Assistant Professor - Media and Communication Arts

Assistant Professor - Media and Communication Arts Job ID: 19542 Location: City College of New York Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular              The Department of Media and Communications Arts seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach in its competitive second tier admission undergraduate Advertising/PR program leading to a BA in Communications. The successful candidate will serve as a lead Advertising faculty to teach and oversee curriculum development in advertising related courses including (not excluded to):  Introduction to Advertising, Advertising Management, Advertising Planning, Advertising Copywriting, Market Research, Media Planning, Senior Ad/PR Workshop. The successful candidate will oversee administrative duties, participate in student recruitment and admissions, and be a liaison with industry for research partnerships, funding, professional development and workshop· partnerships. They will conduct research/scholarship or create a professional portfolio; write and update curriculum; provide academic and professional advisement to students; network with industry professionals/integrated communications academic programs; recruit adjuncts; and serve on departmental, division, and college-wide committees. The successful candidate, who reports to the Ad/PR program director, may also collaborate with faculty/students in the department's graduate MPS in Branding+ Integrated Communications (BIC) program.      QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree related to the advertising/marketing field, such as MPS or MBA, required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution Preferred Qualifications A minimum of 10 years of professional advertising agency, corporate, marketing or related experience. Successful industry track record with emphasis on advertising management, strategic planning and creative executions. Presentation experience and a working knowledge of digital advertising applications/analytics/measurement. Active membership in related industry associations. College teaching experience. Management and leadership skills as this post will likely expand to include Advertising/PR Program Director responsibilities.      COMPENSATION CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.      HOW TO APPLY If you are viewing this job posting in CUNYfirst, please click on "Apply Now'' on the bottom of this page and follow the instructions. If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as follows: - Go to and click on "Employment" - Click "Search job listings" - Click on "More options to search for CUNY jobs" - Search by Job Opening ID number 19542 - Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website: (1) Cover Letter  (2) Curriculum Vitae      CLOSING DATE The position is open until December 10, 2018 with review of applications to begin on November 12.      JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Faculty      EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.