Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Communication (COMM 112) Interpersonal Communication

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7071973 (Ref.No. 2058948)
Posted: November 9, 2020
Application Deadline: November 19, 2020

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Communication (COMM 112) Interpersonal Communication

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Nov 5, 2020

Deadline: Nov 19, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The Communication Department seeks to hire a per-course faculty member to teach

Comm 112, Interpersonal Communication
Spring of 2021
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 2:45-3:50pm

This course will be taught online.

Course description

Upper-level course treating major theories and concepts in interpersonal communication. Lecture, discussion, readings, and activities integrating concepts such as nonverbal communication, listening, intimate relationships, family relationships, interracial relationships, conflict, conflict management, forgiveness, negotiation, gender, perception and self-concept, technology's role in communication, as well as relationship development, maintenance, struggles, and termination.


Candidates should have a graduate degree (PhD or equivalent preferred) in Communication or related field with evidenced teaching experience. The position requires a familiarity with and commitment to the Communication field, student-centered teaching, and a liberal arts education, as well as an appreciation of and respect for the social justice oriented learning/teaching environment Saint Mary's fosters as a Lasallian educational institution.

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