TENURE TRACK JOB OPENING: COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Diego invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-line position beginning in Fall 2012 in the area of communication and social justice. Subject areas emphasized in this position include the study of communication and social movements, communication and civic engagement, and/or political communication and the public interest. Areas of specialization may include social justice issues such as: global media and free speech issues; rhetoric of social movements; human rights issues; health campaigns; communicating in times of conflict; and strategic communication for development and/or social change. The successful candidate would able to teach several courses within the department’s current curriculum, such as introductory communication courses, international media, media and conflict, and/or political communication, as well as new courses devoted to the candidate’s areas of expertise.
The University of San Diego is a nationally preeminent Catholic university known for educating students who are globally competent, ethical leaders working and serving in our complex and changing world. The Department of Communication Studies is committed to stimulating student discovery through innovative pedagogical approaches that highlight the investigation of communication across contexts. Our faculty represent the breadth of the discipline and we seek candidates who have respect for diverse methodological approaches to studying the process of communication. For more information on the University of San Diego and the department, please see our website: http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/commstudies. USD is an EEO/AA employer.
Applications will be reviewed beginning Oct. 1st, 2011. Candidates who wish to be considered for a preliminary interview at NCA should turn in their applications by Oct. 15th, 2011. Applications will no longer be accepted after Nov. 25th, 2011. Appointment begins Fall 2012.
To apply for the position, applicants should (1) submit a hard copy of all materials, and (2) submit a PDF copy of all materials except recommendation letters. Applications must include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of scholarly activity, a summary of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. Hard copies can be sent to:
Esteban del Río, Ph.D., Search Chair
Department of Communication Studies
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, California 92110
PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org, use heading: SOCIAL JUSTICE SEARCH