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(23-24 AY) Full-Time Faculty: Strategic Communication

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty

 

Overview:

The Department of Strategic Communication in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University is seeking a tenure-track open-rank faculty member in the Advertising and Integrated Communications program. Advertising and Integrated Communications is a growing degree program integrating the skills and knowledge of advertising, design, and content creation. The department seeks a colleague to teach courses in social media strategy and analytics as well as advertising and content creation. The position starts August 2023.

About the School:

We balance hands-on skills training with instruction in the liberal arts to prepare students for exciting and rewarding careers in advertising and integrated communications; communications/media studies; film, television and media arts; graphic and interactive design; journalism; and public relations. Our faculty includes award-winning professionals and internationally recognized scholars with extensive experience in their fields. We maintain a portfolio of more than 5,000 local, regional, national and international employers to connect with, and our student media organizations provide multiple opportunities for real-world learning experiences.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,800 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in more than 140 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Computing and Engineering, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in The Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. Please visit qu.edu for more information. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the university's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st-century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities, and fostering lifelong connections and success. The university believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The university's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to effectively teach in the areas of Advertising and Integrated Communications at the undergraduate and master’s level
  • Able to teach creative and experiential courses such as Strategies for Social Media, Social and Mobile Media, Media Systems and Planning, Social Media Analytics, Branding Strategies and Integrated Advertising Campaigns
  • Perform service for the school and university, as well as advise undergraduate majors
  • Conduct research and/or partake in substantive creative/professional work as outlined in the faculty handbook

Education Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in Communications, or a related field is strongly preferred

    • Advanced ABDs who have a confirmed defense date prior to August 15, 2023 will be considered

Qualifications:

  • Evidence of dynamic teaching, relevant scholarly activity, and a commitment to student success
  • Previous teaching and significant professional experience in advertising are preferred

  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated commitment and the ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community, the department, and the School of Communications

  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

TO APPLY:

Applications should be submitted electronically and include a CV, letter of interest, description of teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations, as well as the names of three references.

Consideration of candidates will begin Nov. 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit https://www.qu.edu/health-wellness-and-safety/covid-19-resources/

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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