The Department of Communication and the Arts at York College of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the field of Public Relations. Start date is no later than August, 2017
As a teaching-focused institution, we seek candidates committed to cultivating student excellence in Public Relations, strategic communication, and social and new media development. Successful candidates will have demonstrable success in teaching a range of courses such as introductory Public Relations, Public Relations writing, Events and Campaign Planning, Publication Editing and Design and research courses. Applicants with research experience in public relations and new media studies, both qualitative and quantitative, are preferred.
Additional duties for this position may include advisory oversight of the York College Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), the division’s honor society Lambda Pi Eta, as well as attendance at annual PRSA/PRSSA national conferences and seminars.
Qualified applicants will hold an earned doctorate in Public Relations or Strategic Communication. Willing to consider ABD. An earned APR credential or PRSA College of Fellows membership is highly desirable and preferred. Rank commensurate with qualifications. Professional/commercial experience in PR and/or strategic communication is also preferred.
Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Candidates may be asked to provide, at a later stage, portfolio examples of PR writing, event and campaign planning, social media analytics, web-design and production, and publication editing and design.
Please use the following link to apply for the position:
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