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One-Year, Full-time, Scholar-in-Residence Faculty Position in Public Relations

Employer
Emerson College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024

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One-Year, Full-time, Scholar-in-Residence Faculty Position in Public Relations
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The Department of Communication Studies at Emerson College is seeking applications for a one-year, full-time Scholar-in-Residence faculty member in public relations. The candidate should be able to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations, strategic communication, and related courses. The appointment begins August 22, 2024 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2024.

Preferred candidates should have subject matter expertise and working experience in public relations and/or strategic communication. Additionally, they should be able convey or impart insights about public relations strategies, campaigns, and outcomes that engage issues with local and global contexts. The hired candidate would be expected to teach three four-credit courses for the Fall 2024 semester and for the Spring 2025 semester.

About Emerson College

Emerson College believes the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus climate where everyone can thrive is only possible in an authentically equitable, accessible, and socially just environment. As a community of storytellers, we continually strive to cultivate a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent, fully embracing individuals from varied cultures, races, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientations, linguistic backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, life experiences, nationalities, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

Emerson College enrolls over 5,800 graduate and undergraduate students from 49 states and more than 70 countries. Its main campus is located in the dynamic, multicultural city of Boston. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands, and a semester program in Washington, D.C. Emerson's commitment to inclusive excellence is supported by a range of resources such as the Office of Internationalization & Equity, the Social Justice Collaborative, and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

About the Department of Communication Studies

Emerson College's Department of Communication Studies offers undergraduate majors in Communication Studies, Political Communication, Public Relations, and Sports Communication and a master's program in Public Relations. Communication Studies participates each year in the international GlobCom project, a multicultural global communications competition involving 15 universities in 15 countries on five continents. It has immersive public relations/public diplomacy projects in Mexico, and global opportunities for research and teaching in Barcelona and Los Angeles, among other locations. This position is located at the Boston campus and consists of primarily teaching in-person classes, although it may include teaching classes online. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentorship, and serving on department and college committees.

Required Qualifications

Applicants applying for an Executive-in-Residence position must:
  • Hold a terminal degree (e.g., PhD, ABD status, Master's degree);
  • Have professional experience that includes public relations
  • Have prior teaching experience at the college/university level or related teaching/training experience in industry


Please submit the following materials:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • Contact information for three references (who can provide reference promptly upon request - not to be contacted without written approval of the applicant)


Review of applications will begin on April 18, 2024. The position will remain open until filled.

Please note, in the job application where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed above. You can upload each document separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

If you are having issues uploading, please email facultycareers@emerson.edu.


To apply, please visit: https://emerson.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Emerson_College_FT_Faculty/job/Boston-Campus/One-Year--Full-time--Scholar-in-Residence-Faculty-Position-in-Public-Relations_JR006460




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Emerson College enrolls over 5,800 graduate and undergraduate students from 49 states and more than 70 countries. Its main campus is located in the dynamic, multicultural city of Boston. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson's commitment to inclusive excellence is supported by a range of resources such as the Office of Internationalization & Equity, the Social Justice Center, and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

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