Asst. Professor
University Of Miami Miller School Of Med - Miami, FL

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, University of Miami Department of Strategic Communication, Public Relations Program School of Communication

The Department of Strategic Communication at the University of Miami’s School of Communication is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in public relations to begin in August 2013. A Ph.D. in mass communication or a related field is required. We are seeking applicants with evidence or promise of research, ideally in the area of health, health communication, health care, or health care administration. More specifically, we are looking for someone to help us build a world-class integrated health communication program. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A minimum of two years teaching in higher education and/or professional experience is required.

Successful applicants must be able to teach undergraduate courses in at least two of the following areas: Public relations principles, public relations writing, graphic design, research methods, public relations campaigns, and public relations cases. The ideal candidate will have the ability to assist in developing curricula in specialty areas such as health communication, integrated communication, or social and interactive media. The ability to teach graduate-level courses in theory, research methods, health communication, and/or public relations is required. Professional experience in public relations and/or university teaching experience are a plus.

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE , position# 045636. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates should send 1) a letter summarizing their teaching philosophy 2) a current CV and 3) three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Alyse R. Lancaster, Chair Department of Strategic Communication School of Communication University of Miami PO Box 248127 Coral Gables, FL 33124-2105.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.