U Texas Arlington job ad

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.

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: Gloria.Blumanhourst@colostate.edu
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.

U Puget Sound job ad

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.

Northeastern U job ad

The Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin September 1, 2012. The candidate must have an earned doctorate by August 2012 in Communication or a related field. We are seeking candidates who will excel in the research and teaching of digital communications (e.g., youth, global development, social change and protest) and social networking services (e.g., Facebook, Google+, bookmarking). We are open to a range of methodological approaches and welcome multi- and inter-disciplinary scholarship though we are interested in candidates capable of teaching research methods or communication theory from a social science perspective. The successful candidate must be able to document teaching excellence and to speak to the importance of achieving and maintaining diversity in higher education. Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Communication Studies is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a broad framework of experiential education and community engagement. Communication Studies is primarily an undergraduate-serving department with courses that range across a number of areas such as rhetorical studies, organizational communication, health communication, digital communications, and intercultural communication.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2011 and full consideration will be given to applications received by December 30, 2011. Each applicant should send a letter that addresses the selection criteria and indicates how her/his background and expertise fit with the needs of the department. Samples of scholarship, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references should accompany the letter. To apply, visit the College of Arts, Media and Design website at http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/ and click on the Faculty Positions button.

Applicant with questions pertaining to the search should call Prof. Tom Nakayama, Search Committee Chair, at:  617-373-7342 or email at t.nakayama@neu.edu.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston and a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

Illinois College Asst Prof

The Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Illinois College announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Intercultural Communication, to begin Fall 2012. The ideal candidate will also have experience in one or more of the following areas of study: business communication, persuasion, research methods, health communication, and/or another specialized area of expertise. As part of a 3-3 teaching load, the candidate will teach Intercultural Communication, multiple sections of public speaking, and one or more courses in the areas listed above. We will consider candidates who work from a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives; with experience in either qualitative or quantitative analyses, or both. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, advising, scholarship, and service. Illinois College is a small liberal arts college dedicated to student opportunities for excellence and success.

Ph.D. preferred; ABD’s will be seriously considered. Applicants submit a letter of application, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching (syllabi, teaching evaluations), scholarly research (samples of work), and commitment to service, and three reference letters to the Office of Academic Affairs Attn: Elise Meyer and Professor Adrienne Hacker Daniels, Chair of Search Committee, Illinois College, 1101 West College Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650 or Elise.Meyer@ic.edu. Review of applications begins October 1 and continues until the position is filled. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.