Dominican University — Assistant Professor, Corporate Communication

The Dominican University Communication Arts and Sciences Department is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor of Corporate Communication to begin fall 2017. The successful applicant will supervise the undergraduate discipline, work with long-time adjuncts, and build on links forged with Dominican’s Brennan School of Business, ELS language service and other stakeholders. We desire a specialist in communication between and among individuals and groups within organizations and external publics.

Classes would include:

  • Organizational communication,
  • Intercultural communication and
  • Interpersonal communication.

The successful applicant could supplement these core skills with strengths in strategic communication, leadership and communication technology in organizations.

As a member of the CAS department, the successful applicant would also advise students and contribute to the department’s basic courses, such as Introduction to Communication Theory and Practice, Public Speaking, and the Departmental Capstone. The course load is three courses per semester.

The successful application would have the opportunity to revise the discipline to meet current and future demands of the fast-changing corporate world. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Ph.D. in hand preferred.

Dominican University is a Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, with an enrollment of about 3,600 students. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, with 56% of undergraduates first generation in college, 67% female, 48% Hispanic of Any Race, and 7% Black/African-American.

To Apply: Applicants must submit online at Please provide the following application materials:

  • cover letter that outlines qualifications for the position.
  • curriculum vitae
  • eaching philosophy statement
  • recent teaching evaluations (please submit as “other”)
  • recent writing sample

Official transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required of finalists; submission instructions will be provided to applicants as necessary.

For consideration for interviews at the National Communication Association convention applications must be received by Nov. 1. Other applications must be received by Dec. 1

Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.