Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication, Public Relations

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Posting Number F000227 Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication, Public Relations Department Communication & Media Studies Division College of Arts & Sciences FLSA Status Exempt Faculty Status Tenure Track Supervisor Title Chair, Communication & Media Studies Status Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Tenure Track Yes Position Summary The Department of Communications and Media Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant (or Associate) Professor with expertise in public relations and computer mediated-communication, beginning August 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in communication, or a related field, and have experience in the public relations industry. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students, and ongoing scholarship.The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in public relations, social media, public speaking and business communication, and will have an opportunity to develop upper-level courses in public relations. Ability to teach courses in group communication and interpersonal communication will be a plus. Applicants with experience advising student PRSSA-affiliates or public relations clubs are especially welcome.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: North Central College is an EEO Employer.Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample course evaluations, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation in an electronic format to . For further information, please contact Dr. Steve Macek at .

North Central College values diversity and is committed to social justice, equity and inclusiveness. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities will be weighed in the candidate's favor.Review of applications will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment Conditions An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College's background screening process. Number of Vacancies 1

EEO Statement North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. NCC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources at 630-637-5757 or

Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional Information


Communications Teachers, Postsecondary



Job type

Full time

Naperville, IL 60540, US
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