Adjunct Communication (Speech) Faculty

Department of Communication Studies

University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.

The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in Communication: Public Speaking beginning January 2024.

This course is part of the liberal arts requirements for most majors at Trevecca Nazarene University

The Department of Communication Studies currently has over 90 students enrolled in eight majors: Communication Studies, Dramatic Arts, Interpersonal Communication, Multimedia Journalism, Film/TV Production, Organizational Communication, Speech Communication Education, and Theatre Education. The department consists of 5 full-time faculty members, 1 part-time faculty member, and several adjunct faculty members.


Candidates must possess an MA or higher in Communication Studies or a related field. Additionally, they will possess strong oral and written communication skills, a passion for working with undergraduates in Christian higher education, and the ability to plan and deliver engaging lectures, discussions, and activities that facilitate student learning. 
Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience at the university level, and proficiency in using educational technology and learning management systems.


Candidates should send a letter of interest, application, curriculum vitae, a statement of faith and philosophy of teaching, and names of three references with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses to Dr. Jeffrey Wells, 

To expedite a review, scanned copies of unofficial transcripts may also be sent.

The University

Trevecca is a private, accredited, co-educational, comprehensive institution of higher learning that exists to meet the higher educational needs of the Church of the Nazarene.  Its academic programs are based on Christian values that promote scholarship, critical thinking, and meaningful worship for students in preparation for lives of leadership and service to the church, the community, and the world at large. The University is located on a beautiful and historic campus only minutes from downtown Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Jeffrey Wells
Chair - Department of Communication Studies
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Rd.
Nashville, TN 37210
615-248-1394 (Office) 

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