Job ad-Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University’s MA program in Communication and Leadership Studies seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to begin Fall of 2011. We seek candidates interested in communication theory and praxis with excellent teaching skills. In its sixth year, the Program has attracted more than 500 students who take courses either on campus or on-line. The program has a strong interest in global and ethical aspects of communication.

We seek candidates who have research interests and teaching ability in the area of community, communication, and social change. This area includes non-profits, collaborative decision-making, global and local movements, and multi-platform media in the service of community. The person will also teach the Theorizing Communication course, and the Communication Thesis or Project course. We seek a dynamic individual who can both understand the balance of the curriculum and help to guide its growth and quality. Responsibilities include teaching campus based and online MA classes in the Department, advising campus and online students, serving on Department and School committees as needed, and an active research agenda in the areas of the position. Open Date: Review of applications begins March 25th and is open until filled.

To apply or view the full position description, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/employment .  Application review begins March 25, 2011. The required application materials include, a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae (CV), a statement of teaching philosophy, and three recommendation letters. References should email their letters of recommendation to cockerham@gonzaga.edu whereupon letters will be uploaded to your online
application. For online application assistance, call 509-313-5996. For questions regarding the position, contact Kathy Gustafson, Program Assistant, at gustafson@gonzaga.edu <gustafson@gonzaga.edu> .

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is an AA/EEO employer committed to diversity. An offer of employment will be contingent on background verification of an earned doctorate in communication or a closely related discipline.

Study abroad-Italy, Turkey, France

Undergraduate and Graduate global communication opportunities this summer in Florence, Cagli and Urbino, Italy; Istanbul, Turkey; and Perpignan, France.

For the 10th year we will be taking students from around the country to Europe to participate in Backpack Journalism and Leadership courses.

Florence, Italy (Grad. students only):
Renaissance Rhetoric – May 27 – June 10
Renaissance Leadership – May 27 – June 10
Project Management Italy – June 10 – June 24

Cagli Project Italy – Grad. and Graduating Seniors only
Intercultural and Global story writing and Multimedia June 23 – July 9

Urbino, Italy:
Multimedia Journalism and Magazine Publishing June 9 – July 7

Perpignan, France:
Multimedia Journalism June 23 – July 23

Istanbul, Turkey:
Multimedia Journalism June 23 – July 21

For details of Graduate Communication and Leadership courses.
For the Gonzaga-in-Cagli Project.
For Graduate internship opportunities in each site.
For full program descriptions and undergraduate applications to Istanbul, Turkey; Urbino, Italy; or Perpignan, France.

Student participants come from many universities. The Department of Communication and Leadership Studies at Gonzaga is the host University for all graduate credits.

Email caputo@gonzaga.edu for more information.
John S. Caputo, Ph. D.
Professor of Communication and Leadership Studies
Distinguished Walter Ong, S.J. Scholar
Department of Communication and Leadership Studies
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA. 99258-0001
Tel: 509-313-6656