Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Fri Aug 2 2019 Job Description:
The Department of English, Communications and Media at Salve Regina University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor with a start date of September 1, 2020.
The successful candidate will combine expertise in public relations and social media with a generalist's ability to teach courses in media studies and media writing. The ability to develop new courses on topics such as strategic communications, digital content strategies, public relations research, global communications, and strategies for cause-related nonprofits is desired; professional experience in public relations would be a plus.
A Ph.D. in communications, public relations, or a related field is required as is successful college-level teaching experience. ABD applicants considered, but all degree requirements must be complete by August 2020. The university's teaching load is 3-4.
We seek a colleague who is committed to helping students build practical skills and whose experience, research and/or pedagogy will contribute to a curriculum that emphasizes experiential learning and integrates the university's Mercy mission.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.