Assistant Professor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Communication, to begin in Fall 2014. We seek a teacher-scholar with an expertise in integrated strategic communication with an emphasis in advertising.

Duties include teaching advertising principles, advertising research and/or developing courses in advertising, and integrated communication campaigns. This faculty member would also be expected to teach in the department's core undergraduate and graduate curricula and co-advise the student advertising club.

Requirements: Earned doctorate in Communication, Advertising, Strategic Communication or another closely related field, by August 1, 2014; documented teaching experience and excellence; an ability to build networks within the professional community; and a record or promise of published scholarly research. Additional consideration will be given to individuals who also have a record of professional experience and/or experience in design and interactive media.

Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with about 230 undergraduate majors, 40 minors, 22 M.A. students, and 21 full-time faculty members. In 2010, the department opened an 8,500-square-foot media facility and initiated a new undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional applications of communication. The master's program emphasizes three areas of shared interest: culture and public dialogue, media studies, and organizational communication.

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. All applications must be made online at Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement and a research statement; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references. For additional information, contact Dr. Katie Place,, or Dr. Hyunmin Lee,, search co-Chairs.

Review of applications will begin on October 7 and will continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Communication
  • Assistant Professor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Other Communications
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter