Jobs at Keystone
Assistant Professor, Communication with Specializations in Radio, Film and Emerging Technologies - Full-Time, Tenure track
Job Category Faculty
The School of Communication Arts and Humanities at Keystone College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Communication with specializations in radio, digital media/film and emerging technologies to begin Fall 2014. Qualified applicants should hold a Ph.D in Communication with emphasis in the preferred specializations or in closely related disciplines such as social, digital, emerging media, and convergence technology. Applicants who are ABD within one year of completion or who have another appropriate terminal degree at the time of appointment will also be considered.
A demonstrable ability to teach undergraduate courses to majors and non-majors is required. The successful applicant will exhibit a willingness to mentor undergraduate research projects, and will have the opportunity to develop new courses in his/her areas of interest. Experience with online teaching and learning is a plus.
Teaching assignments may include: Interpersonal Communication, Professional Speech, Media and Society, Technopersonal Communication, Communication Theory, Small Group Communication, Communication Ethics, Intercultural Communication, Conflict Management, Digital Media Production, Communication Research Methods (quantitative and qualitative approaches), Film Analysis under a variety of Special Topics, and Radio Station Management. The successful applicant will advise the College’s radio station (WKCV), student staff and station manager, and take a coordinating and leadership role in maintaining the station’s FCC compliance. Responsibilities also include acting act as a liaison between the School and the adjunct faculty/professional staff who teach and operate the College’s state-of-the-art digital media labs.
The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Scholarship; service to the College; a strong commitment to advising; and, mentorship of students, including research involving undergraduates is expected. The successful candidate will have a well-developed or emerging research agenda.
In addition, the successful candidate must show evidence of the ability to work effectively with students and colleagues and have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills and be self-motivated. All full-time faculty at Keystone College serve as academic advisers and on School and College committees.
Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy and research interests. Official transcripts with college/university seal will be required prior to employment.
Start Date: August 2014
Department: Division of Communication Arts and Humanities
Application Deadline: 03/21/2014
How to apply
To apply for a position at Keystone College, email or mail a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:
PO Box 50
One College Green
La Plume, PA 18440