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Lecturer, School of Communication, Media and the Arts (Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track)

Sacred Heart University
Job Location:
Fairfield, Connecticut
Media and Communication Studies

The School of Communication, Media and the Arts (SCMA) at Sacred Heart University invites applications from candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position that will contribute to the foundational core and the Department of Communication Studies beginning in fall 2021.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the foundational core: Introduction to Media and Culture and First Year Writing Seminar or Critical Thinking. In addition, we seek candidates who can contribute to one or more of the following areas: sports communication, sports broadcasting, strategic communication, public relations, and/or advertising. The successful candidate will have a student-centered approach well-suited for first year students and enthusiasm for advising and mentoring students.


A Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a related field by the time of appointment. Apply by 6/18/21 for full consideration; applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Additional Information:

The School of Communication, Media and the Arts within the College of Arts and Sciences consists of three academic departments with five undergraduate majors and five graduate degrees housed in the Martire Center for the Liberal Arts. The world-class facilities include film and television studios, a motion capture and VR lab, a large Media Theater and presentation Forum, post-production labs, and technology-enhanced multimedia classrooms. SCMA is committed to providing an education that blends theory and practice, and strives to create lifelong learners, critical thinkers and responsible citizens who also have the creative communication skills necessary to excel and thrive in their chosen careers.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (that includes a list of courses taught), a statement of current research, and three letters of reference. If letters are not readily available, please provide accurate contact information when prompted. Only online applications will be considered.

Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, embraces a vision for social justice and educates students in mind, body and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. The University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.

Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.

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