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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication ~ Show Information

Strategic Communication Department
College of Communication
Butler University
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in
Strategic Communication
Fall 2014


The Strategic Communication Department in the College of Communication, Butler University, invites applications for a new tenure-track assistant professor position, to begin August 2014. The successful candidate will support our strong undergraduate major and proposed online master's degree program; both emphasize the merger of theory and practice as well as social responsibility.
 
Requirements: Ph.D. in communication-related field expected by contract start date (but an advanced ABD will be considered), evidence of teaching excellence, an ability to build connections within the professional community, and a record or promise of published scholarship. 
 
Ideal candidates will be effective teacher-scholars of public relations writing in multiple contexts and media platforms, but also should be able to teach a range of introductory to advanced courses in public relations and advertising, including courses in theory, research methods, campaigns, and courses related to the candidate's area of specialization. An interest and experience in developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural issues will enhance the application.
 
Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal-arts based private university located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Indianapolis, and is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence. The university supports six colleges and 4400 students.  Tenure-track faculty have a typical teaching load of 3 courses per semester.  Butler offers generous financial support for research and innovative curricular development, and travel to present at conferences here and abroad.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of all college transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted for screening), current teaching evaluations, a representative research manuscript, and three faculty letters of recommendation, to:   

Rose Campbell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Re: Strategic Communication Search
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3485
rcampbel@butler.edu
 
Review of applications will begin December 3 and continue until the position is filled. Consideration will be given only to complete applications.

Adjunct Instructor of Sports Journalism (Non-Tenure Track) ~ Show Information

Adjunct Instructor of Sports Journalism (Non-Tenure Track)
Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism, Butler University

The Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism in the College of Communication at Butler University invites applications for an adjunct instructor to teach one course in sports journalism beginning fall 2014. 
Qualifications: significant professional experience in sports journalism and the use of social media and other digital tools to report on sports events, issues and personalities. Must have an advanced degree (master's or doctorate) in journalism or closely related field. Teaching experience at a four-year university is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, and samples of published work to Dr. Nancy Whitmore, director, Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208 or nwhitmor@butler.edu. Review of applications will begin April 30 and continue until the position is filled.

Visiting Asst Professor or Visiting Instructor in Strategic Communication ~ Show Information

Strategic Communication Department
College of Communication
Butler University
Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in
Strategic Communication
Fall 2014
 
 
The Strategic Communication Department in the College of Communication, Butler University, invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor or visiting instructor, to begin August 2014.  The successful candidate will be an experienced and effective instructor who can support our strong undergraduate major in both teaching and advising.
 
Requirements: An ABD or MS/MA in communication-related field expected by contract start date, experience and evidence of teaching excellence and an ability to build connections within the professional community. Significant professional experience in advertising and/or public relations will enhance the application.
 
Ideal candidates will be experienced at teaching promotional writing in multiple contexts and media platforms, and capable of teaching a range of introductory to advanced courses in public relations and advertising, including a combination of some of the following:  principles of strategic communication, promotional writing I and II, advertising practices, ethics and case problems, media planning, and advertising campaigns. An interest and experience in addressing multicultural and global issues in courses is especially valued.  This position requires a 4-4 teaching load (fall and spring semesters) plus academic advising.
 
Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal-arts based private university located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Indianapolis, and is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence. The university supports six colleges and 4400 students. Butler University offers generous financial support to present at conferences here and abroad.
 
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of all college transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted for screening), current teaching evaluations, and a list of three faculty references and their contact information to:   
 
Rose Campbell, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
"Re: Strategic Communication Search"
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3485
rcampbel@butler.edu
Review of applications will begin immediately (June 2014) and continue until the position is filled. Consideration will be given only to complete applications.

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Created in 2010, the College of Communication brought together longstanding departments and courses that include: Organizational Communication and Leadership; Strategic Communication; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Media, Rhetoric and Culture; Creative Media and Entertainment; plus the School of Journalism. 

Butler University, founded in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Ovid Butler, is home to about 4,000 undergraduate and 700 graduate students in six colleges and more than 60 academic majors.  Located in Indianapolis, a thriving metropolitan area of approximately 1.5 million people in the 27th largest media market, Butler occupies 290 acres in a vibrant and diverse neighborhood near the White River on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The University emphasizes a liberal arts-based education with the goal of teaching clear and effective communication, appreciation of beauty, and a commitment to lifelong learning, community service and global awareness.  For further information visit the Butler website at www.butler.edu.


Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff.  In addition hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria.  It is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.