Position Number Job Code / Title: 9754 | Teaching Specialist/Lecturer | Advertising Department Name: School of Journalism and Mass Communication Job Posting Title: Teaching Specialist/Lecturer | Advertising Start Date: Fall Semester 2019 (08/26/2019).
The Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota seeks an outstanding instructor with expertise in strategic communication and/or a practicing professional in the field of advertising. The School is especially interested in reviewing applications from individuals willing and able to teach three courses each term in the following areas: creative advertising, digital strategy, and/or campaigns. This position will be responsible for teaching six semester courses per academic year (3/3 distribution) in these areas.
This is a 100%-time, annually renewable position over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May). This position begins Fall semester 2019 (08/26/2019). This is an academic professional position at the rank of teaching specialist or lecturer, consistent with University policy and depending on qualifications. Salary is competitive.
Lecturers and teaching specialists in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication provide classroom teaching that supplement faculty offerings and expertise. Lecturers and teaching specialists develop and teach courses; advise students with regard to academic concerns and school-related organizations; provide service-related teaching duties; participate in the decisions relating to the policies, courses and programs in which there is involvement; contribute appropriate service to the school, college, and University; continue personal growth within the profession; and keep current with the field and broaden knowledge and expertise.
This position is subject to the Administrative Policy: Appointments of Academic Professional and Administrative Employees; the Administrative Policy: Academic Appointments with Teaching Functions, and the College of Liberal Arts Collegiate Plan for Implementation of Administrative Policy on Academic Appointments and additional policies and procedures.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019
Required Qualifications: B.A. in strategic communication, journalism, or closely related field with an emphasis in advertising is required for appointment as a teaching specialist. Ph.D. or terminal degree (M.F.A., Professional M.A.) with an emphasis in advertising is required for appointment as a lecturer. Demonstrated successful undergraduate teaching in advertising and/or demonstrated successful professional work experience in corporate communications, advertising, or similar professional work experience in advertising is required.
Preferred Qualifications: 2 years of time successful undergraduate teaching in advertising; and/or a minimum of (4) years of full-time successful professional experience in advertising or similar professional work experience is preferred.
Internal Number: 327053
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