Open Position – Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University



Open Position: Assistant Professor
Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University 

Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for a tenure- track Assistant Professor position in its Department of Communication and Media Studies, to start September 1, 2018.  The position will be based at Fordham’s Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx. Applicants are sought in the area of marketing and public relations in the public interest. The candidate will be expected to contribute pedagogically to our undergraduate program in Communication and Culture, and to our new M.A. program in Public Media (strategic communication concentration).


  • Ph.D. in Communication or a related area, or a terminal degree in a related field.  Candidates with strong professional credentials are also encouraged to apply.
  • A strong research agenda and publication record
  • Ability to teach a wide variety of theoretical and/or practical courses on the graduate and undergraduate levels in marketing and public relations in the public interest, as well as other courses in the candidate’s particular area of expertise
  • Commitment to mentoring and advising students, and evidence of excellence in teaching

Submit application electronically via INTERFOLIO at

Include (1) a cover letter with qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) one writing sample (30 pp maximum); (4) three letters of reference; and (5) a one-page essay that describes the candidate’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in their research, teaching, and/or service.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017, and no applications will be accepted after November 1, 2017.  For specific questions, please contact Michelle O’Dwyer, Assistant to the Chair, at

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds.  Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.