Assistant Professor/Mass Communication/Strategic Communication

Employer
Georgia College & State University
Location
Milledgeville, Georgia
Posted
Sep 26, 2017
Ref
Assistant Professor/Mass Communication/Strategic C
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor/Mass Communication/Strategic Communication

Home Department: Mass Communication

Employment Type: Regular (Continuous)

Appointment: Faculty (10-month)

Primary Function:

The Department of Mass Communication at Georgia College offers an integrated, cross-platform curriculum including informative, persuasive, and digital media mass communication courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the communication landscape and its wide variety of channels. Community engagement, particularly through service learning in the classroom, is emphasized in the department.

The department has almost 400 majors, oversees a PRSSA chapter, a student newspaper, a student operated radio station, a video production club, and a weekly student cable news program. A research lab furnished as a living room and equipped with eye tracking instrumentation is also a part of the department.

The Department of Mass Communication is committed to upholding the mission of a public liberal arts university, developing a diverse workforce and student body, and modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching learning, personal development and institutional success.

Georgia College is known for combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public universities. The university's main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship. We value reason, respect and responsibility.

Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission and are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment.

Primary Purpose:

The primary role of this tenure track assistant professor will be in strategic communication with an emphasis in advertising. Primary teaching responsibilities in strategic communication include writing, planning, management, and campaign courses. Other teaching responsibilities may include research, special topics, and/or introductory mass communication courses. This position will also contribute to the university core curriculum.

We seek a highly trained professional who is committed to liberal arts education; who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research; and whose scholarship addresses any area of strategic communication including campaign communication, media effects, audience analysis, and emerging technologies.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

 

To learn more about this position and to submit an application please visit:  http://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5069