Please see the following from the NCA Asian/Pacific American Communication (APAC) Studies Division...
APAC AND APACSD Graduate Student Travel Awards – Deadline: OCTOBER 2
APAC and APACSD are proud to have outstanding graduate student members who research and study Asian/Pacific American cultures and communication. Members of the caucus and division work with NCA to ensure that the interests of Asian/Pacific American members are taken into account for the organization’s policies or procedures, and they produce research pertaining to Asian/Pacific American cultures and integrate that research with other units and divisions. They also sponsor sessions at NCA’s annual convention and work with other NCA units to create opportunities for communication scholars.
For the 2017 convention in Dallas, APAC and APACASD will offer travel support awards ($200 per person) for two graduate students presenting their research in any NCA division and caucus. The purpose of this program is to offer an opportunity to support APAC and APACSD graduate student members who (a) advance communication scholarship concerning Asian/Pacific cultures, identities, and spaces, and (b) engage in activities that support APAC and APACSD’s missions. The awards will be given at the business meeting scheduled from 2:00-3:15pm on Saturday, November 18th at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel (State Room 1- Third Floor-Conference Center).
To qualify for the award, (a) the student should have authored or coauthored at least one competitive paper that was accepted for presentation in the upcoming convention, (b) the student should attend the 2017 NCA convention, and (c) the student presenter must be a current member of APAC and/or APACSD. If an applicant is an NCA first-timer and has not registered yet, that person should join APAC and/or APACSD.
To apply for the award, please email a single PDF document to the Awards Committee Chair, Lisa Hanasono (LisaKH@bgsu.edu), with the following items:
1) A statement (1 to 2 single-spaced pages) that briefly describes the applicant’s research program and explicates how the graduate student’s NCA conference presentation(s) and activities will advance the goals of the APAC and APACSD.
2) The title, author information, and division of the applicant’s accepted 2017 NCA conference presentation(s).
3) One letter of support from an advisor or professor about the intellectual and academic merit of the essay as it relates to the goals of APAC. If a reference prefers to send a letter to the committee chair directly, please ask the advisor or professor to email it to LisaKH@bgsu.edu by the deadline.
Application materials are due by 11:59pm Pacific Time on October 2, 2017. Submissions should be sent as a single PDF attachment to Lisa Hanasono at LisaKH@bgsu.edu. Please indicate the name of the award in the subject line of the email. ... See MoreSee Less
Data Scientist in Korean Studies Sogang University seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Global Korean Studies at Sogang’s School of Integrated Knowledge. The successful applicant will help shape the field of Korean studies by teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in data science as it relates to the production of knowledge about Korea and Korean culture. The ideal candidate will have research and teaching experience in one or more data-science related field, such as data mining, machine learning, or computer vision, as well as domain expertise related to the study of Korea. Native or near-native English language proficiency is required, and advanced Korean language skills are desired. The successful applicant will also demonstrate an ability to produce globally significant research, as well as secure funding for a research agenda that aims to illuminate Korea and how knowledge about Korea is created.
The Department of Global Korean Studies and the School of Integrated Knowledge— Sogang is a premire liberal arts university located in central Seoul. Courses in the Department of Global Korean Studies are conducted in English for Korean and international students of outstanding linguistic and computational ability with the aim of enabling students to become global leaders in the production of knowledge about Korea.
Sogang University is an equal opportunity employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. It actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. Applications from doctoral candidates will be considered, but successful applicants must have a PhD in hand by time of appointment, which is expected in February 2018.
Application Process: Applicants should submit an application form, a letter of interest, and a single PDF containing the first page of all publications from the past 3 years (since September 2014) at: professor.sogang.ac.kr/ Applications will be accepted between August 28 and September 21, 2017. Applications received during this period will receive full consideration. ... See MoreSee Less
DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR INTERACTIVE AND IMMERSIVE MEDIA ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR, MOODY COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
The Moody College of Communication and The University of Texas at Austin seek a visionary leader to serve as the Founding Director of the new Center for Interactive & Immersive Media (CIIM), to be appointed at the rank of tenured associate or full professor (with possible endowment support), beginning in the Summer or Fall 2018.
For the last decade, UT Austin’s Moody College of Communication has actively pursued diverse scholarly and creative initiatives related to interactive media and immersive media, which have led to continuous innovations in many of its programs including film and media production, journalism, advertising, organizational communication and technology, and health communication. By leveraging the College’s existing expertise in interactive design and media, immersive media technology (including virtual and augmented reality), 3D production, experiential storytelling, and social science research, and by partnering with programs and faculty throughout campus, CIIMwill aim to transform both pedagogy and practice, creating new and innovative applications of next generation immersive technologies through interdisciplinary collaboration.
Reporting directly to Dean Jay Bernhardt of the Moody College of Communication, the new Director will be charged with providing an innovative and inclusive vision for CIIM as a shared strategic resource for interactive and immersive media partners, both on and off campus. CIIM will provide a world class interdisciplinary research infrastructure, bringing together scholars, practitioners, production professionals, and students in support of collaborative research efforts from a wide array of disciplines across UT Austin’s campus, as well with industry and the federal government through partnerships forged by shared interests and projects. The Director will be responsible for elevating the center’s presence on campus, making CIIM a natural partner for many researchers and creative professionals, leading to increased extramural research support.
