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Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Park University | Parkville, Missouri
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Job Description

Full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Communication Studies.

Position Accountabilities:

* Teach graduate courses in the Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership, with possible opportunities to teach related undergraduate courses in the Department of Communication, Journalism, and Public Relations
* Coordinate and maintain instructional offerings and assessment of a quality, competitive, and up-to-date program
* Teach hybrid or online courses that support the needs of the program
* Possess both a theoretical and practical knowledge of current trends and issues in the areas of communication theory, communication research, interpersonal communication, small group communication, and organizational communication.
* Advise students, chair thesis and project committees, and evaluate comprehensive exams.
* Work collaboratively with other faculty members and mentor adjunct faculty members teaching in the department

Position Requirements:

* An earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher education in Communication Studies
* A record of successful teaching experience and scholarship
* Experience with curriculum/course development
* Experience with teaching online
* Expertise related to theory and research in Communication Studies, particularly in the areas of organizational, interpersonal, and small group communication.
* Demonstrated commitment to excellence, diversity, and inclusion
* Demonstrated superior communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
* Prefer experience teaching in a University setting

Park University, a private, not-for-profit University, founded in 1875, offers academic programs at 41 campus centers nationwide and online. The main campus is located approximately 15 minutes north of downtown Kansas City on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, in Parkville, MO.

Park University has an excellent benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition paid undergraduate classes for employers and dependents.

Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, vita, transcripts and a list of 3-5 references.

Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

About Park University

Located in Chicago, North Park University is a Christian comprehensive university that serves nearly 3,300 undergraduate and graduate students of all faiths and diverse multicultural backgrounds from around the country and the world.

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