Morningside College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, a full-time tenure-track position, beginning August, 2018. QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in related field preferred, ABD, or equivalent significant professional experience considered. Teaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Courses to be taught include Audio Production, Law of Mass Communication, Introduction to Mass Communication, Electronic Journalism and Mass Comm Senior Capstone Seminar, as well as courses in applicant’s area of expertise. Candidate will also be the advisor/supervisor for the student-run radio station, KMSC-FM, Fusion 93, which includes an active Sports Broadcasting program. Candidates with professional or teaching experience in social media are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, https://www.morningside.edu/
You’d be joining two other faculty members in the Mass Comm department which has about 40 majors/minors. The department has a Class D noncommercial educational broadcast radio station, a cable channel for video programming, and an online newspaper.
Morningside College is a private, coeducational, residential, comprehensive institution, affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1894, the college is growing and currently serves over 1,250 full-time undergraduate students of diverse social, cultural, ethnic, racial, and national backgrounds, as well as over 1,600 online graduate students in Education and Nursing. Morningside confers five baccalaureate degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Music Education, as well as Master of Arts in Teaching and graduate certification for nurses as a Clinical Outcomes Leader. The faculty is committed to the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for every field of the professional and career-centered curriculum. The 68-acre campus includes 23 buildings and is situated in Sioux City, Iowa, a community recognized as the economic and cultural center of Siouxland, a metropolitan region with a population of over 140,000. Morningside College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.
Screening for the position will begin immediately and continue until filled. Apply on-line only by submitting an email to firstname.lastname@example.org entering Mass Comm Search in the subject line, and attaching a PDF or Microsoft Word files for the following documents: A cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. If the letters of recommendation are not included in the application, they must be electronically submitted to the “facultysearch” email address provided above. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dave Madsen, Assistant Professor and Department Chair (712-274-5480 or email@example.com).