Assistant Professor of Communication


Assistant Professor of Communication

Position description:  

Teach undergraduate courses in Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking, Intercultural Communication, and Academic Writing. Other responsibilities include service on committees, student advising, and curriculum development within the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Teaching begins in the Fall 2020 semester. The initial contract is for one year, and is renewable thereafter in three-year increments.


The successful applicant will possess a completed doctoral degree (Ph.D.) from an accredited institution of higher learning in Communication, Speech, Composition & Rhetoric, or closely related field. Applicants must provide evidence of effective teaching, commitment to professional development and scholarship, ability to work collaboratively with faculty and administration, and possess experience in an intercultural classroom environment.


Divine Word College encourages applications from candidates of minority backgrounds who will contribute to the rich cultural diversity of the college, and who are able to commit themselves to the College’s Mission of educating men and women for missionary service as religious priests, brothers, sisters, and lay persons.

Send cover letter describing teaching experience and research interests, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Donna Puccio at: or Divine Word College, P.O. Box 380, Epworth, IA 52045.

Application deadline: Review of applications begins March 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience and ranges from $50,000 - $55,000. Full benefits are included.

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Divine Word College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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