UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
Department of Communication
Assistant Professor of Communication
The Department of Communication at the University of Oklahoma invites applications from teachers/scholars in intercultural communication whose interest may intersect organizational or international contexts. Appointment begins in August 2012 and will be at the Assistant Professor rank (tenure-track).
Applicants must have an earned doctorate at the time of appointment, have established a record of scholarly research, show evidence of effective teaching, and demonstrate the ability and willingness to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, serve on advisory committees, and have potential to pursue external funding.
The Department of Communication is strongly committed to providing quality instruction and research in communication theory and research. The Department is a member of the Division of Social Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences. The department currently includes 18 FTE faculty and 30-plus graduate teaching and research assistants. We offer B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees to over 50 graduate students and about 300 undergraduate majors. Department members collaborate with faculty, residents, and graduate students at the Norman campus, the Health Science Center in Oklahoma City, and the School of Community Medicine in Tulsa.
Norman, OK, a community of over 110,000, has been rated as one of top 100 communities to live in by various magazines. It offers a wide variety of cultural, educational, leisure, and recreational opportunities. In addition, it is conveniently located near a major airport and all of the opportunities of a major metropolitan area, Oklahoma City (over 1.2 million).
The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Salary for the position will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Start-up funds and relocation expenses may be available. Initial screening will begin no later than November 22, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Young Y. Kim, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, 610 Elm Avenue, Room 101, Norman, OK 73019-2081; Department phone: (405) 325-1578; FAX: (405) 325-7625; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Informal inquiries are invited and welcome.