Assistant Professor of Communication

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Academic Home Department:Communication and MediaPosting Job Title:Assistant Professor of CommunicationRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:Organizational Communication/CommunicationAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:08/10/2020 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The School of Communication and Media at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organizational & Professional Communication to begin August 2020. We seek someone who can contribute innovative curriculum developments in the area of organizational & professional communication. The ideal candidate will bring excellent teaching, engaged scholarship, and practical experiences to the classroom and can add to the intellectual climate of the School. The ability to work in a multi-disciplinary School is essential.
The successful candidate will teach courses in Organizational & Professional Communication with the possibility of teaching School-wide courses such as research methods and communication theory, and courses in our graduate programs. Faculty in the school teach in a variety of modalities: face to face, hybrid, and online.
Faculty are expected to maintain active research agendas as well as to meet service expectations of the department, college, and university. Commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Terminal degree in Communication or a related discipline or the foreign equivalent (ABD will be considered but PhD must be completed before your start date). Previous university teaching experience is required. Online and hybrid teaching experience preferred.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:10/15/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Contact Dr. Laura Beth Daws, search chair, [email protected]

Additional Information for Applicants

The Organizational & Professional Communication program is one of four undergraduate majors in the School of Communication and Media.

Application Instructions

Applicants must complete the online application, which includes the following materials:

Letter of Application
Current Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
List of names and contact information of Three References
Sample Syllabi

Optional Documents:

Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Summary of Teaching Evaluations

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000769USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:43773Departmental/College Overview:

The School of Communication and Media offers a B.S. in Journalism, a B.S. in Media & Entertainment, a B.S. in Organizational & Professional Communication, a B.S. in Public Relations, a Master of Arts in Integrated Global Communication, and a Graduate Certificate in Digital & Social Media.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest college at KSU enrolling more than 7,000 students in 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. For a detailed description of the university, college and department, please visit our home page at You may also visit the School’s home page at

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Sample Syllabi
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Summary of Teaching Evaluations




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Posted: 7/24/2019
Application Due: 3/13/2020
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