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Public Relations, Advertising and Media Design

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Public Relations, Advertising and Media Design
Location Moscow
Division/College College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department Journalism and Mass Media
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Clinical Faculty
Tenure Tracking Non-Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Interim/Term Appointment No
Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track) 3 Years
Position Type Permanent
Pay Range $60,000 per year
Type of Appointment Academic Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Funding This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.
Internal Posting?
Position Summary

Teach six courses per year. The primary teaching areas will be advertising, strategic communication and public relations. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach design and writing courses related to strategic communication, and conduct research in this field. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach occasionally in the UI’s interdisciplinary seminar (ISEM) program for first-year students, and to advise undergraduate students.

Responsibilities

Job Duty Function Teaching and Advising
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Teach six courses per year. This position’s primary responsibility is teaching the visual design aspects of public relations/advertising/strategic communications for both print and online. Proficiency in and ability to teach design programs such as InDesign, PhotoShop and other web applications is required. The successful candidate will also be qualified to develop and teach new courses in this field as needed. All clinical faculty members are expected to develop a program of outreach activity, to advise undergraduate students, and to maintain strong professional contacts.

Job Duty Function Outreach and Extension
Job Duties/Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to maintain strong professional contacts, to pursue external funding.

Job Duty Function University Service and Leadership
Job Duties/Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to serve on School, College and University committees.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree in a media, marketing or design field (Ph.D., MFA and MBA acceptable); at least five years of professional experience in public relations, advertising, marketing or strategic communications; ability to teach applied design and concept courses in digital media; and demonstrated teaching effectiveness at the university level. The candidate must show potential for scholarship consistent with the School’s guidelines for promotion.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional professional experience (beyond five year minimum) in strategic communication, marketing, public relations, advertising or an applied design field; ability to contribute through service and outreach to the School, the University and to the advertising and public relations practitioners in the region; interest and involvement in professional and academic organizations; experience working with multicultural populations or for media outlets serving diverse communities.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Number F000606P
Posting Date 08/08/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be reviewed beginning September 29, 2017.

Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of References
  4. Research/Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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