The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for the position of full professor or associate professor (advanced), to begin January 2019 or July 2019. We seek an established scholar in communication, marketing or related areas who studies and teaches advertising and/or public relations. This individual should have qualifications suitable for appointment with tenure at a research one (R1) university. A Ph.D. or equivalent and extensive experience in the academy are required, as well as a commitment and ability to actively mentor faculty as they prepare for promotion. Strongly preferred is a scholar who possesses the dedication, vision, and leadership to help guide the department’s research mission alongside our quantitative and qualitative and creative tenure-track and tenured faculty.
The successful candidate will have a strong research and teaching profile and the experience and interests to complement departmental offerings and strengths. ADV-PR is a dynamic department of approximately 800 undergraduate students, with undergraduate majors in Advertising and in Public Relations. The department also offers a Master of Arts degree in Strategic Advertising and Marketing, which is provided in partnership with the Fox School of Business at Temple. In addition, the scholar hired in this position will have the opportunity to join the faculty of our Media and Communication doctoral program, which is shared across the four departments within the college: Advertising and Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Communication and Social Influence.
The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication is one of the largest comprehensive colleges of communication in the nation, enrolling nearly 3,000 undergraduate students and more than 100 graduate students. The university community includes nearly 40,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple University is a diverse, Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia, the country’s fourth largest media market. For more information about the department, college, and university, please visit http://Klein.temple.edu. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.
Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research and teaching interests; (4) a sample of recent scholarly work, such as a journal article or book chapter; and (5) the names and contact information of at least three references. For best consideration please apply by September 1, 2018. However, we may continue to review applications until the ideal candidate is found. Electronic submissions are welcome and encouraged. Please submit materials at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to
Dr. Jessica Castonguay
Search Committee Chair
Department of Advertising & Public Relations
300 Annenberg Hall
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122