Visiting Endowed Faculty Position in Advertising / Integrated Marketing Communications

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks an energetic, innovative faculty member for the Harrison Omnicom Visiting Professor in Advertising or Integrated Marketing Communications with a start date of January or August 2020.

The College of Media prides itself on its innovative, experiential curricula. Ideal candidates should have extensive national-level professional experience and a passion for collaborative engagement. Primary teaching assignments will include Advertising Campaigns and advising the student-run Martin Hall Agency.


Candidates should have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. Significant and recent high-level national experience may be substituted for an advanced degree. College teaching experience is a plus.

Candidates with an advanced degree must have at least 5 years of national and/or international experience. Candidates without advanced academic credentials should have at least 15 years of relevant advertising and/or integrated marketing experience. Expertise should include some or all of the following:

-       Creative agency experience

-       Agency account planning

-       Media planning, including digital media and programmatic buying

-       National level campaign planning & management

The college values intellectual diversity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and colleagues.


This is a 9-month visiting professor position at the assistant/associate professor level and is renewable for up to three years. 


Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, and list of three references to  Review of application materials will begin September 30, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Located in Morgantown, WV, about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, West Virginia University is home to some 30,000 students. The WVU Reed College of Media is an ACEJMC-accredited program with more than 1,200 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The College supports experiential student learning and community outreach and houses and supports a collaborative Public Interest Communication (PIC) Research Lab as part of its new Media Innovation Center.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; applicants of diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Lee at; 304-293-6053.