Instructor for Media Law and Ethics - Part Time

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Instructor for Media Law and Ethics - Part Time


Institutional Communication


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Faculty Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Supervisor Title:

Professor and Chair, Communication and Media Studies


Per Course Part-time Faculty

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Position Summary:

The Department of Communication and Media Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks a part-time instructor to teach multiple sections of a combined course on media law and ethics during the upcoming academic year. A Masters degree in Communication, Media Studies, Journalism or closely-related field is required. Applicants should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

The successful candidate will teach a course on media law and ethics required of all Journalism and Media Communication majors. Instruction will take place in-person at North Central’s main campus. Applicants with professional experience are especially desired.

North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center (2017), and a new Health Sciences and Engineering building (2020). North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should complete the application at:

You will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcript, teaching evaluations and contact information for three references. For further information, please email Dr. Steve Macek, Chair, Department of Communication and Media Studies, at [email protected]

Employment Conditions:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

If you are hired, in accordance with College policy and the State of Illinois Executive Order 2021-20 “and subsequent continuations”, we will require you to provide proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Those who remain unvaccinated must participate in weekly COVID-19 testing as a condition of employment.

For more information about the College’s vaccine expectation along with other helpful information regarding the College’s current health and safety protocols—go to

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EEO Statement:

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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