Dominican University — Assistant Professor, Corporate Communication

The Dominican University Communication Arts and Sciences department is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Corporate Communication to begin fall 2018. The position requires a specialist in organizational communication, who also has expertise in one or more of the following areas: intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, and/or health communication. The successful applicant will supervise the undergraduate Corporate Communication discipline, work with long-time adjuncts, and build on collaborations with Dominican’s Brennan School of Business and our five-year BA/MBA program, ELS language service and other stakeholders.

Classes would include:

a. Organizational communication,
b. Intercultural communication and
c. Interpersonal communication.

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

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 first generation students, diversity and excellence. Ph.D. in hand preferred.

Dominican University is a private, Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, with an enrollment of about 3,300 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, teaching philosophy statement that addresses pedagogy for diverse students, recent teaching evaluations, recent writing sample.

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

Applications must be received by October 1, 2017.

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.