Assistant Professor in Communication Studies (Tenure Track)

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Tenure Track)

Division/Department: Academic Affairs, Division of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
Open Date: Feb. 9, 2021


The Division of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies at Morehouse College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Communication Studies, beginning Aug. 1, 2021. The candidate will teach a 4-4 load, advise and mentor students, and will be expected to maintain an appropriate level of scholastic activity and service necessary to secure tenure and promotion within the Communication Studies Program. Assigned courses may include Public Speaking, Communication Theory, Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Group Communication, Persuasion, Intercultural Communication, and other communication courses as determined by the Academic Program Director.

The division is seeking someone who thinks creatively about teaching, engages in scholarship, and can be committed to the mission of Morehouse College—to develop men with disciplined minds who lead lives of leadership and service by emphasizing the intellectual and character development of its students and by assuming a special responsibility for teaching the history and culture of black people.

Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Minimum qualifications include:

  • A terminal degree in Communication
  • At least two years of teaching experience
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching
  • Evidence of a productive scholarship program
  • And service to the profession and community

An established research agenda and experience with online teaching formats are preferred, and professional experience in the field of communication is desired.

Application Instructions

A successful application will consist of the following:

  • A letter of application providing detail on how the candidate meets the qualifications for the position and why the candidate is a good fit for Morehouse College in particular (no more than two pages)
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy (no more than two pages) 
  • Unofficial academic transcripts
  • The names and contact information of three references who can speak to the candidate's qualifications described in the letter of application

Candidates also have the option of sharing any or all of the following:

  • Sample syllabi (no more than two courses)
  • Samples of research, scholarship, or creative production (no more than two samples)
  • Teaching evaluations or summaries of evaluations (no more than two courses)

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 15, 2021.

For questions or inquiries, contact:

Dr. Felicia Stewart, chair
Division of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
Morehouse College

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