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Job ID: VPAA 2014/15-07


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July 18, 2013

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San Diego State University
Public Relations Position
Announcement 2014/2015 - 07

The School of Journalism & Media Studies at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in public relations, at the rank of assistant/associate professor.

The successful candidate will contribute to the excellence of one of the top-ranked public relations programs in the United States. The ideal candidate will have an established program of research in public relations, with emphasis in any of the following areas: crisis communication, digital/social media, and international public relations. Relevant professional experience in public relations is required. Ability and interest to teach public relations theory and quantitative research methods at the graduate level are required. The ideal candidate will be able to teach across the undergraduate public relations curriculum, including public relations writing (including new media), principles of public relations, applied research in public relations, and public relations campaigns.

Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. An earned doctorate in mass communication, communication, or an allied field is required. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, transcript or list of all graduate courses taken, and list of three references to: David M. Dozier, Ph.D., PR Search Committee Chair, School of Journalism & Media Studies, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-4561. Screening of applications will begin August 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled, pending funding.

The successful candidate will become part of a school with 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 10 part-time faculty, and more than 600 majors, pre-majors, and graduate students. Undergraduate program areas include advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations. The School offers a master’s degree program in mass communication and media studies. The School is part of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, one of seven colleges that serve a university community of 35,000 students in a fast-growing, culturally rich, metropolitan area with loyal regional base and strong national and international relationships. Check the website for more information: http://jms.sdsu.edu.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California
Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set
forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.