George Washington U job ad

Associate or Assistant Professor in Communication (tenured or tenure-track)
The George Washington University

The Communication Program, within the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, invites applications for a tenured or a tenure-track position as an Associate or Assistant Professor of Communication to begin in August 2013.  The Communication Program offers a selective admission undergraduate major and two undergraduate minors.  Salary, benefits, and startup funds are highly competitive.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Communication, with research and teaching interests in Organizational or Intercultural Communication.  Candidates must complete all doctoral degree requirements by August 15, 2013.  Applicants also should have a strong background in research methods, including quantitative approaches, and experience with or interest in teaching core courses such as Communication Theory, Research Methods, and Senior Seminar (requiring a thesis).  Finally, applicants must have a record of research as demonstrated by publications or works in progress.  Rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin September 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, complete the online faculty application and upload curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and qualifications, selected reprints, and teaching evaluations summary.  In addition, candidates may be asked to submit three (3) letters of recommendation, which can be sent to:

Communication Faculty Search Committee
The George Washington University
600 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Whitman College job ad

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric Studies, Whitman College

Tenure Track position in Rhetoric with expertise in social justice and political activism rhetoric, at the rank of assistant professor. We seek an individual who demonstrates excellence as an instructor and whose research interest, graduate training and/or college instructional experience is in rhetoric and argumentation. Effective September, 2013. Ph.D. required. The successful candidate will offer courses in such areas of rhetoric as social movements, protests, civil rights, global activists, argumentation in social and political spheres, public speaking, environmental communication, and class and poverty based rhetoric. Additionally, the candidate will contribute to cross-campus programs dedicated to the development of skills in oral and written communication. Whitman College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

To apply, go to this site, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of Rhetoric Studies”. The online position description includes specific instructions on submission of the following materials: letter of application; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly agenda; graduate transcripts; teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working as teachers and scholars with undergraduates in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction; how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to diversity; and their interest in participating in the College’s general education offerings, including its required course for all first year students (Encounters), as well as engaging in cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.

Deadline: Monday, September 10, 2012. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. Whitman College, located in the scenic Columbia Basin, is a small, selective, liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent educational opportunities for students. The College provides generous professional development support for both research and teaching. 

Utah State U job ad

The Department of Languages, Philosophy, & Communication Studies at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track position: Assistant Professor in Communication Studies. Candidates should have a Doctorate in a Communication related field completed by August 12, 2013. Other qualifications include: specialization in one or more of the following areas: international communication, interpersonal communication, and/or technology and communication; demonstrated ability to conduct and publish scholarly research and to effectively teach a variety of courses; ability to mentor undergraduate students. Typical teaching load is 2/2. Utah State University is a Carnegie Research University located in a mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City.

Job Requirements:
(1) Doctorate in Communication completed by August 12, 2013;
(2) demonstrated ability to effectively teach a variety of courses;
(3) demonstrated ability to conduct research and publish scholarly research;
(4) ability and willingness to mentor undergraduate students;
(5) Satisfactory background check per university policy.

Apply online. Along with the online application, please attach:
(1) a curriculum vita;
(2) a cover letter expressing your interest in the position;
(3) a sample of research;
(4) evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as recent teaching evaluations, portfolio, etc. (.doc, .docx, .pdf format);
(5) The names and email addresses of three references. (Your references will be sent an email from USU, asking them to upload a letter of recommendation on your behalf).

Review of a applications begins October 15, 2012

USC job ad

Business Communication: The Center for Management Communication in the Marshall School of Business invites applications for a full-time Assistant, Associate, or full Professor of Clinical Management Communication (non-tenure-track, rank dependent on experience and qualifications) beginning in academic year 2013-14.

Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in communication strategy, organizational and leadership communication, and advanced writing for business. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in the areas of new media, business ethics, workplace diversity, and international/cross-cultural communication. Service responsibilities to the department, school, and university are also required.

Strong applicants will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, extensive hands-on business experience in today’s global marketplace, a command of classroom technology and new media, and a Ph.D. in a related field.

The Center for Management Communication is the oldest and largest unit of its kind in the U.S., with 24 full-time faculty members from a range of professional and disciplinary backgrounds. We encourage cross-disciplinary scholarship and collaborative teaching. USC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages.

To apply, please post a letter of application, CV, and the names of three references to the USC Jobs site, requisition #014731.  Review of applications will begin September 1, 2012, and will continue until a suitable candidate or candidates are identified.

