Salary Range: Dependent on experience and qualifications
The School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) is searching for an outstanding assistant professor to join our dynamic and collaborative faculty in Fall 2020. The search committee will seriously consider scholars with industry knowledge and research interests in integrated marketing or advertising, with a preference given to an area of strength at UNC-CH such as digital media, political communication, or health communication.
Position duties: - Conduct significant research on digital marketing or advertising; - Teach two courses per semester in the School of Media and Journalism; - Participate in and contribute to the activities of the School and its research centers and projects related to the digital transformation of advertising and communications; - Advise undergraduates and graduate student theses and dissertations and carry out appropriate service; - Service to the School and the University is also expected.
About the School of Media and Journalism: The mission of the UNC School of Media and Journalism is to prepare students to ignite the public conversation in our state, the nation and the world, and to understand the role of communication in fostering democracy. The school offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, and administers a variety of professional development and distance-learning programs. Enrollment includes about 800 undergraduates and 125 graduate students in addition to professional development and distance education students. Our faculty members are international thought-leaders whose scholarly and creative activities are visible and respected in the public realm.
Education and Experience:
Evidence of research excellence related to any areas of digital marketing or advertising, including publishing in leading journals is expected. Research can address a particular field such as health or politics, but preference will be given to a perspective based on the digital revolution sweeping all forms of communication. The ability to conduct industry-facing research alongside academic research is preferred. Evidence of seeking and obtaining external funding is a plus.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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