The Office of Academic Affairs

College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Department of Communication

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Communication

Position Qualifications – Responsibilities:

Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication with a focus on Journalism and Citizen Media (JCM). Professional newsroom experience and familiarity with digital editing software is desired. The ideal candidate would have experience using social media. Responsibilities include teaching required journalism and citizen media courses, contributing to the teaching of other communication courses, performing service duties, and maintaining scholarly productivity. Core JCM courses include: News Reporting and Writing, Advanced Media Writing, Interviewing, and the JCM capstone course. Excellence in teaching and mentoring students is expected.

Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Qualifications include an earned doctorate degree in journalism, communication, mass communication or related field, preferably completed by December 1, 2012. ABDs will be considered.

Application Procedure:

Kennesaw State University embraces diversity, and we encourage women and individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Application materials, including a letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position; current curriculum vita; teaching evaluations; statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabi; names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references; and unofficial graduate transcripts should be electronically submitted to Journalism and Citizen Media Search Chair,

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration, materials must be received by October 27, 2012.

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Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position opening, contact Dr. Birgit Wassmuth,

Date Position Available:

November 2012

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive campus in suburban Atlanta, Kennesaw State University currently enrolls more than 24,000 traditional and nontraditional Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources. Kennesaw State University was recognized in 2009 by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its “Great Colleges to Work For”.
EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.


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