Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications offers a unique opportunity beginning July 2019: the position of Chair of the Public Relations Department — one of the most successful and highly-regarded public relations programs in the United States. Newhouse is one of the few schools to offer public relations education and professional training at the undergraduate, master's, doctoral (concentration) and mid-career levels.
The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who understands the rapidly changing field of public relations and the opportunities technological developments offer students and faculty.
Professional experience, academic credentials including administration, and national recognition in public relations is highly desired. We are looking for someone to join us in developing strategies that keep the program strong and innovative.
In addition, we seek a colleague who shares our commitment for diversity and inclusivity. The preferred candidate will have prior university teaching experience and will teach and advise both undergraduate and graduate students, in addition to performing the administrative duties of a department chair. Ph.D. preferred. Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: 76989
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