Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Public Relations and Advertising (20-21)
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Job ID: 49047
Rank: Assistant Professor
College/School: College of Communication
The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks an applicant for a tenure-track assistant professor position in public relations to begin in August 2020. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach basic and advanced courses in public relations and offer expertise in such areas as PR measurementand analytics, social media listening, sports public relations, employee engagement and internal communication, health communication, and/orPR and technology. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, growing faculty who direct and support innovative and expanding B.A. and M.A. degree programs in public relations and advertising. The candidate will have the opportunity to get involved with our award-winning graduate program (PR Week Awards 2018 PR Education Program of the Year), the Media Engagement Research Lab, Latino Media and Communication program, health communication, and the Center for Communication Engagement. We seek individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, and the drive to help us raise DePauls national profile in public relations and advertising education. Applications are strongly encouraged from people with demonstrated success in working with diverse student bodies.
Our location in the heart of Chicago, the nations third largest media market and a cultural hub, provides an unparalleled opportunity to forge strong working relationships with key industry professionals and to offer students cutting-edge, pre-professional training. The city of Chicago serves as both our classroom and research laboratory.
A Ph.D. in public relations, mass communication, or strategic communication is required. ABDs will be considered, but applicants must have a doctoral degree by the time of appointment. Professional industry experience is highly desirable. Excellent research support is available. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The College of Communication at DePaul University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply please submitelectronic copies of: 1) a cover letter that addresses your interest in and qualifications for the position; 2) a current CV, 3) proof of teaching effectiveness (unedited teaching evaluations), 4) one or more examples of published research, and 5) contact information of three references
Any materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be sent to:
Dr. Nur Uysal,Chair, Public Relations Search Committee
College of Communication
1 E. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.