The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in strategic communication. Successful candidates will teach courses in advertising and public relations in the strategic communication track, will maintain an active research agenda and/or professional creative activity, and will be responsible for advising students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in journalism, communications, marketing, business or a related-field by the start date of the appointment and strong professional experience in advertising or public relations.
Specific courses the position will teach include strategic social media, PR and advertising research, and PR and advertising theory. This person in this position will be expected to chair and serve on thesis and dissertation committees.
The E. W. Scripps School of Journalism is invested in this candidate's creative and academic success through start-up funding, generous travel allowances to attend conferences, potential graduate student research assistants, and access to advanced labs and other equipment. The school offers state-of-the-art teaching facilities, many international opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, and a collegial, teamwork-oriented work environment.
Our undergraduate students are academically oriented; many of them come from honors programs in high school. Our graduate program, which includes master's and Ph.D. students, provides additional teaching, mentoring, and research opportunities. We expect this candidate to help recruit and mentor graduate students in PR and advertising research.
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Ohio University supports and encourages all to apply, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ, and veterans. We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Ph.D. in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Business, or a related field required by the start date of the appointment (8/16/2018)
Strong industry/professional experience with at least two years of experience in public relations and/or advertising required
At least five years of industry experience, at least two years teaching experience, strong research publication record, experience working with graduate students.
Planning Unit: Scripps College of Communication
Department: E W Scripps Schl of Journalism
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Hans Meyer, email@example.com
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with credentials. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
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