Austin Peay State U, Dept of Communication seeks to fill 3 TT positions

Austin Peay State U, Dept of Communication seeks to fill 3 TT positions

*Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, *Department of
Communication seeks to fill three tenure-track positions.


*Instructor in Public Speaking*: the successful candidate will teach public
speaking and other courses necessary to meet student needs. A Master?s
degree in communication, as well as proven success in the classroom is
required. Two years teaching experience required. Online teaching is an
essential component of the position. Primary teaching responsibilities will
include the basic speech course with other teaching opportunities a
distinct possibility. Other duties will include the establishment of a
Public Speaking Lab as well as student advising responsibilities.

*Assistant Professor in Print and Web Journalism*: Ph.D. in communication
is necessary for this position. ABD accepted if degree requirements
completed by date of hire (August 2012). The primary teaching assignment of
undergraduate and graduate courses in print and web journalism. The
successful candidate should be prepared to teach multi-platform journalism,
computer-assisted reporting, desktop publishing (InDesign), copy editing,
and other journalism-related courses. Other duties include academic
advising, supervision of graduate student research papers and theses, and
oversight of a student organization. The successful candidate is expected
to carry on an active schedule of scholarly research and/or creative
activity appropriate to the primary teaching assignment. Two years of
college teaching required. Online teaching is an essential component of
this position. The successful candidate will be expected to take an active
role in the online M.A. program in corporate communication including the
advising of graduate students and the supervision of research projects and
theses. Candidates for this position should visit our M. A. program website
at http://CCMA.APSU.edu, review the graduate classes we currently offer,
and identify in their letter of application additional courses they could
teach at APSU.

*Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Social Media/Social Networking
Communication*: Ph.D. in communication is necessary for this position. ABD
accepted if degree requirements completed by date of hire (August 2012).
Rhetorically-based assistant professor with a primary teaching assignment
of undergraduate and graduate courses in social media and networking as
related to integrated corporate communication. The position provides
opportunities to create and teach new graduate courses in social and
cultural effects of media, as well as, developing and teaching other
rhetorically-based graduate courses related to integrated marketing
communication such as Rhetoric of social media, Rhetoric of storytelling,
Business and Professional Communication and/or the Rhetoric of Corporate
America. The successful candidate is expected to carry on an active
schedule of scholarly research and/or creative activity appropriate to the
primary teaching assignment. Two years of college teaching required. Online
teaching is an essential component of this position. The successful
candidate will be expected to take an active role in the online M.A.
program in corporate communication including the advising of graduate
students and the supervision of research projects and theses. Candidates
for this position should visit our M. A. program website at
http://CCMA.APSU.edu, review the graduate classes we currently offer, and
identify in their letter of application additional courses they could teach
at APSU.

Information for all positions:

Positions open until filled. Review of
applications will begin Feb. 15, 2012. Please go to  *
http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources/faculty/currentjobopenings *for
additional information and online process.  All applicants must use the
online application process.  All positions are full-time nine-month
beginning August 15, 2012. *

The Department of Communication is very active on and off-campus. The
department operates a 24/7 radio station and 24/7 cable channel.  The
department broadcasts university events including sports, concerts, public
forums, student productions, and other activities.  The department has over
500 undergraduate majors and 100+ graduate students. The MA program in
Corporate Communication is completely online through 8-week terms. All
faculty members teach both online and on-campus courses each semester.

Each University instructor is an integral part of a local, institutional
framework for the cultivation, explication, development, and criticism of
knowledge and ideas in the applicable discipline. Each instructor seeks to
teach ably, to pursue research and write well, and to engage in public
service related directly to the applicable discipline or the general good
of society. The goal in all these endeavors is to balance tradition and
innovation, knowledge and criticism, rationality and sensibility, so as to
improve the intellectual and cultural lives of students, colleagues, and
the community.

Minorities, women and members of other protected groups are encouraged to
apply. Austin Peay State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.

Each applicant must include the names and contact information for three
references, one of which must be from your most recent or current employer,
with your application materials. If you would like to additionally attach
Letters of Recommendation to your online application, letters must be dated
one year or less from the date of your application. You may attach your
letters of recommendation in the "Optional Documents" section under the
"Letter of Reference" tab.  Letters of recommendation may be sent by email
to ?facultyapplications@apsu.edu? or hard copy to ?Austin Peay State
University, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 4507, Clarksville, TN  37044?
with your name and desired position clearly indicated after your online
application is completed.

If granted an interview, unofficial transcripts will be required of
applicants and official transcripts will be required of the selected
candidate before the candidate will be offered a position. So as to not
delay the interview process for this position, it is highly recommended
that you attach unofficial transcripts in PDF format to your online
application in the "Optional Documents" section under the "Unofficial
Transcript" tab before finalizing and submitting your application.

You will not be able to attach your letters of recommendation, unofficial
transcripts or any other supplemental document(s) nor modify your
application after it has been submitted.

Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu
Applications taken online only at https://jobs.tbr.edu


IT IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR TO MISREPRESENT ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

*Austin Peay State University, a TBR institution, is an AA/EEO employer.***

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