Adjunct Instructor for Effective Writing for Public Relations
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20127018
The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks a highly qualified adjunct instructor to teach PR 209 Effective Writing for Public Relations. In this hands-on lab-style course,Â students are introduced to the unique writing requirements of social, online, broadcast, print and other media in public relations/strategic communication; emphasis on judgment, context, proper grammar and audience understanding.
Experience in agency, corporate,Â non-profit or government PR is preferred but journalists also will be considered. Because of the lockstep nature of our curriculum, willingness to adhere to the established class curriculum is required.
Requirements for consideration include a B.A., B.S., M.S., or an M.A. degree in a related field.Â Previous teaching experience is desirable.Â For some courses, outstanding professional experience may be substituted for academic credentials.
Applicants should have a primary career elsewhere.
Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae.
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is among the nationâs leading institutions devoted to the study of communication, journalism and public relations.Â With an enrollment of 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students, USC Annenberg scholars, both students and faculty, are defining these fields for the 21st century and beyond.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.