Wilkes University
  • 12-Sep-2019 (EST)
  • Communications F00127
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wilkes University invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track position in the Department of Communication Studies within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences beginning in the Fall of 2020. The high-profile Communication Studies program offers concentrations in strategic communication, media production, multimedia journalism and rhetorical studies to approximately 60 majors, and enjoys a state of the art media and communication center opened in 2017. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three classes each semester in the area of strategic communication, and managing our student-run public relations agency, Zebra Communications.  Other teaching assignments may include classes from the communication core, including Fundamentals of Public Speaking.  The ideal candidate will be able to offer expertise in such areas as PR measurement/analytics and social media.  An earned Ph.D. in public relations, mass communication, or strategic communication is required.  ABD candidates will be considered, but applicants must complete a doctoral degree within the first year of service.  The ideal candidate will have prior professional industry experience that includes the application of social media platforms in PR.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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