Academic Jobs Wiki

Welcome! This page is for tenure-track jobs in Communication and Media Studies that begin in Fall 2025.

VAP positions are OK, but please label them as such and do not post adjunct positions here.

Last year's page: Communication and Media Studies 2023-2024

See also Film Studies 2024-2025, Rhetoric/Composition 2024-2025, New Media and Digital Humanities 2024-2025.

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    • Format: University Name (Location, State) - Job Title, Subfield (Deadline date)
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Jobs for 2025[]

Baylor University (Waco, Texas) - Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track, Department of Communication (Deadline 09/13/24)[]

  • Job description: Baylor University seeks to fill two Full-Time Lecturer positions within the Department of Communication. These appointments are renewable, full-time, benefits-eligible, teaching-focused positions with a 6-year promotion path to Senior Lecturer for successful candidates and a 12-year renewable promotion path to Teaching Professor for highly successful candidates. The start date for these positions is August 2025. A minimum of a completed M.A. in Communication is required, and a PhD in Communication is preferred. Successful candidates should have a record of excellence in college instruction or demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching. The department seeks candidates who can successfully teach and mentor a diverse group of undergraduate students. Successful candidates will have the capacity to teach a variety of courses. The desired candidates will teach our foundational course in public speaking. The desired candidates will have the opportunity to teach upper-level courses that may include introduction to rhetorical theory and criticism, small group communication, communication theory, interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, persuasion, intercultural communication, advanced public speaking, conflict and communication, organizational communication, and possibly courses in their areas of specialty.
  • Link to job announcement

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Jerusalem, Israel) - Tenure-Track Position in Communication and Journalism (Deadline 09/30/24)[]

  • Job description: The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates in communication to apply for an open-rank tenure track position starting July, 2025. The dynamic, international faculty of the department specialize in research on digital and social media; political communication and conflict; journalism studies; social psychological processes; language, discourse and communication; visual media; as well as theory, history, and philosophy of communication and media (for more information, see here). The department offers innovative undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, teaching a diverse community of students. The department is particularly interested in candidates specializing in research areas in media and communication that can relate to and complement the work currently done at the department.
  • Link to job announcement

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands) - Full Professor of Media and Culture with focus on media and environment (Deadline 07/14/24)[]

  • Job description: The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam seeks a distinguished scholar for a full professorship in Media and Culture (1.0 FTE) with particular focus on media and the environment. Far-reaching changes to traditional media-industrial structures and media culture’s unprecedented enmeshment with politics and the living world demand new modes of inquiry and a rethinking of received conceptual categories. We offer the opportunity to lead a motivated team, closely cooperate with colleagues from other chair-groups of the Art & Culture cluster and beyond, and be part of a vibrant, friendly and interdisciplinary community. Teaching within our BA, MA, and RMA programmes is systematically research-driven and focuses on media and culture, media aesthetics, media and the environment, the interstices between media, art, architecture, and design, the influence of digitisation processes on media and cultural theory and history, and new developments in media production, distribution and exhibition. We are looking for a colleague with a strong research agenda and a clear vision on the future of media studies. In particular, we welcome candidates with innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to the critical, theoretical or historical study of: media infrastructure and (audiovisual) media technology; archives, memory and historiography; materiality, eco-media and sustainability; data, platforms and politics; tech industries and governance, or more-than-human entanglements of media, politics and aesthetics. Close affinities with the study of art, design, architecture or visual and material culture are an asset.
  • Link to job announcement

Thomas Jefferson University - Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication & Media Studies (Deadline 08/01/24)[]

  • Job description: Responsibilities will include scholarship and/or practice, teaching, and potentially career and internship advising for students in the program. The successful candidate should possess an established record of scholarship and/or practice within communication, journalism and/or media studies (specialty areas open). The successful candidate will join existing faculty in the major and related majors within the College of Humanities and Sciences, and will engage in collaborative efforts to support the program and its special areas of focus in sports and health communication, fashion journalism, and advocacy.
  • Link to job announcement

University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida) - Assistant Professor, Science/Environmental/Risk/Technology Communication (Deadline 08/09/24)[]

