Instructor / Assistant Professor in Public Relations and Strategic Communication

Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago invites qualified applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor position in Public Relations and Strategic Communication.  This individual will teach public relations, as well as courses in our new masters program in global strategic communication.

The appointment may be as an instructor or assistant professor (tenure-track) level, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant. A master’s degree is required. Ph.D. is required for the assistant professor appointment.  The candidate should have significant professional experience in public relations and strategic communication and ideally have worked internationally or with international clients.  Candidates with a record of teaching and working with students are preferred.   

The successful candidate will teach courses in public relations, global strategic communication, and organizational leadership.  Experience in using social media and digital technology as part of a public relations strategy is essential.  This position includes department and university service as well as ongoing research and professional activities.   Starting date for this position is August of 2017.  The committee will begin reviewing applications in October and will continue until the position is filled.

Candidates must apply online at with a letter of application describing their experience and interests, and a current curriculum vitae. Applicants may also submit materials related to teaching experience, and include a portfolio with samples of research or professional work.  If needed supplemental materials may be sent to Marjorie Kruvand, Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago, 820 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, 60611.

For further information about Loyola University Chicago and the School of Communication, consult the University Web site: Loyola University Chicago is a Jesuit Catholic university, an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer, with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty.

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