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November 2006, Week 5


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Jeremy Butler <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006 06:19:41 -0600
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I previously circulated a job announcement for the Telecommunication and
Film Department, the University of Alabama, that had incorrect rank
information.  The correct announcement is for a position at the rank of
assistant professor OR associate professor.

Please see the corrected announcement below. And please feel free to
circulate this announcement widely.

---- corrected job announcement ----

College of Communication and Information Sciences
University of Alabama

The Department seeks a full time, tenure-track assistant or associate
professor beginning August 16, 2007.  The successful candidate will be
expected to conduct programmatic research and teach graduate and
undergraduate telecommunication in two or more of the following areas:
law/policy, sales, economics, programming, management, and audience
analysis.  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

Established in 1940, the Department has approximately 375 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.  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 station, low
powered WVUA-7 and full powered commercial WUOA-TV that serve the
Birmingham-Anniston-Tuscaloosa DMA through broadcast and DirecTV and Dish

The University of Alabama, established in 1831 in Tuscaloosa, is currently
rated one of the top-40 public universities in the nation by US News & World
Report.  It has approximately 23,000 students, including 3,000 graduate
students in 56 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 (205-348-6350) and e-mail [log in to unmask] are welcome.

Send application letter, vita/resume and names, addresses and phone numbers
of three references to:  Prof. Gary A. Copeland, Telecommunication and Film
Department, University of Alabama, Box 870152, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0152.
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.

Jeremy Butler

Professor - TCF Dept. - U Alabama

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