Job Listings

Institute of General Semantics: Journal and Publications Manager – Spring 2024

Part Time Position, $20,000 for 1 year (potentially renewable)

The Institute of General Semantics is seeking to hire a part-time Journal and Publications Manager. The IGS publishes a quarterly journal, ETC: A Review of General Semantics, founded in 1943, and has previously published an annual entitled General Semantics Bulletin. We also maintain a book publishing program and sell our books and journals via an online store. We are looking for an individual to assist with the organization and management of our journal publication and possibly other publishing activities. Specific duties will include:

· Organize and manage institutional subscriptions to ETC: A Review of General Semantics
· Organize and manage third party agreements (including EBSCO, JSTOR, Gale Cengage, etc.)
· Convert existing archive of non-searchable PDFs via OCR and make the database available to subscribers
· Help to increase the number of institutional subscribers to ETC and potentially find other ways to improve and expand our journal publishing
· Manage online store orders and possibly assist with our book publishing program

The ideal candidate will be familiar with journal publishing, library subscriptions, digital archives, etc. Familiarity with general semantics a plus. For more information and to apply, contact IGS President Lance Strate at president@generalsemantics.org.

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St. Peter’s University: Seeking Social Media Adjunct Instructor – Spring 2023

The Saint Peter’s University graduate program in Communication and Public Relations is looking to hire an adjunct instructor for its asynchronous online Social Networking and New Media class starting in its spring trimester on February 26 and running until May 17.

This course covers social networking and other trends that are producing complex and subtle changes in business communications. Topics include blogging, YouTube, FaceBook, Instagram, and various social networking sites and their emerging role for private businesses, their products, and markets. Attention is paid to current trends in convergence, creativity, collaboration and community as modern media replaces earlier forms of communication and attracts more active — and interactive —audiences. The goal of the course is for students to familiarize themselves with various social networking theories, perspectives, sites, tools, and strategies to consult on and create social networking plans.

A syllabus will be provided for the course.

If you know anyone interested in this course, please contact Prof. Barna Donovan as soon as possible at bdonovan@saintpeters.edu.

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Adjunct SUNY New Paltz: Media Theory (Online)

The Department of Digital Media and Journalism at The State University of New York at New Paltz is searching for an adjunct professor to teach one section of Media Theory, an undergraduate introductory class (online/remote).

The class description: An immersion in media theory and criticism that aims to give each students a new, critical view of their information worlds. Key theories and techniques of media criticism to be explored include social scientific approaches, theories of news, semiotics, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, political economy, and sociological approaches.

The class meets online Mondays/Thursdays from 9:30 am -10:45 am. It can be taught via Webex or Zoom. You will be given access to the classroom shell in our Brightspace learning management system, a syllabus (that can be augmented) and learning outcomes.

Interested parties should contact the department chair, Gregory Bray, with an email of inquiry and an attached CV.

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Adjunct Faculty, School of Communication, Media and Journalism, Kean University Ocean Campus (Spring 2023)

Communication, Media and Journalism – To teach Communication and Media Theory; Communication Research Methods; Persuasion or Debate and Civil Dialogue.

All adjunct positions require a Master’s degree in a related field and teaching experience unless otherwise indicated; candidates with an ABD, Ed.D., Ph.D. or other acceptable disciplinary doctorate are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Communication is preferred. Proficiency in a Learning Management System (LMS), such as Blackboard or Canvas and Online Learning Pedagogy is required of all adjuncts, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary LMS workshops to otherwise qualified applicants.

Please submit a cover letter (indicating availability for days, evenings or weekends), resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and be on-going. Official transcripts are required before appointment. Again, the immediate need is for staffing at our Ocean Campus location in Toms River, N.J.

https://kean.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Kean/job/Union-New-Jersey/Adjunct-Faculty–School-of-Communication–Media-and-Journalism_R957

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TCNJ: Seeking Adjunct Faculty – Fall 2022

The College of New Jersey is seeking an adjunct instructor for 2 sections of COM 117, an introductory class in film studies, for Fall 2022. Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in Cinema Studies or a related discipline and teaching experience.

Day/Time: Tuesday and Friday, 11-12:20 and 2-3:20

Stipend: $5,850 per course (two sections: $11,700)

Teaching Mode: In person

Course Description: An introduction to basic concepts of film analysis. The class examines how formal elements like cinematography, editing, mise en scene and sound are used to create meaning in film.  It will also consider how genre, authorship, film history, ideology, and gender, among other critical approaches can be used to analyze films. In addition to screening and discussing clips from mainstream films, the class examines alternative practices (from independent film and global cinemas) that challenge these conventions.

