The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks an energetic, innovative faculty member for a tenure-track assistant professor position in strategic communications/public relations, with a start date of August 2018.
The College encourages and supports innovation through teaching, research and service activities.
Professional & Teaching Experience: The College of Media prides itself on its innovative, experiential curricula. Ideal candidates should have recent professional experience in strategic communications/public relations, successful collegiate teaching experience, and a passion for collaborative engagement. Primary teaching assignments will include service learning and experiential courses, such as strategic communications writing, strategic communications campaigns, and our new student-run agency course. Skills in graphics and/or video production are a plus. The College currently offers three master's programs, two of which are professionally oriented and specific to integrated communications.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery.... WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.