Loyola University of Chicago
The Department of Communication seeks four (4) colleagues to
join us in Fall, 1992 on tenure-track appointments in an exciting
urban university. Loyola University is a Jesuit institution
comprised of people of many faiths and creeds. The Department of
Communication is both popular and innovative in the complementary
endeavors of teaching and research.
Position #1: Cultural Studies: Develop/teach courses in
critical analysis of media, communication institutions, and
practices, including but not limited to journalism,
advertising, public relations or government. The person may
come from any of several approaches to this field, including
the Birmingham School, the Cultivation Project, or others.
Position #2: Ethnography of Communication: Develop/teach
courses in cultural communication patterns, speech
communities, intercultural or interracial communication. We
welcome applications from people applying ethnographic
perspectives to mass mediated and/or oral communication.
Position #3: Discourse Analysis: Develop/teach courses in
the analysis of discourse. The successful applicant may
come from any of the traditions which foreground discourse
as a way of dealing with important social issues, such as
authority, conflict or community.
Position #4: Media Studies: Develop/teach courses in media
theory and criticism; supervise/teach courses in TV studio
production. We particularly invite applications from people
whose work focuses on the electronic media in the context of
oral and print media, and who see media as a formative force
in social processes.
All positions are at the beginning or advanced assistant
professor level. Qualifications include the Ph.D. or equivalent;
evidence of exceptional promise or outstanding ability as
teachers; and scholarly research and professional activity.
Send 1) a letter of application; 2) a curriculum vita; 3) at
least three letters of recommendation; and 4) supporting
materials for evidence of teaching ability and research to:
Dr. W. Barnett Pearce
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Department of Communication
6525 North Sheridan Road
Cudahy Science - Room 406
Chicago, Illinois 60626
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but
to be sure of being considered, credentials should be received
before January 10, 1992. Loyola University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.