Instructor or Assistant Professor of Communication

Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College, a United Methodist affiliated liberal arts college located in south central Kentucky, is seeking candidates for the position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of Communication beginning in January or August 2024. Located on more than 200 partially wooded acres on a hilltop in Columbia, Kentucky, LWC is in the heart of south central Kentucky, in the foothills of Appalachia. Within an hour of Columbia, there are multiple opportunities for outdoor recreation as Lindsey Wilson is located near several major tourist attractions including Lake Cumberland, Mammoth Cave National Park, and Cumberland Falls. It is also less than two hours from the cultural opportunities available in Louisville, KY and Nashville, TN.

While candidates holding a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours of communication coursework are preferred, ABD candidates will be considered. Candidates holding a M.A. in Communication may be considered at the rank of instructor. The successful candidate’s teaching responsibilities will include introductory and general education communication courses, but candidates with academic credentials to teach risk and crisis communication, organizational communication, and/or persuasion are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, academic advising, ongoing professional development, collaboration with other faculty, and service.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three professional references, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts (official copies must be submitted prior to hiring), and the online employment application form ( to Human Resources, Lindsey Wilson College, 210 Lindsey Wilson St., Columbia, KY 42728 or by email to Review of applicants will begin immediately and be ongoing until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent upon the college's verification of credentials and completing a criminal history check.

LWC is an equal opportunity committed to assembling a caring, equity-focused faculty committed to supporting “every student, every day.” LWC strives to hire qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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