Full-time, Assistant Professor position in Advertising, Social Media Marketing

Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

I-shou University is one of the most prominent private universities in Taiwan.  Currently, it has 17,000 students in nine colleges, ranging from science and engineering to communication, design, and medicine. The University, located in Kaohsiung City, the second-largest city in Taiwan, and a maritime city with sunny weather year-round, offers rich cultural and industrial environments to both visitors and residents.

Visit I-shou University website: www.isu.edu.tw/en1/index.htm

A faculty position opened in the emergent Department of International Media and Entertainment Management in the International College, at I-shou University in Taiwan, ROC. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2021. Prospective candidates should hold a doctoral degree and demonstrate strong research/professional credentials with a firm commitment to quality undergraduate education.

Specific fields of expertise with respect to the Department of recruitment include but are not limited to the following:

The ideal candidate should have professional and academic experience in some combination of the following areas: public relations, advertising and promotions, interactive and social media promotions, digital communication strategies and tactics, and related aspects of integrated marketing communication. Candidates will be able to teach courses in Advertising, Public Relations, Social Media, Organizational Communication, and Big-data Marketing and have an interest in developing other courses in emerging media and have a commitment to the pedagogy of diverse communities and approaches.

Full-time faculty are expected to serve on university committees, advise students, and participate in departmental administration and curriculum development. Mostly, the candidate will bring vision and commitment to building a student experience linked to the growing job markets within which our students will work after graduation.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. required in Advertising, Marketing, Communication or related field with professional experience. Digital media experience preferred.
  • A Terminal degree in Strategic Communication is required and would mostly prefer Big- data in marketing and application, or social media experience.
  • An applicant should have prior classroom experience and a strong record of professional achievement.
  • History of publications in academic or trade journals.
  • Professional experience (video, promotion, advertising, social media, etc.)
  • Established research and/or professional content.



1. Cover letter

2. Complete curriculum vitae, including a publication list.

3. CV in a chronicle style with the most recent experience first

4. Duration of work tracks should be specific to month, e.g., January 2016~March 2020

5. For indexed publications indicate the indexer (e.g., SSCI) at the end of each associated citation

6. Ph.D. dissertation abstract along with the approval page signed by the Committee

7. A copy of the Ph.D. degree diploma.

8. 1~2 representative published papers if any

9. A research/teaching statement/teaching philosophy

10. Sample syllabi of the courses you intend to offer. Fields in advertising, social media, big-data application in marketing most desirable.

11. Other supporting documents


Submissions will not be processed if the required documents have not been available at the time of submission. Applicants are held liable for any disadvantages caused by false entries and errors on the submitted documents.



Send the above application materials by email to Dr. Shih-jaey Tseng, Chair of Department International Media and Entertainment Management New Faculty Search Committee at isuic@isu.edu.tw  

Address your cover letter directly in the main body of the email and provide the remaining items in PDF as attachments to the email. A committee will review the application upon receiving a complete set of materials specified above. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis until the positions are filled. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. Qualified applicants will be notified individually by end of March 2021 and will be requested to provide two letters of recommendation.


NOTE: Teaching responsibility is 9 credit hours (3 courses) per semester. Successful candidates will be expected to teach fundamental and advanced courses at the undergraduate level in English. Faculty members may be invited to teach courses of International MBA, a program offered by the College of Management. Compensation includes a competitive salary, healthcare insurance, housing subsidy, and annual round-trip air tickets for home visiting, as well as other benefits. The healthcare insurance in Taiwan is one of the best in the world. All full-time faculty and immediate family members are eligible for the insurance.

Send the above application materials by email to Dr. Shih-jaey Tseng, Chair of Department International Media and Entertainment Management New Faculty Search Committee at isuic@isu.edu.tw  


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