UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK
Department of Communication
Assistant/Associate Professor, Intercultural Communication
The Department of Communication at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a primary emphasis in the area of intercultural communication. The starting date for this position is August 23, 2012.
The successful candidate will demonstrate or show promise of significant research, have a high level of competence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and be capable of directing graduate research in intercultural communication. In addition, it would be desirable for the candidate’s research to intersect with one or more of the department’s other research areas (feminist studies; health communication; media studies; persuasion and social influence; public relations; and rhetoric and political culture). Ability to teach communication theory and research methods is required, and teaching experience at the university level is highly desirable.
The Department of Communication offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. Its program in intercultural communication was ranked 5th in the 2004 National Communication Association’s reputational study of doctoral programs.
The University of Maryland is located within the Washington, DC metropolitan area, one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and internationally significant cities. Applicants interested in the area’s research resources and opportunities, including its access to federal funding agencies, are especially encouraged to apply.
For best consideration, candidates should submit a complete application by September 15, 2011. The application should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Application materials should be e-mailed to Mr. Ray Chang, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants with questions should e-mail Dr. Elizabeth L. Toth at email@example.com.
Information about the Department of Communication is available on the departmental Web site at http://www.comm.umd.edu. The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, members of minority groups, and disabled individuals are especially encouraged to apply.