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Assistant Professor of Advertising

Employer
University of Oregon
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 31, 2023

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Assistant Professor of Advertising

Job no: 531986

Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Journalism/Communication, Instruction

Department: School of Journalism and Communication
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline

November 1st, 2023; position open until filled.

Required Application Materials

To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:
  • Current CV or resume including dates of employment.
  • A letter of interest outlining how your knowledge, skills, and experience meet the minimum and/or preferred qualifications of the position.
  • A statement of your contributions and experience to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, engagement, and/or service.

    Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete.

    Position Announcement

    The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University of Oregon is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Advertising. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in advertising, communication, or a related field, will have a strong record of teaching and research in advertising, and have relevant professional experience. We welcome applicants who are researching advertising from a range of disciplines.

    The candidate will teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses across the advertising sequence that are relevant to their research and/or professional areas. These include but are not limited to, advertising and emerging technologies, advertising and sustainability, advertising account management, diversity in advertising, and/or sports in advertising.

    In addition to teaching primarily undergraduate courses, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach n the Masters in Advertising and Brand Responsibility (MABR) program and our two Portland-based professional master's programs in Strategic Communication and Immersive Media Communication (online). Candidates will also have an opportunity to teach in a doctoral program in Communication and Media Studies.

    Additionally, there are several potential opportunities for collaboration with important scholarship, including the SOJC's Science & Memory program, and the Center for Science Communication Research (CSR).

    Department or Program Summary

    The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) is an accredited research and professional school serving approximately 2,300 undergraduates and 170 graduate students on the University of Oregon campuses in Eugene and Portland. Undergraduate BA and BS degrees are offered in advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations, as well as a variety of minors and tracks. Graduate programs include professional master's in brand responsibility, journalism, multimedia journalism, and strategic communication, as well as master's and PhD programs in communication and media studies. The school contributes courses to the interdisciplinary majors across the university. The SOJC is home to two research centers—the Center for Science Communication Research in Eugene and the Agora Journalism Center in Portland—as well as labs and production facilities in both locations. It employs approximately 100 faculty and staff, over 50 graduate employees, and 130 student employees. The SOJC is one of the oldest journalism and communication programs in the nation, founded in 1916, and one of the first programs to be accredited by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    Our advertising program has developed an outstanding national reputation as a program that effectively prepares students to become strong leaders within the profession. Our goal is not simply to provide our students with professional skills, but more importantly, to arm them with critical thinking skills that lead to long-term careers. Our graduates go on to thrive in a range of industries including advertising, production, marketing, social media, and education.

    Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in advertising, communication, or a related field.
    OR
  • Highly qualified professionals with a master's degree and demonstrable record of teaching and professional experience commensurate with a tenure track line (normally a minimum of 6 years) can be considered.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Professional experience in advertising and teaching experience at the university level are desirable.

    About the University

    The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a "very high research activity" ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The University of Oregon is guided by a diversity framework that involves a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body, as well as campus-wide efforts to build a welcoming, inclusive community for our student body. The UO's 295-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities in an arboretum-like setting within the traditional homelands of the Kalapuya people. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.



    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/531986/assistant-professor-of-advertising



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