Pennsylvania State University

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor, Advertising

The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position in Advertising beginning August 2018. Responsibilities for the position include teaching undergraduate classes, advising student groups, and providing service to the college and university. The successful candidate is expected to teach several classes across our curriculum including Introduction to Advertising, Media Planning, Campaign Development, and Creative Strategy. Ability to teach digital advertising and analytics classes will be a plus. Depending on the experience and qualifications a candidate brings to the position, starting appointment will be at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor. Candidates for the position should have significant professional experience in advertising or related marketing communication fields. A master’s degree is preferred, but not required. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on March 15, 2018; the position will remain open until filled. To apply, candidates must complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications, a current resume, and a list of three references.

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Albright College

Assistant Professor, Public Relations and Advertising

The Communications Department at Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, seeks an Assistant Professor in Public Relations and Advertising, with the appointment beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will teach courses in our Public Relations and Advertising track, including Campaign Planning, Writing for Public Relations & Advertising, and Public Relations & Advertising Research, and serve as a mentor to students desiring careers in the field. Additionally, this faculty member will contribute to our general education curriculum as well as our department’s core curriculum, teaching classes such as Media and Society, Communication Theories, and Communications Research. Teaching load is six undergraduate courses per year. The new faculty member is encouraged to contribute to our department’s reputation for community engagement by overseeing internships and experiential learning projects.  Ph.D. or ABD in Communications or a related field required; professional experience in public relations and advertising highly desirable. Experience or interest in digital initiatives and Spanish-language or Latino media is a plus.

Review of applications will begin January 29, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted to  and should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) scholarship sample; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; and 5) recent teaching evaluations; and arrange to have sent three reference letters, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness.

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. For more information: about the position see; about Albright College: