The great strength of the Manship School’s faculty is its intellectual diversity with areas of expertise ranging from traditional mass communication disciplines to sociology, law and political science as well as professionals who possess an array of media expertise, including campaign and political experience. The school is very proud of its collegial and diverse faculty. Currently, there are about 35 full-time faculty members, five of whom hold joint appointments with the Department of Political Science. Current job openings:
Kevin P. Reilly, Sr. Chair in Political Communication
The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University seeks a distinguished senior-level scholar in Mass Communication or Political Science for the Kevin P.Reilly, Sr. Chair in Political Communication. This position, which begins in August 2013, holds a primary appointment in the Manship School with a joint appointment in the Political Science Department. The Reilly Chair was previously held by Regina Lawrence and the late Timothy Cook, both nationally recognized scholars in the field of political communication. Learn more.
Assistant Professor in Digital/ Visual Communication
The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in digital and/or visual communication. We expect this person to teach our core course in visual communication, which covers design, photo/video and motion graphics. In addition, the ideal candidate’s research and/or professional background would include digital communication, infogaphics, and/or visual display of quantitative information. Experience with Big Data is a plus. Candidates should possess a PhD in mass communication or a related discipline. ABD candidates may also be considered at the instructor level. Professional experience is also desirable. Learn more.
The Lemuel Heidel Brown Endowed Chair
The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University seeks a distinguished scholar or a distinguished professional for an endowed chair. The intent of the Brown Chair, which begins in August 2013, is to enhance teaching and research in the business and economic aspects of mass communication and public affairs. Areas of specialization could include: mass media business models; economic theories of news; corporate structure and organization or mass media industries; commercialization, globalization, and new media; new models for funding the news; and the role of media in democratic discourse. Learn more.
The Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University are seeking to fill a faculty position in Political Communication, The successful applicant will hold joint appointments in the Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science. Additional responsibilities of the position may include leadership of the Manship School's Academy of Applied Politics. This position may be filled by either/or an academic with professional experience or a professional with significant experience in policy or public affairs campaigns. Learn more.