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Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university with 6,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.
The School of Communications emphasizes a commitment to academic excellence, diversity, inclusiveness and shared governance and embraces the teacher/scholar model of higher education. The School has approximately 1,000 undergraduate students in journalism, public relations, media studies, and film, video and interactive media. The School offers graduate programs in journalism, public relations and interactive communications. The Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center at Quinnipiac University is a state-of-the-art instructional facility that includes a high definition television studio and post-production facility.
The Department of Public Relations at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track open rank professor position to teach undergraduate and graduate public relations courses in a student-centered environment, beginning August 2014. Rank and appointment will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s academic qualifications and professional standing. The position requires the ability to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in Public Relations.
The successful candidate should be able to teach one or more of the following courses for public relations undergraduate majors: Principles of Public Relations, Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Research, Campaigns, Crisis Management and Public Relations, and Health Communication. Candidates should also be able to contribute to our MS in Public Relations program by teaching graduate courses such as Issues Management in Healthcare, as well as Theories of Public Relations, Public Relations Research Methods/Design, Strategic Planning in Public Relations, and Public Relations and New Media. Additional responsibilities include developing and/or maintaining an active research agenda leading to scholarly publications; advising and mentoring students; directing research theses and/or professional projects; and participating in departmental, school and university committees.
Qualifications and Special Instructions to Applicants
Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and scholarly promise are required. The ability to teach online is preferred. Preferred qualifications are a Ph.D. in public relations or related field and experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate public relations courses. Advanced ABDs with a verifiable anticipated completion date prior to August 2014 also will be considered.
Applications must be submitted electronically and must include: application letter summarizing relevant experience, teaching philosophy and research agenda; curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references; and any recent teaching evaluations.
Review of applications will begin September 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.
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