Professor of the Practice of Advertising, Account Management

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
08 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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, with a focus on account management and advertising strategy. 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 network ties in the advertising industry. This is a position for an industry leader of international 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 three departments: Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations; Journalism; and Film & Television. COM’s student population exceeds 2,200 annually, including undergraduates, graduate, and PhDs. The College integrates a strong liberal arts core with a heavy focus on preparing students for careers as communication professionals. The faculty is a blend of award-winning scholars and award-winning 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 Skills

A successful candidate will have a BA/BS in Communication, business or a related area, with significant professional experience in the advertising industry in a senior position in account management. An MS/MA or MBA is preferred. Also preferred are candidates with the ability to teach marketing in both the traditional and new media/digital areas.


We request a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest, as well as the names, professional titles, and email addresses of three references.

The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications may be sent by mail or, preferably, by email (as a PDF document) to:

Sara Amell


Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations

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