The Department of Communication at Missouri State University, in Springfield, Missouri, seeks applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor of Communication, tenure eligible, beginning August 2013.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D.in Communication; ABD considered with completion of degree by December 31, 2013; evidence of potential for significant scholarship and teaching effectiveness; ability to participate in graduate teaching, advising, and online/blended instruction. Applicants should have demonstrated teaching expertise with the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate communication courses in one or more of the following areas: health communication, conflict-dispute resolution, quantitative research methods.
Duties: Teaching, scholarship, and service (including student advisement) to the university in relation to one’s field of expertise.
Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people. Missouri State University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Consideration of applications begins April 22, 2013 and continues until position is filled.
Employment will require a criminal background check at the University’s Expense. Please apply online.
Upload a letter of application, vitae, copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and supporting materials (e.g., samples of scholarship, evidence of teaching excellence). Direct all inquiries to Dr. Shawn Wahl, Department Head, Department of Communication, Missouri State University. Email: shawnwahl AT missouristate.edu.The Department of Communication at Missouri State University is one of seven departments in the College of Arts and Letters, and one of two departments in the School of Communication Studies. It includes 19 full-time faculty members and offers majors and options in communication studies, organizational, interpersonal, intercultural, health, rhetoric, public relations, socio-political communication, and speech and theatre education, an undergraduate and graduate certificate in conflict and dispute resolution, a master’s program in communication, and an Applied Communication in Master of Science in Administrative Studies. The department serves approximately 350 undergraduates and 100 graduate students in the various programs. The nationally recognized Holt V. Spicer Debate Forum and the Center for Dispute Resolution operate under the auspices of the department.