Instructor, Communication Studies

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job description

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Status
Term/Non Tenure Track

Academic Year


The College of Communication at DePaul University seeks applicants for a one-year instructor in Communication Studies to begin September 2018 with the possibility of renewal.

Ideal candidates will have the ability to teach oral competency courses, including introduction to human communication, business and professional communication, public speaking, and possibly additional courses within the applicant’s area of expertise. Additionally, candidates who can contribute to our graduate program in organizational, relational, and/or multicultural communication will be given special consideration.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and diverse faculty who direct and support innovative B.A. and M.A. degree programs. Experience teaching in areas identified above is necessary. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Communication preferred, but ABD and M.A. will be considered.

Posting Number
Full-time Faculty 228Posting

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

Apply online

Applications will be accepted immediately. Review of applications begins June 10, 2018. For full consideration submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and evidence of teaching effectiveness in classes relevant to the advertised position, including unedited teaching evaluations and a teaching statement.

DePaul University is the nation’s largest Catholic university and the largest private university in Chicago, with more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. This vibrant, diverse, and urban university provides a comprehensive liberal arts education and emphasizes both teaching and research. The College of Communication has 52 full-time faculty serving approximately 1600 undergraduate majors and 230 graduate students

At DePaul, teaching and learning is our priority. That might seem obvious, but of the nation's 10 largest private universities, DePaul University is the only one whose faculty priority is teaching. We’re also the nation’s largest Catholic university, committed to an educational experience that weaves together mind, place, people and heart.