Faculty Openings at Adrian College
This page will be updated as positions become available. If you are interested in teaching at Adrian College, please check back to this page for updates. There are current openings in the Communication Arts department, as well as adjunct positions.
The Communication Arts Department invites qualified professionals to apply for a full time, tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level beginning in August 2014. We seek an outstanding professional who will complement our dedicated and collaborative faculty.
The successful applicant will engage in public, departmental and college service and demonstrate a continuing commitment to bridging theory with practice in an applied arts setting. S/he will demonstrate a commitment to the liberal arts and possess readiness to teach undergraduate courses in a combination of the following: public relations in academic, philanthropic and/or corporate applications; communication theory and criticism; persuasion; and survey of media. The successful candidate will also demonstrate readiness to work toward certification in computer applications appropriate to the applied arts setting, as determined by the Communication Arts Department and Adrian College.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication Arts or related field - ABD considered. Commitment to curricular development and assessment; willingness to become involved in state, regional, national and/or international organizations dedicated to Communication Arts and related fields.
Preferred qualifications: Terminal degree in hand; record of successful university-level teaching and associated professional experience; established portfolio and work in field of specialization.
Send cover letter, resume or CV, portfolio (CSD/DVD disks will be accepted, but not returned), transcripts (must have official transcripts for final consideration) and names and contact information for four references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Adrian College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If offered a position, finalist must furnish proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. within three (3) days of commencing employment.
A private, co-educational college of liberal arts and sciences related to the United Methodist Church, Adrian College is a traditional four-year residential institution offering a focused undergraduate education with an advanced 4+1 Master’s program. The College offers 40 majors and pre-professional programs, 32 athletic teams and eight institutes dedicated to a diverse and personalized approach to education. Adrian College features state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and an innovative approach to the academic and personal growth of its students.
In recent years, the College has experienced momentous growth garnering national recognition. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Adrian College as the ‘#1 Up and Coming Baccalaureate School in the Midwest,’ as well as ranked Adrian College as ‘Regional Top Baccalaureate College in the Midwest’ and a ‘Least Debt Load College.’ Most recently, the College received accolades as a ‘Best Value School.’ Adrian College is located in Southeast Michigan, about 45 minutes from Ann Arbor and Toledo.
Adrian College is seeking applicants for adjunct positions in the following departments for Fall 2014.
- Computer Science
- English (composition I)
- Communication (public speaking)
- Art & Design (Adobe Photoshop & Dreamweaver)
- Minimal master’s degree in field listed above.
- Previous college teaching required.
Other departments are accepting applications for possible future adjunct positions. Previous college teaching required. Please submit current vitae/resume with letter of interest to Ms. Sheri Wilt, administrative assistant to vice president and dean of Academic Affairs, Adrian College, 110 South Madison, Adrian, Michigan 49221. No phone calls please.