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Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Communication (COMM 100) Communication Theory

Saint Mary's College of California
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric
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Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Communication (COMM 100) Communication Theory

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 20, 2022
Deadline: Jun 03, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description: Background:

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The Communication Department seeks to hire a per-course faculty member to teach Comm 100, Communication Theory, in the Fall of 2022.

This course will be taught on the Moraga campus, in person, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00am - 9:05am during the 2022 Fall term.

Course Description

Communication Theory
This course provides students with a review of major theories application to communication among individuals, within organizations, in politics and in the media. Through readings and discussion of seminal core texts, students are encouraged to judge for themselves the strong and weak portions of alternative concepts, models and theoretical concepts, as well as to evaluate the empirical methods from which these theories are derived.

This course satisfies the Writing in the Disciplines requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Candidates should have a graduate degree (PhD or equivalent preferred) in Communication or related field with evidenced teaching experience. The position requires a familiarity with and commitment to the Communication field, student-centered teaching, and a liberal arts education, as well as an appreciation of and respect for the social justice oriented learning/teaching environment St. Mary's fosters as a Lasallian educational institution.

Candidates must reside in California.

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