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Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Southeast School of Arts and Letters
Position Summary

Desired Start Date: Spring, 2018
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
Successful candidate must have university teaching experience and research expertise in areas related to strategic communication and advertising. The preferred candidate should possess the ability to teach persuasion, advertising strategies, advertising research methods, advertising and consumer culture, media in the global context, and new media (digital). The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to design and offer other courses within the discipline. Typical teaching load is three courses per semester. Preferred candidate should have knowledge of course assessment. Candidates interested in working in a collaborative and collegial environment are encouraged to apply.

Basic Qualifications

Qualifications: PhD in Communication, Advertising, or Strategic Communication – prefer experience working in the advertising field beyond an internship.

Department Contact for Questions
For any questions please contact Michael Abernethy, Chair of Search Committee

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Special Instructions

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For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date 01/08/2018
OAA # SE-16-04

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Evidence of Teaching Ability
Optional Documents