Villanova University, Department of Communication: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication, to begin Fall 2012. Basic requirements: Ph.D. in Communication (ABD considered; completion by August, 2012), active research program, and collegiate teaching experience. Our new colleague will teach undergraduate/graduate courses in organizational communication, qualitative or quantitative research methods, as well as other required and elective departmental courses, in a way that fosters connections across the discipline. The ideal candidate will also have research and teaching interests that demonstrate organizational communication’s potential to address issues of social conflict and/or social justice. Most application materials will be collected online, at https://jobs.villanova.edu. The only materials not accepted online are original copies of transcripts and three letters of recommendation, which can be sent directly to Dr. Sheryl Bowen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085-1699. Review of applications begins October 20, 2011; since preliminary interviews will be held at the NCA convention, applicants should indicate NCA availability in the cover letter.
For more detailed descriptions of the Department and its many initiatives, please consult www.communication.villanova.edu. A preview: at the undergraduate level, we are the largest major on campus, and have 8 specializations for students, one of which is Organizational Communication. Organizational Communication is also a focus of study in our thriving M.A. program, a program that has an excellent track record of sending students to Ph.D. programs. In addition, over the past year we have also added two endowed initiatives to our department: the Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society and the Harron Family Endowed Chair of Communication. These efforts demonstrate our Department’s emphasis upon intellectual rigor, the teacher-scholar model, and strong collegiality–and we are seeking a new colleague who shares these values. Villanova University is a Roman Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order, located in the ethnically, racially, and culturally diverse Philadelphia metro region. An AA/EEO employer, the Communication Department values dynamic and diverse faculty members who are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service-and who can contribute to the university’s conversation regarding truth, community, values, and social justice. For more detailed descriptions of the Department and its many initiatives, please consult www.communication.villanova.edu.