Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking candidates for a temporary non-tenure-track position in the Department of Communication – Media Studies. The position is for the 2018/2019 academic year and is non-renewable. The position would start August 2018.
Duties include teaching four courses in the department's core and upper-division undergraduate curriculum each semester as well as student mentoring and service in the department. Candidates must be able to teach our 2000-level Media and Society class. Other classes to be covered may include Analysis of Popular Culture, Digital Storytelling, Photojournalism, Journalism News writing, and/or Film Criticism, depending upon the candidate's expertise.
Requirements: Documented teaching experience and excellence and ability to effectively mentor students. M.A. required, Ph.D. preferred.
Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with 170 undergraduate majors, 20 minors, 20 M.A. students, and 14 full-time faculty members. We have an undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional application of communication research within three different concentrations: advertising and public relations; communication studies; and journalism and media studies. We stress proficiency in production/technology across our curriculum. We also emphasize cultural competence and ethical reflection. 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. The university's benefits package includes a generous university retirement plan and a comprehensive tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependent children.
All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement and student course evaluations from past courses; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references. For additional information, contact Dr. April Trees, the search co-chair, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Saint Louis University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit University and an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity employer (AA/EOE), committed to excellence through diversity and equity. In support of this commitment, we strongly encourage and welcome applications from women, minorities, and members of other historically underrepresented groups.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.