Position: Faculty position: Department of Advertising

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Website: Temple University

Faculty position in the Department of Advertising (non-tenure-track) focused on art direction
The Department of Advertising in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University seeks candidates for a full time non-tenure track faculty position in art direction for advertising. This position will start in January 2017. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the art direction track of the Advertising department, which may include Introduction to Digital Design Tools, Introduction to Art Direction: Visual Communication, Art Direction I: Concept & Layout, Art Direction II: Narrative & Multimedia, and Advertising Portfolio. The teaching load is four courses per semester. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong professional experience as an art director in advertising or related industries and will provide evidence of strong teaching of college-level courses across the advertising curriculum. An advanced degree is strongly preferred.
The Department of Advertising has more than 500 undergraduate students in one of five tracks: Copywriting, Art Direction, Research and Strategy, Account Management, and Media Planning. For more information about the department and curriculum, please visit
Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments include Journalism, Media Studies and Production, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J. and M.S. degrees. The university community at large includes nearly 38,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (highest research activity). For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.
Applicants should submit the following: a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, curriculum vitae, a list of courses you are qualified to teach, student evaluations of recent courses taught, and names and contact information for at least three references. For best consideration, apply by August 15. Review of applications will begin in August 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
To Apply:
NTT Search Committee
Department of Advertising
School of Media and Communication
Temple University
300 Annenberg Hall, 2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Dana Saewitz, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Instruction,
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