Open Rank Professional Track Faculty in Communication

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Open Rank Professional Track Faculty in Communication

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$40,000 - $50,000

Work Schedule:

Varies according to class schedule

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :


About the Department:

The Department of Communication serves approximately 700 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students. Public Relations is one of three concentrations in the undergraduate program, which includes an active PRSSA chapter. The department also offers a master’s degree in Communication and partners with English on an interdisciplinary doctorate in Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media.

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Communication seeks applicants for a full-time Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in public relations, beginning in Fall 2021. The successful candidate will teach public relations courses in our undergraduate public relations program and potentially provide other services such as advising a student organization or serving on student committees.

Courses could include Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Case Studies, Public Relations Campaigns and/or Digital and Social Media in Public Relations.

Other Responsibilities:

Service to the Department as needed and appropriate to the skills and credentials of the hire.

Minimum Experience and Education:

A master’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Media or a related field is required for the Lecturer position. A PhD in Communication, Journalism, Media or a related field is required for the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor.

Other Required Qualifications:

Strong commitment to excellence in teaching is expected. Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Desirable are teaching experience, professional public relations experience, and expertise in new technologies.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a sample syllabus to “Other Document (1)” Optional.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

160701 - Communication


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Job No:
Posted: 12/1/2020
Application Due: 12/17/2020
Work Type: Full Time