Denison U: Relational Communication (USA)

“JobVisiting Assistant Professor in Relational Communication, Denison University, Granville, OH, USA. Deadline: 3 March 2023.

The Denison University Department of Communication invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2023. A Ph.D. in Communication is preferred by that date. The department values outstanding teaching and research as well as diversity and the liberal arts. Teaching and research interests for this position should address issues of intra/inter and/or cross-cultural communication with emphases on individual, group, social and institutional relationships, identity and alterity. Candidates who employ global perspectives in teaching and scholarship are especially encouraged to apply. Colleagues are expected to maintain teaching excellence in a rigorous, well-rounded undergraduate liberal curriculum in Communication.

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

Trinity U job

The Human Communication Program in the Department of Human Communication and Theatre at Trinity University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Human Communication beginning fall semester, 2012.  We seek a colleague with a background in the social-scientific approach to communication. Requirements include teaching three courses each semester.  The department seeks a candidate with a strong background and interest in teaching quantitative research methods and who specializes in relational communication (communication areas such as, listed alphabetically, conflict, community, family, gender, health, intercultural, interracial, international, interpersonal communication, persuasion, and other relevant areas).  Expectations include a strong commitment to teaching and advising undergraduate majors and non-majors; to publishing important research; and to providing service to the department, university, and profession.  Applicants should have a PhD in communication completed by August 2012, and a strong record of, or potential for, outstanding teaching, research, and service.  Salary is competitive.

Trinity University  is an independent, primarily residential university, founded in 1869.  Our selective admissions generate a challenging and eager student body of approximately 2,500 undergraduates, including students from all over the United States and a relatively high percentage of students from foreign countries.  Trinity primarily offers a liberal arts and sciences education, with a few selected professional programs.  The department prepares students for a variety of professional opportunities as well as post-graduate education.  The close interdisciplinary connections formed at the university present many opportunities for students and faculty.  We seek a colleague who is interested in teaching small classes, guiding students to conduct original research, building the major, and in developing close academic relations with undergraduates.

Applicants should provide a cover letter that addresses the candidate’s experience and interests in the areas of teaching, research, and service described above.  Please include a curriculum vitae and have official transcripts and three recent letters of recommendation sent.  Applicants are encouraged to provide evidence of teaching, research, and service excellence.  Send materials to Dr. Andrew C. Hansen, Chair, Department of Human Communication and Theatre, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212.  Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until December 1.  The University is an equal opportunity employer.

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