Visiting Professor

Job description

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a visiting professor of practice position in the area of strategic communication and design to begin August 2018. This is a one-year non-renewable position.

The ideal candidate will be a nationally or internationally recognized advertising, PR or design professional or an academic with strong connections to industry. Preference will be given to candidates who have some teaching experience at college level and those who can connect us to potential donors, advisory board members, and other key people in the area of strategic communication. The visiting professor will teach three courses per semester and might be called on to serve on some departmental or college-level committees. Ability to teach across the undergraduate curriculum is a plus.

The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) offers a BS in Strategic Communication, an 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 about 25,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains yet only 27 miles from Denver with its highly diverse population and lively media scene, Boulder is often named one of the most desirable places in America to live.


A bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years professional experience are required. A master's or advanced degree in advertising or a related field and some teaching experience at college level are highly desirable.

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 [email protected].

Special Instructions to Applicants:This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by July 1, 2018.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at [email protected]. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at

1. A current resume/CV.
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
3. A link to your portfolio.
4. 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: Apr 6, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Harsha Gangadharbatla

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00744772





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Posted: 4/7/2018
Application Due: 6/6/2018
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