Mississippi College is looking for a committed Christian professional communication instructor/assistant professor to work within an academic setting where they can invest in their students and see them grow academically, professionally, and spiritually, leading them to make a difference in the current and future media world. Applicants must hold the Ph.D. (ABD considered) from an accredited university.
This position requires a strong journalism and digital media background. Candidates must have experience in video journalism and social media journalism. The position answers directly to the chair of the Communication Department. Responsibilities include teaching four (4) classes per semester in journalism and/or digital media, advising graduate and undergraduate majors, and other responsibilities as needed. Additionally, the successful candidate will advise and direct all activities related to The Collegian (Mississippi College's student-edited, bi-weekly newspaper). The successful candidate will serve on departmental and campus-wide committees as determined by department chair, dean, and provost.
The individual hired for this position works directly with students in an academic/classroom and non-academic settings. This position is a nine (9)-month, tenure-track position, with the possibility of summer teaching employment as available. As a result of the changing media landscape, the individual hired for this position will have opportunities to create new learning environments for students interested in media messaging and will have the opportunity to impact students' lives in ways that are yet to be realized.
About Mississippi College
Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences, located in Clinton, Mississippi, and serving more than 5,100 students, from 40 states and more than three dozen countries. Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest institution of higher learning in Mississippi, the largest private university in the state and America's second oldest Baptist college. Mississippi College is home to 84 areas of undergraduate study, 16 graduate programs, a doctor of jurisprudence, a doctor of education leadership degree and a doctor of professional counseling degree. Mississippi College seeks to be a university recognized for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.
About Mississippi College
Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co-educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences.
Our vision is to be known as a university recognized for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.
Mississippi College was founded in 1826 and is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi.
Visit mc.edu for more information.