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Posted on February 21, 2019

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The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations is looking for a Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Practice

Job Description

The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations seeks applicants for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice to teach in the world-renowned Texas Creative sequence beginning Fall 2019. Full-time Assistant Professors of Practice teach three courses each Spring and Fall semesters and are expected to contribute to the mission of one of the best advertising programs in the world - to continually seek ways to train and empower students, staff and faculty of all ethnicities, races, genders and identities to work collaboratively to produce world-changing ads, PR campaigns and research. We are foremost interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching and service.

This position is ideal for Creative Directors with an art direction/visual design background who have excelled in the creative industry, have a digital-first mindset, and are looking for a new challenge in one of the nation’s top cities. It offers the applicant a chance to shift focus back to creativity and conceptual problem solving while providing a much more attractive work/life balance than is typically found in industry careers. Candidates must shine at effectively mentoring young, talented, hungry creatives and possess the ability to foster strategic, conceptual, integrated campaigns in a classroom environment.

Qualifications

While previous teaching experience at the university level and a master’s degree or equivalent is preferred, a bachelor’s degree is required.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume or C.V., a link to a current portfolio of work, and three letters of reference via the Interfolio ByCommittee solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position has been filled. Proof of conferred degree and a background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Ryan Romero at: twoleftthumbstoo@gmail.com.

About Us 

As one of the nation’s leading advertising and public relations programs, the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations strives to retain the best student, staff and faculty talent — individuals who offer diversity in experience, background, culture and perspective. We continually seek ways to empower students, staff and faculty of all ethnicities, races, genders and identities to work collaboratively to produce world-changing ads, PR campaigns and research. Please see https://advertising.utexas.edu/about/diversity-commitment.

For more information see:

  • Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations: http://advertising.utexas.edu
  • Moody College of Communication: http://moody.utexas.edu

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The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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