The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Detroit Mercy seeks a talented and energetic tenure-track assistant professor. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience and expertise in one or more of the following: public relations, advertising, or digital media, possibly including web development, graphic design, computer animation, news production, or interactive or immersive media.
Responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching, academic advising of communication majors, scholarship in field of expertise, service to the department and university, and additional duties. The chosen educator also will help develop the department’s curriculum. We’re seeking a person who will be enthusiastic about working in Detroit, contribute to the city’s continued rebirth, and strive to inspire student interest in fields of communication.
Commensurate with experience
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.
At minimum, the successful applicant will possess a master’s degree in communication or a related discipline, with significant relevant professional experience and a demonstrated ability to work with students. A Ph.D. is desirable.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled. Starting date for the position is August 15, 2021. Candidates should apply by completing an application and uploading materials. Materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Professor Jason Roche, Search Committee Chairperson at email@example.com.
Internal Number: CLAE-0006-057
About University of Detroit Mercy
The University of Detroit Mercy has one goal - to help our students realize their dreams and ambitions. We fulfill that goal by offering challenging academic programs taught by talented, committed professors and supplemented by hands-on research, co-op, and internship opportunities.