Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Advertising - University of Florida in Gainesville Florida

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University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida


United States

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Detailed Job Description

College of Journalism and Communications
Department of Advertising

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Advertising

The University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in advertising to begin January or August 2015. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have ability to teach and/or research in digital or social media.

Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in communication or related field and a record of or potential for original research in advertising, health communication, or relevant field. ABD applicants will be considered with an effective research record and teaching experience, and the expectation of completion of a Ph.D. degree by August 2015. The University is particularly interested in recruiting diverse candidates to meet the needs of its diverse student population.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach two courses per semester in graduate and undergraduate level areas of the advertising and/or mass communication curriculum. The faculty member will advise undergraduate and graduate students, engage in governance and other Department and College service activities, contribute to diversity and the internationalization of the College, and conduct scholarly or creative research.

The University of Florida, one of the most comprehensive public universities in the nation, is a member of the Association of American Universities and is included in the Carnegie Commission’s list of leading research universities. UF’s students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University of Florida seeks applications and nominations from a broad spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. The “Government in the Sunshine” laws of the State of Florida require that all documents related to the search process be available for public inspection.

Application materials should demonstrate a strong record of scholarship in advertising, health communication, digital, social media, or related areas, and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising. Preference will be given to candidates who present evidence of excellence in teaching, potential to secure internal and external funding, supervising student work toward the completion of theses and dissertations, and willingness to collaborate in research and on funded grants with peer faculty in the College, Media Properties, and across campus. Additional preference will be given to candidates with extensive credentials in distance and online education or executive training.

Application Procedure: This position will be open until a successful applicant pool is established. To view application instructions and complete an online resume, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu/. The requisition number for the vacancy is 0906140. Applications must include an electronic copy of the following: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; (3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional/academic references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Questions can only be directed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Robyn Goodman, P.O. Box 118400, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-8400 or rgoodman@jou.ufl.edu.

Review of applications begins October 15, 2014, and continues until the position is filled.


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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Professional
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume