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Instructional Assistant Professor of Branding and Promotion

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Instructional Assistant Professor of Branding and Promotion
Department Journalism Instruction
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

This nine-month, instructional assistant professor position. It is not tenure-leading.

Job Responsibilities

This position requires teaching Meek School classes (approximately half-time) and leading branding and promotional efforts (approximately half-time). Teaching responsibilities will include classes on topics such as social media, public relations, branding, persuasion, sales and promotional writing. This person must be a team player and act as a mentor to students.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in integrated marketing communications, strategic communications, journalism or related field.
Experience in teaching at the university level or in training journalism and communications professionals.
Professional experience in journalism or integrated marketing communications.
A portfolio of creative work.

Special instructions to applicants
EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Will this position solicit online reference letters? No
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Job Open Date 09/28/2017
Published Salary $40,000/9 months
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (

Employee Category Faculty
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

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    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents