Assistant Professor of Practice - College of Journalism and Mass Communications (Updated 1/1/19)

Assistant Professor of Practice
College of Journalism and Mass Communications
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is accredited by the ACEJMC and offers majors in advertising and public relations, broadcasting, journalism, and sports media and communications. We create a student-centered environment providing hands-on experiences to enhance learning outcomes. Students are successful in national competitions, collaborate on research, and complete internships with recognized companies in leading markets. Based upon their education, experience and Nebraska work ethic, our graduates are employed with recognized industry leaders across the country.

The College is seeking an assistant professor of practice in public relations to join our award-winning faculty beginning in August 2019. The responsibilities of this position will include teaching 6-8 courses per year, related to public relations, depending on other assigned duties.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and five years of professional experience in public relations, journalism, marketing, communications or a related field.

Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree; ten or more years of professional experience in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications or a related field; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level; and Accreditation in Public Relations (APR).

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our vision of excellence. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2019 and continue until position is filled or search is closed. To be considered for this position, go to, requisition F_180208. Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. Attach (1) a letter of interest; (2) a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience and qualifications; and (3) a list of three references with complete contact information.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

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