Assistant Professor, English & Communication

Rochester, New York
Aug 22, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The English and Communication Department at Nazareth College seeks applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Professional Practice to teach courses in our communication and media major. Our areas of specialization include digital media, public relations, and journalism. We are interested in candidates who are qualified to teach some combination of the following courses:  Introduction to Mass Communication, Writing for Digital Media, Social Media, Digital Storytelling, Public Relations Writing, Principles of Public Relations, Introduction to Journalism, Feature Writing, and Editing for Publication.

The selected individual will be required to teach four undergraduate courses each semester, assist in identifying and cultivating internship sites, engage in scholarly or professional activity (depending on appointment type), participate in academic advisement, and contribute to departmental and college service. We are especially interested in candidates who have demonstrated understanding and active commitment to addressing diversity and inclusion in their teaching, service, professional activity, and/or scholarship. 

If seeking appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, a PhD in communication or a related field will be required. ABD candidates who will complete their PhD by August 2020 will be considered.

If seeking appointment as an Assistant Professor in Professional Practice, the applicant must have a minimum of five years of professional experience in public relations, journalism, and/or digital media. A masters degree in communication or a related discipline is desirable.

Nazareth College. an independent, comprehensive institution with 2,100 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire faculty with a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community. The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged. EOE