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The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Puget Sound is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member who is a teacher-scholar, dedicated to undergraduate education in communication theory and research methods (primarily quantitative methods). Candidates who complement existing faculty research and teaching are preferred. Full job description available here.

The Department seeks candidates with evidence of research and teaching that examines human communication. The Department encourages applications from candidates of various specialties including but not limited to: applied communication, human communication and technology, and/or international and intercultural communication.

The successful candidate’s primary teaching responsibilities will include delivering courses on communication theory and research methods (quantitative). The candidate will also have the opportunity to craft a course in an area of expertise that satisfies the university’s first year seminar core requirement and develop lower and upper level department courses, one of which may also satisfy other university core requirements. Other duties include continuation of professional development, advising, committee service, and involvement in activities sponsored by the department and university.

PhD (ABD considered) and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education. Upper level undergraduate teaching experience is highly desirable.

Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. Please view the University Diversity Statement.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

The search committee will conduct preliminary interviews at the 2012 National Communication Association Annual Convention. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than October 12, 2012 to ensure consideration.