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Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00435F
Posting Type
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations of the Grady College at the University of Georgia seeks applications for a tenure-track position in public relations to begin August 2018.

Academic Rank/Salary
Assistant Professor. Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary competitive.

Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in public relations. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice, and have the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, particularly such classes as public relations writing, administration, research, and campaigns. The ability to create experiential learning experiences and develop online courses is a plus. A minimum of 3-5 years industry experience is preferred. Application Deadline
Screening of applications will begin October 16, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Applicants should direct questions to Dr. Karen Miller Russell, Public Relations Search Committee Chair, at

Learn more about the Grady College and the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, a top ranked program and home of the nation’s largest PRSSA chapter, at Georgia is well known for its natural beauty and quality of life ( Athens, the home of UGA, is consistently rated as one the nation’s best college towns and a wonderful place to live ( The University of Georgia ( is a land grant/sea institution located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, in close proximity to major media outlets, global agencies, national and international government and nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and the world’s busiest international airport.
The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in communication or related field is required. Sustained evidence or strong promise of research productivity and ability to mentor and direct graduate students required.

Preferred Qualifications

The ability to create experiential learning experiences and develop online courses is a plus. A minimum of 3-5 years industry experience is preferred.

Degree Level
Posting Date 08/08/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents