The Department of Communication, Journalism, and Public Relations at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a focus on advertising that will begin in August 2020. Candidates with interest in social media analytics and management are preferred. Evidence or promise of a strong research program leading toward publication is essential. The ideal candidate has experience with ad agencies or in-house marketing groups in strategy and strategic partnerships, data analytics and brand management and must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in advertising primarily (e.g., concept development, creative strategy and execution, media buying and account management) and in public relations and journalism as needed, pursuing a program of research leading to publications in major academic journals and creative outlets, and university service including committee and outreach activities.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in advertising, public relations, journalism or a related field, or demonstrate the ability to complete their Ph.D. by the start date.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Interested candidates should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and contact information for three professional references via the following link: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/17081.
Candidates will provide a diversity statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Review of applications will begin in September 2019 and will continue until this position is filled for the Fall 2020 semester. For full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2019. If you have any questions about the position, please contact journalism program director Garry Gilbert, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 17081
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.