Gonzaga University's Department of Communication and Leadership Studies seeks to fill a 100% FTE, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2019, compensated at a highly competitive salary. This individual will teach graduate level courses in the Communication and Leadership Studies Master's program in both online and hybrid formats, as well as maintain an active scholarly agenda. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses across our curriculum, and to contribute to the new digital media strategies concentration by developing curricular content that engages (among other topics), issues related to digital media and its impacts on the legitimacy, resilience, structure, process, and/or efficacy of contemporary institutions, broadly understood. The successful candidate's cover letter will cogently explain how their teaching and/or scholarly agenda seeks to promote cognizant, effective, and ethical digital media use, practice, and/or implementation. Applications are welcome from candidates who employ a range of social scientific, humanistic, and/or critical theoretical and methodological approaches.
Ph.D. degree in communication, media studies or a cognate discipline
Demonstrated expertise in the field of digital media
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching
Established and current scholarly agenda
Evidence of requisite technical and computational skills
Demonstrated ability to teach general theory, methods, and core curriculum courses
Gonzaga University is a private four-year institution for higher education located in Spokane, Washington. Established in 1877, the university continues to use their education model of educating their students as a whole person- mind, body, and spirit. At Gonzaga, students discover how to integrate science and art, faith and reason, and action and contemplation. Gonzaga is a nationally ranked university and one of the top regional universities in the west. Home to over 7,800 students, Gonzaga offers a variety of undergraduate and master’s degrees, as well a Ph.D. and Juris Doctor through the school of law.