Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position in intercultural communication at the assistant professor level, in the Department of Communication, to begin in Fall 2015. We invite applications from teacher-scholars whose research focuses on intercultural and/or cultural communication.
Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialization along with courses in the department’s core curricula, participating in service, and maintaining an active program of published research. Faculty in our department who have active research programs teach two courses each semester.
Requirements: Earned doctorate by August 1, 2015, documented teaching experience and excellence, and record or promise of published scholarly research.
Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with about 200 undergraduate majors, 35 minors, 20 M.A. students, and 18 full-time faculty members. We have an undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional application of communication research within five different concentrations: advertising/public relations; journalism and media studies; leadership, organizing, and relating; communication, culture, and community; and communication studies. Our program emphasizes cultural competence and ethical reflection across the curriculum. Our master’s program includes courses in the areas of media studies, strategic communication, and communication studies. The department has a Communication Media Center, Studio Production Suite, and several computer labs to support student learning related to technology and production.
Saint Louis University serves approximately 13,000 students. The main campus is in an ethnically diverse city neighborhood that features a major performing-arts district and a wide array of cultural institutions. All applications must be made online at http://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement and a research statement; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references. For additional information, contact Dr. Matt Carlson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Search Chair.
Review of applications will begin on October 7 and will continue until the position is filled.
Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and strongly encourages and welcomes nominations of and applications from women and minorities.