Visiting Assistant Professor

University of Scranton

The University of Scranton Department of Communication & Media invites applications for a one-year, full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor in Communication beginning in August 2023.

Applicants should have a terminal degree or be ABD. Depending on the applicant’s area of specialty and the need of the department, the successful candidate will be expected to use their specific interest within the fields of advertising, public relations, social media, journalism and/or entertainment. Preference is given to candidates with successful teaching and/or professional experience in one or more of these areas. We value high-impact teaching methods. The ability to teach digital media tools, possess industry experience and a focus on sports a plus. The position is open to all research methodologies.

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at for our full non-discrimination statement. 

All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply online at

For further information about the Communication and Media Department, visit our web page at

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