The Department of Communication and Media Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in communication, with expertise in health and intercultural communication, to begin August 1, 2020. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research explores the intersections of race, ethnicity and/or cultural difference with health communication. The successful candidate will teach at least two sections of public speaking for first-year students per year as well as other introductory-level communication courses and will be expected to develop upper-level courses in his/her/their areas of specialization. Ability to teach courses in group communication, interpersonal communication, global media and social media/digital communication will be a plus.
All faculty at the College have the opportunity to teach in our undergraduate interdisciplinary programs (including Gender and Sexuality Studies, Environmental Studies, Film and Screen Studies, Leadership, Ethics and Values and Chicago Area Studies) as well as in our graduate Masters of Liberal Studies program.
A Ph.D. in communication or a closely-related field is preferred, although strong candidates who are ABD will be considered. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring, service and scholarship.
Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, IL. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a scholarly writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation online. For further information, please email Dr. Steve Macek, Chair, Department of Communication and Media Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin October 29, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 6704
About North Central College
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.