Integrated Marketing Communication/Public Relations in Health Communication | Assistant Professor

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Posting Number I01640 Classification Title Assistant Professor Working Title Integrated Marketing Communication/Public Relations in Health Communication | Assistant Professor Tenure Track | I01640 Employee Group Faculty Bargaining Unit APSCUF Location Main Campus Department Communication Pay Rate Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule

Regular Full-Time. Primary duties are to teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Strategic Communication and Media in the area of Health Communication, with additional courses in areas such as integrated marketing communication, public relations, strategic writing, media production, and/or Civil Discourse. Teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (4 courses). Faculty members are required by contract to engage in continuing scholarly development and academic advising, and to perform department and university service. Days and times are variable.


Position Summary

Primary duties are to teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Strategic Communication and Media in the area of Health Communication, with additional courses in areas such as integrated marketing communication, public relations, strategic writing, media production, and/or Civil Discourse. Teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester (4 courses). Faculty members are required by contract to engage in continuing scholarly development and academic advising, and to perform department and university service. Days and times are variable.

Minimum Qualifications

• Doctorate degree in health communication, strategic communication, or a related communication field is required.
• A.B.D. will be considered. Doctorate must be completed by August 2022.
• Minimum of two consecutive years full-time employment in a health organization in the areas of IMC, PR, or a related strategic communication field is required.
• Successful performance in a preliminary interview is required.
• Successful performance in an on-campus or virtual interview, including teaching demonstration, is required.
• Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment and education of diverse populations, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women, minorities, the LGBTQIA+ community and persons with disabilities, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Individuals with demonstrable strategic writing expertise and experience in health communication campaign development are preferred.
• Relevant teaching experience at the university level, with evidence of teaching effectiveness, is preferred.
• Candidates with active research agendas are preferred.
• Extra consideration will be given to candidates with additional professional experience in the area of environmental communication.
• Extra consideration will be given to candidates with experience in or, secondarily, interest in curricular or program development, online course delivery, internship coordination, and advising professionally-related student organizations.


Posting Date 03/12/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled No Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator
305 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
724.738.2016

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may upload either official or unofficial transcripts using the “Transcript” selection under Required Documents.

Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 13, 2021 .

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Unofficial Transcripts 2
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (e.g. peer reviews, student evaluations, honors and awards, etc.)
  2. Sample Syllabus and Class Assignments
  3. Portfolio
  4. Writing Sample


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