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Assistant Professor of Advertising & Marketing Communications, Tenure Track Faculty Position, School of Communications, Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Advertising & Marketing Communications, in our Communications & Journalism Department. We seek candidates who can integrate theory and practice and have experience with contemporary strategies, especially in regard to digital media, including SEO, social media, web design, content marketing, big data, and analytics. A master’s degree, industry experience, and teaching experience are required; the Ph.D. is preferred. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Advertising and Marketing Communications program, advise students, provide faculty service, and engage in professional development, including scholarship and creative activity. This teacher-scholar will also develop new courses and curriculum involving the strategic and creative use of digital media and emerging technologies as they relate to the fields of advertising and marketing communications.  Opportunities include working with our award-winning American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition team and involvement in the growth and excellence of our program at our international campuses.  For more information see http://www.webster.edu/communications/.

Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the Department and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for priority consideration, applications should be received by December 5.  Interested candidates may submit electronic applications to socfacsearch@webster.edu using the subject line "Advertising & Marketing Communications." No phone calls or direct emails, please.

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications.  We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Fifteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, London, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity and/or sexual orientation.

Assistant Professor in Film Production, Tenure Track Faculty Position, School of Communications, Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Film Production in our Department of Electronic & Photographic Media. We are seeking a colleague conversant with current trends and issues in the industry, and with the experience and perspective to work with us in curriculum development as well as corporate and community partnerships. A master’s degree, professional experience, and teaching experience are required; an MFA is preferred.

The successful candidate will teach all levels of film production courses and advanced courses in film and video producing, advise students, engage in faculty service, and develop a track record of successful creative activity or scholarship.

Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the Department and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for priority consideration, applications should be received by December 5. Interested candidates may submit electronic applications to socfacsearch@webster.edu using the subject line "Film Production.” No phone calls or direct emails, please.

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications.  We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Fifteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, London, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity and/or sexual orientation.

Assistant Professor in International Communication and Media Studies, Tenure Track Faculty Position, School of Communications, Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in International Communication and Media Studies, in our Communications & Journalism Department. We are seeking a teacher-scholar with the experience and creativity to help us build curriculum in international and comparative communication, media, and culture.  Other areas of interest could include intercultural communication, political communication, communication and development, or other areas of the candidate’s expertise.

The successful candidate will teach in Media Communications or other programs in the Department, including advertising, public relations, or journalism (see http://www.webster.edu/communications), as well as advising students, and engaging in faculty service and professional development, including scholarship and creative activity.

A record of teaching success, developing track record of successful scholarship, Ph.D., and international experience are required (ABD candidates may be considered).  Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the Department and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for priority consideration, applications should be received by December 5. Interested candidates may submit electronic applications to socfacsearch@webster.edu using the subject line "International Communication." No phone calls or direct emails, please.

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Fifteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, London, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity and/or sexual orientation.

For the latest information about other employment opportunities at Webster University, including graduate assistantships, please check with Human Resources.

Department Associate, Communications & Journalism Department, Full-time Replacement Position, Grade: 59

The School of Communications is seeking a full-time Department Associate to provide support for the Chairperson, faculty and students of the Communications & Journalism Department. The position reports to the Department Chairperson directly and provides support to the Dean of the School of Communications, and the Dean’s staff and delegates as needed.

  • The Department Associate conducts all administrative support and clerical functions and the daily business operations of the Department, including coordinating with the Registrar’s office for scheduling and adding courses, assigning rooms and labs, managing student issues and student workers, managing the departmental budget, including lab fee spending, processing and coordinating student petitions for graduation and helping to resolve any graduation problems in coordination with the Chair and faculty.
  • He/she coordinates departmental meetings and documents the minutes of such meetings for assessment reviews by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Any special events, including the Adjunct Orientations, outside speaker presentations/lectures and prospective student Open Houses, are organized by the incumbent.
  • Correspondence, communications with the adjuncts of this department and personnel dealings are done by the incumbent in cooperation with the Chairperson.
  • Works closely with the Chairperson in preparing the course evaluations, annual 3-year, end-of-year and facility reports for the Department and the annual capital, minor and software budget requests.
  • The Department Associate assists the Chairperson and the faculty with all assessment projects and documentation, as requested, and handles all faculty travel documentation and arrangements.
  • The Department Associate directly assists the Chairperson in supporting the mission and goals of the School of Communications and represents the Department and Chair when requested to do so.
  • He/she uses discretion in handling personnel and privacy issues for all faculty and students.
  • These responsibilities do not necessarily include all of the duties performed.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years college coursework and/or equivalent experience; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills; ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with faculty, students, and staff colleagues throughout the university; must have good attendance in order to be the face of the department to visitors and to support the Department Chairperson on a daily basis; excellent attention to detail and organizational skills; familiarity with university policies, structure, current office practices and procedures; knowledge of the CARS database system, MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint; along with skills necessary for supervising student work study positions.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources, RE: Department Associate, Communications & Journalism Department, Webster University, 470 Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119, or jobs@webster.edu. No phone calls or direct emails, please.

Department Associate, Electronic & Photographic Media Department, Full-time Replacement Position, Grade: 59

The School of Communications is seeking a full-time Department Associate to provide support for the Chairperson, faculty and students of the Electronic & Photographic Media Department. The position reports to the Department Chairperson directly and provides support to the Dean of the School of Communications, and the Dean’s staff and delegates as needed.

  • The Department Associate conducts all administrative support and clerical functions and the daily business operations of the Department, including coordinating with the Registrar’s office for scheduling and adding courses, assigning rooms and labs, managing student issues and student workers, managing the departmental budget, including lab fee spending, processing and coordinating student petitions for graduation and helping to resolve any graduation problems in coordination with the Chair and faculty.
  • He/she coordinates departmental meetings and documents the minutes of such meetings for assessment reviews by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Any special events, including the Adjunct Orientations, outside speaker presentations/lectures and prospective student Open Houses, are organized by the incumbent.
  • Correspondence, communications with the adjuncts of this department and personnel dealings are done by the incumbent in cooperation with the Chairperson.
  • Works closely with the Chairperson in preparing the course evaluations, annual 3-year, end-of-year and facility reports for the Department and the annual capital, minor and software budget requests.
  • The Department Associate assists the Chairperson and the faculty with all assessment projects and documentation, as requested, and handles all faculty travel documentation and arrangements.
  • The Department Associate directly assists the Chairperson in supporting the mission and goals of the School of Communications and represents the Department and Chair when requested to do so.
  • He/she uses discretion in handling personnel and privacy issues for all faculty and students.
  • These responsibilities do not necessarily include all of the duties performed.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years college coursework and/or equivalent experience; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills; ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with faculty, students, and staff colleagues throughout the university; must have good attendance in order to be the face of the department to visitors and to support the Department Chairperson on a daily basis; excellent attention to detail and organizational skills; familiarity with university policies, structure, current office practices and procedures; knowledge of the CARS database system, MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint; along with skills necessary for supervising student work study positions.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources, RE: Department Associate, Electronic & Photographic Media Department, Webster University, 470 Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119, or jobs@webster.edu. No phone calls or direct emails, please.