270 - Assistant Professor - Communication

270 - Assistant Professor - Communication

Date Posted: 01/16/15

West Virginia Wesleyan College invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning Fall 2015 in the Department of Communication. Qualified applicants for both positions should be able to teach a variety of human communication courses, including the fundamentals of human communication (general studies) basic course, introduction to the discipline, and a senior-level internship capstone course in all majors.

Areas of concentration for one position includes the ability to teach communication research, communication theory, and rhetorical argument and evidence. Areas of concentration for the second position includes the ability to teach interpersonal communication, small group communication, and organizational communication. Requirements include a Ph.D. Well-qualified ABDs who provide evidence of successful undergraduate teaching will be considered. Review of applicants will begin February 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to assist in the growth and development of our new media studies major that encompasses the convergence of the traditional and technological media. Preference will be given to candidates with media and public relations backgrounds.

The Department of Communication houses three majors (Communication Studies, Media Studies and Public Relations) and two minors (Communication Studies and Media Studies). It is recognized as an NCA Rex Mix Program of Excellence. The department includes a faculty that values collaborative work and integrates theory and application across the curriculum. 

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential liberal arts and sciences college of 1500 undergraduate and graduate students located in the foothills of the Appalachians in Buckhannon, WV, named one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America." The College has over 40 undergraduate academic majors, 10 graduate programs, 19 NCAA Division II sports, comprehensive student life, community engagement, and outdoor recreation programs.

To apply, please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, recent student evaluations, and three references to Dr. Boyd Creasman.


Contact Information:

Dr. Boyd Creasman
Vice President for Academic Affairs

West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201



West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in whichall employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.

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