Assistant Professor, Strategic Communication
Washington and Lee University
Posted: September 30, 2021
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Washington and Lee University seeks a versatile colleague for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with teaching and scholarly or creative interests in strategic communication and public relations. The appointment begins July 1, 2022.
Our department is committed to preparing our students for global communications by creating an educational environment that values diverse people and their ideas. Our new colleague will be expected to teach undergraduate courses that will likely include Public Relations Writing and Public Relations Campaigns or a similar capstone course, as well as specialty courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The position will also include advising our department’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Experience with data analysis or social media for strategic communication is preferred. We seek candidates who can effectively mentor underrepresented minority students.
In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.
- Candidates should have substantial professional experience in public relations and/or marketing or advertising.
- A Ph.D. in public relations, mass communications or a related field and teaching experience at the college level are preferred.
- Candidates with a master’s degree in public relations, mass communications or a related field and significant professional experience are also welcomed to apply.
How To Apply
Applications should include:
- A cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Three references
Please upload all materials in PDF format to apply.interfolio.com/94410. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021. Send inquiries to Prof. Mark Coddington at email@example.com, 203 Reid Hall, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 24450.
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