Emerson College invites applications for an Assistant Professor
(tenure-track) or Executive-in-Residence (full-time, renewable term
appointment) in Marketing Communication to join its School of
Communication and its established, rapidly-expanding Department of
Marketing Communication, recently ranked #5 among undergraduate
departments of marketing in the US by USA Today. The Department
offers undergraduate programs in Marketing Communication
and Business of the Creative Enterprise as well as
graduate programs in Strategic Marketing Communication and
Digital Marketing and Data Analytics. The individual
selected for this position will be expected to contribute across
these on-campus and online programs. The appointment will begin in
August 20, 2020.
Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and
ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in
the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social,
cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a
framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that
institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity
in all aspects of institutional activities. Therefore, we strongly
encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through
their teaching, research and service that they can contribute to
our excellence in this area.
We seek a skilled teacher-practitioner or teacher-scholar with
cross-sectional expertise in marketing communication, marketing
management, consumer engagement, and interorganizational
relationships. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a priority
for enriching teaching and learning by incorporating cultural
competence, experiential learning, analytics, and social media into
course offerings. A tenure-track candidate should show evidence of
an active and innovative research program. An
executive-in-residence candidate should show evidence of
significant industry-based practice and insights. An extensive
professional network in related areas is highly desirable. The
Department works in collaboration with its peers in Journalism,
Communication Studies, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and
other units to offer our students a wealth of learning
opportunities at our Boston campus as well as Emerson Los Angeles,
Kasteel Well (Netherlands), and numerous study abroad locations.
Our diverse combination of academics and industry-based faculty
provide our students with exposure to experts in theory,
principles, and practice.
Successful applicants must have a minimum of an MBA or Master’s
degree in a relevant field, prior classroom teaching experience of
diverse students at the university level, and meaningful, related
professional experience. Based on credentials and experience, the
appointment may be at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure
track) or Executive-in-Residence (full-time renewable contracts).
In the former case, a record that indicates ongoing scholarly
productivity will be necessary and a Ph.D. degree is required. ABDs
will be considered.
Please submit a cover letter indicating teaching philosophy,
research scholarship, and professional orientation; summary of
teaching evaluations, if applicable; curriculum vitae; and contact
information for three references (not to be contacted without
applicant’s written approval). Each material should be saved as a
separate PDF. and uploaded into the upload section where it
requests your CV at the end of the application. Although the upload
section just shows "upload CV" - you should upload all materials in
this section as the separate documents.
To apply-CLICK here.
Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of
the search committee, Dr. Seounmi Youn, at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority will be given to
applications received by Tuesday, December 17, but the position
will remain open until filled.
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution
dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a
liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of
the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to
major publishing houses, arts institutions and research centers.
The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands.
Emerson College enrolls over 4,535 graduate and undergraduate
students from more than 59 countries and all 50 states.