Further inquiries may be sent via email or in hard-copy format to:
Gregory Patton, Ph.D.
Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee
Center for Management Communication
Marshall School of Business
3660 Trousdale Parkway – ACC 400
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA  90089-0444

The University of Southern California values diversity in its entire faculty and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women, men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. 

U San Francisco job ad

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor, Communication and Technology
University of San Francisco
Department:
Arts & Sciences
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary:
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication and Technology. This position will be at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2013.

Job Responsibilities:
Teaching responsibilities will include, inter alia, a methods-level course (Qualitative and Interpretive Methods), a foundational course for the major (Communication and Culture, Rhetoric and the Public Sphere, or Communication and Everyday Life), and upper-division courses in the area of his/her expertise. Individuals with strong lines of research in the following areas are encouraged to apply: technology, social media, or critical/interpretive organizational communication. The Department continues to increase course offerings at the junior-senior level and looks to faculty to develop compelling new courses that complement our existing course offerings. Successful applicants will have training and teaching experience in Qualitative Research Methods and one of the foundational course areas, and should also detail what possible new upper division courses they could contribute to the Department. The teaching load at USF is two 4-unit courses per semester with an additional third 4-unit course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years).

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualifications include Ph.D. (ABD considered) in Communication or a related field earned by August 2013, university teaching experience, evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, evidence of a strong and ongoing scholarly research program, experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University and a dedication to service to both the Department and the University. Individuals with a record of securing grants or research funding are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this faculty position, applicants must submit the following information:

1) Applicants must apply for this job on USF’s Human Resources website by creating a username and login. Once logged in, applicants must fill out the pertinent contact information.
2) Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, brief description of their research agenda, samples of published research, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (including copies of official teaching evaluations), and three letters of recommendation. As many as possible of these elements should be submitted electronically to communicationsearch@usfca.edu as separate pdf documents.

Any remaining elements that cannot be submitted electronically should be mailed to:
Communication Studies, Associate Professor, Search Committee Chair, Evelyn Ho, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Studies
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Applications must be received by October 1, 2012 in order to ensure full consideration.

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.”

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

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Ohio U job ad

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Ohio University

Ohio University seeks an Assistant Professor of Intercultural Communication for the Athens campus. Duties include: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in interpersonal communication, organizational communication, particularly nonprofit organizations with an emphasis on globalization and intercultural communication, in seminar and large-lecture courses. Must be prepared to advise undergraduates; PhD students within the School of Communication Studies, mentor teaching associates; engage in program of research related to the areas of interpersonal/organizational/intercultural communication.

Candidates should have an established program of research evidenced through publication in communication journals as well as participation in professional conferences. Required: PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Communication or related field. Must have 2 years of teaching experience in a wide range of communication subjects at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly in the areas of interpersonal communication, organizational communication and/or intercultural communication. Teaching experience obtained during graduate studies will be accepted in fulfillment of the requirement.

Center Interreligious/Intercultural Dialogue job ad

The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue is a new international organization being established in Vienna to promote dialogue between religions and cultures, thus fostering understanding and cooperation, promoting justice, peace and reconciliation, and counteracting the abuse of religion as a means to justify oppression, violence and conflict.

The Center is seeking to appoint the following key members of its Senior Management Team, to be based in Vienna:
*Director of Programs
*Director of Research
*Director of Communications & PR
*Director of Human Resources

Candidates will combine functional competence with relevant experience, preferably in the area of interreligious and intercultural dialogue. The right candidates will be strategic, collaborative, culturally sensitive, convincing communicators, hands-on and display a passion for the organization’s mission. Candidates will need to be fluent in English and preferably at least one other official UN language. Compensation for all positions will be equivalent to United Nations D-1 salary level.

Applications must be submitted no later than 15 September 2012 to:
C/o Dr. Markus Schwarz
markus.schwarz at ezi.net
Egon Zehnder
International Bauernmarkt 2
A-1010 Vienna, Austria

U Illinois job ad

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Assistant Professor of Race and Ethnicity

The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time faculty member in race and ethnicity at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor or tenure eligible associate professor. A PhD is required at time of appointment. The target start date is August 16, 2013. Salary level is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We seek an outstanding candidate who specializes in any area of race and ethnicity in communication; this may include studying issues of race and/or ethnicity in relation to communication and culture, health, interpersonal/intergroup, mass media, new technology, organizations, or rhetoric. Applicants who incorporate humanistic, qualitative, and/or quantitative approaches to understanding race and/or ethnicity and communication are welcome to apply.

