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Assistant Professor of Communication

Position Overview: The Department of Communication and Media at Merrimack College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication position beginning fall 2019. A Ph.D. in-hand in Communication or a related field is preferred, but ABD candidates completing by July 1, 2019 will also be considered.

The successful candidate should demonstrate the experience or ability to teach courses related to public relations, strategic communication, multimedia journalism, and/or social media. The experience or ability to teach one or more of our core courses (Public Communication, Intro to Media, Intro to Communication, Research Inquiry, and Senior Seminar) is also preferred.

The Department of Communication and Media is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. We encourage our students to bring critical awareness to the study of communication, the production of media projects, and their everyday lives. We take seriously interrogations of power and examinations of intersectional systems of oppression, and we embrace and encourage social justice-oriented pedagogies.

Merrimack College has a 3/3 course load for tenure-track faculty. Merrimack College is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds. Merrimack College offers benefits to same and different sex spouses.

Merrimack College is a selective four-year Catholic college in the Augustinian tradition, offering programs in the liberal arts, business, the sciences, and engineering for its 3000+ students. The College is located in the Merrimack Valley, approximately 25 miles north of Boston.

This tenure track line is contingent upon funding approval. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018. For questions, please contact Dr. Jacob Turner at turnerjs@merrimack.edu More information about our department can be found at: http://www.merrimack.edu/academics/liberal_arts/communication_studies/

To Apply:  Interested applicants should apply through Academic Jobs Online. Applications should include 1) current curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, 2) letter of application, 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, 4) a sample of their scholarly work. Samples of professional work are welcome additions to applications. Only complete applications (with items 1-4) will be considered.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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