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The Department of Communication at Bradley University seeks a dynamic and creative television arts professor to join a productive team of interdisciplinary colleagues in August of 2012.  This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. Teaching assignments will be based on the candidate’s expertise and interests as well as the curriculum needs of the Department of Communication, but primary teaching responsibilities include media sales, media management, media programming and promotion.  The successful candidate will have expertise in, and the ability to teach, the full range of social and interactive media in a global environment.  The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of the new digital age of communication.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.  Appropriate terminal degree (ABD considered, but terminal degree required for tenure-track appointment)
2.  Professional experience in one or more of the primary teaching areas
3.  College-level teaching experience
4.  Potential for research and/or creative production

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS
1.  Ability to teach television production courses and the department’s core courses.

RANK:           Assistant Professor

SALARY:         Commensurate with experience and qualifications

STARTING DATE:  August 15, 2012

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Teach three courses per semester in Television Arts
2. Advise program majors
3. Engage in research/creative production
4. Other departmental committees/responsibilities as assigned

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIAL: Qualified candidates should submit:
1. A letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position
(Both a paper copy and an electronic copy)
2. Full curriculum vitae or resume
(Both a paper copy and an electronic copy)
3. Three current letters of recommendation (hard copy)
4. Tangible evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student and/or peer evaluations) and scholarly potential (hard copy)
5. Unofficial copies of graduate-level transcripts (hard copy)

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

APPLY TO:                               Dr. Ali Zohoori
Chair, Television Arts Search Committee
Department of Communication
Bradley University Peoria, IL  61625
E-mail: zohoori@bradley.edu

DEADLINE TO ENSURE FULL CONSIDERATION:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Bradley University is an independent, non-sectarian, selective university enrolling approximately 6,000 students.  The Department of Communication, one of the departments in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, is the largest department in the university, with dynamic programs that stress interdisciplinary cooperation and a spirit of interaction with the university and with external constituents.  All department members have offices and instructional facilities in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Members of ethnic minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Bradley U IMC job ad

The Department of Communication seeks a dynamic and creative professor to join a highly productive team of interdisciplinary colleagues to develop a world-class program in integrated marketing communication.  The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of the new digital age of marketing and advertising.  The ideal candidate will be one that reaches across academic disciplines and institutions to collaborate with colleagues in other departments, universities, and corporate entities.  We seek a candidate who can teach and advise students in an integrated communications environment.  Teaching responsibilities include primarily creative new media, but also writing including copywriting, principles and campaigns courses with knowledge and experience in creative new media advertising.  Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach additional communication courses such as communication theory and/or communication research methods.

This position may be either a tenure track or temporary appointment.  A joint appointment with a local advertising company is also a possibility.  Appointment and rank are based upon qualifications.

Advertising is one of six concentrations in the Department of Communication along with journalism, public relations, electronic media, organizational communication and sports communication.  The Department of Communication is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility with digital audio and video editing facilities, universal videoconferencing technology in every classroom, high-end multimedia equipped classrooms and labs, and Internet2 connectivity.

Tenure-track appointment: An appropriate terminal degree in advertising or related field is required for appointment at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor.  Applicants demonstrating progress toward a terminal degree will be considered, but are only eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the terminal degree.

Temporary (non-tenure-track) appointment: An appropriate Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with significant professional experience is required for appointment at the rank of temporary instructor.  Appointment is for one year with the possibility of annual renewal.  College-level teaching experience is a plus.  Applicants for this position should indicate interest in a possible joint appointment with a local advertising company.

Salary is commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications.  The anticipated start date is August 2012.

Qualified candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position, resume/curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation and tangible evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student and/or peer evaluations) to:

Dr. Stephen Banning
Advertising Search Committee
Department of Communication
Bradley University
Peoria, IL  61625
sbanning@bradley.edu

Review of applications will begin with the start of the fall semester 2011 and continue until the position is filled.  Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Bradley University, highly rated by U.S. News and World Report, is an independent, comprehensive university enrolling 6,000 students, 5,000 in undergraduate programs.  Founded in 1897, it is among the finest universities in the Midwest. Bradley combines the advantages of larger research universities with those of smaller liberal arts colleges.

The Department of Communication, one of the departments in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, is the largest department in the university with more than 550 students.  Concentrations in advertising, journalism, public relations, electronic media, and organizational communication are offered.  The department is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility.  The facility includes multimedia computer labs, a videoconference center, Internet2 connectivity, digital audio and video editing bays, and high-end multimedia equipped and videoconferencing enabled classrooms.  Peoria is a metropolitan area of 350,000 people located midway between Chicago and St. Louis.  A locally active arts community includes ballet, opera, symphony, and theater.  The region supports two daily newspapers, several weeklies, six UHF television stations, more than two dozen radio stations and two cable companies.  Peoria is home to several companies with international operations and major medical facilities.

Visit Bradley University online at: www.bradley.edu or the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts at: http://gcc.bradley.edu/slane
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

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The Department of Communication at Bradley University seeks a dynamic and creative public relations professor to join a productive team of interdisciplinary colleagues beginning in August 2012.  The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of the new digital age of communication.  The ideal candidate will be one that reaches across academic disciplines and institutions to collaborate with colleagues in other departments, universities, and corporate entities.  We seek a candidate who can teach, conduct research, and advise students in an integrated communication environment.  Teaching responsibilities include courses in principles, advanced writing, and campaigns.