Applicants at the assistant professor level must have or show clear promise of developing a distinguished record of undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. Applicants at the associate professor level must possess a record of publication, teaching, and professional leadership commensurate with that rank.

Successful candidates will join departmental colleagues with varied disciplinary backgrounds in a unit of 22 graduate faculty members. The department supports undergraduate and master’s programs (including a new online MS program in health communication) as well as one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished doctoral programs.

To apply, create your candidate profile and upload application materials: application letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching materials (including evidence of teaching excellence). Three letters of reference will be required by the committee; please submit the names and contact information for your three references with your online application. Referees will be contacted electronically soon after the submission and completion of the application. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2012.

For further information please contact John Caughlin, Professor and Search Chair; phone: (217) 333-2683.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

George Washington U job ad

The Communication Program, within the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, invites applications for a tenured or a tenure-track position as an Associate or Assistant Professor of Communication to begin in August 2013.  The Communication Program offers a selective admission undergraduate major and two undergraduate minors.  Salary, benefits, and startup funds are highly competitive.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Communication, with research and teaching interests in Organizational or Intercultural Communication.  Candidates must complete all doctoral degree requirements by August 15, 2013.  Applicants also should have a strong background in research methods, including quantitative approaches, and experience with or interest in teaching core courses such as Communication Theory, Research Methods, and Senior Seminar (requiring a thesis).  Finally, applicants must have a record of research as demonstrated by publications or works in progress.  Rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin September 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, complete the online faculty application and upload curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and qualifications, selected reprints, and teaching evaluations summary.  In addition, candidates may be asked to submit three (3) letters of recommendation, which can be sent to:

Communication Faculty Search Committee
The George Washington University
600 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052

For additional information about the Communication Program and the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, please visit our web site.

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

U Penn job ad

Deputy Director for Research and Operations at The Center for Global Communication Studies at The Annenberg School for Communication at The University of Pennsylvania

Responsibilities:

*       This position will serve as the Deputy Director for Research and Operations of the Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at The Annenberg School for Communication, working closely with CGCS’s Director in the development, implementation, and coordination of research, networking and training initiatives globally.  For more information about the center see www.global.asc.upenn.edu;

*       Project management: Manage international research programs, including serving as the point of contact with funding agencies; developing and maintaining relationships with partners; overseeing and managing project progress (identifying and hiring consultants; developing a program workplan and ensuring adherence to timeline and deliverables); working with the CGCS Grants Coordinator and Director to ensure compliance with federal and university regulations, monitor budget and adjust activities as necessary; write and/or edit final programmatic reports;

*       Supervise staff: Serve as Staff Director, including direct supervision of Center administrative staff, Annenberg Research Assistants, student workers, and other temporary staff, and manage all administrative support activities of the Center;

*       Communications, Publications and Outreach: engage in outreach activities with internal Annenberg School/Penn and external constituencies in order to develop partnerships and programs, and to generate knowledge and share resources that advance the missions of the Annenberg School and the University of Pennsylvania. Develop opportunities for graduate students; and encourage and support capacity-building for global communications research and practice among centers and individuals. Outreach activities include assisting with the development of international/comparative media programs and programs related to the offerings of the Annenberg School. Organize, coordinate, and facilitate summer programs, workshops, conferences and other activities related to international or comparative media and communication study, research and scholarship. Coordinate with  media programs in London, Budapest and other elements of a CGCS network; write concept papers, proposals for funding sources and program ideas; travel (both domestic and international) and conduct research as necessary;

*       Fundraising: Participate in fundraising including identifying funding opportunities, and preparing grant proposals;

*       Work closely with the Director on all aspects of the Center’s operations, including developing a budget and annual strategic plan of action for the Center;

Qualifications:

The minimum of a Master’s Degree in International Relations, Communications, Political Science, Law, or other related topic, and 5 to 7 years of relevant program management experience is required. Ph.D. is preferred. Highly functioning, detail-oriented, and analytical candidate who can think strategically about organizational expansion. Must be able to develop a workplan and oversee the plan from beginning to end. Experience in international development and/or having worked in different countries. Grant pre-award experience highly desirable. Excellent research and writing skills desirable. Excellent computer skills. Strong interpersonal skills required. Able to work effectively with people from diverse disciplines and backgrounds. Must be able to work independently and collaboratively to achieve goals.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.