Assistant Professor of Communication, tenure-track position, to start in September 2014. PhD. in Communication required. Eckerd College seeks an outstanding teacher/scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: interpersonal communication, intercultural/multicultural communication, or health communication. Applicants in other specialties whose research interests include ethnographic or other qualitative or mixed methodologies are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Communication Theory, Public Speaking, Research Methods, and to develop courses in area(s) of expertise. Teaching load is seven courses per academic year (3-1-3). Candidates should be committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and have a record of scholarship that leads to publication. The candidate’s approach to teaching, mentoring, and research should comport with Eckerd College’s Mission Statement.
Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester freshman program. Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. Send letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references here. Applications must be complete by December 1, 2013. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Michael Mario Albrecht. Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for the College. EOE. Applications from women, minorities, and GLBT candidates welcomed.