Assistant/Associate Professor, Public Relations

Location
Milton, Massachusetts
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 24 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs. 

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.   

The Department of Communication at Curry College invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate professor, based on appropriate academic experience, to begin in Fall 2018. 

Responsibilities include teaching 3-4 courses per semester, including Principles of Public Relations, Publicity Techniques/Writing, and Crisis Communication. Candidates should also have demonstrable experience in strategic communication, social media analytics, and/or agency operations.

In addition, the professor will oversee the management and growth of the department’s public relations concentration, with an emphasis on internships, and maintain an active research/professional agenda.

Requirements:

Candidates should have 3 or more years of substantive experience in public relations or strategic communication, and evidence of teaching excellence at the collegiate level.

Ph.D. in a public relations, strategic communication, organizational behavior, or advertising preferred. Graduate degree with considerable teaching experience and outstanding professional experience considered.

Curry College is dedicated to teaching excellence, and we seek professors with a strong commitment to student engagement. Faculty participate in academic advising, student mentoring, and the facilitation of internship opportunities. Preference will be given to those with experience advising and supporting student-operated clubs, namely a PRSA chapter.

Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2017.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at: http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration.  

Interested applicants must submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a detailed teaching philosophy, and a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.