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Assistant Professor – Department of Communication Studies at University of Denver

Job Description
The Department of Communication Studies grants B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. The undergraduate and graduate programs are focused on three areas of inquiry: Culture and Communication, Interpersonal and Family Communication, and Rhetoric and Communication Ethics.

Position Summary
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Denver seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor, who will start at the beginning of the 2016-2017 academic year (teaching a 5-course load spread across 3 quarters). We seek a teacher-scholar whose work builds upon the current strengths of the program: inclusive excellence, community engagement, critical thinking, mentoring and working closely with graduate students, and a commitment to advancing the public good through research, teaching, and service.

Rather than limiting our search by any specific sub-field of communication, we seek a colleague whose work cuts across various sub-fields in our department and whose scholarship demonstrates methodological versatility and the capacity for cross-disciplinary collaboration. Particularly, we invite applicants who explore (or have the potential to engage) public controversies around cultural differences and intimate/family relationships, or whose work situates the study of intimate/family relationships within public controversies and matters of cultural difference. In their cover letters, applicants should address how their work demonstrates such collaboration and how their work contributes to present departmental scholarship and teaching.

Required Qualifications
– Ph.D. in Communication Studies, ABD will be considered.
– Publications and research agenda in communication studies.
– Excellent university level teaching experience in communication studies.
– Demonstrated or potential for service to academic institutions, the discipline, and the community.
– Potential for mentoring graduate students.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application. Interested applicants should submit (a) a cover letter that describes your pre-tenure research agenda, articulates yourself in relationship to the department, and demonstrates how your interests are complementary to existing research in the department (b) a curriculum vitae; (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as a teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, teaching observations, and summaries of course evaluations relevant to this position, (d) statement demonstrating how you will contribute to the departments commitment to inclusive excellence, and (e) names of three references; letters upon request.

Review of applications will start immediately.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Erin K. Willer, Search Committee Chair.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners

University of Denver IRISE Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

The University of Denver Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality or IRISE is seeking (1) postdoctoral research fellow beginning September 1, 2015. We are seeking candidates who are capable of bringing together the insights and methodology from two or more disciplines in order to examine the creation, growth, and or sustainability of academic programs related to inequality (e.g. Ethnic, GLBT, Disability, Critical Cultural Studies) at institutions of higher education. We are also interested in candidates whose research also addresses inequality in relation to the access and success of historically unrepresented populations in the Academy.

The IRISE postdoctoral fellow will spend much of her/his time engaged in independent research, scholarship, and related projects under the guidance IRISE affiliated faculty. Fellows will also be expected to teach two courses in their area of expertise and interest. Additionally, the Fellow will be expected to be active in the DU community of scholars engaged in research and teaching relating to the study of inequality locally and nationally as well as to take on leadership roles in IRISE sponsored events. In collaboration with the other IRISE Postdoctoral Fellows, the Fellow will contribute to IRISE’s mission to the development of cutting edge interdisciplinary research on issues of inequality, social justice, and inclusivity.

Qualifications:
* PhD in American Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies, Education, or related interdisciplinary field.
* Applicants must have completed all requirements for their terminal degree by June 30, 2015. Candidates must also be no more than 3 years from the awarding of their degree (i.e., September 2012).
* Interest in understanding academic programs at institutions of higher education related to inequality.
* Strong methodological training and a record of successful publication in the related field.
Responsibilities:
* The appointment term is September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016.
* Teach one advanced undergraduate course and one interdisciplinary undergraduate or graduate class.
* Participate in and take on leadership roles in IRISE activities as assigned by the mentorship team.
* Participate in and take on leadership roles in campus-wide forums exploring questions of compositional diversity and inclusive excellence at DU and the broader academy.
* Present research findings to interdisciplinary academic audiences and community partners.

