SUMMARY: Siena Heights University, a Catholic liberal arts university located in Adrian, Michigan, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication to begin August 2014.
Qualified applications should have a specialization in media studies and at least one year of teaching experience. Candidates must be able to teach a diverse array of classes including introduction to communication studies, introduction to journalism, and history of mass media, as well as being willing to teach in the university’s liberal arts core curriculum. A willingness to advise the student news organization, consisting of an online news magazine and once a semester print magazine is also desirable. The department is seeking an individual to join us who has the disposition of a generalist and a collegial spirit. The department currently offers concentrations in business communications, religious communications, professional writing and digital communication.
The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in communication studies or a related field. ABD applicants with a defense date prior to August 2014 will be considered.
Siena Heights University is a Catholic university founded in 1919 and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. We welcome applications from members of any group that has been historically under-represented in the American academy. The University assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter describing teaching experience and interest, as well as research interests, and a CV with names and contact information for at least three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The application deadline is November 30, 2013. EOE