Department of Mass Media and Strategic
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Mass Media and Strategic Communication
The Department of Mass Media and Strategic Communication at The
University of Tennessee at Martin has an opening for a
lecturer to primarily teach public relations and strategic
communication courses, beginning Aug. 1, 2021. The
department has a curriculum with a strong professional skills
emphasis and a focus on experiential learning. Depending on
background and interests, the candidate will primarily teach
undergraduate courses that could include research methods, public
relations campaigns, social media, public relations writing,
strategic communication, visual storytelling and media design.
Preference will be given to candidates with content marketing and
analytics background or who can also teach public speaking.
A master’s degree in public relations, strategic communication,
mass communication with an emphasis in public relations,
communication with an emphasis in public relations studies, or
related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates
with industry experience. The ability to teach public speaking
requires a minimum of 18 graduate hours in speech communication or
communication studies. Minority candidates are encouraged to
Salary is negotiable.
Interested persons must submit a letter of application,
statement of their teaching philosophy, resume, unofficial
transcript for highest degree earned, and three current and
pertinent letters of recommendation to: Dr. Robert Nanney, Search
Chair; Department of Mass Media and Strategic Communication, The
University of Tennessee at Martin, 305J Gooch Hall, Martin, TN
38238. Phone: 731-881-7556. Fax: 731-881-7550. The department will
begin a review of applications on July 5, 2021, and the search will
continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title
IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its
education and employment programs and services. All qualified
applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy,
marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical
or mental disability, or covered veteran status.