Austin Peay State University

College of Arts & Letters
Communication Department

Position Summary:
The Department of Communication seeks applicants for two, tenure-track faculty positions. The positions are for Department Chair and Assistant Professor. Start dates are July 1 and August 1, respectively.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

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Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

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Johnson University

School of Communication and Creative Arts
Professor of Mass Communication — Public Relations/Journalism 

The School of Communication and Creative Arts at Johnson University is inviting applications for the full-time position of Professor of Communication — Public Relations/Journalism.

Responsibilities: The position will call for teaching mass communication classes, mainly focused on public relations, but also in other mass communication areas, advising students, working with other members of the faculty of SCCA in the development and continuation of curriculum and accreditation, and contributing to campus life and student development.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Communication or a relevant discipline by time of appointment, with significant experience in the public relations field. Background and experience with social media and emerging technologies. Candidates must be able to sign and adhere to the University’s Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior professional experience in media production and journalism; evidence of successful teaching of courses related to public relations; experience with accrediting bodies such as SACSCOC and AEJMC; membership and involvement in leading public relations associations; contacts with industry leaders; and ability to expand university partnerships.

Application Procedure: Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, salary requirements, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of two professional and two personal references to:

Dr. Matthew Broaddus
Dean of the School of Communication and Creative Arts
Johnson University
865.251.2337 fax
7900 Johnson Drive
Knoxville TN 37998