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Tenure Track Marketing/Advertising Faculty

Marketing/Advertising Tenure Track (Rank Open)

Point Park University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in marketing and advertising, to begin the Fall of 2014.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses for the university’s School of Communication and the School of Business Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management program, concentrating on emerging and social media applications to advertising and marketing plus courses in advertising copywriting, sales, branding and strategic planning. Also, courses may include advertising/public relations theory and writing.  The successful candidate must be qualified to chair graduate thesis committees and supervise independent studies as well as perform other faculty responsibilities such as research, student advising, and service. Rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience.


A terminal degree in a communication field, demonstrated familiarity with journalism and new media platforms, and university teaching experience are required; substantial professional media experience is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and transcripts of all university work, and a list of the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of four professional references.  Mail application materials to Dr.Steven Hallock, Director, School ofCommunication, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or shallock@pointpark.edu.  Timely electronic copies are encouraged.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About the University:

Point Park University is located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh.  Faculty and students benefit from a broad, storied, and dynamic professional media environment.  The University’s School of Communication provides 600 students with a versatile, sustainable, professional communication education through sound academic coursework and significant, multiplatform, experiential learning opportunities.  The School’s curriculum represents a broad set of specialties: journalism, public relations & advertising, and visual and interactive communication. The Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management program in the School of Business is a unique entertainment business major that focuses on the business commonalities of sports management, arts management and entertainment management.  It is taught in Point Park's signature small class format by experienced faculty who currently work in the sports, arts and entertainment fields. The curriculum builds a strong foundation in business basics that includes principles of management, accounting, human resources and corporate finance.  In addition students are immersed in the sports, arts and entertainment specific industries with courses in promotion, venue management, event management, live entertainment, arts management and many more.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer