JOB: Assistant professor, ENMU

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Communication

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full time permanent

Location: Main Campus – Portales, New Mexico

Position Summary: The Department of Communication at Eastern New Mexico University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track mass communication position to begin in August 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include teaching a variety of introductory and skills-oriented courses in media writing, multi-platform digital storytelling and public relations, research and methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and other courses in the major as needed • Advising undergraduate and graduate students as well as service-related duties at the department, college, and university levels, and other duties as assigned by the chair • Teach (12 credit hour load each semester; first-year faculty teach 9 credits) in face-to-face, lecture-capture and/or web platforms

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Communication or closely related field by the time of appointment • ABD may be considered. Professional experience and background in journalism, public relations, integrated media environment, television/radio or media production, or strategic communication a plus • Experience working with students, student media, and student organizations a plus Physical Demand and Working Conditions: • Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Essential Functions: As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the aforementioned responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.

Date Available: August 2018

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the “Apply” link on the top of this page.

Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.

Letter of interest

Curriculum Vitae

Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position) Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218,. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail

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