Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
The Department of Public Relations/Advertising welcomes applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor, to join the department September 1, 2017.
The Department seeks a strategic communicator who can teach both skill-based and strategic planning classes in public relations and advertising. The individual should have a technology-driven focus as well as use traditional PR and advertising approaches. The individual should be able to conduct cross-disciplinary research and contribute to a department that looks favorably on a multidisciplinary approach to strategic communication.
This tenure-track position carries an expectation of successful scholarly research or creative activity and publication with efforts to seek external funding. In addition, the successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the department and university through service including curriculum development and advisement of department student organizations.
The Department of Public Relations/Advertising is one of six departments within the College of Communication and Creative Arts. The department houses majors in public relations and advertising as well as an advertising minor and a master’s degree in Public Relations. It also supports PRSSA and Ad Club (a division of AAF), student organizations that garner numerous awards each year. We are a CEPR department (Certified Educator in Public Relations), one of only 30+ in the nation.
A Ph.D. or equivalent is required for this position. ABD candidates with dissertation nearing completion will be considered. The terminal degree is required at time of appointment.
Starting Date: September 2017
Interested candidates must apply through our online application system at www.rowan.edu/jobs.
Applications must be received by November 18, 2016.
Due to a system related matter, the original deadline date of 11/18, has been reinstated.
Submissions must include a single .pdf file containing the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of research or creative agenda.
Three current letters of recommendation should be emailed to:
Search Committee Chair and Professor
Department of Public Relations/Advertising
301 High Street
Glassboro, NJ 08028
For more information, please contact:
Search Committee Chair
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.