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Assistant Professor – Data Analytics and Audience Engagement

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is seeking an assistant professor of data analytics and audience engagement to teach and conduct research in this growing area.

The Cronkite School, located on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix Campus in the nation’s 11th largest media market, is a global leader in professional and innovative digital news media education. The school champions a “teaching hospital” model of journalism education. It is the home to a dozen immersive professional programs and operates Arizona PBS, one of the nation’s largest public television stations which reaches 1.9 million households across 80 percent of the state.

Required qualifications are a Ph.D. with an emphasis on multivariate statistical analysis, analytic tools and software. The ideal candidate will have a background in digital audience data, measurement and analytics strategy and their use to engage audiences and create new digital products.

The Cronkite School offers Bachelor of Arts, Master of Mass Communication and Ph.D. degrees. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. ASU is a large Research I institution.

Over the last six years the Cronkite School added more than 20 top journalists and scholars to the faculty. The school’s professional programs including those in Phoenix, Washington and Los Angeles immerse students in the practice of digital journalism.

Application deadline: Dec. 15, 2014, or if not filled, the first of each month thereafter until the search is closed.

Application procedure: Materials must include 1) a current curriculum vita; 2) a letter outlining employment history, educational philosophy, scholarly research or creative interests and a description of how the applicant’s experiences will benefit the Cronkite School; and 3) names, positions and telephone numbers of three academic or professional references.

Submit materials via email to:  cronkitejobs@asu.edu

Attn: Marianne Barrett, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Louise Solheim Professor
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave., Suite 302
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. More detailed information can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

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