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The Department of Advertising at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time (nine or twelve month), non-tenure track lecturer appointment. This position is suited for an industry professional who is interested in academic teaching. Although teaching experience is not a requirement for application, previous teaching at the university level is a plus. Experience mentoring and providing professional guidance will also be considered. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach courses in Strategy and Multicultural Advertising as well as courses related to emerging topics in advertising such as branding and brand strategy, data science/analytics, social media management, shopper marketing, experiential advertising, and/or emerging advertising technology.



Expectations include teaching 3-4 courses per semester (depending on service assignments), collaborating in the development and update of undergraduate curricula; bolstering multicultural advertising, strategy, data analytics, or experiential advertising course offerings that would appeal across departments; and being a dedicated participant in other Department and College service activities. Additional responsibilities may include advising student-related professional activities, acting as a liaison between the department and the industry, serving as a professional development facilitator and mentor to student-immersion programs (e.g., The Agency at UF, AAF, MAIP, AEF student competition), and building on momentum to improve diversity in the department and across the industry.


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We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of underrepresented groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.



Commensurate with experience



Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience or a master’s degree in advertising, marketing, strategic communications, or related area.



Special consideration will be given to applicants with at least five years of professional advertising industry experience, experience mentoring or supervising younger advertising professionals, and recent, established advertising work with major brands.



Applications must be submitted online via ( Applications must include an electronic copy of the following:

A letter of interest summarizing the applicant’s qualifications and suitability for the position; Complete curriculum vitae; A statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching and mentoring; Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.

The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.

Applicants should direct questions to Search Committee Chair, Dan Windels, PO Box 118400, Gainesville, FL  32611-8400 or [email protected].

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The position start date is August 15, 2022.

After an initial review of the applications, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to show evidence of teaching and/or mentoring ability, and 2-3 examples of professional work that they are particularly proud of having worked on.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.


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