Communication Arts
College of Arts and Humanities

Departmental Positions

Visiting Instructor of Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Arts is hiring one visiting instructor of Communication Studies. This position is located on the Statesboro campus. Please share this position description.

At Georgia Southern, visiting instructors normally teach 15 credit hours per semester (five sections of three-credit COMM 1110 Public Speaking courses), hold regular office hours, contribute to assessment of COMM 1110, and participate in professional development and training. All visiting positions are non-tenure track, ten-month appointments for a single academic year. With satisfactory performance and with budgetary approval, successful instructors may be reappointed for a second, final year. The salary range is $32,000 to $35,000, plus benefits. Relocation expenses are not included.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s or higher in Communication Studies or a closely related field by July 1, 2019, with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Communication Studies
  • Teaching experience at the collegiate level
  • Excellence communication skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in communication, or a closely related discipline with at least 18 graduate semester hours in communication
  • One year experience teaching foundational communication courses in higher education
  • Professional public speaking and/or speech writing experience

Screening of applications begins as applications are received, and continues until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2019. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

            Dr. Pamela G. Bourland-Davis, Chair
            Department of Communication Arts
           Georgia Southern University
           pamelagb@georgiasouthern.edu
            Telephone: 912-478-5138

Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

Last updated: 6/20/2019

Communication Arts Department • PO Box 8091; Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-5138commarts@georgiasouthern.edu