Assistant Professor of Journalism

The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position of assistant professor of advertising, beginning the fall semester of 2020. We are looking for an innovative colleague who embraces cutting-edge technologies and who can help lead our School in preparing our students for the rapidly changing media landscape.

Professional experience in advertising and/or brand communication is required. A portfolio of work is expected. Evidence of teaching effectiveness in an active, community-engaged classroom, is preferred. Master’s degree is preferred and required for a tenure-track position, but we are open to hiring an experienced professional with a bachelor’s degree for a consecutive-term appointment, on condition of completion of a master’s degree within three years Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated ability to train and mentor strategic multimedia planners and storytellers, in both legacy and digital media landscapes. The willingness to work with colleagues across disciplines and in the community is essential. The ability to lead students in researching, planning, conceiving, creating, delivering and promoting rich, integrated multimedia campaigns, for real-world clients across all types of media outlets, is also essential.

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Dorothy Pisarski
Drake University
2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, 50311