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Journalism and Mass Communication (Abilene)

- College of Arts and Sciences

City:  Abilene

State:  Texas

Postal Code:  79699


Employment Available: Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication



The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join six colleagues in an ACEJMC-accredited program in a state-of-the-art facility. About 150 students are enrolled in advertising/public relations, convergence journalism or multimedia majors within the department or in an interdisciplinary graphic design/advertising major. Students in the advertising/PR major spend two semesters working at Morris+Mitchell, a student-run ad/PR agency. The ideal candidate will have academic credentials and professional experience for teaching public relations courses in the ad/PR major. Though not required, applicants who bring a second area of interest in sports communication, social media or film are particularly encouraged to apply. A terminal degree is strongly preferred, but applicants who are ABD will be considered. Research and service expectations support the university’s status as a premier comprehensive university. Information about the department is available at acu.edu/jmc.

Apply online at acucareers.acu.edu/cw/en-us/listing. Application ​requirements include a statement of how faith informs your teaching; a discussion of your spiritual journey; a curriculum vitae; transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work; and names, addresses and phone numbers of references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. ACU is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The university is affiliated with the fellowship of the Churches of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and be active, faithful members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ and deeply committed to service in Christian higher education. The mission of ACU is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.

Abilene Christian University does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities.

Dr. Gregory Straughn, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, ACU Box 29210, Abilene, Texas 79699-9210


For more information

Dr. Gregory Straughn, Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
ACU Box 29210
Abilene, TX