Assistant/Associate Professor in Strategic Communications

Wise, VA
Jul 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Strategic Communications

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: UVa's College at Wise

Location: UVa's College at Wise

Posting Date: 07-08-2016

Posting Summary:
*****This position is located in Wise, Virginia*****

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in public relations and advertising beginning in August 2017. Teaching responsibilities include quantitative research methods, and/or a basic course in media studies along with developing and teaching courses in public relations, advertising, and social media. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in communication, or a related field (with at least 18 graduate hours in communication) or Master's degree in communication with substantial experience in advertising, marketing, or public relations. Tenure-track rank will depend upon academic credentials and experience. Successful candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills, computer skills, experience teaching, and a commitment to undergraduate education. Additionally, successful applicants must be able to guide students in applied communication contexts like original research in the field and internships.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a four-year, public, undergraduate, liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwest Virginia. Teaching load is a 4/4.

Interested applicants should apply online at, posting #0619084. Along with the completed candidate profile, please submit a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation (upload to Other 1, Other 2, and Other 3), contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

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UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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