Faculty Position in Communication

Full-time; Tenure-Track; Rank Dependent on Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD preferred; would consider MFA or MA with extensive media experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses in Multimedia Journalism, Radio Production, Video Production, Sport Communication, and other departmental courses as needed, such as Public Speaking and Persuasion; advise and supervise the student-directed campus FM station and multimedia news source; develop and supervise a network of internships that serve departmental majors; support the university's general education and interdisciplinary programs, and conduct research that supports and extends disciplinary, departmental and university missions. Provide leadership in program development given the changing environment of mass media.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale.

APPOINTMENT: Fall semester 2014.

DEADLINE: Consideration of applications begins January 15, 2014 and continues until an appointment is made.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: Applications are considered complete when the following materials have been received at the office below:

  • letter of interest
  • curriculum vita or resume
  • three letters of reference (submitted directly from referee or from a placement office)
  • official transcripts
  • completed supplementary application


Elaine Suderman
Assistant to the Academic Dean
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Bluffton University welcomes applications from all academically qualified persons who respect the Anabaptist/Mennonite peace church tradition and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE.