Assistant Professor of Communication - Wheaton College-Illinois in Wheaton Illinois

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Wheaton College-Illinois

Wheaton, Illinois 60187

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Communication Department at Wheaton College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment to begin August 2016. 

We are looking for applicants who will make strong teaching contributions to our general education curriculum (including public speaking) and bring research/teaching expertise in interpersonal communication from a social scientific methodological background. Specialization in one or more of the following areas is particularly desirable: social media, computer-mediated communication, long-distance interpersonal relationships, or health communication.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or ABD completed prior to August 2016) and be committed to interdisciplinary collaboration in a vibrant Christian liberal arts environment.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, and will continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Kenneth Chase by email ( or by mail to Dr. Kenneth Chase, Chair, Communication Department, 501 College Ave., Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187. Please do not send transcripts, letters of recommendation, or credential files unless requested. Promising candidates will be invited to submit a full application.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant <>. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keyword Phrases

  • public speaking
  • health communication
  • interpersonal communication
  • social media
  • computer-mediated communication
  • long-distance interpersonal relationships
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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