If you are passionate about advertising strategy and ready to teach it at one of the top advertising departments in the world, the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising is looking for you. We invite applications and nominations for a full- time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This is a 12-month appointment with a proposed start date of January 16, 2014 or August 16, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Your primary mission will be to educate and motivate our bright undergraduate students both inside and outside the classroom. Inside the classroom, you’ll be teaching courses in strategic decision-making with respect to brand, consumer, market, and media. Outside the classroom you’ll be mentoring our students through a range of professional development opportunities including the nation’s largest student AAF chapter. You’ll be doing these things in a pleasant college-town community with a modest cost of living and easy access to the Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis metropolitan areas.
The successful applicant will have a Master’s-level degree or higher and extensive professional experience in advertising and/or public relations, or marketing communications. Traditional classroom as well as online teaching experience is not required but will be highly regarded.
The Department of Advertising at the University of Illinois was established in 1959 by Charles H. Sandage, considered by many to be the "father of advertising education." Today, the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising celebrates the Sandage legacy and vision with a program that is broad enough that students learn critical, analytical and problem-solving skills, yet is also professionally relevant. Our faculty incorporates these values in teaching and scholarship that is focused on understanding, evaluating and communicating the many facets of advertising. We offer B.S. and M.S. degrees in advertising.
How To Apply:
Candidates should create a candidate profile and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume and the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2013. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The review will continue until the position has been filled. For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Jane Dowler at email@example.com or 217-333-2351.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
Associate or Full Professor of Digital Media
The College of Media seeks an outstanding scholar with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and
teaching on digital media. This is a tenured 9-month academic year joint appointment that requires interdisciplinary
collaboration as well as the ability to teach across two units – advertising and journalism.
Successful applicants will teach current digital courses as well as develop conceptual courses and graduate seminars related to digital media, focusing on issues such as online search, social media, gaming, data analytics, economics, media practices, or media literacy.
This ideal candidate should hold a graduate degree in a field related to digital media (e.g. mass communication, information/computer science, business, economics); a record of high-quality research, publication, and teaching commensurate with experience; and a clear understanding of the digital landscape as it relates to advertising and journalism.
The College of Media is an internationally respected college where almost 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students are engaged in classes taught by distinguished scholars multiple disciplines. The College includes four undergraduate majors in Advertising, Agricultural Communications, Journalism, and Media and Cinema Studies; master’s degrees in Advertising and Journalism; undergraduate and graduate Cinema Studies minors; and a Ph.D. in Communications and Media. The College is also home to the Institute for Communications Research and Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV-Online), the public broadcasting service of the University of Illinois.
The position will begin on August 16, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter explaining how the candidate’s academic training and background, including research, teaching qualifications and/or professional experience, make the applicant highly suitable for the position; curriculum vitae, and a list of full contact information for three references. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2013.
Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The review will continue until the position has been filled. For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Jane Dowler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-333-2351.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.edu).
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