U South Florida job ad

The Department of Communication at the University of South Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 2013.  Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate in Communication by September 1, 2012. We seek a candidate whose central focus is interpersonal and relational communication and who can also offer courses and research supervision in one or more of the following areas: dialogue, applied communication, and ethics. Applicants should have a research and teaching profile that fits with our department’s qualitative, critical, and interpretive orientation, and our integration of social science with humanistic, narrative, and performative approaches to inquiry. The successful candidate will have a record of published scholarship and successful teaching experience commensurate with the length of time since earning the Ph.D. and appropriate for appointment in a doctoral degree granting department at a Research I university. The ideal candidate will have a record of (or potential for) securing external funding for research, mentoring graduate students, and building productive connections with local and/or global research sites.  Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with the candidate’s credentials and experience.

According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding the search are open to the public. For disability accommodations, please notify the search chair at least five working days in advance of need. USF is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Equal Access employer. The department strongly encourages applications from scholars of color.

Application materials (hard copy and online) must be received by November 19, 2012.

A completed application file includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, documentation of successful teaching and research productivity (include up to three published works). Paper copies of these must be received by November 19, 2012. Send paper copies to:
Dr. Ambar Basu
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Communication
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue CIS1040
Tampa, FL 33620-7800

In addition, copies of your application materials, excluding the reference letters, must be submitted online via the following link.

The University of South Florida is one of only three Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities (RU/VH), a distinction attained by only 2.3% of all U.S. universities. USF is ranked 50th in the nation in total research expenditures and 27th in federal research expenditures for public universities by the National Science Foundation.  The university is authorized to provide 237 degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine. USF ranks 10th among all universities granted U.S. patents in 2011 according to the Intellectual Property Owners Association, an increase of more than 3 percent from 2010. The University has a $1.5 billion annual budget, an annual economic impact of $3.2 billion, and serves more than 47,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee. USF is a member of the Big East Athletic Conference

Further information about the department, its students, and faculty is available at our website. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Ambar Basu (abasu AT usf.edu).

Eckerd College job ad

Eckerd College
4200 54th Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Assistant Professor of Communication, tenure track position, to start in September 2013.  PhD. in Communication required.  Eckerd College seeks an outstanding teacher/scholar with expertise in one or more of a broad range of specialties in communication, including, but not limited to: intercultural, multicultural, environmental, health, interpersonal, or public relations.  The successful candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Communication Theory, Public Speaking, Research Methods, and courses in area(s) of expertise. Teaching load is seven courses per academic year (3-1-3).  Candidates should be committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, and have a record of scholarship that leads to publication.

Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester freshman program. Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. Send letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to www.eckerd.edu/hr/employment.  Applications must be complete by November 7, 2012.  Inquiries may be sent to Dr. James Janack, janackja AT eckerd.edu.  Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for the College. EOE.  Applications from women and minorities encouraged.

U Texas Arlington job ad

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON
Announcement of Organizational Communication Faculty Position
Search Code: LIB091212COM

The Department of Communication at The University of Texas at Arlington invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Organizational Communication. Located within the growing Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, UT Arlington is part of the University of Texas system with more than
33,000 students.

Organizational Communication, Assistant Professor
UT Arlington seeks an Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication beginning Fall 2013. Applicants with Ph.D.s are preferred; ABDs will be considered. Candidate should demonstrate a record of or potential for excellence in social scientific research, teaching, and service appropriate to the rank. Secondary areas of content specialty may include communication theory, research methods, interpersonal
communication, intercultural communication, performance studies, and/or rhetoric. The ability to contribute to the department’s M.A. in Communication is required.

University of Texas at Arlington
A Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive university, UT Arlington has an ethnically diverse campus with African-American, Hispanic, Asian, International, and Native American students accounting for approximately 52 percent of the student population.

The Department of Communication is the largest unit within the College of Liberal Arts with more than 900 undergraduates and 40 master’s students. The 12 departments which comprise the College of Liberal Arts offer 18 bachelor, 14 master, and 4 doctoral degrees in the broad areas of arts, humanities, languages and linguistics, and social sciences. The College of Liberal Arts supports interdisciplinary teaching and research within its 12 departments and across the university through such centers and programs as the Center for Mexican-American Studies, the Women’s and Gender Studies program, the Center for Greater Southwestern Studies, and the new Center for African American Studies.

