The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations at Boston University
seeks to hire a full-time Professor of the Practice in Strategic Communication with an
Advertising emphasis. This is a non-tenure track position. The successful candidate should have
had significant professional leadership experience in Advertising and the potential to teach
courses in creative advertising development, art direction, media strategy, portfolio
development and interactive marketing. The ideal candidate will also enhance the intellectual
and experiential diversity of our existing faculty. Duties include teaching three classes each
semester, advising students, and serving on various committees.
The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations believes that the
cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff and students is vital to the distinction and
excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to hire
a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is an inclusive, equitable
and diverse place where all constituents can thrive.
Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college
with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations; Journalism,
and Film Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,200 in its B.S., M.S. and Ph.D.
programs. COM integrates a strong liberal arts core with a focus on preparing students for
careers as communication professionals. The faculty represents a blend of award-winning
scholars and award-winning practitioners. BU enjoys an international reputation and is a major
R1 and AAU institution. Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston
University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of
opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.
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Interested applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and the names,
professional titles and email addresses of three references.
Review of applicants will begin October 3, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications may be sent by surface mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to:
Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations
College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215