The Communication Studies program at Southwest Minnesota State University seeks applications for an assistant professor to teach broadly in the area of Communication Studies. Teaching responsibilities (both traditional and online delivery) may include Public Relations, Health Communication, basic public speaking as well as other courses in areas of expertise (as needed). Responsibilities of the position will also include assisting with our active forensics team. In addition, duties may involve the supervision of concurrent enrollment offerings in area high schools. Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly and creative activity, continuing preparation and study, contributing to student growth and development, and service to the university and community.
Terminal degree in Communication or closely related field.
Post-secondary teaching and forensic coaching experience.
Student-centered approach to education and a commitment to
Demonstrated commitment or proven strategies for fostering a diverse and inclusive environment; demonstrated ability or proven strategies to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds is required.
Must have an understanding and appreciation for liberal education.
Ph.D. in Communication or closely related field.
Teaching experience in Public Relations.
Concurrent enrollment supervision experience.
Demonstrated experience with new/social media and/or media production.
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