The Department of Communication at Western Carolina University invites applications for an instructor of speech communication. This is a nine-month fixed-term position with an expected begin work date of August 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate has been successfully identified.
The Department of Communication offers the B.S. Degree in Communication with concentrations in broadcasting, journalism, public relations, and health communication. We have over 200 majors. An important part of the department is the COMM 201: Foundations of Communication course which is part of the Liberal Studies Program and only class in the core C3: Oral Communication.
Western Carolina is part of the University of North Carolina system. Located in Cullowhee, NC, WCU is situated in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 52 miles west of Asheville and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From its 600-acre main campus, through programs in Asheville, at various community colleges and online, WCU serves over 12.000 students.
Applicants must possess at the time of appointment a Master’s of Communication or closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in communication.
Required teaching skills are limited to human communication. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.
Applicants who are proficient in organizational, health, or other Communication-related areas are desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, applicants must apply online. Submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and a list of at least three professional references – include names, affiliations, email addresses, and telephone numbers.
Finalists will be asked to provide official transcripts. Search committee will contact listed references for finalists only
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
For more information: Jim Manning, search chair 247 Stillwell Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC 28723 email@example.com Please, NO phone calls
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.