Open Rank Professor in Advertising Creative

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an open rank position (full, associate, or assistant professor level) in creative to begin August 2017. The successful candidate would be expected to have an active leadership role in our award-winning creative program in advertising. The individual will bring considerable management and/or teaching experience and is expected to teach two courses per semester, make a substantial contribution to the program's future development and growth, and build and maintain relationships with creatives in the advertising industry.

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) offers a BS in Strategic Communication, a MA and a PhD in Strategic Communication. For more information, see the entry for Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at

CU Boulder is a research university with approximately 25,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains yet only 27 miles from Denver, Boulder is often named one of the most desirable places in America to live


For consideration at full and associate ranks, applicants should be currently tenured at a similar rank at a peer institution. For considerations at the tenure-track, assistant professor rank, candidates should have a terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in advertising, mass communication or a related field, and demonstrate the following: 1a) a body of scholarship in advertising, advertising creative or a related area; and 1b) extensive professional experience including a management role; or 2a) a body of high-quality creative work in advertising; and 2b) extensive professional experience including a management role.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin November 28 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically through the CU Careers website for consideration. If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:The applicant will submit a curriculum vita, cover letter that makes a case for why the candidate is a good fit for the position, and contact information (email address and phone) for three references.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 11053 - Advertising, PR & Media Design

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 31, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Erin Schauster

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726485


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