The new Director will have an academic appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor in one or more of Moody College’s academic units most relevant to his/her area of area of research/expertise. For more information, please visit moody.utexas.edu/.
To be eligible for such an appointment, the successful applicant must, at a minimum, have a bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of academic and/or professional experience. A graduate degree such as an M.F.A. or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a relevant field is preferred, but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with prior administrative experience in academia, as well as an outstanding record of scholarly research and/or professional accomplishment in one or more of the following CIIM areas: interactive media, immersive media, gaming, technology communication, human computer interaction, multi-media studies, or other relevant fields.
The successful candidate will also have (1) demonstrated experience in fostering collaboration and building consensus amongst colleagues in an academic setting, (2) a demonstrated ability developing collaborative partnerships with industry; and (3) a successful record of receiving external financial support and/or managing externally funded research, as well developing plans to secure future funding.
For the complete position description, please click here or copy and paste the following link in a browser: adobe.ly/2vToJ1m
The University of Texas at Austin and the Moody College of Communication has engaged Opus Partners to support the recruitment of this Director. Applicants are invited to email a PDF containing a brief letter describing their interest and qualifications and curriculum vitae/resume to: email@example.com. Nominations, recommendations, expressions of interest, and inquiries should be sent to the same address.
Applications received by October 31, 2017 will receive full consideration. UT policy requires that a background check be conducted on the selected candidate. All possible discretion will be exercised to maintain the privacy of applicants through the search process.
The Moody College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it strongly encourages applicants who can help achieve these objectives.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. UT Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit www.utexas.edu/tobaccofree/. ... See MoreSee Less
Call for Papers: International Journal of Advertising Special Issue
(Deadline Extension ‘New Trends in Digital and Social Media Advertising’
Extended Abstract Submission: Deadline Extended to September 25th, 2017
Full Paper Submission Deadline: February 3rd, 2018
The 2017 Korea Advertising Society (KAS) Global Conference will be held in Gangneung, S. Korea, November 3rd-4th, 2017.
Digital revolution is fundamentally transforming marketing practices, making them more interactive, experience-based, personalized, data-driven, and accountable. Digital advertising can make customers more engaging with and loyal to brands via creative and innovative digital technologies such as social media, AR/VR, big data analytics tools, etc. In particular, social media advertising is becoming a more important communication tool for marketers to create authentic brand conversation and build a long-lasting relationship with customers.
The 2017 Korea Advertising Society (KAS) Global Conference has created a special track that seeks manuscripts that contribute to advancing our theoretical and practical understanding of digital and social media advertising. Selected manuscripts from the submissions to the ‘New Trends in Digital and Social Media Advertising’ track of ‘2017 Korea Advertising Society (KAS) Global Conference in Gangneung, S. Korea (November 3rd-4th, 2017) will be considered for possible publication in a special issue of International Journal of Advertising (SSCI). All manuscripts submitted to this special track must focus on digital and social media advertising. Theoretical, empirical and case-based papers will be considered.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
l Various digital advertising practices (e.g., keyword search advertising, native advertising, mobile advertising, VR/AR advertising, etc.)
l Various social media advertising practices (e.g., in-feed advertising in SNS, influencer marketing in SNS, etc.)
l Effectiveness of digital and social media advertising
l Consumer behaviour in digital and social media advertising
l Psychology of digital and social media advertising
l Creativity in digital and social media advertising
l Cross-cultural issues in digital and social media advertising
l Technology integration and application in digital and social media advertising.
Step 1 - Extended Abstract Submission: Deadline Extended to September 25th, 2017
- Authors should submit their extended abstracts to the ‘New Trends in Digital and Social Media Advertising’ track of ‘2017 Korea Advertising Society (KAS) Global Conference in Gangneung, S. Korea to be qualified for the formal full-paper submission to the IJA Special issue.
- Authors should express explicitly on the title page their intentions to publish their full papers in this IJA special issue.
- Track Chair: Dr. Chang-Hoan Cho (Yonsei University, S. Korea) - Track Co-Chair: Dr. Jin Seong Park (Incheon National University, S. Korea) - Track chair and co-chair can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Full Paper Submission Deadline: February 3rd, 2018
- Submitted extended abstracts will be subject to a rigorous double-blind review to evaluate their eligibility for presentation at the 2017 KASC in Gangneung
- Only the extended abstracts that are accepted and presented at the 2017 KASC in Gangneung will be eligible for full-paper submission.
- The track chair will select the best extended abstracts among those presented at the 2017 KASC in Gangneung and invite the authors to submit their full papers to the IJA Special issue on ‘New Trends in Digital and Social Media Advertising’ for the formal review.
- All submitted full papers are subject to the formal double blind review process of the IJA.
Submissions and inquiries should be directed to:
Guest Editor-in-Chief of the special issue: Dr. Chang-Hoan Cho (Yonsei University, S. Korea)
Guest Managing-Editor of the special issue: Dr. Jin Seong Park (Incheon National University, S. Korea)
Both can be reached at email@example.com
For more information contact: Korea Advertising Society (www.koads.or.kr/), ShinChunDong 7-11, SongPaGu, Seoul, Republic of Korea, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +82 2 2144 0264; Fax: +82 2 2144 0265 ... See MoreSee Less