West Virginia University

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks a dynamic and innovative educator for an endowed professorship in integrated marketing communications.

The Harrison/Omnicom Endowed Professorship in Integrated Marketing Communications is a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The faculty member in this position will teach courses in our strategic communications program, including our hands-on capstone. In addition, the person will lead students in community branding projects, housed in the College’s new Media Innovation Center.

We are seeking a person with passion for teaching students and engaging them in solving real-world problems. The ideal candidate will have at least a master’s degree in a relevant field, plus significant professional experience — with a deep understanding of digital media practices. Candidates should be able to teach courses in advertising, public relations and/or integrated marketing communications and demonstrate the potential to engage in relevant scholarly/creative activity.

Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file including: 1) application letter 2) academic vita or resume 3.) academic transcripts and 4) names of three references and their contact information to mediacollege@mail.wvu.edu. Applications received by October 31 will receive first consideration; however, application reviews will continue until the position is filled.

The Reed College of Media is an ACEJMC-accredited program with more than 1200 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The college has a reputation for projects that foster social impact in a fast-paced environment that rewards risk-taking and experimentation. WVU is located about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, in Morgantown, which had been ranked as a “best” small city by a number of national media organizations, including Forbes, MSN, CNN, and Kiplinger’s.

WVU is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of a NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality. The University is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.