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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Communication

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Local Title: Assistant Professor, Public Relations

Posting Date: September 19, 2017

Classification: na

Duties: The Department of Communication at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Public Relations beginning in Fall of 2018. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in introduction to public relations, public relations publications, social media and public relations, public relations design, and senior capstone in public relations, as well as topics related to her or his research interests. The normal pre-tenure teaching load is nine credits per semester. Although teaching is the primary responsibility at SUNY New Paltz, scholarly work and ongoing service to department and college are expected.

Qualifications: Required:
~ A Ph.D. in Communication, Media, Public Relations, or a related field required. Exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered.
~ Demonstrated record of, or the potential for, scholarly publication
~ Post-secondary teaching experience as the sole instructor
~ Experience teaching public relations or strategic communication courses
~ Proficiency with instructional technology and online teaching
~ Evidence of experience with engaged learning pedagogies such as simulations or applied learning techniques (ie. reflection upon doing).

Contact Information: Electronic submission required. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations (if available) and a publication (URL accepted). Professional references provided by applicant will receive an email with link to upload reference letter. To apply, please visit https://jobs.newpaltz.edu
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy: The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at www.newpaltz.edu/police/securityact.html.