Assistant Professor of Communication

United States, North America
Apr 28, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

McPherson College seeks an assistant professor in communication, who specializes in oral and written communication. This is an entry-level, tenure-track, nine-month appointment, which starts in August 2014.  

Successful candidates will teach a combination of the following courses: Public Speaking, Business and Professional Communication, Journalism, Editing, Public Relations, Media Ethics, Multimedia Storytelling, and Web Design. A Ph.D. in communication or a related field is preferred. Candidates who are ABD or who hold an M.A. may be considered.

The right candidate will have demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, will hold the ability to function collegially in a small college environment, and will have a commitment to the liberal arts.

A complete application package will include:

  1. A letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae.
  2. A brief statement of teaching philosophy.
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Official academic transcripts for all relevant degrees (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.)

Copies of publications, course syllabi or assignments, and teaching evaluations may be requested if your application is forwarded to the next round of consideration.

Application materials may be forwarded to for immediate consideration.

Review of application materials will begin May 2, 2014.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

McPherson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse college community.  McPherson College will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law except where a status is a bona fide occupational qualification. McPherson College will prohibit harassment against any applicant or employee, who is a member of one of these groups.