Posting Summary: *****This position is located in Wise, Virginia*****
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in public relations and advertising beginning in August 2017. Teaching responsibilities include quantitative research methods, and/or a basic course in media studies along with developing and teaching courses in public relations, advertising, and social media. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in communication, or a related field (with at least 18 graduate hours in communication) or Master's degree in communication with substantial experience in advertising, marketing, or public relations. Tenure-track rank will depend upon academic credentials and experience. Successful candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills, computer skills, experience teaching, and a commitment to undergraduate education. Additionally, successful applicants must be able to guide students in applied communication contexts like original research in the field and internships.
The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a four-year, public, undergraduate, liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwest Virginia. Teaching load is a 4/4.
Interested applicants should apply online at jobs.virginia.edu, posting #0619084. Along with the completed candidate profile, please submit a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation (upload to Other 1, Other 2, and Other 3), contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.