Communication Faculty

Dordt University
Iowa, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 3, 2023

Dordt University is currently seeking a Communication faculty member whose primary responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced courses in communication. This faculty member will serve as a member of the Communication department, which has several degrees and program tracks in communication including communication studies, digital media production, healthcare communication, journalism, and public relations. The Communication department also offers courses and supports students in other degree programs (such as Agriculture and Business Administration).

Responsibilities: Dordt faculty advance the mission of the university through contributions to Reformational teaching and scholarship, student recruitment and retention, campus and community service, Core program support, and ongoing professional and program development.
  • Teaching opportunities include introductory and advanced courses in communication, i ncluding courses in subfield areas such as broadcasting, digital media, interpersonal communication, mass media, or others in line with the candidate's expertise. For qualified candidates, possible opportunities to lead the Forensics program as students compete in speech and debate.
  • Our professors engage in scholarship and academic service within Dordt University's growing and highly collaborative community of faculty and students. The successful candidate will regularly involve students in research or lead students in other scholarly activity.
Dordt University provides robust support for faculty development, academic service, and scholarship.

Qualifications: The university seeks candidates with an earned doctoral degree in communication or a related field; a master's degree in communication or equivalent experience is required. Experience in teaching is preferred, and/or work experience or research that focuses on leading, teaching, and learning in the field of communication. A commitment to excellence in college-level teaching, including curriculum design, classroom management, and ongoing student learning assessment is required. A strong record of research/scholarship in communication is preferred.

To apply: Qualified persons committed to a Reformational Christian perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to read the detailed job description and follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Dordt University endeavors to diversify its staff within the framework of its mission. The commitment of the university to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national or ethnic origin, or race is consistent with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.

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