Penn State Erie

Assistant Professor of Advertising

The Communication department at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in advertising beginning August 2015. Candidates should have college teaching experience and a record of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential for scholarly achievement. Professional experience is desirable.

A Ph.D. is required for appointment to the tenure track; however, ABD candidates with evidence of significant degree progress will be considered. The position requires excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as involvement in college and departmental service. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in advertising, as well as courses that would complement our broad-based major in communication which balances theory and skill development in speaking, writing, and media technology/production. Such areas might include: communication/media theory, global mass communication, media production, social media, media and society, and/or media effects.

Penn State Behrend, located in Erie, PA, is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State University. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, with an enrollment of over 4,350, Penn State Behrend offers its students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college and major, please visit our website (

Review of applications will begin March 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Please have three references email letters of recommendation to Nathan Carter at

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.


Robert Morris University


Robert Morris University seeks an exceptional Dean to lead its School of Communications and Information Systems (SCIS) into new chapters of growth and success.

Located on a stunning campus outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Robert Morris is a private, comprehensive institution committed to active learning and student success. The University is recognized for integrating liberal arts with a professionally focused, applied education that prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world. Building on its 93-year tradition of educational excellence, the University is in a period of continued transformation and intensive growth.

The School of Communications and Information Systems is the second largest in the University, and includes five academic departments: Computer Information Systems, Communication, English and Communications Skills, Media Arts, and Organizational Leadership. It is at the heart of RMU’s commitment to our Core Value of Student Engagement. SCIS faculty also are the largest contributors to RMU study abroad courses, to academic service learning courses, and to such off campus initiatives as the Washington Center program.

The new Dean will be expected to provide leadership for the School’s faculty in teaching, scholarship and service, assuring maintaining ABET-CAC accreditation, and strengthening the School’s campus leadership in engaged learning at all levels of instruction. The Dean will also be expected to develop external strategic relationships to enhance the resource base to support University and School initiatives, and to develop a cohesive strategic plan that will reflect the current strengths and achievable possibilities for the five departments. Additional information can be found at

Candidates should have an earned doctorate or comparable terminal degree in one of the School’s curricular disciplines or a closely related area as well as substantial administrative experience in private or public higher education or other relevant setting.

Applications, nominations, or confidential inquiries concerning this search may be sent by email to or directed to John K. Thornburgh at (412) 209-2666 or John McFarland at (678) 302-1565. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by March 30, 2015.

Robert Morris University Institutional Equity Vision Statement
At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origins, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds.

Pennsylvania State University

Fixed-term Multi-Year Faculty in Advertising and Public Relations

The College of Communications and the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Penn State University seek an experienced communications professional to teach a variety of AD/PR classes. We are looking for an individual who enjoys the art of teaching and working with a faculty group that maintains a high degree of collegiality, collaboration, and professionalism. Strong writing and organizational skills will be necessary to teach introductory advertising and PR classes, and experience with buying and selling advertising on a number of platforms (including digital) will be important for teaching media planning. The candidate should demonstrate a firm understanding of advertising and PR functions and responsibilities, strategic campaign design, standards of measurement and required skills.

Experience developing creative material including graphic and web design would be ideal. Experience managing agency talent desired but not required. Successful candidate will be able to locate advertising and PR practices in the context of the broader media and marketing landscape. Minimum 4 years of industry experience required; individuals with classroom teaching experience preferred, online teaching experience a plus.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration please submit application before March 1, 2015. Application review will begin January 5, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Industry experience is a plus, but not required. Master’s degree required, Ph.D. in a communications discipline preferred.

To apply, candidates must complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and along with three letters of recommendation.

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CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.


Temple University

Three Advertising Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Department of Advertising

The Department of Advertising in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University is seeking to fill three non-tenure track assistant professor positions in advertising, effective Fall 2015.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to be an outstanding teacher of undergraduate advertising courses. Preference is for applicants who demonstrate strong professional experience in advertising, and significant experience with digital advertising is highly desirable. A Ph.D. or at least a master’s degree in advertising, communication, or relevant discipline is highly preferred.

Advertising has over 500 undergraduate majors in one of four tracks: copywriting, art direction, research and management/media planning. The successful candidate will teach four classes each semester. For more information about our curriculum, please go to

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication; in addition to Advertising, departments in SMC include Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication, along with a shared bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J. and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity). For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2015, and will continue until the positions are filled. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a list of courses you have taught or would be qualified to teach, student evaluations of recent courses taught, if applicable, and contact information for at least three references to:

NTT Search Committee
Department of Advertising
School of Media and Communication
Temple University
300 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Professor Dana Saewitz, Interim Department Chair of the Department of Advertising, at

Ursinus College

Science Writer in Residence

Ursinus College invites applications for a one year, part-time position of Science Writer in Residence for the 2015-2016 academic year (8/24/15 to 5/13/16). The College has a long tradition of strengths in science and the humanities and in interdisciplinary connections between the two. This position is part of a series of initiatives created by the recently-established Ursinus College Center for Science and the Common Good, supported by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The Center encourages our undergraduates to reflect upon the impact of scientific research on society and to explore ways to effectively communicate this research to the public.

Applicants should hold a minimum of a Master’s level degree and a demonstrated ability to interpret scientific research into language understandable to non-scientists. The successful candidate will advance the goals of the Center for Science and the Common Good by teaching a course on writing about science for the general audiences in both the fall and spring semesters 2015-16, sponsoring an event with a campus-wide impact, and interacting with undergraduates and faculty involved in the activities of the Center.

Submit a letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of published writing to Ask three referees to submit confidential letters of recommendation to the same interfolio address. Letters of application should include: candidate’s background, accomplishments as a science writer, experience teaching science journalism/writing, and why you would like the opportunity to teach science writing at an undergraduate liberal arts college. Also include the names and e-mail addresses of the three referees whom you will ask to submit letters of recommendation. Questions about the position should be sent to Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1700 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. As such, Ursinus College is an AA/OE Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristic in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.