Asst. Professor Public Relations & Strategic Communication

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Working TitleAsst. Professor Public Relations & Strategic CommunicationJob Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for a full time, tenure track, Assistant Professor in Public Relations to begin August, 2019. Applicants must demonstrate sufficient academic qualifications and professional experience in the field. This positon will teach undergraduate courses in public relations, media studies, PR campaigns and other general courses, as needed. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full load (4/4), maintain research productivity, provide service to the department (student advisement and departmental committees), and to the university. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. from an accredited university in public relations or communications related field is required. ABD with completion date evidence will be considered. Professional experience in the public relations field, in an agency, corporate, non-profit, or similar capacity is desired. Active professional involvement in NBPRS, PRSA, APR, or other public relations professional organizations, active involvement in a national academic organization, and record of juried research publications preferred. Candidates with industry leader contacts, ability to expand university-industry partnerships, and recent professional experience also preferred. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred QualificationsSpecial Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

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Posting NumberNumber of VacanciesDesired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Date01/24/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary

Complete application online;; submit cover letter, vitae, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, and three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

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Applicant DocumentRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
  7. Unofficial Transcript 1
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    Posted: 2/19/2019
    Application Due: 8/20/2019
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