Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Strategic Communication
Company: University of Oklahoma
Posted on: March 12, 2019
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Strategic Communication/Public Relations - Consumer Culture University ofOklahoma Open Rank Professor, TenureTrack StrategicCommunication/Public Relations - Consumer Culture-- The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at theEmployer seeks outstanding candidates for atenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position inPublic Relations with a focus in consumer culture, beginning Fall2019 or Spring 2020.-- The college prides itself on outstanding professionalpreparation of students grounded in personal interactions withfaculty and extraordinary opportunities to connect with industryprofessionals regionally, nationally, and internationally. Coursesare designed to be experiential in nature, providing students withhands-on experience in developing strategies and plans, and increating communications assets for outside clients.-- The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduatelevel classes and develop and deliver courses in the areas ofeconomic, political, social issues and trends, and diversity andsocial inclusion in professional public relations practice. Thecandidate will also teach core and elective courses in thecurriculum including public relations research, contemporaryproblems in public relations, public relations campaigns,cross-cultural public relations, event planning and fundraising, orconsumer culture courses (e.g., entertainment, fashion, orlifestyle public relations) and other areas commensurate with hisor her particular expertise.-- Research reflecting cultural competence, consumer informationbehavior, fandoms, customer experiences, and/or consumer activismis strongly preferred. Ability to work in cross-disciplinarysettings across programs such as business/marketing, computerscience, information science, sociology, psychology, race andgender studies, and/or international studies is also stronglypreferred. Candidate should also have ability to build connectionswith area professionals, businesses, and alumni. Proven ability orstrong desire to pursue external research funding is highlydesired.-- Qualifications A Ph.D. in Communication, Mass Communication or a related fieldis required by the time of appointment; ABDs will be considered.Professional experience in public relations or a related field isdesired.-- Women and men of ethnically diverse backgrounds, including, butnot limited to, African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, andNative Americans, are particularly urged to apply. The universitywelcomes the creativity and unique contributions which diversityoffers to students preparing to work in a diverse society.-- Application Instructions Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning March 15,2019, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicantsshould provide 1) a letter describing their qualifications andtheir vision and plans for this position, 2) a complete curriculumvitae, and 3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at leastthree references. Applications should be submitted online viaByCommittee: https://apply.interfolio.com/60458-- The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication wasfounded in 2000, after a generous gift from the family of Edward L.Gaylord, owner of the Oklahoma Publishing Company. The GaylordCollege is one of the leading centers of mass communicationteaching and scholarship in the United States. The College has astate-of-the-art Gaylord Hall completed in 2004 and expanded in2009. A 4,500-square-foot strategic communication area includes thestudent-run Lindsey+Asp integrated advertising, public relationsand digital agency. New faculty will take an active part in thegrowth of the College through superior teaching, innovativecurriculum development, and notable research or creative activity.They will join a highly engaged strategic communication facultythat includes leading advertising and public relations academics inboth research and creativity. The College offers the BA, MA, andPh.D. in journalism, advertising and public relations, and mediaarts and a master's (MPW) degree in professional writing.-- The Employer (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensivepublic research university known for excellence in teaching,research, and community engagement, serving the educational,cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, andnation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center inOklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over32,000 students and has more than 2800 full-time faculty members in21 colleges. The Employer is No. 1 among all universities inthe enrollment of freshman National Merit Scholars. OU is home tomore than 1,000 currently enrolled National Merit Scholars. The277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 researchcampus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013.Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outsideOklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low costof living, Norman is a perennial contender on the "Best Places toLive" rankings. Visit soonerway.ou.edu for more information.-- Equal Employment Opportunity Statement The Employer, in compliance with all applicablefederal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on thebasis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age,religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran inany of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, butis not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing,services in educational programs or activities, or health careservices that the University operates or provides. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Communication Studies - Professor, Location: Norman, OK - 73019
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