Macon State College, one of thirty-five institutions in The University System of Georgia, invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The successful candidate will teach courses and help build the curriculum in the department’s innovative New Media and Communications (NMAC) program.
Candidates with the following specialties are welcome to apply:
(1) Communication and/or Film & Video. Those able to develop and teach courses in video editing and screen writing are preferred.
(2) Journalism and/or Mass Communication for the digital age. Those with an interest in and experience with student media are preferred.
All candidates must have a terminal degree in an appropriate field and a record of teaching and scholarship that warrants appointment at the rank sought.
The 4-4 teaching load will include day and evening NMAC classes. Candidates with appropriate credentials may also have the opportunity to teach in the department’s Interdisciplinary or Gender Studies programs. Additional duties of the position include student advising, scholarly research, and service to the institution.
Macon State College, a regionally accredited baccalaureate institution, is organized into five schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Information Technology, and Nursing and Health Sciences. With a main campus in Macon, a campus in Warner Robins, and a center on Robins Air Force Base, Macon State College has approximately 200 full-time faculty and serves approximately 6,000 students. The diverse student body is about equally divided between traditional and non-traditional students. The Macon metropolitan area, with an approximate population of 350,000, is located 75 miles south of Atlanta. For more information, visit the Macon State College home page at http://www.maconstate.edu.
Salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire. The starting date for the position is August, 2012.
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Individuals interested in the position should submit a letter of interest in and qualifications for the position; a statement of teaching philosophy; a current curriculum vitae; transcripts of all college work; and three letters of recommendation that include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of references.
Inquiries about the position and applications should be sent via email to Dr. Mary Wearn, Chair of the Department of Media, Culture, & the Arts (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications may also be mailed to:
Dr. Mary Wearn
Chair, Department of Media, Culture, & the Arts
100 College Station Drive
Macon, GA / 31206
Please be advised that, should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.
Macon State College is committed to affirmative action in its recruitment of students, staff and faculty.