Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Relations and New Media | North Central College - Military Veterans

at Herc- Greater Chicago

Naperville, Illinois

Position Summary: The Department of Communication and Media Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks to hire a one-year visiting assistant professor with expertise in public relations and new media. ABD applicants with the degree near completion will be considered, but a Ph.D. in hand is preferred. Applicants should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring. The successful candidate will teach courses in public relations, social media, business and professional communication and possibly also public speaking. The candidate will also serve as faculty adviser the student public relations club. Applicants with professional experience are especially desired. North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable. Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center (2017), and a new Health Sciences and Engineering building (2020). North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu North Central College is an EEO Employer. Interested candidates should complete the application at: https://www.northcentralcollege.edu/work-here. You will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcript, teaching evaluations and three letters of recommendation. For further information, please email Dr. Steve Macek, Chair, Department of Communication and Media Studies, at shmacek@noctrl.edu.