Term Faculty Member Communication Studies

Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Emerson College

Term Faculty Member Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for a term faculty position (full-time, renewable) for the 2018-2019 academic year with primary expertise in oral communication and forensics coaching. The appointment begins August 23, 2018.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:
Primary teaching duties will be in the Fundamentals of Speech Communication course, with a possible opportunity to teach another course if needed. The position also requires coaching and traveling with the college’s forensics team.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service that they can contribute to our excellence in this area.

A Master’s degree in communication or related field required, with experience in college-level teaching within a diverse student community. College-level forensics coaching experience required. Field expertise in working with diverse national and international communities and in such areas as sports, or politics is desirable. Experience teaching English Language Learners (ELL) is preferred. The Department of Communication Studies serves Emerson College’s historic and contemporary emphasis on excellence in oral communication through the Fundamentals of Speech Communication course required of all undergraduates at the College. The Department offers majors in Communication Studies, Political Communication, and Sports Communication with plans for a Public Relations major. It offers minors in Radio, Leadership and Management, Political Communication, and Sports Communication as well as a Master’s degree in Public Relations slated to begin in spring 2018.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and contact information for three references.

Questions about the position should be directed to Jane_Pierce_Saulnier@Emerson.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the positions are filled.

Annual Clery Report:
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

Requisition Number: FY17/180139FAC

Open Date: 08/23/2018

To apply, please visit: www.emerson.edu