The fellowship carries a stipend of $42,000, a professional development and research account, and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please complete the on-line application at https://dujobs.silkroad.com/ and attach the following:
* a letter of application (including a statement of research and teaching interests);
* a curriculum vitae; and
Also arrange to have three letters of Recommendation submitted electronically to Stefanie Cowan.

Candidates must apply online to be considered, only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click “New Resume/CV” at the bottom of the page to begin application. The online application must be completed and submitted no later than 6:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time on April 24, 2015.

For more detailed information about each of these positions, including how to apply, please visit the IRISE website or contact Tom I. Romero, II, Assistant Provost of Inclusive Excellence Research and Curricular Initiatives and Associate Professor of Law and History.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U Denver job ad: Culture and Communication

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Denver seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Culture and Communication (Critical Intercultural Communication) for the 2015-2016 academic year. The Department of Communication Studies grants B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. The graduate program is focused on three areas of inquiry: Culture and Communication, Interpersonal and Family Communication, and Rhetoric and Communication Ethics. The area of Culture and Communication investigates the communicative constitution and intersection of difference in its various codifications as culture, race, class, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender and sexual orientation. Its vision is to promote an ethic of inclusivity, racial and social justice, reciprocity, and mutual transformation in the encounter of difference. Courses reflect this emphasis, focusing on the social and performative construction of identity, the politics of representation, performances of affect, identity, and community and vernacular and embodied rhetorics, all informed by critical, feminist and queer perspectives on cultural communication.

The person hired will teach five courses over three quarters in critical intercultural communication at the graduate, and introductory and advanced undergraduate levels, with possibility to teach in their areas of specialization; maintain an active scholarly research/creative activities agenda related to critical intercultural communication; and perform departmental, university, or disciplinary service.

The university and department are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Applicants are requested to include information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching, and service. Likewise, candidates should demonstrate knowledge and experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives to effectively engage diverse populations and learning styles.

Required Education and Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Communication Studies required, ABD in Communication Studies considered Publications and research agenda in critical intercultural communication Excellent university level teaching experience in critical intercultural communication is expected Potential to mentor graduate students Demonstrated service to academic institutions or the discipline.

Instructions for candidates:
Candidates must apply online to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.

Interested persons should submit:
A letter of application that describes your pre-tenure research agenda, articulates yourself in relationship to the department, and demonstrates how your interests are complementary to existing faculty A curriculum vitae Evidence of teaching effectiveness including teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, teaching observations, and course evaluations relevant to this position A statement demonstrating how you will contribute to the department’s commitment to inclusive excellence Names of three references, letters only needed upon request
*We recommend combining documents to avoid the 5 document upload limit

Review of applications will start October 15, 2014. If you have questions regarding this position please contact: Dr. Bernadette Marie Calafell, Search Committee Chair.

The University of Denver strives to create an inclusive and welcoming community for all. We are committed to diversity and recognizing and valuing the rich views of our community members. The University is proud to offer health and wellness plans that are inclusive to all same-gender domestic partners of our benefited employees. You can read more about our rich benefit package.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U Denver postdocs

Lecturer-Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Denver invites applications for a three year, annually renewable, Lecturer-Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow with a specific focus on migration and/or diaspora studies, to begin September 1, 2012.

The Department of Communication Studies grants the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. The graduate program is focused on three areas of inquiry: Culture and Communication, Interpersonal and Family Communication, and Rhetoric and Communication Ethics. Given faculty research and teaching foci we are particularly interested in applicants who have teaching and research interests in Communication, transnationalism, diaspora, and/or migration. Scholars with research and teaching foci in the areas of African diaspora studies, citizenship studies, and diaspora studies, and/or queer diaspora studies are particularly welcome. We seek to participate in the process of preparing recent Ph.D. recipients for tenure track positions and careers in academia. A central component of this position is mentoring; thus, a faculty mentor will be assigned to our new colleague. Eligible applicants are individuals who have received the Ph.D. in Communication no earlier than May 2009. The person hired will be expected to teach six courses over three quarters (two courses a quarter).

