Assistant Professor Advertising & Marketing Communications, 9-month Webster University
Position Number: F0180
Job Description Summary: Academic Year 2020-2021
The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Advertising & Marketing Communications, in our Department of Communications & Journalism. We are seeking candidates with a broad, integrated perspective on traditional and emerging advertising and marketing, able to contribute across the areas of our BA and MA programs; fully in touch with current trends and issues; excited by the possibilities of new technologies, audience engagement, and branding; with a strong base in research skills. Digital strategies and the associated data analytics are of particular interest, as is expertise in any of the areas of our Advertising & Marketing Communications curriculum, including visual design, copy writing, campaign strategies, digital strategies, account services, and client management, as is international experience and interest.
Minimum Qualifications A masters degree, professional experience, teaching experience, and evidence of potential for academic career success are required; the Ph.D. is preferred. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience.
Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. is preferred.
Essential Duties The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students in Advertising & Marketing Communications and related areas, provide faculty service, and engage in professional development, including scholarship and creative activity. We are seeking a colleague whose experience and expertise complements that of our existing faculty, who brings new perspectives to discussions of curriculum revision and strategic planning for the department. For more information see http://www.webster.edu/communications/.
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.