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Advertising Faculty Position Description

Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2023

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The School of Communication and Design seeks a talented and dynamic individual with award-winning advertising expertise for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in advertising starting August 1, 2024, at Loyola University New Orleans. The successful candidate will teach courses, including coaching the School’s advertising competition team, advertising principles and/or the capstone course, and other necessary courses in the School’s strategic communication department. 


This faculty member is expected to bring cutting-edge ideas and creativity to the school, should be well-versed in advertising trends, campaigns, social media, layout and design, behavioral analytics and analysis, and media planning, and would be expected to have an active leadership role in the advertising curriculum with particular emphasis on student recruitment, placement, and retention. This individual also would serve as a faculty advisor for the school’s Advertising Club and be involved with the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation.


Requirements: Master’s degree and professional advertising experience.

Preferred: A Ph.D. and experience teaching at the university level.


Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.


Loyola University New Orleans is an educational institution dedicated to fostering intellectual achievement, personal development, and social responsibility, and it is committed to the human dignity and worth of every person.  Loyola University New Orleans strives to create and maintain a working and learning environment where individuals are treated with dignity, decency, and respect. The University acknowledges and values individual differences, including, but not limited to, the dimensions of race; color; sex; national origin; age; religion; gender identity; transgender status; sexual orientation; ethnicity; disability status; and marital status and citizenship status. We recognize that diversity enriches our social interactions and intellectual lives, and we strongly encourage applications from individuals who will bring diversity to the School of Communication and Design.



Loyola University New Orleans is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

THE SCHOOL: The School of Communications and Design, one of three schools in the College of Music and Media, serves more than 400 students. The school includes the departments of journalism and strategic communications, with areas in advertising, public relations, and visual communication. Art, graphic design, and digital filmmaking also make up the school. The school is committed to fostering a culturally diverse educational environment. Loyola University New Orleans is the only Jesuit institution with ACEJMC accreditation and the Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR). In the School of Communication and Design, we educate students in the Jesuit tradition to become intellectual, ethical, and creative practitioners and leaders in the professions and industries of journalism and mass communication.


THE UNIVERSITY: Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit Catholic University that educates diverse leaders dedicated to justice, compassion, service, and academic excellence. Consistent with our mission, we welcome candidates who firmly commit to fostering inclusion and equity in a culturally diverse environment. Loyola University New Orleans is located in beautiful uptown New Orleans on historic St. Charles Avenue across from Audubon Park.


APPLICATION: The initial application review will begin December 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications include a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and three professional references. A portfolio of professional design work and scholarly endeavors is required. Digital portfolios are the preferred presentation format. All applications must be submitted electronically.


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