003972-2018 - Assistant or Associate Professor of Public         Relations/Advertising

Public Relations and/or Advertising, Assistant or Associate Professor

Brian Lamb School of Communication

Job Description


The Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in public relations and/or advertising at the assistant or associate level to start August 2019. The candidate for this position will have a Ph.D. in public relations, advertising, or a related field, and display the potential to develop a strong research agenda as a scholar-teacher to contribute to the school’s national reputation in communication. We seek a colleague who specializes in any area of public relations or advertising and will have the ability to teach a variety of public relations and advertising classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in her or his area of expertise, as well as courses that are part of the College of Liberal Arts’ Integrated Cornerstone first-year curriculum.


Screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.  A complete application includes: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests (max. 2 pages), evidence of teaching effectiveness (max. 2 pages), no more than two publications, and names and contact information for three references.  Send application materials electronically to Allison Loy at PRFac18@purdue.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to Dr. Brian Smith, Search Committee Chair, bgsmithphd@purdue.edu or 765-494-3321. 


Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities and events, and industries. 


Purdue University’s Brian Lamb School of Communication is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.




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