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University of Idaho
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Posted: 08/29/2018
Public Relations & Strategic Communication Faculty

University of Idaho

Public Relations & Strategic Communication Faculty

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $62,847 - $66,544

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, invites applications for the position of professor of Public Relations and Strategic Communications. This is a permanent, full-time, tenure-track faculty position offered at the Assistant Professor level. The School of Journalism and Mass Media is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC ).

The School seeks a dynamic and collaborative faculty member to guide and inspire Public Relations majors to success in the strategic communication fields. The successful candidate will be academically prepared and professionally qualified to teach strategic communication principles, research methods, case study and client-based courses at the undergraduate level.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Education: Terminal degree in media, mass communications, strategic communication, or a closely allied field, including Ph.D., M.B.A. or M.F.A. A terminal professional master’s degree in a media-related field, defined as a master’s degree in an applied media field that is the highest degree offered in that field, recognized by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC ) and regional university accrediting agencies.

• Scholarly/creative record that would qualify the candidate at the rank of assistant professor and at least three years of national or regional level professional experience in a full-time strategic communication or public relations position.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Academic Experience:

• Evidence of at least three years of successful full-time experience teaching with an appropriate scholarly record at the assistant professor level.

• Evidence of excellence in research.

• Professional Media and Management Experience:

• More than three years of professional experience in public relations or strategic communication.

• Professional media management experience in the role of supervisor or team leader.

• Demonstrated professional leadership through mentoring, teaching and contributions to improving the professional field; recognitions and awards from national professional organizations.

OR, a balance of the academic and professional qualifications above

• Experience with outreach activities

• Active participation in professional organizations or associations

• Experience serving diverse communities or groups traditionally under-represented in academia.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000711P

Posting Date: 08/27/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications received by October 15, 2018 will be given first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position has been filled.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.