Associate Professor of the Practice of Advertising, College of Communication

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Associate Professor of the Practice of Advertising, College of Communication

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The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations in Boston University’s College of Communication seeks to fill a full-time Associate Professor of the Practice, Advertising faculty position beginning with the 2021-22 academic year. BU offers degrees in advertising at the graduate (Master of Science in Advertising) and undergraduate (Bachelor of Science in Advertising) levels.

For this Associate Professor of the Practice, Advertising position we seek a mid-career advertising manager who has had a profound impact on the growth and development of the advertising industry. We are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive.

The successful candidate will teach introduction to advertising courses for bachelor’s degree and master’s degree students. Additional teaching assignments are possible depending upon a candidate’s qualifications and interests.

BU offers a fully developed advertising curriculum with these courses: Media Strategies, Consumer Insight & Account Planning, Fundamentals of Creative Development, Advertising Management, Portfolio Development, Copywriting, Creative Video Development, Interactive Marketing Strategy, Brand Experience Marketing, Digital Communication, Design Strategy, AdLab, Principles and Practices of Advertising as well as Research, Measurement and Evaluation. This person selected for this position also will assist other BU advertising faculty members as they enhance the good name of BU through advising students and via service to professional societies such as AAF, 4A’s, ANA, AMA, DMA, etc.

Boston University is committed to fostering a diverse university community within a supportive and respectful environment. From its earliest days, Boston University has opened its doors to women and people from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups. We believe that the diversity of our faculty, students, and staff is essential to our success as a leading research university and is an integral component of institutional excellence.


Those interested should send a letter of application and a complete C.V. to [email protected].

Review of applications will begin January 14, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications should specifically mention the “Associate Professor of the Practice, Advertising” position.

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.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 10/25/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time