Associate Professor-Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 699299
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Communication Arts Sciences
Department: Communication Arts And Sciences Dean 10010158
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising, Non-Union
Position Summary

The Strategic Communication M.A. Program at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for an adjunct online faculty position. This is a part-time position. Primary responsibilities will be teaching online in the Strategic Communication M.A. Program. Course listing and descriptions are available at:

Responsibilities will include some combination of the following: teaching a course or courses in marketing, leadership, advertising, PR, digital media, media analytics, ethics, and research that students can apply in careers. The StratCom M.A. program is an applied Masters Degree Program. The students are already working professionals desiring to pivot or advance in their career with applied skill training.

The program is 100% online. Candidates who possess experience and proficiency in online teaching is preferred.

Position is planned to recur every Summer Semester

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

PhD required. Professional experience in advertising, PR, executive leadership, media analytics, journalism and mass communication or related area; commitment to working as part of a team; and excellent communication and leadership skills. Teaching experience is required.

Desired Qualifications

Online teaching experience is preferred.

Required Application Materials

Resume/CV, cover letter

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should apply via the MSU job application website at Applications will be reviewed as needed.

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Advertised: Apr 7, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 7, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/7/2023
Work Type: Full Time