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Assistant Professor of Strategic Communications
The Reed College of Media (formerly P. I. Reed School of Journalism) at West Virginia University seeks a dynamic and innovative educator/researcher for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in strategic communications, beginning January or August 2015.

The ideal candidate for this approved position will have at least three years of professional public relations, advertising, and/or marketing communications experience that includes the innovative use of digital and social media applications. Candidates must have a relevant master’s degree (Ph.D. or ABD preferred). Collegiate-level teaching experience, knowledge of mobile applications development, and graphics and/or video production is a plus.

Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file including: 1) cover letter with teaching philosophy and/or an online teaching portfolio URL; 2) academic vitae; and 3) list of three references to mediacollege@mail.wvu.edu. Review of applications will begin September 15 and continue until a successful candidate is identified.

The Reed College of Media is an AEJMC-accredited program that embraces innovative, experiential learning and research and offers majors in journalism and strategic communications (with emphases in either advertising or public relations). For additional information about the Reed College of Media, please see http://reedcollegeofmedia.wvu.edu. Located at the heart of campus in Morgantown, the Reed College is home to approximately 1,000 students at WVU, which has about 30,000 students in all. Morgantown has a diverse population of about 60,000 and has once again been recognized as one of the top 20 college towns in the country by the American Institute for Economic Research. Morgantown is located 70miles south of Pittsburgh, Pa., and is about a 3.5-hour drive from Washington, D.C.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Underrepresented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


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