Assistant Professor of Advertising, Tenure Track

Faculty Boston, Massachusetts


The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Social Media (ADPR) at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Advertising at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021. 

Faculty responsibilities for this position include a total teaching load of five courses per academic year (typically three undergraduate and two graduate courses), advising and mentoring students, maintaining a productive research and publication trajectory, and actively participating in the life of the department, college, and university through participation in shared governance and other service activities.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Advertising, Marketing Communication, or related field (in hand by July 1, 2021). Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated college/university teaching excellence and professional experience in Advertising. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to teach courses such as Advertising I, Ad Copy, Media Planning, Ad Campaigns, Online Advertising, Account Planning and Research, and Agency Management, as well as courses to support the University’s first-year general education curriculum, as needed.

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website with a complete submission including the following components: cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, research writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, sampling of course syllabi and recent student evaluations (if available), and contact information for three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of December 1, 2020.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment.

Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment.  We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service and/or experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To learn more about Suffolk, visit our website at