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Assistant Professor in the area of Strategic Communication and Integrated Marketing Communication

Position Deleted on 4/10/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
St. Bonaventure, NY
  • Faculty - Communications - Media & Communication Studies
  • Faculty - Communications - Public Relations and Advertising
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The Russell J. Jandoli School of Journalism and Mass Communication at St. Bonaventure University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of Strategic Communication and Integrated Marketing Communication. A Catholic University dedicated to educational excellence in the Franciscan tradition, St. Bonaventure is located in the beautiful Allegheny foothills of Western New York. The appointment will begin in the fall of 2012, subject to budget approval.

Teaching responsibilities will include both undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic communication and integrated marketing communication. The typical teaching load is four courses per semester. The successful candidate will be an effective teacher and advisor while maintaining a program of professional activity and academic scholarship.

Journalism and Mass Communication faculty have a history of engaging in interdisciplinary teaching and research and continuing work in professional and creative endeavors. The School has a new focus on encouraging and supporting mentored undergraduate and graduate research. Successful candidates will teach courses in a number of areas including career preparedness and digital portfolio, research methods, social media in business and society, digital marketing, strategic writing and communication, public relations, advertising, and global communication. Successful candidates may also participate in our semester in an agency setting working with students on complete integrated campaigns for live clients. Opportunities also exist to teach in one's area of expertise and interest and for online teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who can articulate teaching and professional experience related to the mission and values of the University and the strong writing and ethical basis of our JMC program. Appreciation of and respect for the University's Catholic, Franciscan mission is expected.

Applicants must have an appropriate terminal degree (A.B.D. will be considered, with the understanding that all degree requirements will be completed within two years of appointment) in communication, public relations, advertising, marketing or a related field. The ideal candidate will also possess at least eight years of experience working in communication, public relations, advertising, marketing or a related field; and prior college teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in strategic social and digital media use and global communication skills with expertise in digital media use, strategic planning and research. Candidates should also be able to discuss a plan for scholarship and/or future professional/ creative activity.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful collegiate teaching, and three letters of reference to Pauline W. Hoffmann, Chair, Search Committee, St. Bonaventure University, Russell J. Jandoli School of Journalism and Mass Communication, P.O. Box J, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778 or via email to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

St. Bonaventure University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
St. Bonaventure University provides equal opportunity in its admissions, employment, and all educational programs and activities without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected category.

Equal employment opportunity applies to all employment relationships. The University is committed to ensuring that all qualified candidates receive full consideration in the recruitment process and that its personnel policies and employment procedures and practices are consistent with this policy.

Pursuant to this policy, equal opportunity is to be provided to all persons in the delivery of educational programs, and services.
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