Public Relations: FT Term Faculty in Advertising and Integrated Communications - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Public Relations in the School of Communications is seeking full time term (non-tenure track) faculty member in Advertising and Integrated Communications.  The department seeks a colleague with a strong commitment to innovative teaching and student success.  Advertising and Integrated Communications is a new degree program integrating the skills and knowledge in advertising, public relations, design, and content creation. The position starts August 2015 and is renewable on an annual basis.  This position will be a part of a reconfigured Department of Strategic Communication, which will include undergraduate degree programs in Public Relations, and Advertising and Integrated Communications and a graduate program in Public Relations.

About us:

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 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 and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, 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 position requires the ability to effectively teach in the areas of Advertising and Integrated Communications at the introductory and capstone level.  The ability to teach courses such as Media Systems & Planning, Branding Strategies, Principles of Advertising & Public Relations, and Integrated Campaigns is desired. Continuing professional development and contributions to the University are also expected (e.g. service, advisement, development of new or innovative programs, etc.). Scholarship and creative work is not an expectation.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

A Master’s degree in communications or a related field is required. Previous teaching experience and a minimum of 5 years of significant professional experience is required.  Experience in Advertising and Integrated Communications is strongly preferred.

Quinnipiac University is only considering applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S., in this position, for the University.  Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment-based visas for this position. 


Applications must be submitted electronically only and should include:

- a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position, and explaining how your background and experience qualify you for this position

- curriculum vitae

- copies of recent teaching evaluations

Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application form. 

Consideration of candidates will begin upon receipt of applications 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. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter