The College of Saint Rose invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Communications in the School of Arts and Humanities to start August 2018.

The Communications Department engages students in both innovative and rigorous educational experiences, while providing practical experiences that develop students' critical thinking. The Department has an established brand locally and nationally. Alumni, employers, and internship sites indicate that students are equipped to function in and contribute to professional-level practice in communications work settings. The Department's high expectations, broad-based academic program, and up-to-date facilities are key factors in students developing into professional-level practitioners.

Responsibilities will include teaching 12 credits per semester of undergraduate courses in Public Relations and Advertising, engaging in scholarship, attending internal and external events applicable to the College and the candidate's academic discipline, academic advising, program assessment, curriculum development, and participation in Department, School, and College committees.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in public relations or a related communications field, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly and/or professional work in public relations and advertising, superior written and oral communication skills, working knowledge of strategic communications and analytics, and will be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite and social media. Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching and professional experience in public relations and advertising.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening will begin immediately.

Additional Information:
Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and qualified dependents, retirement plans through TIAA, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.
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Application Instructions:
Create a College of Saint Rose Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab.  Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:
Letter of Application
Curriculum vitae
Names and contact information for three professional references

Candidate finalists (those selected for on campus interviews) will be required to provide official graduate transcripts and three confidential letters of reference.  Details for submission of these documents will be provided at that time.

Liz Richards
Liz Richards
Assistant Professor of Communications
The College of Saint Rose
432 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
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