Assistant Professor of Public Relations
The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of public relations to begin August 2015.
The Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design (APRD) will begin operations in Fall 2015 and will offer a BS in Strategic Communication (as of fall 2016), an MA, and a PhD in Strategic Communication. For more information, see the entry for Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Design at http://www.colorado.edu/cmci/.
The ideal candidate will be an outstanding researcher with the ability to teach a wide variety of courses in our undergraduate public relations curriculum. We are looking for a visionary candidate with strong interest in building our undergraduate program in public relations as well as our PhD program in strategic communication. The standard course load is two classes per semester with opportunities to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate is also expected to build and sustain ties with the public relations industry.
A PhD in public relations, mass communication, or a related field is required. Professional industry experience in public relations is desirable. ABD applicants with exceptional research, teaching and professional experience will be considered with the expectation of completion of a PhD by the time of appointment.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin January 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply, go to www.jobsatcu.com and click on posting #F01924. The applicant will submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter that makes a case for why the candidate is a good fit for the position, and contact information (email address and phone) for three references.
CU Boulder is a research university with about 25,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains yet only 27 miles from Denver with its highly diverse population and lively media scene, Boulder is often named one of the most desirable places in America to live.