Department of Advertising and Public Relations
The successful candidate will teach two courses a semester from a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising and related topics such as media strategy and activation, digital advertising, social media analytics, advertising research/brand planning, advertising management, and/or campaigns. They will also conduct a rigorous research program in advertising while continuing to serve as a leader in their discipline, as well as provide service to the department, college, and university through service on committees and graduate student supervision.
Candidate should have a track record of a committed research focus in advertising. They must have an outstanding record in externally funded research and/or scholarly advertising publications. Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in and commitment to advertising as an academic enterprise. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice. An ability and commitment to mentor, develop and direct a diverse group of graduate students is also required.
The applicant should be qualified for tenure on appointment at the full professor level (https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/Grady2020.pdf ). To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.
Department of Journalism
The Department of Journalism invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in journalism to begin in August 2022. This assistant professor will teach both graduate and undergraduate courses and contribute to the research mission of the department. The successful candidate will have a research agenda and proven research record in journalism- and media-related areas. We welcome all research methods. The successful candidate must be able to teach effectively in our journalism curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels (grady.uga.edu/academics/journalism) and in our college-wide Ph.D. program (grady.uga.edu/academics/ph-d-degree-program). Mentoring graduate students is expected. The typical teaching assignment is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will contribute to our ongoing efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the department and college. A Ph.D. in journalism or mass communication, or a Ph.D. in another field or discipline that includes a stream of journalism- and media-related research. A.B.D. candidates who will complete their degrees by April 1, 2023, will be considered. Posted July 2021.
Department of Journalism
The candidate for this position will teach undergraduate classes in sports broadcast and production, which are part of the college’s Sports Media Certificate program. The Lecturer in Sports Broadcast also will teach undergraduate classes in digital and broadcast news for the Department of Journalism. All classes will help students develop knowledge and skills in reporting, writing and producing, and journalism ethics.
The individual selected will serve as the executive producer of student-driven studio shows and live-streamed broadcasts that focus on area high school sports. The Lecturer in Sports Broadcast also will direct outreach initiatives that give high school students in Georgia’s underrepresented and/or underserved communities the opportunity to gain sports broadcast experience.
The successful candidate should have at least five years of recent industry experience in sports broadcasting. Terminal or master’s degree in Journalism or related field is required. Candidates with a master’s degree must document exceptional accomplishments in Sports media or related area and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire. Posted July 2021.
The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.