Assistant Professor

Job description

Media, Journalism & Film: Assistant Professor (two tenure-track positions) to teach core courses in the Strategic Communication area and other courses as needed; maintain an active research agenda in Strategic Communication or a closely-related field; and provide service to the University.

Required: Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, Public Relations, or a closely related field by date of appointment.

Consideration may be given to candidates with experience designing and managing strategic communications campaigns; with significant professional experience and/or accreditation in public relations (APR), corporate communications, marketing, or related fields; or a promising theory-driven scholarship in Strategic Communication.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and teaching philosophy to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. For inquiries about position, contact William Hagood at [email protected]. Screening of applications begins October 21, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

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Posted: 10/1/2019
Application Due: 11/30/2019
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