Assistant Professor of Communication



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Job description

Lakeland, FL

The Department of Communication at Florida Southern College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Communication with specialization in multimedia journalism. The position begins August 2020. Primary teaching responsibilities include a range of undergraduate courses in news media, broadcast journalism, media writing and some core courses which support the communication major. The successful candidate will also advise and mentor students, engage in scholarly and creative activity, and be an active participant in the life of the College.

By the time of appointment, qualified candidates will have a terminal degree in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field. Professional broadcast journalism experience and/or experience working with digital editing software are desired. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching and advising and be skilled in methods of engaged learning and the use of instructional technology. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by October 15, 2019. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts and full contact information for three professional references.

Florida Southern College is nationally recognized for its efforts in the area of experiential learning, having won the 2010 William M. Burke Presidential Award for Excellence in Experiential Education from the National Society of Experiential Education (NSEE).