job ad – Luther college

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

BEGINNING DATE:  Late August 2012

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. by September 1, 2012 (ABD considered).  The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active scholarly agenda.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time teaching load:  6 courses divided over fall, January and spring terms.  Teaching load will include Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication, Communication Theories, electives that complement existing offerings, as well as contributions to the interdisciplinary programs of the college.  Additional duties include advising and committee work.

SALARY: Commensurate with academic qualifications and professional experience.

Luther College, a Phi Beta Kappa institution affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), is committed to fostering cultural diversity in its faculty, staff, and students, and so we welcome applications from the widest range of candidates who meet the qualifications listed above.  Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.  Excellent teaching is of paramount importance.  Additional information about the college is available by visiting the college website:

Review of applications begins September 15, 2011 and continues until position is filled.  The successful applicant will be required to complete Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.  All correspondence, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, syllabi, three letters of recommendation, and official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, should be sent to:

Dr. Kimberly Powell, Chair
Department of Communication Studies
Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101
Telephone:  319/387-1362
Fax:  319-387-1336