Adjunct Instructor: Communication and Media

Montclair, NJ
May 20, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date July 25, 2016

Position Title Adjunct Instructor: Communication and Media

Vacancy # N/A

Department Communication and Media

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The School of Communication & Media at Montclair State University invites applications for undergraduate teaching for the following two courses:

1. Introduction to Communication and Media: Monday and Thursday, 8:30-9:45am
This course examines the crucial role media play in contemporary society and surveys the technological, social, cultural, economic, and political impact of communication codes, media, and their convergence. Topics include the histories of varied media (print, electronic, digital), media narratives and genres, the interplay between media products/industries and identity, and the evolving significance of emerging technologies.

2. CMST 205, Race, Ethnicity and Media: Monday and Thursday, 10:00-11:15am

The course provides an in-depth examination of mass media theories and social effects on a national and global level, with particular attention to the representation of race and ethnicity. Through case studies, research, screenings, and class discussions students develop analytic tools they can use in their role as proactive consumers and potential creators of media products that serve a diverse range of communities.

Qualifications & Requirements

Instructors must have a minimum of a Master's degree in Communication or Media and relevant teaching experience. Instructors are required to participate in annual assessment efforts of the program.

Salary Range
$3,900.00 per 3 credit course per semester

Anticipated Start Date 9/7/2016

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Send letter of application addressing qualifications, teaching experience, and a current CV or resume to:
Dr. Christine Lemesianou
Associate Director
School of Communication & Media

Apply By Open until position is filled.

Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at



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