Chair, Department of Communication. Specialty: PR/Advertising.

The Department of Communication at St. Edward’s University is seeking a faculty member with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to serve as Department Chair.  Duties will also include teaching Public Relations and Advertising at introductory and upper levels.  This is a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of associate or full professor.  Tenured applicants will be considered for appointment with tenure. Ph. D. in Communication or Communication-related discipline with a demonstrated expertise in advertising and/or public relations required. Demonstrated record of excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, history of scholarly activities required. Potential for engaging in research with undergraduates, demonstrated significant contributions to service required. Some administrative or senior leadership experience preferred. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required. For a detailed list of responsibilities and qualifications, please visit the following website: Application review begins February 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Materials must be submitted on-line at: Applicants will upload a resume, cover letter to the application, and a list of at least three references. In your cover letter, please discuss your record of administrative or senior leadership experience, teaching, service activities, and research and how you plan to contribute to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University. The cover letter should also address your experiences or interest in global initiatives.