ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION
10-MONTH, TENURE TRACK POSITION
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Dean, the School of Arts, Communication and Social Sciences is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication. This position requires a candidate skilled in teaching communication courses. The School is particularly interested in candidates who have training and/or experience in, and a commitment to, teaching a wide range of communication classes, including public speaking, organizational communication/leadership, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, mass communication, and argumentation and debate.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Speech, Speech Broadcasting, Telecommunications, Rhetoric, Communication, Communication Studies, Speech Communication, or Organizational Communication, OR Bachelor's Degree in any of the above AND Master's Degree in Drama/Theater Arts, Mass Communication, or English OR the equivalent OR a valid California Community College Instructor Credential in Speech Communication.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Recent teaching experience, especially at the community college level. Experience in teaching basic oral communication courses using non-traditional approaches; familiarity with computer-assisted technology as related to public speaking applications; proficiency in Spanish (written and spoken); evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in speech communication and its instructional program; demonstration of the commitment to involvement within the campus and the community. Willingness to support forensics activities.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
Upon initial employment, full-time faculty members are placed on the salary schedule based upon years of experience and education. The maximum initial placement for experience is Step 6. Faculty members are encouraged to continue their professional development through additional study qualifying them for advancement on the salary schedule. For current salary schedules and information on salary placement visit our website at www.swccd.edu. Excellent fringe benefits.
STARTING DATE: August 16, 2018 (Fall Semester)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be received online by 11:59 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018. Screening of applications will begin shortly thereafter. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review. Position open until filled.
FAXED AND E-MAILED MATERIAL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, HOWEVER, APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT OUR COLLEGE WEBSITE, https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2484
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2484
(1)	Letter of application (cover letter)
(2)	Academic Staff Employment Application
(4)	Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred
(5)	Writing Sample: Include a recent scholarly writing sample, such as, published piece of work, conference paper or graduate writing sample. This piece should be representative of your academic contributions to the discipline of communication.
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. Upon offer of employment, the successful applicant must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.