U Wisconsin-Parkside 2 job ads

Position 1: Assistant Professor of New Media

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Communication Department is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor with specialization in New Media to begin in August, 2017. The candidate will be able to contribute to the development of one or more additional areas in the department including: social media, digital media production, civic media, community and civic engagement, digital storytelling, digital performance, and health communication. The department places a high value on issues of social justice and diversity as well as service-learning and online teaching and so seeks a colleague who can contribute to those emphases. The primary responsibility of the position is teaching undergraduate students, including advising students. Faculty are also expected to engage in scholarship through research publication and perform other duties as assigned.

Position 2: Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Communication Department is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor with specialization in Strategic Communication to begin in August, 2017. The candidate will be able to contribute to the development of one or more additional areas in the department: crisis communication, conflict transformation, public relations, organizational consulting, leadership, and health communication. The department places a high value on issues of social justice and diversity as well as service-learning and online teaching and so seeks a colleague who can contribute to those emphases. The primary responsibility of the position is teaching undergraduate students, including advising students. Faculty are also expected to scholarship through research publication and perform other duties as assigned.

Applications received by October 7, 2016 are ensured full consideration. Positions are open until filled. For complete position description and instructions on how to apply, please go to https://www.uwp.edu/explore/employment/index.cfm?page=1  and click on either “Faculty-Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication” or “Faculty-Assistant Professor of New Media.”

The following documents will need to be submitted with the application: a cover letter of application; curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will be acceptable at the application stage); samples of syllabi from courses taught; statement of teaching and research philosophy; summary of teaching evaluations; examples of scholarly work; names and contact information for three references. (Additional materials may be requested.)

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement.  This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan.  The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first-generation and nontraditional students.  UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties.  Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience.  The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, email (and please indicate position title for which you are applying):
Joe Lambin, lambin[at]uwp.edu

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

U Wisconsin Whitewater job ad

Tenure-Track Position
The Department of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is seeking candidates for a full-time Communication Generalist position beginning Fall, 2012.

The ideal candidate will have academic preparation and at least two years experience teaching communication courses at the college level. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach theoretical and skill-based communication courses which should include several of the following: Introduction to Human Communication (the basic course), Cross Cultural Communication, Public Speaking, Persuasion, Gender Communication, Communication Theory, and courses in our new Corporate and Health Communication emphasis. Teaching graduate classes and overseeing graduate students’ capstone projects is expected. Ability to oversee graduate teaching assistants in the basic course is preferred. Experience with classroom technology and online delivery is desirable. Evidence of scholarly activity preferred. Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field is required for tenure-track appointment. ABDs will also be considered for a non-tenure-track appointment that will convert to tenure-track upon successful completion of terminal degree. The teaching load for this position is 4-4 with occasional course releases for purposes of conducting research available.

The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students, and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds.
How to apply: Submit a completed application packet containing: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies will suffice until final stages of interview process) and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the following:
Dr. Raymond Baus, Chair
Search and Screen Committee
Communication Generalist Position
Department of Communication
UW-Whitewater
800 West Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190.Online applications may be sent to:Julie Ridgeman, Academic Department Associate
ridgemaj@uww.eduReview of applicants begins Dec. 15, 2011 and will continue until filled. Only completed application packets will be reviewed.