Communication Studies Full-time Faculty

Sep 11, 2017
Oct 02, 2017
Full Time

Job Title:

Communications Studies Full-Time Faculty

Position #:


Bargaining Status:




Salary Range:

$58,844 - $81,821

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

Assignment begins January 2018.

Online applications must be received by
Friday, September 29, 2017


Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, has a need for a Full Time Communication Studies faculty member (F02411) in the ELAP, Linguistics and Communication Studies Department beginning January 2018. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a multi-cultural, two-year environment, and welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities.  Montgomery College provides an excellent opportunity to teach in a large, urban community college setting.


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach Introduction to Human Communication, Public Speaking, Business and Professional Communication, and other communication courses.
  • Teach 30 semester hours of courses per academic year related to Communication Studies.
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections, online, or on another campus if needed.  Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
  • Teach one or more sections of the Introduction to Human Communication course in area high schools as part of the dual-enrollment program.
  • Serve on or lead department, discipline, campus, or college-wide committees; participate in course and program development; and mentor part-time faculty.
  • Engage students in their learning through active collaborative learning approaches.
  • Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platform such as Blackboard and other relevant technology into instruction, including inexpensive or no-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction.
  • Meet with students outside of class to assist them with being successful college students.
  • Apply culturally relevant pedagogies to the teaching and learning process.
  • Advise students about program curriculum, transfer opportunities, and careers in Communication Studies.
  • Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree or higher in Human Communication or Communication Studies with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline
  • Experience teaching Introduction to Human Communication, Public Speaking, or Business and Professional Communication and other communication-related courses
  • Ability to integrate technology and classroom-related computer software and portals, including Blackboard, for course delivery
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Human Communication or Communication Studies
  • Experience teaching Communication Studies in a post-secondary setting.
  • Experience teaching distance learning and/or hybrid courses
  • Experience leading academic initiatives.

Application Process

  • Online applications must be received by Friday, September 29, 2017.
    To apply, please visit
  • You can update and edit information up to the closing date for the receipt of applications for a specific job announcement.
  • For consideration, you must:
    1. Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;
    2. Complete a set of pre-screening questions
    3. Submit a cover letter and un-official transcripts with you application

Failure to complete the pre-screening questions will automatically result in elimination from consideration for this position.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire

  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Participation in a retirement plan
  • Submission of an official transcript of the degree required for the position
  • Submission of three letters of professional reference.


Note: This recruitment effort can take 6-12 weeks (from the deadline date) to fill.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.


For disability- related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to:
at least two weeks
in advance.


Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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