The Department of Communication offers areas of undergraduate specialization in advertising, broadcasting, communication studies, communication technology, journalism, and public relations. The master’s program takes an integrated approach to communication with students exposed to communication studies and mass communication theories with relevant application across interpersonal, organizational, mass media, and technologically mediated settings. The Department of Communication
supports a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches and encourages collaborative experiences which cross the spectrum of communication inquiry.

The UT Arlington main campus is central to a diverse city population of more than 350,000, and is served by two major international and regional airports. The 16-county region boasts top 10 newspaper, radio, and television markets as well as a top 10 Hispanic media market. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is home to two major-market daily newspapers, more than 60 radio and television outlets, and corporate
headquarters such as Southwest and American Airlines, Texas Instruments, J.C. Penney, Frito-Lay, Dr Pepper and Bell-Textron. The area’s educational and research activity is supported by many private and
public universities, health science centers, and community colleges. Residents in the Metroplex are able to take advantage of a wealth of cultural, recreational, and professional sporting events.

All applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, a sample of on-going research, and evidence of teaching effectiveness by email or to the address below.

Application materials should be sent to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Andrew Clark, (indicate Org. Comm. Search), Department of Communication, Box 19107, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019-0107. Application materials will be accepted electronically via email to amclark AT uta.edu. Review of applications will begin October 8th and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.  UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The use of tobacco products is prohibited on UT Arlington properties.

Portland State U job ad

The Department of Communication at Portland State University (PSU) seeks a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor to begin September 16, 2013. To be considered, applicants must specialize in one or more of the following areas in Communication: (1) Critical/Cultural; (2) Interpersonal (including Language and Social Interaction); (3) Media/Mediated; or (4) Organizational Communication. Applicants must also demonstrate the capacity to secure external funding. Primary job requirements include publishing research, effectively teaching undergraduate and graduate (i.e., Masters) students, participating in departmental and university service, and securing external funding. Typical teaching load is 2/2/2. Applicants must have their Ph.D. (in Communication or a closely allied discipline) in hand by time of hire. PSU is an Affirmative-Action, Equal-Opportunity Institution and welcomes applications from candidates who support diversity. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

PSU is the largest university in the Oregon University System, with approximately 29,000 students. PSU offers an excellent benefits package (including healthcare), a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employees, their spouses, and their dependents. For more information about our department, the university, and its strategic plan, please visit our website (see ‘open position’ under ‘useful links’).

Review of applications will begin Friday, October 5th, and will continue until the position is filled. Regarding late submissions, please contact the search chair directly (see below). Applications may be either mailed directly to the department in hard-copy form, or more preferably emailed (see below). Only complete applications will be reviewed, which consist of (in order, please): (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vita; (3) up to three samples of published (or in-press) research; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness; (5) a separate page with applicant’s contact information (including email and phone); and (6) a separate page with the name and contact information of three people who agree to act as references/recommenders (Note: Please do not submit letters of recommendation, which may be solicited at a later stage in the review process). Email applications must be in .pdf format, include the applicant’s name in the subject line (e.g., “Doe, John: PSU Communication Job”), and be sent to: commdept@pdx.edu. Hard copies must be mailed to: Dr. Jeffrey D. Robinson, Attn. Job Search, University Center Building, 520 SW Harrison Street, Suite 440, Portland, OR 97201. Please make enquiries to the search chair: Dr. Jeffrey D. Robinson.

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

Marymount Manhattan job ad

Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Communication Arts with a specialization in interpersonal and intercultural communication to begin Fall 2012. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by the time of appointment, a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, a commitment to service, and an active research agenda. Responsibilities include teaching courses in interpersonal communication and intercultural communication and one or more of the following areas: race and ethnicity, social activism, and organizational communication; service to the College; and successful pursuit of a research agenda leading to publication. Applicants will send a letter of application, curriculum vitae (including names and contact information of three references) and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the search committee chair: LauraTropp, Ph.D. Department of Communication Arts Marymount Manhattan College 221 East 71st St. New York, NY 10021 ltropp@mmm.edu

Application materials are due January 31, 2012.

This position is subject to final budget approval.  Please refer to the college website, www.mmm.edu  and catalogue for course program and information. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Randolph-Macon College job ad

Randolph-Macon College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies to teach advanced undergraduate courses in interpersonal, group, and intercultural communication. This faculty member will join her or his communication studies colleagues in teaching core theory/research courses in major, in team-teaching a proposed general education introduction to the discipline, in providing some basic instruction in communication skills, and in occasionally offering an interdisciplinary seminar in the college’s “first-year experience” program.

