Lecturer in Public Relations

University of Maryland

United States

Lecturer in Public Relations

 

Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.


Position Summary/Purpose of Position: Lecturers will teach classes in public relations in the Department of Communication at the undergraduate level. The Department of Communication is in the College of Arts and Humanities. The undergraduate public relations program is certified by the Public Relations Society of America. The position begins in the fall of 2020 and continues through the spring of 2021. Full-time lecturers will teach 8 classes per year (4 per semester). Health benefits are available for employees who teach half-time or full-time at the University of Maryland.


Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate courses in news writing, public relations writing, campaigns, principles of public relations, and communication ethics. Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in Communication, Mass Communication, or a related field at the time of appointment. Ph.D. candidates and Ph.D. recipients are encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Research (examples: research statement, research programs)
  3. Teaching (examples: teaching philosophy, student evaluations)
  4. Unofficial Transcript


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