, and a personal/collaborative research agenda.

Individuals interested in applying for the position should send, via email, the following as a single PDF attachment (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of at least three references via the university Interfolio Site. Review of applicants will begin October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact search committee chair, Prof. Mark Harmon, School of Journalism and Electronic Media at mdharmon@utk.edu.

University of Texas at Austin[]

Open Rank Position in Public Relations, Moody College of Communication

The Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for an open-rank, full-time, tenured, or tenure-track Public Relations faculty member. The candidate should be focused on the areas of crisis and/or risk communication, corporate social advocacy/corporate social responsibility, and/or reputation.

The candidate will be housed in the Moody College of Communication with an appointment in the Advertising & Public Relations school. The candidate should have a research program that displays excellence in applying strategic communication and communication theories in the study of crisis and/or risk communication, corporate social advocacy/corporate social responsibility, and/or reputation. In addition to teaching graduate seminars, the ability to teach large undergraduate lecture classes and web-based courses are preferred.

Link to Job Announcement: https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/81694

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed starting October 15th, the posting will remain open, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

Qualifications

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. at the time of the appointment. The applicant's Ph.D. must be in communication or a related field. Professional experience working in public relations, corporate communication, or strategic communication (within agency, nonprofit, government, or corporate organizations) preferred. The Moody College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives.

Employment begins in August 2022.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and a list of three references. Applications must be made via Interfolio's ByCommittee solution. Applicants are also required to submit a separate diversity statement, addressing their commitment to inclusivity and support for diverse populations, along with information on their past contributions to this work and their future plans in these areas.

If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one before applying for the position.

If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call [997-8807|(877) 997-8807].

  • Updates: Does anyone hear about any update on this? (10/25/2021) —> They reposted the job posting on November 12th(Chronicle).

University of Toronto[]

TT Assistant Professor in Media Studies: Critical Platform and/or Critical Data Studies

The Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position as Assistant Professor in Media Studies: Critical Platform and/or Critical Data Studies. The appointment will have an expected start date of July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

Applicants will make contributions to the Media, Journalism, and Digital Cultures (MJDC) Major Program at the Arts, Culture and Media Department at UTSC. A popular and growing program with more than 700 undergraduate majors and minors, MJDC is based in an interdisciplinary department that supports exciting research initiatives and collaborations, including the Critical Digital Methods Institute, the Digital Scholarship Unit, the Critical Digital Humanities Initiative and more.

Research and teaching must focus on humanities and/or interdisciplinary approaches to one or more of the following areas: platform governance, platform economics, digital infrastructures, algorithmic bias and algorithmic fairness, and decolonizing digital methods and practices. We especially welcome scholars whose areas of expertise may include critical race theory, Black Studies, Indigenous studies, trans studies, critical disability studies, critical data studies, intersectional approaches to feminist media studies, and media studies in the Global South.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Media Studies, Communication, Science and Technology Studies, Journalism, or a related discipline by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching, and must demonstrate the ability to publish, to attract research funding, and to work with students from diverse backgrounds at undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to being a full member of the UTSC Department of Arts, Culture and Media, the successful candidate will hold a graduate appointment at the Faculty of Information (iSchool) at the University of Toronto St. George Campus.

Full ad: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor-Media-Studies-ON/551603817/

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021

University of Utah[]

The University of Utah’s Department of Communication, located in the College of Humanities, seeks a scholar whose research, teaching, and service expertise in race and communication complements and expands our existing strengths in Critical Cultural Studies; Communicating Science, Health, Environment, and Risk; Digital Media; and Rhetoric.

            We invite applications for this tenure-track position from scholars and scholar-activists who have an outstanding research record (or the promise of such a record) in areas of communication focused on race and ethnicity theoretically anchored by frameworks that may include Chicanx and Latinx; Mestiza consciousness; critical race and post-colonial inquiry; Middle Eastern, South Asian, or African studies; Pacific Islander; indigeneity; intersectionality. The successful applicant may also study race and communication in myriad contexts such as sport; science and technology; media, popular culture, or digital media; public health; environmentalism; globalization. We invite applicants who will innovatively expand our Department, including those who diverge from the parameters of the position description.


Duties will include conducting research; teaching existing undergraduate and graduate courses;  designing and teaching courses within the applicant’s area of expertise; advising Masters and Ph.D. students; and contributing service to the Department, College, university, and profession.

Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in Communication (A.B.D. candidates will be considered) or in a closely related discipline or interdisciplinary program; an active research program leading to publication; the potential for success in grant acquisition; a record of or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence; and a willingness to conduct service at all levels. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2022.


Questions about this position may be directed to Kimberley Mangun, Search Committee Chair, at Kim.Mangun@Utah.edu.

Updates: Any updates? 11/18

Washington State University[]

Required Qualifications:

Earned Ph.D. or nearing completion of dissertation in communication or a related area before the date of hire but with Ph.D. degree requirements completed before start of employment, evidence of potential for a productive research agenda in health communication, and evidence of potential for successful teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in research and teaching in one or more of the following areas:  health disparities, health injustice, and health communication efforts with an emphasis on diversity, inclusion and equity, health promotion/education, strategic or health communication campaigns, risk communication, e-health, mobile health or related areas.
  • Strong preference for candidates whose work compliments others in the department and further grows the expertise of the Murrow College of Communication in health communication. Open to various methods including the use of big data for health communication efforts and/or computational methods.
  • Demonstrated success in working with specialized populations, securing grants, and interacting with industry professionals.  
  • Prior experience with online teaching and demonstrated ability to conduct programmatic, high-quality research.
  • We seek a colleague who will complement and build on our existing strengths in health communication research including work conducted through the support of the Murrow Center for Media and Health Promotion Research.
  • Updates: Any updates? (12/1)

Western Michigan University[]

TT Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication: Film, Video, and Media Studies

The School of Communication at Western Michigan University invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication, to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will maintain a nationally recognized research and/or creative activities program, teach both broadcast/digital media production and critical media/film studies courses in their areas(s) of expertise, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, engage in curriculum development, and participate in departmental and college committees. The ability to teach foundation courses is also expected. Other responsibilities include developing and maintaining industry relationships.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Journalism, Media/Film Studies, Mass Communication, Communication or a related discipline (ABDs are eligible for consideration but are required to complete their degree requirements by August 5, 2022). Ideal candidates will provide evidence of strong potential to develop and maintain a nationally recognized program of critical/cultural media scholarship addressing the intersections of race/class/gender, including, but not limited to, issues surrounding media/film representation, implicit bias, algorithmic bias, systemic inequality, social movements and activism, and/or transnational and diasporic media. We welcome multiple theoretical and methodological approaches. The preferred applicant is a scholar/maker with the ability to teach media/film studies courses as well as hands-on broadcasting and digital multimedia production informed by critical and cultural theory. Candidates with broadcast or digital video production activity or teaching that demonstrate a commitment to social justice issues, are especially encouraged to apply. Prior industry experience is a plus. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of contributions or a commitment to integrating inclusivity and equity into their scholarship, teaching, service, or student mentoring.

Full ad: https://careers.icahdq.org/jobs/

Review of applications begins Dec. 5, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

York College of Pennsylvania[]

TT Assistant Professor in Mass Communication

Job Description:

The Assistant Professor in Mass Communication will be responsible for teaching courses in the Mass Communication and Foundation Communication programs as needed, serving on departmental and college-wide committees, and pursuing a scholarly or artistic agenda.

Requirements:

Preferred applicants will hold a terminal degree (PhD, EdD, MFA) in Mass Communications, Mediated Technology, New Media, or a related field with an emphasis in digital communication technologies, live production, directing and producing. A secondary area of broadcast performance is desired. ABD candidates with a completion date of no later than August 2022 will also be considered. The candidate should show evidence of scholarly or creative potential, including established research or creative interests. Practical field and studio production experience is also beneficial.

As a teaching-focused institution, York College seeks candidates committed to cultivating student excellence in conceptualizing, writing, and producing both studio and live field production in news and public affairs, sports, documentary, and entertainment programming. Successful candidates will have demonstrable success in teaching a range of courses such as New Media Studies, Video Production and Editing, and Digital Communications development and marketing. Additional courses may include Broadcast Media Writing, Media Laws and Ethics, Media Management, and in the department's General Education program - Foundation Communications.

Candidates who remain in consideration will be asked to provide a show-reel of their production, editing, and directing work to the search committee. Finalists will be expected to demonstrate competence with video, television studio, and field equipment as part of the on-campus interview process.

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report


Full ad: https://ycp.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=138174

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021

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