Clarke University
  • Communication
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • Full Time

The Communication Program at Clarke University invites applications for a full-time, three-year appointment, with the possibility of moving to a tenure-track, faculty position in Communication to begin August 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both lower- and upper-division courses in an undergraduate Communication curriculum. The appointee is expected to teach strategic communication courses in areas such as public relations and crisis communications, as well as courses in our core curriculum, which may include our introductory course in media studies, media writing, professional presentation, or a communication law course. Candidates with a doctorate in Communication, Media Studies, or closely related field are preferred. Although Clarke is known as a University primarily focused on teaching, professional activities and service to the Department and University are expectations for full-time faculty. This faculty position is organized in the Business, Sport Management, Communication, Computer Science, and Accounting Department.

Clarke University, located in Dubuque, IA, is a leading independent, coeducational Catholic university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community and globally minded citizens. Offering traditional undergraduate majors and graduate programs, a plethora of co-curricular activities, as well as study abroad options, Clarke is dedicated to the success of students, mission-driven core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence, and the provision of a relevant, world-class education. At Clarke University, we are focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied; it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day; it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the "most livable" small cities in the country and one of "Best Green Places" in the country.

To apply for this position, please upload a current CV, letter of application, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation online at All documents should be uploaded in the resume section of the application. Confidential letters of recommendation can be emailed to Applications will be reviewed effective immediately. Only completed applications with all information listed above will be reviewed. Preference will be given to applications received by February 28, 2021.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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