The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to the University’s Common Curriculum and the major of the department of Communication Studies. Given these needs, in consultation with the Dean’s Office, the following courses are likely possibilities.
•       First Year Seminar  (1) : Special topic course and advising for first year students. (Title and content to be determined by the Fellow the Department, and the Dean’s Office.)
•       Ways of Knowing Class (2 or3): For undergraduates, for instance, COMN 2220, Race and Popular Culture and COMN 2210, Gender and Communication. (Title and content to be determined by the Fellow the Department, and the Dean’s Office.)
•       Advanced Seminar (2 or 3 Classes): For advanced undergraduates, for instance ASEM 2509, Communication and the Production of Culture, or a new ASEM focused o the candidates specific interest. (Title and content to be determined by the Fellow the Department, and the Dean’s Office.)

Review of applications will begin April 9, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who wish to apply must complete an online application at www.dujobs.org. Attach letter of application and vitae. Please mail evidence of teaching effectiveness (syllabi and sample evaluations), three letters of recommendation, and other materials to:

Dr. Roy Wood, Chair Search Committee
Department of Communication Studies
2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Sturm 200
University of Denver
Denver, CO 80208

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. DU is an EEO/AA employer.

Postdoctoral fellow-University of Denver

Postdoctoral Lecturer, University of Denver

The Department of Communication Studies grants the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. The graduate program is focused on three areas of inquiry: Culture and Communication, Interpersonal and Family Communication, and Rhetoric and Communication Ethics. The area of Culture and Communication investigates the communicative constitution and intersection of difference in its various codifications as culture, race, class, religion, ethnicity, nationality, gender and sexual orientation. Its vision is to promote an ethic of inclusivity, racial and social justice, reciprocity, and mutual transformation in the encounter of difference. Courses reflect this emphasis, focusing on the social and performative construction of identity, the politics of representation, performances of affect, identity, and community and vernacular and embodied rhetorics, all informed by, critical, feminist and queer perspectives on cultural communication.

Given faculty research and teaching foci we are particularly interested in applicants who have teaching and research interests in Communication, transnationalism, diaspora, and/or migration. Scholars with research and teaching foci in the areas of African diaspora studies, citizenship studies, and diaspora studies, and/or queer diaspora studies are particularly welcome. We seek to participate in the process of preparing recent Ph.D. recipients for tenure track positions and careers in academia. A central component of this position is mentoring; thus, a faculty mentor will be assigned to our new colleague. Eligible applicants are individuals who have received the Ph.D. in Communication no earlier than May 2008. The person hired will be expected to teach six courses over three quarters (two courses a quarter).

The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to the University’s Common Curriculum and the major of the department of Communication Studies. Given these needs, in consultation with the Dean’s Office, the following courses are likely possibilities.

Teaching Description:
* First Year Seminar  (1) : Special topic course and advising for first year students. (Title and content to be determined by the Fellow the Department, and the Dean’s Office.)
* Ways of Knowing Class (2 or 3): For undergraduates, for instance, COMN 2220, Race and Popular Culture and COMN 2210, Gender and Communication. (Title and content to be determined by the Fellow the Department, and the Dean’s Office.)
* Advanced Seminar (2 or 3 Classes): For advanced undergraduates, for instance ASEM 2509, Communication and the Production of Culture, or a new ASEM focused o the candidates specific interest. (Title and content to be determined by the Fellow the Department, and the Dean’s Office.)

Ph.D. in Communication no earlier than May 2008.
Experience teaching at a College or University level desired.

To be considered an applicant, you must submit your application, C.V., cover letter. list of references, and scholarly publications online. Please also send three letters of recommendation:

Bernadette Calafell
University of Denver
2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Sturm Hall, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80208

Review of applications will begin March 15th, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. DU is an EEO/AA employer.

Please see our extensive benefit package at www.du.edu/hr/benefits