Bentley University Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor, English & Media Studies in Waltham, Massachusetts

Department: English and Media Studies

Summary of Position:

The Department of English and Media Studies at Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication at either the Assistant or Associate level. The ideal candidate will be able to teach public speaking, intercultural communication, rhetorical theory, and will take a leadership role in developing new communication courses. We are particularly interested in scholars with research and teaching interests in African American, Latinx, and Asian American communication studies.

Bentley is committed to a balanced profile of scholarship and teaching. We seek a candidate with a clear program of research demonstrated by a record of publication; early career scholars must demonstrate the potential for future publication. Candidates should have experience as the instructor of record and demonstrated ability to teach courses in the areas listed above.

The teaching load is three courses per semester, with one course release each semester for scholarly productivity. Salary and benefits are competitive. Bentley’s campus is located in a Boston suburb.

Bentley University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service. The university is committed to creating a work environment that encourages knowledge of and respect for those of other cultures or backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Communication or related field. We are willing to consider ABD applicants; however, applicants must have degree in hand by July 1, 2018. Prior teaching experience at the college level is required.

Posting #: FY1811207TT

Special Instructions:

Applications must be submitted online at by November 1, 2017. Please upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample (to be uploaded into the “Other” documents section). Names and contact information for three references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.