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Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00434F
Posting Type
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Grady College at the University of Georgia invites applications for two tenure-track positions in advertising to begin August 2018.

Joining the AdPR Department at Grady means being part of a dynamic program at a Research I university with award-winning faculty and students. The program has many industry partners, a virtual reality lab and a state-of-the-art social media-monitoring lab. The proximity to Atlanta, a major media market and technology hub, is a plus.

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 and exhibit the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in advertising and related topics, particularly courses such as advertising media planning, digital advertising, social media analytics, advertising research, and/or campaign planning.
Screening of applications will begin October 16, 2017 and continue until positions are filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Applicants should direct questions to: Dr. Karen W. King, Advertising Search Committee Chair, Department of Advertising & Public Relations at

Learn more about the Department of Advertising and Public Relations and the Grady College at Georgia is well known for its natural beauty and quality of life ( Athens, the home of UGA, is consistently rated as one the nation’s best college towns and a wonderful place to live ( The University of Georgia ( is a land grant/sea institution located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in communication or related field required. Sustained evidence or strong promise of research productivity required. Ability to mentor and direct graduate students also required.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level
Posting Date 08/08/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents