PROFESSOR of PRACTICE of STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION, College of Communication (9845/I0717)

Boston, Massachusetts
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) invites applications for a non-tenured Professor of Practice of Strategic Communication.

Candidates for this position will have the potential to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, including Consumer Insights, Advertising and Brand Strategy, Marketing Research Communication Strategy, Media Relations, Crisis Communication, Financial & Strategic Management for Communication Professionals, Research Methods, and advanced-level classes in one’s specialty area.

The College of Communication at Boston University is a national leader in instruction and research of advertising and public relations. Our program prepares students for successful careers in the diverse world of advertising. Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations; Journalism; and Film & Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,000 annually, including undergraduates, graduate, and PhDs. COM integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty is a blend of award-winning scholars and award-winning professionals.

Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.

Required Skills

Consideration for this position will be given to accomplished practitioners with international reputations in the industry, including those who have international reputations in strategic communication research. For professionals, a BA/BS in Communication or a related area is required, with significant professional experience in strategic communication in a senior leadership position. For professionals, an MA/MS is preferred. For candidates who are also scholars, a PhD in communication or a related field is preferred.


Applicants should submit a CV and a letter of interest, as well as the names and contact information for three references.

The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.