Job Description Summary Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the areas of Public Relations and related fields to start in fall 2020. We seek a dedicated scholar and strong teacher who would join the interdisciplinary faculty of Bentley's department of Information Design and Corporate Communication.
The reputation of our undergraduate program is grounded in educating students in new and existing forms of digital and social media PR and its application to: communication strategy; public relations practice by business, government; nonprofits; PR writing; creative thinking; the creative industry sector; the intersection between PR, organizations and society.
We are interested in candidates who can develop and teach existing courses relating to public relations and in particular social and other emerging media PR at the undergraduate level. An interest in Crisis PR is also highly valued. Limited graduate level teaching may also be a possibility. Applicants will have a strong dedication to research and lively, engaged teaching. Exceptional teaching is important to IDCC's mission.
Bentley University leads higher education in providing transformative business education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences. We instill in our students a deep sense of corporate social responsibility and prepare them to succeed in a future shaped by rapidly changing technology. We seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents, are dedicated to high ethical standards and have a willingness to embrace change. A team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and professional accomplishment.
Candidates must have evidence of research ability and experience with teaching. A Ph.D. is required. Dedication to scholarship in the field is necessary for promotion and tenure.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter and CV upon application.
Please note that applications are evaluated on an ongoing basis.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.