Assistant Professor of Public Relations



Job description

Posting Number: F175

Desired Start Date: 08/14/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaches undergraduate courses in public relations, other undergraduate communication courses, and some graduate courses in public relations; Performs creative activities, as well as scholarly activities including research that leads to publications in refereed journals and conference presentations; Serves as academic program coordinator for the public relations concentration (includes but not limited to advising and mentoring students, coordinating adjunct faculty and course schedules, serving on departmental assessment and accrediting committees); Serves as advisor to campus chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). This announcement is for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position.

Conditions of Employment

Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for all eligible students, faculty and staff employed at Bowie State University. This protocol is subject to change.

Bowie State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Significant professional and continuous experience (10 plus years) in the public relations field at a national level; Demonstrated leadership position and active membership in professional public relations organizations.


Doctoral degree in Communications, related or interdisciplinary field from an accredited institution.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service; Demonstrated commitment to research and creative activities, including published books, research papers, and poster presentations; Demonstrated success in grant writing and grant awards; Demonstrated service as faculty advisor to campus student organizations, student publications, and student experiential learning activities.

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Bowie State University, is a public university located on 355½ acres in unincorporated Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, north of the suburban city of Bowie. Bowie State is part of the University System of Maryland.