Professor of the Practice of Advertising, Account Management

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
06 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9652/I0616

Job Description

Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) invites applications for a non-tenured Professor of the Practice of Advertising, Account Management. This position serves our outstanding program in advertising, focusing on student interest in account management and advertising strategy. A successful candidate will have an MS/MA in Communication, a related area, or an MBA, with significant professional experience in the advertising industry in a senior position in account management. Candidates with the ability to teach advertising in both traditional and new media settings are desired. Duties will include teaching courses in account management, advertising and brand strategy, and in other areas of COM’s curriculum as suited to the candidate’s profile. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor both undergraduate and graduate students and to establish and maintain networks with the advertising industry. This is a position for an industry leader of national repute, with the ability and drive to help today’s students be successful in a changing industry.

Established in 1947, the College of Communication (COM) at Boston University is a large college with a department specializing in Journalism, as well as a department of Film & Television and a department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations. COM’s student population exceeds 2,000 annually, including undergraduates, graduate and PhD’s. The College integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. Our faculty is a blend of traditional academicians and widely experienced professionals.

Located in the “hub of education” and a major media market, Boston University’s College of Communication offers prospective faculty members a wealth of opportunities for collaborative efforts in academic and professional spheres.

Required Experience


We request a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest as well as the names of three references.

Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email as a PDF document by November 1, 2016 to:

Maureen A. Mahoney

Senior Assistant Dean

College of Communication

Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular