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Lecturer/Assistant Professor position available at UT-Martin

The Department of Communications at The University of Tennessee at Martin has an opening for a lecturer or tenure-track assistant professor to teach Public Relations and additional courses, beginning Aug. 1, 2016. A master’s degree in public relations, strategic communication, mass communication with an emphasis in public relations, communication with an emphasis in public relations studies, or related field is required.

A minimum of 18 graduate hours in speech communication or communication studies is required. A Ph.D. is required for assistant professor rank. An ABD is required for instructor rank.

The person holding this position will teach Public Relations primarily and/or Public Speaking courses. Salary is negotiable.

Interested persons should apply online at and attached a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research philosophy, name and contact information for three references and copies of transcripts. Any questions may be submitted to Dr. Richard Robinson at Deadline for applications is January 15, 2016. The department will begin a review of applications on January 19, 2016 and the search will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/ Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Faculty Positions – Mass Communication, Xavier University of Louisiana

The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana, a Historically Black Catholic University located in the heart of New Orleans, invites applicants for a senior level tenure-track position to head the Department of Mass Communication beginning August 2015. The Department seeks individuals in Mass Communication or a related field with a range of specializations (Broadcasting, Print Media/Journalism, and Public relations), to teach within those specializations as well as in the Mass Communication core. Regular scholarly output and service activities are expected as well, including advising students in their degree programs and their extracurricular production organizations.

The successful candidate for the senior Department Head position must hold an earned doctorate in Mass Communication(or related field) and have an understanding of the current trends in media industries and their impact on Mass Communication curriculum development. S/he will contribute to program revisions, mentor students, and provide leadership to other faculty.

The program actively supports Xavier’s mission of promoting a more just and humane society through service-learning projects and community-based research collaborations. The Mass Communication Program has an established television and radio production organization and a sports broadcasting team. The campus newspaper and yearbook are published through the Campus Student Media Office, which operates out of the Department.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Completed applications will be accepted until January 1, 2015. To apply, log in to our online system at: Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references, a statement of teaching philosophy and research agenda. The letter of interest should be addressed to: Dominique Gendrin, Search Committee Chair. Any questions should also be addressed to Dominique Gendrin at EOE/AA.