Instructor in Advertising & Brand Strategy
CoMC Dept of Adv
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and
service, some variation by academic unit.
About the Department and/or College
The College of Media & Communication (https:// www. depts.ttu.edu/comc/) at
Texas Tech University offers bachelor's degrees in Advertising, Communication
Studies, Journalism, Creative Media Industries, Public Relations, and Media
Strategies. It offers master's degrees in Mass Communication, Communication
Studies, and Strategic Communication (online), and a Ph.D. in Media and
Communication. The college has more than 2,000 undergraduate majors, about 270
MA students in three programs, and 40 Ph.D. students. Recent graduates of the
doctoral program have begun their careers at universities in the Big 10, Big
12, ACC, and SEC, as well as applied research positions with media companies
such as the MediaScience Research Lab. As of 2019 CoMC is rated 39th in the
world for communication research by the Shanghai Academic Index.
CoMC is home to the Center for Communication Research (CCR)
(https: // www. depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/ccr/), one of the world's premier,
state-of-the art research facilities in media and communication research. It
features labs useful for audience testing, content analysis, surveys, eye-
tracking, focus group, and psychophysiology. These research facilities provide
a great environment for further advancing an exciting and productive research
agenda. The college also hosts the Outpost Social Media Lab, a major center
for the study of new and emerging media
(https: // www. depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/outpost), and the Thomas Jay Harris
Institute for Hispanic and International Communication, a center of teaching,
research, and community outreach in Hispanic and International Communication
(https: // www. depts.ttu.edu/comc/research/hihic). Additionally, the CoMC and
TTU recently launched the Communication Training Center
(https:// www. depts.ttu.edu/ctc/), a facility focused on training university
faculty and graduate students how to enhance oral and visual communication
Texas Tech University is a public research university with an enrollment of
over 35,000. It offers over 100 undergraduate majors and more than 100 masters
and 50 doctoral degree programs. Texas Tech is the largest comprehensive
higher education institution in the western two-thirds of Texas and is the
state's only campus with an adjoining research university, law school, and
medical school. Texas Tech students come from almost every county in Texas,
all 50 states and more than 100 different countries. Texas Tech University was
recently designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), and Texas Tech's
current Quality Enhancement Plan is "Bear Our Banners Far and Wide:
Communication in a Global Society" (www. depts.ttu.edu/globalcommunications).
Texas Tech University is recognized as a Carnegie Tier 1 Research University
and is a member of the Big 12 Athletic Conference. The university is located
in Lubbock, Texas, a vibrant city of over 250,000.
The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University, Department of
Advertising is seeking a part-time, non-tenure-track, Instructor to assist
with the teaching mission of the college.
Part-Time Instructors may teach online, terrestrial, or hybrid courses and are
required to teach 4 organized courses per academic year.
Texas Tech University
Candidates must have completed a master's degree in Media & Communication or a
related field of study by the date of the appointment. Candidates should
demonstrate evidence of or potential for teaching excellence and have
demonstrated an ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations.
Successful candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. This
position will be classified as Security Sensitive and requires a criminal
background check if selected for employment.
A completed Master's degree (MA/MFA) or Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach the following to your application:
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Teaching
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual
selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the
institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the
institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
Schedule dependent upon teaching assignment
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech
University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty
committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively
encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their
research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes
applications from minoritized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons
with disabilities, and dual-career couples.