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The Division of Church, Society, and Humanity at Eastern Nazarene College invites applications for a full-time faculty position teaching courses in communication arts, journalism, and/or writing. The department currently offers two majors in this area: Communication Arts and Journalism & Writing. The ideal candidate will be able to provide innovative and creative leadership over both programs. In addition, this candidate will need to work closely with the Theatre for Social Justice program and the Business program to build connections among these programs. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate teaching excellence, a strong commitment to mentoring students in a multicultural context, and a desire for serving at an urban Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan tradition.
The successful applicant will carry a teaching load of 24 credits (based on typical three-credit courses) per academic year, primarily in the areas of communication arts, journalism, and/or writing. Among these courses are Persuasion & Argumentation, Editing and Publishing, Introduction to Media Studies, and Introduction to Creative Writing. Other courses will be determined by the candidate’s expertise and interests.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate a vision for the future of the program. The individual hired will be expected to revise these degree programs in light of disciplinary and professional demands in order to prepare students for careers following graduation.
The successful applicant will oversee the production of The Veritas News, the student-run college newspaper. The individual hired will serve as the faculty advisor, which will account for three credits of the annual teaching load.
General faculty responsibilities will also include undergraduate advising, committee work, attendance at faculty meetings, recruitment events, and commencement, and service to the Humanities Program, college, and community. As a small liberal arts college, faculty are expected to work closely with the students in their discipline.
Have completed a doctorate in communication arts or related field. Applications from candidates currently enrolled in a doctoral program will also be accepted.
Experience teaching at the undergraduate level and mentoring students. Applicants with other kinds of relevant experience may also be considered.
Expertise in a variety of mediums of communication, including digital communication and social media.
Candidates must possess high value and appreciation for the Church of the Nazarene and a thoughtful understanding of the Wesleyan Holiness tradition.
A committed Christian faith evident in daily life, and commitment to the mission, educational philosophy and lifestyle expectations of the College.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020 Start Date: August 2020
How To Apply:
Please submit your curriculum vitae, along with a cover letter, names of at least four references (three professional, one pastoral), a philosophy of education, and a statement of faith to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Eastern Nazarene College
Eastern Nazarene College is a four-year Christian liberal arts college on Boston’s south shore. ENC offers a breadth of academic programs that prepare students to lead and serve in a diverse world by integrating the “best in education and the best in Christian faith.” Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well. As a staff or faculty member in our multi-cultural and close-knit community, you’ll play an active role in achieving our mission and supporting our community. Visit www.enc.edu for more information.