School of Public Affairs
Assistant Professor of Public Communication
The School of Public Affairs at Baruch College invites applications for a position to teach public communication at the rank of Assistant Professor. The start date is August 2013 and the appointment will be tenure-track. The position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in public communication practices, communication strategy, media relations, and public advocacy. The candidate must have obtained a Ph.D. before the position start date. He/she should possess an interest in working with an ethnically and racially diverse student body. Excellence in teaching, a commitment to research, and the willingness to participate in university and public service is expected.
The committee seeks a candidate with an established research program in some aspect of public communication, such as political communication, deliberative democracy, persuasion, new media, social movements, rhetorical or critical/cultural analyses of public discourse, public argumentation, public relations, organizational communication, healthcare communication, intercultural communication, international relations, or media policy and regulation. In addition, candidates should have experience teaching written and oral communication, argumentation, and advocacy. The committee is open to reviewing applications from candidates from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds who have appropriate research programs and teaching experience.
To apply, send an email by January 11, 2013 to spa.search AT baruch.cuny.edu with a cover letter to the search committee chair Professor David Hoffman, curriculum vitae, list of three references, and one representative publication, all in PDF format. In the email subject line put the position title Public Communication. EO/AA Employer.