The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks a highly qualified adjunct instructor to teach PR 209 Effective Writing for Public Relations. In this hands-on lab-style course, students are introduced to the unique writing requirements of social, online, broadcast, print and other media in public relations/strategic communication; emphasis on judgment, context, proper grammar and audience understanding.
Experience in agency, corporate, non-profit or government PR is preferred but journalists also will be considered. Because of the lockstep nature of our curriculum, willingness to adhere to the established class curriculum is required.
Requirements for consideration include a B.A., B.S., M.S., or an M.A. degree in a related field. Previous teaching experience is desirable. For some courses, outstanding professional experience may be substituted for academic credentials.
Applicants should have a primary career elsewhere.
Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae.
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is among the nation’s leading institutions devoted to the study of communication, journalism and public relations. With an enrollment of 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students, USC Annenberg scholars, both students and faculty, are defining these fields for the 21st century and beyond.