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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Communication, position #82900, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, general funds, permanent, nine-month, tenure track, full-time position, to begin approximately August 2015, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Assistant Professor:  Develop social media/digital culture courses, teach COM 270 Introduction to Theories of Human Communication, contribute to the department’s curriculum in the areas of health, intercultural, interpersonal, media, and organizational communication. Teach three courses (service, GE, and major courses) each semester in face-to-face and on-line contexts, on campus and around the Big Island of Hawai‘i as needed and assigned. Serve as an academic advisor, maintain scholarly productivity, and participate in university and community service.

Associate Professor:  Same as Assistant Professor

Professor:  Same as Assistant Professor

Minimum Qualifications:
Assistant Professor:  Doctorate in Communication or related field from an accredited college or university with specialization in social media/digital culture (ABD candidates expected to receive doctorate by August 1, 2015 may apply); able to teach courses in social media/digital culture, communication theory, and other courses in the department’s existing areas; interest in Asian and/or the Pacific cultures; teaching experience in multicultural settings.

Associate Professor:  In addition to the Assistant Professor as stated above; minimum of five (5) years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor; documentation of high quality teaching performance, high quality scholarly and/or creative contributions and service to the academic life of a college.

Professor:  In addition to the Associate Professor as stated above; minimum of five (5) years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Associate Professor or higher.

Desirable Qualifications:  Interest in cross-disciplinary education and/or grant writing skills.

Pay range:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:  Submit a resume, letter of application, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable, however original official transcripts will be required prior to employment), and three (3) letters of recommendation.  All requested documents/information become the property of the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application address:  Dr. Jing Yin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication, Humanities Division, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, 200 West Kāwili Street, Hilo, HI 96720-4091

Inquiries:  Dr. Jing Yin

Closing date:  Continuous recruitment, application review begins February 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

UH Hilo is an EEO/AA Employer M/W/Disability/Veterans

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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