The Advertising Department in the University of Florida's College of
Journalism and Communications (CJC) invites applications for a nine-month
tenure-track assistant professor to begin fall of 2022. The Department is
interested in candidates with a record of high-quality advertising
publications. Interest in or potential for obtaining grants is desirable.
Special consideration will be given to applicants with teaching experience in
social media analytics, computational methods, or artificial intelligence as
applied to advertising.
The successful candidate is expected to teach two courses per semester and
contribute to the development of new undergraduate courses for the curriculum.
The candidate is expected to supervise graduate students in research
activities and participate in normal service activities of the department,
college, and university.
About the College of Journalism and Communications:
The College of Journalism and Communications is accredited by the Accrediting
Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) and is
home to four departments – Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and
Media Production, Management, and Technology. The Department of Advertising's
curriculum is designed to provide a foundation for problem-solving, strategic
thinking, and persuasion skills needed for the development and production of
audience-centered marketplace communications. The department has more than 400
majors served by 17 full-time faculty. Visit the Department of Advertising
website for more information about the department.
About the University of Florida:
The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American
Universities, is categorized in the Carnegie Commission's top tier of research
universities. UF has a student body of more than 55,000 who come from all 50
states in the United States and more than 100 countries. The university and
greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events,
restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social
opportunities. To learn more about our students, faculty and college, please
click on the link: https: // www. jou.ufl.edu/this-is-cjc/.
The university offers a competitive salary commensurate with similar positions
and includes a full benefits package. To view the university's Total Reward
benefit package, please click here: https: // benefits.hr.ufl.edu/.
Our Commitment to Diversity:
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is
committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion,
age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression,
marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic
information, and veteran status in also aspects of employment including
recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and
salary administration, benefits and training. The “government in the sunshine”
laws of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process,
including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for
The College of Journalism and Communication is committed to a diverse and
inclusive environment, preeminent scholarship, cross-disciplinary education,
superior skills development, and collaboration spanning the science and
practice of communication to produce significant societal impact on a local,
state, and global scale. To learn more about CJC IDE efforts, please click on
the link: https: // www. jou.ufl.edu/diversity-and-inclusion/diversity-about/.
The University of Florida seeks applications and nominations from a broad
spectrum of individuals including women, members of diverse ethnic groups, and
persons with disabilities.
Gainesville (https:// cityofgainesville.org) is home to Florida's largest and
oldest university, and so is one of the state's centers of education,
medicine, cultural events and athletics. The University of Florida and UF
Health Shands Hospital are the leading employers in Gainesville and provide
jobs for many residents of surrounding counties. Gainesville is also the
largest city in Alachua County and is the county seat, with approximately
269,000 residents county-wide. It serves as the cultural, educational and
commercial center for the north central Florida region. The city provides a
full range of municipal services, including cultural and nature services and
necessary administrative services to support these activities. Because of its
beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most
attractive cities in Florida. The city is in a central location to both the
Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access within a day's
drive to beaches, nature preserves, theme parks and water-based activities.
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Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be on track to have one by August 2022 in
advertising, communication, marketing, information science, human-computer
interaction, computer science, data analytics, or related field. A background
teaching advertising classes at the undergraduate or graduate level and some
professional experience is desirable.
Applications must be submitted online via (Interfolio link). Applications
must include an electronic copy of the following:
A statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching and
A letter of interest summarizing the applicant's qualifications and
suitability for the position;
Complete curriculum vitae;
Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least
The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.
Please direct all questions to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Weigold, at
Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States
are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider
approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES), which can be found at http//www. naces.org/. The application packet
will be submitted as one PDF file through the UF Jobs website at
https: // jobs.ufl.edu/. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-
employment screening, which includes a review of criminal records, reference
checks, and verification of education.
Review of applications begins October 15, 2021 and continues until the
position is filled.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring
department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a
designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an
education institution outside of the United States are required to be
evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be
found at https:// www. naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If
an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD).
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are
conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.