The University of Texas at Austin — Open Rank Position in Public Relations

The University of Texas at Austin: Moody College of Communication: Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations 

Austin, TX 

Open Date
Sep 8, 2021 

The Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for an open-rank, full-time, tenured, or tenure-track Public Relations faculty member. The candidate should be focused on the areas of crisis and/or risk communication, corporate social advocacy/corporate social responsibility, and/or reputation. 

The candidate will be housed in the Moody College of Communication with an appointment in the Advertising & Public Relations school. The candidate should have a research program that displays excellence in applying strategic communication and communication theories in the study of crisis and/or risk communication, corporate social advocacy/corporate social responsibility, and/or reputation. In addition to teaching graduate seminars, the ability to teach large undergraduate lecture classes and web-based courses are preferred. 

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. at the time of the appointment. The applicant’s Ph.D. must be in communication or a related eld. Professional experience working in public relations, corporate communication, or strategic communication (within agency, nonprofit, government, or corporate organizations) preferred. The Moody College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives. 

Employment begins in August 2022. 

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and a list of three references. Applications must be made via Interfolio’s ByCommittee solution here: Applicants are also required to submit a separate diversity statement, addressing their commitment to inclusivity and support for diverse populations, along with information on their past contributions to this work and their future plans in these areas. 

If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one before applying for the position. 

If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email or call (877) 997- 8807. 

Applications will be reviewed starting October 15th, the posting will remain open, and candidates will be considered until the position is lled.