Webster University job ad: International Communication

Assistant Professor in International Communication & Media Studies at Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in International Communication and Media Studies, in our Communications & Journalism Department.  We are seeking a teacher-scholar with the experience and creativity to help us build curriculum in international and comparative communication, media, and culture.  Other areas of interest could include intercultural communication, political communication, communication and development, or other areas of the candidate’s expertise.

The successful candidate will teach in Media Communications or other programs in the Department, including advertising, public relations, or journalism, as well as advising students, and engaging in faculty service and professional development, including scholarship and creative activity.

A record of teaching success, developing track record of successful scholarship, Ph.D., and international experience are required (ABD candidates may be considered). Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the Department and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for priority consideration, applications should be received by December 5. Interested candidates may submit electronic applications to socfacsearchATwebster.edu using the subject line “International Communication.”

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications.  We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities.  Fifteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, London, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity and/or sexual orientation.