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Communications: Job Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

Job Title
Assistant Professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications

Communications and Journalism, School of Communications

St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO

Starting Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 (begins August 2018)

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Advertising and Marketing Communications, in our Department of Communications and Journalism. We are seeking candidates with a broad, integrated perspective on advertising and marketing, able to contribute across the areas of our BA and MA programs; fully in touch with current trends and issues; excited by the possibilities of new technologies, audience engagement, and branding; with a strong base in research skills. International experience and interests are a plus. Also desirable are secondary interests in any of the other areas of our Advertising and Marketing Communications curriculum, including visual design, copy writing, campaign strategies, digital strategies, account services, and client management.
A master's degree, professional experience, teaching experience, and evidence of potential for academic career success are required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students in Advertising and Marketing Communications and related areas; provide faculty service; and engage in professional development; including scholarship and creative activity. We are seeking a colleague whose experience and expertise complements that of our existing faculty, who brings new perspectives to discussions of curriculum revision and strategic planning for the department. For more information see

Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the Department and School, (2) a curriculum vitae and, (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates may submit electronic application and required documents online at For more information, please contact search committee chair Scott Jensen at

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master's degrees are available in six diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Ghana, and Athens, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


For the latest information about all employment opportunities at Webster University, including graduate assistantships in other areas of the University, please check with Human Resources.

Updated 4/17/2018