Employment Opportunities at Grady
Karen W. and Daniel J. King Distinguished Professor in Advertising
Department of Advertising and Public Relations
The Department of Advertising and Public Relations (AdPR) in the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia invites applications for one tenured position in Advertising as the Karen W. and Daniel J. King Distinguished Professor in Advertising to begin August 2023.
Joining the AdPR Department at Grady College means being part of a dynamic program at a Research 1 university with an award-winning faculty, high-achieving students, many industry partners, along with the Center for Health and Risk Communication, a virtual reality lab, a social media monitoring lab, a psychophysiology lab, and several faculty-led research groups working on interdisciplinary research projects. The proximity to metropolitan Atlanta, a major media market and technology community, is a plus. Grady College recognizes that diversity empowers excellence in our core missions of teaching, research and service and that it is supported by actively ensuring underrepresented voices are heard and varied experiences are valued.
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 and continue to lead their international reputation for their work, as well as provide service to the department, college, and university through performance on committees and graduate student supervision.
Applicants should be qualified for appointment as a Full Professor with tenure on appointment. For information about the requirements for the Professor rank, please see the UGA Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure as well as the Grady College Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure. To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must currently be appointed as 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.
Candidates should have a track record of a committed research focus in advertising and an outstanding record in externally funded research and/or scholarly advertising publications.
Candidates should have a teaching and research concentration in and commitment to advertising as an academic enterprise. The successful candidate will have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice as well as the ability and commitment to mentor, develop and direct a diverse group of graduate students.
See job posting F0926p at ugajobsearch.com for more details.
Assistant Professor, Advertising
Department of Advertising and Public Relations
The Department of Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Georgia’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in advertising to begin in August 2024.
A Ph.D. in mass communication or a related field is required. ABD candidates will be considered but must provide additional documentation per Academic Affairs Policy 1.09-12, Limited-term Faculty Appointment Pending Award of Terminal Degree, before hire.
See job posting F1627P at ugajobsearch.com for more details.
Associate Professor/Professor, Knight Chair in Health & Medical Journalism
Department of Journalism
The Department of Journalism in the Grady College at the University of Georgia invites applications for the Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism, a tenured faculty position, at the rank of Associate or full Professor. We seek a health and medical journalist of national or international stature to direct and expand the professional master’s degree program currently in its 13th year of teaching students to cover health, medicine and the science behind them across emerging and established media markets, platforms and audiences.
The Knight Chair instructs, supervises and advises graduate students as they report and produce news stories for the College’s laboratory newsroom as well as for professional media organizations. An entrepreneurial sense of the possible and a willingness to experiment with new forms of news media storytelling to engage audiences around health, medical and related science topics are essential as we seek to deepen ties between the College and the profession. The chair will have the opportunity to create programs and collaborations with journalism organizations, internal University of Georgia programs (e.g., College of Public Health), external health and medical-related organizations (e.g., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and others (e.g., the Medical College of Georgia and the Morehouse School of Medicine). The chair also may periodically teach undergraduate courses related to health and medical journalism.
Candidates for the rank of professor must document a successful career in evidence-based health and medical journalism and hold a terminal degree. Candidates for the rank of associate professor must document exceptional professional accomplishments in evidence-based health and medical journalism, hold a master’s degree and be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire. Candidates who have not been tenured at a prior institution must be approved for tenure on appointment by the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia.
We seek an innovative, digital-savvy health and medical journalist with expertise in recognizing and reporting on current and emerging health, medical and related science topics, using basic reporting and interviewing, datasets and secondary information sources for story ideas and reporting, bringing diverse voices into coverage and using a broad range of media channels and platforms to deliver health and medical news stories (i.e., multimedia reporting). The candidate should be adept at using and teaching how to produce and disseminate health and medical stories using interactive, immersive and multi-platform media formats. Digital news gathering skills and the ability to teach the fundamentals of health and medical reporting and journalism, including the basics of data-based reporting, are essential.
See job posting F1256P at ugajobsearch.com for more details.
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.