Southern Illinois University Carbondale — Assistant Professor, Advertising

Assistant Professor
School of Journalism
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

August 16, 2019 – 9-month continuing appointment.

Minimum requirements: doctoral degree in advertising, market communications, or related field. Applicants who have completed all but dissertation and who expect to complete all requirements for the doctorate prior to August 15, 2019 will be considered. If official evidence of completion of all requirements for the doctorate is not received by August 15, 2019, the position offered may be a nine-month, term, non-tenure track appointment at a lower salary rate, in accordance with University policy ( Applicants must also have a clearly defined scholarly research plan; working knowledge of digital media usage; ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate level; ability to work across communication disciplines.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a record of research or creative activities; have a record of excellence in teaching in class and/or online; have advertising industry experience. Candidates with expertise in media planning, consumer behavior research, and media analytics preferred.

Teach advertising classes such as Media Planning, Digital Advertising, Consumer/Market Research Strategies, Account Planning, for both undergraduate and graduate students. Conduct research that enhances the School’s scholarship and contributes to the field. Other responsibilities include advising graduate students (Masters and Doctoral), providing service appropriate to the academic rank.

November 16, 2018, or until filled.

The School is fully accredited by the ACEJMC and is a division of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts. It is home to the New Media Study Group, a faculty/grad student collaborative research group focused on effects and behavior in digital media settings. For more information, visit:

Send application letter, curriculum vitae, professional portfolio (include published/peer reviewed work, course syllabi, and teaching evaluations if applicable) and complete contact information for three professional references to:

Email applications preferred:

Chair, Advertising Search Committee
School of Journalism
Mail Code 6601
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.