Assistant Professor of Communications

College of Arts and Sciences- Modern Languages, Communication and Philosophy
Apr 22, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Date: July 30, 2019 Posting End Date: August 30, 2019

Position: Assistant Professor of Communication Location: College of Arts and Sciences- Modern Languages, Communication and Philosophy

Status: Full Time (tenure-track)

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Assistant Professor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach four communication-related classes (12 hours) per semester; The faculty member should be prepared to teach general education courses as well as upper-division courses required for the communication major
  • Engage in scholarly research
  • Serve on committees
  • Advise students
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department chair


  • Ph.D. in Communications (in hand by August 2019) or a related field is required; Preference will be given to the candidate who has a specialty and/or work experience in new or emerging media and communication technology
  • Candidates with experience candidates who have experience teaching both online and in a traditional setting are encouraged to apply
  • Collegiate teaching experience and a record of scholarly activity are preferred
  • Candidates with the ability to bridge communications and other interdisciplinary programs are encouraged to apply

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) to (5) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
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