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  • Opening Date: 2020-12-17
  • Job Opening Id: 522679
  • College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts
  • Department: Communication

Job Information

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Assistant Teaching Professors are full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-earning faculty positions. Successful applicants must be able to teach courses offered in face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid delivery methods. One of these positions will have the FIU Modesto Maidique Campus as a primary work location and the other two will have the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus as the primary work location.  However, teaching on any of the university campuses may be necessary.  We seek candidates who are qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including the following areas of communication:

  • PR Writing
  • Principles of Advertising and/or Public Relations
  • Communication Leadership
  • Creative Concepts
  • Business Communication
  • Global Strategic Communications
  • Social Media Strategy, Management, and Measurement


These positions may also have the added responsibilities of serving as the faculty advisor for the FIU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), the student-run communication agency, BOLD, or working closely with College centers such as the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center, etc.


QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum qualifications include the Master of Arts or Master of Science Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Advertising or related fields from an accredited university. Teaching experience at the university level is preferred.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job ID 522679 at facultycareers.fiu.edu, and provide the following:

  • Letter of application or cover letter addressing specific qualifications for the position.
  • Names and contact information of at least three references, whom the search committee will contact after finalists are selected.
  • Curriculum vitae reflecting relevant experiences.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student evaluations and/or teaching materials developed by the candidate.


Please direct questions to Search Committee Chair, Davina Clarke (daclarke@fiu.edu). To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by January 25, 2021.  Reviews will continue until the position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

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