Advertising: Creative, Marketing: Communications, Public Relations: Media Relations
Colorado State University seeks an entry-level, tenure track assistant professor in strategic communication and advertising. The successful candidate will carry a 2/2 teaching load, including undergraduate skills and conceptual courses in advertising appropriate to the candidate’s background, and relevant theory courses at the graduate level. Additionally, the successful candidate will advise M.S. and PhD students, carry out research related to strategic communication and advertising, and engage in outreach and service activities.
Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. or advanced ABD status by August 2020, a contemporary research program in strategic communication and advertising, professional communication experience complementing the department’s converged curriculum, demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, and ability to teach graduate courses and advise M.S. and Ph.D. students.
Application materials include a letter of application along with a curriculum vita, a statement of research focus, sample publications or conference papers demonstrating scholarly engagement, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a diversity statement, and a list of three references.
Colorado State is Colorado’s land-grant institution situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, one hour north of Denver. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 21.
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CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
About Colorado State University
The University: More than 33,000 students, including nearly 4,000 graduate students, attend Colorado State University, which is recognized as one of the West’s premier research institutions. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Colorado State as a doctoral-granting institution with dominance in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Colorado State’s undergraduate program is balanced between the arts and sciences and professional programs, with a high graduate coexistence. Colorado State’s undergraduate entrance requirements are well above the norm for state universities nationwide, while admission into the department is restricted and competitive.
The City: Fort Collins, a progressive city of roughly 165,000 people, sits at the foothills of Colorado’s Front Range on the scenic Cache La Poudre River and only about 40 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park. The climate year-round is comparatively mild and sunny. Denver, the economic and cultural center of the Rocky Mountain West, is an hour’s drive south. The public schools and cultural and recreational opportunities are excellent. The area is noted for clean and diversified industry, including Hewlett-Packar...d, IBM, AMD, Intel, OtterBox, Teledyne-Waterpik, Avago, Woodward, Anheuser-Busch, and New Belgium Brewing. Both the city and the university are committed to remaining at the heart of technologically advanced development in Colorado and the West.
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.