Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Communication

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Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Communication
Location: Clayton State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1924
Job Summary

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts in Clayton State University’s College of Arts and Sciences seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication, to begin August 1, 2019.

This position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment that reports to the Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Salary will be commensurate with experience and competitive with comparable programs.

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts offers undergraduate degrees and minors in Communication and Media Studies, Film Production, Music, Music Education, and Theatre, along with minor programs in Art and Corporate Communication and an AA in Film Production. For additional information about the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, see http://www.clayton.edu/vpa. For further information about the Communications and Media Studies program in particular, visit http://www.clayton.edu/vpa/cms.

Clayton State University is a Senior Unit of the University System of Georgia and is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

  • Teach Communication and Media Studies courses at all levels with a 4-4 teaching load;
  • Engage in scholarly activity leading to presentation and publication;
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.
Required Qualifications
  • An earned doctorate in Communication (ABD considered) or a terminal degree in a closely related field by time of appointment;
  • Successful college-level teaching experience at the undergraduate level;
  • At least 18 graduate hours in Communication;
  • Ability and qualifications to teach undergraduate courses in public speaking.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to teach hands-on courses in one or more of the following areas:
  • Podcasting/streaming video;
  • Radio/television broadcasting;
  • Multimedia production;
  • Social media production;
    • Evidence of scholarly potential, including presentations and/or publications;
    • Successful college-level teaching experience in foundational courses in spoken communication.
    Required Documents to Attach

    Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire), a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three current references. For full consideration of your dossier, send documents by May 24, 2019; position open until filled.

    About Us

    Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.

    The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.

    Contact Information

    For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Recourses at (678) 466-4230, or by email at [email protected].

    For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected].

    Conditions of Employment

    Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

    Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.




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    Posted: 4/24/2019
    Application Due: 9/6/2019
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