Clinical Assistant Professor in Communications and Media Management Area

Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 29, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Clinical Assistant Professor

Non-Tenure-Track Position in Communications and Media Management

The Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University welcomes applicants to fill an opening for full time instructional faculty in the rank of clinical assistant professor in the Communications and Media Management Area starting in the Fall 2021 Semester. It is a one-year appointment with the potential of extension.



 We are looking for a full-time instructional faculty with strong teaching potential in all areas of communication. In particular we look for individuals passionate about empowering students to craft professional business messages - spoken, written, and digital - that are effective, engaging, and ethical. Candidates with a background in business communication are especially encouraged, but candidates with visual communication or oral communication backgrounds are also welcome. We value candidates who have experience in industry, though this is not a requirement. The position requires strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Fordham University prides itself on having small class sizes at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses in business communication and career communication. The teaching load is eight courses per academic year (4/4) or equivalent.

The Communications and Media Management Area is committed to supporting research activities of all our members. We are particularly interested in candidates with possible research specializations in any of the following areas (this list is not exhaustive, and we are open to other areas of research as well): organizational communication, leadership communication, communication strategies, mediated communication, and intercultural communication.

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D., ABD and candidates with extensive industry experience will also be considered. 


Communications and Media Management Area includes scholars with experience and interest in the business of communication industries as well communication practices in business. We administer undergraduate majors and concentrations related to our field (Communications and Media Management, Digital Media and Technology) and we participate in interdisciplinary programs across campuses. We also offer an MS in Media Management, and contribute to the MS in Strategic Marketing Communications (online) as well as offer specialized classes to our MBA programs in the areas of media management and organizational communication. Our programs have a strong focus on international business.

 The Gabelli School of Business offers courses on two campuses, one at Lincoln Center in Manhattan and one in the Fordham section of the Bronx. Faculty will teach at our Rose Hill Campus located in the Bronx, and our Lincoln Center Campus in Manhattan. Faculty can be assigned to either campus, or both.

Fordham University is an independent, Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition and welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, people of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Consistent with our Jesuit tradition, we believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic program and strive to create an academic community and campus culture that attracts and facilitates the development of teacher-scholars. We are especially interested in candidates with substantive experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Having a diverse and inclusive community is a key part of Fordham's Strategic Plan and emphasized in University President Fr. McShane's November 2016 Response to the Diversity Task Force. 

Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business is accredited by the AACSB. Hiring is subject to final budgetary approval.


Applications should include:

- a cover letter outlining your teaching experience and philosophy, any scholarly contributions or plan

-  a curriculum vitae

- evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a teaching statement, representative syllabi, list of courses taught, and course evaluations)

- names and contact information for at least three references

For questions about this position, please contact the Area Chair, Bozena Mierzejewska at

Applications review begins on April 10 will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We encourage early submission as decisions will be made once suitable candidates have been identified. 


Applications can be electronically submitted to Interfolio Scholar Services: 

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