More specifically, a typical year’s schedule for this position would be:
2 advanced undergraduate courses in interpersonal, group, or intercultural communication (6 credit hours);
either Communication Theory, Communication Research Methods, or Senior Seminar (3 credit hours);
2 sections of COMM 215–Interpersonal and Small Group Communication (6 credit hours);
Team-teaching 2 sections of a proposed Introduction to Communication Studies (2 credit hours);
Providing speech communication instruction embedded in 8 “first-year experience” courses (4 credit hours; 24-48 clock hours);

The successful candidate, then, would typically have an annual 21 credit hour teaching load. The college norm for full-time faculty is between 20 and 22.

Ph.D. in communication studies or closely related discipline should be in-hand or anticipated by 9/1/12. Teaching experienced, preferably at the undergraduate level, is required, as is potential for significant professional activity in faculty member’s area of specialization. Familiarity with a liberal arts college environment as either a faculty member ir a student desirable.

Randolph-Macon  College is a traditional, residential liberal arts college growing to an enrollment of 1,500 undergraduates. It is located in central Virginia, 15 miles North of Richmond and 90 miles South of Washington, DC.

The communication studies major and department are new, the major approved in 10/11 and the department formed in 7/11. Enrollment is healthy, and new courses are already being added. The major situates itself in the liberal arts context by integrating coursework in rhetoric, mass communication, and the broadly-defined interpersonal area and by emphasizing the theory and research of the discipline while not neglecting its applied dimensions.

Randolph-Macon College is an equal opportunity employer. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Letters of application, a curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation should be sent to Communication Studies Search, c/o Susan Timberlake, Randolph-Macon College, P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005. Materials may be submitted electronically to stimberl@rmc.edu.

ASU Tempe job ad

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on the Tempe Campus of Arizona State University is seeking a tenure-earning assistant professor in communication studies and new media to begin in Fall 2012. Successful applicants will articulate teaching and research efforts in relation to our School’s mission within the New American University model. Our mission aims to produce transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching that responds to pressing issues in the world today. Specifically, we seek a new media scholar whose interests align with our research initiatives in strategic communication; health communication; conflict transformation; wellness and work-life; as well as our core expertise in interpersonal, intercultural, and organizational communication, rhetoric and performance studies. We are searching for an outstanding candidate whose teaching, research, and service complements our vibrant faculty and program. This position includes: teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels; establishing and maintaining an ongoing research program in area of specialty; contributing to curriculum development; seeking external research funding; serving on school, college, and university committees; assisting with recruitment of students for ASU and the program; and, providing service to professional associations and the community. Salary will be competitive based on qualifications. Required: Applicant must hold a Ph.D. in communication or related field at the time of appointment; evidence of excellence in teaching and research at the postsecondary level.

Desired:
Demonstrated evidence of experience in research methodology.
Successful experience teaching/assisting in a large lecture format class.
Expertise in new media.
Evidence of ability to seek and secure external funding support.

The HDSHC includes 23 full-time faculty members and offers the BA, BS, MIP, and Ph.D. degrees in communication. The School offers laboratory facilities, computer resources, project support, grant development support, and a performance studio. The Main Campus is located in Tempe, a progressive suburb of Phoenix. Our location offers the resources of a major metropolitan area (5+ million) in a state with spectacular natural scenery and recreational areas, sublime winters, and a culturally rich population.

The postmarked application deadline is January 6, 2012; if the position is not filled, then applications will be accepted every subsequent Friday until search is closed. Applicants must submit a cover letter specifying interest in the position and how their qualifications match the required and desired qualifications; curriculum vitae; names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references; evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g. syllabi, teaching evaluations); and evidence of excellence in scholarship (e.g. reprints of published articles). A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement can be found at: https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

Address application materials to: Dr. Steven Corman, Search Committee Chair The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Arizona State University P. O. Box 871205 (regular mail) Tempe, AZ 85287-1205 or 950 S. Forest Ave., room A412 (express mail) Tempe, AZ 85281 For additional information: HDSHC Strategic Initiatives: http://www.asu.edu/clas/communication/about ASU, A New American University: http://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/ Email: facultysearch@asu.edu

U North Texas job ad

Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Studies with a
Specialization in New/Social/Digital Media
University of North Texas, Department of Communication Studies

Position: The Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Texas invites applications for a position beginning fall 2012 at the advanced Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate (tenured) level in New/Social/Digital Media with a specialization in social scientific approaches to Organizational, Interpersonal, Intercultural, Health or another related communication area.

