JobID 6710 : Instructor / Assistant Professor in Broadcasting & Professional Communication (#2020904)

Posted 22 days ago
Job Type


Assistant Professor in Broadcasting & Professional Communication
Full-time, 9-month position
Position Number: 13146

Be Seen * Be Heard at Minot State University! Founded in 1913, as a Normal School, we remain true to our tradition of applied teaching and learning delivered by an outstanding community of faculty and staff. MSU is a public university, the third largest in the state, serving a diverse student body of over 3000 students, both regional and international, with over 57 degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
The Department of Art, Broadcasting and Professional Communication invites applications for an instructor or assistant professor, beginning in August 2020.

The teaching load for this position is 12 credit hours per semester (fall and spring). The candidate must be able to teach a variety of foundation undergraduate communication courses as well as have social media and/or journalism experience. In addition, the person will advise students, serve on departmental and University committees, make scholarly contributions to the profession, and supervise students who are completing internships, capstone projects, and other experiential experiences. Faculty members are evaluated on teaching, scholarship, and service.
Qualified applicants must hold a graduate degree in Communications or a closely related field; PhD preferred and master's degree considered. Ideal candidates must be willing to work collaboratively to build and grow a dynamic and innovative program. Priority will be given to applicants with evidence of (1) high-quality teaching, both face-to-face and online, (2) strong background in social media, (3) relevant professional work experience, and (4) knowledge of esports.
Compensation depends on experience and qualifications. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREFF retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits
Application Documents
Applications must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of five references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. For more information, contact Bill Harbort, Art, Broadcasting and Professional Communication Department Chair, at:
Additional Information
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For more information, or for accommodations contact: If you have questions about the position or Minot State University, please contact:
Bill Harbort
Department Chair of Art, Broadcasting and Professional Communication
Minot State University is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled are encouraged to apply. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment. The State of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, if you are a finalist, your application could be subject to review upon request.