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Assistant Professor or Executive-in-Residence in Marketing Communication

Emerson College
Massachusetts, United States
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Marketing & Sales, Communications, Other Communications
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 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.



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