Assistant Professor of Communication


The University of Mary in Bismarck, ND invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Communication to begin Fall 2022. Rank is open. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advanced degree is required by time of employment.


Duties include teaching courses in the Communication program, particularly Oral and Written Communication as well as upper division courses in Journalism, Strategic Communication and/or Business Communication (or similar). The ideal candidate will have real-world experience as well as Communication teaching experience at the undergraduate level and have an active research agenda. Applicants must understand, support, and advance the liberal arts as well as the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission, and identity of the University of Mary.



All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see www.umary.edu/about/mission/missionidentity.php ).

·       Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary

·       Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities

·       Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School of Arts & Sciences and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ


The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities. The University of Mary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs


How to Apply:

Click here to apply. Qualified candidates are asked to provide; (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) Cover Letter, (3) Teaching Portfolio, (4) Teaching Evaluations, (5) Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and (6) Three letters of recommendation. Please upload the requested materials and click “submit application”. Confidential letters of recommendation, transcripts, and/or anything larger than 5MB can be sent to employment@umary.edu.


Review of application materials will begin immediately.  Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, all application materials should be received by September 30, 2021.


Equal Opportunity Employer