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Adjunct - Communication Studies
Linfield University Faculty McMinnville, OR

Adjunct - Communication Studies

Linfield University Faculty
McMinnville, OR
Expired: November 29, 2022 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Part-Time

Linfield University, a comprehensive institution that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs, is accepting applications for in-person part-time adjunct faculty assignments in communication studies. Candidates with interest in teaching interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, multicultural communication, gendered communication, and communication theory are especially encouraged to apply.

The positions will support majors in Communication Arts and Intercultural Communication as well as provide service courses to majors and minors in Wine Education, Sport Management, Japanese Studies, International Business, Business-Management, Global Cultural Studies, International Relations, Law, Rights, and Justice, and Gender Studies. An earned master's degree (or higher) in communication studies or a closely related field is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching excellence.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the 2022-2023 academic year. Candidates who would like to be considered for Fall 2023 teaching assignments should submit applications by May 15, 2023. Qualified applicants will remain in a pool for active consideration for part-time teaching opportunities until June 1, 2023.

To apply, please complete the online application process at and attach the following materials as ONE pdf document:

  • letter of application
  • resume or curriculum vitae
  • the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references


In order to create the healthiest face-to-face learning environment possible, Linfield University is requiring that all faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees should be fully vaccinated no later than two weeks prior to arriving on campus. To be fully vaccinated, employees will need to have one COVID-19 booster shot when eligible. Employees must submit their documentation at least seven days prior to arrival on campus. People who have tested positive for COVID-19 will still be required to show proof of vaccination. Linfield's COVID-19 vaccine policy, including requirements for compliance and exemptions, is available at .

About Linfield University:

Linfield University is an independent, nonprofit university with two physical campuses. The main campus, located in McMinnville, Oregon is on 189 park-like acres just south of the charming historic downtown. The School of Nursing, located in northeast Portland, Oregon, is located on 20 acres. Linfield also has a growing eCampus. Since 1858, Linfield has connected a traditional liberal arts experience with practical education through 57 majors, including wine studies, sport management and nursing. Linfield also offers interdisciplinary graduate degrees in business, nursing, education and sports sciences. Linfield University is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. With a relentless focus on student success, Linfield is committed to a mission of connecting learning, life and community.

Linfield enrolls approximately 1,800 students from around the nation and globe each year. Thirty-seven percent of Linfield's undergraduate students are first-generation college students, and more than one-third are U.S. students of color. Linfield competes in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference and holds the national record, across all divisions, for consecutive winning football seasons (dubbed "The Streak"). U.S. News & World Report has named Linfield one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation when it comes to social mobility for four years in a row. See more of Linfield's accolades at .

The university's two physical locations showcase the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and a meaningful connection between the university and its community. Just 1-2 hours from either location are the snow-peaked mountains of the Oregon Cascades or the Pacific Ocean shoreline. McMinnville and Portland are both highly ranked for their access to outdoor recreation, as well as top locations for foodies and wine enthusiasts.

Although the school retains a historic affiliation with the American Baptist Church, Linfield's employees and students are not bound by the religious requirements of its founders. Linfield warmly welcomes all those who seek out Linfield's exemplary educational and career opportunities.

You and your dependents will have access to our Athletics Complex, including two weight rooms, racquetball courts, a basketball court, swimming pool, track, and indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and a 1.5 mile outdoor wellness trail. For those who are sports enthusiasts, you and your dependents can attend all Linfield athletic events on campus for free (except NCAA playoffs). Additional perks include 20% merchandise & clothing discount at our Barnes & Noble Bookstore, access to Microsoft Office 365 on your personal devices, and a Starbucks conveniently located on campus.

We Value Diversity

Linfield University is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts.


Linfield University Faculty

900 SE Baker St

McMinnville, OR
97128 USA



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