Qualifications: All applicants must meet the following criteria: (1) A Ph.D. in Communication Studies or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment, (2) documented experience teaching courses in new/social/digital media, and (3) a record of research or publications focusing on new/social/digital media. A record of external funding or demonstrated potential for attracting external funding is highly desired.  This faculty member will be housed in the Department of Communication Studies, and is one of three internally-funded cluster hires in UNT’s College of Arts and Sciences that focus in the areas of new/social/digital media. This faculty member will collaborate with new hires in Linguistics and Technical Communication and Radio, Television, and Film on interdisciplinary initiatives related to enhancing undergraduate education and community and industry engagement.

Job Description:  The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, continue a record of scholarly research, direct graduate research, and provide service to the department, college, and university. The typical teaching load is 2/2.

The Department:  UNT’s Department of Communication Studies is a collegial and growing program with strong traditions in interpersonal and organizational communication, performance studies, and rhetorical studies, and offers BA and MA/MS degrees. The graduate faculty has been enhanced significantly in the past several years, and the administration has committed to ongoing programmatic expansion by supporting a student learning center, a performance space, a
Communication and Social Influence Research Office, and a Computer-mediated Communication Research Laboratory. Our faculty is affable and diverse, with research interests that intersect in narrativity and social praxis.

The University:  With about 36,000 students, UNT is the nation’s 33rd largest university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in Dallas-Fort Worth, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 97 bachelor’s, 88 master’s and 40 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. A student-focused public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT System.

Application Procedures:  Applicants must submit: (1) a cover letter describing qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a narrative describing scholarly research (maximum 2 pages), (4) a sample publication, (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (6) the names and contact information of three references via UNT’s Faculty Jobs portal at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu.  Candidates should also submit official transcripts from all universities attended and should request references to mail letters of recommendation to:  Chair, New/Social/Digital Media Search Committee, Department of Communication Studies, 1155 Union Circle #305268, University of North Texas, Denton, TX  76203.  Direct all inquiries to Dr. Jay Allison, Chair (allison@unt.edu).

Application Deadline:  Review of applications begins November 7, 2011 and will continue weekly until the search is closed. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and all supporting materials by this deadline. UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE.

USF junior faculty job ad

The Department of Communication at the University of South Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2012.  Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Communication (or related discipline) by August 2011, and be willing to make Communication their academic home. We seek a scholar who has a record of published scholarship and successful teaching experience commensurate with the length of time since earning the Ph.D. and appropriate for appointment in a doctoral degree granting department at a Research I university.  Applicants should have a research and teaching profile that fits within and contributes to our department’s qualitative, critical, and interpretive orientation, and our integration of social science with humanistic, narrative, and performative approaches to inquiry.  Although substantive areas are open, the candidate’s interests should connect with one or more of our department’s emphases in interpersonal, family, health, organizational, media, global, and applied communication. We welcome applicants whose research engages race, gender, or class within these areas of study. We seek candidates who can demonstrate potential to secure external funding for research, mentor graduate students, and build productive connections with local or global research sites.

Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with the candidate’s credentials and experience.  According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding the search are open to the public.  For disability accommodations, please notify the search chair at least five working days in advance of need.  The department strongly encourages applications from scholars of color.

A completed application file includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching portfolio, and documentation of research (include up to three published works).  For more information and to apply, go to this site.

Application materials other than letters of recommendation must be included in your online application and received by November 23, 2011.

Letters of recommendation should be sent to:
Dr. Carolyn Ellis
Chair,  Search Committee
Department of Communication
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue CIS1040
Tampa, FL 33620-7800

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classified the University of South Florida in the top tier of research universities (RU/VH), a distinction attained by only 2.2% of all U.S. universities.  USF’s total for research awards topped $394 million.  The university is authorized to provide 246 degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine. It has a $1.6 billion budget, an annual economic impact of $3.2 billion in the Tampa Bay area, and serves more than 47,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and USF Polytechnic in Lakeland. The university is a member of the Big East Athletic Conference and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Equal Access employer.

Further information about the department, its students, and faculty is available at our website. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Carolyn Ellis.