Assistant Professor of Communication

  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Klamath Falls, OR
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Communications/Journalism/Film/TV

Job Description


Department: Communication

Work Location: Klamath Falls

Position Summary:

The College of Health, Arts, and Sciences at Oregon Tech, an Oregon public university, is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position in the Communication Department, beginning Fall 2021.

This new tenure track faculty member in Communication Studies will participate in teaching the 18 credits in communication required of all Oregon Tech students. They will also have an opportunity to teach Communication Studies and Professional Writing majors. We seek a communication generalist who can teach General Education courses such as Public Speaking, Intercultural, Interpersonal, and Small Group Communication, and contribute to the Communication Studies and Professional Writing majors in the area of Mass and Visual Communication.

Oregon Tech values and rewards excellent teaching. The successful candidate will be a committed, passionate, and effective teacher.

The successful candidate is also expected to advise students and participate on departmental and university committees and maintain engagement in their area of expertise in the communication discipline.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the Communication field through research and/or other creative works.

Additional Requirement:

  • Ph.D. in Communication
  • Communication teaching experience

Preferred Requirements:

A successful candidate will be able to contribute to the Communication Studies major in some of the following areas:

  • Mass communication
  • Quantitative research
  • Visual communication
  • Digital media production
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Composition

Application Screening Begins: 04/22/2021

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Initial review of applications will begin on April 22, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. Therefore, at the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, upload the following elements to your application.
  1. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3. A teaching philosophy.
  4. A list of professional references.

For additional information, please contact:

Kevin Brown, Search Committee Chair at: 541.885.1891 or

Background/Pre-Employment Check:

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory background check, motor vehicle check, physical abilities check, and/or any other conditions of employment contained in the vacancy announcement.

AA/EEO Statement:

Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resource at 541-885-1028 or

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