Please send cover letter and c.v. to Dr. Susan Ryan, ryan@tcnj.edu

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Montclair State University: Seeking Adjunct Faculty – Fall 2022

Posting Date:  July 13, 2022
Position:          Adjunct Faculty
Department:   School of Communication and Media
Division:          Academic Affairs

The School of Communication & Media at Montclair State University seeks adjunct faculty to teach various topical courses in Fall 2022 (Sept. 1 – Dec. 21). (Be aware that adjunct faculty are permitted to teach up to two 3-credit classes.)

  • CMDA 320, Transmedia Projects (3 sections require staffing)
    • Option 1: Tues. 8:30-11:00
    • Option 2: Tues. 11:30-2:00
    • Option 3: Wed. 10:45-1:15
      Catalog Description: The course offers students a supervised transmedia project experience. Students develop skills in concept development, research, fieldwork, collaboration, production planning, execution, and management as they work on client-based (corporate, governmental, non-profit) or cause-related projects across varied technological platforms.
  • CMST 305, Race Ethnicity and Media (Tues. 2:30-5:00)
    Catalog Description: Race and media share a mutually constitutive relationship: Media shape and are shaped by notions of race, and notions of race shape and are shaped by media forms and practices. In this course, we will have the opportunity to explore this dynamic relationship as we study the ways in which notions of race have been defined and shaped in and through mediated forms. Drawing from a wide range of scholarly areas including popular culture, cultural studies, and communication and media studies, this course addresses the following topics, broadly stated: (1) history and development of race and racist ideas, (2) race and representation, (3) “reading” identities across mediated contexts, and (4) race and the digital.
  • STCM 140, Multimedia Production for Strategic Communication (2 sections require staffing):
    • Option 1: Mon & Thurs. 9:45-11:00
    • Option 2: Mon. & Thurs. 11:15-12:30
      Catalog Description: This course is designed to provide students the fundamental principles and skills for designing, producing, and evaluating content published for the Web and other digital delivery platforms. In a hands-on class, students will learn expansive and engaging storytelling techniques through using the essential elements of multi-media production, such as audio recording and editing, basic photography, video production and editing, interactive infographics, or mobile animation for various groups of targeted audiences. Students will develop strong media professional skills as well as critical and analytical abilities in multi-media production.
  • STCM 330, Public Relations Investigation and Strategy (Mon. & Thurs. 2:15-3:30)
    Catalog Description: The purpose of this course is to familiarize public relations majors with effective social science investigation/research methods used to diagnose and solve communication problems, to identify measurable objectives, to inform strategic planning and message development, and to perform program evaluations in order to optimize organizational decision making and improve effectiveness for communication strategies. This course will cover the following main topics: major research approaches, research ethics, formulating research questions and testing hypotheses, conceptual and operational definitions, measurement, sampling, research design, interpretations of qualitative findings, SPSS data analysis, and report writing.

Qualifications & Requirements: All instructors must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Communication or closely related field and relevant teaching experience.

Salary: $5,115.00 per 3 credit course per semester

If you wish to apply or have any questions, please send an email to:
Dr. Todd Kelshaw
Associate Director of the School of Communication and Media

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Montclair University: Seeking Adjunct Instructor – Fall 2022

Posting Date    June 6, 2022
Position Title     Adjunct Instructor – Fundamentals of Speech
Department      School of Communication and Media
Division             Academic Affairs

Job Description: The School of Communication & Media at Montclair State University invites applications for teaching in the Fundamentals of Speech program. The course meets the general education communication requirement at Montclair State and serves a population of just under 16,000 students.
Instructors assist students in developing an understanding and appreciation of the communication process. They guide students on the preparation, research, and delivery of multiple oral presentations. Emphasis should be placed on both civic and professional success through the exploration and development of strong communication skills.

Qualifications & Requirements: All instructors must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Communication or closely related field and relevant teaching experience. A background teaching public speaking and other communication courses is highly preferred. Instructors are required to participate in annual assessment efforts of the program and other initiatives designed to improve the structure and function of the course.

Salary Range: $5,115.00 per 3 credit course per semester
Anticipated Start Date: 09/01/2022

Send letter of application addressing qualifications, teaching experience, and a current CV or resume to:           

  • Dr. Marylou Naumoff
    Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor
    School of Communication & Media
    naumoffm@montclair.edu

Fairleigh Dickinson University: Seeking Adjunct faculty – S’22

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Adjunct SUNY New Paltz: Media Theory (Online)

The Department of Digital Media and Journalism at The State University of New York at New Paltz is searching for an adjunct professor to teach one section of Media Theory, an undergraduate introductory class (online/remote).

The class description: An immersion in media theory and criticism that aims to give each students a new, critical view of their information worlds. Key theories and techniques of media criticism to be explored include social scientific approaches, theories of news, semiotics, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, political economy, and sociological approaches.

