Assistant Professor– Tenure Track Corporate Communication Department of Communication Studies and Modern Languages College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Communication Studies program seeks an engaging and energetic teacher-scholar in the area of corporate and / or organizational communication. The successful candidate should possess a strong track record of teaching excellence, commitment to service, and an interest in developing research appropriate to area of expertise. We are particularly interested in applicants with a demonstrable dedication to undergraduate education with an appreciation of the mission of a mid-size regional comprehensive university.
The ideal candidate for this position would excel in teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate courses including but not limited to corporate and professional communication, leadership and teambuilding, and organizational communication. The Department of Communication Studies and Modern Languages offers undergraduate degrees in Corporate Communication, Health Communication, and Communication Studies. The Corporate Communication degree is a vibrant interdisciplinary major that prepares students to thrive in today’s marketplace.
Teach 12 undergraduate hours a semester, primarily face-to-face with willingness to teach online if needed
Actively recruit and advise students to support retention and completion efforts including involvement in student organizations
Supervise undergraduate internships
Maintain a schedule of office hours
Attend department meetings and engage in service as needed
Maintain an active research program
Ph.D. or ABD (with Ph.D. by August 2021) in Communication or related field (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified University)
Demonstrated excellence in teaching face-to-face classes at college/university level as graduate assistant, instructor, or above
Training and experience in any supplementary area(s), including but not limited to:
Communication and leadership
Demonstrated ability or willingness to learn to teach online courses
Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and the mission of a regional comprehensive university
Demonstrated strong communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2021 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 22, 2021.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.