Assistant Professor in Communication Studies (Intercultural Communication, Cultural Studies, and/or Relational Communication) at Indiana University East
Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Communication Studies, specializing in Intercultural Communication, Cultural Studies, and/or Relational Communication, to begin August 2017. The Department offers online and in-person courses towards Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication Studies and seeks candidates committed to high-quality undergraduate teaching. In addition to teaching undergraduate courses, a successful candidate will conduct research, mentor students in professional development, and participate in department and campus level service. Candidates are expected to contribute to the expansion of unique undergraduate experiences for students. Tenure-track faculty will design innovative face-to-face and online courses. The teaching load will be 3/3 annually with a possibility of summer teaching if desired. There is potential for future opportunities to teach graduate courses with this position. Learn more about the Department of Communication Studies.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities include:
– Teach courses offered online and in-person, including beginning and advanced undergraduate courses, such as Intercultural, Nonverbal, and/or additional courses, such as Organizational Communication, Communication and Conflict, or other courses in the program based on faculty expertise and departmental needs.
– Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly and effectively. Use methods, materials, and technology appropriate to the subject matter.
– Maintain an active program of research and scholarship.
– Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.
– Demonstrate the ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.
– A Doctoral degree in Communication Studies or relevant field is required. Advanced ABD will be considered.
– One or more (1+) years’ experience in a wide variety of online and traditional courses is required.
– Commitment to high-quality undergraduate teaching.
Please send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and contact information of three professional references. The letter of application should identify applicant’s area of expertise, address his or her commitment to teaching excellence, include his or her online teaching expertise, and explain his or her research agenda. Interested applicants should submit materials via the Indiana University Application System. Review of applications will begin November 1st, and will continue until the position is filled. The department plans to hold informational interviews at the annual National Communication Association convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 11th, 2016.
Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.