The Department of Advertising + Public Relations (AD+PR) at Michigan State University seeks a faculty member with an outstanding background in the creative (art/copy) side of advertising.
The ideal candidate is an advertising practitioner with 10 years of experience and a record of outstanding success such as creative director or advertising art director with proven national and international experience. The candidate shall be skilled in art direction, copy writing and design, and have a deep knowledge of consumer behavior, corporate identity and branding, as well as the process of creation in a commercial context. The Department has a history of students winning awards for creative work, and we expect this trend to continue. This position is intended to further strengthen our creative credentials, and help create award-winning students.
AD+PR is home to internationally recognized scholars and practitioners, with a reputation of being a leader in advertising and public relations research and teaching. Alumni and faculty have achieved positions of prominence in industry, government, and academia. It is part of both the country’s first college of communication, and has a long history of being a leader in this field, consistently ranking among the top three advertising programs in the USA.
Qualified candidates will have ten years of experience as a Director, Art Director, or related position in advertising and promotion. Must have ten years of experience in creative advertising.
Required Application Materials
Examples of creative work
The names of three references who may be contacted by the search committee.
Applicants should submit electronically the following:
1. cover letter summarizing qualifications for the posting,
2. a curriculum vitae,
3. examples of creative work, and
4. the names of three references who may be contacted by the search committee.
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