Assistant/Associate Professor of Strategic Communications

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA
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Sep 14, 2021

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Strategic Communications

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Marie Mallory

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Applicants will be responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Strategic Communication. Applicants should have professional and academic experience in some combination of the following areas: public relations, digital advertising and promotions, interactive and social media promotions, digital communication strategies and tactics, and related aspects of integrated marketing communication. Applicants should be capable of advising our competitive intercollegiate university Advertising Team. Will bring vision and commitment to building a student experience linked to the growing job markets within which our students will work after graduation. Ph.D. required in Communication or related field with professional experience. An ABD would be considered. Video and digital media experience preferred. Rank is commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D./ABD in Communication or Digital Media related field (with professional experience) required. A candidate with an Ph.D./ABD in Communication or related applied field with a record of strong professional experience may be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

Terminal degree in Strategic Communication is required and would prefer Communication or Digital Media experience. An applicant should have prior classroom experience and a strong record of professional achievement.
- History of publication in academic or trade journals.
-Professional experience (video, promotion, advertising, social media, etc.)
- Established research and/or professional content agenda

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10 month contract

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