Instructor in Advertising & Brand Strategy

Texas Tech University

United States

December 23, 2021

Description

Lubbock

Instructor in Advertising & Brand Strategy

26505BR

CoMC Dept of Adv

Position Description

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 skills.

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.

Major/Essential Functions

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.

Organization

Texas Tech University

Required Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

A completed Master's degree (MA/MFA) or Ph.D. at the time of appointment.

Occasional Duties

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following to your application: Cover Letter CV Professional References Teaching Philosophy

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Teaching Philosophy

Job Type

Part Time

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Statement

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.

Travel Required

None

Shift

Other

Schedule Details

Schedule dependent upon teaching assignment

Grant Funded?

No

Job Group

Instructors

EEO Statement

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.

Salary Grade

800

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