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Think Tank Director/Assistant Professor of Practice

College of Media & Communication-Advertising & Brand Strategy
Lubbock, Texas
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

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The Department of Advertising & Brand Strategy in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University seeks an Assistant Professor of Practice to serve as the Director for the Think Tank. The Think Tank is housed within the College as a collaborative lab space dedicated to inspiring creative thinking and experiential learning. Students can reserve time in the lab for collaborative work or they can participate in numerous individual/team projects, hands-on training, and real-world experiences facilitated annually by the Director. The Think Tank Director will be expected to develop innovative lab activities, mentor students, as well as maintain up-to-date industry engagement and community outreach. The candidate will also manage the annual Hub City Student Advertising Competition. This event provides students with a one-day competitive campaign development experience while partnering with advertising industry professionals in Lubbock. The Director of the Think Tank serves as a valuable link between the Department and community partners to facilitate strong professional networks and practical client-based student activities. For this reason, we’re especially interested in candidates with extensive advertising experience and industry contacts. The Director will also teach 6 total courses per calendar year. 

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