Full-Time Communication Studies Professor

Grove City College in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 7, 2014
Type Post-doc
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a full-time position beginning July 2014.  The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication Studies or related discipline.  The Department is looking for an individual who will model a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring students, and engaged scholarship.


The Department of Communication Studies consists of four full-time, faculty members.  We are seeking an individual to join us who has the disposition of a generalist and a collegial spirit.  The successful candidate will have the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: Media Studies, Public Relations, Intercultural Communication, Rhetorical Criticism, Organizational Communication, or Health Communication.  We are looking for candidates who will make strong teaching contributions to our core curriculum in communication studies and bring research/teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: mediated relationships, social networking, computer-mediated communication, digital media, campaigns, or public advocacy. Teaching load is four courses per semester.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. and be committed to interdisciplinary collaboration in a vibrant Christian liberal arts environment.  The Department places high value on collaborative work, within the college as well as the larger community.  Professional experience and/or experience with teaching service-learning courses are highly desirable.  Candidates must evidence a strong record of classroom teaching, scholarship within their field, and a commitment to instructing highly motivated students.  Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. 


Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, names of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a four to five paragraph essay relating your philosophy of a liberal arts education and teaching philosophy to the Colleges unique mission as a Christian college (see www.gcc.edu) to: Jamie N. Christy, Assistant Director of Human Resources, Grove City College, 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, PA 16127-2104 or electronically to jnchristy@gcc.edu Review of applications commences immediately.

Grove CityCollegeis a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles.  It does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex, marital status, disability, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.