Colorado State U: Center for Public Deliberation Postdoc (USA)

PostdocsThree-Year Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Public Deliberation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Deadline: 10 April 2023.

The Center for Public Deliberation at Colorado State University seeks a three-year Post-Doctoral Fellow who specializes in deliberative democracy and/or civic engagement. Competitive candidates will have experience working with communities through either engagement efforts or engaged scholarship. Responsibilities will include assistance with the design, implementation, and research of civic interventions. Initial projects will focus on the development of engaged and inclusive civic curriculum for high schoolers and civic capacity building in rural communities. In addition, the fellow will be expected to assist with training students and community members in facilitation techniques and oversee graduate and undergraduate research teams. If a candidate does not have previous facilitation experience, they will be expected to undergo training provided by the CPD during their first year as a fellow.

Colorado State U: Executive Director, Office for Inclusive Excellence (USA)


Executive Director for the Office for Inclusive Excellence, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Deadline: 27 February 2023.

As a member of the Office of Inclusive Excellence, the Executive Director, in close relationship to the Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Excellence provides leadership for the cultural and resource centers while keeping the Assistant Vice President abreast on student success initiatives, significant events, ensuring employee alignment with OIE goals, and reviewing annual reviews and annual goals. This is a full-time, regular appointment, 12-month Administrative Professional position that reports to the Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Excellence.

Colorado State U: Rhetoric & Race (USA)


Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Race, Department of Communication Studies, Colorado State University. Deadline: September 16, 2019.

The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University seeks an assistant professor who specializes in rhetoric and race in the United States. Approaches to rhetoric outside the Western and/or European tradition are welcome and encouraged. Successful candidates will study race through any of a number of rhetorical perspectives (theory, history, criticism, or any combination of these approaches) and will demonstrate race is a central and animating focus of their scholarship and teaching in their application. Possible areas of study include but are not limited to racial rhetorical criticism, antiracism rhetorics, post-racism, race and space/place/borders, intersectionality, whiteness, decolonizing rhetorical scholarship, and Latina/o/x rhetorics, Asian/Pacific American rhetorics, Black and/or African American rhetorics, and Indigenous and/or Native rhetorics, among others.This faculty member will revise and teach SPCM 540: Rhetoric, Race, and Identity; develop new coursework in rhetoric and race at the undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. level; and rotate with other faculty to teach and revise current department courses in rhetoric like SPCM 201: The History and Theory of Rhetoric (previously entitled Rhetoric and Western Thought). Candidates will employ humanistic and/or critical methods in their study of rhetoric and race. While CSU welcomes candidates with diverse academic training in rhetoric, they seek applicants whose research and scholarly training is deeply conversant with the Communication Studies discipline.

Colorado State U Job Ad: Race, Ethnicity, Dialogue

Job adsThe Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University seeks an assistant professor who specializes in race, ethnicity, and dialogue to collaborate with faculty and students in the study and practice of engaged communication within our nationally-recognized Center for Public Deliberation. Candidates may employ either critical or social scientific research methods grounded in the Communication Studies discipline. This is an entry-level, tenure-track, nine-month appointment which starts August 16, 2018.

References will be contacted immediately upon submission of application and will receive an email with a link to submit their letter. Department tenured and tenure track faculty will have access to semi-finalist files, including letters of recommendation. For full consideration, application should be submitted by September 25, 2017. For full consideration, applications must be complete including three letters of reference by October 2, 2017.

Colordado State U job ad

Assistant Professor, Intercultural Communication

The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University seeks an entry-level assistant professor who specializes in Intercultural Communication.  We welcome applications from scholars who use quantitative and qualitative methods of communication scholarship.  This is an entry-level, tenure-track, nine-month appointment which starts August 16, 2013. Applicants should submit complete applications by October 15, 2012 for full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University currently numbers over 600 undergraduate majors and 24 Master’s candidates and houses the Colorado State University Center for Public Deliberation. With the overall growth in the major and in the university, there has also been growth in diversity and multiculturalism. Candidates who can advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism through research, teaching, and outreach are encouraged to apply.

Duties include:
1.      Teach courses in intercultural communication, co-cultural communication, conflict,
communication theory, and research methods.
2.      Conduct research and publish in areas of specialty.
3.      Work collegially with a faculty who represent the broad scope of communication.
4.      Advise undergraduate majors in Communication Studies and serve on MA thesis
5.      Assume other duties normally expected of full-time faculty members at a major research

Required Qualifications
1.      Credentials and experience in Communication Studies.
2.      Specialty in intercultural communication.
3.      ABD; PhD required for appointment as assistant professor.

Preferred Qualifications:
1.      Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.
2.      Demonstrated potential for excellence in research and publication.
3.      Use of quantitative and qualitative methods of communication scholarship.
4.      Ph.D. in hand.
5.      Ability to function collegially on a faculty committed to the rhetorical basis of the
6.      A commitment to the liberal arts.

Please note: Once the Search Committee has identified semi-finalists, Department faculty will  have access to those candidates’ files, including letters of recommendation.

1.      Submit a letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae.
2.      Submit a list of relevant MA & PhD courses taken and course instructor name.
3.      Provide a 1 to 2 page statement of your teaching philosophy and research program.
4.      Provide for the submission of three letters of recommendation.
5.      Provide for the submission of official M.A. and Ph.D. transcripts.
6.      Additional items, such as copies of publications and evidence of teaching effectiveness,
may be requested later.

Intercultural Communication Search Committee Chair              Telephone: 970-491-6858
Department of Communication Studies                             FAX: 970-491-2160
Colorado State University                                               email:
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1783

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

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