Ast/Asc/Full Professor- Tenure System

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Ast/Asc/Full Professor- Tenure System

Job no: 580236
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Communication Arts Sciences
Department: Advertising And Public Relations 10010022
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising
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Ast/Asc/Full Professor- Tenure System

Position SummaryThe Department of Advertising + Public Relations (ADPR) at Michigan State University invites applications for three open-rank tenure-system positions, with research foci in the area of digital and social media. For two positions, we are especially interested in recruiting colleagues with a strong background in computational methods; for the third position we seek a colleague with a research focus on strategic management of digital and social media campaigns.

Successful candidates will have a doctorate in advertising, public relations, communication, business, information systems, or a related field. Areas of research emphasis may include, for example, audience analysis, brand communities, children and advertising, consumer behavior, digital advertising, health communication, platform and algorithm studies, political communication, public opinion, relationship management, and effects of socially mediated messages. All candidates should have a research interest and/or teaching experience in digital media and advertising, public relations or related areas.

One of the positions is eligible to be named an endowed Ellis N. Brandt Chair based on substantial grant activity.

Teaching responsibilities will depend on candidates’ expertise and department need, including opportunities to teach in the highly ranked Information and Media Ph.D. program. Candidates should exhibit the ability to teach a range of undergraduate courses in advertising and public relations. At the undergraduate level, candidates should be prepared to teach classes in at least two of the following areas: Introduction to advertising and/or public relations, international advertising, applied research methods, media planning, promotions and sponsorships, consumer behavior, ethics in advertising and/or public relations, digital and social media strategies, social marketing, digital analytics, and/or integrated campaigns. Successful candidates will also have opportunities to develop courses.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Advertising, public relations, communica

Minimum Requirements

Successful candidates will have a doctorate in advertising, public relations, communication, business, information systems, or a related field.

Required Application MaterialsApplicants should submit electronically the following:

1) cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position,

2) a curriculum vita, and

3) the names of three references who may be contacted by the search committee.

The search committee will begin considering applications June 25, 2019. The search closes when a suitable candidate is hired. Duties to begin on, or before, August 16, 2020.

Special Instructions

The search committee will begin considering applications June 25, 2019. The search closes when a suitable candidate is hired. Duties to begin on, or before, August 16, 2020.

Please direct any questions regarding this search to Hairong Li, [email protected]; Kjerstin Thorson, [email protected]; or Greg Taucher, [email protected]; Search Committee Chairpersons, Department of Advertising and Public Relations.

To apply, please refer to Posting #580236 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website at http://careers.msu.edu

Review of Applications Begins On

06/25/2019

Website

https://comartsci.msu.edu/advertising-public-relations

Department StatementAD+PR at MSU is home to internationally recognized scholars and practitioners, with a long history and reputation of being a leader in advertising and public relations research and teaching. Alumni and faculty have achieved positions of prominence in industry, government, and academia. It is part of both the country’s first college of communication, and houses a doctoral program ranked in the National Research Council’s top 10 within the field of communication.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jun 4, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 4, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

 

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