Adjunct Lecturer of Communication; Creating Organizational Identity

University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Adjunct Lecturer of Communication – Creating Organizational Identity

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Faculty Los Angeles, California

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-544 Creating Organizational Identity. In this course students learn vocabulary, concepts, and frameworks to evaluate and communicate competitive brands, position existing brands to compete more effectively, and how to develop new brands to capitalize on unfulfilled consumer needs. Topics include, branding communication principles, creativity and concept development, and the history of branding and advertising.

Candidates must have substantial industry experience in marketing communication. Teaching experience in marketing communication, strategic and organizational communication, other fields of applied communication is highly desired.

Applicants

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 shotlow@usc.edu. Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education: A Master’s in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Management or related fields.

Minimum Experience: 15 years of professional experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Education: A Master or Ph.D. in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Management 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 national or global agencies or Fortune-500 tier companies.

USC reserves the “Adjunct” 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 uschr@usc.edu.