Tenure-track PR position at the University of Georgia

Faculty Position in Public Relations The Department of Advertising and Public Relations of the Grady College at the University of Georgia seeks applications for a tenure-track position in public relations to begin August 2018. Academic Rank/Salary Assistant Professor. Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary competitive. Responsibilities Candidates must have a teaching and research concentration in public relations. A successful candidate must have a thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice, and have the ability to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, particularly such classes as public relations writing, administration, research, and campaigns. The ability to create experiential learning experiences and develop online courses is a plus. A minimum of 3-5 years industry experience is preferred. Qualifications Ph.D. in communication or related field is required. Sustained evidence or strong promise of research productivity and ability to mentor and direct graduate students required. Application Deadline Screening
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Wikipedia PR history assignment

Following an AEJMC joint PR/history division session on history, I was asked to post the following information on an assignment I did last year on Wikipedia. (Luckily I still remembered how to log in.)   Wikipedia PR History Project Assignment Dr. Karen Miller Russell, Grady College/University of Georgia   Notes for instructors:
  • Create a course to host your assignment and be assigned an editor here: https://wikiedu.org/teach-with-wikipedia/ 
  • I set up a trip to the library with the mass communication librarian, who taught the students how to use our resources to find information about their biographical subject.
  • Please follow your Wikipedia contact person’s instructions and check links because it’s likely things have changed since I did this assignment more than a year ago.
  • I also asked students to send me a draft before they posted it on the site for feedback and suggestions.
  Objectives Experiment with using a wiki; improve
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Public Affairs Communication position at Grady College, University of Georgia

An Opportunity to Lead.
A Chance to Affect Change.
A Time to Be Visionary.

The opportunity: Carolyn Caudell Tieger Professorship in Public Affairs Communications
  Grady College is honored to announce its search for the Carolyn Caudell Tieger Professorship in Public Affairs Communications. The professorship is a singular holding for UGA, Grady, and among schools and colleges of journalism and mass communication nationally. It was created to prepare students for the essential role of communications and media at the heart of public affairs leadership. There is no other program like it. The emphasis on communications makes it distinctive. The professorship is the vision of alumna Carolyn Tieger (ABJ ’69), a Washington public affairs communications veteran who has committed a gift of $1 million to the University through her estate for an eventual chair. The Tieger Professor will anchor the great student interest in public affairs communications careers at Grady, liaise
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