Assistant Professor of Journalism - Strategic Communication (Advertising Emphasis)

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OKlahoma

ID: 7252974 (Ref.No. if140412)
Posted: June 6, 2024

Job Description

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma seeks an outstanding colleague for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication, beginning in August 2025. The successful candidate will join a faculty that prides itself on both scholarly excellence and outstanding professional preparation of students grounded in mentoring, industry connections, and experiential learning.


The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate classes and have conceptual and professional expertise in at least one of the following areas: Digital Advertising, Media and Marketing Analytics, Computational Advertising, Digital Consumer Behavior or Digital Strategy. Teaching may include cross-disciplinary courses that integrate Advertising and Public Relations.


The successful candidate will also be expected to be a productive scholar in Strategic Communication. Forty percent of the allocation of work would be for teaching, forty percent for research, and twenty percent for service. Service may include activities such as student recruitment, student co-curricular activities, college and university committees, and service to the profession and public. Ability to work in cross-disciplinary settings across programs and build connections with area professionals, businesses and alumni is expected.

Ph. D. degree in Advertising, Communication, Mass Communication, or a related field is required. Professional experience in strategic communication and previous teaching experience are preferred.

Applications for the search will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2024 and will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should provide 1) a letter describing their qualifications and their vision and plans for this position, 2) a complete curriculum vitae, and 3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. For specific questions about the position and application process, please contact search committee chair Doyle Yoon at [email protected].  


Applications should be submitted online via Interfolio: