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Assistant/Associate Professor, Communications

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Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Communications
Location: Americus, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221366
About Us

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Job Summary Georgia Southwestern State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Communication beginning Fall 2021.

Responsibilities The candidate will teach a variety of courses in the Communication degree program based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; participate in research and scholarly activities; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the department, University and profession. Candidates should have an interest in curriculum and program development. Experience or interest in emerging media and experience teaching face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid formats is preferred.

Required Qualifications Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Communication or closely related field by the time of appointment.

Required Documents to Attach Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at 229-931-2000 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 eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and drug screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/29/2020
Application Due: 3/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time