The Ad Division’s first session (after the fabulous pre-conference teaching workshop on Wednesday) kicks off at 8:15 a.m. Thursday with teaching panel co-sponsored by the PR Division. Panelists Kelly Page Werder, Scott Hamula, and Lisabeth D. Sisk will discuss teaching IMC with in a Mass Communication curriculum.
This year’s member’s meeting is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. The social will follow off-site at Fado’s Irish Pub. Hope to see everyone there!
The AEJMC Advertising Division Distinguished Teaching Award
This is a NEW annual award by the AEJMC Advertising Division intended to encourage and recognize individual excellence in undergraduate teaching over a sustained period of time.
The recipient will receive national recognition and a $500 check. The winner will be announced at the Advertising Division business meeting at the 2013 AEJMC annual conference in Washington, DC.
To be eligible for the award, a nominee must be a member of AEJMCs Advertising Division and have at least three years of teaching experience as a full-time faculty member. Self-nominations are encouraged.
Nomination materials include a nominating letter (limited to 1000 words), a brief statement from the nominee (limited to 3 pages), CV of the nominee and two letters of support from students (limited to 500 words each).
For details and/or to submit nomination materials, please contact the chair of the committee, Dr. George Anghelcev (College of Communications, Penn State University) at email@example.com
The deadline for submitting nomination materials is Friday, December 14, 2012, 11:59 p.m. ET.
Oklahoma State University
Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication
Start date: Fall 2013
The School of Media and Strategic Communications, Oklahoma State University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in its strategic communication degree program. The successful candidate must be conversant with aspects of strategic communication and should be able to teach a wide variety of courses in the field. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about developing scholarship and teaching in strategic communication and should be willing to work in an experimental and developing environment.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree or ABD in an appropriate field. The applicant should be able to teach courses such as strategic communication campaigns, strategic communication management, persuasive writing, and introduction to strategic communication in the school’s undergraduate program. Knowledge of and experience with the new media environment and global outreach is a plus. Candidates with a strong multicultural background or international experience are encouraged to apply. An active agenda of scholarly research and publication is a requirement. Candidates should have appropriate professional experience.
About the School of Media and Strategic Communications
The School of Media and Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University is nationally recognized for producing outstanding practitioners in all mass communication areas and has been continuously accredited by the ACEJMC since 1948. It is one of the largest programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the largest college at OSU.
About Oklahoma State University
OSU is a research oriented, land grant institution dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge central to a liberal education for all students. It has more than 22,000 students on three campuses and more than 1,500 faculty members.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be fully considered for this position, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references by October 15, 2012 to:
Dr. Lori McKinnon, Chair
Strategic Communication Position Search
School of Media and Strategic Communications
206 Paul Miller Building
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-4053
For more information about this position, you are welcome to e-mail the director of the school, Dr. Derina Holtzhausen, at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> .
Oklahoma State University is an AA/EEO/E-Verify employer. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.
Newhouse seeks Media Buying/Planning professor from the industry.
Assistant/Associate Professor – Media Planning/Buying
The Advertising Department at Syracuse University’s S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is seeking to add an outstanding professor who has strong ties to the media planning profession. This is a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor or associate professor rank beginning in fall 2013.Teaching responsibilities will include traditional media planning/buying and other courses that complement the individual’s expertise and digital specialization.
The Department is expanding its media planning course offerings; therefore, candidates with experience in digital media planning or some other new advertising-media technology, and familiarity with professional training or college-level teaching are particularly desirable. Candidates should be able to demonstrate that, if hired, there will be a notable and ongoing writing plan that will lead to professionally-recognized writing for the field of advertising. The Newhouse School provides great resources to assist professionals in making a successful career change from the ad industry to academia.
The position expects a variety of service duties, including: academic and career advising of undergraduate and graduate students; student ad club advising; department, school and university committee service; curriculum development and revision; and industry outreach.
A minimum of a master’s degree is preferred. Applicants should have significantprofessional experience in media planning at leading advertising and media agencies in top market areas.
The Newhouse School has an international reputation for excellence and is home to 1,850 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. A $32 million building was dedicated in the Newhouse complex in fall 2007. It features state-of-the-art classrooms, a media convergence lab, a new auditorium, research centers, a doctoral-student suite and offices, impressive Executive Education classrooms, many meeting rooms, and student lounges. A comprehensive upgrade of the School’s studio and news production to HD digital technology is underway. The $18 million project will be completed fall 2014.
Beyond this, our school continues its tradition of attracting the best and brightest. This year’s incoming freshmen ranked in the top 10% of their graduating classes and earned an average 3.9 GPA. The “NewHouse” student advertising agency teams won the 2009 AAF National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), three first-place finishes at AAF’s District 2 in the past four years, the 2009 GM Marketing Challenge, and the 2010 Honda’s Social Media Challenge. The Department has built a close relationship with outstanding alumni across the country and top ad agencies that routinely recruit Newhouse advertising students. The Eric Mower Advertising Forum was inaugurated in 2009 and features an impressive array of distinguished leaders, including top ad agency CEOs and internationally known guest speakers. To learn more about the school, our distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites at http://www.syr.edu and newhouse.syr.edu/.
Inquires should be directed to Dr. James Tsao at firstname.lastname@example.org, Chair, Advertising Department, Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. Cover letter, resume or vitae and names, addresses, and a list of four references must be submitted. For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to https://www.sujobopps.com/ (Type in keyword, “Advertising” and find Job #070044). Review of applications begins October 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Newhouse School encourages candidates to apply who will help us broaden thediversity of our faculty. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Employment Opportunity Employer.
Also, click the following links to watch the video testimonials of two top former ad executives, Prof. Brian Sheehan and Prof.Kevin O’Neill who recently changed their career from the industry to join the Newhouse School.
Assistant Professor, Advertising
Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies
College of Fine Arts & Communication
Position: Tenure-track assistant professor in advertising and a master’s program in communication.
Responsibilities: Teach courses in the undergraduate program in advertising and the graduate program in communication. Primary teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate program are Advertising Copywriting and International Advertising and Public Relations. Other undergraduate teaching opportunities include Principles of Advertising, Media Planning, Advertising Campaign, and Social Media Strategies. Graduate teaching responsibilities include one or more core courses in communication theory and research methods, and others in the candidate’s area of scholarship and expertise. Undergraduate advising is part of teaching responsibilities. Also expected to advise the student chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and supervise student theses and research projects. Scholarly research productivity and service to the department, college and university are expected.
Appointment: Ten-month appointment with the possibility of additional summer compensation for teaching. Start date: August 2013. This position is contingent on funds being available at the time of hire.
Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in the field of advertising/mass communication or ABD (completion of all doctoral work required by February 1, 2014), demonstrated success or potential as a classroom teacher, potential research productivity, and two or more years of professional experience in advertising in the U.S. preferably as a copywriter. Expertise in teaching advertising in the new media environment is highly desirable. Interdisciplinary experience or interest is a plus. Evidence or interest in securing external funding is preferred.
The Department: The Department offers a major in Communication Studies and a major in Mass Communication with tracks in Journalism and New Media, Advertising, and Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Communication. A master’s degree in communication is offered. The department annually enrolls approximately 1,300 majors served by 28 full-time and 50 part-time faculty. For a more complete description of the department and graduate program, go to http://www.towson.edu/mccs.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Application: The review of completed applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of potential for teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation (sent under separate covers), and official graduate transcripts to:
Chair, Asst. Professor – Advertising
Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
All or part of the application may be submitted via email to email@example.com.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.