Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.


We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media.


Tracking ID#: F010491

POSITION: Assistant Professor

QUALIFICATIONS: The Baylor University Journalism, Public Relations and New Media department which is accredited through ACEJMC seeks a dynamic scholar and teacher to fill this position beginning Fall 2015. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree and have professional experience in print, public relations or advertising.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates for tenure-track positions must have a defined research agenda or promise of substantial research, be willing to mentor graduate students and teach upper- and graduate-level courses in the following areas: strategic planning, PR research methods, advertising and or digital and multimedia storytelling.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 15, 2014.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application materials should be sent electronically (preferably in pdf format) to: Mia_Moody@baylor.edu with a cc: to Margaret_Kramer@baylor.edu. Candidates should include the following in their application materials: a formal letter addressing position interest, qualifications, research/scholarship areas, and teaching philosophy, current curriculum vitae, and a statement attesting to an active Judeo/Christian faith commitment. Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference emailed to the aforementioned email addresses (these references should be named in the candidate’s cover letter.) The candidate should arrange to have official transcripts sent to:

Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez, Search Committee Chair
Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97353
Waco, TX 76798-7353


Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.