University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Position Announcement
Teaching Specialist/Lecturer | Strategic Communication/Advertising
Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
College of Liberal Arts

The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications and nominations for a full-time, nine-month instructional position in strategic communication/advertising.

This is a 100%-time, annually renewable position over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). This position begins spring semester 2018 (01/11/2018) or fall semester 2018 (08/27/2018). The appointment will be made at the rank of teaching specialist or lecturer, consistent with University policy and depending on qualifications. Salary is competitive.

The Hubbard School seeks an outstanding instructor with expertise in strategic communication and/or a practicing professional in the field of strategic communication. The Hubbard School is especially interested in reviewing applications from individuals willing and able to teach three courses each term in the following areas: digital marketing communication, campaigns, digital strategy, cases in strategic communication, or public relations writing. This position will be responsible for teaching six semester courses per academic year (3/3 distribution) in these areas.

Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Minnesota’s employment system. To be considered for this position, please visit the Find a Job page of the University of Minnesota’s Office of Human Resources website, at

  • Click the appropriate button under To Apply for Jobs
  • Search for:
    • Job Opening ID: 319107
    • Job Opening Title: Teaching Specialist/Lecturer, Strategic Communication/Advertising

You will have an opportunity to complete an online application, and to attach: (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position, your experience teaching undergraduate courses in strategic communication, and/or your professional work experience; and (2) your curriculum vitae/resume. Additional materials, including names and contact information for references may be requested from select candidates at a future date.

Please refer to the job posting for a complete position description and application instructions.

Nominations of outstanding potential candidates for this position are welcome and may be sent to Professor Stacey Kanihan, Search Committee Chair, at

Inquiries regarding the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication may be sent to Dr. Elisia Cohen, Professor and Director, at or 612.625.1338.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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