Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information houses a dynamic and engaged community of scholars in the fields of Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, and Library and Information Science, providing unique opportunities for cross-cutting, interdisciplinary partnerships within the school. Given the vibrant scholarly climate in the school and rich prospects for engaged public research in the area, we embrace the university’s goals of promoting diversity and inclusion throughout our networks and programs. For more information about the School of Communication and Information, see: comminfo.rutgers.edu.
The Department of Communication seeks a non-tenure track faculty member in Public Relations, to join the department in Fall 2019. The rank of the appointment will be commensurate with experience.
This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Communication and will:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations
Support recruitment and mentoring of part-time lecturers for the department’s public relations courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level
Liaise with stakeholders within and outside of the School of Communication and Information (SC&I;), including the PRSSA student organization, faculty with interests in public relations and organizational communication, public relations agencies, associations (e.g. PRSA NJ), SC&I; alumni in public relations practice, and public relations professionals.
Support student public relations immersion experiences including the solicitation of student public relations internship opportunities
Support development of the public relations graduate track and undergraduate specialization through participation in activities initiated by the program directors such as curriculum development, student organization development, and co-curricular activities.
We look forward to welcoming a new colleague who will contribute to our thriving undergraduate and master’s programs.
We seek applicants who:
Have at least a master’s degree in communication, public relations, or a related field
Have 5-10 years of significant direct professional public relations experience
Have at least two years of college teaching experience (prefer both undergraduate and graduate teaching experience)
Have experience in industry
Have experience in academic program development
We prefer applicants who:
Applicants should please submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and list of at least three references with contact information. Active review of applications will begin November 26. Please direct any questions to Search Committee Chair Laurie Lewis (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Recruitment/Posting Title: Full-Time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Public Relations (Open Rank)
Department: SC&I; - Communication
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Posting Number: 18FA0586
Posting Open Date: 10/05/2018
Quick Link to Posting: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/76442
Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)