Executive-in-Residence: Advertising

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SMU Temerlin Advertising Institute


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December 4, 2017


Executive-in-Residence: Advertising
Position Number 00053287

The Temerlin Advertising Institute (TAI) at SMU is seeking to fill a faculty position as an Executive-in-Residence.

Come join a highly productive faculty in building and delivering undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs. Based in Dallas, Texas, the Temerlin Advertising Institute inspires the creation of ideas to solve business problems. Operating with a growing $10 million endowment, the Institute is the hub for professional development in the 4th largest media market in the U.S.

The TAI faculty is seeking to understand a broad range of issues related to responsibility such as: agency accountability, positive messaging strategies, sustainability, cause-related marketing, ethical issues, regulation, societal education, metrics, and globalization, among others. We are seeking an experienced professional with expertise in media (traditional, interactive, social, etc.), consumer engagement, management, planning or social responsibility.

SMU offers generous benefits, summer teaching support, and provides for numerous professional development opportunities. The Institute services approximately 150 undergraduate and 40 graduate students.

Dallas is the headquarters for major advertising agencies, national and global corporations and large U.S. media corporations. TAI enjoys an excellent relationship with these companies, affording students and faculty direct communication with industry contacts. Travel is easy from DFW to most parts of the country and many parts of the world.

SMU: SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. More information about SMU is available at Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival-inspired architecture is situated in Dallas, a culturally rich arts and global business center (see

DUTIES: Teaching introductory, advanced, and graduate courses related to digital advertising; serving as faculty advisor to our National Student Advertising Campaigns team. Assigned courses may include: Digital Media Landscapes, undergraduate and graduate Advertising Campaigns; Strategic Brand Management; and Professional Seminars.

QUALIFICATIONS: An advanced degree in advertising, marketing, or related fields, and a significant career in a top, national market; currency with the professional specialization and fluency in digital practice; ability to work closely with the professional community to provide students both theoretical and practical exposure to advertising. Experience with teaching or training preferred. SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. STARTING DATE: August 2018.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS: The committee will begin its review of applications February 1, 2018. The committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Applicants will be notified of employment decision after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. Submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita (expanded resume), and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references using Interfolio at the following link:

Dr. Carrie La Ferle, Chair of Search Committee
Temerlin Advertising Institute

SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,

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