Part-Time Position in Communications and Public Policy (Semester 1)

St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in Fredericton:

 

Semester 1: (September to December 2019)

COPP 1013A Introduction to Communications, WF 9:00 AM – 10:20 AM

This course introduces students to the history and evolution of the communications profession, with particular emphasis on communications in the public policy sphere, from the pioneers who sold ideas on behalf of their clients, to the modern world of two-way communications with the public through the internet and social media tools. The course will explore how this evolution is changing the way governments, politicians, non-governmental organizations, citizens groups and corporations interact with the public. (Maximum enrolment: 60)

 

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900.  Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds two Canada Research Chairs.

 

A PhD, or imminent completion is preferred; a Master’s degree in Communications is required.  Each applicant is to submit their application, including a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and any other relevant documentation, directly to Dr. Jamie Gillies, Coordinator of the Communications & Public Policy Program, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to jgillies@stu.ca.

 

Closing date: May 9, 2019, or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications are received by this date.

 

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.