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Jeremy Butler <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 16:44:08 -0600
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The Department seeks a full time, tenure-track assistant professor beginning
August 16, 2011 to conduct research and teach graduate and undergraduate
courses in at least one of the following areas: digital, interactive,
social, or gaming media; media law and policy; media effects; and/or media

Candidates should have an earned doctorate or be in the final stages of
dissertation completion and demonstrate potential for undergraduate and
graduate teaching and for developing a program of scholarship suitable for
tenure consideration. Salary is nationally competitive.

Established in 1940, the Department has approximately 510 students in its
undergraduate and masters programs. It is one of five academic units in the
College of Communication and Information Sciences, which includes an
interdepartmental doctoral program ranked seventh nationally and the
Institute for Communication and Information Research that includes a survey
lab, a psychophysiology lab, a focus group lab, a child media lab, a content
analysis lab and a theatre. The College operates the professional production
facilities of the state’s Center for Public Television and Radio,
award-winning Alabama Public Radio, student radio station WVUA-FM, and
Tuscaloosa’s primary commercial television stations, low powered commercial
WVUA-7 and full powered commercial WUOA-TV that serves the
Birmingham-Anniston-Tuscaloosa DMA through broadcast and DirecTV and Dish

The University of Alabama, established in 1831 in Tuscaloosa, is currently
rated seventh among public universities in the nation by the Center for
College Affordability and Productivity as reported in Forbes. It has
approximately 30,000 students, including 4,500 graduate students in over 120
masters and doctoral programs and a Carnegie classification of
“Doctoral/Research Universities Extensive.” Tuscaloosa is a
university-oriented community of nearly 100,000 located about fifty minutes
southwest of Birmingham, in the nation’s 40th television market. It is a
morning’s drive from the Smoky Mountains, Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans,
Nashville, and Atlanta.

Additional information about the Department, the College and the University,
is available at Telephone inquiries (205-348-8653) and
e-mail Glenda.Williams{at} are welcome.

Visit to apply. Attach an application letter,
vita/resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.
Screening of applications begins November 24; however, applications will be
accepted until search is completed.

UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and minorities
are especially encouraged to apply.

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