Located in central Minnesota, College of Saint Benedict, for women, and Saint John's University, for men, are nationally recognized Catholic liberal arts colleges and ranked as two of the top three Catholic colleges in the nation. They share one academic program, and students attend classes together on both campuses. This integrated learning experience combines a challenging academic program with extensive opportunities for international study, leadership, service learning, spiritual growth and cultural and athletic involvement. The combined enrollment of more than 3,800 students makes CSB and SJU the largest of the nation's liberal arts colleges. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside metropolitan St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. Both are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition, which emphasize quality teaching and a commitment to intercultural learning. For further information, see http://www.csbsju.edu.
The Department of Communication at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invites applications for a one-year, full-time term position in Rhetoric and Public Address to begin August 2013. Teaching assignments will include the foundation course in rhetoric (Public Speaking & the Public Sphere), mid-level courses in rhetorical criticism (Rhetoric, Culture & Criticism) and argument (Argumentation & Advocacy), as well as an upper division undergraduate course in an area of specialization. Ph.D. is preferred, A.B.D. is considered.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are accepted online at https://employment.csbsju.edu. Applicants will complete a faculty application form and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of their philosophy of teaching, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcript, (official transcript required for on campus interview).
You will also be required to submit at minimum 3 recent letters of recommendation. On the reference screen, you will be asked to list 3 names and email address. If you use a placement service, you will need to contact them to request the email address to list. The system will then automatically send an email to your letter writer or placement service requesting a letter of reference for you.
Review of applications will begin on March 18, 2013, and continues until the position is filled.
Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.