The class meets online Mondays/Thursdays from 9:30 am -10:45 am. It can be taught via Webex or Zoom. You will be given access to the classroom shell in our Brightspace learning management system, a syllabus (that can be augmented) and learning outcomes.

Interested parties should contact the department chair, Gregory Bray, with an email of inquiry and an attached CV.

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Adjunct Faculty, School of Communication, Media and Journalism, Kean University Ocean Campus (Spring 2023)

Communication, Media and Journalism – To teach Communication and Media Theory; Communication Research Methods; Persuasion or Debate and Civil Dialogue.

All adjunct positions require a Master’s degree in a related field and teaching experience unless otherwise indicated; candidates with an ABD, Ed.D., Ph.D. or other acceptable disciplinary doctorate are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Communication is preferred. Proficiency in a Learning Management System (LMS), such as Blackboard or Canvas and Online Learning Pedagogy is required of all adjuncts, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary LMS workshops to otherwise qualified applicants.

Please submit a cover letter (indicating availability for days, evenings or weekends), resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and be on-going. Official transcripts are required before appointment. Again, the immediate need is for staffing at our Ocean Campus location in Toms River, N.J.

https://kean.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Kean/job/Union-New-Jersey/Adjunct-Faculty–School-of-Communication–Media-and-Journalism_R957

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TCNJ: Seeking Adjunct Faculty – Fall 2022

The College of New Jersey is seeking an adjunct instructor for 2 sections of COM 117, an introductory class in film studies, for Fall 2022. Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in Cinema Studies or a related discipline and teaching experience.

Day/Time: Tuesday and Friday, 11-12:20 and 2-3:20

Stipend: $5,850 per course (two sections: $11,700)

Teaching Mode: In person

Course Description: An introduction to basic concepts of film analysis. The class examines how formal elements like cinematography, editing, mise en scene and sound are used to create meaning in film.  It will also consider how genre, authorship, film history, ideology, and gender, among other critical approaches can be used to analyze films. In addition to screening and discussing clips from mainstream films, the class examines alternative practices (from independent film and global cinemas) that challenge these conventions.

Please send cover letter and c.v. to Dr. Susan Ryan, ryan@tcnj.edu

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Montclair State University: Seeking Adjunct Faculty – Fall 2022

Posting Date:  July 13, 2022
Position:          Adjunct Faculty
Department:   School of Communication and Media
Division:          Academic Affairs

The School of Communication & Media at Montclair State University seeks adjunct faculty to teach various topical courses in Fall 2022 (Sept. 1 – Dec. 21). (Be aware that adjunct faculty are permitted to teach up to two 3-credit classes.)

  • CMDA 320, Transmedia Projects (3 sections require staffing)
    • Option 1: Tues. 8:30-11:00
    • Option 2: Tues. 11:30-2:00
    • Option 3: Wed. 10:45-1:15
      Catalog Description: The course offers students a supervised transmedia project experience. Students develop skills in concept development, research, fieldwork, collaboration, production planning, execution, and management as they work on client-based (corporate, governmental, non-profit) or cause-related projects across varied technological platforms.
  • CMST 305, Race Ethnicity and Media (Tues. 2:30-5:00)
    Catalog Description: Race and media share a mutually constitutive relationship: Media shape and are shaped by notions of race, and notions of race shape and are shaped by media forms and practices. In this course, we will have the opportunity to explore this dynamic relationship as we study the ways in which notions of race have been defined and shaped in and through mediated forms. Drawing from a wide range of scholarly areas including popular culture, cultural studies, and communication and media studies, this course addresses the following topics, broadly stated: (1) history and development of race and racist ideas, (2) race and representation, (3) “reading” identities across mediated contexts, and (4) race and the digital.
  • STCM 140, Multimedia Production for Strategic Communication (2 sections require staffing):
    • Option 1: Mon & Thurs. 9:45-11:00
    • Option 2: Mon. & Thurs. 11:15-12:30
      Catalog Description: This course is designed to provide students the fundamental principles and skills for designing, producing, and evaluating content published for the Web and other digital delivery platforms. In a hands-on class, students will learn expansive and engaging storytelling techniques through using the essential elements of multi-media production, such as audio recording and editing, basic photography, video production and editing, interactive infographics, or mobile animation for various groups of targeted audiences. Students will develop strong media professional skills as well as critical and analytical abilities in multi-media production.
  • STCM 330, Public Relations Investigation and Strategy (Mon. & Thurs. 2:15-3:30)
    Catalog Description: The purpose of this course is to familiarize public relations majors with effective social science investigation/research methods used to diagnose and solve communication problems, to identify measurable objectives, to inform strategic planning and message development, and to perform program evaluations in order to optimize organizational decision making and improve effectiveness for communication strategies. This course will cover the following main topics: major research approaches, research ethics, formulating research questions and testing hypotheses, conceptual and operational definitions, measurement, sampling, research design, interpretations of qualitative findings, SPSS data analysis, and report writing.

