Title: 161-NN - Scholarly Assistant Professor - Career
Business Title: Scholarly Assistant Professor - Career
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA invites applications for three full-time, 9-month academic year, Career Track Assistant Professors in Strategic Communication. Appointment begins August 16, 2023.
Summary of Duties:
Teach undergraduate courses on the Pullman campus in the Strategic Communication department; contribute to a professional online MA program in Strategic Communication; and contribute to a professional online MA in Health Communication and Promotion. Successful candidates may also advise undergraduate student groups and serve as a liaison with the professional community and other outside constituents as part of the service component of the appointment. Career track faculty members are also encouraged to pursue additional scholarly and creative work.
Candidates must have earned a master's degree before the date of hire with at least three years of professional experience in a related area (e.g. advertising, public relations, marketing, or corporate communication).
Five years of work experience and/or evidence of successful teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: digital advertising, digital public relations, public relations writing, copy writing, web design and usability, strategic campaign planning and management, persuasion, media planning, crisis communication, and consumer insights and branding.
Professional experience with content strategy and creation across multiple media platforms and with digital innovations, social media monitoring and analytics, knowledge of software applications relevant to the position (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud products).
Experience advising a student-led firm, advising student organizations related to advertising and public relations and leading international and national experiential experiences with students a plus.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
About The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication:
The Murrow College of Communication features two undergraduate departments, Strategic Communication and Journalism and Media Production. The Murrow graduate program includes residential MA and PhD programs as well as professionally-oriented online MA programs. Our faculty embrace multiple methodologies and research approaches working within a highly-collaborative environment. Murrow College houses top-tier research facilities including a survey lab, focus group facility, interview rooms, and psychophysiological, eye tracking experiment labs.
About Washington State University (WSU):
Washington State University, a member of the Pac-12 conference, is among the 95 research universities nationwide with a Carnegie classification of 'very high research activity.' With a main campus in Pullman, Wash., WSU is a land-grant institution with several co-located campuses and enrollment of nearly 30,000 students. Murrow College is named for WSU's most illustrious graduate and became a college in July 2008. It is a signature program for WSU and the state of Washington. WSU has 105 undergraduate programs and more than 70 Master's and 46 Doctoral programs offered through ten colleges and the Graduate School. Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons the age of 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and has faculty friendly policies.
This is a temporary position expected to end on May 15, 2024. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Screening Begin Date:
This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin October 1, 2022.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) Contact Information for three (3) references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
For more information, contact Stacey Hust, Chair of Strategic Communication, [email protected].
Cover Letter summarizing qualifications
Contact Information for three (3) references
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 9 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its C...ommunity Engagement Classification.WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.