The Department of Communication and Journalism seeks an exceptional teacher for a tenure-track position.
The department takes a hands-on approach to the industry; first-class facilities in the Mullican Television Studio support active student learning experiences. The award-winning LUmination Network student news service, comprising television, radio and new media, is a hallmark of the department. Top-notch faculty and media practitioners lead the way for a dynamic educational experience for students. The candidate must hold a Ph.D.; a mix of industry and academic experience is preferable. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in persuasion, public relations, communication research, cross-cultural communication, and communication law. Rank is open.
Lipscomb University, a Tier 1 master’s university affiliated with the churches of Christ, has more than 4,000 students and is consistently ranked in the top 20 institutions of its type in U.S. News and World Report’s “annual college guide. Lipscomb is located in Nashville, Tenn., the nation’s 27th largest city and ranked as one of the five friendliest cities in America. Study-abroad programs include offerings in Vienna, London, Beijing, Hong Kong and Santiago, Chile. Lipscomb's intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division I level.
Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and statements of both teaching and administrative philosophies.
Lipscomb University is a faith-based institution. Preference will be given to those with active membership in the churches of Christ. Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its employment practices.
Interested candidates should apply to Dr. Jimmy McCollum, department chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org . For additional information, visit communication.lipscomb.edu.