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Assistant Professor of Public Relations

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Contact Information: Electronic submission required. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations (if available) and a publication (URL accepted). Professional references provided by applicant will receive an email with link to upload reference letter. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675. Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.

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Department Communication
Budget Title
Local Title Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Proposed Posting Date
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The Department of Communication at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Public Relations beginning in Fall of 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in introduction to public relations, public relations publications, social media and public relations, public relations design, and senior capstone in public relations, as well as topics related to her or his research interests. The normal pre-tenure teaching load is nine credits per semester. Although teaching is the primary responsibility at SUNY New Paltz, scholarly work and ongoing service to department and college are expected.

Qualifications

Required:
~ A Ph.D. in Communication, Media, Public Relations, or a related field required. Exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered.
~ Demonstrated record of, or the potential for, scholarly publication
~ Post-secondary teaching experience as the sole instructor
Preferred:
~ Experience teaching public relations or strategic communication courses
~ Proficiency with instructional technology and online teaching
~ Evidence of experience with engaged learning pedagogies such as simulations or applied learning techniques (ie. reflection upon doing).

Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Information:
Electronic submission required. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations (if available) and a publication (URL accepted). Professional references provided by applicant will receive an email with link to upload reference letter.
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline:
Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy

The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at http://www.newpaltz.edu/police/securityact.html.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • SUNY New Paltz website
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • UUP website
    • SUNY system
    • Department of Labor
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitae)
    • Indeed.com
    • DSP Scholar Directory
    • The Registry
    • Social Media
    • Professional Listserv
    • West Point
    • Personal referral
    • Other job board
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  4. * Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a Ph.D. or ABD status in Communication, Media, Public Relations, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have post-secondary teaching experience as the sole instructor?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience teaching public relations or strategic communication courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Are you proficient with instructional technology and online teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Can you provide evidence of experience with engaged learning pedagogies such as simulations or applied learning techniques?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Link to URL
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Publications