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Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Relations

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please note applicants will be required to upload the following documents to their online application: 1. CV 2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3. Teaching Philosophy Additionally, applicants are required to provide complete contact information (name, email and phone #) for at least three references who will receive an email request to upload their letters of recommendation via PeopleAdmin.

Posting Details

Position Information

Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Campus Stockton
Department Department of Communication
Posting Number F00109
Full or Part Time Full Time
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Days Per Week
Weeks Per Year

Position Description

Position Description

The Department of Communication in the College of the Pacific invites applicants to apply for a full-time faculty position; PhD required; ABD considered; professional experience a plus; interest in new media a plus. This is a nine-month appointment with teaching responsibility for five courses for the 2017-18 academic year when we expect to conduct a tenure-track search for the position. The position requires ability in the following subject areas: Introduction to Public Relations; Public Relations Writing and Production; Public Relations Research; Public Relations Strategy and Implementation (e.g. Case Problems, Campaigns Course); Supervised Public Relations Experience (Internship); and possibly other courses in the department. The position will also oversee our Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. required, ABD considered

Additional Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Special Instructions
Contact Information

Paul Turpin, PhD, Search Committee Chair
Communication Department
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Contact Email

Reference Letter Information

Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References 3
Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSHP Job Posting
    • ACCP Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Pacific Website
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents