St. Lawrence University’s Department of Performance and
Communication Arts invites applications for a one-year, full time
appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and
Communication, beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will
teach entry-level courses such as Public Speaking and Introduction
to Communication Studies, as well as upper-level
rhetoric/communication studies courses in their area of expertise.
Teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Preference will be given
to candidates who can document a record of excellence in teaching
undergraduate students and who successfully address issues of
difference in their teaching. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand
preferred, but ABD candidates may be considered.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu
uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special
instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications
will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Questions about the position may be sent to Professor Jennifer
Thomas, firstname.lastname@example.org, Search Chair.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist
successfully passing a background (including criminal records)
Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University
is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution
of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations.
The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and
prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a
compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and
understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity, and the
planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and
beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to
make connections that transform lives and communities, from the
local to the global.
The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its
faculty, staff, and students. Such a commitment ensures an
atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are
intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus
community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups,
as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in
a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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