The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mediated/Mass Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor. Strong secondary expertise in global/international communication and new communication technologies is highly desirable.
The School offers undergraduate concentrations in applied, global, health, interpersonal, organizational and public communication. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to shape the curricula and associated initiatives in the undergraduate concentration in public communication and the graduate concentration in mediated communication. He or she will be expected to teach in the undergraduate concentration in public communication, participate in our masters and doctoral programs, and conduct research in mediated/mass communication and allied areas. The School of Communication Studies places high value on collaborative work, within the college, around the campus, and with other organizations in all sectors.
Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect an employment start date of either January or August 2014. The Ph.D. or equivalent is expected by the start of the semester of employment. If the degree is not yet completed, the new hire will be initially at the level of Instructor, and on a term basis. Applicants should possess excellent publication and teaching credentials commensurate with years of experience. A strong commitment to academic and community service is also desired.
Applicants will upload the following items:
* Letter of application
* Curriculum vita
* At least three letters of recommendation
* Selected publications
* Teaching evaluations
* Other information the candidate deems relevant.
For more information about the positions, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Child, Search Committee Chair, jchild AT kent.edu