Assistant Professor, Advertising - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809897)

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Detailed Job Description

Teaching undergraduate and graduate students with primary teaching assignment to include advertising strategy courses, such as research methods, consumer insights, advertising account planning and media planning. Conduct an ongoing research program.


The Department of Advertising and Public Relations at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding faculty member for a tenure-track assistant /professor position with a potential start date of August 2016.
Research: An earned doctorate in advertising, integrated marketing
communication or related field is required by date of appointment.
Applicants must demonstrate strong potential to establish and maintain a scholarly research program. Because our departmental mission is to “shape the future of global advertising and public relations,” we welcome diverse research perspectives, an understanding of the changing media environment, and entrepreneurial, leadership-focused thinking.
Teaching: UA is a student-centered research university, thus it is preferred that candidates have prior teaching experience and be able to successfully engage students in the classroom. Applicants must display an ability to be an active and involved member of a highly collaborative faculty team.
An understanding of the strategic foundation of advertising is necessary,and applicants with some professional experience in this area will be particularly strong candidates. Primary teaching assignment will include
advertising strategy courses, such as research methods, consumer insights, advertising account planning and media planning. Secondary teaching assignment could include creative advertising development courses,dependent upon department’s needs and candidate’s skills. The APR department houses a master’s program and participates in a college-wide doctoral program.

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations is nationally
recognized with more than 40 years of achievement by leading scholars
and a highly competitive AAF National Student Advertising Competition team. Student work has been exhibited during The One Club for Art & Copy’s Creative Week in New York. The department is a frequent finalist in PRWeek’s Education Program of the Year. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. To apply: Upload
an application, resume and cover letter at ttps://facultyjobs.ua.edu and mail three letters of recommendation to:
APR Search Committee
Attn: Dr. Lance Kinney
University of Alabama
Box 870172
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172
Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the search should be directed to kinney@apr.ua.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants

Letters of recommendation can be uploaded to the application or mailed directly to
APR Search Committee
Attn: Dr. Lance Kinney
University of Alabama
Box 870172
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • Assistant Professor, Advertising
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Marketing
  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Public Relations and Advertising
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter