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The College of Liberal Arts and Science at Concordia University at Austin, Austin, Texas, seeks applicants for a full-time position in communication.  The position will begin January or August 2006.  The successful candidate will teach Communication Technology, Media Production, Media Analysis and Criticism, and other communication courses as needed.  A Ph.D. in communication is preferred as well as demonstrated expertise in communication technologies. Individuals with an appropriate master’s degree in communication willing to pursue a doctorate will be considered.  Concordia is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants must send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a copy of all graduate-level transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Joel Heck, Vice President of Academic Services, Concordia University at Austin, 3400 IH 35 North, Austin, TX 78705-2799; joel.heck@concordia.edu.

Concordia University is an institution of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and, to the extent allowed by law, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.

Concordia University, Seward, Neb., seeks nominations and applications for a faculty position in theology.  The position includes teaching courses in biblical studies and Christian doctrine, as well as advising students.  The candidate must be an ordained minister and have an earned doctorate or a willingness to pursue a doctorate.  Applicants must have a commitment to the mission of the university.

Concordia University does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age.  However, as an institution of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion and requires that all regular full-time faculty be members of a congregation of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.

Interested individuals should send a curriculum vitae, references, a personal statement of interest, and qualification, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to Dr. David Dolak, Provost, Concordia University, 800 N. Columbia Ave., Seward, NE 68434.

Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., seeks applicants to fill possible faculty openings in the disciplines listed below.  Enrollment will determine which positions are funded for the 2006-2007 academic year.

To be considered, a candidate must be a member of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and should possess a graduate degree in the field.  A doctor’s degree is normally required, but a candidate with a master’s degree who is willing and able to pursue a doctorate may be considered.

Dean, School of Business.  The dean is the academic officer of the School of Business with the responsibility for academic planning, budget management, curriculum development, course scheduling, instruction, evaluation and professional development of faculty and staff, and allocation of learning resources.  The dean promotes and oversees the Dean’s Advisory Board, builds relationships with area businesses, and actively engages in fundraising for the school.  The dean also teaches classes in his or her academic field.  For a complete job description, send an inquiry to the acting dean at john.rooney@cui.edu.

Director of Nursing.  The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, with a master’s degree in nursing; a current RN license; administrative and teaching experience in higher education; and demonstrated leadership in curricular and faculty development.  Expectations include the development of a new nursing program, culminating in State certification.  In addition, the successful candidate will have the ability to identify and secure financial resources, recruit faculty, and develop partnerships with area clinics and hospitals for the support of the nursing program.

Art.  Instruction of courses may include general education and foundation courses in the art major, including Elements of Art and Design.  The candidate must possess the ability to integrate a strong sense of pedagogy and structure in the classroom as well as a desire to mentor students and assist with departmental tasks.  Additional duties may include organization of student art exhibitions.  Candidates should have an MFA with related teaching and artistic experience.

Business.  Instruction of courses may include marketing, finance, accounting, and information technology.  Teaching experience is required; experience in the business world a plus.

Communication.  Instruction of courses may include but is not limited to public speaking, journalism, organizational communication, communication theory and/or criticism.  Experience with and interest in directing a forensic program is preferred but is not required.

Education.  Candidates will have experience in one or more of the following areas:  educational administration, language acquisition, literacy, curriculum development and/or instructional methods.  Experience as an elementary, middle school, or secondary classroom teacher or administrator is expected.  Experience in highly diverse settings is a high priority.

Information Technology/Informatics.  Instruction of courses includes but is not limited to Visual Basic Programming, Operating Systems: Windows and Linux (introductory to advanced), Computer Architecture (hardware), Principles of Networking, and Software Engineering.  (For course descriptions please visit: http://www.cui.edu/cui/cui_shell.aspx?id=1281).  Administrative assignments may include but are not limited to academic computing lab administration, configuration and management of network services and servers including application servers, database servers, web servers, web design, file servers, remote access services, user management and network security.

MA Program in International Studies.  Students in this program are expected to spend a year in China teaching English and concurrently complete courses in an online format for a master’s degree.  Candidates for this position are expected to teach in the program, coordinate courses, select instructors, maintain communication with students during their year abroad, and generally oversee the academic program.  The success

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