The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position focused on advertising research and scholarship. This is a probationary (tenure-track) faculty position at the rank of assistant professor leading to the possible conferral of indefinite tenure. This is a 100%-time position over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May) beginning fall semester 2017 (08/28/2017).
Successful candidates for this position will demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a vigorous program of high-quality empirical research and publication in top-tier journals with potential for external funding; show promise of excellence in graduate-level teaching and advising (both M.A. and Ph.D.); demonstrate the capacity and commitment to develop and teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses such as digital advertising strategy and data analytics, account planning, principles of strategic communication, strategic communication research, strategic communication campaigns, case studies, management. Successful candidates will also demonstrate capacity and commitment to contribute successfully to institutional and professional service.
Salary is competitive and will depend on the candidate's qualifications and experience, consistent with school, college, and university policy. This position is eligible for the University of Minnesota’s standard benefits package available to benefits-eligible faculty and academic staff. This position is eligible for faculty travel funding provided by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, for purposes of engaging in scholarly research and/or attending professional or scholarly conferences.
This position is subject to the Board of Regents Policy: Faculty Tenure, the Administrative Procedure: Procedures for Reviewing Candidates for Tenure and/or Promotion: Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty, and additional policies and procedures.
The performance expectations of tenure-track and tenured faculty in the SJMC are found in the Standards for Promotion and Tenure in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, as required by Section 7.12 of the Regents Policy: Faculty Tenure. http://policy.umn.edu/
The Workload Principles and Guidelines for Regular Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts are available at: http://intranet.cla.umn.edu/faculty/FacultyWorkloadPrinciplesGuidelines.php