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Lecturer
Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies
College of Fine Arts and Communication
COFAC-N-2763L

Position:
The College of Mass Communication and Communication Studies invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Mass Communication and Communication Studies Department to begin August 2014.

Qualifications:
Earned M.A. in the field of mass communication/journalism/public relations/advertising or ABD in related field and demonstrated success or potential as a classroom teacher.

Responsibilities:
Teach four courses each semester in the undergraduate program in mass communication research methods. Teach undergraduate courses in research methods and methodologies covering quantitative, qualitative, and critical analysis perspectives.

The Department:
The Department (www.towson.edu/mccs) offers a major in Communication Studies and a major in Mass Communication with tracks in Journalism and New Media, Advertising and Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Communication. A master’s degree in communication is offered. The department annually enrolls approximately 1,300 majors served by 28 full-time and 50 part-time faculties.

Towson University:
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of potential for teaching effectiveness, contact information for three references and graduate transcripts to:

Search Chair, Dr. Cynthia Cooper
Lecturer – MCOM Research Methods
Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies-MC 114
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

All or part of the application may be submitted via email to MCCSSearch@towson.edu

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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