Human Resources

Tenure Track Faculty - Communication

The Department of Communication and New Media Studies at Alma College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in strategic communication beginning in August of 2021.

The department seeks a faculty colleague with a strong grounding in strategic communication and/or marketing communication. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context and welcome opportunities for mentoring student research and/or supporting applied learning experiences. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in public relations, marketing, media, persuasion, and crisis communication and courses that meet departmental or institutional needs, such as introductory communication courses or courses in the college’s general education curriculum. Teaching load is six courses per year. A Ph.D. is expected prior to the start date. In addition to teaching responsibilities, tenure track faculty are expected to participate in shared governance and meaningfully engage with campus life and be active scholars.

Please send a letter of interest, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy to Jacquelyn Gage at Three confidential letters of reference should be sent under separate cover. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate Liberal Arts College committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

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Story published on November 23, 2020