Assistant Professor of Communications

Position ID: 35648
College of Coastal Georgia
Arts & Sciences
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Assistant Professor
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Nature of Work The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Communications within the Department of Arts and Humanities. This appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2017. This position is an academic year (10- month) appointment.

Essential Duties

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching Human Communication, Fundamentals of Speech Communication, Survey of Mass Communication, Intercultural Communication, Telecommunication, and/or Film/Television. Initial responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours in both fall and spring semesters; summer teaching opportunities are based on student enrollment. The candidate must work cooperatively with others and be willing to teach face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online classes at the Brunswick campus and/or the Camden location as needed. While demonstrating excellence in teaching, the candidate will contribute to departmental and college committees, advise students majoring in American Studies (BA), Interdisciplinary Studies (BS), and/or the AA in Communication, participate in the development of new courses, and demonstrate a commitment to scholarship and professional development.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

Terminal Degree in Communications or a related field from a regionally accredited institution must be completed at time of application.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Commitment to serving diverse student populations in a collegiate setting
  • Experience teaching the following courses: Human Communication, Fundamentals of Speech Communication, Survey of Mass Communication, Intercultural Communication, Telecommunication, and/or Film/Television.
  • Commitment to using high-impact teaching strategies such as First-Year Experiences, Common Intellectual Experiences, Learning Communities, Writing-Intensive Courses, Collaborative Assignments and Projects, Undergraduate Research, Diversity/Global Learning, Service-Learning, Community-Based Learning, Internships, and/or Capstone Courses and Projects

Preferred Qualifications and Training

  • Mentoring, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy, including experience using technology in the classroom
  • Experience with film and documentary creation and production.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

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Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Communication, General
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