The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Public Relations.
The successful candidate will teach Public Relations principles, writing, case studies, campaigns and other courses in the core curriculum; engage in scholarly research, presentations, publications, and professional development activities; advise and mentor undergraduate students; participate in departmental activities; advise student organizations; participate in curriculum development and college/university/ department activities, and oversee our Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter.
This position is a 9-month, tenure-track position.
The position will begin August 2017.
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The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication is one of six departments in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. It offers a Bachelor of Science degree with concentrations in multimedia journalism, mass media production, and public relations, which are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC). The Department has approximately 550 majors, a 10,000 watts radio station (WNAA 90.1 FM/HD), high definition broadcast television studio, and the student newspaper, The Register. Detailed information about the Department is available online: jomc.ncat.edu.
Internal job number: 001120
Candidates for the tenure-track Assistant Professor must hold a Ph.D. in communications/media/journalism/public relations from an accredited institution at the time of the anticipated appointment date.
The successful candidate must have professional experience in public relations, journalism, or a related field; university-level teaching experience; evidence of communication-related scholarship and/or creative activity.
Interested applicants must submit via this posting: 1)letter of interest (cover letter) 2)current curriculum vitae 3)legible copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts (upload a copy of each transcript under the degree name; original transcripts will be required if hired) 4) statement of teaching philosophy 5)statement of research interests
NOTE: If selected as an interview finalist, a minimum of three letters of recommendation must be submitted prior to an on-campus interview. An email request will be sent directly to your referees. Email request cannot be sent to an INTERFOLIO email address, business or personal email addresses only.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students , we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will ...be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!