The Department of English at Millsaps College seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (full-time, one year). We seek a highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. in Communications or a closely related discipline able to do the following: 1) guide students majoring in Communication Studies and work with faculty in other departments, such as Political Science, Sociology/Anthropology, and Philosophy, who teach courses that may count toward the major; 2) teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate communication courses and one or two first-year humanities courses; and 3) supervise a small number of student internships. Specialization in one or more of the following fields is advantageous: marketing, journalism, digital arts, film studies, and filmmaking. This position carries a six-course load over two semesters. Position begins in August 2019. Salary and benefits competitive.
Millsaps College occupies a beautiful 100-acre residential campus in the heart of Jackson, MS, the political, financial, legal, medical and cultural center of the state that is also home to the state’s major media outlets. It is a National Selective Liberal Arts I College founded by the United Methodist Church in 1890. It hosts the first chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in the state of Mississippi. The College's MBA and BBA program in the Else School of Management are accredited by AACSB, and the teacher education program by NCATE. Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities (Website: www.millsaps.edu).
Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Eric Griffin, Chair, English Department, Millsaps College, care of Ms. Amy Spencer, administrative assistant, at [log in to unmask]
Review of files will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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