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University of Arkansas-School of Journalism and Strategic Media
Fayetteville, AR, United States (on-site)
16 days ago
University of Arkansas-School of Journalism and Strategic Media
Fayetteville, AR, United States (on-site)
16 days ago
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR, United States (on-site)
16 days ago
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR, United States (on-site)
17 days ago
University of Arkansas-School of Journalism and Strategic Media
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States (on-site)
16 days ago

Description

Type of Position:

Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track


Workstudy Position:

No


Job Type:

Regular


Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)


Sponsorship Available:

Yes


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the Disability Accommodations | OEOC | University of Arkansas (uark.edu) : Request an Accommodation. Appli­cants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.


Department:

School of Journalism and Strategic Media


Department's Website:

journalism.uark.edu


Summary of Job Duties:

The School of Journalism and Strategic Media in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in digital and social media advertising and/or public relations to start in August 2023.

The successful candidate must maintain a program of national refereed scholarship, be or demonstrate the potential to be an effective teacher who engages students in the classroom, have professional experience in advertising, public relations, or a relevant field, exhibit a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and engage collegially in national, university and School service. The successful candidate has a 2/2 teaching load. This is a standard, nine-month, tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor rank. Hiring rank depends on qualifications.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Advertising, Public Relations or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education. ABD applicants with exceptional research, teaching and professional experience will be considered with the expectation that the Ph.D. will be conferred by the first day of appointment
  • Demonstration of and a commitment to maintaining a program of national refereed scholarship or evidence of future potential for maintaining a program of national refereed scholarship in advertising, public relations or a related field relevant to the position. This includes publishing in national refereed journals, making national refereed presentations, and participating in appropriate national research activities in advertising, public relations, or a relevant field
  • The ability to teach one or more required courses in the School’s Advertising and Public Relations (ADPR )major as well as digital and social media advertising and public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching should include both the theoretical understanding of advertising and public relations as well as practical experience and skills in advertising and public relations courses in the School and across multiple digital and social media platforms. Required courses for the ADPR major are Advertising Principles, Public Relations Principles, Public Relations Writing, Creative Strategy and Execution, Media Planning and Strategy, and Account Planning
  • Experience in—or the potential for—building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment in teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service
  • At least one year of professional, research or relevant experience in digital and social media advertising and public relations including persuasive content strategy, development and publication; digital and social analytics; and other relevant experience in advertising or public relations
  • The ability to mentor undergraduate, honors, and graduate students, including serving on or directing thesis committees and senior papers as well as other related duties

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous university teaching experience in advertising, public relations, digital and social media advertising and public relations or a relevant field
  • Two or more years of professional, research or relevant experience in digital and social media advertising or public relations including persuasive content strategy, development and publication; digital and social analytics; and other relevant experience in advertising or public relations
  • The ability to be an active, involved, and collegial member of a collaborative faculty team, The School of Journalism and Strategic Media, the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Arkansas, and relevant national service organizations

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Completed applications received by 11/25/2022, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jee Young Chung, at jychung@uark.edu.

Applicants must submit: 1) a letter of interest (demonstrating how your strengths match the duties and qualifications listed above), 2) a complete curriculum vitae, 3) a diversity statement, which may include evidence of previous activities to promote and maintain diversity, equity, and inclusion, 4) an example of scholarship such as a published or presented article or a draft of an article, 5) a statement of teaching philosophy, which may include evidence of teaching effectiveness (not to exceed three pages), and 6) the names, titles, addresses, and contact information of three references.   

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

The School of Journalism and Strategic Media is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and media discourse. The School is nationally accredited by the ACEJMC or the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Our faculty members are accomplished professionals in their fields who are actively engaged in scholarship. For more information visit https://journalism.uark.edu


Additional Information:


Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Diversity Statement, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Other (see special instructions for details), Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status


Recruitment Contact Information:

Jee Young Chung, Search Committee Chair, jychung@uark.edu


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Completed applications received by 11/25/2022 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. To be considered, applicants will need to submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter/letter of application contact information for three references, examples of written research, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three professional references (name, title, email address and contact number).


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


Constant Physical Activity:

N/A


Frequent Physical Activity:

N/A


Occasional Physical Activity:

N/A


Benefits Eligible:

Yes



Requirements

Summary of Job Duties:

The School of Journalism and Strategic Media in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in digital and social media advertising and/or public relations to start in August 2023.

The successful candidate must maintain a program of national refereed scholarship, be or demonstrate the potential to be an effective teacher who engages students in the classroom, have professional experience in advertising, public relations, or a relevant field, exhibit a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and engage collegially in national, university and School service. The successful candidate has a 2/2 teaching load. This is a standard, nine-month, tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor rank. Hiring rank depends on qualifications.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Advertising, Public Relations or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education. ABD applicants with exceptional research, teaching and professional experience will be considered with the expectation that the Ph.D. will be conferred by the first day of appointment
  • Demonstration of and a commitment to maintaining a program of national refereed scholarship or evidence of future potential for maintaining a program of national refereed scholarship in advertising, public relations or a related field relevant to the position. This includes publishing in national refereed journals, making national refereed presentations, and participating in appropriate national research activities in advertising, public relations, or a relevant field
  • The ability to teach one or more required courses in the School’s Advertising and Public Relations (ADPR )major as well as digital and social media advertising and public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching should include both the theoretical understanding of advertising and public relations as well as practical experience and skills in advertising and public relations courses in the School and across multiple digital and social media platforms. Required courses for the ADPR major are Advertising Principles, Public Relations Principles, Public Relations Writing, Creative Strategy and Execution, Media Planning and Strategy, and Account Planning
  • Experience in—or the potential for—building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment in teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service
  • At least one year of professional, research or relevant experience in digital and social media advertising and public relations including persuasive content strategy, development and publication; digital and social analytics; and other relevant experience in advertising or public relations
  • The ability to mentor undergraduate, honors, and graduate students, including serving on or directing thesis committees and senior papers as well as other related duties

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous university teaching experience in advertising, public relations, digital and social media advertising and public relations or a relevant field
  • Two or more years of professional, research or relevant experience in digital and social media advertising or public relations including persuasive content strategy, development and publication; digital and social analytics; and other relevant experience in advertising or public relations
  • The ability to be an active, involved, and collegial member of a collaborative faculty team, The School of Journalism and Strategic Media, the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Arkansas, and relevant national service organizations

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66776301
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of Arkansas-School of Journalism and Strategic Media
  • Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Digital and Social Media Advertising and/or Public Relations
  • Job Function: Educator/Academe
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Ph.D.

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