Position Announcements

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Assistant Professor of Communication
Tenure Track
This position open to all qualified applicants

Job Description: The Department of Communication at the University of Nebraska at Kearney invites candidates for a tenure-track appointment of an assistant professor in the area of advertising and public relations with a background in Integrated Marketing Communication. Related courses also include Intro to IMC, IMC writing, creative design, new media, and an IMC capstone. We are seeking a candidate who understands how public relations and advertising fit together as an integrative discipline.

Required Qualifications: A master's degree is required, Ph.D. and/or significant professional experience in the field is preferred. The successful candidate will have considerable professional and/or instructional experience in communication technology. Online teaching experience is also preferred. The faculty member will be committed to undergraduate education by advising students, serving on committees and maintaining an active interest in research and service.

Date Application Review Begins 02-01-2009

Full consideration if received by February 1, 2009. Will review until position is filled.

How to Apply: To apply - the on-line application (faculty profile) must be completed. Also attach a letter of application, vita and a listing of references. Then send three professional letters of reference to:

Department of Communication
Mitchell Center - Library
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney , NE 68849

Questions about the position: (308) 865-8249
Questions about the on-line application process: (308) 865-8655 or employment@unk.edu
Pay Range : Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.
Benefits Include: The University provides Retirement Plan options and a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Nuflex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, as well as an Educational Assistance Program. Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity. For detailed information go to: http://www.nebraska.edu/hr/hr_benefits.shtml

Applicants needing accommodation under ADA should contact the Director of AA/EO at (308) 865-8655.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and actively seeks applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

To apply for the position, please complete an online application at https://employment.unk.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp


University of Hartford

Assistant Professor, Joint appointment with Communication and
Tenure Track

The School of Communication and the Multimedia Web Design and Development (MWD2) program are seeking applications for a joint tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The primary assignment will be in the School of Communication . Position commencing August of 2009 . Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

The School of Communication is committed to an education based in the liberal arts and, offers coursework in human communication, media and journalism and advertising and public relations. It is home to the largest undergraduate major at the University, has award-winning students and faculty, and has audio, video, and multimedia production facilities at its disposal. For more information, visit http://www.hartford.edu / and the School of Communication website http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/cmm/

The MWD2 program is an interdisciplinary major within University College division with many of its required courses offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Hartford Art School , the College of Engineering , Technology, and Architecture, and the Business School . It is a liberal arts major leading to a BA degree that brings together Internet technology with social, business, educational and governmental institutions. MWD2 graduates not only have the technical skills in a wide range of Internet technology, they also are skilled in understanding the human interactive component of technology use. For further information about the MWD2 please visit our website at: http://www.mwd.hartford.edu/ .

Expertise and Qualifications : Candidates must have an earned doctorate (ABD will be considered) in a field that addresses the theoretical and applied issues in communication and information technology. Expertise in Multimedia Production, Multimedia Communication, Web Advertising, On-line Journalism, Computer-mediated Communication, and Information Technology; prior teaching experience; evidence of scholarly activities; and/or business experience are desirable.

The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of Internet software used for multimedia Web design and development. The key applications include Adobe Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, or other graphics packages. Proficiency in JavaScript, CSS, and ActionScript, as well as proficiency in using PHP, ASP.NET, Ajax , and C# or other server-side languages, desired. Knowledge of video streaming technologies including Flash Media Server 3, QuickTime Streaming Server, or other similar Web-based video delivery systems is important. Experience with video editing tools such as Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects or similar applications is highly desirable. Flash game development a plus.

Responsibilities: Faculty members teach three courses per semester (half of the courses will be in the School of Communication and half in MWD2), engage in scholarly activities, and participate in Departmental, School and University service. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate evidence/potential for superior teaching.

Scholarship and professional development activities culminating in publications, convention papers, and other refereed outlets are required.

Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Professor John S. Gray, Chair
Multimedia Web Design and Development
Dana Hall Room 310
University of Hartford,
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford , CT 06117-1599

Specific inquiries may be addressed to: search@mwd.hartford.edu . Applications may be submitted either electronically (preferred) or in paper format. If using electronic submittal, please format as Microsoft Word (.doc), Text (.txt), Rich Text Format (.rtf), or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) documents. Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V


Media Research Labs

Media Research Labs, a media research company in Austin, Texas is looking for a very specific addition to our team... a "number cruncher." A recent graduate on the job market would be great. We need their specialty to be statistics and a concentration in advertising or media would be great.

Amy Rask, Ph.D.
512-837-5646 (office)
amyrask@bellsouth.net


Oxford Internet Institute

Research Fellow (Grade 8)

RESEARCH STAFF GRADE 8 (£36,532 to £43,622 p.a.)

We are seeking a Research Fellow to complement our multidisciplinary team undertaking research into the societal implications of the Internet and related information and communications technologies. This Fellowship offers post doctoral researchers of outstanding promise or distinction an opportunity to pursue advanced research within this field.

Our preference is for candidates with a strong theoretical and/or methodological background in computer science, law or one of the following social science disciplines: communication, information, media studies, economics, political science, social psychology or sociology; and with an interest in research which will complement one of the OII's current research areas.

These concern the role of the Internet and ICTs in: everyday life and work; government and democracy; research and learning; shaping the Internet; and issues of theory and policy that cut across these settings. Applications from those with a track record of multi-disciplinary research on the societal implications of the Internet and/or related policy issues who have doctorates in other relevant disciplines will also be welcomed.

Based in the heart of Oxford, this post is available from October 2009 for two years in the first instance with the possibility of renewal thereafter.

How to apply:

Grade 8 Fellow Application Pack (pdf, 100kb)

Further information, including details of how to apply, may be obtained from Nicola McVay, Administrative Officer, Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1865 212330; email: recruit@oii.ox.ac.uk

Applications must reach the Institute by 12:00 noon on Wednesday 25 February 2009. It is expected that interviews will be held on Tuesday 10 March 2009.

 

Research Fellow (Grade 7)

RESEARCH STAFF GRADE 7 (£28,839 to £35,469 p.a.)

We are seeking a Research Fellow to complement our multidisciplinary team undertaking research into the societal implications of the Internet and related information and communications technologies. This Fellowship offers post doctoral researchers of outstanding promise an opportunity to pursue advanced research within this field.

Our preference is for candidates with a strong theoretical and/or methodological background in computer science, law or one of the social sciences, including communication, information, media studies, economics, political science, social psychology or sociology; and with an interest in research which will complement one of the OII's current research areas.

These concern the role of the Internet and ICTs in: everyday life and work; government and democracy; research and learning; shaping the Internet; and issues of theory and policy that cut across these settings. Applications from those with a track record of multi-disciplinary research on the societal implications of the Internet and/or related policy issues who have doctorates in other relevant disciplines will also be welcomed.

Based in the heart of Oxford, this post is available from October 2009 for two years in the first instance with the possibility of renewal thereafter.

How to apply:

Grade 7 Fellow Application Pack (pdf, 100kb)

Further information, including details of how to apply, may be obtained from Nicola McVay, Administrative Officer, Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1865 212330; email: recruit@oii.ox.ac.uk

Applications must reach the Institute by 12:00 noon on Wednesday 25 February 2009. It is expected that interviews will be held on Tuesday 10 March 2009.