Assistant Professor - Advertising

SUNY Cortland
Cortland, New York, United States
16 days ago


Assistant Professor - Advertising

Communication and Media Studies Department

SUNY Cortland

POSITION: Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor


The Communication and Media Studies Department at the State University of New York College at Cortland invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication for Fall 2022.  We seek an outstanding educator with research and teaching interests in the practice of advertising.

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure-track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

THE DEPARTMENT: SUNY Cortland’s Communication and Media Studies Department provides undergraduate programs in Communication Studies, New Communication Media, Media Production, and Cinema Studies.  Our faculty are a diverse group of life-long learners and curious global citizens committed to creating a respectful and inclusive education and workplace environment. As a faculty, we seek to nurture and inspire the next generation of culturally competent media artists and communicators. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. in Communication or a related field is required by time of appointment; as well as, demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education; evidence of ability to provide excellence in teaching in support of an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment; and commitment to treating others at all levels of the organization with fairness and respect. 

Preference may be given for meaningful professional experience in advertising or a closely related field; experience in the practice of social media advertising; expertise in advertising and culture/inclusive advertising; demonstrable commitment to educating students to become engaged global citizens with a strong social conscience and commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice; prior successful teaching and mentoring undergraduate students of all skill and ability levels, academic backgrounds, social and cultural identities with diverse lived experiences; and/or experience working with people at different levels of an organization to perform service activities in support of campus or community initiatives.

THE COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY: SUNY Cortland, a comprehensive college known for superb programs designed to support a commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice is one of 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. The State University of New York is a quality public university that combines world-renowned faculty, dedicated staff, and a truly diverse body of talented students to pursue its mission in every corner of the state: “to learn, to search, to serve.”

The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.

APPLICATION: For more information and to apply: Review of application materials will begin immediately, and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Direct questions by email to Paul van der Veur, Ph.D.,

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59207381
  • Location:
    Cortland, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor - Advertising
  • Company Name: SUNY Cortland
  • Industry: Advertising
  • Job Function: Assistant Professor
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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