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Adjunct, Communication Studies

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.sju.edu. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjuncts will be hired. This pooled position will serve as an electronic file and replace receiving paper CV’s. As openings occur, we will draw candidates from this pool. Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Position Title: Adjunct, Communication Studies
Full Time or Part Time Status: Part-Time, Temporary
If Part Time, hours per week: 3-12 hours per week
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:

Semester by Semester

Job Type: No Response
Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

Saint Joseph’s University’s Department of Digital Media and Communication has an ongoing need for highly qualified adjunct faculty to staff courses. Professionals with experience and a passion for teaching communication/media studies to undergraduates will be given preference. Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct 1 or 2 courses each semester on an “as needed” basis.
Courses available for adjunct staffing are offered during the day and may include:
Theory and Practice of Digital Media and Communication
Ethics of Digital Media
Civic Media

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Teaching of an assigned course or courses as determined by department chair
- Preparation of materials
- Providing support and guidance to students
- Reporting grades

Secondary Responsibilities:
Minimum Requirements:

- Master’s Degree in Media Studies, Communication or closely related majors

Preferred Qualifications:

- Ph.D. in Media Studies
- Previous teaching experience
- Willingness to be flexible in class scheduling
- Excellent references

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Additional Information:
Position Classification: Faculty
Union: None
Number of direct reports to this position:
Number of indirect reports to this position:
Department: 218155 - Communications
Date Open to Internal Applicants: 06/02/2017
Date Open to External Applicants: 06/02/2017
Job Close Date: 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Open to: Internal and External Applicants
Special Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.sju.edu. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjuncts will be hired. This pooled position will serve as an electronic file and replace receiving paper CV’s. As openings occur, we will draw candidates from this pool.

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Supplemental Questions

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  1. What is the highest level of education you possess?
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. Please indicate which statement best fits your teaching experience.
    • No Response
    • No teaching experience
    • Teaching experience but not at a university
    • Teaching experience at a university
  3. Please specify your major for the degree(s) you hold

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  5. Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents