Adjunct Lecturer of Communication â Communication Strategies for Innovators and Entrepreneurs
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20114351
The Master of Communication Management (MCM) program in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California seeks a qualified Adjunct Lecturer to supplement instruction offered by our full-time faculty, specifically to teach CMGT-516 Communication Strategies for Innovators and Entrepreneurs.Â In this course, students will assume the role of both entrepreneurial clients and marketing communication consultants, mastering both theoretical approaches and practical skills. Topics include ideation, articulating the mission and vision, using communication to differentiate from competitors, marketing communication mix, and pitching. Â
Candidates must have substantial industry experience in marketing and/or entrepreneurial communication. Teaching experience in marketing communication, strategic and organizational communication, other fields of applied communication is highly desired.
In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the USC Careers Services website. Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three recommendations. The cover letter should be addressed to School of Communication Faculty Search Committee, attention Billie Shotlow, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281. Applicants may direct questions to Billie Shotlow at firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.
Minimum Education: A Masterâs in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Management, Entrepreneurship or related fields.
Minimum Experience: 15 years of professional experience Â
Preferred Education: A Master or Ph.D. in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Management, Entrepreneurship or related fields.
Preferred Experience: Teaching experience in marketing communication, strategic and organizational communication, other fields of applied communication. Demonstrated ability to coach and help students achieve their academic and professional goals. Work experience in related positions at start-up companies.
USC reserves the âAdjunctâ appointment for faculty teaching less than full-time at USC, who are employed full-time in a primary profession or career elsewhere. Adjunct faculty typically teach only one course per year, but in exceptional cases, may teach one course per semester, if approved by the dean.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of under presented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting email@example.com.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.