Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Public Relations

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
May 17, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, Public Relations

Bentley University

Bentley Campus

Job Description Summary
Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the areas of Public Relations and related fields to start in fall 2021. We seek a dedicated scholar and strong teacher who would join the interdisciplinary faculty of Bentley's department of Information Design and Corporate Communication.

The reputation of our undergraduate program is grounded in educating students in new and existing forms of digital and social media PR and its application to communication strategy; public relations practice by business, government, and nonprofits; PR writing; creative thinking; the creative industry sector; the intersection between PR, organizations and society.

We are interested in candidates who can develop and teach existing courses relating to public relations and in particular social and other emerging media PR at the undergraduate level. Limited graduate level teaching may also be a possibility. Applicants will have a strong interest in research and lively, engaged teaching. Exceptional teaching is important to IDCC's mission.

Bentley University is an AACSB and EQUIS accredited business university located 11 miles outside of Boston. Bentley leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents. We strive to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values difference and views them as a strength in our community.

Candidates are encouraged to learn more about our program at Bentley by visiting https://www.bentley.edu/academics/departments/information-design-and-corporate-communication

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have evidence of research ability and experience with teaching.

A Ph.D. is required. Dedication to scholarship in the field is necessary for promotion and tenure. Application deadline: for best consideration, May 17, 2021.

Must be familiar with Blackboard and Zoom or have a willingness to learn. Bentley University makes training available for both platforms.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include the following documents as part of the application process:
1.) CV
2.) Cover Letter
3.) Diversity Statement: This department strives to create and strengthen an inclusive, respectful, and intellectually challenging environment that embraces differences in the pursuit of knowledge. The diversity statement should describe how your background and experiences demonstrate your commitment and ability to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion, and should also discuss how those values might be reflected should you join our community.

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.


Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.