The Communication program at Arizona State University (Downtown campus) seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in rhetoric, cultural communication or community advocacy.
Teaching load is 2/2 for tenure-track faculty with significant research agenda. Teaching opportunities are at upper-division undergraduate level including potential for curriculum development. Faculty are eligible to apply for graduate faculty status in the MA and Ph.D. programs at ASU Tempe campus. Service required appropriate to rank.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Communication by time of hire; college-level teaching experience appropriate to rank; an established record of research using rhetorical or qualitative methods appropriate to rank; a commitment to working in multicultural settings; a commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship and evidence of department, college, community and/or professional service appropriate to rank.
Research interests in one of our core emphasis areas, demonstrated commitment to community engagement, placebased inquiry, and useinspired research consistent with mission of a New American University.
5:00pm, December 2, 2011; if not filled, then every Monday thereafter until search is closed.
Applicants must send the following: Cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, and names of three references with complete contact information electronically to Search Committee (Assistant Professor -Communication #9959), as one complete electronic PDF file to Kim Haren (Kim.Haren@asu.edu). DO NOT send your application letter, vita, names of references, etc., as separate files or your application will be considered incomplete. We do not accept incomplete applications.
ASU Downtown is participating in an exciting interdisciplinary communication degree program. The major offers three areas of emphasis: Law and Community Advocacy, Communication and Culture, and Communication, Technology & Society. There are multiple opportunities to make interdisciplinary connections of one kind or another with our faculty in Philosophy and other humanities.
Academic year contract – 8/16/12 THROUGH 5/15/13. Salary contingent upon qualifications and assigned teaching load. Background check required prior to employment. ASU is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. http://sls.asu.edu/jobs.html