Public Relations is one of six concentrations in the Department of Communication along with advertising, journalism, electronic media, organizational communication, and sports communication.  The Department of Communication is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility with digital audio and video editing facilities, universal videoconferencing technology in every classroom, high-end multimedia equipped classrooms and labs, and Internet2 connectivity.

A Ph.D. in communication or related field required for tenure-track appointment.  (ABD applicants will be considered, but are only eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the terminal degree).  Relevant professional background is also required.  Teaching experience, record of scholarship, ability to teach communication theory and/or research methods are preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position, resume/curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation and tangible evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student and/or peer evaluations) to:

Dr. Ron Koperski
Public Relations Search Committee
Department of Communication
Bradley University
Peoria, IL  61625
chipol@bradley.edu
309-677-2365

Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University, highly rated by U.S. News and World Report, is an independent, comprehensive university enrolling 6,000 students, 5,000 in undergraduate programs.  Founded in 1897, it is among the finest universities in the Midwest.  Bradley combines the advantages of larger research universities with those of smaller liberal arts colleges.

The Department of Communication, one of the departments in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, is the largest department in the university with more than 500 students.  Concentrations in advertising, journalism, public relations, electronic media. organizational communication and sports communication are offered.  The department is located in the Caterpillar Global Communication Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility.  The facility includes multi-media computer labs, a videoconference center, Internet2 connectivity, digital audio and video editing bays, and high-end multimedia equipped and videoconferencing enabled classrooms.

Peoria is a metropolitan area of 350,000 located midway between Chicago and St. Louis and is home to major medical facilities and companies with international operations.  A locally active arts community includes ballet, opera, symphony, and theatre.  The region supports two daily and several weekly newspapers, a number of television and radio stations, and satellite cable companies.

Visit Bradley University at: www.bradley.edu   or Slane College of Communication and Fine Arts at:  http://slane.bradley.edu for additional information.
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

New media Prof position

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of COMMUNICATION
ADVERTISING –  CREATIVE COPYWRITING AND NEW MEDIA
TENURE-TRACK OR TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT
The Department of Communication seeks a dynamic and creative professor to join a highly productive team of interdisciplinary colleagues to develop a world-class program in integrated marketing communication. The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of the new digital age of marketing and advertising. The ideal candidate will be one that reaches across academic disciplines and institutions to collaborate with colleagues in other departments, universities, and corporate entities. We seek a candidate who can teach and advise students in an integrated communications environment. Teaching responsibilities include primarily creative, but also writing including copywriting, principles and campaigns courses with knowledge and experience in creative new media advertising. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach additional communication courses such as communication theory and/or communication research met!

This position may be either a tenure track or temporary appointment. A joint appointment with a local advertising company is also a possibility. Appointment and rank are based upon qualifications.

Advertising is one of six concentrations in the Department of Communication along with journalism, public relations, electronic media, organizational communication and sports communication. The Department of Communication is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility with digital audio and video editing facilities, universal videoconferencing technology in every classroom, high-end multimedia equipped classrooms and labs, and Internet2 connectivity.

Tenure-track appointment: An appropriate terminal degree in advertising or related field is required for appointment at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. Applicants demonstrating progress toward a terminal degree will be considered, but are only eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the terminal degree.

Temporary (non-tenure-track) appointment: An appropriate Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with significant professional experience is required for appointment at the rank of temporary instructor. Appointment is for one year with the possibility of annual renewal. College-level teaching experience is a plus. Applicants for this position should indicate interest in a possible joint appointment with a local advertising company.

Salary is commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. The anticipated start date is August 2011. Qualified candidates must submit a hard copy and electronic letter of application describing qualifications for and the specific interest in the position and in Bradley University; hard copy and electronic resume/curriculum vita and hard copies of three current letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Margaret Young, Chair Advertising Search Committee
Department of Communication
Bradley University
Peoria, IL 61625
E-mail: mly@bradley.edu

Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled.

Bradley University, highly rated by U.S. News and World Report, is an independent, comprehensive university enrolling 6,000 students, 5,000 in undergraduate programs. Founded in 1897, it is among the finest universities in the Midwest. Bradley combines the advantages of larger research universities with those of smaller liberal arts colleges.

The Department of Communication, one of the departments in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, is the largest department in the university with more than 550 students. Concentrations in advertising, journalism, public relations, electronic media, and organizational communication are offered. The department is housed in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center, a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility. The facility includes multimedia computer labs, a videoconference center, Internet2 connectivity, digital audio and video editing bays, and high-end multimedia equipped and videoconferencing enabled classrooms. Peoria is a metropolitan area of 350,000 people located midway between Chicago and St. Louis. A locally active arts community includes ballet, opera, symphony, and theater. The region supports two daily newspapers, several weeklies, six UHF television stations, more than two dozen radio stations and two cable companies. Peoria is home to several companies with international operations and major medical facilities.

Visit Bradley University online at: www.bradley.edu or the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts at: http://gcc.bradley.edu/slane

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.