Faculty Position in Public Relations
Department of Public Relations
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
The University of Georgia
The Department of Advertising and Public Relations of the Grady College at the University of Georgia seeks applications for a tenure-track position in public relations to begin August 2018.
Assistant Professor. Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary competitive.
Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in public relations. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice, and have the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, particularly such classes as public relations writing, administration, research, and campaigns. The ability to create experiential learning experiences and develop online courses is a plus. A minimum of 3-5 years industry experience is preferred.
Ph.D. in communication or related field is required. Sustained evidence or strong promise of research productivity and ability to mentor and direct graduate students required.
Screening of applications will begin October 16, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2628. Applicants should direct questions to Dr. Karen Miller Russell, Public Relations Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Grady College celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015 and is home to the Peabody Awards and the National Press Photographers Association. In addition to its undergraduate programs, Grady College also confers doctoral and master’s degrees. Learn more about the Department of Journalism and the Grady College at www.grady.uga.edu. Athens, the home of UGA, is consistently rated as one the nation’s best college towns. The University of Georgia is a land grant/sea institution located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta. More information about UGA is available at www.uga.edu.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.