ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS-DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
Responsibilities: Teach both lower- and upper-division public relations courses. Serve on department, college, and university committees; conduct professional and scholarly activity related to area of specialization; participate in department governance and academic advising.
Required Qualifications: The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in public relations or a related communication specialty; ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed by the time of appointment. The candidate should have professional public relations experience. Expertise in teaching public relations writing and in developing public relations courses is preferred.
Employment Conditions: Nine-month tenure-track position, to start August 2013.
Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:
Public Relations Search Committee
University of Central Arkansas
204 Win Thompson Hall
20 I Donaghey Avenue
Conway, AR 72035
E-mail James W. Hikins, Chair at email@example.com
The Department and the Program: The Department of Communication in the College of Fine Arts and Communication offers BA and BS degrees in Communication and Public Relations. The Department has over 150 majors and minors. The Public Relations major is intradisciplinary, drawing from courses in communication and mass communication as well as public relations.
The University: Founded in 1907, the University of Central Arkansas is a fully accredited public institution that awards bachelors, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. The University has an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students and a faculty of over 400. Conway, a community of 50,000 with three universities, is located thirty miles northwest of Little Rock. For more information about the University, visit www.uca.edu.