Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) invites applications for a non-tenured Associate Professor of the Practice of Advertising, Account Management. This position serves our outstanding program in advertising, with a focus on account management and advertising strategy. A successful candidate will have a BA/BS in Communication, business or a related area, with significant professional experience in the advertising industry in a senior position in account management. An MS/MA or MBA is preferred. Also preferred are candidates with the ability to teach marketing in both the traditional and new media/digital areas. Duties will include teaching courses in account management, advertising and brand strategy, and in other areas of COM’s curriculum as suited to the candidate’s profile. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor both undergraduate and graduate students and to establish and maintain network ties in the advertising industry. This is a position for an industry leader of national and international repute, with the ability and drive to help today’s students be successful in a changing industry.
Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations; Journalism; and Film & Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,200 annually in its B.S., M.S., and PhD programs. The College integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty is a blend of award-winning scholars and award-winning practitioners.
Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.
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We request a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest, as well as the names, professional titles, and email addresses of three references.
The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to:
Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations
College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contactor.