Rhetoric & Communication Ethics & the Catholic Intellectual Tradition associate professor position requires commitment to four coordinates: 1) rhetoric & communication ethics from a constructive hermeneutic standpoint within a humanities tradition; 2) a commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition; 3) a single-authored scholarly book and scholarly agenda commensurate with a Ph.D. granting institution; 4) undergraduate & graduate teaching, including directing dissertations. Ph.D. required. Salary is based on qualifications and supplemented by an excellent benefits program.
Record of teaching and scholarly excellence and commitment to working with students and faculty within an established community of scholar-teachers required. Strong work ethic and commitment to ongoing scholarly publication, teaching, and service required. Undergraduate/graduate instruction in Argumentation; Rhetorical Theory; Rhetoric, Religion, and Society; Rhetoric of Technology; Rhetoric and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition; Human Communication in a Technological Age; History of Communication; Public Speaking; and related courses expected, as well as assisting with extracurricular activities that facilitate the intellectual life and the mission of the department and university.
A successful candidate will support and contribute actively to the mission of Duquesne University and will show respect for the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, supporting materials & the names of three references electronically to the Search Committee at [email protected] Review of applications will commence immediately and proceed until a suitable candidate is hired.
The Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies is one of the largest programs in the McAnulty College & Graduate School of Liberal Arts and offers undergraduate degrees in Integrated Marketing Communication, Corporate Communication, Communication Studies, and Rhetoric; the MA in Communication, Corporate Communication, and Rhetoric & Philosophy of Communication; and the Ph.D. in Rhetoric.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.