We value diversity of background, experience and teaching and research perspectives. We are seeking candidates who are dynamic and engaging in the classroom as an instructor of record. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated professional success in strategic communications.
The review of applications is ongoing and continuous. Please note that a position could be part-time or full-time and vary by semester, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters.
Teaching a range of lower, upper and master's level advertising and public relations courses
Preparing syllabi building on existing courses
Preparing course materials and syllabi
Delivering courses in-class and potentially online
Managing and grading all assignments
Following course policies and guidelines
Appointments are initially for one semester or one year, depending on scheduling needs, but may be renewed based on funding and performance. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Desired start date is January 1, 2019.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Doctorate -Business, Computer Science, Information Technology
At least five years of industry experience in advertising, public relations, marketing, strategic communications or a related field.
Demonstrable skills in areas related to course content.
Management experience in advertising, public relations, marketing, strategic communications or a related field.
Recognized or award-winning achievements in related areas of practice.
Outstanding candidates with a master's degree and exceptional experience will be considered.
Required Application Materials
Interested candidates should apply via the MSU job application website at http://www.careers.msu.edu/. Please submit your CV and Cover Letter with your application.
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