  • Job description: The University of Florida’s STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC), housed at the UF College of Journalism and Communications, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in science, environmental, risk, or technology communication. This 9-month position includes a reduced teaching load (1-1) and additional summer salary support for the first three years. The faculty member will be based in the STCC, a research center that builds interdisciplinary collaborations between communication researchers and partners in the STEM disciplines in order to advance clear and effective science and health communication. We are looking for a faculty member who will conduct original research in the areas of science communication, environmental communication, risk communication, or communication issues surrounding emerging technologies; pursue and secure external funding opportunities; teach graduate and undergraduate level courses; advise graduate students; engage in governance and other Department and College service activities; and contribute to the efforts of the College.
  • Link to job announcement

The University of Oklahoma (Norman, Oklahoma) - Associate/Full Professor of Journalism - Strategic Communication (Public Relations) (Deadline 09/15/24)[]

  • Job description: The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma seeks outstanding candidates for an Associate/Full Professor position in Public Relations, beginning Spring or Fall 2025. The candidate will be expected to help teach core classes in the curriculum including the following: Public Relations Research, Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Ethics, Contemporary Problems in Public Relations, and Public Relations Campaigns. Candidate should conduct research and teach elective courses in one or more of the following: association/nonprofits, corporate communications, public affairs/government and/or political campaigns, consumer culture (fashion, lifestyle, entertainment, sports), technology, health, travel/tourism, AI-enabling strategic communication, data science, data analytics, data visualization, or other areas of expertise.
  • Link to job announcement

The University of Tennessee (Knoxville, Tennessee) - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Advertising (2 positions)[]

  • Job Description: The University of Tennessee Tombras School of Advertising and Public Relations seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor as well as an assistant professor position to begin August 1, 2025. Qualifications: The Tombras School seeks colleagues with expertise in advertising and a contemporary understanding of the changing aspects of the field. The ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is strongly desired: principles, research, graphic design, issues, media, management, issues, and campaigns. 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 for the rank of Assistant Professor. Review of applications begins September 9, 2024, and continues until the position is filled. § Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a demonstrated potential to succeed as a junior faculty at a state flagship campus such as University of Tennessee, Knoxville. § Candidates for Associate Professor should have a demonstrated record of publishing in top publication venues and service to both their research fields and their home institutions. § Candidates for Professor should be nationally recognized researchers with active and distinct research agendas. A record of or potential for obtaining external funding is also desirable.
  • Link to job announcement

The University of Texas at Austin: Moody College of Communication: Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations (Austin, Texas) - Tenure-Track Advertising Faculty Position in Strategic Communication Media & Data Analytics (Deadline 10/15/24)[]

  • Job description: The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty member in Advertising at the rank of assistant professor to begin in Fall 2025. The candidate should be focused on the areas of media, data analytics, AI, and/or computational methods. The ideal candidate will be able to teach across various media management courses including Media Planning, Digital Metrics, Advertising Intelligence, Media Management, and Advanced Research Methods. Experience in the advertising or media industries is preferred but not required. The candidate should have a research program that displays excellence in applying advertising, strategic communication, and communication theories in the study of media and analytics. Research topics of interest for this position include interdisciplinary research areas such as human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, machine learning, B2B brand and demand analytics, social media listening, and related developments. In addition to teaching large undergraduate lecture classes and web-based courses, the candidate should be able to teach and advise graduate students at both the Masters and Doctoral levels.
  • Link to job announcement

St. Olaf College (Northfield, Minnesota/Twin Cities Region) - Assistant Professor of Writing and Digital Studies (Deadline: Rolling, First Review September 23rd)[]

  • Job Description: The Department of English at St. Olaf College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Writing and Digital Studies at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2025. The ideal candidate should have expertise in texts and technologies, digital rhetoric, and journalistic writing. The successful applicant will teach five undergraduate courses per year at all levels with a regular commitment of three courses in the English Department and two sections of Writing and Rhetoric (first-year writing). In addition to teaching in English and Writing, we expect that the new hire will also have opportunities to teach in other programs on campus such as Media Studies, First-Year Seminar, and one of our interdisciplinary learning communities for first-year students. We invite applicants who will hold a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or Writing Studies by start of fall semester and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute courses in theories of social media and culture as well as writing for digital platforms.
  • Link to Job Announcement

Word on the Street[]