The Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin
invites applications for an open-rank, full-time, tenured, or tenure-track
Public Relations faculty member. The candidate should be focused on the areas
of crisis and/or risk communication, corporate social advocacy/corporate
social responsibility, and/or reputation.
The candidate will be housed in the Moody College of Communication with an
appointment in the Advertising & Public Relations school. The candidate should
have a research program that displays excellence in applying strategic
communication and communication theories in the study of crisis and/or risk
communication, corporate social advocacy/corporate social responsibility,
and/or reputation. In addition to teaching graduate seminars, the ability to
teach large undergraduate lecture classes and web-based courses are preferred.
Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. at the time of the appointment. The
applicant's Ph.D. must be in communication or a related field. Professional
experience working in public relations, corporate communication, or strategic
communication (within agency, nonprofit, government, or corporate
organizations) preferred. The Moody College of Communication is committed to
achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes
applicants who can help achieve these objectives.
Employment begins in August 2022.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a current
curriculum vita, and a list of three references. Applications must be made via
Interfolio's ByCommittee solution. Applicants are also required to submit a
separate diversity statement, addressing their commitment to inclusivity and
support for diverse populations, along with information on their past
contributions to this work and their future plans in these areas.
If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to
create one before applying for the position.
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or call (877) 997-8807.
Applications will be reviewed starting October 15th, the posting will remain
open, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding
nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a
policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or
veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and