Adjunct Instructor: Social Media & Public Relations and/or Advertising Undergraduate Programs

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Job Description


The Social Media & Public Relations and Advertising programs are part of the Strategic Communications area in the School of Communication and Media. These majors explore the growth and pervasive use of social media which has significantly transformed how brands, organizations, entrepreneurs, and individuals tell their stories. Social media has compelled many brands to focus on creating impactful content, amplifying messages, fostering interactive engagement, identifying strategic audiences, and building relationships. Public relations and advertising approaches are both foundational to the strategic communication area.


The School of Communication and Media is looking to expand our faculty for the Social Media & Public Relations and Advertising majors. We are looking for adjunct faculty to teach a range of undergraduate level courses such as Fundamentals of Public Relations and Advertising, Multi Media Production for Strategic Communication, Brand Storytelling in Strategic Communication, Copywriting Across Media, Consumer Insights, Advertising Media Strategies, Public Relations Writing Across Media, Public Relations Investigation and Strategy, and Public Relations Cases.


  • Applicants must have a master’s or Ph.D. degree and evidence of rich industry

  • experience and successful university teaching experience.


Founded in 2012, the School of Communication and Media offers a range of dynamic programs in communication and media to a talented and diverse student population of over 1,700. Offering degrees in film and television, social media and public relations, advertising, journalism and digital media, sports communication, communication and media studies, animation and visual effects, and an MA in public and organizational relations, the School prepares the next generation of communication and media practitioners and leaders. The School houses award-winning student programs that include WMSC Radio, The Montclarion newspaper, Hawk Communications Agency, the Red Hawk Sports Network, Hawk+ OTT streaming platform, and News Lab, as well as the Center for Cooperative Media, which serves the public by working to grow and strengthen local journalism. Recent national School recognitions include an Edward R. Murrow Award, several Marconi Award nominations, and two College Television Awards from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


TO APPLY PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER AND CURRICULUM VITAE TO (please indicate in your letter specific courses you are qualified and interested in teaching):
Dr. Bond Benton at


Montclair State University
School of Communication and Media
Attn: Bond Benton
Morehead Hall
1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043


School of Communication and Media (Temporary)

Position Type

Hourly - Temporary

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