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 (IL) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in social media/social networking to begin August 2013.

We are looking for a candidate who has teaching and research interests at the intersection of interpersonal communication and media studies. The ideal candidate will have expertise in several of these areas: social networks, mobile media, computer-mediated communication, global culture, virtual communities, and digital reality. Candidates also must be capable of effective teaching in our general education curriculum, including public speaking and general communication studies. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and be committed to interdisciplinary collaboration in a vibrant Christian liberal arts environment.

Review of applications will begin November 5, 2012, 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

  • Social Media
  • virtual communities
  • Social Networking
  • digital reality
  • mobile media
  • computer-mediated communication
  • global culture
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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