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SJMC seeks assistant professor in strategic communication - advertising

The University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC) seeks qualified candidates for tenure track assistant professor position in Strategic Communication - Advertising beginning August 2017. 

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) | Strategic Communication - Journalism (Job ID: 311575
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
College of Liberal Arts

The School of Journalism & Mass Communication invites nominations and applications for one 100 percent-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position focused on advertising research and scholarship. This is a probationary (tenure-track) faculty position at the rank of assistant professor leading to the possible conferral of indefinite tenure. This is a 100%-time position over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May) beginning fall semester 2017 (08/28/2017).

Successful candidates for this position will demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a vigorous program of high-quality empirical research and publication in top-tier journals with potential for external funding; show promise of excellence in graduate-level teaching and advising (both M.A. and Ph.D.); demonstrate the capacity and commitment to develop and teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses such as digital advertising strategy and data analytics, account planning, principles of strategic communication, strategic communication research, strategic communication campaigns, case studies, management. Successful candidates will also demonstrate the capacity and commitment to contribute successfully to institutional and professional service.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Advertising, or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Advanced ABD’s may be considered for appointment at the rank of tenure-track instructor with the stipulation that the Ph.D. is conferred in the first year of the appointment. Meaningful professional experience in advertising or a closely related field is highly desirable.

To learn more about the position and to apply, visit the University of Minnesota employment page

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