*Hello, fellow MAC'ers!*

*I was asked to share the job opening below.*

*Public Relations – University of South Carolina *

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South
Carolina invites applications for a seasoned tenure-track assistant or
associate professor in public relations to join the faculty in August 2018.

Appointment at the assistant professor level requires completion of the
Ph.D. in public relations, mass communications or a related field, and an
established research agenda.

Assistant professor candidates should be able to demonstrate teaching
experience as a graduate teaching assistant, instructor of record or other
relevant teaching experience, and at least three years of professional
experience in public relations. Appointment at the associate professor
level requires a strong record of scholarly research.

Preferably, candidates should have experience teaching public relations at
the undergraduate and graduate levels, and at least three years of
professional public relations experience.

We are looking for a candidate with the ability and willingness to teach
public relations campaigns, writing, management and/or other courses in our
undergraduate and professional master’s program and to teach both research-
and theoretical-based courses in our doctoral program.

The ideal candidates will have expertise in digital, multicultural, or
global public relations or other areas of interest compatible with our
public relations curriculum and school mission. Ideal candidates will also
demonstrate a record of service at the unit, university and professional

*The School *
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications offers bachelor’s,
master’s and doctoral degrees and enrolls approximately 1,500
undergraduates and 60 graduate students. The School maintains a dual-track
(academic and professional) tenure and promotion system and values both
academic credentials and professional expertise. The faculty consists of a
collegial group of researchers and educators with a wide range of
backgrounds and interests. For more information, visit the school’s website
at www.jour.sc.edu. With the largest major in the school, the public
relations sequence boasts outstanding students and accomplished faculty,
houses an award-winning, student-run strategic communication agency and
supports student organizations such as PRSSA.

*The University *
The University of South Carolina is classified as a research-extensive
university with very high research activity. The university is located in
South Carolina’s capital, a unique, family-friendly city located
equidistant from beautiful Atlantic beaches and the historic, rolling Blue
Ridge mountains. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer,
committed to building a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South
Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

*Application Procedure *
Applications, nominations or questions may be addressed to: Shirley Staples
Carter, Ph.D. Chair – PR Faculty Search Committee School of Journalism and
Mass Communications University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 29208
[log in to unmask] (803) 777-7037 or (803) 777-3324 Applicants should
send electronically a letter of application, CV, the names of at least
three references, one sample of either a journal article or professional
output to demonstrate research and/or professional expertise.

The application materials should be prepared in a single PDF and emailed to
the search committee chair. The search committee’s review of applications
will begin September 15th and continue until the position is filled.

Warmest Regards,


Riva Brown