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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Tenure-Track): PUBLIC RELATIONS



The School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in public relations at the level of assistant professor, to start August 2019.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will be able to teach in the long term across the undergraduate curriculum in public relations: public relations writing (including digital/social media), principles of public relations, public relations capstone, and applied research in public relations. The successful candidate also will be able to teach graduate-level courses in public relations, as needed on a rotational basis. In alignment with the University’s teacher-scholar model, the new hire could also teach a dual-level elective fitting the candidate’s area(s) of research interest and his/her research program. The faculty member is expected to have a scholarly research agenda in public relations, to provide service to the School and professional public relations communities, and to serve on master’s thesis and comprehensive examination committees.



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

An earned doctorate in public relations, mass communication, communication, or an allied field is required by the position start date. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, in line with SDSU’s teacher-scholar model. Evidence or promise of a strong research agenda in public relations is required. Ability and interest to teach public relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required. Relevant professional experience in public relations is required.



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The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.