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TT Assistant Professor, Communication Studies (Media and Culture Studies)

27.11.2019 21:43 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Young Harris, GA, USA


Description: January 15, 2020

Young Harris College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication Studies position beginning August 1, 2020. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Communication Studies or a closely related field by the time of appointment and share a strong commitment to teaching at a liberal arts institution. The candidate will possess the requisite knowledge and experience to lead courses in the major such as Introduction to Media Communication, Critical Approaches to Communication Studies, and Communication Theory. The ability to teach courses in relation to one or more of the following areas is desirable: Cultural Studies, Emerging Media, Industry Studies, Political Communication and Media Campaigns, and/or Screen Studies. An active program of research in the candidate’s area of expertise is encouraged and supported by the institution.

The Department of Communication Studies offers classes in the broad subfields of Interpersonal Communication and Media and Cultural Studies. It explores its subjects through rigorous analysis in a diverse range of qualitative and quantitative methods, employing critical and empirical approaches.


Candidates should apply electronically at

Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three professional references. Questions can be sent to Chair of Communication Studies Department Dr. Chris Richardson. Additional information that applicants wish to submit can be sent electronically to or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled with applications submitted before January 15, 2020 given priority. The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V

Contact: Human Resources Director, Human Resources, Young Harris College



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