Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication
Grace College and Seminary welcomes diversity, and makes employment opportunities available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, pregnancy, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.
Grace College invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, department and college service, scholarly activity, and professional development. We seek a colleague with teaching expertise in interpersonal communication, quantitative research methods, intercultural communication, and/or communication theory. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Christian liberal arts undergraduate education and will help oversee the Public Speaking in Society general education course.
Grace College is a Christ-centered Liberal Arts College informed by pietist and evangelical traditions. Located in the resort community of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Indiana (36 miles west of Ft. Wayne), Grace College offers 52 academic majors (38 minors). Central to the mission is developing character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service. Our goal in Christian living and teaching is to make Christ preeminent in all things. The programs of the college, as well as its community lifestyle commitment, are designed to encourage serious academic inquiry, a biblical worldview, spiritual understanding, and social conscience, all in the context of God's grace.
The Department of Humanities is housed within the School of Arts & Sciences and includes the Communication Program, English & Journalism Program, Modern Languages Program, and History & Political Science Program. Our department sponsors a campus newspaper and literary magazine, a podcast studio, Mediation Team, faculty-led trips, and other activities. We welcome an innovative colleague who is enthusiastic about mentoring students, fostering intellectual community, and engaging in interdisciplinary collaboration.
Qualifications: This position offers an exciting opportunity to a faculty member with both academic and research experience who seeks to contribute to the growth of the Department of Humanities and the Communication Program. The successful candidate will have:
• A Ph.D. in communication or a related field.
• A vision for supporting the continued development and growth of the Communication Program.
• A research plan that can involve undergraduate students appropriate for a liberal arts college.
• Evidence of excellence in teaching.
• A desire to integrate faith with learning in all areas of life.
• A commitment to collaborate with colleagues and students.
• Evidence of relevant scholarship.
• Additional relevant area(s) of knowledge and teaching ability (e.g. journalism, political science or political communication, media studies, religious communication, philosophy, etc.).
Application Process: Applications may be found at www.grace.edu/about/employment/faculty/staff-applications
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is August 2023.