The School of Communication and Journalism at Auburn University seeks candidates for a Lecturer or Professor of Practice position in Public Relations beginning Aug. 16, 2022.
Responsibilities: This is a nine-month, non-tenure track, full-time teaching faculty position in the undergraduate public relations program. The position may be renewed annually by mutual agreement based on the availability of funds, the need for services, and satisfactory performance.
The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate are to teach undergraduate public relations courses during the fall and spring semesters. Ability or willingness to teach a variety of PR courses is a requirement. Examples of courses include: Social Media & PR, Multimedia Writing, Style & Design, Introduction to Public Relations, PR & Media Relations Fundamentals and others as needed. The candidate may also serve as a faculty advisor to the PRSSA Organization, Oaks Agency or other organizations that help with student development.
Candidates should indicate in their cover letters the courses they are qualified to teach. Course names and descriptions are available online at https://bulletin.auburn.edu/coursesofinstruction/prcm/
The candidate will teach four courses per semester and is expected to be an engaged member of the School by serving on committees. Opportunities for summer teaching are possible, subject to availability of funds.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualification. We are particularly interested in candidates who advance our commitment to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.