3/4 time Professor of Advertising-Creative

Rowan University


The Department of Public Relations/Advertising at Rowan University invites applications for a one-year ¾-time faculty member with a focus on advertising creative courses to begin in Fall 2019.


We seek candidates with a strong academic and/or professional background in advertising creative, demonstrated experience with online media and digital platforms, and a record of successful teaching.


Teaching responsibilities could include undergraduate courses in ad copywriting, integrated marketing comm., advertising strategies and introduction to advertising.


In addition, the candidate will be expected to contribute to the department and university through service, including participation on committees, curriculum development, and campus events.


Master’s degree in public relations/advertising or strategic communication preferred. Experience in teaching and curriculum development at a college or university preferred.


Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.


Start Date: Sept. 1, 2019


Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019


Applications should be submitted as a single pdf file containing (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae specifically showing teaching and journalistic experience, (3) contact information for at least three references (name, phone number, and email address), and (4) unofficial transcripts for the initial application process.


For more information please contact department chair Suzanne FitzGerald (sparks@rowan.edu) and see the department’s official webpage at https://ccca.rowan.edu/departments/publicRelationsAdvertising/index.html


Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.


All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.