The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks a highly qualified adjunct instructor to teach PR 342 Advertising Media and Analysis Â This course will integrate studentsâ prior knowledge and understanding of advertising and marketing while Â focusing on the media and communication aspect of advertising campaigns. The instructor will examine the constantly evolving media landscape and career paths in media as well as the principles and fundamentals of media planning, buying and selling and the role each plays in executing media successful campaigns. Each class will include lecture, discussion on current media topics, and lab time for in-class assignments. Successful applicants will need to be able to demonstrate how traditional, digital, and social media platforms work together in multi-media campaigns.Â Students will expected to learn to develop media strategies and tactics; evaluate audience measurement, delivery, and targeting; media scheduling; budget allocation; and media math. Because of the lockstep nature of our curriculum, willingness to adhere to the established class curriculum is required.
Requirements for consideration include a B.A., B.S., M.S., or an M.A. degree in a related field.Â Previous teaching experience is desirable.Â For some courses, outstanding professional experience may be substituted for academic credentials.
Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae through USCâs job site.
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is among the nationâs leading institutions devoted to the study of communication, journalism and public relations.Â With an enrollment of 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students, USC Annenberg scholars, both students and faculty, are defining these fields for the 21st century and beyond.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.
We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email atÂ firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
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.