The Department of Strategic Communication in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University invites applications for a professor of practice position with a teaching concentration in Corporate Communication. The program requires business knowledge and an awareness of industry trends. It is the only program in the region that has graduate and undergraduate degree programs in Corporate Communication. Applicants must have extensive professional experience in executive communication, corporate reputation management, shareholder communication, and corporate advocacy. Given an increased need to measure the effectiveness of communication, we are interested in a candidate with expertise in digital engagement systems and who is well versed in using data to make strategic decisions. The expectation is that this faculty member would teach courses in communication consulting, financial communication and investor relations, corporate advocacy, and other courses in her/his area of expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to teaching, the candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate and graduate students as well as serving on college and university committees.
The candidate should hold a MA in communication, mass communication, strategic communication, advertising, public relations, or another related academic field with extensive experience in executive level Corporate Communication or Public Relations Management roles and should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the area of corporate communication. She or he should demonstrate potential for teaching excellence.
About the Diederich College of Communication
We are a college dedicated to the advancement of communication research and education through creativity, connectivity, and diversity—creating collaborative relationships for the greater good.
We aspire to create and be thought leaders in communication, media, and performing arts. We seek a diverse learning environment centered on teac...hing excellence, innovative research, and community engagement: an environment in which theory, ethics, and practice merge to address issues we face today and those we will face tomorrow. We seek to transform the world through communication in its many diverse forms, communicating for the greater good.
We are dedicated to the advancement of communication knowledge and preparation of our graduates for a complex world, full of challenges and opportunities. Striving for excellence in both teaching and research, inspired by the Catholic Jesuit tradition, and guided by these values, we communicate for the greater good.
We advance knowledge and prepare students for intellectual, professional, artistic, and ethical leadership in a complex, technological, and multi-cultural world. We instill a core of common knowledge, values, and communication skills to improve the understanding of communication as a cultural and social process.
We provide a learning environment where faculty and students engage one another in the purposeful exploration of theory, knowledge, and ethics of socially responsible communication. We see strength in the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff. We engage the world in the constant pursuit of new communication knowledge and artistic expression that pushes the human race forward. We incorporate Catholic Jesuit traditions that encourage our students to communicate excellence, faith, leadership, and service in all that they do. We seek to maximize the effectiveness of socially responsible communication in all its forms, communicating for the greater good.