The Communication Studies Department provides students from across the LMU community with the communication competencies necessary to pursue their personal, professional, and civic goals. Our faculty and students examine how messages and meanings are produced, interpreted, and consumed. In particular, our program rigorously engages the following:
The production and evaluation of communication messages,
The role of communication in shaping the performance of identity and community,
The processes and technologies by which people relate to and collaborate with each other, and
The importance of principled advocacy across our personal, professional and public lives. Throughout all aspects of our program, we encourage self-reflection and critical engagement with disciplinary subject matter and contemporary social and political events at the local and global level. We encourage our students and faculty to nurture personal habits of lifelong learning and service.
In addition, our students and faculty produce scholarship that advances our knowledge of human communication, enhances the quality of public deliberation, and bridges the gap between our curriculum and real world experiences. To serve these goals, the Communication Studies Department creates an environment where students and faculty pursue scholarship, community engagement, and leadership in civic, corporate, and international arenas.
Finally, we develop students' professional competencies and enable them to maximize their post-graduation opportunities for career development. In seeing professional development as a shared responsibility, students are empowered to cultivate their communication skills outside of the classroom through engaged forms of learning and professional development.
Minimum degree expectation is for a Master's degree in Communication Studies.
Applications should have a minimum of two year college-level teaching in courses comparable to our departmental offerings.
Department of Communication Studies/College of Communication and Fine Arts.
You are invited to submit an application to be included in the general pool of part-time faculty candidates from which part-time faculty are selected to teach courses.
PLEASENOTETHATTHEREMAYNOT BE CURRENTOPENINGS AT THISTIMEBUTAPPLICATIONSSUBMITTEDWILL BE KEPTONLINETHROUGHMAY 15, 2020. AS OPENINGSOCCURAPPLICATIONSWILL BE REVIEWED.
All applicants MUST apply on-line: https://jobs.lmu.edu/
The Department of Communication Studies at Loyola Marymount University regularly hires part-time lecturers in the following areas: Introduction to Research Methods (covering both quantitative and qualitative methods), Introduction to Communication Theory, Interpersonal Communication, Argumentation and Debate, Rhetorical Arts (covering both oral and written communication skills), Organizational Communication, and Rhetorical Theory.
Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6064 undergraduates and 2189 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and 1142 law school students. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.