Qualifications & Requirements: All instructors must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Communication or closely related field and relevant teaching experience.

Salary: $5,115.00 per 3 credit course per semester

If you wish to apply or have any questions, please send an email to:
Dr. Todd Kelshaw
Associate Director of the School of Communication and Media

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Montclair University: Seeking Adjunct Instructor – Fall 2022

Posting Date    June 6, 2022
Position Title     Adjunct Instructor – Fundamentals of Speech
Department      School of Communication and Media
Division             Academic Affairs

Job Description: The School of Communication & Media at Montclair State University invites applications for teaching in the Fundamentals of Speech program. The course meets the general education communication requirement at Montclair State and serves a population of just under 16,000 students.
Instructors assist students in developing an understanding and appreciation of the communication process. They guide students on the preparation, research, and delivery of multiple oral presentations. Emphasis should be placed on both civic and professional success through the exploration and development of strong communication skills.

Qualifications & Requirements: All instructors must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Communication or closely related field and relevant teaching experience. A background teaching public speaking and other communication courses is highly preferred. Instructors are required to participate in annual assessment efforts of the program and other initiatives designed to improve the structure and function of the course.

Salary Range: $5,115.00 per 3 credit course per semester
Anticipated Start Date: 09/01/2022

Send letter of application addressing qualifications, teaching experience, and a current CV or resume to:           

  • Dr. Marylou Naumoff
    Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor
    School of Communication & Media
    naumoffm@montclair.edu

Fairleigh Dickinson University: Seeking Adjunct faculty – S’22

The Department of Communication is seeking an adjunct or adjuncts to teach two sections of Public Speaking at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s campus in Teaneck/Hackensack beginning Tuesday, February 15th. The sections are:

  • Tues & F 10:00 – 11:15am
  • Tues & F 11:30 – 12:45pm

If you are interested in teaching one or both sections, or if you know of anyone who might take advantage of this teaching opportunity, please reach out to Prof. Gary Radford at gradford@fdu.edu.

Seton Hall University: Seeking Adjunct faculty – F’21

The College of Communication and The Arts at Seton Hall University (South Orange campus) is seeking adjunct faculty for daytime, on campus sections of the undergraduate basic course, Oral Communication. This course blends basic Communication principles, Public Speaking, and Interpersonal/Group Communication. Currently, openings are anticipated for sections on Mondays & Wednesdays (mornings or early afternoons) and Tuesdays & Thursdays (mornings or early-mid afternoons).

Applicants should possess a master’s degree and have relevant experience in instruction.

If interested and available, please send your letter-of-interest and resume directly to Dr. Evelyn Plummer (evelyn.plummer@shu.edu).

Montclair State University: Instructors Needed – F’21

Montclair State’s School of Communication and Media seeks Fall instructors for their CMST 201, Fundamentals of Communication and Media Studies classes. They have two in-person sections that need instructors (or a single instructor to teach both):

  • M & Th 12:45-2:00
  • M & Th 2:15-3:30

This is a new course for our recently re-developed major in Communication and Media Studies. It is ideal for an educator with a generalist background. The course’s two general purposes are:

  • To introduce students to the various relational contexts (interpersonal, group/organizational, cultural, public/mass-mediated, etc.). They do this by way of communication theory, using Littlejohn et al.’s Theories of Human Communication textbook.
  • To get new majors familiar with and excited about their chosen program of study.
  • If you have questions about this course or employment at MSU, please email Todd Kelshaw at todd.kelshaw@montclair.edu.

If you wish to apply, please send your cv, a letter of intent, and two letters of reference to the same email address (todd.kelshaw@montclair.edu). Please specify whether you have interest in both sections or one particular section. (If you need time to gather letters, please simply send the other materials to expedite things; the letters can follow later.)
Best wishes for your continuing healthy and fun summer!

TCNJ: Instructors Needed – F’21

The College of New Jersey’s “gateway” introduction course COM 103: Introduction to Communication Theory needs two adjunct instructors for the fall semester, one to teach Mon-Thurs 9:30- 10:50, the other to teach Mon-Thurs 11-12:20. Their Dept. of Communication Studies won the 2013 Rex Mix Program of Achievement Award for the NCA as that year’s best undergraduate department in the nation, and their faculty are active teachers, scholars and professionals.

Ideally, applications will be received by August 9. For any questions, please contact the chair, Dr. Keli Fazio, at Keli.Fazio@tcnj.edu

Here is the link to the application portal.
https://tcnj.taleo.net/careersection/00_direct+hire_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=21002131&lang=en