Florida State U Job Ad: Health Communication/Ethnic Minorities

Assistant Professor at Florida State University

The School of Communication at Florida State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor whose research focuses on the role of communication and/or marketing communication in improving health and well-being among ethnic minority groups.

The person filling the position will have the opportunity to work with the School’s Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication and the University’s Institute for Successful Longevity (http://isl.fsu.edu). Individuals whose research programs investigate the role of new digital communication technologies, culturally appropriate communication initiatives, and targeted multicultural communication messages in addressing health-related problems and health disparities among minority groups are encouraged to apply. Members of racial or ethnic minority groups as well as those with the ability to teach courses in multicultural/Hispanic marketing communication, advertising, and/or public relations are also especially encouraged to apply.

The faculty in the School of Communication teach and conduct research in four broad areas: communication in the public interest, strategic communication, media and technology, and multicultural/intercultural/international communication. The ideal candidate will build on our work in one or more of these areas, share a commitment to socially relevant scholarship, and engage in interdisciplinary collaboration.

A completed Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment. Competitive applicants will have a demonstrated record of scholarly publication, experience with seeking and strong potential for procuring external funding for research, and evidence of effective teaching. The person filling the position will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students.

Applications must include (1) a letter of interest detailing research and teaching interests, (2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three academic references.  Application materials must be submitted via http://jobs.fsu.edu/ (Job # 40946). Review of applications will begin on Nov. 15, 2016, with a starting date for the position in August 2017.

Please direct all inquiries about the position to Dr. Jay Rayburn, Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Florida State University, jrayburn@fsu.edu; 850.644.8750.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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