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School of Communication, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track at Loyola University of Chicago Inc

School of Communication, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

Loyola University of Chicago Inc Chicago, IL (On Site) Full-Time
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Job Title School of Communication, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position Title School of Communication, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Chicago-Water Tower Campus Location Code SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION (03100A) Department Name COMMUNICATION Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The School of Communication (SOC) at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) announces a tenure track position at the assistant professor rank specializing in Communication Studies. This position currently includes two majors-Communication Studies and Advocacy & Social Change-which offer courses in Hip Hop Culture; Rhetoric; Media, Politics & Propaganda; Environmental Advocacy; Remix Culture, Game Studies and Digital Media Ethics. The Communication Studies faculty share interests in data justice, digital sustainability, intercultural organizing, debate and rhetorical criticism, environmental engagement, cybercultural studies, documentary outreach and more.

Applicants should have significant training and demonstrated expertise in one or more of these areas: designing media for social change; political, health or environmental communication; digital rights and literacy; rhetorical criticism; public health advocacy; persuasion; conflict management; critical/qualitative approaches to the study of culture, society and technology discourse; digital ethics and data justice.

The School of Communication serves close to a thousand graduate and undergraduate students, offers a Center for Digital Ethics and Policy with annual symposia, a popular radio station and a state-of-the-art convergence studio. Our international faculty are distinguished by a mix of professional and academic achievement in the areas of journalism, advertising, public relations, film and digital media, game studies, advocacy and communication studies. LUC has ranked in the Sierra Club's top five "Green Schools" and Princeton Review's top 50 Green Colleges over the last two decades. The SOC is located in a new facility in the heart of Chicago, a block from the historic Water Tower and the Magnificent Mile, and walking distance from world-class museums and beautiful Lake Michigan.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. or ABD status are required and candidates should demonstrate the potential to be an outstanding teacher and productive scholar or content creator.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

A Ph.D. or ABD status are required and candidates should demonstrate the potential to be an outstanding teacher and productive scholar or content creator.

Open Date 12/01/2022 Close Date 03/01/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) resume or CV, (3) links to two samples of published or relevant work, (4) names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references. Submit applications to www.careers.luc.edu. Starting date is August 15, 2023 with initial review of applications beginning December 1, 2022.

Send inquiries to: David Romanelli, Chair, Search Committee, School of Communication, 820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

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LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to our mission of social justice and transformative education. The University believes that broad diversity is critical to achieving its mission. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefitscentered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

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