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Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).

Mass Communications

Public Relations Assistant Professor

The Department of Mass Communications at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants in public relations for a full-time, permanent tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for Fall 2014 (AA# 27-3-40/Ext). In addition to teaching public relations courses in campaigns, writing, and theory, applicants are expected to be able to teach in the department core, which includes newswriting. Voluntary summer contracts may be available. Ongoing scholarship and service is expected. Professional experience and membership in Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is preferred. Earned doctorate in public relations or relevant field is required. ABD considered with anticipation of degree completion by Aug. 18, 2014.

Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process. Candidates must be able to demonstrate ability to work with diverse populations. Informational and technological literacy is required. Recommendation for hiring will be based on a majority vote of the regular, full-time faculty. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Interested candidates should provide a resume, letter of application, copies of unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Apply to Dr. David Magolis, Search Committee Chair, Public Relations Position, Department of Mass Communications, 1210B MCHS Building, Bloomsburg University of PA, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301.

Review of applications will begin Feb. 21, 2014 and will continue until position is filled. Online applications are welcome. Email to Completing the search is contingent upon available funding. The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO employer.

Application Information
Postal Address:
Dr. David Magolis, Search Committee Chair,
Department of Mass Communications
1210B MCHS Building
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
400 East Second St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815