Marquette is an urban Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to principles of excellence, leadership, faith, and service, and lives out these principles as a dedicated and involved member of the Milwaukee community. The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication includes departments of Communication Studies, Digital Media and Performing Arts, Journalism and Media Studies, and Strategic Communication; and faculty are provided robust funding to support research and teaching. The faculty is dedicated to bringing strategic communication to life by combining an innovative curricular structure with engaging teaching, robust research and strong industry integration.
The Department of Strategic Communication in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor beginning August 15, 2018 with a teaching and research concentration in Multicultural Branding, with secondary interests in health communication and/or data analytics. The position is part of a cohort hire, which will contribute to a new cross-disciplinary Race and Ethnic Studies program. The candidate, once tenured, would be are encouraged to aspire to leadership within the department and the college. Further, program development, advising students and leadership within the new Race and Ethnic Studies program will be encouraged. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is interested in making a positive difference in the world of branding and the lives of the students she or he touches.
The candidate should hold a Ph.D. advertising, strategic communication, branding, mass communication, race and ethnic studies, or a field related to one of the secondary areas of interest noted above and should be prepared to teach in these areas. She or he should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and high-quality research. Professional experience is a valued asset.
The ideal candidate should be able to teach classes and conduct research in Multicultural Branding and one potentially of the secondary interest areas. Teaching responsibilities will include, Multicultural Branding and courses within one of the secondary interest areas and may also include introductory courses in Advertising or Public Relations.