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Assistant Professor of Public Relations - Communications

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Communication & Journalism
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Public Relations

Rank :

Assistant Professor 9115

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:


Desired Start Date:


Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

Teaches undergraduate courses in public relations, other undergraduate communication courses, and some graduate courses in public relations and organizational communications in the Graduate Program in Organizational Communication; Performs creative activities, as well as scholarly activities including research that leads to publications in refereed journals, books and conference presentations and other scholarly pursuits; Serves as academic program coordinator for the public relations concentration (includes but not limited to advising and mentoring students, internship supervision, coordinating adjunct faculty and course schedules, serving on departmental assessment and accrediting committees); Serves as advisor to campus chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). This announcement is for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Candidates who are ABD are encouraged to also apply if dissertation defense will be completed by August 1, 2024.

Conditions of Employment:

Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credential. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for all eligible students, faculty and staff returning to USM institutions. This protocol is subject to change.


Significant professional and continuous experience (2-5 years minimum) in the public relations field at a national level; Demonstrated leadership position and active membership in professional public relations organizations.


Doctoral degree in Communications, related or interdisciplinary field from an accredited institution.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service; Demonstrated commitment to research and creative activities, including published books, research papers, and poster presentations; Demonstrated success in grant writing and grant awards; Demonstrated service as faculty advisor to campus student organizations, student publications, and student experiential learning activities.





Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

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