The Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenured senior Associate or Full Professor faculty position, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will complement one or more of the Department’s core areas in interpersonal/intergroup communication, media communication, and organizational communication, and any of our cross-cutting emphases in communication and technology, media neuroscience, globalization, family, group, health, political, legal, or intercultural communication. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Communication or related discipline and an exceptional record of scholarship. The successful candidate will be expected to assume the role of Chair for a 3-year term beginning July, 2016. Thus, administrative experience is highly desirable.
Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence and administrative effectiveness, three publications, and a list of 3 references along with contact information to the appropriate sections of the job search website. Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Howie Giles. The search committee will begin screening completed applications on November 1, 2013, and all materials need to be submitted before this date.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners.