Instructor or Lecturer, Advertising-Public Relations

  • University of Central Florida
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Feb 14, 2022
Full time BUS: Marketing Business: Other Communications/Journalism/Film/TV

Job Description


The Nicholson School of Communication and Media (NSCM) in the College of Sciences at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer position anticipated to begin August 2022.


The successful candidate will contribute to the Advertising-Public Relations (Ad-PR) program's mission by teaching four courses each semester ("4-4" load) at the undergraduate level, and service responsibilities, such as student advising (academic, professional and career), internship supervision, reviewing program entrance applications, participating in the academic life of the school (e.g., attending faculty meetings, participating in curriculum review/development, assessment of student learning, etc.), as well as serving on various committees.


By the time of appointment, applicants must hold a master's (for an instructor) or a doctorate degree (for a lecturer) in an appropriate discipline (Advertising, Communication, Mass Communication, Public Relations) from an accredited institution. Teaching experience in advertising and public relations at the university level is required.


Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience in the following courses: advertising principles, public relations writing, advertising copywriting, integrated Ad/PR campaigns. Experience in various delivery modes, including large lecture and small skills classes, online (web), or mixed-mode environments, is desirable. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability, interest, and preferably prior professional and/or academic experience interacting with the Central Florida advertising and public relations communities of practice.


NSCM is a student-centered school with a very collegial and friendly faculty and staff. NSCM strives to be a premier academic program known for excellence in research, teaching and service to students and the community. Students are active in internships and organizations on and off-campus. For more information about the school and its programs, visit


The College of Sciences (COS) houses most of the university's natural, computational, and social sciences in eight departments, two schools and several centers. The college's programs play a key role in advancing UCF as a national research university that is determined to help students from all backgrounds achieve success. For more information, visit


UCF, located in Orlando, Florida, is classified as a Very High Research Activity university by the Carnegie Foundation. With a diverse student body of more than 70,000 students, UCF is one of the largest universities in the country. The university offers more than 200-degree programs. UCF is committed to diversity and was designed as a Hispanic Servicing Institution in 2019. For more information, visit



Application Details

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload the following:

  • A letter of application (cover letter) indicating qualifications for the position.
  • A Curriculum Vita (CV).
  • Three academic or professional references (including address, phone number and email address.)
  • A teaching statement of no more than 300 words that addresses the ability to teach using different delivery modes.


NOTE: When applying, please have all your documents ready to upload at the same time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later. Candidates will not be considered unless all the above materials are received. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.


Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.


Questions regarding the position should be directed to Debbie Doyle, HR Generalist at


As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.



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