The Department of Communication at the College of Charleston announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to begin August 2012. Ph.D. in communication or mass communication required by time of appointment.
This position requires a specialty in strategic communication or public relations. Applicants with expertise in international or global public relations and/or ethics are especially welcome. All methodological perspectives will be considered. Teaching assignments depend on the expertise of the successful applicant but will include basic, capstone and writing intensive courses in strategic communication and mass media. Qualified candidates will be expected to contribute at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Research active faculty carry a 3-2 teaching load.
Evidence of effective teaching (e.g., syllabi, examples of student work, student evaluations), a description of your commitment to the most recent pedagogical and technological advances, and evidence of scholarly or creative potential (e.g., samples of previous work) are required.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference should be sent electronically (preferred) or by regular mail to the search committee:
Dr. Amanda Ruth-McSwain, Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29424
Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should arrive by October 1, 2011 to assure full consideration.
This collegial department has over 20 full-time faculty, approximately 750 undergraduate majors, and a master’s program. To learn more about the department and the College of Charleston, founded in 1770 and located in the historic downtown area, visit our Web site at http://www.cofc.edu/communication. A description of our world class Advisory Council can be found at http://communication.cofc.edu/advisorycouncil/index.php. The College of Charleston has adopted a strategic plan emphasizing interdisciplinary research and teaching and placing a high priority on international initiatives.
The College of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. The College of Charleston is committed to creating a diverse community.