Assistant Professor of English & Communications

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The Department of English and Communications invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English and Communications. The position carries a 3/4 teaching load, and the successful candidate will also serve as advisor to the student newspaper, the Guidon, which comes with release time.

The University is seeking faculty who are committed to excellence and innovation in teaching and mentoring. Teaching assignments will initially focus on journalism and general education English courses such as first-year writing and/or public speaking. The successful candidate will play a key role in curriculum development, creating interdisciplinary courses that connect Communications and English through multimedia journalism and digital storytelling.

Opportunities also exist for interdisciplinary curriculum development with programs including Architecture, Art, Business, Cybersecurity, English, and Criminal Justice. Ideally, the successful candidate will have a strong interest in building collaborations with partners, like these, across the university. Faculty are also expected to pursue research and scholarly activity in their area of specialization.

Additional responsibilities include advising students, program assessment, and university service.



Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Communications, English, or related field, in hand by July 2020, an established record of teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level, and a commitment to ongoing professional development and service. 

Preferred qualifications include professional journalism experience.


Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.  Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.

All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.


Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and Norwich application by 12/15/2019:

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