Faculty Position in Strategic Communication/Public Relations
Northwestern Univeristy in Qatar ( NU-Q)
Northwestern University in Qatar, (NU-Q), invites applicants for a faculty position in Strategic Communication/Public Relations. The person selected will join the faculty of the school’s Program in Journalism. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in a field related to strategic communication and PR; have teaching experience in strategic or marketing communication; be conversant with digital and social media strategies and applications; have the ability to contribute to areas related to strategic communication such as corporate communications, digital marketing or marketing communication. Candidates with a master’s degree and relevant industry experience in strategic and marketing communication are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with both doctorate and professional experience.
We seek individuals engaged in visionary lines of teaching, research and creative activity who will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff composed of women and men drawn from Qatar, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. The successful candidate will play a key role in the growth of a certificate program in Strategic Communication open to all students in the school.
Northwestern University in Qatar is Northwestern’s first and only international campus. NU-Q faculty-in-residence receive highly competitive salary and benefits, including overseas allowances and travel as well as funds for research and faculty development. Rank for this non-tenured position is based on upon qualifications and experience.
Applications received by October 15, 2016, will receive the highest priority. The search will continue and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The position begins January 1, 2017, or August 1, 2017.
NU-Q’s programs in Journalism, Communication and Liberal Arts aim to prepare students for careers in media and other strategic communication fields. The school is committed to the advancement of freedom of expression and independent media. The university aspires to a legacy of education and discovery in a dynamic area of the world in which media industries, science, technology, health care and the information economy are fundamental goals of the host nation, Qatar. Many faculty find this to be a geographic area rich in research opportunities. NU-Q has partnerships with Al Jazeera, the Doha Film Institute and the Qatar Computing Research Institute. Located in Education City in Doha, Qatar, NU-Q collaborates with sister institutions that include Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, Texas A & M, and Virginia Commonwealth University.
To apply, please send a letter of application, a CV, a sample of research, writing or creative work, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references to email@example.com
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in Qatar.