Posted January 4th, 2016
The Department of Communication at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Advertising. Located within the growing Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, UT Arlington is part of the University of Texas system with more than 35,000 students. A Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive university, UT Arlington has an ethnically diverse campus with African-American, Hispanic, Asian, International, and Native American students accounting for approximately 46 percent of the student population.
The Department of Communication is the largest unit within the College of Liberal Arts with more than 1,000 undergraduates and 20 master’s students. The 12 departments which comprise the College of Liberal Arts offer 26 bachelor, 18 master, and 3 doctoral degrees in the broad areas of arts, humanities, languages and linguistics, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts supports interdisciplinary teaching and research within its 12 departments and across the university through such centers and programs as the Center for Mexican-American Studies, the Women’s Studies program, the Center for Southwestern Studies, and the M.A. in Humanities.
The Department of Communication offers areas of undergraduate specialization in advertising, broadcasting, communication studies, communication technology, journalism, and public relations. The master's program takes an integrated approach to communication with students exposed to communication studies and mass communication theories with relevant application across interpersonal, organizational, mass media, and technologically mediated settings. The Department of Communication supports a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches and encourages collaborative experiences which cross the spectrum of communication inquiry.
The UT Arlington main campus is central to a diverse city population of more than 350,000, and is served by two major international and regional airports. The 16-county region boasts top 10 newspaper, radio, and television markets as well as a top 10 Hispanic media market. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is home to two major-market daily newspapers, more than 60 radio and television outlets, and corporate headquarters such as Southwest and American Airlines, J.C. Penney, Frito-Lay, Dr Pepper and Bell-Textron. The area’s educational and research activity is supported by many private and public universities, health science centers, and community colleges. Residents in the Metroplex are able to take advantage of a wealth of cultural, recreational, and professional sporting events.
UT Arlington seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Advertising/Integrated Marketing Communication beginning Fall 2016 contingent on budgetary approval. Applicants with Ph.D.s are preferred; ABDs will be considered. Candidate should demonstrate a record of or potential for excellence in social scientific research, teaching, and service appropriate to the rank. Preferred research areas include health communication, integrated marketing communication, and emerging technology and communication. Preferred teaching areas include creative, new media, IMC, and consumer and market research. A secondary teaching field in public relations, communication law and ethics, and/or media sales would be valuable. The ability to contribute to the department’s M.A. in Communication is required.
Please visit our website at http://www.uta.edu/communication to learn about our faculty and course offerings.
Each application must contain a letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, a sample of on-going research, a sample of professional work [if applicable], and evidence of teaching effectiveness. To apply go to http://www.uta.edu/uta/faculty-opportunities/index.php. Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
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